Healthy Atheists

Without good health our lives are not well lived. Lets discuss all topics that will enable us to live healthier & happier lives...

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*Mind and Body
*Drugs, Vitamins and Supplements
*Latest Research on Health Topics
*Children and Family Health
*Mental Health
*Books, Documentaries and Videos about Health


Videos and Films For Healthy Atheists

Local Harvet
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The Worlds Healthiest Foods
The George Mateljan Foundation for the World's Healthiest Foods was established by George Mateljan to discover, develop and share scientifically proven information about the benefits of healthy eating, and to provide the personalized support individuals need to make eating The World's Healthiest Foods enjoyable, easy, quick and affordable.
Tons of great food tips, recipes, interesting articles. Subscribe to their weekly newsletter.

Find Safe, Healthy & Green Products: GoodGuide’s PhDs in chemistry, nutrition, economics, and engineering rate products based on dozens of criteria. The health, environment, and social scores are on a ten-point scale and combine to give you the GoodGuide rating.

Discussion Forum

Diabetic vegan diet

Started by Hope. Last reply by Robert E Parker Oct 8, 2012. 50 Replies

   There is no specific vegetarian diet for vegans and vegetarians.. So, I'm just collecting some information here about vegan & vegetarian foods and type 2 diabetes..  I can and I hope I'm…Continue

Tags: nutrition, diet

Calorie Calculator - Daily Calorie Needs

Started by Hope. Last reply by Hope Feb 18, 2011. 1 Reply

 Calorie Calculator I find this topic very interesting to share with you in Healthy Atheists.It's about calculating calories that we need..…Continue

Tags: Needs, Calorie, Daily

Couch Potatoes Beware: Too Much Time Spent Watching TV or Computer Screen Is Harmful to Heart Health

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by Hope Feb 18, 2011. 5 Replies

  ScienceDaily (Jan. 11, 2011) — Spending too much leisure time in front of a TV or computer screen appears to dramatically increase the risk for heart disease and premature death from any cause,…Continue

Health Hard-Liners To GOP: Most Americans Are 'Over-Insured'

Started by Sydni Moser Feb 18, 2011. 0 Replies

by Julie RovnerFebruary 16, 2011NPR Former House Majority Leader Dick Armey's FreedomWorks group says vouchers should replace the current…Continue

A Psychoanalyst Calls For Eating With 'Culinary Mindfulness'

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by Don Jan 30, 2011. 3 Replies

 by Eliza BarclayJaunuary 26, 2011NPR    Fresh produce piled high at a farmers' market.We've heard it before: most Americans have a pretty big problem with food. We…Continue

Overeating, Like Drug Use, Rewards And Alters Brain

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by GOPI KANTA GHOSH Dec 27, 2010. 2 Replies

by Jon HamiltonDecember 1, 2010NPRLISTEN to This (4 min.) Story…Continue

100 Million People Impoverished by Medical Bills Annually

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by GOPI KANTA GHOSH Dec 27, 2010. 1 Reply

posted by: Ann PietrangeloNovember 24, 2010Care2 The United States isn’t the only country struggling under the weight of health care costs. Governments around the world -- even those where health…Continue

How Dangerous Is Being Fat? New Data On The Meaning Of Body Mass Index

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by T A A Dec 25, 2010. 15 Replies

by Richard KnoxDecember 1, 2010NPRIf your body mass index is between 20 and 24.9, you're golden.You won't live forever, but your chances of living longer than those with other BMI values are…Continue

A Stale Food Fight

Started by Sydni Moser. Last reply by T A A Dec 22, 2010. 3 Replies

By MICHAEL POLLAN and ERIC SCHLOSSER Published: November 28, 2010NEW YORK TIMESTHE best opportunity in a generation to improve the safety of the American food supply will come as early as Monday…Continue

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Comment by Don on November 30, 2010 at 6:07pm
Yeah, DG, I do miss your old group back on A|N.

(But it's "I don't mind YOUR pointing that out..." ;) "Pointing that out" is a gerund; it functions as a noun, and it must take a possessive pronoun. Otherwise, what you've got is a usage error known as a fused participle.)
Comment by Don on November 30, 2010 at 5:46pm
Not that it matters much, but kindly allow a language guy to point out here that "aggravate" primarily means to make worse, or to burden (to add weight to), not to annoy. The word has been one of the more commonly misused words in English for some time, and my raising this sort of objection is, I recognize, a lost cause. (It can mean to irritate in the rather minor sense of inflammation or infection--which suggests an injury made worse.) The language does evolve, of course, sometimes in aggravating ways.
Comment by T A A on November 30, 2010 at 5:21pm
Aggravating! that is a word I could probably make much more use of. Yes when things we generally already know make a new mark on psyche... I've had an aggrating year!
Comment by T A A on November 25, 2010 at 1:35am
ya what is more surprising is the number of atheists who have enshrined doctors as our new gods... it took doctors two years of testing my poop for parasites before they finally clued in that I was lactose intolerant!!!

Doctors are quite gollible by nature, medical school favors students with high rote memory skills over skepticism and logic. Doctors will repeat whatever the pharmaceutical rep who dropped by their office on any given day to give them free samples that day says...
Comment by Sydni Moser on November 20, 2010 at 10:06pm
Comment by GOPI KANTA GHOSH on November 7, 2010 at 7:14am
Right T A A
Comment by T A A on November 7, 2010 at 4:48am
If I was Eisntein I'd be so depressed at being used for marketing bread. :(
Comment by T A A on November 4, 2010 at 9:30pm
Comment by Sydni Moser on October 1, 2010 at 8:36am
Poor Mouse...

A mouse in a loaf of Hovis Best of Both bread which was bought by Stephen Forse, from Kidlington, Oxfordshire, purchased online from Tesco, through a store in Bicester. Mr Forse was sickened when he found a dead mouse in his loaf of bread while making sandwiches for his children. The father-of-two thought the bread was just discoloured but on closer inspection saw the object was covered in fur
Comment by T A A on September 22, 2010 at 12:25pm
@Sydni - Odd the coffee report, about a year and half ago, an opposite study came out, indicating that cafeine caused blood sugar to rise (not related to any added sugar to the cup) "just like diabetes", in the same way that sleep deprivation tests cause temporary diabetes conditions. I'll have to search for that study.

Just goes to prove... nutritional studies just contradict themselves year after year for decades now, they seem completely untrustworthy. It makes me think that there are research biases based on funding.

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