“What You Don’t Know Can’t Help You”: Vitamin D3 – Silver Lining In That Research Cloud?


By Steven P. Timmons – Last month, I had the pleasure of meeting the new publisher of our newspaper, and I mentioned that vitamin D3 is the easiest vitamin to write about, and so I hated to write about it. Why? Because there is always a recent research article reporting a newfound benefit. I told […]

“What You Don’t Know Can’t Help You” – Testosterone And The Heart


By Steven P. Timmons – It is difficult to decipher truth from fiction when reading scientific studies. Despite the fact that in recent years healthcare practitioners have heard so much about “evidence based medicine” and the need for double-blind studies when assessing claims made about natural or alternative medicine therapies, it seems that when a […]

Every Other Day…I’m Dieting Fine!


By Steven P. Timmons – She loves me, she loves me not. I’m fasting, I’m fasting not. I’m penitent, I’m penitent not. I’m just kidding…not! So what am I talking about? Well, the most recent revival of the Alternate Day Diet (ADD) of course! But before we delve into the latest research from the current […]

Keeping Christmas Simple – A Gift From The Heart


By Steven Timmons – “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times, it was the age of wisdom, it was the age of foolishness, it was the epoch of belief, it was the epoch of incredulity, it was the season of Light, it was the season of Darkness…” And so begins […]

Still The Ones! Bioidentical Hormones


By Steven Timmons – James Ross Clemens was a cousin of Samuel Clemens, an author better known to most of us as Mark Twain. When James was seriously ill, a rumor began to circulate that Mark Twain had died. In 1897, correcting such false news would be a daunting task, but the great writer penned […]

Healthy Horizon? Doping In The Tour de France


By Steven Timmons – This year, an amazing spectacle began just off the coast of France, on the isle of Corsica, on June 29. If you happened to be on the roadside, you might have seen 22 teams of nine bicycle riders, dressed in colors that only a peacock might find routine, passing by at an […]

Omega 3’s Are Swimming Your Way – Barramundi Style


By Steven Timmons – Eating healthy is getting easier and easier.  People, including food producers, have become better informed and we see innovation coming from every corner of the grocery. The food producers are becoming scientists, and they study their areas of expertise with little regard to the restraints of decade-old ideas on nutrition. As long […]

Sharks Bite Back At The Flu


By Steven Timmons – In Scandinavia, Japan, Spain and China, shark liver oil has been used for centuries for a variety of conditions ranging from supporting general health to fighting illness and infections and treating enlarged lymph nodes.  Another observation began to pique the interest of modern scientists in the late 20th century: that almost all species […]

Don’t Look Into The Light…Bulb


By Steven Timmons – Just when I thought I had my pesky light bulb problem solved, I hear someone on the radio mentioning that CFL light bulbs may be dangerous. Thanks a lot wise guy! Here I am, sitting in my chair, with all of my old-fashioned incandescent light bulbs already replaced with Compact Fluorescent Lights […]

One Man, One Medicine?


By Steven Timmons – Lewis Carroll gave Alice many perspectives in his famous book, Alice in Wonderland. Alice fell down a rabbit hole and things were just not the same. Up was down and down was up. Big and small were one tick of the clock away from each other. You might think that modern […]