Many people avoid eating butter with the belief that it’s full of “evil” saturated fats. But Dr. Joseph Mercola and the Western A. Price Foundation clarify that butter and saturated fats promote health. Old-fashioned raw butter from grass-fed cows’ milk contains conjugated linoleic acid (CLA), which helps fight diseases like cancer and diabetes. CLA also [...]
Archive for 2010
Has America become a pill-popping nation? The Centers for Disease Control reported that the number of Americans who took at least one prescription drug increased from 43.5 percent in 1999-2000 to 48.3 percent in 2007-2008. Spending for prescription drugs in the U.S. more than doubled from 1999 to 2008, and is currently at about 234 [...]
Researchers from the Harvard School of Public Health looked at 20 studies involving more than a million participants from 10 countries. Their findings suggest that eating just 50g of processed meat a day – roughly one sausage or three slices of bacon – was associated with a 42-percent increased risk of coronary heart disease and a 19-percent increased risk of diabetes.