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Environmental chemicals and your unborn baby

There are calls for public health authorities to intervene to reduce the use of phthalates, following research suggesting that maternal exposure during pregnancy leads to shorter pregnancy duration and smaller head circumference. Phthalates may be used in coatings for tablets, or in perfumes, nail polish and eye makeup; household cleaning products; home flooring and wall … Read more

The Microbiome and Multiple Sclerosis

The following article was prepared by the Dr Clark Research Association, David P. Amrein The Importance of the Intestinal Flora on the example of Multiple Sclerosis I frequently write about the importance of the intestinal microbiome, because it is becoming ever more clear how important the intestinal flora is for human health. A recent TED Talk … Read more

Energise yourself

Lost Your ‘Get-Up-and-Go?’ Most people have experienced low energy or fatigue at some point in their lives. After juggling home, work and family life, it’s no wonder there is little energy left for yourself! Anyone can feel tired at the end of the day, but ongoing fatigue can sneak up on you and become your ‘new … Read more

Is it Time to Give Your Body a Holistic Cleanse?

Article written and submitted by Anne Graham Everyone is guilty of overdoing it sometimes: working too hard, not getting enough sleep, or overindulging with the food and drink that you are using to fuel your body. When you are run down and need to rejuvenate, your body has a range of subtle ways of letting you know. … Read more

Food for thought: what’s making us fat and sick

Few would deny that the abundance of high calorie foods couples with a sedentary lifestyle is in the most part responsible for the surge in obesity in modern times. However, despite all the good advice about the importance of diet and exercise, there are anomalies in this theory.  For example, there are those who scarcely … Read more

Our toxic new world

Recent studies confirm human exposure to heavy metals have risen dramatically as a result of an exponential increase of their use in industrial, agricultural, domestic and technological applications. Mercury, lead, cadmium, arsenic and aluminium are found in numerous everyday sources from our environment and may be the cause of underlying immunological, metabolic and behavioural conditions. … Read more

Chemicals that endanger a child’s brain development

In a new report, dozens of scientists, health practitioners and children’s health advocates are calling for renewed attention to the growing evidence that many common and widely available chemicals endanger neurodevelopment in fetuses and children of all ages. The chemicals that are of most concern include lead and mercury; organophosphatepesticides used in agriculture and home … Read more

Australians at risk of bowel cancer

Sydney Morning Herald article on 21 March 2016 reports of the increased risk of developing bowel cancer with age.  More than 8 million Australians (almost one in three people) will be in the “crosshairs” of bowel cancer in just 10 years. That’s the finding of a disturbing new report released on Monday by leading social demographer … Read more

Is Gluten really the problem?

Gluten takes much of the blame for digestive and systemic symptoms experienced following the consumption of wheat products, but perhaps it is the process that is responsible.  Recent theories suggest that the modern population would tolerate gluten far better if it weren’t for the ‘ultra-processing’ techniques that have been adopted.  Hybridisation of wheat has led to increased … Read more

The trouble with rice

As a plant, rice is particularly prone to absorbing certain toxic metals from the soil.        For the past few years, Mary Lou Guerinot has been keeping watch over experimental fields in southeast Texas, monitoring rice plants as they suck metals and other troublesome elements from the soil. If the fields are flooded in the traditional … Read more