More than 70 people in North America have reported suffering from measles as of Jan. 23 in an outbreak that started at Disneyland in Southern California earlier this month. Even five park employees have reportedly been infected.
Though the case has the country thinking about measles and serves as the latest round in the immunization vs. non-immunization battle, it’s not the worst outbreak the U.S. has had in recent years, only the most high profile.
“As a parent, this is scary. It brings back all these notions of how unsafe the world can be,” says Well.org’s Dr. Pedram Shojai on a recent Health Bridge podcast. Shojai lives near the amusement park. “It’s one of the most [...]
The concept of toxins in our bodies isn’t really new to most of us. It’s what’s keeping the detox market in business.
But it’s likely that most of us aren’t truly grasping how toxic our bodies can actually get.
“Imagine that your body is this complex building with a lot of doors and you’ve got to get into and out of the doors. Maybe you’ve got a janitor with his whole key rack, the retractable ones with like 90 keys on it,” says Alan Christianson, a naturopathic medical doctor specializing in natural endocrinology with a focus on thyroid and adrenal disorders. “Imagine that somebody just stuck gum in all of the keyholes. That’s what’s happening.”
It’s the [...]
You meet up with a few friends for happy hour at a Mexican restaurant, loading up on salty chips and margaritas and some chicken tacos. After several hours, you head home, but stop on the way to pick up some chocolate ice cream at the grocery store. You just had a sweet tooth to satisfy. Later that night, you have a case of indigestion, for which you pop a few antacids.
We’ve all had those moments when we MUST have something salty or something sweet or something greasy. Ever wonder why?
Alex Jamieson, co-creator of “Super Size Me” and an expert on natural weight loss and on the elimination of food cravings, has some fascinating insight on what’s [...]