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Chapter 1: You Are A Co-Creator: The Better Baby Plan

A newborn baby’s brain contains      The Scientific American Book of the Brain. New York: Scientific American, 1999: 3.

A newborn baby’s brain contains      Children and Brain Development: What We Know About How Children Learn. The University of Maine. Retrieved Jan 20, 2012 from, http://umaine.edu/publications/4356e/

He notes that there’s      Lipton, Bruce, C. (2005). The Biology of Belief (pp48)

Other desirable traits tied      Scientific American Mind February 09, by Clara Moskowitz. Page 7.

The DNA double helix      Lipton, Bruce, C. (2005). The Biology of Belief (pp65)

For example, many genes      Church, Dawson, C (2009). The Genie In Your Genes (pp78)

The older the children got      American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 81, No. 1, 140-146, January 2005 Growth of children at high risk of obesity during the first 6 y of life: implications for prevention Robert I Berkowitz, Virginia A Stallings, Greg Maislin and Albert J Stunkard. Retrieved Jan 20, 2012 from http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/19221.php

To see epigenetics in action      2003 Molecular and Cellular Biology Duke Study Randy Jirtle, in which obese yellow mouse gave birth to normal brown mouse after being fed vitamins. Retrieved from http://www.nytimes.com/2003/10/07/science/07GENE.html?pagewanted=1

The vitamins given to the mice      Jirtle, Randy. (2009). Epigenetics. Retrieved from http://sciencewatch.com/ana/st/epigen/09augEpiJirt/

There’s a good biological reason      Lehrman, S. (2008, March/April). Nurture into Nature. California Magazine. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from http://alumni.berkeley.edu/news/california-magazine/marchapril-2008-mind-matters/nurture-nature

Scientists performing the experiment reason      Lehrman, S. (2008, March/April). Nurture into Nature. California Magazine. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from http://alumni.berkeley.edu/news/california-magazine/marchapril-2008-mind-matters/nurture-nature.

He tells a story      Nathanielsz, P & Vaughan, C. (2001). Prenatal programming: The new science of life in the womb. In. The Prenatal Prescription (pp1-3). New York: HarperCollins.

Chapter 2: Roadmap to a Healthy Pregnancy

For instance, if a mother      Choudhury, N & Gorman, K.S. (2003) Subclinical prenatal iodine deficiency negatively affects infant development in northern China. J Nutri. (10):3162-5. Retrieved from http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/full/133/10/3162

For instance, if a mother      Huda, S.N. et al. Biochemical Hypothyroidism Secondary to Iodine Deficiency Is Associated with Poor School Achievement and Cognition in Bangladeshi Children. J. Nutri. (5):980-7. Retrieved from http://jn.nutrition.org/cgi/content/abstract/129/5/980?ijkey=c5fffb193c1166fe51491f8fd20c8e23f254dea7&keytype2=tf_ipsecsha

Just six months after      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 36

He continues, “One important      Lipton, Bruce. C. (2005). The Biology of Belief. (pp109).

There’s good evidence      New York Times. How to Raise Our I.Q. April 15, 2009. Nicholas D. Kristof. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/04/16/opinion/16kristof.html?_r=1&th&emc=th

Chapter 3: Better Baby Building Blocks

The body is typically      The Human Body. What percent of the human body is water? Retrieved Jan 18, 2012 from http://www.enotes.com/science-fact-finder/human-body/what-percent-human-body-weight-water

The body is typically      Marshal, Brian. How Food Works. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from howstuffworks.com website: http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/food3.htm

At 28 weeks, a fetus      Gale Encyclopedia of Food & Culture. Body Composition. Retreived from answers.com website: http://www.answers.com/topic/body-composition

In fact, between 28 weeks      Gale Encyclopedia of Food & Culture. Body Composition. Retreived from answers.com website: http://www.answers.com/topic/body-composition

Some of these omega fats      Omega-3 fatty acid in Wikipedia. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Omega-3_fatty_acid http://biopsychiatry.com/omega-3.htm

In fact, the placenta      Human Brain Evolution: The Influence of Freshwater and Marine Food Resources by Stephen C. Cunnane, Kathlyn Stewart, p53.

The average adult is 20%      Science. What percent of human body weight is water? Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from http://www.enotes.com/science-fact-finder/human-body/what-percent-human-body-weight-water

The average adult is 20%      How food works. Proteins. Retrived Jan 18, 2010 from howstuffworks.com website: http://recipes.howstuffworks.com/food3.htm

The body also contains      Madsci Network. What is the mineral/chemical composition of the human body in percents? Retrieved on Jan 18, 2010 from macsci.org website: http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/1999-05/927309210.An.r.html

While only 0.15% of      The Encyclopedia of Science. Biological abundance of elements. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from daviddarling.com website: http://www.daviddarling.info/encyclopedia/E/elbio.html

While only 0.15% of      Madsci Network. What is the percentage of salt in a human? Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from madsci.org website: http://www.madsci.org/posts/archives/2001-03/985293756.Me.r.html

It’s commonly believed that      Dr. Katz in The Doctors Book of Home Remedies for Women (pp609)

High blood pressure is as      Alice Feinstein, Healing with Vitamins

This is why reducing salt      Feinstein, A. Prevention’s Healing With Vitamins (1996) (pp299)

What we usually call      Maleksy, G. Natures Medicines (1999) (pp659)

Slightly less than 1%      Brain facts and figures. Average brain weight. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from Washington.edu website: http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/facts.html McIlwain, H. and Bachelard, H.S., Biochemistry and the Central Nervous System, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1985

To the right you see      http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/facts.html McIlwain, H. and Bachelard, H.S., Biochemistry and the Central Nervous System, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1985

To the right you see      http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/facts.html McIlwain, H. and Bachelard, H.S., Biochemistry and the Central Nervous System, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1985

Skeletal muscle is about 75%      http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/facts.html McIlwain, H. and Bachelard, H.S., Biochemistry and the Central Nervous System, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1985

Healthy fats are critical      O’Brieen, J.S., et al. Lipid composition of the normal brain. (1965) The Journal of Lipid Research. Retrieved Jan 22, 2010 from http://www.jlr.org/cgi/reprint/6/4/537

Healthy fats are critical      Winston, W.K. et al. Efficacy and Safety of Docosahexaenoic Acid and Arachidonic Acid Addition to Infant Formulas: Can One Buy Better Vision and Intelligence? (2003) J Am Coll Nutri. Retrieved Jan 20, 2010 from http://www.jacn.org/cgi/content/abstract/22/2/101

Healthy fats are critical      DM, Monique. Et al. Long-chain polyunsaturated fatty acids, pregnancy, and pregnancy outcome. (2000) Am J Clin Nuri. Retrieved Jan 20, 2010 from http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/abstract/71/1/285S

To supply baby’s growing      Human Brain Evolution: The Influence of Freshwater and Marine Food Resources by Stephen C. Cunnane, Kathlyn Stewart, p54

Your baby is storing      Human Brain Evolution: The Influence of Freshwater and Marine Food Resources by Stephen C. Cunnane, Kathlyn Stewart, p54

The brain is only      http://faculty.washington.edu/chudler/facts.html McIlwain, H. and Bachelard, H.S., Biochemistry and the Central Nervous System, Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone, 1985

Of this, much of it      Human Body Composition by Steven Heymsfield, (pp168)

Anything that encourages new      Encyclopedia Britanica. Ganglion. Retrieved Jan 23, 2010 from Britannica.com website: http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/225392/ganglion

Anything that encourages new      Encyclopedia Britanica. Ganglion. Retrieved Jan 23, 2010 from Britannica.com website:http://www.britannica.com/EBchecked/topic/578220/synapse

Chapter 4: What Not to Eat

These frantic searchers      Health Check Systems. Understanding Free Radicals & Antioxidants. Retrieved Jan 15, 2010 from http://www.healthchecksystems.com/antioxid.htm

Cooking food produces      Dr. Oliver Alabaster, Associate Professor of Medicine and Director of Cancer Research at the George Washington University, in his 1985 book, What You Can Do to Prevent Cancer.

During cooking, chemical reactions      Beyond Vegetarianism. Part 1: Is cooked food “toxic?” Retrieved Jan 16, 2010 from http://www.beyondveg.com/tu-j-l/raw-cooked/raw-cooked-1b.shtml

In some cases      Allergy Kids Foundation. Share Your Story. You Are Not Alone. Retrieved Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.allergykids.com/index.php?id=4

Some zucchini, squash, papaya      Seeds of Deception. Buying Non-GMO. Genetically Modified Ingredients Overview. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from http://www.seedsofdeception.com/Public/BuyingNon-GMO/index.cfm

The research against GMO      Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety, Institute for Responsible Technology, November 13, 2008

The research against GMO      Ewen SWB, et al. Effect of diets containing genetically modified potatoes expressing Galanthus nivalis lectin on rat small intestine. The Lancet, Volume 354, Issue 9187, Pages 1353 – 1354, 16 October 1999 doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(98)05860-7. Retrieved Jan 15, 2010 from http://www.thelancet.com/journals/lancet/article/PIIS0140-6736(98)05860-7/fulltext#article_upsell

The research against GMO      Malatesta M, et al. Reversibility of hepatocyte nuclear modifications in mice fed on genetically modified soybean. Eur J Histochem. 2005 Jul-Sep;49(3):237-42.

The research against GMO      Institute of Nutrition of the Russian Academy, 1998 study, The Independent, February 17, 2007 “Pusztai publishes amidst fresh storms of controversy” ISIS News#3 December, 1999

GMO foods have been “linked Institute for Responsible Technology. 10 Reasons To Avoid GMO’s. Retreived Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.responsibletechnology.org/GMFree/Non-GMOShopping/index.cfm

GMO foods have been “linked      Seeds of Deception. US Consumers Have Been Given a False Sense of Security?About the Safety of Our Food Supply. Retreived Jan 17, 2010 from http://www.seedsofdeception.com/Public/Genetic Roulette/HealthRisksofGMFoodsSummaryDebate/index.cfm.

Research has led entire      Genetically Modified Organism. In Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Genetically_modified_organism

It’s no coincidence that during      Allergy Kids Foundation. Share Your Story. You Are Not Alone. Retrieved Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.allergykids.com/index.php?id=4

Food-related illness doubled      Non GMO Shopping Guide. Shopping Guide. Retrieved Jan 6, 2010 from http://www.nongmoshoppingguide.com/

If the sticker contains a      Non GMO Shopping Guide. Shopping Guide. Retrieved Jan 6, 2010 from http://www.nongmoshoppingguide.com/

Excess omega-6 intake      Cancer Res. 2000 Aug 1;60(15):4139-45. Cell cycle arrest and apoptosis of melanoma cells by docosahexaenoic acid: association with decreased pRb phosphorylation. Albino AP, Juan G, Traganos F, Reinhart L, Connolly J, Rose DP, Darzynkiewicz Z.

Excess omega-6 intake      Ann Epidemiol. 1993 May;3(3):235-8. Diet and melanoma. An exploratory case-control study. Bain C, Green A, Siskind V, Alexander J, Harvey P.

Excess omega-6 intake      Omega 3 but not omega 6 fatty acids inhibit AP-1 activity and cell transformation in JB6 cells. National Academy of Sciences. Guangming Liu, Douglas M. Bibus, Ann M. Bode, Wei-Ya Ma, Ralph T. Holman, and Zigang Dong.

Unfortunately, synthetic trans fats      Mike Adams, Poison In The Food: Hydrogenated Oils page 3

Trans fats are dangerous because      Mike Adams, Poison In The Food: Hydrogenated Oils page 3

If a pregnant or nursing      Know Your Fats Dr Enig, page 108

Beware advertising that claims      About.com: Nutrition. How Can Foods With Partially Hydrogenated Oil Be Trans Fat Free? Retrieved Jan 5, 2010 from http://nutrition.about.com/od/askyournutritionist/f/no_trans.htm

The insulin surge causes      Quinn, Tamara. Heller, Elisabeth. Bussell, Jeanie Lee. Fully Fertile. 2008. Page 100.

High insulin levels from      Nataf, V., Monier, S. (1992) Effect of insulin and insulin-like growth factor I on the expression of the catecholaminergic phenotype by neural crest cells. Brain Res Dev Brain Res. 1: 59–66.

High insulin levels from      Tanaka, M., Sawada, M., Yoshida, S., Hanaoka, F., Marunouchi, T. (1995) Insulin prevents apoptosis of external granular layer neurons in rat cerebellar slice cultures. Neurosci Lett. 199: 37–40.

High insulin levels from      Yamaguchi, T., Keino, K., Fukuda, J. (1995) The effect of insulin and insulin-like growth factor-1 on the expression of calretinin and calbindin D-28k in rat embryonic neurons in culture. Neurochem Int. 26: 255–262.

High insulin also inhibits      Puro, D. G., Agardh, E. (1984) Insulin-mediated regulation of neuronal maturation. Science. 225: 1170-1172.

In other words, too much      Small, S.A. Annals of Neurology, December 2008; online edition. Scott A. Small, MD, associate professor of neurology, Sergievsky Center, Taub Institute for Research on Alzheimer’s Disease and the Aging Brain, Columbia University Medical Center, New York. Linda Nichols, PhD, program director, Alzheimer’s Clinical Trials, Division of Neuroscience, National Institute on Aging. http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/journal/121585802/issue

In other words, too much      Rabin R.C. Blood Sugar Control Linked to Memory Decline, Study Says. The New York Times. Retrieved Jan 7, 2010 from http://www.nytimes.com/2009/01/01/health/31memory.html?em

High insulin levels are the      Groll, Jeremie and Lorie. Fertility Foods: Optimize Ovulation and Conception Through Food Choices. 2006. Page 17.

Mothers with either type 1      Silverman, B. L., Metzger, B. E., Cho, N. H., Loeb, C. A. (1995) Impaired glucose tolerance in adolescent offspring of diabetic mothers: relationship to fetal hyperinsulinism. Diabetes Care. 18: 611–617.

Mothers with either type 1      Plagemann, A., Harder, T., Kohlhoff, R., Rohde, W., Dorner, G. (1997) Glucose tolerance and insulin secretion in children of mothers with pregestational IDDM or gestational diabetes. Diabetologia. 40: 1094–1100.

Mothers with either type 1      Plagemann, A., Harder, T., Janert, U., et al (1999) Malformations of hypothalamic nuclei in hyperinsulinemic offspring of rats with gestational diabetes. Dev Neurosci. 21: 58–67.

Mothers with either type 1      Levin, B. E., Govek, E. (1998) Gestational obesity accentuates obesity in obesity-prone progeny. Am J Physiol. 275: R1375–R13R9.

Mothers with either type 1      Perseghin, G., Ghosh, S., Gerow, K., Shulman, G. I. (1997) Metabolic defects in lean nondiabetic offspring of NIDDM parents: a cross-sectional study. Diabetes. 46: 1001–1009.

If a newborn is exposed      Plagemann, A., Harder, T., Rake, A., et al (1999) Perinatal elevation of hypothalamic insulin, acquired malformation of hypothalamic galaninergic neurons, syndrome X-like alterations in adulthood of neonatally overfed rats. Brain Res. 836: 146–155.

If a newborn is exposed      Dorner, G., Plagemann, A. (1994) Perinatal hyperinsulinism as possible predisposing factor for diabetes mellitus, obesity and enhanced cardiovascular risk in later life. Horm Metab Res. 26: 213–221.

Eating sugar makes it      Quinn, Tamara. Heller, Elisabeth. Bussell, Jeanie Lee. Fully Fertile. 2008. Page 100.

High insulin levels can      Chavarro, Jorge. Willett, Walter. The Fertility Diet. 2008. Page 147.

This allows the toxins      Birth Defects Research Part A: Clinical and Molecular Teratology Volume 82 Issue 6, Pages 453 – 463 Published Online: 24 Apr 2008. Oxidative stress during diabetic pregnancy disrupts cardiac neural crest migration and causes outflow tract defects. Sarah C. Morgan 1, Frédéric Relaix 2, Lisa L. Sandell 3, Mary R. Loeken 1

Fructose also causes mineral      Milne D.B. The Interaction Between Dietary Fructose and Magnesium Adversely Affects Macromineral Homeostasis in Men. United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Grand Forks Human Nutrition Research Center, Grand Forks, North Dakota 58202. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from http://www.jacn.org/content/19/1/31.full.pdf

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      Truth In Labeling.org. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from http://www.truthinlabeling.org/Aspartame_Truth_NaturalNewsInterview.Blaylock.pdf

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      J Toxicol Environ Health. 1976 Nov;2(2):471-80. Hypothalamic morphology following ingestion of aspartame or MSG in the neonatal rodent and primate: a preliminary report. Reynolds WA, Butler V, Lemkey-Johnston N. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/827619

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      Obesity (2008) 16 8, 1875–1880. doi: 10.1038/oby.2008.274 Association of Monosodium Glutamate Intake With Overweight in Chinese Adults: The INTERMAP Study Ka He, Liancheng Zhao, Martha L. Daviglus, Alan R. Dyer, Linda Van Horn, Daniel Garside, Liguang Zhu, Dongshuang Guo, Yangfeng Wu, Beifan Zhou and Jeremiah Stamler for the INTERMAP Cooperative Research Group. http://www.nature.com/oby/journal/v16/n8/abs/oby2008274a.html

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      Acta Anat (Basel). 1981;109(2):97-102. Histological changes in the thyroid gland induced by monosodium glutamate in mice. Dhindsa KS, Omran RG, Bhup R

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      Brazilian J Med Biol Res, May 1997, Volume 30(5) 671-674 (Short Communication) Monosodium glutamate (MSG)-obese rats develop glucose intolerance and insulin resistance to peripheral glucose uptake? A.E. Hirata, I.S. Andrade, P. Vaskevicius and M.S. Dolnikoff Departamento de Fisiologia, Universidade Federal de São Paulo, 04023-900 São Paulo, SP, Brasil

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      Monosodium L-Glutamate: Its Pharmacology and Role in the Chinese Restaurant Syndrome Herbert H. Schaumburg, Robert Byck, Robert Gerstl, and Jan H. Mashman Science 21 February 1969:?Vol. 163. no. 3869, pp. 826 – 828?DOI: 10.1126/science.163.3869.826

So, MSG is one substance you’ll      Jeffrey Dach MD BioIdentical Hormone Blog. Retrieved Jan 9, 2010 from http://jeffreydach.com/2009/07/13/dangers-at-the-supermarket-by-jeffrey-dach-md.aspx

Another 50% of aspartame      Wurtman and Walker, “Dietary Phenylalanine and Brain Function,” Proceedings of the First International Meeting on Dietary Phenylalanine and Brain Function., Washington, D.C., May 8, 1987.

The last 10% of aspartame      Woodrow C. Monte, Ph.D., R.D., “Aspartame: Methanol and the Public Health,” Journal of Applied Nutrition, 36 (1): 42-53.

Eighty-nine independent      Aspartame: Diet-astrous Results by Rebecca Ephraim, RD, CCN http://www.westonaprice.org/modernfood/aspartame.html

Eighty-nine independent      Life-Span Exposure to Low Doses of Aspartame Beginning during Prenatal Life Increases Cancer Effects in Rats Morando Soffritti, Fiorella Belpoggi, Eva Tibaldi, Davide Degli Esposti, and Michelina Lauriola Cesare Maltoni Cancer Research Center, European Ramazzini Foundation of Oncology and Environmental Sciences, Bologna, Italy

Eighty-nine independent      Mark Gold e-mail “Aspartame” summary, Aspartame Toxicity Information Center

Aspartame is used heavily      Aspartame Information Center. Products. Retrieved Feb 7, 2010 from http://www.aspartame.org/aspartame_products.html

It’s also added to low      Including Abilify, Augmentin, Berocca, Brexin, Calci-Tabs, Cellcept, Children’s Panadol, Chlorvescent, Claramax, Curam, E-Mycin, Fybogel, Gastrolyte, Gaviscon, Glycoprep-C, Imodium Melts, Konsyl Orange, Lemsip, Maxalt, Metamucil, Morphgesic Granules, Moxlin, Mucilax, NicabateCQ, Nicotinell, Nucolox Powder, Nurofen, Orelox, Orochol, Ospamox, Panadol, Paracotene, Pepcid AC, Pepcidine RPD Wafers, Phenergan Elixir, PicoPrep Powder, Protos Granules, Questran, Redoxon, Renitec RPD, Risperdal, Singulair, Synermox, throat and anti-inflammatory lozenges, Vicks products, Videx, Vitaplus B tablets, Voltfast Powder, Zantac, Zyprexa Zydis Wafers, and Zyvox Granules. http://www.thenhf.com/articles/articles_747/articles_747.htm

Wheat is easily contaminated      Toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins, J I Pitt, Food Science Australia, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia.

Wheat is easily contaminated      ACIAR. E Highley & G I Johnson (eds). Mycotoxin contamination in grains. Retrieved Jan 11, 2010 from http://aciar.gov.au/publication/tr037

Some people are sensitive      Braley J, MD. Dangerous Grains (2002) Retrieved Jan 22, 2010 from (pp45).

In the gut, undigested gluten      Natural Therapy In Practice. Volume 2, No 9. Sept 2007. Retrieved Feb 22, 2010 from http://www.neuraltherapybook.com/newsletters/2-9.php

In the gut, undigested gluten      Hadjivassiliou et al, “Gluten sensitivity as a neurological illness” J. of Neurology, neurosurgery and psychiatry 2002;72:560-563. (You will have to register) at: Neurotoxin Review. http://www.neuraltherapybook.com/newsletters/2-9.php

Lectins have been linked      Hoss VK, Raabe G, Muller P. [Lectin arthritis: a new arthritis model]. Allerg Immunol (Leipz). 1976;22:311-316 Braun J, Sieper J. Rheumatologic manifestations of gastrointestinal disorders. Curr Opin Rheumatol. 1999;11: 68-74.

