Traditional Naturopath Podcast – 18
The Traditional Naturopath Podcast – 18 – (11/18/06)
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Thanks for listening to the Traditional Naturopath Podcast! Hoffman-La Roche Inc. issued a warning for its “bird flu” drug Tamiflu, stating patients using the drug must be closely monitored in case they develop psychiatric problems such as delirium and suicidal tendencies. Build up the immune system to fight disease! Milk Thistle, Silybum marianum (silymarin) is known to have antioxidant properties and research published this week in Phytotherapy Research shows that this extract can help people significantly lower the amount of sugar bound to hemoglobin in blood, as well as reducing fasting blood sugar levels. Resveratrol is an ingredient in red wine that researchers say doubles the physical endurance of mice in a new study, while protecting them against diabetes and obesity! Turmeric significantly inhibits joint destruction due to arthritis, and inhibits NF-kappaB, a protein that controls the gene expression of substances that produce an inflammatory response. My personal experience with having turmeric “revealed” to me and why I believe it was.