How To Responsibly Use Antibiotics

How To Responsibly Use Antibiotics

Antibiotics are a group of medications that treat specific kinds of infections. Antibiotics have greatly improved public health since the mid-twentieth century, effectively turning many life-threatening infectious diseases into curable conditions. However, when used...
The Issues Surrounding Dairy

The Issues Surrounding Dairy

Background Dairy Consumption Dairy products have been considered a staple in diets around the world for decades. Especially in America, dairy products are a very common part of many daily diets, for individuals young and old. Dairy consumption increased by 32% from...
10 Simple Ways to Reduce Air Pollution

10 Simple Ways to Reduce Air Pollution

Some people may think of pollution as an indirect threat, more likely to cause climate change or endanger other species than cause human illness. In reality, the air we breathe has a massive impact on our day-to-day health. Air Pollution and Health… Air pollution,...
10 Supplements to Avoid Before Surgery

10 Supplements to Avoid Before Surgery

Background: Plants and Medicine Plants have long been used as the basis for many medications. Ancient Egyptians used aloe vera to “prolong life”, bushmen in the Kalahari in Africa used cactus hoodia to fight off hunger. There are many additional “herbal supplements”...
6 Most Common Toxic Heavy Metals

6 Most Common Toxic Heavy Metals

Toxic metals, including “heavy metals”, are metals and metal compounds that negatively affect people’s health. In very small amounts, some of these substances are necessary to support life. However, in larger amounts, they are toxic. They may build...
Are Food Labels Misleading?

Are Food Labels Misleading?

Food labels can be an important resource in making sure you’re eating a healthy diet. Even if you know a lot about nutrition and health, and have a clear idea of your ideal nutritional profile, without nutritional information it would be difficult to determine how any...