Sugar, Fructose, High Fructose Corn Syrup and Gout

From the Gout and You website, this article examines the role of sugar & HFCS in the development of gout and increased risk of gout attacks.

The culprit appears to be fructose which increases uric acid levels and when uric acid levels get high enough, they harden and crystallize which causes a gout attack to occur. Our modern day diet consists of a very high consumption of fructose, mainly in the form of high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).

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Glyphosate Pretending to be Glycine

Stephanie Seneff, PhD Senior Research Scientist at MIT has been researching autism for the past 10 years, focusing particularly on environmental toxins’ contribution to autism.

This is a great video for everybody, not just those concerned with autism.  It appears glyphosate contributes to a wide number of diseases that have increased dramatically, including diabetes, obesity, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, ALS, adrenal insufficiency, anemia, spina bifida and of course, autism.  In this talk, Stephanie  presents an amazing story about biochemistry gone awry.

Worth a watch!

 

Alarming Levels of Glyphosate Found in Popular American Foods

From the EcoWatch website:

Independent tests on an array of popular American food products found many samples contained residue levels of the weed killer glyphosate. The nonprofit organizations behind the tests—Food Democracy Now and The Detox Project—released a report Monday that details the findings. The groups are calling for corporate and regulatory action to address consumer safety concerns.

According to the report, the herbicide residues were found in cookies, crackers, popular cold cereals and chips commonly consumed by children and adults.

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