Leading functional medicine and integrated medicine physician Dr. Mark Hyman shares his own personal story about fighting acne. Dr. Hyman explains how detoxification, gut health, immunity, nutrition and mind-body all have a role to play in making our bodies, and our skin healthy. Once again Dr. Hyman entertains, inspires, and motives us to look at the problem in a more holistic, integrated way.
One of the earliest cultivated crops, flaxseed has been useful since the dawn of civilization for weaving cloth, making flax oil, and as a food.
Now, researchers from the University of Pennsylvania have discovered that flaxseed might have a new use for the 21st century: protecting healthy tissues and organs from the harmful effects of radiation. Continue reading »
Impacting approximately one-third of the U.S. population, obesity is a significant health concern for Americans. It’s a risk factor for developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease, and certain forms of cancer, and now, according to an article published in the January/February 2013 issue of General Dentistry, the peer-reviewed clinical journal of the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), it also may be a risk factor for gum disease.