Fluoride exposure during pregnancy linked to lower IQ sons, finds study

The authors of the study that found the association say more research is needed on maternal fluoride and child IQ

Fluoride exposure during pregnancy linked to lower IQ sons, finds studyA study published on August 19 in JAMA Pediatrics reports an association between a pregnant mother’s urinary concentration of fluoride, often added to drinking water as a public health measure to reduce cavities, and the IQ of her son, but not her daughter, at age 3 or 4. Fluoride prevents cavities by strengthening tooth enamel, […]

Does water diet work? 5 harmful effects of following this weight loss fad

Many people are trying water fasting due to various reasons, such as religious or spiritual acts, preparation for a medical procedure or for their goals to lose weight. This basically requires one to restrict intake of anything except for water

Does water diet work? 5 harmful effects of following this weight loss fadWater diet can help reduce the risk of some chronic diseases and help the body break down and recycle old parts of cells. However, this approach is not suitable for everyone. The presence of water in the body gives a number of health benefits, but restricting consumption of any food could also lead to health […]

#Waterfast diet: Only water on the menu can be dangerous, warn experts

A worrisome new diet craze is sweeping across social media under the hashtag #waterfast. Talking about this controversial diet, experts warn people to avoid following it. As, it can be dangerous and can have negative impacts on health

#Waterfast diet: Only water on the menu can be dangerous, warn expertsThe controversial ‘water fasting’ diet includes only water on the menu. As the idea behind it is to eat nothing at all. Intermittent fasting has been in vogue for quite some time now, but this new diet takes things to a whole new level to the point where it borders on starvation. As per experts, […]