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Highly-Toxic Chemicals Found in Nearly Half of All Fast Food Wrappers, Study

Highly-Toxic Chemicals Found in Nearly Half of All Fast Food Wrappers, Study

A new study has found that highly-toxic chemicals are present in some of the wrappers used for fast food packaging, and these chemicals may contaminate the food and make their way into the bloodstream of the consumer. While it is no secret that fast food items continue to bloat the American belly, perfluorinated chemicals (PFCs)

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Nitrate-Laden Processed Meats Might Disrupt Your Mental Health, Here’s Why

Nitrates in cured and processed meats such as beef jerky, bacon and hotdogs are known to be carcinogenic and have also been implicated in neurodegenerative diseases. The nitrates in processed meats are turned into nitrites by bacteria in your mouth, and then into carcinogenic nitrosamines when they reach your stomach. As explained by Gunter Kuhnle, professor of food and

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Full-Fat Dairy Doesn’t Promote Heart Disease, Research

We now know eating fat does not make you fat. Science has also demolished the idea that saturated fats clog your arteries and promote heart disease. On the contrary, these fats are important for optimal health, and actually combat many of today’s chronic diseases, including heart disease. While the low-fat myth still lives, the 2015 Dietary Guidelines

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The ‘Natural Flavors’ Deception

As the Center for Public Integrity points out, industries can basically decide for themselves what is safe for you to eat. Of the 10,000 food additives on the market, 95 to 99 percent have never been tested for safety when consumed in isolation, let alone been tested for synergistic toxicity that can occur when you combine several

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Research Looks Into How Artificial Sweeteners Affect Our Health

Studies have shown that the body’s response to sugary food starts even before it enters the body, with the brain firing on all cylinders to excite the reward circuit and produce dopamine, a neurotransmitter that regulates pleasure and reward. Recently, non-nutritive sweeteners (NNSs) have become more ubiquitous, as more food products have replaced sugar with this calorie-free option.

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Exactly What Goes On with your Entire body When You Eat Gluten?

A type of protein, gluten is composed of glutenin and gliadin molecules that form an elastic bond when mixed with water. Gluten is highly noted for its adhesive abilities that can maintain a compact structure for holding bread and cakes together, and providing a spongier texture. This ability isn’t surprising, considering that the word “gluten”

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Add More Fermented foods for A Better Gut Health

Naturally fermented foods are getting a lot of attention from health experts these days because they may help strengthen your gut microbiome—the 100 trillion or so bacteria and microorganisms that live in your digestive tract. Researchers are beginning to link these tiny creatures to all sorts of health conditions from obesity to neurodegenerative diseases. Fermented

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DFA Test Found Glyphosate Weedkiller Residues In Almost All Grocery Foods But Has Been Hiding Results From the Public

A Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request by The Guardian newspaper has uncovered documents confirming that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has quietly been testing food samples to check for glyphosate residues but has not released its findings to the public. The Guardian notes that the agency has struggled to find any foods that have not been contaminated by

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How Did Antibiotics Created the Chicken Industry and Turned It Into a Source of Lethal Infections?

Dr. Mercola Interviews Maryn McKenna About the Dangers of Antibiotics in the Chicken Industry Maryn McKenna is an investigative journalist and senior fellow at the Schuster Institute for Investigative Journalism at Brandeis University who has written a number of health-related books. Her latest, “Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and

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