Eye health and poor nutrition: A high-fat diet may be linked to vision problems later in life, warn scientists

It turns out, a diet high in fat can not only raise a person’s risk of obesity but also their risk of going blind later in life. In a recent study, researchers from the University of Southampton in the U.K. found that a high-fat diet affects the ability of retinal pigment epithelial (RPE) cells to adjust to changing conditions in … Continue reading Eye health and poor nutrition: A high-fat diet may be linked to vision problems later in life, warn scientists

Living in a microwave: How dangerous is it to live near a cell site?

Over the next 20 years, an estimated 800,000 5G cell towers will be rolled out throughout the United States, the majority of which will be located within cities and their residential areas. This has caused alarm among many citizens, as the rollout of the towers would mean an unprecedented increase in both electromagnetic field (EMF) and radiofrequency … Continue reading Living in a microwave: How dangerous is it to live near a cell site?

4 Nights of sleep deprivation can change how your body metabolizes fat, causing weight gain

Lack of sleep is thought to cause weight gain. This new research shows how. Published in the Journal of Lipid Research, it showed that participants who slept no more than five hours each night for four consecutive nights reported feeling less satisfied after eating a high-fat, calorie-dense meal. Blood samples showed that sleep restriction led to higher … Continue reading 4 Nights of sleep deprivation can change how your body metabolizes fat, causing weight gain

“Vegetarian” fast food options are still full of fat, calories and sodium, caution health experts

A fast-food restaurant’s vegetarian offerings may not be as healthy as you might think. This is according to nutritionist Christina Crowder who noted that while some fast-food items may indeed feature “healthy” ingredients such as fresh vegetables, these are often smothered with salty sauces and served with sugary drinks. In addition, these are often accompanied by other salt and … Continue reading “Vegetarian” fast food options are still full of fat, calories and sodium, caution health experts

The Dangers of Sugar and the Importance of Healthy Sugar Substitutes

Sugar is sold abundantly in every food shop in the world and is often not acknowledged as the aging health criminal that it is. Sugar is responsible for an astonishing amount of physical and mental suffering. So many illnesses are caused by carbohydrates sugar overload, while many others are certainly made worse by it. Health … Continue reading The Dangers of Sugar and the Importance of Healthy Sugar Substitutes

Sugary drinks and disease: Chugging 2 sodas per day increases your risk of premature death

The added sugar in soda makes it one of the unhealthiest drinks in the world. On top of raising blood sugar and contributing to abdominal fat, European researchers found that soda can also lead to an earlier death. Published in JAMA Internal Medicine, the study demonstrates that daily consumption of two or more sodas – diet or not – and … Continue reading Sugary drinks and disease: Chugging 2 sodas per day increases your risk of premature death

Just 10 minutes of swimming in the ocean is all it takes for infection-causing bacteria to alter skin microbiome – is pollution to blame?

A quick dip in the ocean is hard to beat on a hot day, but a new study shows that ocean bacteria can colonize your skin surprisingly fast – and some types of it can be quite dangerous. Researchers say that just 10 minutes of swimming in the ocean is enough to see your skin … Continue reading Just 10 minutes of swimming in the ocean is all it takes for infection-causing bacteria to alter skin microbiome – is pollution to blame?

Western diets still contain too much processed meat and not enough fish, warn researchers

The average American still eats too much processed meat and not enough fish, according to researchers from Tufts University in Boston. In their report, which appeared in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, the team revealed that not much has changed in the past 18 years: U.S. adults still consume the same amount of processed meat, … Continue reading Western diets still contain too much processed meat and not enough fish, warn researchers

WiFi and EMF exposure causes DNA damage through peroxynitrite production in the body; antioxidants can shield the body from chemical oxidation

A thorough review of the available published science on wireless (WiFi) and electromagnetic frequency (EMF) exposure has identified at least seven different ways that WiFi and EMF microwave pollution actively harms the human body. Published in the journal Environmental Research, the peer-reviewed paper explains that exposure to WiFi signals, which are everywhere these days, can lead to: oxidative stress, sperm and testicular … Continue reading WiFi and EMF exposure causes DNA damage through peroxynitrite production in the body; antioxidants can shield the body from chemical oxidation

5 Simple ways to tell if you need to lose weight

Typically, body mass index (BMI) readings are used to determine whether an individual is overweight or obese. However, BMIs may not be always accurate. There are five other signs that could indicate that it’s time to lose weight, according to experts. 1. Having a big waist The size of your waist is the best way to tell if … Continue reading 5 Simple ways to tell if you need to lose weight