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Stress & Mental Health – It’s not all in your head!

By | June 22nd, 2017|Featured Articles|

An interview with Dr. Karen Jensen, ND By Jason Sebeslav, Owner, The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Dr. Jensen received her degree in naturopathic medicine in 1988. She is a well-known lecturer, has written extensively for health magazines and is author of six books. The most recent is Three Brains: How the Heart, Brain and [...]

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Probiotics: Planting the seeds for a healthy gut

By | December 10th, 2015|Blog|

An Interview with Caroline Farquhar, RHN by Jason Sebeslav, Owner The Peanut Mill Natural Foods Market Caroline Farquhar, RHN, BA is a Registered Holistic Nutritionist specializing in digestive care and cleansing. She educates audiences through seminars, TV and radio appearances across the country on the topic of how to achieve better health naturally. Caroline is [...]

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Probiotics improve eczema in kids

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Eczema is a form of allergic dermatitis that causes the skin — usually on the face, elbows and back of knees — to thicken and become inflamed, scaly and itchy. This reaction may be due to synthetic materials, scented perfumes or soaps. Atopic dermatitis is a hereditary form of eczema that affects infants and young [...]

Probiotics help tackle gingivitis

By | August 13th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Swiss researchers from Malmo University report that probiotics could be effective in the treatment of gingivitis (a mild form of gum disease that causes inflammation and bleeding). They performed a randomized, placebo-controlled, double-blind study on patients with moderate to severe gingivitis over a two-week period. Twenty patients were given one of two different Lactobacillus reuteri [...]

Easing Eczema: Top three therapies

By | July 24th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Eczema is the most common form of dermatitis, a term which literally means “inflamed skin.” The condition can affect people young and old and encompasses a number of red, itchy skin conditions. Eczema may look like a dry, scaly rash or weepy, oozing blisters. It is often triggered by an allergy to food, pollen, animal [...]

Say goodbye to yeast infections

By | June 27th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Vaginal yeast infections are among the most common reasons women seek medical attention. Properly termed candidal vaginitis, the condition is caused by an overgrowth of a species of fungus called candida albicans in and around the genitals. (While men can and do have genital yeast infections, it is far more common and troublesome in women.) [...]

Fighting Superbugs: Study looks at power of probiotics

By | June 24th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Can probiotics reduce infections in intensive-care hospital patients? This is the focus of a new clinical study at the Medical College of Georgia. Probiotics are the so-called “good bacteria” that help keep the intestinal tract and immune system healthy. They include Lactobacillus acidophilus, found naturally in live-culture yogurt and kefir, and in capsules at health [...]

Skin Sense: Probiotics may be answer to eczema

By | June 11th, 2015|HNU Archive, Uncategorized|

Eczema is the most common form of dermatitis, a term which literally means “inflamed skin.” The condition can affect people young and old and encompasses a number of red, itchy skin conditions. Eczema may look like a dry, scaly rash or weepy, oozing blisters. Recent studies suggest that probiotic supplements containing “beneficial” bacteria might be [...]

Probiotics key in avoiding yeast infection

By | June 7th, 2015|HNU Archive|

Dietary strategies to prevent and treat yeast infections include eliminating sugar intake while increasing intake of whole grains, vegetables, vitamins C and E and the mineral zinc. Other highly recommended nutrients for yeast infections include digestive enzymes, garlic and fermented milk products such as yogurt. At the Division of Infectious Diseases at Long Island Jewish [...]