Monthly Archives: July 2014

Rice that’s not so healthy for you

Inorganic arsenic is classified as a first level carcinogen with negative effects on human health. There are absolutely no safe levels for inorganic arsenic anywhere; including that found in rice and rice-based foods. This makes for major health concerns for … Continue reading

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Chemicals that cost more lives than they save

It’s like straining at a gnat but swallowing a flame-retardant couch. If a piece of furniture that has been treated with flame retardant chemicals catches fire, it will give off much higher levels of deadly carbon monoxide, soot, and smoke. … Continue reading

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Chewable Vitamin C can damage teeth

Chewing on Vitamin C tablets can make your mouth acidic enough to dissolve tooth enamel. If you take chewable Vitamin C tablets, you will want to brush your teeth afterwards.

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Iodine deficiency causes eye problems:

The latest research puts eye trouble together with iodine deficiency. They eyes contain some of the most sensitive nerves and muscles in the whole body and troubles in the body often show up in the eyes first. Retinal diseases cause … Continue reading

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Your tax dollars wasted on failed GMO soybean project in Afghanistan:

Our very own USDA partnered with the American Soybean Association to toss away 34 million bucks of our tax dollars by planting GMO soybeans in Afghanistan as a small part of the 120 billion smackers we have spent there already. … Continue reading

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Is there a limit to salmonella in chicken?

What you might not have known is that the USDA standards allow for 7.5% of whole chickens sold today to carry salmonella – but there is absolutely NO limit for contamination in chicken parts…

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Natural sleep aid

Are you having trouble getting to sleep? Does taking melatonin give you a morning “hangover”? Instead of popping a sleeping pill, what you probably really need is ornithine. The amino acid ornithine works naturally to help you sleep through the … Continue reading

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Antidepressant birth defects

The only thing sadder than having your doctor put you antidepressants would be finding out that those antidepressants causes birth defects in your child. It is not uncommon at all for doctors to put pregnant ladies on antidepressants – but … Continue reading

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Growing older, sleeping less

As you grow older are you getting more sleepless? Scientists studied how lipoic acid can reset the body’s biological clock-circadian rhythm. Lipoic acid actually helped restore a more normal circadian rhythm in older animals even while it helped with stress … Continue reading

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Corticosteroids for asthma treatment

Children with asthma treated with corticosteroid drugs can have suppressed growth according to The Cochrane Review. Studies find that children’s growth slows within the first year of treatment. Corticosteroids only treat the symptoms and while they can prevent death from … Continue reading

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When your popcorn is killing you

Popcorn is a great snack cooked up in some organic grapeseed oil, slathered with melted organic butter and dusted with sea salt. Yum! But, bags of nuked popcorn; you know, the 2 minute variety, is a whole different story. First … Continue reading

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Dying from lack of nutrition in the hospital

If you are in the hospital you just want to get better. So what do they feed you? Crap… Over 90% of all diseases are diet and nutrition related. So, how are you going to get better if you are … Continue reading

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3/4 of children don’t eat enough fruits and vegetables

Only one out of every four children actually get enough fruits and vegetables in their daily diet. Less than half of all children eat fruit every day and a little over half of all children eat vegetables daily. Children need … Continue reading

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Essential oils can be used to preserve food

Did anyone tell you that essential oils make great food preservatives? A study in the Journal of Food Science shows how essential oils can be used in commercial food packaging to extend the shelf-life and preserve the freshness of food … Continue reading

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About that milk shake…

The good news is that the shake you slurp at a fast food restaurant provides about 400 mg of calcium. The bad news is that it also supplies up to 600 calories along with at least 9 grams of fat!

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Frozen blueberries are really great!

If you take your blueberries and freeze them, do you know what happens? You simply improve the already powerful antioxidant punch they have according to the latest study. The blue color in blueberries comes from anthocyanins – a group of … Continue reading

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Exercise burnout and overtaxing the body

Exercising daily without breaks can bring BURNOUT! Exercise burnout comes with a loss of motivation that can to lead to quitting exercise completely. Exercising day after day after day can also bring resentment towards exercise times. Dreading your workout is … Continue reading

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Are you ready to try the Mediterranean Diet?

Greek women have a 50% lower breast cancer rate and Greek men have an 80% lower incidence of prostate cancer than Americans.

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Zinc is a natural antidepressant

The latest scientific news is that zinc is one of the most important essential elements in nutrition. An adult has up to three grams of zinc in their organs, tissues, bones, fluids, and cells. But, about half of the world’s … Continue reading

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Broke, overweight and depressed

Being broke, overweight and depressed sucks but a new study shows a way to fix two out of three of those problems. You might not get richer but you can lose weight and get happier! Duke University has helped severely … Continue reading

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