Amish children have lowest rate of allergies

 

The Amish, in particular, Amish children, don’t get allergies — not like the rest of the general population, that is.

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5 Natural Heartburn Remedies Proven to Beat Drugs

Here are five natural heartburn remedies that went head to head with drugs and won. Continue reading

Adding Nuts to Your Diet May Help You Live Longer

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People who ate at least 10 grams (1/3 oz) of nuts per day had an average 23 percent reduced risk of death due to cancer, diabetes, and respiratory and Continue reading

6 Reasons I Won’t Give My Kids the Nasal Flu Vaccine

Two of my daughters arrived home from primary school last week with public health packages in their bags. It’s that time of year again, when nurses are out in force like army recruitment officers, waging a war on deadly germs and rounding up volunteers for vaccines. Continue reading

Allergies and cancer on the rise due to GM foods

Food allergies have become a global epidemic and conventional medicine has no cure. In fact, according to the Centers for Disease Control, food allergies (in kids) have increased by 50% between 1997 and 2011. Could this have anything to do with genetically engineered foods?

Since the 1990s, when genetically modified (GM) foods were approved, Continue reading

The Perilous Road Ahead: Designer Babies and Other Patented Life Forms… Where Will It All End?

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Genetic modification of humans appears to have been running alongside the genetic engineering of plants, being just a few years behind in terms of the technology being unleashed

A US patent has been filed for a DNA testing database, which would be used by prospective parents to find out which traits their future offspring might inherit. Continue reading

How to Dine When You Have Food Allergies

Food is the centerpiece of social life in American culture. During the holidays you gather with loved ones to take part in a traditional meal, meet with friends to catch up over lunch, or enjoy a romantic dinner.

All you have to do is get in your car or take a stroll down the block and count the number of Continue reading

How Do We Reduce Inflammation?

In Part I of this series, we looked at what inflammation is and how it contributes to cancer development and progression. In Part II, we examine how to discern if inflammation is an issue for you, some valuable assessments to consider to measure it, and the very specific actions you can take to lower inflammation levels that Continue reading

Zecuity or Alternative Remedy?

Believe me when I tell you that Big Pharma wants to make it as easy as possible for you to consume their dangerous and costly medications. Don’t like injections? Try a pill. Pills not your thing? Try some cherry-flavored syrup instead.

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What Might be Causing Your Dizziness

Dizziness is one of those symptoms that are so common that the underlying explanations are vast. The key to figuring it out — other than seeing a doctor — is understanding the symptoms. If you are dizzy and nothing else, it is likely a minor, temporary problem. Continue reading

Lower Levels of Sunlight Link to Allergy and Eczema

Sunshine may help to prevent allergies and eczema

Increased exposure to sunlight may reduce the risk of both food allergies and eczema in children, according to a new scientific study published this week.

Researchers from the European Centre for Environment & Human Health, along with several Australian institutions, have found that children living in areas with lower levels of sunlight are at greater risk of developing food allergies and the skin condition eczema, compared to those in areas with higher UV.

The research team used data from a study of Australian children and analysed how rates of food allergy, Continue reading

Overcome ADHD the Natural Way

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently surveyed 73,000 children and found one in 10 has Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). This is a 22% increase since 2003. Research has shown that toxic and deficient lifestyle patterns are the chief contributing factor for this disorder. Natural lifestyle solutions can prevent and reverse ADHD.

Many researchers consider chronic ADHD symptoms a sign of mild-moderate brain damage. When regions of the brain are chronically inflamed it signals the primitive regions of the brain to be on overdrive. This inhibits frontal lobe function which is the region responsible for concentration and emotional stability. The primitive regions on overdrive include the reticular activating system and limbic system. When this primitive brain is imbalanced  Continue reading

Researchers Devise Easy, Accurate Way to Predict Food Allergies

An on-line calculator that predicts, within seconds, the presence of the three major food allergies in children has been developed by researchers at University College Cork. They have devised a new ‘Cork-Southampton calculator’ that gives 96% accuracy compared to current methods that are 61% 81% accurate. The research will be published online tomorrow in the leading international allergy journal, Journal of Allergy & Clinical Immunology.

Food allergies have increased over the past decade as has the number of patients and parents seeking diagnosis. Double-blind, placebo-controlled food challenges are the gold standard for diagnosing food allergy, but they are time-consuming,  Continue reading