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April 29, 2011
Nicole Dorsey Straff
When you exercise, your brain releases a slew of feel-good chemicals that help you feel motivated, calm and inspired for life. So if you’re feeling stressed, tired or pissed off try our expert fitness moves that can put a smile back on your face. Pronto.Try these specific activities the next time you feel anxious or down-in-the-dumps!
MOOD: Stressed out or anxious
High-energy exercise, such as boxing and martial arts, provide an effective release of negative emotions. “To keep stress hormone levels under control, any exercise that’s aerobic, upbeat that stimulates circulation is excellent,” says Stephanie Vitorino, Group Fitness Manager for Equinox Fitness in Woodland Hills, CA. Studies show effective ways to reduce the stress hormone “cortisol” includes deep-breathing techniques, meditation and 30 minutes of any enjoyable and non-competitive aerobic activity, including kickboxing and indoor cycling.
What also helps:Try 30 to 60 minutes of mood-enhancing yoga or circuit training with weights that helps relax your body and mellow your mood.
MOOD: Fatigued or lethargic
A review of 12 studies on the connection between exercise and fatigue measured the amount of physical activity that participants were doing and how much fatigue the participants experienced. All studies found a direct link between reduced fatigue and more active exercise! You don’t need to run a marathon to pump up your stamina, says Vitorino. “Just 20 minutes of power walking, vigorous bike riding or dynamic rounds of yoga Sun Salutations can do wonders.” “Music wakes you up too, so create a go-to playlist of songs that propel you to exercise,” Vitorino says.
What also helps:The trick is to simply start exercising when you feel slow or sluggish. In extreme cases, start with moves where you can actually lie down, such as mat Pilates or sports stretching. Soon, you’ll progress to more intense activities.
MOOD: Unfocused or ill-at-ease
A bounty of evidence supports the claim that exercise improves your ability to think more clearly. Last year, Dr. Phillip Tomporowski, an exercise scientist at the University of Georgia, reviewed dozes of scientific papers that compared how a bout of exercise affects cognitive performance on various mental tasks and concentration. Dr. Tomporowski, and avid triathlete, narrowed down the optimal prescription to 20 to 30 minutes of aerobics such as power walking, running, and swimming. “A short bout of cardio is enough to unlock a mental block,” says Dr. Tomporowski. A lunchtime walk around the ‘hood, a kickboxing class or a game of tennis is beneficial.
What also helps: “Do something that actually focuses you to a particular task at hand, such as balance training with a BOSU or racquet sports for hand-eye coordination,” says Vitorino, the creator of the best-selling “Body Target 60″ DVD(amazon.com).
MOOD: Sad or melancholy
Treating the blues is as easy as lacing up your sneakers for a run or a walk around the track, say our experts. “Working out with an empathetic buddy or heading outside for a sunny sail or bike ride can battle a slump,” says Vitorino. Just 30 to 45 minutes of steady exercise–from elliptical training and stair climbing to karate and cross-country skiing–keeps the stress off your joints, and burns mega-calories. “When I’m too sad to exercise solo, I call a friend and go for a hike-connecting with nature is a great way to feel less miserable!” says Vitorino.
What also helps:Dance DVDs or a yoga class can also boost the blues. Vitorino says, “Tap into exercise variety and try something new, which will shake up your workouts and your body!”
MOOD: Unmotivated or sleepy
Researchers at Seattle’s Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center studied the beneficial effects of moderate-intensity activity on sleep quality, and found that the amount of exercise (more is better) and the time of day you exercise (earlier is better) are more important than the type of exercise. Head researcher Dr. Anne McTiernan, found that women who walked or biked at a moderate intensity for 30 minutes every morning (seven days per week) were less sleepy than those who exercised less. Conversely, women who performed evening exercises experienced no improvement in sleep onset or quality. So, do 30 minutes of moderate activity (where you’re breathing hard but not overdoing it) before noonevery day to fight ennui.
What also helps: “Moderate weight lifting also increases metabolism and boosts your mood,” Vitorino says. Exercise early and do something everyday to get happy, balanced and motivated for life!
