New clues to the “obesity paradox”

What a recent study says about body fat and health A new study could explain what some call the “obesity paradox.” In some studies, people with a “healthy” weight had a higher risk of dying (over several years) than those with some (but not too much) extra weight. Those studies used body mass index (BMI), which depends only on a…

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Why Is A Former Monsanto Vice President Running the FDA?

COMING THIS WEEK TO AMAZON.  GMO DECODE AND DETOX  E-BOOK.  DON’T LET THEM KILL YOU! LEARN HOW TO DECODE AND DETOX FROM GMOs, glyphosate (herbicide) and pesticides. Former Monsanto Vice President Michael R. Taylor is the current Deputy Commissioner for Foods at the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). He was promoted from US Food Safety Czar to Senior…

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Tests Find More Than 200 Chemicals in Newborn Umbilical Cord Blood

U.S. minority infants are born carrying hundreds of chemicals in their bodies, according to a report released today by an environmental group. The Environmental Working Group’s study commissioned five laboratories to examine the umbilical cord blood of 10 babies of African-American, Hispanic and Asian heritage and found more than 200 chemicals in each newborn. “We know the developing fetus is…

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Strawberries, spinach top ‘Dirty Dozen’ list of fruits and vegetables with most pesticides.

The report bases its findings on nearly 39,000 U.S. Department of Agriculture tests of 47 fruits and vegetables. Author: Sean Rossman, USA TODAY If you’re wary of the promises of organic produce, maybe you should at the very least start eating organic strawberries, recent research suggests. For the third straight year, strawberries top the Environmental Working Group’s Dirty Dozen list…

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If You’re Trying to Lose Weight, You Should Avoid These 6 Proteins

If you live an active lifestyle, you know just how important having an adequate amount of protein in your diet is. Certified dietitian Leslie Langevin, MS, RD, CD, of Whole Health Nutrition, says to aim for “no more than 20 to 30 grams of protein at each meal.” Langevin’s recommendation falls within the CDC’s for women ages 19 to 70…

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Contaminants in Baby Foods

The Heavy Metals Monster at http://whatseatingyoukid.com Tell the Food and Drug Administration to take action to keep infants and children safe. A new Consumer Reports analysis found worrisome levels of contaminants in baby and toddler food products. CR looked at baby cereals; packaged fruits and vegetables; packaged entrees; snacks, such as puffs, rice rusks, cookies; and other foods often fed to…

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Grass-Fed vs. Grain-Fed Beef — What’s the Difference?

AUTHORITY NUTRITION Evidence Based The way cows are fed can have a major effect on the nutrient composition of the beef. Whereas cattle today are often fed grains, the animals people ate throughout evolution roamed free and ate grass. Many studies have shown that the nutrients in beef can vary depending on what the cows eat. Where beef is mass…

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Fast Food Beef – Who Uses Grass Fed Beef

What is Fast Food? The food that is sold in restaurants or stores takes less time in preparation and is served at the speed is called fast food. It is generally pre cooked and pre heated. The preservation in terms of serving is in the form of take out or take away. They have their drive through service for their…

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