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Environmental Health and Detoxification

Surviving the Holidays Gluten-Free

by Henri Roca, MD Holiday celebrating can be a challenge if you are gluten-free and still in the place of craving gluten. Here are some tips to make it easier:

Gluten-Free Supplements, Snacks and Meal Replacements

It negatively affects more than one third of all Americans, many of whom don’t even know it. Diseases like inflammatory bowel disease, lupus, anemia, cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis are just a few conditions that may be caused by something found in most Americans’ diets.

The “New and Improved” Use of Statins? Necessary vs. Sufficient:

by Henri Roca, MD, Clinical Functional Medicine Specialist November 12, 2013 the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology issued a new guideline that is a boon to those who make and sell the statin class of cholesterol lowering medications.

Feeling a Bit Bloated

by Henri Roca, MD, Integrative Functional Medicine Specialist If you happen to be one of the millions of Americans who experience gas and bloating, then read on.

Individualized Evaluation in the Face of Toxic Exposures

Over and over, studies assert that exposure to low levels of toxins does not cause disease. Well, that’s only partially true. Often if our detoxification system is out of balance, toxins can indeed cause symptoms.

Identifying Toxic Heavy Metals in the Body

Environmental toxicity is a growing problem that threatens to undercut the amazing advances in lifespan and life quality created through public health and conventional medicine. Toxicity is becoming a hidden public health emergency.

Take Control of Your Personal Health

Our nation’s healthcare system is in crisis because it costs an exorbitant amount to keep a person with a chronic disease alive and healthy.