Life in today’s toxic environment creates a lot of unwanted inflammation, oxidative stress and toxicity accumulation. Luckily for us, the cure is in the kitchen. Even higher than vegetables and fruits, culinary herbs reign supreme as antioxidants. If they are environmentally challenged (not in a greenhouse or homogenous environment), it causes the plants to produce …

Researchers from the CDC analyzed data from 13,155 women who had children with birth defects. They found statistically significant correlations with antibiotic use. Two classes were identified as the main culprits: sulfonamides and nitrofurantoins (commonly used to treat UTI’s e.g., Macrobid). Other classes of antibiotics such as penicillins, erythromycins and cephalosporins seemed safer and were …