Mammograms or Thermal Imaging?
Author: Jean Handwerk
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Summary: Mammogram screening is becoming increasingly popular in North America. But is it the safest way to screen for breast cancer?

Breast cancer screening has come under intense scrutiny in recent years, because breast cancer is such a common disease, “and the evidence is strong that it is on the increase.”i However, what good does screening do, if all it does is confirm for us that breast cancer is on the increase? Is mammography screening the best way—or even the right way—to provide healthcare for the breast? The answer, as you’ll soon read, is “No.”

Do Mammograms Reduce Mortality Rates?

While some randomized trials indicate that mammography screening reduces fatal instances of breast cancer, other respected trials indicate a non-significant reduction. Those latter trials cannot be ignored, wrote Dr. Maureen Roberts, clinical director of the Edinburgh Breast Screening Project from 1979 to 1988:

We all know that mammography is an unsuitable screening test: it is technologically difficult to perform, the pictures are difficult to interpret, it has a high false positive rate, and we don’t know how often to carry it out. We can no longer ignore the possibility that screening may not reduce mortality in women of any age, however disappointing this may be.”ii

Is Mammography Harmful?

Dr. Roberts then asked if mammography testing could actually be causing more harm than good. She cited the trauma of false positives and the psychological uncertainty related to non-invasive cancers. She mentioned the pressure on women to be compliant with the screening program, and the psychological fallout upon hearing a diagnosis of cancer.

Those in whom cancer is detected will not like her conclusion: “we do not know how to treat breast cancer. There is no successful treatment; different surgeons will carry out different procedures.”iii No one knows the best way to treat breast cancer.

Roberts also says, “the currently expressed or strongly implied statement that if women attend for screening, everything will be all right, is not acceptable. Modern ideas concentrate on healthy living, rather than the search for disease.” In compelling honesty, she wrote, “I am sorry that breast screening may not be of benefit...sad to seem to be critical of the many dear and valued colleagues...But they will recognize that I am telling the truth.”iv

Dr. Roberts is not alone in her assessment of mammography screening. In a 2000 edition of The Lancet medical journal, Peter Gøtzsche and Ole Olsen concluded, “screening for breast cancer with mammography is unjustified,” in that many of the trials they reviewed were of very poor quality, and that “there is no reliable evidence that screening decreases breast-cancer mortality.”v

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Their declaration ignited a “storm of debate and criticism in national media and medical journals alike” and it resulted in an “overview revisited” in the commentary section of the respected journal. That detailed assessment ended with this statement: “At present, there is no reliable evidence from large randomized trials to support screening mammography programmes.”vi

Gøtzsche and Olsen wrote a second article for The Lancet. The abstract states this:

...a Cochrane review has now confirmed and strengthened our previous findings. The review also shows that breast-cancer mortality is a misleading outcome measure. Finally, we use data supplemental to those in the Cochrane review to show that screening leads to more aggressive treatment.”vii

Mammography Screening is “Not Justifiable”

Dr. Charles Wright and Dr. C. Barber Mueller also wrote an article for The Lancet, stating in their research summary that “early trials of screening mammography, reporting 30% relative reduction in mortality…led to strong professional and public demand,” but “There has been little publicity about the subsequent trials showing no significant benefit in any age group, or about the harm and costs associated with screening mammography.”viii In fact, to achieve only one less death, there would have to be 7086 screenings according to one study, 63,264 screenings according to another study, and an infinite number of screenings according to a third study of this kind.

About 5% of screening mammograms are positive or suspicious, and of these 80-93% are false positives, causing much unnecessary anxiety and even unnecessary procedures such as surgery. False reassurance by negative mammography occurs in 10-15% of women with breast cancer that will manifest clinically within a year. They calculate the “mean annual cost per life ‘saved’ is around $1.2 million.” Their conclusion is this: “Since the benefit achieved is marginal, the harm caused is substantial, and the costs incurred are enormous, we suggest that public funding for breast cancer screening in any age group is not justifiable.”ix

