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Why You Should Never Refill a Plastic Water Bottle
Health & Wellness  (tags: refilling plastic water bottles, unhealthy, germs, H2O, toilet seat )

- 741 days ago -
Just when we thought we were feeling a bit smug with ourselves for always have a bottle of water on the Tube and that like we're told, we've been hit with the terrifying news that getting our recommended amount of H2O might be super, super unhealthy.
The Natural Sweetener That Makes People Fat | Care2 Healthy Living
Health & Wellness  (tags: HFCS, corn syrup, genetically modified, fructose, obesity, sweetener, unhealthy, disease, food additives )

- 2489 days ago -
Corn syrup is the sugar extracted from corn. When isolated it is not and never has been healthy, but as corn is now almost entirely genetically modified, it is even worse for us. The fructose in high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) converts to fat stores...
ACTION ALERT: Fight Childhood Obesity By Banning Toys From Unhealthy Kids Meals in New York! PLEASE SIGN !
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, children, unhealthy, kid meals, new york, obesity, welfare, food, prevention )

- 2886 days ago -
Every year, the American fast food industry sells more than $5 billion in kids meals - the big draw, of course, being the small toy usually included with the standard burger and fries.
The Super-Sized 43st Mother Who Is Determined to Become the World's Fattest Woman
Health & Wellness  (tags: unhealthy, exercise, diet, Lose weight, needed )

- 3409 days ago -
Donna Simpson already weighs 43st, but she is determined to nearly double her size to become the world's fattest woman. The 42-year-old from New Jersey, U.S, is set on reaching the 1,000lb mark (71st) in just two years. Remarkably she insists she is
Video & Article: Pima First People's Water Rights Give Hope for Better Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: Native People, Water, Water Rights, Agriculture, litigation, GILA RIVER INDIAN COMMUNITY, Arizona, government rations, canned food, unhealthy, fast food, diabetes, traditional farming, natural foods, community garden, diet, fats, sugar )

- 3971 days ago -
Now, after yrs of litigation that produced the largest water-rights settlement ever in Indian country, the Pima are getting some of their water back. Will they now go back to natural farming & vegies to fight the diabetes >1/2 the tribe suffers from?
Too Much Cola Can Cause Kidney Problems
Health & Wellness  (tags: pepsi, cola, coke, coca-cola, illness, phosphoric acid, unhealthy, kidney problems, kidney stones, renal problems, renal failure )

- 4190 days ago -
It is well known that too much soda can increase the risk of diabetes and obesity. But when it comes to kidney problems, is there a difference between colas and other kinds of soda? Colas contain high levels of phosphoric acid, which has been linked to
The 20 Worst Foods In America - Men's Health
Health & Wellness  (tags: worst, food, america, unhealthy, calories, menu, nutrition, ingredients, healthy, alternatives )

- 4257 days ago -
To enlighten you on the prevalence of preposterous portions, we spent months analyzing menus, nutrition labels, and ingredient lists to identify the food industry's worst offenders. Our primary criterion? Sheer caloric impact. GIVES HEALTHY ALTERNATIVES!
The 88 Fast Food Items Most Likely To Kill You
Health & Wellness  (tags: fast food, trans fat, worst, unhealthy, ingredient, nutrition, facts, menu )

- 4269 days ago -
The absolute worst ingredient your food could possibly contain is trans fat. Knowing this, I looked over the nutrition facts of literally every single item from 21 fast food menus to put together a list of the 88 fast food items highest in trans fat.
Scottish Obesity 'Just Behind US'
Health & Wellness  (tags: obesity, fat, scotland, unhealthy, U.S., schools, illness, healthy food, junk food )

- 4312 days ago -
Obesity levels in Scotland are the second highest in the developed world behind the USA, new statistics have revealed. The figures were published as the Scottish Government announced plans to remove sweets and fizzy drinks from schools.

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