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By Jonathan Galland

 

One natural product that is generating a lot of interest in the research centers is curcumin, the principal component of turmeric.

 

Turmeric is an outstanding example of the food as medicine concept, that foods can powerfully support the body’s healing processes.

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Early in my residency, I saw first hand that the traditional symptom-drug approach rarely worked to help people get truly healthy, feel good and function well on a daily basis.

 

Though my conventional medical school training was invaluable, it was rooted in prescription dispensing. There was little in my original medical training that taught me how to look at the causes of illnesses and Continue reading »

 

Food is medicine: It’s easy enough to say. To make it the foundation of a modern medical practice is not quite so simple.

 

Susan Blum, MD, a functional medicine physician in Rye Brook, NY, chose to put nutrition at the center of her practice, and it is paying off in terms of greatly improved outcomes and robust practice success.

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Photo Credit: Christina Galland

Fruits and veggies often top nutritionists’ list for a healthy diet.

 

A latest study by UK scientists discovered that more portions each day are not only good for our physical health, but our mental wellbeing as well.

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According to a 2012 Mayo Clinic study, as many as 1.8 million Americans have Celiac disease. Many more have non-celiac sensitivities. These issues are finally being taken seriously by mainstream medicine.

 

Tom O’Bryan, DC, one of the world’s Continue reading »

 

Sugary drinks could not only make people fat, but also hurt their memories.

 

Research presented at the 2014 Annual Meeting of the Society for the Study of Ingestive Behavior found that daily consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup or sucrose can impair the ability to learn and remember Continue reading »