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Is the natural product industry regulated? This is a very common question and misunderstood area of natural medicine. For me as a pharmacist and health expert, it is imperative the products (supplements, foods, etc.) that I suggest effective, but that they also are safe, effective and...

My concepts are Foundational and Fundamental ideas on achieving your Goals. Whether or not your goal is directly related to your health or not doesn’t really matter. The information I share will help you in whatever your goals may be. To reach your goal, you...

Admit it, it is much easier to pop a pill than to eat less and get more activity. (This is the secret to weight loss-consume fewer calories than you burn—unless you have a metabolic disorder) In order to lose one pound, you need to burn...

Mental clarity issues are becoming a very hot topic these days. Parents now come to me looking for something to help their children as well as themselves. There are a multitude of reasons we can suffer from decreased “mental” power. Issues like not enough sleep,...

When I ask people what is the most prevalent chronic illness, chronic pain isn’t even mentioned. Conditions such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes and stroke are usually mentioned long before someone says anything remotely related to pain. Shockingly though, chronic pain sufferers far outnumber all...

In a day and age when most of us are thinking about ourselves, along comes a bright and shining star-Vitamin Angels. Vitamin Angel’s is a non-profit organization that connects children under five with essential nutrients, giving them the chance for a brighter future. In 2011,...

Over the past several months I have created a firestorm of backlash on posts about how to lose weight or even recently asking the question “If a child is significantly overweight, should it be considered child abuse?” First, let me say that I am more...

Too often we overlook the importance of taking care of this part of our body until something goes wrong with it. Conditions such as Heart Burn, Acid Reflux, GURD, Diarrhea, Constipation, IBS, IBD, Crohn’s, Leaky Gut Syndrome are getting out of control yet most of...

Abnormal Blood Fats I toiled with the title of this section for a few minutes. Everything I read spoke of cholesterol and lipids, but those phrases didn’t work for me. The reason I called this section abnormal blood fats is that depending on which component we...

My simple approach is to start building your supplement program from the bottom up.  Even the Bible says that a strong foundation is built on rock or deep in the ground. The same thing holds true with our health. In order to build a stronger...