Safe Sunscreen Guide

We are a culture that has been taught to fear the sun. Medical professionals and skin care companies alike have advised to either stay inside or dubiously lather up in sunscreen to prevent the damage of UV radiation from the… [Read More]

Is Liver Safe to Consume?

Throughout most of recorded time humans have regarded liver as a source of great strength and as providing almost magical curative powers. According to Margaret Gin and Jana Allen, authors of Innards and Other Variety Meats, “liver has ranked as… [Read More]

Treating Pinworms Naturally

Treating pinworms naturally
Who knew that pinworms are more common than lice?  According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control CDC), pinworm infestation is twice as common as head lice, and some sources estimate as much as 20% of the U.S. population is… [Read More]

Uncontained Gas Leak in Your Neighborhood?

Early January this year, I shared this article with those who had subscribed to my Hot Topics email list. I received letters from readers asking if I can post it on my site so that it could be shared via… [Read More]

Avoid This Kind of Salmon

In November 2015, the U.S. FDA approved the sale of a genetically modified (GM) salmon by AquaBounty Technologies. The FDA ignored more than 1.8 million people who submitted comments opposing approval. Worse, the FDA won’t require a “genetically modified” label… [Read More]

11 Surprising Health Benefits of Hot Chocolate

Hot Chocolate Warning
In any region, hot chocolate is a cup of cheer especially as the weather starts cooling down. Real chocolate with real milk and unrefined sugar is an incredibly complex substance, containing 400-500 different health benefiting compounds. Hot cocoa is a… [Read More]

Why and how much iodine do you need?

Why and how much iodine do you need?
Iodine is a trace mineral that is essential for health. Iodine plays an important role in ensuring proper thyroid gland functioning. It plays a pivotal role in manufacturing the thyroid hormones, Thyroxine (T4) and Triiodothyronine (T3). (1) Iodine also helps… [Read More]

Healthy Halloween

Are you looking for ideas to make Halloween healthier? Want your kiddos to have fun but not get overdosed on junk food? Tired of all the junky sugar treats that you feel obligated to pass out? Would you like some… [Read More]