The organics of prescribed drugs vs. supplements

Blood testing can be done to measure magnesium levels but are likely to be imprecise at best in terms of measuring your need. You see a blood test just shows how much is in your blood but not in the tissues where it is needed. Additionally, it is thought that drugs processed through the liver may elevate amounts of magnesium in the blood as the body dumps stores in order to detox from the very effects of the drug.

Organic Seasonal Eating Part 1

Written by Chris Hawkins Organic Seasonal Eating Today Eating natural foods can bring us in touch and in tune with the earth and our bodies, especially if we harmonize our diet with the changing seasons, eating the foods that grow around us. Here Northern hemisphere, partaking of the fresh, new growth in the Spring, the […]

Good, Organic Break-Fast Ideas

Breakfast in the U.S. can be pretty standard, but how healthy is it?

The organic benefits of Vitamin E

Vitamin E has many biological functions, the antioxidant function being the most important and best known in science circles

The organic benefits of a low sodium diet

Most health care practitioners that we have ever talked with about high blood pressure recommend a common target of eating less than 2,000 milligrams of sodium each 24 hour period.

Healthy Trigylcerides: The organic benefits & why do they matter

Triglycerides are a very important measure of your health. Here is why triglycerides matter- and what steps you can take if your triglycerides are too high. If you have been keeping an eye on your high blood pressure and cholesterol levels, there is something else that you need to monitor: your triglyceride level. If you […]

Organic ways to prepare for flu season

By Jim Fain The administrators here at know Dr. Fain personally. We have been counseled by him many times and have permission to re-post his writings. Dr. Fain has been practicing for many years and always writes about good tips for staying healthy using natural products. Here is his latest blog post: The Media […]

The organic benefits of Cofactor Supplements

By Jim Fain, PhD Today we are again discussing the “mainstream” media & how their reporting in general ineffectively reports on natural supplements. This is a topic that we on this side of the fence discuss regularly. Until “western” doctors accept that natural supplements do have effective clinical efficacy, we will continue to battle with […]

Here are the organic benefits of the herb – Green Tea

By Jim Fain, PhD Iced Green tea blended with spearmint or peppermint is refreshing and delicious especially as the days heat up and we get more sun exposure. Most everyone knows of the long-term damage to the skin caused by sunburn and the increased chance of skin cancer. Accordingly, many know about wearing hats, protective […]

Here are the organic benefits of Blueberries

By Jim Fain, PhD Fresh black/blueberries aren’t too far in the future as summer develops. Strawberries have already been delectable. Dark chocolate and delicious berries make for a delectable treat that is amazingly good for you. Both share high levels of antioxidants plus much more. Dark chocolate is good for blood pressure and improving brain […]

A yummy organic recipe for Lobster Ravioli

There is so much fine dining and wine production on the Central Coast of California that it is almost a full time job to learn about it.

The truth about organic supplements

Writtne By Jon Barron The basics about GMP It seems that almost every day now, the news is filled with stories about how supplment manufacturers are lying to consumers about their products–the same products we buy and trust to safely feed or supplement our family and children. One industry standard that helps keep manufacturers honest […]