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March 21st, 2011
The Wall Street Journal
By: Melinda Beck
Lisa Rayburn felt dizzy, bloated and exhausted. Wynn Avocette suffered migraines and body aches. Stephanie Meade’s 4-year-old daughter had constipation and threw temper tantrums.
All three tested negative for celiac disease, a severe intolerance to gluten, a protein found in wheat and other grains. But after their doctors ruled out other causes, all three adults did their own research and cut gluten—and saw the symptoms subside.
A new study in the journal BMC Medicine may shed some light on why. It shows gluten can set off a distinct reaction in the intestines and the immune system, even in people who don’t have celiac disease.
“For the first time, we have scientific evidence that indeed, gluten sensitivity not only exists, but is very different from celiac disease,” says lead author Alessio Fasano, medical director of the University of Maryland’s Center for Celiac Research.
The news will be welcome to people who have suspected a broad range of ailments may be linked to their gluten intake, but have failed to find doctors who agree.
“Patients have been told if it wasn’t celiac disease, it wasn’t anything. It was all in their heads,” says Cynthia Kupper, executive director of the nonprofit Gluten Intolerance Group of North America.
The growing market for gluten-free foods, with sales estimated at $2.6 billion last year, has made it even harder to distinguish a medical insight from a fad.
Although much remains unknown, it is clear that gluten—a staple of human diets for 10,000 years—triggers an immune response like an enemy invader in some modern humans.
The most basic negative response is an allergic reaction to wheat that quickly brings on hives, congestion, nausea or potentially fatal anaphylaxis. Less than 1% of children have the allergy and most outgrow it by age five. A small number of adults have similar symptoms if they exercise shortly after eating wheat.
At the other extreme is celiac disease, which causes the immune system to mistakenly attack the body’s own tissue. Antibodies triggered by gluten flatten the villi, the tiny fingers in the intestines needed to soak up nutrients from food. The initial symptoms are cramping, bloating and diarrhea, similar to irritable bowel syndrome, or IBS, but celiac disease can lead to malnutrition, osteoporosis and other more serious health problems that can result in early death. It can be diagnosed with a blood test, but an intestinal biopsy is needed to be sure.
The incidence of celiac disease is rising sharply—and not just due to greater awareness. Tests comparing old blood samples to recent ones show the rate has increased four-fold in the last 50 years, to at least 1 in 133 Americans. It’s also being diagnosed in people as old as 70 who have eaten gluten safely all their lives.
“People aren’t born with this. Something triggers it and with this dramatic rise in all ages, it must be something pervasive in the environment,” says Joseph A. Murray, a gastroenterologist at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. One possible culprit: agricultural changes to wheat that have boosted its protein content.
Gluten sensitivity, also known as gluten intolerance, is much more vague.
Some experts think as many as 1 in 20 Americans may have some form of it, but there is no test or defined set of symptoms. The most common are IBS-like stomach problems, headaches, fatigue, numbness and depression, but more than 100 symptoms have been loosely linked to gluten intake, which is why it has been so difficult to study. Peter Green, director of the Celiac Disease Center says that research into gluten sensitivity today is roughly where celiac disease was 30 years ago.
In the new study, researchers compared blood samples and intestinal biopsies from 42 subjects with confirmed celiac disease, 26 with suspected gluten sensitivity and 39 healthy controls. Those with gluten sensitivity didn’t have the flattened villi, or the “leaky” intestinal walls seen in the subjects with celiac disease.
Their immune reactions were different, too. In the gluten-sensitive group, the response came from innate immunity, a primitive system with which the body sets up barriers to repel invaders. The subjects with celiac disease rallied adaptive immunity, a more sophisticated system that develops specific cells to fight foreign bodies.
The findings still need to be replicated. How a reaction to gluten could cause such a wide range of symptoms also remains unproven. Dr. Fasano and other experts speculate that once immune cells are mistakenly primed to attack gluten, they can migrate and spread inflammation, even to the brain.
