The health benefits of our life purpose

Many studies have been done on psychosocial factors and their impact on our health and even how long we live. More recently some of these have been able to show that having a sense of purpose can have many health benefits from lowering stress to reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease cancer and even living […]

Roundup is a gut poison

Glyphosate is an active ingredient of the most widely used herbicide Roundup. Human exposure to glyphosate among the participants has increased by 500 percent in the past two decades. In the years of 1993-1996, only 12 percent of participants had detectable levels of glyphosate in their urine. By 2013-2016, this number increased to 70 percent. […]

Fecal transplant has huge benefits for individual with Autism

Many studies have reported abnormal gut microbiota in individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), suggesting a link between gut microbiome and autism-like behaviors. The human gut and brain interact in complex ways, and abnormal conditions in the gut may predispose individuals to neurodevelopmental disorders. Individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), Parkinson’s disease, and Alzheimer’s disease, […]

Controlling candida

Candida has a high degree of resistance to many available drugs. In the case of candida it is not just candia on its own but the potential associations it has with other opportunistic species and how they work together to protect each other with a resilient biofilm. The most important feature of biofilm growth is […]

Acid and your gut

After initial breakdown by chewing, food is churned by the smooth muscles of the stomach and is broken down by hyrdochlooric acid and stomach juices (enzymes). The pH of the stomach is highly acidic, around 1.5 (1.0-2.5) due to the hydrochloric acid which helps to kill harmful microorganisms, denature protein for digestion, and help create […]

Do sunscreens cause skin cancer?

The question of whether sunscreen prevents skin cancer is an ambiguous one. Many epidemiological studies show an increased risk of skin cancer to the sunscreen user. Similarly, a review of studies on skin cancer and sunscreens by Science News, vol 153 1998, found that people who used sunscreen are more likely to develop basal cell […]

Do plants really clean the office air?

Here is a little paper I wrote many years ago showing that plants are not effective at cleaning the indoor air. Formaldehyde is a toxic substance with adverse health effects detectable at low concentrations. Formaldehyde causes irritation of the eyes, skin and respiratory tract, wheezing, nausea, coughing, diarrhoea, vomiting, dizziness and lethargy at levels as […]