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GMO food linked to health deterioration

December 15, 2013

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by Mary Budinger — A new study has found that the Bacillus thuringensis (Bt) pesticides in genetically engineered (GE) crops may contribute to blood abnormalities, ranging from anemia to blood cancers, such as leukemia. While Bt has been used since the late 1960s in agriculture as a topical insecticide, it was only after the mid-’90s […]

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Is a gluten-free diet in your future?

March 1, 2013

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  Is someone you know on a gluten-free diet? It is quite possible that person has celiac disease, an intolerance to gluten that causes damage to the intestine. Gluten is found in the following grains: wheat, rye, barley and wheat-related grains such as triticale, kamut and spelt. Oats, although they do not […]

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Celiac disease: a hidden cause of osteoporosis

December 24, 2012

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by Marianne Crafts-Brandner —  One night, at the age of 62, Doreen rolled over in bed and fractured a vertebra in her spine. Unable to move, she had to be rescued by an emergency medical team. She spent three weeks flat on her back in a hospital bed. Initial tests showed that she had severe […]

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What you don’t know about your thyroid can make you ill

August 24, 2012

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by Becky Coffield —  The thyroid is probably the most overlooked, improperly diagnosed gland in the human body. This small, butterfly-shaped gland residing in the throat is one in a family of glands called the endocrine system. Its functioning is extremely intricate — and crucial to the health and well-being of a person. Yet it […]

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