Fucoxanthin potentiates anoikis in colon mucosa and prevents carcinogenesis in AOM/DSS model mice.

PMID: J Nutr Biochem. 2019 Feb ;64:198-205. Epub 2018 Oct 25. PMID: 30530259 Abstract Title: Fucoxanthin potentiates anoikis in colon mucosa and prevents carcinogenesis in AOM/DSS model mice. Abstract: Fucoxanthin (Fx) and its biotransformed fucoxanthinol (FxOH) present strong anti-cancer effects in vitro and in vivo, however, the underlying mechanisms are not well known. We recently … Read moreFucoxanthin potentiates anoikis in colon mucosa and prevents carcinogenesis in AOM/DSS model mice.

These findings indicate the potential application of diosgenin for acute lung injury treatment.

PMID: Int Immunopharmacol. 2013 Feb ;15(2):240-5. Epub 2012 Dec 14. PMID: 23246979 Abstract Title: Diosgenin down-regulates NF-κB p65/p50 and p38MAPK pathways and attenuates acute lung injury induced by lipopolysaccharide in mice. Abstract: Diosgenin (Dio), a major active component of steroidal sapogenin of the traditional Chinese herb Dioscorea zingiberensis C.H.Wright, shows various activities including anti-inflammatory, anti-thrombotic … Read moreThese findings indicate the potential application of diosgenin for acute lung injury treatment.

GMO Bt Crops May Not Be as Safe as Advertised

Cornucopia’s Take: Cry toxins are highly active protein toxins originally isolated from the bacterium Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt). They are genetically engineered into some GMO crops to perforate the gut membrane of insects that eat them. Poisoned pests stop eating and eventually die. Unfortunately, non-target animals, including monarch butterflies, swallowtail butterflies, lacewings, caddisflies, bees, water fleas, and … Read moreGMO Bt Crops May Not Be as Safe as Advertised

Will Hawaii Ban Purposeful Killing and Abuse of Sharks and Rays?

This post was originally published on this site Hawaiian lawmakers and conservationists are pushing for a landmark law to protect the Aloha State’s sharks and rays. House Bill 808, which outlaws the intentional killing, capture, abuse or entanglement of sharks and rays in state marine waters, passed its first committee meeting on Wednesday. The upper … Read moreWill Hawaii Ban Purposeful Killing and Abuse of Sharks and Rays?

Happy 100th Birthday!

Yes, believe it or not, your 100 is coming! The Pew Research Center recently reported that the world centenarian population is projected to grow eight-fold by the year 2050. This is a staggering statistic considering that the population over the age of 80 and 90 is also expected to skyrocket. The evidence is everywhere. Assisted … Read moreHappy 100th Birthday!

Kimberly Snyder’s Chickpea Stew For Two

This post was originally published on this siteThis recipe comes from my friend Kimberly Snyder, a New York Times bestselling author, nutritionist, and personal development expert. This chickpea stew is so hearty it makes a fantastic main course and it skips the extra cheese, oil and even garlic, which can be a bit agitating. Enjoy the… This is a … Read moreKimberly Snyder’s Chickpea Stew For Two

Sleep peacefully without drugs

This post was originally published on this siteRight now, 25 percent of all Americans are regularly taking sleeping pills, with $18 million being spent on prescription drugs and an additional over $600 million spent on over-the-counter pills. Not only do these figures emphasize the seriousness of the insomnia problem but how drug-oriented our society has … Read moreSleep peacefully without drugs

Bursitis: When unbearable inflammation strikes

This post was originally published on this siteBursa is a sac that is filled with fluid found between the tissues of the muscles, bones, skin, and tendons. The role of the bursa is to provide lubrication to help reduce rubbing, friction, and irritation between these areas. Bursitis is the inflammation of the bursa. This inflammation … Read moreBursitis: When unbearable inflammation strikes

Can you help these inspiring boys reach their goal?

Happy Friday, friends! I’m popping in today with a change from my usual recipe posts to let you know about something that is near and dear to my heart. Some of you may have heard about the Chevrolet Good Deeds Cup on the news or social media recently. It’s a national challenge for PeeWee level … Read moreCan you help these inspiring boys reach their goal?

