Exposing baby to dust reduces allergy risk - research - Life & Style - NZ Herald News

Exposing baby to dust reduces allergy risk – NZ Herald News

With allergies on the up-and-up, another good reason to avoid obsessing with cleaning and using anti-bacterial products – Exposing babies to a dust mite could significantly reduce the risk of developing allergies including asthma and eczema as they get older, according to new research from the UK. Researchers at the NIHR Southampton Respiratory Biomedical Research […]

‘Enhanced’ Meat: The Hidden Salt We’re Consuming - Real Food - MOTHER EARTH NEWS

‘Enhanced’ Meat: The Hidden Salt We’re Consuming

What’s in your meat! Why scrutinising those labels, and making sure you’re buying from suppliers you know and trust is so important… – Consumer Reports sounded the alarm on “plumped” chicken back in 2008, when it revealed chickens from some big-name producers that are labeled “natural” are often pumped full of a salt-water solution, raising […]

Why it’s important to talk with your baby

Mums and Dads don’t usually need any encouragement! But here’s more reason to  get chatting – If you have an 8-month-old baby, talk to him as much as you can. He understands you and would love to answer, only he can’t quite do it yet. A research study from the University of Washington published in […]

Styrene Officially Linked to Cancer | EcoWatch

It’s been under a cloud of suspicion for years… Why bringing your own (non-toxic) containers is best! – Planning a summer barbecue this weekend or stocking up for Labor Day? Well there’s a new development around the health effects of styrene, that’s been hotly contested for years. Just this week, the National Research Council (NRC) signed off on the […]