Understanding Child Eczema – natural treatment

Eczema symptoms include itchy, red, and dry skin caused by inflammation. The most common type of eczema is called atopic dermatitis.  Most infants who develop eczema outgrow it by age 10, however, if the underlying cause is not uprooted, eczema is a red flag that further hypersensitivity reactions like asthma, allergy and autoimmunity might emerge.…

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Is all food toxic now?

So, just as a follow up to my last blog post about rice cereal….  Consumer Reports just published another report warning about inorganic arsenic in rice. There’s a great little video and summary about it here. In essence, they are warning about over consuming some types of rice because, as it turns out, rice absorbs…

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Infant Rice Cereal… carcinogenic?

When I was feeding my first child, I went the conventional route. Even though I knew whole foods were better than processed, we gave our son fortified organic infant rice cereal as his first solid food. I was worried about iron. And I was doing what everyone was telling me to do. I had had some…

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