Health

Having unhealthy food cravings? Here is what your body really wants

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Even while kicking the standard American diet (SAD), even after leaving SAD behind, those nasty little junk or processed food cravings can re-emerge. They’re like the munchies after coming down from pot or booze. But cravings don’t need any drug or alcohol stimulus to overcome us. Cravings have more than …

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How to avoid deceptively ‘healthy’ junk foods while shopping

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An increasing number of “junk” food items are now being repacked and rebranded as health food items, with claims that they contain things like added vitamins and minerals, or no trans-fats. But oftentimes such items are still just junk foods with deceptive labels, and consumers need to be aware of …

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4 superfoods to remove toxins

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Detoxing can be hard on your body and cause a wide variety of alarming side effects. After all, the substances being removed are usually pretty horrible, consisting of toxic chemicals from Teflon, vaccines, pesticide residues, pharmaceutical drugs, chemotherapy residue, heavy metals, aluminum, radiation, and even by-products from GMO foods. There …

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Monsanto’s Top 7 lies about GMO Labeling and Proposition 37

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Due to the near future voting on November 6, 2012 for California’s Proposition 37, there has been a lot of heat going back and forth concerning GMO foods. Up until now, 10′s of million of dollars have been funneled into the opposing side of the bill, with biotechnology giant Monsanto …

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Male sperm counts plummeting, here’s why

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If there was a problem with fertility, most men wouldn’t know it until they tried to conceive a child. Everything can seem to be in great working condition, but low sperm counts leading to infertility are more common than we might think. As a matter of fact, contrary to popular belief, about …

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iPhone ‘appcessory’ detects whether or not food is truly organic

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The dramatic rise in demand for food that is untainted by pesticides and other unnatural chemicals begs the question, how can you really know for sure whether or not that “organic” peach or “biological” avocado is truly what it says it is? Well, an upcoming iPhone app-slash-accessory, or “appcessory,” known …

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Prescription drugs cause nutrient depletion

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Many people do not realize that the medications they take on a daily basis can negatively affect the amount of nutrients stored in the body. Numerous drugs actually deplete specific vitamins and minerals, causing a whole host of additional problems. Being aware of what is being depleted by the prescription …

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How fluoride was sold to America…and how we bought it

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The battle on fluoridation continues and is burning through the American southwest. Phoenix, Arizona, the nation’s sixth most populous city, is seeking to rid itself of the harmful chemical compound known as fluoride. Come this fall, the Phoenix city council is slated to discuss the future of fluoride and it’s …

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