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Monthly Archives: January 2008

Cancer and Psychiatric drugs found in UK tap water!

Isn’t that scary?! A 100 page statement by the Drinking Water Inspectorate (DWI) – drinking water watchdog in the UK, revealed that despite the extensive regulations and purification treatments currently employed by water companies, these powerful medicines are finding their way into your kitchen! Trace levels of bleomycin, a cancer chemotherapy drug, and diazepam, a…

10 Reasons to SMILE!

I just received an email with these really nice pictures and I had to publish them on my site. I was trying to think how I could link it somehow to a health topic and you guessed…SMILING! Yes it is very healthy and just to prove that I’ve provided ten reasons below: Smiling makes you…

Recipe of the week: Broccoli Almondine

Here’s an easy, quick, healthy, yet tasty way of preparing and eating your greens. Time: start to finish it only take 20 minutes! Servings: 4 to 6 (side dish) servings. Ingredients: 1 1/2 pounds broccoli, stems peeled, then head cut into 2-inch-wide spears 1/2 stick unsalted butter 1/3 cup sliced almonds 1 tablespoon fresh lemon…

Animated film on what really happens to our Meat!

My friend John just called me a few hours back and showed me these mock animated films (of the Matrix) on factory farming, though entertaining, they carry a serious message which requires action. Click here to view the films, worth watching! In only a few minutes they cover antibiotic resistance and overuse, animal cruelty, pollution…

Ten Reasons to THROW OUT your Microwave Oven

Everytime I mention this to someone, they really take it lightly. I wonder what I would have to tell someone to convince them of the dangers of these “Nazi invented” (this is true) radiation machines?! I think this list may prove to change your perception: Continually eating food processed from a microwave oven causes long-term…

What is in your Lipstick?

Lipstick manufactured in the United States contains “surprisingly high” levels of lead, according to a new study by the Campaign for Safe Cosmetics. More than half (61 percent) of 33 name-brand lipsticks tested in September 2007 contained lead levels ranging from 0.03 to 0.65 parts per million (ppm). One-third of the lipsticks had more lead…

7 Health Myths

                                                         Whilst writing this article, I couldn’t stop laughing to myself. I have heard most, if not all of these myths, so many times it makes me cringe to know the power of hearsay and the unquestioning nature of the majority. Come on people, lets start questioning, even if someone close to you tells you…

Sitting in front of the computer for too long: The Solution (Part 2)

As promised, here is the second part to ‘Sitting in front of the computer for too long’. Some of you may have come across a few of these points before, but don’t take them lightly, you’ll be amazed at how much of a difference they can make if executed regularly and properly.     Adjust…

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