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Do Genetically Modified Foods Cause Digestive Problems?

The number one symptom that improves (when removing genetically modified foods from the diet) is gastrointestinal problems.”  Learn more

- Jeffrey Smith
The Digestion Sessions

Did you know that sixty-percent of the Unites States population alone is dealing with at least one symptom of digestive dysfunction?

You name it — gas, bloating, heartburn, abdominal pain, candida, constipation, diarrhea — the statistics say that YOU are more than likely experiencing one or more of them, right now at this very moment.

Living with digestive problems has become the new normal. Typically, they begin as minor complaints — a little indigestion here and there, the occasional tummy ache or bout of heartburn.

Sooner or later, what was once a minor annoyance becomes something that can literally take over your life. This usually happens for two reasons — embarrassment and ignorance.

Let me explain.

Let’s be honest, no one goes out of their way to talk about their digestive problems. What happens on the other side of the bathroom door has become the most taboo of topics, a private matter requiring the utmost discretion.

Unfortunately, there is no “bathroom therapist” office to sit in safety and speak freely about your bowel issues. Instead, you keep it to yourself and hope it will all go away with time.

It doesn’t.

And that’s when you find yourself in the doctor’s office, finally revealing every detail of what you’ve been going through for months, maybe years.

At some point during this cathartic act of courage you realize that you’ve used up all 12 minutes of your allotted appointment time and suddenly find yourself in the pharmacy with a prescription for a drug that comes with two pages of side effects.

No exam. No testing. No investigation whatsoever into what may be causing your symptoms.

Just ignorance in the form of a pill.

What now?

THAT is the very question hundreds of millions of people worldwide are asking about their digestive problems.

Today, I’ve come with the answer.

The truth is that “modern day” medicine has fallen as much as 17 years behind the latest research. In other words, almost two decades will pass before your doctor recommends what actually works.

Chances are, your doc is unaware of the growing number of research studies demonstrating these alarming findings:

- The toxicity of persistent constipation may cause common, everyday symptoms like fatigue, attention deficit, and brain fog.

- Autoimmune conditions like Hashimoto’s thyroiditis, rheumatoid arthritis, and multiple sclerosis are almost always rooted in digestive dysfunction.

- The inflammation from gut dysfunction can spread throughout the body, causing inflammation in the brain, joints, and other important organs.

By the way, inflammation in the gut may also shut down your body’s ability to burn fat. Not good.

Most doctors are either unaware of this information or don’t care to know. Meanwhile, people like you are paying the price in unnecessary suffering and medical bills.

This has to stop. Now.

And that’s why our friend Sean Croxton of Underground Wellness — a real life health crusader —  put together a FREE online event called The Digestion Sessions, featuring 25 on-camera expert interviews and gut-healing cooking classes on all things digestion — so you can get the answers you’ve been looking for. Without the 17-year wait.

Here’s a sneak peak…

* Dr. Daniel Kalish reveals the hidden stomach infection that causes heartburn and reflux — 50% of us have it but don’t know it!

* Christa Orecchio outlines a step-by-step program that kicks candida for good.

* Dr. Shawn Soszka discloses how digestive problems can cause depression, anxiety, and other mood disorders.

* Dr. Michael Ruscio details a stepwise approach to solving diarrhea.

* Drs. Jillian Teta and Tom O’Bryan show you how to use food to cut the inflammation and heal your gut.

* Sayer Ji breaks down what the research REALLY says about gluten sensitivity.

Plus, a whole lot more!

Click here to get the scoop on this FREE online event kicking off in November and to watch the incredible video trailer. It’ll give you chills!

Don’t forget to save your seat and get INSTANT ACCESS to the free Digestion Sessions Quick Tips video series including:

* Dr. Teta’s 3 Best Tips for Beating Constipation with Dr. Jillian Teta

* 3 Critical Lab Tests Your Doctor (Probably) Isn’t Running with Christa Orecchio

* How to Save Your Gallbladder, And What to Do If It’s Been Removed! with Dr. Alan Christianson

Click here to sign up now!

Counting the days until this begins. Can’t wait!

Dr. Christine H. Farlow, DC

P.S. — Don’t miss this incredible video trailer. If you know anyone with digestive problems, please share it. They’ll thank you for it!


