Mon Mar 19 2018

Category: Chemicals

Cortisol: The Stress Hormone

Posted in Ache / Pain, Anxiety / Depression / Stress, Chemicals, Hormones

At the turn of the 19th century, a book was written by a physician trained at that time with the best medical knowledge they could offer.  A key part of the book was the concept that happiness and the ability to give to others and live in harmony could lead to a long and healthy [&hellip

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Health Benefits of Green Tea

Posted in Cancer, Chemicals, Foods / Drinks

Water is the number one consumed fluid in the world.  It makes sense and I'm certain many first graders would know that answer.  But what do you think the second most popular drink in the world is?  The answer might surprise you.  It's tea.  One of the reasons so many people drink tea may be [&hellip

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Exposure to Arsenic and Type Two Diabetes

Posted in Chemicals, Diabetes / Blood Sugar, Environmental

Even moderate or low levels of arsenic are now known to be associated with the development of type 2 diabetes, a Johns Hopkins study has established.’ Ana Navas-Acien, the study’s lead author, says the EPA is already empowered to change the health threat of too much arsenic exposure

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The Link between Arsenic and Diabetes

Posted in Chemicals, Diabetes / Blood Sugar, Environmental

Arsenic exposure, largely through drinking water, may result in the development of type 2 diabetes, a Johns Hopkins study has found.’ Ana Navas-Acien, the study’s lead author, says the association between higher arsenic levels and diabetes remained, even when other risk factors were taken into account

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Inorganic Arsenic and Health Risks

Posted in Chemicals, Diabetes / Blood Sugar, Environmental, Foods / Drinks

Arsenic comes in two forms, organic and inorganic.’ The organic form is found in seafood and doesn’t appear to have much of an impact on health, but the inorganic form, found naturally in rocks and soil, now is thought to be deleterious at much lower levels than previously thought, according to a Johns Hopkins study. [&hellip

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