Not only that, a comparison study of 100 women receiving both mammography screening anf showed that infrared screening, or thermal imaging, was more accurate. An “84% sensitivity rate of mammography alone was increased to 95% when infrared imaging was added.” This indicates that thermal imaging detects “vascular and metabolic changes,” rather than simply tumor size. In other words, it detects tumors in earlier stages.x

Harmful Radiation

Peter Leando, in his report The Role of Mammography in Breast Health: an Overdue Paradigm Shift, notes the increasing evidence “relating to the risks inherent in using mammography for breast screening...The risks from radiation produced by mammography are far greater than the proponents of this test are aware of or have been promoting to women...mammography X-rays use a low energy form of ionising radiation which causes greater biologic damage than the high energy X-ray...The radiation used by mammography is almost 5 times more effective at causing cancer.”xi

Leando notes that the “United States is the only country that routinely screens premenopausal women by mammography. The U.S. also extends its screening practice by taking two or more mammograms per breast annually in postmenopausal women. That contrasts with the more restrained European practice of a single view every two or three years.”xii


Leando’s article included two very disturbing quotes: “The capacity of ionizing radiation to produce breast cancer has been repeatedly confirmed,”xiii and “the strongest evidence for a particular initiating factor in breast cancer is that for irradiation…Evidence that other carcinogens…initiate breast cancer development is extremely limited.”xiv

A report titled State of the Evidence, published by Breast Cancer Fund and Breast Cancer Action, stated the following: “In 2005, the National Toxicology Program classified X-radiation and gamma radiation as known human carcinogens. Radiation is a mutagen as well as a carcinogen. Radiation may even enhance the ability of hormones or other chemicals to cause cancer…Female breast cancer is the best-quantified radiation-related cancer.”xv

“There is no such thing as a safe dose of radiation…radiation damage to genes is cumulative…A typical mammogram of .2 rads would equal the radiation dose received by the breast in 660 hours of flying, not a single trip.”xvi

In response to a study reported in The Lancet that found no significant reduction in breast-cancer mortality due to mammograms,xvii Benjamin Djulbegovic raised this concern: “False-negative screens might lead to inappropriate reassurance and delays in diagnosis, whereas false positives might result in unnecessary biopsies and additional imaging studies. However, the main harms associated with screening mammography relate to potential death from radiation-induced breast cancer. Although the overall reduction in death from breast cancer during the 10-15 years’ follow-up in trials of screening mammography is clear, the anticipated peak for radiation-induced breast cancer occurs women 10-20 years after exposure, and risk might remain increased throughout a woman’s life.”xviii

The question must be asked: Can it be that the very procedure used to detect cancer is causing it? Is mammography a self-fulfilling methodology?

Thermography: A Safer Alternative

There are other breast-testing options that are more effective and safe. This article’s focus is on thermography, but other methods will be briefly mentioned, too.

Thermography, also known as thermal imaging or infrared imaging, detects breast abnormalities earlier than mammograms can; is risk-free, pain-free and totally non-invasive; does not involve ionizing radiation or injections; is FDA-approved; costs less than mammograms; and provides rapid results.

Thermography, as used in breast exams, records thermal (heat or cold) patterns in the skin temperature that may be normal or that may indicate pain, injury, disease, inflammation, or other abnormality. It records those findings in a color-coded scan of the body area being imaged. It also notes and records temperature differentials or asymmetries between similar regions on either side of the body. Then, if abnormal heat patterns are detected as related to a specific region of interest or function, clinical correlation and further investigation can lead to diagnosis and treatment.

In industrial use, thermal imaging detects areas on homes or businesses where insulation is sparse. Hunters and military personnel use infrared scopes to detect presence and track motion, simply by tracking the heat given off by humans, animals, or missiles. Fortunately, it has a health care-related use, as well.

Some physicians promote it as a “simpler and less expensive complement to mammography.”xix They know infrared imaging’s detection and accuracy rate exceeds that of mammograms and would recommend mammography only if the thermography indicated pathology or issues needing further investigation. In that case, mammography would be useful to identify the location and boundaries of the tumor or mass within the breast.

