The Eight Most Damaging Ingredients to Watch for on Food Labels

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'Processed foods are loaded with preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial flavorings, which is one of the reasons that I recommend avoiding them. Once you become a label reader, you’ll realize just how ubiquitous they are.

The best way to avoid toxic chemical additives is to consume only fresh whole foods. But practically speaking, this can be difficult for many people to accomplish, at least 100 percent of the time. 

Chances are that, despite your best efforts, you’ll have a processed food or two somewhere in your diet.

Therefore, it’s good to know which of the thousands of chemical additives are the most dangerous and should be avoided at all cost when you spot them on a food label.'

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10 of The Most Functional Foods In The World Which Destroy Cancer Cells

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'Many specific proteins, enzymes and coding within our immune system may be activated to kill cancer cells. There is no such thing as a cancer cell that cannot be defeated by the human immune system. The difference between cancers that grow and those that don't are what we put in our bodies to prohibit their growth. 

Proteins can be rendered ineffective if cells experience uncontrolled growth though damage or mutations to DNA or if toxins through food and chemical pollution override the immune system's natural function. Here are 10 functional foods which suppresses tumour development during immune surveillance in the human body.'

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The Roots of Rheumatoid Arthritis, Multiple Sclerosis, Lupus, and Other Autoimmune Illnesses

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'You have countless immune cells in every corner of your body that are constantly working to keep you healthy by identifying, packaging, and eliminating harmful substances that have made their way into your blood.

If your immune system falters and begins to identify some of your own tissues as being harmful or unnecessary, it will work to attack and eliminate these tissues through an inflammatory response that can cause pain and discomfort in many forms - this is how autoimmune illness develops. 

The specific tissue or groups of tissues (organs) that your immune system decides to attack is determined by your genetics.'

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Placebo Effect – The Amazing Power of Consciousness

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'Research on the placebo effect is revealing some amazing discoveries about the power of belief. Placebos were created to control for suggestion, imagination, and bias in both investigators and patients in clinical studies. 

At the time placebos were first introduced into medical research, investigators didn’t know how they produced their effects. As the field of neuroscience has evolved, it is becoming clear that belief induced within the context surrounding the placebo produces very specific and powerful physiologic effects.'

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Modified Citrus Pectin Fights Cancer

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'Pectin is a fiber found in citrus, apples and other fruit. The pectin found in citrus fruits—but only in a modified form—has been the subject of a significant amount of cancer research.

For pectin to be absorbed by the body, rather than passing through the colon as bulk, it must be artificially modified to a low molecular weight.

Modified citrus pectin (MCP) is the result of pH and temperature modification that breaks the pectin into shorter-chained carbohydrates that dissolve more readily in water and are better absorbed by the body. '


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Capsaicin-Based Nasal Sprays Are An Effective Natural Treatment For Sinusitis, Headaches, Migraines and Allergies

 


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'A lesser known, yet highly effective natural treatment for sinusitis, allergic rhinitis, cluster headaches and migraines are capsaicin-based nasal sprays. They have been tested clinically for over 10 years and exhibit remarkable potency in alleviating many upper respiratory conditions, sinus, head and even neck pain.'

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6 Ways Drumming Heals Body, Mind and Soul




'From slowing the decline in fatal brain disease, to generating a sense of oneness with one another and the universe, drumming's physical and spiritual health benefits may be as old as time itself.

Drumming is as fundamental a form of human expression as speaking, and likely emerged long before humans even developed the capability of using the lips, tongue and vocal organs as instruments of communication.'

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New GMO Wine Makes Promises Of No More Hangovers, But At What Cost?

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'Scientists at the University of Illinois have engineered a genetically modified yeast to enhance fermentation and eliminate byproducts that cause hangovers. The question is, how will altering natural yeast in fermentation processes affect the chemical constituents in wine once metabolized?

 Food scientists have been looking to incorporate additives consisting of a series of chelation compounds to wine to prevent it from looking, smelling and tasting funky after oxidation. The problem is, many of them are toxic to living cells. A new method of modifying yeast may bypass additives altogether.'

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6 Toxins that Destroy Your Thyroid

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'Some people believe that the thyroid is the “heart” of the endocrine system. As one of the largest endocrine glands, it plays an important role in maintaining energy levels and secreting hormones—among other things. When the thyroid’s working properly, it’s business as usual. Unfortunately, nasty chemicals can play a huge role in problems.' 

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External Flaxseed Oil Treats Carpal Tunnel Syndrome

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'Carpal tunnel syndrome is considered mysterious to conventional medicine. Now we find proof that nature helps solve the riddle of the carpal tunnel by virtue of flaxseed oil - also referred to as linseed oil.

Years ago as a little league baseball player I would rub linseed oil onto my baseball glove because it made the glove softer and more pliable. This trick allowed me to catch the ball better. It also lengthened the life of the glove.

Little did I or anyone else know the external application of linseed oil (Latin name Linum usitatissimum) – also referred to in nutrition as flaxseed oil – can also treat carpal tunnel syndrome.

But can treating carpal tunnel syndrome really be compared to rubbing oil onto a baseball glove?'

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A Dirty Little Secret: Your “Organic” Strawberries Aren’t Really Organic

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'Shock! Certified organic strawberries aren’t so organic after all. Although organic strawberries sell for 50% to 100% more than conventional berries, organic strawberries are fumigated with toxic chemicals, including methyl bromide, at the beginning stages of their life-cycle.' 

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6 Ways Your Gut Controls Your Health

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'Your gut isn't just where you shovel in the grub. It's also a delicate, micro-ecosystem that keeps your whole body healthy. 

