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Biomarker in blood test shows promise for Alzheimer treatment

The fact that there is still no effective treatment for Alzheimer’s disease is due in part to the fact that current therapies start too late,” said Mathias Jucker, a researcher at the German Center for Neurodegenerative Diseases and the Hertie Institute for Research. Brain Clinic. Jucker, the study’s director, and his colleagues adopted a different approach to that of other works in order to observe, in his words, “the ...Read full article...

This is why biological controls, not pesticides, are better in agriculture

The world population increases and this implies the need for better food. In order to satisfy the demand, producers use pesticides, herbicides, and fertilizers to produce more and prevent the pests from ending up with the crops. However, this is not healthy, since the high toxicity of these compounds causes the death of millions of species. The most aggressive pesticides have been banned for years in Europe, but they ...Read full article...

End with anxiety in 2019

Controlling anxiety is not necessarily one of those new year resolutions people pen down late every year, however, it may be one of those tasks that will pay off more than many other fads. Often the greatest victories are psychological ones. Many times, a strong will and the ability to overcome difficult times in our lives results in stronger versions of ourselves. Unfortunately, very few people are born with ...Read full article...

Ingredients in processed foods are Addictive

Science does not need to tell us that processed foods are addictive. The body shapes of western populations are enough proof of it. Most importantly, it is what the food industry ads to their products what makes them addictive. So, what food is addictive for you? Chocolate, chips, crackers? You’ve already thought of one, right? It is true that in our colloquial language we use terms such as “addiction”, ...Read full article...

Should you nap or walk after a meal?

Should you take a quick nap after a meal or should you take a walk? Both activities have benefits, but one of them yields better results. The typical after-dinner walk, so extolled in the Mediterranean culture, has been the subject of numerous scientific studies. As mediterraneans explain, taking a walk has its benefits, especially if a population has not very healthy habits. The most recent research, carried out by ...Read full article...

What kills viruses, bacterias and fungi while boosting energy?

Coconut oil is a shelf stable product that really does it all. This pantry item can be used (nutritiously) in place of butter, shortening, and cooking oil, and then pressed into duty as a health and beauty aid. One of my favorite things in the stockpile is my big jar of organic virgin coconut oil. And the craziest thing about that? I don’t even like coconuts.  If you slip me ...Read full article...

The Mental Disorder Epidemic Hoax

Prescription drugs do not help in everyday problems, quite the contrary: excessive medication causes more harm than good. Are most people mentally ill? This is a recurrent question every time we see behaviour that seems extreme by today’s standards or that is defined as insane in clinical psychology books. The definition of insanity is not clear mainly because according to the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual or DSM V, there are ...Read full article...

Obese and Hungry: How Processed Foods make us Sick

In recent decades, traditional breakfasts, in which teas and coffees have long since made their mark, have mutated in many cities around the world into festivals of sweetened cereals, milkshakes, buns and chocolate cookies with lists of eternal unknown ingredients. This is not something that happens only at the first meal of the day. The diets of millions of people around the world changed from the traditional fresh foods ...Read full article...

Will plasma transfusions be the next great thing to stay healthy?

There seems to exist a waiting list already. They are still looking for investment partners. They are even offering employment to physicians who may qualify for the kind of work they are doing. Ambrosia Medical, LLC is a California-based company that is betting big on plasma transfusions from young people to older folks as a way to add more years to your life. What once was a project that ...Read full article...

The ineffective and irresponsible use of “modern medicine”

Fever is a mechanism of the body used to fight the infection. The inflammatory response of the organism to a serious infection, which appears after the febrile period, is also a way for the body to protect itself from pathogens that, in its judgment, can damage the body. Despite this, patients and doctors repeatedly recommend medicines such as ibuprofen, to calm the fever, thus disrupting the body’s natural mechanism ...Read full article...

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...