Archive for 2010

 

Dr. Mercola Reveals the Bigger and Better Benefits of Butter

Posted on December 17th, 2010 by admin  |  16 Comments »

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 […]

 
 

How Big Pharmaceuticals Control Drug Information

Posted on November 26th, 2010 by admin  |  1 Comment »

  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 […]

 
 

The Benefits of Nutritional Typing

Posted on November 15th, 2010 by admin  |  4 Comments »

At any given moment, about 25 percent of adults are on some form of diet, mostly to achieve weight loss. Diet fads have come and gone through the years, each with its own set of promises and supposed benefits.

 
 

Is America Conspiring to Make You Fat?

Posted on November 15th, 2010 by admin  |  1 Comment »

Did you know that a decade ago, an American woman’s waist was about two inches smaller than it is today, and that 18-year-olds were 15 lbs lighter back in the 70s?

 
 

The Dangers of Eating Processed Meat

Posted on November 15th, 2010 by admin  |  7 Comments »

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.

 
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