Inside This Issue: Functional or Anatomical p 1, Noah’s 10 Things p 4, Backpack
Drive Info p 5, MTA Lucnheon and Paintball Pics p 6-7, Counterfeit Food p 8
The Student Publication of Life Chiropractic College West
Is Organic Food Really Worth It?
What Qualifies as Organic?
By Chris Akin , Before October 2002, states followed varying rules for certifying and
labeling organic products. But now all organic foods are grown and processed
according to strict national standards set by the U.S. Department of
You’re trying to eat healthy, and you know Agriculture.To meet these standards, organic crops must be produced without
that means choosing plenty of fruits, vegetables, conventional pesticides (including herbicides), synthetic fertilizers, sewage sludge,
whole grains, and lean protein. But as you wander bioengineering, or ionizing radiation. Organically raised animals must be given
the aisles of your local market or Costco, checking organic feed and kept free of growth hormones and antibiotics. Organic
out the fresh produce, meats, and dairy products, farm animals must have access to the outdoors, including pastureland for
you realize there’s another choice to make: Should grazing. If a food has a “USDA organic” label, it contains at least 95 percent
you buy organic? Advocates say organic food is safer, possibly more nutritious, organic ingredients, and a government-approved expert has inspected the farm
and often better tasting than non-organic food. They also say organic where it was produced to make sure the farmer follows USDA requirements.
production is better for the environment and since we all love our little furry Is Organic Food Safer?
friends it’s kinder to animals. More and more shoppers seem convinced. If you’re talking about pesticides, the evidence is pretty conclusive. Your
Even though organic food typically costs more —sometimes a lot more — chances of getting pesticide residues are much less with organic food. A large-
sales are steadily increasing. The organic trade association has seen a twenty scale study done by the Consumers Union. Researchers looked at data from
percent a year growth rate since 1990. There is also more land that is going more than 94,000 food samples and 20 different crops. They found that
into organic production all the time up to 2.35 million acres in 48 states. But organically grown crops consistently had about one-third as many pesticide
many experts say there’s not enough evidence to prove any real advantage to residues as the conventionally grown versions. Organic foods also were far
eating organic foods. “There’s really very limited information in people on less likely to contain residues of more than one pesticide. Even so, the amount
actual health outcomes with consumption of these products,” says David of man-made pesticide residues found in conventional foods is still well below
Klurfeld, PhD, chairman of the department of Nutrition and Food Science the level that the Environmental Protection Agency has deemed unsafe. The
at Wayne State University in Detroit. We don’t know enough to say that one is real issue is whether these small doses, over years and decades, might add up
better than the other. So before you decide whether organic food is worth the
price of admission, let’s take a look at the issues. See ‘Organic’ page 10
advertisements are designed to be informative or entertaining, but in reality
they are there to get a message out. Now I am realizing that the good
By Paul Hodgson
advertisements, the effective ones that force one to act, are appealing to
emotions. They appear to a more primitive part of our consciousness,
The curriculum here at Life West is bypassing our rational thought. This seems a little too close to compulsion
comprised of many classes, some with higher and mind control for me to be fully comfortable with it. That being said and
relevance in practice than others. This quarter knowing that our message is true, and the future of people’s lives may be
I am taking one of those classes that has the drastically altered for the better if they only get the message, it allows me to
potential to make a huge impact on the success accept the means to see the end result. This is especially true if our competitors
of one’s practice; business planning taught by (big pharma and the medical model) are utilizing the same marketing and
Dr. Dill. If one makes the most of their education here, they will be among advertising techniques. If we do not compete in this world, our voice will be
the finest Doctors in the world, and have something truly special to offer drowned out and the ideal goal of every person on earth under chiropractic
your patients. The problem many chiropractors face in practice is business care is an impossible dream, rather than a potential reality.
