Despite efforts to reduce or eliminate the number of potentially harmful chemicals in consumer products, the agriculture sector, and our waterways, people and companies still improperly use and dispose of these chemicals. Worse still is that many of these chemicals are resistant to biodegradation and will be with us for centuries. So despite your efforts […]
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3 Facts About ADHD & Why It’s a “Fictitious” Disorder
Years ago, if a kid was bored and didn’t listen well in class, he was considered lazy, a daydreamer or perhaps a bit rambunctious. These days, he’s labeled with a mental disorder. In fact, the CDC says 6.4 million kids ages 4-17 have been “diagnosed with ADHD” since 2011. And that stat doesn’t even include […]
5 Things You Should Know Before Getting a Colonoscopy
I confess, when I turned 50 I had a Colonoscopy. But I doubt Iâll have another. I had no problems with my procedure and the doctor was great, but like so many other medical screening procedures, I have come to question whether they are really for our benefit or just another profit maker for Big […]
The Truth About Drug Companies
Do you really think drug companies care about your health? Or do they care about your money? From what I’ve learned, I think the people behind these companies are immoral and sometimes even criminals. For example, the massive drug company, Eli Lilly, has just been ratted out by a former senior manager of the company […]
Over-Medicating Our Children…Abuse By the Pharmaceutical Industry?
Over-Medicating Our Kids This school year, beware of those who try to influence you to put your children on drugs. The number of kids on drugs in the US is astronomical. When IÂ read things about Big Pharma’s push on drugging children, my face starts to turn bright red and I start to foam at the […]
Lyme Disease Controversy – Which Side Are You On?
WelcomeÂ to part two of our Lyme Disease blogs. We covered Lyme in our pets, and now, I’ll share my personal journey with Lyme disease. You Can Get Lyme In Your Backyard! I don’t know when I contracted Lyme disease the first timeÂ (I was re-infected in 2008) because I never remembered having a tick bite and […]
Help Stop Durbin’s Dietary Supplement Labeling Act!
“Make no mistake, there is a well orchestrated campaign underway to take away your rights and access to vitamins and supplements.” Dr. Joseph Mercola Here we go again! Â If taking supplements is a part of your daily regimen, pay attention! Senator Durbin will be up for re-election in 2014, so he’s already hard at work […]
Ubiquinol – The Key to Energy, Longevity & a Healthy Heart
Ever wonder if you have a nutrient deficiency? Want to take a little unscientific test? Answer the following questions: 1. Do you often feel tired and weak? 2. Do you get migraine headaches? 3. Do you have elevatedÂ cholesterol? 4. Do you get colds or the flu often? 5. Have you been told you have fibromyalgia […]
A Natural Health and Nutrition Pyramid
Our taste buds are like small children. If you give them sugar, they’ll want more sugar. But, our taste buds shouldn’t be making the decisions about what we feed our bodies. Instead, we should use our brains to choose the foods that give us the nutrition we need to live a healthy life free from […]
Has Consumer Reports sold out to Big Pharma?
Has true scientific journalism and fair and balanced reporting has been lost on Consumer Reports (CR) Â I cancelled my online subscription to CR some time ago after I read an article that I thought gave a very biased anti-supplement review. The recent their September edition titled 10 Surprising Dangers of Vitamins and SupplementsÂ just affirms my […]