Toxins in Our Fruits and Vegetables

cornfieldIn Dr. Pizzorno’s new book, The Toxin Solution, he outs the amount of toxins found in “healthy food.” Fruits and vegetables can be riddled with pesticides and other chemicals that we ingest, that further harm us. There are three reasons the majority of our food is now ladled with chemicals.

Synthetic Fertilizers: When industrial farming was introduced 70 years ago, farmers started to become dependent on synthetic fertilizers, which exhausted soil to maximize profits. Phosphates, a major ingredient in synthetic fertilizers, can release high levels of cadmium, a highly toxic metal, into the soil. Even worse, the fertilizers do not replace the trace minerals we need. Continue reading “Toxins in Our Fruits and Vegetables”

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Groundbreaking New Book: THE TOXIN SOLUTION

toxin-solutionTHE TOXIN SOLUTION: How Hidden Poisons in the Air, Water, Food, and Products We Use Are Destroying Our Health—AND WHAT WE CAN DO TO FIX IT

Chronic diseases such as heart disease, cancer, type II diabetes, obesity, dementia, and arthritis are the leading causes of death and disability in the United States. Not only are these conditions common, but they are costly and often preventable health problems. Despite advances in modern medicine and technology, today more than ever, people are suffering from chronic illnesses through all stages of life.

I have been involved in medicine now for almost half a century as a researcher, student, clinician, teacher, lecturer, author and advocate at the local, state and federal levels. Over this time, I have taught tens of thousands of students and doctors, authored or co-authored 11 books, written over 100 articles in scientific journals and cared for tens of thousands of patients either directly or indirectly through sophisticated corporate wellness programs that I designed and helped implement. Continue reading “Groundbreaking New Book: THE TOXIN SOLUTION”

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IQYOU: Your Owner’s Manual for Optimal Health

iqyou-full-colorDid you know only 20-30% of disease is actually caused by genetics? That means that 70-80% of your health is shaped by your diet, exercise and lifestyle choices. Knowledge is power, especially when it comes to your health. Knowing your risk of developing a particular health condition(s) in your lifetime is one key to practicing preventative medicine. If you know that you have a high risk of developing type 2 diabetes, dementia or osteoporosis, or that you have a high toxin load, Continue reading “IQYOU: Your Owner’s Manual for Optimal Health”

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  • Paula Gallagher
    Paula Gallagher
    Paula is a highly qualified and experienced nutrition counselor on the staff at Village Green.
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  • Margo Gladding
    Margo Gladding
    Margo's impressive knowledge base is the result of a unique blend of educational and professional experience.
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    Dr. Neal Barnard
    Dr. Barnard leads programs advocating for preventive medicine, good nutrition, and higher ethical standards in research.
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  • Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno
    Dr. Joseph Pizzorno, ND is a pioneer of integrative medicine and a leading authority on science-based natural medicine.
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    Debi Silber
    Debi is a registered dietitian with a master’s degree in nutrition, a personal trainer, and whole health coach.
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    Teri Cochrane
    Teri is a is a Certified Coach Practitioner with extensive certifications and experience in holistic medicinal practices.
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    Dr. Rav Ivker
    Dr. Rav Ivker is a holistic family physician, health educator, and best-selling author.
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  • Susan Levin
    Susan Levin
    Susan writes about the connection between plant-based diets and a reduced risk of chronic diseases.
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    Dr. Rob Brown
    Dr. Brown's blended perspective of healthcare includes a deeply rooted passion for wellness and spiritual exploration.
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