Tag Archives: healthy diet

Herd mentality

Last year, 175 people in the US came down with measles. The feds are squealing “epidemic” and blaming anti-vaccers for this near-pandemic, citing failed “herd immunity” as the cause of this. Really? Well over 85% of the measles victims were … Continue reading

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Diet drinks are killing people

Postmenopausal women who slurp down two 12oz diet drinks a day are 30% more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular problems compared to women who don’t do the diet drinks. The diet drinkers are also 50% … Continue reading

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About colon cancer

Colon cancer is the second leading cause of cancer-related death in the United States with over 130,000 new diagnosed cases every year. Obesity causes changes in the colon that can predispose a person to colorectal cancer. This makes a healthy … Continue reading

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How to reduce your death risk

42%. That’s the rate of risk of death reduction you gain by eating seven or more portions of fruits and vegetables a day. A recent 12-year study of over 65,000 people found that the more fruit and vegetables people ate, … Continue reading

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Eating like a cave man

The absolutely most important dietary change with the Paleo diet is the elimination of all grains. Gone are the breads, pastas, rolls, cereals, pastries, cakes, cookies and even beer. These processed products not only contain problematic gluten and killer GMOs, … Continue reading

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Healthy arteries in just 20 years!

Want healthy arteries in 20 years? Eat your fresh fruits and veggies today! Young women who ate a diet rich in fresh fruits and vegetables are much less likely to have arterial plaque build-up 20 years later as compared with … Continue reading

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Fast food for the school lunch cafeteria

Did you know that 19% of high school cafeterias serve branded fast food daily? Further research shows that middle and high schools with a higher number of low-income students also have more exclusive vending beverage contracts than other schools. A … Continue reading

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Avoiding dementia

Want to decrease your odds for dementia by 90%? Better start now – not later. Choosing healthy foods in midlife dropped the dementia in people around by almost 90% in a 14-year follow-up study. Vegetables, berries, fruits, fish and healthy … Continue reading

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Just say NO to Frankenfish

Yeah for Kroger and Safeway! They have joined a growing list of supermarkets that are saying NO to Frankenfish. This news comes on the heels of the news that the FDA wants to allow free license for the world’s first … Continue reading

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Orange you glad you read this?

Back in 1753, James Lind showed how to prevent and cure scurvy with citrus fruits containing vitamin C. Did anyone listen to the man? Took a while as unfortunately, another 100,000 British Navy sailors succumbed from scurvy until all the … Continue reading

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Yet another bad food additive

Sodium benzoate is a food additive used to preserve foods and drinks. Many studies, including a damning 2007 Lancet study, link sodium benzoate with increased hyperactivity. Did you know that sodium benzoate in soft drinks or other food with added … Continue reading

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Poor breakfast – poor health

A new university study shows that teens that ate poor breakfasts also had a higher incidence of metabolic syndrome 27 years later when compared to teens who ate substantial breakfasts. Metabolic syndrome is a list of factors that linked to … Continue reading

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All the children fail

Is it a big surprise that less than 1% of US adults meet the American Heart Association’s definition for “Ideal Healthy Diet?” Would it surprise you though to discover that essentially NO children in the US meet the definition for … Continue reading

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Why pork can be bad for you

Pork is one of the most consumed meats in the world and China is the largest producer of pork. Pigs were actually first domesticated in China around 7500 B.C. The CDC says that more than 100 viruses come to the … Continue reading

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Against the grain

Grain in the brain! All carbs, including whole grains, are actually devastating to our brains. This medical fact tells us one more BIG reason why we are suffering a terrifying rate of increase in Alzheimer’s disease and dementia rates. Genetics … Continue reading

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Garbage in garbage out

GIGO: It doesn’t take a brainiac to see that what you eat affects how you feel and how you think. More and more scientific evidence shows the impact of diet on brain function, while identifying patterns of brain activity during … Continue reading

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Real Health Talk News and Views broadcast 10/11/13

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True trans fats lies

Trans-Fat Free on the label does not mean that the food is free from trans fats. Huh? You mean they lie to us? The FDA allows foods with 0.5g or less of trans fats per serving in order to claim … Continue reading

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Unsafe levels of sugar

Scientists studied what happened to mice on a human equivalent of sugar in a healthy diet plus the equivalent of three cans of soda pop daily. Well… females died at double the normal rates. Males were less likely to defend … Continue reading

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2013 bird flu treatment failure

35% of the strains of the novel avian H7N9 influenza out of China this year have developed resistance to the only pharmaceutical antiviral drugs available. The rock and the hard spot are that using neuraminidase inhibitors like Tamiflu and Relenza … Continue reading

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