How Pregnancy Depletes Nutrients

The Deep Need for a Comprehensive Postpartum Vitamin System for all Postpartum Women by Dr. Dean Raffelock Throughout the past 30 years in private practice, hundreds of women have told me they felt that their current health problems started soon after the birth of their child. The child may have been her first or fifth, … Continue reading

Pregnancy and Postpartum Fatigue

Metabolism – How Your Cells Make Energy Information from the book “A Natural Guide to Pregnancy and Postpartum Health” by Dr. Dean Raffelock   Metabolism One of the most common postpartum symptoms is a lack of energy. While some fatigue is certainly par for the course, debilitating fatigue – such that day after day you feel … Continue reading

“Magnesium Oil” for Mood

Here is information from a company I found a few years ago.  At first, I was skeptical- but when I started reading their newsletter I became intrigued.  After I found out a friend buys their ‘Magnesium Oil’ by the gallon I tried it for myself. Now, I soak in this wonderful oil each and every week.  Soaking in … Continue reading

Vitamins for Bipolar?

Vitamins for bipolar: cure or quackery?Karen Gram, Vancouver Sun Published: Monday, January 07, 2008 Monica Carsience says it’s the answer to her prayers. David Hardy calls it good pig husbandry. Health Canada suggested it was quackery and spent years trying to shut it down. A dry cocktail of vitamins and minerals that calms aggressive pigs … Continue reading

New Findings About Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Depression

By Alan C. Logan, ND, FRSH   By Alan C. Logan, ND, FRSH Omega-3 fatty acids are polyunsaturated fatty acids that are considered essential because they cannot be synthesized by the human body. Dietary sources of omega-3 fatty acids include plants (particularly flax, canola, walnuts and hemp) and fish (particularly ocean fish such as sardines, … Continue reading

Mood Disorders and Metabolism: Amazing Research by Kaplan, et al

Dear Readers, Have you found yourself wondering how and/or why nutrition can impact mood so severely?  Here are four theories by Canadian researcher Dr. Bonnie Kaplan, posted on the blog Discover and Recover: Resources for Mental Wellness.    Mood Disorders and Metabolism: Amazing Research by Kaplan, et al. Research by Dr. Bonnie Kaplan and others points toward … Continue reading