In contrast to claims from the chemical industry, flame retardants do not prevent fires; flame retardants do not prevent burns; flame retardants do not save lives! In fact, flame retardants are linked to cancers, and horrible neuro-developmental disorders such as autism, and are proven to result in decreased IQ in our children! So why are we surrounded by flame retardants? Because it makes those companies profit! And they pay for fabricated testimonies! Read for the real story …
Physicians blog for a variety of reasons. My motivation is to provide a trusted source of accurate, useful healthcare information for my patient community (and beyond). Medical education of the public is important for optimal health. People who are educated and involved in their own health are healthier than those who simply leave it up to the doctor. Thanks to my readers, I think I am meeting my goals.
Are flame retardants really fire resistant? Or are they simply ubiquitous toxins, poisons in our environment? In our blood, and the blood of our infants? Flame retardants cause cancer, and are linked to neuro-developmental deficits (decreased intelligence) in our children, and linked to the rise in autism! Here is what you need to know to keep your children safe.
No, it’s not what you’re thinking … “maxing your gluts” is not a body-building, muscle-building exercise. Yes, I know that the image is misleading. I admit to pandering to your curiosity, but this article is about something more serious than your gluteus. It’s about your health. It’s about glutathione, the most powerful and essential antioxidant in our bodies. The problem – the challenge – is that you can’t simply eat glutathione as an oral supplement. Adding glutathione to your diet won’t do you any good. Why? Because our GI tracts can’t absorb glutathione. How to optimize our endogenous antioxidants, then? What foods CAN you eat to Max your Gluts? Read on for the answer.
Expressing my profound gratitude for your readership: for joining me here every month, for visiting, for reading, for sharing your stories.15,000 of you visit every month, some of you many times per month. Many have purchased items through my Amazon links, or purchased my eBooks. I appreciate your confidence and trust in me, and I am blessed to have you all in my life! Thank you.
The debate is about whether organic produce has more nutrition than produce grown with pesticides. This debate misses the point! It’s about not eating all those pesticides! The organophosphates that are neurotoxins. These toxins are linked to developmental delay, lower IQ, and behavior problems in our children (like ADHD). So, the question should be: are organic foods healthier? The answer is YES! Eat organic foods because they are healthy foods. If they are more nutritious, as some studies report, that’s just an added bonus.
All honey is nature’s antibiotic gift to us. But Manuka honey is something special. Manuka honey is the strongest anti-bacterial, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant that we can buy. It helps heal wounds, and helps prevent scar formation. This is a review of the latest medical research from 2012 and 2013 on the benefits of Manuka honey.
Children with sleep deprivation have behavior problems. In clinical studies, over half of kids diagnosed with ADD / ADHD have obstructive sleep apnea, and they showed HUGE improvements after improving their airways and sleep. Does YOUR child need to be on Ritalin? Does your child have obstructive sleep apnea? Read more to find out …