Sunday, November 16, 2008

Red yeast rice proven to lower cholesterol + hilarious video on statin fraud

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Want a safe, natural remedy for treating high cholesterol? Red Yeast Rice is an outstanding solution, and new research proves it lowers cholesterol (as does fish oil). Check out our feature on that story here:


Check out this hilarious Stephen Colbert video on the new statin drug push by Big Pharma. Hilarious!


Also today: Learn how cancer drugs actually cause cancer tumors to GROW (, why a nutrient in black pepper can greatly boost the absorption of dietary nutrients ( and the truth about the link between sugar and cancer (


Lots more below...


Today's Breaking News

Ignorant Forbes Article Declares "Stop Taking Vitamins, Switch to Statin Drugs Instead" (November 17, 2008)


High-Fat Prenatal Diet Programs Baby's Brain for Obesity (November 17, 2008)


Bailout Money Went to Paulson's Friends - Fed Swindle Coming to Light (November 17, 2008)


Boeing Teams with New Zealand Airline to Test Biofuel-Powered Trans-Continental Jet Flights (November 14, 2008)

Today's Feature Stories:


Health: Study Shows Red Yeast Rice and Fish Oil Reduce Cholesterol
(NaturalNews) A combination of fish oil, red yeast rice and lifestyle changes can produce as great a decrease in cholesterol levels as prescription drugs, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Pennsylvania Health System...

Health: Substance in Black Pepper Increases Nutrient Absorption up to Two Thousand Percent
Putting black pepper on your food may be one of the easiest, most economical ways to boost your overall health status. Piperine, the main alkaloid from black pepper has been shown to substantially increase the bioavailability of the nutrients...

Health: Cancer Drugs Make Tumors Grow
Drugs like Avastin that are used to treat some cancers are supposed to work by blocking a vessel growth-promoting protein called vascular endothelial growth factor, or VEGF. With VEGF held in check, researchers have assumed tumors wouldn't...

Health: Ten Studies Showing the Link Between Sugar and Increased Cancer Risk
How many times have you heard it mentioned that sugar causes cancer, that cancer patients should avoid sugar, or that sugar is the favorite food of cancer cells? The truth is, this goes beyond mere hearsay or traditional knowledge; there...

Health: Dementia Slowed by Light Therapy
(NaturalNews) The cognitive decline caused by dementia can be slowed by as simple a measure as brighter daytime lighting, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and published in the Journal of the American...

Health: Teens and Toxic Skin Care: A Parent's Responsibility
No one has ever said that being a parent is an easy job. In the 21st century there are many reasons why successful parenting could be said to be more difficult than ever. Thanks to the impact of modern marketing methods, exploited so successfully...

Health: Benefits of All New Ceramic Knives: Save Money and Keep Food Fresher, Purer and Healthier
Have you heard of Ceramic Knives? They are an exciting new high-tech Nasa Technology adapted for the kitchen. Ceramic Tiles on the Space Shuttle are almost as hard as Diamonds and now they have been transferred into the best Ceramic Knives...

Health: Basic Rights Granted to Great Apes by Spain
(NaturalNews) Spain's parliament has passed a resolution urging the federal government to adopt specific legal protections for great apes, and the measure is expected to become law within one year. The vote marks the first time that a national legislature...

Health: Dr. Gabriel Cousens, Raw Food Expert and Author, Shares the Benefits of Detoxification
This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Fountain of Youth Summit, which can be found at In this excerpt, Dr. Gabriel Cousens shares what detoxification can do for you. The Fountain of...

Health: Stephen Colbert Takes Aim at the Statin Drug Fraud (video)
In this video segment, Comedy Central's Stephen Colbert takes aim at the stupidity of Big Pharma's new statin drug agenda that hopes to put everyone on statin drugs, even if they don't need them. (The statin drug segment starts at 2:15 in the video.)

Health: Study Shows Lutein and Zeaxanthin Protect Against Age-Related Macular Degeneration
(NaturalNews) Researchers from Ohio State University may have discovered a mechanism by which proteins known as xanthophylls help prevent against age-related vision loss, they reported in a study published in the Journal of Lipid Research. ...

Health: Watermelon Found to Function as Natural Viagra
(NaturalNews) New research suggests that watermelon may produce effects in the body similar to that of Viagra, perhaps pointing the way to a natural remedy for men suffering from erectile dysfunction, says Bhimu Patil of Texas A&M University. Research...

Health: Learning and Living Organic Lifestyle with WWOOF
Since 1971, people are living and learning sustainable lifestyles thanks in part to WWOOF - World Wide Opportunities on Organic Farms. Founded by Sue Croppard, WWOOF was created with the goal of giving city dwellers a weekend opportunity...

Health: Using Hypnosis to Treat Nausea in Cancer Patients Receiving Chemotherapy
The Journal of Oncology discussed a study on chemotherapy patients who experienced nausea and vomiting and the effects of hypnotherapy as an adjunctive treatment. The results were positive and showed that Hypnotherapy had a positive...

Health: A Holistic View on Stuttering
Stuttering is all too often a frustrating, embarrassing, debilitating disorder that keeps people from achieving their potential. No one is quite certain why one stutters, so it can be difficult to get to the root cause. However, taking action...

Health: Exercising Just Once a Week Can Raise Life Expectancy of Coronary Heart Disease Patients
A piece of good news for those suffering from heart disease was revealed by recent research carried out at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU) in Trondheim, Norway, which found that exercising just once every week can...


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