Healthy Living

Austria becomes first EU country to ban glyphosate weedkiller

Austria has voted to ban glyphosate, the main ingredient in Bayer-Monsanto’s notorious Roundup weedkiller, becoming the first EU country to outlaw the chemical, creating a PR disaster for the troubled German company.

How to Keep Your Muscles in Good ‘Functional’ Shape

This podcast explains why resistance training is so important for people 50+ Today, as part of our Fitness Friday series, we hear from returning guest Sabrena Jo, the director of science and research content for the American Council on Exercise. She shares important information on new research that answers questions about cardiovascular exercise, weight training, […]

Putin orders Russian brand of ‘green’ non-GMO produce to be set up

Russia’s enormous natural resources should serve as a guarantee of high quality food production, according to President Vladimir Putin. The country has ensured its independence on the global wheat market, he added.

What causes some people to look older than their age and others to look younger?

I’m not sure, what makes us look younger when we get older, call it Benjamin Button, I call it genetics. There are certain things we follow which most people don’t Rigid strict mediterranen diet eating seasonal fruits and vegetables consuming locally My mom and sister legitimately have been practicing 16 hours fasting non stop for […]

Krasnoyarsk Scientists Discover Fish With the Greatest Health Benefits

Scientists from the Siberian Federal University (SFU) and Biophysics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences’ Siberian branch have recently discovered record levels of Omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in boganida char, fish endemic to Siberia’s Arctic region.

Why would Norwegians come? Twitter blows up at Trump’s s***hole slur

Twitter users have pointed out the irony of Donald Trump lamenting immigration from “s***hole countries” wishing to have “more people from places like Norway”: Why would Norwegians immigrate to the United States? Where people are far more likely to be shot, live in poverty, get no healthcare, get no paid parental leave or subsidized daycare, […]

Why We’re Losing the War (On Obesity, Type 2 Diabetes, and Cancer)

The first step to solving a problem is to admit that one exists. I was recently sitting in a department meeting in my hospital, where we had recently raised over $1 million to fund a Centre for Integrative Medicine (CIM) in conjunction with the University. There was great fanfare when it began, a few years […]

GOP’s Planned Cuts to Medicaid Will Impoverish and Imperil Millions of Aging Baby Boomers and Seniors

One-fifth of Medicare recipients are covered through Medicaid, including nursing homes and long-term care. The House Republican leadership’s Obamacare repeal bill will not only cause upwards of 24 million people to lose their health care coverage over the next decade, as the Congressional Budget Office has said, but it will also push millions of seniors […]

A Staple in Your Genes: Europeans Evolved to Eat Vegetable-Heavy Diets

A study of hundreds of human genomes has revealed humans in different regions of the world have evolved for diets with differing amounts of meat and vegetables – Europeans, particularly southerners, are optimized for a high-plant diet, while Greenland’s Inuits are better able to process fatty meats.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Could Hold Secret to Longer Lifetimes

Some are mystified by the longevity of the Red Hot Chili Peppers – 34 years old and still going strong, despite continual drug addiction issues and repeated near breakups – but those wishing to maximize their own lifespans should consider upping their daily chili pepper dosage, a US scientific study suggests.

Despite GOP Opposition, Mounting Evidence That Medicaid Improves Health

Bolstering the call for universal coverage and undercutting a key Republican talking point, a new study finds that Medicaid expansion in Arkansas and Kentucky resulted in better healthcare and improved health outcomes among low-income Americans.

‘This is What Consumers Want’: General Mills to Start Labeling GMOs

Environmental and consumer advocacy groups hailed decision by food manufacturer and called on Congress to follow suit. General Mills will start labeling genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in all its food products, thanks to Vermont’s impending GMO law and the failure of the ‘voluntary labeling’ law in U.S. Congress this week.

Raw Milk Sales May Soon Be Legal in New Jersey

Raw Milk Sales May Soon Be Legal in New Jersey . New bill moving through legislature will legalize raw milk sales. Assemblymen John DiMiao (R-Dist. 23) introduced Assembly Bill 696 (A696) on Jan. 27. The legislation would allow holders of a raw milk permit “to sell, offer for sale or otherwise make available raw milk […]

Single Dose of Russian Ebola Vaccination to Cost $160

The price may vary depending on the exchange rate of the national currency. The cost of a single dose of the Russian vaccine against the Ebola virus is approximately $160, the director of the Gamaleya Research Institute of Epidemiology and Microbiology said Friday.

Putin’s New Plan to Become #1 Scares Monsanto Big Time

Russia’s Vladimir Putin is taking a bold step against biotech giant Monsanto and genetically modified seeds at large. In a new address to the Russian Parliament Thursday, Putin proudly outlined his plan to make Russia the world’s ‘leading exporter’ of non-GMO foods that are based on ‘ecologically clean’ production.



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