A new report from the Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health found that nine million people died from pollution in 2015. Of that nine million, air pollution causes the majority of them, 6.5 million deaths a year. Water and workplace… [read]
A nine-year study by scientists in Belgium found that excess sugar consumption stimulates tumor growth and increases your risk of cancer. Scientists focused on the Warburg Effect, a phenomenon where cancer cells consume glucose and turn it into tumor-feeding lactic… [read]
For those who use eyedrops, you may have noticed that it’s nearly impossible to get the entire drop into the eye without spilling. This is by design. For those who don’t use eyedrops, kudos. It’s a racket either way.
White coloring pigments in foods like marshmallows, gingerbread men, and doughnuts typically contain titanium dioxide – a nano-particle metal that food industries argue is harmless to ingest. Once again, reports are surfacing that these tiny metal particles can cause intestinal… [read]
Antibiotic-resistant infections are on the rise. The World Health Organization released a list of the 12 different bacteria strains that could pose the highest level of risk to human health. The list, divided into three sections based on how critical… [read]
How Excess Carbon Dioxide Diminishes Nutrients in Plants
Our food system has become a game of Jenga, and we’re running out of blocks to pull from the bottom. Disease and challenging growing conditions threaten popular foods like coffee, chocolate, bananas,… [read]
There have been rumblings from farmers dealing with the damage caused by herbicide dicamba for quite some time now, and (legal) shots have now been fired. On Monday, a complaint against Monsanto, BASF, and DuPont was filed in Southern Illinois… [read]