Radiant Health Blog

What’s Really “Preventive”?

More women than ever are getting mastectomies. That’s the word from the latest report from the U.S. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality. And there’s been an especially big increase in double mastectomies. In fact, the rate “more than tripled: from nine to 30...

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Simple Carbs & Your Complex Heart

When it comes to our most common chronic health problems - heart disease, obesity, diabetes - science continues to make it clear: Dietary fats are not the bad guy. Carbs are. Not all of them, of course. Some important foods - vegetables, legumes, whole grains - can be...

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8 Keys to Radiant Health

Let’s face it: There’s a ton of health information online, and sifting through it – sorting the sound and useful stuff from the sketchy – is one of the big challenges in getting real answers about how we can improve our health and well-being, let alone achieve that...

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Communication at the Heart of Healing

According to a paper just published in Preventing Chronic Disease, we don’t seem to be doing a very good job of it. Preventing chronic disease, that is. In fact, rates have gone up. Earlier figures showed that just about half of adults have at least one chronic...

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Juicing: Over-Hyped? Helpful?

It’s a little weird and annoying when a “debunking” article is laced with some bunk. Case in point? A recent article in the New York Times, its headline declaring that “Fancy Juice Doesn’t Cleanse the Body of Toxins.” Now, we’ll get to the business of juicing in a...

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Ozone Therapy to Support Radiant Health

If you’re an Angeleño, you’re no stranger to ozone. Our air can get pretty thick with this greenhouse gas – even more so through recent months as the Porter Ranch gas leak went on and on and on. (Methane and ethane both increase ground level smog ozone.) So it’s easy...

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A New Bacterium & Other News from Lyme-Related Research

As if one Lyme-causing bacterium wasn’t tricky enough – what with its multiple forms stimulating an array of symptoms that easily mimic other conditions – it seems there’s another microbe capable of triggering the same disease. Meet Borrelia mayonii, named after the...

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