Genetically Modified Foods: Unintended, Dangerous, Unpredictable Consequences (Updated 1x)

(Update - now includes a list of references at the bottom.) Should people be concerned about genetically modified organisms (GMOs)?  Absolutely! And a growing number of critics from around the world, including doctors, molecular biologists, … [Read more...]

High-Fructose Corn Syrup Has a New, Unofficial Name

Because Americans are eating less high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), the makers of HFCS want to change its name to "corn sugar" to improve its image and sales.  On September 14, 2010, the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) applied to the Food and Drug … [Read more...]

The Truth About Cholesterol – Hold That Hamburger Bun

This article is dedicated to my friend whom I was talking to today about her doctor's visit.  Her new doctor wants her to go on a 1500 to 1600 calorie, low-carb diet.  Wow, I'm impressed that her doctor realizes that carbs cause major health … [Read more...]

Essential Dietary Supplements

I made an interesting observation of my blood pressure (BP) this morning after I started taking 5 dietary supplements this week (magnesium citrate, coQ10, alpha-lipoic acid, vitamin E, and lemon-flavored cod liver oil), based on the recommendations … [Read more...]

Calcium Supplements Can Be Harmful

Just yesterday, I received a new email notification from NutritionData talking about the dangers of calcium supplements, linked to a new study "Study: Calcium May Increase Heart Attack Risk." Interestingly enough, in the book I just read, The Protein … [Read more...]