Confused About Soy? Soy Dangers Summarized

Soy has been a subject of debate for many years in the health world. For vegans and vegetarians, it is an alternative protein to meat that is believed to be of high quality. However, it’s fair to say this belief is not widespread across the medical and health industry. While many are quick to turn …

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The Charms and Harms of Air Fresheners

Are you aware that “secondhand scents” or indirect exposure to room air fresheners raise parallel concerns to “secondhand tobacco smoke”? Professor Anne Steinemann of the University of Melbourne in Australia [1] submits that connection. Professor Steinemann, whose work I have followed for a few years, recently emailed me a list of some of her recent …

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The Baking Soda Cure for Almost Everything

The three trillion-dollar income stream produced by the medical industrial complex is about to come demolished by a home remedy – baking soda. Now for the details: Researchers at the Medical College of Georgia have discovered a nerve center in a cell layer in the spleen that controls the immune response and therefore inflammation throughout …

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What Are Screens Doing to Our Eyes—and Our Ability to See?

Our eyes are hardening; we can barely see our phones anymore. We must learn to look at the wider world. The eyes are unwell. Their childhood suppleness is lost. The lenses, as we log hours on this earth, thicken, stiffen, even calcify. The eyes are no longer windows on souls. They’re closer to teeth. To …

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Many Food Products Contaminated with Acrylamide

A few days ago a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, Elihu Berle, put acrylamide on the mainstream map by forcing California coffee shops – including Starbucks – to add a health warning about the carcinogenic risks of this chemical present in the coffee. Next Wednesday, April 11, comes into force a regulation of the European …

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Living in an Age of Desire and Anxiety

Overwhelmed by anxiety and image insecurity a friend’s 20-year-old daughter recently quit her university course and withdrew to her bedroom where she took to self-harming. Company and environments in which she felt emotionally secure became harder to find, until she stopped venturing out at all together. ‘Alice’ is one of a growing number of people, …

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