How It’s Done

Thermal imaging is completely harmless, painless, and non-invasive. The client sits or stands before a thermal imaging camera, bares the body area to be scanned, and the results of several viewing angles are seen immediately on a computer screen. Those results are forwarded to a healthcare professional who compares those finding to earlier scans on record, if any, and also studies and interprets the varying patterns and temperature differentials. The color-coded results, the written interpretation and explanations, and any recommendations are forwarded to the client within a few days.

While many thermal imaging practices urge a yearly scan, as do mammogram screening programs, each woman must determine the frequency with which thermal imaging is done for her, since the cumulative cancer-promoting effect of ionizing-radiation mammograms is a factor. The fewer the mammograms a woman has had, the better. Without radiation, the breast is more likely to remain healthy, assuming the diet and lifestyle is intelligent and the bras fit well, without underwire, tight elastic, or heat-concentrating padding.xx

The Difference Between Mammography and Thermal Imaging

On top of the radiation, compression, cost, and psychological issues caused by mammography, there is another thing that differentiates it from thermal imaging. The difference is in what the two detection systems look for: “Mammography and ultrasound depend primarily on structural distinction and anatomical variation of the tumor from the surrounding breast tissue…Infrared imaging detects minute temperature variations related to vascular flow and can demonstrate abnormal vascular patterns associated with the initiation and progression of tumors.”xxi

In other words, thermal imaging can detect tumorous activity as it begins to develop a blood supply to sustain its growth. Any increased heat from a localized blood supply would suggest pathology. Yet for mammography, the tumor has to have formed sufficient physical mass and size to be detected. 

“Major abnormal findings on infrared range from significant vascular asymmetry to vascular ‘anarchy,’ consisting of unusual vessels that form clusters, loops and abnormal branching. Focal increases in temperature from 1o to 3o may be significant when compared with temperatures at the contralateral site [other side of body].”xxii

Thermography is unique in its ability to show “physiological changes and metabolic processes, filling the gap in clinical diagnosis where anatomical tests such as X-ray, CT, ultrasound and MRI leave off…The reports can provide objective results relating to physiology of the body and breast, including developing pathology, angiogenesis, and inflammatory activity that justifies further investigation.”xxiii

Dr. John McDougall comments that by the time mammography detects cancers, “they have been growing 8 to 14 years—by this time if the lump detected is truly cancer…then the disease has spread to the rest of the body and is unreachable by surgery or radiation.”


He further states, “In many cases mammography detects a condition called ductal carcinoma in situ (DCIS). This is not cancer, but when detected it is still treated aggressively with surgery and radiation. DCIS rarely turns into a life-threatening cancer. Thus, for women for whom a cure is possible (those with DCIS) early detection and treatment are not necessary, while for women for whom cure is necessary (those with invasive cancer), this goal is rarely possible because the disease has already spread beyond the boundaries reached by local treatment (radiation and surgery).”xxiv At that point, the only treatment usually recommended is what McDougall calls “toxic chemotherapy,” which impacts not only the cancer site but also the entire body.

Still, Mammograms have some Benefit

Mammograms should not be entirely avoided. If abnormalities appear in a thermography or other tests, mammography and other radiation technologies such as the CAT scan are necessary. Used in conjunction with a thermal scan, mammography’s detection rate increases from 84% to 95%.xxv


Mammography identifies the location and boundaries of the tumor or mass within the breast for purposes of biopsy, lumpectomy, mastectomy, or radiation therapy. Mammograms also provide crucial feedback as to cancer growth or reduction during treatment, even when non-invasive methods are used.

A Better Way

McDougall cites a study entitled Ten-year risk of false positive screening mammograms and clinical breast examinations by Joann Elmore.xxvi It found over a period of ten years of screening, one-third of women had abnormal test results requiring additional evaluation, even though no breast cancer was present. McDougall wrote, “That’s a lot of testing and surgery following an x-ray examination that has questionable benefits, even for women over 50.”xxvii

Rejecting the orthodox opinion that mammography is the best therapy available to detect breast cancer, Dr. McDougall instead argues for prevention: “There is something better for preventing breast cancer, which is an enthusiastic recommendation to change their diet.” McDougall is only one of many voices promoting dietary and lifestyle changes to prevent or recover from cancer.

