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Subway Chicken – 50 Percent Chicken, 50 Percent Filler

By now you may have heard the shocking news: Subway "chicken" may contain just 50 percent chicken.1 The rest is filler. As reported by Time Magazine:2

"According to tests performed at Trent University in Canada, the company's chicken strips and oven-roasted chicken contained just 43 percent and 54 percent chicken DNA, respectively, consisting otherwise of soy and other filler ingredients."

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Obesity and Diabetes

7 Steps to Reverse Obesity and Diabetes 

Diabetes and Obesity affect EVERY other American and one in four kids? Type 2 diabetes or pre-diabetes. Type 2 diabetes in America has tripled since the 1980s, and researchers estimate one in three Americans will have diabetes by 2050. More than one-third of American adults are obese. And one in three Medicare dollars is spent on diabetes making - it the biggest driver of our federal debt. Sadly, these numbers continue to increase.

Overall, it’s not a pretty picture, and experts predict things will only become worse.  Type 2 Diabetes is associated with the following chronic illnesses and diseases:

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The History Of Fluoride

Fluoride is a manmade element derived from Fluorine.  It was the key chemical in the atomic bomb production, according to the declassified documents of the Manhattan Project (U.S. military group that built the atomic bomb). Massive quantities of fluoride – millions of tons – were essential for the manufacture of bomb-grade uranium and plutonium for nuclear weapons throughout the Cold War.

One of the most toxic chemicals known, fluoride rapidly emerged as the leading chemical health hazard of the U.S atomic bomb program--both for workers and for nearby communities, as revealed by these documents.

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20 Best Foods for Detoxing Your Body

When it comes to cleansing your body of harmful toxins, food really is the best medicine. You’ll be amazed to learn that many of your favorite foods also cleanse the body’s detoxification organs like the liver, intestines, kidneys and skin, preventing harmful toxic buildup. Help ward off the harmful effects of pollution, food additives, second-hand smoke and other toxins with delicious fruits, vegetables, nuts, oils and beans.

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Chemotherapy Induced Peripheral Neuropathy (CIPN) Between 60% to 90% of patients undergoing chemotherapy will develop peripheral neuropathy.

Peripheral neuropathy is damage to the nerves outside of the brain and spinal cord (your brain and spinal cord are called the central nervous system). These distant nerves are called peripheral nerves. They carry sensations (feeling) to the brain and control the movement of our arms and legs. They also control the bladder and bowel.

Some of the chemotherapy and other drugs used to treat cancer can damage peripheral nerves. When this happens it is called chemotherapy-induced peripheral neuropathy (CIPN). This can be a disabling side effect of cancer treatment

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FDA ISSUES BLACK BOX WARNING ON ALL FLUOROQUINOLONE ANTIBIOTICS Fluoroquinolones are antibiotics that are commonly used to treat a variety of illnesses such as respiratory and urinary tract infections. These medicines include ciprofloxacin (Cipro), gemifloxacin (Factive), levofloxacin (Levaquin), moxifloxacin (Avelox), norfloxacin (Noroxin), and ofloxacin (Floxin).  More than 23 million patients received a prescription for one of these drugs in 2011.

The FDA initially issued a warning in 2008 about the dangers associated with taking the fluoroquinolone class of antibiotics.  A black box warning was placed on these antibiotics warning against severe tendon damage and rupture.  In 2013, the FDA strengthened its warning- stating that fluoroquinolones, taken by mouth or injection carry a risk for permanent peripheral neuropathy.  The safety announcement states:

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Why Hasn’t Changing My Diet & Exercising Lowered My Cholesterol?

What Has Your Doctor Missed?

Cholesterol (lipid) is a waxy substance found in animal foods, and is also manufactured in the liver. It is transported by fat-carrying proteins in the blood. Cholesterol helps us make and maintain nerve cells and manufacture natural hormones.

When the body cannot metabolize (break down) cholesterol (lipids) properly, or foods containing too much cholesterol are consumed, an excess of cholesterol - known as hypercholesterolemia, or high cholesterol - can occur.

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Study Debunks High Cholesterol Myths, Admitting Statins Are Totally Worthless

Big Pharma Suffers Another Major Blow! It's been a tough few weeks for Big Pharma, as three major studies have now completely disproved the effectiveness of its most profitable drugs.

Last week, a huge study published in The Lancet admitted that the risks of antidepressants in children and teens far outweigh the benefits, as the drugs routinely increase suicidal behavior. Out of 14 antidepressants, only one was shown to improve depression better than the placebo.

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RESEARCH SHOWS MANY MEDICATIONS ACTUALLY INDUCE DIABETES A large number of studies are now showing that Many widely prescribed medications can predispose  a person to develop type 2 diabetes or can actually precipitate diabetes.  This incidence, especially increases when pre-existing risk factors are present.

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Gene Therapy For Nerve Pain On The Horizon

Gene therapy for nerve pain The 90 percent of cancer patients who experience pain due to nerve damage caused by tumors, surgery, chemotherapy or radiation may someday be helped by gene therapy, according to a new MD Anderson study published in Cell Reports.

The study in rats showed transferring a gene known as KCC2 into the spinal canal restored chloride levels gone awry after nerve injury.

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