Wednesday, January 17, 2018

Here’s What Your ‘Free Range Chicken’ Actually looks like

Labels have become ultra-important to our shopping habits. Unfortunately, we've learned that we can't rely on labels to accurately depict what's going on with our food. Often, buzzwords, such as "natural" or "no high fructose corn syrup" are placed on the food item as a way to deceive us into thinking we are making a healthier choice. The same...

The Metabolic Theory of Cancer could save your life

Cancer is an ugly word and an even more hideous disease. Cancer is the number 1 killer in the western world. Formally, it has no cure. But many have argued that only treatments are researched and that cures are pushed to the wayside for fears of losing profit. Chemotherapy is a huge business, and there are a lot of...

Splenda Might Give You Leukemia

Last week, Splenda, a popular artificial sweetener used by many as a sugar replacement solution, was targeted by a study claiming to show that it is linked to leukemia. The story created a significant buzz among social media users, some saying they'd never use it again while others dispelled the claim saying that past studies have never shown any...

French Anti-Anxiety Trial Drug Leaves 1 Brain Dead, 5 Hospitalised

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In what has to be the most unbelievably disturbing circumstances of the week, five people have been hospitalised and one left brain dead after 90 people were given a new anti-anxiety trial drug in France. According to Yahoo!. Six volunteers were taken to hospital last week after taking part in the Phase I trial of a new medication meant to...

The Truth About Your Milk, Cancer, & Medicated Dairy Cows

Milk. It does the body...well...not a whole lot of good, at least according to a variety of studies. But before all of that, let's actually talk about dairy. Humans aren't really supposed to consume the milk produced by animals. That statement alone shouldn't need much explaining or validating, but I know for some, dairy is a bit of a heated...

Canada Now Says No to Colonoscopy Screenings

If you are ages 50 or older, you've probably been recommended a colonoscopy as a way for early colon cancer detection. In the United States, it has been one of the more accepted cancer screening procedures around, aside from Mammograms. But now Canada is saying no to them, recommending against running the procedure. And it has a lot of...

Your Honey is Probably Fake

Do you know what makes honey, honey? I know this seems like a silly question, but the simple answer is what led to a huge uncovering of honey fraud. The presence of pollen in honey means the honey is legitimate; even the FDA agrees with that sentiment. In the U.S., the Food and Drug Administration says that any product that’s...

Woman Shares Skin Cancer Pictures as Tanning Bed Warning

Judy Noble Cloud has made her battle with skin cancer a public one. She doesn't want to see young girls make the same mistakes she made. In a lengthy Facebook post on her page, Cloud states, "This Is Skin Cancer. This is the result of using tanning beds when I was younger." She goes on to detail the long...

High Sugar Diets & Breast Cancer

Sugar is a sad staple in the modern diet. It is controversial, also, with many people saying we've overdramatized the detriment from sugar. Many experts noting that "sugar is found in natural foods." While this does hold true, it is unlikely the sugar in apples is causing our health infrastructure to fall apart. It is more likely the refined,...

Vice’s Latest Zika Article Is Ridiculously Dumb.

Zika virus is the headline to go with these days. If you listen to the mainstream news, you'd already be hiding out in a doomsday shelter trying to survive Zika's zombie apocalypse. As one headline gets more outrageous (Zika is now an STD), another headline is being brewed in the fear mongering kettle. This time the steam is spitting...
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