LOSING OUR EYESIGHT: Drop the fats, drop the risk
P.T. Barnum would have been proud. The giant conglomerates that process soy have managed to transform a bit of Frankenstein manufacturing into the very epitome of natural and traditional - and, most recently, into a preventative of some of the...
The Popeye effectJust as most of the risk factors for AMD parallel those of heart disease, most of the best alternative measures to keep the heart healthy can also maintain eye health.
Exposure to bright light is, according to convention, an important risk factor for age-related macular degeneration (AMD), and those at risk are advised to reduce their exposure to light wherever possible.
Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) refers to the slow deterioration of the cells in the macula, a tiny yellowish area near the centre of the retina, which contains light-sensitive cells that send visual signals to the brain.
What’s a girl to do? Five recent studies have shown that soy is worthless for treating the symptoms of menopause.
Soy is now ubiquitous in processed foods and products. It’s also the latest favourite ingredient in everything from inks and paints to cars and mattresses. These days, it’s extremely easy to exceed the safe dose of soy. Watch out for:
OBESE KIDS: The finger keeps pointing back to processed foods
Everywhere I look in medicine these days, I am seeing improbable connections.
In our cover story this month, we’ve discovered that macular degeneration tends to be present in people with heart problems,
Re Tony Edwards’ special report on holistic dentistry (WDDTY vol 15 no 8), Weston Price also had a lot to say about ‘modern’ refined diets producing deformities of the skeleton in general, not just of the lower jaw. He noted that the natural broad...