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Sugar: A major culprit in the increasing risk for Alzheimer's disease

It is hard to comprehend the degree of damage perpetrated by sugar, one of the most wildly popular and ubiquitous ingredients in the typical Western diet. Consumption of sugar has already been identified as a leading risk factor in obesity, tooth decay, fatty liver disease, insulin resistance leading to diabetes and the metabolic syndrome, cancer, and heart disease.1 It has been likened to any other addictive substance in its effects on the brain and its manipulation of dopamine and serotonin levels.2 Sugar has also been linked to an increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.3

Researchers report that a higher percentage of added sugar in the diet increases the risk of dying from heart disease, even when taking into consideration such confounding factors as age, body mass index, gender, degree of physical activity, or an otherwise healthy diet.4 The provocative factor appears to be sugar's effect on insulin resistance: Sugar generates a spike in insulin levels, which over time damages the epithelial lining of blood vessels and leads to stiffening of the vessel walls that creates a hospitable environment for many known cardiac risk factors.5 A similar mechanism seems to drive the increased risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.

Black Magic

Young blood the elixir of life? Paypal founder 'obsessed with defying death', considers blood transfusions from youths

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Peter Thiel
Billionaire PayPal founder Peter Thiel said that he believes transfusions of blood from young people can reverse his aging process and allow him to live a vastly extended lifespan.

In an interview with Inc.com's Jeff Bercovici, Thiel said that the practice — known as parabiosis — is the closest modern science has come to creating an anti-aging panacea.

Thiel — a hedge funder who acted as a delegate for Donald Trump and spoke at the 2016 Republican National Convention — is reportedly obsessed with defying death and extending the human lifespan. He has injected funds into startups that are experimenting with ways to forestall the body's inevitable decline and death.

"I'm looking into parabiosis stuff," Thiel told Bercovici, "where they [injected] the young blood into older mice and they found that had a massive rejuvenating effect. ... I think there are a lot of these things that have been strangely underexplored."

Comment: Further reading:Aging reversals: Injecting old mice with human teenage blood


Beaker

Aluminum adjuvants - only approved as part of vaccine 'preparations'

Within the first year of life, the CDC recommends that children receive a total of 29 vaccinations, many of which contain the adjuvant aluminum, a substance used in vaccinations to increase the immune response to the antigen (the component of the vaccine that stimulates the immune system to make antibodies). [1]

According to Professor Christopher Exley's recent research, there are currently two main aluminum adjuvants commonly used in vaccinations today. These are AlHydrogel, a semi-crystalline (boehmite) form of aluminium oxyhydroxide and AdjuPhos, an amorphous salt of aluminium hydroxyphosphate. The sulphate salt of the latter is also listed as being one component of an adjuvant system used in vaccinations against HPV. AlHydrogel and AdjuPhos are commonly referred to as clinically-approved aluminum adjuvants, and yet this is not the case.

There are no aluminum adjuvants that have been approved for intramuscular or subcutaneous injection into humans. There are no requirements for their approval; they are only "approved" as part of vaccine preparations.

His words are extremely worrying, especially when you consider just how many vaccinations on the childhood vaccination schedule contain the adjuvant aluminum as an ingredient.

Comment: More on the evils of aluminum in vaccines:
"Aluminum is an experimentally demonstrated neurotoxin and the most commonly used vaccine adjuvant. Despite almost 90 years of widespread use of aluminum adjuvants, medical science's medical understanding of their mechanisms of action is still remarkably poor. There is also a concerning scarcity of data on toxicology and pharmacokinetics of these compounds. In spite of this, the notion that aluminum in vaccines is safe appears to be widely accepted."- Dr Chris Shaw (source)



Evil Rays

Is your high-tech ride making you sick?

Years ago the "new car smell" was found to cause people to experience a sick feeling. The odor that causes the new car smell is made up of volatile organic compounds and other toxic chemicals from glues, paints, vinyl and plastics inside new cars. Those 'gas out fumes' can cause headaches, sore throats, nausea and drowsiness—some folks even can experience dizziness or lethargy.
Probably the most recent of these studies was conducted in February of 2012 by a non-profit group called the Ecology Center. Their "Model Year 2011/2012 Guide to New Vehicles" (which you can download in PDF format here) is unequivocal on the issue: '[T]hese chemicals [in new car smell] can be harmful when inhaled or ingested and may lead to severe health impacts such as birth defects, learning disabilities and cancer. Since the average American spends more than 1.5 hours in a car every day, toxic chemical exposure inside vehicles is becoming a major source of potential indoor air pollution'. [1]
Fast forward to the newer cars with all their electronic technology, which apparently emits electromagnetic frequencies, and we find that new car occupants experience equally-distressing symptoms such as vertigo, nausea, headaches and migraines—those 'killer-type' headaches.

Biohazard

Insidious contamination: US Military plans to dump 20,000 tons of heavy metals & explosives into the oceans

© Photo: Mass Communication Specialist 3rd Class Ricardo R. Guzman / US Navy
US Navy forces engage in maneuver training in the Philippine Sea, November 28, 2013. The massive amount of heavy metals and highly toxic compounds the Navy introduces into the environment will not be cleaned up by the Navy, nor will the Navy contribute to medical tests for people whose health may suffer.
The US Navy has been conducting war-game exercises in US waters for decades, and in the process, it has left behind tons of bombs, heavy metals, missiles, sonar buoys, high explosives and depleted uranium munitions that are extremely harmful to both humans and marine life.

Truthout recently reported that the Navy has admitted to releasing chemicals into the oceans that are known to injure infants' brains, as well as having left large amounts of depleted uranium in US coastal waters. Now, the Navy's own documents reveal that it also plans to use 20,000 tons of heavy metals, plastics and other highly toxic compounds over the next two decades in the oceans where it conducts its war games.

