How many times am I and others hearing the advice: “Eliminate gluten from your diet.” Or: “Get rid of all dairy
Don’t ever make me give this up.
products. You can get your protein and calcium from other foods.” Many “eliminators” claim that any given person’s health will improve. I can see where some might [...]
“The ‘truth’ about probiotic claims” is the title of a piece written this week by Chicago Tribune health writer Julie
Our immune health friends
Deardorf. She points out some good tips and cautions that people should be aware of when scouting and purchasing a probiotic food or supplement.
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My twin daughters both got their wisdom teeth extracted last week. It was chipmunk city around our house for a few days. However both, have come through fine. Inflammation has subsided and hopefully no problems will emerge. The post-surgery aftercare instructions sent home with us from the oral surgeon discuss all of the things my daughters [...]
In the human health field, scientifically-controlled research is always in demand. That research can take many forms. The common forms are epidemiological studies (analyzing statistics of large populations); animal models (research involving rats, mice or other species that might approximate the human variables applicable to a certain study); and human trials, which we all [...]
And it’s not because I’m a jetsetter with a Learjet 85, a starlet 4th trophy wife and a condo next to Tom Cruise. (I’m not. I have a 2003 Saab, not a plane but the car that GM is unloading, and I do have a trophy wife, but she’s my first and only and is [...]
My wife and I were down at the metro area farmer’s market this past weekend. Beautiful weather, big crowds and food galore, of course. Bought some tomatoes. On the drive back to the suburbs, we stopped off in the Little Italy section of Des Moines. Yes, Des Moines does have an Italian area of [...]