Alternatives Newsletter

Muscle Cramps May Signal a Trace Mineral Deficiency

…not getting any younger—and I’m finding that I need to adjust my health routine to accommodate that fact. A few months ago in my print newsletter Alternatives, I wrote about some changes I’ve started making. One of them was to more closely watch my consumption of minerals, particularly trace minerals…

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Detoxify the Body for Bone Health

…which your body uses to keep pH within a very narrow range (for most people 7.35 to 7.45, which is slightly alkaline). As I've written in my Alternatives newsletter, eating a diet high in acid-forming foods can pull minerals out of your bones. I recommend cutting out foods such as sodas and "white" foods—white…

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Safe Alternatives to NSAIDs

In the May issue of my newsletter, Alternatives, I answered a question from a reader about whether or not I have changed my views on aspirin, considering it has been found to prevent heart attacks, cancer, and even Alzheimer’s disease. Not to mention, millions of people regularly use aspirin and other…

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Reduce Estrogen Dominance With Probiotics

In the May issue of my print newsletter Alternatives, I wrote extensively about the factors that drive estrogen dominance and what you can do to help maintain a proper balance between the hormones estrogen and progesterone. Today I want to share a portion of that advice with you—specifically, how probiotics…

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Is Niacin Safe? A Closer Look at New Research

…assume the two are the same and function the same in the body. But that’s not the case. I have explained in detail several times in my newsletter Alternatives and on my website how niacin and niacinamide differ and how they function differently in the body. And in my article on Alzheimer’s disease…

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