Many “inert” additives in drugs and food are actually active and toxic

In addition to the recent legal/health fiascoes with talc and titanium dioxide we now have evidence that hundreds of other “inert” additives in commercial/pharma drugs (and food too) are not at all inert and in fact affect multiple physiological pathways, often in a strongly detrimental manner. http://excipients.ucsf.bkslab.org/ https://science.sciencemag.org/content/369/6502/403 https://www.ucsf.edu/news/2020/07/418146/some-inert-drug-ingredients-may-be-biologically-active “…Some supposedly inert ingredients in common … Read more Many “inert” additives in drugs and food are actually active and toxic

Babies are altruistic, even to their own detriment

A great study that raises serious questions about the validity of currently dominant theories a-la “Selfish Gene” about human nature/character, as well as the sanity of proponents of such theories (I am looking at you Richard Dawkins). As the study demonstrates, human babies at the tender age of 12-18 months are willing to sacrifice their … Read more Babies are altruistic, even to their own detriment

Two common iron supplements may cause (aggressive) GI cancer

As the study itself states, it is not just the iron used in dietary supplements that may the dangerous. The type used on food fortification is just as dangerous and may be even more impactful since virtually all people eat commercial food on a daily basis while much fewer numbers consume iron supplements. The fact … Read more Two common iron supplements may cause (aggressive) GI cancer