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We’ve all heard of the effects of air pollution and water and land pollution. If you live near an airport or have teenagers, you’ve likely experienced the effects of noise pollution. But few of us have heard of light pollution. A few days ago, I...

To most people breathing is considered an involuntary function; something which is beyond human control. To an extent, this is true. Breathing is somewhat reflexive. If you try to hold your breath, you will eventually loose consciousness and your body will automatically resume breathing. We...

In last month’s newsletter, we learned about the centrality of good hydration to optimal health. Water is the ultimate beverage. The water business is a multimillion dollar industry. There are people who make a living as professional “water tasters”. There’s even a connoisseur’s guide to...

Its official: Americans love sugar! The average American consumes roughly half a pound of sugar a day! One 12oz can of coke contains approximately 10 teaspoons of sugar in it! Most of the carbohydrates consumed by people in the United States are in the form...

I am currently on maternity leave- I gave birth to my second beautiful daughter just three weeks ago. In honor of her birth, I wanted to post a newsletter that is somewhat unconventional. The message it holds is just as important, if not more so,...

In the 18 hundreds, the concept of the “Germ theory” of disease began to gain acceptance. With it, practices of public sanitation, hygienic standards in hospitals, and the use of antimicrobial agents came to the forefront. We’ve come a long way since the days when doctors...