Newsletter Archive

If you missed a recent bi-weekly newsletter from Jon Barron, don't fret! We have archived all the health newsletters below for your convenience. Scroll topics or if you are looking for specific health information, use our search field above. More than likely, Jon covered your topic in one of these health newsletters!

  • How To Choose the Right Doctor | Health Blog
    I already know that this newsletter is going to upset many people--especially those who don't read beyond the title. Everyone likes to believe that their political views are carefully thought out, rational opinions formed by their awareness of the world around them and a mastery of facts. In other words, they are the result of absolute free will and are therefore entirely independent of all other aspects of their lives.
  • Taking Too Many Prescription Drugs | Natural Health Newsletter
    The odds of your doctors understanding that your infirmity could result from the drugs they've prescribed might not be good.
  • DSHEA Laws & Your Freedom | Natural Health Blog
    The FDA is looking for public comments on its revised draft guidance for supplement ingredient notification. This will impact your ability to get the supplements you want.
  • Consumer Reports Attacks Supplements | Health Newsletter
    Consumer Reports released a report identifying 15 supplements as “potentially” harmful with “insufficient health benefits to justify the risk. It's based on bad research, bad scholarship, and bad science.
  • Why Exposure to Germs Fights Germs | Immunity Health Blog
    A new study has just come out that once again confirms you need regular exposure to dirt and germs to keep your immune system in top shape.
  • Do Whole Grains Reduce Mortality? | Natural Health Newsletter
    A new study concludes that eating whole grains is healthier than not eating whole grains. Unfortunately, it has a hole in it so big, you could sail all 70 ships of the Seventh Fleet through it--abreast.
  • How To Maintain Weight Loss | Weight Loss Newsletter
    If you're severely overweight, it would be tempting to take the findings of the Obesity study as an excuse to give up. That would be a mistake.
  • Dietary Guideline Problems & Healthy Fats | Health Newsletter
    Sometimes the universe hands you a gift. Just last month, we took a look at the recently published 2015-20 US Dietary Guidelines. My general conclusion was that, as usual, the guidelines run about 30-50 years behind the curve.
  • The Truth About Clinical Studies | Health Blog
    Today, we're going to discuss everything you've ever wanted to know about clinical studies.
  • Naturally Treat Cataracts | Anti-Aging Health Blog
    Worldwide, cataracts are the leading cause of blindness. By age 80, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery.
  • Problems with 2015-20 U.S. Dietary Guidelines | Health Newsletter
    Under the provisions of the 1990 National Nutrition Monitoring and Related Research Act, every five years, HHS and the USDA must publish a report containing nutritional and dietary guidelines for the general public.
  • Overdose on Prescription Opioid Pain Killers | Health Newsletter
    According to the CDC, over 47,000 Americans fatally overdosed on prescription killers in 2014. Almost as stunning was the apparent lack of concern expressed by the world's media when reporting it.
  • BPA Safety & BPS, BPF | Natural Health Newsletter
    Although the safety of BPA and its clones is highly open to question, it is still to be found in many consumer products...and in the urine of 90% of all Americans.
  • Healthy Baby Formula Alternatives | Children's Health Blog
    When it comes to feeding infants, there really is no "good" alternative to breast milk--although theoretically one could be formulated around plant proteins.
  • Cancer Linked to Diet & Environment | Health Newsletter
    According to current thinking, there be no such thing as a single "cure for cancer." Fortunately, current thinking may not be entirely correct
  • Modern Medicine & Malaria  | Natural Health Newsletter
    If you want to optimize your chances for good health, you have to choose the best option available--regardless of which camp (alternative or mainstream) it comes from.
  • Government Regulation on Supplements, Devil's Claw, Attorney General, DNA Barcoding
    A coincidental, opportunistic lining up of forces and events is about to significantly impact your ability to purchase the supplements you want.
  • Causes For Weight Gain More Than Calories? | Natural Weight Loss
    A recent study concluded that factors other than diet and physical activity may be contributing to the increase in BMI over time. But is it true?
  • Media Attacks Supplement Safety | Natural Health Newsletter
    The headlines have not been kind to dietary supplements over the last several weeks.
  • Fukushima Dangers Four Years Later | Natural Health Newsletter
    When all is said and done, it looks like the world dodged the proverbial bullet at Fukushima. There is no guarantee we’ll be so lucky the next time.