E writes: “I was wondering how you feel about the Light Weigh. I did one cycle of the program a few years ago and lost 25 pounds at an acceptable pace (2 lbs. a week).” I gained it all back during a stressful time. Something doesn’t sit right with me regarding nutrition but I like the fasting between meals. Wondering what your thoughts are?”
JB writes: “My daughter was introduced to what looks like a New Age drink called ‘Kombucha’. This was while she was going to school in the San Francisco Area, the main distributor is based in Beverly Hills. I have also seen a lot of ‘yogi tea’ in supermarkets across the US.”
AC asks: “I have been told that thermography is a better alternative to mammography. Are there any concerns or dangers with thermography? Is it New Age? Would it be o.k. to undergo thermography for breast cancer screening?”
MD writes: “Is cupping OK for Christians to do? My doctor suggested it for bursitis.”
My answer to your questions is “yes” and “yes”.
ML writes: “Many of my friends, suspicious of modern medicine, are turning to nutritional therapies including essential oils. I dabbled in the New Age years ago, although the dabbling got me too close to the fire, so to speak. As my faith life grew, and I began to abandon my New Age philosophies, I began to experience bizarre physical symptoms which I knew were spiritual in origin. Thanks to my wonderful, faithful husband, I got to a priest for deliverance prayer.
AC writes: “I have a question about Frequency Machines or Rife Machines. I don’t know much about them but I don’t have a good feeling about them so I am wondering if you could put my mind at ease It seems that they are becoming widely used and just curious if it is tied into the New Age.”
A Philadelphia couple who belong to a religious sect that scorns all use of medicine has been charged with the murder of a second child.
A California doctor has been sentenced to 14 years behind bars for claiming her herbal supplements, for which she charged up to $100,000, could cure cancer.