Archive for ‘health’

January 1, 2017

7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

Source: 7 bad science and health ideas that should die with 2016 – Vox

January 1, 2017

Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

A majority of Canadian chiropractic, naturopathic, homeopathic and acupuncture clinics claim that they can diagnose or treat allergies, sensitivities and asthma.

Source: Fake treatments for real diseases: A review of allergy and asthma advertisements by naturopaths, chiropractors, homeopaths and acupuncturists – Science-Based Medicine

December 30, 2016

The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

The presidential election took center stage, but our readers were also fascinated by everything from particle physics and rage disorder to autism in girls and the polar vortex

Source: The Most Popular Science Stories of 2016 – Scientific American

December 27, 2016

Forks Over Knives | Top 3 Diabetes Myths, Busted: Fruit, Starchy Vegetables, and Blood Glucose

Almost 10 percent of Americans have diabetes and that number is growing. Unfortunately, the myths surrounding diabetes are as widespread as the disorder itself. Here we debunk the most common diabetes myths. For the past 50 years, people diagnosed with… Read more

Source: Forks Over Knives | Top 3 Diabetes Myths, Busted: Fruit, Starchy Vegetables, and Blood Glucose

December 26, 2016

Mediterranean Diet- Healthy IN SPITE OF Olive Oil – Blog

Source: Mediterranean Diet- Healthy IN SPITE OF Olive Oil – Blog

December 19, 2016

How to Know When Holiday Drinking is Hurting Your Brain | Alternet

Alcohol and the year-end holidays seem made for each other, but dangers lurk.

Source: How to Know When Holiday Drinking is Hurting Your Brain | Alternet

December 18, 2016

BBC – Future – Why vitamin pills don’t work, and may be bad for you

We dose up on antioxidants as if they are the elixir of life. At best, many of these supplements are ineffective. At worse, they may just send you to an early grave.

Source: BBC – Future – Why vitamin pills don’t work, and may be bad for you

December 11, 2016

The Country’s Largest Meat Company Just Started a VC Fund for Vegan Meats – Mercy For Animals

This is why we’re winning.

Source: The Country’s Largest Meat Company Just Started a VC Fund for Vegan Meats – Mercy For Animals

December 11, 2016

The Plant-Based Lifestyle Is the Best Medicine I’ve Ever Prescribed

For my cardiac patients, I have never seen anything come close to providing the benefits that a whole-food, plant-based diet offers.

Source: The Plant-Based Lifestyle Is the Best Medicine I’ve Ever Prescribed

December 10, 2016

WATCH: “Eat, sleep, and screw” — cannabis “helps people thrive” – Salon.com

Joe Dolce, author of “Brave New Weed,” joins Salon’s Alli Joseph to discuss the effects of cannabis VIDEO

Source: WATCH: “Eat, sleep, and screw” — cannabis “helps people thrive” – Salon.com