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Avoid these foods from China: they are filled with plastic, pesticides and cancer-causing chemicals

Generally speaking, quality control and employee health are not issues that Chinese industry or the Chinese government are overly concerned about, especially in comparison to U.S. and European standards. But there are some foods and products you should definitely avoid completely if they are produced by the Asian giant. That said, a lot of food consumed […]


The Health Dangers of Table Salt

By Dr. Edward Group Salt is a wonderful thing. Whether from the far reaches of the Himalayan rock mountains, to the depths of the ocean floor, salt is a beautiful and necessary mineral. It’s an important element in keeping the proper mineral balance in practically all of the earth’s living creatures. In fact, every cell in our […]

How to Make Chocolate Bars with Coconut Oil

How to Make Chocolate Bars with Coconut Oil

I love chocolate. Fortunately, for all the chocolate lovers out there, studies have proven that dark chocolate is really good for you. It is loaded with antioxidants and has many health benefits, including lowering cholesterol and blood sugar. Dark chocolate has magnesium, which helps relax the nervous system and muscles; build teeth and bones. Dark […]

Is LDL Cholesterol Really “Bad”?

Is LDL Cholesterol Really “Bad”?

I find it hard to believe that your body would make anything that was actually harmful to you. The human body is a finely tuned machine. It does everything that it does for a reason. So why does the medical community claim that LDL Cholesterol is “bad” cholesterol and must be lowered because it can […]

Triglycerides in junk food are the chemical equivalent of 'hard drugs' for the brain

Triglycerides in junk food are the chemical equivalent of ‘hard drugs’ for the brain

Millions of Americans who claim to be opposed to drug use are actually heavy drug users themselves, according to a new study out of France. Researchers from the University of Paris’ Functional and Adaptive Biology laboratory recently found that triglycerides, a type of fat often found in junk foods, act on the brain in the […]

The Truth About Salt

The Truth About Salt

Salt – So much controversy, but what’s the truth? It seems like forever now all you hear is “salt is bad for you”. You hear of people with health conditions like high blood pressure or heart conditions being placed on bland low or no salt diets. But why is that? Don’t salts exist naturally in food […]