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The supplement crack-down has crossed the Atlantic

Friday, October 28, 2011      5 comments

This is from an e-mail health newsletter that originates in the UK where supplements have already been regulated. I'm posting the article by request, and am unable to provide a link to the source because it was received via e-mail. If you ta... Read more

Healthful Alternatives to Combat Prostrate Cancer -- Part 3

Thursday, February 24, 2011      2 comments

This is Part 3 of three parts. The following information is from an NHD Health Watch article by Ian Robinson (received via e-mail) -- ***** PSA screenings do not effectively test for prostate cancer. But that doesn't mean you can stop w... Read more

The Truth About Prostate Cancer Detection -- Part 2

Wednesday, February 23, 2011      2 comments

This is Part 2 of three parts (the third part will discuss healthful alternatives). The information in quotes has been condensed from an NHD Health Watch article by Ian Robinson (received via e-mail) -- PSA Screenings: a Money-Making Scam... Read more

New Approach to Prostate Cancer Treatment -- Part 1

Tuesday, February 22, 2011      2 comments

The information in quotes has been condensed from an article by Ian Robinson of "Natural Health Dossier Health Watch" (via e-mail): "...most doctors believe that elevated testosterone levels cause prostate cancer cells to grow. ...But emerg... Read more

Fructose Fuels Cancer Cells

Wednesday, February 16, 2011      3 comments

The following information in quotes was condensed from Dr. Jonathan V. Wright's Nutrition & Healing e-mail newsletter: "...fructose is more or less the absolute favourite food of cancer cells. ,,," "It's...gobbled up by countless people i... Read more

Cholesterol Is Good For You

Tuesday, February 15, 2011      9 comments

The information in quotes was condensed from an article by Francois Lubbe, UK Editor of HSI health newsletter (received via e-mail): "When I was diagnosed with high cholesterol, at the age of 9, one of the first dietary changes our family d... Read more

Are Mammograms Really Necessary?

Sunday, February 13, 2011      6 comments

I'm posting this because a number of similar articles have appeared in the past year or so. I'm only providing it as information for others to consider and comment, not as a factual news item, so please add or clarify any information if you can... Read more

Drug Muggers That Rob Your Health

Saturday, February 12, 2011      2 comments

This has been condensed from an e-mailed UK health newletter (Rachael Linkie, Health Sciences Institute). It is by no means a complete list -- "...most drugs rob your body of vital, health-protecting nutrients." "For example, Ibuprofen ... Read more

Child Intoxicated by Hand Sanitizer

Friday, February 11, 2011      7 comments

Here's an odd one excerpted from a UK health newsletter that I got in my e-mail: "Many hand sanitizers have a high alcohol content, which can be a bad mix with children. " "...a 4-year-old ... became lethargic and incoherent while at scho... Read more

Toasted Skin Syndrome (TSS)

Tuesday, February 01, 2011      4 comments

This isn't a new thing -- It's just been given a name: Toasted Skin Syndrome [TSS] [The following info in quotes is from one of the UK health newsletters that I receive in my e-mail, so I'm unable to post a link to the source] -- "If your... Read more

B Vitamins Can Reduce "Brain Shrinkage"

Saturday, January 29, 2011      5 comments

(Excerpt from a "Nutrition & Healing" e-mail newsletter from the UK) "Research at Oxford University recently showed that daily supplementation with high doses of certain B vitamins can cut the rate of brain shrinkage in half for older peopl... Read more

Ten Ways Cranberries Can Transform Your Health

Wednesday, January 26, 2011      10 comments

Here's a pretty concise, up-to-date list of the benefits of cranberries from a UK e-mail newsletter (so I can't just post a link to it): 1) Cranberries contain plenty of vitamin C exactly what you need during the cold and flu season. ... Read more

Overworked, Too Greedy To Think, or Just Plain Stupid?

Monday, November 01, 2010      6 comments

Here's the basic situation, as explained by ThinkGeek.com: "Recently we got the best-ever cease and desist letter. ... it's 12 pages long and very well-researched (except on one point) ... what makes this cease and desist so very, very special... Read more

Acetaminophen Linked To Asthma In Teens & Children

Thursday, October 28, 2010      2 comments

It seems that all of those formerly-innocuous over-the-counter medications have major drawbacks -- in this case, asthma and eczema. This information concerns acetaminophen (paracetamol), which at one time was considered safe for adults an... Read more

Money-Saving Butter-Stretcher Recipe from WWII

Sunday, October 24, 2010      16 comments

If you've ever gone into a restaurant that gave you a generous tub of butter along with the bread, this is the butter-stretcher recipe they used. It was concocted in 1944 (a period of heavy wartime rationing) by The Mystery Chef, a well-kno... Read more


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