Safe Plastics for Storing Food and Drink

Many consumers are familiar with the potential health hazards of plastic containers for foods and beverages. Harmful chemicals can leach into the foods or liquids stored in these containers and bottles. Of course, one remedy is to avoid plastic food containers and bags completely.   But this is usually not practical for most of us, so…

Iodine and Its Health Benefits

There is a silent epidemic of iodine deficiency occurring in America.  For several decades, the primary source of this critical mineral has been iodized table salt. Because of the mantra to avoid salt, people have stopped reaching for the salt shaker. Even if they defied the diet police and salted their food, researchers found in…