You probably know one or two people who are very enthusiastic about the protein shake they are using or the protein meal supplement they have just ordered. Many people think of it as the “healthy” fast food. With so many choices and so many high-pressure sales people online it is sometimes hard to separate the powders that are healthy from the ones that are anything but. You need to remember that a lot of these very enthusiastic people are themselves part of the multi-level marketing program (what we used to call pyramid scheme). […]
The New Year brings with it a sense of new beginnings, a fresh start and in the depths of January’s dark days a respite from the excitement of Christmas and time to plan for the future and also to reflect on the past year.
by Gladys Kublik, co-owner Neighbors Vitamin Shop
In our August column, we quoted several health experts’ opinions on the long term damage inflicted on the digestive tract by the exposure to gluten in Celiacs. This damage, to a lesser degree, can be found also in people who are sensitive to wheat and gluten containing foods. … […]
“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food” is an often quoted line accredited to Hippocrates, the father of modern medicine, the author of the Hippocratic oath which still binds doctors to “. . . never do harm to anyone.” Famous for establishing medicine as an independent profession with governing principles, he acknowledged one of the fundamental precepts of good health – what we take into our body affects the health of our body. […]