The Vaccine Autism Link

The link between autism and early childhood vaccination is no  longer questioned in many circles. That such a link exists has been widely considered in most arenas.  The major exceptions, of course, are the federal government and Big Pharma. The culprit appears to be the too many-too close-too early syndrome.  Too many vaccinations are given too close together at…

The Powerful Benefits of Mushroom

Pharaohs decreed that no commoner could touch a mushroom, thus reserving the delicacy for royalty. Likewise, many other civilizations including Mexico, Russia, China and Greece, held it in high regard, going as far as practicing rituals with the mushroom. Today the mushroom is enthroned as a powerful antioxidant. Bearing essential nutrients that are of great value to the…

The Many Benefits of Walking

As fuel prices edge closer to $4.00 per gallon, many of us are looking for ways around those constant fill-ups at the pump.  Also, as we’re coming out of a long, cold winter and into the nicer spring season, shaking off those foul-weather doldrums is a pleasant prospect.  So, consider this: walking.  It is a…

Retail Vitamins Sometimes Dangerous

The Hippocratic Oath is taken by all physicians and states, “At first, do no harm.”  Unfortunately, in the expanding marketing of nutritional supplementation, there are very few regulations on the marketing, formulation or quality control of the products. We are concerned when such products contain unnecessary fillers, additives and other chemicals. We are also suspect of companies…

All Adults Should Take a Daily Multivitamin

One of the most commonly asked questions is “Why should I take a multivitamin?” Ideally, we would all get our essential vitamins and minerals from our diet, but according to the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), most of us do not. With this finding JAMA recommends taking a multivitamin as one way to promote…