Dr. Jay's Blog

Is Your Food Causing Your Pain?..

Date: March 15, 2018 | Time: 12:28pm | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

You probably think I'm joking, right? I wish I was. At least one food additive can contribute to chronic pain.A small study published in the journal Nutrition in 2018 found an association between chronic pain and consumption of monosodium glutamate (MSG), a common flavor enhancer used worldwide. The study was done in eastern Kenya where MSG is found in only a few foods. When participants in the study eliminated their MSG consumption, their chronic pain improved.Monosodium glutamate is a combination.... <view entire article>

Toddler Formulas Are Not Recommended By Health Experts..

Date: February 20, 2018 | Time: 7:21am | Posted By: Jay Cullinane

Toddler drinks are a relatively new product on the market. Whether it is called toddler drink, toddler formula, toddler milk or milk drink their need is at best questionable despite the health claims made by the manufacturers. The World Health Organization finds these products are unnecessary and worse, unsuitable. The American Academy of Family Physicians states that these products offer no advantage over a nutritious diet. Although there are exceptions, most toddler drinks contain mostly powdered milk, vegetable oils.... <view entire article>