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This Might Be The Real Reason There’s So Much Salt In Our Food

The average American’s diet is loaded with salt, from deli meats to dips to hamburgers to soup. Just about any popular item at a restaurant will eat up a large percentage of your recommended daily salt intake, which is up to 2,300 milligrams, about 1,100 milligrams less than the amount consumed by the average American […]

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This Is Why We Shouldn’t Let Toddlers Play With Tablets For Hours On End

Most parents don’t seem to be too worried about letting young children play with tablets and smartphones for just about as long as they like. Kids are literally born with screens in front of their faces, using the devices by themselves by the age of three. But a new study, the first of its kind, […]

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Here’s Why You Shouldn’t Look At Cookbooks If You’re Concerned About Food Safety

The popularity of cookbooks might be partially responsible for the US’s notorious lack of knowledge when it comes to food safety. According to Science Daily, a study conducted at North Carolina State University found that most bestselling cookbooks provide inaccurate and harmful advice about reducing the risk of food-borne illnesses. The instructions tend to ignore […]

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Pregnant Women Who Ingested Harmful Pesticide Had Birth Problems, Report Says

A hazardous component of a popular weed killer has been found in the urine of dozens of pregnant women in the Midwest. Among the most widely-used herbicides on the planet is Glyphosate, which is sprayed on wheat, oats, corn and soybean crops as well as those used for livestock feed. Glyphosate is also the main […]

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Babies Are Being Born Underweight Because Of Coal Pollution

New research has proven that air pollution from a coal-fired power plant can increase the risk of babies being born underweight, even if their mothers live over 20 miles away from the source of the smoke. The Portland Generating Station in Knowltown Township, Pennsylvania, burns diesel fuel to generate electricity. It burned coal up until […]

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This Senator Is Out To Prove That Drug Makers Are Behind The Opioid Crisis

A Missouri lawmaker is spearheading an investigation of five drug manufacturers to prove their alleged role in America’s opioid epidemic. Nearly 180,000 people have fatally overdosed on prescription opioids since 2000, and prescriptions for the drugs have increased almost three-fold throughout the same time period. Data released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention […]

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New Research Links Climate Change With Prevalent Diseases

The scientific community has compiled further unequivocal evidence to prove climate change’s effect on people’s health. 2016 was the hottest year in recorded history, and 2017 is currently on track to break heat records as well. Scientists have warned for years that rising temperatures and sea levels would lead to destructive weather, food shortages and […]

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Allergies… Sneezing, Runny Nose, Itchy Eyes?

They’re not just an inconvenience; allergies have been shown to cause headaches, loss of sleep, fatigue, difficulty learning and concentrating, and significantly reduced productivity. Allergies are a modern day affliction, with an estimated 30-50% of people in the U.S. suffering from them. Their onset is occurring at a younger and younger age, and their incidence […]

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Preventing Heart Disease: A Guide To A Healthy Heart

Can you guess what the number one killer in all of North America is? No, not cancer (although we seem to be in the middle of an epidemic). The number one killer of all North Americans is heart disease. February is America’s Heart Month, and to celebrate we’ve put together a little guide to help […]

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Healthy Heart: Natural Support for Cholesterol

Healthy Heart Alert: As many are aware, heart disease is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. The most common cause of heart disease is diet. Eating foods that are high in saturated and trans-fats, cholesterol, triglycerides and yes, sugar. Excess sugar gets converted to fat! Leading an overly sedentary lifestyle and being overweight […]

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