experience. This is evidenced by all the coaching and practice management For those of us who are more ideological and less business minded, it is
groups advertised in every available chiropractic publication. vital to get the big picture. We must own our philosophy, and back it up with
Chiropractors are at high risk for business failure; we do not have the a sound scientific understanding, realizing the strengths and weaknesses in our
luxury to simply be excellent Doctors and assume the world will take care of collective scientific literature/understanding. After that work is done, realize
us. In the medical realm, doctors may get hired by a hospital or health group, the way that people get messages in this world we live in, and embrace the
and be assured that every aspect of society is set up to channel people right methods for getting your message out, knowing the truth of what you say
through their doors, like a fish ladder in a dam when the salmon are running. and the importance of that message being received by the public. This
They can then focus on their craft more because their associations have done realization will help us achieve the success in practice and business that allows
the groundwork to make them an integral and accepted part of society. In us to serve the world and heal its wounds, rather than struggle in business and
chiropractic it is a bit different. We often must dedicate a large part of our wonder why people don’t get it.
time and resources into practice building. There is always the exception, there
are people who have a large degree of practice success without this large
energy expenditure, however they are few and far between, and their success
is often based on personality or that special something. Rather than get upset
with this reality, that of marketing and practice building, perhaps it is time to
Dr. Clum’s Radio
accept it, and the good news is: we’re right! Our philosophy is solid and
science is backing up our philosophy more every day. We’ve started with the
Big Idea and science is today just beginning to scratch the surface, yet continually
confirming what we have been saying for over 100 years.
Something I have struggled with for longer than just my time here at Life
West is operating in the world of business and advertising. It may seem that
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LIFELINES LifeLines Mission Statement
Our mission at LIFELINES is to remember our purpose in Chiropractic,
throughout school, by providing information and training in the life skills we
Kevin Lundell Editor need to build a practice and community in Chiropractic.
Job Asad Production Editor
Ian Hoffman Business Manager
We strive to connect communities and increase school morale,
Bridget Monaghan Photographer through a sharing web of ideas and philosophies.
Paul Hodgson Staff Writer And we commit to producing a reflection of the diversity of expression in
Chris Akin Writer
Noah Kaplan Writer Chiropractic through individual artistic truth.
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FROM THE EDITOR ... Kevin Lundell
POLICIES The Short Leg: Functional or Anatomical?
There seems to be some confusion in which in turn are placed firmly on the ground
LIFELINES is printed twice per quarter and chiropractic about the “short leg”. The confusion through the tibia and twenty-six bones of the foot.
is distributed free-of-charge on the Life Chiroprac-
arises from techniques that base their protocol The only way for the pelvis to truly be unlevel is
tic College West campus, and in the Health Cen-
off the prone or supine leg check. These if that chain of bones is uneven. One cause of
techniques adjust a patient and find that the that chain shortening functionally is if the arch of
LIFELINES is the official student news-
apparent short leg has often evened out (this has one foot is collapsed. This causes the foot posture
paper of Life West and is funded by the Student
Body through the Student Council.
been defined as the functional short leg). This is to be hyperpronated, which causes internal
Any submissions, advertisements or articles further complicated by other techniques that utilize rotation of the tibia and a knock-kneed
published herein do not necessarily reflect the opin- x-ray to determine if a patient has an anatomical appearance of the leg. If the arch of one foot is
ions or beliefs of LIFELINES or Life Chiropractic short leg. The doctors who utilize these techniques collapsed and the other is in tact this will cause a
College West. are accessing if the actual bones of one of the functional shortening of the chain of bones in the
patients legs is short (this has been defined as the leg due to the change in angulations between the
anatomical short leg). The real confusion begins femur and tibia giving the knock-kneed
SUBMISSIONS when students, interns, and doctors begin to mix appearance on the collapsed arch side. Symptoms
the two techniques. Because we can see leg lengths from a collapsed arched can and should be
All articles, essays, letters, art, poetry, interviews, changing while the patient is lying down many managed with adjusting, however the collapsed
and reviews are welcome. There is limited space students, interns, and doctors believe that this arch itself may not be able to be fixed with
available for paid articles per issue. All articles correlates with how the pelvis is viewed when adjusting alone and will probably be best served
must be submitted by email to
seen on a standing AP radiograph. This mistaken with orthotic intervention. Orthotics may help
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three reasons that a pelvis can appear unlevel on If all three of these reasons for pelvic
Advertisements x-ray that are not related to the anatomical short unleveling are accounted for then the only
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Business card––$30 projection error. Both of these reasons for the However: low back pain, knee pain, hip pain,
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10 Things I Sometimes Think
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10. The dirty clothes go in the hamper. The clean clothes go in the dresser. I still haven’t figured out where the in-between
9. My dental hygienist: I don’t mind admitting I could be flossing more if you don’t mind admitting that the real reason for
the blood is that you keep stabbing my gums with an incredibly sharp object.
