Diet Health Studies 

Read This and You’ll Never Eat at McDonald’s Again

Next time you drive toward those Golden Arches, think about this: McDonald’s has one of the worst reputations of any fast food restaurants. There are numerous reasons, but in this article, we’re going to look at the inclusion in their recipes of ten very unappetizing ingredients. Here they are: 1. Ammonium Sulfate Ammonium sulfate is an inorganic salt, most often used in fertilizer. It also used in flame retardant and in Monsanto’s Roundup weed killer. It causes hormone disruption. 2. Silicone Oil Silicone oil is used in making contact lenses,…

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Disease 

What Gulf Coast Residents Must Know Now About Mosquitoes

With the advent of the Zika virus, citizens on the Gulf Coast are interested in learning how to protect themselves from the mosquito-borne illness. A recent article in the Austin, Texas American Statesman offered some tips. ┬áThe writer pointed out that Texas mosquitoes are not yet thought to be carrying the virus, but they do pose a risk for other illnesses. And in the warm Gulf Coast states, April marks the beginning of mosquito season. While you may think of “mosquitoes” as a single category, Texas (as an example) has…

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