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Critical vaccine studies

Whether or not to vaccinate should not be the question, but rather “how can we vaccinate safely?”. What generally happens when someone questions our current vaccination protocols is they get shot down and branded “anti-vaccer” along with highly derogatory language. However, what is often overlooked is that most objections to the current methods of vaccination … Read more

The bitter truth about sugar

Over the past several decades our sugar consumption has increased dramatically.  It is not only the white grains that are of concern, but the highly processed sugary syrups that are added to so many foods and beverages.  In particular, high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), which forms the base of soft drinks, baby foods and many … Read more

Artificial sweeteners

You may have noticed a significant increase in the marketing of ‘sugar-free’ soft drinks and foods.  Unless the product uses Xylitol or Stevia, the sweetener is not natural.  Even Xylitol and Stevia have to be ‘processed’ which means that the natural form has been modified. However, it is the aspartame and its related products that … Read more

Halitosis … or just bad breath?

There are few things more unpleasant and uncomfortable in social situations than talking to someone with bad breath.  For many people, grabbing a mint or a piece of gum is quick solutionwhich only masks the problem. This approach often fails to address the root causes of bad breath, which for many people includes dietary deficiency. The reality … Read more

Allergies

Clemens von Pirquet defined allergy in 1906 as: an acquired, specific, altered capacity of the tissues of the body to react to given substances.  This means that our body is over-reacting to a substance that is normally safe. So what causes our body to over-react in this way?  In order for any allergy to develop, the body’s digestive … Read more

Would you like some chlorine with that?

The name should give it away:  artificial sweetener.  I write a lot about consuming foods in their most natural state. This post has been prompted by the recent increase in television advertising for a certain artificial sweetener – which sounds quite Splendid.  The ads explain that the product is derived from sugar but isn’t sugar … Read more

Artificial sweeteners a bitter pill for our health

Beware:  Sugar-free We don’t have to look far to see “No Sugar”, “Sugar-free” on labels of everything from biscuits to soft-drinks. Before heeding the call to consume sugar free products, read how damaging artificial sweeteners are for everyone’s health, especially children. More recent research has revealed that artificial sweeteners are causing weight gain. This is … Read more