The Benefits of Probiotics in Children

On November 30, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, Holistic Health, by admin

A clinical study released by Academy of Pediatrics shows that children may benefit from probiotics especially while taking antibiotics or in treating viral diarrhea. What are Probiotics? According to Wikipedia, probiotics are live microorganisms thought to be healthy for the host organism. According to the currently adopted definition by FAO/WHO, probiotics are: “Live microorganisms which when administered in […]

Phenolic Compounds as the Source of Allergic Response

On November 9, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, Holistic Health, by admin

- by Dr. Eric Herman, D.C. BioVeda Health & Wellness Center of Bethlehem What causes allergies and chemical sensitivities? Over the last decade, important breakthroughs have occurred in the identification and treatment of allergies. Dr. Robert Gardner, Ph.D. professor of nutrition at Brigham Young University (Provo, Utah), discovered that specific key chemical agents cause allergic […]

Is the Obesity Epidemic a Result of Our Stupidity?

On October 25, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, Holistic Health, by admin

The obesity epidemic is real.  In fact, it is estimated that by the year 2020, three out of four Americans will be obese.  This uncontrolled weight gain can be attributed to poor diet choices on a personal level, however can it also be said that the corporations and organizations that control our food are to […]

Lose It!

On October 20, 2010, in , by admin

Lose It! There is no magic formula for weight management and it is a health problem that affects millions of people.   We are looking forward to offering the latest in “Weight Management” techniques which continue our holistic approach to health and wellness. Our “Lose It!” weight management program is unique in its total body approach […]

Probiotics May Prevent and Shorten Duration of Cold Virus

On October 12, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, by admin

A study “Probiotic Effects on Cold and Influenza-like Symptom Incidence and Duration in Children” published in the Journal of Pediatrics found that probiotics reduce symptoms and duration of colds and flu. The study involved 326 children ages 3-5 treated with either a placebo, a single or a combination of probiotics twice daily for 6 months. […]

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On October 5, 2010, in Holistic Health, by admin

From the National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: People with cancer want to do everything they can to combat the disease, manage its symptoms, and cope with the side effects of treatment. Many turn to complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) practices. Some studies suggest that CAM treatments can help for management of symptoms for chemotherapy-related […]

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