DARK Act passes through Senate, in another bill, denying the American’s right to know

Eggs-Bar-Code-Gmo-FoodThe Senate in a vote of 65-32 voted to the approve the highly flawed genetically engineered labeling bill. The bill, S.B. 764, offered by Senators Debbie Stabenow (D-MI) and Pat Roberts (R-KY), also known as the Deny Americans the Right to Know (DARK) Act, denies the right of the U.S. consumer to know what is in their food and preempts state law, (http://www.renewablefarming.com/images/2016Images/2016PDF/SA4934.pdf). Continue reading “DARK Act passes through Senate, in another bill, denying the American’s right to know”

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Autism spectrum disorder and hyperactivity symptoms increased in children

paracetamol.pngA new study, published in the International Journal of Epidemiology, has revealed that acetaminophen exposure may increase autism in and hyperactivity symptoms based upon prenatal exposure. Continue reading “Autism spectrum disorder and hyperactivity symptoms increased in children”

Multiplpe sclerosis linked to gut bacteria

multipleResearchers from the University of Iowa, Caver College of Medicine have published a new study linking multiple sclerosis (MS) to gut  bacteria. Continue reading “Multiplpe sclerosis linked to gut bacteria”

Monsanto’s Roundup a health risk to dairy cows and to the consumer.

roundupAnother study has demonstrated the devastating impact of the chronic ingestion of Roundup contained in genetically modified crop. Dairy cows from eight  were tested for the presence of  in urine. All cows tested who ingested genetically modified crops excreted  in urine. As milk is excreted by the cows as well, the assumption is that  will also be present in the dairy cow milk product.

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Depression and anxiety like behavior caused by high fructose consumption.

fructNew research findings presented at Neuroscience 2014 suggest that consuming a diet rich in fructose throughout adolescence can worsen depression and anxiety like behavior, impacting on how the brain responds to stress. Continue reading “Depression and anxiety like behavior caused by high fructose consumption.”

Saffron inhibits the growth of human pancreatic cancer cells

saffron.jpgA new study, published by the University of Kansas Medical Center’s Department of Cancer Biology, has revealed that a saffron compound (crocetin) inhibits the growth of pancreatic cancer cells in humans. Continue reading “Saffron inhibits the growth of human pancreatic cancer cells”

Flavonoids reduce risk of developing ovarian cancer.

flavanolsFlavenoids are active compounds found in tea, red wine, apples, grapes, citrus fruit and juices. A study by the Department of at UEA’s Norwich Medical School has investigated 171,940 women aged between 25 and 55 for a period of 30 years. Continue reading “Flavonoids reduce risk of developing ovarian cancer.”

Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.

milkA Canadian study examined the levels of vitamin D in non-cow milk such as rice, almond, soy or goat’s milk; a popular alternative for the lactose intolerant. Continue reading “Non-cow milk has lower levels of vitamin D.”

Vitamin D mitigates asthma attacks.

vitd1A new study published in the journal Allergy has confirmed that Vitamin D could help to mitigate asthma attacks. Continue reading “Vitamin D mitigates asthma attacks.”

Another study has determined that sugar sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone and stress response

sugarA new study published in the journal of Clinical Endocrinology and has found that sugar sweetened has an even more adverse impact than previously realized. Thirty-five percent of adults and 17% of children in the United States are obese based on studies from the U.S. Center for Disease Control. Continue reading “Another study has determined that sugar sweetened beverages can suppress the hormone and stress response”