Of the chemicals added to fracking fluid in California, 15 are found on the state’s official list of substances that can cause cancer or reproductive harm. A dozen are listed as pollutants known to cause cancer or other harm.
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Ginseng root has been prized in traditional Chinese medicine for thousands of years, and often is combined with other herbs to bring long life, strength and wisdom to anyone who takes it. Ginseng is also thought to strengthen the body against viruses, and aid in recovery from illness. Although more study is needed, ginseng holds promise in reducing the risk of some types of cancers, slowing down or stopping the growth of tumors, improving symptoms of heart disease, lowering “bad” LDL cholesterol levels, while raising “good” HDL cholesterol levels, lowering high blood pressure and blood sugar levels, increasing alertness, and improving mental and physical performance. It is also widely accepted as helpful in boosting sexual performance. Some studies suggest that it may increase sperm production and motility, as well as decrease erection problems and symptoms of menopause. For adrenal health, ginseng is often utilized as an adaptogen, which is thought to help the body deal with physical or mental stress.
Research has shown that sugar has many detrimental effects on the body: diabetes, metabolic syndrome, inflammation, allergies, addiction, cardiovascular disease, cancer and dementia are all linked to elevated blood sugar. One of the most serious problems with our food supply in America (besides the pesticides, heavy metals, hormones and genetically modified organisms) is the incredible amount of hidden sugar in our food.