Wednesday - Jan 16, 2019

Health

  • The true causes of eczema

    The true causes of eczema

    by Ben Fuchs One of the most interesting aspects of the cells that make up the surface of the skin is their multi-functionality. While mostly known for their protective barrier properties, the living beings colloquially known as “skin cells” (and more technically as “keratinocytes” in honor of their most prolific extrusion, the fingernail like protein

  • Processed food is fueling the obesity epidemic: study

    People are at increased risk of heart disease and stroke by Frances Bloomfield Eating too many processed foods will make you fat; this in turn makes you more susceptible to a plethora of diseases. We know that to be the case here in the U.S. But this seems to be happening in the U.K. as

  • NAG: one of the good sugars

    NAG: one of the good sugars

    by Ben Fuchs Sugar is pretty interesting stuff. It’s also misunderstood. For one thing, we all love how “sugar” tastes, but we don’t necessarily love its effects. That presents a problem. Despite it’s well-documented health hazards, just because we love the stuff, no matter how much we try to abstain, when it comes right down

  • Chemicals from everyday items may cause cancer, diabetes, autism

    Chemicals from everyday items may cause cancer, diabetes, autism

    by Isabelle Z. You probably understand the importance of organic food by now, but dangerous chemicals could still be making their way into your system through some everyday products you might not have even realized you need to worry about. Here is a look at a few of the items you might be using that

  • Comaceuticals: Steeped in and dependent on consumerism

    Comaceuticals: Steeped in and dependent on consumerism

    “Many purchases are the result of nothing more than hype and buying decisions are often functions of ignorance and ads” by Ben Fuchs The skin care business is, like many other businesses, steeped in and dependent on consumerism and marketing. Rather than having real effects, products have come to rely much more on sizzle; many

  • Nature had it right about eggs

    Nature had it right about eggs

    Eggs found to be better for muscle building and repair than just egg whites by Zoey Sky According to a recent study, individuals who eat at least 18 grams (g) of protein from whole eggs versus egg whites following resistance exercise build protein in their muscles differently. The process, named “protein synthesis,” takes place during the

  • Depression and your diet

    Depression and your diet

    Deficiencies in Vitamin B and other nutrients can play a role in depression by Nancy Schimelpfening If you have chronic depression, more than one factor may be causing your symptoms (low mood, lethargy, disinterest in things you typically enjoy doing, and so forth). One of these is a possible deficiency in one or more essential

  • Myeloneuropathy symptoms from vitamin B12 deficiency

    Myeloneuropathy symptoms from vitamin B12 deficiency

    Symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment of low vitamin B12 levels by Peter Pressman, MD The term “myelopathy” refers to a disorder of the spinal cord. A myeloneuropathy is a disease process that affects both the spinal cord and peripheral nerves. Symptoms can include an unsteady gait, numbness, weakness, or bowel and bladder problems. The numbness in

  • Carob flour has healing benefits, it’s a natural medicine

    Carob flour has healing benefits, it’s a natural medicine

    by Thomas Natural News Carob flour has been used for years as a substitute for coffee, cocoa and egg. Nowadays it is a superfood that deserves its own place during the culinary kitchen dance of cooks. This flour contains many proteins and minerals. Besides this nutritive aspect which benefit your total health, there are substances

  • Rethinking butter and cheese

    Rethinking butter and cheese

    by Ben Fuchs If you love butter and cheese, you’re gonna love this! Recently a study was published in the respected British Medical Journal showing evidence that 60 years of government and medical convention that linked cardiovascular disease to fat consumption was based on bad science. The article scientifically corroborated last years’ Time Magazine cover