November 2003 - Page 2 of 6 - Health Sciences Institute - Official Site

The dangers of diabetic medicine

An HSI member named Pepawbear starts things off by asking for the name of the drug that has been associated with many liver failures and transplants.

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MEAL (Menu Education and Labeling Act)

That’s almost as crazy as a new House of Representatives bill called the Menu Education and Labeling Act (also known as MEAL – cute, huh?), which mandates that if you lead customers into a restaurant it’s your duty to make them think.

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Trans fat on food labels

If you see the word “hydrogenated” near the bottom of the ingredient list, then there’s a good chance that the trans fat content is low.

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Sweet, sweet nonsense

Three different research projects exploring natural methods for treating skin cancer were presented at the conference. Two of the studies were conducted on mice, and the third was a laboratory study using human skin cells.

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Natural methods to treating skin cancer

Three different research projects exploring natural methods for treating skin cancer were presented at the conference. Two of the studies were conducted on mice, and the third was a laboratory study using human skin cells.

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Drug expiration dates

She was going through containers of over-the-counter medications when she laughed and showed me an aspirin bottle that was almost two years past the “best if used before” date.

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Health benefits of magnesium

In recent e-Alerts we’ve seen how a good intake of magnesium may promote bone flexibility while also helping prevent type 2 diabetes and heart disease. Now here’s another benefit to add to that list: Magnesium is essential for keeping teeth healthy.

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