Benefits Of BreastfeedingAll new moms are very well aware about the benefits of breastfeeding. “Breast milk is widely acknowledged as the most complete form of nutrition for infants, with a range of benefits for infants’ health, growth, immunity and development,” an expert at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Breast milk is an ideal mixture of nutrients, antibodies, enzymes, and all compounds necessary for normal growth and development of a baby. Researches have shown that there are numerous benefits of breastfeeding, both for babies and their moms. Breast-fed babies and kids have stronger immune system and less risks of suffering from many common diseases, compared to those babies who are fed with formulas. Moms who breastfed their babies also have lower chances to develop such health conditions as ovarian cancer, osteoporosis, obesity, etc. Read the rest of this entry »

Cadmium PoisoningSuch health risk as cadmium poisoning is becoming more and more real for many of us. Cadmium is a toxic element  found in many of today’s farm fertilizers which are widely used for producing veggies and crops. Scientists say that we all are more and more exposed to this very dangerous toxic metal, and its consumption can lead to very serious health conditions. In particular, it was recently reported that consuming non-organic farming products can lead to increased content of cadmium in our body tissues, which in turn is linked to increased risks of breast cancer. The same can be said about consuming all natural foods grown on the most modern and effective farm fertilizers with increased cadmium content. Read the rest of this entry »

June 3, 2009

There were lots of researches carried out to find the connection between our tallness and our health. Finally, it was the time for summarizing the findings of such studies and estimating the risks of developing various diseases and ailments depending on how tall we are. Below, you can find the results of the most important researches carried out recently by the specialists from many labs and scientific centers of the world: Read the rest of this entry »