The Natural Cures Movement … Free Online Event!

Natural Cures Summit

Learn secret cures to naturally heal your body from 30 unique presentations! The Natural Cures Movement includes natural remedies and treatment protocols for specific conditions like hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease. The home remedies and natural cures you will discover could help you begin a path to better health and disease prevention! Plus, it’s FREE and online from October 6-13. 2014.

This event will provide you with all of the healing information you need:

  • From the top doctors, nutritionists, naturopaths and health experts in the world
  • To learn the best natural remedies and treatment protocols
  • To use plant­-based medicine for specific conditions like hypothyroidism, autoimmune disease, arthritis and inflammatory bowel disease
  • And so much more!

Register for FREE now

Take your health to the next level when you join Dr. Josh Axe, founder of one of the top 25 natural health websites in the world,, and author of The Real Food Diet Cookbook. It’s his mission to to educate millions around the world in order to help them transform their health.

The Natural Cures Summit is online and FREE from October 6­-13, 2014!

Here are a few of the incredible presenters:

Dr. Joseph Mercola, Take Control of Your Health & Insulin
Dr. Josh Axe, Natural Cures for Leaky Gut
Sayer Ji, 10 Food Medicines That Could Save Your Life
Dr. Tom O’Bryan, Overcoming Gluten Sensitivity
Katie Wellness Mama, The Coconut Oil Cure
Suzy Cohen, RPh, Natural Remedies for Thyroid & Autoimmune Disease
Vani Hari, How to Cure Yourself Despite Food Companies and Your Doctor
With 30 expert presenters sharing their wealth of knowledge, this invaluable (and FREE) resource is intended for you or someone important to your life!

Better yet, if you register today, you’ll have access to the following FREE GIFTS:

Watch the first two talks of the summit:

  • Dr. Tom O’Bryan: Secrets to Overcoming Gluten Sensitivity
  • Suzy Cohen, RPh: Top 10 Natural Cures for Diseases you THINK you have

And, download the “Go Naked Cookbook” by Dr. Josh Axe and Cynthia Pasquella. This eBook contains 100+ gluten-free recipes that support healing naturally.

Come listen to The Natural Cures Movement from October 6-13, 2014!

Register for FREE  here.

I’ll see you at the Natural Cures Movement!


37 ways that medicine will evolve!

Medicine is evolving to solve the modern epidemics of chronic disease, such as Type 2 diabetes, heart disease and a range of autoimmune diseases. The Evolution of Medicine Summit intends to not only shine a light on the work of those visionaries and innovators leading this evolution, but also set a unique vision for a more evolved healthcare system.

Unfortunately, conventional medicine has a very difficult time providing a patient-centric, empowered, proactive and participatory experience.

Fortunately, our 37 expert doctors, researchers, authors, innovators, practitioners, coaches and activists bring rich experience and thought leadership from diverse areas from within health care.

The Evolution of Medicine Summit begins on Monday, September 8, register for free now.

  • Learn why health and medicine will look very different over the next decade and how that will affect you.

  • Find out which best practices you can integrate now!

  • Educate yourself and learn how to take control of your health and the health of those you care about.

  • Access the latest information and research from over 40 world-leading authorities!

Register here

It’s not too late to understand how medicine is evolving… especially if you get started by saving your seat at next week’s Evolution of Medicine Summit.


You can’t escape the toxins that we are constantly surrounded by … but you can learn how to protect yourself and live a healthy life in spite of living in a toxic world.

Come to the Detox Summit August 4-11 … listen to these experts … learn how you can claim, regain and maintain your health.

