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Cindy M. Patient Expert

San Francisco, California
I grew up in the high-tech industry, gravitating toward marketing and business building. My brother and I bought a small supplement company in 2002 (became Our Health Co-op). As the CEO, I'm responsible for strategic relationships (consultants, integrative physicians and practitioners,... Full Bio
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Macro Greens Vegan Bars & Weight Loss Foods by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements By now, you all know I'm way more interested in live foods, which means raw vegetarian foods with live enzymes that support digestion! Over the weekend, I had lunch up at ... Read on »
Wheat Grass Farms in Austin & San Diego by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements One of our members wrote in asking about the " wheat grass farm in Austin" that I had mentioned in an earlier blog entry, as Austin was far closer to his home than West Palm B ... Read on »
Buh Bye to Original Constant Health and Upcoming Study by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements A labor of love, the original Constant Health is now on clearance. We have the new inventory in with improved flavoring (no lo han guo, an acquired taste in no-calorie sweete ... Read on »
Low Glycemic Diets Trump Low Fiber Diets, etc. by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements I used to be all about the fiber. Just add fiber--for satiation, cholesterol control, and and slowing down digestion to reduce blood sugar spikes. While I'm still a big beli ... Read on »
Enzymes, Raw Food & Omar's by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements What would we be without enzymes? Health and healing are all about the little enzyme workhorses that are responsible for metabolism as well as digestion. Did you know th ... Read on »
Blown Away by Live Blood Analysis at Hippocrates by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements I know, I know. A lot of web sites dismiss the value of live blood analysis. But I was blown away today by the analysis I received, which included assessment of today's bloo ... Read on »
Getting Your Lymphatic System Circulating by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Who knew how important the lymphatic system could be to health? I knew that swollen lymph nodes meant infection, but little more. I've been learning a lot more about this qu ... Read on »
Choosing Hippocrates Health Institute for a Healing Journey by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements I am an impatient soul by nature. When I got the diagnosis of autoimmune disease ( Sjogren's ), which likely stems from a "leaky gut," I wanted to take action, right away. Aft ... Read on »
Allergy Gremlins: Eggs, Almonds & Dust Mites! by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements At last, my allergy panels came in. The results were actually pretty good, with a couple of notable surprises. I knew wheat and gluten would pop positive up on the food ... Read on »
Put Your DNA in the Right Environment by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements I'm always interested in integrated approaches, whether applied to medicine, relationships or the environment. I was browsing the most September/October edition of Alter ... Read on »
Leaky Gut? How Can it Be? by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements I have some pretty good suspicions about what I should not eat. After 5 months of feeling less than vibrant, I have taken most of the usual suspects out of my diet: gluten, d ... Read on »
Lab Tests - Round One by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Long time, no writing. It's not for lack of topics, but I promised to do an update on my own status and I just haven't been motivated. I got my first round of lab tests ... Read on »
Gotta Love That Vitamin D by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements The positive news just keeps coming in on vitamin D. I'll never forget my first introduction back in 2004 to the radically greater importance of vitamin D than I ever imagined ... Read on »
Celiac Disease & Women by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Celiac disease affects about twice as many women as men, and in the United States, it affects two million people or about one in 133 people. Celiac statistics indicate th ... Read on »
Soothing Greens & Constant Health Formulas by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements If you're a regular reader, you remember my many postings before we launched Cell Nutritionals Constant Health. My newest project is our "Soothing Greens" formula, someth ... Read on »
Silver-Coated Endotracheal Tube & Colloidal Silver by Cindy M. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Today's newswire heralded the merits of silver in reducing infections in patients on ventilators: "A silver-coated endotracheal tube may reduce infections with highly resi ... Read on »
Dry Eyes - Omega-3 & Omega-6 Fatty Acids, etc. by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements Utah is tough on dry eyes. Dry air, heat, air conditioning, lots of sunshine and glare, and, unfortunately, poor air quality are all to blame. I have always had underacti ... Read on »
Endothelial Cells, Blood Pressure & Dark Chocolate by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements I love research that confirms the value of chocolate. Dark chocolate is my favorite, by the way, and a recent article in the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition (July 2008) ... Read on »
Healing Touch Taken to Heart by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements According to research conducted at HealthEast Saint Joseph's Hospital in St. Paul, Minnesota, " healing touch patients showed a greater decrease in anxiety scores when compare ... Read on »
Melatonin for Reflux & Gastro-Esophageal Protection by Cindy M. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Vitamins & Supplements The current issue of Alternative Therapies in Health and Medicine is full of great articles (read: articles that I'm interested in). In the Case Report section, Melvyn R. ... Read on »