Dr. Joe is the founder and CEO of Alignlife,  a doctor of chiropractic and naturopathy, and a nutritionist.  He is committed to teaching natural health and bringing light to the corruption that continues to plague the medical systems of the Western world. His focus is on the total wellness of the individual and providing comprehensive natural healthcare in a cost and time efficient manner. He is the formulator of a supplement line based on his flagship product, Ultimate Body Cleanse, which is designed to reduce toxins, balance blood sugar, assist in weight loss, eliminate inflammation, and help kick start a new wellness lifestyle.

Obesity Risk Drops Amongst Children

The Associated Press reported on Tuesday, May 27, 2008 that Childhood Obesity is actually leveling off after a 25-year gain – good news for kids but experts wonder if it’s just a ‘statistical fluke.’ Such were the concerns raised by Dr. David Ludwig, director of an obesity clinic at Children’s Hospital Boston about the report. “Unless…

Can Vitamin C Be as Effective as Statin Drugs?

Supplementing with just one gram of ascorbate (Vitamin C) reduces the level of C-reactive protein (CRP), a biomarker of inflammation that has been shown to be a powerful predictor of cardiovascular disease and diabetes, as much or more than statin drugs.  This was shown in a placebo-controlled trial by Berkeley professor emeritus of epidemiology and public health nutrition, Gladys…

Minimizing Your Cravings

Think before you eat. Sounds like good advice, but the war between the mind and the tastebud won’t be won by a catchy phrase. No, the power to overcome will be a mix of energy between what you know to do and your will. So, that being said, what’s up with ‘20 minutes?’ “Most [cravings] go away…

Know How To Spot Skin Cancer

Skin cancer, among other dangers of prolonged sun exposure, can be quite deadly. While highly curable if caught early, skin cancer can creep up on you if you’re not paying attention. Moles that bleed, change shape, color or size are cause for alarm. Men need to watch their back, and especially the top of their head and the…

Cardiovascular Exercise and Improved Health

A recent study by a university in the Netherlands concluded that in addition to cardiovascular improvement and healthier aging of the body, aerobic exercise increases cognitive fitness in older people. Healthy people above age 50 are discovering that by getting off the couch and doing something physical (walking, biking, using cardio machines at the health…

Social Factors Affecting Ability To Quit Smoking

Relationships have much to do with decisions to quit smoking, the study found. Ranked highest was the spouse, stating that “the other spouse’s chances of continuing smoking decreases by 67 percent.” If your friend quits, your chances of continuing decrease by 36 percent. Just under that percentage ranks co-workers and siblings. Researchers are finding that…

Excess Sugars in Baby Formula

Take the case of Similac Organic baby formula.  Similac Organic is far sweeter than other formulas, because it is the only major brand of organic formula that is sweetened with cane sugar.  Cane sugar, or sucrose, is significantly sweeter than sugars used in other formulas. Similac Organic is so sweet, in fact, it may have…

Cut Cancer Risk with Flavonoids!

Strawberries, apples, onions, beans, Brussels sprouts along with green and black teas are chock-full of flavonoids – water-soluble plant pigments with antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties. Such were the findings of a study conducted by a UCLA team of the dietary habits of smokers with or without lung cancer, published in the June issue of Cancer.…