Category: Diet

Two New Studies Suggest Both Diet and Regular Soft Drinks May Increase Risk of Stroke and Dementia

By Lily Dane The findings of two new studies add to the growing body of evidence that links soda to serious health problems. Excess sugar – especially the fructose in sugary drinks – might damage your brain, the new research suggests. If you think drinking diet soda puts you in the clear, think again: One of…

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Sunflower seeds traced as source of toxic mold, potent liver carcinogen

By Eastern Mich. University EAST LANSING, Mich. – Michigan State University researchers have shown that sunflower seeds are frequently contaminated with a toxin produced by molds and pose an increased health risk in many low-income countries worldwide. In the current issue of PLoS ONE, the team of scientists documented frequent occurrence of aflatoxin – a…

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MSM and the Dairy Industry Attack Clean Eating as Dangerous

By Alex Pietrowski As more information comes to light about both the horrors of dairy industries practices in producing cow’s milk, and the negative health effects of consuming dairy products, more people are rejecting dairy in their diets, and mainstream media is now working to convince people that such dietary choices are dangerous. In a…

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The Reason Why Fruits and Vegetables Are a Superpower Against Hyperetension

  Natural Blaze Eating potassium-rich foods like sweet potatoes, avocados, spinach, beans, bananas — and even coffee — could be key to lowering blood pressure, according to Alicia McDonough, PhD, professor of cell and neurobiology at the Keck School of Medicine of the University of Southern California (USC). “Decreasing sodium intake is a well-established way…

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McDonald’s New “Fresh Beef” Burger Accidentally Reveals Another Problem

By Carey Wedler Amid continuous bouts of bad press and slumping sales, fast food giant McDonald’s has put significant resources into revamping its brand. It has experimented with all-day breakfast, salad options, and various new additions to its menus all around the world, including chocolate drizzled fries. In its latest attempt to counteract bad publicity,…

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Americans Drank More Water Than Soda For First Time in Recent History

By Heather Callaghan, Editor When you are constantly barraged with news of the “obesity epidemic” it’s easy to think Americans are guzzling themselves to death with sugar and aspartame-laden drinks. But it looks like an eye-opening critical mass has taken place. For the first time in modern memory Americans chose bottled water over soda pop…

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