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How Scientists Engineer Foods To Make Them Dangerously Addictive

How Scientists Engineer Foods To Make Them Dangerously Addictive

By Alex Pietrowski “Food pleasure appears to involve both the opioid and cannabinoids reward circuitry that interact in complex ways.” [Source]  Listen to Article It’s no secret that the standard American diet is having a terrible effect on human health. What’s is a secret, though, is how the food industry uses science and psychology to create processed food […]

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Processed food and toxic medications the key causes of high blood pressure

High blood pressure is an increasingly common problem, but are Big Pharma’s drugs part of the problem?Statistics show that in the U.S., the condition (also known as hypertension) affects about 75 million people –which means roughly one out of every three adults has high blood pressure. Estimates  suggest another one-in-three have “pre-hypertension” which means their blood […]

10 Processed Foods to Never Feed Your Kids

10 Processed Foods to Never Feed Your Kids

It may be easy to reach for one of these foods when your child is hungry, but have you ever really thought about what’s inside those processed convenience foods targeted at kids? Flip those colorful cartooned packages over and you’ll find almost as many artificial colors lurking in the ingredients. That list of ingredients is a […]

High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

High colon cancer risk caused by Western junk food can be reversed with healthy, high-fiber diets, study proves

Switching from a Western diet high in meat and fat to a diet rich in vegetables and beans may reduce a person’s risk of colon cancer in just two weeks, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pittsburgh and Imperial College London and published in the journal Nature Communications. Colon is […]

Watch: Korean Girls Eat American Snacks For First Time

Watch: Korean Girls Eat American Snacks For First Time

What happens when Korean girls who have never tasted highly processed American junk food are forced to indulge in a medley of fructose-infused snacks? A few quotes such as ‘this tastes like it’s really bad for your body’ and ‘this will make you fat’ are among the reactions. “This tastes like it’s really bad for your […]

The Truth About Artificially Sweetened Soft Drinks

The Truth About Artificially Sweetened Soft Drinks

Almost every week, a new statistic emerges about the rising tide of lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity and type 2 diabetes. A huge number of factors contributes to this phenomenon including lifestyle choices and genetics, but shifts in dietary practices resulting in an increase in the intake of highly processed foods is a major contributor. In […]

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Alert on cancer chemical found in thousands of processed foods

A chemical which causes cancer has been found in a huge range of foods including bread, crisps and baby food.

Black raspberries and anthocyanins demonstrate powerful cancer fighting power

Black raspberries and anthocyanins demonstrate powerful cancer fighting power

Colon cancer is the third leading cause of cancer deaths.