Health&Fitness Talk

Supporting Healthy Life Styles

Farmer’s Lung
by Kimberly Allen, RN Farming is one of the oldest and largest industries that continues in the US.  There are big farms and small farms and those that work those farms usually spend alot of time outdoors and are physically active.  So why is it that over 30% of... Read more
Stanford organic food study – a pesticide-laced, hormone-fed pile of bull

In what can only be seen as public relations move similar to the old tactics used by the tobacco industry, a study by Stanford University released last week made headlines for its misleading assertion that organic foods were no more nutritious than conventional crops.

The extremely flawed “study” contained no new testing of foods and was actually only a review of several other studies that focused on differences in nutritional value of organic vs. conventional crops. The report made …

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Dealing with food poisoning

Food poisoning is the term the general public uses for foodborne illnesses. A foodborne illness is any illness that develops from contaminated food consumption. In the US it is estimated that 1 in 6 people will develop a foodborne illness. The CDC estimates that in the US there will be 48 million cases of foodborne illnesses, with 128,000 hospitalizations and as many as 3,000 deaths every year…

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Global Ban Called On Bee Killing Pesticides by Scientist

There is overwhelming evidence as to the direct cause of massive bee declines around the globe and it all boils down to pesticides. Scientist all around are joining together to call for a worldwide ban on neonicotinoids, which is a type of pesticide that causes Colony Collapse Disorder (CCD) or in other words it destroys the bee colonies.

There have been various reports that show that sublethal exposure to neonicotinoids pesticides can cause bees to lose their way and get lost when out foraging…

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