Monthly Archives: October 2011

The Influence of Nutrition on Mental Health (Part 2)

Scientists are enthusiastically immersing themselves in the field of Epigenetics, which is the study of environmental factors on gene changes. Using twins, Epigenetics has led to innovative discoveries in mental disorder studies. If genetics were strictly the deck of cards that we were dealt, then why would one twin have schizophrenia and the other one is … Read the full article »

The Influence of Nutrition on Mental Health

The health field is finally awakening to information regarding the link between diet and behavior.  For the first two-thirds of the 20th century, medical students were taught that the mental condition called “depression” was a problem of psychological origin. While in a small number of cases this may be true, in most incidents, the cause is not … Read the full article »

CAFO (Concentrated Animal Feeding Operation): Environmentally Unsound & Unhealthy

“O” The Oprah Magazine (Nov 2011) did an article on CAFOs written by Kathie Dobie that totally affected me.  I have been aware of factory farming for years and would not eat food raised in this manner.  However, I didn’t realize the extent of the damage that these operations were inflicting on the environment, the people working … Read the full article »

The Motivation of Fear: Is It Driving You?

Shakespeare’s observation holds true, “Fear doth make cowards of us all.”  Many today are being manipulated by the medical industry to make rapid decisions regarding medical care that are not wise. I recently read a newsletter The Blaylock Wellness Report (August 2009) by Russell Blaylock, M.D., which stated that the pharmaceutical company CEOs had played their trump card … Read the full article »