Lectins have been linked      Cordain L, Toohey L, Smith MJ, Hickey MS. Modulation of immune function by dietary lectins in rheumatoid arthritis. Br J Nutr. 2000;83:207-217.

Lectins have been linked      Vitamin Research Products. Their Damaging Role in Intestinal Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Weight Loss. Retrieved Feb 16, 2010 from http://www.vrp.com/articles.aspx?ProdID=2009

Many food allergies are      Pusztai A. Dietary lectins are metabolic signals for the gut and modulate immune and hormonal functions. Eur J Clin Nutr. 1993 Oct; 47(10):691-699 ( Pusztai A Rowett Research Institute, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, UK.)

Lectins are more attracted      Vitamin Research Products. Their Damaging Role in Intestinal Health, Rheumatoid Arthritis and Weight Loss. Retrieved Jan 15, 2010 from http://www.vrp.com/articles.aspx?ProdID=2009

Corn is very susceptible      Allergy Kids Foundation. Share Your Story. You Are Not Alone. Retrieved Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.allergykids.com/index.php?id=4

The most common corn product      W. Elaine Hardman, Ph.D., associate professor, department of biochemistry and microbiology, Marshall University, Huntington, W.Va.; Alan Astrow, M.D., director, hematology/oncology, Maimonides Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.; Nov. 18, 2008, presentation, American Academy of Cancer Research annual conference, Washington, D.C. accessed from http://articles.directorym.net/Canola_Oil_Consumed_During_Pregnancy_Honolulu_HI-r1093054-Honolulu_HI.html

This widespread use makes      Omnivore’s Dilemma: A Natural History of Four Meals, Micheal Pollan, pages 18-19 in chapter 1

Even though soy has      Livestrong. How to Get the Benefits of Soy Without All the Health Risks. Retrieved Feb 11, 2010 from http://www.livestrong.com/article/257682-how-to-get-the-benefits-of-soy-without-all-the-health-risks/#ixzz1kCwzdqYB

Contains dangerous quantities      Livestrong. How to Get the Benefits of Soy Without All the Health Risks. Retrieved Feb 11, 2010 from http://www.livestrong.com/article/257682-how-to-get-the-benefits-of-soy-without-all-the-health-risks/#ixzz1kCwzdqYB

Is at the highest risk of      Cornell University. Dept. of Animal Science. AFLATOXINS : Occurrence and Health Risks. http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/toxicagents/aflatoxin/aflatoxin.html

Is almost always genetically      Newest Research On Why You Should Avoid Soy by Sally Fallon & Mary G. Enig, Ph.D.

Fortunately, it’s easy to avoid      Livestrong. How to Get the Benefits of Soy Without All the Health Risks. Retrieved Feb 11, 2010 from http://www.livestrong.com/article/257682-how-to-get-the-benefits-of-soy-without-all-the-health-risks/#ixzz1kCwzdqYB

Fermented soy products include      Livestrong. How to Get the Benefits of Soy Without All the Health Risks. Retrieved Feb 11, 2010 from http://www.livestrong.com/article/257682-how-to-get-the-benefits-of-soy-without-all-the-health-risks/#ixzz1kCwzdqYB

Peanuts are infamous for      Cornell University. Dept. of Animal Science. AFLATOXINS : Occurrence and Health Risks. http://www.ansci.cornell.edu/plants/toxicagents/aflatoxin/aflatoxin.html

People have such violent      Mycotoxins: Peanut problems repeatedly sicken Americans, PUBLICATION DATE: 01/20/2009, SOURCE: Examiner.com, http://en.engormix.com/MA-mycotoxins/news/mycotoxins-peanut-problems-repeatedly_14128.htm

Given the susceptibility to mold      Hawkins H. Acupuncture Today. Mold Allergy. Retrieved Feb 15, 2010 from http://www.acupuncturetoday.com/mpacms/at/article.php?id=28430

Saccharomyces cerevisiae (baker’s      Masycheva et al (1988). Fungal Bionic Book Series. Retrieved Jan 11, 2010 from http://www.fungalbionicbookseries.com/blue5.htm

It also helps harmful candida      Zhikhar et al (1990) http://www.fungalbionicbookseries.com/blue5.htm

Research has found that      Jordan, E.O.,A Textbook of General Bacteriology, Twelfth Edition, Revised, page 691, W. B. Saunders Co., 1938.

Research has found that      Overstreet, R.M., Northwest Medicine, June, 1938, as abstracted by Clinical Medicine and Surgery, “The Increase of Scurvy,” 42, 12:598, December, 1938.

Research has found that      Woessner, Warren W., Evehjem, C.A., and Schuette, Henry A., “The determination of ascorbic acid in commercial milks,” Journal of Nutrition, 18,6:619-626, December, 1939.

Research has found that      Krauss, W.E., Erb, J.H. and Washburn, R.G. Studies on the nutritive value of milk, II. The effect of pasteurization on some of the nutritive properties of milk,” Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 518, page 9, January, 1933.

Research has found that      Lewis, L.R., The relation of the vitamins to obstetrics, American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, 29.5:759. May, 1935.

Research has found that      Krauss, W. E., Erb, J. H. and Washburn, R.G., Studies on the nutritive value of milk, II. The effect of pasteurization on some of the nutritive properties of milk,” Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 518, pages 7, 23, and 30, January, 1933.

Much of the calcium      Krauss, W. E., Erb, J.H., and Washburn, R.G., “Studies on the nutritive value of milk, II. The effect of pasteurization on some of the nutritive properties of milk,” Ohio Agricultural Experiment Station Bulletin 518, page 8, January, 1933.

Much of the calcium      Annual Review of Biochemistry, Vol. 18, Page 435. (1944).

Much of the calcium      The Lancet, page 1142, May 8, 1937

Much of the calcium      Lancet, page 1142, May 8, 1937

Much of the calcium      Harris, L.J., Vitamins in Theory and Practice, page 224, Cambridge, University Press, 1935.

The consumption of pasteurized      dpacheo. Chealsea Green Publishing. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from The Milk Devil: A Protein in Most Milk Linked to Autism, Schizophrenia

The consumption of pasteurized      Finegold SM, Molitoris D, Song Y, Liu C, Vaisanen ML, Bolte E, McTeague M, Sandler R, Wexler H, Marlowe EM, Collins MD, Lawson PA,?Summanen P, Baysallar M, Tomzynski TJ, Read E, Johnson E, Rolfe R, Nasir P, Shah H, Haake DA, Manning P, Kaul A. Gastrointestinal microflora studies in late-onset autism. Clin Infect Dis 2002 Sep 1;35(Suppl 1):S6-S16

In this form, XO does      Heart 2002 March;87(3):229-34,

BCM-7 has been linked      Dr. Keith Woodford’s book, The Devil in The Milk. The Bovine, March 20, 2009. (pp45)

For example, mycotoxins      Mycotoxins and mycotoxicosis in humans and animals.p70

In the United States, milk      Cancer Prevention Coalition. New Study Warns of Breast and Colon Cancer Risks from rBGH Milk. Retrieved Feb 14, 2010 from http://www.preventcancer.com/press/conference/jan23_96.htm

Butter is also low in mycotoxins      Mycotoxins and mycotoxicosis in humans and animals p70

Toxigenic fungi isolated from roquefort cheese. A. H. Moubasher, M. I. A. Abdel-Kader and I. A. El-Kady Mycopathologia vol 66,3: 187-190, 1978, done in Egypt.

Mycotoxins are found in over      Mycotoxins and mycotoxicosis in humans and animals p70

There’s lots of research      Wisborg, K., et al. Maternal Consumption of Coffee During Pregnancy and Stillbirth and Infant Death in the First Year of Life: Prospective Study. British Medical Journal, February 22, 2003, volume 326, pages 420-423.

There’s lots of research      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. p74

There’s lots of research      American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology 1985

There’s lots of research      American Journal of Epidemiology 1996

There’s lots of research      Weng, X., et al. Maternal Caffeine Consumption during Pregnancy and the Risk of Miscarriage: A Prospective Cohort Study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, published online, January 21, 2008.

There’s lots of research      Reproductive Toxicology Center. Caffeine. Updated 8/1/07, accessed 1/22/08. Bracken, M.B. Association of Maternal Caffeine Consumption with Decrements in Fetal Growth. American Journal of Epidemiology, 2003, volume 157, pages 456-466.

There’s lots of research      Clausson, B., et al. Effect of Caffeine Exposure During Pregnancy on Birthweight and Gestational Age. American Journal of Epidemiology, 2002, volume 155, number 5, pages 429-436.

There’s lots of research      Organization of Teratology Information Services (OTIS). Caffeine and Pregnancy. Updated December 2006.

Caffeine also decreases blood      Weng, X., et al. Maternal Caffeine Consumption during Pregnancy and the Risk of Miscarriage: A Prospective Cohort Study. American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, published online, January 21, 2008.

Caffeine also decreases blood      http://www.epigee.org/pregnancy/caffeine.html

It’s suspected that women      Reproductive Toxicology Center. Caffeine. Updated 8/1/07, accessed 1/22/08.

Caffeine also makes its      American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on Drugs. Policy Statement: The Transfer of Drugs and Other Chemicals into Human Milk. Pediatrics, September 2001, volume 108, number 3, pages 776-789.

Like caffeine, decaffeinated coffee      American Journal of Epidemiology 1996

Coffees and teas (especially      Martins, ML, et al. Incidence of microflora and of ochratoxin A in green coffee beans (Coffee Arabica). Food Addit Contam. 2003 Dec;20(12):1127-31.

Coffees and teas (especially      Studer-Rohr, I. et al. The occurrence of ochratoxin A in coffee. Food Chem Toxicol. 1995 May;33(5):341-55.

Coffees and teas (especially      Lombaert, GA., et al. Survey of Canadian retail coffees for ochratoxin A. Food Addit Contam. 2002 Sep;19(9):869-77.

It turns out that      Nehad, ED. Et al. Stability of ochratoxin A (OTA) during processing and decaffeination in commercial roasted coffee beans. Food Addit Contam. 2005 Aug;22(8):761-7.

Tests done on decaffeinated      Nehad, ED. Et al. Stability of ochratoxin A (OTA) during processing and decaffeination in commercial roasted coffee beans. Food Addit Contam. 2005 Aug;22(8):761-7.

Tests done on decaffeinated      Soliman, KM. Incidence, level, and behavior of aflatoxins during coffee bean roasting and decaffeination. J Agric Food Chem. 2002 Dec 4; 50(25):7477-81. (ref. 20 from the thinkfungus coffee article)

Espresso preparation reduces ochratoxin      Perez De Obanos, A. et al. Influence of roasting and brew preparation on the ochratoxin A content in coffee infusion. Food Addit Contam. 2005 May;22(5):463-71.

Garlic and onion contain      http://www.healingcancernaturally.com/garlic-brain-toxin.html from GARLIC – TOXIC SHOCK! Reprinted from Nexus Magazine, Feb/Mar 2001. Source: From a lecture by physicist Dr. Robert C Beck, DSc, given at the Whole Life Expo, Seattle, WA, USA, in March 1996.

Garlic and onion contain      http://www.healingcancernaturally.com/garlic-brain-toxin.html from GARLIC – TOXIC SHOCK! Reprinted from Nexus Magazine, Feb/Mar 2001. Source: From a lecture by physicist Dr. Robert C Beck, DSc, given at the Whole Life Expo, Seattle, WA, USA, in March 1996.

If a pregnant woman eats      Environmental Working Group article “Mercury in Your Fish,” by Ken Cook President of EWG.

If a pregnant woman eats      Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in March, 2001.

Farmed salmon in particular      http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-7-foods-experts-wont-eat-547963/ David Carpenter, MD, director of the Institute for Health and the Environment at the University at Albany and publisher of a major study in the journal Science on contamination in fish.

Nitrates themselves aren’t      Argonne National Laboratory, EVS, Human Health Fact Sheet, August 2005, Nitrate and Nitrite see PDF

Even if you find natural      American Pregnancy Association. Listeria and Pregnancy. Retrieved Feb 15, 2010 from http://www.americanpregnancy.org/pregnancycomplications/listeria.html

Here’s a list of herbs      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. p139

We don’t think it should      Somer, Elizabeth. Nutrition for A Healthy Pregnancy, 2nd Edition. Page 17.

Acidic canned foods like      Fredrick vom Saal, PhD, an endocrinologist at the University of Missouri who studies bisphenol-A http://shine.yahoo.com/channel/health/the-7-foods-experts-wont-eat-547963/

Ayurvedic tradition holds      Postpartum Ayurdoula Care. Tonic Ayurvedic Care for Mother and Baby. Retrieved Feb 19, 2010 from http://www.sacredwindow.com/node/140

We suspect old food      Somer, Elizabeth. Nutrition for A Healthy Pregnancy. Page 119

By making sure you      Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides, publication of the Environmental Working Group.

Chapter 5: Nourishing A Healthy Brain And Body

Omega-3 fats, which are plentiful      Morris, Martha C.; Sacks, Frank; Rosner, Bernard (1993). “Does fish oil lower blood pressure? A meta-analysis of controlled trials”. Circulation 88 (2): 523–533.

Omega-3 fats, which are plentiful      Mori, Trevor A.; Bao, Danny Q.; Burke, Valerie; Puddey, Ian B.; Beilin, Lawrence J. (1993). “Docosahexaenoic acid but not eicosapentaenoic acid lowers ambulatory blood pressure and heart rate in humans”. Hypertension 34 (2): 253–260. PMID 10454450

Tryptophan, selenium, iodine      The World’s Healthiest Foods. Eggs. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=92#healthbenefits

Eggs help young adults      Evans WJ. 2004. Protein Nutrition, Exercise and Aging. J Am Coll Nutr. 23(6)601S-609S.

Eggs also support eye      Chung HY, et al. Lutein bioavailability is higher from lutein-enriched eggs than from supplements and spinach in men. J Nutr. 2004; 134:1887-1893.

Eggs are also high in      Incredible Egg. Pregnancy. Retrieved Feb 9, 2010 from http://www.incredibleegg.org/health_pregnancy.html

It also guards against      Zeisel SH. Choline: Critical role during fetal development and dietary requirements in adults. Annu Rev Nutr, 2006; 26:229-50.

In adults, choline is key      Choline Info. Choline: The Essential Nutrient?You’ve Never Heard Of. Retrieved Feb 11, 2010 from http://www.cholineinfo.org/for_individuals/what_is_choline.asp

In adults, choline is key      Linus Pauling Institute. Micronutrient Information Center. Retrieved Feb 8, 2010 from http://lpi.oregonstate.edu/infocenter/othernuts/choline/

For example, a 2008      FASEB Journal – Choline metabolism and risk of breast cancer in a population-based study 2008

Women over 19 need      Food and Nutrition Board, Institute of Medicine. Dietary Reference Intakes: Thiamin, Riboflavin, Niacin, Vitamin B-6, Vitamin B-12, Pantothenic Acid, Biotin, and Choline. Washington, DC: National Academy Press, 1998: pages 390-422. (National Academy Press)

Research has found that      Choline Info. Choline: The Essential Nutrient?You’ve Never Heard Of. Retrieved Feb 11, 2010 from http://www.cholineinfo.org/for_individuals/what_is_choline.asp

Many people believe that      Incredible Egg. Heart Health. Retrieved Feb 9, 2010 from http://www.incredibleegg.org/health_heart.html

A 2006 study from Britain      Lee A and Griffin B. Dietary cholesterol, eggs and coronary heart disease risk in perspective. Nutrition Bulletin (British Nutrition Foundation). 2006; 31:21-27.

The study also found      Qureshi A, et al. Regular egg consumption does not increase the risk of stroke or cardiovascular diseases. Medical Science Monitor. 2007; 13(1): CR1-8.

Yet another study, also      Tran NL, et al. Balancing and communicating risks and benefits associated with egg consumption – a relative risk study. Presented at Experimental Biology 2007, Washington, D.C.

The more satisfied you feel      Weigle DS, et al. 2005. A high-protein diet induces sustained reductions in appetite, ad libitum caloric intake, and body weight despite compensatory changes in diurnal plasma leptin and ghrelin concentrations. Am J Clin Nutr. 82:41-48.

Experiments done in 1933      The effect of diet on egg composition.” Journal of Nutrition 6(3) 225-242. 1933.

In 1974, a British study      A. Tolan et al, “Studies on the Composition of Food, The chemical composition of eggs produced under battery, deep litter and free-range conditions.” Br. J. Nutrition, (1974) 31:185.

In 1998, researchers discovered      Lopez-Bote et al, “Effect of free-range feeding on omega-3 fatty acids and alpha-tocopherol content and oxidative stability of eggs.” Animal Feed Science and Technology, 1998. 72:33-40.

The free- range eggs contained      Full results of the tests are available in the October/November 2007 issue of Mother Earth News, or on their website at http://www.MotherEarthNews.com/eggs. http://www.motherearthnews.com/Natural-Health/Health-Benefits-Free-Range-Eggs.aspx

Salmonella contamination of eggs      Environment News Service. Half a Billion Eggs Recalled for Salmonella Contamination. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010 from http://www.ens-newswire.com/ens/aug2010/2010-08-20-091.html

The rate of salmonella      http://www.eggsafety.org/consumers/consumer-faqs

The people were lean and healthy      The Coconut Oil Miracle, Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D. p 38

The study noted that when      The Coconut Oil Miracle, Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D. p 41

MCTs also promote healthy      http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/

Maybe that’s why      The Coconut Oil Miracle, Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D. p 7

For a healthier pregnancy      http://www.coconutresearchcenter.org/article10612.htm

Coconut oil kills more than      Susceptibility of Helicobacter pylori to bactericidal properties of medium-chain monoglycerides and free fatty acids. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1996 Feb;40(2):302-6.

Coconut oil kills more than      Antimicrobial Activity of Saturated Fatty Acids and Fatty Amines against Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus, Biological & Pharmaceutical Bulletin, Vol. 27 (2004) , No. 9 1321

Coconut oil kills more than      The effects of fatty acids and their monoesters on the metabolic activity of dental plaque. J Dent Res. 1984 Jan;63(1):2-5.

Coconut oil kills more than      The effect of virgin coconut oil supplementation for community-acquired pneumonia in children aged 3 to 60 months admitted at the Philippine children’s medical center: a single blinded randomized controlled trial Gilda Sapphire Erguiza, MD*, Arnel Gerald Jiao, MD, Michelle Reley, MD and Shelesh Ragaza, MD Wednesday, October 29, 2008. http://meeting.chestjournal.org/cgi/content/abstract/134/4/p139001

Coconut oil kills more than      In vitro susceptibilities of Neisseria gonorrhoeae to fatty acids and monoglycerides. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 1999 Nov;43(11):2790-2.

Coconut oil also has a      In vitro antimicrobial properties of coconut oil on Candida species in Ibadan, Nigeria. J Med Food. 2007 Jun;10(2):384-7

Coconut oil also has a      In vitro killing of Candida albicans by fatty acids and monoglycerides. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2001 Nov;45(11):3209-12.

Coconut oil also has a      The Coconut Oil Miracle, Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D. p 77

Coconut oil also kills      Hemell, O., et al. 1986. Killing of Giardia lamblia by human milk lipases: an effect mediated by lipolysis of milk lipids. Journal of Infectious Diseases 153:715

Coconut oil also kills      Reiner, D.S., et al. 1986. Human milk kills Giardia lamblia by generating toxic lipolytic products. Journal of Infectious Diseases 154:825

Coconut oil also kills      Crouch, A. A., et al. 1991. Effect of human milk and infant milk formulae on adherence of Giardia intestinalis. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene 85:617 http://www.coconut-connections.com/parasites.htm

Coconut oil also kills      Gerald Coles, University of Bristol, UK, found that coconut oil shampoo killed lice, threadworm http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/life_and_style/health/expert_advice/article541354.ece

Two of the most important      The Coconut Oil Miracle, Bruce Fife, C.N., N.D. p 66

It’s a great source of energy      Fushiki T, Matsumoto K, Inoue K, Kawada T, Sugimoto E. Swimming endurance capacity of mice is increased by chronic consumption of medium-chain triglycerides. J Nutr 1995 Mar;125(3):531-9.

It’s a great source of energy      Baba, N., Bracco, E.F., Seylar, J., Hashim, S.A. Enhanced thermogenesis and diminished deposition of fat in response to overfeeding with diets containing medium chain triglycerides. J Am Soc Clin Nutrition, 1981, 34: 624.

This is in addition to the      Coconut Oil Dietary Guidelines And Suggestions. Mary T. Newport, MD. Updated September 2009. www.coconutketones.com

Olives and olive oil are      Hensrud, D. Nutrition and healthy eating. If olive oil is high in fat, why is it considered healthy? Retrieved Jan 15, 2010 from http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/food-and-nutrition/AN01037

In other words—how smart      Science Daily. Cholesterol-Reducing Drugs May Lessen Brain Function, Says Researcher. Retrieved Feb 16, 2010 from http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2009/02/090223221430.htm

The polyphenols play a      Ruano J, López-Miranda J, de la Torre R, Delgado-Lista J, Fernández J, Caballero J, Covas MI, Jiménez Y, Pérez-Martínez P, Marín C, Fuentes F, Pérez-Jiménez F. Intake of phenol-rich virgin olive oil improves the postprandial prothrombotic profile in hypercholesterolemic patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 2007 Aug;86(2):341-6. 2007. PMID:17684203.

The polyphenols play a      Ruano J, Lopez-Miranda J, Fuentes F, Moreno JA, Bellido C, Perez-Martinez P, Lozano A, Gomez P, Jimenez Y, Perez Jimenez F. Phenolic content of virgin olive oil improves ischemic reactive hyperemia in hypercholesterolemic patients. J Am Coll Cardiol. 2005 Nov 15;46(10):1864-8. 2005. PMID:16286173.

