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…

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…

Proof That Humans Will Drink Absolutely Anything…Kopi Luwak

Kopi Luwak is the world’s most expensive coffee selling for as much as $30.00 per cup in some parts of the world.  If that’s not enough to make you choke maybe the fact that it is made from the beans of coffee berries that have been excreted by cat-like (rat-like) animals called civets is!  The civet…

You Just THINK You Don’t Use Splenda! Think again!

People like sucralose—the artificial sweetener marketed as Splenda—because the human body can’t break it down and use it. That means the substance has almost no calories and makes it a popular ingredient in everything from cookies to diet sodas.  Unfortunately,  wastewater treatment plants can’t break down Splenda either.   Don’t look now but although flushing the toilet…

Don’t Be Taken for Granite…the Ultimate Sacrifice for “Quality”?

The health risks of radon gas have been clearly recognized by organizations such as the National Academy of Sciences, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the World Health Organization, the American Lung Association,  the American Medication Association and the EPA. Radon is a known human carcinogen and is estimated to be the second leading…

Drug Cartel or Just Another Consumer Rip-Off?

This sheds new light on the old cliche’  “that’s a tough pill to swallow”. This “pill” should make you choke! Did you ever wonder how much it costs a drug company for the active ingredient in your prescription medications? Some people think it must cost a lot  since many drugs sell for more than $5.00+…

A Word From the Peanut Gallery…It’s Not That Simple

  As far as I’m concerned, food allergies can be officially added to the list of epidemic conditions in America.  When I was a child I didn’t know one single person with an allergy to peanuts.  We probably would all have starved to death without ample access to peanut butter and jelly sandwiches.  Peanut butter…

Inflammation Is The Enemy! What Are You Going to do About it?

If you’re looking for a natural anti-inflammatory, antioxidants are the answer. Obviously they aren’t just important for arthritis or injury related inflammation…they have an even more important natural anti-inflammatory function to fend off chronic disease. The power of an antioxidant is measured by its potential to reduce oxidation in the body.  This method of measurement…

Urgent Warning Men! What You Drink Could be Killing You!

Hey Guys…if you’re partial to sipping your favorite soda,  consider yourself warned!   According to a 15-year study just one carbonated drink a day could raise your chances of developing aggressive prostate cancer. The study, carried out by Swedish scientists, tracked the health of more 8,000 men aged 45-73 over a 15 year span. All were…