Category Archives: Scientific Studies

The end of exercise?

I read a very promising and yet at the same time, a very troubling study today. A team of researchers at the University of Boulder have been experimenting with stem cells and wound healing. By injecting stem cells into the injured area, they were able to speed up the healing process and foster tissue regeneration. What they discovered next is where I get concerned. Continue reading

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To vaccinate or not to vaccinate… That is the question.

Flu season is upon is. Will you go along with the media’s call to vaccinate? Or will you hold off and hope for the best? Either way, it’s best to educate oneself on the matter… Continue reading

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Meat Meets Science

As most of you know, meat is not the healthiest thing you can eat. Yes, it’s got plenty of protein, vitamin B12, iron and a few other trace minerals, but it also come packed with a host of health comprising components. Continue reading

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Do Cows Need Protein?

The dairy industry has discovered that cows don’t need that much protein and in fact, they fare much better with less in their diets. Oh, if only there was a “human industry” to get to the bottom of how to best grow a healthy human being for as little money as possible ;) Continue reading

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High Protein Diets & Bone Loss

A new study shows that high protein, animal based diets increase bone loss – Unfortunately, they only studied older women and not the population as a whole.

High-protein diets may cause bone loss in older women Continue reading

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Is Television Bad For Your Diet?

This “research” looks a little sketchy to me. It appears that special interest groups are hard at work trying to get people to believe that being healthy is a good thing and that TV is a bad thing. I’m not buying it ;) Continue reading

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Is Organic Produce Better For You?

n order to be a good secret agent you have to know how to create an effective smoke screen. Apparently, such agents are hard at work creating such a distraction in their fight against organic foods. The main reason to choose organic food is the lack of potentially toxic chemical residue on the skin of the produce Continue reading

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Nanoparticles in Your Packaged Foods

Scientists are so smart. They are going to solve all of our problems. I think eating nanocellulose is so much better than eating carbohydrates: Swedish breakthrough to unlock ‘super material’ potential. Continue reading

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Fruits and Vegetables Might Be Good For You – Reports New Study

After all this time eating a vegan diet, it has never occurred to me that fruits and vegetables might actually improve my health. It just seems too radical an idea to stomach. There’s no way mom could have been right about eating my veggies. Continue reading

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Milk… It does the body good?

Whether you drink green or black tea, you’d better drink both of them black. A new study published in Nutrition Research demonstrates that adding milk to a cup of tea decreases the health benefits of the tea. Continue reading

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