Pregnant women and moms, think of Tylenol as the ‘go-to drug’ for pain relief and treatment of fever for them and their kids. Acetaminophen can impair brain development in both fetus and child (and into adulthood).
Picture a world without buildings, automobiles, cities, factories, gyms, schools, freeways, airports, shipyards, yes, even electronics. Try to visualize the different landscapes: the jungle, with its huge trees and intense animal noises, a vast savanna, with many types of prairie grasses growing and different big game animals roaming in huge packs, and the desert, with its own unique geography and animals, specifically adapted to its seemingly inhospitable climate. These are all places that throughout time humans have called home, and it was the selective pressures in these places that shaped our genome, our heredity, what makes humans humans.
Most of the time, taking a drug to get healthy is like taking out a loan to get rich. It’s time to ask yourself ‘Do drugs produce health, or do they manipulate physiology to appear as health?’
Who doesn’t like strawberries? Who doesn’t like popsicles? As always, we want our ‘treats & sweets’ to be healthy, right? This from Elizabeth, an amazing yogi, gardener and otherwise good-for-the-planet soul.
Don’t believe everything you read or hear about fat … or cholesterol. Without good fat, you’ll end up sick, fat and … very unhealthy. Built on bad science from the 1950’s, fat in general, and saturated fat in particular has gotten a false with causing health problems.
The scientific journals are filled with reports of neurological issues from eating aspartame and sucralose ‘… participants had more irritable mood, exhibited more depression, and performed worse on spatial orientation tests.’ [Neurobehavioral Effects of Aspartame Consumption, Res Nurs Health. 2014 Jun; 37(3): 185–193.]
Some describe the increasing Alzheimer’s in the population as a ‘health meteor’ that’s going to strike the elderly populations of modern countries around 2025. The good news is that great information is surfacing about how to avoid Alzheimer’s disease.
Epsum factorial non deposit quid pro quo hic escorol. Olypian quarrels et gorilla congolium sic ad nauseum. Souvlaki ignitus carborundum e pluribus unum.
There are many foods that have crept into the human diet in recent times (post-agriculture period) that contain what are termed ‘anti-nutrients’. In essence, an anti-nutrient is a compound naturally found in certain plants, most often the seed portion, that enable the plant to be resistant to predators (microbes, fungi, bugs, birds, etc.). The most common…
The current Western diet, characterized by foods that are highly processed, deficient in nutrient quality, and high in energy density, has Americans fatter and sicker than ever before