Aerosol products account for a high percentage of all VOC emmisions in the western world with the average person in high-income countries using an some ten aerosol cans every year - and most of these contain VOCs. Is it not time to do something about this?
It is gradually becoming well known how many health reasons there are for ensuring good levels of vitamin D in our systems but perhaps we are less aware of its importance during pregnancy and even in up to conception.
Recent research has found that cutting air pollution levels by twenty per cent could improve children's "ability to learn" by one month each year. Find out more about this research and how it could impact on your own children.
Researchers in London are saying that encouraging young children to sing can act as a powerful medicine, increasing their confidence and even helping those with hearing problems to hear much better. Find out more...
Moms and dads find it really hard and frustrating when their young baby is constantly fussing and crying. They wonder if they are doing something wrong when all the time it could be something as simple (or as complicated) as colic.
We share the very recent story of the birth of baby Isobel to Erin and her husband who live in New Zealand. Mom is an apothocare of natural health and was determined to give her baby as natural a birth as possible.
Recent research has highlighted a wonderful component of breast milk which perhaps no one suspected in the past. A mother's milk can change its make-up to suit the baby's requirements at a specific time of need.
In support of National Breastfeeding Month, GrassrootsHealth have announced that the optimum amount of daily supplementation of vitamin D for lactating mother and baby should in fact be of 6400 IUs and not the much lower amount of 400 IUs as recommended by the World Health Organization.