Pope Francis Offered $1 Million to Go Vegan for Lent

Pope Francis is being challenged go vegan for Lent in exchange for a $1 million donation to a charity or charities of his choice. The aim of the Million Dollar Vegan campaign—led by 12-year-old activist Genesis Butler of Long Beach, California—is to inspire people to “help fight climate change with diet change,” according to a … Read morePope Francis Offered $1 Million to Go Vegan for Lent

Weekly Link Love—Edition 15

Research of the Week Adults sleep better and retain more memories in a bed that rocks. Some human adaptations to extreme environments. A new gene editing technology—CasX—emerges. Post-workout carbohydrate replacement reduces the next-day benefits to insulin sensitivity and glucose tolerance. Kids with fatty liver improve it by dropping sugar. How a specific ketone body inhibits … Read moreWeekly Link Love—Edition 15

A trip down Wheat Belly memory lane

Here’s a brief trip down Wheat Belly memory lane. The Wheat Belly book and message rocked the nutritional world—and it has never recovered. Dietitians sobbed into their bran cereal, the grain industry tried to smear the author, media tried to get their arms around this unconventional message. But it worked. We now have millions of … Read moreA trip down Wheat Belly memory lane

UK Biomass Plant Starts Groundbreaking Carbon Capture Project

This post was originally published on this site For the first time, carbon dioxide is being captured at a biomass power plant in the UK. Britain’s Drax announced that its pilot bioenergy carbon capture and storage project is expected to capture a ton of CO2 a day from its North Yorkshire-based wood-burning plant. The company … Read moreUK Biomass Plant Starts Groundbreaking Carbon Capture Project

CBS: Sackler family behind Purdue Pharma engineered opioid crisis

We’ve been writing about this family for years and with good reason. In a new lawsuit, the state of Massachusets has accused eight members of the Sackler family and Purdue Pharma of deceptively selling oxycontin. RELATED STORY: 202,600 now dead, doctors conned into cooperating with this massive scam Check out the video below… The post CBS: … Read moreCBS: Sackler family behind Purdue Pharma engineered opioid crisis

Bike-Friendly Cities Should Be Designed for Everyone, Not Just for Wealthy White Cyclists

This post was originally published on this site By Anne Lusk Designing for bikes has become a hallmark of forward-looking modern cities worldwide. Bike-friendly city ratings abound, and advocates promote cycling as a way to reduce problems ranging from air pollution to traffic deaths. But urban cycling investments tend to focus on the needs of … Read moreBike-Friendly Cities Should Be Designed for Everyone, Not Just for Wealthy White Cyclists

MIND Diet Plan Benefits: Can It Really Help Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

This post was originally published on this site According to recent research, at least one in three Alzheimer’s disease cases worldwide is preventable. One of the closest things we know of to a natural Alzheimer’s treatment is a healthy, anti-inflammatory diet. That’s because foods like vegetables, fruit, nuts and fish are high in antioxidants, healthy fats and other phytochemicals … Read moreMIND Diet Plan Benefits: Can It Really Help Stave Off Alzheimer’s?

Why Ingredients in Beer Matter – And What Beer Companies Aren’t Telling You

This post was originally published on this siteI was having a blast watching the Super Bowl last weekend… and it had NOTHING to do with the game! Bud Light started advertising that they have No Corn Syrup in their beer, and texts like this kept rolling in… You see, we launched the petition that started … Read moreWhy Ingredients in Beer Matter – And What Beer Companies Aren’t Telling You

New Video Shows Damage Wrought by Trump’s Border Wall

This post was originally published on this site Drone footage of new border wall in New Mexico shows that the Trump administration’s border militarization is already damaging ecosystems and wildlife. Trump waived 25 laws that protect clean air, clean water, public lands and endangered wildlife to speed construction of 20 miles of new walls. The … Read moreNew Video Shows Damage Wrought by Trump’s Border Wall

For Detroit Students, Water Fountains are Health Hazards

This post was originally published on this site By Sierra Searcy Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has created an office for clean water, housed within the newly formed Department of Environment, Great Lakes and Energy, to investigate complaints about water quality. “Right now, communities across our state don’t trust the water coming out of their taps, … Read moreFor Detroit Students, Water Fountains are Health Hazards

Two Pipelines Shut Down After 43 Barrels of Crude Leak into Missouri Soil

This post was originally published on this site Parts of two pipelines owned by controversial Canadian pipeline companies remained shut down Thursday following the discovery of a leak near St. Louis, Missouri on Wednesday, CBC News reported. Both TransCanada‘s Keystone pipeline and Enbridge‘s Platte pipeline run parallel to each other through the area. The Keystone … Read moreTwo Pipelines Shut Down After 43 Barrels of Crude Leak into Missouri Soil

Ship That Spilled 700+ Gallons Into Vancouver, BC Bay Acquitted

This post was originally published on this site The ship MV Marathassa was acquitted of all charges Thursday relating to an oil spill that released 2,700 liters (approximately 713.3 gallons) of fuel into Vancouver, B.C.’s English Bay and coated four migratory birds with oil. The ship was originally charged with discharging a pollutant into the … Read moreShip That Spilled 700+ Gallons Into Vancouver, BC Bay Acquitted

6 Date Night Ideas That Don’t Break The Bank

With Valentine’s Day approaching, you may be looking for a unique date night that is fun and different, doesn’t break … The post 6 Date Night Ideas That Don’t Break The Bank appeared first on Lexi’s Clean Kitchen.