by Dr. Jacob Schor

Saunas for Detox?

Blood, Sweat, and Urine: Sweating as detox Jacob Schor ND, FABNO April 18, 2018 Ten years ago I wrote an article on treating congestive heart failure using infrared saunas, a technique known in Japan as Waon Therapy. Continue Reading →


Chocolate, Avocado, Almond, Honey Cake

April 14, 2018 The current issue of the Natural Medicine Journal contains a study review written by our good friend Julianne Forbes, ND. Dr. Forbes lives and practices in Bridgton Maine close in to Sebago Lake. Our... Continue Reading →

Ultra-processed foods and cancer risk

Ultra-processed foods and Cancer Jacob Schor ND, FABNO March 30, 2018 Starting in 2009 a new food classification system has emerged in public health research that is so strikingly novel that it has been named the NOVA food classification system.... Continue Reading →

Asparagine and TNBC

Asparagine and triple negative breast cancer Feb 25, 2018 A new study published the first week of February in the journal Nature is making waves. Simon Knott et al published evidence that the amino acid arginine plays a critical role... Continue Reading →

Vitamin D and Calcium fail to reduce fractures

Vitamin D and Calcium fail to reduce fractures Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO January 8, 2018 For years we and just about everyone else has thought taking vitamin D and calcium together would be a sure fire way to... Continue Reading →

Dark Days of the year

The dark days of the year The Winter Solstice 2017 My daughter Sophie and I picked the darkest and longest days of the year to make a road trip north to Canada. If you think the days are short and... Continue Reading →

Christmas 2017

Christmas 2017 For the last few decades we have spent Christmas in Canmore, Alberta, listening to Christmas Carols on Canadian Broadcasting, and watching the sunrise, which conveniently occurs between breakfast and lunch. The plan to spend the day skiing is... Continue Reading →

Our debt to Richard Nixon

Our Debt to Richard Nixon: [Low Birth Weight and Air Pollution] Jacob Schor 12-14-2017 We owe a debt to Richard Nixon. Mostly we remember him for sabotaging that Vietnam peace talk business, the whole Watergate thing, and of course that... Continue Reading →

Dogs and CVD risk

Owning a dog in Sweden lowers heart disease mortality Jacob Schor, ND, FABNO November 19, 2017 A handful of studies published in the last six months suggest that owning a dog may lower risk of dying, particularly from heart disease.... Continue Reading →

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