The polyphenols play a      (Masala G, Ceroti M, et al., Br J Nutr.) Masella R, Vari R, D’Archivio M, Di Benedetto R, Matarrese P, Malorni W, Scazzocchio B, Giovannini C. Extra Virgin Olive Oil Biophenols Inhibit Cell-Mediated Oxidation of LDL by Increasing the mRNA Transcription of Glutathione-Related Enzymes. J Nutr. 2004 Apr;134(4):785-91. 2004. PMID:15051826.

The polyphenols play a      European Journal of Clinical Nutrition April 2002;56:114-120 showed “25g 2 tablespoons – of virgin olive oil daily for 1 week showed less oxidation of LDL cholesterol and higher levels of antioxidant compounds, particularly phenols, in the blood”

The polyphenols play a      Keys A, Menotti A, Karvonen MJ, et al.: The diet and 15-year death rate in the Seven Countries Study. Am J Epidemiol 124: 903-915 (1986)

The polyphenols play a      Willett WC: Diet and coronary heart disease. Monographs in Epidemiology and Biostatistics 15: 341-379 (1990)

The polyphenols play a      World Health Organization: Diet, nutrition, and the prevention of chronic diseases. Report of a WHO Study Group. WHO Technical Report Series 797, Geneva 1990

Olive oil also reduces the risk      Gut 2000;46:191-199.

Olive oil also reduces the risk      Neurology 1999;52:1563 High monounsaturated fatty acids intake protects against age-related cognitive decline V. Solfrizzi, MD, F. Panza, MD, F. Torres, MD, F. Mastroianni, MD, A. Del Parigi, MD, A. Venezia, MD and A. Capurso, MD http://www.neurology.org/cgi/content/abstract/52/8/1563?maxtoshow=&HITS=10&hits=10&RESULTFORMAT=&fulltext=olive+oil+memory+decline&searchid=1013289812643_709&stored_search=&FIRSTINDEX=0&journalcode=neurology

Women in ancient Rome even      Parenting Weeky. Breathing Space. Retreived Jan 2, 2010 from http://www.parentingweekly.com/pregnancy/breathingspace/vol17/pregnancy_health_fitness.asp

Women in ancient Rome even      Susan Gear. Stretch Marks. Retrieved Jan 19, 2010 from http://susangaer.com/studentprojects/stretch.htm – Susan Gaer is a woman who used and didn’t get any stretch marks through two pregnancies.

That’s why extra virgin olive      European Journal of Nutrition European Journal of Clinical Nutrition (2008) 62, 570–574; doi:10.1038/sj.ejcn.1602724; published online 21 March 2007 Anti-inflammatory effect of virgin olive oil in stable coronary disease patients: a randomized, crossover, controlled trial

So when shopping for it      World’s Healthiest Foods. Olive Oil Health Benefits. Retrieved Feb 19, 2010 from http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=132#healthbenefits

Olive oil should always be consumed      Morello JR, Motilva MJ, Tovar MJ, Romero MP. Changes in commercial virgin olive oil (cv Arbequina) during storage, with special emphasis on the phenolic fraction. J Agric Food Chem, 2004 May; 85(3):357-364. 2004.

That’s about three times      Rule, D. C., K. S. Brought on, S. M. Shellito, and G. Maiorano. “Comparison of Muscle Fatty Acid Profiles and Cholesterol Concentrations of Bison, Beef Cattle, Elk, and Chicken.” J Anim Sci 80, no. 5 (2002): 1202-11.

A 2008 study published in      Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry, June 2008, 56:4775-4782 Extensive Analysis of Long-Chain Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids, CLA, trans-18:1 Isomers, and Plasmalogenic Lipids in Different Retail Beef Types

Grass-fed beef has actually      Davidson, M. H., D. Hunninghake, et al. (1999). “Comparison of the effects of lean red meat vs lean white meat on serum lipid levels among free-living persons with hypercholesterolemia: a long-term, randomized clinical trial.” Arch Intern Med 159(12): 1331-8. The conclusion of this study: “… diets containing primarily lean red meat or lean white meat produced similar reductions in LDL cholesterol and elevations in HDL cholesterol, which were maintained throughout the 36 weeks of treatment.”

The Journal of Animal Science published a      Data from: J Animal Sci (1993) 71(8):2079-88.

The result was the same for the      Lopez-Bote, C. J., R.Sanz Arias, A.I. Rey, A. Castano, B. Isabel, J. Thos (1998). “Effect of free-range feeding on omega-3 fatty acids and alpha-tocopherol content and oxidative stability of eggs.” Animal Feed Science and Technology 72: 33-40.

People who eat a diet rich in      Siscovick, D. S., T. E. Raghunathan, et al. (1995). “Dietary Intake and Cell Membrane Levels of Long-Chain n-3 Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids and the Risk of Primary Cardiac Arrest.” JAMA 274(17): 1363-1367.

People who eat a diet rich in      Simopolous, A. P. and Jo Robinson (1999). The Omega Diet. New York, HarperCollins. My previous book, a collaboration with Dr. Artemis P. Simopoulos, devotes an entire chapter to the vital role that omega-3s play in brain function.

Omega-3s have also      Rose, D. P., J. M. Connolly, et al. (1995). “Influence of Diets Containing Eicosapentaenoic or Docasahexaenoic Acid on Growth and Metastasis of Breast Cancer Cells in Nude Mice.” Journal of the National Cancer Institute 87(8): 587-92.

While we’re on the topic      G.J. Miller, “Lipids in Wild Ruminant Animals and Steers.” J. of Food Quality, 9:331-343, 1986.

High ratios of omega-6 to omega-3      Simopoulos and Robinson, The Omega Diet, published by HarperCollins in 1999.

The ratio in grass-fed beef is      G.J. Miller, “Lipids in Wild Ruminant Animals and Steers.” J. of Food Quality, 9:331-343, 1986.

Grass-fed meat has also been      Ip, C, J.A. Scimeca, et al. (1994) “Conjugated linoleic acid. A powerful anti-carcinogen from animal fat sources.” p. 1053. Cancer 74(3 suppl):1050-4.

Grass-fed meat has also been      Aro, A., S. Mannisto, I. Salminen, M. L. Ovaskainen, V. Kataja, and M. Uusitupa. “Inverse Association between Dietary and Serum Conjugated Linoleic Acid and Risk of Breast Cancer in Postmenopausal Women.”Nutr Cancer 38, no. 2 (2000): 151-7

Grass-fed meat has also been      Khosla P., Fungwe T. V., “Conjugated Linoleic Acid: Effects on Plasma Lipids and Cardiovascular Function”; Curr Opin Lipidol 2001, 12 :1231-4

Grass-fed meat has also been      US Wellness Meats. Grassfed Meat Health Benefits. Retrieved Jan 6, 2010 from grasslandbeef.com website.

Interestingly, grass-fed meat contained      Smith, G.C. “Dietary supplementation of vitamin E to cattle to improve shelf life and case life of beef for domestic and international markets.” Colorado State University, Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1171

Grain-fed cattle are far more      Diez-Gonzalez, F., et al. (1998). “Grain-feeding and the dissemination of acid-resistant Escherichia coli from Cattle.” Science 281, 1666-8.

That’s a lot more polyunsaturated      Mary Enig PhD and Sally Fallon. The truth about saturated fats . Retrieved Feb 9, 2010 from http://www.health-report.co.uk/saturated_fats_health_benefits.htm

Today’s super cows may produce      Jensen, S. K., A. K. Johannsen, et al. (1999). “Quantitative secretion and maximal secretion capacity of retinol, beta-carotene and alpha-tocopherol into cows’ milk.” J Dairy Res 66(4): 511-22.

Grass-fed butter contains far more      Searles, SK et al, “Vitamin E, Vitamin A, and Carotene Contents of Alberta Butter.” Journal of Diary Science, 53(2) 150-154.

Consider this nutrient density      Cite source of chart, see original chart image file

A recent study completed      Carcinogenesis, Linus Pauling Institute, Oregon State University, Protection Against Cancer May Begin During Pregnancy, David Williams

We take this seriously because      http://biosingularity.wordpress.com/2007/01/14/protection-against-cancer-may-begin-during-pregnancy/ quote from David Williams, LPI researcher at OSU

High in carotenoids and B World’s Healthiest Foods. Turmeric. Retrieved Feb 17, 2010 from http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=21

According to fetal toxicologist Dr. Jack      Quoting from “Mold: The War Within” by Kurt and Le Ann Billings (who quote Thrasher)

Lectins are damaging to the lining      Modulation of immune function by dietary lectins in rheumatoid arthritis British Journal of Nutrition (2000), 83: 207-217 Cambridge University Press doi: 10.1017/S0007114500000271. http://journals.cambridge.org/action/displayAbstract?fromPage=online&aid=880100

Lectins are damaging to the lining      Two edged role of mannose binding lectin in rheumatoid arthritis : A cross sectional study GARRED P.; MADSEN H.O.; MARQUART H.; HANSEN T.M.; SØRENSEN S. F.; PETERSEN J.; VOLCK B.; SVEJGAARD A.; GRAUDAL N. A.; RUDD P. M.; DWEK R. A.; SIM R. B.; ANDERSEN V.; http://cat.inist.fr/?aModele=afficheN&cpsidt=1257679

Signs of an enzyme deficiency      Dreddy Clinic. Raw Food and Enzymes. Retrieved Feb 17, 2010 from http://www.dreddyclinic.com/detox_tips_21.htm

A German study concluded that “uncooked      [Raw food and immunity; article in German]?Gaisbauer M, Langosch A.?Fortschritte der Medizin, 1990 Jun 10;108(17):338-40.

For example, the beta-carotene in broccoli      Alternative Medicine. Raw Food. Retrieved Feb 9, 2010 from http://altmedicine.about.com/od/popularhealthdiets/a/Raw_Food.htm

When you do cook vegetables      Dreddy Clinic. Raw Food and Enzymes. Retrieved Feb 17, 2010 from http://www.dreddyclinic.com/detox_tips_21.htm

These include buckwheat greens      Lathryism. In Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lathyrism

These include buckwheat greens      Raw Foodism. In Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Raw_foodism

For example, almost all nuts      Blomhoff R, Carlsen MH, Andersen LF, Jacobs DR Jr. Health benefits of nuts: potential role of antioxidants. Br J Nutr. 2006 Nov;96 Suppl 2:S52-60. 2006. PMID:17125534. for antioxidants and heart health

For example, almost all nuts      Kelly JH Jr, Sabate J. Nuts and coronary heart disease: an epidemiological perspective. Br J Nutr. 2006 Nov;96 Suppl 2:S61-7. 2006. PMID:17125535.

Keeping blood sugar under control      The Journal of Nutrition December 1, 2006.”Almonds Decrease Postprandial Glycemia, Insulinemia, and Oxidative Damage in Healthy Individuals” Authors: D.Jenkins, C. Kendall, A. Josse, S. Salvatore, F. Brighenti, L. Augustin, P. Ellis, E. Vidgen, A.V. Rao.

Almonds are also high in monounsaturated      Nurses Health Study American Journal of Epidemiology 2005 161(7):672-679; doi:10.1093/aje/kwi085

Brazil nuts are rich in selenium      Thomson CD, Chisholm A, McLachlan SK, Campbell JM. Brazil nuts: an effective way to improve selenium status. Am J Clin Nutr. 2008 Feb;87(2):379-84. PMID: 18258628

Cashews contain high amounts      World’s Healthiest Foods. Cashews. Retrieved Feb 5, 2010 from http://whfoods.org/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=98

Copper deficiency has been      Davis CD. Low dietary copper increases fecal free radical production, fecal water alkaline phosphatase activity and cytotoxicity in healthy men. J Nutr. 2003 Feb; 133(2):522-7 2003.

Hazelnuts are one of the      The Hazelnut Coucil. Health. Retrieved Jan 2, 2010 from http://www.hazelnutcouncil.org/health/HAZ_Seal_VitE_3page.pdf

The vitamin E in hazelnuts is more      Gropper S, Smith J, Groff J. Advanced Nutrition and Human Metabolism. Thompson Wadsworth 2005; 353.

An astounding 80% (even higher      J Hiraoka-Yamamoto; et al; Serum Lipid Effects of a Monounsaturated (Palmitoleic) Fatty Acid-Rich Diet Based on Macadamia Nuts in Healthy, Young Japanese Women Clin Exp Pharmacol Physiol 2004;31 Suppl 2:S37-8.

Studies have proven that      Serum lipid effects of a high-monounsaturated fat diet based on macadamia nuts. Arch Intern Med. 2000 Apr 24;160(8):1154-8. Curb JD, Wergowske G, Dobbs JC, Abbott RD, Huang B. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/10789609?dopt=Abstract

Studies have proven that      Macadamia nut consumption lowers plasma total and LDL cholesterol levels in hypercholesterolemic men. J Nutr. 2003 Apr;133(4):1060-3. Garg ML, Blake RJ, Wills RB.

Pecans are loaded with great fats      Nutrition Data. Pecans. Retreived Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.nutritiondata.com/facts/nut-and-seed-products/3129/2

They also contain more      Journal of Agriculture and Food Chemistry (June 2004) http://www.ilovepecans.org/nutrition.html

Pine nuts are a great source      BBC News. Fatty foods ‘offer memory boost’. Retrieved Feb 9, 2010 from http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/8020218.stm

They’re also higher in dietary      Pistachio Health. NUTRITIONAL BENEFITS IN A NUTSHELL. Retrieved Feb 8, 2010 from http://www.pistachiohealth.com/health-care-professional/nutrition

If you choose to eat only      World’s Healthiest Foods. Walnuts. Retrieved Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.whfoods.com/genpage.php?tname=foodspice&dbid=99

In fact, a form of vitamin K2      Feskanich D, Weber P, Willett WC, Rockett H, Booth SL, Colditz GA (January 1999). “Vitamin K intake and hip fractures in women: a prospective study”. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 69 (1): 74–9. PMID 9925126. http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=9925126.

In fact, a form of vitamin K2      Kanai, T. et al. Serum Vitamin K level and Bone Mineral Density in Postmenopausal Women. International Journal of Gynecology and Obstetrics; 1997; 56:25-30.

It has also been suggested      Allison, A.C. The possible role of vitamin K deficiency in the pathogenesis of Alzheimer’s disease and in augmenting brain damage associated with cardiovascular disease. Medical Hypotheses, 2001; 57: 151-155

It has also been suggested      [No Author]. Vitamin K Found to Protect Against Liver Cancer. Available online at: http://www.nutraingredients.com/Research/Vitamin-K-found-to-protect-against-liver-cancer

It has also been suggested      Saxena SP, Israels ED, Israels LG (2001). “Novel vitamin K-dependent pathways regulating cell survival.”. Apoptosis 6 (1-2): 57–68. doi:10.1023/A:1009624111275. PMID 11321042.

It has also been suggested      Nimptsch K, Rohrmann S, Linseisen J (April 2008). “Dietary intake of vitamin K and risk of prostate cancer in the Heidelberg cohort of the European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition. (EPIC-Heidelberg)”. Am. J. Clin. Nutr. 87 (4): 985–92. PMID 18400723. http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/pmidlookup?view=long&pmid=18400723.

Potassium is linked with      Bazzano LA, He J, Odgen LG et al. Dietary intake of folate and risk of stroke in US men and women:NHANES I Epidemiologic Follow-up Study. Stroke 2002 May;33(5):1183-9 2002.

The Journal of Nutrition published a study      The American Society for Nutritional Sciences J. Nutr. 135:431-436, March 2005 Carotenoid Absorption from Salad and Salsa by Humans Is Enhanced by the Addition of Avocado or Avocado Oil, Nuray Z. Unlu, Torsten Bohn, Steven K. Clinton* and Steven J. Schwartz3

But a little-known and very important      Rosenberg B, Postow E. Semiconduction in proteins and lipids-its possible biological import. Ann. N.Y. Acad. Sci. 1969;158:161.

Collagen supports osteoblast activity      Hydrolyzed collagen improves bone metabolism and biomechanical parameters in ovariectomized mice: An in vitro and in vivo study. Fanny Guillerminet, Hélène Beaupied, Véronique Fabien-Soulé, Daniel Tomé, Claude-Laurent Benhamou, Christian Roux, Anne Blais

Supplementing with lecithin during      From The October 1997 Issue of Nutrition Science News. Lecithin and Choline Redeemed. New findings put two old nutrients back on the plate. by David Canty, Ph.D. http://www.healthworks2000.com/Lecithin%20and%20Choline%20Redeemed.htm

In one group of studies, the      Wilcken, D.E.L., Wilcken, B., et al. “Homocystinuria: The effects of betaine in the treatment of patients not responsive to pyridoxine.” N Engl J Med, 309: 448-53, 1983.

In one group of studies, the      Wilcken, D.E.L., Dudman, N.P.B., et al. “Homocystinuria due to cystathionine B-synthase deficiency: The effects of betaine treatment in pyridoxine-responsive patients.” Metab Clin Exp, 34: 1115-21, 1985.

Since high homocysteine levels have      From The October 1997 Issue of Nutrition Science News. Lecithin and Choline Redeemed. New findings put two old nutrients back on the plate. by David Canty, Ph.D. http://www.healthworks2000.com/Lecithin%20and%20Choline%20Redeemed.htm

We recommend taking two tablespoons      From The October 1997 Issue of Nutrition Science News. Lecithin and Choline Redeemed. New findings put two old nutrients back on the plate. by David Canty, Ph.D. http://www.healthworks2000.com/Lecithin%20and%20Choline%20Redeemed.htm

Most of the allergen proteins      United Soybean Board. Retrieved Jan 23, 2010 from http://www.soyconnection.com/soyfoods/pdf/SoyLecithinFactSheet3.pdf

A study published in the      Kubo I, Fujita K, Kubo A, Nihei K, Ogura T. Antibacterial Activity of Coriander Volatile Compounds against Salmonella choleraesuis. J Agric Food Chem. 2004 Jun 2;52(11):3329-32. 2004. PMID:15161192.

Cilantro is a natural chelator, so      Yoshiaki Omura (Acupunct Electrother Res 96;21(2):133-60)

It also functions as a digestive agent,      Gray AM, Flatt PR. Insulin-releasing and insulin-like activity of the traditional anti- diabetic plant Coriandrum sativum (coriander). Br J Nutr 1999 Mar;81(3):203-9 1999. PMID:12600.

It has been shown to optimize      Chithra V, Leelamma S. Hypolipidemic effect of coriander seeds (Coriandrum sativum): mechanism of action. Plant Foods Hum Nutr 1997;51(2):167-72 1997. PMID:12610.

Medicine published a study showing      Ozgoli G, Goli M, Simbar M. Effects of Ginger Capsules on Pregnancy, Nausea, and Vomiting. J Altern Complement Med. 2009 Feb 28. Published Online Ahead of Print.

Xylitol is a type of sweetener found      Gare, Fran (February 1, 2003). The Sweet Miracle of Xylitol. Basic Health Publications, Inc.. ISBN 1-59120-038-5

It also contributes to dental      Milgrom P, Ly KA, Roberts MC, Rothen M, Mueller G, Yamaguchi DK (2006). “Mutans streptococci dose response to xylitol chewing gum” (HTML). JOURNAL OF DENTAL RESEARCH 85 (2): 177-181. doi:10.1177/154405910608500212. PMID 16434738

It also contributes to dental      Mattila PT, Svanberg MJ, Jämsä T, Knuuttila ML (2002). Improved bone biomechanical properties in xylitol-fed aged rats.Metabolism 51(1):92-6. (online abstract)

It also contributes to dental      Mattila, PT (1999). Dietary xylitol in the prevention of experimental osteoporosis: Beneficial effects on bone resorption, structure and biomechanics. Dissertation, Institute of Dentistry, University of Oulu. (online)

It’s completely safe to use while      1729 Maternal Xylitol Consumption to Prevent Mother-Child Transmission of Mutans Streptococci. Y. NAKAI, C. ISHIHARA-SHINGA, M. ISHIHARA-KAJI, K. MORIYA, M. YONEDA, K. YAMANAKA, Y. MORI, Y. JI, and T. SHIMONO, Okayama University, Japan

An August 2010 study confirmed that      High-cocoa polyphenol-rich chocolate improves HDL cholesterol in Type 2 diabetes patients. D. D. Mellor, T. Sathyapalan*, E. S. Kilpatrick†, S. Beckett‡ and S. L. Atkin* DOI: 10.1111/j.1464-5491.2010.03108.x

Chapter 6: Fertility

This is so important that      Somer, Elizabeth. Nutrition for A Healthy Pregnancy. Page 121.

Chromium, magnesium, and NAC      Groll J. (2006). Fertility Foods, (pp148.)

Without it, conception can      Groll J. (2006). Fertility Foods, (pp72.)

Even if eaten very sparingly      Groll J. (2006). Fertility Foods, (pp73.)

If used for 2 weeks      de Aloysio D, Mantuano R, Mauloni M, Nicoletti G. The clinical use of arginine aspartate in male infertility. Acta Eur Fertil 1982;13:133-67.

If used for 2 weeks      Tanimura J. Studies on arginine in human semen. Part II. The effects of medication with L-arginine-HCl on male infertility. Bull Osaka Med School 1967;13:84-9.

If used for 2 weeks      Schacter A, Goldman JA, Zukerman Z. Treatment of oligospermia with the amino acid arginine. J Urol 1973;110:311-13.

If used for 2 weeks      Schacter A et al. Treatment of oligospermia with the amino acid arginine. Int J Gynaecol Obstet 1973;11:206-9.

