Doctor insights on: Certified organic
Difficult: The best assurance is to grow them yourself so you can control all steps. The definition of 'organic' is slippery and not well defined. There is little scrutiny. So things labeled organic aren't necessarily so and most outlets that sell these products depend upon the good will and truthfulness of their suppliers. ...Read more
Some are: ...And some aren't. Be sure to purchase your organic foods from reputable sources that you can cross-check and reference. ...Read more
Chemical free: Fruit and vegetables can not be grown in ground treated with any chemical fertilizer, nor can any chemical antibacterial, insect or "pest" repellent be used. Domestic animals kept for meat or dairy production can not feed or graze on non-organic food or pasture. Organic animals must be confined to cages, ideally be "free range" and receive no hormones or antibiotics. ...Read more
A certified organic himalayan honey stats 14g carb/100g & no sugar. Can honey really have no sugar? If true, replace honey2 sugar? Chk tinyurl. Com/pjeqdqr
I get a prpfessional spray tan every week and they use certified organic dha. Is getting my spray tan done professionally safe if it contains this dha?
Spray tan: No I would not rely on the safety of dha. ...Read more
I get a full spray tan once a week and the salon uses100% certified organic DHA and the tan is water based. Is this safe for me? As I love having a tan
SUNSCREEN!: Many people who spray tan tend to forget that they have no protection from uva/uvb rays of the sun. My favorite facial sunscreen is skin ceuticals physical fusion spf 50. It acts like a primer by diffusing the light around fine lines, it is unscented and so light. It also is a physical only sunscreen so it won't burn sensitive skin like my lupus face! It's also got a tint that works for everyone! ...Read more
Hello, in india there are not many 100% certified usda organic green teas and so I want to ask is twinings or tetley good and what we do to remove pest?
Organic & natural: Don't believe marketing - it's there to convince you to purchase their brand. Twinings & Tetley have been around awhile so they must be at least ok. Just b/c something is natural or organic doesn't make it better or safe for you. Tobacco is natural but causes cancer & emphysema. Heroin is derivative of natural opium but that doesn't make it healthy. Same for cocaine. Don't lose sleep over pesticid ...Read moreSee 2 more doctor answers
Completed all reqs.: Board certified means that a physician has successfully completed several rigorous training requirements. Firstly, a training regimen such as completing a residency or fellowship after medical school must be documented. Then an examination testing basic knowledge and problem solving must be passed. This is examination is given by a governing body such as the american board of internal medicine. ...Read more
Board Certified: Though many types of board certifications exist, only one is recognized by the respected American Board of Medical Specialties (ABMS), and that is the board certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery. This certification shows that a surgeon has graduated from an accredited medical school and has completed at least five years of additional training as a resident surgeon in a program. ...Read moreSee 1 more doctor answer