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Helping Protect Our Children’s Brain Function for Their Later Years

Helping Protect Our Children’s Brain Function for Their Later Years

There are a number of factors that are clearly associated with risk of dementia, and specifically Alzheimer’s disease-related dementia. For example, there’s a dramatic increase in risk of developing Alzheime...
The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Kari Nadeau

The Empowering Neurologist – David Perlmutter, M.D. and Dr. Kari Nadeau

 Food allergies are an ever increasing problem in our world. And the problem can be life-threatening, and certainly life-changing for as many as 11% of our population. This is why I wanted to bring on the ...
Asthma and Nature Exposure

Asthma and Nature Exposure

According to the CDC, 1 in 12 children in America suffers from asthma. That translates to approximately 6 million children. To be clear, asthma is a serious problem not only because asthmatic attacks can be ...
Added Sugars – Not a Good Choice for Infant Nutrition

Added Sugars – Not a Good Choice for Infant Nutrition

Who can forget the message of Mary Poppins telling us that "…a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down." Yes, we humans certainly like our sugar. To be sure, added sugar certainly increases our desire t...
Savoring Sweet: Sugars in Infant and Toddler Feeding

Savoring Sweet: Sugars in Infant and Toddler Feeding

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Pesticide Exposure

Autism Spectrum Disorder and Pesticide Exposure

While pinpointing the actual cause or causes of autism remains elusive, more and more research is indicating that environmental issues may play an important role. To be clear, there are certain genetic marke...
Implications of the “Alzheimer’s Gene” in Children

Implications of the “Alzheimer’s Gene” in Children

The development of highly accurate and widely available genome sequencing technology has put us at a crossroads. Now, more than ever, the divergent views of nature versus nurture confront consumers wishing t...
Breastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain

Breastfeeding and Infant Weight Gain

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a remarkable 40% of Americans aged 20 or over are obese. If we include those who are overweight, the percentage jumps to an astounding 72%! That m...
ADHD Drugs Associated with a Dramatic Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

ADHD Drugs Associated with a Dramatic Increased Risk for Parkinson’s

Estimates indicate that approximately 11% of school-aged children in United States have attention-deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Further, approximately 2/3 of these children are currently being medi...
Can Eating Fatty Fish Ease Your Child’s Asthma?

Can Eating Fatty Fish Ease Your Child’s Asthma?

Asthma is the world's most common respiratory disorder, and, studies have found, is often associated with increased rates of mortality and decreased quality of life. Thus, it's obvious that keeping asthma at...