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Holy Basil, Batman! by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What's Holy Basil?  Also known as Tulsi, it is one of the most potent antioxidant herbs you can eat.  Or drink... it makes an amazing tea.  Stress reliever, blood sug ... Read on »
PLU Stickers Tell the Tale by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Before you rip off that little sticker on your fruits and veggies, you can use this infographic to help you decipher the code Conventional produce gets a four-dig ... Read on »
Whey or Soy, and Why? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine I've tried numerous meal replacement shakes over the years. I like a few, don't like most. It doesn't seem to matter how much sweetener or flavoring they add, if it taste ... Read on »
Can You Eat 90 Pounds of Raspberries? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine What's all the fuss, can raspberries really burn fat?  If so, why not just eat a bowl of berries?  Let's find out... "Raspberry Ketones Actually He ... Read on »
GMOs Can't Hide in California by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine There is growing concern among people who eat that our food is not what it seems to be.  And without strict labeling laws we really don't know what that food has been up to ... Read on »
Grass Fed Cows are Environmentalists by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine So by now you may be getting the idea that grass-fed animals make better food, but they are also better citizens of the planet.  EatWild.com tells us how factory farmed ... Read on »
Eating Organic and Beyond by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Are You Eating Beyond Organic? Many of you may know my good friend and natural health expert Jordan Rubin, CEO of Garden of Life, and author o ... Read on »
Less Potatoes, More Yogurt! – Amen Clinics by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine It's not as if we didn't already know this, but perhaps a study in The New England Journal of Medicine will provide the ooomph needed to get folks to think about what they ... Read on »
Do Doctors Use Dietary Supplements? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Ever wonder if your doctors practice what they preach?  When it comes to taking supplements, certain specialists seem to be more likely to do what they tell their patien ... Read on »
Aspartame ~ Beneficial or Toxic? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine  How do you decide between food and drinks that contain sugar (or worse - high fructose corn syrup) which can contribute to weight gain, spikes in blood glucose and insul ... Read on »
A Week's Worth of Exercise in 1 Hour? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Wouldn't it be nice if someone invented an exercise pill?  Well, it looks like we may have the next best thing... it's called Interval Training. Here's what one expert has t ... Read on »
BPA in Plastic Bottles ~ FDA Now Concerned by Sue H. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine This is a short but important bit of news coming from the FDA about the potential dangers of plastics that contain BPA, which is a type of plastic that has been accused of l ... Read on »
5 Quick HealthTips: Harvard's Healthy Eating Pyramid by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Following the Harvard School of Public Health Healthy Eating Pyramid makes good sense and it's easy to understand. Not only does it include a better proportion of food group ... Read on »
More Industrial Food Facts Revealed ~ Food, Inc by Sue H. Patient Expert 1 Comment Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine A while back I wrote about the movie, King Corn , in which the two guys from the big city leased an acre in Iowa to grow corn. They wanted to know all about where our food ... Read on »
Antioxidants ~ Nature's Age Avengers by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Everyone wants to grow old gracefully. Some go under the knife to get that youthful look while others opt for a more natural way to maintain that healthful glow. The w ... Read on »
10 Affirmations for Making Healthy Food Choices by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine When you have "convenience" food bombarding you from every direction, it can be difficult to choose options that give your body the nourishment it needs. However, if yo ... Read on »
Pops ~ 77 Ingredients by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine The Pops are daily whole food multi supplements (capsules) which are made from 77 whole fruits, veggies (minus the water and fiber) and other healthful ingredients. The ... Read on »
Jimmy Moore interviews Dr. Heidi - Atkins on Steroids? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Jimmy Moore of Livin La Vida Low-Carb lost nearly 200 lbs with Atkins, and has kept it off. He's been telling his story ever since. When he heard about Dr. Heidi he ... Read on »
Big B Stabilized Rice Bran is finally here! by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Big B is an extraordinary superfood in powder form, with a wonderful sweet taste. Most people use it to make smoothies. The three company owners also eat it by the sp ... Read on »
ER Fat Burn - Is It For You? by Sue H. Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in General Medicine Should you or shouldn't you? Hear Dr. Heidi walk you through the ER Fat Burn program, the most talked about fat burning program since Atkins. Well, it is in my mind ... Read on »