Indeed, Marios Hadjivassiliou, a neurologist in Sheffield, England, says he found deposits of antibodies to gluten in autopsies and brain scans of some patients with ataxia, a condition of impaired balance.
Could such findings help explain why some parents of autistic children say their symptoms have improved—sometimes dramatically—when gluten was eliminated from their diets? To date, no scientific studies have emerged to back up such reports.
Dr. Fasano hopes to eventually discover a biomarker specifically for gluten sensitivity. In the meantime, he and other experts recommend that anyone who thinks they have it be tested for celiac disease first.
For now, a gluten-free diet is the only treatment recommended for gluten sensitivity, though some may be able to tolerate small amounts, says Ms. Kupper.
“There’s a lot more that needs to be done for people with gluten sensitivity,” she says. “But at least we now recognize that it’s real and that these people aren’t crazy.”
February 2nd, 2011
By: Richard Alleyne
A study by psychologists at Bristol University found drinking caffeinated coffee boosts a woman’s performance in stressful situations but has the opposite effect on men.
They become less confident and take longer to complete tasks once they have downed several cups of coffee.
The findings, published in the Journal of Applied Social Psychology, suggest the beverage may have radically different effects on the sexes in high-pressure situations.
According to the British Coffee Association, UK consumers drink approximately 70 million cups of coffee a day.
Some of the potential health benefits include protection against diabetes, Alzheimer’s disease, liver damage and even gout.
Caffeine in coffee is a known stimulant which works on the brain and can combat drowsiness and fatigue.
But researchers wanted to examine what coffee does to the body when it is already under stress, especially when large quantities are consumed in high-pressure meetings.
They recruited 64 men and women and put them in same-sex pairs. Each pair was given a range of tasks to complete, including carrying out negotiations, completing puzzles and tackling memory tasks.
To add to their stress, they were told they would also have to give a public presentation relating to their tasks.
Researchers then gave the pairs either caffeinated or decaffeinated coffee and monitored them throughout the experiment.
They found the men’s ability to perform well under stress was ‘greatly impaired’ if they had drunk the caffeinated coffee.
For example, they took an average of 20 seconds longer to complete puzzles than those on the decaffeinated coffee.
Women, on the other hand, completed them 100 seconds faster if they had been given caffeine.
Experts think the key to coffee’s effects on the sexes lies in the way men and women respond differently to stress.
Men are inclined to exhibit ‘fight or flight’ behaviour, whereas women are more inclined to work together to solve the problem they face, something psychologists call ‘tend and befriend’.
In a report on their findings the researchers said unlimited coffee supplies at high-level meetings might not be a good idea, especially for men.
“They might unintentionally sabotage the partnerships forged to solve stressful issues,” the report said.
“Many such meetings, including those at which military and other decisions of great importance are made, are likely to be male-dominated.
“Because caffeine is the most widely consumed drug in the world, the global implications are potentially staggering.”
December 21st, 2010
By: Fleur Hupston
Lavender is one of the most popular herbs of all and an asset to any herb garden. Used for centuries for its sedative, antiseptic and insect repelling properties, lavender can also be used in cooking and baking. Try lavender to combat seasonal coughs and sore throats.
There are many different species of the lavender plant, such as English lavender (lavandula angustifolia), L. vera, L. spica and French lavender (Lavandula dentata). Spike lavender (L. latifolia) is particularly fragrant.
Lavender honey for coughs
A home-made cough syrup made with lavender flowers and raw honey makes a soothing, natural remedy for coughs. Honey should not be given to children younger than a year, so reserve this for older children and adults. Take a cup of honey and add 2 tablespoons of lavender flowers. Allow to stand for 2 days, and then strain the honey into a glass jar. When coughing is severe, take a teaspoon or two of the lavender honey mixture.
Lavender essential oil for coughs and flu
Added in a vaporizer, lavender essential oil can help to combat coughs and colds. It is also useful for other respiratory problems such as throat infections, flu, tonsillitis, laryngitis and/or sinus congestion. In addition to vaporizers and inhalers, a few drops of lavender oil can be rubbed directly on the chest, neck or back or be diluted first using a carrier oil such as sweet almond oil.
