A New Path Toward Healing

This doesn't even include supplements

by Renée Canada Last week, I finally took the big step of firing my rheumatologist. I decided to stop the chemo that I've been on for four months with no significant improvement on my dystonia or the autoimmune diseases we thought were causing it. There had to be a better alternative. After our recent appointment, I told my neurologist that I wanted to try treat my disease naturally.  After … [Read more...]

Pesticides from GM Crops Present in Bloodstream of Unborn Babies

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by Renée Canada There has been much debate about the safety of genetically modified, or GM, foods since they were first put on the market in the early ‘90s. The industry has stood by its claim that any potentially harmful chemicals from pesticides added to crops—like soybeans, canola and corn—would pass through the body with ill-effect. However, the results of a study published earlier this … [Read more...]

Is Our Fascination With Diet Even Affecting Our Unborn Children?

“Canned tuna, especially white, tends to be high in mercury

-by Renée Canada As information continues to flow about how maternal health impacts fetal health, expectant mothers have increasingly more to consider when it comes to diet and their unborn children. Most are aware of the importance of having a calcium-rich diet for developing bones and getting enough folic acid to help prevent neural tube defects like spina bifida. Certain types of fish, like … [Read more...]

Tucson School Say Adiós to Oreos

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by Renée Canada I remember the days of high school lunches consisting purely of those Friendly Sundae Cups. As an high honor roll student all through sophomore year, I would just flash my proudly earned "golden" card, which was basically a free pass to goodies at the school store and treats at lunch, and voila, I would have a Reese's Peanut Butter Cup Sundae in hand. I felt like I was doing … [Read more...]