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    BLADDERWRACK

    Uses? Underactive thyroid Iodine deficiency Weight loss Joint pain Arthritis Obesity Goiter Who? Almost everyone Who can’t? People under any type of medication. Check with doctor Pregnant and nursing women People under 18 years old How long? There is insufficient reliable evidence available to determine time Side effect? Increase risk of thyroid cancer Iodine allergy       Available forms? Capsules, tincture, tablets and powder Dose? Follow health professional advice or directions on the package Part used? Seaweed Comes from? The British Isles and Baltic sea in Europe and North Americas eastern coast Other names? Fucus vesiculosis Bladder Fucus Alga noruega Atlantic kelp Nudosa  

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    Addiction to junk food could be passed to offspring and lead to obesity

    Everyone knows that junk food is harmful for health. However, unhealthy fast food chains are spreading here and there as a plague every day. As a consequence, the world is becoming sicker and sicker and health care systems are collapsing. In this scenario, the most worrying situation is that newborns can have greater predisposition to be obese and preference for junk food. It is clear that what mothers eat during pregnancy matters. But how can junk food have such as big impact on babies? So, could it be an addiction to junk food? A study showed that pregnant rats that love junk food can pass the addiction to their offspring…