When Pleasure Outweighs the Pain…

Almost every choice we make in life is motivated by one of two powerful forces….the desire for pleasure and the fear of pain.  Although we say that we don’t want to feel pain if we can help it,  the prevailing force for many is the desire for pleasure regardless of the pain that comes with…

From Colon to Brain? That Ought to be Enough to Make Anybody Drink!

 Don’t expect to sustain good health if you refuse to drink plenty of healthy water!  When the body falls short of water for normal activities like digestion and elimination of wastes, it has a built-in survival mechanism to draw from its own water reserves.  The body miraculously prioritizes the needs.  It will always extract water…

No Wonder Kids Are Hormonal!

Bisphenol  (BPA) was first  invented in 1891 and was intended to be used as an artificial estrogen.   It was quickly replaced by an estrogen enhancer called “DES” with even more potent estrogen properties.   By the way, DES was later taken off the market when it was linked to reproductive cancers in girls born…

Eczema on the rise in U.S. children? Garbage in…Garbage Out!

Based on a household survey by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 3.2 million children (33%) have moderate to severe atopic dermatitis. Dr. Anna Bruckner, one of the authors of a recent American Academy of Pediatrics report on childhood eczema says “We don’t know for certain why that is.” What?  Seriously?  The lack of common sense to connect the dots…

Don’t Turn A Blind Eye To This!

Dr. Nhung Brandenburg received her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern College of Optometry in 1997, where she graduated magna cum laude, and her Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Central Florida. After graduation, she joined a surgical practice where she managed a variety of ocular diseases and provided pre and post-operative…

“Honey, I Poisoned the Kids”

Yes, I’ve poisoned the kids.  Not deliberately, of course.  In fact, being “the World’s Best Mom” was my primary goal in life.  But the fact remains that I failed to protect them and I blindly exposed them to a toxic world. I fed them plenty of “fresh” vegetables shipped from all over the world laced with invisible…

Mommy…What Did You Eat and Drink 10, 20, 30 years ago? Uh oh…

Research studies report that there are as many as  287 industrial compounds, pollutants, and other chemicals found in the umbilical cords of newborn babies.  How sad that our babies are contaminated and biologically aged before we hold them in our arms for the first time!    Here is the risk break down of the chemicals…

Are You Clever or Wise When It Comes To Cancer?

“A clever person solves a problem. A wise person avoids it.” ― Albert Einstein Are you willing to take serious steps to AVOID Cancer or are you clever enough to hope there is a cure for you if you get it?  The American Cancer Society was founded on May 23, 2013 and we aren’t any closer…

Withholding Fluids From Young Children…Child Abuse or School Compliance?

The Ultimate Price for Bathroom Use Kids Have to “Pay” to Use the Bathroom in School? I’ve always thought that eliminating waste was a human necessity and not an earned privilege; but it looks like schools across America have a different idea.  Texas – A second-grade teacher charges good-behavior “bucks” for bathroom visits.  Consequently a…

Lance Armstrong (and others)…Your Competitive Edge Was Right Under Your Nose!

It’s too bad that Lance Armstrong (and others before him) couldn’t have spoken with some other extraordinary athletes that know firsthand what it means to have a drug-free competitive edge.  People like Tiger Woods or  3 time weightlifting champion, Wade Lightheart or Magic Johnson or Jillian Michaels or Olympian ice skating medalist “Elvis“, or the last…