Human Genome Project: Personal Impact

Incredibly, a couple of years ago, the entire Human Genome was mapped! You might be thinking, "What is that and how does it affect me?"

Arm yourself for Swine Flu and Winter Illness

Many are conflicted - to get the H1N1 (Swine Flu) shot or not.Regardless of what you decide for you and your family members, everyone would be wise to work at preventing the flu. Your best defense against the virus or any other infection is to strengthen your immune system

Medical testing can find the source of what ails us

If you want to make dramatic improvement in your health in 2008, Dr. Chris Meletis, ND, recommends four simple laboratory tests before embarking on your health journey. Meletis tells his patients, "Tests Don't Guess."

What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

It has been said, "Let your food be your medicine and your medicine your food." But what if your food, instead of nourishing you, was making you sick,

Healthy Weight Loss in the New Year

As health care providers, we fully recognize that excess weight leads to higher rates of diabetes, heart disease, stroke and other serious health conditions. But we're equally aware of the tragic consequences of a nation striving to look like supermodels, unable to accept their own unique bodies.

Vitamin D: The world’s most underutilized nutrient

Importance of Optimizing Vitamin D Levels Sacramento, CA- As a licensed naturopathic doctor, I can say, unequivocally, the single biggest blunder and oversight to promoting...

Children’s health in the new school year

One thing I know for certain - parenting is tough, very tough. I am reminded of that fact, daily, not just by having two teenage sons myself, but also hearing the many gut-wrenching stories of the concerned parents who enter my office looking for answers for their children's health.

Type 2 Diabetes: A National Epidemic

Tragically, type 2 Diabetes (T2D) is now epidemic, nationally; one in three Americans are expected to become diabetic in the coming decades

Starting a New Exercise Program, not a Luxury

When my patients use their age to justify their declining health and energy, I just say "Jack LaLanne, still going strong at almost 95 years young," to encourage them to set their sights on preventing disease, and to strive for feeling healthy, energetic, strong and vital. Regular, vigorous exercise is a requirement for this to occur!

Vitamin D levels drop as winter’s gloom nears

If living a long and healthy life is a priority, it is imperative to know that simply having a low level of Vitamin D is associated with an amazing 26 percent increased rate of death, from all causes, according to an August, 2008 Archives of Internal Medicine study.

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