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It Beats a Whole-Wheat Donut
Posted By Worker Bee On March 27, 2007 @ 7:43 pm In Health,Worker Bees' Weekly Bites | No Comments
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The world’s top three asthma experts are presenting a shocking new finding : that asthma you’ve been treating may be a different health problem altogether.
And another potential case of seriously misguided therapies: stents versus … everything else . Turns out that natural therapies (weight loss, exercise, reducing bad cholesterol) are still your best bet.
Helpful information: Wondering about the advice to take an aspirin a day? Many doctors advise it, and the FDA recommends it , but given the side effects and differing studies, we encourage you to think twice before following that recommendation. In fact, here is a refreshingly brief, balanced analysis  of the news that women in particular should take a daily aspirin. It’s worth reading in its entirety to learn about the critical differences in types of studies – and how this has an impact on your health!
A safe, natural alternative to aspirin: white willow .
When aspirin is O.K.: For those who have suffered from a heart attack, aspirin does help. And in the event of a heart attack, taking an aspirin immediately can make all the difference.
(Psst: mixing aspirin with other drugs  is a recipe for trouble).
Super Pizza Saves the Day
But, you could just eat the healthy ingredients and leave the dough and processed meats out of the equation. The campaign to make pizza, donuts and other hand-held foods healthy is just begging for a sociology grad student’s analysis. What is it about the need to hold one’s food? Burritos, pizza slices and bagels enjoy success not seen since the aluminum can was given its complementary can opener (it only took 40 years ).
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 free weekly newsletter: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/feeds/?utm_source=wwsgd&utm_medium=intro_note&utm_campaign=newsletter
 Primal Blueprint 101: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/primal-blueprint-101/
 shocking new finding: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=204&objectid=10430870
 stents versus … everything else: http://www.ctv.ca/servlet/ArticleNews/story/CTVNews/20070326/angioplasty_study_070326/20070327?hub=World
 FDA recommends it: http://www.fda.gov/FDAC/features/1999/299_asp.html
 balanced analysis: http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/healthnews.php?newsid=66320
 white willow: http://supplementwatch.com/suplib/supplement.asp?DocId=1285
 mixing aspirin with other drugs: http://www.nbc4.com/health/5216973/detail.html
 Image: http://www.flickr.com/photos/bigkungfumaster/199980821/?#comment72157600031676223
 effort to create a healthy pizza: http://arstechnica.com/journals/science.ars/2007/03/27/boosting-the-antioxidant-properties-of-the-pizza
 whole wheat donuts: http://www.marksdailyapple.com/fda-bites/
 it only took 40 years: http://www.ideafinder.com/history/inventions/canopener.htm
 Why it’s healthy for kids to eavesdrop: http://www.nzherald.co.nz/section/story.cfm?c_id=204&objectid=10431131
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