Posts Tagged ‘Health and nutrition’

TweetYour immune system is constantly on a seek-and-destroy mission status – on the lookout for foreign invaders, naturally occurring cell defects and mutant cells. The immune system has a vast capacity to remember bad guys and deploy tactics that worked in the past to annihilate the enemy. Some of the fastest growing cells in the [...]

Tweet Cancer is the second leading cause of death in the developed world, and yet we are still in the dark ages when it comes to treating and understanding it. The colossal failure of conventional cancer treatments reflects a fundamental misunderstanding of what cancer – the “enemy” – actually is. For one, chemotherapy and radiotherapy [...]

TweetWASHINGTON — The federal government announced Tuesday that baby bottles and sippy cups can no longer contain the chemical bisphenol-A, or BPA. The U.S. chemical industry’s chief association, the American Chemistry Council, had asked the Food and Drug Administration to phase out rules allowing BPA in those products in October, after determining that all manufacturers [...]

TweetAn untested and unnatural food process prompts the nation’s leading medical organization to take a stand. Genetically modified foods have saturated supermarket shelves. About 80 percent of processed foods in stores today contain ingredients created through complex laboratory methods, resulting in foods that would never be found in nature. While it might seem that such a [...]

TweetScientists have found a link between C8, one type of many perfluorochemicals (PFCs), and the development of ADHD in children. Despite these findings, and the many other risks of PFCs having been discovered over the past few decades, corporations still readily use them in their products. Perfluorochemicals and ADHD According to the research, which comes from Boston [...]

TweetGreenpeace is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to protecting and preserving the resources of the environment. Hence, it comes as no surprise when they are ones of the first few to voice their disagreement to genetic engineering of food due to its potential risks on the environment. Greenpeace chapters from various parts of the world had [...]

Tweet I’m pretty confident that there will never be a day when all the world is in agreement about the best human diet. I’m an omnivore myself, but I have friends who swear by their paleo, vegetarian, and vegan diets. All of us can make compelling arguments about why we eat the way we do, and all of [...]

Tweet Frankly, there is a frightening coincidence glaring at us, right before our eyes. Obesity has become pandemic in the past 30 years, paralleling the use of genetic engineering, and increased pesticide use. More than 60% of Americans are overweight, and obesity has doubled in the past 20 years, globally. Our intestines may be colonized with [...]

TweetWhere are they? In your food! First introduced into the food supply in the mid-1990s, GMOs are now present in the vast majority of processed foods in the US. While they are banned as food ingredients in Europe and elsewhere, the FDA does not even require the labeling of GMOs in food ingredient lists. Although [...]

Tweet In your quest to find more natural healing methods and natural supplements to good health, you’d be well advised to consider the ancient healing methods of the Chinese. Chinese dietary therapy, also known as Chinese nutrition therapy, combines the principles of Chinese medical theory and nutrition. The Chinese have long recognized the medicinal therapy of [...]