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Archive for May, 2012

 

Astaxanthin: Why It’s Not Your Ordinary Antioxidant

Posted on May 27th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

Did you know that creatures such as shrimp, crabs, lobsters, salmon, and flamingos are not naturally red or pink? They get their pink hue from a carotenoid called astaxanthin – often found in the microalgae Haematococcus pluvialis. Apart from being a pigment, astaxanthin is also becoming known as one of the world’s most powerful antioxidants […]

 
 

Facts You NEED to Know About Water Fluoridation

Posted on May 18th, 2012 by author  |  1 Comment »

On March 15, the New Hampshire House of Representatives voted 253-23 in favor of a bill that mandates the placement of infant fluoride warnings on water bills in communities with fluoridated water. And with a 13-2 recommendation from the House Resources, Recreation, and Development Committee, there was no debate regarding the majority win. The bill […]

 
 

Does Yawning Help Keep Your Brain Cool?

Posted on May 11th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Why do people yawn? This involuntary action, which people do as early as 11 weeks after conception, is often associated with exhaustion and boredom. At the moment, a number of theories have been formulated to define the purpose of yawning. Dr. Joseph Mercola enumerates several theories on why people yawn. Theory #1: Yawning Affects Your […]