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Gloria Gilbere, DAHom, PhD

Dr. Gloria Gilbère (CDP, DA Hom, ND, PhD, DSC, EcoErgonomist, Wholistic Rejuvenist, Certified HTMA Practitioner) is Founder/CEO of the Institute for Wholistic Rejuvenation – after 22 years of owning/operating two health clinics in Idaho she relocated her Health Sciences/Research/Cooking Institute division to Cotacachi, Ecuador, S.A.

Her worldwide consulting via phone and Skype continues as does the Institute for Wholistic Rejuvenation in Idaho. Visit her website at or call (888.352.8175) to schedule a consultation or register for her post-graduate courses.

NEWS FLASH: Ready to learn more about simple recipes that can give you what I call the Anti-Inflammation Advantage? Download your free 40+ page cookbook The Anti-Inflammation Recipe Sampler at

“Schools are a living laboratory for most epidemics and diseases.”

—Wayne Yankus, M.D., Pediatrician in New Jersey

As parents, we are never ready for the onslaught of illnesses that plague schools, generally six to eight weeks after school starts: strep throat, colds, influenza, sinus infections, ear aches, and yes, head lice.

Use This Simple Test to Identify Toxic Metals

Test for Toxic Metals
The National Candle Association says there is an easy way to test whether a candle has a lead core wick: Take an ordinary piece of white paper and rub it on the tip of an un-burnt wick. If the wick leaves a light grey pencil-like mark, it has a lead core. No mark, however, and the candle is lead-free.

Fall has arrived and it’s that time of year when more of us add candles to inspire a...

With the approaching holiday season, it’s time to gift yourself, and those you love, the gift of Health thru Education™.

Most individuals, specifically in the U.S., consume meals very high in fat during the holidays, never considering the health-depleting affects and potentially life-threatening consequences. Ah! Those gravies, sauces, butter and desserts can set up individuals for an event that just the name makes the hair on your arms stand to attention.


Do you have florescent light bulbs in your home or business? If so, congratulations, you are now a “hazardous waste handler.” The energy savings of fluorescent bulbs are definitely NOT worth the health risks that I’m sharing with you in this investigative piece.

Do you know if one breaks over carpet, you’d have to replace the entire carpet to remove mercury contained in the bulb? Some consumers have become so ill they’ve actually had to seal-off the contaminated room...

Among the most common herbicides used worldwide is one named Roundup. The authors of a study on the subject of cell damage and death reported their research “…points to detrimental health effects from Roundup®, which are currently masked or hidden from scientific scrutiny.”

GM crops are engineered to be Roundup resistant—their residues rank among the major pollutants and are authorized residues contaminating GM foods and feed at the tested levels. The...

Could Chemical Cuisine be the Cause?

The Eyes Have It
According to global reports such as the World Health Organization (WHO) blindness and visual impairment project, age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the primary cause of visual impairment in industrialized countries, accounting for 19 percent to 30 percent of the total cases of low vision in developed regions. Projected data estimates a 50 percent increase of ARMD prevalence between 2000 and 2020. Evidence...

Fibro Knots: Real Pain, Real Disorder
For our readers with “fibroknots,” it’s NOT all in your head—you don’t have a deficiency of Prozac®! You really do have knots. Fibromyalgia is made up of three words; Latin for fibrous tissue (fibro), Greek for muscle (myo), and pain (algia). This is another way of saying, muscle knots tied by painful ropes, a condition I know person ally and professionally only too well. These manifestations of the disorder are NOT emotional...

I’ve written extensively about the dangers of carrageenan, both in articles and my book Chemical Cuisine. That said, readers and patients are still asking for more information, you asked…here it is!

Carrageenan is a water-soluble polymer, a gum, used as a fat substitute in processed meats and also found in a multitude of food products for its thickening and gelatin-like qualities.

Women, Put Your Best Foot Forward

Women's feet are not just a smaller version of men's feet—they're uniquely designed and, therefore, need different support. The American Orthopedic Food and Ankle Society (AOFAS) found that 80 percent of women have foot problems, and not all of those are baby boomers.

