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Soybean Oil Found to Cause Genetic Changes in the Brain Affecting Depression and Obesity

Impacts gene that codes for production of oxytocin.

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A new study has found that the consumption of soybean oil, one of the most common edible oils in the western diet in recent decades, causes genetic changes that negatively impact how the brain deals with depression and obesity.

According to IFL Science, the increase in popularity of soybean oil “has coincided with an alarming escalation in metabolic conditions like diabetes, insulin resistance, and obesity, and a new study indicates that this may be down to the way that soybean oil causes genetic changes in the brain.”

Writing in the journal Endocrinology, scientists sought to understand how soybean oil impacts the expression of genes in the hypothalamus, the area of the brain that regulates metabolism, inflammation and neurological issues.

Mice were split into three groups, with one receiving soybean oil, one receiving soybean oil with linoleic acid removed and one receiving a diet rich in coconut oil.

Soybean oil was found to modify the expression of around 100 different genes in the hypothalamus, including some associated with schizophrenia, depression, and Alzheimer’s disease.

The gene most affected was one that codes for the production of a hormone called oxytocin, the so-called love hormone, disruptions to which have been linked to depression and autism.

The gene also plays an integral role in regulating body weight and glucose metabolism. Mice that were fed soybean oil developed glucose intolerance, while those fed on coconut oil encountered no such problems.

Researchers found that removing both linoleic acid and stigmasterol from the soybean oil produced no difference in how it negatively impacted the mice.

While further research is necessary to pin down the ingredient in soybean oil causing these harmful effects, study author Poonamjot Deol of the University of California, Riverside was confident in declaring, “If there’s one message I want people to take away, it’s this: reduce consumption of soybean oil.”

Meanwhile, there continues to be a certain *type* of person in our society who is extremely enthusiastic about the consumption of soy products.

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Study: Anti-Depressant Drugs in the Water Making Fish Cowardly and Nervous

Stress response similar to when faced by a predator.

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An increasing amount of anti-depressant drug residue in the water is making fish cowardly and nervous, according to a new study.

Lund University’s Jerker Vinterstare studied how the behavior of crucian carp fish when exposed to such pharmaceuticals was similar in nature to their natural stress response to being threatened by a predator.

In his paper, Vinterstare analyzes how the neurotransmitter serotonin, an ingredient of SSRI drugs, affects the fish.

“The results show that individuals who ingest a relatively high dose become nervous and cowardly in a completely different way than those who do not ingest anything,” reports FriaTider.

Vinterstare found that the impact on fish was similar to that on humans who, in the early stages of taking anti-depressant drugs, can become more depressed, suffer episodes of mania and have suicidal tendencies.

As we highlighted last month, the build up of plastic pollution in the ocean is also shrinking penises and making men infertile, meaning most of them won’t be able to produce sperm by 2045.

Such pollution has been substantially increased by the added waste of disposable face masks, with 1.5 billion having been dumped in the sea in a single year.

The masks will contribute an estimated 7,000 tons of plastic to the oceans and take 450 years to break down.

Another report suggested that phthalates plastics used in face masks is linked with “genital shrinkage, decreased fertility rates, and less masculine behavior in young boys.”

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Rand Paul ‘Pages’ Fauci With CDC Confirmation That Vaccinated And Recovered Cannot Pass On COVID

“Please end the mask theater now”

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Senator Rand Paul shared video Wednesday of CDC Director Rochelle Walensky announcing that new data suggests vaccinated and recovered people do not carry Covid-19.

Paul directed his comments at White House chief medical advisor Anthony Fauci, writing “paging Dr Fauci:  please end the mask theater now that cdc admits evidence that the vaccinated do not carry the virus.”

In a further post, Paul also shared a study examining T cell responses in people who have recovered from Covid-19.

“T cell immunity after natural infection shown to include variants,” Paul, who is also a physician, noted.

He again addressed Fauci, asking “Do we still need to wear multiple masks after we’ve recovered or been vaccinated?”

The Senator clashed with Fauci a fortnight ago, telling him “You’ve been vaccinated and you parade around in two masks for show. You can’t get it again.”

“There’s virtually zero percent chance you’re going to get it and you’re telling people that have had the vaccine who have immunity — You’re defying everything we know about immunity by telling people to wear masks who have been vaccinated,” Paul charged during the hearing.

Fauci has repeatedly flip flopped on the efficacy of masks, and has admitted that there is little science behind lockdown restrictions.

Nevertheless, Facui still will not drop the mask charade, even suggesting that the world needs to carry on wearing them into 2022, and that children should be wearing them in order to play together, until they are all vaccinated from the age of 6 months old.

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UK To Make Vaccines MANDATORY For Health Workers

Leaked paper outlines plan for compulsory vaccines

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The UK government will soon force health workers in care homes to take the coronavirus vaccine, a leaked document has suggested.

In the wake of low numbers of care workers taking the shot, the government is looking to make it compulsory for all those who work in adult care homes.

In London, only a quarter of staff who work in such facilities have opted to take the shot, while the number is closer to half in other parts of the country, according to NHS figures.

The London Telegraph reports that in response, the government submitted a paper to the Covid-19 Operations Cabinet sub-committee last week suggesting mandatory vaccines for such workers.

There are approximately 1.5 million people working in the sector in the UK. They would all be required to take the vaccine or face losing their jobs.

The paper, written by the Department of Health and Social Care is titled ‘Vaccination as a condition of deployment in adult social care and health setting’, and notes that the government’s Scientific Advisory Group for Emergencies (SAGE) suggests that 80% of workers need to be vaccinated for care homes to be deemed safe.

It reads “The Prime Minister and the Secretary of State [for Health] have discussed on several occasions the progress that is being made to vaccinate social care workers against Covid-19 and have agreed – in order to reach a position of much greater safety for care recipients – to put in place legislation to require vaccinations among the workforce.”

The paper also notes that any mandate for vaccines among care workers could trigger an ‘exodus’ or workers, and could even lead to many human rights lawsuits. 

The government has consistently said that it will not make vaccines mandatory in the UK, however this leak is at odds with that pledge.

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