Monthly Archives: June 2012

But where did they get their protein?

Human Ancestors Ate Tree Bark in Diet Focused on Forest Traces of 2 million-year-old meals in the teeth of a species of human ancestors showed the hominins ate the bark of the trees they climbed, as well as leaves and … Continue reading

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First it was PSA tests, then mammograms.

Now this. Woah.

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Yup. There’s poo in the meat.

I just received my official “Food Manager Certificate” from the State of Minnesota. To receive this, I had to take a USDA approved course on food handling. And yes, it’s true. Always assume you’ve got poo in your meat. Brilliant … Continue reading

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The weight of the world

Yup. We’re the fattest. 🙁 Also in fresh rankings of the world’s heaviest nations, the US once again tops the list as the most obese country, followed by Kuwait and Croatia. The research is detailed online in journal BMC Public … Continue reading

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Weight-Loss Surgery Increases Risk of Alcohol Addiction

Ack!

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Revised “Dirty Dozen” and “Clean 15”

Here are some fruits and veges you may want to consider purchasing organic. Also included are the cleanest. Always remember, if you simply can’t afford organic, at this point non-organic is better than eating junk. 🙂

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I don’t think this is what nutritionists mean when they advocate multiple meals…

Leave it to fast food companies to find a way to shove more calories into their customers: Major food corporations face a quandary. They are under Wall Street’s constant profit-growth pressure, but they can’t substantially raise product prices because the … Continue reading

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Just another reason to love the plant based lifestyle.

“Humans Are 17 Million Tons Overweight” “[United Nations] world population projections suggest that by 2050 there could be an additional 2.3 billion people,” they write in research published online Sunday (June 17) in the journal BMC Public Health. “The ecological … Continue reading

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Yay!

The money quote: More regression of coronary atherosclerosis occurred after 5 years than after 1 year in the experimental group. In contrast, in the control group, coronary atherosclerosis continued to progress and more than twice as many cardiac events occurred. … Continue reading

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Well. This should cause a stir.

First, a panel of US physicians advised against PSA tests for men. Now, the Nordic Cochrane Centre is advising against mammograms. We’re sitting back, watching to see who’s left standing after the dust settles.

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