Corruption of Science: Coca-Cola’s Shady Record in Obesity Research – ‘Dracula in Charge of the Blood Bank’

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It was revealed back in 2015 that Coca Cola invested at least $4 million in founding the ‘Global Energy Balance Network’ (GEBN), a non-profit organization run by university scientists engaged in obesity research projects.

The group said that halting weight gain should be less about dieting and more about “maintaining an active lifestyle and eating more calories“. They claimed ...

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Liraglutide and the Hunger Alarm System

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Ever heard of the hunger alarm system? It was recently in the news thanks to a new study from the University of Pennsylvannia:

The brain’s hypothalamus, which controls the sensation of hunger, is home to a population of neurons known as agouti-related protein-expressing neurons, or AgRP neurons. In earlier work, Betley and colleagues discovered that these neurons ...

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Presiding over a heart disease catastrophe, the American Heart Association advocates vegetarian diet

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Vegetarians were celebrating last month because a study published by the American Heart Association (AHA) found that a plant-based diet was associated with reduced risk – by 42%, allegedly – of heart failure.

Vegan and freelance writer Susan Bird, in her article on this study, accidentally cited a different Continue Reading →

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Stem Cell Activation: Supplement Cocktail and Photobiomodulation

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After watching a video explaining stem cell activation (for more information on stem cells, check out this post) through oral supplementation on December 2016, I proceeded to get all the relevant ingredients listed in the commercialized product. I got blueberry extract powder, green tea capsules, leucine powder, L-carnosine tablets, and vitamin D3 capsules. I started taking those every day, noticing a higher attention span and increased energy levels in days of high stress.

Prior to that, I was taking vitamin ...

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Pentoxifylline – Big Pharma’s wonder drug?

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Methylated xanthines or methylxanthines include stimulants such as caffeine, aminophylline and pentoxifylline. Xanthine is a purine base or nitrogenous compound found in most human body tissues and fluids such as urine and blood. Methylated refers to the introduction of a methyl group into a chemical compound.

Most people don’t care about coffee being a methylxanthine, much less about other ...

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D-Cycloserine: A novel treatment for tinnitus?

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I read this update from 2014 the other day,

Novel tinnitus therapy helps patients cope with phantom noise

Patients with tinnitus hear phantom noise and are sometimes so bothered by the perceived ringing in their ears, they have difficulty concentrating. A new therapy does not lessen perception of the noise but appears to help patients cope better with it in their daily lives, according to new research.

A pilot study at Washington University School of Medicine ...

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Shame on the American Heart Association – Big Business’ Interests Take Precedence Over Human Health

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O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us
To see oursels as ithers see us!
It wad frae mony a blunder free us,
An’ foolish notion:
What airs in dress an’ gait wad lea’e us,
An’ ev’n devotion!

To A Louse, On Seeing One on a Lady’s Bonnet at Church” by Robert Burns

Over the last few years an increasing number of publications have absolved saturated fat from being implicated ...

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Learning About Stem Cells and How to Activate Them

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There is an increasing awareness on Stem Cell Therapy these days due to its healing and rejuvenation potential. I first heard about this subject in 2004 when I was in Italy. A fellow heart surgery resident was conducting his thesis on the potential benefits of stem cells in ischemic heart disease. He was very passionate about this subject, but back then it seemed so out of reach for the average person. However, a lot of things have changed in more ...

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Amygdalin – Cure or Poison?

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Laetrile is another name for a natural product called amygdalin. Amygdalin is a chemical ingredient found in the pits of many fruits, raw nuts, and plants. It is also known as Vitamin B17.

Over the years, I have stumbled upon seemingly credible testimonials of people who managed their gliomas (aggressive brain cancer) with amygdalin. It is hard to get reliable information on this ...

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