The EPA opened the doors on its US Endocrine Disruptor Screening Program in 1996. This branch of the agency was responsible for determining the impact
No matter where you get your news, if you’ve been watching it for the past week, you can only have been disturbed. Whether you were
Have you ever lost touch with a close friend, only to hear about their lives later and think “That doesn’t sound like them at all”?
Ever hear of Nature Deficit Disorder? Probably not – it’s not in the DSM or anything. But that doesn’t mean it’s not real. The urbanization of
The brain we develop reflects the life we lead.
– the Dalai Lama.
Makes sense, right?
Strangely, this is a contentious opinion in the world of neuroscience.
And it’s part of why Dr. David Perlmutter not only left the practice of mainstream neurology 10 years into his residency and opened his own practice, but recently wrote a book with his son about the effects of our lifestyles on our neural structures.
Nobody could afford coconut oil during the war in the 1940s. Although it had been used in European and American, not to mention Caribbean and Filipino, cooking for centuries, Americans lost their access to it, except at exorbitant prices. (If you’re wondering, that’s how soy was able to get such a foothold in our eating practices.)
When coconut oil reentered the market, the national food and health authorities had turned on it – they claimed it was basically lard. Coconut oil is 93% saturated fat, and during the 1950s, there wasn’t a dirtier curse word in the medical community.
We thought it clogged arteries and caused heart disease.