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Eat Real Food – Not Soylent 2.0

Eat Real Food - Not Soylent 2.0

What is Soylent? Software engineer, Robert Reinhart believed that his busy lifestyle was leading him to poor dietary choices. He thought that he was far too overwhelmed to source food with adequate nutrition and had a moral conflict about supporting the agricultural industry. He “hypothesized that the

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Statin Medications: Why I Would Never Take One

Statin Medications: Why I Would Never Take One

The American Heart Association recently published new guidelines that will encourage doctors to prescribe statins to 30 percent of adults in the United States. This recommendation doubles the amount of adults from the previous guidelines. Is this needed, or is this further proof that the pharmaceutical companies

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Long Term PPI Use Increases Your Risk of a Heart Attack

Long Term PPI Use Increases Your Risk of a Heart Attack

I wrote an article awhile back on how long-term PPI use can harm your health. In the article, I mentioned that PPI’s are known to cause heart arrhythmia. A new study has been released from the Stanford University of Medicine that PPI use is linked to heart

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OTC Medicines and Possible Cancer Treatments – H2 Antagonists

OTC Medicines and Possible Cancer Treatments - H2 Antagonists

Society will look back on our modern cancer treatments and consider them as being barbaric. Treating cancer with radiation and chemotherapy which further damage cells, injure organs permanently, and even eventually creates more tumors in some people. Survival of modern cancer treatments are poor at best, and

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Is Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Safe to Eat after the BP Spill?

Is Gulf of Mexico Shrimp Safe to Eat after the BP Spill?

A study was recently published that claims shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico is now safe to eat! Finally, I can go back to eating shrimp! But was the conclusion of the study based on sound science? The study surveyed 115 Vietnamese-Americans that were part of the

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ALS Ice Bucket Fraud?

ALS Ice Bucket Fraud?

First off, I want to begin this blog post by saying that I am not against donating in general. I donate to local charities whenever I can because I believe that the larger the charity the more waste and embezzlement there is at the top. Donating time

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