Antibiotic Resistance Will Kill 300 Million People by 2050

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Three problems with the US food supply are the way food is raised; the way it’s processed; and the routine use of hazardous drugs and chemicals

 A report commissioned by Continue reading

Several Herbs Found to be as Effective as Prescription Mouthwash

mouthWhy wash your mouth with chemicals, when natural, time-tested herbal remedies have been proven to work at least as well? 

According to the American Academy of Periodontology [1], “one in every two adults age 30 and older is suffering from periodontal disease, Continue reading

Is Your Diet Soda Making You Fat?

diet_soda_obesityDespite all the warnings about the risks of chemicals in diet sodas, many people still rely on their daily Coke Zero.  They take the risk because their greater concern is weight control.  Parents are even feeding diet sodas to their children in the belief that it will avert obesity.

The sad irony is that artificial sweeteners in diet sodas may be having the exact opposite effect.  Two studies presented at a meeting of the American Diabetes Association Continue reading

Chemicals in Your Drinking Water That Could Be Wrecking Your Health

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Most tap water is far from pure, containing a vast array of disinfection byproducts, chemicals, radiation, heavy metals, and even pharmaceutical drugs

Federal scientists report Continue reading

Infographic: Organic vs. Conventional Foods

ovnHere is an excellent Inforgraphic showing the parallels in foods that are Organic and those that are either GM (Genetically Modified) or Conventional (use of pesticides and other harmful components of our food supply).  While the differences between organic foods and conventionally grown foods may not seem big, there can be some noticeable ecological and visual differences between the two. The biggest differences would be the use of pesticides and other types of chemicals Continue reading

Environmental Toxins Linked to Childhood Obesity

pacifiersAre toys, pacifiers and even shampoo driving the epidemic of childhood obesity? 

Researchers from the Children’s Environmental Health Center at The Mount Sinai Medical Center in New York have found an association between a class of chemical substances known as “phthalates” Continue reading

Finally, the Truth Revealed About Gout

gout Are you one of the millions of Americans who notices a throbbing pain in their toe, knee, or elbow after they eat a big steak dinner or have a tall glass of beer? If you are, then it could be related to this nasty culprit: gout.

Gout affects six million Americans and, as baby boomers age, the number is expected to rise. Continue reading

Bizarre Phenomenon of Fish Changing Genders Is Happening All Over the World: What’s in the Water?

What’s going on in the Northland waters near Minnesota? Well, scientists and other experts aren’t quite sure – yet.

Not just one type but almost all kinds of fish, to include some of the most popular gaming fish like bass and walley, are changing.

What – wait. Changing? Continue reading

Green Tea, Red Wine Stop Alzheimer’s in its Tracks

Chemicals naturally occurring in green tea and red wine can actually put a stop to the process that leads to brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.

“This is an important step in increasing our understanding of Continue reading

Fighting Microbes with Microbes

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  • Microflora in soil influences plant health, helping to provide nutrients and suppress disease; there are more than 30,000 varieties of microbes in soil
  • In humans, antibiotics are often overprescribed, killing off beneficial bacteria and promoting the formation of antibiotic-resistant ”super germs”; Continue reading

What Is Inside Your Mattress

Did You Know…

…you could be slowly poisoning yourself while you sleep?

     To be well rested, you should spend about 1/3 of your life sleeping.  However, once you know what’s inside your mattress, you may find that hard to do.  In order to comply with Continue reading

The Case of the Disappearing Sperm: French Men’s Sperm Count Plummets over last 16 Years

 The world is becoming an increasingly hostile place for the survival and persistence of masculinity, particularly with regards to male fertility and vitality. A deadly combination of estrogenic toxins in the food supply; harmful chemicals in the environment, and poor lifestyle is causing an ongoing and drastic reduction in men’s sperm counts, Continue reading

Are Humans Devolving? Research Suggests Humans Loosing Intellectual, Emotional Abilities

[singlepic id=281 w=320 h=240 float=left]Have you ever wondered – and maybe even said out loud – why so many people seem downright dumb? According to a hypothesis just published in the Cell Press journal Trends in Genetics, maybe humans are becoming less intelligent. Continue reading

Unraveling Food Industry Lies – Your chicken Is Full of Liquid Fillers and Chemicals

Those juicy, delicious chicken breasts in the meat case at your local supermarket are more than likely hiding a dirty little secret that might make you think twice about ever eating them again. Most people are unaware of it, but conventional chicken meat typically contains a whole lot more than just chicken, as it is often “plumped” up with brine (salt water), chicken stock, flavor and texture-enhancing chemicals, and even the waste byproducts of other animals that can constitute as much as 30 percent of the meat’s total weight.

Rather than produce Continue reading

Yes, Fluoride Makes You Stupid

The next time somebody tries to tell you that there is no scientific evidence proving that fluoride chemicals are harmful to human health, simply point them to a new study review recently published in the Institute of Environmental Health Sciences journal Environmental Health Perspectives that shows, for something like the 25th time now, that fluoride damages brain development and leads to significantly lower IQ levels in humans. Continue reading