8. Shopping at Whole Foods after a great workout seems to backfire more often than not.
7. You should get your money back when you attend sporting events that your team loses. It’s not as if the beer, parking, and flatulence are free.
6. My car will eventually clean itself.
5. I’ve never been on the internet for more than a half hour and thought to myself: ‘this was a good use of my time.’
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1. The game of golf was probably invented by men who wanted an excuse to spend a few hours away from their wives. These men thought they were
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DR. GERARD CLUM SEES INTER-PERSONAL COOPERATION BETWEEN D.C.s and M.D.s ON THE RISE DURING RADIO
HAYWARD, Calif, August 18, 2008 – In an August 11 Internet radio program, Dr. Gerard Clum, president of Life Chiropractic College West
described a growing potential for cooperation between chiropractors and medical doctors in today’s changing healthcare environment. He was
interviewed by Derrick DeSilva, Jr., M.D. on the “Ask Dr. DeSilva” show on Healthradionetwork.com. Dr. Clum talked about the nature of
chiropractic and how chiropractors look at the relationship between nervous system and the skeletal system. He further explained that a chiropractic
adjustment is a process by which vertebral misalignments are corrected in an attempt to restore the neurological balance and provide a cleaner input to the
nervous system from the musculoskeletal system.
Dr. Clum also described a general difference in approach between Doctors of Medicine and Doctors of Chiropractic. Chiropractors as a whole
have been drug and intervention avoidance oriented while the field of medicine has moved into greater and greater usage of pharmaceutical applications.
Dr. DeSilva and Dr. Clum agreed that each type of doctor has a particular role to play and they can effectively work together to address the
health concerns of a patient. Dr. Clum conveyed that a mutual respect for the contributions of each discipline is a much more enlightened practical
approach to the needs of human kind. Over the last twenty years, the degree of cooperation between Doctors of Medicine and Doctors of
Chiropractic is far greater than in the past. Dr. Clum stated, “We have an opportunity for inter-professional dialogue the likes of which I frankly never
dreamed of when I started in chiropractic in the 70s. The reality is that whole environment has changed. The amount of information that we all have to
deal with in health care has just exploded beyond anyone’s imagination. As a result we understand better what our work is about, how we can do it better
and how we can make it more comfortable and effective for patients.”
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West is pleased to announce its donation of 104 backpacks to the Family Emergency Shelter Coalition, also known as FESCO. FESCO is a non-profit
organization located in Hayward which provides emergency shelter, comprehensive supportive services, and transitional housing for homeless families with
Life West began collecting backpacks from its faculty, staff and students in mid-July. Many patients attending the college’s public health center were also
generous contributors to the drive. Life West’s Director of Student Services Jackie Biron said, “We, at Life West, are grateful for all of the support from both
employees and patients. We all need to pull together during these tough times and help when possible.” The backpacks were delivered to FESCO on August
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retains its color, and in the aquaculture salmon, the color tends to leak out.”
By Chris Akin Another counterfeited item is olive oil. Americans consumed about 575 million
pounds of this luxury oil last year, according to the North American Olive
Oil Association. Sixty-three percent was the higher-grade extra virgin, derived
Here at Life one of the first things we hear from the first pressing of the olives.
from Dr. Hawkins is to, “avoid those transfats, However, olive oil, known for its heart-healthy properties, is one of the
no cotton seed oil, use extra virgin olive oil and most frequently counterfeited food products. Although there is no national
to get those omega 3’s!” But what would you do data on olive-oil fakery, Connecticut began testing it two years ago following
if you learned that some of your favorite foods multiple complaints.
