Amaranth Is Believed To Have Anti-Cancer Properties

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A study on amaranth reported that its seeds contain not only important nutritional properties, but also phytochemical compounds like rutin and nicotiflorin, and peptides with the ability to help lower hypertension and incidences of cancer. The high amount and quality of protein may be the most famous health benefit of amaranth grains, but it is […]

Is Soda Bad For Your Brain? (And Is Diet Soda Worse?)

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Americans love sugar. Together we consumed nearly 11 million metric tons of it in 2016, according to the US Department of Agriculture, much of it in the form of sugar-sweetened beverages like sports drinks and soda. Now, new research suggests that excess sugar—especially the fructose in sugary drinks—might damage your brain. Researchers using data from the Framingham Heart […]

Genetically engineered crops, glyphosate and the deterioration of health in the United States of America

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Is rising glyphosate use responsible for increases in modern diseases? Claire Robinson looks at the latest study to raise the question Is the rise in glyphosate use since the advent of GM crops responsible for the rapid deterioration of health in the US in the last 20 years? A new study by former US Navy […]

Chemical exposure linked to rising diabetes, obesity risk

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Emerging evidence ties endocrine-disrupting chemical exposure to two of the biggest public health threats facing society — diabetes and obesity, according to the executive summary of an upcoming Scientific Statement issued today by the Endocrine Society. The statement’s release comes as Society experts are addressing a global meeting, the International Conference on Chemicals Management (ICCM4), […]

DIEt Soda Raises Risk Of Diabetes

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Diet soda has been linked to a higher risk of developing type 2 diabetes than regular soda sweetened with an average of 8 teaspoons of sugar per can. Whether the risk is related to the artificial sweetener aspartame or some other factor, has yet to be determined. A study of French women, published in the current issue of the American Journal of Clinical […]

Hard Sell To Drop Soft Drinks

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Soda/pop/soft drinks, whatever you choose to call them, are bad for you! Food colorings, preservatives, empty calories, obesity, yellow teeth, decreased bone density, spikes in blood sugar and increased cancer risk are some negative effects of drinking soda. Why continue to drink this toxic substance on a daily basis? How does drinking soft drinks affect […]