Is your daily shower making you sick?


The quality of our drinking water is a major determinant of our health and wellbeing. It is important to consider not only the presence of pathogens or contaminants, but also the routine addition of chemicals that may cause us harm. Chlorine is a chemical typically used as a disinfectant in public water supplies as an effective way to reduce the level of pathogenic bacteria in our drinking water. (1) Unfortunately, this chemical, and other common… Read More

RHR: The Highly Effective (But Little Known) Treatment For Chronic Sinusitis


Well, folks, I blew it with the audio this time.  My recording settings weren’t set properly, so we had to use the Skype back-up.  Sorry! Pork has been getting a bad rap in the blogosphere lately.  In this episode we explore whether pork deserves the harsh treatment, or whether it’s merely a victim of misunderstanding.  We also discuss a novel treatment for chronic sinusitis, which by some measurements is the most common chronic disease in… Read More

Myths and Truths About Fiber


For decades, fiber has been touted as an essential component of a healthy diet. The supposed benefits of a high-fiber diet have been drilled into us through recommendations by our doctors, government, and the food industry alike, yet many of these health claims have not been proven by research. In fact, many studies have demonstrated that excess intake of fiber may actually be harmful, particularly for gut health. The majority of the research supporting the… Read More

The high price of antibiotic use: can our guts ever fully recover?

bottle of antibiotics

If you need to take antibiotics and are looking for ways to reduce the side effects, please see this article. Maintaining proper balance of healthy gut flora is a crucial yet widely misunderstood component of human health. While the development of antibiotics has lengthened our lifespans, our excessive and inappropriate use of these drugs may be causing serious long-term consequences we are only now becoming fully aware of. These consequences not only affect our individual… Read More