Yes, I know why woman wear heels, after all, I'm 5'4" and always wanted to be at least 5'7". We feel more feminine, slimmer and...

Using atmospheric pressure to treat patients isn’t new— the process was actually introduced in the 1600s by a British clergyman. Oxygen didn’t become the gas of choice until the 1930s, when the military discovered oxygen saturates hemoglobin in the blood—assisting faster healing of military personnel wounds.

Medical studies show that for some conditions 100 percent oxygen has beneficial effects when breathed in a chamber under higher-than-normal atmospheric pressure....

With the approaching holiday season, it’s time to give yourself, and those you love, the gift of healthy meals.

Most individuals, specifically in the U.S., consume high fat meals during the holidays, never considering the health-depleting affects and potentially life-threatening consequences. Ah! Those gravies, sauces, butter and desserts can set-up individuals for an event that just the name makes the hair on your arms stand to attention.

I have seen grown men come to their knees with debilitating pain when experiencing kidney stones – almost everyone knows someone who has suffered the incredible pain. I am frequently asked what causes kidney stones, what foods to avoid and what natural supplementation and/or lifestyle changes can assist with both the prevention of stones as well as to assist the body in dissolving them. The following should answer most questions.

According to the National Institute of Diabetes,...

Formaldehyde 101

Formaldehyde is a colorless gas with a pungent, suffocating odor. It is often used in an aqueous solution (formalin). The primary uses for formaldehyde include:

  • The production of urea-formaldehyde and phenol-formaldehyde resins;
  • Plastics;
  • The manufacture of rubber, photographic film, leather, cosmetics, embalming fluids, disinfectants, and fumigants;
  • Formaldehyde resins are used...

Headache Facts:

  • Headaches are so common Americans dish out more than $1.5 billion annually to get relief – especially from migraines.
  • More than 30.5 million Americans suffer from migraines –women being affected three times more than men.
  • Conventional medicine focuses on symptom-care, not causes.
  • Most migraines seem to have a food-based reaction relating to wheat, dairy, sugar, artificial preservatives or...

The youngest older generation ever

When people hear I’m a grandparent of four they comment “you can’t possibly be” – but a proud grandparent I am. Likewise, are the over 75 million baby-boomers who are entering this amazingly rewarding right of passage and redefining their image about how a grandparent looks, acts, and thinks.

Every eight seconds another baby boomer turns 50

I have written extensively both in articles and in two of my books, Chemical Cuisine: Do You Really Know What You’re Eating?” and Are Your Infant & Children Being Poisoned? regarding the dangers of chemicals we consume. Now, a study validates my concerns and warnings to my readers and patients, in a study conduced by the Environmental Neurotoxicology Research Project from the University of South Florida, Tampa.

There has been considerable media attention to the...

By understanding the role of your skin, as the largest organ of absorption and elimination, you have a first line of defense against factors that most profoundly influence its condition – from sun exposure, nutrition and hydration to internal and external skin stressors – you can optimize the health, look and feel of the skin you’re in, and also reap whole-body health benefits in the bargain.

If skin were merely a sausage casing for the rest of you, it wouldn’t be nearly so...

Focus on Health…

  • Scientists find that restrictive bras suppress the lymphatic system—needed to flush toxins from your breasts and lymph nodes and to help prevent breast cancer;
  • Despite wide appeal of synthetic athletic apparel, medical studies show that synthetic fibers cause muscle fatigue— which can make the difference between winning and losing for competitive athletes;
  • A study of 24–27-year-old-males, showed that natural...

As par for the course my life takes, I’ve often had to be the recipient of a symptom or condition to truly understand its causes, effects and solutions — providing me with a deeper understanding of what my patients’ experience. Unfortunately, this investigative report came about because I recently experienced a very troubling visual disturbance and dull headache over one eye and immediately panicked thinking it was a detached retina again — one of the most debilitating...