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The Anti-Aging Triad

HE ANTI-AGING TRILOGY: TELOMERES, STEM CELLS AND CALORIE RESTRICTION Chev. Stephen Holt, MD, PhD, DSc, LLD(Hon.) DNM, ChB, FRCP (C), MRCP (UK), FACP, FACG, FACN, FACAM, KSJ, Distinguished Professor of Medicine (Emerite), Scientific Advisor to Natural Clinician LLC, Knight and Lieutenant Grand Hospitaller, Holy Order of St. John of Jerusalem Anti-aging medicine seeks evidence-based proposals […]

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The Power of Tea

THE POWER OF TEA Stephen Holt, MD Herbal teas have been used in medical practice from time immemorial. In recent times, the most popular herbal tea is green tea, with increasing interest in white tea. There is a large body of scientific literature that describes the health-giving benefits of green tea which are mainly explained […]

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Maximizing Health with Green Tea

Maximizing Health with Green Tea Green tea is emerging as one of the most important botanical supplements in the dietary supplement industry. Green tea is one of the oldest health remedies known to man and its beneficial effects were documented thousands of years ago in traditional Chinese medicine. In fact, population studies indicate that green […]

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Aromatherapy

AROMATHERAPY: AN ESSENTIAL PART OF MODERN INTEGRATIVE MEDICINE PRACTICE There is a mounting healthcare consumer interest in the use of aromatherapy as a valuable treatment intervention for many disorders. Practitioners of Integrative Medicine are looking to incorporate aromatherapy into their clinical practice but they have been limited by the lack of education and standardization of […]

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Natural Therapeutics: Anti-photoaging

NATURAL THERAPEUTICS: ANTI-PHOTOAGING Stephen Holt MD, Distinguished Professor of Medicine (Emerite), Scientific Advisor, Natural Clinician LLC, Little Falls, NJ Introduction Ultraviolet radiation (UVR) in sunlight is the most important cause of skin damage and aging 1-5. This form of radiation causes skin aging by several mechanisms including free radical generation, DNA damage, collagen breakdown, the […]

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Berries and Greens plus Supernutrients

BERRIES & GREENS PLUS SUPERNUTRIENTS Stephen Holt, MD, LLD(Hon.) ChB., DNM, FRCP (C) MRCP (UK), FACP, FACG, FACN, FACAM, OSJ, Scientific Advisor/Holt MD Labs/Natures Benefit Inc. There is a modern revolution in concepts about baseline nutritional supplementation. While the nation has acknowledged the benefits of daily vitamin supplementation, it is recognized that there are many […]

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Nutritional Facilitation of Bioidentical HRT

NUTRITIONAL FACILITATION OF BIOIDENTICAL HRT INTRODUCTION While a general consensus in Integrative Medicine supports the use of bioidentical hormone replacement therapy (BHRT) versus synthetic conventional hormone replacement therapy (CHRT), balancing sex hormone administration remains largely empiric and variably monitored in clinical practice. Many physicians have embraced the benefits of hormone replacement with estrogen, progesterone or […]

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Promoting Breast Health

Promoting Breast Health Stephen Holt, MD HRT and Breast Cancer Recent statistics on the occurrence of breast cancer in the nation are depressing. Added to this situation is the shocking recent report in the UK medical journal “The Lancet” published on August 9, 2003. This report indicates that conventional hormone- replacement therapy (HRT) increases the […]

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Breast Health Part One

Breast Health: Natural Way-The Natural Way-Part 1 The common nature and sometimes tragic consequences of breast cancer scare women to a degree that often challenges their emotional health. This newsletter is Part 1 of 2 focused accounts of breast health which coincides with Breast Cancer Awareness month (October 2011). The subject of breast health and […]

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Coral Calcium: Fact and Conjecture

Coral Calcium: Fact and Conjecture STEPHEN HOLT, M.D. LLD(Hon.) ChB., PhD, ND, FRCP (C) (Internal Medicine), FRCP (C) (Gastroenterology) MRCP (UK), FACP, FACG, FACN, FACAM, OSJ Substantial interest among both consumers and scientists surrounds coral calcium (1), but much confusion prevails about the characteristics and clinical outcome of the use of this dietary supplement. Emerging […]

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