By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. Despite the fact that two out of three health care dollars are spent on women, they are still not being listened to. Women’s wisdom is generally ignored by mainstream health practitioners. Women’s body knowledge is dismissed as “neurotic,” “hypochondriac,” or “hysterical.” The medical establishment is so dominated by men’s thinking … Read More
By Edward Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D, N.C. Share Guide, Nov/Dec 2008 (Non-Steroidal Anti-Inflammatory Drugs) Common prescription and over-the-counter pain relievers such as Aspirin, Ibuprofen, Vioxx®, and Celebrex® may work for the short-term but are not as safe as you might think! NSAID-associated health issues are estimated to result in 103,000 hospitalizations and 16,500 deaths per year.
By Jodi Friedlander, N.C. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Filthy water cannot be washed. ~African Proverb My fellow Americans, we have a problem, a drinking problem – but rather than getting high as a result, we’re sometimes getting sick. Sometimes we’re even getting conned. Turn on your kitchen water faucet, or purchase a leading brand … Read More
By Jodi Friedlander, M.S. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. While watching the 2008 Olympics recently, did you wonder what those world-class athletes were eating? Just as top-tier athletes need trainers, coaches, psychologists, and health advisors, so too does the weekend athlete, who trains intermittently and may be unaware of the toll that strenuous exercise can … Read More
By Jodi Friedlander N.C. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and Splenda®—are contributing to weight gain and diabetes. This is in addition to the many other side effects connected with them. Recent research studies, and much clinical and anecdotal evidence, suggest sugar substitutes—including aspartame and sucralose (as in … Read More
By Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Consensus is emerging in the scientific and medical literature that what we eat or fail to eat is an important contributor to the incidence and prevalence of cancer. Many foods, herbs and nutritional factors have been identified as being cancer protective. Find out how you can help protect yourself and … Read More
By Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Our environment is getting more and more toxic every day. Meanwhile obesity is becoming a worldwide epidemic. Is there a connection? Read more: Fatal Attraction: Toxicity and Obesity
By Ed Bauman, M.Ed., Ph.D. and Barbara Liss, N.E. It is essential to learn how to differentiate good fats from bad. Despite prevailing rhetoric, it can be as unhealthy to fear and avoid all fats as it is to consume them in large quantities. Our bodies create substances from fats that are necessary for good … Read More
By Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. The top 12 most health-enhancing foods. Avocado: Reduces risk of heart attack. Aids in blood and tissue regeneration. High in protein, phosphorus, magnesium, calcium, and manganese. Stabilizes blood sugar and excellent for heart disorders. Beets: Richer than spinach in iron and other minerals. One of the best foods to relieve constipation. Good … Read More
By Jodi Friedlander, M.S. and Edward Bauman, M.Ed, Ph.D. Theories and hypotheses abound as to why the United States is experiencing what many regard as its most serious public health threat, an epidemic of overweight and obesity.