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Cup of Green Tea a Day Keeps the Dentist Away

Adults have 32 permanent teeth (including wisdom teeth), which are designed to help you bite and chew food, and even help form words when you speak, for your entire adult life. There is a slight problem, though, and that is the human lifespan has been

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Got Milk Industry’s Health Claims Have Been Proven Wrong

Marketers have been trying desperately for over a decade to increase the public’s consumption of milk, but they keep failing. Here’s why. Selling milk looks easy and even fun when you see the celebrity milk-mustache ads. “Got Milk?” ads may be the most recognizable and



In Food, Inc., filmmaker Robert Kenner lifts the veil on our nation’s food industry, exposing the highly mechanized underbelly that has been hidden from the American consumer with the consent of our government’s regulatory agencies, USDA and FDA. Our nation’s food supply is now controlled


Recession Pounds: Does This Economy Make My Butt Look Big?

Recession pounds. Believe it or not, bigger waistlines are not uncommon when the economy goes south. Downturns in personal finances lead to tighter food budgets, with people selecting fewer, higher cost items like fresh fruits, vegetables, fish and low fat meats in favor of less


Health Effects of GMO

Only 1 in 4 consumers in the United States are aware that they have been eating GM foods at one or another point in their lives. So what are GM foods and what’s the big deal? A GMO (genetically modified organism) is the result of


Are artificial colors harmful to your child’s health?

It was Trenton Shutters’ first week at preschool when the typically easy-going 4-year-old took an alarming turn for the worst. “He started melting down several times a week and was unable to recover,” recalls Trenton’s mom, Renee Shutters. “One day he’d be fine, the next


Foods that drain your brain

We all know that food is indeed the catalyst that is responsible for all our energy. As a result, we need to eat the right kinds of food to prepare ourselves in the best possible manner. Our environment and how we perceive it is shaped


The cocktail of chemicals in milk

by David Derbyshire A glass of milk can contain a cocktail of up to 20 painkillers, antibiotics and growth hormones, scientists have shown. Using a highly sensitive test, they found a host of chemicals used to treat illnesses in animals and people in samples of


Dangers Of Hydrogenated Oil

“After closely scrutinizing data from scientific studies and reviews, many European countries have either banned hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated oils altogether or have instituted future dates for elimination of their use in foods. These government actions concerning the trans fatty acids (hydrogenated and partially hydrogenated