Archive for 2010

 

Dangerous Chemicals in the Wrapper: Dr. Mercola Reveals Another Good Reason to Avoid Fast Food

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by admin  |  2 Comments »

Fast food is bad for you, but did you know that even its packaging can harm you? Fast food wrappers use perfluoroalkyls, synthetic chemicals that prevent grease, oil, and water from leaking through the wrappers. You can ingest these chemicals when they are transferred to your food and show up as contaminants in your blood, […]

 
 

Vitamin B12 Can Help Protect You Against Alzheimer’s Disease

Posted on November 26th, 2010 by admin  |  6 Comments »

Vitamin B12, a nutrient which helps boost your energy, may also help support your memory. This is what a new Swedish study in Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, suggests. The seven-year study involved 271 Finnish individuals ages 65 to 79 and did not show dementia symptoms or the loss of […]

 
 

Ditch Fast Food and Learn How to Shop for Real Food

Posted on November 8th, 2010 by admin  |  4 Comments »

Food provides live nutrients that feed your cells, optimize your health, and sustain life. But since the advent of “TV dinners” in the 1950s, the concept of “food” has expanded from farm grown produce and meat to artificially flavored, preserved, brightly colored, and highly processed chemical creations from manufacturing plants. Is fast food and processed […]

 
 

Dangers of Anti-Obesity Drugs Evident in Meridia Recall

Posted on October 22nd, 2010 by admin  |  3 Comments »

After more than a decade, Abbott Laboratories has finally withdrawn Meridia (Sibutramine), the controversial anti-obesity drug. This was due to strong pressure from the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), backed by the results of a clinical study which showed that Meridia increased the risk of heart attack and stroke by 16 percent. Meridia works by […]

 
 

9 Reasons Why Soy Ruins Your Health

Posted on October 8th, 2010 by admin  |  7 Comments »

Fermented soy is good for your body, and many Asian countries benefit from it. Fermentation involves growing mold on soybeans to destroy toxins and make the nutrients more available. Soybeans, in their natural form, contain substances that are toxic to humans. This is why unfermented soy can cause serious health problems, such as breast cancer, […]

 
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