Forget The Root Cause…Let’s Radiate The Brain!

The World Health Organization reports that 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression.  The National Institute of Mental Health reports that 34 million of these cases are happening in the United States.  Children as young as 6 years old are being treated with antidepressants.  They also estimate that 2/3 of people suffering with depression never…

I Used To Be a “Free Radical”…Now They Are My Enemy!

I lived a worry-free life for a very long time.  I didn’t give a second thought to organic eating or a wellness protocol.  In fact, I made jokes about both.   It wouldn’t have occurred to me that “oxidative stress” had anything to do with the human body.  I was a “free radical” with good health and…

Water Down Depression

There has been an astounding increase in prescribed antidepressants in America in the last 10 years.  Today 1 in 10 people are  taking at least one antidepressant while 5% of children between the ages of 12-19 are on antidepressant medications.  Although I respect the need for medications in viable cases, there is something desperately wrong when so many…

Tap Water Causing Food Allergies?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, there has been an  18%  increase in food allergy cases between 1997 and 2007.     Peanut allergies tripled between 1997 and 2008.   The most common food allergens are milk, eggs, peanuts, wheat, tree nuts, soy, fish, and shellfish.   There should be no doubt…

Where Oh Where Did The Cancer Go?

I go ballistic when someone corrects me about the high cancer rate in America today. I believe that a lot of people like living in the land of denial.  After all, if you don’t think about it then it can’t bother you, right? As of this writing it is reported that 1 in every 2…

“Sandy” Victims Get Professional Advice on Water

The Professor of  Public Health at  Johns Hopkins issued a statement today for “Super Storm Sandy” victims regarding safe drinking water under these circumstances.  Ready or not, here it comes…. “The general gauge of the safety of water is if you can see through it – it’s safe to drink” The epitome of “what you…