Many benefits that stem from our increasingly connected online world; but, there’s also a big side effect that most of us don’t know about or consider — electromagnetic fields from microwaves, TVs, radios, cell phones, and WiFi devices may be harmful. While the research is ongoing and there are some dots that have yet to be … Continue reading WiFi May Be More Dangerous to Kids Than Previously Thought
According to a new report conducted by the State of the World Mother’s, the United States ranks 33 out of 179 countries surveyed for maternal health.  Just last year, the U.S. was at 31. How can a country so developed be drastically behind other countries in taking care of mothers and their newborns? Could it be … Continue reading New Report Ranks U.S. Poorly for Maternal Health
The other day, a colleague of mine sent me over the results from a recent study that shows a link between higher body mass index (BMI) in toddlers, and the mothers’ prenatal exposure to environmental pollutants, such as pesticides found on the foods we eat . The study, conducted by the journal, Environmental Health Perspectives, concluded … Continue reading Study Links Prenatal Exposure to Chemicals to a Higher BMI in Toddlers
We need iron to live. Without it, our red blood cells wouldn’t be able to carry oxygen through our blood. Iron plays essential roles in energy metabolism, hormone synthesis, growth, development, brain function, immune activity, and cellular function.[1, 2] However, you only need trace amounts of this important nutrient to maintain proper iron balance. Excess iron intake can quickly … Continue reading Iron Toxicity: All You Need to Know About Iron Overdose
Is high fructose corn syrup one of the most shocking ingredients found in your food? Watch this video and decide for yourself. (Recognize the narrator??) High fructose corn syrup is one of the most controversial ingredients used by the food industry. Emerging science is confirming the negative health effects of high fructose corn syrup on the cardiovascular … Continue reading The Shocking Truth about High Fructose Corn Syrup (Video)
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