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instead, try the health promoting “bullet proof” turmeric drink. Yum!

August 31st, 2014 · Dr. Kane's Articles, Naturopathic News, nutrition · , , , , , , , , , , , ,

from a colleague: For my bulletproof turmeric, I have used coconut oil, butter, honey, and spices to optimize digest and the absorption of curcumin.  Curcumin is notoriously difficult to absorb, but fats and spices, particularly the black pepper in the garam masala, greatly increase our absorption of curcumin into the blood stream.  1 cup water […]

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Stop Sugar Cravings!

April 30th, 2014 · Dr. Kane's Articles, nutrition · , , , , , , , , ,

We all know our “health care” system isn’t working.  That’s because it’s actually a  highly profitable disease management system.  The industry makes money when you are chronically ill.  I know that sounds cynical but observe how darned easy it is, 24/7, to buy poor quality food made of fluffed up GMO corn, soy or refined […]

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Sweating does way more than regulate temperature. Think DETOX

April 19th, 2014 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , , , , , ,

New research is revealing something remarkable about why the body sweats. Beyond its obvious role in regulating body temperature, sweating has been found to facilitate the elimination of accumulated heavy metals and petrochemicals, indicating that if we want to be healthy we should put regular effort into doing more sweating.  Sweating has long been known […]

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What to expect from an annual physical

October 25th, 2013 · Dr. Kane's Articles · , , , , , ,

  Expect to pee in a cup. An in-office urinalysis is a quick and inexpensive way to get a lot of information beyond urinary tract infection. For example it can rule-out overt diabetes or point to liver problems. Frothy urine can suggest congestive heart issues. Ketosis can suggest severe carbohydrate restriction. The pH should be […]

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COPD (Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease) aka serious lung problems

August 26th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , , ,

Q:  My doctor diagnosed me with COPD and said I’d need to take steroids the rest of my life.  I don’t know what this means and there must be a better treatment.  Help! A: Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease is a group of lung problems that make normal breathing more difficult.  The best known of these […]

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Skin Trouble: Is it eczema or psoriasis?

August 26th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , ,

Q: I have bad psoriasis but don’t want to take prescription medication.  What else can I do to clear up my skin?  Thank you! Julia M, Florida A: Hi, I’m going to talk first about the difference between eczema and psoriasis, because sometimes patients get those mixed up.  Eczema is an adjective – not a […]

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Gardening for health!

April 27th, 2013 · Naturopathic News · , , , , , ,

Community Gardeners Less Likely To Be Overweight 22 Apr 2013 People who are involved in community gardening tend to have a considerably lower body mass index than their non-gardening counterparts, a team from the University of Utah reported in theAmerican Journal of Public Health. Previous studies had shown that community gardeners provide both nutritional and […]

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