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Soy-based Baby Formula Causes Changes in Infant Reproductive Health, Study

Soy-based Baby Formula Causes Changes in Infant Reproductive Health, Study

According to research that was published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism, infants who consume soy-based formula undergo changes in their reproductive system tissues and cells compared their breastfed and cow’s-milk-drinking peers. The study was carried out by the Nutrition Center at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP). “Soy formula contains high concentrations of plant-based estrogen-like compounds,

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Here’s Another Reason to Avoid Carbs and Sugar

Dr. Dominic D’Agostino, an assistant professor at the University of South Florida College of Medicine, Molecular Pharmacology & Physiology was investigating the reason why navy seals sometimes suddenly experience seizures underwater when using oxygen rebreathers. His exciting research uncovered much more than just the answer to that question, and offers real hope in the fight against cancer.

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90 Percent of Americans Eat Garbage, Here’s Why

A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals only 10 percent of Americans are getting enough fruit and vegetables in their daily diet. Researchers used data from a 2015 government survey of a nationally representative sample of over 319,000 Americans. The survey asked the participants how many times in

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Which Produce Is in Season When?

There are lots of ways that people have decided are better to eat. For a long time, eggs were on the no-no list. Then it was butter (or is butter OK now?). And there are lots of different ways of eating that have caught on and flamed out (does anyone remember the grapefruit diet?). But

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90 Percent of Americans Eat Garbage, Here’s Why

A recent report from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reveals only 10 percent of Americans are getting enough fruit and vegetables in their daily diet. Researchers used data from a 2015 government survey of a nationally representative sample of over 319,000 Americans. The survey asked the participants how many times in

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Diet Soda Is Not a Healthier Alternative

Research suggests sugary beverages are to blame for about 183,000 deaths worldwide each year, including 133,000 diabetes deaths, 44,000 heart disease deaths and 6,000 cancer deaths. Even drinking one or more 250 ml (about 8 ounce) servings of soda per day raises your risk of Type 2 diabetes by 18 percent. Soda and other sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) are a leading source

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Beware of This Oil, It Will Destroy Your Body and Mind

A Recent research has uncovered damage canola oil consumption triggers in your brain and the effect this may have on your memory and learning ability. The study, published in the journal Nature, also found the consumption of canola oil increased weight gain. The study was led by researcher Dr. Domenico Praticò from Lewis Katz School of Medicine at

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Is Your Food Safely Packed?

Little do you know that the thin plastic wrap which is supposed to protect the fresh tomatoes you bought in the grocery can harbor nonintentionally added substances (NIAS), like reaction by-products and impurities. A chemical analysis of plastic samples that came into contact with food showed that indeed, unidentified compounds were part of the samples. The research

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