Honey and Cinnamon Treat Cancer and Arthritis

  The combination of honey and cinnamon is useful for treating cancer and arthritis. Is this a stretch, a rumor, or what? Not according to a January 17, 1995 issue of Canadian magazine Weekly World News. It listed combined honey and cinnamon’s healing properties as clinically proven, effective and safe for several health issues, including cancer and arthritis. But for…

Train the Brain to Fight Chronic Fatigue

A new study comparing treatments to fight chronic fatigue syndrome has found that cognitive behavioral therapy, which changes the way sufferers think about and respond to fatigue, can have a far more positive effect on the condition than previously thought. Chronic fatigue syndrome affects around 2% of the world’s population and its main symptom is intense long term…

Safe Plastics for Storing Food and Drink

Many consumers are familiar with the potential health hazards of plastic containers for foods and beverages. Harmful chemicals can leach into the foods or liquids stored in these containers and bottles. Of course, one remedy is to avoid plastic food containers and bags completely.   But this is usually not practical for most of us, so…

FDA Makes Excuses for GMO Salmon

There is a reason commentators are referring to the new genetically modified salmon as Frankenfish. At hearings held recently, the FDA noted evidence of abnormalities detected in the fish, including “increased frequency of skeletal malformations, increased prevalence of jaw erosions and multi-systemic inflammation”.  While such findings would seem to be cause for alarm, the FDA…