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Which Vegetable Oils Are Bad for Your Health?

Which Vegetable Oils Are Bad for Your Health?

Over the last century, health professionals have encouraged us to consume oils from vegetables instead of animals as a general rule for heart health. However some vegetable oils can actually cause big health issues. So, which vegetable oils are good, and which are bad for your health?

Cognitive Decline Linked To Processed Foods!

Cognitive Decline Linked To Processed Foods!

New research now reveals a link between consuming processed foods and cognitive decline. The foods we eat affect our brain function. In order to think healthy, we need to eat healthily. So, what foods should you avoid to protect your brain? 

Study Links Forever Chemicals To High Blood Pressure in Women

Study Links Forever Chemicals To High Blood Pressure in Women

A recent study has found a connection between the blood concentration of PFAS in middle aged women and the likelihood of developing high blood pressure. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, these chemicals are in practically everything and next to impossible to avoid.

How Dangerous Are Blood Transfusions?

How Dangerous Are Blood Transfusions?

While routine procedures like a blood transfusion are often assumed to be safe, there is always a risk of complications. These can range from mild to severe. They may include both immediate acute symptoms and slow to develop long-term diseases.

“Is Chewing Gum Plastic?”

“Is Chewing Gum Plastic?”

Used to freshen breath and curb bad habits, chewing gum seems fairly harmless. Would you be surprised to learn that your favorite peppermint or spearmint gum is made of plastic?

Toxic Chemicals In Your Favorite Jeans

Toxic Chemicals In Your Favorite Jeans

If you value good health, you may want to rethink your next pair of jeans. Though denim seems like a simple casual fashion choice, easy to pair with a range of colors and patterns, there is a darker side hiding beneath the surface.

The Downside of Upcycled Food

The Downside of Upcycled Food

Meant to reduce waste and increase sustainability, Food Upcycling is now being used with less virtuous motives. The result is a reduction in food quality and safety that is making some consumers a bit weary. That's because upcycled foods contain ingredients that would normally be considered unmarketable and unconsumable. 

Will The New GMO Food Labeling Law Lead To Positive Change?

Will The New GMO Food Labeling Law Lead To Positive Change?

A new GMO Food Labeling Law is now in effect. It is supposed to make it easier for you to avoid foods containing genetically modified organisms. But will it? Many experts are saying the law will only create more confusion. Learn their biggest concerns.

Common Chemical Endangers Reproductive Health

Common Chemical Endangers Reproductive Health

Hormone-disrupting phthalates may be found in nearly every household—they are in everything from disposable plastics to personal care products. Studies now show that this group of chemicals is endangering human reproduction and development.  In this blog, learn the dangers and how to protect yourself and future generations.

Are Bioengineered Ingredients “Natural”?

Are Bioengineered Ingredients “Natural”?

Confused by labels that indicate a product is both all-natural and bioengineered? Energy Matters, LLC. explores what these terms really mean in order to uncover whether consumers are being misled.

Are Synthetic Foods Making You Ill?

Are Synthetic Foods Making You Ill?

Synthetic foods may be more enticing than original plant-based staples like bean burgers or tofu, but there is good cause to exercise caution. Just because something is plant based, doesn’t mean it is good for you. In fact, synthetic foods could make you ill.

Summer Grilling Safety: 8 Hidden Dangers of Barbecuing

Summer Grilling Safety: 8 Hidden Dangers of Barbecuing

Backyard barbecues offer a wonderful opportunity to gather outdoors with family members or friends, sharing some grilled chicken or steak, maybe a side of potato salad or corn on the cob. Before you fire up your grill, it is important to learn about the potential health risks, especially these eight hidden dangers...