Lactobacillus GG and its potential role in tolerance development

I had the opportunity to listen to a talk given recently by Jon Vanderhoof, a pediatrician from the University of Nebraska. He was talking about the wonders and peculiarities of Lactobacillus GG and its role in digestive health.

Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG is a probiotic unlike any other because it has little “hairs”(pili) that helps it stick to the inner lining of the digestive system. It also acts as the good guy which promotes the proliferation ...

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The Day the Water Died: Detoxing after the Gulf Oil Spill

The excitement of the season had just begun, and then we heard the news: oil in the water, lots of oil killing lots of water. It is too shocking to understand. Never in the millennium of our tradition have we thought it possible for the water to die, but it is true.

Chief Walter Meganack
Traditional Village Chief
Port Graham NativeVillage, Kenai Peninsula, Alaska
(National Wildlife Federation, 1990)

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Interview with Dr. Symes on Gluten Sensitivity

In this interview, Dr. Symes from discusses the latest research on gluten sensitivity, which reveals how everyone might well be gluten sensitive. It seems that only 1/3 of the population is having symptoms at any given moment, but this doesn’t mean that gluten is not damaging the health of the other 2/3! Perhaps the word “celiac” will be shelved and we’ll be talking about “gluten sensitivity” in the future.

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Why Milk Is So Evil

Dairy products – including all milk products, milk, cheese, cottage cheese, yogurt, kefir, ice-cream, etc. – are related to all kinds of diseases including cardiovascular diseases, autoimmune diseases, cancer, allergies, asthma, digestive diseases, thyroid problems,  neurological diseases, etc.  The list is unlimited and I wish I could include it here, but for sake of space let us concentrate on why this is so.

Milk can cause problems in ...

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