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Fish Oil During Pregnancy Prevents Asthma in Children

Fish Oil During Pregnancy Prevents Asthma in Children

Previous research has shown that consuming adequate amounts of omega-3 fatty acids during pregnancy is important for the development of the child’s brain and visual system, and may also reduce the risk of preterm delivery. Americanpregnancy.org states:  “the...
Fruits and Veggies as Medicine

Fruits and Veggies as Medicine

The standard for fruit and veggie consumption used to be 5 portions a day but has recently changed to 10 servings. Upping your intake means staving off chances of dying or dying from a heart attack or cancer. This recommended increase comes from a review of 95 studies...
Elephants Don’t Get Cancer

Elephants Don’t Get Cancer

Well not exactly but compared to humans who have an 11-25% chance of getting cancer elephants have a 4.8% risk of getting cancer.  Why is this?   It turns out that elephants have 20 copies of the TP53 gene, the gene that codes for p53. Humans have only one copy of...
Longevity Made Simple

Longevity Made Simple

As we age there is a desire in most to remain healthy and productive so that we can enjoy life to its fullest.   While there is no panacea for to stop the aging process there are anti-aging lifestyles. The benefits of positive lifestyle choices have been validated in...
The Larger the Stool

The Larger the Stool

The US Department of Agriculture reports that the top nine foods eaten by Americans are whole cow’s milk, 2% milk, processed American cheese, white bread, white flour, white rolls. Refined sugar, colas and ground beef.  When you look at this list it becomes...
Peanut Allergy

Peanut Allergy

Peanut allergies are becoming more increasingly prevalent among children. As a way to combat the rising number of allergy to peanuts, the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases recommends introducing peanuts in the form of blended solids or powder...