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Doctor Warns: Eat This and You’ll Look 5 Years Older

A new study at the Hawaii Center for Health Research showed people who consumed a lot of this "healthy" food in mid-life not only aged less gracefully, they were more likely to experience brain...

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WHO Reverses Position on Coffee Causing Cancer

27 Jun 2016 | 15,140 Views

In 1991, the World Health Organization reported coffee to be a "possible carcinogen," but a reversal in that pronouncement confirms there's no actual evidence to that effect, except in relation to coffee (or tea) served too hot. Meanwhile, multiple studies reveal that coffee may lower your risk of cancer and other serious diseases.

How Food Can Improve or Worsen Your Thyroid Function

27 Jun 2016 | 44,003 Views

Some people with thyroid issues are told certain foods might aggravate the problem. With all the conflicting information out there, it can get pretty confusing. The good news is, in the right amounts, even cruciferous vegetables are good for you. Here’s the scoop on your thyroid, what it does and how to ensure it functions at its best.

What Happens to Meat When It’s Grilled?

22 Jun 2016 | 54,160 Views

Grilling your meat increases your risk of ingesting three different types of carcinogenic chemicals. If you must grill, there are several ways of reducing your risk, improving the flavor and enjoying your meal.

Rash of Foodborne Outbreaks Highlight Dangers of Industrialized Food System

21 Jun 2016 | 217,540 Views

They're not your usual suspects, but these are unusual times - and thanks to an uptick in foodborne disease outbreaks one of them has sickened 38 people in 20 states, and the others may be contaminated with listeria, salmonella and staph.

Turmeric: The Spice of Life

20 Jun 2016 | 37,451 Views

Used in East India and the Middle East for thousands of years and one of the world's most highly prized spices, turmeric is gaining new popularity. There's even a chart-busting turmeric latte called Golden Milk that's surpassing the original. Why the upsurge in interest? When you read all the health benefits, you’ll want to try it, too.

Kelp or Kale: Is Seaweed a Superfood?

20 Jun 2016 | 33,668 Views

A marine algae with impressive health benefits, kelp is now deemed a bona fide superfood that outdistances even kale in many areas. Its status could be part of a new food revolution, being essential for thyroid function, and decreasing both inflammation and your cancer risk - if the water it grows in is pure.

Junk Food and Junk Science

14 Jun 2016 | 26,196 Views

The junk food industry funds scientific research published in seemingly reputable nutrition journals. So the next time you wonder about the results of a questionable study, like the one that found children who eat candy tend to weigh less than those who do not, now you know why.

What Is Arrowroot Good For?

13 Jun 2016 | 43,175 Views

A nutrient-dense starch used for more than 7,000 years, arrowroot can be used as a thickener in place of cornstarch or flour, and it doesn't pose a gluten threat. It has a wide list of uses as a food and medicine that can improve function in many areas of your body.

Low-Carb Vegetables to Live By

13 Jun 2016 | 263,865 Views

If you'd like to get more antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and enzymes (and less carbs) out of every vegetable you eat, you'll love this list. It'll help slash your risk for many chronic diseases including diabetes, heart disease, stroke and certain cancers.

What Massive Land Rehabilitation Project Teaches Us About Ecological Health, Poverty and Our Prospects for the Future

07 Jun 2016 | 166,828 Views

Sixty years from now, the single most important thing for growing food will be gone. But this Chinese discovery offers new hope - revealing how to literally transform metal into gold, like modern day Alchemists.

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