In women, L-arginine causes      Fertile CM. L-Arginine, Nitric Oxide, & Fertility. Retrieved Jan 29, 2010 from http://fertilecm.com/l-arginine.htm

L-ornithine does a great      Ornithine. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ornithine

Zinc deficiency coupled with      Vallee B, 1965, Chapter Zinc, Mineral Metabolism, Vol II B., London Academic Press

Severe manganese and zinc      Pfeiffer “Zinc and Other Micronutrients” 1978. New Conran, Keats Publishing Co. LCCC No. 77-91327

Severe manganese and zinc      Oberlas D, Calswell DF, Prasad AS, 1972 International Journal of Neurobiology, Academic Press

Overt and subclinical hypothyroidism      New York Times. Prenatal Testing of Thyroid Is Debated. Ingfei Chen. 4/13/2009. http://www.touro.edu/media/pr/tourointhenews/pdfs/Prenatal_Testing_of_Thyroid_Is_Debated.pdf

Overt and subclinical hypothyroidism      American Thyroid Association, Public Statement on Early Maternal Thyroidal Insufficiency: Recognition, Clinical Management and Research Directions http://www.thyroid.org/professionals/publications/statements/04_04_26_maternalthyroidal.html

Researchers in Maine who observed      Dr. James Haddow, partially funded by the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), August 19, 1999 issue of the New England Journal of Medicine. Volume 341:601-602, Number 8, 8/19/1999

Nonetheless, pregnancy is a time      Kensington, MD (PRWEB) February 7, 2007. Thyroid Hormone Breakthrough. Why Is There Even Debate Over Female Thyroid Testing? Retrieved Feb 7, 2010 from http://www.thyroidbreakthrough.com/thyroid-testing.htm

Diseases, especially sexually-transmitted      Common disease-causing viruses include human papillomavirus, herpes, cytomegalovirus, hepatitis B, and AIDS. Mycoplasma include mycoplasma hominis and ureaplasma urealyticum. Bacteria include chlamydia trachomatis, gonorrhea, E. coli, entercocci, B. streptococci, gardnerella, bacteroides, various anaerobes, syphilis, haem influenza, haem strep, staph aureus, and strep millerii. Flagellates include trichomonas and fungi include various strains of candida.

This is especially true      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. Page 113-132.

The testes and prostate naturally      Hunt CD, Johnson PE, Herbel JoL, Mullen LK. Effects of dietary zinc depletion on seminal volume and zinc loss, serum ?testosterone concentrations, and sperm morphology in young men. Am J Clin Nutr 1992;56:148-57.

Supplementing with zinc has      Netter A, Hartoma R, Nahoul K. Effect of zinc administration on plasma testosterone, dihydrotestosterone and sperm count. Arch Androl 1981;7:69-73.

Supplementing with zinc has      Marmar JL et al. Semen zinc levels in infertile and postvasectomy patients and patients with prostatitis. Fertil Steril 1975:26:1057-63.

Acetyl-L-carnitine levels      2004 study in Fertility and Sterility Journal

Carnitines appear to be necessary      Costa M, Canale D, Filicori M, et al. L-carnitine in idiopathic asthenozoospermia: a multicenter study. Andrologia 1994;26:155-9.

Carnitines appear to be necessary      Vitali G, Parente R, Melotti C. Carnitine supplementation in human idiopathic asthenospermia: clinical results. Drugs Exptl Clin Res 1995;21:157-9.

As a mitochondrial factor      Footnote #1222 in Fertility Foods page 195, page 211

66% showed an improvement      Groll J. (2006). Fertility Foods, (pp204).

66% showed an improvement      Whole section adapted from Fertility Foods – p195

Other helpful supplements include      Fraga CG, Motchnik PA, Shigenaga MK, et all. Ascorbic acid protects against endogenous oxidative DNA damage in human sperm. Proc Natl Acad Sci 1991;88:11003-6.

Other helpful supplements include      Thiessen DD et al. Vitamin E and sex behavior in mice. Nutr Metabol 1975;18:116-9.

Other helpful supplements include      Bayer R. Treatment of infertility with vitamin E. Int J Fertil 1960;5:70-8.

Other helpful supplements include      Sandler B, Faragher B. Treatment of oligospermia with vitamin B12. Infertil 1984;7:133-8.

Other helpful supplements include      Kumamoto Y, Maruta H, Ishigami J, et al. Clinical efficacy of mecobalamin in treatment of oligozoospermia. Acta Urol Jpn 1988;34:1109-32.

Vitamin C is especially      Dawson EB, Harris WA, Teter MC, Powell LC. Effect of ascorbic acid supplementation on the sperm quality of smokers. Fertil Steril 1992;58:1034-9.

Vitamin C is especially      Dawson EB, Harris WA, McGanity WJ. Effect of ascorbic acid on sperm fertility. Fed Proc 1983;42:531 [abstr 31403].

Vitamin C is especially      Dawson EB, Harris WA, Powell LC. Relationship between ascorbic acid and male fertility. In: Aspects of Some Vitamins, ?Minerals and Enzymes in Health and Disease, ed. GH Bourne. World Rev Nutr Diet 1990;62:1-26 [review].

Ginkgo biloba has been      Sohn M, Sikora R. Ginkgo biloba extract in the therapy of erectile dysfunction. J Sec Educ Ther 1991;17:53-61.

L-arginine and L-ornithine strongly      Tanimura J. Studies on arginine in human semen. Part II. The effects of medication with L-arginine-HCl on male infertility. Bull Osaka Med School 1967;13:84-9.

Alcohol, tobacco, and excessive caffeine      Chavarro J. The Fertility Diet (2007). Caffeine, alcohol, smoking effect on male fertility (pp151)

Alcohol abuse lowers testosterone      footnote #14 The Fertility Diet – caffeine, alcohol, smoking effect on male fertility p150

One Danish study found      footnote number 15 The Fertility Diet – caffeine, alcohol, smoking effect on male fertility p150

California researchers found that couples      footnote #16 The Fertility Diet – caffeine, alcohol, smoking effect on male fertility p150

And we recommend that like      Page 30, magazine By Paul Raeburn, “The Father Factor.”

And we recommend that like      Advancing paternal age and the risk of schizophrenia” by Dolores malaspina et al., in archives of Gen. psychiatry, Vol 58, no. 4, 2001)

And we recommend that like      Advancing paternal age and autism, by Abraham Reichenberg et al. in Archives of Gen. psychiatry, Vol 63, No 9, page 1036-1032, Sept 2006) and magazine article

After sex, the woman can      Heller E. Fully Fertile (2008), pp126.

Chapter 7: Your Prenatal Supplement Regimen

The central principle to      Williams, R J (1956) Biochemical Individuality: the basis for the genetotrophic concept, New York

Some people may need many      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009 Foresight. Page 18.

Deficiencies in these nutrients      Fully Fertile p108, Fertility Foods p48

Even a 60mg iron supplement      Dr. Chris Duffield, Science Technology & Biomedicine Consultant, Consulting Assistant Professor at Stanford School of Medicine, personal correspondence.

If you choose to use a supplement      Acta Obstet Gynecol Scand. 1997 Oct;76(9):822-8. Iron supplementation in pregnancy: is less enough? A randomized, placebo controlled trial of low dose iron supplementation with and without heme iron. Eskeland B, Malterud K, Ulvik RJ, Hunskaar S

Eating a poached egg (yolk raw      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 189.

The most important minerals you      Passwater, R and Cranton, E (1983) Trace Elements, Hair Analysis, and Nutrition. New Canaan, Keats Publishing Co

The most important minerals you      Nutrition Search Inc (1979) Nutrition Almanac, New York, McGraw-Hill

The most important minerals you      Kime, Z R (1980) Sunlight, Penryn, World Health Publications

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Pages 181-183.

The most important minerals you      Passwater, R (1980) Selenium as a Food Medicine, New Canaan, Keats Publishing Co

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 185.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 185.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Pages 185-189.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 183-184.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 190-192.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 192.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 193.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Pages 184-185.

The most important minerals you      Pfeiffer, C (1975) Mental and Elemental Nutrients, New Canaan, Keats Publishing Co

The most important minerals you      Pfeiffer, C (1978) Zinc and Other Micronutrients, New Canaan, Keats Publishing Co

The most important minerals you      Underwoord, E J (1977) Trace Elements in Human and Animal Nutrition, New York, Academic Press

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Pages 193-195.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 195.

The most important minerals you      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 195-197.

They also help the      Vitamin Research Products. New Breakthrough Probiotic Clinically Proven to Support Gastrointestinal Health. Retrieved Feb 9, 2010 from http://www.vrp.com/articles.aspx?ProdID=568

Your body actually contains      Wenner M. “Humans carry more bacterial cells than human ones” (November 30, 2007) Scientific American

Probiotics also play a      Harvard Medical School. Health benefits of taking probiotics. Retrieved Jan 9 ,2010 from https://www.health.harvard.edu/fhg/updates/update0905c.shtml

Imbalance can usually be      Shannon, Marilyn M. Fertility, Cycles, and Nutrition. Page 75. 1996.

Probiotics protect us against a      Heyman M, Gorthier G, Petit A, Meslin J-C, Moreau C, Desjeux J-F. Intestinal absorption of macromolecules during viral enteritis: An experimental study on rotavirus-infected conventional and germ-free mice. Pediatr Res 19887; 22:72-8.

Probiotics protect us against a      2009 German Study found newborns treated with LGG had half the rate of atopic dermatitis. http://www.allergyresearchgroup.com/Oct-2009-Focus-Newsletter-Super-Lactobacillus-GG-sp-99.html

Probiotics protect us against a      2008 Finnish study found LGG reduced ear infection rates by more than half. http://www.allergyresearchgroup.com/Oct-2009-Focus-Newsletter-Super-Lactobacillus-GG-sp-99.html

Probiotics protect us against a      2008 Finnish study found LGG reduced ear infection rates by more than half. http://www.allergyresearchgroup.com/Oct-2009-Focus-Newsletter-Super-Lactobacillus-GG-sp-99.html

Probiotics protect us against a      Lidbeck A et al. “Impact of Lactobacillus acidophilus on the normal intestinal microflora after the administration of two antimicrobial agents” Infection 16(6):329-336, 1988

Probiotics protect us against a      Björkstén B, Sepp E, Julge K, Voor T, Mikelsaar M (October 2001). “Allergy development and the intestinal microflora during the first year of life”.The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology 108 (4): 516–20. doi:10.1067/mai.2001.118130. PMID 11590374.

Probiotics protect us against a      Guarner F, Malagelada JR (February 2003). “Gut flora in health and disease”. Lancet 361 (9356): 512–9. doi:10.1016/S0140-6736(03)12489-0.PMID 12583961.

Lactobacillus GG, sold as Culturelle      Majamaa H. and Isolauri E. “Probiotics: a novel approach in the management of food allergy” J Allergy Clin Immunol (99):179-85, 1997

Lactobacillus GG, sold as Culturelle      Wagner RD et al. “Biotherapeutic effects of probiotic bacteria on candidiasis in immunodeficient mice” Infection and Immunity 65(10):4165-4172

Lactobacillus GG, sold as Culturelle      Lactobacillus GG: New Breakthrough Probiotic Clinically Proven to Support Gastrointestinal health Jim English and Ward Dean, MD http://www.vrp.com/articles.aspx?ProdID=568

Omega-3s lower harmful cholesterol      Holub BJ. Fish oils and cardiovascular disease. CMAJ 1989;141:1063. [MEDLINE]

Omega-3s lower harmful cholesterol      Angerer P, von Schacky C. n-3 Polyunsaturated fatty acids and the cardiovascular system. Curr Opin Lipidol 2000;11(1):57-63. [MEDLINE]

Studies have shown that      JAMA April 10, 2002;287:1815-1821

The omega-3 fatty acids      Journal American College Nutrition December 2002;21(6):495-505 pages 501, 505

DHA plays a central role      Health And Nutrition Secrets by Russell L Blaylock MD, page 34

Because of this, the brain      Alternative Medicine by Burton Goldberg, page 1096

For example, low DHA      Alternative Medicine by Burton Goldberg, page 810

For example, low DHA      Omega 3 Oils by Donald Rudin MD and Clara Felix, page 209

For example, low DHA      The Omega Diet by Artemis P Simopoulos MD and Jo Robinson, page 98

For example, low DHA      Natural Physicians Healing Therapies by Mark Stengler ND, page 180

For example, low DHA      The memory Solution by Dr Julian Whitaker, page 120

On the flip side, sufficiency      Eat and Heal by the Editors of FC&A Medical Publishing, page 164

High omega-3 intake during      Université Laval (2008, April 11). Omega-3 Intake During Last Months Of Pregnancy Boosts An Infant’s Cognitive And Motor Development. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 12, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2008/04/080409110029.htm

The brain greatly increases      The Memory Solution by Dr Julian Whitaker, page 118

This has been suggested as      The Omega Diet by Artemis P Simopoulos MD and Jo Robinson, page 95

A sufficient amount of omega-3s      British Medical Journal February 23, 2002;324:447-450

A sufficient amount of omega-3s      The Omega3 Connection by Andrew L Stoll MD, page 40

Fish oil is also an important      The Omega3 Connection by Andrew L Stoll MD, page 208

Breast-fed babies have      The Omega Diet by Artemis P Simopoulos MD and Jo Robinson, page 89

A 2002 study suggests      JAMA May 8, 2002;287:2365-2371

Unfortunately, most pregnant women      American Journal Clinical Nutrition February 2003;77(2):473-8

We prefer fish or krill oil      Journal American College Nutrition December 2002;21(6):495-505 pages 501, 505

While our bodies can      The Omega3 Connection by Andrew L Stoll MD, page 46

While our bodies can      Anti-Aging Manual by Joseph B Marion, page 732

It’s also a precursor to      Parnetti, Lucilla; et al. (2007). “Cholinergic precursors in the treatment of cognitive impairment of vascular origin: Ineffective approaches or need for re-evaluation?”. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 257: 266.

Alpha GPC promotes liver      BioSynergy Health Alternatives. Alpha-GPC (Alpha-glycerylphosphorylcholine) also called GPC (glycerophosphocholine) 250 mg. Retrieved Jan 19, 2010 from http://www.biosynergy.com/alphagpc.htm

A 1994 Italian study found      Barbagallo Sangiorgi G, et al. “Alpha-Glycerophosphocholine in the mental recovery of cerebral ischemic attacks.” An Italian multicenter clinical trial. Ann NY Acad Sci 1994; 717:253-69.

The body can convert      Vitamins and health supplements guide. Glutamine. Retrieved Jan 24, 2010 from http://www.vitamins-supplements.org/amino-acids/glutamine.php

Proper glutamine intake is essential      Health vitamins guide. Glutamine and glutamic acid. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from http://www.healthvitaminsguide.com/aminoacids/glutamine-and-glutamic-acid.htm

Many people who supplement with ALC have      Ray Sahelian. Acetyl-L-Carnitine. Retrieved Jan 20, 2010 from http://www.raysahelian.com/acetylcarnitine.html

Taking it regularly can lead      Hagen TM, Liu J, Lykkesfeldt J, Wehr CM, Ingersoll RT, Vinarsky V, et al. Feeding acetyl-L-carnitine and lipoic acid to old rats significantly improves metabolic function while decreasing oxidative stress. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Feb2002;99(4):1870-1875.

Taking it regularly can lead      Liu J, Head E, Gharib AM, Yuan W, Ingersoll RT, Hagen TM, et al. Memory loss in old rats is associated with brain mitochondrial decay and RNA/DNA oxidation: Partial reversal by feeding acetyl-L-carnitine and/or R-alpha -lipoic acid. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. Feb2002;99(4):2356-2361.

Taking it regularly can lead      Bonavita E. Study of the efficacy and tolerability of L-acetylcarnitine therapy in the senile brain. Int J Clin Pharmacol Ther Toxicol. 1986 Sep;24(9):511-6.

Taking it regularly can lead      Brooks JO 3rd, et al. Acetyl-L-carnitine Slows Decline in Younger Patients with Alzheimer’s Disease: A Reanalysis of a Double-blind, Placebo-controlled Study Using the Trilinear Approach. Int Psychogeriatr. Jun1998;10(2):193-203.

Taking it regularly can lead      Spagnoli A, et al. Long-term Acetyl-L-carnitine Treatment in Alzheimer’s Disease. Neurology. Nov1991;41(11):1726-32.

Taking it regularly can lead      Montgomery SA, Thal LJ, Amrein R. Meta-analysis of double blind randomized controlled clinical trials of acetyl-L-carnitine versus placebo in the treatment of mild cognitive impairment and mild Alzheimer’s disease. Int Clin Psychopharmacol. Mar2003;18(2):61-71.

Taking it regularly can lead      American Journal of Medical Genetics 2008. Dr. Giovanni Neri from Universita Cattolica in Rome studied boys between 6 and 13 years old for a period one year. Twenty four received l-acetylcarnitine and 27 received placebo. There was a more effective reduction of hyperactivity and improvement of social behavior in patients treated with acetylcarnitine.

It also reduces fatigue      Vermeulen RC, Scholte HR. Exploratory open label, randomized study of acetyl- and propionylcarnitine in chronic fatigue syndrome. Psychosom Med. Mar2004;66(2):276-82.

It also reduces fatigue      Tomassini V, Pozzilli C, Onesti E, et al. Comparison of the effects of acetyl L-carnitine and amantadine for the treatment of fatigue in multiple sclerosis: results of a pilot, randomised, double-blind, crossover trial. J Neurol Sci. Mar2004;218(1-2):103-8.

It also reduces fatigue      Carnitine versus androgen administration in the treatment of sexual dysfunction, depressed mood, and fatigue associated with male aging. Urology. 2004 Apr;63(4):641-6.

It also reduces fatigue      Placebo-controlled double-blind randomized trial on the use of L-carnitine, L-acetylcarnitine, or combined L-carnitine and L-acetylcarnitine in men with idiopathic asthenozoospermia. SOURCE: Fertility & Sterility 2005 Sep;84(3):662-71.

Supplementing with PS can      Jäger R, Purpura M, Kingsley M (7 2007). “Phospholipids and sports performance”. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 4: 5. doi:10.1186/1550-2783-4-5. PMID 17908342

Supplementing with PS can      Starks MA, Starks SL, Kingsley M, Purpura M, Jäger R (7 2008). “The effects of phosphatidylserine on endocrine response to moderate intensity exercise”. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 5: 11. doi:10.1186/1550-2783-5-11. PMID 18662395

Supplementing with PS can      Jäger R, Purpura M, Geiss KR, Weiß M, Baumeister J, Amatulli F, Schröder L, Herwegen H. (12 2007). “The effect of phosphatidylserine on golf performance”. Journal of the International Society of Sports Nutrition 4 (1): 23. doi:10.1186/1550-2783-4-23. PMID 18053194

The main concern with using      SAFETY AND EFFICACY OF GINKGO (GINKGO BILOBA) DURING PREGNANCY AND LACTATION Jean-Jacques Dugoua, Edward Mills, Daniel Perri, Gideon Koren, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, Canadian College of Naturopathic Medicine, Motherisk Program, Hospital for Sick Children, Department of Clinical Epidemiology, McMaster University, Department of Clinical Pharmacology and Toxicology, University of Toronto. http://www.cjcp.ca/pdf/CJCP05-037_e277e284F.pdf

Like ginkgo, vinpocetine enhances      Szilágyi G, Nagy Z, Balkay L, et al. (March 2005). “Effects of vinpocetine on the redistribution of cerebral blood flow and glucose metabolism in chronic ischemic stroke patients: a PET study”. Journal of the Neurological Sciences 229-230: 275–84. doi:10.1016/j.jns.2004.11.053. PMID 15760651

Like ginkgo, vinpocetine enhances      Dézsi L, Kis-Varga I, Nagy J, Komlódi Z, Kárpáti E (2002). “[Neuroprotective effects of vinpocetine in vivo and in vitro. Apovincaminic acid derivatives as potential therapeutic tools in ischemic stroke]” (in Hungarian). Acta Pharmaceutica Hungarica 72 (2): 84–91. PMID 12498034

It enhances memory      Zhongguo Yao Li Xue Bao. 1999 Jul;20(7):601-3. Huperzine-A capsules enhance memory and learning performance in 34 pairs of matched adolescent students.

It enhances memory      J Neural Transm. 2009 Apr;116(4):457-65. Epub 2009 Feb 17

It’s been shown to increase      Dimpfel W, Wedekind W, Keplinger I (May 2003). “Efficacy of dimethylaminoethanol (DMAE) containing vitamin-mineral drug combination on EEG patterns in the presence of different emotional states”. Eur. J. Med. Res. 8 (5): 183–91. PMID 12844472

Research suggests that it may      Knobel M (1974). “Approach to a combined pharmacologic therapy of childhood hyperkinesis”. Behav Neuropsychiatry 6 (1-12): 87–90. PMID 4619768

DMAE is contraindicated during pregnancy      Teratology. 2001 Aug;64(2):114-22. Inhibitors of choline uptake and metabolism cause developmental abnormalities in neurulating mouse embryos. Fisher MC, Zeisel SH, Mar MH, Sadler TW.

Central to brain and nervous      http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/news/uk/scotland/article56723 08.ece

Boosts the immune system      Frieri M. Vitamin D deficiency as a risk factor for allergic disorders and immune mechanisms. Allergy Asthma Proc. 2011 Nov;32(6):438-44.

Boosts the immune system      The antibiotic vitamin: deficiency in vitamin D may predispose people to infection. Science News, November 11, 2006

Boosts the immune system      Cannell JJ, et al. Epidemic influenza and vitamin D. Epidemiology and Infection. 2006 Dec;134(6):1129-40. Top 20 most accessed articles for last year in Virology Journal.

Boosts the immune system      Cannell JJ, et al. On the epidemiology of influenza. Virology Journal. 2008 Feb 25;5:29. Top 20 most accessed articles for last year in Virology Journal.

