By Dr. Andrew Moore, D.C., A BioVeda Health and Wellness Center in Alamo Heights 1. Pollens. Pollens are the number one allergy triggers in the United States. Pollens are produced by vegetation – trees, grass and flowering plants – and are spread by air. When inhaled, they cause a reaction on people who are allergic [...]
The fact of the matter is the oil spill in the Gulf is a horrible disaster that is going to affect the lives of millions. Not only is it going to kill all the of the wildlife in the area, it is also going to cause serious health problems for the people exposed. The full impact of the Gulf of Mexico deep water oil spill will not be known for many years, but there is no doubt that it will have a major impact on the health of our eco-systems and the surrounding population!
- by Dr. Eric Herman, BioVeda Health and Wellness Center of Bethlehem, PA What are Essential Fatty Acids (EFAs), and why are they important? Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids constitute the two families of EFA’s. EFA’s are considered “essential” because they are needed throughout the human life cycle, cannot be manufactured in the human body, [...]
Patients often come into our office complaining of aches and pains. When asking what was it that caused the pain, often times a patient won’t mention a specific incident. However, they’ll usually say,” Nothing specifically happened, I just always feel achy all over”. These patients are often suffering from chronic tissue inflammation. There is no blood test for this pain, but the patient is acutely aware of its existence.
Food vs. Non-food The Bioveda Wellness philosophy of nutrition is based on the premise that there is no such thing as good foods or bad foods. What? Yes, all food is good, let us explain! To understand this you must know what the definition of food is. The dictionary definition says, food is material consisting [...]
Many studies have shown positive outcomes in reducing the symptoms of ADHD simply by changing your child’s diet. In my practice I have observed drastic positive changes in children’s behavior by adding essential nutrition and removing toxic and empty caloric consumption from a persons eating habits.