According to the Navy's 2015 Northwest Training and Testing environmental impact statement (EIS), in the thousands of warfare "testing and training events" it conducts each year, 200,000 "stressors" from the use of missiles, torpedoes, guns and other explosive firings in US waters happen biennially. These "stressors," along with drones, vessels, aircraft, shells, batteries, electronic components and anti-corrosion compounds that coat external metal surfaces are the vehicles by which the Navy will be introducing heavy metals and highly toxic compounds into the environment.

Comment: Additional articles by Dahr Jamailon the Navy's toxic legacy of 'gross negligence':


Bulb

Placebos work as well as drugs for migraines

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Migraines affect 38 million men, women and children in the U.S. every year.1 They are much more than simply bad headaches, but rather are a neurological disorder, considered to be one of the more common disorders of the nervous system.2

Migraine headaches in children may also include abdominal pain and mood changes.3 Concurrent symptoms of migraines that are common to both adults and children include visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting, dizziness and sensitivity to sound, light, touch and smell.

Migraine headaches are considered a vascular event as the migraine triggers changes to the size of the arteries both inside and outside the skull.4 Eighty percent of people who suffer from migraines have a family history of them.

While the exact cause of migraines is unknown, researchers have identified specific chemical compounds that may trigger migraines, and others that may help prevent them.

Dig

Digging down into the cesspool of corruption: Why are public officials protecting GMOs and the pesticide industry?

© Union of concerned scientists
The 'agrochemicals-agritech industry' should not be regarded as some kind of faceless concept because that lets individuals off the hook. It is run by identifiable individuals who sell health-and environment-damaging products, co-opt scientists, control public institutions and ensure farmers are kept on a chemical treadmill. From CEOs and scientists to public officials and media/PR spin doctors, specific individuals can be identified and at some stage should be hauled into court for what amounts to 'crimes against humanity'.

In her numerous documents, Dr Rosemary Mason has described the devastating effects of agrochemicals and has singled out certain individuals who, in a different world, would probably be standing in the dock to answer for their roles they have played in poisoning the environment and damaging public health. Mason has supplied ample, strong evidence to highlight how agrochemicals are killing us and how public institutions and governments collude with the industry to frame legislation and polices to ensure it's 'business as usual'.

Sun

Study says: Vitamin D reduces respiratory infections

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Researchers at the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus have found that high doses of vitamin D reduce the incidence of acute respiratory illness (ARI) in older, long-term care residents.

The findings of the clinical trial, published today in the Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, could help reduce one of the leading causes of serious illness, debilitation and death among patients in nursing homes and other long-term care facilities.

"After studying these patients for a year, we found a 40 percent reduction in acute respiratory illness among those who took higher doses of vitamin D," said the study's lead author, Adit Ginde, MD, MPH, professor of emergency medicine at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. "Vitamin D can improve the immune system's ability to fight infections because it bolsters the first line of defense of the immune system."

Ginde said in older people that first line of defense is often impaired. But vitamin D can reinforce it and prevent illnesses like pneumonia, influenza and bronchitis.

It may also prevent infections and exacerbations of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) like emphysema.

Comment: The virtues of Vitamin D: It's time we saw the light


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The Health & Wellness Show: Precious Snowflake Syndrome: Cry ins, safe spaces and microaggressions

America is being overrun by a bunch of crybabies whose whining has reached a fever pitch. With the recent presidential election it's as if a switch has been flicked which gives people carte blanche to emote all over everyone else and throw tantrums in public. The ability to maintain a stiff upper lip and deal with adversity is being eroded. Feelings, however misplaced, are all that count while facts and reality are given short shrift. What are the roots of this emotional hysteria? Why do grown-ups need to hold cry-ins in their safe spaces while being protected from microaggressions? What are the effects on the individual specifically and society in general when a culture of narcissism and the eschewing of reality is not only accepted, but promoted?

Join us on this episode of The Health and Wellness show for a lively discussion of this topic. Stay tuned, as always for Zoya's Pet Health Segment where the topic will be euthanasia.

Related Links:
Where did generation snowflake come from? (video)
Maybe it's time to protest the protesters! (video)
Precious snowflakes: Grieving liberal students beg for exam cancellations in wake of Killary's loss
7 Harsh Realities Of Life Millennials Need To Understand
Professor explains the increase of 'precious snowflakes' - cites narcissism, over-nurturing
​Precious snowflakes

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Dollars

The true history of the pharma / medical cartel's chemotherapy based cancer industry

In 2016, approximately 1,685,210 new cases of cancer will be diagnosed in the United States alone, and approximately 600,000 people will die from the disease. The number of new cancer cases is 454.8 per 100,000 men and women per year, based on cases from 2008-2010.

Men have almost a 50 percent chance of contracting the disease at some point within their lifetime, and women have a 1/3 chance. Pretty crazy isn't it? (source)

In a time where so much information is coming to light, challenging the belief systems of so many, it's important to keep an open mind to new information to help us see through what's really been happening on our planet. It's no secret that a small group of corporations dominate almost every aspect of our lives, from energy to education, all the way to modern day healthcare.

The Cancer Industry

One aspect of healthcare is the cancer industry, and while people still scoff at the idea that there could be a suppression of cures and a lack of funding for proven alternative treatments, this is a fact that continues to come to light and is necessary for people to acknowledge if we are going to move forward and save millions of lives.

Comment: Money, greed and profits run the cancer industry, therefore the medical cartel will never find a cure for cancer because the business is simply far too lucrative. The industry marginalizes safe and effective cures while promoting their patented, expensive, and toxic remedies whose risks far exceed any benefit. However, while cancer is a complicated disease and there are multiple factors at play, there are a number of positive steps that can be taken to combat the disease: