Infant/Children Health and Safety

“Fighting for quality school eats”

Concerned about the obesity of our children, the battle starts here, in their school’s cafeteria. If you’ve been wondering where Season 2 of the Food Revolution had gone on ABC do not fear the show is taking a short break following the recent positive events in the Food Revolution in L.A . Looking forward to […]

“A recipe for a quality life”

It is about Quality in buying food, preparation, companions,work and service = quality life 75 per cent of Americans are focused on eating more whole grains What is a whole grain? A whole grain is a grain unprocessed and straight from Mother Nature. They include: amaranth, barley, brown rice, bulgar wheat, couscous, millet, oatmeal, popcorn […]

“Optimum vitamin D level above 50 ng/ml”

Make it or take it vitamin D level over 50 ng/ml Professor Hollis is the scientist who provided the best reason to keep your vitamin D level around 50 ng/ml.  Some scientists say 20 ng/ml is good enough because parathyroid hormone (PTH) is pretty much suppressed with levels of 20, other scientists say levels should […]

“Help protect Japanese kid survivors”

Children at Risk after Massive Earthquake and Tsun Houses swept by a tsunami smolder near Sendai Airport in Japan after a massive 8.9 magnitude quake hit northeast Japan this morning. Dear CompMed readers  Children are at risk following today’s massive earthquake and the resulting tsunami that continues to wash ashore causing massive destruction. We continue […]

“Sleep it off, not by the TV”

The effects of Sleep loss on weight 10 overweight men and women  were put on a low calorie diet. 1/2 the group sleep for only 5 1/2 hours per night !/2 slept 8 1/2 hours per night After 3 months the groups switched the number of hours they were allowed to sleep Results the effects […]

“Tooth decay, fluoride and dental abuse”

In the United States alone, consumers spend more than $50 billion each year on the treatment of cavities. It is common knowledge that sugar residues on teeth can help cause tooth decay. The “solution” A partial solution in the past  we were told was to drink fluoridated water and by all means use fluoride laced […]

“Beware of kids loving tooth paste !”

Beware of young children loving tooth paste too much. Seems if a young child eats or drinks and then swallows too much fluoride, the fluoride, it can damage the natural coloration of their teeth permanently. Their teeth can be damaged mildly as in the image below or severely as in the bottom. Dental fluorosis is […]

“Health risks Benadryl + diphenhydramine”

Drugs commonly taken for a variety of common medical conditions negatively affect your brain, causing long term cognitive impairment. They include such common over-the-counter brands as Benadryl (or Dimedrol in other countries), Dramamine, Excedrin PM, Nytol, Sominex, Tylenol PM, Midol PM and Advil PM though some Unisom products contain doxylamine instead. Other anticholinergic drugs, such […]

“Kids’ health risk higher in stroke belt “

This is not a stroke of good luck belt this is the debilitating possibly paralyzing belt. Too much fried food may contribute to the high rate of stroke in America’s southern states. The study claims that eating fried fish twice a week is the possible culprit for the high incidence of stokes in the southern […]

“Recalled kids meds =ER trips”

CDC researchers  found that recalled cough and cold over the counter medications accounted for too many of the ER visits for small children. The good news The numbers of ER nonfatal trips of young children between 0 and 4 years of age dropped by more than half, from 2,790 visits to 1,248 nationwide in the […]