Current Health News

October 16, 2018 - Issue 4446


Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Bacteria, Study Reveals...

artificial sweeteners toxic to gut bacteria

October 16, 2018

A 25-year study found very moderate consumption of this is linked to a 65 percent higher likelihood of being overweight and a 41 percent increased likelihood of being obese. Awful for kids too. Now a new study shows it's toxic to your gut and sparks DNA mutations - a recipe for health ruin.

Electric Shock Fishing — Another Way to Decimate Ocean Life

electric shock fishing

October 16, 2018

A method of trawl fishing that uses electrical pulses to shock fish into nets is embroiled in controversy after Dutch vessels were found to be using it in a North Sea marine sanctuary. Little is known about the consequences of electrical pulses on marine life, but some species have been known to suffer from broken spines and internal bleeding as a result.

Why Is Raw Milk Illegal?

Why Is Raw Milk Illegal?

October 16, 2018

Raw milk is illegal because mankind changed the natural ways cows are raised, leading to an industrially produced product that requires pasteurization in order to be safe. However, when raw milk is produced in a clean environment with healthy cows, it's not only safe to drink raw, but also far healthier than its pasteurized counterpart.