1401, 2014

Are you Lactose or Casein intolerant?

By |January 14th, 2014|0 Comments

There seems to be some confusion about the difference between lactose and casein intolerance. You may have heard of lactose intolerance, and those that avoid lactose or casein but what are these two substances and [...]

1512, 2013

Arsenic found in rice milk!

By |December 15th, 2013|0 Comments

The United Kingdom's Food Standards Agency (akin to the FDA here in the United States) just published research regarding arsenic levels in rice drinks. As a result, they've issued the following advice regarding toddlers: "As [...]

2811, 2013

What’s so bad about dairy?

By |November 28th, 2013|0 Comments

There are actually heaps of disadvantages to drinking cow’s milk, including: Pasteurisation and homogenisation alter the protein structure of milk and kill nutrients. Homogenised milk contains artery damaging xanthine oxidase. Cow’s milk is highly mucus [...]

1811, 2013

Why do we think soy is a health food?

By |November 18th, 2013|0 Comments

Large scale cultivation of the soybean in the United States began only after the Second World War, and quickly rose to 140 billion pounds per year. Most of the crop is made into animal feed, [...]

309, 2013

Myths and Truths about Soy

By |September 3rd, 2013|0 Comments

Myth: Use of soy as a food dates back many thousands of years. Truth: Soy was first used as a food during the late Chou dynasty (1134-246 BC), only after the Chinese learned to ferment [...]

2208, 2013

Understanding Cow’s Milk

By |August 22nd, 2013|0 Comments

To get a better understanding of why cow’s milk is not meant for humans, let’s analyse the difference between a human baby drinking the milk of its mother versus the milk from a cow. The [...]

2407, 2013

An Update on Cancer Treatments

By |July 24th, 2013|0 Comments

Researchers from Belgium, France, the US and Poland have concluded that just because a tumour ‘responds’ to chemotherapy doesn't automatically mean a better chance of patient survival. They drew their conclusions from a meta-analysis of 25 randomised [...]

207, 2013

Grape Seed Extract ‘More Effective Than Chemo’ for Advanced Cancer

By |July 2nd, 2013|0 Comments

Grape see extract is more effective than chemotherapy at fighting colorectal cancer – especially in its later, aggressive stage – and may be a powerful alternative treatment for other cancers too, say researchers. The extract [...]

2705, 2013

Cancer is Result of Low Oxygen Level in Cells – Not Mutation.

By |May 27th, 2013|0 Comments

Scientists are finally realising that medicine has it wrong about cancer and the way to treat it. Many aggressive cancers are caused by low oxygen levels in cells, scientists have discovered and not by genetic [...]

1405, 2013

NSAIDs Can Cause Kidney Damage in Children

By |May 14th, 2013|0 Comments

Anti-inflammatory painkillers such as aspirin and ibuprofen can cause life-threatening kidney damage in children, researchers have warned this week. The NSAIDs (non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory drugs) cause acute kidney damage – sometimes requiring treatment in intensive care [...]

1904, 2013

BPA Chemical a Definite Cause of Asthma in Children

By |April 19th, 2013|0 Comments

BPA, the chemical found in plastics and food containers, is a definite cause of asthma in children, researchers have confirmed this week. BPA (bisphenol A) has been a suspected cause for years, but researchers from [...]

804, 2013

If You’re Worried About BPA, There Are Two Things You Can do Right Away.

By |April 8th, 2013|0 Comments

BPA (bisphenol A) is the chemical found in food containers, eyeglass lenses and CDs, and this week researchers fear it may cause heart disease and diabetes. Researchers from the University of Exeter in the UK [...]

403, 2013

Broccoli Combats Aggressive Breast Cancer

By |March 4th, 2013|0 Comments

Compounds from vegetables such as broccoli and Brussels sprouts can combat even the most aggressive types of breast cancer, scientists have revealed this week. An ingredient called diindolylmethane (DIM), which is found in the vegetables, [...]

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