Boosts the immune system      Vitamin D deficiency linked to more colds and flu. Scientific American, Feb 23, 2009

Inhibits cancers including      Cannell newsletter quote from February 2009 Vitamin D Council email newsletter with permission

Helps the body bind and      Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicosis in Animals and Humans. Alberto Gimeno, et al. 2003, page 87

Aids in the correct translation      Shahbazi M. Expression profiling of vitamin D receptor in placenta, decidua and ovary of pregnant mice. Placenta. 2011 Sep;32(9):657-64. Epub 2011 Jul 18.

Reduces the severity of the      The Lancet November 3, 2001;358:1476-1478, 1500-1503

These mutations can lead      From: John Cannell, M.D. [mailto:[email protected]] ?Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:59 PM, The Vitamin D Newsletter

In a recent study, vitamin D      Oken E, et al. Maternal fish consumption, hair mercury, and infant cognition in a U.S. Cohort. Environ Health Perspect. 2005 Oct;113(10):1376-80.

Another study proved that this      Oken E, et al. Maternal fish intake during pregnancy, blood mercury levels, and child cognition at age 3 years in a US cohort. Am J Epidemiol. 2008 May 15;167(10):1171-81.

Yet another concluded that      Hibbeln JR, Maternal seafood consumption in pregnancy and neurodevelopmental outcomes in childhood (ALSPAC study): an observational cohort study. Lancet. 2007 Feb 17;369(9561):578-85.

Research suggests that D      Med Hypotheses. 2008;70(4):750-9. Epub 2007 Oct 24. Autism and vitamin D. Cannell JJ. Atascadero State Hospital, Psychiatry, 10333 El Camino Real, Atascadero, CA 93423, United States.

Research suggests that D      Glaser G. What if vitamin D deficiency is a cause of autism? Scientific American 2009; April 24. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=vitamin-d-and-autism

Research suggests that D      Genuis SJ, Bouchard TP. Celiac Disease Presenting as Autism. Journal of child neurology 2009. 2009 Jun 29. [Epub ahead of print]

Bone abnormalities are more      From: John Cannell, M.D. [mailto:[email protected]] ?Sent: Tuesday, September 22, 2009 11:59 PM, The Vitamin D Newsletter

Vitamin D deficiency in a mother      Dr. John Cannell June 2009, The Vitamin D Newsletter, “Pregnancy and Vitamin D”

Bacterial vaginitis (twice as likely)      Bodnar LM, Krohn MA, Simhan HN. Maternal Vitamin D Deficiency Is Associated with Bacterial Vaginosis in the First Trimester of Pregnancy. J Nutr. 2009 Apr 8.

Caesarian section (4 times as likely)      Merewood A, Mehta SD, Chen TC, Bauchner H, Holick MF. Association between vitamin D deficiency and primary cesarean section. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Mar;94(3):940-5. http://www.guardian.co.uk/lifeandstyle/besttreatments/2008/dec/23/low-vitamin-d-may-increase-chance-of-a-caesarean-delivery

Gestational diabetes (3 times as likely)      Zhang C, Qiu C, Hu FB, David RM, van Dam RM, Bralley A, Williams MA. Maternal plasma 25-hydroxyvitamin D concentrations and the risk for gestational diabetes mellitus. PLoS ONE. 2008;3(11):e3753.

Gestational diabetes (3 times as likely)      Zhang T, Xin R, Gu X, Wang F, Pei L, Lin L, et al. Maternal serum vitamin B12, folate and homocysteine and the risk of neural tube defects in the offspring in a high-risk area of China. Public Health Nutr 2008:1-7.

Preeclampsia (5 times as likely)      Bodnar LM, Catov JM, Simhan HN, Holick MF, Powers RW, Roberts JM. Maternal vitamin D deficiency increases the risk of preeclampsia. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2007 Sep;92(9):3517-22.

Asthma (vitamin D has been      Litonjua AA, Weiss ST. Is vitamin D deficiency to blame for the asthma epidemic? J Allergy Clin Immunol 2007; 120:1031-5.

Cavities in young children      Rauscher M. Canada. Prenatal vitamin D linked to kids’ dental health. http://www.canada.com/health/family-child/Prenatal+vitamin+linked+kids+dental+health/1320490/story.html

Certain brain tumors      Ko P, Eyles D, Burne T, Mackay-Sim A, McGrath JJ. Season of birth and risk of brain tumors in adults. Neurology. 2005 Apr 12;64(7):1317

Certain brain tumors      Procopio M, Marriott PK, Davies RJ. Seasonality of birth in epilepsy: a Southern Hemisphere study. Seizure. 2006 Jan;15(1):17-21.

Infant heart failure      Maiya S, Sullivan I, Allgrove J, Yates R, Malone M, Brain C, Archer N, Mok Q, Daubeney P, Tulloh R, Burch M. Hypocalcaemia and vitamin D deficiency: an important, but preventable, cause of life-threatening infant heart failure. Heart. 2008 May;94(5):581-4.

Lower respiratory tract infections      Karatekin G, Kaya A, Saliho?lu O, Balci H, Nuho?lu A. Association of subclinical vitamin D deficiency in newborns with acute lower respiratory infection and their mothers. Eur J Clin Nutr. 2009 Apr;63(4):473-7.

Lower respiratory tract infections      Walker VP, Modlin RL. The Vitamin D Connection to Pediatric Infections and Immune Function. Pediatr Res. 2009 Jan 28.

Schizophrenia (risk increases dramatically      Kinney DK, Teixeira P, Hsu D, Napoleon SC, Crowley DJ, Miller A, Hyman W, Huang E. Relation of schizophrenia prevalence to latitude, climate, fish consumption, infant mortality, and skin color: a role for prenatal vitamin d deficiency and infections? Schizophr Bull. 2009 May;35(3):582-95. Epub 2009 Apr 8.

Schizophrenia (risk increases dramatically      Boydell J, Van Os J, Lambri M, Castle D, Allardyce J, McCreadie RG, Murray RM. Incidence of schizophrenia in south-east London between 1965 and 1997. Br J Psychiatry. 2003 Jan;182:45-9.

Schizophrenia (risk increases dramatically      Preti A, Miotto P. Increase in first admissions for schizophrenia and other major psychoses in Italy. Psychiatry Res. 2000 May 15;94(2):139-52.

127Schizophrenia (risk increases dramatically      Tsuchiya KJ, Munk-Jørgensen P. First-admission rates of schizophrenia in Denmark, 1980-1997: have they been increasing? Schizophr Res. 2002 Apr 1;54(3):187-91.

Schizophrenia (risk increases dramatically      Bresnahan M, Begg MD, Brown A, Schaefer C, Sohler N, Insel B, Vella L, Susser E. Race and risk of schizophrenia in a US birth cohort: another example of health disparity? Int J Epidemiol. 2007 Aug;36(4):751-8.

Factors associated with increased      The Vitamin D Newsletter, Vitamin D and schizophrenia, August 20, 2009, Dr. John Cannell

Seizures from hypocalcemia      Fleischman AR, Rosen JF, Nathenson G. 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol for early neonatal hypocalcemia. Occurrence in premature newborns. Am J Dis Child. 1978 Oct;132(10):973-7.

Sepsis in premature infants      Grant WB. Solar ultraviolet-B irradiance and vitamin D may reduce the risk of septicemia. Dermato-Endocrinology. 2009;1:37-42.

Sepsis in premature infants      Jeng L, Yamshchikov AV, Judd SE, Blumberg HM, Martin GS, Ziegler TR, et al. Alterations in vitamin D status and anti-microbial peptide levels in patients in the intensive care unit with sepsis. J Transl Med. 2009;7:28.

Weak bones later in life      Javaid MK, Crozier SR, Harvey NC, Gale CR, Dennison EM, Boucher BJ, Arden NK, Godfrey KM, Cooper C; Princess Anne Hospital Study Group. Maternal vitamin D status during pregnancy and childhood bone mass at age 9 years: a longitudinal study. Lancet. 2006 Jan 7;367(9504):36-43.

Weak bones later in life      Sayers A, Tobias JH. Estimated maternal ultraviolet B exposure levels in pregnancy influence skeletal development of the child. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2009 Mar;94(3):765-71.

Less than 5% of Americans      Cannel J. Vitamin D Council. Am I Vitamin D Deficient? Retrieved Jan11, 2010 from http://www.vitamindcouncil.org/health/deficiency/am-i-vitamin-d-deficient.shtml

Less than 5% of Americans      Lee JM, Smith JR, Philipp BL, Chen TC, Mathieu J, Holick MF. Vitamin D deficiency in a healthy group of mothers and newborn infants. Clin Pediatr (Phila). 2007 Jan;46(1):42-4.

Less than 5% of Americans      Bodnar LM, Simhan HN, Powers RW, Frank MP, Cooperstein E, Roberts JM. High prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in black and white pregnant women residing in the northern United States and their neonates. J Nutr. 2007 Feb;137(2):447-52.

Less than 5% of Americans      Dijkstra SH, van Beek A, Janssen JW, de Vleeschouwer LH, Huysman WA, van den Akker EL. High prevalence of vitamin D deficiency in newborns of high-risk mothers. Arch Dis Child Fetal Neonatal Ed. 2007 Apr 25.

If you’re below 50 ng/ml      Dr. John Cannell June 2009, The Vitamin D Newsletter, “Pregnancy and Vitamin D”

140In November 2008, the American Academy      Wagner CL, Greer FR; American Academy of Pediatrics Section on breastfeeding; American Academy of Pediatrics Committee on Nutrition. Prevention of rickets and vitamin D deficiency in infants, children, and adolescents. Pediatrics. 2008 Nov;122(5):1142-52.

In a 2008 study led by Dr. Cannell      Cannell JJ, Vieth R, Willett W, Zasloff M, Hathcock JN, White JH, Tanumihardjo

In a 2008 study led by Dr. Cannell      Hollis BW. Vitamin D Requirement during Pregnancy and Lactation. J Bone Miner Res. 2007;22 Suppl 2:V39-44

This means the miniscule      Bodnar LM., et al. High prevalence of vitamin D insufficiency in black and white pregnant women residing in the northern United States and their neonates. J Nutr. 2007;137(2):447-52

Women taking only 2,000      CMAJ • April 25, 2006; 174 (9). doi:10.1503/cmaj.060149. Nutritional vitamin D status during pregnancy: reasons for concern. Bruce W. Hollis and Carol L. Wagner.

Vitamin D-2 (ergocalciferol) is a synthetic      The case against ergocalciferol (vitamin D2) as a vitamin supplement. 2006.

Children who are deficient      Li-Ng M, Aloia JF, Pollack S, Cunha BA, Mikhail M, Yeh J, Berbari N. Epidemiol Infect. 2009 Oct;137(10):1396-404.

It’s estimated that over 75%      Vitamin A. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Mar 3, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitamin_A

148During organogenesis (the formation of the baby’s organs)      Combs, Gerald F. (2008). The Vitamins: Fundamental Aspects in Nutrition and Health (3rd ed.). Burlington: Elsevier Academic Press. ISBN 9780121834937.

Too much vitamin A is      Vitamin A. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Mar 3, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vitamin_A

Excess vitamin A has been linked to      Masterjohn, C (December 4 2006). “Vitamin D toxicity redefined: vitamin K and the molecular mechanism.

On the flip side, vitamin D      Weston A. Price Foundation. Vitamin d Safety. Retrieved Jan 2, 2010 from http://www.westonaprice.org/basicnutrition/vitamin-d-safety.html#ad

On the flip side, vitamin D      Aburto, et al., “The influence of Vitamin A on the Utilization and Amelioration of Toxicity of Cholecalciferol, 25-Hydroxycholecalciferol, and 1,25-Dihydroxycholecalciferol in Young Broiler Chickens,” Poultry Science, 77 (1998) 570-577.

On the flip side, vitamin D      Morgan, A. F. Kimmel, L. Hawkins, N. C. “A comparison of the hypervitaminoses induced by irradiated ergosterol and fish liver oil concentrates,”

For instance, A helps      Sanchez-Martinez, R. Castillo, A. Steinmeyer, A. Aranda, A. “The retinoid X receptor ligand restores defective signaling by the vitamin D receptor,” EMBO Reports, 2006; Published online at http://nature.com on August 25, ahead of print.

This is not likely to happen      Forsmo, Siri; Fjeldbo,Sigurd Kjørstad; Langhammer, Arnulf (2008). “Childhood Cod Liver Oil Consumption and Bone Mineral Density in a Population-based Cohort of Peri- and Postmenopausal Women: The Nord-Trøndelag Health Study”. Am. J. Epidemiol. 167 (4): 406–411. doi:10.1093/aje/kwm320. PMID 18033763 http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/167/4/406

Eating too many carotenoids      Sale TA, Stratman E (2004). “Carotenemia associated with green bean ingestion”. Pediatr Dermatol 21 (6): 657–9. doi:10.1111/j.0736-8046.2004.21609.x. PMID 15575851

Studies suggest that women      Smithells, R. W. et. al., ‘Possible prevention of neural tube defects by preconceptual vitamin supplementation’, Lancet, 1980, i, 339-340.

Studies suggest that women      Smithells, R.W. et. al., ‘Further experience of vitamin supplementation for the prevention of neural tube defect recurrences’, Lancet, 1983, i, 1027-1031.

We recommend taking 400-800      Nutrition Search Inc. ‘Nutrition Almanac’, New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1979, 94.

Good sources of the active form      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 38-40.

When taken as a supplement      Bailey S.W., et al. The extremely slow and variable activity of dihydrofolate reductase in human liver and its implications for high folic acid intake. Proc Natl Sci U S A. 2009 September 8; 106(36): 15424-15429. PMCID: PMC2730961 http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC2730961/

Early miscarriage typically results      Fertility, Cycles, and Nutrition. Page 99.

It facilitates the creation of cholesterol      Williams, R J (1973) Nutrition Against Disease, London, Bantam, page 51.

It facilitates the creation of cholesterol      Pfeiffer, Carl C (1978) “Zinc and Other Micro-Nutrients”, New Canaan, Keats

It facilitates the creation of cholesterol      Jennings, I W (1970) Vitamins in Endocrine Metabolism, London

It facilitates the creation of cholesterol      Nutrition Search Inc. “Nutrition Almanac”, New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1979, 94

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Williams, R J (1973) Nutrition Against Disease, London, Bantam, page 51.

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Davis, A (1954) Let’s Eat Right To Keep Fit, New York, New American Library

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Tuormaa, T. The Adverse Effects of Zinc Deficiency, Foresight

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Jennings, I W (1970) Vitamins in Endocrine Metabolism, London

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Williams, R J (1973) Nutrition Against Disease, London, Bantam, page 51.

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Pfeiffer, Carl C (1975) Mental and elemental Nutrients, New Canaan, Keats

Symptoms are indigestion, constipation      Pfeiffer, Carl C (1978) “Zinc and Other Micro-Nutrients”, New Canaan, Keats

In lab animals, pantothenic      Jennings, I W (1970) Vitamins in Endocrine Metabolism, London

In lab animals, pantothenic      Williams, R J (1973) Nutrition Against Disease, London, Bantam, page 51.

In lab animals, pantothenic      Davis, A (1954) Let’s Eat Right To Keep Fit, New York, New American Library

In lab animals, pantothenic      Tuormaa, T. The Adverse Effects of Zinc Deficiency, Foresight

In lab animals, pantothenic      Jennings, I W (1970) Vitamins in Endocrine Metabolism, London

In lab animals, pantothenic      Tomorrow’s World, BBC 1, 12 November 1987

Similar effects are suspected      Davis, A (1954) Let’s Eat Right To Keep Fit, New York, New American Library

Similar effects are suspected      Tuormaa, T. The Adverse Effects of Zinc Deficiency, Foresight

Similar effects are suspected      Jennings, I W (1970) Vitamins in Endocrine Metabolism, London

Pantothenic acid is abundant      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. Page 34.

Severe deficiency can lead to      Davis, A (1954) Let’s Eat Right To Keep Fit, New York, New American Library

Severe deficiency can lead to      Tuormaa, T. The Adverse Effects of Zinc Deficiency, Foresight

Severe deficiency can lead to      Pfeiffer, Carl C (1975) Mental and elemental Nutrients, New Canaan, Keats

Severe deficiency can lead to      Pfeiffer, Carl C (1978) “Zinc and Other Micro-Nutrients”, New Canaan, Keats

Severe deficiency can lead to      Tomorrow’s World, BBC 1, 12 November 1987

They noticed that B12 was      VRP Staff. Vitamin Research Products. FOLATE ISN’T THE ONLY VITAMIN THAT PREVENTS NEURAL TUBE DEFECTS IN INFANTS. Retreived Jan 6, 2010 from http://www.vrp.com/articles.aspx?ProdID=art2604&zTYPE=2&search_in=articles

The study concluded that women      Molloy AM, Kirke PN, Troendle JF, Burke H, Sutton M, Brody LC, Scott JM, Mills JL. Maternal vitamin B12 status and risk of neural tube defects in a population with high neural tube defect prevalence and no folic Acid fortification. Pediatrics. 2009 Mar;123(3):917-23.

If you supplement with B      Nutrition Search Inc. “Nutrition Almanac”, New York, McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1979, 94

If you supplement with B      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. Page 37.

As an ingredient in the      Tomorrow’s World, BBC 1, 12 November 1987

As an ingredient in the      Horrobin, D F (1981) The Importance of Gamma-Linolenic Acid and Prostaglandin E1 in Human Nutrition and Medicine, J Holistic Med 3(2):118-139

As an ingredient in the      Graham, Judy, ‘Evening Primrose Oil’, Wellingborough, Thorsons 1984, 34

Deficiency in C can result      Colquhoun, Irene and Barnes, Belinda, “The Hyperactive Child: What the Family Can Do” Wellingborough Thorsons, 1984

Vitamin C is most useful      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. Page 40.

E also protects from scarring      Davis, A (1954) Let’s Eat Right to Keep Fit, New York, New American Library

E also protects from scarring      Tuormaa, T. The Adverse Effects of Zinc Deficiency, Foresight

Good food sources for E      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. Page 29.

We do not recommend this—      Hodges and Adelman (1980) Nutrition in Medical Practice, Philadelphia, W B Saunders

If a woman is healthy and      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight 2009. Page 30.

Research has found that if a mother      AlgaeCal. Vitamin K2 – Vitamin K2 Supplements. Retrieved Jan 8, 2010 from http://www.algaecal.com/vitamin-k2.html

As an antioxidant, coQ(10) increases      J Endocrinol Invest. 2009 Jul;32(7):626-32. Epub 2009 May 21. Coenzyme Q10 and male infertility. Balercia G, Mancini A, Paggi F, Tiano L, Pontecorvi A, Boscaro M, Lenzi A, Littarru GP. Endocrinology, Andrology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Applied Biotechnologies, Polytechnic University of Marche, Umberto I Hospital, Ancona, Italy. [email protected] http://www.umm.edu/altmed/articles/coenzyme-q10-000295.htm

CoQ(10) in the placenta protects      Int J Gynaecol Obstet. 2009 Apr;105(1):43-5. Epub 2009 Jan 19. Links Coenzyme Q10 supplementation during pregnancy reduces the risk of pre-eclampsia. Teran E, Hernandez I, Nieto B, Tavara R, Ocampo JE, Calle A. Experimental Pharmacology and Cellular Metabolism Unit, Biomedical Center, Central University of Ecuador, Quito, Ecuador. [email protected]

This is a big factor in preventing      OBGYN.net. Pregnancy and Birth. Retrieved Jan 29, 2010 from http://www.obgyn.net/pregnancy-birth/pregnancy-birth.asp?page=/pb/cotm/9908/preeclampsia_lapidus

Low coQ(10) levels are also      Fetal Diagn Ther. 1996 Jul-Aug;11(4):264-70.Links Coenzyme Q10 in pregnancy. Noia G, Littarru GP, De Santis M, Oradei A, Mactromarino C, Trivellini C, Caruso A. Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Catholic University, Rome, Italy.

Breast milk functions as      Biol Neonate. 2004;86(3):165-9. Epub 2004 Jun 29. CoQ10 plasmatic levels in breast-fed infants compared to formula-fed infants. Compagnoni G, Giuffrè B, Lista G, Mosca F, Marini A. Department of Neonatology, ICP, Neonatology University, Milan, Italy. [email protected]

Glutathione helps protect cells      Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicosis in Animals and Humans. Alberto Gimeno, et al. 2003, page 87

Glutathione helps protect cells      Pompella A, Visvikis A, Paolicchi A, De Tata V, Casini AF (Oct 2003). “The changing faces of glutathione, a cellular protagonist”. Biochem Pharmacol. 66 (8): 1499–503. doi:10.1016/S0006-2952(03)00504-5. PMID 14555227

Glutathione helps protect cells      Shah P. Self Growth. Glutathione for a Healthier Pregnancy. Retreived Jan 8, 2010 from http://www.selfgrowth.com/articles/Shah7.html

Like coQ(10), glutathione is highly      Pregnancy and Glutathione, Dr. Corinne Allen http://www.wolff-management.com/Documents/Health%20Professionals/Pregnanacy%20and%20glutathione%20Dr_%20Allen.pdf

These fats escort the glutathione      Investigation of Glutathione and Lipsomal Glutathione influence on the level of GHS in blood, liver and brain. Ivanovaa, Konovalovaa, Krylovb, Institute of Experimental Cardiology, Moscow, Russia John H Maher, DCCN.

In cell culture studies, liposomal      Atherosclerosis 195 (2007) e61–e68, Anti-oxidant and anti-atherogenic properties of liposomal glutathione: Studies in vitro, and in the atherosclerotic apolipoprotein E-deficient mice. Rosenblat Mira a, Volkova Nina a, Coleman Raymond b, Aviram Michael a,?

