Monthly Archives: August 2009

Gut Bacteria at the Root of Colic?

Colic in babies is one of those conditions that the medical community cannot seem to figure out. Colic occurs in up to 28% of infants. Babies with colic cry for hours, unconsolable, sometimes every day. The cause of colic is unknown and the treatment of colic is uncertain. So many infants suffer from colic and parents are at a loss…

Flame Retardants in our Food?!

It has been known for a while that humans (and even babies in the womb) have flame retardants in their blood due to environmental exposure. Flame retardants, or more specifically polybromated diphenyl ethers (PBDEs) are used in carpeting and upholstery as well as in many household items. The main route of exposure was always thought to be from air and…