Nutrition


Acupuncture Effective For Chronic Headaches

For many types of headaches acupuncture can provide relief of pain and reduce medications. In addition Chinese Medicine is effective at bringing the headache sufferer’s body back into balance by using acupuncture, herbs, diet and lifestyle changes. The majority of the time headaches are a symptom of imbalance in the […]


Blueberries protect against cognitive impairment caused by free radicals. 1

Title: A blueberry-enriched diet provides cellular protection against oxidative stress and reduces a kainate-induced learning impairment in rats Authors: Kara B. Duffy, Edward L. Spangler, Bryan D. Devan, Zhihong Guo, Jonna L. Bowker, Anne M. Janas, Adrienne Hagepanos, Robin K. Minor, Rafael DeCabo, Peter R. Mouton, Barbara Shukitt-Hale, James A. […]


Breastfeeding Associated with Decreased Childhood Behavioral Problems

Children who are breastfed are less likely to suffer from behavioral or mental health issues than those who are not breastfed, according to new research. The study, which was presented at the American Public Health Association’s 136th Annual Meeting & Exposition in San Diego, looked at whether breastfeeding is associated […]


Plastics pose risk to hormones and reproductive health

6 environmental research studies reveal critical health risks from plastic ‘Plastic world’ findings on bisphenol A, phthalates and flame retardants urge regulatory action Amsterdam, 2 October 2008 ­- Exposure to Bisphenol A (BPA), phthalates and flame retardants (PBDEs) are strongly associated with adverse health effects on humans and laboratory animals. […]


Limiting Fructose Intake May Boost Weight Loss 2

DALLAS – July 24, 2008 – One of the reasons people on low-carbohydratediets may lose weight is that they reduce their intake of fructose, atype of sugar that can be made into body fat quickly, according to a researcher at UT Southwestern Medical Center. Dr. Elizabeth Parks, associate professor of […]


Fish Oil During Pregnancy Can Prevent Asthma in Offspring

There have been several studies over the past few years that suggest taking fish oil during pregnancy is a must. Any acupuncture or nutrition patient I see that is pregnant or thinking of getting pregnant I always suggest that they get a good fish oil supplement. Now another study was […]