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Honey Update 2013

This month we present to you Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO who has written this great article below.  Dr. Schor has a clinic in Denver Colorado.   Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO September is National Honey Month! Dr. Jacob Schor shares the latest and greatest as it relates to honey. Wednesday, August 28, 2013 by: Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO The Jewish New Year, Rosh Hashanah, is near upon us.  This year the holiday starts Wednesday evening, September 4.  One tradition we take part in as we celebrate this holiday is to eat slices of apple dipped in honey. It has over the...
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Consumers Safer with FDA Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation

After years of waiting, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued the U.S. Gluten-Free Labeling Regulation today!   This ruling officially sets the safety standard to label U.S. products gluten-free if they contain fewer than 20 parts per million of gluten. The new labeling law assures consumers and businesses that all products labeled gluten-free in the United States will now follow standard government guidelines. Food packages from manufacturers will be required to comply with the new U.S. gluten-free regulation within one year.  The FDA standard is also consistent with the Codex Alimentarius labeling guidelines set by the World Health Organization....
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When a Food is not your Friend

As the saying goes, ‘You are what you eat’. What happens if you are reacting to what you are eating? Most people don’t think twice about eating a breakfast of eggs and toast and a glass of milk or orange juice, but if there is food sensitivity, this could result in many unpleasant symptoms that could even be life threatening. Food sensitivities are due to a toxic reaction to food and include food allergies and food intolerance. Let’s discuss food allergies first. Your digestive system is a barrier between the outside world and the inside world of your body. It...
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Omega 3s and prostate cancer – what’s the whole story?

A recently published paper is gaining a lot of attention this past month in both medical circles and the mainstream media because in it, the authors state that this “confirms previous reports [by same research team] of increased risk of prostate cancer risk among men with high blood concentrations of long chain omega 3 polyunsaturated fatty acids.”   The authors suggest “that these fatty acids are involved in prostate tumorigenesis.”