#426 - January 2019

January 2019

Letter from the Publisher

Jonathan Collin, MD


  • John Parks Trowbridge, MD, Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who’s Who

  • Lise Alschuler, ND, Joins UA Center for Integrative Medicine Faculty

Coffee Aids Metabolism and Weight Management

Steven M. Helschien, DC

Antioxidant-rich coffee, with its low-calorie content, speeds metabolism, making it an ally in weight loss and management.

FCT® and Weight, its Loss, Gain, and Eternal Struggles

Savely Yurkovsky, MD©

Weight issues resolve without calorie counting when underlying causes, such as microbial infection and environmental pollutants, are identified and treated with Field Control Therapy® (FCT).

Mood and the Microbiome

Jeremy Appleton, ND

The intestinal microbiome affects mood. Researchers are investigating various probiotic combinations to alleviate depression, anxiety, and stress.

James Greenblatt, MD

Nutrient supplementation and restoration of the intestinal microbiome has healed people with diverse psychiatric disorders, including schizophrenia and autism.

Diabetes Is Optional!

Jacob Teitelbaum, MD

Just as dietary factors have contributed to the soaring incidence of type 2 diabetes, diet and a safe herbal medicine can prevent it.

David Quig, PhD

Many factors contribute to a “leaky gut.” Assessing permeability with comprehensive stool analysis helps pinpoint effective interventions for healing.

The New Paradigm for Cognitive Health

Albert H. Mensah, MD, BCIP

Testing for biochemical imbalances, as taught by Carl Pfeiffer, MD, and William Walsh, PhD, and using nutritional therapy can lead to resolution of psychiatric and behavioral disorders.

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

The keynote speech at a recent conference highlighted the many ways that interaction with Nature increases health and well-being.


Jule Klotter

Literature Review & Commentary

Alan R. Gaby, MD

Peter D’Adamo, ND

Distinguished Professor Peter D’Adamo, ND, and colleagues at the University of Bridgeport College of Naturopathic Medicine have developed an open-source genomic database that allows users to find connections between genetic polymorphisms and several factors, including metabolites, nutrients, diseases, and adverse responses to drugs. Dr. D’Adamo invites readers to take this next step toward individualized health care.

Xanthurenic Acid, Kynurenic Acid, Liver Function, and Blood Sugar Control

Andrea Gruszecki, ND

Urine testing for xanthurenic and kynurenic acid provides accurate information on patient risk for developing metabolic syndrome, type 2 diabetes, and non-alcoholic fatty liver disease.

Sarah A. LoBisco, ND, IFMCP PART 1

In the conclusion to her article on using essential oils as an oral therapy, Dr. LoBisco discusses essential oils for relieving intestinal symptoms and balancing the microbiome. REFERENCES

Letter to the Editor

Linda L. Isaacs, MD

Re: “Cancer Care: Conventional, Complementary, Alternative?”

Curmudgeon’s Corner

Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO

SIO-ASCO and the Difference Between Type I and Type II Errors

Healing with Homeopathy

Judyth Reichenberg-Ullman, ND, MSW

Finding the Remedy from the Miasm

Ask Dr. J

Jim Cross, ND, LAc

To B or Not To B

Women’s Health Update

Tori Hudson, ND


Alan Gaby, MD

It Doesn’t Always Have to Be Complicated

Book Excerpt

Autoimmunity and Your Gut

by Thomas Cowan, MD

Book Review

Dirty Genes

by Dr. Ben Lynch

  • review by Jule Klotter