What are the Kombucha Health Benefits

What is Kombucha? Kombucha is an effervescent tea that is produced through the process of fermentation. Generally, black or green tea is fermented using SCOBY, which stands for symbiotic culture of bacteria and yeast. The bacteria are used to oxidize the alcohols that are formed by the yeast, creating acetic acids. The SCOBY is introduced […]

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Protect Your Body from Hormone Disruptors

How Hormone Disrupters in Plastics Erode Our Health

“Better living through chemistry.”  Dupont Chemical ad campaign, 1935 Progress in the 20th and 21st centuries has been unprecedented in human history.  We have computers, cell phones, satellite communications, drugs, plastics, and more that pervade our lifestyle.  Most of it for the better.  There are more than 70,000 chemicals in regular use in the developed […]

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7 Hazards of High Fructose Corn Syrup

According to a number of studies, the average American consumes up to 50 grams of high fructose corn syrup in a single day. When you add this to other sugars, you could be taking an astonishing 140 pounds every year. This is alarming considering the myriad health hazards of consuming large amounts of high fructose […]

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5 Health Properties Found in Fresh Fruit

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In the 1950s, Ancel Keys (of K ration fame, lived to age 100) found a link between fat in the diet and heart disease.  Later research found that it was saturated fat that was linked to heart disease.  Eventually, the researchers concluded it was trans fats or fake fats that caused heart disease…in a big […]

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