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New Genetically Modified Tomatoes May Soon Hit The Marketplace

By Natasha Longo Tomatoes were one of the first commercially available genetically modified (GM) crops ever. GM tomatoes are about to make a comeback in 2018 as Chinese and French researchers reveal details of how they genetically-engineered tomatoes to boost vitamins and other nutrients. Earlier forms of this GM crop included the transgenic tomato (FlavrSavr)…

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Just One Raw Egg Per Day Reduces The 5th Leading Cause of Death

By Natasha Longo When it comes to recommendations on healthy food choices, the last reputable source is often public health. This usually stems from a lack of integrity and biased conclusions forced upon public officials by special interests. Our society’s bias against saturated fat and cholesterol has become so strong that we often forget that…

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These 6 Toxic Artificial Sweeteners Are Still Approved By The FDA

By Natasha Longo Artificial sweeteners prime the human body to selectively choose high-calorie foods. By disrupting the fine balance of appetite and metabolic hormones, they distort the body’s ability to monitor how many calories we consume. These are six unparalleled poisons still approved by governments despite considerable evidence of their harm. 1. Aspartame Aspartame is…

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A Single Glass of Orange Juice Boosts Cognitive Function and Conscious Mental Activity

By Natasha Longo In terms of antioxidant prowess, oranges are a highly underrated fruit. They contain rich sources of carotenoids, flavonoids and vitamin C. A University of Reading (UK) report shows that a single glass of flavonoid-rich orange juice may boost cognitive function, compared to placebo. Data published in the European Journal of Nutrition indicated…

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Like Tobacco and Big Pharma, The Sugar Industry Has Manipulated Research For 50 Years

By Natasha Longo Don’t you love people who cling to scientific research without ever questioning who sponsored that research? Using archival documents, a new report published by JAMA Internal Medicine examines the sugar industry’s role in heart disease research. The study suggests that the sugar industry sponsored research to influence the scientific debate to cast…

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Are Foods Carrying Health Claims Better Than Those Without?

By Natasha Longo Foods carrying health claims have only slightly better nutrition profiles than products without, and they often carry a greater percentage of food additives, preservatives and artificial sweeteners. Publishing its findings in Nature, an Oxford University Study found foods carrying health claims had, on average, lower levels, per 100 g, of energy (29.3…

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GMO Tomatoes May Soon Be Back on Supermarket Shelves

By Natasha Longo The beloved tomato is the one fruit many still think is a vegetable. Few also realize that tomatoes were one of the first commercially available genetically modified (GM) crops ever. Under the guise of incorporating healthier and concentrated natural compounds, GM tomatoes are about to make a comeback on new research that…

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