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GMO And You

Thursday, November 13th, 2014

Another big misinformation problem I’m seeing in posts has to do with GMO. After all, aren’t you a GMO?

People are just fear-mongering these days. Years ago, burpee did a bunch of stuff right in Bucks County … with the lima bean. [He basically resurrected the lima bean which is one of the more nutritious uses of land]

I’m not saying there aren’t risks with GMO’s. I’m saying there needs to be a reasonable debate about the risks — http://www.washingtonpost.com/…/40e4fd58-3132-11e3-8627…

I’m also saying — in order to make an educated statement on growing food, one should grow their own food. if someone is that afraid of GMO’s, don’t grow them… but don’t force your unfounded views on others.
http://www.theguardian.com/…/genetically-modified-foods…

New genetically engineered food products have been…
I grow 400 species of edible plants… none of them are GMO. Here are a few to help get people started — http://membrane.com/food/

FREE FOR ALL — listing of plant foods that are naturally good for you to eat, provide health benefits, offer wellness and illness prevention or help cure ailments with alternative medicine. Nutritional information and organic folklore remedies. These plants are being grown in the Pennsylvania, Unit…
http://membrane.com/synapse/library/health/diet/

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http://www.dailymail.co.uk/…/The-purple-tomatoes-double…

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I’ve been growing a variety of “colored” tomatoes, potatoes, carrots and beans. Here’s a song I wrote about it… from the album “blooming idiot” (of the six album box set “food for thought”), the single “color me dumb” — http://membrane.com/…/blooming…/Z27_Color_Me_Dumb.html

Dm / Abdim / G NOTES From The USDA New Carrots Offer Colorful Surprises–and Health Benefits By Erin Peabody November 15, 2004 Researchers with the Agricultural Research Service may have found the best way to entice consumers to eat their veggies: Surprise them.
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Medicinal Plants

Monday, November 25th, 2013

DESPITE INCREASES in the production of synthetic drugs, natural plant drug materials are still economically significant in the united States, and large quantities are harvested in the southern Appalachian region each year for medicinal purposes. A 1962 survey of 328,599,000 new prescriptions written in the U. S. showed that 25 percent were for drugs from natural plant products. However, during the past 30 to 50 years, fewer and fewer people have been harvesting wild lants in Appalachia, which is the principal American source, mainly because of families emigrating to more prosperous areas. Between 1950 and 1960, the southern Appalachian region lost through emigration more than a million people, nearly a fifth of the population. Increases in local blue-collar employment opportunities, a growing reluctance to work in the fields and forests, scarcity of some plants because of over-collecting, and land-use changes have also reduced the natural plant harvests for drug materials.

To locate, collect, and prepare plants for market is time-consuming work. Some collectors do not know all the useful plant species and the best markets for them. This manual was prepared to help collectors identify, collect, and handle plants, plant parts, and pollen.

Not all the plants listed are marketable at all times; so the collector would do well to write to one of the collecting houses listed (table 1) for prices and information about market demand. Buyers of such material are helpful in providing other useful information on collecting.

Guide To Edible Plants

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Naturopathic Medicine

Sunday, March 3rd, 2013

Naturopathic Doctors CT, Acupuncturists CT, Holistic Pediatricians and Family Practice

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Thank you for visiting the BIG APPLE HEALTH CENTER. The variety of naturopathic medicine, holistic and homeopathic medicine offered in our Westport, Fairfield County CT doctor’s office is designed to allow you to take charge of your health naturally. If you are among the many sufferers of pain, chronic diseases, metabolic disorders or chronic conditions, you will receive a customized health management plan to specifically accommodate your needs and lifestyle.If you are committed to improving your health then you have logged on to the right website. Begin taking charge of your health by familiarizing yourself with our naturopathic medicine based services and with improving your medical vocabulary by clicking the hyperlinks shown to the left.

The combination of the best of Eastern and Western naturopathic medicine is great and powerful!!! Call or click here to learn how we can help you achieve better healthi naturally. I look forward to serving you on your journey to a healthier body and mind.

Yours in health,

Sincerely,
Dr. Marina Yanover, N.D., L.Ac
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Denver Physician Dr. Jonathan W. Singer

Wednesday, February 20th, 2013

Therapies and Services

A few of the things you’ll find at Denver doctor, Dr. Jonathan Singer’s office – You’re going to be amazed at what we can do for you!

» Non-surgical Spinal Decompression

Spinal decompression therapy is the most advanced, gentlest, easiest way to successfully treat and cure over 93% of neck and back pain caused by herniated discs, spinal stenosis, and arthritis of the spine without surgery!

» Bioidentical Hormones

Suzanne Sommers, Oprah Winfrey, Robin McGraw and millions of women all agree, they feel much better when their hormones are carefully balanced. With proper medical care, there are simple and safe solutions to the menopause. Remember all of these changes are simply caused by changes in your hormone levels.The secret to successfully getting through menopause is knowing what’s going on in your body and where you currently are in the whole process.

