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Mercury Poisoning Our Children

The cutting edge of science and research today shows a much difference picture of the effects of infant formula on the child, adolescent and adult than doctors and formula companies would have us believe. When babies are born, they are far from complete, especially the brain and immune system. That Nature leaves to breast milk. Scientists studying the “message” in mother’s milk see it as nothing less than a program for life. We know from many well-designed studies that what a baby is fed while an infant heavily impacts on the development of the brain and body, and development of chronic diseases in adulthood.

The Scandal of Infant Formula. A Poor Replacement for Mother’s Milk

The cutting edge of science and research today shows a much difference picture of the effects of infant formula on the child, adolescent and adult than doctors and formula companies would have us believe. When babies are born, they are far from complete, especially the brain and immune system. That Nature leaves to breast milk. Scientists studying the “message” in mother’s milk see it as nothing less than a program for life. We know from many well-designed studies that what a baby is fed while an infant heavily impacts on the development of the brain and body, and development of chronic diseases in adulthood.

Nutrition: The Anti-Aging Factor

Why spend thousands of dollars on anti-aging products when you can learn some secrets to successful aging in this article ! If you are prematurely gray-it’s a portent of accelerated aging—oxidative damage is accumulating, telomeres are shortening, and the result is accelerated aging, wrinkles, liver spots, brain shrinkage, and more gray hairs. These fires can be dampened by switching out the fructose, alcohol and snack foods, which act to produce AGE,’s (accelerated glycation endproducts) for the right antioxidants such as melatonin, selenium, vitamins D and B12 found in fresh foods and supplements.

Violent Behavior: A Solution in Plain Sight

What does diet and nutrition have to do with our thoughts and actions? Research over the past 50 years shows that the brain-mind, where behavior originates, and the quality of nutrition are closely linked. The impulse…aggression…criminal behavior, planned or spontaneous, starts there. ADHD and other problem behaviors respond more favorably to quality food than drugs and the substandard American Diet with its many nutrient deficiencies.

Your Body on Drugs: What are those Miracle Drugs Doing to Your Insides?

Historically pharmacy and pharmaceuticals related to healing originated from plants and knowledge of their use that developed over the ages from prehistoric times (Ellis, 2000). The Arabs established the first drug stores in the world in Baghdad around 754 AD. Their research and pharmaceutical science included some two thousand medicinal herbs to be used in specific treatments (Hadzovic, 1997).

Nutrition, Fluoridation and Dental Health: Weston A. Price versus Gerald J. Cox

They were contemporaries, living and working at the same time in the same country, and focused on the same topic—tooth decay. But they took totally different paths and their contributions were worlds apart. Weston A. Price was a dentist, world traveler and humanitarian who valued what people could teach him. He lived large and his laboratory was the world. Gerald Judy Cox, a chemist, involved in all that chemistry could bring, never stepped far from his lab rats. Although he traveled in the U.S. to professional meetings, he lived in Pennsylvania for most of his life.