Articles and Q&A's

September 2010

Q: How can I minimize the side effects of the flu shot and can I enhance its efficacy in a natural

A: The flu shot is scientifically proven to be effective in preventing influenza, but this year Health Canada has advised that only high risk individuals will be inoculated whereas the one for H1N1 will be available for everybody.
September 2010

MAHA: A new formula for Anti-wrinkle creams

MAHA stands for Matrixyl, Argireline, and Hyaluronic Acid. Matrixyl® (palmitoyl pentapeptide-3) is an amino acid that promotes the formation of collagen. When more collagen is formed, the skin will appear fuller, firmer, and tighter.
September 2010

Cat's Claw & Maca's Benefit On Arthritis

Some patients take Glucosamine, MSM (methyl-sulfonyl-methane), anti-oxidants, and herbal combinations faithfully and still do not experience any relief from their arthritic pain. This is usually due to the fact that their bodies could not utilize the raw materials to start the repairing process.
July 2010

Q: I had been using anti-wrinkle creams religiously and still could not get rid of the tram lines on

A: First, you need a really effective cream. Pick one that has collagen promoting, muscle relaxing, and water retaining ingredients, all in one like the "Urist Wrinkle and Frown Line Cream". After applying the cream, force it into the skin with an ionizing device such as the "OxyLift" machine.
July 2010

Fibromyalgia & Chronic Fatigue Syndrome

Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome are stubborn conditions related to an upset immunity. Natural medicine can help to balance the immunity and bring forth some benefit. To start a natural program, a course of cellular detoxification is needed to provide a clean working field.
July 2010

Gall Stones

Bile is generated in the liver. It flows down the hepatic ducts and then the bile duct. The gall bladder concentrates the bile and releases it when the gall bladder contracts upon stimulation by a fatty meal. Bile contains cholesterol, pigments (bilirubin), minerals and bile salts and when the flow of bile is impeded or when gall bladder function is compromised, the sediments from the bile forms mud, sand and then stones.
June 2010

Q: What is DHA good for and when should I take it?

A: Docosahexaenoic Acid (DHA) is one of the active ingredients of Omega 3 oils. It has been proven to be essential for central nervous system development, maintaining normal nerve functions, preventing dementia, improving cardiovascular functions, and promoting retinal health.
May 2010

'Phyting' Cancer with IP-6

No, you read it right. That was no wrong spelling. "Phyting" came from the word "Phytate". Out of the many herbal and natural products that claim to be beneficial to cancer patients, one stands out among its peers, and that is "IP-6" (Phytate, Phytic Acid).
May 2010

Ribose: The Sugar of Life

Ribose, primarily existing as D-Ribose, is a naturally occurring five-carbon sugar molecule found in all living cells. It is a component of RNA, the genetic messenger. Removal of one hydroxyl group turns it into deoxyribose which is found in DNA.
February 2010

Q: I have Coeliac Disease and Gluten sensitivity..

A: When you dine out you can order gluten free dishes but sometimes the sauces or spices they use may still contain ingredients that you are allergic to.
January 2010

Q: What are hemp hearts good for?

A: Hemp hearts are shelled hemp seeds. They are shaped like the heart, hence the name. It has the best health benefits among all seeds and nuts.
December 2009

Q: I always have intractable dripping from my nose in cold weather. What can I do?

A: Nose dripping in cold weather is due to intolerance of the nasal mucosa to harsh temperatures. I apply a homeopathic ointment called HOMEOPLASMIN to the inside of my nose when I go skiing.