Obviously, the likelihood of recovery is dependent upon several factors, yet many of them are within an individual’s control. For example, one massive and outstanding study into diet’s effect on disease and mortality—the China Study—clinically demonstrated that tumor growth can be “turned on and off “by the addition or removal of animal-based foods from the diet, and that the ingestion of them starts the disease process. The results applied not only to cancer but other diseases, as well, such as diabetes, heart disease, autoimmune diseases, and obesity.xxviii

While an intelligent diet, exercise, sunshine, water, rest, fresh air, and faith are critical to overall health, including breast health, many women should not ignore any history of mammograms. Radiation damage in mammograms is unavoidable and cumulative, and it would be wise to check breast health periodically with thermal imaging.

Where, and How Much?

Although the FDA approves thermography, insurance coverage is quite spotty at best. The cost in the Mid-Atlantic area is usually $150 for a specific area (like breasts or pelvic area), and more for a full-body scan. Establishing a baseline image is a good idea, too, for future comparative interpretations.

Find practitioners listed by state (also international sites) at We can hope scanning locations will increase as thermal imaging becomes better known.

Other Options for Detecting Cancer   

Another method of detecting cancer anywhere in the body is the AMAS test from Oncolab in Boston. Their website reports, “Oncolab provides the FDA-approved AMAS blood test, helping health care professionals to diagnose cancer, and to follow up during treatment. In studies of more than 8,000 patients, the AMAS® Test was found to be 95% accurate and unique for its diverse use as a diagnostic tool regarding all non-terminal cancers. In some cases, the AMAS® test detected cancer 1 to 19 months before clinical detection. These tests indicate with great accuracy (99% specificity and 95% sensitivity) if there is cancer active anywhere within your body.”

Also, the HCG Urine Immunoassay Test is available from the Navarro Medical Clinic (847.359.3634 or

We hold out a faint hope that thermal imaging will be part of the cost-saving changes that are likely to be made in this nation’s healthcare programs. But even if the cost does not change, there are more than enough reasons to include thermal imaging in your personal healthcare protocol. Increasingly, women are finding the cost to be worth it in terms of peace of mind and preventive care.


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i. Maureen Roberts, as quoted in Sandra Coney, The menopause industry: a guide to medicine's 'discovery' of the mid-life woman (Spinifex Press, 1993): 247.

ii. Ibid.

iii. Maureen Roberts, “Breast Screening: time for a rethink?” British Medical Journal 6708 (1989): 1153-1155. Dr. Roberts’ peer-reviewed journal article was accepted for publication five weeks after her death from breast cancer.

iv. Ibid.

v. Peter C. Gøtzsche and Ole Olson, “Is screening for breast cancer with mammography justifiable?” Lancet 355 (January 8, 2000): 129.

vi. Richard Horton, “Screening mammography—an overview revisited,” Lancet 358 (October 20, 2001): 1284-1285.

vii. Ole Olson and Peter C. Gøtzsche, “Cochrane review on screening for breast cancer with mammography,” Lancet 358 (October 20, 2001): 1340.

viii. Charles J. Wright and C. Barber Mueller, “Screening mammography and public health policy: the need for perspective,” Lancet 346 (July 1, 1995): 29-31.

ix. Ibid.

x. “Infrared Imaging as a Useful Adjunct to Mammography,” Oncology 9 (1997).

xi. Peter Leando, The Role of Mammography in Breast Health: an Overdue Paradigm Shift.

xii. Ibid.

xiii. William Donegan and John Spratt, Cancer of the Breast (Gulf Professional Publishing, 2002): 136.

xiv. Ibid: 203-204.

xv. Nancy Evans (ed.), State of the Evidence 2006 (San Francisco, Breast Cancer Fund and Breast Cancer Action): 5, 20.

xvi. Ibid.

xvii. Sue Moss et al, “Effect of mammographic screening from age 40 years on breast cancer mortality at 10 years’ follow-up: a randomized controlled trial” Lancet 368 (December 9, 2006): 2053-2060.

