Miserable, Drugged-up Chicken for Your Table

Factory farms are loading up their frustrated caged chickens with a cocktail of drugs, according to researchers at Johns Hopkins University. In addition to arsenic (turns the flesh a pleasant pink), and the active ingredients in Tylenol, Benadryl and Prozac (to lower their stress), major poultry producers are still using antibiotics called fluoroquinolones, which the […]

Coffee Drinkers, Unite!

Despite the fact that many of our respected natural health friends believe that coffee is a no no for those who are really serious about a healthful lifestyle, there are more rays of sunshine for we dedicated caffeine consumers. Earlier studies found that coffee drinkers had a substantially lower risk of Parkinson’s disease and Alzheimer’s […]

Eating for Alzheimer’s?

Recent research concludes that the typical western diet has a lot to do with the increasing incidence of Alzheimer’s disease. A study published in Neurology found that elderly people with higher levels of several vitamins (provided by fruits, vegetables and whole food supplements) and Omega-3 fatty acids (fish, olive oil, flaxseed oil, etc.) in their […]