Tuesday, April 19, 2011
Chances are, you were avid drinkers of regular sodas before you reluctantly consented to shifting to its diet formulations.
For one, regular sodas [also known as soft drinks or carbonated drinks] are better tasting. Also, we have already become accustomed to its taste.
But did you know that just one large soda contains a staggering 26 packets of sugar? Did you also know that these refine sugars and high-glycemic simple carbohydrates are linked to the three biggest health threats of diabetes, obesity, and heart disease confronting mankind since the past century?
Sunday, April 17, 2011
Prostate cancer, when diagnosed early, is highly curable. But when discovered in an already advanced stage, it can be lethal.
So, obviously, the best way to protect prostate health is to preempt prostate cancer from taking root by practicing preventive medicine.
Here's good news for all male denizens of this planet.
Friday, April 15, 2011
Tuesday, April 12, 2011
Being fat is not just a sign of poor eating habits. It is the most evident symptom of a toxic body.
In fact, if we are to believe the Environmental Working Group [EWG], 100% of Americans are toxic. Maybe a bit exaggerated, but more or less approaching that figure. This horrific condition is now known as "body burden" in medical parlance.
There is no scaremongering here. According to one published study by the EWG, there were traces of no less than 287 commercial chemicals, pollutants, and pesticides, discovered in the blood of the umbilical cords of newly delivered babies randomly selected from US hospitals by the Red Cross. In yet another toxicity study, blood and urine tests of participants yielded 171 industrial chemicals, solvents, and pesticides.
Thursday, April 7, 2011
Keep your cholesterol level low. That's the cliched advice you often hear in doctor's offices, from your friends, health publications, or from almost any other source.
But Science has been lately overturning the bad image tag of saturated fats, which has been traditionally and widely believed as the source of cholesterol in our body. It's now singing a different tune, praising cholesterol as a beautiful thing.
Ok, let's hear what Science says about this.
Sunday, April 3, 2011
A position paper, published in a recent issue of the American Journal of Cardiology, brings out to the open the long suspected alleged role of mainstream medicine as the de facto marketing arm for Big Pharma.
In said paper, Dr. Darrell Francis of the Imperial College of London, urged fast food chains and restaurants to dole out free cholesterol lowering statin drugs to patrons to counter the ill effects of its unhealthy foods.