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Keep the health benefits of seafood going all year long

During all of the years I worked and lived in Washington, D.C., my family and I always stopped to take a break in August and spend a couple weeks in New England. We truly enjoyed the ocean and [...]

In Daily Dispatch, Diabetes, Healthy Eating, Heart Health, Omega 3 Fatty Acids, Seafood

Your “gluten intolerance” could really be pesticide poisoning

Gluten is a protein that has been present in wheat since it was first cultivated for human consumption about 10,000 years ago. But cultivated grains represent a mere “drop in the bucket” when it [...]

In Allergies, Daily Dispatch, Gluten, Pesticides, Roundup

Food sensitivities linked to common herbicide

Back in the 1970s, agro-business giant Monsanto created the toxic, chemical herbicide glyphosate, now commonly known as “Roundup.” Unlike other herbicides used in farming at the time, glyphosate [...]

In Daily Dispatch, Government Agendas, Pesticides, Recent Dispatches, Roundup

This “healthy” obsession could make you sick

You know the old saying, “nothing succeeds like success.” And some people take this idea to extremes, prompting a modified variation: “nothing succeeds like excess.” Almost anything that benefits [...]

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The brutal brain merry-go-round of antidepressants

My daughter recently sang for us a rendition of Joni Mitchell’s “Circle Game.” She learned it 20 years ago at a summer camp for creative arts on Lake Champlain, Vermont. She attended every [...]

In Antidepressants, Daily Dispatch, Natural Remedies

Why I never eat low-fat dairy

Today, roughly one million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with Parkinson’s disease, a progressive neuro-degenerative illness affecting coordination and movement. And doctors diagnose about [...]

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Social connections protect the brain on a cellular level

Gerontologists advise their older patients to stay connected to the local community. “Social isolation is a silent killer,” according to the Gerontological Society of America. Indeed — research [...]

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