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Artificial Butter Flavoring Linked to Alzheimer's Disease

submitted by: admin on 06/22/2015
  Diacetyl, the artificial butter flavoring, is linked to respiratory disease in workers exposed to it as well as possibly playing a role in causing Alzheimer's disease to occur. Diacetyl increases beta amyloid clumping and enhanced its toxic effect on nerve cells grown in tissue culture. It crosses the blood brain barrier and interferes with...

Food Additives are Poorly Regulated by the FDA

submitted by: admin on 08/23/2013
  The August of 2013 issue of the journal, Internal Medicine, reviewed 451 voluntary reports from food manufacturers regarding the safety of their food additives and discovered that the reports were created by the manufacturers or their payed representatives. Of the 451 reports, 22% were made by a company employee, 13% by employees of manufacturer-hired...

How Well Do Menu Labels Work?

submitted by: admin on 10/08/2013
  The recent Supreme Court decision on the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act has cleared the way for national requirements regarding posting information about calories, fat, and sodium content. A study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in July of 2012 that looked at the impact of menu labels in King County, Washington...

Smoking: An Indepth Review

submitted by: admin on 10/14/2013
Dr. Len and Nurse Vicki review the dangers and health costs of smoking and second hand smoke. They review the varied increased risks for cancer, heart attacks, strokes, emphysema, and asthma. The callousness and greed of the tobacco industry is highlighted. This is a very indepth review of smoking and its effects on our health and our economy.      

Super Natural Home with Beth Greer

submitted by: admin on 04/24/2019
We often take good health for granted until things go wrong. We need to be proactive about our lifestyle and be sure we eat food that is toxin free and be certain we are not exposed to toxic skin care products and household cleaners. Regulation of these products is inadequate. Food is also a concern and issues such as GMO, microwaved food, pesticides, and additives...

The Importance of Micronutrients

submitted by: admin on 10/17/2013
All we have to be deficient in is one micronutrient and we cannot survive. It is silly that mainstream medicine provides little more than lip service to celllular biochemistry and the absolute necessity of micronutrients. Most of us don't realize that it only takes 6 weeks of no vitamin C intake to develop scurvy! Yet major deficiencies exist in most...