The power of Turmeric!

Posted on Anti inflammatory, Blog, Detox, Immune System, Integrative Medicine, Turmeric October 16, 2017

The power of Turmeric. Turmeric is a plant that has a very long history of medicinal use, dating back nearly 4000 years. Turmeric is a bright, yellowish-green spice that comes from a root. Modern medicine has begun to recognize turmerics importance, as indicated by the over 3000 publications dealing with turmeric that have come out Read more →

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How Schizandra can help protect the liver?

Posted on antioxidant, Blog, Cancer Fighting Herbs, Cancer medication side effects, Detox, Integrative Medicine, Liver, Nutrition, Supplements, Vitamins October 3, 2017

Schizandra fruit (WU WEI ZI) is one of the primary herbs in ChemRegen and one of the main liver cleansing and hepatic protective herbs used in Chinese herbal medicine. The very name of Schizandrae, Wu Wei Zi, reveals the qualities of this amazing herb. In the Chinese language, Wu Wei Zi means “Five Taste Fruit.” Read more →

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Benefits of a Mouth Lozenge with Slippery Elm

Posted on Blog, Oral Health, Supplements, Vitamins September 27, 2017

Benefits of a Mouth Lozenge with Slippery Elm The oral mucosa is an extremely sensitive part of our bodies, especially when the immune system is compromised during long treatments like chemotherapy. There is evidence that this tissue might change completely in as short as every 3 days. Since most of the current chemotherapies act on Read more →

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The berry that can restore TASTE – Synsepalum dulcificum

Posted on Blog, Integrative Medicine, Miracle Fruit, News, Nutrition, Supplements August 24, 2017

The berry that can restore TASTE Synsepalum dulcificum – Miracle Fruit   Good nutrition is a process in which food is taken in and used by the body for growth, to keep the body healthy, and to repair tissue. Good nutrition is important for good health. Having the right kinds of diet before, during, and after cancer treatment is essential Read more →

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The Power to taste and enjoy food again with Synsepalum dulcificum (miracle fruit) – OR Taste

Posted on Blog, Cancer medication side effects, Integrative Medicine, Miracle Fruit, News, Nutrition, Supplements August 21, 2017

      Taste alterations are one of the most frequent yet unreported symptoms in medical literature, OR Taste delivers the power of miraculin (found in the miracle berry or miracle fruit) that when consumed before eating, may improve the taste of food. Take one or two before each meal, you will be able to enjoy food Read more →

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Cancer… Mostly a Lifestyle Disease

Posted on Blog, Cancer prevention, Integrative Medicine, News, Nutrition June 3, 2017

Cancer is the second leading killer of Americans, and the leading cause of death worldwide. Every year, about 1.5 million new cases are diagnosed in the United States and more than half a million people die from the disease, according to the American Cancer Society. Cancer is a complex group of diseases with many possible Read more →

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Importance of Choosing the Right Multivitamin During Treatment

Posted on Blog, Cancer Fighting Herbs, Immune System, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Supplements, Vitamins June 2, 2017

The use of supplements in cancer patients has been studied at length. Over the past several years there has been an increase in the use of non-prescribed supplements in this population, regardless of cancer type or geographic location of the patients. The rationale behind its use has been mostly in an effort to try to Read more →

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Yoga and Detoxification

Posted on Blog, Detox, Immune System, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Yoga May 11, 2017

By Susan Farkas Detoxification of the body, especially after Chemotherapy, can be very important to people looking to improve their health. While our bodies are designed to naturally deal with toxins by filtering them through our liver and kidneys, certain scenarios may arise in which our bodies need additional support. If the liver or kidneys Read more →

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What are Adaptogens?

Posted on Blog, Immune System, Integrative Medicine, Nutrition, Stress May 4, 2017

By Susan Farkas – OR Supplements Adaptogens (in herbal medicine) are botanicals or natural substances that specifically support the adrenals, the glands that manage the hormonal response to stress and help cope with anxiety and fatigue. They may protect the body from the undesirable effects of stress. Adaptogens may tone the body bringing it back Read more →

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Don’t blame this blog… Blame Bad Luck.

Posted on Blog, Cancer prevention, News April 3, 2017

By Mike Cusnir MD I’ll take advantage of this blog and show my kids that despite a career in medicine, math still has a role. If we start looking at the numbers, humans have 23 pairs of chromosomes and here is where the “bad luck” starts. These chromosomes are composed of 20,000 genes and these Read more →

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Why Integrative Medicine?