Day 1 – August 4

Mark Hyman, MD … Metabolic Disturbances and Detox

Jeffrey Bland, PhD … The Biochemistry and History of Detoxification

David Perlmutter, MD … Toxicity and Brain Function

Alejandro Junger, MD … The Many Approaches to Detox and Coming Clean

Day 2 – August 5

Elson Haas, MD … Staying Healthy with Nutrition and Detox

Martha Herbert, MD, PhD … Autism and Detox

Kelly Brogan, MD … Toxicity and Impact in Women and Children’s Health

Soram Khalsa, MD … TheEnvironment is Toxic and It’s Making Us Toxic: Epigenetic Influences

Day 3 – August 6

Aristo Vojdani, PhD, MSc, CLS … Cutting-Edge Diagnostics for Toxicity

Kara Fitzgerald, ND … Labs to Assess Toxin Load

Michael Stone, MD, MS … Methylation and Toxicity

Sayer Ji … Transcending the Detox/Retox Cycle through Radical Nourishment

Day 4 – August 7

Jeffrey Smith … GMOs as Food Toxins

David Wolfe … Nature’s Solution to Toxicity is Food

JJ Virgin, CNS, CHFS … Lose Weight and Feel Better Fast When You Drop Toxic Foods

Tom O’Bryan, DC … Gluten as a Toxin

Day 5 – August 8

Thomas Moore, PhD … Detoxing the Soul

Marci Shimoff … Detoxing and Happiness: How to Raise Your Current Happiness Level

Rainbeau Mars … The Full-Spectrum of a SuperStar Cleanse

Char Sundust … Living in Hrmony with Nature as the Ultimate Detox

Day 6 – August 9

Joseph Pizzorno, ND … A Naturopathic and Functional Medicine Approach to Detoxification

Mary Ellen Chalmers, DMD … Recognizing the Signs of Oral Inflammation and Toxicity

Joel Kahn, MD … Get Heart Smart Before Your Ticker Gets Sicker

Garry Gordon, MD, DO, MD(H) … Survive and Thrive in a Toxic World

Day 7 – August 10

Aviva Romm, MD … Toxic Shock: How to Minimize the Risks of Living in a Chemical Stew

Kristi Hughes, ND … Sequencing a Detox

Frank Lipman, MD … Building a Better Microbiome: Gut, Bacteria and Detox

Lise Alschuler, ND … Cancer Processes and Detoxification: Focus on Glutathione

Day 8 – August 11

Amy Myers,MD … Thyroid Dysfunction, Autoimmunity and Toxins

Terry Wahls, MD … Dietary Approaches for Autoimmune Toxicity

Register for the free event here.

Get a headstart on the Summit.

You can start listening now. Order a recording of all the sessions so you can listen to this invaluable, life-saving information over and over again here

Special pre-Summit discount prices – expires midnight August 3, Eastern time

$47 for a digital download

$97 for a flash drive + digital download

Get started watching the interviews today!


With the planet becoming more polluted and people developing more chronic diseases as a result of toxicity, we need to pull together as a community to do something about it!

We have our chance this August at The Detox Summit, a FREE, online, international event hosted by Dr. Deanna Minich in collaboration with the Institute for Functional Medicine.

You will hear from 30 selected experts who will be featuring information on toxicity. There are, of course, all types of toxins – in the body through food, air, water, and toxicity of behaviors through thoughts, emotions, and relationships. We will cover the full gamut AND talk about solutions during the Detox Summit!

I invite you to join me for this exciting, FREE educational opportunity to help you learn how to stay clean in this toxic world we live in. This opportunity occurs August 4-11 at The Detox Summit. All you have to do is sign up here.  You will receive an e-mail with all the details. The interviews air each day starting Monday at 10 AM EST and you don’t have to go anywhere since it’s online on a specific website.

Don’t delay! The Detox Summit starts next week! Sign up for the Detox Summit now!

To your health and wellness,

Dr. Christine H. Farlow, DC


We live in a TOXIC WORLD… How do you stay healthy?

Join me at the Summit on August 4-11. Register here for FREE!


Functional Diagnostic Nutrition


Functional Diagnostic Nutrition, or FDN, is an emerging field and growing body of work that bridges the gap between clinical nutrition and functional medicine.

It is a holistic discipline that employs functional laboratory assessments to identify malfunctions and underlying conditions at the root of most common health complaints.

FDN embraces metabolic individuality and provides a step-by-step method that allows our patients and clients to achieve repeatable, consistent and successful clinical outcomes.

Functional Diagnostic Nutrition offers identification and correction of malfunctions of these systems …

  • Hormone
  • Immune
  • Digestive
  • Detoxification
  • Intestinal Barrier

Do you…

  • Want to feel great again?
  • Want to look younger and live longer?
  • Prefer drug-free, natural solutions to your health problems?
  • Prefer to find the underlying cause instead of just treating your symptoms?

