B Vitamins are essential to health. Your nerves, skin, eyes, hair, liver, mouth, muscles, gastrointestinal tract, and brain depend on the B vitamins for proper functioning. The B vitamins are coenzymes that are involved in energy production. B vitamins are also useful for alleviation of depression and anxiety. As we get older our ability to absorb [...]
Dr. James Augustine, D.C. – BioVeda Health & Wellness Center of Cerritos, CA To begin this discussion, most people go to the doctor when symptoms arise. Symptoms are the last thing to show up but the first thing to leave. We all have been taught that we go to the doctor when we feel bad, [...]
One great way to help keep your immune system healthy and reduce your susceptibility to the flu virus is to supplement with Vitamin D3. Vitamin D is produced in the body during exposure to sunlight. During the winter we tend to get less exposure so vitamin D supplements are recommended. People who take vitamin D supplements have better luck avoiding the seasonal flu.
- By Dr. James Augustine, D.C. Myth: Food intolerance and food sensitivity are the same thing. Not true. And neither one are the same as food allergy. Experts say “food intolerance” and “food sensitivity” are often used interchangeably by the public, causing misunderstanding. Add “food poisoning” to the list, and people become even more confused. [...]
Did you know that up to 80% of the ingredients in perfumes and makeup came from an oil well? Even essential oils are from class of hydrocarbon compounds known as terpenes but can also be aldehydes, esters, ketones, alcohols and phenol-based compounds. As a result it’s important to be discerning in your choice of cosmetics [...]
A recent report from Children’s Hospital Boston indicates that food allergies in children are becoming more common and more severe. In fact, the number of food allergy cases at this hospital doubled in 2006. In addition, the number of kids with food allergies went up 18 percent from 1997 to 2007, according to the U.S. [...]