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Health & Wellness

The Conflicted History of Alcohol in Western Civilization
Health & Wellness  (tags: world, health, humans, risks, safety, diet, disease, abuse, alcohol, western civilization )

Darren
- 16 hours ago - scientificamerican.com
Booze was the beverage of choice for much of human history. But over the past millennium, views of alcohol in the West have swerved from warm embrace to moral vilification to a worry about the human costs of abuse
15 Vegan Celebrities Who'Ve Given Up Animal Products For A Healthier Lifestyle
Health & Wellness  (tags: celebrities, vegans, vegetarians, animal products, diet, food, health, humans, nutrition, research, society, study )

Lone
- 14 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
More people than you may have thought are on plant-based and animal-free diets: PETA reports that 2.5 percent of U.S. residents are vegans, while another 5 percent are vegetarians.
A Tale of Two All-McDonald's Diets
Health & Wellness  (tags: mcdonalds, burgers, McNuggets, diets, diet, food, health, nutrition, protection, research )

Lone
- 16 days ago - takepart.com
Depending on who is doing the eating, living off nothing but burgers and McNuggets has wildly different outcomes.
Cricket: It's What's For Dinner
Health & Wellness  (tags: entomophagy, environment, food, diet, nutrition, humans, news, interesting )

Carrie
- 18 days ago - modernfarmer.com
Entomophagy ~the eating of bugs ~ is common all over the world, and has long been talked about as a possible source of protein to supplement the United States' energy-heavy cattle reliance.
8 Ways Eating Chickens Hurts Humans
Health & Wellness  (tags: chicken, poop, carcasses, E. coli, contamination, diet, disease, food, health, humans, illness, safety, warning )

Lone
- 26 days ago - peta2.com
more than 99 percent of broiler chicken carcasses sold in stores had detectable levels of E. coli, indicating fecal contamination. That means you are almost guaranteed to be swallowing actual POOP
GMOs, Glyphosate and Soil Biology
Health & Wellness  (tags: risks, warning, diet, disease, food, MONSANTO'S GMO )

John
- 31 days ago - foodintegritynow.org
As transgenic crops (GMOs) received Glyphosate , looking at the root system one found an increase in soil fungi. Fusarium is potentially pathogenic. We are seeing the increase of many allergies and diseases originate in the gut - 80% of immune system
Have We Been Milked By the Dairy Industry?
Health & Wellness  (tags: milk, dairy industry, diet, disease, food, health, humans, nutrition, research )

Lone
- 32 days ago - ca.news.yahoo.com
Milk is unhealthy, unnecessary, bad for the planetâEUR"even racist? Welcome to the new food war
Tell Congress: Stop Delaying Food Poisoning Protections
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, ethics, food, foodborn poisons, government, health, prevention, protection, safety )

Kathy
- 34 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Every year, corporate negligence and weak government oversight in the American food system results in 48 million Americans contracting a foodborne illness, leading to thousands of hospitalizations and deaths.
How to Spot Alzheimer's ~ SLIDESHOW
Health & Wellness  (tags: Alzheimers Disease, health, diet, interesting, healthcare, illness, prevention, research, risks, study, society, family, exercise, treatment, warning, medicine )

Carrie
- 38 days ago - webmd.com
Would you know the difference between a harmless "senior moment" and a more serious problem?
The 10 Grossest Foods You Can Buy at the Ballpark
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, health, ethics, humans, illness, interesting, nutrition, risks, safety, study, warning, family )

Carrie
- 43 days ago - motherjones.com
Even the stadium food without bacteria might make you sick ~ especially those over-the-top pseudo-regional specialties! Here are 10 of the most stomach-turning (or, depending on your tastes, delectable) dishes on ballpark menus this year:
Being Fat in Middle Age Reduces Risk of Developing Dementia, Researchers Say
Health & Wellness  (tags: fat, Middle Age, dementia, research, risks, diet, disease, food, health, humans, illness, protection, study, society )

Lone
- 48 days ago - washingtonpost.com
A surprising study contradicting all previous research found that being fat in middle age appears to cut the risk of developing dementia rather than increase it
Http://Www.Msn.Com/En-Us/Fooda nddrink/Foodnews/Vegan-Diet-Be st-for-Planet/Ar-AAasL9v
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, vegan, guidelines )

Freya
- 49 days ago - msn.com
The Dietary Guidelines Advisory Committee, a federally appointed panel of nutritionists created in 1983, decided for the first time this year to factor in environmental sustainability in its recommendations. They include a finding that a diet lower in...
Antibiotic Use In Meat Is Soaring
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, safety, Antibiotics in Agriculture )

Teresa
- 68 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
Soaring demand for meat across the world has caused a major uptick in the amount of antimicrobial drugs in pork, beef and poultry, according to a new study published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences.
 

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