Try adding 2 – 4 drops of lavender oil in a basin of boiling water and inhale the vapors for headaches or congestion.
Add 6 – 8 drops of therapeutic grade lavender essential oil to bath water to aid aching muscles and fatigue.
As with many other essential oils, pregnant and breastfeeding women should avoid using lavender essential oil.
Lavender tea for headaches, fatigue and stress
Lavender tea is useful to relieve headaches and exhaustion, promote sleep and relieve anxiety. Pour 250ml (1 cup) of boiling water over 2 fresh lavender sprays or 2 – 4 teaspoons lavender flowers stripped of their stems. Allow to stand for five minutes. Strain and sweeten with raw honey if desired.
Home made lavender water mouthwash
Lavender water makes an excellent mouthwash. Simply boil 2 cups of lavender flowers in water, cool and strain. Place the flowers in a jar and cover with 300ml of apple cider vinegar. Leave for a week, strain the liquid through muslin and discard the lavender flowers; then, bottle.
November 9th, 2010
By: Emily Tan
From cell phones and CrackBerries to iPhones and laptops, technology has become such an integral part of our daily lives, we wouldn’t know how to live without it.
However, as convenient as these devices are, a new book argues they may take a not-well-known toll on our health. In “Zapped: Why Your Cell Phone Shouldn’t Be Your Alarm Clock and 1,268 Ways to Outsmart the Hazards of Electronic Pollution,” Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman, author of the New York Times bestseller “Fat Flush Plan,” as well as 30 other books on health and nutrition, explores the various ways our bodies are affected by “electronic pollution” — and how to protect ourselves from these electromagnetic frequencies, or EMFs.
We had the chance to talk to Dr. Gittleman and find out how her own health scare inspired the book, and, according to her research, how your laptop may prevent you from having kids, and what’s in asparagus that can protect you from evil EMFs.
Lemondrop: Where did the idea for this book come from?
Dr. Ann Louise Gittleman: It really started when I began to see some common symptoms among many of my clients who were very plugged in. I started seeing a litany of common symptoms like major headaches, light sensitivity, fatigue, skin problems, dizziness and a major lack of energy, among people who were doing everything right. And that concerned me. When I started evaluating their lifestyles, the one thing I noted they all had in common is that they were all consistently using some sort of digital device. They were either on a wireless computer very frequently, living on their cell phones or were even working from their home office with a mobile phone.
Now, the real clincher was several years ago. I was diagnosed with a parotid tumor, which was benign. And I came to realize through my reading that it was associated with really heavy cell phone usage. So, to see what was going on with real-life clients and what was going on with this unusual situation with myself, that made me think that there was something going on with the environment. And lo and behold, I read and consumed everything I could at the time and figured out that we were all being zapped.
When you talk about being “zapped,” you don’t just mean anything that’s connected to the Internet, but also the everyday appliances we use, right?
What I learned is that it’s not only the latest technology, but there are some frightening links to the exposure of the fields that are coming from electronics — whether that’s at work or it’s your refrigerator or even that microwave oven that so many of us come to depend upon. So it really has to do with everything electrical.
And when Thomas Edison invented the light bulb, it was the beginning to a whole new Pandora’s box of challenges that we had never faced before. That’s the reason I talk about what we’re exposed to when we were at our grandmother’s houses in the beginning of the book: If you take a look at what we’re exposed to [now] … we have over 200 times more EMFs and live in a sea of man-made frequencies and wavelengths that we’ve never been exposed to before. So this is a brand-new phenomenon, and I think we’re moving into uncharted territory.
The whole idea that cell phones can cause tumors and cancer has been floated before, yet people have seemed to just ignore it. Why do you think we turn a blind eye to the potential dangers?
