Dairy – To Consume or Not to Consume

Recommendations to eliminate dairy are often followed by a plethora of “what about” questions from patients. What about goat milk? What about sheep cheese? What about A2 milk? There is something about dairy that we all love and which makes it one of the most challenging dietary categories to abandon, despite the negative health consequences.…

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October 31, 2017
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Preventing Obesity through Gut Bacteria

Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic have identified a biological connection between gut bacteria metabolism and obesity. The research was spearheaded by the Cleveland Clinic Lerner Research Institute’s J. Mark Brown Ph.D. The research group determined that blocking an intestinal microbial pathway has the potential to ward off obesity as well as insulin resistance. It can…

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July 14, 2017
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House Dust Spurs Growth Of Fat Cells In Lab Tests

Poor diet and a lack of physical activity are major contributors to the world’s obesity epidemic, but researchers have also identified common environmental pollutants that could play a role. Now one team reports in ACS’ journal Environmental Science & Technology that small amounts of house dust containing many of these compounds can spur fat cells…

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July 14, 2017
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New Quality-Control Investigations on Vaccines

Italian researchers recently studied the safety of vaccines in current use. (1) They examined 44 types of vaccines to check for physical contamination. Although the vaccines were obtained from two countries (France and Italy), the same vaccine companies that supply the U.S. were used in this study. Using an electron scanning microscope equipped with an…

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May 22, 2017
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Risk of Heart Disease with Painkillers

A large-scale study several years ago indicated that common painkillers like ibuprofen and naproxen are considered risky for people who have had heart attacks. New research indicates that the risk can begin within the first week of usage. The study involved NSAIDs: non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, including ibuprofen—generically known under its brand names Advil and/or Motrin.Researchers…

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May 22, 2017

Integrative Medicine of New Jersey Partners With Memon Bionic Instruments

We want to make life easier and provide a oasis of relaxation for you. Experience clean air and water – a whole new level of health, free from negative environmental influences. Technology and nature are not mutually exclusive. The solution is to re-create natural conditions. In harmony with nature to live and act – that’s…

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February 18, 2017

Are Our Orders Getting Enough Protein?

In health and nutrition news for the lay public, fats and carbohydrates garner the lion’s share of attention. The second half of the 20th Century saw a nearly across-the-board demonization of all fats, and then a shifting of the focus specifically to saturated fats. In the new millennium, the pendulum has begun to swing toward…

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January 24, 2017
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Lack of Vitamin D Linked to Autism

A recent study found that women with low levels of vitamin D during pregnancy are more likely to give birth to babies with traits of autism. New research has found that low vitamin D is associated with neurodevelopmental disorders and that for pregnant women at 20 weeks’ gestation, if their vitamin D levels are low,…

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January 11, 2017

Cilantro: 7+ Reasons to Love this Super-Herb for Your Health

Cilantro is known as Chinese parsley, and also coriander, although typically Cilantro refers to the leaves and stems of this plant and Coriander refers to the seeds of the plant, but in many places these names are used interchangeably. Cilantro looks a lot like parsley, but it has a definite lemony-green distinctive flavor that many…

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December 7, 2016
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Marijuana Decreases Brain Blood Flow, Increases Alzheimer’s Risk

Discriminative Properties of Hippocampal Hypoperfusion in Marijuana Users Compared to Healthy Controls: Implications for Marijuana Administration in Alzheimer’s Dementia Background: Few studies have evaluated the impact of marijuana use on regional cerebral blood flow. Objective: To determine whether perfusion in specific brain regions on functional neuroimaging, including those affected by Alzheimer’s disease pathology, are abnormal…

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December 5, 2016