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Roundup herbicide triggers antibiotic resistance

Roundup herbicide triggers antibiotic resistance

+-*The most commonly used weed-killing spray Roundup was recently labeled as “probably cancer-causing to humans” by the World Health Organization. Now, the first study of its kind reveals that the Roundup herbicide triggers antibiotic resistance. According to the Alliance for the Prudent Use of Antibiotics (APUA): “Antibiotic resistance occurs when […]

by April 9, 2015
Drug resistant Shigellosis spreading in the United States

Drug resistant Shigellosis spreading in the United States

+-*On April 3, 2015, the CDC released a statement about the drug resistant Shigellosis spreading in the United States. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): “Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella. Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, […]

by April 8, 2015
Household bleach exposure increases infection rate in children

Household bleach exposure increases infection rate in children

+-*Household bleach exposure increases infection rate in children, according to new research from the British Medical Journal. The research team believes that the results of the study should be cause for concern in the area of public health. They are urging for more research on the subject. The team analyzed […]

by April 7, 2015
Flaxseed oil treats carpal tunnel

Flaxseed oil treats carpal tunnel

+-*Flaxseeds are packed with nutrition. They are a great source of omega-3 fatty acids, which help reduce inflammation, slow down aging, and even act as antioxidants. New research shows that flaxseed oil treats carpal tunnel. It was a double-blind, randomized clinical study which included 100 participants from ages 18-65 years […]

by April 6, 2015
Three potent benefits of turmeric

Three potent benefits of turmeric

+-*Turmeric is one of the most potent healing spices in the world. It is one the most researched plants in the world.  The medicinal properties of turmeric have been the subject of over 6000 peer-reviewed and published biomedical studies. There are too many health benefits to list all at once, so let’s […]

by April 5, 2015
Highly processed foods dominate the U.S. grocery market

Highly processed foods dominate the U.S. grocery market

+-*An analysis from The University of North Carolina on grocery purchases shows that highly processed foods dominate the U.S. grocery market, as they make up 60 percent of the calories that Americans buy. These highly processed foods usually have more sugar, fat, and sodium than foods that are less processed. […]

by April 4, 2015
Kevin Spacey to headline the annual Festival Del Sole Meadowood gala

Kevin Spacey to headline the annual Festival Del Sole Meadowood gala

+-*Kevin Spacey to headline the annual Festival Del Sole Meadowood Gala: We are thrilled to share that Napa Valley Festival del Sole will present award-winning actor Kevin Spacey as the headline entertainer for its Annual Festival Gala at Meadowood Napa Valley on July 19, 2015. The celebration, Hollywood + Vine, […]

by April 3, 2015
Eating eggs with vegetables increases nutrient absorption

Eating eggs with vegetables increases nutrient absorption

+-*New research from Purdue University shows that eating eggs with vegetables increases nutrient absorption. Since the new U.S. Dietary Guidelines lessened the notion of cholesterol being harmful, this news about eggs could not have come at a better time. “Americans under consume vegetables, and here we have a way to […]

by April 3, 2015