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. [...]
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. [...]
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 [...]
So, what does fish oil do? Researchers are finding that omega-3 fatty acids in fish oil may enhance fertility. Findings show that concentrated fish oil can be helpful in inflammatory conditions and mood disorders. Both of these conditions often play a role in fertility. If you are having trouble getting pregnant, both you and your partner should start taking omega 3 fish oil with EPA and DHA. Fertility may vastly improve!