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Research is convincing that the U.S. environment can play a big part in allergies Data shows that children between ages 0 to 17 years of age born outside the U.S. and moved here developed allergy rates 3 to 6 times higher after 10 years of U.S. residence The U.S. food environment also plays a huge […]

Is Our Environment and Lifestyle Causing Allergies?

April 22, 2013

75% of manufactured food products are enhanced with sweetener The purpose of enhancing food products is to drive the brain to want to consume more sugar Sugar works its enhancement in the same area that cocaine and addictive substances do triggering the release of dopamine Increased drive in the brain to consume more sugar can […]

Sugars, Artificial Sweeteners and the Diabetes Epidemic

March 5, 2013

GERD, or gastroesophageal reflux disease, is becoming one of the most common problems in modern society. It is estimated to have increased 50% in the last decade alone. The most commonly prescribed drug for GERD was the third largest selling drug in 2011 at $6.2 billion. The explosive increase in GERD strongly suggests that it […]

Natural Reflux Disease Relief May Actually Work Better

December 5, 2012

We seem to be in an epidemic of high LDL or bad cholesterol. It seems that very few adults reach age 50 without being afflicted with this plague. How far away can laws be requiring beginning a statin drug before qualifying for Medicare? There are several qualifications about cholesterol’s “plague” status that cholesterol has obtained.  […]

When GMO Grains Raise Bad Cholesterol

November 20, 2012

It Could Be Gluten Sensitivity Chronic migraine headaches are common and can be very disabling. Some new data has found a rather striking relationship between gluten sensitivity and these headaches suggesting that this relationship should be explored in anyone with these headaches. A study done jointly at Columbia University and Mount Sinai School of Medicine […]

Chronic Migraine Headaches?

November 7, 2012

The omega-3 fatty acids impart significant health benefits from lowering blood triglycerides and raising good cholesterol to reducing inflammation We make very little omega-3s ourselves How to make sure you get enough omega-3 fatty acid The Omega-3 fatty acids impart significant health benefits from lowering blood triglycerides and raising good cholesterol to reducing inflammation.  The […]

The Omega-3 Fatty Acid and Mercury Dilemma of Fish Oils

October 17, 2012

The use of analgesic medications such as ibuprofen and acetaminophen have been associated with hearing loss in men for quite some time.  In spite of that, this has not been well known or used to caution medication use in the general population.  New data now shows that it is an equal concern for women. A […]

Ibuprofen and Hearing Loss

September 26, 2012

This Time Our Food! Just as has happened with antibiotic resistant bacteria such as MRSA, weeds/plants eventually genetically mutate to become resistant to the effects of herbicides.  This should not have been an unforeseen occurrence but rather an expected one.  Nature is immensely adaptable which has been how she has put up with so much […]

Agent Orange is Back

August 23, 2012

Immune tolerance Antibiotics are being fed to animals in the food industry Chronic alteration of the bacterial population in the human gut is an important factor in the growing epidemic of food sensitivities Chemical additives in food or by other exposure stress the immune system The human immune system has the task of sorting through […]

Antibiotics and the Growing Numbers of Food Sensitivities

August 2, 2012

Overweight and obesity is adding a huge increased cost to health care.  It should also not also be forgotten that this cost comes with a great toll in human suffering.  Attempts on many fronts to stop and reverse the overweight and obesity epidemic have, to this point, been ineffective.  The CDC recently updated their projection […]

Does the Future Hold a “Fat Food Tax”?

May 31, 2012