Category Archives: Health & Wellness

7 Healthy Reasons To Detox

BARBARA CRONIN Detoxification is the elimination or neutralising of toxins in the body. It’s a normal body process that works through the liver, kidneys, lungs, lymph, blood, colon, and skin. It’s also one of the body’s most basic, natural functions. High amounts of toxins in the environment bombard our bodies. Our elimination systems are overloaded […]

Stem Cells & Covid-19

VIPUL JAIN What is the most trending mortality virus? The unanimous answer to the question is the novel  coronavirus [Covid-19]. With global deaths mounting alarmingly, it’s high time the ‘micro-monster’ is contained; better still, eradicated. First things, first. Covid-19 spreads by fluid droplets that are expelled from the affected individual’s mouth and nose. They get […]

Value Of Curcumin In Viral Illnesses

RAJGOPAL NIDAMBOOR Viral infections are a dime a dozen, a quandary to laypeople and medical professionals alike. In the recent past, a medley of viral epidemics, such as SARS-Coronavirus [Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome], H1N1 influenza, Middle Eastern Respiratory Syndrome Coronavirus [MERS-Cov], and others have bamboozled us. The latest viral storm, coronavirus [Covid-19], a pandemic of […]

Milk Thistle: Liver’s Best Friend

RICHARD FIRSHEIN When Jeff Walker, a sixteen-year-old with mononucleosis, came to see me, he was completely exhausted, and his liver enzymes were alarmingly elevated. He’d been bedridden for three weeks, and his doctor had advised him to take off the last semester of high school, which meant delaying his entrance to Yale University in the […]

Phytonutrients For Menopause

RICHARD FIRSHEIN Julie Thomas was a fifty-seven-year-old actress who visited my office to rid herself of postmenopausal symptoms. She’d suffered from premenstrual syndrome [PMS] throughout her life, and she was now experiencing crippling joint pains, stiffness, and alternating chills and hot flashes due to menopause. She also noticed swelling in her legs and ankles. She […]

Diet Holds The Key For Diabetes

JAWAHAR NIDAMBOOR Diabetes is a growing epidemic. Approximately 425 million adults are living with diabetes, across the world, today; in India, the figure is 70 million. Picture this: the estimated prevalence of diabetes, worldwide, in 2025, is slotted to rise to over 500 million, with India slotted to be ‘home’ to 100 million individuals with the disorder. The cornerstone […]