» Real Neurotransmitter Analysis

Why go on or off prescription medications for anxiety and depression without first doing some testing and measure your neurotransmitter levels like serotonin, norepinephrine, GABA, dopamine and others. Brain and body chemistry is unique to each of us and no two people should use the same treament just because they have similar symptoms – Dr. Singer believes that treatment should be tailored to you as an individual.

» Chronic fatigue, fibromyalgia and chronic infections

» Sick building, multiple chemical sensitivities and environmental medicine

» Allergies and asthma

» Toxicology and toxic exposures and chelation therapy

» Autologous adult stem cell therapies

» Alternative cancer therapies

» Acupuncture and Chinese medicine

Acupuncture is a complete system of medical care dating back over 3000 years. It entails the stimulation of specific points located near or on the surface of the skin which have the ability to alter various biochemical and physiological conditions in order to achieve the desired effect.

» Homeopathy

» Intravenous Nutritional and Biochemical Analysis and Treatment

» Dermatology, Cosmetic surgery and general skin care

Lose 10 years in 30 minutes! Achieve youthful, tightened and toned skin. Silky smooth and blemish-free all without makeup. You won’t believe your eyes. Using the latest in cosmetic lasers including Cynosure’s Affirm CO2 and Sciton ProFractional XC Erb/YAG, Dr. Singer offers superior results with the highest levels of comfort and safety. A treatment tailored to your needs from back to work same day to a few days of down time.

Real Hope, Real People, Real Solutions!

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Acupressure

Wednesday, November 28th, 2012

by Dr. Martin Orimenko – Live Well Holistic Health Center, Ardmore PA

Acupressure and acupuncture are ancient natural healing methods that have been around for more than two thousand years. These natural modalities are based on the idea that stimulation of specific points on the surface of the body stimulates the flow of vital energy which moves through our bodies along pathways known as ‘meridians’, separate from the nerve pathways. This vital energy keeps us healthy and balanced. The acupuncture points occur along these meridian pathways which course through our bodies from head to toe, dipping in and back out of the vital organs, and affecting every physiological function.

Acupressure and acupuncture have been effective treatment modalities for thousands of people seeking an alternative and natural treatment, especially when the modalities they were trying previously were either not working or were to invasive or dangerous, such as surgery. The way acupressure and acupuncture works according to traditional Chinese doctors is that the stimulation of select pressure points on the body “moves stagnant chi” or life force energy. According to TCM (traditional Chinese medicine), any lesion or problem area in the body will have stagnation of the flow of chi, and stimulation of certain points will clear this stagnation, bringing life force energy to the area, facilitating the body’s natural healing mechanisms. According to western science acupressure/acupuncture increases the flow of blood through the area, again facilitating the body’s healing mechanisms. It also relaxes muscles and reduces pain and inflammation.

Stimulating acupressure/acupuncture points by various means can facilitate hundreds of different positive effects in the body. In ancient times the points were stimulated with simple finger pressure. Later the Chinese used bamboo slivers. Then, when the industrial age unfolded, stainless steel needles were created and have been used ever since. With the new technological age came the development of refined electrical instruments and lasers and use of these devices for treating acupuncture points has proven to be very effective. Dr. Martin Orimenko uses both lasers and refined electrical instruments in his treatments as well as the original finger pressure or ‘acupressure’. This approach is gentle, harmless and highly effective. Kids love it!

There also exists a wonderful system of acupuncture known as ‘auricular therapy’ or ear acupuncture. There is a very detailed map of the entire body in the ear, three times more detailed than in foot reflexology, than can be extremely effective for treating many health issues. Not only are the body parts represented, but there are also specific points for a wide variety of conditions such as allergies, depression, hypertension, skin conditions, constipation and addictions, to name a few. Needles are often used, but I prefer a special instrument that not only detects imbalanced, low-energy points, but also treats them with an adjustable micro-amp electrical stimulation.

Acupuncture / acupressure is a wonderful healing modality that has withstood the test of time and is a great alternative to more invasive or drug related medical treatments. Acupressure and acupuncture can be used as alternative healing methods for treating sports injuries, carpal tunnel syndrome, headaches, migraines, allergies and asthma, hormonal imbalances, PMS/Menstrual Imbalances, High Blood Pressure, Digestive Issues, Arthritis, Fibromyalgia, Depression, Anxiety, Stress, Insomnia, TMJ, Children’s Health, ADD/ADHD and Fertility.

About the Author: Dr. Martin Orimenko is a Chiropractor, Naturopath and Nutritionist who practices a unique blend of different holistic modalities in treating patients of all ages for a wide range of health conditions. Dr. Orimenko is currently available for treatments at his MainLine natural health center, the Live Well Holistic Health Center in Ardmore, PA Acupressure and Auricular Therapy are just a few of the modalities that he employs to support health and wellness in his natural healing practice. Other modalities include kinesiology, nutrition and cleansing, neuro-emotional technique, ayurveda, and natural supplement prescriptions.

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