Posted on Blog, Integrative Medicine March 31, 2017

Why Integrative Medicine? By Mike Cusnir MD Today’s world brings the medical community new challenges in patient care. An increasing amount of people seek to find ways to manage side effects using a combination of conventional therapies with alternative, making Integrative Medicine a very powerful tool. 10 years ago, I understood that I couldn’t remain Read more →

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Cruciferous Sprouts Vegetables – Sulforaphane

Posted on Blog, Cancer prevention, Integrative Medicine, News, Nutrition March 23, 2017

In the world of nutrition, people have known for a long time that the sprouts of cruciferous vegetables and legumes are powerhouses of valuable nutrients. But with a growing body of evidence supporting a cluster of impressive health benefits, the humble broccoli sprout has come to the forefront – and clinicians and researchers in nutrition Read more →

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Is Arsenic in RICE a real concern?

Posted on Blog, News February 28, 2017

Absolutely. ARSENIC (As) is a toxic element naturally found in the environment, it is present in water, air, and soil. There are two types of As, Organic and Inorganic. Inorganic Arsenic, being the most toxic and detrimental to human health. Rice has higher levels of inorganic arsenic than other foods, in part because as rice Read more →

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Oral health with Slippery Elm and Propolis

Posted on Cancer medication side effects, Integrative Medicine, Oral Health January 24, 2017

The oral mucosa is an extremely sensitive part of our bodies, especially when the immune system is compromised during long treatments like chemotherapy. There is evidence that this tissue might change completely in as short as every 3 days. Since most of the current chemo-therapies act on the cells that are dividing, the risk of Read more →

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Of Elephants, Mice and Men

Posted on Antioxidants, Blog, News January 11, 2017

Over the past weeks I was busy reviewing medical news regarding topics I’m passionate about and can’t resist to write about them, Cancer, supplements and elephants. What? Elephants? Besides seeing them in the zoo with my kids I have paid very little attention to them until I heard they don’t get cancer. After my surprise Read more →

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Chemotherapy made their taste buds give out. But then, a miracle happened.

Posted on Cancer medication side effects, Integrative Medicine, Uncategorized January 4, 2017

Her water tasted like rusty pennies; the pepperoni pizza like metallic cardboard. The more chemotherapy sessions Monica Faison-Finch got, the faster her taste buds gave out. Over time she became thinner and thinner as her appetite diminished. Everything that touched her tongue was tasteless. But then, a miracle happened. “When I tried the miracle fruit Read more →

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Mediterranean Diet and Chronic disease

Posted on Uncategorized December 20, 2016

  Most of us realize that lifestyle plays a profound role in many of the chronic diseases of modern society. Andrew Weil, Harvard-educated doctor and pioneer in the field of integrative medicine, says that food can cause or combat systemic inflammation. Unlike the acute, and helpful inflammation manifested with redness or swelling that occurs when your Read more →

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The Evolution of Energy Medicine, to Science base medicine to Integrative medicine.

Posted on Blog, Integrative Medicine December 15, 2016

Science medicine, at its foundation, focuses on the biochemistry of cells, tissue, and organs. Energy Medicine, at its foundation, focuses on the energy fields of the body that organize and control the growth and repair of cells, tissue, and organs. Today we talk more and more about the combination or understanding of both paradigms and Read more →

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Ginger Root (Zingiber officinale) –

Posted on Anti-Anti-inflamatory, Blog, Cancer Fighting Herbs, Uncategorized November 23, 2016

Ginger (Zingiber officinale) Ginger Root is the most widely used dietary in the world today. Is closely related to turmeric, cardomon and galangal, which may explain why the health benefits of ginger are so extraordinary. The medicinal uses of ginger have been known for at least 3000 years in cultures all around the world. Although Read more →

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The Misunderstood Healing Power of WEEDS

Posted on Blog August 31, 2016

Author: Susan Gail Farkas By definition, this category of plants is misunderstood and should be re-defined. The current definition and hence its reputation of WEED plants is: Weed    wēd/  noun: weed; plural noun: weeds     .     
1. a wild plant growing where it is not wanted and in competition with cultivated plants. Contrary to their definition, most weeds are of incredible Read more →

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