The following is the third and final piece of a three part series that comprises a white paper report on Nutritional Protection Against Excitotoxins. In this series we explore the importance of nutrition in protecting the body and brain from harmful toxins and free radicals. To read the complete report on Nutritional Protection, click to [...]
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, [...]
- 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. [...]
A clinical study conducted at the School of Exercise Science at Australian Catholic University has shown that taking high quality calcium plus vitamin D significantly improved bone density, mass and strength in girls ages nine to 13- exactly what experts want to achieve in that time of life to prevent future skeletal issues. “Experts regard [...]
One important thing that most people do not consider is eating their food uncooked. Unfortunately we are aware that over 90% of the foods purchased by Americans are processed foods and when we are selecting and choosing these types of foods it is no wonder that we are having epidemic and chronic diseases; that is exactly what you would expect. So ideally we are going to want to have unprocessed foods; typically organically, biodynamicaly and locally harvested foods. But even if you chose those foods the challenge is that if you cook them then you destroy most of the nutrition in them, therefore it is ideally to strive to have ample amounts of raw foods in your diet.
According to Dr. Al Sears, MD, B vitamins are your best protection against heart disease and stroke, and are more powerful than any drug. In fact, the pharmaceutical companies are working to develop a drug version of B vitamins so they can be sold as prescription instead of over-the-counter.