Milk or water are optimal drinks for (oral) vitamin D bioavailability

Just a quick post about something I thought many people will probably find interesting, considering the widespread use of oral vitamin D supplements. The findings of the study are a bit surprising, considering that vitamin D is one of the “fat-soluble” vitamins and as such is expected to be poorly absorbed from the GI tract … Read more

The case for water fluoridation may be nothing but a corporate plot

When the mighty “trend-setter of the masses” (as The Atlantic magazine is known in the journalism industry) publishes an extensive article exposing the fraud and lack of evidence of benefit in regards to water fluoridation, you know that a scandal is brewing. The Atlantic has been in bed with corporate interests for decades, and if … Read more

The “safe” levels of thyroid inhibitor in tap water much lower than previously thought

Yet another study demonstrating that tap water may be quite unsafe to drink, and that yet another one of EPA/FDA regulations on “safe” levels of a potent thyroid-inhibiting contaminant in drinking water are nothing more than wishful thinking. Namely, the study below claims that the levels of perchlorate in drinking water defined as safe by … Read more

Drinking fluoridated water during pregnancy may lower IQ (in sons)

Another study (the most comprehensive to date) that finds a strong link between pre-natal exposure to fluoride in drinking water and lower intelligence in the offspring. As the article aptly notes, the benefits of fluoride were never proven before it was introduced in drinking water throughout the US, and the topic had apparently been mired … Read more