Dyes add no benefits whatsoever to foods, other than making them more ‘eye-catching’ to increase sales,” said James Huff, the associate director for chemical carcinogenesis at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences’ National Toxicology Program. “Some dyes have caused cancers in animals, contain cancer-causing contaminants, or have been inadequately tested for cancer or other problems. Their continued use presents unnecessary risks to humans, especially young children.
Vitamin B12 Deficiency: One Of The Most Frequently Misdiagnosed Conditions Could Also Be The Cause Of A Variety Of Maladies It’s hard to imagine, given the wide array of supplements and vitamin-enriched foods that we face every time we go to the grocery store that somehow, our ancestors managed to get everything they need to live and thrive living a hunting and foraging existence on the savannahs of Africa.… Read the rest
From Butt Dialing To Phantom Vibrations: How Smart Phones Giving Us All The Symptoms Of ADHD? One Study Says Yes. There is a game some friends play when they go out to eat together: everyone at the table has to put his or her cell phone in the center of the table face down at the beginning of the evening. Dinner proceeds as normal, drinks, appetizers, entrées–the only difference is the conversation is uninterrupted by people constantly checking their phones, texting, calling, or posting political rants on social media sites.… Read the rest
Children should be seen, not heard. It’s an old saying, but it speaks volumes about western attitudes toward children. They are often seen as noisy, annoying, impetuous creatures, somehow alien to ourselves and our own experience, despite the fact that we all indisputably were once kids ourselves. It’s also these attitudes that undoubtedly have helped lead to what some are saying is the massive over-diagnosis of ADHD, or attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder.… Read the rest