More med death

So… what do you think is the cause of most fatal  allergic reactions? Not bee or wasp stings, nor poisonous mushrooms, nuts or any of those exotic natural herbs some view with suspicion. Nope, the biggest culprit by far is Big Pharma, the Big Player in the Big Industry that now dominates the American economy—the ‘trusted,’ conventional U.S. […]

All ‘superfoods’ not THAT super

‘Superfood’ has become a mainstream label that we advocates of ‘food as medicine’ have ….perhaps, been guilty of just a wee bit of overusing. It is thought that the term originated with Popeye, back in the 1950s, when the cartoon character impressed us all with his chant, “I’m strong to the finish ’cause I eat my spinach, […]

Are we dying of loneliness?

According to an article entitled The Age of Loneliness, by George Monbiot in the British Guardian (www.theguardian.com), studies have shown that loneliness and isolation is as deadly as smoking and twice as deadly as obesity. In our age of advanced technology and ‘remote’ communications, severe loneliness has become an epidemic, says Monbiot, … particularly among young adults […]

Antibiotic child/obesity link

Physicians have recognized for some time that our long love affair with antibiotics for every ill  has resulted in a dangerous resistance to antibiotics that may occasionally really be needed. Some pediatricians have become especially concerned, as many modern mothers have rushed their child off to the doctor at the first sign of sniffles. But now, reports […]

‘Passive Weight Loss’ might be easier for you

If you want to shed some pounds, something we at The Health Moderator call Passive Weight Loss might be better-suited for you. More importantly, it may last a lifetime—something that never happens with the favorite fad diet of the month. Essentially, Passive Weight Loss is making moderate changes to your diet and lifestyle so you will […]

Junk food diet impairs kids’ brains

Want your child’s brain to be impaired, or at least not function to its full capability? Of course you don’t. But that is exactly what you are doing if you repeatedly give in to those offspring  pleas in response to the beckoning McDonald’s  signs and the cute commercials on television leading kids down the junk food […]

Researchers say olive oil could help reverse heart failure

Researchers at the University of Illinois have found that olive oil could reverse a patient’s heart failure ‘immediately.” Oleate, the monounsaturated fat abundantly present in this miracle oil helps the diseased heart pump blood more effectively, researchers said, and use body fat as fuel. The common reason for heart failure is the muscle becomes damaged from […]

‘Sickcare’ industry the ONLY growing sector of U.S. economy

The U.S. healthcare system–doctors, dentists, hospitals, medicines, home health services, nursing homes, etc.– consumes 19 percent of the American Gross National Product (GNP)—$2.8 trillion. Next year it is expected to cross over the $3 trillion line, making it an even one-fifth of the GDP. The  growth in this industry is enthusiastically projected to be between 6 and 7 percent […]

Big Pharma meds that affect the brain

100,000 people a year die from Big Pharma drugs, and 1.5 million experience adverse side effects that send them to the hospital. And those are only the documented (admitted) cases. Adverse (Pharma) drug reactions are now the fourth leading cause of death in the U.S. All drugs carry various side effects, but the focus of this article is […]

A few of Monsanto’s most health threatening ‘inventions’

Following are a few of Monsanto’s most harmful products afflicting us in the previous and current decades of the chemical age, as compiled by GMO Awareness: * DIOXINS—These are a group of chemical compounds many see as the most toxic chemicals known to man. They are primarily found in industrial agricultures meat and dairy products. * AGENT ORANGE—An […]