Monthly Archives: May 2015

Are Toxins Fueling Type 2 Diabetes?

Are Toxins Fueling Type 2 Diabetes?

We know there are a number of factors that contribute to the development of type 2 diabetes. A high sugar diet, lack of exercise and other lifestyle factors are often involved. Genetics can play a role as well. But there's another factor emerging as a possible culprit: environmental toxins.
Foods that Satisfy: Eat Right, Stay Full and Curb Cravings

Foods that Satisfy: Eat Right, Stay Full and Curb Cravings

Sometimes we eat a good meal but don’t get up from the table feeling satisfied. We’ve eaten enough, but our bodies keep telling us to eat again, eat more, and overindulge. This message can be difficult to resist and most likely, sooner or later, we will find ourselves rooting through the refrigerator for that “perfect” food to calm those cravings
Preventing Muscle Pain

Preventing Muscle Pain

We’ve all been there. Whether we spent hours doing “gardening squats”, went a little too far on our morning jog, or pushed it to the limit on the new elliptical machine, we’ve all experienced the resulting muscle and joint stiffness afterwards. And sometimes it can last for days. Luckily, there are things we can do to alleviate this normal discomfort.
Edible Sun Protection

Edible Sun Protection

Recent reports suggest that many commercial sunscreens pose a risk to health. Luckily there are safer alternatives offering topical protection. But did you know you can also prevent sunburns with specific nutrients and foods?
Lyme Disease: The Quiet Epidemic

Lyme Disease: The Quiet Epidemic

 Lyme disease is on the rise, yet many people don't treat the condition until it reaches chronic stages. In this article, ecoNugenics founder and formulator Dr. Isaac Eliaz discusses integrative approaches for treating Lyme, and offers suggestions for staying "tick smart."
Boost Your Body’s Ability to Detox

Boost Your Body’s Ability to Detox

We're beginning to understand why many people have a harder time dealing with toxin exposure. Their natural detoxification mechanisms may be slowed down due to what’s known as a “methylation defect.” Read more about how to optimize your natural detox capacity.
A Meditation on Mother’s Day

A Meditation on Mother’s Day

It is no coincidence that Mother's Day comes at just this time of year. The archetype of motherhood is the source of all life -- the most primary and primal connection that marks the beginning of our individual existence. This season ushers in a real opportunity to get in touch with the life force flowing within us, and to feel a deep sense of gratitude for our own life.
Build a Better Brain

Build a Better Brain

For generations, medical professionals and researchers asserted that once your brain and nervous system are developed, you can’t re-grow lost neurons or repair damaged ones. This meant that once the destruction is done – be it from injury, aging, neurological disease, heavy metals or other neurotoxins, chronic stress, or other factors -- there’s no way to repair it. However, new research is turning this idea on its head.