December 31st, 2010 - Jill Ettinger
It’s hard to imagine this country 100 years ago with little more than soap and water to protect people from germs. How did they survive amidst their filthy countrymen? Well, as it turns out, we weren’t nearly as toxic then as we are today. We’ve entered into a new era of germs—superbugs that won’t die, and threats that weren’t nearly as present in past centuries as they are now.
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December 15th, 2010 - Jill Ettinger
You hear it all the time, “fish is good for you.” It’s heart healthy, contains essential fatty acids like Omega-3′s and it’s leaner than other meats. Perhaps you even imagine your meal came via a quiet little boat with a fishing rod dangling over the edge. But what’s lingering at the other end of that pole is more like a giant mutant man-eating shark — toxic, nutritionally inferior and neatly packaged in deceptively clever marketing.
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