Most Plastics Have Hormone Disruptors The initial motivation to write a blog post about plastics and health effects was because of this recent article regarding the harmful chemicals in food packaging.: “Potential cellular changes caused by [packaging] with the capacity to disrupt hormones, are not even being considered in routine […]
A study out of BYU suggests that getting an infant to finish a bottle may lead to overeating later in life. The full article along with a video is here from the BYU website. Full article below: In the long run, encouraging a baby to finish the last ounce in […]
There are a plethora of studies showing the benefits of probiotics during second and third trimesters of pregnancy. One of the supplements I always recommend during pregnancy are probiotics. Research has shown they are particularly important in the latter stages of pregnancy.
I get frustrated and sad when I hear a friends kid is on antibiotics, especially if they are under 2 years of age. There is little doubt that antibiotics cause stress to the gut mucosa lining. There is also clear indication that antibiotics may not be useful for the common […]
For many years I’ve strongly recommended to my perinatal patients that they take a high dose DHA fish oil supplement. DHA is docosahexaenoic acid found in fatty fish which is one of the beneficial longer chain fatty acids we get from fish – the other being EPA (eicosapentaenoic acid). I’m […]