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  • Could too much sugar be deadly? The biggest study of its kind suggests the answer is  YES, at least when it comes to fatal heart problems. It doesn't take all that much extra sugar, hidden in many processed foods, to \substantially raise the risk, the researchers found, and most Americans eat more than the  safest amount. Having a cinnamon roll with your morning coffee, a super-...
    Condition or Ailment: heart disease, inflammation, sugar cravings
  • I came across this article in Prevention magazine.  While I am happy to see people  being informed on some of the benefits of acupuncture, I must admit I have a bad attitude  toward articles of the nature.  Its like, "Oh boy, the latest 'scientific research' has found  acupuncture may have some benefits! I guess it really is a legitimate medicine! Who  knew?!?" Well...
  • The Aggregate Nutrient Density Index (ANDI) shows the nutrient density of foods on a scale from 1-1000. This number is generated by comparing a wide variety of factors including micronutrients, fiber, vitamins, minerals, phytochemicals and antioxidant quantities. The higher the number the higher the nutritional value.  So much food today is high in calories but very low in...
  • One day a hard-working woman awoke and opened her eyes to find she was laying in complete darkness in a small box where she could barely move.  In terror, she screamed pushed open the box lid only inches away from her face. The lid easily opend, and in the light, she realized she was lying in a coffin!  As she started to get out of the coffin, she quickly realized,...
  • Once upon a time in the suburbs not too far away, there lived a very nice family. There was a nice man who was married to a very nice wife, and they had a nice little boy and a nice little girl. They lived in a nice home and drove nice cars that had a nice picket fence. The nice family was very busy so they would eat out often or quickly fix meals from nice boxes at home. When...
  • Take a moment to imagine the following: A company with a long history of questionable practices earns millions by selling a highly toxic pesticide. The company creates genetically modified seeds to be less influenced by this highly toxic pesticide. The company donates millions of dollars to powerful “friends” in the government and regulatory agencies. These “friends” in...

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