The food you eat directly affects your brain Food is the best medicine. All your cells, bones, signaling molecules, and tissues are built from what you eat. For example, dietary fats are the building blocks of brain tissue and help balance hormones, and muscles are built from protein. Different vitamins and minerals are used to
Be skeptical. Be very skeptical when you are delivered platitudes of reassurance about the safety of chemicals and pharmaceutical products from those who stand to profit from their sales. It can take more than a decade for signals of harm to trickle into consciousness. We have an even more complex problem at play here: scientists
“Those who fail to learn from history are doomed to repeat it” rings through my mind as I contemplate the platitudes being thrown around mass media regarding the safety of GMOs and vaccines. So many parents and otherwise thoughtful individuals are being led to believe that the “science is settled” and that those raising concerns are fear mongering conspiracy
What happens when the government tells us that something is safe, supports sanctions increasing our exposure, and then the overwhelming weight of scientific evidence begins to loom like a flashing neon sign? Sound familiar? It should, because it is what has happened with our industrial chemical exposures, with vaccination, and with pesticides, to name a
Consuming Toxic Chemicals Our love affair with chemicals is getting complicated. We eat them, breathe them, slather them on our skin. And when we get sick, we take more of them. A metanalysis in the Journal of Hazardous Materials has reviewed 143,000 peer-reviewed papers to track the patterns of emergence and decline of toxic chemicals.