Polyphenols and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Contribute to Building New Brain Cells

A diet containing high levels of polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids has been found not only to aid in building new brain cells, but also to prevent deterioration of brain cells already in existence. The study comes from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

90% of High School Students Lack Sufficient Intake of Fruits and Vegetables

A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that 90% of teenagers do not eat a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables. This study is indicative of not only the disregard to proper nutrition by teens and their parents,

More Vitamin D Magic – Reduces Diabetes Risk

People who get plenty of vitamin D can cut their chance of developing Type 2 diabetes by 55 per cent. Researchers from the Warwick Medical School reviewed 28 existing studies on almost 100,000 people looking at vitamin D levels among middle-aged and elderly people.

What You Need to Know About Vitamin D

Vitamin D is extremely unique in the sense that is perhaps the most studied nutrient of all time, yet the most underrated as well. Until recently, not much light has been shed on the powerful effects of vitamin D. But of course, as with anything else, there is also much fiction propagated regarding vitamin D and its effects.

The Importance of Sleep and How to Get Enough of It

Sleep is a fundamental need of the body. Since the body is often pushed to its limits on a daily basis, it needs adequate time to recover and rejuvenate. Many of us are guilty of trying to cram in a few extra hours of sleep on the weekends, in an attempt to make up for the loss of sleep

Over 98% of Bottled Water Often Deceiving, Study Finds

It turns out that tap water isn’t the only unsafe water out there. Many bottled waters have been proven to be unsafe for consumption, according to a study done by the Environmental Working Group (EWG). In fact, your local water supplier must by law provide you with the source of your water.

VacciNation: Duped by Medical Quackery

Vaccinations are pushed by the news media and other so-called experts as the miracle cure to a variety of conditions, but have you ever examined the science for yourself? Would the very suggestion that vaccinations are harmful incite anger inside of you, causing you to dismiss this article as hogwash?

A Homegrown Health Crisis

A recent study shows that 90% of unborn babies’ umbilical cords contain bisphenol a (BPA), a chemical used in the production of polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins. Given this information and multiple other studies with similar results, it is rather apparent that there is reason to be alarmed.

BPA Found in 9 of 10 Babies’ Cord Blood

According to laboratory tests conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), Bisphenol A (BPA) has been found in 9 out of 10 unborn babies’ umbilical cords. Not only has BPA never been detected before in the umbilical cords of babies, but it has now been found in such a high quantity never before imagined.

Rickets Warning from Doctors as Vitamin D Deficiency Widens

Computer-obsessed children who spend too long indoors and over-anxious parents who slap on excessive sunscreen are contributing to a sharp rise in cases of the bone disease rickets, doctors are warning. Vitamin D deficiency

How Much Sunshine Does it Take to Make Enough Vitamin D? Perhaps More than You Think!

Vitamin D deficiency is quite common, and a growing list of diseases and conditions are being linked with it. Regular sun exposure, without sunscreen, causes your skin to produce vitamin D naturally. But how much sun do you need?

Drug Deficiencies Officially a Worldwide Issue (Satire)

There is no longer any dispute as to whether drugs are a necessity for the body or not. A new study conducted by the Institute for Decoding the Intermolecular Organization of Transitional Structures (I.D.I.O.T.S.) , a sister company of M.O.R.O.N.S., officially declares that there is a worldwide pandemic

The Ludicrousness of the Taco Bell Diet and the Fast Food Fairytale

As you may have heard, Taco Bell has recently announced the “Drive-Thru Diet”, a “diet” that centers around the idea that you can eat fast food and lose weight. Taco Bell uses Christine, a female who apparently lost 54 pounds over the course of two years by switching from her usual diet

Don’t Make a New Years Resolution, Make a Lifetime Resolution

Millions of people each year commit themselves to their New Years resolution. The percentage who actually stick to their resolution is shockingly low, with 75% of people failing to complete their desired goals. Setting goals is an efficient way to increase both productivity and motivation, but you must be setting the right goals. You need to set goals that last – a lifetime goal.

Study Finds Junkfood is Essential to Live, Contains Vital Nutrient “Junk” (Satire)

A new study done by the Medical Organization for the Regulatory Objective of Natural Sciences (M.O.R.O.N.S.) has revealed the unimagined: junk food contains a life-giving nutrient labeled Junk. That’s right, MSG-laden doughnuts and aspartame-filled diet sodas are actually something your body needs!

The Top 10 Most Important Stories of 2010

2010 was full of new genetically modified creations, TSA atrocities, and explosive research regarding the toxicity of BPA. To select only 10 stories to accurately deliver all of this information was a challenge, though it was obvious which stories truly stuck out.