Early Antibiotics Increase Asthma Risk

Prescribing antibiotics to a baby under the age of six months could increase asthma risk by up to 70% according to a study from Yale University. Asthma is a growing concern in the U.S. where around 23 million people suffer from the chronic disease, which is about 1 in every 13 people. The growth of asthma among…

Ending Our Phytonutrient Deficiency

Most people probably already know that a diet rich in assorted fruits and vegetables is vital to maintain health and prevent disease. Fruits and vegetables come in a wide variety of colors and flavors that benefit health in different and unique ways, and they also contain a diverse array of vitamins, minerals, and phytonutrients. But…

Soybean Pros and Cons

While soybean products can be a healthy part of a vegetarian or traditional diet, there are several pitfalls to watch out for.  One factor is whether the soybeans are genetically modified.  Another is where they were grown (some companies who pose as organic purveyors refuse to disclose their sources).  Especially important in considering soybean pros…

Merck Petitions EPA Against Nano Silver

Last year it was revealed that a handful of the activist agencies behind the petition to the EPA to regulate colloidal nano-silver as a pesticide received funding from pharmaceutical giant Merck, a company that annually rakes in hundreds of billions of dollars in profits from patented antibiotics.  Natural health experts are pointing out that these antibiotics are less effective, less safe and far more…

How to Buy and Use Miso

(Health Secrets) Miso is a delicious fermented  food that has been eaten in China and Japan for many centuries. Today it is a favorite of health minded people in the West because of its many anti-aging benefits. Miso and other fermented foods and drinks help build up the inner ecosystem and assure the digestive tract…