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Straight, No Chaser: Natural Colon Cleansing (Colonics) as a Means of Detox

C’mon. Be honest. You knew we’d end up here (no pun intended). Isn’t colonic cleansing one of those things that makes you wonder who the Greek guy was who first thought of
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 18, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: A Look at Detox Diets

Introduction In this post we take a look at detox diets. Everyone who talks to me about detox is motivated and sincere about making an improvement in his or her health.  Therefore
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 17, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: Quick Tips to Detoxify Yourself Naturally

Here are 3-4 Quick Tips for each of the organs involved in naturally detoxifying you; I’ve limited what I’m giving you to do in the effort to make this manageable for y
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 16, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: Natural Methods of Detoxification

It seems that at least once a week I get asked to comment on colonics, detox diets, juice fasts, etc.  It seems to me that these are all rather extreme places to start.  How abou
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 14, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: The Cancer Prevention Workbook

We continue with simple principles to avoid various forms of cancer, but in today’s Straight, No Chaser, we add some detail about the what’s and whys of the conversation. T
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD June 16, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: The Cancer Prevention Checklist

I’m going to present this information two separate ways: today a checklist, as simple as possible; and tomorrow with the same information explained briefly but with detail. You l
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD June 15, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: What Should Be in Your Medicine Cabinet

You’ve all done it. I’ve caught a few of you doing it. Why do you rummage through someone else’s medicine cabinet? Are newer homes even built with medicine cabine
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 20, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: Beeting Back High Blood Pressure and Poor Blood Flow to the Brain

Writing this makes me feel like your mother telling you to eat your spinach, but that’s another conversation. We’ve been talking a lot lately about brain health, and we’re al
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 16, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate, aka Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Got Dark Chocolate? As you may know if you’re a regular reader, Straight, No Chaser is big on you enjoying life and making healthy choices while doing so
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD February 14, 2018

Straight, No Chaser: Prevention and Treatment of Lead Poisoning

What you need to know about protecting yourself from lead poisoning and its effects is reducible to awareness, baseline testing, prevention and treatment. We covered what you neede
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 30, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Understanding Food Poisoning (Foodborne Illness)

We make a decision with everything we place into our mouths. We also exhibit a large amount of trust that the food we eat is safe. Most of the time that’s true, but unfortunately
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 23, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Beeting Back High Blood Pressure and Poor Blood Flow to the Brain

Writing this makes me feel like your mother telling you to eat your spinach, but that’s another conversation. We’ve been talking a lot lately about brain health, and we’re al
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 31, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Quick Tips to Detoxify Yourself Naturally

Here are 3-4 Quick Tips for each of the organs involved in naturally detoxifying you; I’ve limited what I’m giving you to do in the effort to make this manageable for y
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 17, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Natural Methods of Detoxification

It seems that at least once a week I get asked to comment on colonics, detox diets, juice fasts, etc.  It seems to me that these are all rather extreme places to start.  How abou
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 15, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Reviewing (the Claims Made within) the Netflix Documentary "What The Health"

Per your request, I’ve looked at the movie “What the Health,” which apparently is all the rage and significantly promoting conversion to a vegan diet. Now I reall
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD August 2, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: The Cancer Prevention Workbook

We continue with simple principles to avoid various forms of cancer, but in today’s Straight, No Chaser, we add some detail about the what’s and whys of the conversation. T
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD June 5, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: The Cancer Prevention Checklist

I’m going to present this information two separate ways: today a checklist, as simple as possible; and tomorrow with the same information explained briefly but with detail. You l
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD June 4, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: What Should Be in Your Medicine Cabinet

You’ve all done it. I’ve caught a few of you doing it. Why do you rummage through someone’s else’s medicine cabinet? Are newer homes even built with medicin
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD March 15, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: The Health Benefits of Dark Chocolate, aka Happy Valentine's Day!

Happy Valentine’s Day! Got Dark Chocolate? As you may know if you’re a regular reader, Straight, No Chaser is big on you enjoying life and making healthy choices while doing so
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD February 14, 2017

Straight, No Chaser: Understanding Food Poisoning (Foodborne Illness)

We make a decision with everything we place into our mouths. We also exhibit a large amount of trust that the food we eat is safe. Most of the time that’s true, but unfortunately
By Jeffrey Sterling, MD December 27, 2016
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