November 2007

The world’s rain forests could completely vanish in a hundred years at the current rate of deforestation. Forests are cut down for many reasons, but most of them are related to money or to people’s need to provide for their families.The biggest driver of deforestation is agriculture. Farmers cut forests to provide more room for […]

Cars with petrol driven internal combustion engines produce toxic waste products that pollute the air, damaging our health, animal life and the environment. Road transport is responsible for the emission of hydrocarbons, nitrogen dioxide, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, metals and a variety of organic compounds into the environment. Sunlight acts on some of these to […]

There are no miraculous weight-loss products. But paying attention to the patients’ insulin production will produce weight-loss miracles. Insulin has a lot to do with weight gain and so many other common health problems you see in your office. Sugar and insulin are involved with high blood pressure, high cholesterol, high triglycerides, type 2 diabetes, […]

Nuclear power shouldn’t be an option when we talk about power generation. It is neither carbon emission free nor would new power stations come on stream for at least ten years. It threatens the environment and people’s health. No safe solution has yet been devised to store its carcinogenic toxic radioactive waste, some of which […]

by Annie Spiegelman It’s time we started showing some respect and gratitude for the underappreciated earthworm and his boy back-up band, fungi & bacteria. They are the true humble heroes and workhorses who do the necessary dirty work to keep your soil full of nutrients. Yet, in our home gardens, we’re constantly killing earthworms with […]

Amino acids are made when protein is broken down by digestion of food. Your body needs amino acids in order to retrieve amino acids from the food we eat. When you consume protein, your body breaks down the protein into individual amino acids before the cells can use them but the proper amount and kind […]

Bad breath is breath that has an unpleasant odor. It’s also known as halitosis. This odor can strike from time to time, or it can be long-lasting, depending on the cause. Millions of bacteria live in the mouth, particularly on the back of the tongue. In many people, they are the primary causes of bad […]

If you are an intensive computer user (AKA Computer Geek), you’ll surely know this behavior affects your health. Being tethered to the machines we love so much often leads to a sedentary lifestyle for programmers, and a high occupational correlation with obesity. In other words, when you sit in front of a computer all day, […]

Did you know drug companies are just trying to kill you slowly? Did you know once they get you hooked on their drugs you will be taking them until you die? Did you ever meet an elderly person who didn’t have a medicine cabinet full of drugs, which they can’t even afford to buy? Can […]

Lactose Intolerance Lactose intolerance is a difficulty properly digesting lactose (milk sugar) and the various dairy products that contain lactose. It is very common with an estimated 30-50 million Americans affected, especially African Americans, Native Americans, and Mexican Americans. Lactose intolerance causes various digestive symptoms, usually after meals, including cramps, bloating, gas, and diarrhea. The […]

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