HEALTH TIP, HYPOTHYROIDISM:Hypothyroidism is the term used to describe
subnormal activity of the thyroid gland, situated in the base of the neck.
It is estimated that about twenty percent of women and five percent of males
have some sort of underactive thyroid in the industrialised world.
D ROUND-UP: Vitamin D is an amazing nutrient that protects the body
from a host of diseases and problems. Researchers continually uncover new
links between lack of vitamin D and disease. Here are the latest.
FALL DOWN: Children are under assault, diagnosed with fraudulent mental
disorders and forced onto dangerous and addictive psychotropic drugs. With
prescription scales skyrocketing and government screening programs on the
rise, the stimulant drug industry is big business. But how much is this
plague costing our children? Spread this link far and wide please.
ANH-INTL ANTI EU-HERB CAMPAIGN IS HEATING UP! From
Alliance for Natural Health: "Great news! Since we began our call
to action regarding the upcoming Herb
Challenge against the EUs Traditional Herbal Medicinal Products
Directive (THMPD), £33,574.82 (= €39,605.37 or US$53,878.25)
has been raised as of today!"
MAINSTREAM MEDIA CATCHING ON? Dont hold your breath. The Sydney
Morning Herald: Many of us have heard that healthy nutrition plays
an important role in preventing a number of types of cancer, and may help
to reduce the spread of cancer once it has started.
EMINENT GEOLOGIST WHO SAYS HER 'PLANT PROGRAMME' MAY COMBAT CANCER: Professor
Jane Plant is an eminent geologist. In 1987, aged 42, and with two young
children, she was diagnosed with breast cancer for the first time. She now
promotes a dietary regimen for cancer, declaring that going non-dairy
and eating cancer-protective foods helped cure her breast cancer where conventional
Western medicine had failed.
BUT MALNOURISHED STUDENTS ON THE RISE IN KOREA: Obesity and unhealthy
diet are emerging as major issues for elementary, middle and high school
students in South Korea. The obesity rate of elementary, middle and high
school students last year was 13.2 percent, 2 percent higher than that of
the previous year, according to a survey conducted on 194,817 students by
the Education Ministry.
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