Healthy people, healthy planet

Author - Leo Galland MD FACN

Leo Galland, M.D. has received international recognition as a leader in the field of Nutritional Medicine for the past 20 years. A board-certified internist, Dr. Galland is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and the American College of Nutrition, an Honorary Professor of the International College of Nutrition, and the author of more than 30 scientific articles and textbook chapters, including an invited chapter on Functional Foods in the Encyclopedia of Human Nutrition, 2nd Edition (Elsevier 2005). He has also written two highly acclaimed popular books, Superimmunity for Kids (Dell 1989) and Power Healing (Random House 1997), and has created Drug-Nutrient Workshop. Dr. Galland received his education at Harvard University and the New York University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine at the N.Y.U.-Bellevue Medical Center. He has held faculty positions at New York University, Rockefeller University, the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, the State University of New York at Stony Brook, and the University of Connecticut. In addition to a full-time private practice in New York City, Dr. Galland has been committed to educating physicians and other health professionals in the scientific application of nutrition to clinical practice. In 2000, he received the Linus Pauling Award from the Institute of Functional Medicine for formulating key concepts underlying the discipline of Functional Medicine.

Dangers of Iron Supplements

Iron is unique among essential minerals, because there is no mechanism for its excretion once absorbed into the body. Whatever iron is absorbed must either be used or stored and excessive storage of iron in the body promotes the generation of free...

Friendly Bacteria

A large body of research over the past ninety years has demonstrated the preventive value of eating foods fermented with Lactobacilli or their cousins, Bifidobacteria. Eating these friendly bacteria prevents intestinal infection due to viruses or...

What is Integrated Medicine?

Dr. Leo Galland, author of "Power Healing," combines his personal research and an analysis of recent developments in medical research to enable you to learn how to heal yourself, and preventing or reversing chronic illness with the techniques of...

Stress and Immunity

Scientists have known for years that major and minor life stresses interfere with immune function and contribute to disease. Stressful life events increase your susceptibility to several types of infections, from the common cold to tuberculosis, and...