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The Natural Path to Health

The Natural Path to Health

You are alive, but are you alive and well? Do you wake up each day with renewed vigor and enthusiasm for the day ahead, or do you drag yourself out of bed and struggle through the day? The statistics on the health of most Americans are quite disturbing.  According to [...]

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Is the 100 Percent Natural Label 100 Percent Misleading?

Is the 100 Percent Natural Label 100 Percent Misleading?

What do Juicy Juice fruit punch, Tyson chicken, and Nature Valley granola bars have in common? They’re all branded with the same mysterious, ubiquitous term: natural. The natural label’s takeover is not just anecdotal. In 2008, Mintel’s Global New Products Database found that “all-natural” was the second most used claim [...]

by × October 12, 2012 × 0 comments

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Sugary Beverages Linked to Increased Genetic Risk of Obesity

Sugary Beverages Linked to Increased Genetic Risk of Obesity

If you’re concerned about your weight, and the growing rate of obesity in America, put down that sugary beverage! A new study from researchers from Harvard School of Public Health found that greater consumption of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) is linked with a greater genetic susceptibility to high body mass index [...]

by × October 10, 2012 × 2 comments

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Vandana Shiva on Seeds of Humanity

Scientist and philosopher Vandana Shiva explains how “everything begins with seed,” and addresses the perils of patenting them. Genetically modified seeds — considered “intellectual property” by the big companies who own the patents — are globally marketed to monopolize food production and profits. Opponents challenge the safety of GM seeds, [...]

by × October 1, 2012 × 0 comments

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Cholesterol Levels Can Be Lowered with a Good Diet and Phytosterols

If high cholesterol is your problem, an anti-aging diet supplemented with phytosterols and plenty of oats and exercise will help you get it under control fast. Phytosterols, also called plant sterols, are phytochemicals — substances naturally occurring in fruits and vegetables. According to many epidemiological studies, phytochemicals significantly reduce the [...]

by × January 28, 2010 × 9,958 comments

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Supplements May Reduce Alzheimer’s Symptoms and Risk Factors

An anti-aging diet low in saturated animal fats and high in fruits, vegetables and whole grains, remains the most potent weapon in the war on dementia and Alzheimer’s. While science searches for genetic and other possible risk factors, several important international studies show that almost anyone can reduce their chances [...]

by × January 28, 2010 × 11,026 comments