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No nutritional benefits to going organic

Rob @ July 31, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The British conducted a study to determine what exactly the nutrient density difference is between organic and conventionally grown foods.  The data was scavenged from 50 years of published reports on organically grown goods, and the results are pretty plain to see: there’s no nutritional benefit to shelling out double the price for the same […]

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Products claim steroids may be unapproved

andrea @ July 30, 2009 # No Comment Yet

Shocker: Some products that claim to be something they are, in fact, are not. Take for example what the FDA revealed on Tuesday. According to CNN, the FDA has warned the public not to use products that claim to be steroids or contain “steroid-like substances.”

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Bacteria great for kids

Rob @ July 29, 2009 # No Comment Yet

For years parents have been telling their kids that bacteria and germs are terrible, often educating kids about avoiding dirty places where bacteria is prevalent, and washing hands with anti-bacterial soap.  While these are generally smart and safe recommendations, teaching a child that all bacteria are bad may be detrimental to their well being, especially […]

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Obesity is expensive

Rob @ July 28, 2009 # No Comment Yet

The CDC announced that Obesity not only causes several health problems that can drastically affect the quality of life of an individual, but also greatly affect the bank account and finances of a person.  And this wasn’t found by a survey saying these people spend more money on food and drink, but that they spend […]

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Hydroxycut…cut it out!

andrea @ May 14, 2009 # 3 Comments

In current breaking news we learned that dietary supplements are unhealthy. The one in the limelight today is Hydroxycut, a supplement used by people looking to lose weight or tighten muscles. After causing liver damage in many people and at least one death, the FDA decided to encourage people not to use it. They announced […]

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New chewing gum doubles as deodorant

Brittany @ May 8, 2009 # 4 Comments

It appears the Japanese are at it again. From a toilet that cleans your bottom before you can, to some of the most advanced building materials on the planet, the Japanese have come up with some pretty amazing, albeit sometimes strange, inventions. This time it’s a chewing gum that does more than freshen your breath, […]

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