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Why This Common Cooking Oil is a Cancer Nightmare

Why This Common Cooking Oil is a Cancer Nightmare

In 1956, a major cooking oil company published a series of magazine advertisements claiming that “fried foods become light foods” when vegetable oil is used in place of butter or lard. The clear message to health-savvy homemakers was that vegetable oil was a low-calorie solution to the more traditional fats they were cooking with. Millions of well-meaning cooks took the bait ... Read More »

Aldi Bans Neonicotinoids, Goes Organic, Rivals Whole Foods As Healthiest Grocery Store

Aldi Bans Neonicotinoids, Goes Organic, Rivals Whole Foods As Healthiest Grocery Store

German owned Aldi announced, on January 1, that they will be removing eight pesticides from all US stores as soon as possible. The pesticides are Thiamethoxam Chlorpyrifos Clothianidin Cypermethrin Deltamethrin Fipronil Imidacloprid Sulfoxaflor It is the first major grocery store in Europe to ban the pesticides found to be dangerous to bees, but it is going much further. They are ... Read More »

Suffer From Migraines? This Drink Will Soothe the Pain in Minutes!

Suffer From Migraines? This Drink Will Soothe the Pain in Minutes!

One of my former partners used to suffer from the absolute worst migraines.  They would leave her bed-ridden, incapacitated, and reeling from the sudden, sharp jolts of pain in her head.  While her migraines were undoubtedly a bit more severe than your average, she is not alone in her suffering. Over 36 million people in the United States are affected ... Read More »

Know Anybody Who Uses Tylenol? Researchers Discover That It Kills More Than Just Pain…

Know Anybody Who Uses Tylenol? Researchers Discover That It Kills More Than Just Pain…

Researchers from Ohio State University discovered that the commonly used pain reliever, acetaminophen, has a previously unknown side effect: it kills positive emotions. In the study, participants who took acetaminophen reported feeling fewer strong emotions when they were shown very pleasant orvery disturbing photos, compared to those who took placebos. You might be thinking correlation doesn’t mean causation, but when you ... Read More »

Having An Irrational Fear Of Germs Is An Actual Psychiatric Disorder

Having An Irrational Fear Of Germs Is An Actual Psychiatric Disorder

Does the thought of contracting an illness from one of the following situations cause you massive anxiety? Being in the same room as someone who sneezes, using a public toilet, doctors waiting rooms, trains, swimming pools, restaurants…I could go on. Well, for some people the thought of having to be in one of those scenarios causes a huge amount of stress. ... Read More »

Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease On The Rise Among Kids

Hand, Foot And Mouth Disease On The Rise Among Kids

Any parent who has dealt with the contagious virus known as Hand, Foot & Mouth Disease can attest to the nightmare of this experience. While infants and young children under the age of five are most susceptible, anyone can contract the disease. The virus is typically picked up at crowded places where kids interact or make contact, like daycare, diaper ... Read More »

20 Foods You Should Never Eat Before S*x

20 Foods You Should Never Eat Before S*x

The night has finally arrived. After a series of dates, it’s time you and your new love interest got between the sheets and enjoyed some lovely sex. However, after that meal you just ate, you feel bloated, you’ve got heartburn and one sudden movement and you’re going to release one hell of a fart. No, tonight can not be the ... Read More »

Horses Help Heal People’s Troubled Bodies And Spirits

Horses Help Heal People’s Troubled Bodies And Spirits

Whether or not you believe in holistic medicine, one thing is certain: there is just something about the relationship we humans have with animals that is absolutely incredible! And when that relationship is used to help a human feel better? You can actually see the results with your own two eyes. This special horse retreat is known as Equinsity Retreats, and it’s meant ... Read More »

15 Year Old Is Fighting For Her Life After Tampon Gave Her Toxic Shock Syndrome

15 Year Old Is Fighting For Her Life After Tampon Gave Her Toxic Shock Syndrome

Tampons can kill. I know that sounds ridiculous but it’s true. Although rare, toxic shock syndrome (TSS) can be life-threatening if it is not treated. Sadly this is something that one 15-year-old girl, Rylie Whitten, knows all too well. A few weeks ago she began feeling ill and believed she was coming down with the flu. Little did Rylie know ... Read More »

Missing This Vitamin In Your Diet Can Increase Your Risk of Frequent Migraines By 300%

Missing This Vitamin In Your Diet Can Increase Your Risk of Frequent Migraines By 300%

Migraine headaches are extremely common and can last from a few hours to three days. Unfortunately, these headaches are one of the least understood and poorly treated medical disorders, since they are likely result of a complex interplay of genetic, environmental, and neurological factors that vary from person to person. Moreover, the experiences of those suffering from migraines also vary ... Read More »