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Aborted Human Fetal Cells for Stimulating Artificial Flavors

Biotech companies have been using aborted human fetal cells for testing the effectiveness of different flavoring agent in their products. Last year the news came out that a biotech company in CA called Senomyx has been using aborted human fetal cells in foods and beverages. Biotech companies have been using aborted human fetal cells for testing the effectiveness of different flavoring agent in their products. Last year the news came out that a biotech company in CA called Senomyx has been using aborted human fetal cells in foods and beverages ... Seattle Restaurants

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Toxic aspartame might be added to dairy products without a label

Aspartame made of 10% methyl alcohol (wood alcohol), 40% aspartic acid and 50% phenylalanine is added as artificial sweetener to many diet drinks. However the National Milk producers Federation (NMPF) and the International Dairy Food Association (IDFA) have been petitioning FDA to allow aspartame to be added to dairy products including milk, yogurt, sour cream, eggnog and cream without proper labeling ... Seattle Restaurants

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10 Facts you should know about Aspartame and other low calorie artificial sweeteners

Since America with the most obese adult population on earth is obsessed with dieting, the uses of aspartame and artificial sweeteners have increased drastically.You could find aspartame in many food products now a day’s including instant breakfasts, cereals, breath mints, sugar-free gums, cacao mixes, coffee beverages, gelatin desserts, frozen desserts, yogurt wine coolers, instant teas or coffees, tabletop sweeteners, soft drinks, shake mixes, no-prescription pharmaceutical drugs, multivitamins and milk drinks ... Seattle Restaurants

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High Fructose Corn Syrup

In this section of Seattle Organic Restaurants I'm going to talk about high fructose corn syrup. Farmers in 1970s and 80s had major problems growing enough corn for US public consumption. In order to help farmers produce enough corn the congress passed a bill for three billion dollars subsidy. Now few decades later, the corn subsidy has gone up to eight billion dollars. Within few years of subsidy from the government the farmers were producing a lot more corn than the public consumption ...high-fructose-corn-syrup

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Obesity in Children

In this section of Seattle Organic Restaurants I want to talk about factors that contribute to childhood obesity. The most important factors that impact childhood obesity are too much screen time, high sugary and high fatty diet, inactivity and insomnia. Children develop their habits during childhood, so if your child is inactive they are most likely to be inactive when they grow up. Inactivity on its own is the root of many chronic diseases regardless of obesity or gaining weight ... Seattle Restaurants

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Early Obesity Detection

Adults with BMI between 18.5 and 24.9 are considered to be at a healthy weight. Adults with BMI between 25 and 29.9 are considered over weight and adults with BMI of 30 or higher are considered obese. Recent studies show that 68.8% of adults in America are overweight or obese. Early period of life is a critical time in the life of your baby. It’s much easier and more effective to prevent obesity at early stages of life. If we want a real change we should start from the very early stages sometimes even before birth ... early-obesity-detection

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School Lunches

99% of public schools offer lunch program. The recent statistics by USDA shows that 89% of PARENTS THINK that the school lunches are SOMEWHAT or VERY HEALTHY. In a recent research the USDA found out that only 6% of schools met the USDA school lunch standards for healthy nutritional meal. 80% of schools failed to meet the recommendation of USDA for total and saturated fat. 50% of daily calorie intake in our kids’ diet is the food children consume during school hours. Studies show that 90% of kids eat lunch at school, 40% eat a sugary snack and only 20% of kids eat breakfast ... school-lunches

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Sugary Drinks at School

In the previous section of Seattle Organic Restaurants I talked about childhood obesity and school lunches. In this section I’m going to talk about the harms of soda and sugary drinks. Many families know that 12 ounces of coke has 12 teaspoon sugar. But what they do not know is that 12 ounces of most fruit juices in packages have up to 8 teaspoon sugar. Everyone thinks that a day without orange juice is like a day without sun shine! Many parents think that orange juice is good for their kids because of vitamin C ... sugary-drinks

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Physical Activity

We know that physical activity has been decreasing for all Americans in different ages. Kids do not have much physical activity comparing to 70s or 80s. Unfortunately digitized and modern world will stop all of us from moving at a certain age. Kids are spending 4, 6 and even 8 hours a day on computers or video games. These kids are less likely to get interested in a sport, physical activity or finding a friend. Most kids in America have TV and computer in their room; they eat, live and sleep in front of their computer or TV ... physical-activity-children

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Corporate Child Molesters: Marketing Directly to Children bypassing Parents

Greed was once described in 1980s as a good thing and the innovative driving engine of the American way of life. Soon, people started to think about this particular description and how it has resulted in the exact opposite and the miscategorization of such lofty terms, “innovative driving engine”. Today people are much smarter and cannot be manipulated by the marketing media that anything they want us to do, is characterized as being a representation of “liberty”, “our freedom”, the “inalienable right”, or other marketing slogans that we would associate to our personal rights ... Seattle Restaurants

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Herbals

In this section of Seattle Organic Restaurants I'm going to talk about herbals. Using herbals as medicine for improving mental and physical health has been a long tradition in Egypt, China and India. Here are some of the famous herbals that have been used for centuries for their medicinal use ... Seattle Restaurants

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Top 20 Herbals and Natural Remedies that you Should Carry When you are Traveling outside the US

Lemon Essential Oil: Lemon essential oil is cold-pressed from lemons and a great source of antioxidants. Lemon essential oil could be very refreshing in water, beneficial for skin and mental fatigue. Arnica Gel or Cream: Arnica gel is created from Arnica plant and flowers. Arnica gel is anti-inflammatory and improves circulation. The gel shouldn’t be taken or applied into broken skin. The cream relieves bruises, muscle pains and strains ... Seattle Restaurants

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