Yesterday, through some Twittering, I came upon a fellow Tweep, Dr. Scott Olson, ND, who offers a web-based
God, don't make me give up sour gummy worms!
nutrition program called “30 Sugar Free Days.” The idea is that changing your diet to focus on low glycemic-index foods–those whose glycemic index is below 50 and [...]
Every so often we see a report published that basically says: “It’s a myth that vitamins and supplements actually work.” The report makes sweeping claims that vitamins and supplements “don’t add years to lives, don’t prevent disease and may actually cause more health harm than good.
The most recent assault on supplemental nutrition is in [...]
Thought I’d post a brief roundup of some worthwhile immune health stories and updates I’ve come across recently:
The Nashville Tennessean has a great column published this past week on immune system balance and the “dirt” exposure school of thought on immune system development. Good perspective and anecdotes. The Omaha World-Herald ran a story last [...]
I’m seeing some local news stories this week announcing an oversupply of H1N1 vaccine, available free in most places, and being distributed to anyone and everyone, not just kids and young adults. In Iowa, there some 60,000 doses available right now and more in the supply chain. The Iowa state epidemiologist has stated that nearly [...]
Anabolic steroids have been so widely discussed in the past 10 years, it’s hard to remember when sports and steroids
Duh! It's a drug, not a supplement, folks.
weren’t cohabitating together. From Major League Baseball to Olympic sports to high school athletics to…gasp!…professional golf, steroid use, whether proven, admitted, suspected or denied, has [...]
A couple nights ago, I woke up at 2:00 a.m. with my eyes sealed shut. Sealed shut with gunk. I can’t remember when that had happened to me, if ever. It had come several days after returning from a trip to Florida, on a bus, with high school marching band students. (see earlier post). So [...]
As I write this, I am 2 days back from a trip to Florida with my kids’ high school marching and jazz bands. We took three buses with 119 students and some 15 adult chaperons. We drove 27 hours each way, from Des Moines
A good time was had by all…
to Orlando, with stops [...]