Autism…Alzheimer’s…Don’t Forget to Water the Brain!

    Though there are so many unanswered questions about conditions like Autism and Alzheimer’s and seemingly endless therapies being used in hopes of  combating the symptoms, many people are overlooking a critical therapeutic component….watering the brain. There is a lot of focus on dietary restrictions and many who are of the belief that heavy metals are…

And So It Begins…Thanks, Nestle’

Use of a wet-nurse  was a common practice before the introduction of the feeding bottle and baby formula.  In fact, by the early 1800’s wet nursing had become a well-organized profession with contracts and laws designed to regulate its practice.  Although today we may frown upon the idea of someone breastfeeding a child not their…

Shhhh…Something is Killing Our Babies!

There is something strange going on in Washington State and newborns are paying the price.  The state is suffering from a strange trend in birth defects and the medical officials are perplexed.   Maybe the medical community can’t put their finger on the underlying problem but you can bet somebody knows. I think it’s time…

Baby Boomers…Don’t Count On Feeling Thirsty

You probably don’t have any trouble drinking water when you’re thirsty BUT do you drink water when you’re not?  Unless you make a conscious decision to hydrate you probably don’t. We rely on the sense of thirst to let us know when we need to add fluids in the same way that most of us…

The Average American Family Spends $615 a year on bottled water

The good news?  Apparently Americans are willing to spend more for (what they perceive to be) “healthy”options The bad news?  The US Government says that its  better to drink filtered tap water than commercially bottled water.  Read it for yourself on page 111 of the Presidential Cancer Panel Report entitled Reducing Environmental Cancer Risk.    (You…

Liver Problems for New Jersey Residents?

A train derailed in New Jersey this past week causing a tanker containing 25,000 gallons of vinyl chloride to slice open and land in a creek.   Although 70+ people have already been treated for exposure to contaminants,  the state Department of Environmental Protection  said that sensors were not measuring any amounts of the chemical at the…

NOW I get it…“DRINK PLENTY OF FLUIDS”?

It’s no wonder we’re sick and in the midst of a national health crisis!   Somewhere along the way the message of hydration has been blurred. We have been “sold” on the fact that it doesn’t really matter what you drink as long as you drink plenty of it.   Sodas, coffee, tea,   juice,  energy…