FACT: Most people consume too much salt. You can take care of you and your loved ones by not adding salt during the preparation of food, limiting fast food, and not having salt shakers on the table. ... See MoreSee Less
“It is no longer possible to say that the effectiveness of acupuncture can be attributed to the placebo effect or that it is useful only for musculoskeletal pain.” S. Janz
The Acupuncture Evidence Project reviewed the effectiveness of acupuncture for 122 treatments over 14 clinical areas. They found some evidence of effect for 117 conditions. “Our study found evidence for the effectiveness of acupuncture for 117 conditions, with stronger evidence for acupuncture’s effectiveness for some conditions than others. Acupuncture is considered safe in the hands of a well-trained practitioner and has been found to be cost-effective for some conditions. The quality and quantity of research into acupuncture’s effectiveness is increasing.” Acupuncture Evidence Project, p55
Artificial Sweeteners Have Toxic Effects on Gut Bacteria
"The collaborative study indicated relative toxicity of six artificial sweeteners (aspartame, sucralose, saccharine, neotame, advantame, and acesulfame potassium-k) and 10 sport supplements containing these artificial sweeteners. The bacteria found in the digestive system became toxic when exposed to concentrations of only one mg./ml. of the artificial sweeteners."
A new study reports FDA approved artificial sweeteners and some sports supplements are toxic to digestive gut bacteria. Researchers say the consumption of artificial sweeteners can adversely affect gu...