An alarming video captured by the Humane Society of the United States showed workers at a meatpacking company forcefully moving sick animals for slaughter. This not only broke animal cruelty laws, but it also raised a health hazard for those who consume beef.
Most Americans have little concern about contracting parasites. However, the idea that parasites are only something to be worried about if you travel overseas is not entirely true. Parasites are becoming a leading cause of food borne illness in the United States, for which there was no shortage of in recent years.
One of my own favorite natural remedies for infection, colloidal silver is reportedly responsible for turning Paul Karason’s skin blue. Colloidal sliver is commonly used in hospitals to treat burns and wounds as it has many antibacterial properties.
Cacao, the bean from which chocolate is made, has been said to have healing properties as well as benefits for both the heart and brain. Studies have shown that those with high blood pressure can benefit from a daily dose of dark chocolate. Cacao is also rich in antioxidants, which may help to prevent diseases like cancer.
It’s usually not until the end of the year when I realize the journey that I’ve endured for the preceding 365 days. 2007 was all about overcoming and accepting health challenges. Most of the time, I was busy making green shakes, or trying to conjure up new ways to get my child to eat broccoli.
Rheumatoid Arthritis (RA) is an autoimmune disorder that causes pain throughout the body, muscle stiffness, limited motion, fatigue, and a variety of other symptoms. A slew of celebrities have revealed their struggles with this debilitating disorder, including Sopranos star Aida Turturro, actress Kathleen Turner and the late Oscar-winning actor James Coburn.
At the age of 52, late-night talk show host David Letterman underwent quintuple bypass surgery due to a constricted artery – the result of out-of-control cholesterol levels. Letterman frequently joked about his battle with high cholesterol on The Late Show with David Letterman; he even went on an all oat-bran diet for some time.
Medical research took a blow last week when a major AIDS vaccine study sponsored by Merck, an international developer, manufacturer and distributor of pharmaceuticals, was called off after preliminary results showed no decline in HIV-infection among those who received the vaccine.
Stevia is a popular and widely used herb throughout South America, Central America, and China. Studies of its use have shown that the herb has antifungal properties, can help to lower blood pressure and blood sugar, and can be used as a calorie-free sweetener for diabetics and healthy individuals alike.
Our reliance on convenient fast food has resulted in an alarming increase of allergies, adult and childhood diabetes and obesity, and increasing adolescent and adult criminal behavior. These facts should be a genuine concern of yours because it’s all related to the quality of the food we eat.