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Health Effects of Poor Sleep

Health Effects of Poor Sleep

Sleep is as important to the human body as food and water, but most of us still don’t get enough sleep. We obtain treatment for illness or injury – yet we generally fail to seek help when we aren’t getting enough sleep. The average length of sleep has declined from...

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Fruit is good for you even for diabetics according to a recent very large study.

Fruit is good for you even for diabetics according to a recent very large study.

The study shows the benefits of more fruit to prevent diabetes and reduce diabetic complications for diabetics. Unfortunately, fruit has been put in with all the foods where sugar is added just because it has sugar in it. People are being driven away from consuming more fruit and I have...

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Inflammation

Inflammation

Inflammation is literally the body "on fire" and is a primary immune mechanism response of the body to a range of noxious stimuli.  This can include infectious agents, such as bacteria or virus, oxidation or acidosis, damaged or diseased tissues; however, the inflammatory response can also occur in response to...

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Triclosan - Deadly Ingredient

Triclosan - Deadly Ingredient

Triclosan is another one of those chemicals that is finally on its way out even though we have known of its toxic effects for decades. After many decades of scientific scrutiny many companies are now removing TCS. Colgate removed triclosan from its Soft-soap liquid hand soaps and Palmolive antibacterial dish...

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The Health Benefits of Green Spaces

The Health Benefits of Green Spaces

Growing up as a child in the 60’s there was always lots of space to play on the street or out in the big back yards, nearby parks, creeks and the beach. While we have lost a lot of these spaces, research is showing that the more “green” we are...

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