November 2010 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The care and feeding of vegetarian kids and adults

Little vegetarians are everywhere! NPR reports that nearly 1.5 million U.S. kids between the ages of eight and 18 are vegetarians. And that number is on the rise. But feeding a vegetarian child–or converting to a vegetarian diet yourself–is more complicated than just taking meat off the plate. First, you have to replace that missing […]

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A counter-intuitive diet works wonders...or does it?

Mark Haub has come up with a diet plan that seems to have been designed by a seven-year-old. Haub is a professor of human nutrition at Kansas State University. He recently went on weight-loss diet that strictly limited his calorie intake to 1,800 per day. But most of those calories came from Twinkies, Doritos, Kellogg’s […]

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Pitchforks and torches

With headlines such as, “Vitamin E increases risk of internal bleeding stroke,” and “Vitamin E could trigger a stroke,” the mainstream media has, once again, completely botched the reporting.

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Could this be the rock-bottom worst drug ever?

Given all the wretched drugs we’ve known, it would be hard to pick the worst. But I’ve got one to nominate to the Must-To-Avoid hall of fame…Multaq.

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How to save your supplements from the three thieves of potency

When dark spots develop in supplement capsules, you know that can’t be good. But this is a common problem when supplements are exposed to one or more of the three thieves of potency: temperature, humidity, and light.

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In the fight against prostate cancer, call in the mighty tocotrienols

Given that gamma-tocotrienol is a known cancer-fighter, does no harm, and does a lot of good for the heart, this is a course of treatment every prostate cancer patient should consider adding to his routine.

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You may be suffering the most under-diagnosed condition in healthcare

HSI Panelist Dr. Eric Berg, DC, calls adrenal burnout syndrome the most under-diagnosed condition in healthcare.

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