Tag: safety limits

Fukushima and Radioactivity in Seafood

with prevailing westerly winds over Japan nuclear fallout from the Fukushima nuclear power plant tragedy was detected throughout North America at levels comparable to those seen 25 years earlier from Chernobyl the only other category 7 nuclear event in history the highest levels of radioactive iodine and rainwater was found in Boise Idaho and the…

By Ewald Bahringer October 14, 2019 39

Is Carrageenan Safe?

[Music] 600 years ago people living along the coast of Carrigan County Ireland started using a red algae which became known as Irish moss to make a jellied desert now the source of carrageen in a food additive used as a thickener in dairy and non dairy products as well as a fat substitute perhaps…

By Ewald Bahringer October 12, 2019 64

Best Foods to Reduce Stroke Risk

[Music] stroke remains one of the most devastating of all neurological diseases killing about five million people a year worldwide is the leading cause of permanent disability in the United States but the good news is that about 80% of stroke risk may be due to basic lifestyle factors primarily improving your diet stopping smoking…

By Ewald Bahringer September 15, 2019 48

Donating Blood to Prevent Cancer?

[Music] if cancer is indeed a so-called Pharaoh toxic disease consequence and part of iron toxicity that would explain not only the dramatic drop in cancer rates after blood donations but also why people with higher levels of iron in their blood at an increased risk of dying from cancer why women who bleed into…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 30

The Safer Cinnamon

“The Safer Cinnamon” Second in spice popularity only to black pepper, cinnamon is the powdered inner bark of four different species of cinnamomum trees. There’s Vietnamese cinnamon, Chinese cinnamon, Indonesian, and Ceylon. A recent review raised concerns about one of them, because of a compound called coumarin, which new human data suggests may be toxic…

By Ewald Bahringer September 14, 2019 29

Egg cholesterol in the diet

“Egg Cholesterol in the Diet” The egg industry got their huevos handed to them last fall in a devastating review published in the Canadian Journal of Cardiology by three academic heavy hitters. David Spence is the Director of the Stroke Prevention & Atherosclerosis Research Centre; David Jenkins, the guy who invented the glycemic index; and…

By Ewald Bahringer September 12, 2019 8

How Much Hibiscus Tea is Too Much?

over-the-counter antacids are probably the most important source for human aluminum exposure in terms of dose Maalox for example taking as directed can exceed the daily safety limit more than 100 fold and nowhere on the label does it say not to take with acidic beverages such as fruit juice washing that acid down with…

By Ewald Bahringer September 12, 2019 76

Trans Fat In Meat And Dairy

“Trans Fat in Meat and Dairy” Trans fats are bad, increasing one’s risk of heart disease sudden death and diabetes, even perhaps aggression. Trans fat intake has been associated with overt aggressive behavior impatience and irritability Trans Fats are basically only found one place in nature animal fat. The food industry however found a way…

By Ewald Bahringer September 11, 2019 100