Radiant Health Blog

The Facts on Lyme

Once upon a time, Lyme disease was considered an east coast thing – and something you could only get from hiking in the woods (as if ticks – the bugs whose bite causes Lyme – never ventured elsewhere). Once upon a time, it was thought that a bulls-eye rash was the...

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Your Best Source of Nutrients? Real Food!

Supplements are an invaluable source of preventive medicine and treatments for disease, and they are an integral part of the individualized nutritional programs we offer our patients. But the centerpiece of wellness and your first choice for radiant health should be a...

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When Tech & Food Collide…

Technology is meant to make our lives easier and presumably more enjoyable. It's not just things like smartphones and GPS. For instance, advances in machinery and ag sciences have made it easier and quicker for farmers to plant, grow and harvest foods. We can feed...

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Obesity, Inflammation & Cancer

Research recently published in the Lancet offers another reason to shed excess fat: to possibly reduce your cancer risk. The large study observed the health changes of 5.24 million British adults and found that a higher body mass index (BMI) was associated with 17...

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Lovely Little Ways to Detox Every Day

Most people think of a detox as a fortnight of misery, consisting of noxious liquids and starvation – something only to be endured after the excess of the holidays. But the truth is, all of us need to detox to some degree on a consistent basis. At this point in...

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Case Un-Closed: A Role for Nutritional Supplements

The media had a field day with it, but you couldn’t be blamed for missing the news. It appeared right in the middle of last holiday season, after all: the latest declaration that nutritional supplements are worthless, possibly even (gasp!) dangerous. In a commentary...

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Mind, Body, Stress

Stress is a normal part of life, and the stress response – the familiar fight-or-flight response – is an excellent survival mechanism. It’s just not so well-tuned for modern life. The stressors we typically face are not the life-or-death struggles our distant...

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Injecting Nutrients, Not Chemicals

More than fifty years ago, a study suggested that cancer was a "disease of changes in connective tissue caused by a lack of vitamin C." And in the 1970s, it was thought that high doses of ascorbic acid – one form of vitamin C – could could help build resistance to...

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