May 26, 2015

alternative medicine


  • Evening Primrose and Borage Oils

    Evening Primrose and Borage Oils

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Evening primrose and borage oils are both rich in linoleic acid and said to be good for practically everything from rashes to diabetes to hangovers. See what the well-designed studies show.

  • Leaky Gut?
    Be Well

    Leaky Gut?

    by John Swartzberg, M.D.

    Surfing the Internet, you may get the impression leaky gut is epidemic and the cause of most maladies. Many alternative medicine practitioners support this notion, as do marketers of supplements and treatments supposed to cure this “syndrome.”

  • Supplement Safety: Rules & Reality

    Supplement Safety: Rules & Reality

    by Berkeley Wellness

    Critics have long warned that you don’t really know what you’re getting when you buy supplements. To address these concerns, the government requires manufacturers to follow good manufacturing practices. How much of a difference does this make?