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Amino Acids

Categorizing the Building Blocks of Life

Most textbooks will tell you that there are 20 amino acids. However, there are actually hundreds of them, some of them short-lived, some of them modifications of the main 20. We will call those the "minor amino acids." For example, Serine is counted as one of the main 20, but phosphoserine, another important amino acid, is never classified among the major 20 and is a minor amino acid.

What is a Naturopath?

Naturopathic doctors are trained specialists in a separate and distinct healing art which uses non-invasive natural medicine. They are not orthodox medical doctors (M.D.s). Naturopathic doctors (N.D.s) are conventionally trained in subjects such as anatomy, physiology, counseling, dietary evaluations, nutrition, herbology, acupressure, muscle relaxation and structural normalization, homeopathy, iridology, exercise therapy, hydrotherapy, oxygen therapy and thermal therapy.

Polarity Therapy Then and Now

Sharon Porter, RPP speaks out on APTA's history and future

Now that I am finally on APTA's listserve, some thoughts are arising as to the present conflict and its history in our distant past. Dr. Stone tried for decades to get doctors to listen to him and to take his work seriously as a medical profession. They regarded him as a quack. He was angry, edgy, defensive, always pulling published news items out of his pocket that would in any way justify any part of his work. He was an aquarian in a picean world which was not ready for him.