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Do Avocados And Olive Oil Increase Your Intelligence

Consumption of monounsaturated fatty acids (MUFAs), found in olive oil, avocados and nuts, is linked to general intelligence according to a recent study in Neuroimage. Fat intake, especially MUFAs have been shown to preserve HDL cholesterol and improve glycemic control, in diabetic patients, “yet the exact sources are not been clearly defined. A common misconception […]

Is There a Single Food That You Can Survive on Forever?

For all of 2016, Andrew Taylor ate only potatoes. There were a few caveats: He ate both white potatoes and sweet ones, and sometimes mixed in soymilk, tomato sauce, salt and herbs. He also took B12 supplements. But, overall, he ate potatoes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. He took four blood tests over the year […]

The Mother of All Apples Is Disappearing

In the wilds of Kazakhstan, there’s an unassuming tree that bears an unassuming fruit. Like many plant species, development encroaches on its usual territory while climate change makes it harder for the tree to thrive and bear healthy yields of fruit. You probably haven’t eaten this fruit before, but you may have one of its […]

Why Do Onions Make Us Cry?

We all know that feeling: the burning sensation as we slice into a fresh onion, eyes watering and wincing to relieve the stinging. There are claims that home remedies can solve this problem, including burning a candle, putting the onion in the freezer before chopping, or cutting the onion underwater. In this article we will […]

Chemicals In Food and Personal Care Products Making Humanity Infertile

If sperm counts continue to fall at the current pace, humans could become extinct, a new report revealed. A team of researchers from the Hebrew University-Hadassah Braun School of Public Health and Community Medicine and the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai analyzed the results of 185 studies involving nearly 43,000 men from America, […]

Russia Looks To Become Leading Organic Food Exporter As Europe Sees Future In GMO

Last week, an EU court ruled Italy cannot ban the cultivation of an EU-approved genetically modified crop, thus publicly supporting GMO. At the same time, Russia has been ramping up production and export of organic food. GMO has been banned in Russia since 2016. “Recently the organic food market has definitely expanded in Russia. The […]

Eating Yogurt Does Weird Things To Your Brain

Does what you eat affect your body more, or your mind? Can you just chow down on Big Macs as far as the brain goes, and be pretty much set? Or is there a deeper connection between thinking and food? A new UCLA study that’s one part gross to three parts fascinating has an idea: […]

Gooseberry Contains 20 Times Vitamin C As Orange Juice

Gooseberry is a great source of vitamins and nutrients, and, as with most berries, it also has a number of antioxidants like polyphenols, which can help in reducing the risk of degenerative cancer. It is said to have 20 times Vitamin C As orange juice. The abundance of vitamin C and other nutrients make it a […]

Scientists Invented New And Very Different Chocolate First Time In 80 Years – Its...

A chocolate firm says they’ve created a fourth type of chocolate after milk, dark and white – the first new type in 80 years. Swiss chocolate giant Barry Callebaut says it used the ruby cocoa bean to create a confectionery with “berry-fruitiness and luscious smoothness”. The new sweet, named Ruby after its characteristic red hue, is only the fourth […]

This Is The World’s Newest And Weirdest Milk

Do you ever lose sleep thinking that your almond, soy or coconut milk is sourced from plants that are not given the rights and the freedom they deserve? Fortunately, you can now pick up macadamia nut milk from so-called “free range trees” shipped out from Australia. Milkadamia, a Chicago-based company, is rapidly expanding and expects […]

Here’s How Your Body Reacts When You Drink Red Bull

Many people consume energy drinks in order to take until the end of the day. Students do too, thinking that these drinks help to stay awake all night and promote concentration. Unfortunately, many are not aware that a single can of Red Bull or other energy drink greatly increases the risk of heart attack and […]

Coca-Cola Bottles May Require Cancer Warning Label

Coke Bottles May Require Cancer Warning Label if Drink Ingredients Not Changed  Back in January, the state of California added to its list of cancer-causing chemicals an ingredient commonly used in flavored soda beverages, which has sent major shockwaves throughout the processed food industry. And according to numerous reports, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and even Whole Foods […]

Foods That Give You Energy

Almonds, salmon, blueberries and 17 more foods that will make you more alert, energetic and ready to take on the world. It’s three in the afternoon, your energy is flagging and all you want to do is take a nap, but instead you have to sit through a boring meeting. While you could just have […]

These Berries Grows In Only One Place In The World And Can Kill Cancer...