Do you prefer a practitioners who …

  • Is knowledgeable, experienced and trustworthy
  • Clearly explains choices and solutions
  • Answers all of your questions
  • Addresses all of your concerns

Fill in your information in the box at the top right of this page to request your Free Functional Diagnostic Nutrition consultation today.


Here’s what some patients have to say about their experience with Functional Diagnostic Nutrition …

“I’ve got so much more energy now. People at work are telling me I look great. My eyes are clear. My periods have returned to normal. It’s just amazing the difference.”   – E. Rodriguez

“My energy level is back to normal. I can eat now without getting bloated and I’m back to exercising like I’ve always wanted to do but was too tired. Thank you so much for your help.”   – E. Kaplan

“I’ve noticed a big difference after the first month of the adrenal protocol. Now I’m almost completely back to being my old self. My husband says to keep it up. He likes me much better this way.”   – L. Yeh



Are you surviving or thriving in today’s toxic world?

Environmental toxins can be found in what you eat, drink, breathe, feel and think. You may not be aware of toxins, but if you want to be healthy, being educated on the latest toxins is a must! Chronic conditions like type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and obesity may be associated with environmental toxins in your body.

The pearls of wisdom from expert speakers at the Detox Summit are essential to your health. Join us online for free from August 4-11.

This Detox Summit will provide you with the information  you need to:

  • Learn about environmental toxins in food air and water
  • Understand internally generated toxins like thoughts, emotions and behaviors
  • Recognize toxins of all types and eliminate them
  • Focus on breakthrough solutions to gain more energy and vitality

Navigate your way through today’s toxic terrain when you register for the free, online Detox Summit today.

“Detox” is a multi-faceted term that means many things to people, from drug and alcohol detoxification to nutritional detoxification, or cleanses using food, smoothies and juices. Deanna Minich, PhD, has selected 30 experts in various areas of medicine, nutrition and personal growth to offer a well-rounded, credible approach to the issues of environmental toxins and holistic health.

Here are a few of the incredible presenters:

Jeffrey Bland, PhD, Father of Functional Medicine
The Science of Nutritional Detoxification

Mark Hyman, MD, Functional Medicine Expert
Toxins and Chronic Disease: Why Detox is a Necessity for Good Health

Jeffrey Smith, Leading Spokesperson on GMOs
Genetically Modified Foods as Toxins in Everyday Eating

David Wolfe, Superfoods Guru
Foods to Enhance Vitality and Detox

Rainbeau Mars, Fitness Model and Actress
A Full Spectrum, Superstar Approach to Everyday Detox

With 30 presenters sharing their wealth of knowledge, this invaluable (and FREE) resource is intended for people everywhere!

Better yet, if you register today you’ll have access to the following FREE eBooks as soon as you register!

  • Food & Spirit Nourish Your Whole Self™ Report, by Deanna Minich, PhD
  • Detox Your Medicine Cabinet: 26 Herbs and Supplements that Treat Common Symptoms, by Aviva Romm, MD

  • Top 7 Therapeutic Foods, by Kelly Brogan, MD

  • 10 Tips for Helping Your Loved One with Autism, by Martha Herbert, MD, PhD

  • Benefits of Vitamin D, by Soram Khalsa, MD

Come listen to The Detox Summit ONLINE for FREE from August 4-11, and learn to survive your toxic world!

Click Here to Register Now!


Save my Seat at the Detox Summit

I’ll see you at the Summit!


News Release

Hidden Poisons In Your Food


It’s getting harder and harder to make healthy food choices these days. Deceptive marketing and misleading labeling are commonplace. Some critical information necessary for you to be able to make truly healthy choices is legally absent from the label. It’s almost impossible for the average consumer to know what’s really healthy to eat.

You really need to be a food detective to give yourself half a chance of choosing foods that promote rather than destroy your health. However, there is so much misinformation about what is truly healthy that even the best investigators can be fooled. A number of experts and organizations that claim to provide genuine facts to help consumers stay healthy are guilty of spreading half truths.

