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Menopause and Weight Loss

Are you tired of the weight loss, weight gain, R O L L E R   C O A S T E R  ? Are you interested in stabilizing your weight, when your body seems completely out of control? Dr. Judith L. Boice, N.D., L.Ac. Traveling around the U.S., giving over 900 talks on...

Inflammation and Chronic Disease

Judith Boice, N.D., L.Ac. You likely are very aware of the symptoms of acute inflammation. After falling on your knee, for example, you may experience pain, swelling, redness and heat in the area where you landed. These acute inflammatory symptoms are designed to...

Fats and Oils

Essential fatty acids Despite its maligned media image, fat is one of several vital nutrients in our diet. We need fats for many important functions in the body. Cholesterol, for example, is the building block for all of our reproductive hormones. Cholesterol and...

Restaurant Guide for Eating with Food Intolerances

Judith Boice, N.D., L.Ac. Choose cuisines naturally suited for your diet Collect menus Steamed, baked, broiled: the golden words Avoid sauces and dressings “Can you make this without ____________?” Get to know the chef   When most people read their food...

Water of Life: How Much Water Do I Need?

Water comprises about 60% of our total body weight, and 72% of our brain. Even slight drops in fluid levels can significantly affect our health. Over the years, the medical world has developed a general recommendation of drinking eight, 8-ounce glasses of water daily....

Planting seeds: Healing Body and Soul Summit

Last night I was reflecting on the similarities between cultivating the garden in my backyard and the garden of our human lives. In the afternoon swelter, I looked through the heirloom seed packets my friend Ruth had stored in the garage. I was looking for seeds to...

Brain Cancer: Is It Time to Divorce Your Cell Phone?

Many people lavish more attention on their cell phone than they do on their mate or children. The cell phone is their first encounter in the morning and their last at night. They talk to it, stroke it, and tuck it close to their most intimate parts. They laugh, smirk,...

EMF Protection

Cell phones have been linked with dramatically increased risk of brain cancer for men and women; breast cancer in women who store their phones in their bra; and reduced fertility for men and women who carry cell phones in their pants pockets. For the last few weeks I...