Current Health News

February 26, 2019 - Issue 4579

Beware the Latest ‘Diet’ Fad: Artificial Sweeteners Fortified With Vitamins and Minerals

artificial sweeteners

February 26, 2019

Sounds great in theory, but don't fall for it - with or without their latest 'sensation.' While it adds a bit it subtracts hugely from your health, triggers an impending health disaster. Invites obesity, diabetes, metabolic and gut dysfunction, even heart attack and stroke. Is it worth the risk?

Collapse of Insects

insect population decline

February 26, 2019

Insects are declining at a shocking rate of 2.5 percent a year and, worldwide, more than 40 percent of insect species are threatened with extinction in the next few decades. Agricultural practices, including pesticide usage, are largely to blame and must be changed to stop a global catastrophe.

Polluting Pigs in Politics

polluting pigs in politics

February 26, 2019

Industrial agriculture has a heavy hand in academia, using its clout to influence research on industry’s behalf. By contributing financially to universities and political campaigns, the pig industry has worked to keep damaging studies under wraps.