Food and the Brain: Good Fats, Bad Fats

Food and the Brain: Good Fats, Bad Fats

This is a guest blog post by Jennifer Lee, Ph.D. Omega-3 essential fatty acids have an important role in the mammalian nervous system.  They seem to be crucial for healthy neuronal structure and function.  And the healthy structure and function … Continue reading

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A Labor of Love – Raising Children with Food Sensitivities

A Labor of Love – Raising Children with Food Sensitivities

This is a guest blog post by Beth George I am a mother, child advocate lawyer, food activist, and entrepreneur.    This is a story of how focusing on diet made a huge difference in my son’s life.  I hope our … Continue reading

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FDA Panel Votes 8-6 In Favor of Artificial Dyes

FDA Panel Votes 8-6 In Favor of Artificial Dyes

Oh dear, we had our hopes up so high earlier this week. An advisory panel to the FDA convened for 2 days to review studies linking artificial food colorings with hyperactivity in children. Unfortunately, the panel concluded that there is … Continue reading

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What Do Strawberries Have to Do with ADHD Kids?

What Do Strawberries Have to Do with ADHD Kids?

A new study by US and Canadian scientists is linking ADHD to pesticide. Researchers found that kids with high levels of pesticide residue in their urine were more likely to suffer from the challenging attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. Unfortunately some … Continue reading

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