Monthly Archives: May 2013

UN-Happy Meal

The Happy Meal McDonald’s (junk food restaurant- my words) CEO Mr. Thompson told a “whopper” while trying to debate food with an educated 9 year old child by telling her that a Happy Meal isn’t bad for her. You should … Continue reading

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The mighty vitamin B6

Moses M. Suzman was a neurologist that for over 40 years all but eliminated heart attacks and other cardiac events among thousands of healthy patients by using a mere 100mg of vitamin B6 daily. This was done without changing the … Continue reading

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Really depressing C-diff news

The sad news is that 30,000 people in the US die from C-difficile infections every year. The really sad news is that new research shows that the antidepressants Prozac and Remeron can actually double the risk of a C-difficle infection. … Continue reading

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Are you smarter than a cockroach?

The disgusting little cockroach, you know, the little beggar that hitches a ride into your kitchen in a grocery bag or comes creeping around from the neighbor’s house? Well, this accursed critter turns out to have more common sense than … Continue reading

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Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS) only happens in industrialized societies. SIDS is unknown in populations eating largely vegetarian diets, living in less-toxified environments, not drinking rat poison (oops, I meant fluoridated water) or chlorine, and not given inoculations. Dr. William … Continue reading

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Swine flu makes more bird flu madness

Did you get your H1N1 flu vaccine a few years ago? So, you took the stupid medical advice from Big Pharma to have a swine flu shot but now you are more susceptible to a serious infection or even death … Continue reading

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Corn syrups

High-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is basically any corn syrup that has undergone enzymatic processing to convert some of its glucose into fructose for more sweetness. Some companies actually use mercury in the process and some of that mercury is “lost … Continue reading

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Backpedalling on fluoride

In a recent turn-around, the EPA announced its intention to lower the maximum amount of fluoride in drinking water because of a great body of scientific evidence showing the damaging effects to children’s health. The “experts” and the government both … Continue reading

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Benefits of birthing centers

The latest birth study out shows that women who receive birth center care compared to conventional care were 33% less likely to have a C-section. Not only this, there was about 53% less forceps or vacuum extraction, 28% less likely … Continue reading

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Say YES to peppers!

Did you know that peppers contain a small amount of nicotine? Did you also know that eating peppers can reduce the risk for Parkinson’s disease? Peppers are in the same botanical family as tobacco. This new study came out in … Continue reading

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Actaminophen hell

All acetaminophen products are now on the FDA quarterly watch list because of serious risks and/or new safety information. Making the watch list means that the FDA will investigate the causal link between harm and acetaminophen. Once the link is … Continue reading

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A perk for dog lovers

Dog lovers arise and be recognized! The journal Circulation, reports that pet ownership, particularly dog ownership, can be associated with a decreased risk of heart disease. Research has long shown that pet ownership can also be associated with increased survival … Continue reading

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Boomers

Baby boomers are in worse overall health with higher levels of hypertension, diabetes, high cholesterol and higher rates of disability than their parents, according to a new study the West Virginia University School of Medicine. While life expectancy may be … Continue reading

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Think zinc

Chronic inflammation? Think zinc! New research found that zinc helps control infections by modulating immune system responses to prevent out-of-control inflammation. Zinc homes in on the inflammation pathway to help shut it off. If the is a deficiency in zinc … Continue reading

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Eating weeds

Dandelion is more than just a weed! Dandelion root has a long history of medicinal uses, being used from ancient times for its health properties and liver support. Dandelion root is well-known in Korean herbal medicine, being used to improve … Continue reading

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The corn facts:

Corn is just generally bad for humans. Add to that cancer-causing GMO corn and the troubles multiply. What could be worse? How about the cancer-causing aflatoxin mold that ravaged the 2012 corn crops? Well, this summer farmers get to blend … Continue reading

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Childhood diseases

Medical studies indicate that contracting childhood diseases has a favorable effect on the child’s immune system. When children overcome illnesses on their own, their immune systems are stimulated and they build resistance to other diseases. The over-use of the chicken … Continue reading

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Why take a probiotic?

Very few people eat a solid enough healthy diet to not need probiotics. Probiotics are the “good-guy” bacteria that inhabit our intestines, line our organs and blood vessel and most importantly, build a strong immune system. “Good-guy” probiotics thrive in … Continue reading

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Eyelash extension vanity

About those eyelash extensions: Eyelash extensions are made out of synthetic fibers that are glued to the natural eyelashes – often with formaldehyde-based adhesives. This procedure brings with it a huge risk for allergic reactions, infections and corneal scarring. This … Continue reading

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PSA test? Never!

The American Urological Association (AUA) has back-pedaled on its position for PSA testing going from ALL to NONE. Until recently, the AUA recommended an annual PSA test for all men over 40, but now they are recommending none at all … Continue reading

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