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29Aug/10207

Alzheimer News: Misinformation by Omission

August 28, 2010, the New-York Times published a well structured article by Gina Kolata: "Years Later, No Magic Bullet Against Alzheimer’s Disease"
That article, however, totally ignores the ground breaking discovery by Lisa Mosconi that, says the Longevity institute, could open doors to possible prevention of the devastating condition. Read more.

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13Aug/10106

Statins in chewing gum?

Why not? It may be the next idea of a crazy physician.
One of them already recommends statins in fast food...

Concerning the "usefulness" of Statins drugs, read Dr Mercola.
If it is not cholesterol clogging the arteries, then what causes hearth attack?

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30Jul/10359

A Sweet Measure

They intend to regulate salt in processed food to protect our health as they say...How sweet of them. What about a regulation of the sugar and fructose excess in food and drinks? Would' that be a sweeter measure?

30Jul/10229

Commentator Bias

The co-author of the paper “ADHD Is Associated With a 'Western' Dietary Pattern in Adolescents”, Dr. Wendy Oddy said in her comments:
“Our analysis found that higher levels of behavior and emotional problems were associated with a more Western-style way of eating, namely a diet high in takeaway foods, red meat, confectionary, soft drinks, white bread and unrefined cereals,”

Out of this press commentator Jess Halliday makes:
“A new study from Australia has suggested that ADHD in adolescents could be linked to Western diets, which tend to be high in total fat, saturated fat, refined sugar and sodium.”

Comments of the Longevity Institute

Thus, whatever the conclusion of a study may be, brain washed commentators still adhere to the obsolete fat, saturated fat and sodium myths and see a confirmation of that legend even in a research paper that does not mention it…

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19Jul/10483

A Heavy Question

Many worry about heavy metals in supplements, publish their concerns in wiki.com and receive alarming anwers.

ANSWER from the LONGEVITY INSTITUTE

There are heavy metals everywhere in nature, in supplements as well as in your daily food. The question is not :"Are there heavy metals?"
The only question is “HOW MUCH heavy metals is there in that product?”
Read an answer that may surprise you

31May/10294

Oil Concern

To Much Oil
Everyone talks about the ecosystem endangered by the oil spill in the gulf of Mexico. How many do care about their internal ecosystem exposed to excessive oil consumption?.