Category Archives: Lifestyle

Another BPA warning!

Bisphenol A (BPA) is an industrial chemical found in food and drink packaging, food container liners, baby bottles thermal receipt paper, dental sealants and even in plastic plumbing pipes and parts. BPA is an endocrine disruptor that interferes with the … Continue reading

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A fat risk for metabolic syndrome

The sad fact is that over 69% of Americans over 20 are either overweight or obese and a full 34% of US adults now suffer from metabolic syndrome. Metabolic Syndrome is a state of chronic low grade inflammation that results … Continue reading

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Allergy relief – naturally

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Fatigued to death?

Ever heard of adrenal fatigue? Some 80% of people will suffer from adrenal fatigue at some point in their lives. What is adrenal fatigue? The adrenal glands above the kidneys secrete over 50 different hormones that are essential for life … Continue reading

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Appetite outlaws

Appetite rules: In an inane attempt to “protect” people from their own self destruction, Los Angeles has designed an ordinance intended to curtail obesity in low-income areas. How? By eliminating any new fast-food restaurant startups. But, the fast-food restrictions passed … Continue reading

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Trolling the internet trolls

Vituperate is what an internet troll does. I should know; I have block list with well over a thousand of them on it. An internet troll is someone who interrupts an online discussion with posts and comments that hijack and … Continue reading

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Fluoride and the Pied Piper

Why do they add fluoride to your city’s water? Better ask the Pied Piper for that answer… Fluoride added your water causes an aberration where calcium and phosphorus migrate into areas of the body that they would not normally be … Continue reading

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Hands only CPR

Every year, over 420,000 cardiac arrests occur outside of a hospital in the US – but often when a person collapses and has no pulse, bystanders are reluctant to assist for fear of doing something wrong. A pitiful 90% of … Continue reading

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Aluminum sucks!

Solid antiperspirants are made with a waxie emollient that are laced with an “active-ingredient” compound to give antiperspirants a magical sweat-blocking power over your sweat glands. Antiperspirants aren’t really magical though as almost all of them pack an aluminum-based compound … Continue reading

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Killer stress

Relaxing after a hard day’s work helps prevent the release of excess stress hormone cortisol. Cortisol is what your body releases when it is stressed. Having small amounts of cortisol is not a problem until the stress becomes persistent and … Continue reading

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Antimicrobials are harmful

The US FDA (Fools and Dummies Association) just can’t decide if common antibacterial, antimicrobial compounds (used in everything from hand sanitizers to deodorants) are causing health problems or not. Meanwhile, scientists are reporting that many pregnant women and their fetuses … Continue reading

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Fibroid tumors have causes too

Uterine fibroids are actually are benign tumors in the uterus. Although they are made from the same smooth muscle fibers as the uterine wall, uterine fibroids are usually round and denser than normal tissue and can cause abnormal bleeding, pain … Continue reading

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Marijuana is medicine but it is not harmless medicine

Marijuana has many medicinal qualities but too much marijuana smoking has a major negative effect on the brain, causing cognitive decline, poor attention and memory, and decreased IQ. According to the American Psychological Association, toking the whacky weed at least … Continue reading

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The effect on the child of too much gaming

Want a child that is well adjusted? Oxford University says to limit video game-playing to less than an hour a day for little kids and teenagers. When comparing children who were allowed a little video game-playing to the serious 3 … Continue reading

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Ebola prevention and natural treatment

The Ebola virus is a very deadly infection you catch almost exclusively by coming into direct contact with the blood or body fluids of someone that is infected. The symptoms of an infection show up between 2 to 21 days … Continue reading

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Breast cancer treatments cause more breast cancer!

Every year a whopping 200,000 women develop breast cancer in the US. In light of this fact, yet another study published in the journal Stem Cells shows how cancer radiation treatments turned less malignant breast cancer cells into the more … 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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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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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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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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