Hydrogen Peroxide

… Debra Stark

I’ve long suggested hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) to help cure toe nail fungus, and many of you have our toe-nail fungus handout. My mother used hydrogen peroxide as a mouthwash, and she also mixed it with baking soda to make her own toothpaste because of its antiseptic properties. Over the years, too, I’ve read things on line about hydrogen peroxide and been intrigued.

Prenatal and Infant Nutrition: How Smart, and For How Long?

There’s been a fair amount of research showing that pregnant women who consume fish oil and fish liver oil have babies that come out smarter.  But what, exactly, is a smart baby?  And does a smart baby necessarily grow up into a smart adult?

A few years ago, a group of Norwegian researchers published the four-year follow-up of a trial where pregnant women were given cod liver oil starting a few months into their pregnancies, and continued a few months after giving birth.  (There was, of course, a placebo group).  So the infants got fish oil both in the womb, and while breast-feeding.  The paper was published in the prestigious medical journal Pediatrics.