Defense Against Toxins: Supplements to Support the Liver

Every day we are exposed to literally hundreds of different types of harmful chemicals and toxins. These chemicals enter our bodies through the lungs, digestive tract or skin. The body has to have a way to break down these chemicals in order to eliminate them to help protect our health. In most cases our bodies […]

Nutrition for Healthy Skin

Dry skin is a common occurrence during the cold, dry conditions of the fall and winter seasons here in the northeast. These seasonal conditions can rob your skin of natural moisturizers necessary to keep it soft and supple. There are countless moisturizing creams and liquids available that claim to hold moisture within the skin. However, […]

The Role of Food in the Maintainance of Health

Our society is obsessed with weight, fitness and youth, an exterior expression of our societies fear of death. By focusing on the perceived ideal stages of life, we do not to have to think about the lack of continuity. As long as the external symbols appear to represent immortality, we do not have to face […]

Drug-Nutrient Interactions

Physicians and well-trained nutritionists are aware of the potential interactions between nutrients and drugs. Many good books exist that outline in detail the large number of reactions that may occur between any number of medications when combined with certain dietary constituents and oral nutritional supplements. It is important that both the clinician and healthcare consumer […]

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