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…

How to Protect Yourself from Deadly Excitotoxins

  The first line of defense against the two most commonly used and pernicious food additives, monosodium glutamate (MSG) and aspartame, is avoidance. However, complete avoidance is not possible for everyone all the time because MSG has been disguised with several different names and aspartame is appearing in almost everything. Aspartame or its primary constituent, aspartic…

FDA Makes Excuses for GMO Salmon

There is a reason commentators are referring to the new genetically modified salmon as Frankenfish. At hearings held recently, the FDA noted evidence of abnormalities detected in the fish, including “increased frequency of skeletal malformations, increased prevalence of jaw erosions and multi-systemic inflammation”.  While such findings would seem to be cause for alarm, the FDA…

How to Treat Chronic Fatigue Naturally

Although chronic fatigue is thought to be a modern condition, illnesses with similar symptoms have been described as far back as the eighteenth century.  In the 1800’s this condition was referred to as neurasthenia.  In 1938, the name changed to myalgic encephalomyelitis, a term which is still used in Europe.  In the U.S. in the 1980’s,…

Wisdom Remedies: Modern Anxiety

Wisdom remedies can be used to change the patterns that lead to anxiety, and they can give a new lease on life to someone plagued with what can be life-limiting anxiety. This article discusses some options for permanently changing anxiety producing patterns.   In the discussion of anxiety, it is easy to confuse whether you are…