An eight-year study by a medical research institute has found that a compound in blushwood berries that kills cancer cells in skin melanomas. Not only is the compound highly effective with no side effects, but scientists were amazed at how fast the compounds started working. The fruit compound started working in five minutes, making the cancerous […]

Why Honey Is The Only Food That Doesn’t Go Bad

A slew of factors—its acidity, its lack of water and the presence of hydrogen peroxide—work in perfect harmony, allowing the sticky treat to last forever. Modern archaeologists, excavating ancient Egyptian tombs, have often found something unexpected amongst the tombs’ artifacts: pots of honey, thousands of years old, and yet still preserved. Through millennia, the archaeologists […]

9 Dried Fruits And The Ailments They Can Treat If You’re On The Go

We get it–when you’re on the run, it’s tough to eat right 100% of the time. Every now and then you’re going to get caught in a situation when you’ll have to sacrifice your usual healthy dietary choices for unhealthy ones. Well here’s a way to maximize your nutrition while you are on the go […]

I Just Found Out Why Water Bottles Have Expiration Dates

If you’re anything like me, you sometimes stop and read the plastic water bottles you’re drinking out of to find out which exotic glacier it was sourced from, or who drew the pretty mountain scene on the label. Which means you’ve probably noticed that the bottles also have expiration dates printed on them. That’s right, […]

Seven Reasons To Hate McDonald’s

This is for those who think that bringing children into McDonald’s is innocent fun. Sorry for those who don’t appreciate it, but in my opinion, people should not go to McDonald’s, much less take children to consume that garbage. But to each  its own. The seven worst facts about McDonald’s One. They want employees to […]

Active Component Of Cannabis Can Regrow Brain Cells

In the past, there has been a lot of propaganda designed around criticizing the use of marijuana, and scaring people away from even trying it. It is interesting to consider that no one has ever died from the use of marijuana alone, in fact the health concerns of marijuana are extremely minimal when compared to […]

A Box of This “Healthy” Cereal Was Put Under The Microscope. What They Found...

It’s becoming harder and harder for many people to trust food companies that proclaim their products to be “healthier” alternatives in this era where GMOs and unnecessary chemicals have become so commonplace. Every food package boasts countless health “benefits” and yet most of these products are still the exact same foods that have caused Americans […]

13 Healthy Reasons To Eat More Walnuts

Walnuts benefit your heart, brain, bones and more.  Here’s why you need to eat more of them. Researchers from the University of California Davis say the U.S. government is all wet when it comes to demonizing high fat foods.  In fact, a new study shows eating high fat whole walnuts or walnut oil can slow […]

Experts Warn: Yogurt Contains 4 Dangerous Ingredients That Are Not Listed On The Declaration

Shocked by his discovery, the institute filed a formal complaint in the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in the US, begging them to investigate the activities of some manufacturers of yogurt on the market because it did not meet the legal definition of yogurt. Yogurt is a favorite snack for millions of people, iits refreshing, […]

Do Bottled Waters Actually Taste Different?‏

Testing the differences between bottled waters is much like discerning the subtleties of shades of grey: it’s way more masochistic than sexy. But while the variation from one to another might not be as pronounced as those in the realms of mac and cheese or frozen pizza, distinct differences do exist. As proof, every year a […]

Navajo Nation Removes Tax on Healthy Produce, Raises Tax on Junk Food

In December, Berkeley, California, became the first city in the U.S. to pass a soda tax. Navajo Nation, however, is taking this one step further. After almost four years of legislative battle and several attempts, Navajo Nation will become the first place to implement a 2 percent tax on junk food or food items with […]

100 Year Old Vegan Heart Surgeon Retired At 95 – Here’s Why He’s Been...

“Veganism is a very fine form of nutrition. It’s a little extreme to tell a person who is using flesh foods that you’re going to take everything entirely away from them. When I was in practice in medicine, I would tell the patients that the vegetable based diet was the healthy way to go, and to keep […]

Processed Meat Now Officially In Same Risk Category As Tobacco and Asbestos

The World Health Organization (WHO) is adding strong corroboration to a startling claim that many nutritionists and health experts have been making for years: processed meat causes cancer. Additionally, red meat, including beef, pork, lamb and veal is “probably carcinogenic.” WHO released the statement based on the evidence gathered by a team of 22 scientists. […]

Are Microplastics In Your Salmon Filet?