I think that convenience of using cell phones and microwaves overshadows everything else, and we move so quickly during our days that we’re just conscious of the fact that these elements are electrical, and not that they’re exposing us to these unseen pollutants. You can’t see or smell the electrical pollution, but you’re feeling the effects. But because they’ve become so much a part of life — and we’ve got such an active telecommunications industry — we’re just concerned about convenience. No one is connecting the dots and saying, “Wow, I’ve been tired and I can’t sleep. I’m taking more anti-depressants.” And it’s really all about convenience. And I think we’re too busy to pay attention, and it is an inconvenient truth. People just don’t want to look at it.
How likely is it that someone will get a brain tumor from their cell phones?
What we’ve seen is that they’re heavy-duty users of their cell phones. Normally cancer may take up to 40 years to develop, so it’s a slow-growing thing. And the fact that so many users are developing brain cancer after 10 years shows that something is going on because of the frequency of use and the severity of use. So it’s becoming much more frequent. Everybody knows at least three or four people with some sort of cancer, whether it’s a brain tumor or a parotid gland tumor or an auditory gland tumor. But what really gets me concerned is that a lot of the cell phones are being advertised to kids who want something really fancy with some sort of cartoon character or some ringtone. And I think it’s the children who are growing up with the technology and the cell phones and smartphones and so on that really are at much more risk than even the adults.
You mention a study that finds men who carry cell phones in their pockets have a lower sperm count. Where do you suggest they keep their cell phones?
If you have to carry your cell phone on your person, then make sure that the keypad is facing inward — that somehow can deflect some of the radiation. And I think it’s important to just use the cell phone when you need it for emergency use or as much as possible use a special ear-tube headset so you’re not touching the cell phone or it’s not up to your head. I’m not a believer in wired or even wireless headsets.
October 17th, 2010
By: David Liu
Researchers at Oregon Health and Science University suggest that yoga can better relieve symptoms and improve function in fibromyalgia patients compared to standard care.
The trial results published in the Nov issue of PAIN showed patients with fibromyalgia enrolled in the Yoga of Awareness program experienced significantly greater improvement in fibromyalgia symptoms and function compared to patients on a standard care program.
Fibromyalgia is a medical condition in which patients feel chronic widespread pain and allodynia. In addition to pain, patients can also experience debilitating fatigue, sleep disturbance and joint stiffness, difficult with swallowing, bowel and bladder abnormalities among other things.
According to a press release by Elsevier Health Sciences, fibromyalgia affects about 11 million people in the United States. The drug therapies are only 30 percent effective in relieving symptoms and 20 percent effective in improving function.
In the trial, James W. Carson, PhD and colleagues at OHSU enlisted 53 women ages 21 or older who were diagnosed with fibromyalgia by American College of Rheumatology criteria for at least three months. Twenty-five participants participated in the Yoga of Awareness program and the rest participated in the standard care program.
The Yoga of Awareness program used in the trial was tailor-made to address pain, fatigue, sleep disturbance, and emotional distress in fibromyalgia patients.
At the end of the trial, both groups of patients were evaluated for fibromyalgia symptoms and functional deficits. Women assigned to the Yoga of Awareness program showed significantly greater improvements on measures of fibromyalgia symptoms and function including pain, fatigue, and mood.
Tai-Chi also good for fibromyalgia
Another recent study published this month in the New England Journal of Medicine suggests that Tai chi may also be a useful treatment for fibromyalgia.
Chenchen Wang, M.D., M.P.H., at Tufts University School of Medicine in Boston and colleagues compared two groups of patients, one assigned classic Yang-style tai chi 60 minutes per session and 2 sessions per week and the other standard care for fibromyalgia for 12 weeks.
At 12 weeks, patients were assessed for a change in the fibromyalgia impact Questionnaire (FIQ) score and for summary scores on the physical and mental components of the Medical Outcomes Study 36-item Short-Form Health Survey. At 24 weeks, the assessments were repeated.
Among those practicing tai-chi, the FIQ score dropped to 35.1 at 12 weeks from 62.0 at baseline and among the controls, the FIQ score dropped to 58.6 at 12 weeks from 68.0 at baseline.
