Sound Consumer archive
A clean drink of water
Choices and responsibilities
by Cameron Woodworth
What goes around comes around — especially with water. For optimal health, know your water and what the choices are to get the best drink in town. To help you understand your choices, here’s a primer to get a good, clean drink.
The National Academy of Sciences reports on fluoride
In 1945, Grand Rapids, Mich., became the first city in the world to add fluoride to its water supply — an effort meant to transform ordinary H²0 into a dental-health elixir. Since then, fluoride, a toxin with a purported heart of gold when it comes to protecting your teeth from decay, has been debated, doubted, defended, derided — and added to one water supply after another.
Safer food storage for better health
by Samia McCully, ND
Once seen as a godsend for healthy food storage, refrigerators and plastic containers are now used without a second thought. From the dark ages to a world of ease, these devices, if used improperly, quickly become our bane.
Poor nutrition linked to aggressive behavior
by Trudy Bialic, editor, PCC Sound Consumer
Experts agree that good nutrition is necessary for proper physical development, and now research shows that good nutrition also is essential for proper social behavior.