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UCLA Study: Nevermind BMI, Fat People Are Healthy Too Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Researchers at the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) have discovered that using the body mass index (BMI) to “gauge health incorrectly labels more than 74 million Americans as ‘unhealthy,’ even though they are not.” According to the study’s conclusion: “Using BMI categories as the main indicator of health, an estimated 74,936,678 US adults are misclassified as cardiometabolically unhealthy or cardiometabolically healthy.” In other words, nearly 50% of US citizens who are considered “overweight” because of their BMIs (47.4 percent, or 34.4 million people) are healthy, and 19.8…

Growing Evidence Shows BPA-Free Products May Not Be Safe After All Breaking News,Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Researchers from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA) have released a study on the negative effects of Bisphenol A (BPA) free products. These products use Bisphenol S (BPS) in place of BPA, and labeled “BPA-free”; however this alternative is showing a propensity to be just as dangerous as the counterpart it replaced. In the study, researchers compared BPA and BPS on zebrafish embryos. Because of the exposure to these chemicals, the embryos demonstrated an accelerated hatching period which led to premature births. In addition, there was “abnormal…

CONFIRMED: Psychiatrists Know ADHD Meds Increase Psychotic Episodes Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals   Rudolf Uher lead a team of researchers from Dalhousie University in a study on the effects of stimulant medications given to children diagnosed with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) that showed there is an increased risk of development of psychotic behavior in children who have a parent with a history of serious mental illness. Drugs commonly prescribed for ADHD include Ritalin (methylphenidate), Vyvanse (lisdexamfetamine), or Dexedrine (dextroamphetamine). One hundred and forty-one participants ages 6 to 21 were chosen for the study. Of those volunteers, 2/3rds suffered from a psychotic side effect…

DEA Clears the Path For Research on GW Pharma’s Synthetic CBD Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals December 24, 2015   GW Pharmaceuticals stock trading has gone green thanks to an announcement that Epidiolex data was highly positive. This is thanks to a study published by the Comprehensive Epilepsy Center at NYU Langone Medical Center that shows Cannibidiol (CBD) can reduce seizures in children and adults that suffer from epilepsy. The researchers combined data from 137 patients between the ages of 1 and 30 year of age from 11 epilepsy centers in the US. CBD reduced seizure frequency in most of the children and adults studied. As…

Drug Companies Pay For Nearly 50% of Scientific Research Studies Science

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals December 15, 2015   Researchers at the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health (JHB) published a study showing that a startling number of scientific research is paid for by corporations, while the number of studies financed by the government is dwindling. The team analyzed data from ClinicalTrials.gov going back from 2006 to 2014, only to find that there has been a 43% increase in pharmaceutical industry backed trials. Conversely, the number of studies financed by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) had declined by 24% within the same time…

Don’t Believe McDonalds: Animal Antibiotic Use Skyrocketing Since 2014 Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals December 12, 2015   McDonalds announced earlier this year that they would not purchase chicken from farmers who used antibiotics to bolster their poultry. The fast-food giant said: “We are committing to use chicken that is not raised with antibiotics important to human medicine. McDonald’s has been working closely with farmers for years to reduce the use of antibiotics in our supply, thus we are able to commit today to stop using antibiotics important to human medicine in chicken production for McDonald’s USA by March 2017.” However, those claims might…

Why Sugar-Free Drinks Cause Tooth Decay & Other Amazing Facts Health

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Susanne Posel ,Chief Editor Occupy Corporatism | Co-Founder, Legacy Bio-Naturals November 30, 2015   Researchers from the University of Melbourne Oral Health Cooperative Research Center have concluded a study on sugar-free food and drinks, only to find that these things will cause major tooth decay. Contrary to popular belief, of the 23 different types of beverages tested, including soda and sports drinks, the researchers discovered that they all contain acidic additives which can severely damage tooth enamel in consumers who have a low pH level. And this includes sugar-free drinks. Of the 32 sugar-free drinks sold on the market, 22…