Author Archives: Denise

Confused About Cholesterol?

High cholesterol is prevalent in our society, and many people are confused about how to eat to control the levels in their blood. Cholesterol is made by the body in the liver, and it is also ingested through the consumption of animal protein, such as meat, eggs, and cheese. Our body needs cholesterol for many […]

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Post Birth Control Syndrome

    Over the last century, birth control pills have become the most popular way to prevent pregnancy. Birth control pills are synthetic hormones that stop ovulation and thin the uterus lining by keeping estrogen at a high level throughout the month rather than spiking mid-cycle, which throws the whole cycle out of balance. Hormones […]

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Study Shows Benefits of Probiotics for Autism

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Study demonstrates an increase in HDL and lower lipoprotein(a) in type 2 diabetes patients with this nutritional intervention

According to a study published in Complementary Therapies in Medicine, another application can be added to this list: addressing dyslipidemia in patients with type II diabetes. Researchers demonstrated that curcuminoid supplementation can reduce lipoprotein(a) and increase HDL-C, which may reduce the risk of a cardiovascular event in these patients. This study included a total of 82 […]

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Can Coconut Oil Kill You?

Can coconut oil kill you? Robert G. Silverman, DC, DACBN, DCBCN, MS, CCN, CNS, CSCS, CIISN, CKTP, CES, HKC, SASTM The recent headlines about coconut oil say that because it’s higher in saturated fat than beef or lard, it’s bad for you. “You’ll drastically increase the chances of cardiovascular disease if you eat it because […]

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