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Texas: Chiropractic board pulls proposed rule to create specialties in nutrition, neurology

From an article in Statesman.com August 19th, 2012

The Texas Board of Chiropractic Examiners has said it will re-examine proposals to allow chiropractors to call themselves specialists in nutrition and neurology after hearing complaints from dietitians and physicians.

At a meeting in Austin on Thursday, the board heard from registered dietitians […]

Calcium deposition in osteoarthritic menisci and meniscal cell culture

Conclusions Calcium deposition is common in OA menisci. OA meniscal cells calcify more readily than normal meniscal cells. Pathological meniscal calcification, which may alter the biomechanical properties of the knee meniscus, is potentially an important contributory factor to OA. […]

The NEW, “The New Oxford Book of Food Plants”

The following is taken from TheScientist.com’s Blog entry from Friday (09/18/2009) Posted by Margaret Guthrie:

“The book presents detailed nutritional information on food plants, including insight into hybridization and genetic modification, such as genetic engineering to reduce cell-wall softening in tomatoes, one of the world’s most popular “vegetables.” …… Details of vegetative components are given, […]

Let’s Talk Supplementation

Let’s Talk Supplementation

The Chiro.Org Blog

The debate over using supplements vs. getting “all you need from your diet” has raged on for years. Competent medical professionals are actually telling people that they get everything they need from their diet. Seriously?

What exactly is the “minimum daily requirement” of vitamins? A quick review of […]

Alternative Medicine Approaches to Disease

Alternative Medicine Approaches to Disease

The Chiro.Org Blog

You will enjoy this vast collection of articles from the excellent Alternative Medicine Review journal. They are conveniently sorted by condition, so that you can review them quickly. Almost all categories give you immediate access to the FULL-TEXT article, in Adobe Acrobat format.

Because most of these […]

Is Resveratrol The Fountain of Youth?

Although some of the e-mail I received lately regarding Resveratrol sounds like hyperbole, there is a lot of research demonstrating that resveratrol does switch on the SIR1 genes, thus extending lifespans in lower species.

Studies also show a favorable reduction in other health risks including diabetes, vascular disease, and various forms of cancer. So…the real […]