Health

Do You Really Want to Eat Hot Dogs After Knowing This?

hot dogThe hot dog is one of America’s most popular foods, with the average person consuming 50 of them per year. Hot dogs are one of the most nutritionally bankrupt foods.

Yet for decades, they’ve been given a free pass, granted one pardon after another thanks to their towering status in American culture. But when you look at what they are giving you in return, you will want to seriously reconsider their status.

 

21 May 2015

Pathogens on Planes: How to Stay Healthy in Flight

planes-safetyOne major US airline estimates that its aircraft fly an average of nearly six flights per day. With, let’s say, an average of 137 people on each flight, that’s 822 people per day that may pass through any one plane.

After a week, that exposure rises to more than 5,700 people, each with the potential to share their own possibly pathogenic bacteria, viruses, and other microbes with the aircraft seats, tray tables, toilet, arm rests, and virtually every other surface on the plane.

 

21 May 2015

Why the Use of Glyphosate in Wheat Has Radically Increased Celiac Disease

wheatThe use of glyphosate, the active ingredient in the broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup, has dramatically risen over the past 15 years, right in step with the use of GE crops.

According to Dr. Stephanie Seneff, a senior research scientist at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), glyphosate appears to be strongly correlated with the rise in celiac disease.

Dr. Anthony Samsel and Dr. Seneff produced some phenomenal research1 on this connection, which was published in December last year…

 

20 May 2015

Healthy Shiitake Sautéed Mushroom Recipe

shiitake-mushroomsMushrooms are certainly one of the most delicious types of fungi, but they’re also among the most medicinal. About 100 species of mushrooms are being studied for their health-promoting benefits, and about a half dozen really stand out for their ability to deliver a tremendous boost to your immune system.

You really can’t go wrong with any of the edible mushrooms, as they are rich in protein, fiber, vitamin C, B vitamins, calcium, and minerals, along with being excellent sources of antioxidants…

 

19 May 2015

Simple, Effective Approaches for Safely Preventing and Treating Back Pain

back-painAn estimated 75 to 85 percent of Americans will experience back pain at some time in their lives, and it’s one of the most common reasons for taking time off from work.

In most cases, the pain is a result of simple mechanical problem, such as poor posture or improper movement.

Not surprisingly, back pain has become a major target for drug company disease mongering.1 The latest example of this is the emergence…

 

18 May 2015

Vitamin B12 Deficiency and Bone Health

bone-healthStudies from the US Framingham trial show nearly two-fifths of the US population may have suboptimal blood levels of vitamin B12.1 And the criteria they use to make this assessment is 6-700 pg/ml, so it may be the majority of people who are vitamin B12 deficient.

This is important to be aware of, and correct if it applies to you, as vitamin B12 is important for the formation of red blood cells, the maintenance of your central nervous system, and plays a role in the production of DNA and RNA…

 

17 May 2015

Pro-GMO Industries Increase Spending and Launch Attack to Discredit World-Famous Environmentalist in an Effort to Thwart GMO Labeling in the US

suicide-medical-reportBetween 2012 and mid-2014, Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) successfully blocked GMO labeling legislation in over 30 states, at a price tag of more than $100 million.

These funds were received from the 300+ members of the GMA, which include chemical/pesticide, GE seed, and processed food industries…

 

16 May 2015

Mammography False Alarms Linked with Later Tumor Risk

mammography-screeningOne of the reasons why you must carefully consider the decision to have a mammogram is due to their high rate of false positives. A false positive occurs when a mammogram suggests a woman has cancer when none actually exists.

In the US, the risk of having a false-positive test over 10 mammograms is a concerning 58 percent to 77 percent!1, 2 When a woman is told she may have breast cancer, it causes considerable anxiety and…

 

15 May 2015

Link Found Between Food Allergies and Farm Antibiotics

antibioticsFood allergies affect an estimated 15 million Americans, including one in 13 children. Statistics indicate something strange is afoot, as food allergies in children rose by 50 percent between 1997 and 2011 alone.

Similarly, in Great Britain one in three people are allergic to something, be it pollen, dust mites, or food.1 Previous research has drawn parallels between the rise in allergies and…

 

14 May 2015

Secondhand Smoke from E-Cigarettes Contains Toxic Metals, Researchers Say

electronic-cigaretteConventional tobacco cigarettes contain thousands of toxic compounds, which are released – into your lungs and the surrounding air – with each puff. By now, most people are aware that standing nearby someone smoking a cigarette is not too much better than smoking one yourself, hence the rash of smoking bans that have taken place across the US in recent years.

Electronic cigarettes (e-cigarettes), on the other hand, are touted as a safer, cleaner alternative to smoking. Yet, most states prohibit their use…

 

13 May 2015