No More Chemotherapy for Cancer?

The standard of care for cancer in the United States is typically surgery, followed by chemotherapy or radiation. It is based on the idea of removing the offending growth by any means necessary and hoping that the treatment is not more toxic than the patient can bear. For some cancers,[…]

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New- Bionics for Diabetes?

Scientists studying remedies for type I diabetes have a new solution in the works- the ‘bionic’ pancreas. Under normal conditions, the pancreas regulates the body’s sugar (glucose) balance through the production of the hormones insulin and glucagon (among others). Insulin release signals the body’s cells to absorb glucose, reducing blood[…]

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5 Health Benefits of Turmeric

Turmeric (Curcuma longa) is a member of the ginger family native to southeast India. Also known as ‘the golden spice’, it has a rich medical and culinary history.  Turmeric’s flavor spices both sweet and savory dishes while its color brightens mustard, cheese and even butter. Turmeric’s beneficial properties have been[…]

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Not Your Average Curried Lentils

The secret to the taste of this dish is the second flavoring you give it after cooking. 4 cups water 2 cups dry lentils Green onion 1 Tbsp garlic powder 1 Tbsp onion powder 1 ½ Tbsp curry powder 1 ½ tsp Better than Boullion No Chicken Base ¼ cup[…]

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Super Antioxidant Juice

Is your body getting all the nutrients listed on your multivitamin bottle label? Chances are the answer is no. One independent consumer testing lab concluded that nearly 40% of retail vitamin supplements were defective.1 Some brands contained more than the listed levels of nutrients while others contained up to 30%[…]

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Best Anti-Cancer Lifestyle Habits

When I first began my oncology training a number of years ago, the most startling statistic I encountered was that only 5-8% of cancers have been linked to genetics, while more than 90% can be attributed to lifestyle and environmental influences. This means that lifestyle choices—what you do for a[…]

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