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Natural Alternatives to Anxiety Medications

In 1998, the U.S. FDA reported the presence of unidentified contaminants in certain health food store brands of 5-HTP but no related illnesses have,...
Munching Mindfully: Eating as Meditation

Munching Mindfully: Eating as Meditation

"When you eat mindfully, you are in touch with your food because your mind is not distracted. It is not thinking about other things....
Artificial Colors Where You Might Not Expect Them

Artificial Colors Where You Might Not Expect Them

On one of my recent gift shopping expeditions, I picked up a box of seven tubes of lip gloss in a variety of shades...
Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Inflammation

Omega-3 and Omega-6 Fatty Acids and Inflammation

Omega-3 and Omega-6 fatty acids are two very important substances for the inflammatory process in the body. Researchers know through tests like the CRP (C-reactive...
Living with Lupus

Living with Lupus

In the past, I talked about lupus being an autoimmune disease, as well as the three classifications of lupus: discoid, drug-induced, and systemic. Being diagnosed with...
Yaupon Leaves Are Safe, but Don’t Eat the Berries

Yaupon Leaves Are Safe, but Don’t Eat the Berries

The botanical name for yaupon (Texas holly) is Ilex vomitoria. The “vomitoria” part refers to the belief that some Indian tribes used yaupon tea...
Kelly Meyer Douglas & Brittany Sodora

Kelly Meyer Douglas & Brittany Sodora

Kelly & Brittany are Naturally Savvy's Itzy Ritzy Fashionistas Hot with celebrities and discerning parents, Itzy Ritzy is a global manufacturer of chic and...
What to Do for Painful Pap Tests

What to Do for Painful Pap Tests

Pap tests should not be a painful experience. Stressful, yes. But if it’s painful, there are a number of possible reasons why: 1. Poor technique...
Dr. Zoltan Rona, M.D., M.Sc.

Dr. Zoltan Rona

Dr. Zoltan P. Rona has a Master’s Degree in Biochemistry and Clinical Nutrition from the University of Bridgeport in Connecticut (1984). He is past...
Siu-Lan Choy

Siu-Lan Choy

Siu-Lan is Certified Acupuncturist and Holistic Practitioner. Prior to founding the Alpha Connection Center for Holistic Practice, she was a pharmacist in several major...