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Attention All Cell Phone Users

By |September 3rd, 2012|General Health Tips|

Attention All Cell Phone Users: Studies Show Cell Phone Radiation Can Possibly Cause Cancer The World Health Organization (WHO) has stated that mobile phone use is a possible carcinogen to humans. Today as cell phone use continues to grow, more researchers are speaking out against the technology to warn the public of serious biological side effects that must be acknowledged and remedied. In May 2011, WHO was the first large agency to admit cell phones might certainly cause cancer, classifying its electromagnetic radiation as “possibly carcinogenic to humans,” and listed cell phones in the same carcinogenic hazardous category as lead, engine exhaust and chloroform. […]

Benefits of Eating Comfort Foods

By |August 20th, 2012|General Health Tips|

Eat a healthy diet while including your favorite comfort foods It's a silly and rather crude children's rhyme, but it has some truth at its core. Eating food that makes you feel good makes your heart happy. When your heart is happy, it keeps you healthy. A healthy diet should include foods that are not only [...]

Studies Show White Rice May Increase Risk for Diabetes

By |August 13th, 2012|General Health Tips|

Switch from White Rice to Brown Rice What causes diabetes? In the United States, over 20 million people have Type 2 diabetes caused by being overweight and over consumption of unhealthy high-glycemic foods such as white rice. White rice is a dietary staple for many people – not just Asian populations. Recent news about this starchy food may indeed surprise you. A new study from Harvard School of Public Health found that higher white rice consumption was associated with a significantly higher risk of Type 2 diabetes.  According to the study, the risk for diabetes […]

That Sweet Taste from Sugar is a Sour Food Addiction

By |July 30th, 2012|General Health Tips|

Sugar is Addictive Everyone overeats from time to time, but is food itself addictive? The concept of food addiction is a persistent yet debatable topic. Scientists analyze whether foods can affect the body in an addictive way while consumers shop for and eat foods where the majority of our calories consumed come from processed high-fats or high-sugars typically found in convenient fast foods. Therefore we wonder: is our generation addicted to certain foods? Recent studies from various resources have shown that sucrose (sugar) has an “addictive” effect on the body. We’ve learned that when sugar hits your tongue, […]

Obesity Crisis In America

By |July 9th, 2012|General Health Tips|

Obesity Crisis in America Likely to Affect 42% of Americans by 2030 A new study recently released by the Center for Disease Control and Prevention projected that by 2030, 42 percent of Americans will be obese and 11 percent will be severely obese. Currently 34 percent of Americans are obese, which is roughly defined as 30 pounds over a healthy weight, and 6 percent are severely obese, which is 100 pounds or more over a healthy […]