Should You Avoid MSG?

What is MSG? MSG is a controversial food additive used to enhance food flavor.  Mono sodium glutamate (MSG) is the sodium salt of glutamic acid.   The flavor produced  by the addition of MSG is called umani.   Umani is considered to produce a complex taste present in certain fermented foods.  Some whole foods such as …

This Vitamin May Help Prevent Diabetes

Washington, DC–People who have low levels of vitamin D are more likely to have diabetes, regardless of how much they weigh, according to a new study published in the Endocrine Society’s Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism. The results help clarify the connection between vitamin D, obesity and diabetes. According to the Society’s Scientific Statement …

How to Have a Happier Baby

Dutch babies are winning.  At least according to one study. PULLMAN, Wash.–Dutch babies laugh, smile and like to cuddle more than their American counterparts. A new study examining temperamental differences between U.S. and Dutch babies found infants born in the Netherlands are more likely to be happy and easier to soothe in the latter half …

Should Doctor’s Disclose that Extra Money on the Side?

Here is an interesting TED Talk.  It is 15 minutes worth listening to. There is a lot of sickness and illness in American society.  It manifests in many ways.  It is common for many people to rely on doctors when they have health issues.  Yet problems remain even under a doctor’s care.  What if underlying …

Blueberries for Better Health

Blueberries are members of the plant family Ericaeace and the genus Vaccinium.  The plant has numerous species growing throughout the world.  The berries are used as food by humans, animals and insects. Research evidence continues to verify that blueberries are good for you.  Blueberries are an excellent source of phytochemicals including anthocyanins,  a type of …

Medical Tyranny: How Free Are You To Heal Yourself

“Unless we put medical freedom into the Constitution, the time will come when medicine will organize into an underground dictatorship . . . To restrict the art of healing to one class of men and deny equal privileges to others will constitute the Bastille of medical science.  All such laws are un-American and despotic and …

Mindfulness Practice Can Reduce Depression and Anxiety

A research study conducted in Sweden has shown that group mindfulness training can be as effective as cognitive behavioral therapy  (CBT) as treatment for depression and anxiety.  The study is the first of its kind and was conducted in 2012.   Patients with depression, anxiety or those who were affected by severe stress were participants. In addition …

Medical Research: Prolonged and heavy bleeding during menopause is common

Researchers from the U-M School of Public Health and U-M Health System offer the first long-term study of bleeding patterns in women of multiple race/ethnicities who were going through menopause. They say the results could impact patient care and alleviate undue concern about what to expect during this life stage that can last anywhere from …

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