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FDA to Redefine “Healthy” Foods

May 25, 2016 | 30,838 Views

They told Kind to quit using one specific term on their labels because their bars contained too much of this. Yet if "Company B" wants to give their key products the same label, they can. Ludicrous! I wouldn't touch "Company B's" food with a 10-foot pole. And neither should you.

Bunions: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

May 25, 2016 | 11,823 Views

Unsightly and painful, this anatomical change to your feet develops after months and years of weight-bearing imbalance. With just a few minutes each day, you may be able to prevent this from happening and probably can reduce the discomfort and stop the progression.

Aspartame and Excess Pregnancy Weight Puts Baby at Risk for Obesity

May 25, 2016 | 3,177 Views

Consuming artificial sweeteners during pregnancy may increase your child's risk of obesity. Gaining excess weight during pregnancy may also increase your child's risk of obesity later in life, even if he's born at a normal weight.

How Fish Farms Destroy the Ecosystem and Threaten Your Health

May 24, 2016 | 197,076 Views

And research reveals the most significant source of toxic exposure is not actually the pesticides or antibiotics - it's what they're being fed. For instance, 96 percent of this type of fish is now contaminated with dioxins.

The Urgent Need to Compost

May 24, 2016 | 21,952 Views

In certain U.S. communities, food scraps, yard waste and other "green waste" is picked up for collection each week - just like trash. But instead of getting sent to landfills, this valuable waste gets turned into organic compost used to improve the health of area soil, and sequester carbon, naturally.

Nearly 30 Percent of U.S. Bees Wiped Out This Winter

May 24, 2016 | 23,197 Views

A majority of beekeepers reported "unsustainable" bee losses last winter. Worse still, such losses are occurring year-round, and the highest annual bee loss on record took place from April 2015 to March 2016. What's causing these massive bee losses?

Shirataki Noodles — An Incredibly Healthy High-Fiber, No-Carb Food

May 23, 2016 | 215,687 Views

Normally, noodles are fattening and full of carbs, but not this type. They contain about 97 percent water, 3 percent fiber, zero calories and no digestible carbs. Plus, they're made from the root of this yam, so they also help you ward off diabetes and cancer.

Hibiscus Tea: A Soothing Elixir

May 23, 2016 | 35,331 Views

If you're looking for a easy way to vastly improve your health, one of the simplest and most inexpensive things you can do is to ditch soda. That's right, that brown carbonated beverage is more toxic to your health than you ever imagined. How about a refreshing alternative?

Young Women Eating Healthy Early in Life May Prevent Cancer Later

May 23, 2016 | 16,989 Views

Fruit and vegetable intake by teenaged and young adult women may be associated with lower breast cancer risk. The new study suggested that when specific plant-based foods are consumed in certain amounts, they may not only prevent breast cancer later in life but impart other amazing health benefits as well.

Why the U.S. Dietary Guidelines Are Inappropriate for Most Americans

May 22, 2016 | 166,319 Views

What makes people healthy is not necessarily what 'experts' tell you to eat. Even though their recommendations aren't backed by science and are clearly harming the public over time, their message remains the same. Plus: Likely the most important calculation you'll ever make for your health.

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