105 Million Dollar Crucifixion of Natural Medicine

The mainstream of medicine has always had it out for those who disagree with it. Nothing new about it. In fact, in history, we always see one group of people destroying others who think and act differently and that goes as much for medicine as it does for sex. Keep your honesty to yourself is … Continue reading 105 Million Dollar Crucifixion of Natural Medicine

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Function of the Vagus Nerve

Human Beings have an Autonomic Nervous System (ANS) that is actually comprised of three separate subsystems, the Parasympathetic Nervous System (PNS), the Sympathetic Nervous System (SNS) and the Enteric Nervous System (ENS). The enteric nervous system has been described as a "second brain," which communicates with the central nervous system (CNS) through the parasympathetic (e.g., … Continue reading Function of the Vagus Nerve

Am I in Ketosis? Four Simple Steps to Find Out!

We’ve talked a lot about the benefits of being in ketosis lately, but do you know how do you determine if you are in this state? Science has given us a number of methods for doing so, including breath tests, urine tests, and blood tests. To be certain, each has their own advantages and disadvantages, … Continue reading Am I in Ketosis? Four Simple Steps to Find Out!

Type Two Diabetes is Reversible

A Type two diabetes is curable if you ignore your doctor’s advice. Diabetes is not the hopeless disease that most doctors would have us believe it is though it is a long losing battle if you walk the trail western medicine wants you to travel. Like all the chronic diseases, the western medical establishment does … Continue reading Type Two Diabetes is Reversible

Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

These days, it seems like more and more Americans are taking laxatives to combat constipation. Osmotic laxatives, like Miralax and Lactulose, are one of the most popular OTC options for this. What these types of laxatives do is fill the digestive tract with particles, which attract fluid inside the gut, flushing out the system and … Continue reading Are Laxatives Wreaking Havoc on Your Gut?

How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

Stress. It makes your heart pound, your breathing quicken and your forehead sweat. But while stress has been made into a public health enemy, new research suggests that stress may only be bad for you if you believe that to be the case. Psychologist Kelly McGonigal urges us to see stress as a positive, and … Continue reading How to make stress your friend | Kelly McGonigal

How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

There are about 7,000 languages spoken around the world -- and they all have different sounds, vocabularies and structures. But do they shape the way we think? Cognitive scientist Lera Boroditsky shares examples of language -- from an Aboriginal community in Australia that uses cardinal directions instead of left and right to the multiple words … Continue reading How language shapes the way we think | Lera Boroditsky

What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Dr. Osborne discusses functional nutritional aspects of blood sugar regulation. For more in depth information on the functional medicine approach to blood sugar control visit *These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This video is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease. Additionally, this information is not … Continue reading What Your Doctor Didn’t Teach You About Blood Sugar Problems

Science: What is Gluten? Here’s How to See and Feel Gluten

What is gluten, and what does it mean to be cooking with gluten? See and feel gluten with this simple kitchen experiment. GLUTEN FACTS: Gluten—an elastic protein that has the ability to trap air, much like a balloon—is formed when two important proteins in wheat flour, glutenin and gliadin, bond together in the presence of … Continue reading Science: What is Gluten? Here’s How to See and Feel Gluten

How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights

There are about a hundred trillion microbes living inside your gut -- protecting you from infection, aiding digestion and regulating your immune system. As our bodies have adapted to life in modern society, we've started to lose some of our normal microbes; at the same time, diseases linked to a loss of diversity in microbiome … Continue reading How we study the microbes living in your gut | Dan Knights