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Nutrition

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Carrageenan is widely used as an additive by Big Food for its thickening and stabilising properties. You’ll find it in salad dressings, prepared meat and fish, flavoured milk, processed cheese, ice cream, evaporated milk, cream, cottage cheese, sour cream, infant formula, alcoholic beverages, sauces and dressings… It’s made out of seaweed. So, what could possibly […]

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Arthritis

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The pharmaceutical giant Pfizer must be rubbing its hands in anticipation… because if it gets its way the super risky, super expensive arthritis drug Xeljanz could become one of the company’s hottest sellers. And not because it can “cure” arthritis, or any other disease, for that matter. Hair to die for In the past we’ve […]

Mental Health

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Talk about twisting facts and figures to serve a specific purpose. Here are a couple of news headlines that recently grabbed my attention: “Warned to death? Antidepressant ‘black box’ backfires” and “Warnings against antidepressants for teens may have backfired.” What’s the twist? Well, apparently the black box warnings about antidepressants causing suicidal thoughts were responsible […]

Heart Disease

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Earlier this week, I told you about lycopene — a component found in tomatoes — and its powerful potential to slash your risk of stroke by as much as 53 per cent. For those of you who missed that alert, here’s a quick recap: Researchers from Cambridge University recently found that the lycopene in tomatoes […]