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Cancer Is Fed By Sugar and How a High-Fat Diet Helps Starve It

Cancer Is Fed By Sugar and How a High-Fat Diet Helps Starve It

The New York Times recently published a long, detailed article about the history of modern cancer research, including Warburg’s theories on cancer, which are now becoming more widely accepted. Dr. Otto Warburg won the Nobel Prize  Physiology or Medicine for his discovery that cancer cells have a fundamentally different energy metabolism compared to healthy cells.

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Significantly Reduce Health Risks With Organic Eating

Glyphosate, the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide, has made headlines because it’s the most used agricultural chemical in history and because the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has identified it as a probable human carcinogen. An obvious answer to concerns about glyphosate exposure via your diet is to switch to organic foods.

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All Oat Cereals Tested Positive for Glyphosate

In testing done by Friends of the Earth (FOE), 100 percent of oat cereal samples tested positive for residues of glyphosate, the active ingredient in Roundup herbicide. While there are multiple reasons to reconsider the health value of oats, including their lectin content, the rampant use of glyphosate on this crop as a desiccant just prior to harvest,

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High Carb, Sugary Diet Significantly Raises Risk of Alzheimer’s

One of the most striking studies on carbohydrates and brain health revealed that high-carb diets increase your risk of dementia by a whopping 89 percent, while high-fat diets lower it by 44 percent. According to the authors, “A dietary pattern with relatively high caloric intake from carbohydrates and low caloric intake from fat and proteins

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Low Carb Diet Found To Improve Metabolism and Reduce Liver Fat

A study in Cell Metabolism carried out by researchers from Sweden, looked at how a carbohydrate-restricted diet enhanced metabolism and improved liver fat levels in the body. In conducting the study, the research team put 10 individuals who were obese and had a high percentage of liver fat on a diet that restricted their carbohydrate consumption and increased

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Many Yogurt Products Sold In Supermarkets Contain Dangerous amounts of Sugar, Study

According to a U.K. study, certain kinds of yogurt tend to be an “unrecognized” source of dietary sugar, especially for young children who consume a lot of this dairy product. Earlier studies have confirmed that yogurt and other fermented dairy products are good for your digestion and overall well-being. Yogurt also contains “good” bacteria, and it is rich in calcium,

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Avoiding GMO Foods Can Improve Numerous Health Conditions

GMOs are everywhere these days. The crops are the result of a genetic engineering lab process that sees non-plant genes, which are usually derived from viruses or bacteria, being artificially inserted into plant DNA to provide greater pest and herbicide resistance. Crops like corn, soy, cotton, sugar beets, canola and alfalfa are often GMO, and

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Even Low Exposure to Glyphosate Can Contribute to Liver Damage, Research

While maintaining a healthy weight and taking other reasonable precautions to optimize health, including eating a nutrient-dense diet and getting regular exercise, are important ways to prevent this disease, a recent study found that chronic exposure to even very low doses of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide can also be linked to the development of NAFLD. The study, conducted by

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All Artificial Sweeteners Are Toxic to Gut Bacteria, Study

Recent research into the health effects of artificial sweeteners deliver yet another blow to safety claims. The animal study, published in the journal Molecules, found all artificial sweeteners currently approved and deemed safe by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration cause DNA damage in, and interfere with the normal and healthy activity of, gut bacteria. The

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