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Law allows US companies to hide risks of chemicals

washingtonpost.com | Lyndsey Layton | January 3, 10 at 09:13 PM

Read More: chemicals, corruption, Environmental Protection Agency, epa, fda

Law allows US companies to hide risks of chemicals

Of the 84,000 chemicals in commercial use in the United States -- from flame retardants in furniture to household cleaners -- nearly 20 percent are secret, according to the Environmental Protection Agency, their names and physical properties guarded from consumers...

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Famed Vegan MD Michael Klaper Moves Practice to California

December 21, 09 at 10:23 PM

Read More: alan goldhamer, fasting, michael klaper, truenorth

Famed Vegan MD Michael Klaper Moves Practice to California

Michael Klaper, MD, Joins Staff at TrueNorth   The following is an interview with Dr. Klaper Dr. Klaper, you've had some international medical experiences during your career. Please tell us about that. After graduating from the University of  Illinois College...

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Bottles, Cans and BPA...BEWARE! (VIDEO)

jsonline.com | December 21, 09 at 07:47 AM

Read More: Bisphenol A, bottles, BPA, Cancer, cans, Effects on Humans, endocrine disruptors, Food Containers, Government regulations, Prostate cancer

Bottles, Cans and BPA...BEWARE!  (VIDEO)

Here's a simple principle for good eating: "If it comes in a box, bag, bottle, or can it's automatically suspect. The only safe place in the supermarket is the produce department."The subject of BPA - a plastic used in virtually...

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Limit Calories, Prevent Cancer, Live Longer

sciencedaily.com | December 18, 09 at 04:34 PM

Read More: calorie restriction, cancer

Limit Calories, Prevent Cancer, Live Longer

Calorie Intake Linked to Cell Lifespan, Cancer Development   ScienceDaily (Dec. 18, 2009) -- Researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) have discovered that restricting consumption of glucose, the most common dietary sugar, can extend the life of...

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Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

timesonline.co.uk | Lois Rogers | December 15, 09 at 11:04 AM

Read More: diabetes, Food processing, frutose, Heart disease, Obesity, Soft drink

Fructose: Cause of Childhood Diabetes

Scientists have proved for the first time that a cheap form of sugar used in thousands of food products and soft drinks can damage human metabolism and is fuelling the obesity crisis. Fructose, a sweetener derived from corn, can cause...

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Meat served to school children unsafe

December 9, 09 at 10:15 AM

Read More: school lunch, unsafe meat

Meat served to school children unsafe

Schoolchildren around the U.S. are eating meat that falls short of the safety standards of many fast food restaurants, the USA Today reported Wednesday. The U.S. Department of Agriculture maintains the meat it buys for the National School Lunch Program...

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Obesity is killing as many as smoking used to

Univ. of Michigan | December 3, 09 at 09:34 AM

Read More: longevity, obesity, smoking

Obesity is killing as many as smoking used to

University of Michigan and Harvard researchers find that the U.S. population won't live longer because even though they've quit smoking, more are overweight If obesity trends continue, the negative effect on the health of the U.S. population will overtake the...

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Researchers: Protein Found in Meat and Fish Shortens Lifespan

telegraph.co.uk | Richard Alleyne | December 3, 09 at 08:38 AM

Researchers: Protein Found in Meat and Fish Shortens Lifespan

Vegetarian low protein diet could be key to long life Reducing consumption of a protein found in fish and meat could slow the ageing process and increase life expectancy, according to the research. Scientists have long believed that an ultra...

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The Perils of Dairy (VIDEO)

December 2, 09 at 05:17 PM

Read More: Butter, cancer, Cheese, dairy, john mcdougall md, milk, obesity

The Perils of Dairy (VIDEO)

Milk, butter, ice cream and cheese are a great source of nutrition -- if you want to pack on weight, feed allergies and autoimmune diseases, and grow fatal tumors. In this complete, 1 hour and 17 minute talk, John McDougall...

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Breakthrough in Cancer Prevention - Vitamin D (VIDEO)

December 2, 09 at 06:00 AM

Read More: cancer, vitamin d

Breakthrough in Cancer Prevention - Vitamin D (VIDEO)

Serious scientific study on Vitamin D. It turns out not to be a vitamin at all, but a hormone absolutely essentially to health and immunity to disease. And cancer prevention is only the tip of the iceberg. More information here:from...

