Category: Newsletter - Part 2

Newsletter July 2002

Organic Foods for Health Acetyl-L-Carnitine and Aging ALC and Alpha-Lipoic Acid Schools Are Harming Children Ask Dr. J: PMS Anxiety In the Health News Diet and Disease Recipe of the Month: Hummos and Baba Gannouj References Organic Foods for Health Dear Friends, Organic foods are the fastest growing segment of the grocery market, and for good reasons. I recently read an article in Newsweek, called “What’s Killing the Frogs,” reporting that in the past 30 years 32 species of frogs have become extinct, and that 200 more are in decline,…

Newsletter April 2002

Letter from Dr. Janson: Prescription Drug Advertising Alternatives to Cholesterol Drugs Cholesterol: Other Treatment Options Octacosanol Beats Statins Reflux Esophagitis: Ask Dr. J In the Health News Recipe of the Month: Marinated Grilled Tofu References Letter from Dr. Janson: Prescription Drug Advertising Dear Friends, It is unusual for me to agree with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, but I have found one area of at least some common ground. I am referring to the television, magazine, and newspaper advertising of prescription drugs to the public, suggesting that they request…

Newsletter February 2002

Letter from Dr. Janson: Real and Imagined Risks L-Arginine for the Heart Exercise as Medicine Ask Dr. J. In the Health News Diet and Disease Recipe of the Month: Mushroom and Eggplant Skillet Sandwich References Real and Imagined Risks Dear Friends, I recently saw two news articles that made me think of the line “What’s wrong with this picture?” Each one was interesting in itself, but seeing them in the same week started me thinking. The first headline had to do with the presence of salmonella in processed meat. The…

Newsletter October 2001

Letter from Dr. Janson Heartburn or GERD Ask Dr. J In the Health News Recipe of the Month: Lentil-Lemon Soup References Letter from Dr. Janson Dear Friends, Although the focus on our personal health sometimes seems trivial and self-centered in the light of “larger” world events, it is important to remember that each of us is as important as the next, and taking care of ourselves is part of taking care of the entire world community. If we do our best to lead healthy, fulfilling, caring, enriching lives, we will…

Newsletter October 2000

Letter from Dr. Janson Prostate Health Prostate Problems Diet for Prostate Health Lifestyle and The Prostate Supplements for The Prostate St. John’s Wort and PMS In the Health News Recipe of the Month: Desserts You Can Live With References Letter from Dr. Janson Dear Friends, Although alternative medicine is increasingly in the atmosphere of medical institutions, the use of natural remedies still seems to disturb physicians when it is seen as a replacement for drug therapies. This tendency is seen in a recent medical article critical of using herbs for…

Newsletter August 2000

Letter from Dr. Janson Supplements and More for Heart Disease Coenzyme Q10 and L-Carnitine Botanical Supplements for the Heart Amino Acids That Help Ginkgo and Aspirin Together? St. John’s Wort for Depression In the Health News Recipe of the Month: Healthy Summer Diet Tip References Letter from Dr. Janson Dear Friends, Don’t be misled by some of the press reports on the supposed dangers of alternative medicine, such as dietary supplements and herbal therapies. The news media often mislead us on these issues, and I’ll present one example later. I…

Newsletter January-February 2000

Letter from Dr. Janson Surviving Winter Calcium D-Glucarate Overcoming Osteoporosis — Natural Remedies to Preserve Your Bones In the Health News By the Way References Letter from Dr. Janson Dear Friends, Let’s jump right in to what you need to know to enhance your health, and prevent illness and degenerative disease through diet, lifestyle habits, and dietary supplements. Surviving Winter Although the weather here in the northeast has been unusually warm this year, the stress of winter is bound to take its toll on our immune systems. We are living…

Newsletter October 1999

October 1999 Letter from Dr. Janson Flavonoids for Health Natural Help for Menopause Diet and Disease — Recent Statistics and Research In the Health News By the Way References Letter from Dr. Janson Welcome to the first edition of my new newsletter on health and vitality. I plan to cover a variety of topics, including vitamins and other dietary supplements, diet and general nutrition, healthy cooking, the health benefits of exercise, the value of relaxation techniques and how to do them, and general personal growth issues. I also plan to…