Archive for September, 2011

Cancer Feeds on Fructose, America’s Number One Source of Calories

Cancer Feeds on Fructose, America’s Number One Source of Calories

September 30, 2011 | by

High-fructose corn syrup is the primary source of calories in the United States. In addition to containing mercury, a known carcinogen, cancer cells actually feed on high-fructose corn syrup after it is metabolized by the liver.

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Troubling Emails Reveal Federal Scientists Fear FDA Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon

Troubling Emails Reveal Federal Scientists Fear FDA Approval of Genetically Modified Salmon

September 30, 2011 | by

Internal emails shows that federal scientists are afraid of the approval of genetically modified salmon. Back in November of 2010, there was much fear over the possibility that genetically modified salmon would be approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).

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How Natural Sweeteners Can Eliminate Soaring Cancer and Obesity Rates Today

How Natural Sweeteners Can Eliminate Soaring Cancer and Obesity Rates Today

September 30, 2011 | by

Natural sweeteners like Stevia not only contain 0 calories while still retaining a sweet taste, but they have also been found to prevent and reverse conditions like diabetes that currently affect over 105 million individuals nationwide. However, the benefits don’t stop there. Stevia, unlike fructose — particularly high-fructose corn syrup, does not feed cancer cells.

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7 Simple and Natural Fat Loss Habits of Truly Healthy People

7 Simple and Natural Fat Loss Habits of Truly Healthy People

September 29, 2011 | by

Being conscious about your daily eating habits is essential to natural fat loss that is both effective and long-lasting. Embedding just 7 habits of truly healthy people into your daily schedule can lead to a noticeable difference not only in your physique, but in your overall self-appreciation and focus.

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FDA Warns Over Pregnancy Drug Risks

FDA Warns Over Pregnancy Drug Risks

September 29, 2011 | by

The Food and Drug Administration is now issuing stronger warnings over the popular pregnancy drug terbutaline, which prevents premature birth. The agency warns that injection of the drug for a period of more than 3 days can lead to maternal heart problems and even death.

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Human Exposure to BPA Grossly Underestimated

Human Exposure to BPA Grossly Underestimated

September 29, 2011 | by

Bisphenol A exposure levels have been extremely underestimated. A report in December of 2010 showed that people are exposed to eight times the “safe” level of bisphenol A (BPA), with the “safe” level being 50 micrograms per kilogram of body weight each day.

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Common Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Brain Shrinkage

Common Vitamin Deficiency Linked to Brain Shrinkage

September 29, 2011 | by

Vitamin B12 is an energy-boosting nutrient, but it also plays a major role in maintaining proper brain function and development. A new study has found that low blood levels of B12 can lead to brain shrinkage.

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Health Benefits of Chocolate – 10+ Healthful Reasons to Consume Chocolate

Health Benefits of Chocolate – 10+ Healthful Reasons to Consume Chocolate

September 29, 2011 | by

Chocolate has taken a lot of heat for being an unhealthy snack, but is it really that bad for you? If we are talking about very popular candy bars like Reese’s or Kit Kats, then yes, chocolate is not healthy. But chocolate closer to its natural form, without the added harmful ingredients, actually is pact full of health benefits. What really separates a diabetes-inducing chocolate snack from a healthful handful of chocolatey goodness is the cocoa content.

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Green Tea More Effective in Preventing Flu than Vaccines

Green Tea More Effective in Preventing Flu than Vaccines

September 29, 2011 | by

Drinking green tea can slash your risk of influenza, as it contains powerful antiviral components that a new study has associated with a lower risk of flu infection. Researchers examined more than 2,000 elementary school students who were given questionnaires about their green tea consumption and illness during influenza season.

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California Schools Visiting Homes of Unvaccinated Children with Nurses

California Schools Visiting Homes of Unvaccinated Children with Nurses

September 28, 2011 | by

The whooping cough frenzy has just been taken to a new level, with California school officials now visiting the homes of children who have not received the whooping cough vaccination. Accompanied by a school nurse, they aim to vaccine the child at their own home.

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