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Packaging Of Fast Food Contains Carcinogens

Packaging Of Fast Food Contains Carcinogens

A new study warns that packaging of fast food items contains carcinogens. Polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFASs) are highly persistent chemicals. These chemicals are associated with cancer. They have damaging effects on fetal growth and on the immune system. The reason the food industry i
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Getting Adolescents to Eat Healthy

Getting Adolescents to Eat Healthy

A method that is getting adolescents to eat healthy will prevent obesity in later years. Here is a summary in the popular press of a new research paper, which achieved this goal. The summary was based on this publication from the University of Texas dated Sept. 12, 2016. Study highlig
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Plant Protein Is Better Than Animal Protein

Plant Protein Is Better Than Animal Protein

A large study from Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA showed that plant protein is better than animal protein. They showed this with a large group of study participants. And they used a fixed end point, namely mortally rates. The prospective cohort study of US health care professional
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Good Fats Reduce Mortality

Good Fats Reduce Mortality

A new Harvard study showed that good fats reduce mortality. This study consisted of 126,000 men and women over a 32-year period from 1980 to 2012. First of all, the researchers checked with every participant of the study every 2 to 4 years what amounts and what types of fat they were
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Lycopenes Are Linked To Lower Mortality

Lycopenes Are Linked To Lower Mortality

Lycopenes are linked to lower mortality. Lycopenes are the red pigments of tomatoes. Researchers from Omaha, Nebraska found that it is the lycopenes in tomatoes and watermelons that lower mortality.  They analyzed data on 2499 participants from the National Health and Nutrition Examin
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Hot Drinks Can Cause Cancer

Hot Drinks Can Cause Cancer

I was watching CNN on a mini TV in the gym when I read that hot drinks can cause cancer. This news is based on a news release from the International Agency for Research on Cancer, a subsidiary of the World Health Organization. Research into why hot drinks can cause cancer As this ques
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Cure Diabetes Permanently

Cure Diabetes Permanently

In 2011 Dr. Taylor from Newcastle University showed in a group of diabetes patients that he could cure diabetes permanently with an extremely low calorie diet. The trial was simple: he took overweight or obese patients with diabetes and put them on a starvation diet of 600-700 calorie
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Harmful Glyphosates In German Beer

Harmful Glyphosates In German Beer

Recently media reports covered the story of harmful glyphosates in German beer. All of the 14 most popular beer brands in Germany tested positive for glyphosate. This is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s herbicide called “Roundup”. For 500 years there were only 4 allowable ingredien
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Weight Loss With Minimal Exercise

Weight Loss With Minimal Exercise

Some people achieve weight loss with minimal exercise. Others who exercise regularly have problems losing weight. An international study involving 332 people looked at this problem in detail. The medical investigators examined the energy expenditure in these 332 adults in 5 different
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Mediterranean Diet Prevents Fractures

Mediterranean Diet Prevents Fractures

A new study from the Women’s Health Initiative (WHI) found that an alternate Mediterranean diet prevents fractures. A total of 93,676 women were enrolled in the WHI study. They were between 50 and 79 years old. Recruitment into the study took place between October 1, 1993 to December
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