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|4/28/2015 - In a series of Twitter "tweets" posted in the days following the passage of Indiana's Religious Freedom Restoration Act, Apple CEO Tim Cook lamented what he says is a "dangerous" precedent "happening in states across the country." But the global tech giant head, who is openly homosexual himself, made...|
|3/18/2015 - Historical evidence credits ancient Babylonians (5,000 B.C.) with creating vinegar or "sour wine" stemming from the French origin "vin airgre." The benefits were not overlooked by the Father of Medicine, Hippocrates, who historically used apple cider vinegar (ACV), or cider vinegar, to treat wounds...|
|3/13/2015 - Proof that USDA serves biotech interests while betraying the people. The world has gone completely mad. While the average American mindlessly obsesses over whether or not a stupid image-gone-viral of a dress depicts white and gold colors or black and blue, the federal agency tasked with protecting the...|
|2/16/2015 - When purchasing apple cider vinegar (ACV), people are typically urged to buy something organic that also states "mother" on the label. No, it's not some indication of a family-made recipe, but rather a vital component that makes ACV so effective; mother of vinegar, or "the mother," is what gives the...|
|2/14/2015 - Genetically modified apples have been approved by the industry-corrupted USDA, a federal regulator that accomplishes for the biotech industry the same thing the FDA achieves for Big Pharma: unlimited profits, lax regulation and a ready willingness to accept fabricated "science" as fact.
|1/31/2015 - In the digital age, when governments including ours are increasingly concerned about waging the next war, in large part, via the Internet, Americans' constitutional right to privacy seems a quaint anachronism. Successive presidential administrations, as well as Congress, appear to have ceded complete...|
|1/8/2015 - Since the beginning of recorded history, apple cider vinegar has been used as an effective medicine to remedy a wide variety of ailments. The ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, for instance, was known to treat his patients with apple cider vinegar and honey for serious digestive conditions. Christopher...|
|1/8/2015 - China may be experiencing unprecedented economic growth, perhaps even now surpassing the U.S. as the world's No. 1 economy, but the manner in which the Asian giant is achieving its status is a throwback reminder to some of the darkest days of the U.S. industrial revolution.
Factories that force workers...|
|1/6/2015 - A nationwide outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes has been traced back to at least three brands of caramel apples sold throughout the U.S. According to reports, five people have died and at least 30 others from 10 states made ill after consuming the tainted apples, which appear to have come from a California-based...|
|11/10/2014 - Apple cider vinegar (ACV) has been touted as great all-around remedy that boosts overall health and appearance, making it an ideal household staple. It helps balance the body's system so that optimal health is reflected both by internal and outward improvements; everything from sunburn relief to a healthier...|
|10/31/2014 - I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over-the-counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top five kitchen items my family uses for first aid and healthcare. Apple cider vinegar Garlic Coconut oil Aloe vera GingerRaw, organic apple cider...|
|10/29/2014 - An apple a day... you know the rest. This old adage has seen its day but is now becoming appropriate again. Several studies are re-examining the health values of bioactive compounds in apples over time. Now, non-bioactive compounds are being discovered to help balance bowel microbiota as prebiotics.
|10/22/2014 - I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over the counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top 5 kitchen items my family uses for first aid and health care.
Apple cider vinegarGarlicCoconut oilAloe VeraGinger|
Apple Cider VinegarRaw,...
|10/10/2014 - Offering a wealth of outstanding health benefits, raw apple cider vinegar has been the darling of natural remedies for thousands of years. Ancient civilizations used the vinegar as a preservative and condiment, while Hippocrates (otherwise known as the "Father of Medicine") enthusiastically praised...|
|7/22/2014 - A highly skilled hacker who presented at the recent Hackers On Planet Earth (HOPE/X) conference in New York has dropped a massive bomb on the state of smartphone privacy. Jonathan Zdziarski, an active member in the iPhone development community who helped work on many early iOS "jailbreak" iterations,...|
|6/2/2014 - You'll be hard-pressed to find an all-natural product in the selection of over-the-counter acne treatments available on the market. These cleansers, creams, toners and spot applications contain countless chemicals that are harsh on the skin and can have harmful side effects to your health. And KidsHealth.org...|
|5/1/2014 - It's no secret that non-organic apples contain pesticides, but new information demonstrates that upwards of 80 percent of them may also contain diphenylamine (DPA), a chemical banned in Europe. DPA, which is regulated as a pesticide, is said to keep produce from turning dark colors while in storage....|
|4/30/2014 - Bet you didn't know that many organic apples and pears have been produced in orchards that spray antibiotics onto their trees. Two pharmaceutical antibiotics, oxytetracycline and streptomycin, have been used by organic apple and pear growers to combat a bacterial infection known as fire blight. But...|
|4/9/2014 - The world is full of electronics -- computers, laptops, cell phones, tablets, e-book readers, et cetera. In fact, according to some estimates, by 2017 the average person will have five devices that connect to the Internet, many of them manufactured by American electronics giants Apple and Microsoft.
