Are Supermarket Mushrooms Dangerous to Eat Raw?

Some experts suggest that even edible, everyday mushrooms should be cooked. We consider some evidence. Dr. Andrew Weil says that all mushrooms are essentially indigestible if eaten raw because of their tough cell walls, and that to release their nutrients, they must be cooked. More importantly, he says, certain mushrooms contain small amounts of toxins,… Continue reading Are Supermarket Mushrooms Dangerous to Eat Raw?

GMOs: Respected Analyst Says They Could Destroy Life on the Planet

Invoking the risk of famine as a justification for GMOs is “a deceitful strategy, no different from…Russian roulette,” according to the report. Action Alert! Nassim Nicholas Taleb is a scholar, statistician, Wall Street analyst and advisor, professor at New York University, and the bestselling author of Fooled by Randomness and The Black Swan: The Impact… Continue reading GMOs: Respected Analyst Says They Could Destroy Life on the Planet

Diet Coke’s Advertising Embarrassment: “You’re On!”

If so, on what? The last time the Coca-Cola Company heard this much ridicule, it was 1985 and New Coke had just been introduced. It was pulled from the market less than three months after its debut. This time it was Diet Coke’s new slogan: “You’re On!” The ad campaign, which ran this past spring,… Continue reading Diet Coke’s Advertising Embarrassment: “You’re On!”

Other Good Places to Find an Integrative Doctor

These are all reliable professional organizations with which ANH-USA works on a regular basis. Their websites include listings of individual physicians by geographic area. The American Academy of Environmental Medicine (AAEM) American College for Advancement in Medicine (ACAM) American Association of Naturopathic Physicians (AANP) International College of Integrative Medicine (ICIM) Don’t forget our regularly updated “Find… Continue reading Other Good Places to Find an Integrative Doctor

Integrative Doctors—An Online Guide

The Internet is brimming with info on natural health—including stuff that’s incorrect or incomplete. Which sources can you really trust? Here is ANH-USA’s list, in alphabetical order, of leading integrative physicians who have good, easily digestible newsletters or blogs or websites on complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) available to patients and the general public. The… Continue reading Integrative Doctors—An Online Guide

Butter Is Better

If you don’t think so, consider this. Here is a flow chart from showing the manufacturing process of margarine: This wonderful product also contains unnatural trans fats, which contribute to heart disease, cancer, bone problems, hormonal imbalance and skin disease; and free radicals, the result of high temperature industrial processing of vegetable oils, which… Continue reading Butter Is Better