The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen, from the Environmental Working Group

I’ve been working on two projects that have kept me from blogging. The first project was a lecture given at the January meeting of Physicians for Ancestral Health. The second project, still on-going, developed out of a new working relationship with Dr. Tommy Wood who I met at the PAH meeting. I will be sharing […]

Agent Orange AND glyphosate in our food? Scott Pruitt Strikes again

Scott Pruitt and the EPA has approved wider use of Dow Chemical’s new pesticide “Enlist Duo”. The following is taken from the Center for Food Safety’s recent notification. “Enlist Duo is a combination of glyphosate (the main ingredient in Roundup) and 2,4-D (one of the active ingredients in “Agent Orange”). This is the first time […]

Anti-inflammatory diet, are 9 servings of vegetables per day possible?

I often recommend a specific diet to decrease inflammation, decrease pain, and improve healing of tissue. I have been asked by patients to post this nutritional plan on my website so here it is (see below). In addition to this post, I will place the diet on a separate page along with recipes for vegetable […]

Anti-inflammatory diet and recipes

9 SERVINGS  OF NON-STARCHY VEGETABLES PER DAY, 3 SERVINGS FROM EACH OF THREE CATEGORIES. Organic as much as possible. (Learn about the dirty dozen at EWG.org) DARK GREEN LEAFY VEGETABLES, 3 SERVINGS PER DAY EQUALS 3 CUPS MEASURED COOKED OR 6 CUPS MEASURED RAW Arugula, Beet Greens, Bok Choy, Chard all colors, Chicory, Cilantro  Dandelion […]

Endocrine Disrupting chemicals in food, containers and environment results “in a range of human diseases and abnormalities.”

The findings of four articles recently published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism were presented on March 5 at a press briefing held at the Endocrine Society’s annual meeting, ENDO 2015, Despite the incredible public health implications of these four studies little has been reported in the popular press. I have previously discussed […]

Babies born with more than 200 toxic chemicals in their blood

The  Environmental Working Group (EWG) is a non profit organization devoted to protecting the public from one of our greatest health threats, pollution in all of it’s forms. The EWG supported a study in which newborn infants were tested for known industrial and agricultural toxic chemicals. All of the infants had > 200 and some […]