xviii. B. Djulbegovic and G. H. Lyman, “Screening mammography at 40-49 years: regret or no regret?” Lancet 368 (December 9, 2006): 2035-2037.


xx. See Soma Grismaijer and Sydney Ross Singer, Dressed to Kill: the Link between Breast Cancer and Bras (Garden City Park, NY: Avery, 1995).

xxi. “Infrared Imaging as a Useful Adjunct to Mammography,” Oncology 9 (1997).

xxii. Ibid.

xxiii. Pamela Howard, owner and certified clinical thermographer, Advanced Thermal Imaging, Carlisle, PA.

xxiv. John McDougall, “Mammograms Fail Women from Age 40 Years,” The McDougall Newsletter 5 (December 2006).

xxv. “Infrared Imaging as a Useful Adjunct to Mammography,” Oncology 9 (1997): 1089-1096.

xxvi. Joann Elmore, “Ten-year risk of false positive screening mammograms and clinical breast examinations,” New England Journal of Medicine 338 (1998). 

xxvii. John McDougall, “Mammograms Fail Women from Age 40 Years,” The McDougall Newsletter 5 (December 2006).

xxviii. T. Colin Campbell, The China Study (Dallas: Benbella, 2005), 43-67.

The Problem With Breast Self-Exams

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Diagnostically, breast self-exams (BSE) have long been recommended as a simple way for women to keep track of anything unusual in their breasts.

It’s fairly self explanatory, as you simply palpate your breasts on a regular basis, looking for any suspicious lumps. The problem with breast self-exams is that it typically forces women into a conventional, and potentially dangerous, diagnostic model.

If you do find something unusual, you will typically be brought in for a conventional diagnostic strategy involving the use of a mammogram. Unfortunately, a mammogram uses ionizing radiation at a relatively high dose, which in and of itself can contribute to the development of breast cancer. Mammograms expose your body to radiation that can be 1,000 times greater than that from a chest x-ray, which we know poses a cancer risk. Mammography also compresses your breasts tightly, which could lead to a dangerous spread of cancerous cells, should they exist.

And, should you end up getting a breast biopsy, then that too can have detrimental consequences. If I was a woman, I wouldn’t get one as there are much safer options available.

My favorite is thermography,which measures the radiation of infrared heat emanating from your body and translates this information into anatomical images.

Prevention is the Best Cure, and is Easier Than You Think!

It can be incredibly useful to focus on the factors that actually contribute to breast cancer in the first place.

One of the most important ones was a completely unknown factor when I first started this newsletter. As little as ten years ago, hormone replacement therapy (HRT) was believed to be safe, but has since been proven to drastically increase your risk of breast cancer.

One study made the startling discovery that HRT with either estrogen alone or estrogen-plus-progestin was associated with a 70 percent increase in breast cancer risk when the therapy was taken for five years within the six years preceding the cancer diagnosis!

This is also true for birth control pills. They’re synthetic hormones which may even be worse than Premarin, so I strongly advise women to avoid birth control pills as well as traditional approaches to HRT.

Bioidentical hormones, which are a safer alternative, do not appear to contribute to breast cancer like its synthetic counterparts.

Two other important components for breast cancer prevention include:

Your vitamin D levels — We now know that if you can get your vitamin D levels up to about 60-80 ng/ml, it will virtually eliminate your risk of breast cancer. Breast cancer is particularly sensitive to vitamin D, so it’s very important you regularly monitor your vitamin D status with a 25(OH)D test (also called 25-hydroxyvitamin D).

There are many variables that may prevent your body from optimizing vitamin D from sun exposure, and there’s no other way to determine your levels other than through lab testing, using a reputable lab (I recommend LabCorp in the U.S.).

Your fasting insulin levels – It’s also important to know what your fasting insulin level is (taken after 8-12 hrs of fasting). Ideally you’ll want your insulin to be around 2 or 3. The higher your level, the worse it is.

Breast cancer patients with high levels of insulin in their blood appear more likely to die from the disease, and researchers have even found that insulin levels may predict whether a woman's breast cancer is likely to recur after therapy.