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Western Diet Turns On "Fat Genes" and Makes You Fat

sciencedaily.com | December 1, 09 at 08:00 PM

Read More: fat gene, standard american diet, western diet

Western Diet Turns On "Fat Genes" and Makes You Fat

ScienceDaily (Dec. 1, 2009) -- Those extra helpings of gravy and dessert at the holiday table are even less of a help to your waistline than previously thought. According to a new research report recently appearing online in The FASEB...

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Sugary Cola Drinks Linked to Higher Risk of Gestational Diabetes

sciencedaily.com | December 1, 09 at 07:57 PM

Read More: diabetes, soda, soft drinks

Sugary Cola Drinks Linked to Higher Risk of Gestational Diabetes

ScienceDaily (Dec. 1, 2009) -- Researchers from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Public Health, Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development (NICHD), Harvard School of Public Health, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Harvard...

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For strong bones, milk or veggies? Veggies win hands down

dolenutrition.com | December 1, 09 at 03:35 PM

Read More: dairy, osteoporosis, vegetables

For strong bones, milk or veggies? Veggies win hands down

If you're loading up on dairy but skimping on vegetables, you could still be at five times the risk of low bone mass. That's the implication of a recent Japanese study of roughly 100 female college students, comparing dietary patterns...

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Studies: Want higher sperm count? Go veg!

dolenutrition.com | December 1, 09 at 03:24 PM

Read More: dairy, fertility, sperm count

Studies: Want higher sperm count? Go veg!

'Tis the season for making babies -- at least judging from the fact that there are more babies born in August than any other month. While this may be cold comfort for couples with fertility issues, heartening new research suggests...

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Processed Diet Eaters -- 58% Higher Depression Rates

dolenutrition.com | December 1, 09 at 03:19 PM

Read More: depression, junk food, processed food

Processed Diet Eaters -- 58% Higher Depression Rates

If you've been turning to "comfort foods" to treat the blues, chances are you may be feeding a vicious cycle. New research links junk-food diets with vastly higher depression rates. (Maybe we should call them "familiar foods" rather than "comfort...

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Excess Pounds Triple Risk of Periodontal Disease

December 1, 09 at 03:16 PM

Read More: health, obesity, periodontal disease

Excess Pounds Triple Risk of Periodontal Disease

Most folks already know that obesity vastly increases your risk of heart disease, diabetes and cancer. Now, new research provides yet more incentive to slim down: Excess weight can undermine your oral health. A recent study published in the Journal...

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Where can you find decent airport food? PCRM serves up the info

PCRM.ORG | December 1, 09 at 01:34 PM

Read More: airline food, healthy travel, pcrm

Where can you find decent airport food? PCRM serves up the info

Airport Food Rated for Healthy Options Detroit Flies High with Perfect Score; Chicago Takes a Nosedive; and San Francisco is Most Improved WASHINGTON--Holiday travelers with layovers in Detroit, San Francisco, Phoenix, and other busy hubs will easily find healthful,...

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Diabetes expert: Try vegetarian lifestyle

UTICAOD.COM | Mike DeDoncker | December 1, 09 at 12:59 PM

Read More: caroline trapp, diabetes, pcrm, vegan

Diabetes expert: Try vegetarian lifestyle

Caroline Trapp wants you to give yourself three weeks -- OK, four counting a week to prepare to do it right -- to become a vegetarian. Trapp, a nurse practitioner and director of diabetes education and care for the Physicians...

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10 years later, FDA still can't figure out if BPA is bad for you (duh...)

jsonline.com | November 30, 09 at 08:31 AM

Read More: bpa, fda, plastic

10 years later, FDA still can't figure out if BPA is bad for you (duh...)

FDA likely to delay ruling on BPA Agency may say it needs more time to analyze hundreds of new studies Despite months of additional study and a self-imposed timetable, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration likely will not release its...

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High Salt Intake Directly Linked to Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease

sciencedaily.com | November 30, 09 at 12:17 AM

Read More: bacon, salt, stroke

High Salt Intake Directly Linked to Stroke and Cardiovascular Disease

High salt intake is associated with significantly greater risk of both stroke and cardiovascular disease, concludes a study published on the British Medical Journal website. The link between high salt intake and high blood pressure is well established, and it...

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