 To get your health on track, look no further than your gut. The digestive tract does more than just process your breakfast, lunch, and dinner, according to a review of the current literature published in Integrative Medicine: A Clinician's Journal. Your gut microbiome has far-reaching effects on your health that you'd never expect.'

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Healing crisis is why you feel terrible when trying to eat healthy

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'You’ve finally decided to give up the junk and eat healthier. So why don’t you feel the vibrant energy and sense of well-being your friends have been bragging about? Eating a healthy, well-balanced diet is the cornerstone of good health but if you’ve been living on a junk food diet for years, you may feel worse before you feel better. 

Processed food withdrawal combined with something called a “healing crisis” can make even the most committed of individuals throw in the towel and grab a diet soda.'

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Is the Resistance to Smart Meters Justified?

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'Having just covered a Naperville, Ill (Chicago suburb) incident where the two leaders of a local anti-smart meter “action group” were arrested got me wondering, what’s the big deal about smart meters?

Smart meters are going to be part of the smart grid, a national interlocking web of power stations and connecting lines that would make producing electricity more efficient – right?'

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Turmeric's 'Smart Kill' Properties Put Chemo & Radiation To Shame

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The ancient Indian spice turmeric strikes again! A new study finds turmeric extract selectively and safely killing cancer stem cells in a way that chemo and radiation can not.

'A groundbreaking new study published in the journal Anticancer Research reveals that one of the world's most extensively researched and promising natural compounds for cancer treatment: the primary polyphenol in the ancient spice turmeric known as curcumin, has the ability to selectively target cancer stem cells, which are at the root of cancer malignancy, while having little to no toxicity on normal stem cells, which are essential for tissue regeneration and longevity.'

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The Alarming Reason Trader Joe’s Wine is So Cheap


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'In addition to being toxic enough to kill you with high doses of inorganic arsenic, chronic low levels of even organic arsenic can accumulate and inhibit the body’s natural process of eliminating other heavy metals. Arsenic of either type is also carcinogenic, but again, inorganic arsenic is the most toxic.'

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Cutting Through Coffee’s Confusing Health Reports

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'Trying to keep up with the different coffee and caffeine studies with the question to do java or not to do java is enough to turn a coffee drinker into a tea drinker, or vice-versa. But after reviewing a few of them, I’ve decided that moderate coffee drinking has enough benefits to outweigh the risks.'

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The Once Demonized Source of Fat That Kills Cancer and Treats Alzheimer’s

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'Coconut oil was victimized during that era of erroneous dogma that demonized saturated fats, including butter, and created the unhealthy trans-fatty acid hydrogenated unsaturated fat industry, which included margarine. Saturated fats have been resurrected from the trash bin of forbidden foods over the past decade or so with proven health merits.'

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Organic Strawberries Are Still Grown With Millions of Pounds of Toxic Chemicals

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'If you buy organic produce thinking you're bypassing the chemical-heavy industrial food system, think again. "Organic" strawberries that overflow from baskets at major groceries and local farmers' markets are not nearly as organic as they claim. Federal regulations that allow millions of pounds of toxic chemicals to be used to grow plants that eventually produce strawberries are being labeled as organic. 

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Research Reveals This Vitamin Deficiency Can Cause Permanent Brain Damage

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'B complex vitamins are water soluble and cannot be stored in the body, except for one form of thiamine that is fat soluble known as Benfotiamine. It’s application will be discussed later in this article.

And deficiency of thiamine or B1 is that vitamin that has been recently researched to be responsible for fatigue, neuropathy, and various manifestations of encephalopathy (brain disease). Unfortunately, fatigue is a common symptom for many illnesses and disorders. Vitamin B12 deficiency manifests as fatigue and neurological issues as well.'

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Mindfulness Meditation For Anxiety



“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ~ John Kabat-Zinn

'This is a blog from @Brolaxblog – a blog that is aimed at helping men deal with anxiety issues. The regular blog can be found here.  The blog covers the basics of mindfulness well; mindfulness can indeed be a powerful tool in reducing anxiety; it has decreased my own anxiety by a massive amount. 

However it pays to remember that mindfulness is not an overnight solution to this kind of problem. It takes time, self-compassion and practice to bring about these benefits.

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Starbucks Newly Offered “Coconut Milk” Confirms it’s the McDonald’s of Coffee

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'Starbucks “Coconut Milk” is Fast Food Quality

In case you haven’t heard, Starbucks is now offering its very own version of “coconut milk” or more formally known as: Starbucks Single Origin Sumatra Coconut Milk. What might that statement mean in terms of actual quality? 

“Single origin” sounds impressive, but most likely it means it comes from a single rather large factory in Sumatra where thousands of workers eke out a meager living. What’s so special about that? Another researcher noticed there’s no ‘Fair Trade Certified’ label on the coconut milk carton.'

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The Eight Most Damaging Ingredients to Watch for on Food Labels

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'Processed foods are loaded with preservatives, artificial colors, and artificial flavorings, which is one of the reasons that I recommend avoiding them. Once you become a label reader, you’ll realize just how ubiquitous they are.


The best way to avoid toxic chemical additives is to consume only fresh whole foods. But practically speaking, this can be difficult for many people to accomplish, at least 100 percent of the time. Chances are that, despite your best efforts, you’ll have a processed food or two somewhere in your diet.


Therefore, it’s good to know which of the thousands of chemical additives are the most dangerous and should be avoided at all cost when you spot them on a food label.'

Read more...