Category: Natural Health News

New Harvard Study Says Chemicals Cause Neurobehavioral Effects

by Catherine J. Frompovich What are neurobehavioral effects and disabilities? you may be asking. They are negative health effects that include the following: autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, dyslexia, and other cognitive impairments, which are occurring with increasing frequency, especially in U.S. children along with millions…

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Why Is Gut-Wrecking Carrageenan In So Many Organic Food Products?

by Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton “The common food additive carrageenan (CGN) predictably induces intestinal inflammation in animal models.” — Bhattacharyya S, et al., 2013 “During the past decade carrageenan has become much used experimentally mainly for its ability to induce an acute inflammation.” —…

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Researchers Discover Why Cannabis Relieves Anxiety

An international group led by Vanderbilt University researchers has found cannabinoid receptors, through which marijuana exerts its effects, in a key emotional hub in the brain involved in regulating anxiety and the flight-or-fight response. This is the first time cannabinoid receptors have been identified in…

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Food Industry Making Major Shift from Artificial to Natural Ingredients

Extracts from algae, rosemary and monk fruit could soon replace synthetic ingredients and food additives such as Blue No. 1, BHT and aspartame that label-conscious grocery shoppers are increasingly shunning. Research is enabling this shift from artificial colors, sweeteners and preservatives to naturally derived ones,…

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