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Sold Out or Safe?

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Are vaccines safe? Are the studies done on prescription drugs legitimate? Do genetically modified (GM) foods pose a health risk? Read the rest of this entry »

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Big Thighs, Little Thighs…

big thighs little thighs“I love her chunky thighs, they are so cute,” I said, giving my granddaughter’s legs a squeeze.

My daughter nodded in agreement. “They are cute now, but she’s going to hate them when she grows up.”

Unless some celebrity or the fashion police comes along in the next 10 years and decides that big thighs are all the rage, she’s probably right. Read the rest of this entry »

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The Bad Seed

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There has been a lot of debate over the safety of genetically modified foods. Unfortunately no studies were done before being marketed to the public.

But now that it’s on our store shelves and in our bodies, studies are proving that GM foods, although profitable for the patent owner/corporation, are damaging to our health. Read the rest of this entry »

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Women Drivers

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I have a brother who scoffs at women drivers. He says, “It never fails. Every time there’s someone on the road who does something stupid it’s usually a woman. And on the rare occasion that it happens to be a man, it’s because his mama taught him how to drive.” He chuckles as he gets in this last dig.

I don’t.  Read the rest of this entry »

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Estrogen, flaxseed, and Breast Cancer

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Twenty-five grams of flaxseed a day keeps the doctor away. Well, not quite, but it has been determined that flaxseed can lower tumor markers.

Studies show that consumption of 25 grams of flaxseed a day has the potential to reduce tumor growth in patients with breast cancer.  Patients with other hormonal cancers have also been helped by flax. Read more here.

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Itsy Bitsy…

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Interesting video clip on the history of the bikini and studies done on the male physical reaction to them. Watch it here.

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Did You Know…?

blog did you know milk imageDid you know that many people diagnosed as lactose intolerant can drink raw milk without the side effects they experience from processed milk?

To date there are no scientific studies that have been done to prove this, but with so much politics in research anyway, I believe that the proof is in the personal results. And I’ve heard it from the horse’s mouth, the lactose intolerant, that they can indeed consume raw milk without suffering physical consequences. Read the rest of this entry »

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