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Healthy Living

Another Food Recall

 November 4, 2011

Another Food Recall Moms look in your pantry and check the peanut butter before you make the next peanut butter and jelly sandwich. Smuckers Peanut Butter announced yesterday they are recalling 16 ounce jars of the Natural Peanut Butter Chunky sold in several states because of possible salmonella contamination. The Ohio based company says the […]

The 7 Dirtiest Surfaces in America

 November 1, 2011

The 7 Dirtiest Surfaces in America   A consumer product company named Kimberly–Clark, released a report recently about the amount of bacteria on public surfaces. The study involved extensive testing in six major United States cities. The company looked for a certain molecule present in all living cells called Adenosine Triphosphate or ATP. The company […]

Wash (and RE-WASH) your Vegetables!

 October 27, 2011

Wash (and RE-WASH) your Vegetables! Recently the CDC documented a nationwide food contamination with an outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes that affected cantaloupes. Never in all of my years have I heard of so much food poisonings as I have heard of in the last couple of years. We have been afraid to eat spinach, onions, […]

CDC Study Shows 1 In 25 Teens Take Antidepressants

 October 27, 2011

CDC Study Shows 1 In 25 Teens Take Antidepressants   A study just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) is said to be the first to offer statistics on how many teens between the ages of 12 and 17 are on antidepressants. The study revealed that 1 in 25 adolescents are […]

Read the numbers on your fruit

 October 12, 2011

Read the numbers on your fruit   Produce codes or sticker labels on fruit actually tell us how the fruit has been grown. It can tell whether the fruit was organically grown or conventionally grown with pesticides and herbicides or genetically engineered. The following is numbers you can look for the next time you go […]

Screening for Prostate Cancer

 October 6, 2011

Screening for Prostate Cancer   Dr Sanjay Gupta, M.D. announced on CNN this morning that The U.S. Preventive Services Task Force recently announced that they are no longer recommending prostate cancer screening (PSA) for men. They reported that the prostate specific antigen, or PSA test does more harm than good because if the test shows […]

The Viral Storm

 October 4, 2011

The Viral Storm   Dr Nathan Wolfe is a field virologist. He is a scientist and author of a new book called The Viral Storm. His goal is to reveal the identity of the next pandemic or deadly virus before it happens. He looks at himself as a virus hunter who looks for clues and […]

Sleep: It’s Not Just About Beauty

 September 28, 2011

Sleep: It’s Not Just About Beauty   Researchers have proven that when the body is in a deep sleep, the body has the opportunity to help heal itself. Think about the time you felt you were about to “come down” with the flu or a cold. Most likely you felt sleepy or that if you […]

The Overuse of Antibiotics

 August 16, 2011

In todays world, we Americans have been so blessed with so much that gives us instant gratification. No one wants to be sick so we pop an antibiotic quickly in order to get well quicker. However, this can harm us in ways we never consider.It is clear that the antibiotics that once were successfully used […]

Thymus: The master of the immune system

 August 15, 2011

Thymus: The master of the immune system   It is now being said that the thymus is considered the master of the immune system. This gland is essential to the maturation and maintenance of the cells of the immune system.This great master is a pinkish-gray organ that lies below the thyroid gland and in the […]