Why vegetable oils are much more deadly than cigarettes. By David Gillespie March 14, 2017 Big Fat Lies, Vegetable Oils Smoking and vegetable oils cause disease via exactly the same mechanism. We don’t force our children to smoke, so why are we forcing them to consume vegetable oils? People who smoke are up to six times more [...]
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Vitamin D lowers risk of cancer death, fish oil reduces odds of heart attack, study suggests New VITAL study is the first large test of both supplements in the general population Thomson Reuters · Posted: Nov 12, 2018 12:55 PM ET | Last Updated: November 13 Vitamin D tablets are displayed in New York on Nov. 9, [...]
The average woman puts 515 synthetic chemicals on her skin every day. 60 percent of what we put onto our skin is absorbed into our bodies. Emerging research on the sheer volume of toxic chemicals entering women’s bodies through their cosmetics brings a whole new meaning to the phrase “it hurts to be beautiful.” The [...]
Conventional laundry products often contain toxic chemicals that can harm you and the environment. Use our guide to help lighten your load. While they may make your clothes smell as fresh as a spring morning, conventional laundry-care products often contain chemicals with negative health effects ranging from skin and throat irritation to carcinogenicity. In fact, [...]
Some researchers believe that the microbiome may play a role in regulating how people think and feel. By now, the idea that gut bacteria affect a person’s health is not revolutionary. Many people know that these microbes influence digestion, allergies, and metabolism. The trend has become almost commonplace: New books appear regularly detailing precisely which [...]
Perhaps one of the most common questions we get is what the difference is between calorie restriction and fasting. Many calorie enthusiasts say that fasting works, but only because it restricts calories. In essence, they are saying that only the average matters, not the frequency. But, of course, the truth is nothing of its kind. So, let’s deal [...]
Harvard study shows how intermittent fasting and manipulating mitochondrial networks may increase lifespan Manipulating mitochondrial networks inside cells — either by dietary restriction or by genetic manipulation that mimics it — may increase lifespan and promote health, according to new research from Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health. The study, published Oct. 26 online in [...]
Our homes are filled with plastics, and most of us don't really know what they're made of -- or whether they're safe. EWG has put together these tips to help you choose better plastics and plastic alternatives for your family: Why you should pick plastics carefully. How to choose and use safer plastics. Finding safer, [...]
Matthew Walker has learned to dread the question “What do you do?” At parties, it signals the end of his evening; thereafter, his new acquaintance will inevitably cling to him like ivy. On an aeroplane, it usually means that while everyone else watches movies or reads a thriller, he will find himself running an hours-long [...]
Intermittent fasting is currently all the rage. But don’t be fooled: it’s much more than just the latest fad. Recent studies of this kind of fasting – with restricted eating part of the time, but not all of the time – have produced a number of successes, but the latest involving diabetes might be the [...]