Children’s Health

Children's Health, Diabetes, Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain, General Health, Heart Health, Nutrition and Diet, Weight Loss

How The Impact of Sugar Has Been Down-Played

Sugar is associated with cancer, diabetes, heart disease, inflammation, and more. One of my favorite recollections was in medical school when I was scanning the nutrition shelves. I flipped open an OLD nutrition book (from late 1800’s)–the author was emphatically warning of the health consequences of “artificial sweeteners”. I rechecked the […]

Children's Health, General Health

Please Stop Using Triclosan

More research is showing the dangers of using products that contain triclosan. It is in everything from toothpastes to shampoos. It has been linked to thyroid disorders and antibiotic resistance. And now research is showing it is accumulating in umbilical cords and is associated with low birth weight infants. Read […]

Children's Health, Diabetes, General Health, Weight Loss

Childhood Obesity on The Rise–There is Good News However!

The evidence is all around us–increasing obesity. Not only are adults becoming increasingly obese, but our children are as well. I’ve posted some recommended viewing and reading explaining some of the causes. Overwhelmingly, however, it is the choices we are making at the grocery store and at restaurants. We are […]