Tag: accumulate health

Dairy: A Cause of Iron Deficiency in Children?

Iron deficiency in children is often overlooked until an event (i.e. seizure, fainting with emotional exacerbation (crying), eating dirt, chronic infections) occur that force a parent to take their child to be evaluated by a doctor.  And even then, many times their primary care doctor will overlook iron deficiency, all the while the child suffers.   […]

What You Need To Know About Acetaminophen

Are you popping Tylenol or other acetaminophen-containing medications like candy? Many people don’t realize how strong acetaminophen is and the risk for side effects that come with it. The western world has trained us to avoid pain and even potential pain at any cost. However, acetaminophen is hard to avoid even if you wanted to, […]

Iron and Vaccine Efficacy

Considering the current vaccine campaign that has injected 7.35 billion humans, I think it is more than reasonable to consider adjusting health parameters to make sure people who are receiving these shots have the best possible outcome. Obesity, diabetes and a general state of metabolic derangement makes the creation of robust immune memory poor and […]

Iron deficiency without anemia vs. Iron deficiency with anemia

What is the difference between iron deficiency without anemia and iron deficiency with anemia? Iron deficiency is when you do not have enough iron. This is best demonstrated via a blood ferritin test.  Ferritin is the storage depot for iron. A ferritin below 30 is generally considered iron deficiency.  Most people will feel their best with […]

The many benefits of the supplement NAC

There’s been so much discussion lately about NAC that I thought it was worth highlighting the benefits of the supplement NAC. This simple amino acid has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, antibacterial, antiviral, and anti-cancer properties. NAC supports glutathione production If you have been around the health accumulation camp, then you’ve probably come across N-acetyl Cysteine also more […]

Setting Food Boundaries For Kids

The reason we as parents need to set food boundaries for kids is to train them to be conscious eaters. We want them to understand that there is a difference between the food that sustains us (i.e breakfast, lunch and dinner) and snacks or desserts. Desserts are for celebration.  My mother-in-law was recently in town and […]

How plastics disrupt hormone balance

Plastics have an especially detrimental effect on our hormonal system or endocrine system. They disrupt the metabolism of hormone-mimicking estrogens causing excess and an imbalance of estrogen activity. How plastics disrupt hormone balance and how it may manifest If you are a man and your libido is shot, motivation is lost and you feel like […]