Drinking Coffee Daily May Improve Survival In Colon Cancer Patients

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Regular consumption of caffeinated coffee may help prevent the return of colon cancer after treatment and improve the chances of a cure, according to a new, large study from Dana-Farber Cancer Institute that reported this striking association for the first time. The patients, all of them treated with surgery and chemotherapy for stage III colon […]

Bananas Are As Beneficial As Sports Drinks, Study Suggests

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Bananas have long been a favorite source of energy for endurance and recreational athletes. Bananas are a rich source of potassium and other nutrients, and are easy for cyclists, runners or hikers to carry. Research conducted at Appalachian State University’s Human Performance Lab in the Kannapolis-based North Carolina Research Campus (NCRC) has revealed additional benefits. […]

14 Most Consumed Beers In Germany Test Positive For Glyphosate Weed Killer Residue

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The Munich Environmental Institute (Umweltinstitut München) has released results of laboratory testing it has completed on 14 of the most sold beers in Germany. The probable carcinogen and World’s most used herbicide – glyphosate – was found in all of the 14 beers tested. The labels of the German brewers can expect the highest quality: […]

Higher Antioxidants And Lower Acid Found In Puroast Coffee

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Research findings from the University of California, Davis’ Dr. Taka Shibamoto reveal a specially roasted coffee, Puroast®, has more than 7 times the antioxidants found in green tea and on average, more than 5 times that of the other coffees tested. Acid levels were also tested in this study, and using pH analysis, this data […]

Phthalate compounds contaminating your glass of wine?

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We all know what risks our favourite wines and spirits pose to our health but now scientists reveal that the packaging of these drinks may be just as damaging. Is it time to leave that extra bottle of red on the supermarket shelf? Phthalate compounds are extremely widespread in our environment and are present in […]

Dietary cocoa flavanols improve blood vessel function in patients with kidney dysfunction

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Consuming a beverage containing cocoa flavanols improves blood vessel function in patients with kidney failure, according to a study appearing in an upcoming issue of the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology (CJASN). The findings suggest that the plant-derived compounds may benefit the cardiovascular health of patients with poor kidney function. Individuals with […]

Researchers Create A Purple Genetically Engineered Lime

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Scientists are developing genetically engineered limes containing anthocyanin, which are beneficial bioflavonoids that have numerous roles in human well-being, including treating obesity and diabetes. University of Florida horticulture scientist Manjul Dutt is hoping to turn your next margarita on its head by making it a lovely lavender instead of passé pale green. Dutt and Jude […]

Sugars In Western Diets Increase Risk For Breast Cancer

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The high amounts of dietary sugar in the typical Western diet may increase the risk of breast cancer and metastasis to the lungs, according to a study at The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center. The findings, published in the Jan. 1, 2016 online issue of Cancer Research, demonstrated dietary sugar’s effect on an […]

Is Davis-Besse Nuclear Power Plant Causing Cancer In Toledo?

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Could a Davis-Besse nuclear power plant that has been shut down before for non-radioactive leaks be the cause of cancer in portions of the northwest Ohio, including Toledo. Davis-Besse nuclear reactor (power plant) is located on Lake Erie in Oak Harbor, Ohio, 20 miles east of Toledo. The reactor has been plagued with accidents and violations, […]

Documented effects of glyphosate and its pathways to modern diseases

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Documented effects of glyphosate and its ability to induce disease, show that glyphosate is the “textbook example” of exogenous semiotic entropy: the disruption of homeostasis by environmental toxins. Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup®, is the most popular herbicide used worldwide. The industry asserts it is minimally toxic to humans, but here we argue otherwise. […]