Arsenic in Rice, Rice Cereal, Juice, Well Water. How to minimize your exposure 

Based on the conference notes presented by Dr. Joel Foreman as mentioned in a previous post Medical Evidence on Organic vs Non-Organic Foods,  I will discuss Arsenic today.  The effects on human health and ways you can reduce your exposer. Where does Arsenic come from? Arsenic is in pesticides applied to cotton and orchards since 1940 … More Arsenic in Rice, Rice Cereal, Juice, Well Water. How to minimize your exposure 

WHAT TO EAT TO INCREASE OMEGA 3’s and DECREASE EXPOSURE TO MERCURY

As mentioned in a previous post, Medical reasons for choosing Organic vs. Non-Organic foods, I am sharing the latest data on food processing, food contaminants, and the implications to human health. This article will focus on:  WHAT TO EAT TO INCREASE OMEGA 3’s and DECREASE EXPOSURE TO MERCURY Fatty fish are a great source of Omega … More WHAT TO EAT TO INCREASE OMEGA 3’s and DECREASE EXPOSURE TO MERCURY

The Medical Reasons for choosing Organic vs Non-Organic Foods

The common question I get in clinic is “Why should I spend money on organic foods? What is the evidence?  Is it worth it?” This past weekend I went to a great conference in Charleston, SC presented by MUSC, and several of the talks were regarding the Organic vs. Non-Organic, GMO vs. Non-GMO controversies.  Here … More The Medical Reasons for choosing Organic vs Non-Organic Foods

Building Up Your Immune system for Back to School – Nutrition

Post 1/4 – Nutrition Focus and Your Immune system I cannot discuss how frequently this time of the year parents come into our clinic with sick kids and teens.  We continuously discuss illness after illness.  Snot, boogers, coughs, and sore throats appear to never end.  Night time coughs seem to go on forever.  At times, … More Building Up Your Immune system for Back to School – Nutrition