The Dangerous Truth About Acid Reflux Meds

By Chris Custer In the United States, 60 million people have acid reflux. Last year, hospitals documented 470,000 hospitalizations and nearly 2 million emergency room visits due to acid reflux alone. Medications used for acid reflux have a poor track record. In 33% of the individuals using them, they gave no solace whatsoever. Moreover, 60%…

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Aspartame: Putting the DIE Into Dieting Since 1981

By Sayer Ji Pushed globally as a beneficial to dieters since its approval in 1981, accumulating research indicates that aspartame may actually damage the brain and cause cancer, to name but a few of a wide range of adverse health effects consumers risk by using this ‘no-calorie’ sugar alternative. Google “aspartame” and you will find…

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20 Studies That Prove Cannabis Can Cure Cancer

By Arjun Walia Cannabis has been making a lot of noise lately. Multiple states across the United States and countries around the world have successfully legalized medical Marijuana, and the Uruguay parliament recently voted to create the world’s first legal marijuana market. This is good news as the health benefits of Cannabis are vast, with…

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Thanks for the Super Genes – Weeds Receive Transgenic Material From GMOs

GMOs and wild weeds become friends with benefits… XIAO YANG by Heather Callaghan A lot of GMO talk surrounds the rapidly growing appearance of superweeds due to herbicide resistance. Did you too suspect that genetically modified plants were also transferring their genetic material to these weeds? In addition to resistance from repeated use of herbicides,…

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Not By Bread Alone Shall One Live…

by Catherine J Frompovich Those words or something similar, which were spoken millennia ago, probably are more prophetic than anyone realizes. Today’s wheat consumption exemplifies that it was a primary food crop throughout recorded history and a key dietary staple. However, in the last hundred years or so, wheat has been made gastronomically toxic to…

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UCLA Study: Lifestyle Changes — Not Weight Loss — Key to Kids’ Health

A UCLA School of Nursing study has found that both healthy-weight and obese children who participated in an intensive lifestyle modification program significantly improved their metabolic and cardiovascular health despite little weight loss. “These findings suggest that short-term lifestyle modifications through changing diet and exercise can have an immediate impact on improving risk factors such…

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Chipotle Should Raise Prices, Keep Meat Antibiotic-Free

By Sarah Burrows Fast-food giant could reverse “natural” beef shortage, if consumers agree to pay more Chipotle Mexican Grill made headlines all over the country last week when it announced it was considering selling meat from cows treated with antibiotics because of a growing demand for, and shrinking supply of, naturally raised beef. The comparatively…

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