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IV’s- Not Just for Dehydration

By: Dr. Sonja Fung In the desert, we should always be cognizant of our hydration status, especially in the summer months. We are more prone to overheating and dehydration, sometimes to the point of needing IV (intravenous) hydration. We are all familiar with IV...

Food Addiction, Food Allergy and Overweight

By: Sephen Levine, Ph. D. Have you ever eaten something – a bowl of ice cream, a piece of cheese, an orange – and felt hungrier than before? Do you have urges for a particular food and find it hard to satisfy your craving unless you eat that particular food? If the...

You Are What You Eat- Focusing on Digestive health

Why is digestive health so important? According to the Foundation for Digestive Health and Nutrition, more than 70 million Americans suffer from digestive disorders that interfere with their work and their lives. A healthy digestive system is the core to health....

The importance of Probiotics

Probiotic Effects on Cold and Influenza-Like Symptom Incidence and Duration in Children Gregory J. Leyer, PhDa, Shuguang Li, MSb, Mohamed E. Mubasher, PhDc, Cheryl Reifer, PhDd and Arthur C. Ouwehand, PhDe a Department of Research and Development, Danisco, Madison,...

Killing Me Sweetly- Diabetes and Sugar

Written By: Sonja N. Fung, ND In the United States, there are 23.6 million people diagnosed with diabetes. That is about 8% of our country’s population! Not only that, but over 2 million adolescents (1 in 6 children and young adults) are already pre-diabetic. In...

Cases of celiac disease up dramatically: report

Fri Jul 10, 2009 12:09pm EDT By Nancy Lapid NEW YORK (Reuters Health) – In the United States, celiac disease is four times more common now than it was in the 1950’s, according to a study by researchers at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic...

Detoxification- Clean the Junk out of YOUR trunk

Written by Dr. Sonja Fung Amazingly, 6-7 million chemicals are used in today’s industry and laboratories. Even more astounding is the 891 pesticides and herbicides used on the foods we eat. More than 80,000 chemicals can be found in home and personal care products we...

Study Boosts Low-Glycemic Diet

By Alice Park First it was fat, then it was carbs and, in recent years, the buzzword for the diet-conscious has become glycemic index. That’s a measure of how quickly a food is broken down and absorbed by the body, and it’s the driving principle behind...

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