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How Lifestyle Choices May Affect ALS Risk

How Lifestyle Choices May Affect ALS Risk

Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), also known as Lou Gehrig’s disease, is almost uniformly fatal and is only increasing in incidence. While no one has as yet been able to pinpoint what may cause this disea…
Is Spraying for Zika A Health Risk?

Is Spraying for Zika A Health Risk?

War has been declared against Aedes aegypti mosquitoes, carriers of the dreaded Zika virus. With some pretty solid evidence linking Zika to microcephaly, as well as Guillian-Barre syndrome, governments in af…
Fight Autism – Choose Organic

Fight Autism – Choose Organic

Brain scientists are at a loss when it comes to trying to explain to the general public why we are seeing a profound, and ever-increasing, incidence of autism spectrum disorder. Obviously, although there may…
My Top 3 Health Recommendations for 2016

My Top 3 Health Recommendations for 2016

As you’re planning your New Year’s Resolutions, consider my list of suggestions for 2016: Exercise – Yes, you’ve heard it so many times before, but our understanding of what exercise does to enhance healt…
A New Powerful Reason to Reject GMO Foods

A New Powerful Reason to Reject GMO Foods

Glyphosate, the patented herbicide now used around the world, is the active ingredient in the more commonly recognized product known as RoundUp. RoundUp kills those nasty weeds that want to grow in our garde…
Another Important Threat Posed by GMO Food

Another Important Threat Posed by GMO Food

Let’s put our conversation about the dangers of GMO foods aside for a moment and consider why so much of America’s agricultural production is now centered on the use of genetically modified seed. One of the …
Red Meat Causes Cancer?

Red Meat Causes Cancer?

This week, a study published in the British Medical Journal showed that younger women who ate red meat had a slightly increased risk for developing breast cancer. The study involved close to 90,000 women fol…
Stay Away From Soy

Stay Away From Soy

I generally advise against eating soy, and here’s why. First, almost all the soy available these days is genetically modified. I feel quite strongly that GMO produced foods represent a significant health ri…
Pesticides Increase Risk for Neurodegenerative Conditions

Pesticides Increase Risk for Neurodegenerative Conditions

We vote with our wallets. That said, we are certainly seeing a substantial increase in interest in organic foods, and with good reason. It has become clear that aside from the nutritional advantages of organ…