Digestive Health

Irritable bowel patients should avoid this vicious drug cycle

If you have irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), your doctor might say, "I think you could use an antidepressant."

To which you might say, "I'm not depressed."

Well--not yet.

Treating Autism, ADD and ADHD Naturally


Diet, nutrition, and environmental factors can all play a huge role in the treatment of autism and attention disorders.

8 Reasons Why Brown Rice Is Healthier Than White Rice

The next time you reach for the white rice to make your seemingly healthy rice and beans or Asian stir-fry, you may want to reconsider the color of your rice. The American Journal of Clinical Nutrition conducted a study that confirms brown rice as the hands-down healthier choice for your dinner grain.

Hot Way to Ramp Up Your Metabolism and Dial Down Your Heartburn

It seems as though there’s one in every crowd. You probably know one yourself. I’m talking about the guy who gulps chili peppers by the handful and lives by the motto “the hotter, the better.”

FDA issues free pass to Nexium

The FDA is an enabler. It hands out countless second chances for drugs that do incredible amounts of harm.

Indian Super Spices Combat Cancer, Arthritis, and Alzheimer’s

I love Indian food—the tandoori, the savory lentil and chickpea dishes, and especially the pungent curries. But, along with the complex and exotic flavors, many Indian dishes pack a powerful health punch

Dangerous Drug Mugging Effect by Acid Blockers

I could probably write a regular “I Told You So” column because new research keeps showing up that backs up advice that I’ve been giving for years. If you are among the 21 million people in this country who take a PPI (proton pump inhibitor) used for blocking acid in the stomach, then read on.

Fight Diabetes to Heart Disease with “Boring” Super-Nutrient

You might not think it’s the most exciting nutrient on the planet. But if you aren’t getting enough, you’re asking for trouble.

Stimulate Your Mind And Body With Rosemary

When you think of rosemary, you probably envision the aromatic herb that adds a delicious flavor to many of your favorite dishes. However, rosemary is available as an essential oil that can help boost your body and mind.

Are your swollen legs telling you something?

Question: I can't remember a time when my lower legs weren't swollen. For a while, I kept telling myself it would probably go away, but it hasn't. Could there be something seriously wrong?