2015 Dec 28

Heart Disease and Cholesterol – Statins or Lifestyle?

By |2015-12-28T13:45:21-04:00December 28th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Heart disease is an extremely complex problem and the hope that it can be prevented or eliminated by simply reducing cholesterol appears unfounded. After twenty years we should accept the inconsistencies of the cholesterol hypothesis and refocus our efforts on the proven benefits of a healthy lifestyle incorporating a Mediterranean diet to prevent coronary heart disease. [...]

2015 Nov 26

Berberine – good for what ails you

By |2015-11-26T18:51:43-04:00November 26th, 2015|Categories: Nutrition|Tags: , , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Ever heard of berberine?   Berberine is a classical natural medicine. It has a wide range of effects, being effective against gastroenteritis, abdominal pain and diarrhea, and having antimicrobial, antidiabetic and antiinflammatory properties.  Sound too good to be true?  It has also been shown to have great therapeutic potential against neurodegenerative diseases including Alzheimer's Disease and Parkinson's Disease as [...]