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Is Another “Little Ice Age” Approaching?

You may have recently heard the term grand solar minimum and Maunder minimum bandied around by the media lately, but what the heck are they talking about? And should we be worried about another Little Ice Age approaching? Well, there are two types of solar minimum. One of them ordinarily happens about every eleven years. In the simplest terms, a solar minimum phase is a period of time in which ...Read full article...

Why not eating fat won’t make you thin

Fat is the most energetic nutrient, and its function is to store energy. ur body needs it and, according to two studies published by The Lancet and Harvard University, fat contains properties beneficial to our diet. The first study consisted of testing more than 130,000 people across 18 countries on all continents, recording their diet through a questionnaire. The findings were that those with a low-fat diet had greater ...Read full article...

STUDY: Chlorpyrifos Insecticide inhibits brain development

The widespread use of pesticides in agriculture and gardening not only affects animals. Exposure to these toxins extends to humans, too. Research led by scientists from Duquesne University in the United States has now discovered that exposure to low doses of the insecticide chlorpyrifos, one of the most used in agriculture in recent decades, negatively affects brain development in frogs. The results of this study raise suspicions about the ...Read full article...

The Fake News Media war on Superfoods

Mainstream media survival depends, now more than ever before, on Big Pharma and Big Agra advertising dollars. The decline in corporate media credibility and the collapse of ratings and trust of these media outlets in the eyes of the public led to a new wave of attacks on everything that threatens Big Pharma and Big Agra’s profits. One the items that threatens food monopolies the most relevant one is ...Read full article...

Spirulina and Moringa to Nourish the World

A food dating back 3,500 years can help end malnutrition. The multiple benefits that this blue-green microalgae brings to health actually pave the way to end malnutrition. Although it has recently become popular – there are those who call it blue gold – spirulina is a living being “so primitive that it is halfway between a plant and an animal. It belongs to the family of the first organisms ...Read full article...

Glyphosate Found in Popular Consumer Products

Monsanto’s fabricated claim about glyphosate’s safety is reminiscent of earlier claims about tobacco, DDT, PCBs, BPA and atrazine. You are what you eat. The typical American diet is hazardous to good health. According to Healthline, “the food we eat is now the nation’s largest risk factor for disease,” adding: “We cannot keep feeding our bodies processed sh** and then act surprised when” affected by serious illnesses and diseases. Some ...Read full article...

This is how Math helps Medicine understand our Immune System

Mathematical models are a key tool in the study of how autoimmune diseases appear and how our bodies can fight them. T type lymphocytes are cells that are part of the immune system of the human body. Its processes of creation and maturation are especially delicate, since any failure can lead to serious problems for the individual. Those problems include leukemia and a number of autoimmune diseases. In recent ...Read full article...

This natural seasoning promotes an overall healthier body

Antibacterial, antiseptic, low-carb and easy to plant at home. Garlic is much more than a seasoning, it is a disease preventing seasoning loaded with nutritional properties and health benefits due to its sulfur compounds and multiple phytonutrients. It is not an accident that grandparents used to hang garlic on strings in their houses. In fact, this is a practice first seen in Ancient Greece, Hippocrates, the father of modern ...Read full article...

Why is glucose essential for brain function?

Glucose is the main fuel that provides energy to the body’s cells and the neurons of our brain which, like that of all mammals, needs a constant supply of glucose to function. Despite this reality, the WHO recommends reducing the consumption of sugar below 10% of the total caloric intake of the day, and even encourages this consumption to drop 5%, because “it would produce additional benefits for health”. ...Read full article...

Are you taking medications linked to depression?

It would be difficult to overlook the epidemic of depression that has struck the United States over the past decades. The CDC recently found that death by suicide was up more than 30% and the use of antidepressants has vaulted 65% in the past 15 years. There are many different theories about this increase. Everything from internet addiction to the Trump presidency to environmental causes has been blamed. Some believe it’s always been like this but that the stigma ...Read full article...

90% of people breathe contaminated air, says WHO

7 million die every year as a result of breathing contaminated air, according to the latest WHO report. More people die of air pollution than of AIDS, tuberculosis, and malaria. Breathing causes four times more deaths than these three diseases combined: seven million a year, almost as many as all cancers, because the air inspired by nine out of ten humans is contaminated, to a greater or lesser extent. ...Read full article...

These are the Real Facts about the Metabolism of Fat

One out of every ten people in the world is obese. By 2015 numbers, 604 million adults and 108 million children are significantly obese. Yet, almost no one seems to know how exactly fat metabolism works. Any diet that supplies less “fuel” than it burns will do the trick, the problem is that with so many misconceptions about how weight loss works, few know why this will happen. The ...Read full article...

Interstitium: the new human organ you didn’t know you had

Researchers at the University School of Medicine in New York identified a previously unknown component of the human body that they classify as a new organ. The interstitium, as it is called, is a network of cavities filled with liquid that lies under the skin and covers many other organs. Until now scientists believed there was an “interstitial space” between the cells, but not that it was an organ. ...Read full article...

The Day After Tomorrow is Today

You may all remember that 2004 science fiction film, where a climatologist is ignored by world government officials when warning them that a gigantic superstorm was about to freeze up the northern hemisphere, which meant a catastrophic natural disaster. According to the film, the superstorm would come about due to the interruption in the normal circulation of ocean currents. Warm and cold water masses that moved north and south ...Read full article...

Many Food Products contaminated with Acrylamide

A few days ago a Los Angeles Superior Court judge, Elihu Berle, put acrylamide on the mainstream map by forcing California coffee shops – including Starbucks – to add a health warning about the carcinogenic risks of this chemical present in the coffee. Next Wednesday, April 11, comes into force a regulation of the European Commission that requires implementing a series of measures to limit as much as possible ...Read full article...