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Food addictions are not strictly “psychological” problems, but have a hard-wired, organic component. Many of the most commonly consumed foods in Western culture actually contain narcotic properties associated with the presence of psychoactive chemicals that bind to opioid receptors in the nervous system.

This links to the GreenMedInfo article: "Chemical Deception: Multiple Forms of Hormone-Disrupting Bisphenol Found In US Food Supply." It quotes a study that says: "Bisphenols were found in the majority (75%) of the food samples" tested.

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Science explains our addiction to cheese

What could be more comforting? Ease into the soothing goo of this  crock-pot mac and cheese recipe  -- the source should look familiar.

While millions around the world consume foods and beverages sweetened with Splenda (sucralose) with abandon, an accumulating body of research indicates that this synthetic chemical is far from safe, may contribute to obesity and blood sugar disorders, and more recently has even been linked to leukemia in animal experiments.

Could bacteria and related microbes, widely believed to be a primary cause of disease, explain how we are capable of surviving through the self-created chemical nightmare of industrialized society?

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30 Dairy Additives You Should Know About

"Added chemicals, preservatives and man-made junk is everywhere in our foods and I don’t know about you, but it’s hard to keep it all straight as to what I should be worried about and what I shouldn’t be."

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Food intolerance symptoms

Food intolerance symptoms are more common than you think.

There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being.

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Growing Trend of Sugar Addiction

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Despite intense protests from consumer groups and environmentalists, genetically modified organisms, (GMOs) foods have been dubbed as the 'human feeding experiment' and are continuing to be integrated into the food supply. Most of us do not even know the extent of it, as it is not in mainstream news.

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Few people are familiar with the term nightshades, and many will be surprised to learn that consuming foods from this plant group may be contributing to their pain and inflammation.

Dates have high levels of soluble fiber, essential in promoting healthy bowel movements relieving constipation. Help to inhibit growth of pathological organisms in the intestines. Its organic sulfur helps in the reduction of allergic reactions & seasonal allergies. Its potassium helps promote a healthy & responsive nervous system & improves speed & alertness of brain activity. Commonly used as a remedy for alcoholic intoxication providing a sobering effect. Great for muscle development…

Reading food labels can be a confusing task. This breakdown is the perfect place to start as it prioritizes and explains each category within food labels.

As a cancer champion, ginger has anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and antiproliferative effects upon tumors making ginger a promising chemopreventive agent. And avoiding all GMO foods and processed foods along with their litany of chemical additives is a must for prostate health.