HOW TO AVOID 5 FOOD ADDITIVES THAT HARM CHILDREN’S HEALTH

In a groundbreaking move this week, American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Environmental Health warned of the risks chemical food additives pose to children’s health. Dr. Leonardo Trasande, lead author of the new analysis, explained that children’s developing bodies are uniquely vulnerable, especially when it comes to the functioning of thyroid, estrogen and testosterone hormones. “There can … Continue reading HOW TO AVOID 5 FOOD ADDITIVES THAT HARM CHILDREN’S HEALTH

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Science: What is Gluten? Here’s How to See and Feel Gluten

What is gluten, and what does it mean to be cooking with gluten? See and feel gluten with this simple kitchen experiment. GLUTEN FACTS: Gluten—an elastic protein that has the ability to trap air, much like a balloon—is formed when two important proteins in wheat flour, glutenin and gliadin, bond together in the presence of … Continue reading Science: What is Gluten? Here’s How to See and Feel Gluten

5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

No one disputes that bisphenol A, a toxic compound widely used to line food cans and other food packaging, is polluting people. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found BPA in the urine of more than 90 percent of Americans sampled. In 2009, tests commissioned by EWG were the first to find BPA in … Continue reading 5 Ways to Reduce Your Exposure to Toxic BPA

5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

IF YOU CAN’T CONVINCE THEM, CONFUSE THEM – Harry Truman The current media debate about the benefits (or lack of harm) of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) in our diet misses the obvious. The average American increased their consumption of HFCS (mostly from sugar sweetened drinks and processed food) from zero to over 60 pounds … Continue reading 5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

How to Change Your Life with Vitamins – webinar

How to Change Your Life with Vitamins - webinar: Recently, interest in nutritional medicine, and how to use it properly, has increased enormously, and many people are already taking supplemental vitamins in larger than standard dietary doses. Orthomolecular medicine believes that the basis for health is good nutrition. It uses nutrients and normal (“ortho”) constituents … Continue reading How to Change Your Life with Vitamins – webinar

Q & A with Dr Garry Gordon*

Dr Garry F. Gordon is a world-renowned expert on chelation therapy, anti-aging, nutrition, mineral metabolism, and alternative and preventive therapies. Over the past 50 years, he has exhaustively researched and written more than 7000 books and articles on EDTA. Dr Gordon developed the original protocol for the safe and effective use of EDTA and has … Continue reading Q & A with Dr Garry Gordon*

Report: Superbugs Found in More Than Three-Fourths of U.S. Supermarket Meat

EWG releases new tool to help consumers avoid antibiotic-resistant bacteria, understand meat and dairy labels The latest round of tests by federal scientists found antibiotic-resistant bacteria on nearly 80 percent of supermarket meat in 2015, according to a new analysis by the Environmental Working Group. Those bacteria were resistant to at least one of 14 … Continue reading Report: Superbugs Found in More Than Three-Fourths of U.S. Supermarket Meat

Fruit for a Diabetes Diet: What to Know Before You Snack

Fruit does have a place in a healthy diabetes diet. Learn about the best fruits to eat, and why whole fruits are better than fruit juice. People with type 2 diabetes know that they need to pay attention to their carbohydrate intake. Of the three main macronutrients in food — protein, fat, and carbohydrates — … Continue reading Fruit for a Diabetes Diet: What to Know Before You Snack

The wider impacts of gut health

Probiotics and prebiotics are needed every day for optimal health, even to help lower food sensitivity reactions and related allergies. Our intestinal flora cannot be optimal without constant replenishment since we cannot avoid ingesting pesticides and insecticides or GMO foods that elaborate pesticides. This research review will indicate that even allergies are influenced by gut … Continue reading The wider impacts of gut health

Mercury in our Food

Doctor where could I be getting that MERCURY or other heavy metals from? When you report the results of heavy metal testing on hair, blood or urine patients may have difficulty imagining where they might get some of those heavy metals. Now we find that 10 % of calories for some people is from HIGH … Continue reading Mercury in our Food