Yearly Archives: 2012

The Confusing Case of Wheatgrass

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 26, 2012

  • If you don’t eat wheat, can you drink wheatgrass?
  • What makes wheatgrass so good
  • Eliminating a few wrinkles in your wheat-free diet

A reader recently wrote in asking how I could recommend eliminating wheat from your diet in one issue… and then recommend wheatgrass juice in another. Continue reading

Keeping Your Cancer Cleanse Zone Clear

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 24, 2012

  • The cancer clog in your filter
  • What to do when you’re missing a lymph node
  • When lymph edema strikes, give nature a SHOTS

Shortly after a patient hears the “C” word – and it strikes fear in their heart – they immediately ask whether the “L” word is next. Continue reading

How to Remove Hidden Health-Stealing Toxins

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 21, 2012

  • What you need to know about the lymphatic system
  • The simple 4-step lymph cleanse
  • How to eat, drink, be merry… and stay healthy

You can’t make it down an aisle of the grocery store without being reminded of your “heart health.” With the diabetes epidemic in full swing, you also hear plenty about your blood sugar. And, of course, if you had a dime for every ad you saw about how to lose, gain or maintain your weight… you’d be rich. Continue reading

The Holiday Gift That’s Sexier Than It Seems

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 19, 2012

  • The perfect gift for anyone who makes health a top priority
  • The little-known benefits of lymphatic massage
  • Prep and after-care that will make the most of your session

What do you gift the person who has everything? That’s the age-old conundrum many of us face this time of year. Continue reading

How to Get More of Your Vitamins From Your Food

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 14, 2012

  • Secrets to squeezing more nutrition out of every bite
  • Why the skinny salad is really starving you
  • An avocado a day helps keep the doctor away

I’ve always been a proponent of getting nutrition from your food first, before turning to supplements. But with the way food supplies have changed through the last 50 years, it’s just not possible to get all your nutrients from food. My basic recommendations include a good multi-vitamin along with probiotics, and balanced essential fatty acids (the dream “5” adding alpha lipoic acid and acetyl-L-carnitine.) Continue reading

The Little-Known Blood Sugar Bean

December 10, 2012

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

In This Issue:

  • The fad that’s also a fact
  • Clearing up the confusion about insulin
  • Why blood sugar control means better weight control

The Little-Known Blood Sugar Bean

I’m not a fan of food and supplement fads. I usually prefer to let the dust settle – and double-check the science – before I weigh in. Continue reading

If You Missed Your Flu Shot, Read This!

December 09, 2012

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

In This Issue:

  • The hidden side effect of influenza vaccines
  • Your best bet for staying healthy this winter
  • Nature’s best remedies for cold and flu

Now that we’re in December, I have a lot of new patients who are frantic. They missed getting their flu vaccine in October and November, and are wondering if it’s too late to get one. Continue reading

The Hidden Truth About Depression and Antidepressants

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

December 7, 2012

  • Big pharma’s dirty little secret
  • What nobody ever told you about antidepressant drugs
  • Your first line of defense against depression

It never ceases to surprise me how many of my new patients are taking antidepressant drugs. Some of them haven’t even been to their previous doctor in year or more… but the refills keep rolling in like clockwork. Continue reading

This Isn’t Snake Oil

December 5, 2012

By David Blyweiss, M.D.

In This Issue:

  • An exciting breakthrough in anti-aging
  • The ticking time bomb in your DNA
  • 5 tips to turn back the hands of time

This Isn’t Snake Oil

These days there’s a lot of hype over anti-aging solutions. Some of them have solid scientific evidence behind them. Others are just another name for “snake oil” and do nothing to extend your life. Continue reading

Why Kneejerk Politics Makes For Bad Medicine

By David Blyweiss, M.D., Advanced Natural Wellness

November 30, 2012

  • Political aftermath of the meningitis outbreak tragedy
  • What are compounding pharmacies and why do we need them?
  • How to stay safe – the myth vs. the fact

There is no minimizing the tragedy we have all watched unfold over the past few months around the tainted steroid shots that resulted in a meningitis outbreak – and numerous deaths. Continue reading