Want some microplastic with your salmon dinner? Probably not. But since the plastic is so tiny, you might not even know it’s there. That could be a problem, since microplastics contain concentrated pollutants. How does this happen? It starts with the billions of tiny plastic particles that are getting into every ocean on the planet, […]

Is This Really What A Big Mac Does To Your Body In An Hour?

Another day, another dramatic infographic. This time, we’ve moved away from shocking suggestions of what sugar- and stimulant-laden drinks apparently do to your body within 60 minutes, to the unappetizing after-effects of eating a Big Mac. Created by Fast Food Menu Price, this supposedly gives you a breakdown of the effects of Big Mac ingredients […]

Sauerkraut, Miso and 5 Other Foods To Supercharge Your Gut Health

Except for maybe the brain and heart, the stomach is the hardest working part of the human body. Think about it, from sunrise ‘til sunset your gut is putting in 100 percent of its effort into keeping your body functioning. Even when you don’t eat, your stomach goes to extensive lengths to let you know […]

Fluoride Linked To Coronary Heart Disease

Dental fluorosis is a condition caused by too much fluoride, and it’s on the rise in the United States, despite the US government knowing about it for some time now. Though it can happen to anyone, the condition  (which ruins teeth) affects more children than adults, primarily because children’s teeth are still developing and more […]

25 Year Old Aussie Female Bodybuilder Dies After Consuming and Taking Too Much Protein

Because solid food takes more time to digest and to break down the protein and send it to the muscles, it can be best to take a protein shake immediately following a workout, since protein shakes only take about 30 minutes to reach the muscle after ingestion. Many people who want to stay fit always keep a protein bar with them, […]

Woman Cleaning Out A Bowfin For Dinner Gets The Surprise Of Her Life

A bowfin is also known as mud pike, mudfish, dogfish, grinnet, and griddle. They are, according to Wikipedia, the only surviving species from the order Amiiformes – which can be traced back to prehistoric times. The bowfin has even retained some of the looks that their early ancestors had. Bowfin can be found living in […]

The Real Truth About Beans and Why You Shouldn’t Eat Them

This might be shocking to  you, but certain types of beans can be quite poisonous.  Did you know that red beans were legally prohibited from being imported into South Africa because of “their potential toxicity to humans”?  The main cause is a toxin called ‘phytohaemagglutinin’ or kidney bean lectin. This is a sugar based protein […]

One of America’s Most Popular Ice Cream Brands Contains Deadly Herbicide – Throw It...

ALERT – PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT THIS IS A HEALTH HAZARD SITUATION WHERE THERE IS A REASONABLE PROBABILITY THAT THE USE OF THIS PRODUCT CAN CAUSE ADVERSE HEALTH CONSEQUENCES. PLEASE READ CAREFULLY. The Organic Consumer’s Association has just released a controversial new report, finding that glyphosate, a dangerous herbicide linked to cancer, is in at least 10 of […]

Woman Has Over 200 Stones Removed From Body In One Operation – Doctors Blame...

Surgeons in a China removed more than 200 stones from a woman’s body in a single operation last week. They claimed that the stones, found in the woman’s gallbladder and liver, were most likely caused by the fact that she had regularly skipped breakfast for more than a decade. Some of the stones were as […]

Why Souping Is Better Than Juicing

What do you get when you combine the popularity of bone broth with the juicing phenomenon? One big healthy eating trend. So how does souping — which is basically a short-term soup diet — match up to juicing? While it promises to give your digestion system a break similar to juicing, it’s unlikely to lead […]

9 Side Effects Of Lemon Juice/ Water That You Should Not Ignore

Most side effects of lemon juice are due to overdose, say over 3 cups/day. The lemon acids can erode tooth enamel, worsen canker sores, and trigger migraines. Lemon juice can also aggravate GERD symptoms like heartburn and keep stomach ulcers from healing. While its high vit. C content can upset your stomach, as a natural […]

