Fats are important for Kids!

It seems like everyone I see in my practice these days avoids fats. When recalling their daily diet to me, they proudly point out all the low fat and fat free foods they eat. This is all very well, but I tend to not be too impressed. The reason is that fa

Brain Health for Children

A healthy brain should be a top priority, yet many people take the brain for granted. The more studies done, the more amazing and complex the brain becomes. The health of a child"s growing brain should be of utmost importance to parents. An unhealthy brai

What Happens When Children Watch Too Much TV

TV has become an integral part of society, but what does it do to the health of our children? The latest studies link conditions such as childhood obesity and ADD with watching TV. Watching TV is a sedentary activity. Commercials advertise health-damaging


There has been a lot of focus on plastics containing BPA in the last 18 months and more recently in August this year, with popular aluminium drink bottle makers, Sigg, admitting that bottles made by them up until August 2008 contained BPA. Even more recen

What is Inflamation?

Inflammation is your bodys response to any harmful agent, such as something that can cause disease (e.g. bacteria, virus), an allergen or other irritant. In short, inflammation is your bodys natural response to something that causes irritation.? Inflammat

Vaccination – The Untold Story Page 2

It was an interesting time. You dont notice things have changed that much when you are with someone everyday. I would go shopping and people would not look at my baby, but rather look the other way. I remember going into the butcher and ordering what I wa

Vaccination – The Untold Story

So how does a mother feel when her baby is dead from vaccines and all she hears from doctors, the government and media is that vaccines are safe and effective? This is my journey.... I cant say I believed in vaccination. I knew nothing about it, but had i

Baby Burps – Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) is commonly seen in western society, and is "present in around 5% of the adult population" in the world (1). However, it is becoming more and more common in babies. Reflux occurs because chyme from the stomach travel