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Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 2

Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 2

"Some of the worst offenders in the Clean Label Project’s tests were organic, plant-based protein powders. More than 75 percent had measurable levels of lead. And certified organic products averaged twice the heavy metals of their uncertified counterparts."

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Grow Up ‘Ridiculously Healthy’

Grow Up ‘Ridiculously Healthy’

‘Ridiculously healthy’ elderly have the same gut microbiome as healthy 30 year-olds - overall microbiota composition of the healthy elderly group was similar to that of people decades younger, and that the gut microbiota differed little between individuals from the ages of 30 to over 100.  

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Junk Food Cravings Are Triggered By Just Thinking About Being Low Class -So Think Classy

Junk Food Cravings Are Triggered By Just Thinking About Being Low Class -So Think Classy

A new study found that your junk food cravings are triggered by just thinking about being low class showing that a link between socioeconomic and poor nutrition may partly be in the mind.

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Study finds plant compounds found to boost cognition

Study finds plant compounds found to boost cognition

In this study, people with lower levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin had to use more brain power and relied more heavily on different parts of the brain in order to remember the word pairings they were taught. People with higher levels of the carotenoids lutein and zeaxanthin found naturally through the foods in IQed , on the other hand, were able to minimize the amount of brain activity necessary to complete the task. In other words, they were more "neurally efficient."

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