Holistic Nutrition: A 40-Year Review

By Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Over the past twenty years, research has been published demonstrating that food is the primary promoter of health and protector from disease. This has given the public and the medical profession a much needed wake-up call. Ed Bauman writes a 40-year review about holistic nutrition. Read more: Holistic Nutrition: A

Sustainable Nutrition: An Idea Whose Time Has Come

By Kristin Wartman, M.A., NE and Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Food, the most basic of human needs, must be reevaluated and understood in a way that creates and builds health — both for the individual and for the environment. It also must be considered in a way that ensures future generations will have access to

A Recipe For Immune Health

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The recipe for immune health is to eat and sleep well, stay hydrated, walk daily, take antioxidant nutrients and maintain a kind, positive attitude come what may. The immune system is our cellular guardian angel and private body guard. The sweet part is that it works to watch over us

Swine Flu: Media, Medicine + Natural Health Perspectives

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. The Swine Flu outbreak of Spring 2009 created a media circus and nightly news horror movie with all of us as supporting actors (without pay). The Plot: A new molecule of mass destruction is released from our neighbor to the South, comprised of a deadly mix of bird, human, and swine flu, and the phenomenon is

Women + Hormones: Mid-Life Endocrine Balance

By Jodi Friedlander, M.S., N.C. Reproductive hormone imbalance, especially in women, is a widespread phenomenon, deeply impacting the quality of life for those affected. It often begins before puberty and continues on through and beyond menopause. Symptoms vary widely in type, number, and severity and tend to increase as women approach mid-life. They may include,

Women’s Eating Habits and Health Concerns

By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Despite the fact that two out of three health care dollars are spent on women, they are still not being listened to. Women’s wisdom is generally ignored by mainstream health practitioners. Women’s body knowledge is dismissed as “neurotic,” “hypochondriac,” or “hysterical.” The medical establishment is so dominated by men’s thinking

America’s Drinking Problem

By Jodi Friedlander, N.C. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Filthy water cannot be washed. ~African Proverb My fellow Americans, we have a problem, a drinking problem – but rather than getting high as a result, we’re sometimes getting sick. Sometimes we’re even getting conned. Turn on your kitchen water faucet, or purchase a leading brand

Eating To Win

By Jodi Friedlander, M.S. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. While watching the 2008 Olympics recently, did you wonder what those world-class athletes were eating? Just as top-tier athletes need trainers, coaches, psychologists, and health advisors, so too does the weekend athlete, who trains intermittently and may be unaware of the toll that strenuous exercise can

Diabetes and Sugar Substitutes

By Jodi Friedlander N.C. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and Splenda®—are contributing to weight gain and diabetes. This is in addition to the many other side effects connected with them. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and sucralose (as in