Alternative Perspective

Inflammation and the FDA

Published August 18th, 2014

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 [...]

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Summer Reflection on Change

Published August 4th, 2014

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 [...]

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

Published May 28th, 2014

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 [...]

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Conspiracy’s, Condensation & Bullies

Published May 28th, 2014

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 [...]

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Thoughts by the Lake

Published July 29th, 2013

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD, BCIH, BCHN, Certified Gluten Practitioner

I am very fortunate to live within walking distance of a small lake, especially when it is overly warm – ok down right hot. Almost daily I take girl dog Sadie down to dibble her toes in the water. As an Aussie the idea of [...]

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GMO in Your Fields and Other Interesting News

Published July 29th, 2013

by Tammera J, Karr, PhD, BCIH, BCHN, Certified Gluten Practitioner

Oregon made the headlines over what is supposed to be a discontinued venture. NPR reported on May 30th a farmer in Eastern Oregon found GMO wheat in his fields, and has no idea how it got there. According to the NPR report, wheat growers are [...]

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One Man’s Trash, Another’s Treasure

Published April 19th, 2013

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD, BCHN, BCIH

Our family gives gifts or treasures at Easter like many do at Christmas. You are more likely to get chocolate at Christmas around our house than Easter, but there is at least one bunny who lost his head by the end of the weekend. This year the Bunny [...]

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ChemTrails ~ A Government Conspiracy Fact or Fiction?

Published April 19th, 2013

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD, BCHN, BCIH

Now many of you have heard me say “my name is Thomas and I’m from Missouri” over more than one topic. “ChemTrails” are such a topic. Let me start at the beginning and tell you how a thought began forming in my mind for this column.

While many [...]

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Here Piggy Piggy

Published March 22nd, 2012

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD, BCHN, BCIH

As I have scanned through the health headlines, once again the fears of bird flu and the role of antibiotic resistant super bugs resulting from over-use of antibiotics in swine top the list.

For openers let me say up front – yes I had vaccines growing up, so [...]

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Winter Solstice

Published December 22nd, 2011

by Tammera J. Karr, PhD

As December 21st approaches we see the years shortest day pass, for those with SAD-seasonal affective disorder it means every day following the winter solstice will be a little longer and that spring is only weeks away. Yes I’m an optimist, ignoring the long days of fog, rain and gray. [...]

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