Nourishing a growing baby

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Adequate maternal nutrition prior to conception and during pregnancy can protect the baby from diabetes, stroke, heart disease, kidney disease and memory loss later in life.

Placebos as effective as antidepressants

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Recent studies on the efficacy of antidepressant drugs revealed that selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors (SSRIs), which are the most commonly prescribed drugs to treat depression, have no clinically meaningful advantage over placebo.

Medical care is 3rd leading cause of death in U.S.

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The popular perception that the U.S. has the highest quality of medical care in the world has been proven entirely false by several public heath studies and reports over the past few years.

Our children: well-fed but malnourished?

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The question of how to nourish our children so they develop into healthy adults is the most important question we can ask when it comes to nutrition. Tragically, the answers that the medical mainstream has come up with have contributed to unprecedented epidemics of childhood disease and endangered the health and well-being of our children.

Send me your questions and ideas!

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Please submit any questions you have or topics you’d like to see addressed on the blog, and I will add them to the mix of content I have planned for the next month.

Pleasure is good for you

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There’s no doubt that optimal nutrition plays a significant role in supporting our health and well-being. But nutrition, as important as it is, obviously isn’t the only factor that influences our physiology. Over the past several years, an increasing amount of research has focused on the role of emotions, behavior and beliefs in contributing to both health and disease.