Educational Content

Anti-Dependence: Nutrition and the Addicted

Anti-Dependence: Nutrition and the Addicted STEPHEN HOLT, M.D. Addictions and Dependence The word addiction has its roots in the Latin term, addictus. This term implies “great devotion”. Socio-behavioral experts prefer to use the term “dependence”. In essence, the addict devotes him or herself to an act in a habitual manner. A large proportion of the […]

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Anti-Aging and Aesthetics

Nutritional Support for Anti-Aging and Aesthetic Medicine Stephen Holt, MD, LLD(Hon.) ChB., PhD, DNM, FRCP (C), MRCP (UK), FACP, FACG, FACN, FACAM, OSJ, Distinguished Professor of Medicine Abstract: Natural Medicine has found favor in medical spas and anti-aging practices that focus on beauty and physical appearance. The concept of “inner beauty” has emerged with great […]

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A-Z of Alternative Medicine

A-Z of Alternative Medicine INTRODUCTION: The history of modern medicine is a history of trial and error, of those with a new idea taking first steps down new roads, often against intense criticism. In the early years of the Renaissance, those who sought to learn human anatomy risked condemnation by the church for dissecting corpses […]

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Save lives, save money and improve quality of life

Save Lives, Save Money and Improve Quality of Life Education, early diagnosis and intervention for disease prevention and wellness promotion. Stephen Holt MD, LLD (Hon.) ChB., PhD, DNM, FRCP (C), MRCP (UK), FACP, FACG, FACN, FACAM, OSJ Distinguished Professor of Medicine HOW DO WE GET THE GENIE OUT OF THE MAGIC LAMP? CLOSER INSPECTION OR […]

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The Supreme Properties of Hoodia Gordonii

Supreme Properties of Hoodia Gordonii Stephen Holt, MD ACKNOWLEDGEMENT This book is a synthesis of current information on the use of Hoodia gordonii as a potential weight loss supplement, drug, or food additive. The author has searched folklore literature, scientific literature, and legal documents that are in the public realm, in order to present an […]

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Appetite and Anti-Aging

A4M Appetite and Anti-Aging Stephen Holt, MD Excessive dietary intake of calories is causally associated with obesity, the metabolic syndrome X, type II diabetes mellitus and their related diseases (1). These common conditions have been redefined as diseases of premature aging because they cause much disability and death. New guidelines for the US, Food Pyramid […]

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Comments on Anti-Aging products / trends

Comments on Anti-Aging Products/Trends By STEPHEN HOLT, M.D. Natural approaches to anti-aging must take into account the modern theories of aging. There has been a tendency to look for “magic bullets,” but the causes of tissue aging are multi-factorial and the approach to anti-aging must be multi-pronged. Dietary supplements and natural topical agents have become […]

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Integrating Anti-Aging Initiatives: Medical Procedure Recovery

Integrating Anti-Aging Initiatives: Medical Procedure Recovery Stephen Holt, MD Introduction From inception, I have witnessed the growth of the premier Anti-Aging Society, (A4M), due to the meritorious efforts of Dr’s, R. Goldman and R. Klatz. It is gratifying to see the emergence of a multi-disciplinary scientific forum with international influence. Recuperative medicine has evolved with […]

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Nutraceuticals for the Anti-Aging Clinician

Bio-Integrative Strategies for Anti Aging Stephen Holt, MD, PhD, ND, LLD, Scientific Advisor, Natural Clinician LLC, Little Falls, NJ 07424 A key anti aging strategy is to apply a bio-integrative medical approach that corrects the pathophysiology of disease that causes premature death and disability. In addition, there are several mechanisms of aging that are able […]

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Skin and Hair Support

Beauty from Within the Body: Skin and Hair Support Many cosmetics are merely “beauty band-aids”. The skin is the largest organ of the body and its appearance is a reflection of inner health. This is the concept of beauty from “within” rather than from “without.” Dermatologists, estheticians and cosmetologists are becoming very focused on inner […]

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