In cell culture studies, liposomal      Neurochem Res DOI 10.1007/s11064-010-0217-0. Liposomal-Glutathione Provides Maintenance of Intracellular Glutathione and Neuroprotection in Mesencephalic Neuronal Cells. Gail D. Zeevalk • Laura P. Bernard • F. T. Guilford.

Two of these, N-acetyl-cysteine (NAC)      Safarinejad MR, Safarinejad S. Efficacy of Selenium and/or N-Acetyl-Cysteine for Improving Semen Parameters in Infertile Men: A Double-Blind, Placebo Controlled, Randomized Study. J Urol. 2008 Dec 15. Published Online Ahead of Print. http://www.vrp.com/articles.aspx?utm_content=article2532&utm_source=bn20081223b&utm_campaign=bn&[email protected]&utm_medium=email&ProdID=2532

An overdose can result in abnormal      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. 2009. Page 189.

The World Health Organization notes      World Health Organization. Iodine Deficiency. Retreived Jan 11, 2010 from http://www.who.int/nutrition/topics/idd/en/

Deficiency in iodine heightens      Iodine. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Jan 23, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Iodine

Iodine is best taken with vitamin      Personal correspondence with Dave McCarthy.

Chapter 8: Hormones and Pharmaceuticals

In the 1960s, Katharina found      The British Journal of Psychiatry (1968) 114: 1377-1382. doi: 10.1192/bjp.114.516.1377 © 1968 The Royal College of Psychiatrists Ante-natal Progesterone and Intelligence KATHARINA DALTON M.R.C.S., L.R.C.P. Honorary Clinical Assistant, Department of Psychological Medicine, University College Hospital, London.

In the 1960s, Katharina found      Br J Psychiatry. 1976 Nov;129:438-42. Prenatal progesterone and educational attainments. Dalton K. PMID: 990657 [PubMed – indexed for MEDLINE]

While she didn’t believe      Intelligence and prenatal progesterone: a reappraisal. Katharina Dalton. 1979. Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine Volume 72 June 1979. Page 397-399.

Dalton’s methods were later      Early Human Development, 1978,214, 305-322. 0 Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press

305. Prenatal progesterone I.      Its effect on development and on intellectual and academic achievement. ANTHONY LYNCH, WASYL MYCHALKIW and S. JOHN HUTT, Department of Psychology, University of Keele, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom

Dalton’s methods were later      Early Human Development, 1978, 214, 323-339. o Elsevier/North-Holland Biomedical Press

323. Prenatal progesterone II      Its role in the treatment of pre-eclamptic toxaemia and its effect on the offspring’s intelligence: a reappraisal. ANTHONY LYNCH and WASYL MYCHALKIW. Department of Psychology, University of Keele, Keele, Staffordshire ST5 5BG, United Kingdom.

In addition, a 2006      Birth Defects Res B Dev Reprod Toxicol. 2006 Oct;77(5):455-70. “Natural” progesterone: information on fetal effects. Golub MS, Kaufman FL, Campbell MA, Li LH, Donald JM. “Progesterone is a potent, multi-faceted endocrine agent with an expanding therapeutic profile and a minimal scientific database for evaluating safe use during pregnancy.”

It helps to prevent preterm      Arch Gynecol Obstet. 2010 Jan 22. Progesterone effects on preterm birth in high-risk pregnancies: a randomized placebo-controlled trial. Cetingoz E, Cam C, Sakall? M, Karateke A, Celik C, Sancak A. says that “Prophylactic vaginal progesterone reduced the rate of preterm labor and preterm delivery in high-risk pregnancies.”

It helps to prevent preterm      J Matern Fetal Neonatal Med. 2009;22 Suppl 3:72-6. Medical therapy in the management of preterm birth. Meloni A, Melis M, Alba E, Deiana S, Atzei A, Paoletti AM, Capobianco G, Dessole S, Melis GB. Our preliminary data suggest that vaginal administration of Progesterone after arrest of uterine activity by atosiban administration could be able to prolong pregnancy in subjects with short cervix.

It’s neuro-protective for      Neurochem Int. 2008 Mar-Apr;52(4-5):602-10.

It’s also been shown      Stein DG, Hurn PD. Effects of Sex Steroids on Damaged Neural Systems. In: Pfaff DW, Arnold AP, Etgen AM, eds. Hormones, Brains, and Behavior. 2nd ed. Oxford: Elsevier; 2009.

It’s also been shown      Stein G. Life Extension Magazine. Progesterone?May Improve Outcomes from Brain Injury. Retrieved Feb 8, 2010 from http://www.lef.org/magazine/mag2009/nov2009_Progesterone-May-Improve-Outcomes-From-Brain-Injury_01.htm

Progesterone also decreases      Tides of Life: an international women’s holistic health resource group. Pregnancy + Natural Progesterone = Superior Baby. by Sterling Morgan.

Women often feel terrible      AlterNet. Can Depo-Provera Destroy Your Sex Life? Retreived Jan 17, 2010 fromhttp://www.alternet.org/story/12087/

Provera can contribute to heart      1993 Physician’s Desk Reference.

Use of synthetic progesterone      Reinisch, J.M. (1977): Prenatal exposure of human foetuses to synthetic progestin and oestrogen affects personality. Nature, 266, 561-562.

Use of synthetic progesterone      Circulation. 2002 Aug 6;106(6):e22-3. Images in cardiovascular medicine. Isolated noncompaction of the myocardium: a rarity or missed diagnosis? McCrohon JA, Richmond DR, Pennell DJ, Mohiaddin RH.

It’s usually associated with      Dopamine. In Wikipedia. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dopamine

Too many or too few      Meyer, J.H., Ginovart, N., Boovariwala, A., Sagrati, S., Hussey, D., Garcia, A., et al. (2006). Elevated monoamine oxidase A levels in the brain: An explanation for the monoamine imbalance of major depression. Archives of General Psychiatry, 63, 1209-1216.

Too many or too few      Domino, E.F., & Khanna, S.S. (1976). Decreased blood platelet MAO activity in unmedicated chronic schizophrenic patients. American Journal of Psychiatry, 133, 323-326.

Too many or too few      Schildkraut, J.J., Herzog, J.M., Orsulak, P.J., Edelman, S.E., Shein, H.M., & Frazier, S.H. (1976). Reduced platelet monoamine oxidase activity in a subgroup of schizophrenic patients. American Journal of Psychiatry, 133, 438-440.

First, it’s been shown to protect      Cell Stress Chaperones. 2010 Mar 13. [Epub ahead of print] Age-related protective effect of deprenyl on changes in the levels of diagnostic marker enzymes and antioxidant defense enzymes activities in cerebellar tissue in Wistar rats. Subramanian MV, James TJ. Division of Neurobiology and Ageing, Department of Zoology, Sacred Heart College, Kochi, 682013, India, [email protected]

First, it’s been shown to protect      Mol Biol Rep. 2010 Mar 7. [Epub ahead of print] Supplementation of deprenyl attenuates age associated alterations in rat cerebellum. Subramanian MV, James TJ. Division of Neurobiology and Ageing, Department of Zoology, Sacred Heart College, Cochin, 682013, India, [email protected]

Deprenyl was found to have      Antagonistic effect of low Deprenyl dose on the preimplantation embryo development in rat. Mihalik, J, Spakovska, T, Prokopcakova, L, Schmidtova, K. Bratisl Lek Listy 2008; 109 (4) 151-154.

A member of the “racetam”      Kuribara, H., Tadokoro, S. “Facilitating Effect of Oxiracetam and Piracetam on Acquisition of Discrete Two-Way Shuttle Avoidance in Normal Mice.” Japanese Journal of Pharmacology. 1988, 48 (4), pp. 494?8.

Oxiracetam has demonstrated a      Ferrero, E. “Controlled Clinical Trial of Oxiracetam in the Treatment of Chronic Cerebrovascular Insufficiency in the Elderly.” Current Therapeutic Research. August 1984, Vol. 36, No. 2, pp. 298?308.

A 1986 study showed      Itil, T.M., Menon, G.N., Songar, A., Itil, K.Z. “CNS Pharmacology and Clinical Therapeutic Effects of Oxiracetam.” Clinical Neuropharmacology. 1986, Vol. 9, Supplement 3. New York: Raven Press, pp. S70?S78.

At three months old      Ammassari-Teule, M., D’Amato, F.R., Sansone, M., Oliverio, A. “Enhancement of Radial Maze Performances in CD1 Mice after Prenatal Exposure to Oxiracetam: Possible Role of Sustained Investigative Responses Developed During Ontogeny.” Physiology and Behavior. 1988, 42 (3), pp. 281?5.

A 1989 study of 272      Maina, G., Fiori, L., Torta, R., Fagiani, M.B., Ravizza, L., Bonavita, E., Ghiazza, B., Teruzzi, F., Zagnoni, P.G., Ferrario, E., et al. “Oxiracetam in the Treatment of Primary Degenerative and Multi-Infarct Dementia: a Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Study.” Neuropsychobiology. 1989, 21 (3), pp. 141?5.

In animal testing, oxiracetam      Krylov IN, Iasnetsov VV, Dukhanin AS, et al. Pharmacologic correction of learning and memory disorders induced by exposure to high-frequency electromagnetic radiation. Biull Eksp Biol Med 1993;115:260–262.

Chapter 9: How Mold Changes Your Pregnancy

A fetus is more sensitive      Nathanielsz, Peter. The Prenatal Prescription: A state-of-the-art program for optimal prenatal care. 2001. Page 160.

They contain oxidized oils      http://www3.interscience.wiley.com/cgi-bin/fulltext/118509956/HTMLSTART “Cyclic compounds are not formed to a significant extent until the oil temperature reaches 200 °C to 300 °C. Soybean oil produced tricyclic dimers and bicyclic dimers of linoleate (Christopoulou and Perkins 1989) as well as cyclic monomers (Frankel and others 1984) during deep-fat frying.”

This is what makes them      Toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins, J I Pitt, Food Science Australia, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia, British Medical Bulletin 2000, 56 (No 1) 184-192. page 184.

Some mycotoxins produce symptoms      Toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins, J I Pitt, Food Science Australia, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia, British Medical Bulletin 2000, 56 (No 1) 184-192. page 185.

Exposure to mycotoxins over time      http://www.thinkfungus.com/members/116.cfm

Mycotoxins also contribute to cancer      A.V. Costantini, M.D. WHO Collaborating Centre For Mycotoxins In Food Albert Ludwigs School of Medicine, Freiburg, Germany. Retrieved Jan 23, 2010 from fungalbionicbookseries.com website: http://www.fungalbionicbookseries.com/

A recent study in Asia      BIOMIN GmbH & Romer laboratories. Biomin write history. Retrieved Jan 25, 2010 from biomin.net website: http://www.biomin.net/en/company/milestones/

Sometimes dangerous levels are found      Food Navigator USA. Heinz recalls baby cereal on mycotoxin contamination fears. Harrington, R. Retrieved Jan 25, 2010 from foodnavigator-usa.com website: http://www.foodnavigator-usa.com/Financial-Industry/Heinz-recalls-baby-cereal-on-mycotoxin-contamination-fears?utm_source=RSS_text_news

Types of mycotoxins include      http://www.engormix.com/e_news_view.asp?news=14980&AREA =POR SOURCE: Alberta Agriculture and Rural Development PUBLICATION DATE: 05/11/2009

Found on: Corn, cottonseed      Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicosis in Humans and Animals page 19 reference Picha et al 1986: “Picha, J.; Cerovsky, J.; Pichova, D. (1986). Veterinary Medicine. 31(6):347-57.”

It’s one of the most toxic      Peers F, Bosch X, Kaldor J, Linsell A, Pluumen M. Aflatoxin exposure, hepatitis B virus infection and liver cancer in Swaziland Int J Cancer 1987; 39- 545-53

It’s one of the most toxic      Groopman JD, Cain LG, Kensler 1W. Aflatoxin exposure in human populations: measurements and relation to cancer. CRC Cnt Rev Toxtcol 1988; 19 113-45

Produced by Fusarium molds      Pitt JI, Hocking AD Fungi and Food Spoilage, 2nd edn London Blackie , 1997

Produced by Fusarium and related      Pitt JI, Hocking AD Fungi and Food Spoilage, 2nd edn London Blackie , 1997

Produced by Fusarium and related      Mycotoxins: a simple explanation for a complex topic (III) PUBLICATION DATE: 05/09/2008 COMPANY: Biomin AUTHOR: DI Inês Rodrigues, Product Manager Mycofix® Product Line – BIOMIN GmbH

Produced by Fusarium and related      Yoshizawa T. Red-mold diseases and natural occurrence in Japan. In Ueno Y. (Ed) Tnchothecenes – Chemical, Biological and Toxicological Aspects. Amsterdam- Elsevier, 1983; 195-209

Produced by Aspergillus and Penecillium      Table 1. Examples of Ochratoxin-A in Food and Beverages*. Retrieved Jan 26, 2010 from envirocancer.cornless.edu website: http://envirocancer.cornell.edu/factsheet/pix/ota.table1.gif

Ochratoxins exhibit similar damage      Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicosis in Humans and Animals, page 20.

Ochratoxins exhibit similar damage      Solti, L.; Pésci, T.; Barna-Vetró, I.; Biró, K.; Szabó, E. (1999). Animal Production Science, 56: 123-132.

Ochratoxins exhibit similar damage      Biro, K.; Barna-Vetró, L.; Pésci, T.; Szabó, E.; Winkler, G.; Frink-Gremmels, J.; Solti, L. (2003). Theriogenology, 60: 199-207

They’re often found in the fat      Toxigenic fungi and mycotoxins, J I Pitt, Food Science Australia, North Ryde, New South Wales, Australia, British Medical Bulletin 2000, 56 (No 1) 184-192. page 189.

Bananas, barley, corn, sorghum      Kuiper-Goodman T, Scott PM, Watanabe H. Risk assessment of the mycotoxin zearalenone. Regul Toxic Pharmacol 1987, 7: 253-306, http://www.thinkfungus.com/members/116.cfm

Zearalenone is a powerful estrogenic      Mycotoxins and Mycotoxicosis in Humans and Animals page24, McEvoy et al, 2001: “McEvoy, T.G., Robinson, J.J., Ashworth, C.J., Rooke, J.A., Sinclair, K.D. 2001. Theriogenology 55: 113-129.”

Zearalenone is a powerful estrogenic      Mycotoxins: a simple explanation for a complex topic (III) PUBLICATION DATE: 05/09/2008 COMPANY: Biomin AUTHOR: DI Inês Rodrigues, Product Manager Mycofix® Product Line – BIOMIN GmbH

Zearalenone is a powerful estrogenic      Kuiper-Goodman T, Scott PM, Watanabe H. Risk assessment of the mycotoxin zearalenone. Regul Toxic Pharmacol 1987, 7: 253-306, http://www.thinkfungus.com/members/116.cfm

Mycotoxins are more prevalent      Nahrer, K. Biomin. BIOMIN’s Mycotoxin Survey Report. Retrieved Jan 27, 2010 from biomin.net website: http://www.biomin.net/en/knowledge-center/articles/articles-details/article/biomins-mycotoxin-survey-3rd-quarter-report-2011/

At the time of this writing      US Food and Drug Administration, US Department of Health and Human Services, Public Health Service. Letter from Ronald Chesemore to State Agricultural Directors, State Feed Control Officials, and Food, Feed and Grain Trade Organizations on Advisory Levels for DON (vomitoxin) in Food and Feed. Rockville, MD, 1993.

At the time of this writing      US Food and Drug Administration, Action Levels for Aflatoxins in Animal Feeds. FDA Compliance Policy Guide, pp 384-385, Sec. 683.100, 1994.

At the time of this writing      US Food and Drug Administration, Guidance for Industry: Fumonisin Levels in Human Foods and Animal Feeds, Center for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition, Center for Veterinary Medicine, 2000.

At the time of this writing      American Association of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians (AAVLD). 1993. Recommendations concerning Fumonisin B1 concentrations in feeds. AAVLD Newsletter May 1993:25-26.

Currently, Europe is striving      Mycotoxins: The Cost of Achieving Food Security and Food Quality. K. F. Cardwell, A. Desjardins, S. H. Henry, G. Munkvold, J. Robens http://www.apsnet.org/online/feature/mycotoxin/top.html

Chapter 10: The Environmental Toxin Connection

But recent science has proven      PEDIATRICS (doi:10.1542/peds.2008-3506). Prenatal Airborne Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbon Exposure and Child IQ at Age 5 Years. Frederica P. Perera, DrPH, Zhigang Li, MPS, Robin Whyatt, DrPH, Lori Hoepner, MPH, Shuang Wang, PhD, David Camann, MS, Virginia Rauh, ScD http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/content/abstract/peds.2008-3506v1

But recent science has proven      United States Environmental Protection Agency. Air & Radiation. Particulate Matter. Retrieved Jan 28, 2010 from epa.gov website: http://www.epa.gov/pm/

But recent science has proven      Parker JD, Woodruff TJ, Basu R, Schoendorf KC. Air Pollution an Birth Weight Among Term Infants in California. Pediatrics 2005; 115:121-128. http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/cgi/reprint/115/1/121

But recent science has proven      Woodruff TJ, Parker JD, Schoendorf KC. Fine Particulate Matter (PM2.5) Air Pollution and Selected Causes of Postneonatal Infant Mortality in California. Environ Health Perspec 2006;
doi:10.1289/ehp.8484. Online 13 January 2006. http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2006/8484/8484.pdf

But recent science has proven      Wellenius GA, Schwartz J, and Mittleman MA. Particulate Air Pollution and Hospital Admissions for Congestive Heart Failure in Seven United States Cities. Am J Cardiol 2006; in press. http://www.ajconline.org/article/PIIS000291490501831X/abstract

But recent science has proven      Wellenius GA, Bateson TF, Mittleman MA, Schwartz J. Particulate Air Pollution and the Rate of Hospitalization for Congestive Heart Failure among Medicare Beneficiaries in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Am J Epidem 2005; 161:1030-1036. http://aje.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/161/11/1030

But recent science has proven      Zanobetti A, Schwartz J. The Effect of Particulate Air Pollution on Emergency Admissions for Myocardial Infarction: A Multicity Case-Crossover Analysis. Environ Health Perspec 2005; 113:978-982. http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/7550/7550.pdf

But recent science has proven      Laden F, Schwartz J, Speizer FE, Dockery DW. Reduction in Fine Particulate Air Pollution and Mortality: Extended Follow-up of the Harvard Six Cities Study. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2006; Published online January 19, 2006 as doi:10.1164/rccm.200503 -443OC. http://ajrccm.atsjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/200503 -443OCv1

But recent science has proven      Salam MT, Millstein J, Li Y-F, Lurmann FW, Margolis HG, Gilliland FD. Birth Outcomes and Prenatal Exposure to Ozone, Carbon Monoxide, and Particulate Matter: Results from the Children’s Health Study. Environ Health Perspec 2005; 113:1638-1644. http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/picrender.fcgi?artid =1310931&blobtype=pdf

But recent science has proven      Triche EW, Gent JF, Holford TR, Belanger K, Bracken MB, Beckett WS, Laeher L, McSharry J-E, Leaderer BP. Low-Level Ozone Exposure and Respiratory Symptoms in Infants. Environ Health Perspect. Published online 29 December 2005. doi: 10.1289/ehp.8559. http://ehp.niehs.nih.gov/members/2005/8559/8559.pdf

But recent science has proven      Scientific American: Pollution’s Toll on the Brain. Breathing dirty air may have serious effects on cognition, in children and adults. November 2009 Issue. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=pollutions-toll-on-the-brain

But recent science has proven      American Lung Association. 1/30/2006. 2005 Research Highlights: Health Effects of Particulate Matter and Ozone Air Pollution. http://www.epa.gov/region1/dieselcollaborative/pdf/ALA-05-health-studies-biblio.pdf

Common air pollutants have      Patton, S. Toxic Trespass. Retrieved Jan 15, 2010 from the unep.org website: http://www.unep.org/OurPlanet/imgversn/152/patton.html

You can also avoid walking      Scientific American: Pollution’s Toll on the Brain. Breathing dirty air may have serious effects on cognition, in children and adults. November 2009 Issue. http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=pollutions-toll-on-the-brain

It was reported that      http://www.nascsa.org/NEWS/RxDrugsInDrinkingWater3.08.pdf CNN News. Prescription drugs found in drinking water across U.S.

The amount of drugs released      Mesquita, R. Kailua Acupunture Clinic. Herbal Chines Therapy. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from kailuawellnesscenter.com website: http://www.kailuawellnesscenter.com/Archives/kailua_wellness_newsletter007.htm#0

Perchlorate (rocket fuel) has      Perchlorate. In Wikipeda. Retrieved Jan 12, 2010 from Wikipedia.com website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Perchlorate

Other research estimates that      Environmental Working Group. Chem World: EPA decides against regulating perchlorate in water. Trager, R. Retrieved Feb 1, 2010 from ewg.org website: http://www.ewg.org/node/27214

Yet, the 35-year-old Safe Drinking Water      Duhigg, C. (2009) That Tap Water Is Legal but May Be Unhealthy. The New York Times. Retrieved Jan 18, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/17/us/17water.html?_r=1&partner=rss&emc=rss

To make matters worse      Duhigg, C. (2009). Millions in U.S. Drink Dirty Water, Records Show. The New York Times. Retrieved Jan 12, 2010. http://www.nytimes.com/2009/12/08/business/energy-environment/08water.html?_r=2

On the contrary, chlorine is      What’s n Your Water? Why Filter Your Water. Retrieved Jan 16, 2010. http://www.dougthewaterman.com/Why_Filter_Your_Water.html

On the contrary, chlorine is      3-Chloro-4-(dichloromethyl)-5-hydroxy-2(5H)-furanone (MX) and mutagenic activity in Massachusetts drinking water. J Michael Wright, Joel Schwartz, Terttu Vartiainen, Jorma Mäki-Paakkanen, Larisa Altshul, Joseph J Harrington, and Douglas W Dockery. Environ Health Perspect. 2002 February; 110(2): 157–164.

