Reprogramming Your Brain

Posted on Wednesday, October 16th, 2019

Over the years, evidence has built up, suggesting that positive mental states can indeed affect your health for the better. Consider, for instance, how one trio of studies showed ways in which hope can affect physical well-being. In study one, greater hope was associated with depth of commitment to a healthier diet and regular exercise. […]


Reason to Ditch the Soft Drinks #189

Posted on Wednesday, September 18th, 2019

In news that should surprise exactly nobody, yet another large study has shown a relationship between soft drink consumption and death risk. Published earlier this month in JAMA Internal Medicine, the study analyzed data from more than 450,000 European adults whose health habits were followed for 11 years or more. Compared with those who drank […]


KTH Flashback: More Than Just the Absence of Symptoms

Posted on Wednesday, May 22nd, 2019

Originally posted October 24, 2018 Health is more than just the absence of symptoms. And the good news is that more Americans than ever understand that. According to a new survey from Samueli Integrative Health Programs, more than 9 out of 10 Americans today say health is about much more than not being sick. It […]


More Than Just the Absence of Symptoms

Posted on Wednesday, October 24th, 2018

Health is more than just the absence of symptoms. And the good news is that more Americans than ever understand that. According to a new survey from Samueli Integrative Health Programs, more than 9 out of 10 Americans today say health is about much more than not being sick. It also includes being happy (59%), […]


“This Diet Is Killing Us”

Posted on Tuesday, October 3rd, 2017

There’s a great meme we saw on Facebook recently: There is no junk food. Junk is considered useless or of little value. It is synonymous with rubbish. If it is junk, it isn’t food. Food nourishes and sustains us. It is essential to maintain life and growth. Of course, that’s never stopped industry from trying […]


The Causes of Illness & Degenerative Diseases, Part 2: Some Basic Principles of Biological Regulation

Posted on Tuesday, August 22nd, 2017

By Gary M. Verigin, DDS, CTN The term homeostasis was first defined in 1932 by Walter Bradford Cannon. He created it by bringing together two Greek terms: homoios, which means “the same,” “like,” or “resembling,” and stasis, which means “standing,” “position,” or “posture.” Homeostasis, then, literally means “to remain in the same condition,” as close […]


A Long Look at Sugar

Posted on Wednesday, March 1st, 2017

Although there’s a moment in this BBC documentary where they seem a little too generous toward artificial sweeteners such as sucralose, overall, it does take a good, broad, and interesting look at sugar and its impact on human health. And as for what happens when you quit the stuff? Read on…


KTH Flashback: How Your Attitude Can Affect Your Health

Posted on Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Originally posted February 10, 2016 Thoughts are powerful. When they become actions, of course, they can change the world. But even when we keep them inside our own heads, they can affect not only the way we see the world but our very health and well-being. A new study on attitudes toward aging gives a […]


From Biosis #50: Why We Need to Address the Ground System First, Before Doing Even More Dentistry: 2 Case Histories

Posted on Wednesday, February 24th, 2016

The Spring 2016 issue of Biosis, our quarterly newsletter, went out this week and featured the next installment of Dr. V’s multipart article on dentistry’s need to move beyond being “just another profession.” We reproduce it here in full. Dr. Verigin’s Comment: Why We Need to Address the Ground System First, Before Doing Even More […]


How Your Attitude Can Affect Your Health

Posted on Wednesday, February 10th, 2016

Thoughts are powerful. When they become actions, of course, they can change the world. But even when we keep them inside our own heads, they can affect not only the way we see the world but our very health and well-being. A new study on attitudes toward aging gives a powerful reminder of this. Researchers […]



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