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Side Effects of Energy Drinks: Their Ingredients and Concerns

Side Effects of Energy Drinks: Their Ingredients and Concerns

The side effects of energy drinks have been extensively studied. The apparent increase in energy comes from caffeine and sugar and not added natural ingredients as often claimed. The combination of energy drinks and alcohol is potentially lethal.
Eat Vegetables for Staying Healthy

Eat Vegetables for Staying Healthy

Vegetables are food items and eatables that we derive from plants. They are cultivated in almost all parts of the world where there is human settlement, except the poles. Typical vegetative items comprise of tomatoes, potatoes, green spinach leaves, broccolis, carrots, reddish, beet root, onions, and a whole lot of other food items. Some vegetables are grown regionally and some are grown all over the [...]
What is Mercury Poisoning? How is Mercury Affecting You

What is Mercury Poisoning? How is Mercury Affecting You

Summary:  How is mercury poisoning affecting you? Are you aware of how you can get mercury poisoning and how it can affect you or your children – even the unborn? We discuss here the major causes of mercury poisoning, its effects, sources, treatment and what you can do to prevent it.
The Dangers of Fluoride

The Dangers of Fluoride

While the dangers of fluoride are not universally understood or even accepted, it has been by and large abolished in continental Europe other than Ireland and the UK.  Even in the UK fluoridation of public water supplies is limited to just a very few local authorities, the vast majority having abolished it because of worries about fluoride poisoning. There is obviously a reason for this, although [...]
How to overcome food addictions

How to overcome food addictions

Before learning how to overcome food addictions it is first necessary to admit that you are a food addict, or sugar addict or whatever it is that you feel you must eat.  Some say that food is not addictive, and all you need is some self-control, but others agree that abuse or overuse of any substance, whether that is alcohol, drugs or food, is classed as an addiction.
Is milk good or bad for you

Is milk good or bad for you

Some Facts about Milk Traditionally milk has always been considered a complete and perfect food. However, despite its several benefits, many people have been reporting several reactions to taking milk such as Stomach and other cramps Diarrhoea or loose stools Nausea and sometimes vomiting Flatulence (gas) Bloating Nasal symptoms and lot of mucous formation Allergy of various kinds
Teflon Toxicity in Non-Stick Cookware

Teflon Toxicity in Non-Stick Cookware

It’s better known as Teflon to the housewife who works all day in the kitchen and finds its non-stick quality to be a blessing. Little does she know that she is in danger of being exposed to Teflon Toxicity and what she calls a blessing is a slow poison acting on her system every time she uses it. Like her, there are many others who do not know the facts of Teflon Toxicity and today, Teflon and [...]
Dangers of bottled water

Dangers of bottled water

Gone are the days of drinking boiled and cooled water. What with life being stressful and chaotic with no time to devote to quality and healthy lifestyles, added work pressure, home and children to look after, more and more families resort to using bottled water to save time and fuel. Not only is bottled water harmful to health, but it also is destructive to the environment. Over sixty seven million [...]
Dangers of Aspartame

Dangers of Aspartame

It is unsafe to rely on mere facts and assumptions, especially when it comes to food and other edible stuff. Even though the Food and Drugs Administration approves it, of late, it has been proved that artificial sweeteners (like Aspartame) are not safe to consume. A lot of people use aspartame, an artificial sweetener, assuming it to be safe. Aspartame is found in a wide range of products right from [...]
Benefits of baking soda

Benefits of baking soda

Baking soda is, and continues to be the foremost item any kitchen should stock up on. Otherwise known as bicarbonate of soda, it takes care of a variety of issues, from foot odor to flatulence. It’s medicinal and health benefits stem from its natural antacid properties. Baking soda is so handy that it can tackle any issue from age spots to sun burns or heat rashes. Make a paste of baking soda [...]
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