Tuesday, August 5, 2008

Misleading TV ads and dumbed-down health consumers (plus other news)

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New TV ads are trying to convince women that menstruation is a disease and that chemically restricting your periods is hip and cool. Other ads attempt to claim that you can eliminate body fat and get healthy by eating nothing but processed foods laced with refined sugars. The world of television, it turns out, is full of ridiculous myths about health, and in today's article, I discuss the dumbing down of American consumers and the opportunities for people like you and me who stay well informed and ahead of the crowd.


Read that story at: http://www.naturalnews.com/023788.html


Also today: Black tea reduces Parkinson's | Niacin for cholesterol | Shower curtain chemicals | Folic acid failures | Hospital billing fraud | and more...


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Health: Menstruation is a Disease (And Other Ridiculous Myths Believed by Mainstream Consumers)
(NaturalNews) As I was horrified to discover upon turning on the TV in a hotel room recently, drug companies are now pushing pills that promise women a significant reduction in the frequency of menstruation. The implication, of course, is that menstruation...

Health: A Cup of Black Tea Each Day Reduces Risk of Parkinson's Disease by Astonishing 71 Percent
(NaturalNews) Drinking as little as three-quarters of a cup of this one tea each day may cut the risk of developing Parkinson's disease by as much as 71 percent, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the National Neuroscience Institute...

Health: Niacin and Fruit Effective in Controlling Cholesterol
High blood cholesterol is an unfavorable imbalance between HDL (so-called 'good' cholesterol) and LDL ('bad' cholesterol), where there is more LDL to HDL. LDL cholesterol builds up on artery walls, causing clogging, narrowing and hardening...

Health: Is Your Shower Curtain Making You Sick?
Ever buy a vinyl shower curtain and hang it up only to feel like you've been hit in the face by a wave of noxious fumes? It turns out, according to new research, that's exactly what happens. The problem is these curtains, which sold at...

Health: Most Women of Childbearing Age Fail on Folic Acid Intake
(NaturalNews) The majority of U.S. women of childbearing age do not comply with government requirements to take a daily supplement of folic acid. Folic acid and folate are two forms of vitamin B-9, and sufficient levels are required for the proper...

Health: Hospital Worker Receives Nearly $5 Million Reward in Whistleblower Reward Over Hospital Billing Fraud
(NaturalNews) A former nurse who filed a whistleblower lawsuit against a hospital for defrauding Medicare has been awarded $4.94 million by the court. The award comes out of the $26 million that Saint Joseph's Hospital of Atlanta Inc. and Saint Joseph's...

Health: High-Fat, High-Carb Meals Cause More Oxidative Stress in Obese People
(NaturalNews) Meals high in fat and carbohydrates produce damaging changes inside the body that are more long-lasting in the obese, according to a study conducted by researchers from Kaleida Health in Buffalo, N.Y., and published in the Journal of...

Health: Why Short Workouts Work Best: Build a Better Body in Less Time
This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Fountain of Youth Summit, which can be found at (http://fountainofyouthworldsummit.com) . In this excerpt, Ryan Lee shares on the physiology of exercise and why short work outs work.
Health: The Prebiotic Potential of Almonds
Almonds, as well as being high in vitamin E and other minerals, are also thought to have other health benefits, such as reducing cholesterol. Recently published work by the Institute of Food Research has identified potential prebiotic properties...


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