October is known as Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and there are many events all over the world conducted by groups ranging from breast cancer advocacy organizations to local community organizations to major retailers. According to Wikipedia, the purpose of Breast Cancer Awareness Month is to increase awareness of the disease and to raise funds for … Continue reading Don’t be fooled by pink
Soak into Benzene
My family was invited to a kid’s birthday party the other day. It was beautiful summer day, so we went to the private community swimming pool after lunch. The swimming pool is managed by an affluent suburban neighborhood association. I assume that the majority of the members are well educated professionals, like doctors, lawyers, CEOs, … Continue reading Soak into Benzene
Cancer and Insulin
There are many books and news about diabetes, yet the number of people who struggle with diabetes has never dropped. Also, tremendous money has been invested into cancer research for many decades, but cancer still takes 2nd place as a leading cause of death in the United States. Many believe that those two diseases are not … Continue reading Cancer and Insulin
Can you tell your health by looking at the mirror?
We used to have doctors who can read the condition of one’s health by looking at the skin, eyes, tongue, or other appearances instead of waiting for the blood test to show the results. (at least where I grew up – Tokyo). I remember that my pediatrician, who had his office in his large ghostish house, … Continue reading Can you tell your health by looking at the mirror?
Invisible Health Hazard
(This title is from Taylor’s science project about wireless harms) It is just torturing me when I see people using wireless “bluetooth” headset. The wireless headsets may look cool, but to me they are just dumb toys. Most people are not informed about Electromagnetic Radiation… The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) has been deceiving our public health. … Continue reading Invisible Health Hazard
You may have heard of glyphosate. It is a broad-spectrum systemic herbicide and crop desiccant. It is used on essentially all annual and perennial plants including grasses, sedges, broad-leaved weeds and woody plants. It can be used on non-cropland and among a great variety of crops. It was discovered to be an herbicide by Monsanto … Continue reading Food Toxins
Do you pay attention to this important trace mineral?
Micronutrients, as opposed to macronutrients (protein, carbohydrates and fat), are comprised of vitamins and minerals which are required in small quantities to ensure normal metabolism, growth and physical wellbeing. VITAMINS are essential organic nutrients, most of which are not made in the body, or only in insufficient amounts, and usually must be obtained through food. When … Continue reading Do you pay attention to this important trace mineral?
We are ingesting plastics
How much do you know about how the recycling system works? I don’t know where you live in the United States, but what can be recycled all depends on your local policy. So, in other words, there is no universal form of recycling across the country. Every city and state has its own regulations and … Continue reading We are ingesting plastics
You have to be in CHARGE!
I would like to share with you a story about a client of mine, “ Donna”, whom I was seeing for unrelated reasons. Donna is a woman in her mid 70’s and was diagnosed with breast cancer, and also learned at the same time that she carries the BRCA 2 gene. According to the National … Continue reading You have to be in CHARGE!
Cauliflower is a winter vegetable from November to March, but now you can purchase it all year. Although cauliflower isn't so popular compare to broccoli (especially among kids), the veggie is super versatile. You can make pickles, rice, mashed potatoes, wings and even pizza crust with cauliflower. So, this vegetable is becoming popular as a food … Continue reading Cauliflower Dip