|3/19/2014 10:53:00 AM - Opposition to genetically modified organisms (GMOs) and demand for cleaner, healthier food is escalating around the globe, and Canada is no exception. Apple farmers in Nova Scotia, Canada, are concerned about a new kind of genetically modified apple being introduced in the nation's food supply, as reported...|
|2/15/2014 - Apple cider vinegar is an age-old remedy that has a surprising number of uses, and while ewhole books have been written on this amazing remedy, many of us are still unaware of just how usful apple cider vinegar (ACV) can be. The following are just a few of the ways that we can use ACV to add to our...|
|10/19/2013 - The Steve Jobs that many people have grown to know and love as the visionary behind Apple and pioneer of personal computing as we now know it is an illusion. Though still revered the world over for his technological brilliance and clever intellect, Jobs was apparently a wholly different animal in his...|
|9/27/2013 - Apple cider vinegar has been used in folk medicine for hundreds of years. Apple cider vinegar has also been utilized to treat allergies, acne, flu, pets, and dermatitis. Apple cider elevates pH levels, increasing alkalinity in the body. It is anti-bacterial, antiseptic, anti-viral, and anti-fungal....|
|9/18/2013 - Dehydration can lead to health problems such as diarrhea, vomiting, comas, seizures, headaches, shock and dizziness. According to celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, eating and/or drinking hydrating foods and drinks throughout the day can help...|
|9/11/2013 - A pilot study on the effect that apple cider vinegar (ACV) has on gastric emptying rate revealed glycemic control problems with type 1 diabetics, but it is otherwise effective in reducing levels of postprandial glucose and insulin among healthy people. However, Swedish researchers Joanna Hiebowicz,...|
|9/10/2013 - For thousands of years, vinegar has been used for weight loss. It is said that taking a few teaspoons of vinegar before meals can reduce appetite and cravings while stimulating metabolism. What about apple cider vinegar? Without healthy eating and enough physical activity, apple cider vinegar can not...|
|8/5/2013 - Apple cider vinegar is often looked upon by natural wellness enthusiasts as a panacea for all good things. Taking a tablespoon or two of it every day is said to cure everything from gout to allergies and more. It's said that it is important that the apple cider vinegar you take be organic and have the...|
|7/13/2013 - Welcome to the "People's Farmacy." No prescription needed. More proof that food is medicine.
Do you want to maintain or increase your mind power despite aging? Here are a few proven brain boosting nutrient dense fruits that may surprise you.
An apple a day is actually a good ideaAn apple a day...|
|6/9/2013 - Breaking news -- this is one of the biggest stories of our lifetime -- it is critical for all internet users to read and understand this. The Guardian has just released a new slide today from its collection of 41 PRISM slides detailing the top secret NSA spy program that has, for years, granted the...|
|6/7/2013 - In a week that has already been rocked by one explosive government spy scandal involving the NSA scooping up phone call data and geographic locations of Verizon customers, another scandalous discovery has just erupted that's sure to "wake up" millions of Americans who have been living in denial.
|5/22/2013 - Despite being one of the top electronics corporations in the world, Apple, Inc. has been paying no corporate income taxes to any country overseas in which Apple does business, even though it has earned tens of billions of dollars.
The finding, unearthed by U.S. Senate investigators, comes as the...|
|5/16/2013 - Apples have been known to be very nutritious. They have pectin, which is an important kind of fiber that helps to bind toxins in the bowel and flush them out of the body. This is why it is not new to people to hear the saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." This adage seems to corroborate the...|
|4/23/2013 - Thanks to the biotech industry's relentless quest to control our food, McDonald's, Burger King and even school cafeterias will soon be able to serve up apples that won't turn brown when they're sliced or bitten into. A new, almost entirely untested genetic modification technology, called RNA http://theconversation.com...|
|3/28/2013 - Oligosaccharides from apples killed up to 46 percent of human colon cancer cells in vitro, and outperformed the most commonly used chemo drug by a wide margin at every dose level tested. And unlike toxic chemo drugs, oligosaccharides are natural, health-promoting compounds widely present in fruits and...|
|3/19/2013 - When we relish a delicious organic apple or pear, we usually don't suspect we are also ingesting a mouthful of antibiotics. As shocking as this may seem, it's yet another dirty little secret of the certified organic industry in the U.S. Used to control a tree born bacterial infection, antibiotics are...|
|3/15/2013 - Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is gaining popularity as a beneficial contributor to good health that could and should be used daily. However, distilled ACV won't do anything for your health. There are a few good brands available. Bragg's is the most well known brand, but there are others.
|2/8/2013 - Using pharmaceutical drugs, whether prescribed or over-the-counter (OTC), for reducing chronic arthritic pain may seem like the only solution at first. But over time, health damaging side effects accrue even if unnoticed at first.
