Tag: Heather-Callaghan

A Colorful Whole Food Diet Can Help Prevent Colon Cancer and IBS

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Instead of promoting a pill, we can promote fruits and vegetables that are very rich in anti-inflammatory compounds to counter the growing problem of chronic disease. – Professor Jairam K.P. Vanamala Previously, scientists have found that colorful compounds in fruits and vegetables can help prevent cancer when these concepts were tested on mice….

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Despite Ban, GE Corn Contaminates 90 Percent of Corn Products in Mexico

By Heather Callaghan, Editor GMOs Found in Nearly All of Mexican Corn Products, Roundup Too In case you thought GMOs hadn’t quite proliferated most food products – well, in the 20 years that they have been commercially available for free trade, GMOs have and blanketed the world like smallpox – pushing out the the very fabric of Mexico. Interestingly,…

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The Japanese Just Found a Sweet Solution to Sleep Loss

By Heather Callaghan, Editor There are plenty of prescriptions and over-the-counter drugs for insomnia. But rarely do they target sleep deprivation caused by acute stress. And the world has plenty to be stressed about – current events, wage reduction and job loss are major stress events. Stress insomnia is one of the most torturous, vicious cycles anyone…

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Big Corps Selling Lower Quality Foods To Poorer East EU Nations

By Heather Callaghan, Editor A Slovenian and an Australian sip a Coca-Cola at the same time, although worlds apart. The latter enjoys a typical formula. But the former’s is exploding with elevated sugar content and fructo-glucose. The Coke in Prague might dance a more muted jig on the taste buds than the one in London. What happened? People have…

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Government Considering Monarch Butterfly for Endangered Species List

Monarch Butterflies Rapidly Disappearing from Western North America – More Than the East Something is causing monarch butterflies to disappear at a dramatically higher rate in western North America than in the eastern regions of the U.S. In the early 1990s, people in the coastal areas of California noticed a disconcerting decline of the monarch. It turns…

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Invisible Plastic Nanoparticles Now Being Found In Drinking Water

By Heather Callaghan, Editor OrbMedia asks: If microscopic plastic is in oceans, lakes, and rivers, is it in drinking water as well? “In the first public scientific study of its kind, we found previously unknown plastic contamination in the tap water of cities around the world,” they wrote recently in a special edition. They claim everyone in the world…

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Woman Cured Terminal Brain Tumor With Cannabis Oil After Chemo Failed

By Heather Callaghan, Editor Scottish woman, Lynn Cameron, was told at age 48 that she had just 6 to 18 months to live. After a seizure landed her in the hospital in 2013, doctors discovered a brain tumor. She had surgery to remove the deadly brain tumor but doctors told her they couldn’t get it all and…

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First Briton Prescribed Cannabis Now Free of Deadly Epilepsy and Seizures

By Heather Callaghan, Editor There are approximately 50 million people around the world who suffer from seizures. One of them was 11-year-old Billy Caldwell of Northern Ireland who was born with a particularly dangerous form of epilepsy. Intractable epilepsy is sometimes called uncontrolled epilepsy and doesn’t respond to typical treatments. Just one year ago, he suffered up to…

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Indian Doctors Talk Aspartame in Soda and Infertility in Men and Women

By Heather Callaghan, Editor While a “sedentary lifestyle” is the new modern scapegoat for all that ails us, Indian doctors are pointing fingers at ingredients commonly found in sodas: ingredients in both diet and regular. At the beginning of summer, India’s biggest independent news network reach out to fertility and gynecological doctors to get their input on…

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Can You Really Decaffeinate Your Own Tea?

By Heather Callaghan, Editor I just bought a bulk box of green tea – then promptly decided to quit caffeine. As the hurricane talk swirled, did the idea of being without caffeine bother you? Personally, the idea of being that dependent on a chemical annoys me, so I wanted out. I know we and other health websites tout the…

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