The Buzz About Turmeric

The Buzz About Turmeric

If you’re an aficionado of Indian cuisine, you’ve been savoring turmeric every time you eat curry and many other flavorful Indian dishes. It gives the food a bright yellow color and a warm, peppery taste. But that’s not all that turmeric does. Curcuminoids and curcumin, the main active ingredients in turmeric, contains its medicinal properties

Vitamins – Are You Wasting Your Money?

Vitamins – Are You Wasting Your Money?

Whatever your personal health goals may be, adding one or more high-quality whole food supplements that your body truly needs to your daily regime can make a huge difference in your overall well-being. Certain whole food supplements also have a healing effect. Do you have frequent headaches? Stomach problems? PMS? Allergies? Rashes? Trouble sleeping? These

What Vaccinations Do You Really Need?

Vaccination is one of the most controversial health issues of our time. Last year, the state of California passed Senate Bill 277 requiring all children who attend public or private schools in the state to be fully vaccinated. We are constantly reminded to get a flu shot, a pneumonia shot, a shingles vaccination, etc. A

New Year, New You!

Happy New Year to you and yours. The beginning of a New Year brings opportunity for change and personal growth. What a perfect time to start taking action on your quest for better health. And an ideal way to get your New Year off to a great start is with one of our exciting detox

Pumpkin – a Nutritional Powerhouse

It’s the time of year when stores are brimming with pumpkins, and pumpkin-flavored products are in abundant supply. But many of these products are filled with sugar and unhealthy additives. So I thought I would share about the nutritional wonders of pumpkin and a recipe for enjoying it in a healthful way. The bright orange

To Improve Your Health, Focus on Nutrition

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: If you are eating what you believe to be a healthy diet, exercising regularly, taking what supplements you think you need and still not seeing improvements in your cholesterol, blood pressure, blood sugar, energy, etc., don’t despair. A recent report in The FASEB (Federation of the American Societies for Experimental Biology)

Study Shows Drinking More Water Has Numerous Health Benefits

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: A new study from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign examined the dietary habits of more than 18,300 US adults and found the majority of people who increased their consumption of water by a mere one percent also reduced their total daily calorie intake as well as their consumption of saturated

Allergies and Inflammation Begin in the Gut

Greetings from Dr. Thorburn: With 70% of the immune system located in your digestive tract, the majority of illnesses begin in the gut with an autoimmune reaction that may progresses into systemic inflammation. Systemic inflammation can be linked to countless illnesses and even food allergies, environmental allergies, airborne allergies and more. The healthier your digestive