What You Should Know About Drinking Water During Meals

A daily intake of 2-3 liters is mandatory for the proper functioning of the organ systems. The digestive system relies a lot upon water to carry out digestion and elimination effectively. Although, a much-debated topic, scientific researchers have proved that drinking water while eating has various health benefits. To have or not to have water […]

Popular Food Myths: What To Believe and Not Believe

We’ve heard it all: Fat is bad! Carbs are bad! Don’t have too much protein! Food myths are all over the internet but are rarely backed by facts. But should we be surprised? This is the same internet brimming with conspiracies like if the Beatles ever existed. (What?!) With your sanity in mind, we’ve taken […]

What’s Worse For Your Health: Sugar Or Salt?

These days, the saying “everything in moderation” has become a battle cry for healthy eaters everywhere—but when it comes to sugar and salt, many of us just can’t help ourselves. Even though both play several essential roles in our health (the brain needs sugar for energy, and muscles need salt to contract, for example), they […]

What’s The Truth About Apple Cider Vinegar When It Comes To Weight Loss

For decades, apple cider vinegar (which is referred to as ACV by its loyal fans) has been labeled as a superfood due its numerous health-boosting benefits. The fermented beverage that’s packed with enzymes, probiotics, and trace minerals has been shown to lower blood pressure and serve as an antibacterial when treating wounds, and has been […]

Multiple Studies Show That Sugar Is Linked To Depression

“Sweet food has been found to induce positive feelings in the short-term. People experiencing low mood may eat sugary foods in the hope of alleviating negative feelings. Our study suggests a high intake of sugary foods is more likely to have the opposite effect on mental health in the long-term.” ~ Anika Knüppel, Ph.D. student […]

Woman Suing Costco For a Chicken Salad That Almost Killed Her

It has become common practice to stop at Costco for their ready-made meals when you are in a crunch for time. When Chloe Rodgerson’s dad stopped in at the popular warehouse store to grab a rotisserie chicken salad 2 years ago, he couldn’t have imagined the effect it would have on his family. As it […]

7 Essential Vitamins You Need After Age 40

Vitamins and minerals are very important for our overall health – they help us ward off numerous ailments and are also important for the proper functioning of our organs. According to Kristin Kirkpatrick, MD, these nutrients are important are always important for our health, but especially after we turn 40. As she says, at this […]

This Woman Is Going Blind After Drinking 28 Cans Of RED BULL Every Day

A woman has ballooned to a staggering 364 pounds and is now going blind after drinking 28 cans of Red Bull energy drink every day. Lena Lupari splashes out almost $9,000 every year on the high energy drink, but now wants the NHS to pay for a ‘bootcamp’ so she can shed the pounds. “I […]

Do You Know This Flower – Look At All The Diseases You Can Cure...

The hibiscus flower , also known as the flower of Jamaica , is a powerful medicinal plant that grows rather in tropical climates, and is recognized worldwide for its enormous power in the face of a wide range of diseases and illnesses. Have you ever used this powerful flower to benefit your health with it? Today we show […]

How Eating According To The Season Can Change Your Body, Weight, and Mood

According to Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), the pillars of health and vitality are right diet, exercise, a good mental attitude. In addition to eating good/healthy/nutrient dense food, making sure you’re actually absorbing the food is essential. This means in addition to what you put in your body, you also have to look at how your […]

Why Adding Flaxseed To Cottage Cheese Is One of The Best Thing You Can...

While both cottage cheese and flaxseed are both very nutritional on their own, the combination of the two are believed by some to contain extremely powerful healing properties. Some specialists, like the German bio-chemist Johanna Budwig, believe it can even cure cancer. Now to be clear, the data that stems from this claim is straight out […]

Home Remedies For Arthritis

You may feel it in your knees, hips, hands or other joints throughout your body. Pain, for no apparent reason. Often it is a sign of arthritis, a very common problem that can take many forms. Simply stated, arthritis is inflammation of one or more joints. In addition to pain, some common symptoms are swelling […]

This Is Why You Should Never Order a Soda With a Burger

A burger and soda go together like peanut butter and jelly, but you might want to reach for water with your next meaty meal. You’re probably well aware that sugary drinks aren’t good for you (especially if you’re showing these signs of eating too much sugar), but we’re not here to talk about those extra […]

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