“We were coming across a lot of products labeled as extra-virgin olive
turned out to be counterfeit? It’s a question that’s
oil that contained up to 90% soybean oil,” Jerry Farrell Jr., Connecticut’s
made big news over the past two years, with Chinese food companies in commissioner of consumer protection, told USA Today. Most name brands
particular being blamed for producing lethal changes to baby food, pet food were fine, Farrell said, but off-brands sold in discount retailers were a problem.
and dairy products by tainting them with the chemical melamine. Melamine is In fact, Connecticut was so concerned that in November, it became the first
an organic compound that is often combined with formaldehyde to produce state in the country to establish olive oil standards, enabling officials to levy
melamine resin, a synthetic polymer which is fire resistant and heat tolerant. fines and remove adulterated products from store shelves. California is looking
Melamine is described as being “Harmful if swallowed, inhaled or absorbed to establish its own standards this year. Indeed, reports from testers indicate
through the skin. Chronic exposure may cause cancer or reproductive damage. as much as 60% to 70% of the olive oil sold as extra virgin in the state is of
The chemical gives the product the appearance of meeting the required level lower-quality, Dan Flynn of the Olive Center at the University of California-
of protein. Davis .The easiest thing is for counterfeiters to add 10% vegetable oil in extra
But what about U.S. based food producers? What, if any, counterfeit virgin, It will still smell as it should, but you’ve saved 10% of the cost.
foods do we have to fear from American companies? Honey can be easily faked, since it is a natural product that consists mostly
A USA Today report cites experts that said dangerous U.S. produced of sugar. If someone can substitute a less expensive source of sugar for the
foods are relatively few. However, the report said, producers have been known expensive one, you can save some money and gain market share. In the past,
to practice something called “economic adulteration”, in which small amounts cane sugar or high-fructose corn syrup was mostly used to thin out honey.
of something cheap is substituted for something more expensive. The U.S. However, that was chemically easy to identify using an isotope test that would
Department of Agriculture and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) easily spot the adulteration. Counterfeiters have since adapted with the use of
regulates the food industry, but considering the large number of safety issues beet sugar, whose profile is similar to honey. As a result, the FDA switched to
the agency has to deal with, economic adulteration has “really been back- a more complex, multistep test.
burnered.” So just what should we be on the watch for? Maple syrup is another high-value product that can be easily adulterated.
Fish is the most frequently counterfeited food Americans purchase. In Sellers can simply dilute the boiled-down sap of the sugar maple tree with
particular, a practice known as “species adulteration”, in which producers sell water or sugar, attempting to “get more bang for the buck”.
a lower-cost fish such as pen-raised Atlantic salmon as wild Alaska salmon Vanilla which is produced in the tropics, vanilla pods can be soaked
instead. A Consumer Reports investigation tested 23 wild-caught salmon fillets in milk or stored in sugar to add a slight vanilla scent to foods. However, the
purchased throughout the country in 2005-2006, and found that only 10 were pods are typically soaked in alcohol that is then used as a flavoring. But a
actually wild salmon. The remainder of the fish were farmed. And a 2004 chemical copy known as vanillin was created in the laboratory during the
study by scientists at University of North Carolina found that 77% of fish 19th century. It is supposed to be labeled as an artificial flavor when used in
labeled red snapper were actually something else. And a Chicago Sun-Times foods, and usually is. According to the FDA, One “too good to be true”
investigation last year tested fish at 17 sushi restaurants, and discovered that product to watch out for is A VERY inexpensive vanilla extract sold in Mexico
fish being sold as red snapper was actually mostly tilapia. “It’s really just fraud, and Latin America. The product is made with the toxic substance coumarin,
plain and simple. Salmon is trickier. A good tip is that Farmed salmon gets its banned for use in U.S. foods since 1954. The substance is chemically related
color from dyes added to food pellets the fish are fed, while wild salmon to the blood thinner warfarin and can be dangerous.
gets its color from the plankton they eat. “When you cook it, the wild salmon
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Brad Mouroux, and Joe Perin on winning the award
for their commitment to Excellence.
nutrition. There is one nutritional certainty, though. If you want to get the
‘Organic’ From page 1 most from your food, eat it while it’s fresh. Nutrients like vitamin C do oxidize
over time. So even though the nutrients might be higher in organic food to
to an increased health risk down the line. begin with, if it’s sitting in your refrigerator, you could lose that benefit. Plus,
Is it going to make a difference? I don’t know, but it’s something to think fresh food just tastes better. This may be one reason people sometimes report
about, and we’re the guinea pigs. Man-made pesticides aren’t the only threats that organic foods have more flavor. Because organic farms tend to be smaller
to food safety. There is also the question of natural toxins produced by the operations, they often sell their products closer to the point of harvest. So
plants themselves. In this arena, conventional foods may actually have the don’t be surprised if the organic fruits and vegetables in your market taste
advantage. Because organic production steers clear of synthetic insecticides more “farm fresh” than the comparable conventional produce.
