Health and Safety

‘Secondhand smoke +early childhood illness”

Homes where children under 12 are exposed to secondhand smoke show an 50% increase in many neurobehavioral and learning and breathing disorders including attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, learning disabilities, and conduct disorders. If you must smoke do not do it around your children. Many childhood diseases are linked to second-hand smoke exposure and smoking in the home, […]

“Infant saved using Vitamin D in ER”

Vitamin D literally grasps infant from certain death July 28, 2011 The beginning of the emergency room visit looked bad for the 16-month-old infant. He was in full cardiac arrest. His heart had stopped beating (asystole) but the Swiss hospital crew applied advanced cardiac life support and got the infant’s heart beating once again. When […]

“Vitamin D + Autism symptoms

Vitamin D is not really a vitamin at all – it is a pre-hormone that’s produced in your skin in response to sunlight exposure. As such, it is an integral part of human health and longevity. Dr. Cannell answers reader’s questions and sheds light on some of the latest papers on vitamin D.  On Autism […]

“Want fried glucose in your brain?”

Do you want to serve yourself up some” fried glucose” in your brain? Just use your cell phone for 50 minutes at a time while holding it against your ear. The brain glucose metabolism in the region closest to the phone’s antenna is effected. What is glucose?   Glucose, blood sugar, the major energy source for […]

“15 most contaminated fruits and veggies”

If you make a copy of Environmental Working Group (EWG’S) 2011 Shopper’s Guide. It will helps cut consumer pesticide exposure and consumption. EWG just released their seventh edition of its Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides in Produce with updated information on 53 fruits and vegetables and their total pesticide loads. Analysts at EWG synthesized data collected […]

“Pesticides and Parkinson’s disease”

Researchers at UCLA announced they had discovered a linked Parkinson’s disease to two chemicals commonly sprayed on crops to fight pests. For farmers who constantly work with pesticides and for people living near where farm fields the risk for Parkinson’s disease increased by 75 percent. The three culprits are fungicide maneb, the herbicide paraquat and […]

“Afraid of big bad wolf -diet soda?”

Research results reported at the American Stroke Association International Stroke Conference in Los Angeles People who drank diet soda daily had a 61 percent increased risk of cardiovascular events compared to those who drank no soda, even when accounting for smoking, physical activity, alcohol consumption and calories consumed per day.”This study suggests that diet soda […]

“Acetaminophen isn’t free from cardio risk”

Acetaminophen may raise blood pressure For people with cardiovascular disease who need relief from aches and pains, acetaminophen (Tylenol and its generic cousins) has long been touted as a “safer” alternative to aspirin or nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs) like ibuprofen. See list of current products containing acetaminophen click here. Other side effects of acetaminophen include […]

“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 […]