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US South isn't the most obese part of the country, just honest

People in the South are not so fat after all -- and they lie less Bad research had me fooled. BIRMINGHAM, Alabama -- The South often gets t…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Beetroot juice lowers blood pressure

Beetroot juice 'helps lower blood pressure': A glass a day can reduce it by 7%, say researchers Drinking beetroot juice every day could hel…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

OZ is often unscientific.

I watched the Dr. Oz show on TV a few times until I noticed he often had very questionable things to say.  Stephen Barrett, M.D. of http://…

Started by Idaho Spud

10 Apr 17, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Toxic spills near your home

This Geomedicine site tells you the heart attack rate where you live, and identifies any toxic spills that were reported in your area. My a…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Apr 12, 2013

Eat fish, Live longer

Eating Fish Associated With Lower Risk of Dying Among Older Adults: Risk of Dying from Heart Disease Significantly Lowered Older adults who…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 9, 2013
Reply by Idaho Spud

Studies show that bike commuting is one of the best ways to stay healthy

By Jay Walljasper Cross-posted from PeopleForBikes   Richard Masoner   It’s always a pleasure when scientific studies confirm your own lo…

Started by Steph S.

8 Apr 8, 2013
Reply by Steph S.

Refined salt connected to autoimmune disease

Scientists Officially Link Processed Foods To Autoimmune Disease Refined salt, i.e. pure NaCl instead of sea salt, may be making our immune…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Apr 8, 2013
Reply by Grinning Cat

Free range chickens and eggs - NOT

Poultry Myths and Scams A poultry farmer, Robert Plamondon, warns that eggs and chickens labeled free range are just disguised factory farm…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 31, 2013

Just a little food can switch metabilism -in worms

You Are What You Eat -- Even the Littlest Bites: Dietary Influences Tied to Changes in Gene Expression This research on C. elegans roundwor…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 31, 2013

The "bad" gut bacterium Helicobacter pylori may help control diabetes and the immune system

See http://www.news-medical.net/news/20130210/Virginia-Tech-researchers-reveal-how-bad-gut-bacteria-may-help-control-diabetes.aspx H. pylor…

Started by Luara

0 Mar 29, 2013

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