The Best Mayan Superfoods To Improve Your Diet

There's good reason that ancient superfoods like chaya and chayote are still staple foods.

Best Mayan Superfoods to improve your diet

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Mayan superfoods may have originated in ancient agriculture, but their potent longevity has allowed these foods to remain important staples across Central America, the Caribbean, and even into the United States. These plants can provide striking flavor and powerful nutrients to the daily diet

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Does Natural Immunity Protect Better Than the Flu Shot?

When it comes to the flu shot, does the "one size fit all" model benefit everyone?

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By Dr. J.E. Williams |

If catching influenza provides stronger natural immunity against the flu than vaccination, why do pharmaceutical companies, government health agencies, and most doctors push flu shots? The short answer is that standards of care, as recommended by the CDC, require all licensed physicians to follow the same protocol.
The long answer is complicated.

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The 3 Chinese Medicine Treatments for Beating the Flu (Part III of III)

Influenza is endemic to China, so it makes sense that Chinese medicine would have the most experience in treating the flu.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Traditional Chinese medicine developed more than 2,500 years ago. Over millennia, traditional doctors gained practical insights about what plants and combinations worked best. But, experience alone isn’t all that matters. Modern science is testing traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) for the treatment of influenza.

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The 6 Principles for Beating Seasonal Flu in 2018 (Part I of III)

Seasonal flu is inevitable. All viruses have one goal, to infect living cells to replicate.

Avoid Flu by wearing face mask

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Seasonal flu is inevitable. All viruses have one goal, to infect living cells to replicate. There’s no cure for pandemic influenza, but these natural methods can help.

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How to Create the Best New Year’s Personal Health Code Ever

New Year's Day signifies a new beginning. But is it genuinely new?

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By Dr. J.E. Williams |

New Year’s Day signifies a new beginning. But is it genuinely new? To make a clean break from the cycle of broken resolutions, why not try something more meaningful this year? Instead of tricks and patchwork resolutions, why not establish a health strategy? Better yet, set up a life plan that is compatible with your beliefs and goals.

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Telomere Testing: What’s The Best Anti-Aging Scorecard?

Why not measure telomeres as markers for aging?

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Every day, doctors use laboratory tests for cholesterol and LDL levels, along with hundreds of other makers, to diagnosis disease and evaluate risk for illness. Why not measure telomeres as markers for aging?

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The Link Between Vitamin D Deficiency and Breast Cancer

Scientific evidence mounts to support the idea that low vitamin D levels contribute to cancer growth.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Scientific evidence mounts to support the idea that vitamin D deficiency contributes to cancer growth, and that optimizing vitamin D levels helps prevent cancer, and even improves chances of beating breast cancer.

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The Benefits of Taurine for Heart, Vision, Energy

Is taurine the forgotten nutritional supplement?

Healthy Young Adult twins walk the beach

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

Two of my patients were fraternal twins in their mid-forties. Not surprisingly, they shared a cluster of ailments including chronic fatigue and hypothyroidism. Yet, they also had other symptoms that they didn’t share. I found that they both had one thing in common. When they took the amino acid, taurine, both felt better.

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Five Reasons Why You Need to Get Your CRP Tested

Knowing if your CRP level is high and how to lower it could save your life.

By Dr. J.E. Williams |

For my patients, getting tested for C-Reactive Protein (CRP) is as necessary to disease prevention as flossing your teeth or getting your LDL cholesterol level checked. Knowing if your CRP level is high and how to lower it could save your life.

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