Archive for May 2017

OPIOIDS & THE TRANSITIONAL PAIN PROGRAM AT TORONTO GENERAL: CBC Interview

  It is admirable that Dr. Hance Clarke and his team at Toronto General are helping people manage their pain with less medications and with strategies such as meditation, acupuncture, movement, etc.   I just wish that people could be aware that food/digestive issues, biochemical balance and household environmental toxins can have a large impact…

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BOOKS ON MOVEMENT AND EXERCISE FOR THAT PAIN IN THE BEHIND

  Today (Monday, May 29) on the CBC there were 2 interviews with authors of books on dealing with back pain.   These might be interesting to compare as book choices for the readers among us? Titles are “Crooked” and “The Back Mechanic.”   Unfortunately, they do not appear to deal with inflammation from food…

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The Scientists of “Smell” are catching up to us

Exciting to see that the science of smell or olfaction is catching up to what we have discovered. Besides the Nutrient Test kit we have, I bet there are more than a few of us who could track a string soaked in chocolate! Thank you, John McGann, for your work which gives us even more…

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ANY GOOD BOOKS OUT THERE?

  The original purpose of the Health Pursuits Reading & Research meetings was to discuss the books, journals and articles we were reading. We didn’t just discuss the books, we tried the strategies in them and reported back to the group. We did book reviews for a magazine. We even did an annotated anthology which…

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FURTHER EVIDENCE THAT PARKINSON’S MAY START IN THE GUT

  We have been aware, since we started in 1996, that intestinal condition affects many aspects of health from digestion, to generation of beneficial vitamins, to production of toxic substances, to immune function and more. Jane sent me this interesting study link which is not conclusive but certainly stimulates thought — and a wish for…

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ANOTHER ATTACK ON GLUTEN-FREE DIETS

  I am wondering if the wheat producers and the businesses who use wheat are alarmed at the popularity of gluten-free products because it is cutting into sales. There is now a Harvard academic going around trying to make the case that gluten-free diets do not reduce the risk of heart disease. Huh???? The headline…

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