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Eating Fish May Prevent Kidney Decline in Diabetics

Eating Fish May Prevent Kidney Decline in Diabetics

Research is now discovering that eating fish at least twice a week, reduces the incidence of kidney disease in patients with diabetes by more than 75%. This is according to the American Journal of Kidney Diseases. The research revealed it’s the quality, not the quantity of the protein that matters, and fish protein seems to […]

November 30, 0
Junk Food Ads Don’t Make Kids Fat, Say Soft Drink Makers

Junk Food Ads Don’t Make Kids Fat, Say Soft Drink Makers

TV junk food ads do not make children fat, soft-drink makers and advertisers have told an inquiry, but psychologists say advertising heavily influences what foods children eat. And those aged under eight cannot tell the difference between an ad and a TV program, the Australian Psychological Society said […]

November 25, 1
Starve – to live longer

Starve – to live longer

Most people diet to trim there waistlines but others are a members of the US-based Calorie Restriction Society. They diet strictly to enhance longevity and avoid age-related disease. Inspired by animal experiments showing that underfeeding enhances vitality and prolongs life by 30 percent or more, they are slashing kilojoule intake in hopes […]

November 25, 2
FDA’s Own Scientists Revolt Against Them For Committing Crimes

FDA’s Own Scientists Revolt Against Them For Committing Crimes

Scientists working in the FDA’s Center for Devices and Radiological Health division has revolted against the corrupt managers of its own department, accusing them of committing crimes. There is extensive documentary evidence that managers at CDRH have corrupted and interfered with the scientific review of medical devices […]

November 25, 3
Monsanto Tried to Block Research Showing GM Corn Causes Infertility

Monsanto Tried to Block Research Showing GM Corn Causes Infertility

An independent study commissioned by the Austrian Ministry of Health has found significant infertility effects from mice fed genetically modified (GM) corn. Monsanto, which has a near-world monopoly on all agricultural seeds tried to, not only stop the study from the beginning, but then tried to block the […]

November 21, 11
Macadamia Nuts Lower Risk Factors for Coronary Disease

Macadamia Nuts Lower Risk Factors for Coronary Disease

Recent studies are finding that a diet rich in macadamia nuts reduces total cholesterol, including LDL-cholesterol, and reduces risk factors for coronary disease in patients with high cholesterol levels. In April, 2008 the Journal of Nutrition demonstrated that the unique fatty acid profile of nuts beneficially […]

November 21, 3
Six Good Reasons to Avoid the Flu Shot

Six Good Reasons to Avoid the Flu Shot

Every year it is recommended that people get a flu shot to avoid spending time feeling horrendously bad over the winter. Elderly people are especially warned that without a flu shot, their health could be in serious jeopardy. In recent years, this warning has been […]

November 20, 5
Vitamin Discovered That Boosts Immunity Against Skin Cancer

Vitamin Discovered That Boosts Immunity Against Skin Cancer

Nicotinamide (Vit B3), a vitamin found in common foods like meats, nuts and grains may provide the next advance in skin cancer prevention, according to new research from the University of Sydney. Tests show the vitamin prevents damage from ultraviolet (UV) radiation by […]

November 20, 2
Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet

Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet

The financial crisis and prospect of global recession has created an unexpected opportunity to take dramatic action on behalf of the planet. It has become clear that governments will need to intervene in their economies on an unprecedented scale, and many are now considering stimulating growth with massive […]

November 20, 3
Common Food Ingredient L-Cysteine Linked to Heart Disease

Common Food Ingredient L-Cysteine Linked to Heart Disease

L-Cystine is anamino acid that’s found in proteins. It’s a common dough conditioner and flavor enhancer in human and pet foods. It is derived from Chinese duck feathers approximately 80% of the time, the other 20% is human hair […]

November 19, 5
Broccoli Sprouts Proven to Protect Skin Better than Sunscreen

Broccoli Sprouts Proven to Protect Skin Better than Sunscreen

A recent study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine revealed that an extract from broccoli sprouts actually boosts the body’s ability to fight damaging UV rays. While lycopene in tomatoes has been known to fight free radicals that increase skin cancer, broccoli contains high levels of […]

November 18, 1
FDA Set to Approve Genetically Engineered Animals

FDA Set to Approve Genetically Engineered Animals

After more than seven years of discussion, the U.S. FDA is set to approve genetically engineered animals into the human food chain. Genetic engineering generally refers to the use of DNA (rDNA) techniques to introduce new characteristics or traits into an organism by splicing together […]

November 18, 0
Watermelon Found to Function as Natural Viagra

Watermelon Found to Function as Natural Viagra

New research suggests that watermelon may produce effects in the body similar to that of Viagra, perhaps pointing the way to a natural remedy for men suffering from erectile dysfunction. This is extremely significant because […]

November 18, 6
5 Ways to Spend Your Organic Food Dollars Wisely

5 Ways to Spend Your Organic Food Dollars Wisely

What’s keeping shoppers from purchasing organic food? Cost. No question. And who can blame them? But let’s understand why and what we can do about it. Organic food usually will cost at least 50 percent more than conventionally grown food and sometimes much more than that. There are several reasons, some of them pretty surprising […]

November 17, 5
Will the Down Economy Boost the Use of Natural Medicine?

Will the Down Economy Boost the Use of Natural Medicine?

For the first time in a decade or more, U.S. consumers are trying to get by on fewer prescription drugs. As people around the country respond to financial hard times, drugs are sometimes having to […]

November 17, 1
Goji Berries a Superfood Among Superfoods!

Goji Berries a Superfood Among Superfoods!

Goji berries are a superfood among superfoods being one of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet! They are a small red berry produced by the Lycium Barbarum plant, which is native to certain remote regions of China, Tibet, and Mongolia. They have a mild tangy taste that is slightly sweet and sour with a similar shape and chewy texture as […]

November 06, 8

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