General Health

How Artificial Sweeteners Induce Diabetes And Obesity-Related Changes

A groundbreaking new study published in the prestigious journal Nature has revealed how non-caloric artificial sweeteners (NAS) drive obesity- and diabetes-related changes in both mice and humans. The study titled, "Artificial sweeteners induce glucose intolerance by altering the gut microbiota," states: "Here we demonstrate that consumption of commonly used NAS formulations drives the development of


4 Ways To Keep From Losing Your Eyesight (Cataracts)

The human eye is uniquely equipped to stay young in appearance and health late into life (thanks to the heightened expression of the enzyme telomerase) but not without good nutrition! The gradual clouding of the lens inside of the eye which leads to a decrease in vision – even blindness – is called a cataract.


High Fructose Corn Syrup Linked To Kidney Stones: 5 Facts To Know

By: Dr. Edward F. Group, globalhealingcenter.com - High-fructose corn syrup, or HFCS for short, is a man-made sweetener commonly used in processed foods. It’s included in many foods that one would least suspect, like bread, crackers, pasta sauces, and even pickles. Groups like the Corn Refiner’s Association and companies dependent on High Fructose Corn Syrup


Study: Saccharin And Sugar May Be More Addictive Than Cocaine

Sugar and artificial sweeteners are so accessible, affordable and socially sanctioned, that few consider their habitual consumption to be a problem on the scale of say, addiction to cocaine.  But if recent research is correct their addictive potential could be even worse. Almost 40 years ago, William Duffy published a book called Sugar Blues which


Your Cells, Their Proteins And Superfoods

By: Heather Callaghan, NaturalBlaze.com - In "She Used to Be In A Wheelchair - The TED Talk That Comes With a Warning" I showcase Dr. Terry Wahls who successfully reversed her debilitating multiple sclerosis with the application of nutrients and meditation. She talks about the importance "minding your mitochondria" and how lifestyle, diet and environment can


Fast Track Tip #10: 8 Uncommon First Aid Items

Generally speaking, I have a fairly decent first aid kit.  It includes everything from a large variety of bandages to pain killers, antibiotics, essential oils, trauma supplies, first aid books, and equipment such as braces, splints and a blood pressure monitor. That being said, I put the kit together a few years ago and as


How To Reduce Your Risk Of Catching The Flu This Year

We can all breathe a sigh of relief. The FDA has announced that the flu vaccine for the 2014-2015 flu season is ready. This means you can drive down nearly any city street and see at least one flag or spinner, manically suggesting that you “Get your flu shot here!” This means you can now


Statin Drugs Linked To Thyroid Cancer In Women

So, you have been told to 'lower your cholesterol' with drugs. But could it be causing cancer? A concerning new study published in the journal Clinical Epidemiology[i] has found that "statin use is associated with thyroid cancer in female patients." Researchers hypothesized that in the presence of the female dominant hormone estradiol – a form


What The Chiropractic Movement Needs Most

Chiropractors are on the front lines of alternative medicine, with over 75,000 strong. But they face serious challenges from the conventional medical establishment many of which we at Greenmedinfo.com believe we have solved.  Chiropractic & GreenMedInfo: A Match Made In Biomedical Heaven Chiropractors are by far the largest group of alternative health practitioners in the


Phthalates – The Silent Killer

The convenience of plastic in our everyday lives have no doubt made our lives easier. It contains our food, our water, and protects us. That said, have we considered how much it has poisoned us? As favorable as plastics are in our world, there are some concerns to address. Namely, the chemicals that are emitted from


Research: Soy Accelerates Breast Cancer

By: Natasha Longo, PreventDisease Previous reports by several scientists in both reputable publications and cancer foundations have stressed the importance of soy to reduce breast cancer. Meanwhile there has been plenty of research to contradict these claims and completely oppose them. Researchers at the Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre in New York studying invasive breast


Fruit By Design: The Cotton Candy Grape

Is it not enough that we have one of the most diverse diets in the world? Yet, somehow eating our daily fruit is like pulling teeth – especially where children are concerned. Grapes are a popular fruit choice, but their tartness can sometimes overpower the natural flavor of the fruit. This is because the natural flavors of


Let Them Eat Cake: The First Lady’s “Improved” Public School Lunches vs. The Obama Girls’ School Lunch Menu

Ahhh…fall.  The last long weekend of summer is here.  The weather will begin to be crisp. Fall colors will begin to peek out of the trees.  Kids are going back to school. This year, the kids have something new to rejoice over. Students can be very thankful that First Lady Michelle Obama has become the unelected Food Nazi


Every Prepper Needs Coconut Oil In Their Pantry

Let me start out by saying that I discovered coconut oil about a year ago.  At the time, I was semi-knowledgeable about its qualities the most notable of which were that it was a heart healthy fat and that if stored properly, it had long shelf life.  On the other hand, I also knew it smelled


Research Reveals How Sugar CAUSES Cancer

The average American consumes their body weight annually in this cancer-causing substance, and yet hospitals freely feed it to their cancer patients, oblivious to the harm it does. Hospitals feed cancer patients sugar and high carbohydrate diets for a reason: they are abysmally ignorant of the role of nutrition in health and disease -- hence


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