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Food sensitivities? Don’t blame the food. Part 1
There certainly is a lot of attention now given to food sensitivity. The awareness is increasing: Labels in the grocery store, menus at restaurants, lists of restrictions for kids in schools and daycare. The focus is mainly on the message that certain foods are irritating the body and driving lots...
Natural seasonal allergy relief
I am going to start becoming more regular with the blog, I promise. I will write some new content, but also start linking some of my old stuff that currently lives at Discovery Health (the old PureHealthMD content). It's great stuff and I don't think it needs to be rewritten. Here are...
Proof that antibiotics have a significant downside
Good Bacteria Keep the Immune System Primed to Fight Having healthy levels of bacteria in the gut keep the immune system ready for a fight. 70% of the immune system resides in the gut, so when taking oral antibiotics a significant shift in protection can occur. This is leading to what we will...
Before you visit the reproductive specialist
Can Foods Contribute to Infertility? There is a wealth of data on the connection between miscarriage and celiac disease. Studies estimate a 9-fold increase risk of miscarriage in undiagnosed celiac disease and a 30% decrease in birthweight. There are also connections to male infertility. This...
Protecting our girls from cancer
"...the risk that a 50-year-old white woman will develop breast cancer has soared to 12 percent today, from 1 percent in 1975. (Some of that is probably a result of better detection.) Younger people also seem to be developing breast cancer: This year a 10-year-old in California, Hannah, is...
Swine flu update
http://www.straitstimes.com/Breaking%2BNews/World/Story/STIStory_422625.html What a great video covering a non-biased, non-conspiracy discussion of swine flu and mass vaccination. Everyone should watch. Here are a couple recent statistics on the the mortality associated with swine flu...