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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

Eat fiber, reduce stroke risk

New research says that a 7% increase in daily fiber results in a 7% reduction of stroke risk. Extra Fiber for Stroke Protection ... each 7-…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 29, 2013

New Way to Lose Weight? Changing Microbes in Guts of Mice Resulted in Rapid Weight Loss

Mar. 27, 2013 — Scientists at Harvard may have new hope for anyone who's tried to fight the battle of the bulge. New research, conducted i…

Started by Steph S.

4 Mar 29, 2013
Reply by Luara

High protein breakfast curbs cravings

Protein-Rich Breakfasts Prevent Unhealthy Snacking in the Evening, Study Finds Eating at least 35 g of protein for breakfast means you'll f…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Mar 28, 2013
Reply by Idaho Spud

Coffee and tea damage DNA?

Cancer Biologists Find DNA-Damaging Toxins in Common Plant-Based Foods Liquid smoke flavoring, Coffee and both green and black tea activate…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 28, 2013

Gender differences in disease

You're a woman experiencing nausea and lower abdominal pain. What sickness are you likely to have? A. ulcerative colitis B. stomach ulcer C…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 25, 2013

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