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Why Did Peanut Butter Become An Allergen?

Why Did Peanut Butter Become An Allergen?

I can remember eating peanut butter and jelly sandwiches for lunch while growing up. Hell, I still eat them. Now, as I try to watch my sugar intake, I enjoy peanut butter on apple slices. It’s a healthy indulgence. But, for those with peanut allergies, it’s a life threatening allergen. I had never heard of peanut allergies until one of my coworkers told me about her son. Peanuts, and other foods…

Childhood Cancer Up 13 Percent in Past Two Decades

Childhood Cancer Up 13 Percent in Past Two Decades

A recent study, coordinated by the World Health Organization’s (WHO) International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), published in Lancet Oncology shows that childhood cancer was 13 percent more common between 2001-2010 than in the 1980s, totaling to an annual incidence rate of 140 per million children aged 0-14 years worldwide. Although the data for this study was…

Is YOUR Baby Getting Too Much Aluminum?

Is YOUR Baby Getting Too Much Aluminum?

Aluminum is a metal that seems harmless. We wrap our food in it, cook with it, and swallow aluminum in food and water every day since it occurs naturally in the environment. There is aluminum in breast milk and even more in baby formula. And aluminum is harmless, unless it gets into our bloodstream and finds its way to our brain. Because aluminum is a neurotoxin…

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