Before you feed your child that pack of brightly-colored gummy bears, you may want to think again. Your children may love the fun colors of those sweet chewy morsels, but most are laced with toxic synthetic food dyes. According to a recent report from the Center for Science in the Public Interest, studies done on … Continue reading Food Dyes & ADHD: Is There A Connection?
Fluoridation, the process of adding fluoride to public water supplies in an effort to prevent cavities, has courted controversy since its introduction in the US during the 1940s. Now, the prestigious medical journal The Lancet has published a report that supports what opponents of fluoride have long been arguing. In essence, the journal article pointed to the fact that … Continue reading Medical Journal Designates Fluoride as Neurotoxin
Recently I talked about the dangers of lead and how, at one time, lead was used as heavily as plastic. Not anymore. Lead was discovered to be highly toxic and the use of it in products like paint, toys, and electronics drastically declined. There is concern now that we’re in a similar position with plastic. Let’s look … Continue reading 7 Dangers of Plastic
Vaccinations are a hot topic and I have been warning people about the negative health effects of these poisons for years. Some of the components of different vaccines that cause concern are chicken embryos that can transmit harmful viral material, and formaldehyde, which is embalming fluid. Even mercury and other toxic metals are used. I’m still tying to figure … Continue reading Is There A Link Between Vaccinations & Autism?
Vitamin C is often thought of as a sort of wonder supplement many of us turn to it when we start to feel sick. Whether it’s orange juice to ease a cold, or fizzy tablets as a pre-flight precaution, vitamin C is there when we need it. While it’s also no secret that children can … Continue reading Vitamin C May Be Beneficial for Asthmatic Children, Study Suggests
If genetically-modified and chemically-laden produce can cause adverse health effects in adults, imagine what it can do to an infant. Yet, many people who will buy their own organic produce also reach for conventional baby food when shopping for their little ones. Thankfully, making your own organic baby food is simple and can be quite … Continue reading How to Make Your Own Organic Baby Food
Back in 2010, a report by the President’s Cancer Panel called for a change in the regulation of chemicals produced by industry. Why? Because a study had found that babies were polluted at birth . Before they even had the privilege of joining the physical world, the unborn were found to be affected by the sins of it. Research … Continue reading Study Shows Babies Are Born Polluted
Aside from vaccinations, home birthing is one of the most controversial issues involving pregnancy. In some countries, like Hungary, midwives have been sentenced to prison for helping out with home births.[1, 2] Sadly, though, the same is true in many states of the US where it’s either outright illegal to practice midwifery or, though not officially banned, … Continue reading Study: Hospital Experience Falls Short of Home Birthing
You probably know that pregnant women are encouraged to take additional vitamins and minerals for the sake of their baby’s development. Folic acid, calcium, and iron have long been considered the holy trinity of prenatal wellness. But here’s one you may not be so familiar with: iodine. Iodine is Necessary for Good Health Though its health … Continue reading Iodine Deficiency During Pregnancy Impacts Children’s Brain Development
Pediatricians will tell you how important it is for expectant mothers to take prenatal vitamins during pregnancy. Pregnancy is a time when it’s essential for mothers and their developing babies have access to all the vitamins, minerals and essential nutrients their bodies require. Among the most important of these essential nutrients is folic acid, sometimes also … Continue reading Study: Folic Acid in Early Pregnancy Associated With Reduced Risk of Severe Language Delay in Children