New research suggests that exposure to high levels of organophosphate pesticides, commonly found on berries, celery and other produce, and could raise the odds for attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children. At this point, though, there is no evidence that pesticide exposure can actually cause ADHD, stated the authors of a paper appearing in the June issue of Pediatrics. At the same time, weirdly, we have the mainstream media publishing brainless research saying that there is currently no strong evidence that organic foods bring nutrition-related health benefits.
Researchers with the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Health in the UK and the American Journal of Nutrition have published that there is no significant difference between organic and conventional foods though they do add that “organic foods are made without the use of conventional pesticides, synthetic fertilizers, antibiotics or hormones, which could potentially reap benefits for people’s health and the environment.” Unintelligent or better yet stupid is the word because as they “potentially” admit ingestion of chemicals, antibiotics and hormones, speaking nothing of fluoride, transgenic DNA modified food, aspartame, MSG and a host of other unnatural things and what they all do to ones nutritional profile.
Our civilization has abandoned the natural world to the maximum and this is telling in our health and this starts at birth and before. For instance, the amount of Vit K injected at birth is 20,000 times the needed dose. Additionally, the injection also contains preservatives which are known toxins to the infant. Large doses of Vit K are a cause of jaundice in the newborn. Colostrum, which precedes breastmilk, is rich in Vit K. Thus, an infant who is breastfed immediately at birth will receive a natural source of Vit K, in most cases significantly raising the Vit K level. Birth is an overwhelming sensory experience for the baby – it has never before been cold, hungry, been blinded by light, felt the touch of cloth or the pull of gravity. Sticking a needle into a baby’s body and inflicting pain isn’t the best way to allow the sensory system to gradually adjust to the outside world. Not a very warm welcome, is it?
In growing numbers, children across America are adding a dose of medicine to their daily routine. In 2009, the drug trend for children – a measure of prescription spending growth – increased 10.8 percent, driven by a 5 percent increase in drug utilization and higher medication costs, according to the Medco 2010 Drug Trend Report. The growth in prescription drug use among children was nearly four times higher than in the rise seen in the overall population.
A corresponding analysis of pediatric medication use found that in 2009, more than one in four insured children in the U.S. and nearly 30 percent of adolescents (10-19 year olds) took at least one prescription medication to treat a chronic condition; the most substantial increases were seen in the use of antipsychotic, diabetes and asthma drugs. Worst of all children saw a 46 percent spike in the use of antiviral drugs, by far the largest increase of all age groups and driven by the high incidence of H1N1 in the young.
The good news is that parents are turning their back on institutionalized pediatric medicine with 39 percent of parents in 2008 refusing or delaying vaccines for their children. This compares to just 22 percent in 2003. In a telephone survey of the parents of 9,000 toddlers. Many of the parents were worried about whether the vaccines were safe or effective.
- 27 percent said too many shots were recommended
- 26 percent questioned whether vaccines really worked
- 25 percent cited worries that vaccines might cause autism
- 24 percent worried about side effects
Many parents have doubts about the value of childhood vaccinations as do many health and medical professionals around the world. Only Bill Gates, Jimmy Carter, their wives and the New York Times remain without doubt about the dangers of vaccines and giving too many of them to our children.
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Dr. Andrew Wakefield with his wife, Carmel, at the General Medical Council in January in the UK. In May of 2010, the council said he could no longer practice medicine. Wakefield’s public statements that a common childhood vaccine could cause autism caused widespread alarm. He has been put down even though evidence and common sense are on his side. This doctor is a medical hero who is being slandered because his voice comes from within the ranks of medicine and this cannot be tolerated. Poison the children, stick them with needles, drug’em, cut them out of mothers belly’s in increasing numbers, and give them in every case possible pharmaceuticals instead of safer and more effective natural remedies.