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Martie Whittekin,CCN

Martie Whittekin is a Certified Clinical Nutritionist with almost 30 years experience. She has hosted the nationally-syndicated radio talk show, Healthy by Nature since 1997. Martie writes a free weekly newsletter, Health e-Notes and is the author of two books: Natural Alternatives to Nexium, Maalox, Tagamet, Prilosec and other Acid Blockers and a second book: Aloe vera—Modern Science Sheds Light on an Ancient Herbal Remedy. She has long been active in the leadership of the nutrition industry and the fight for freedom of choice in health care. She has testified at several congressional hearings in Washington and has won numerous awards. Martie is a popular speaker and radio and TV guest.

You can listen to Martie's podcast:

Healthy By Nature Show
Saturdays: 8-9am Central/Standard Time

Website: www.hbnshow.com


Improving health is often very simple: quit smoking, eat wholesome food, avoid toxic substances and get good sleep and regular exercise. We are given clues when we violate nature’s laws—they are called symptoms. Instead of simply hitting the snooze alarm on those walk-up calls, we should discover and care for the underlying cause.

Heartburn (or acid reflux, GERD, etc.) is a case in point. It is typical to treat the condition with acid-blocking drugs. Patients initially feel...

Food poisoning bacteria E. coli and Salmonella certainly inflict misery and, in weakened persons, can be deadly. Fortunately, after the nausea and diarrhea run their course, they are not heard from again unless we eat something contaminated.

H. pylori (Helicobacter pylori) also affects the stomach but is more deadly and long-lasting. It can lead to ulcers that claim 9,000 Americans yearly and stomach cancer that kills 11,000. H. pylori is not in...

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