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.

Coffee Increases the Risk of Diabetes

  Blood sugar levels jumped 250 percent higher after male volunteers consumed caffeine an hour prior to eating low-sugar cereals, interfering with the body’s response to insulin, said an article reported by United Press International. This jump in blood sugar was found to make the body “’resistant to insulin which in turn makes our blood-sugar levels…

Toxic Medication in Your Drinking Water

Howt taste better or perhaps addiing some DEET (misquito repellant)? Researchers from the Environmental Protection Agency have recenlty found numerous toxins in our water supply when samples were taken across the country. New reports have talked about pharmaceutical drugs in the water but the list of contaminants is considerably larger and more dangerous. Tap water…

Powerful Health Benefits of Tea

The health buzz word associated with green tea is ‘antioxidants.’  Its leaves, loaded with flavonoids  and other polyphenols, act as antioxidants to lower the risk of some diseases.  “While numerous studies have found possible benefits, the actual benefits of drinking tea are not certain,” said the report. But there’s the catch. What else are you consuming? …

Diabetes Risk Increased with High Fat Diet

Northwestern University researchers, however, recently discovered an additional drawback.  High-fat diets can quickly cause changes to the body’s internal clock.  This can have a negative impact on appetite regulation, leading to an increased risk of obesity and diabetes. The study comprised two separate groups of mice that were kept in total darkness.  Both groups ate normally…

Retail Vitamins Sometimes Dangerous

The Hippocratic Oath is taken by all physicians and states, “At first, do no harm.”  Unfortunately, in the expanding marketing of nutritional supplementation, there are very few regulations on the marketing, formulation or quality control of the products. We are concerned when such products contain unnecessary fillers, additives and other chemicals. We are also suspect of companies…

The Vaccine Autism Link

The link between autism and early childhood vaccination is no  longer questioned in many circles. That such a link exists has been widely considered in most arenas.  The major exceptions, of course, are the federal government and Big Pharma. The culprit appears to be the too many-too close-too early syndrome.  Too many vaccinations are given too close together at…

The Powerful Benefits of Mushroom

Pharaohs decreed that no commoner could touch a mushroom, thus reserving the delicacy for royalty. Likewise, many other civilizations including Mexico, Russia, China and Greece, held it in high regard, going as far as practicing rituals with the mushroom. Today the mushroom is enthroned as a powerful antioxidant. Bearing essential nutrients that are of great value to the…

All Adults Should Take a Daily Multivitamin

One of the most commonly asked questions is “Why should I take a multivitamin?” Ideally, we would all get our essential vitamins and minerals from our diet, but according to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), most of us do not. With this finding JAMA recommends taking a multivitamin as one way to promote…

The Many Benefits of Walking

As fuel prices edge closer to $4.00 per gallon, many of us are looking for ways around those constant fill-ups at the pump.  Also, as we’re coming out of a long, cold winter and into the nicer spring season, shaking off those foul-weather doldrums is a pleasant prospect.  So, consider this: walking.  It is a…

Is My Child Safe on an Antidepressant

When parents are faced with news such as disturbed gunmen, Steven Kazmierczak, who had stopped taking his medication prior to his Valentines Day 2008 shooting rampage on the NIU campus, serious questions arise. Will MY child become suicidal? Will they freak out and do something crazy? The very thought is unthinkable. According to an April 8, 2008, article…