Pregnant women who drink      Water disinfection by-products and the risk of specific birth defects: A population-based cross-sectional study in Taiwan ?Bing-Fang Hwang, Jouni JK Jaakkola and How-Ran Guo ?Environmental Health (2 June 2008)

Electromagnetic fields (EMFs) are produced      Electromagnetic Field. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Feb 3, 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electromagnetic_field

Minor reactions include headaches      Burrus, D. Flash Foresight (2011). (pp256)

Dr. Klinghardt is convinced that      Klinghardt, D. MD, PhD. Why the U.S. Needs Pre-Conception Healthcare. The Klinghardt Academy of Healing Arts. Retrieved Jan 4, 2010 from: http://www.klinghardtacademy.com/

In the reduced EMF areas      SCIENCE OF THE TOTAL ENVIRONMENT 402 (2008) 157–162. Power quality affects teacher wellbeing and student behavior in three Minnesota Schools. Magda Havas, Angela Olstad.

He led a study that has      Carmen Nobel , New Study Cites Cancer Risk of Cell Phones, Sept 2 2009 http://www.thestreet.com/story/10593591/new-study-cites-cancer-risk-of-cell-phones.html

Morgan’s report found that      Cell phones and Brain Tumors. 15 Reasons for Concern. Science, Spin and the Truth Behind Interphone. August 25, 2009.

In one study, scientists reviewed      Surg Neurol. 2009 Sep;72(3):205-14; discussion 214-5. Epub 2009 Mar 27. Cell phones and brain tumors: a review including the long-term epidemiologic data. Khurana VG, Teo C, Kundi M, Hardell L, Carlberg M. Australian National University, Australia. [email protected]

We weren’t about to go      Valone, Thomas. Bioelectromagnetic Healing: It’s History and a Rationale for Its Use. 15 January 2000.

We never keep electric blankets      Barnes, Belinda. Beautiful Babies, Fabulous Families, Wonderful World. Foresight. Page 255.

Chapter 11: Endotoxins: The Toxins Produced Inside You

Proper digestion is so important      Bengmark S. Prospects for a new and rediscovered form of therapy: probiotics and phage. In: Baue AE, Faist E, Fry D, eds. Multiple Organ Failure–Pathophysiology, Prevention and Therapy. New York, NY: Springer-Verlag; In press.

These include stomach pains      Clostridium Difile. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Feb 5, 2010. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clostridium_difficile

These include stomach pains      Hurley BW, Nguyen CC. The spectrum of pseudomembranous enterocolitis and antibiotic-associated diarrhea. Arch Intern Med 2002;162:2177-2184.

In extreme cases, diseases      Balsari A, Ceccarelli A, Dubini F, et al. The fecal microbial population in the irritable bowel syndrome. Microbiologica 1982;5:185-194.

In extreme cases, diseases      Onderdonk AB. Role of the intestinal microflora in ulcerative colitis. In: Hentges DJ, ed. Human Intestinal Microflora in Health and Disease. New York, NY: Academic Press; 1983:481-493.

In extreme cases, diseases      Linskens RK, Huijsdens XW, Savelkoul PH, et al. The bacterial flora in inflammatory bowel disease: current insights in pathogenesis and the influence of antibiotics and probiotics. Scand J Gastroenterol Suppl 2001;234:29-40.

In extreme cases, diseases      Peltonen R, Nenonen M, Helve T, et al. Faecal microbial flora and disease activity in rheumatoid arthritis during a vegan diet. Br J Rheumatol 1997;36:64-68.

These SCFAs are a      Topping DL, Clifton PM. Short-chain fatty acids and human colonic function: roles of resistant starch and nonstarch polysaccharides. Physiol Rev 2001;81:1031-1064.

If the situation is extreme      Bengmark S. Econutrition and health maintenance–a new concept to prevent GI inflammation, ulceration and sepsis. Clin Nutr 1996;15:1-10.

SCFAs improve colonic blood      Topping DL. Short-chain fatty acids produced by intestinal bacteria. Asia Pac J Clin Nutr 1996;5:15-19.

SCFAs improve colonic blood      Coudray C, Bellanger J, Castiglia-Delavaud C, et al. Effect of soluble or partly soluble dietary fibres supplementation on absorption and balance of calcium, magnesium, iron and zinc in healthy young men. Eur J Clin Nutr 1997;51:375-380.

SCFAs improve colonic blood      Clausen MR. Production and oxidation of short-chain fatty acids in the human colon: implications for antibiotic-associated diarrhea, ulcerative colitis, colonic cancer, and hepatic encephalopathy. Dan Med Bull 1998;45:51-75.

SCFAs improve colonic blood      Sakata T. Influence of short chain fatty acids on intestinal growth and functions. In: Kritchevsky D, Bonfield C, eds. Dietary. Fiber in Health and Disease. New York: Plenum Press; 1997;191-199.

Any time your probiotic      Hentges DJ. Gut flora and disease resistance. In: Fuller R, ed. Probiotics: the Scientific Basis. London: Chapman and Hall; 1992:87-110.

Any time your probiotic      Lizko NN. Stress and intestinal microflora. Nahrung 1987;31:443-447.

The most common causes      Gismondo MR. Antibiotic impact on intestinal microflora. Gastroenterol Int 1998; 11:29-30.

The longer the dosage      Nord CE, Edlund C. Impact of antimicrobial agents on human intestinal microflora. J Chemother 1990;2:218-237.

Antibiotics result in weaker probiotic      Kilkkinen A, Pietinen P, Klaukka T, et al. Use of oral antimicrobials decreases serum enterolactone concentration. Am J Epidemiol 2002;155:472-477.

The probiotic flora in primate      Bailey MT, Coe CL. Maternal separation disrupts the integrity of the intestinal microflora in infant rhesus monkeys. Dev Psychobiol 1999;35:146-155.

Similarly, Soviet cosmonauts had      Lizko NN. Stress and intestinal microflora. Nahrung 1987;31:443-447.

These hormones make it easier      61 Jemmott JB 3rd, McClelland DC. Secretory IgA as a measure of resistance to infectious disease: comments on Stone, Cox, Vladimarsdottir, and Neale. Behav Med 1989; 15:63-71.

Fermentation produces endotoxins      Lewis SJ, Heaton KW. The metabolic consequences of slow colonic transit. Am J Gastroenterol 1999;94:2010-2016.

Common examples are dried      R. Medical Nutrition from Marz. Portland, OR: Quiet Lion Press; 1997:297.

Common examples are dried      Hawrelak, J. A. Myers, S.P. (2004). The causes of intesintal dysbiosis: a review. Retrieved Feb 2, 2010. http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0FDN/is_2_9/ai_n6112781/pg_7/?tag=content;col1

Common examples are dried      Jones GP. Food Processing. In: Wahlqvist ML, ed. Food and Nutrition: Australasia, Asia, and the Pacific. St. Leonards, NSW: Allen and Unwin; 1997:89-96.

This happens because some      Levitt MD, Gibson GR, Christi SU. Gas metabolism in the large intestine. In: Gibson GR, Macfarlane GT, eds. Human Colonic Bacteria: Role in Nutrition, Physiology, and Pathology. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 1995:131-149.

This happens because some      Roediger WE, Moore J, Babidge W. Colonic sulfide in pathogenesis and treatment of ulcerative colitis. Dig Dis Sci 1997;42:1571-1579.

Intestinal imbalance can also      Birkett A, Muir J, Phillips J, et al. Resistant starch lowers fecal concentrations of ammonia and phenols in humans. Am J Clin Nutr 1996;63:766-772.

Intestinal imbalance can also      Linder MC. Nutrition and metabolism of proteins. In: Linder MC, ed. Nutritional Biochemistry and Metabolism, 2nd ed. Norwalk, CT: Appleton and Lange; 1991;:87-110.

If this happens, the undigested      Macfarlane S, Macfarlane GT. Proteolysis and amino acid fermentation. In: Gibson GR, Macfarlane GT, eds. Human Colonic Bacteria: Role in Nutrition, Physiology; and Pathology. Boca Raton, FL: CRC Press; 1995:75-100.

If this happens, the undigested      Roediger WE, Moore J, Babidge W. Colonic sulfide in pathogenesis and treatment of ulcerative colitis. Dig Dis Sci 1997;42:1571-1579.

If this happens, the undigested      Smith EA, Macfarlane GT. Dissimilatory amino acid metabolism in human colonic metabolism. Anaerobe 1997;3:327-337.

When you ingest activated      Activated Charcoal: Universal Antidote and Detoxifier, Richard C. Kaufman, PhD, VRP website Reprinted with permission of Journal Of The Megahealth Society, Vol. 5, No. 3, Issue #23 ISSN 0891-5334. Copyright 1989 by MegaHealth Society, now Cognitive Enhancement Research Institute (CERI), publishers of Smart Life News

Chapter 12: How To Deal With Toxins

Bentonite clay is one of the oldest      May, L. (2011) Bentonite clay provides a world of health benefits. Natural News. Retrieved Feb 6, 2010: http://www.naturalnews.com/032549_bentonite_clay_health_benefits.html#ixzz1k7Nrigof

Bentonite clay is one of the oldest      Bentonite Clay Provides a Safe and Effective Detox. Arledge, P. Yerba Prima. Reading Room: Great Plains Bentonite. Retreived Jan 16, 2010 from yerba.com website: http://www.yerba.com/bentproc.asp

You take it as a      Superfoods For Optimum Health: Chlorella and Spirulina by Mike Adams, the Consumer Wellness Research Center, http://www.chlorellafactor.com/

It helps probiotics grow      Herbal Medicine, Healing & Cancer by Donald R. Yance http://www.chlorellafactor.com/chlorella-spirulina-14.html

Chlorella algae cells have      Shim JY, et al.Protective effects of Chlorella vulgaris on liver toxicity in cadmium-administered rats. Journal of Medicinal Food [2008, 11(3):479-85] http://scholar.googleusercontent.com/scholar?q=cache:mXcKMFTrOhoJ:scholar.google.com/&hl=en&as_sdt=0,5

Cholestyramine works to lower      Cholestyramine. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Jan 24, 2010: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cholestyramine

It turns out that cholestyramine      Solfrizzo M, Visconti A, Avantaggiato G, Torres A, Chulze S. In vitro and in vivo studies to assess the effectiveness of cholestyramine as a binding agent for fumonisins. Mycopathologia. 2001;151:147-53. http://www.usmoldphysician.com/articles/comparingmoldtoxinbinders.html

Merck, one of the largest      Foley, Michael R. The Merck Home Health Handbook. Drug Use During Pregnancy. Retrieved Jan 4, 2010: http://www.merck.com/mmhe/sec22/ch259/ch259a.html

For example, anti-depressants      JAMA and Archives Journals (2009, October 6). Antidepressant Use During Pregnancy Associated With Some Adverse Outcomes In Newborns. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 12, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2009/10/091005181629.htm

Chapter 13: Detoxifying Your Body & Your House

Examples are aluminum      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cadmium_poisoning

Examples are aluminum      World Health Organization (WHO) (2000). Air Quality Guidelines for Europe. WHO Regional Publications, European Series, No. 91. 2nd edition. WHO Regional Office for Europe. Copenhagen.

Examples are aluminum      Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) and Environment Agency (EA) (2002). Contaminants in soil: Collation of toxicological data and intake values for humans. Nickel. Environment Agency. Bristol.

Heavy metals are also      “Spills, disposal and site cleanup”. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. 2009-07-13. Retrieved 2009-06-30.

Common food sources are      Kaslow J.E. Arsenic, as. Retrieved Jan 5, 2010 from drkaslow.com website: http://www.drkaslow.com/html/arsenic.html

Common food sources are      Arsenic Residues in Eggs from Laying Hens Fed with a Diet Containing Arsenic (III) Oxide Arch. Environ. Contam. Toxicol. 32, 407–410 (1997) A. Holcman, V. Stibilj

Amazingly, the liver is      Otu HH, Naxerova K, Ho K, et al. Restoration of liver mass after injury requires proliferative and not embryonic transcriptional patterns. J Biol Chem. 2007 Apr 13;282(15):11197-204

It’s been shown to increase      Valenzuela A, Aspillaga M, Vial S, et al. Selectivity of silymarin on the increase of the glutathione content in different tissues of the rat. Planta Med. 1989 Oct;55(5):420-2.

It’s been shown to increase      Ferenci P, Dragosics B, Dittrich H, et al. Randomized controlled trial of silymarin treatment in patients with cirrhosis of the liver. J Hepatol. 1989;9:105-13.

It’s been shown to increase      Anon. Milk thistle: Effects on liver disease and cirrhosis and clinical adverse effects. Summary, Evidence Report/Technology Assessment: Number 21, September 2000. Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, Rockville, MD. Available at: http://www.ahrq.gov/clinic/epcsums/milktsum.htm. Accessed on 11-9-09.

Artichoke extract has shown      Adzet T, Camarasa J, Laguna JC. Hepatoprotective activity of polyphenolic compounds from Cynara scolymus against CCl4 toxicity in isolated rat hepatocytes. J Nat Prod. 1987;50:612-7.

The artificial fragrances contain      1991 EPA Study, Identification of Polar Volatile Organic Compounds in Consumer Products and Common Microenvironments Reference: Lance Wallace, Environmental Protection Agency

The artificial fragrances contain      Perkins, C. No-Hype Holistic Health Solutions. Twenty Most Common Chemicals Found?in Thirty One Fragrance Products. http://www.holistichelp.net/fragrance.html

The artificial fragrances contain      Anne C. Steinemann, PhD, professor of civil and environmental engineering and public affairs, University of Washington, Seattle. Steinemann, A. Environmental Impact Assessment Review,online, July 23, 2008. Brian Sansoni, spokesman, Soap and Detergent Association. Fragrance Material Association.

The artificial fragrances contain      http://www.medicinenet.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=91374

There are a host      Swan SH, Main KM, Liu F, Stewart SL, Kruse RL, Calafat AM, Mao CS, Redmon JB, Ternand CL, Sullivan S, Teague JL (August 2005). “Decrease in anogenital distance among male infants with prenatal phthalate exposure”. Environ. Health Perspect. 113 (8): 1056–61. PMID 16079079. PMC: 1280349

There are a host      Kolarik B, Bornehag C, Naydenov K, Sundell J, Stavova P, Nielsen O (December 2008). “The concentration of phthalates in settled dust in Bulgarian homes in relation to building characteristic and cleaning habits in the family”. Atmospheric Environment 42 (37): 8553–9. doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2008.08.028

There are a host      Desvergne B, Feige J, Casals-Casas C (2009). “PPAR-mediated activity of phthalates: A link to the obesity epidemic?”. Mol Cell Endocrinol. 304: 43.doi:10.1016/j.mce.2009.02.017

BPA is a proven hormone      vom Saal FS, Hughes C 2005. An Extensive New Literature Concerning Low-Dose Effects of Bisphenol A Shows the Need for a New Risk Assessment. Environ Health Perspect 113:926-933. http://dx.doi.org/10.1289/ehp.7713

BPA is released into hot      University of Cincinnati. “Plastic Bottles Release Potentially Harmful Chemicals (Bisphenol A) After Contact With Hot Liquids.” ScienceDaily, 30 Jan. 2008. Web. 21 Jan. 2012

Teflon, T-Fal or any “non-stick”      Brands to avoid include Silverstone, Fluron, Supra, Excalibur, Greblon, Xylon, Duracote, Resistal, Autograph. http://www.green-pan.com/

While SLS might make      JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF TOXICOLOGY, Volume 2. Number 7, 1983, Final Report on the Safety Assessment of Sodium Lauryl Sulfate

As such, it can contribute      Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS ) and Sodium Laureth Sulfate (SLES).?The Killers in your bathroom? Retrieved Feb 6, 2010 from http://www.natural-health-information-centre.com/sodium-lauryl-sulfate.html

Parabens are antifungal preservatives      Methyparaben. In Wikipedia. Retrieved Jan 27, 2010 from http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Methylparaben

Parabens were already found      Elder, RL. Final report on the safety assessment of methylparaben, ethylparaben, propylparaben and butylparaben, Journal of the American College of Toxicology, vol. 3, pp. 147-209, 1984

But we found recent      Darbre, PD, A Aljarrah, WR Miller, NG Coldham, MJ Sauer and GS Pope, Concentrations of parabens in human breast tumors, Journal of Applied Toxicology, vol. 24, pp. 5-13, 2004.

But we found recent      Soni, MG, GA Burdock, SL Taylor, NA Greenberg, Safety assessment of propyl paraben: a review of the published literature (Review), Food and Chemical Toxicology, vol. 39, pp. 513-532, 2001.

Ingredient names to watch      Mercola J. Your Personal Care Product Bin: Botanical Bonanza or Toxic Wasteland? (pp35). Retrieved Mar 5, 2010.

But it turns out that      “Clinical Toxicology of Commercial products,” 5th Edition, 1984

A 1995 study concluded      “Neurotoxicity of Sodium Fluoride in Rats”, Mullenix, P.Neurotoxicology and Teratology, 17 (2), 1995

Children have actually died      20 January 1979, New York Times, “$750,000 Given in Child’s Death in Fluoride Case”

Not only is this unhealthy      Kris McGrath, MD, “An Earlier Age of Breast Cancer Diagnosis Related to More Frequent Use of Antiperspirants/Deodorants and Underarm Shaving,” European Journal of Cancer Prevention, 12(6):479-485, December 2003.

Furthermore, aluminum itself      Terry and Pena 1965, Klatzo et al 1965, Crapper et al 1976 Network News and Publications, “Rub A Dub, Dub… Is Cancer in Your Tub?” Atlanta, Georgia, USA, 1999 In 1993, the World Health Organization said, “There is a suspected link between Alzheimer’s disease and the toxicity of aluminum.

Furthermore, aluminum itself      The Agency for Toxic Substances and & Disease Registry reports that “Exposure to high levels of aluminum may result in respiratory and neurological problems.” http://naturalmedicine.suite101.com/article.cfm/aluminum_in_deodorant

Designer fragrances are      Williams, RM, “Cosmetic Chemicals and Safer Alternatives,” TLfDP, #247/248, Feb/Mar 2004.

Designer fragrances are      Coleman, J, PhD, “Cosmetics and fragrance products pose high risk for breast cancer and other illness,”www.cancerresearchamerica.org”

Petroleum chemicals typically      Bridges, B, “Fragrance Products Information Network,” N.E.E.D.S. newsletter (1-800-634-1380), Nov 2003.

It’s so well known that fragrances      Fragrance alters mood and brain chemistry – Health Risks and Environmental Issues Townsend Letter for Doctors and Patients, April, 2004 by Rose Marie Williams http://findarticles.com/p/articles/mi_m0ISW/is_249/ai_114820660/?tag=content;col1

A 2007 study found      The Campaign for Safe Cosmetics, “A Poison Kiss: The Problem of Lead in Lipstick” Oct 2007

Nail polish remover contains      Solley, Ian. Eliminating Toxic Overload Safely. 2005. Page 13.

Hair dyes often contain      Solley, Ian. Eliminating Toxic Overload Safely. 2005. Page 13.

But women who dye      Fox News. Toxic Hair Dye? (2011) Retrieved Jan 8, 2010 from http://www.foxnews.com/search-results/m/22484067/toxic-hair-dye.htm

Stylists who come into contact      Marianne Marchese, ND Naturopathic Physician. Retrieved Jan 11, 2010 from http://www.hairboutique.com/tips/tip622.htm

Stylists who come into contact      Dr. Marianne Marchese, ND Retrieved Jan 7, 2010 from http://www.drmarchese.com/

Stylists who come into contact      Tongzhang Zheng, associate professor of epidemiology and environmental health at Yale School of Medicine, http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2004/02/040217072523.htm

Stylists who come into contact      1994 March Medical Sciences Bulletin published by Pharmaceutical Information Associates, Ltd.

Sunscreens and sunblock lotions      Solley, Ian. Eliminating Toxic Overload Safely. 2005. Page 13.

Titanium dioxide is a harmful      Maternal exposure to nanoparticulate titanium dioxide during the prenatal period alters gene expression related to brain development in the mouse ?Shimizu M, Tainaka H, Oba T, Mizuo K, Umezawa M, Takeda K. ?Part Fibre Toxicol. 2009 Jul 29;6:20.

Baby products including diaper      Sue Kwon, Environmental Working Group, “Study: Dangerous Chemicals In Common Baby Products,” Oct 21 2007. http://www.ewg.org/node/25556

In 2004, researchers found      Body Burden — The Pollution in Newborns, A benchmark investigation of industrial chemicals, pollutants and pesticides in umbilical cord blood, Environmental Working Group, July 14, 2005, http://www.ewg.org/reports/bodyburden2/execsumm.php

Chapter 14: Autism

Over 1% of our children have      American Academy of Pediatrics, News Highlights, October 5, 2009 12:01PM “Autism Spectrum Disorders Affect About 1 Percent of U.S. Children.” Based on numbers from 2007. http://www.aap.org/advocacy/releases/oct0509studies.htm

As you’ve read, we found      Do terbutaline- and mold-associated impairments of the brain and lung relate to autism? Kilburn KH, Thrasher JD, Immers NB. Neuro-Test Inc., Pasadena, California, USA. [email protected]

Chapter 15: Reduce Stress for An Easier And Better Pregnancy

On top of this, cortisol      Patel FA, et al. Cortisol/progesterone antagonism in regulation of 15-hydroxysteroid dehydrogenase activity and mRNA levels in human chorion and placental trophoblast cells at term. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2002 Feb;87(2):700-8.

