Letter from the Publisher
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.
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?”
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
Autoimmunity and Your Gut
by Thomas Cowan, MD
by Dr. Ben Lynch
review by Jule Klotter