Archive for January, 2012

 

Is Eating at Fast Food Restaurants Better for Your Budget?

Posted on January 26th, 2012 by author  |  5 Comments »

Many Americans love to eat at restaurants and fast food joints because it is simply “more convenient.” But according to a new report by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML), another reason why many people prefer eating at these places is because it’s cheaper than cooking meals at home. Dr. Joseph Mercola gives his views […]

 
 

Canned Foods May Increase Your BPA Levels By 1,000 Percent

Posted on January 20th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Dr. Joseph Mercola says you must avoid certain plastic water bottles, containers, and other utensils if you want to reduce your BPA exposure. However, there is another potent source of bisphenol-A, a toxic chemical, that you may not be aware of: canned foods and beverages. New research from the Harvard School of Public Health showed […]

 
 

Dr. Mercola Talks about the Benefits of Manuka Honey

Posted on January 13th, 2012 by author  |  7 Comments »

Honey has been useful since the ancient times because it can help fight infections and heal wounds. But according to a new study, honey – specifically Manuka honey – may also offer benefits for dental health. Researchers from India examined several products and their effects on dental plaque. These include: Chlorhexidine gluconate mouthwash, a chemical […]

 
 

Fruit Juice Is Just as Unhealthful as Soda

Posted on January 5th, 2012 by author  |  2 Comments »

Many people today opt to drink fruit juices in place of sodas, believing that it is healthier and better for them. But the problem is that commercial fruit juice – especially those labeled “fruit drink,” “fruit cocktail,” or “fruit beverage” – are mostly made of sugar and water, and on average contain only 10 percent […]