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...
Coconut oil may be the biggest casualty of the bad press generated decades ago in response to a series of misunderstood animal studies. It’s a shame, as 40 per cent of coconut oil is lauric acid, which is present in breast milk, but otherwise scarce...
Dietary intake of antioxidants, particularly vitamins C and E, may lower the risk of developing Alzheimer’s, according to recent evidence.