A team of scientists from Imperial College London pulled together all the world’s available population studies that document fruit and vegetable intake. The ninety-five studies included two million people. Their findings, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, suggest that disease has an inverse relationship with nutrition.
People who eat very quickly do not give their bodies time to realize it is full – meaning they tend to eat more, according to cardiologists based at Hiroshima University in Japan.
Psychiatric drug use is on the rise in America, with 1 out of every 6 Americans now taking some type of medication of this type. It’s highly concerning given the scary side effects and poor effectiveness of many of these drugs, but one particularly disturbing aspect of this trend that seems to get glossed over, […]
In an era when surgeons in the UK are performing a record number of diabetic ulcer-related amputations, the growth in sales of organic foods is outstripping the sales growth of all conventional foods, a good trend.
Water pollution is a growing problem, and nonorganic farming activities, both on land and in water, are significant contributors. In addition to farming chemicals such as nitrates, there’s the issue of drug-resistant bacteria. As reported by the Center for Public Integrity,1 water testing in Kewaunee County, Wisconsin, has revealed coliform bacteria “at levels too dangerous […]
There’s no getting around it, children need physical activity. Years of research have shown that kids should be getting no fewer than 60 minutes of physical exercise each day, yet most aren’t even coming close to that number. Children who partake in one hour of moderate to vigorous physical activity per day are stronger, more confident, and less stressed.
The world’s largest, most carefully done study on cell phone radiation, a $25M study performed by the US National Toxicology Program (NTP) studied the effects of exposing rats and mice to cell phone radiation. The rats exposed to radiation were found to have higher rates of cancer – none of the unexposed control rats developed […]