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What Caught my Attention

Published June 12th, 2014 in Eat for Health

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD © 2014 Holistic Nutrition for the Whole you As many of you know I have been spending a lot of time in airports lately…. When waiting for planes to arrive or depart you have a certain amount of time you can finally catch up on all those emails you have […]


Noise ~ you just can’t get away from it.

Published June 6th, 2014 in Brain Body Connection

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD © 2014 Holistic Nutrition for the Whole you Have you ever stopped to really think about the noise in your life? We routinely grump about the new or louder noises coming from our refrigerator, freezer or air filters. But I really didn’t get Noise pollution till spending a week in […]


Corporate Takeover of the Internet: Why You Should Care about Net Neutrality

Published May 28th, 2014 in Alternative Perspective

Special interests may soon dictate what Internet content you are able to access. Action Alert From the Alliance for Natural Health-USA! On its most basic level, net neutrality is the idea that all Internet content should be treated equally by Internet service providers (ISPs), with no website or company getting preferential treatment. But newly released […]


Conspiracy’s, Condensation & Bullies

Published May 28th, 2014 in Alternative Perspective

By Tammera J Karr, PhD, BCHN, BCIM © 2014 Holistic Nutrition for the Whole you As I sat down to write this week’s column, it came on the heels of days of research building a presentation for a national conference to Integrative Medical practitioners. As one of a handful of natural and traditional practitioners presenting […]


Why is it so Hard to Feed the Elderly?

Published May 16th, 2014 in Eat for Health

In a country as wealthy as the United States, one in twelve seniors does not have access to adequate food due to lack of money or other financial resources. They are food insecure. I have several clients who have to make the choice between medication, transportation and food. When faced with a social security payment […]


NSAID’S a cautionary tale

Published May 9th, 2014 in Blog, Inflammatory Illnesses

Millions of Americans routinely take over the counter medications known as NSAIDs which stands for nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAID). These anti-inflammatory medications come under the brand and generic names; Ibuprofen (e.g. brand names Advil, Motrin, Nuprin) Naproxen (e.g. brand names Aleve, Naprosyn) COX-2 inhibitors (e.g. brand name Celebrex) NSAIDs comprise a large class of drugs […]


What if it isn’t Gluten?

Published May 3rd, 2014 in Gluten Free Eating

It is currently estimated one third of Americans are jumping on the Gluten Free wagon, there are a multitude of reasons for this, improved health, and increased awareness wheat is a common GMO food. Some believe their health challenges are the result of increased inflammation caused by one of the proteins commonly found in wheat; […]


Women’s Health in the News

Published April 23rd, 2014 in Just for Women

Millions of women in America schedule mammograms to monitor breast health, a surprising number of us are scarred of the breast cancer specter,  part of this fear has resulted from medical studies and well-intentioned media coverage sponsored by medical groups. My own Insurance Company began mailing me reminders to have a mammogram when I turned […]


Allergy Season – You know it is bad when….

Published April 16th, 2014 in Allergies

Every year we look forward to spring, the longer days, warmer temperatures, flowers and outdoor activities. What many of us don’t look forward to are seasonal allergies, sinus headaches, itchy eyes and skin. This year we knew allergy season was going to be a bad one when our Sadie girldog had to go visit Dr. […]


Feed the Heart – fruit of the vine and chocolate in the news.

Published April 8th, 2014 in Heart Health

Dark Chocolate may not be your preferred type, but new research supports maybe it should be. It might seem too good to be true, but dark chocolate is good for you and scientists now know why. Dark chocolate helps restore flexibility to arteries while also preventing white blood cells from sticking to the walls of […]


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