Without progesterone attaching      Lee, John. What Your Doctor May Not Tell You About Premenopause.

In fact, largely due      From Garder, M.O. & Doyle, N.M. 2004. Asthma in pregnancy. Obstet Gynecol Clin North Am, 31, 390.) Also Ref: “Maternal, fetal, & neonatal physiology: a clinical perspective” by Susan Tucker Blackburn, page 315. http://books.google.com/books?id=2y6zOSQcn14C&pg=PA315&lpg=PA315&dq=progesterone+oxygen+capacity&source=bl&ots=yHE4A55NJq&sig=VxLjklNB_5nms1kHLJBsSi0aYi8&hl=en&ei=5eStSs-MCIjiMPDbuPIN&sa=X&oi=book_result&ct=result&resnum=1#v=onepage&q=progesterone%20oxygen%20capacity&f=false

Consistent with these ideas      Human Reproduction, Vol 12, 2324-2329, Copyright © 1997 by Oxford University Press. A prospective study of psychosocial stress and fertility in women. KA Sanders and NW Bruce http://humrep.oxfordjournals.org/cgi/content/abstract/12/10/2324

Higher fetal heart rate      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 40.

Mothers who experienced depression      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 46.

Mothers with emotional difficulty      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 38.

A group of Michigan researchers      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 41.

But knowing what’s causing      NASA. Effective Stress Management. Sources of Stress. Retrieved Jan 17, 2010 from http://ohp.nasa.gov/cope/stress_sources.htm

In order to stimulate      Quinn, Heller, and Bussell. Fully Fertile. 2008. Page 114-115.

Compare that to 20%      Journal of Occupational & Environmental Medicine: April 1996 – Volume 38 – Issue 4 – pp 352-358 Shift Work and Subfecundity: A European Multicenter Study Bisanti, Luigi MD; Olsen, Jørn MD, PhD; Basso, Olga MSc; Thonneau, Patrick MD, MSc, PhD; Karmaus, Wilfried MD, MPH; The European Study Group on Infertility and Subfecundity

Irregular, infertile women have      DeFelice, J., 1985. The effects of light on cervical mucus patterns in the mentrual cycle: A clinical study. Available from author, c/o Sacred Heart Medical Center, West 101 Eighth Ave., Spokane, WA.

Irregular, infertile women have      J. DeFelice, personal communication with Shannon, Marilyn M. author of Fertility, Cycles, and Nutrition, cited in that book on page 70.

Incidentally, light in sleeping      DeFelice, J., 1985. The effects of light on cervical mucus patterns in the mentrual cycle: A clinical study. Available from author, c/o Sacred Heart Medical Center, West 101 Eighth Ave., Spokane, WA. (DeFelice, 1985, page 27)

Going to bed at exactly      Shannon, Marilyn M. Fertility, Cycles, and Nutrition. 1996. Page 69.

If it’s necessary to use a      http://www.stereopsis.com/flux/

In 1966, a study was done      Page 195 of Fertility Diet (or Fertility, Cycles, and Nutrition)

Insulin itself does not      Quinn, Heller and Bussell, “Fully Fertile.” (100)

The overall effect of      Quinn, Heller and Bussell, “Fully Fertile.” Page 89.

Aerobic and resistance exercise      Fertility Foods – exercise info p93, The Fertility Diet p193, Nutrition for A Healthy Pregnancy p146

Yoga heals the body from      Quinn, Heller and Bussell, “Fully Fertile.” Pages 29-34.

Weight-bearing exercise makes      Faigen R. (2000) Natural Hormone Enhancement.

Also, just like their mothers      Fitpregnancy.com oct/nov 09 p. 32 summary. Retrieved Feb 5, 2010 from http://www.fitpregnancy.com/

The physical benefits of      Quinn, Heller and Bussell, “Fully Fertile.” Page 201.

Breathing techniques like      Thorax 2003;58:110-115 Breathing retraining for dysfunctional breathing in asthma: a randomised controlled trial. M Thomas, R K McKinley, E Freeman, C Foy, P Prodger, D Price. doi:10.1136/thorax.58.2.110

In prisons where The Art      http://elitepublishing.net/stressfree/breathing.html

It also promotes the release      O’Halloran, J.P. et al. Hormonal control in a state of decreased activation: potentiation of arginine vasopressin secretion. Physiology and Behavior (1985) 35, 591-595.

Meditation also reduces      Quinn, Heller and Bussell, “Fully Fertile.” Page 213.

Since travel often disrupts      Buda, Francis A. Holistic Sleep. Page 15-16.

Panama are sometimes treated      http://flyana.com/ Jet Smarter

Substance P also blocks      Substance P inhibits progesterone conversion to neuroactive metabolites in spinal sensory circuit: A potential component of nociception. Christine Patte-Mensah, Cherkaouia Kibaly, and Ayikoe G. Mensah-Nyagan* PNAS 2005 102:9044-9049 published online before print June 10, 2005, doi:10.1073/pnas.0502968102

Many of his other patients      Source: Interview with Dr. Dwight Jennings April 29, 2009

Perhaps due fluorescent bulbs’ Fluorescent Lighting. A Mixed Blessing… Retrieved Feb 24, 2010 from      http://www.naturalux.com/NaturaLux_Lighting_Filters_Problem.htm

Light color and light intensity      Aschoff J. (ed.) 1981a. Handbook of Behavioral Neurobiology: Volume 4, Biological Rhythms Plenum Press, New York, New York. pp 1-563.

Light color and light intensity      Binkley, S. 1990. The Clockwork Sparrow: Time, Clocks and Calendars in Biological Organisms. Prentice Hall, Englewood, New Jersey. pp 1-259.

Light color and light intensity      Reiter, R. J. 1991. Pineal gland: interface between the photoperiodic environment and the endocrine system. Trends Endocrinol. Metab. 2 , 13-19.

Light color and light intensity      Cardinali, D. P., F. Larin, R. J. Wurtman. 1972. Control of the rat pineal gland by light spectra. Proc. Natl. Acad. Sci. U. S. A. 69, 2003-2005.

Light color and light intensity      Brainard, G. C., B. A. Richardson, T. S. King and R. J. Reiter. l984. The influence of different light spectra on the suppression of pineal melatonin content in the Syrian hamster. Brain Res. 294, 333-339.

Light color and light intensity      Brainard, G. C., M. K. Vaughan, R. J. Reiter, J. M. Bertoni, P. M. Sprenkle, and G. M. Alexander. l985. Effect of light wavelength on the seasonal collapse of the male Syrian hamster reproductive system. Adv. Biosciences 53, l75-l8l.

Light color and light intensity      Brainard, G. C., M. K. Vaughan and R. J. Reiter. l986. Effect of light irradiance and wavelength on the Syrian hamster reproductive system. Endocrinology 119, 648-654.

Light color and light intensity      Brainard, G. C., P. L. Podolin, S. W. Leivy, M. D. Rollag, C. Cole, and F. M. Barker. l987. Near ultraviolet radiation (UV-A) suppresses pineal melatonin content. Endocrinology 119, 220l-2205.

Light color and light intensity      Brainard, G. C., K. T. Stewart, C. D. Nguyen, J. P. Hanifin, F. M. Barker, M. H. Stetson, R. A. Hoffman, and M. D. Rollag. 1991a. Mechanism for ultraviolet radiation to regulate pineal and reproductive physiology in rodents. In: Advances in Pineal Research, Vol. 5, (J. Arendt and P. Pevet, eds.) John Libbey & Co., London. pp 67-71.

Light color and light intensity      Brainard, G. C., J. French, P. R. Hannon, M. D. Rollag, J. P. Hanifin and W. Storm. 1991b. The influence of bright illumination on plasma melatonin, prolactin, and cortisol rhythms in normal subjects during sustained wakefulness. Sleep Res. 20, 444.

Light color and light intensity      Benshoff, H. M., G. C. Brainard, M. D. Rollag, and G. R. Lynch. l987. Suppression of pineal melatonin in Peromyscus leucopus by different monochromatic wavelengths of visible and near-ultraviolet light (UV-A). Brain Res. 420, 397-402.

Light color and light intensity      Bronstein, D. M., G. H. Jacobs, K. A. Haak, J. Neitz and L. D. Lytle. 1987. Action spectrum of the retinal mechanism mediating nocturnal light-induced suppression of rat pineal gland N-acetyltransferase. Brain Res. 406, 352-356.

Light color and light intensity      Takahashi, J. S., P. J. Decoursey, L. Bauman, and M. Menaker. 1984. Spectral sensitivity of a novel photoreceptive system mediating entrainment of mammalian circadian rhythms. Nature 308, 186-188.

Light color and light intensity      Vaughan, M. K., G. C. Brainard, and R. J. Reiter. l985. Photoperiodic and light spectral conditions which inhibit circulating concentrations of thyroxine in the male hamster. Life Sci. 36, 2l83-2l88.

Light color and light intensity      Podolin, P. L., M. D. Rollag, and G. C. Brainard. l987. The suppression of nocturnal pineal melatonin in the Syrian hamster: dose-response curves at 500 nm and 360 nm. Endocrinology 121, 266-270.

Light color and light intensity      Millette, J. J., M. H. Holtz, J. S. Takahashi, and F. W. Turek. 1987. Characterization of the wavelength of light necessary for initiation of neuroendocrine-gonadal activity in male Djungarian hamsters. 20th Annual Meeting Society for Study of Reproduction.

Light color and light intensity      Thiele, G., and H. Meissl. 1987. Action spectra of the lateral eyes recorded from mammalian pineal glands. Brain Res. 424, 10-16.

Chapter 16: Does intention matter?

Unwanted babies are twice      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 49.

Scientists at the University of Michigan’s      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 49.

We think that maintaining      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 51.

They concluded that morning      Darwinian Medicine: A New Approach To Promoting Health, Safety, and Access To Quality Health Care. Sherman, PW. Neurobiology and Behavior of Cornell University, Ithaca, NY. http://www.reeis.usda.gov/web/crisprojectpages/191240.html

With the right techniques      Somer E. (2002) Nutrition for A Healthy Pregnancy. Page 194.

Chapter 17: The Best Way To Welcome Baby—Gentle Birth

Regardless of its effect on      Eye To Eye Contact From a Primal Health Research Perspective. Michael Odent, M.D. http://www.birthpsychology.com/primalhealth/primal17.html

The baby innately knows      Breast Feeding Moms Unite. Self-Attachment: Smart Babies Want to Breastfeed. Retrieved Jan 6, 2010 from http://www.breastfeedingmomsunite.com/2009/03/self-attachment-smart-babies-want-to-breastfeed/

In addition, it’s been associated      Neonatal transitional physiology: a new paradigm. ?Mercer JS, Skovgaard RL. ?J Perinat Neonatal Nurs 2002 Mar;15(4):56-7

In Care in Normal Birth: A      Care in Normal Birth: A Practical Guide, The World Health Organization

Delaying the clamping of the      University of California – Davis (2006, June 18). Delayed Umbilical Cord Clamping Boosts Iron In Infants. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 5, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2006/06/060618224104.htm

Infants deficient in iron      JAMA and Archives Journals (2006, November 8). Iron-deficient Infants Have Lower Cognitive Scores At 19, Especially In Lower Socioeconomic Levels. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 5, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2006/11/061107082729.htm

Sadly, these situations are      Preston, Danette. Don’t Cut The Cord. http://gentlebirth.org/archives/cordNFM.html

A 2007 study compared      BMJ-British Medical Journal (2007, November 1). Caesarean Births Pose Higher Risks For Mother And Baby, Study Finds. ScienceDaily. Retrieved March 20, 2010, from http://www.sciencedaily.com­ /releases/2007/10/071031095716.htm

The latest research has actually      Pro-homebirth editorial in British Medical Journal, Home birth ?BMJ No 7068 Volume 313, Editorial Saturday 23 November 1996

The latest research has actually      Prospective regional study of planned home births [full text] ?Davies J, Hey E, Reid W, Young G. ?BMJ 1996;313:1302-5.

The latest research has actually      The Northern Region’s Perinatal Mortality Survey Coordinating Group. Collaborative survey of perinatal loss in planned and unplanned home births [full text] ?BMJ 1996;313:1306-9.

The latest research has actually      Outcome of planned home and planned hospital births in low risk pregnancies: prospective study in midwifery practices in the Netherlands. [full text] ?Wiegers TA, Keirse MJNC, van der Zee J, Berghs GAH., ?BMJ 1996;313:1309-13.

The latest research has actually      Home versus hospital deliveries: follow up study of matched pairs for procedures and outcome. [full text] ?Ackermann-Liebrich U, Voegeli T, Gunter-Witt K, Kunz I, Zullig M, Schindler C, Maurer M, Zurich Study Team ?BMJ No 7068 Volume 313

In one study performed      Outcomes of planned home births in Washington State: 1989-1996. ?Pang JW, Heffelfinger JD, Huang GJ, Benedetti TJ, Weiss NS. ?Obstet Gynecol 2002 Aug;100(2):253-9

In one study performed      When Research Is Flawed: The Safety of Home Birth. By Henci Goer. http://www.lamaze.org/Research/WhenResearchisFlawed/Homebirth/tabid/172/Default.aspx

Another Australian study      Perinatal death associated with planned home birth in Australia: population based study ?Hilda Bastian, Marc JNC Keirse and Paul Lancaster ?BMJ 1998; 317:384-388

Another Australian study      Fish Can’t See Water: The need to humanize birth in Australia. Marsden Wagner, MD, MSPH. http://www.birthinternational.com/articles/wagner03.html

Research has shown that      BMJ 2004;328 (20 March), doi:10.1136/bmj.328.7441.0

The study authors concluded      Place of birth [full text] ?Luke Zander, Geoffrey Chamberlain. BMJ 1999;318:721-723 (13 March)

A 2005 study published in      Outcomes of planned home births with certified professional midwives: large prospective study in North America ?Kenneth C Johnson, senior epidemiologist, Betty-Anne Daviss, project manager ?BMJ. 2005 Jun 18;330(7505):1416.

Additionally, a 2009 study      Published online ahead of print August 31, 2009. CMAJ 10.1503/cmaj.081869. Outcomes of planned home birth with registered midwife versus planned hospital birth with midwife or physician. Patricia A Janssen, Lee Saxell, Lesley A Page, Michael C Klein, Robert M Liston, Shoo K Lee.

Epidurals can lower mother’s      A comparison of the hemodynamic effects of paracervical block and epidural anesthesia for labor analgesia. ?Manninen T, Aantaa R, Salonen M, Pirhonen J, Palo P. ?Acta Anaesthesiol Scand. 2000 Apr;44(4):441-5.

Pitocin can cause uterine      Oxytocin for labor induction. ?Stubbs TM. ?Clin Obstet Gynecol. 2000 Sep;43(3):489-94.

The IV narcotic drugs      Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook from the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, p. 7-3, “Narcotics given to the mother to relieve pain associated with labor commonly inhibit respiratory drive and activity in the newborn.”

For this condition, there’s      Neonatal Resuscitation Textbook from the American Heart Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics, p. 7-3, “In such cases, administration of naloxone (a narcotic antagonist) to the newborn will reverse the effect of narcotics on the baby.”

Beyond interference and drug      Outcome of elective home births: A series of 1146 cases. ?Mehl–Madrona, L. E., Peterson, G., et al. ?J. Reproductive Med., 1977 (5), 281–290.

This is serious, considering      Centers For Disease Control & Prevention. Healthcare-associated Infections (HAI). Retrieved Jan 12, 2010 from http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dhqp/healthDis.html

One hospital even released      A 38-year-old woman with fetal loss and hysterectomy. ?Sachs BP. ?JAMA. 2005 Aug 17;294(7):833-40. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?cmd=Retrieve&db=pubmed&dopt=AbstractPlus&list_uids=16106009&query_hl=112&itool=pubmed_docsum

Interestingly, a 2005 study      Time of birth and the risk of neonatal death. ?Gould JB, Qin C, Chavez G. ?Obstet Gynecol. 2005 Aug;106(2):352-8.

A 1998 study pointed out      Randomised study of skin-to-skin versus incubator care for rewarming low-risk hypothermic neonates. ?Christensson K, Bhat GJ, Amadi BC, Eriksson B, Hojer B. ?Lancet. 1998 Oct 3;352(9134):1115.

Many hospitals bathe the      The effect of bather and location of first bath on maintaining thermal stability in newborns. ?Medves JM, O’Brien B. ?J Obstet Gynecol Neonatal Nurs. 2004 Mar-Apr;33(2):175-82.

Hospitals engaging in this      Thermal Protection of The Newborn: A Practical Guide. WHO. http://www.who.int/reproductivehealth/publications/en/

Their infant mortality rates      Midwives Still Hassled by Medical Establishment,” Caroline Hall Otis, Utne Reader, Nov./Dec. 1990, pp. 32-34

Generally, VBACs are considered      http://www.webmd.com/baby/guide/vaginal-birth-after-cesarean-vbac-overview

The study concluded that      Anderson J, et al. Breast-feeding and cognitive development: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 70, No. 4, 525-535, October 1999. http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/full/70/4/525

In the 20 studies combined      Anderson J, et al. Breast-feeding and cognitive development: a meta-analysis. American Journal of Clinical Nutrition, Vol. 70, No. 4, 525-535, October 1999. http://www.ajcn.org/cgi/content/full/70/4/525

From an epigenetics perspective      Verny, Thomas R and Weintraub, Pamela. Pre-Parenting: Nurturing Your Child from Conception. Page 18.

To maintain the right      Enig, Mary. Know Your Fats. 2000. Pages 108-112.

A recent study has linked      NeuroToxicology 2002; 145: 1-7, Pediatrics 2001 March; 107(3): 543-8

The most prevalent toxins      Ayoub, D. “Aluminum, vaccines and autism: déjà vu!” National Autism Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. (Nov. 11, 2007).

The most prevalent toxins      Zatta, P., et al. “Aluminum and health.” First International Conference on Metals and the Brain: from Neurochemistry to Neurodegeneration. University of Padova, Italy (Sep 20-23, 2000). www.bio.unipd.it/zatta/metals/document2.htm

The most prevalent toxins      Wisniewski, HM., et al. “Aluminum neurotoxicity in mammals.” Environmental Geochemistry and Health. (March 1990);12(1-2):115-20. “Aluminum toxicity in infants and children (RE9607),” Pediatrics (March 1996);97(3):413-416.

The most prevalent toxins      Ayoub, D. “Aluminum, vaccines and autism: déjà vu!” National Autism Association Annual Conference. Atlanta, GA. (Nov. 11, 2007).

The most prevalent toxins      Taylor, G. “It’s not just the mercury: aluminum hydroxide in vaccines.” Adventures in Autism (March 9, 2008). www.adventuresinautism.blogspot.com

The most prevalent toxins      Couette M et al. Long-term persistence of vaccine-derived aluminum hydroxide is associated with chronic cognitive dysfunction. J Inorg Biochemistry 2009; 103; 1571-1578.

The most prevalent toxins      Russia, Denmark, Austra, Japan, Great Britain, and all Scandinavian countries.

The most prevalent toxins      CDC. “Recommended childhood immunization schedule for persons aged 0-6 years, United States, 2009.” Data on aluminum content is taken directly from the manufacturers’ product inserts.

She found that even      Huff E. Natural News. Exposed: CDC deliberately manipulated, covered up scientific data showing link between vaccines containing mercury and autism. Retireved Jan 11, 2010 from http://www.naturalnews.com/034038_vaccines_autism.html#ixzz1kDIvDbUfhttp://www.naturalnews.com/011764_mercury_thimerosal_vaccines.html

Stimulating a pregnant mother’s      Smith SEP et al. Maternal immune activation alters fetal brain development through interleukin-6. Journal of Neuroscience 2007; 27: 10695-10702.

Stimulating a pregnant mother’s      Galic MA et al. Postnatal inflammation increases seizure susceptibility in adults rats. Journal of Neuroscience 2008; 28: 6904-6913.

Stimulating a pregnant mother’s      Buka SL et al. Maternal cytokine levels during pregnancy and adult psychosis. Brain Behavior and Immunity 2001; 15: 411-420.

Shortly thereafter, this recommendation      Ozawa K et al. Immune activation during pregnancy in mice leads to dopaminergic hyperfunction and cognitive impairment in the offspring: a neurodevelopmental animal model of schizophrenia. Biological Psychiatry 2006; 59: 546-554.

Shortly thereafter, this recommendation      Meyer U et al. Immunological stress at the maternal-foetal interface: a link between neurodevelopment and adult psychopathology. Brain Behavior and Immunology 2006;; 20: 378-388.

Shortly thereafter, this recommendation      Blaylock RL. The danger of excessive vaccination during brain development: the case for a link to autism spectrum disorders (ASD). Medical Veritas 2008; 5: 1727-1741.

Shortly thereafter, this recommendation      FDA http://www.fda.gov/downloads/BiologicsBloodVaccines/Vaccines/ApprovedProducts/ UCM111285.pdf

While some may fret      http://www.merck.com/product/usa/pi_circulars/g/gardasil/gardasil_ppi.pdf

While some may fret      Gajdová; Jakubovsky, J; Války, J (March 1993). “Delayed effects of neonatal exposure to Tween 80 on female reproductive organs in rats”. Food Chem. Toxicol. 31 (3): 183–90. doi:10.1016/0278-6915(93)90092-D. PMID 8473002. edit

In 2009, the H1N1 swine      Greenberg ME at al. Response after one dose of a monovalent influenza A (H1N1) vaccine-preliminary report. NEJM 2009:361: article number 10.1056/NEJMoa0907413.