Posts Categorized: Health Alerts

Dealing with Constipation

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What is one condition that no one likes to talk about?  If you said constipation you are right.  It is one of the most common problems that can wreak havoc in your life and be so embarrassing that most people won’t discuss it.   But it is there and companies make millions of dollars selling…
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Dangers of Eating Cooked Meats

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While most people can’t resist that grilled steak, burger, or chicken, there is a downside that can affect your health and increase your risk of getting cancer.  The love affair with cooking meat is ingrained in our society but more and more research is showing the hazards of cooking meat at high temperatures and cooking…
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Arsenic Concerns Linger over Consumption of Rice

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Are you eating as much rice as you did a year ago when the report on arsenic in rice came out?  The report prepared by Consumer Reports tested different kinds of white and brown rice and found alarming levels of arsenic in rice, especially brown rice. Health officials have known for a long time that…
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Warning for Oxalates in Your Diet

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One of the surprising health concerns for many people, including those with a “healthy diet,” is the problem of oxalates in many of the foods you eat and what it can do to compromise your health.