The Natural Path
Recently, a study widely reported by the media created a controversy around carnitine, a common amino acid, by claiming to show an association between carnitine and heart disease.
Monsanto's Roundup is the most commonly used herbicide in the world. Monsanto insists that it is minimally toxic. However, a new study disagrees, instead concluding that Roundup may be "the most biologically disruptive chemical in our environment". . . .
Several years ago, the herb kava kava was banned in Canada. Kava is simply the best treatment for anxiety out there, whether natural or pharmaceutical. The herb was banned by Health Canada allegedly for possible liver toxicity.
Now a new study adds to the already consistent and overwhelming evidence that kava is not dangerous for your liver or for anything. This kava safety study was placebo-controlled and double-blinded. It included 58 people with DSM-IV general anxiety disorder (GAD). The six week study gave either a placebo or kava kava providing 120mg of kavalactones. The dose was increased to 240mg a day if there was no responce by week three. . . .
The prevalence of diabetes has more than doubled in the past three decades. Diabetes now affects nearly 10% of adults worldwide. There are probably a number of reasons for this increase in diabetes. But new research suggests--not surprisingly--that sugar is one of them. . . .
Bisphenol A (BPA) is a chemically commonly found in hard, clear plastic bottles and in the lining of cans used for canned food. BPA mimics estrogen in the body and is associated with heart disease, diabetes, obesity, male and female infertility and poycystic ovarian syndrome.
Bisphenol S (BPS) has been considered a safe alternative to BPA. . . .
It's been a fertile little while for fertility studies. Though fertility always brings the female partner to mind, the cause of the infertility lies in the man as often as in the woman. So these two studies, which show that both diet and supplements can help men improve the odds, can bring hope to frustrated couples. . . .