Did you know that, in a way, you have two brains? Because there is such a large network of nerve cells in the gastrointestinal system, or “gut,” it is often referred to as the “second brain.” The gut contains more neurons than either the spinal cord or your peripheral nervous … Read the rest >>
If genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are not yet on your radar screen, they need to be. Also called GE food, genetically engineered foods are linked to organ damage, gastrointestinal and immune system disorders, accelerated aging, and infertility. By mixing genes from totally unrelated species, genetic engineering unleashes a host … Read the rest >>
Did you know certain foods can increase your risk of cancer? Some foods and ingredients proliferate cancerous cell growth and others cause reactions or inhibit normal functions, which can lead to cancer.
Here are four foods and ingredients that can cause cancer and some healthy alternatives you can eat instead.… Read the rest >>
Exercise – If you have depression, or even if you just feel down from time to time, exercise is a MUST. The research is overwhelming in this area, with studies confirming that physical exercise is one of the best tools for helping people who are depressed. One of the primary … Read the rest >>
Although fish is definitely one of the healthiest forms of lean protein, it is very important to eat wild-caught high quality fish that is free of contaminants.
This is especially true for pregnant women, because eating fish containing even low levels of mercury can increase the risk for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder … Read the rest >>
Some popular television may have a negative effect on children’s brain function. New studies are examining whether fast-paced, fantastical television has short- and long-term effects.
One study divided sixty 4-year-old children into three groups. One group was shown a nine-minute segment of Spongebob Squarepants; the second group was shown a … Read the rest >>
I strongly encourage all my patients to stay away from aspartame. If you’re still consuming this poison, let me bend your ear for a moment.
Aspartame is the most commonly used artificial sweetener in the United States. It represents over 50 percent of the market, with sales exceeding a billion … Read the rest >>