We’re in the process of making these two tests available in the U.S. to anyone who would like them without a doctor’s prescription. This service is not available yet, but stay tuned as it will become available shortly.

Eating and Sleeping Your Way to a Cancer-Free Life

Other preventive components include eating and sleeping right. In particular, you’ll want to pay careful attention to your fats. Nearly everyone needs to increase their intake of healthy omega-3 fats. I recommend using a high quality animal-based omega-3 supplement like krill oil.

Additionally, you’ll want to eliminate all the trans fats (heated, processed fats), because the combination of omega-3 deficiency along with an excess of poor quality omega-6 fats is a disaster when it comes to the production of vitamin D-sensitive breast cancer.

Lastly, you need to optimize you melatonin production. Ideally you should allow your body to do it the natural way, which is far easier than you might think.

Optimizing your melatonin production is a simple, two-part process.

First, make sure you sleep in absolute pitch-black darkness.

If you need light to get to the bathroom at night, use a RED penlight. The red has a wavelength of about 600 nanometers that will not stimulate your pineal gland and disturb its production of melatonin.

If you use an electric alarm clock, beware that blue LED lights are probably the worst as they stimulate your pineal gland and disrupt melatonin production.

Secondly, expose yourself to bright sunshine in the daytime.

It’s the combination of these two strategies that will optimize your body’s natural production of melatonin, which can clearly reduce your risk of developing breast cancer.

The Emotional Component of Breast Cancer

Therapeutically, another component to remember is that if you or someone you know has breast cancer, you’ll want to pay careful attention to the emotional factors as emotions almost always seem to be a factor in cancer.

One of the best tools I know to address the emotional roots of illness was developed in Germany by Dr. Hamer. He called it German New Medicine(GNM). A revised version, developed in the US, is called Recall Healing. The therapy addresses emotional components that seem to be really strong triggers for developing this type of cancer.

The leader in that area is Dr. David Holt, who operates in Reno, Nevada. I hope to be making Recall Healing available shortly, in my Chicago clinic.

Combining all of the measures mentioned above can be a very powerful way to prevent breast cancer, which of course is the most effective way. Like Kennedy said, “The time to repair the roof is when the sun is shining.”

But even if you already have cancer, you can still use these strategies as additional therapies, especially vitamin D.

And remember, if you have other insights into this topic, please share them in our free forum below.  By participating you can help create the body of knowledge that will help us all find effective alternatives to the current disease-based paradigm.

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Dirty Dozen List of Endocrine Disruptors
12 Hormone-Altering Chemicals and How to Avoid Them. Copyright © Environmental Working Group, Reprinted with permission.

Pain Management 101
Pain pills aren't always the best way to deal with aches and soreness. Various therapies—including vibrational therapy—can have you on the road to recovery.
Compatible Combinations of Plant Foods
Some fruits and vegetables should not be eaten together, as they can react and cause digestive issues.
Chocolate and Carob Compared
Have you considered carob as an alternative to chocolate? See for yourself the impact chocolate can have on your health.
Acid and Alkaline Ash Food Groups - Graph
Learn about the acidity or alkalinity of your favorite foods.
What Water Should I Drink?
There are many types of water available today. Some are better for your health than others.
Are You Drinking Enough Water?
Learn why drinking at least 2.5L of water per day is vital to your body's health at any age.
Why I Now Say No to Distilled Water Only
Day questions the benefits of drinking distilled water long-term.
Early Death Comes from Drinking Distilled Water
Dr. Rona writes about how drinking distilled water on a regular, daily basis is potentially dangerous.
Fluoride—Making us Stupid and Unhealthy
Fluoride in drinking water has been linked to decline in IQ and may cause health issues.
Signs You Need More Hydration
Dehydration is simply when your body does not have as much water and fluids as it should. Water makes up 60-80% of our entire body mass, so it makes sense that when we don’t consume enough, all kinds of issues start to occur! Consuming plenty of water each day is critical for your body to work at its best, so if you’re not getting enough, your body sends a whole range of signs that let you know you need to top up!
A Kidney Crisis
The following example of the kidneys explains one scenario of what could happen when your body goes into "crisis management mode" because it doesn’t have enough water.

