Alternative Medicine News – September 16, 2013

Waking Times
High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Causing Addiction Similar To Cocaine

HFCS is addictive.

Research by addiction experts confirms this. They tracked the brain circuits fired by addiction. The result showed these are fired by cocaine and other addictive drugs. These same circuits get fired by HFCS.

And since HFCS is in many soft drinks, packaged foods and candies, this is a problem.

Why? Because many other studies show HFCS causes many health problems. These include diabetes, insulin resistance and hypertension.

In addition, most HFCS is made from GMO corn. This is a potential problem all by itself.

Learn more about this important study on the Waking Times web site. The article is here.

Bottom Line
Food Label Colors Trick Consumers

Are you being manipulated at the supermarket? Unless you shop with your eyes closed, the answer is yes.

We naturally equate colors with certain things. Red means stop or passion. White implies purity. Black can mean quality.

But there are more subtle ways color influences you. For example, it can make you think there are less calories in something than there really are.

How do you deal with this? Mostly by buying whole, fresh food.

Learn what the studies showed. You’ll find it all here.

Your Medical Detecive
Alzheimer’s Patient Gets Driver’s License Back

Sounds impossible, doesn’t it?

However this type of thing happens regularly when the right treatment is given. And usually that treatment addresses the deeper, underlying cause of the disease.

In this case, the difference came from providing the right nutrients. Yes, nutrients can make that much difference. In fact, they can make a far greater difference than any drug can.

If you want to know what nutrients worked, you can get the details in this article. See it here.

9 Dodgy Food Practices Banned in Europe but Just Fine Here

This is a picture series showing practices used in the US, but banned elsewhere.

What this drives home is that we are not being well protected by the FDA and other regulatory agencies. Some of these things are quite toxic. And yet they make it into our food supply.

Toxic pesticides, arsenic, animals fed waste, chlorine, and drugs all end up in our foods.

For the complete list, see this article. You’ll find it here.

Green Med Info
Turmeric’s Cardiovascular Benefits Found To Be As Powerful As Exercise

Nothing can replace exercise. But turmeric comes as close as anything for giving similar benefits.

What benefits?

  • Reducing post-bypass heart attack risk by 56%.
  • Improving vascular function in post-menopausal women.
  • Reversing hard arteries.

All this from a simple spice.

I personally take turmeric daily. The herbal form of it is called curcumin. For a very high quality source, click here.

You can read more about it here.

All the best to you for your health and happiness,

Dr. Bruce Eichelberger

Dr. Bruce

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