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Traces of cancer-causing glyphosate herbicide found in Ben & Jerry’s ice cream

The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) has recently reported that 10 of 11 ice cream samples from Ben & Jerry’s tested positive for small amounts of glyphosate contamination. Glyphosate, a potentially carcinogenic compound, is the main constituent of the popular pesticide ...

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How Drinking 3 Liters Water A Day Changed My Face

How many times have we heard “drink eight glasses of water a day”? Eight glasses, for someone like me, always seemed out of reach. I’ve never been fond of drinking water—it’s bland, and it makes my stomach feel sloshy. I’ve ...

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Coconut oil isn’t healthy. It’s never been healthy

The American Heart Association recently released a report advising against the use of coconut oil. The Dietary Fats and Cardiovascular Disease advisory reviewed existing data on saturated fat, showing coconut oil increased LDL (“bad”) cholesterol in seven out of seven ...

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Can You Guess the Most Littered Item in the World?

In 2011, there were approximately 293 billion cigarettes sold in the United States. Anyone else as shocked as I am? To put that into perspective, at the end of 2011, there were 312.8 million people living here. Simple math concludes ...

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Scientists Assert That Ultra-Heavy Blankets Actually Reduce Stress and Anxiety

The Science of Sleep and Stress Today, we are healing and augmenting the human body in ways that science fiction writers used to dream about. However, we still have a long way to go. In the United States alone, roughly ...

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VERIFY: Does apple cider vinegar help you lose weight?

You’ve probably seen posts claiming apple cider vinegar will help you lose weight. But is it true? If you have been on social media recently, you probably have seen posts claiming apple cider vinegar will help you lose weight. But ...

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Relax, you can beat diabetes… by doing yoga: Ancient practice can lower blood sugar levels

People with diabetes should be encouraged to take up yoga to keep the condition under control, say experts. Doing 45 minutes of the ancient relaxation practice for just ten days can have a dramatic impact on lowering blood sugar levels. ...

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Vitamin D Supplements Unlikely to Reduce Risk of Asthma, Allergies

Despite previous reports, Vitamin D supplements are unlikely to reduce the risk of asthma, atopic dermatitis, or allergies according to a new Canadian study. Carried out by researchers from McGill University, Canada, and the Lady Davis Institute at the Jewish ...

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Could a CURE for eczema be in sight?

Experts finally discover what is triggering the skin condition after years of research A cure for eczema could be in the pipeline after researchers have figured out what may be responsible for causing it. For years, scientists have been unsure ...

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Do spicy foods cause stomach ulcers? Here’s the truth

If you’ve ever had a stomach ulcer, you’ll know just how painful and uncomfortable it can be. According to Lisa Griffiths, a homeopath at The Round Clinic on Hong Kong Island, anyone suffering from a stomach ulcer will slowly experience ...

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