and herbicides, organic crops usually contend with more pests and weeds Is It Worth the Cost?
than conventional crops. This means the organic plants may produce more Whether or not organic food really is safer or more nutritious, advocates
natural toxins. “Plants can’t get up and walk away. If they’re being attacked, say there is one more compelling reason to go organic: The health of the
they’ve got to sit there and take it. So they may resort to their own chemical environment and society as a whole.
warfare,” Carl Winter, director of the FoodSafe program and an extension Toxic and persistent pesticides do accumulate. They accumulate in the soil;
food toxicologist at the University of California, Davis. These natural they accumulate in the water; they accumulate in our bodies, so by eliminating
pesticides could be just as harmful to people or even more so than the the use of these pesticides and fertilizers in the organic production system, we
synthetic pesticides used in conventional agriculture. One familiar example is are not contributing any further to this pollution. But you should be cautioned
solanine, a substance produced by potatoes as they turn green, which can that while the big picture is important, you must make the decision that makes
make you ill if you ingest too much of it. Another safety concern that has the most sense for you. If you can manage the higher price, and you like the
been raised about organic food is the issue of manure fertilizers. Some critics idea of fewer pesticides and a more environmentally friendly production system,
fear that using manure to fertilize organic crops might increase the risk of organic food may be for you. But don’t skimp on healthy conventional foods
contamination by dangerous microbes like E. coli. But organic production just because you think you need to save your pennies for the few organic items
standards do include strict rules on the composting and application of manure. that you can afford. The best thing you can do for yourself is to eat lots of
And there’s little evidence that organic food has bacterial contamination more fruits and vegetables and grains. And eat variety. From my perspective, it doesn’t
often than conventional food. Bacterial contamination usually happens because matter whether they are organic or conventional. If you like the idea of organic
of improper handling after the food has left the farm, and conventional foods but aren’t ready to go completely organic, you can always pick and
food is just as likely to be affected. Whether the issue is bad bacteria or choose. Depending on your own needs and goals, here are a few items you
pesticide residues, experts agree that the best way to safeguard yourself is to might want to put on your list. If you are most interested in reducing pesticides
thoroughly rinse all fruits and vegetables under running water. You should in your food, buy organic versions of foods whose conventional forms may
even wash items with inedible skins, like melons and citrus fruits, because carry high levels of pesticide residues. These include: Spinach,Green peas, Green
cutting the rind with a knife can bring contaminants to the inside. beans, Green onions (scallions), Summer and winter squash, Apples, Peaches,
Is Organic Food More Nutritious? Pears, Strawberries, Blackberries and Raspberries. If you’re most interested in
Right now, no one can say for sure whether organic food is any more promoting the growth of organic farming, buy organic foods that require
nutritious than conventional food. A few studies have reported that organic large expanses of cropland and pasture, such as: Wheat, Corn, Other grains,
produce has higher levels of vitamin C, certain minerals, and antioxidants — Dairy foods and beef. If you’re interested in more natural conditions for farm
thought to protect the body against aging, cardiovascular disease, and cancer. animals and fewer antibiotics and hormones, buy products from organically
But the differences are so small that they probably have no impact on overall raised livestock and poultry, such as: Milk, Cheese, Yogurt, Eggs, Meat.
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Question of the Quarter:
Photographs and interviews by Bridget Monaghan
Whats Your Favorite New Movie?
, “I Love You, Man!”
“I believe there has been a severe
decine in the f ilm quality of
Hollywood productions with a
corrleating increase in price;
however, if I had to pick one, ‘Star “’The Hangover’, because I was
Trek’ was good.” actually hungover when I saw it.”
David Main, Senior 3 Adam Abughalya, 4th Quarter
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Jessica Lee, 6th Quarter
“Harry Potter” “’Bruno’-By far! It was
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