Eating cheese doesn’t raise cholesterol and won’t increase your risk of a heart attack… scientists stunned to learn the long-buried truth

(Natural News) The nutritional value of milk, cheese and other dairy products, while undeniably helpful in muscle formation, has been notoriously questioned in the past due to misconceptions about increased risk of heart disease associated with the food group. Various studies, however, have been quick to debunk this myth and prove that dairy consumption does not elevate…

Hatching eggs goes natural: Researchers discover that naturally occurring bacteria are just as effective at preventing germs as formaldehyde

(Natural News) A collaborative effort among the Graz University of Technology in Austria, the biotech start-up Roombiotic, and the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology (ACIB) has identified a natural method of eliminating harmful pathogens from hatching eggs. The research published online in the Scientific Reports journal has revealed that bacteria producing the compound pyrazine are highly effective in decontaminating the…

Here’s how to tap maple trees (and make your own syrup)

(Natural News) Tapping maple trees for their syrup makes for a fun family activity, and is a safe and sustainable way of gaining benefits from nature without hurting the ecosystem. Maple trees start to produce sap at the break of spring between mid-February and mid-March. The sap flows best during this specific period, when daytime temperature…

How to cultivate watercress at home

(Natural News) Watercress is easily one of the most nutritious greens in the plant kingdom. This green, leafy salad staple is an excellent source of carotenoids, manganese, and vitamins B1, B2, and B6 as well as vitamins C and E. Watercress is also packed with fiber, iron, copper, and iron. The vegetable is known to have anticancer…

Plant proteins found to help prevent Type 2 diabetes

(Natural News) Diets rich in plant protein may help reduce the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes, a recent study found. The findings demonstrate that protein sources play a role in the onset of the disease, researchers said. To carry out the study, researchers at the University of Eastern Finland pooled data from the Kuopio Ischaemic Heart…

BPA replacement chemicals found to disrupt hormones much like BPA

(Natural News) Bisphenol A (BPA), a synthetic chemical widely used in manufacturing plastic products, has long been associated with a host of adverse health conditions. BPA is classified as an endocrine disruptor and is tied to various diseases including diabetes, cardiovascular disease and abnormal liver function. Experts have looked into using chemical substitutes such as…

Products made from whole milk, not 2% “processed” milk, reduce risk of blood clots in the brain

(Natural News) A study published in the European Journal of Epidemiology reveals that soured whole milk products are more effective at reducing the risk of suffering from brain thrombosis or ischemic stroke compared with other dairy products — such as low-fat soured milk products and cheese, buttermilk, or milk — with varying fat percentages. A team of researchers at…