Most people don’t have the time or desire to spend hours upon hours researching the literature to discover the truth about the food they eat. And even if they do, few know how to tell if a study is biased and provides incorrect information. For example, one study may say soy is healthy and healing. Another says it’s harmful. Other examples of controversial foods or food ingredients with conflicting messages about healthfulness include canola oil, meat, high fructose corn syrup and aspartame.

So, what’s a person to do?

The key is finding a few honest and reliable resources that you can trust to provide accurate and truthful information.

One of those resources is Food Additives: A Shopper’s Guide To What’s Safe & What’s Not. It has stood the test of time. Soon to be released in its seventh edition, the 2013, 20th Anniversary Edition has grown from a 64-page pamphlet listing only food additives and their safety ratings to a 144-page book that gives information on …

  • how to read labels
  • how to identify and avoid genetically engineered foods (GMOs)
  • why Generally Recognized As Safe (GRAS) does NOT mean an additive is safe; and why many GRAS additives are NOT safe
  • identifying additives that are potential carcinogens
  • how to identify irradiated foods and why they should be avoided
  • what those pesky little stickers on produce items mean
  • food additives that are not listed on the label

Everyone needs to know this information if they want to be healthy. The book is pocket sized and easily carried with you to the grocery store when you shop.

The author, Dr. Christine H. Farlow, D.C., has been actively investigating and researching the safety of food additives since 1991. She is committed to finding the truth about these chemicals, many not adequately tested and used far too often, in the food we eat.

Her interest in the study of ingredient safety started with the “Healthy Eating” classes she held in her office. It accelerated in December 1990 when her dad was diagnosed with cancer.

Farlow is a Doctor of Chiropractic with a specialty in Nutrition. She practices chiropractic and nutritional counseling at her office in Escondido,  CA, and also does telephone consultations. Counseling patients since 1984, she is a veteran at teaching people how to make healthy eating and lifestyle choices.

Food Additives: A Shopper’s Guide … can be ordered online at or on Farlow can be contacted through her website,


Cholesterol And Your Memory

Cholesterol has gotten a bad rap over the years.

From what you’ve read, what your doctor has told you, what you see and hear on the news, from all the hype for you to get cholesterol screening tests, you’d think that cholesterol is a villain to be avoided at all cost.

The message most people hear loud and clear is …

  • You need to lower your cholesterol as much as possible.
  • Above 200 is too high.
  • Avoid eating foods high in cholesterol.
  • High cholesterol causes heart disease.
  • If it creeps up over 200 take statins.

What you’re not being told is …

  • Cholesterol is a major part of every cell in your body.
  • Your brain is rich in cholesterol.
  • Large amounts of cholesterol are required for the developing brain – in the fetus and infant.
  • Poor eyesight and brain function result in children who do not get enough cholesterol as infants.
  • The myelin sheath that surrounds all the nerves in your body is 20% cholesterol.
  • Your body needs cholesterol for a healthy brain and nervous system.

Bottom line …

Avoiding cholesterol is harmful to your health.

Too little cholesterol can make learning difficult and cause memory loss.

In fact, one of the side effects of cholesterol-lowering drugs is memory loss.

In his book, Lipitor Thief of Memory, Dr. Duane Graveline chronicles his experience with memory loss on cholesterol-lowering drugs and how he saved his memory by stopping the drugs and eating an abundance of cholesterol-rich foods.

Cholesterol is necessary for your brain to function. If you deprive your brain of the vital nutrients it needs to do its job, it will malfunction. As we age, it is commonly thought that memory loss is part of the process. But it doesn’t have to be. If you’re not eating cholesterol-rich foods, you are depriving your brain and nervous system of essential nutrients they need for optimal performance.

Here are some cholesterol-rich foods that will help you keep your brain and nervous system healthy …

  • Chicken Liver
  • Chicken Giblets
  • Eggs
  • Beef Liver
  • Turkey Giblets
  • Butter
  • Pork Liver Sausage
  • Shrimp
  • Sardines
  • Heavy Cream
  • Veal
  • Pork Ribs
  • Lamb
  • Turkey Neck
  • Pork Shoulder
  • Beef Chuck
  • Lard
  • Crab
  • Duck Meat
  • Salmon

Organic, grass-fed, free range, wild seafood is always your best choice rather than factory farmed land or sea animals.