Dr. O’s Tips: Is corn syrup really the same as regular sugar?

So get rid of them both! Corn syrup is a highly refined sugar, and it is created from corn that has been genetically modified to destroy pests attacking the crops, but technically, it does not contain significantly more fructose that regular white sugar. These sugars feed inflammation and cancer and destabilize blood sugar and hormone balance. Sugar in excess is health-damaging whether […]

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Dr. O’s Tips: The Flu Shot is 26% Effective, Now What?

Boosting your immune system naturally is the best way to prevent and overcome the flu. Have you noticed the flu seems to be hitting everyone hard this year? The flu shot has been found to be dismally ineffective in preventing the flu. While flu vaccinations may have some value for certain individuals for whom catching a flu could be very dangerous, […]

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Dr. O’s Tips: Grains, even “whole grains”, are completely unnecessary in a healthy, balanced diet.

There is nothing beneficial in grains that you cannot get elsewhere in your diet, but lots of bad qualities unique to grains. We do not need grains for fiber, vitamins or minerals. Our bodies prefer to receive fiber, vitamins, minerals, antioxidants and carbohydrates from colorful vegetables. In fact, the way that wheat has been produced, processed and added to food in […]

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