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My digital scales were lying to me!

I'm still on the Atkins diet, and have lost 31 pounds of fat in 70 days.  I’m halfway to my goal! I weigh myself every morning, and try to…

Started by Idaho Spud

11 Aug 21, 2015
Reply by Idaho Spud

A caution about Omega-3 enhanced products

Big Food Wants You to Believe These 7 Products Are Healthy  ... food corporations jumped on the bandwagon and began adding omega-3s to thei…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Aug 3, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

Probiotics in dairy work

New research indicates that probiotics in a dairy medium work against gut inflammation, while dairy alone or probiotic supplements alone do…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Jul 19, 2015

Safe plastic NOT

Turns out all phthalates give you high blood pressure, obesity, and insulin resistance. Argh!. I'd read years ago that Saran Wrap was safe…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

2 Jul 10, 2015
Reply by Plinius

Pesticides on produce.

“May 2015” Consumer Reports magazine said: Should I skip conventionally grown produce?  No. The risks of pesticides are real, but the myr…

Started by Idaho Spud

2 Apr 5, 2015
Reply by Randall Smith

Prevent Dementia with your diet

New study postulates the role of dietary advanced glycation end products in the risk of Alzheimer's disease image source That yummy golden…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

8 Mar 23, 2015
Reply by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

Beware kitchen towels

Towels top kitchen contamination hazards list Guilty here!  I often used kitchen towels two or even three days. No more waiting until it lo…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

3 Mar 20, 2015
Reply by Plinius

High dose omega-3s improve heart after attack

Omega-3 fatty acids appear to protect damaged heart after heart attack Taking omega-3 fatty acids appeared to lower inflammation and guard…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 5, 2015

Obesogenic Pollutants

Level of pollutants accumulated in the body linked to obesity levels Pollutants such as pesticides and PCBs make us fat by increasing the n…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

0 Mar 1, 2015

Emulsifiers in food cause IBS, insulin resistance and obesity

Polysorbate 80 and carboxymethylcellulsose, two common emulsifiers used to improve processed foods texture and improve shelf life, are the…

Started by Ruth Anthony-Gardner

1 Feb 25, 2015
Reply by Regina Goodwin

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