In addition to paying taxes and royalties, the oil and natural gas industry contributes funding for special training programs
Not only do vegetarian diets protect from heart disease, but they are effective for weight loss, treating diabetes, and prevention of many other chronic diseases. Focusing on fiber-rich plant foods is one of the best ways to reduce inflammation in the body and to stay healthy.
Today, some 160 million children under five years of age don't get the food and nutrients that their bodies need for optimal
Some minerals are so rare, the entire Earth's supply is smaller than a sugar cube.
But environmental groups are skeptical of the supposed benefits of deep-sea mining. The report also predicted that demand
When the New York Times reported recently that a lot of alleged nutrient supplements are devoid of nutrients and supplements, the scrum was immediately predictable. That much more so because we have seen a recent backlash against our over-hyped reliance on supplements as silver bullets.
"It is a very exciting discovery," Chi Ma of Caltech and Oliver Tschauner, of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, told Live
The researchers are not sure if the mineral, described in Mineralogy Magazine, has any practical uses. Putnisite gets its
CBS News recently reported that "the case is closed," multivitamins offer no health benefits and "might even be harmful." Yet
Fortified junk food is still junk food. It isn't only what a food doesn't contain (i.e., those nutrients) that makes it dubious. It's what it does contain. The addition of vitamins and minerals does nothing to exonerate junk foods of their standard provisions of added sugars, added salt, artificial flavorings, artificial colorings, inflammatory fats, high glycemic starches, and willfully irresistible calories.
But above all that, nature is weird. Sometimes it's even like a bizarre mix of real and fantasy! To see what we mean, take
The editorial appears to be biased and to lack scholarship, as it is based on selective reporting and a superficial analysis of the vast and complex body research on the health effects of nutritional supplements.