Month: February 2007

Contaminated Peanut Butter – Watch What You Eat!

I always say, “YOU are the person most responsible for your personal health!” Well, you need to pay attention to what you are eating when these news stories come out! Dirty jars suspected in peanut butter contamination “Government scientists struggled Thursday to pinpoint the source of the first U.S. salmonella outbreak linked to peanut butter. …

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Chinese Herb Lowers Blood Pressure, Reduces Hypertension

“An herb called danshen — traditionally used in China as a medicine for high blood pressure — has been shown to reduce hypertension in hamsters, according to a study published in the American Journal of Physiology. Researchers at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey administered danshen’s active ingredient — the chemical tanshinone …

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