Multivitamins Unjustly Maligned

Is Harvard’s Advice to Stop Using Multivitamins Really Good for Our Health? Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Despite years of studies showing the benefits of multinutrient supplements and dietary nutrients, recently authors of a Harvard Men’s Health Watch article declared that individuals should stop taking multivitamins, claiming that they…

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Maintaining a Healthy Heart Rhythm

Cardiac Risk Factors Extend Beyond Cholesterol Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Cholesterol has always taken center stage in discussions about heart health. Cholesterol, specifically high levels of low-density lipoprotein (LDL) cholesterol, is clearly a risk factor for cardiovascular disease. Yet, many individuals who have high cholesterol levels never have…

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Libido Enhancement

Botanical and Hormonal Support for Increased Satisfaction Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) [Editor’s Note: Dr. Meletis is author of the book Better Sex Naturally, published by HarperCollins.] Low libido is a health concern most people are reluctant to discuss. Yet, it can take a huge toll on emotional health.…

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Iodine (part 2)

The Miracle Mineral, Part Two Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Last month, I discussed the important role of iodine in thyroid, gastrointestinal and cognitive health. I also reviewed common causes of iodine deficiency such as salt-restricted diets; low iodine levels in the soil; intake of goitrogens (foods that reduce…

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Iodine (part 1)

The Miracle Mineral, Part One Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) Iodine is a trace mineral that is necessary for various functions in the body. It is acquired from the diet, and intake is primarily from iodized table salt in the U.S. Yet, with the new heightened awareness about sodium…

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Insulin Resistance The Surprising Antioxidant-Related Cause Behind This Highly Destructive Process

The Surprising Cause Behind This Highly Destructive Process Chris D. Meletis, ND (with permission from cpmedical.net, access pin: 587556) For a long time, scientists have known that free radical damage is an important component of insulin resistance, one of the most important factors leading to diabetes and other diseases. Up until now, scientists have thought…

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