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Inflammation and the FDA

Published August 18th, 2014 in Alternative Perspective

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Inflammation is a sore subject these days, yes the pun was intended. Every year more individuals come to me with chronic inflammation concerns. Most of these folks can and do successfully reduce their inflammation through diet and lifestyle modifications, myself included. Why is this more than just a physical sore […]


Peaches and other Drupes

Published August 13th, 2014 in Blog, Eat for Health

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD Peaches are native to China from where they spread to the rest of the world via the ancient silk road. They belong to the genus: Prunus, family of Rosaceae. Scientific name: Prunus persica. (just for those master gardeners out there) Technically, the peach is a “drupe” having similar features of […]


Unexpected Surprises & Salt

By Tammera Karr, PhD My life does not transport me into the Metropolitan world much, however every once in a while I  journey to the hustle and bustle of a city. I was recently in Portland Oregon, my states largest metropolitan area, and for a change I had time to explore; a large gap in […]


Summer Reflection on Change

by Tammera Karr, PhD Summers always brings a bustle of activity and change to our lives. Those activities’ involve family trips, visits, long work hours outside, and for parents like me preparing and planning for our son’s life in Montana where he is off to collage. The Son, headed out the door for the long […]


Urgent Action Needed to Protect Your Health Freedom Rights

Published August 1st, 2014 in What's in the News

Drug companies provide 60% of the FDA’s drug review costs. This means the government’s regulation of pharmaceutical drugs is largely funded by the companies under review! Even worse, the FDA oversees nutritional supplements, which are prescription drugs’ biggest competition. Twenty years ago, Congress passed DSHEA, the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act. With this law, […]


Ya can’t beat Beet’s

Published July 30th, 2014 in Eat for Health, Minerals & Vitamins

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD What are your memories of beets? Mine is sugar, canned and pickled, with a side of greens on the plate. For me the greens were and sometimes is still the only edible part of the plant, but as a kid and adult I had family members who loved beets in […]


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 […]


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