Food as Poison, and Food Borne Illnesses

During holiday occasions, healthy dietary practice is blatantly ignored, regardless of consequence and the often unpleasant aftermath following a traditional holiday meal. A quick example is a Labor Day Barbecue; a lot of people go [...]

A Physician’s Primer to Liver “Detoxification:” Cleaning Out the System

Introduction: The body expends a tremendous effort to maintain and grow. Chemical protection from the environment is represents the body’s greatest expenditure of energy & resources. While the skin may be the largest organ [...]

Weight Gain and Unsuspected Gluten Sensitivity, Sub-Clinical Gluten Enteropathy

The ‘Classical Presentation’ is the Exception, not the Rule Introduction: Obesity is now endemic. More than a national disgrace, the fattening of America may well be one of our greatest threats to our national security. [...]

Hypothyroidism: The Silent Epidemic

Hypothyroidism can be loosely defined as a medical condition that results from the under-secretion of thyroid hormone. The difficulty with this traditional approach to diagnosis of hypothyroidism is that it relies on 'normal values,' or [...]