Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

A 32-year-old Swedish mom was rushed to the hospital with a life-threatening condition after going on a strict low-carbohydrate, high-fat (LCHF) diet to lose her baby weight. When they brought her in, she suffered from severe nausea, vomiting, heart palpitations, trembling and spasms in her limbs. When the doctors questioned her, she told them she … Continue reading Low-carb diet almost kills new mom

Cutting Calories May Boost Aging Brains

Eating less to remember more might become a new prescription for some elderly people, German researchers say. They found that memory and thinking skills improved among healthy, overweight subjects who cut their calorie intake by 30 percent over a three-month period. If further research supports this conclusion, "from a public health point of view, you … Continue reading Cutting Calories May Boost Aging Brains

Balance your hormones to stay young

Specific hormones' role in longevity and healthy ageing is a hot topic at the moment. In fact, it formed the basis of key discussions at the recent International Congress of Neuroendocrinology in Pittsburgh and the Paris Anti-Obesity Therapies Congress. According to the latest theories, the following hormones may be key to healthy ageing: 1. DHEA … Continue reading Balance your hormones to stay young

H.R.T. herbal remedy from Thailand

When you study estrogen receptors, as Margaret Ritchie at St Andrews Medical School in Scotland has for years, you will be as excited as she is about the overall protection offered by H.R.T. Blocking this receptor with this safe natural substance that is 3000 times stronger than Genistein means far less Prostate cancer and Alzheimer's … Continue reading H.R.T. herbal remedy from Thailand

Young, fat and facing liver disease: As obesity rates climb, fatty livers are emerging as a serious threat to children’s health.

It's often said, these days, that we're a nation of fatties. And, not coincidentally, we're also a nation of fatty livers. Increasingly, millions of those livers belong to children - though most of them don't know it, and neither do their parents and doctors. Usually, no symptoms show up until damage has been done, damage … Continue reading Young, fat and facing liver disease: As obesity rates climb, fatty livers are emerging as a serious threat to children’s health.

Slow metabolism linked to longevity

When we use the word “metabolism,” we are usually referring to resting metabolic rate, which is the amount of energy (calories) that the body requires per day for its basic functions at rest. Most people believe that it is desirable to raise their metabolism, because they will burn more calories and consequently lose weight. Having … Continue reading Slow metabolism linked to longevity

Dr. Thomas Rau Addresses Living With Cancer And Other Chronic Diseases In the Swiss Secret To Optimal Health

Media attention is newly focused on the recurrence of cancer in both Elizabeth Edwards and White House Press Secretary Tony Snow. Many people are confused over the statements about Mrs. Edwards having "incurable but treatable" cancer. For years, at his clinic in Switzerland, Dr. Thomas Rau has been helping people with cancer and other chronic … Continue reading Dr. Thomas Rau Addresses Living With Cancer And Other Chronic Diseases In the Swiss Secret To Optimal Health

Foot Detox: Know the Facts, Top Benefits, and Recipes

Source: Foot Detox: Know the Facts, Top Benefits, and Recipes by Dr. Edward Group DC, NP, DACBN, DCBCN, DABFM  When you think about detoxing, you probably think about detox diets, colon cleansing, or fasting. But, in recent years, detoxing through the feet has gained popularity. Proponents say foot detox therapy eliminates toxins from the body, increases energy, … Continue reading Foot Detox: Know the Facts, Top Benefits, and Recipes

Confusing Symptoms With Disease

Unfortunately, Pasteur's confusion of disease with its symptoms, has come down through the generations as scientific law. To this day, conventional medicine operates under this central misconception, often identifying a pattern of symptoms and labeling them as a disease, without any consideration of the underlying cause of the symptoms. And if the underlying cause isn't … Continue reading Confusing Symptoms With Disease

Swiss physician Thomas Rau rejects medical status quo

by Charlie Smith Dr. Thomas Rau’s biological-medicine approach builds up the body’s strength. Swiss physician and alternative-medicine guru Thomas Rau isn’t afraid to utter the unspeakable. “The main message is chronic diseases are curable,” the medical director of the Paracelsus Clinic says on the line from his office just outside of Zurich. Rau, author of … Continue reading Swiss physician Thomas Rau rejects medical status quo