Damaged Minds
Excitotoxins cause physical and spiritual destruction.
Introduction to Excitotoxins What are Excitotoxins? Health Risks Diet Soda Meat Substitutes Aspartame
Top 10 Food Additives to Avoid
Food additives have been used for centuries to enhance the appearance and flavor of food and prolong shelf life. But do these food additives really “add” any value to your food?
Is consuming alcohol ever a good idea?
Is a Little Wine Good for the Heart? Is a Little Wine Good for the Soul? Intoxicants
Smoking leads to massive amounts of sickness and death every year.
Tobacco Kicking the Tobacco Habit Nicotine and Depression
Meat Mysteries
Maybe vegetarianism is the best option after all...
Poisoned Meats Clean and Unclean Mad Cow Disease Getting the Pork Out
The Dairy Controversy
Get the truth about lactose, calcium, and the need for caution around dairy products.
Drink Milk? Udder Propaganda Lactose Intolerance Why Women Crave Chocolate Why You Should Switch From Chocolate to Carob Did You Say, "Pass the Milk?" Osteoporosis Calcium
Genetically Modified Foods
The agriculture industry is fast becoming reliant on genetically modified foods. Learn the facts about GMOs and the effects this trend is having on health worldwide.
Introduction to Genetically Modified Foods Still Eating Genetically Modified Foods? The Big GMO Cover-up MSG: Is This Silent Killer Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets
Diabetes: An Epidemic Disease
Diabetes is spreading across North America. Is there anything we can do to stop this killer disease?
Sugar—Affecting the Body and Mind
Refined sugar is addictive, destructive, and devoid of any nutritional value. Why does it continue to be a staple food across the world?
Introduction to Sugar—Affecting the Body and Mind Sugar and Mental Illness Eating Sugar is Worse than Eating Nothing at All Sugar Substitutes The Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice Coke or Water?
The Additive Invasion
There are now over 3,000 additives in our foods. Incredibly, only 7% have any nutritional value.
Do the stimulating benefits of coffee really outweigh the costs?
America's Number One Drug Problem—Coffee Caffeine
Refined Grains
Most of the bread products consumed today are made of refined grains. Are our breakfast cereals and "fortified" loaves as healthy as we like to think?
Vaccination: A Medical Abomination
Vaccination began 200 years ago as an experimental life-saving medical tool. While it originally had some merit, today it has become perhaps the leading cause of death and disability among our children.
Introduction to Vaccination: A Medical Abomination Hepatitis B Vaccines Have You Had Your Flu Shot?
Music and the Frontal Lobe
Music enters the brain through its emotional regions, which include the temporal lobe and the limbic system.
Compromise in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Plant medicine safety pale in comparison to the promotional and safety practices of the mainstream drug industry.
Introduction to Evidence For Design
This article uses pieces of nature, such as the genome, the cell, and even the eye, as evidence that God is the Creator of all things.
A Good World Gone Bad
If God made the world, and our bodies, then the Creation story can give us clues about how we should live for optimum health. But how did what God called "good" transform into a dog-eat-dog world of carnivores, thorns, parasites, and other ugly aspects of Creation?
Rapid Transformation
Change over time seems to prove devolution rather than evolution. But what does rapid transformation show?
Evidence For Transformation
It seems clear that organisms change over time. But why? Is it evolution?
An Imperfect Planet
If God made everything so good, why are there so many problems? Are thorns and weeds evolved adaptations or changes in Creation?
The Dawn Chorus and Life Forces
Some call it cacophony and are driven to madness; others find it the most beautiful event in all of creation—the dawn chorus of the birds.
The Cell is Evidence for Design
The cell is an intricate factory full of well-oiled machines. Is it possible that the cell came about by chance?
The Organs are Evidence for Design
Human and animal organs sometimes seem to lend credence to the evolutionary theory. What's the truth?
The Genome is Evidence for Design
The complexity of microscopic genetic material points to Intelligent Design.