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Parasites & Cleanses

Parasites & Cleanses Note: This blog is a condensation of several research blogs.  See additional information at the end of the article. Intestinal parasites are very common, and they affect those living in developed countries. In fact, it’s estimated that one third or more of Americans are infected with an intestinal parasite and likely don’t even know it. That’s because our immune system works to suppress the damaging and uncomfortable effects of these nasty parasites that come in the form of worms. These...

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GMO Risks

GMO Risks Introduction: the genetic manipulation referred to in this article is *not* about crossing different breeds of sheep, developing various hybrids of corn, or other “within species” enhancement to improve naturally-occuring traits.  Instead it’s about using a bacteria or virus to artificially insert an entirely foreign DNA into a plant’s genes, such as human genes inserted into rice, or Monsanto’s “Bt” (Bacillus thuringiensis) corn, which was genetically modified to produce a...

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Sugar: The Case Against It

Sugar: The Case Against It Dee Jensen recommends that you review this article to form your own conclusions… (The Case Against Sugar) Say your child petitioned for permission to smoke a pack of cigarettes a week. Say his or her logic was that a pack a week is better than a pack a day. No dice, right?  O.K., now substitute sugar for cigarettes. Comparing the dangers of inhaling cigarettes with chowing down on candy bars may sound like false equivalence, but Gary Taubes’s “The Case Against Sugar” will...

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