Health Hazards
Summary: Many of the ways we "care" for our bodies can actually be harmful to our health.
 
 
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Damaged Minds
Excitotoxins cause physical and spiritual destruction.
What are Excitotoxins? Health Risks Diet Soda Meat Substitutes Aspartame
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Alcohol
Is consuming alcohol ever a good idea?
Is a Little Wine Good for the Heart? Is a Little Wine Good for the Soul? Intoxicants Alcohol Abuse Increases Suicide Risk Alcohol, Stress, and Anxiety
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Smoking
Smoking leads to massive amounts of sickness and death every year.
Tobacco Kicking the Tobacco Habit Nicotine and Depression
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Meat Mysteries
Maybe vegetarianism is the best option after all...
Poisoned Meats Clean and Unclean Mad Cow Disease Getting the Pork Out Is Seafood Safe?
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The Dairy Controversy
Get the truth about lactose, calcium, and the need for caution around dairy products.
Drink Milk? Udder Propaganda Lactose Intolerance Why Women Crave Chocolate Why You Should Switch From Chocolate to Carob Did You Say, "Pass the Milk?" Osteoporosis Calcium
Genetically Modified Foods
The agriculture industry is fast becoming reliant on genetically modified foods. Learn the facts about GMOs and the effects this trend is having on health worldwide.
Still Eating Genetically Modified Foods? The Big GMO Cover-up MSG: Is This Silent Killer Lurking in Your Kitchen Cabinets
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Diabetes: An Epidemic Disease
Diabetes is spreading across North America. Is there anything we can do to stop this killer disease?
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Sugar—Affecting the Body and Mind
Refined sugar is addictive, destructive, and devoid of any nutritional value. Why does it continue to be a staple food across the world?
Sugar and Mental Illness Eating Sugar is Worse than Eating Nothing at All Sugar Substitutes The Truth About Evaporated Cane Juice Coke or Water?
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The Additive Invasion
There are now over 3,000 additives in our foods. Incredibly, only 7% have any nutritional value.
Top 10 Food Additives to Avoid
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Coffee
Do the stimulating benefits of coffee really outweigh the costs?
America's Number One Drug Problem—Coffee Caffeine Caffeine Raises Stress Hormones
Refined Grains
Most of the bread products consumed today are made of refined grains. Are our breakfast cereals and "fortified" loaves as healthy as we like to think?
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Vaccination: A Medical Abomination
Vaccination began 200 years ago as an experimental life-saving medical tool. While it originally had some merit, today it has become perhaps the leading cause of death and disability among our children.
Hepatitis B Vaccines Have You Had Your Flu Shot?
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Music and the Frontal Lobe
Music enters the brain through its emotional regions, which include the temporal lobe and the limbic system.
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Compromise in the Pharmaceutical Industry
Plant medicine safety pale in comparison to the promotional and safety practices of the mainstream drug industry.
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