Know your Plastics

The following graphic is a quick summary of the plastics labels and their “threat” level. The following sections provide information on each type of plastic. Polyethylene Terephthalate Plastic #1 – PET or PETE stands for polyethylene terephthalate, a plastic resin and a form of polyester. Where is PETE found? PETE is commonly used to package: Cosmetics Household cleaners […]

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Improve Memory, Learning and Grades

The Appleton Central Alternative High School in Appleton, Wisconsin was established in 1996 for “problem” students who did not fit well into a traditional high school setting. Students were described as “rude, obnoxious, and ill-mannered” by their own dean of students. Problems with discipline were severe enough that a policeman had to be on campus […]

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Stages of Adrenal Fatigue

These are the four stages of adrenal fatigue. Stage One: Beginning the ‘Alarm’ phase This stage describes the body’s immediate reaction to a stressor. As mentioned elsewhere on this site, this stressor can be an imminent physical threat, or something as simple as a job interview or hospital stay. During this first phase of the […]


Has your Sunscreen Estrogenized You?

What are the side effects of parabens? Parabens, man-made preservative chemicals, are used by manufacturers in a variety of domestic products, such as cosmetics, sunscreens, lotions and moisturizers, shampoo, shaving, and tanning products. Parabens are cost-effective and provide protection against micro-organisms for an extended period of time. While there are multiple types of parabens, methyl, […]


Can a Herbal Compound Work just as Well as the World’s Top Blood-Sugar-Lowering Pill?

    Berberine facts Berberine is a yellow-colored compound found in several plants, including barberry, goldenseal and Oregon grape. It’s traditionally been used as a remedy for diarrhea in China, but ever since researchers accidentally discovered its hypoglycemic (blood-sugar-lowering) effects, there’s been a lot of interest in berberine as an antidiabetic agent. Promising studies A […]


Drugs may not be the Best Answer for Depressed Patients

Antidepressants are among the most commonly prescribed drugs in America; about 10% of the population take them. The number jumps to 25% for women between the ages of 50 and 64. When compared to placebo, they are not very effective in controlling depression. A study published in PLOS (February 26, 2008) concluded, “Drug–placebo differences in […]


Vaxxed Movie Review

In 2013, biologist Dr. Brian Hooker received a call from a Senior Scientist at the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) who led the agency’s 2004 study on the Measles-Mumps-Rubella (MMR) vaccine and its link to autism. The scientist, Dr. William Thompson, confessed that the CDC had omitted crucial data in their final […]



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