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An important role as a meal planner is giving parents the ease of worrying not about “what’s for dinner” during their busy weekdays; weeks are easier to manage and dinner prep is faster and hassle free. Today, many fast and cheap foods at the grocery store contain a multitude of different additives … Continue reading My Guide to Meal Planning, “What’s for Dinner?”
Reposted from Benton's Integrative Medicine's Health Blog providing information on how to prevent and/or cure certain health issues through holistic practices: https://bentonintegrative.blogspot.com/2016/12/fever-no-need-to-fear.html Fever is totally normal with illness and is the body's way of healing the body. It should not be suppressed as that slows healing by stopping the action of fever which is the body’s … Continue reading Fever? Do not fear…
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NPR Presents: Summer Reading For Your Woke Kid With the help from Teaching for Change here is a list of books that frame big issues through a lens children can understand: A Is for Activist by Innosanto Nagara Every letter is the definition of a different social movement. For F — kids learn about Feminism, when … Continue reading Summer Reading List
Shared article from Vaccine Links
There’s an article circulating from the scientificparent.org that I’d like to go over as I’ve seen it popping up a lot. I admit I was impressed by the article: It’s well-written, well-resourced, doesn’t call parents “ignorant” and doesn’t even mention Jenny McCarthy… That’s progress!
However, when it comes to the facts, there are some things that are lacking.
The Immune System: Antigens, Antibodies, and Allergies
The Immune System and Antigens
First off, the article does a great job explaining what antigens are. This is important… Parents should know and understand the components of vaccines! Antigens in a vaccine are the weakened or killed virus, bacteria, or toxoid which antibodies are produced against.
The article goes on to talk about how antigens work with the immune system. The mistake, however, is assuming that vaccines affect the immune system in the same way as pathogens that we come across naturally in our…
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