The SF-36 physical component scores were also better improved in the study group than the control group. For those on tai-chi, the score increased from 28.5 to 37 and for those on the standard care, the score increased from 28.0 to 29.4.
All these improvements were maintained at 24 weeks.
October 9th, 2010
By: Kurt Nimmo
On Friday, Glenn Beck announced on his radio show that he will be taking a brief leave of absence for medical reasons. “There is something wrong with my voice, and we’re not sure what it is,” Beck said, according to a transcript on his website.
“They’re going to be doing CAT scans and MREs or MRIs and PET scans and they’re going to be doing blood work like crazy.”
In July, the Fox News host admitted that he is suffering from macular dystrophy, an eye disorder that causes vision loss. “Yes, I have a problem with my eyes,” Beck told an audience of 6,000 in Salt Lake City. “A couple of weeks ago, I went to the doctor because I can’t focus my eyes … So I went to the best doctor I could find… he did all kinds of tests, and he said I have macular dystrophy.”
Glenn Beck may not know it, but it is almost certain he is another victim of Rumsfeld Plague. On September 29, the New York Times published a long article about Beck. “His Mormonism forbids coffee, but he consumes a lot of Diet Coke and chocolate,” writes Mark Leibovich.
Coca-Cola began putting the “sugar substitute” aspartame in Diet Coke in 1982. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, aspartame accounts for over 75 percent of the adverse reactions to food additives reported to the FDA. Many of these reactions are very serious including seizures and death.
In 1999, the Independent on Sunday discovered that the maker of aspartame, Monsanto, uses genetically engineered bacteria to produce the “sweetener” at its U.S. production plants. Aspartame is made by combining phenylalanine, which is naturally produced by bacteria, with another amino acid. To make the bacteria produce more phenylalanine, Monsanto has genetically engineered them. “Increasingly, chemical companies are using genetically engineered bacteria in their manufacturing process without telling the public,” said Dr. Erik Millstone, of the Science Policy Research Unit at Sussex University, and a member of the National Food Alliance, told the newspaper.
Here’s what Glenn Beck needs to know — aspartame is linked to blindness. It is made up of 50% phenylalanine, 40% aspartic acid and 10% methyl alcohol. Methyl alcohol inevitably affects vision. Back when the government imposed prohibition on the country, thousands of people went blind due to the use of wood alcohol/methanol in spirits.
The late Dr. Morgan Raiford, a specialist in methanol toxicity, warned about the danger of blindness associated with the consumption of aspartame. “This product [NutraSweet] has some highly toxic reactions in the human visual pathway and we are beginning to observe the tragic damage to the optic nerve, such as blindness, partial to total optic nerve atrophy.
Once this destructive process has developed there is no return of visual restoration,” Raiford wrote in an aspartame factsheet. “When this drug enters the digestive tract, largely the upper portion [the] aspartame molecule spins off a by product known as methanol or methyl-alcohol.”
Methanol “is an extremely powerful neurotoxin. It can produce blindness, it can produce cellular destruction in the brain and spinal cord in particular the optic nerves that has to do with our vision,” the neurosurgeon Dr. Russell Blaylock explained during a radio interview. In his book, Health and Nutrition Secrets That Can Save Your Life, Dr. Blaylock discusses a study explaining why diabetics who drink large amounts of aspartame drinks are more likely to go blind. Diabetic retinopathy is a leading cause of blindness.
In addition to blindness, a report produced by the Department of Health and Human Services lists over 90 symptoms related to aspartame, including: migraine headaches, dizziness, seizures, nausea, numbness, muscle spasms, weight gain, rashes, depression, fatigue, irritability, tachycardia, insomnia, vision problems, hearing loss, heart palpitations, breathing difficulties, anxiety attacks, slurred speech, loss of taste, tinnitus, vertigo, memory loss, and joint pain. The following chronic illnesses are triggered or worsened by ingesting aspartame: Brain tumors, multiple sclerosis, epilepsy, chronic fatigue syndrome, Parkinson’s disease, Alzheimer’s, mental retardation, lymphoma, birth defects, fibromyalgia, and diabetes.
