Here we go again

Mainstream media, medicine and government share a common thread; all ignore scientific research that promotes health and healing.  An example is their continual promulgation that healthy fats are dangerous. Cholesterol has been a villain for years and the new enemy is coconut oil.  The American Heart Association (AHA) released a report advising...

Are You a Vitamin Skeptic?

The alarms sound every few years about the dangers of vitamins.  Medical institutions, Forbes, Consumer Reports and more align themselves with media writing articles discrediting the value of vitamins.  This has been routine for decades, and as long as consumers continue to purchase vitamins, the critics will be dissing them to convince people...

Essential Oils (EO) Heal

I thought I was well informed about the benefits of essential oils until attending a five day summit on them and learned how little I really knew. There is little published research on essential oils up to now, yet people routinely use them for healing and improving health.  According to Eric Zielinski, MPH, use of oils can be traced back to...

Will you go Organic?

Demand is increasing for organic products as most major grocery chains increase their availability.  More consumers believe that conventional foods grown on farms that use fewer toxic chemicals are safer, and more nutritious. Farmland is a beneficiary of this trend because fewer chemicals mean less destruction of the land. Conventional farmers...