The Benefits of Probiotics in Children

On November 30, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, Holistic Health, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

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 [...]

Fish Oil and Alzheimer’s

On November 3, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, Herbs & Supplements, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

Dr. James Augustine, D.C. – BioVeda of Cerritos, CA writes in response to the article published on CNN.com, Fish Oil Ingredient Doesn’t Slow Alzheimer’s, which explores a study that asserts that omega-3 fatty acid docosahexaenoic acid (DHA) does not slow mental decline once it’s began: Several points here: Isolating DHA from it’s food source never [...]

Is the Obesity Epidemic a Result of Our Stupidity?

On October 25, 2010, in Diet & Nutrition, Holistic Health, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

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 [...]

Probiotics May Prevent and Shorten Duration of Cold Virus

On October 12, 2010, in Herbs & Supplements, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

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. [...]

Sleep Deprivation Ends Here!

On October 7, 2010, in Holistic Health, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

Studies show that many adults do not get the sleep that they need each night. Insomnia has gone from medical terminology to a commonly recognized layman’s word. So many people have trouble getting to sleep or staying asleep each night that we are constantly being bombarded by commercials and advertisements for prescription and over-the-counter sleeping [...]

October Is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month

On October 5, 2010, in Holistic Health, by Bioveda Wellness Administrator

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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