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Mark Pegram

California
I am educated as a mechanical engineer and currently engaged in representing packaging equipment companies to industry. I stumbled onto the understanding of vitamin D3 by making a 99% correlation between central air conditioning in homes and obesity in the US over the last two decades. In... Full Bio
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Historic Breakthrough in Health – A Natural Alternative to Vitamin D by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine “In questions of science, the authority of a thousand is not worth the humble reasoning of a single individual.” – Galileo Galilei Nature will typically provide at lea ... Read on »
The Sun, Infectious Disease, or What Happens in the Dark by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Gen: 1:2 NIV, “Now the earth was formless and empty, darkness was over the surface of the deep…” We have been scared out of the sun for the last fifty years. It has be ... Read on »
The Microbiome – A New Model for Health by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Buckminster Fuller: “You never change things by fighting the existing reality. To change something, build a new model that makes the existing model obsolete.” What w ... Read on »
The Miracle of the Sun by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine You are a child again and it is the night before that long awaited event. It’s the evening before the little league play off game. You dream of that power shot you plan to ... Read on »
A One Legged Man in a Butt Kicking Contest by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I have always been amazed at this image. The idea of jumping and kicking at the same time is just more than my feeble brain can handle. If you are having trouble with th ... Read on »
Leading in Nutrients – The Affordable Care Act, Part II by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What are the natural or innate characteristics of leaders?   The significant characteristic of leadership is the ability to paint a picture of truth that others can unders ... Read on »
Leadership in Nutrients – Part I by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Leadership is often misidentified as management. Certainly management is necessary to achieve any great goal. However, is it the correct goal? This is where ethical leader ... Read on »
Nutrition Beats Down Cholesterol by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you been to your doctor lately and he tells you that he thinks you should be taking a statin drug or a drug to reduce cholesterol. Who the hell is Ancil Keys a ... Read on »
Health versus the Economy by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Have you ever wondered what a nation would look like that put the economy of the nation as more important than the well being of the individual? Or, wondered if the weal ... Read on »
Changing Health with Vitamin D3 – Vitamin D Day by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Happy Anniversary!   On November 4, it will be ten years since I started to supplement with vitamin D3. I am glad that the advocates of vitamin D have named November 2 a ... Read on »
If I Could Get That One Drug for my Health! by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Health is only found through the abundance of life. This not only includes materials items, but also how you feel and the hormones that you generate by how you think. Ot ... Read on »
How Mom and Dad Dealt with Flu and Colds by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Writing the last post about building the immune system to protect against viruses, made me think about how my parents used to protect our health with nutrition. Some would ... Read on »
Treating and Preventing Viral Infections by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Modern medicine has solutions to many things that can be treated with drugs or surgery. However, when it comes to viral infections, medicine takes a back seat to the body’ ... Read on »
Protein for Health by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Proteins are the building blocks for your body. It allows the enzymes to work properly. Protein is also required to allow proper sleep at night because it controls the mel ... Read on »
Things You Should Know by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine In this blog, I have clearly established that the US continues to have the best acute medical practice in the world. However, when it comes to chronic disease, the US rank ... Read on »
Amazing Media Reports or Popular Press Propaganda by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This Labor Day weekend, I was alarmed by the media reports about life extension and supplements and a new drug development. First the new drug development that startled me ... Read on »
Race Baiting in the Controversy of the MMR Vaccine and the CDC by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There has recently been news related to the admittance by the CDC of omitting data about the MMR vaccine and the African-American population. It seems that there is data f ... Read on »
Celebrities with Back Pain by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine As we consider the many people we know with back pain, this past weekend was particularly disturbing. Jason Dufner, Defending Champion, had to withdraw from the PGA Champi ... Read on »
Lies, Damned Lies, and Medical Science by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine We get so caught up in the advancement of science that we take everything that our doctor says he can do for us at face value. However, there is a large disconnect between ... Read on »
Vitamin D and Prevention of Chronic Diseases by Mark Pegram Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Below is a video about vitamin D that will change your life and possibly help you overcome serious diseases and medical conditions. This video is presented through the Uni ... Read on »