It is now estimated that over 6,000 food and drink products worldwide contain aspartame. “You might be surprised to learn about some of the foods you consume that contain aspartame. Besides the obvious products like diet sodas, there are many brands of chewing gum that contain aspartame. Most non-fat diet foods contain an amount of aspartame and the same goes for most sugar-free candy,” reports the FoodFacts website. Many brands of cereal, ice cream, yogurt, iced tea, powdered power drinks, nutritional bars, pudding, vegetable drinks, and many more food products contain aspartame.
In addition to neurologic, psychologic, eye, endocrine, and metabolic problems associated with aspartame consumption, there is another problem — addiction. “Persons consuming large amounts not only may suffer aspartame disease, but also have difficulty stopping them because of violent and prolonged withdrawal reactions… the hallmark of addiction,” writes H. J. Roberts, M.D., of St. Mary’s Hospital and Good Samaritan Hospital in West Palm Beach. “Recovered alcoholic patients repeatedly stated that they felt worse after avoiding aspartame than alcohol, and asserted that they had traded one addiction for another.”
It is dangerous to kick aspartame addiction cold turkey. Doctors and nutritionists recommend a 30 day regime of slowly eliminating the toxin from the body.
Earlier this year, Glenn Beck talked about eugenics on his show, but he only scratched the surface. There is a mountain of evidence confirming that the globalists are cynical eugenicists. They are now using food as a soft kill weapon to reduce the population of the planet.
“People the world over, but especially in the United States are under chemical attack,” Alex Jones and Aaron Dykes wrote in July. “Deadly and dangerous toxins ranging from aspartame to fluoride, GMO, mercury-tainting, pesticides, cross-species chimeras, plastic compounds in chicken, high fructose corn syrup, cloned meat, rBGH and new aggressive GM species of salmon have all entered into our diets and environments — whether we want it or not.”
Food is a weapon and Glenn Beck is a victim.
Glenn Beck routinely attracts millions of viewers every week. If he understands his medical problems may be directly linked to aspartame and he informs his audience of this, it will be a major victory for truth and a massive defeat for the elite eugenicists and their long held plan to not only enslave humanity, but reduce its numbers significantly.
October 8th, 2010
By: David Gutierrez
Coffee no longer boosts energy or alertness levels above baseline in regular drinkers of the beverage, according to a study conducted by researchers from Bristol University and published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
“Although frequent consumers feel alerted by caffeine, especially by their morning tea, coffee or other caffeine-containing drink, evidence suggests that this is actually merely the reversal of the fatiguing effects of acute caffeine withdrawal,” the researchers wrote.
Scientists assigned 379 volunteers to drink either a beverage containing the caffeine found in a 100-milligram shot of espresso, or a placebo containing no caffeine. Prior to beginning the study, all participants had abstained from caffeine consumption for 16 hours.
The researchers found that among participants who drank less than one cup of coffee per day, drinking the caffeinated beverage resulted in enhanced performance on tests of alertness, while the placebo had no noticeable effect.
In contrast, participants who regularly drank between one and six cups of coffee a day self-reported a decrease in alertness and an increase in headache following consumption of the placebo, in contrast to the low-coffee-drinkers who reported no such effects. Regular coffee drinkers who received the placebo also scored lower on objective tests of alertness than members of all other groups.
Regular coffee drinkers who had received real caffeine, by comparison, scored the same on alertness test as infrequent drinkers who had received the placebo.
The study supports the theory that the body quickly develops a dependence on caffeine, soon requiring it just for normal levels of alertness. Thus, regular coffee drinkers actually become less alert when they stop drinking it, not more alert when they consume it.
A spokesperson for the British Coffee Association disputed the findings, stating that caffeine increases alertness levels and is safe to consume in moderation. He also said that pregnant women should avoid consuming more than 200 milligrams of caffeine per day.