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Category Archives: Health

Health issues/ toxic homes made from particle board or plywood

Pressed wood products (also known as particle board) have been used in home construction, some furniture and some insulation products since the 1970’s.  Unfortunately, pressed wood makes use of wood chips that have to be glued together, in many cases using urea-formaldehyde as the resin. The emissions of toxic air occurs for many years after […]

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Antibiotic Resistance is now a global threat

According to the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in the U.S. 2 million antimicrobial-resistant infections occur each year – resistance to antibiotics or antifungal medicines – resulting in 23,000 deaths.  Within 30 years, that number is expected to rise to 10 million deaths. Resistance is the result of several factors: The overuse […]

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Deep Vein Thrombosis, warning signs and things you should do

As we get older, especially beyond the age of 60, there is one more possible ailment that you should be aware of.  This is particularly true if one sits for long periods of time. Most of us think that DVT (Deep Vein Thrombosis) is just a condition that can strike only during long plane flights. […]

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Flushing Toilets – spreading germs

When you flush your toilet, even the modern low-flush models that use a gallon or less per flush, you will aerosolize the water particles along with sewage and potentially infectious bacteria and viruses contained in the water, into microscopic mist that can travel 6 or more feet from the toilet bowl.  There are interesting videos […]

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Angioplasty – do you really need one?

Angioplasties (stents) have saved hundreds of thousands of lives and have become a part of conventional or perhaps fashionable medical treatment. However, we are also a country where doctors over-prescribe to patients who demand excessive treatment. “A match made in heaven”, which unfortunately is where a lot of us end up, hopefully, but not too […]

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Olive Leaf Nasal &Throat Sprays

Seagate has been producing and selling Olive Leaf Extract since 1997.  Initial customer feedback along with results from our own in-house testing and personal use indicated that this product had amazing properties for helping people stay healthy. In 2002 we decided to produce a  nasal spray and a throat spray using Olive Leaf Extract as […]

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Diving physiology and how it also may affect your health

There are numerous health factors that must be considered to be a safe diver especially if you are over 40, which cross over into the world of health for the general population. While golfing seems to be the current preferred “sport” activity for retirees and is certainly at the opposite end of the spectrum from […]

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Seagate broccoli farming

Seagate broccoli is farmed in two steps.  First the seeds are planted in trays and placed in a greenhouse where they are allowed to sprout. Then some of the sprouts are transplanted onto the farm land. The sprouts are planted between olive trees for protection from the wind and to make use of existing irrigation […]

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Alzheimers and sugar consumption

The average American consumed 75 lbs of sugar/year in 2016, which is actually down 15% since it peaked in 1999.  As of 2017 an estimated 5.5 million Americans are living with Alzheimers, with 5.3 million of them over 65 years old. 10% of people over the age of 65 have Alzheimers. It is the 6th […]

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Converting tomatoes into Lycopene

Seagate grows and processes our own raw materials into finished products. Once each year, we grow Roma tomatoes on our farm for lycopene production. Although we can grow these tomatoes year-round in our location in Baja California, we prefer to do this during the warmer months, between April and October when the tomatoes will quickly […]

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