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.
Mothers often know more than doctors. A mother with a sick child has seen and heard it all, has been to many “experts,” and has often tried many “alternative” remedies. We can all learn from a mother’s experience. Introducing Tasha, mommy to Mike, who will share her experience here on this site, on the topics of eczema, asthma, allergies, and some natural remedies.
As I promised last week, when I introduced food allergy expert Dr. Janice Joneja, the following is a transcript of my first interview with Dr. Jonega: This is the transcript (provided by www.castingwords.com) Interview with Dr. Joneja. Warning – this is over 3,000 words. Just listen to the Podcast of the Interview with Dr. Joneja. [...]
healthTap.com I want to recommend 2 great sites for soon-to-be mothers, mothers of newborns, and mothers of babies in their first year of life (Dr. Greene’s site is for all children, too): www.HealthTap.com www.DrGreene.com Ron Gutman is founder and CEO of HealthTap, “your Home for Health”. The site officially just launched last month, April 2011. [...]
Despite being banned in this country in 1972, the pesticide DDT can still be found in many foods in this country. Even “safe” pesticides that are allowed and widely used, are proven carcinogens and have other horrifying effects on our children. This post brings you the GOOD NEWS – some of our food seems to be relatively free of these poisons. Here is how to eliminate 90% of the pesticides from your food!
Cruising the internet for health-related information, you will encounter all sorts of terms and claims. These terms are often used to imply superiority of method or approach by whoever is using them. For example, a site might claim that their remedies are homeopathic, or naturopathic, or “natural,” claiming superior results. With no judgment regarding which is superior, here is a description of each.
We know that picking is the #1 cause of nose bleeds in children.
Short of sewing mittens on their hands so they can”t pick their noses, here are the things that you CAN do …