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The Case for Vegetarianism

A solution to many current health problems

Ideas about what we should eat have been circulating since time immemorial, but by and large what we have eaten in the past has been purely based on individual needs for survival. There was a time when there were plenty of game animals and then we moved on to farming.

Economics came to play a role in what

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Should we Be Concerned about Chlorine?

An elephant in the room

Over thousands of years we have polluted our environment and degraded our water supplies to such an extent that in most countries today, natural water is unsafe to drink. Chlorine has been hailed as a saviour against cholera and various other water-borne diseases; and rightfully so. Its disinfectant qualities have allowed communities to grow and prosper by providing disease-free tap

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The down side of meat

Or the downside of up

While animal and fish protein provides power and growth factors that make us strong, there is a cost. Meat takes longer to digest and it often comes laden with hormones and other agricultural chemicals like ractopamine that is used in beef, pork, turkeys and other food animals.

The same growth and performance can be gained from a vegetarian

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Sugar a sweet poison

Pure white and deadly

Natural sugar cane

The phrase ‘pure white and deadly’ has been around for a long time and few people seemed to care until it’s too late, but others are awakening and dropping it from their diet.

But why?

We instinctively know that sweet things are safe to eat as in nature sweet foods are safe to eat and mothers may

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Sodium Laurel Sulphate

The bubbles in bubble bath

Self poisoning

Sodium laureth sulfate, or sodium lauryl ether sulfate (SLES), is a detergent, surfactant and a very effective foaming agent found in de-greasers and many industrial products. But it has also found its way into many popular household, skincare and beauty products.

Although SLS originates from coconuts, the chemical is anything but natural. The real problem with SLES/SLS

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Plastics

A cornerstone of civilisation

Rubbish is not a third world problem, plastic waste is everyone’s problem.

Plastic is used everywhere – from plastic bags to light fittings, from bubble wrap to cling film and car parts. Plastic is the common name given to products made from oil that have undergone a chemical reaction known as polymerisation, a process where an unimaginably huge number of

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Parabens

Contributing to cancers

Over the past 10 to 15 years, the use of parabens has been phased out by many companies due to the suspicion that it has contributed to some cancers. However it is wise to read the fine print on all personal care products including shampoos, perfumes and deodorants.

Parabens are a group of chemicals commonly used as preservatives to prevent the growth

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Splenda

An modified sugar also known as sucralose

Splenda® is the commercial name and registered trade mark of a sucralose-based artificial sweetener derived from sugar discovered and owned by the British company by Tate & Lyle and the American company Johnson & Johnson. It was approved by the FDA in 1998 and since its introduction there in 1999, sucralose has overtaken Equal in the artificial sweetener

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Ractopamine

A toxic growth enhancer

Ractopamine hydrochloride which is also commonly known as Paylean, is a food additive that shifts energy use from fat growth to increasing muscle fibre diameter and the growth of lean muscle protein. It increases carcass leanness, dressing percent, feed efficiency and the rate of weight gain adding about $5 per hog (an much more for beef) to the producers profits.

Beta-agonist

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Aspartame’s History

All for corporate profits

The argument as to whether or not Aspartame is safe has been going on for a long time.

On one side we have medical evidence that aspartame is harmful, but on the other side, the FDA’s approval suggests it is safe. So which argument is true?

Remember; the FDA was held created as protector of the people and its role is

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