Supplements & Herbs

A Bad Flu Is Rising: Influenza Update Winter 2015

Friday Jan 16 2015 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Last week, Dr. Thomas R. Frieden, director of the CDC, publicly announced that this season’s main flu strain—H3N2—is a bad one. For the first ... more »

Melatonin: The Goldilocks Hormone

Friday Dec 26 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

No one knows how long melatonin as been around, but the guess is about 700 million years. Austria is a beautiful country of hills and lakes, ... more »

Dragon’s Blood: Amazonian Herb Becomes Prescription Drug That May Treat IBS

Friday Oct 31 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Sangre de Grado, an ancient rainforest medicine, has found use in the modern world. I first learned about Sangre de Grado, often referred to as ... more »

Is Curcumin Really The All-in-One Solution?

Friday Oct 10 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Curcumin extract is an ancient Asian medicine that’s becoming an integrative medicine star. Turmeric is getting lots of press. And I’m not talking ... more »

Chlorophyll Juice: Separating Myth from Fact

Monday Oct 6 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Chlorophyll juice is popular in the juicing world, but is it really the source of all those health benefits? You may remember talking about ... more »

Achiote: Does This Peruvian Superstar Plant Medicine Deserve the Hype?

Friday Aug 29 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Though achiote is not yet readily available in U.S. markets, look for it soon in your local health food store. After a jolting, eight-hour dusty ride ... more »

Green Medicine: How the Rainforest Heals

Friday Aug 22 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Mountain rainforest in the Peruvian Amazon along the upper Urubamba River. For urban dwellers, the forest has a sense of otherworldliness. And for ... more »

Stressed? How to Test Your Adrenal Gland Function

Tuesday Aug 19 2014 | by Shelli Stein

Too much stress can throw off your adrenal glands, leading to other health problems. Did you know that your adrenal glands can be the source of ... more »

Zinc: The Keystone to Immunity

Friday Aug 15 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Oysters are one of the best natural sources of zinc. Zinc is the keystone for healthy immune function. Getting enough dietary zinc is required ... more »

Iodine—The Most Misunderstood Micronutrient

Friday Aug 8 2014 | by Dr. J. E. Williams

Earth’s oceans are the main repositories of iodine, and nowhere is iodine as highly concentrated as in seaweed. Have you ever wondered what nutrient ... more »

5 Health Myths Spread by Mainstream Nutrition

Monday Jul 14 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

Eggs are bad for you. High fructose corn syrup is no different from other sweeteners. These are the myths spread by mainstream nutrition—and ... more »

7 Signs You May be Vitamin or Mineral Deficient

Wednesday Jul 9 2014 | by Colleen M. Story

If you get frequent muscle cramps, you may be low on certain minerals. Here at Renegade Health, we advocate getting your blood tested regularly to ... more »