There are foods that reduce inflammatory pain in addition to a plethora...|
|12/13/2012 - Ever since technology giant Apple officially released iOS 6, the latest operating system for its popular iPhone device, many users have been reporting persistent problems with the infamous Apple Maps navigation app. And police in Australia are now calling the faulty app a "potentially life-threatening"...|
|11/29/2012 - Shimmery, vibrant and soft-bodied hair is something that everyone strives for. Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is a wonderful and surprisingly effective way to lay the foundation needed for this. After all, what is healthy hair that doesn't also have the signature sheen and light reflective ability that we...|
|10/30/2012 - We have all heard the old adage "an apple a day keeps the doctor away," but new research has shown that apples have many more benefits than previously thought. Want to improve memory, endurance or weight loss? Eat an apple. How about boosting physical health? Apples can help. Threatening diseases like...|
|10/20/2012 - Heart disease recently surpassed cancer as the leading cause of death in the U.S. and many western societies. The sad part of the story is that heart disease is largely preventable by adopting healthy lifestyle changes including a natural diet filled with vegetables, nuts, seeds and fruits, regular...|
|10/17/2012 - For the past 10 years Okanagan Specialty Fruits, a small company out of British Columbia, Canada has been developing what will most likely be the first genetically engineered apple to hit the market. The purpose of the genetic alteration is to prevent the apple from turning brown or bruising. The primary...|
|9/28/2012 - It is easy to be lured into the techno sphere of walled gardens. After all, who wouldn't like a user experience that keeps out the cyber riff-raff of undesirable malware or offensive and questionable material. The problem is that the safe and cozy atmosphere of walled gardens can become a prison of...|
|9/16/2012 - You might think that the remote vehicle "start" capabilities offered through some car companies, like OnStar via General Motors, for example, is a "cool" thing to have. If so, realize this: A company that can remotely start your vehicle and unlock your door can also remotely shut you out of it or shut...|
|9/14/2012 4:27:22 PM - Before getting into the crux of this article, what you are now about to read is probably the most essential and important piece of information concerning apples.
If organically grown, all the vital health benefits are located right under the skin of the apple. If conventionally grown all the detrimental...|
|9/5/2012 - Is Apple Inc., maker of the wildly popular iPod, iPad, iPhone and Macbook Pro really just one big cult? If not, the company seems to be training its employees as if they belonged to some cult-like movement, rather than one of the world's premier electronics manufacturers.
According to tech-savvy...|
|9/4/2012 - Obesity is a growing problem in North American, with over one fifth of school-aged children and adolescents classified as overweight, and roughly 35 percent of adults considered clinically obese. Obesity related medical complications account for roughly 10 percent of overall healthcare spending.
|8/27/2012 - In the fight against chronic illness, researchers have potentially discovered a new all-natural weapon that can help keep your blood pressure down: Apple peel extracts.
Writing in the journal Food Chemistry, researchers from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Canada said the outer layer of an...|
|8/6/2012 - Move over Frankenfish, corn, soy, cotton and beets. Now we have new genetically modified Frankenapples with unnatural proteins designed to keep apples from browning when sliced or bruised. British Columbia-based Okanagan Specialty Fruits has submitted an application to the USDA for approval of new browning-resistant...|
|7/17/2012 - Recently, Apple removed its products from the EPEAT rating system (Electronic Product Environmental Assessment Tool), a move which baffled consumers and 'tech industry' insiders alike. A total of 39 products were removed from the listing which included already certified desktop computers, monitors and...|
|6/27/2012 - Those who peel an apple before eating it may be discarding a helpful tool for fighting obesity. A study involving mice finds that a compound in apple peel called ursolic acid may curtail obesity by increasing muscle mass and boosting calorie burning. In addition to the weight control benefit, it may...|
|6/12/2012 - You may not think of apple cider vinegar as something that is a boon to your overall health, but it can be, and here are 10 ways you can use it to help pave the way to a better you.
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1. Balance your inner ecosystem: The body constantly strives...|
|5/3/2012 12:27:31 PM - If time is a teacher, one thing we know is that apple cider vinegar is good stuff. The Babylonians used it as a tonic in 5000 B.C. so its been around for a while. It was also used in ancient Egypt (3000 B.C.) and by Samurai warriors in Japan (1200 B.C.), so it's grandfathered in - doesn't need a double-blind...|
|4/28/2012 - An Israeli startup company known as Tawkon has developed a mobile application that provides visual readouts on the amount of radiation being emitted from mobile phones at any given time. But according to numerous reports, tech-giant Apple continues to refuse the addition of the "app" to its App Store,...|
|4/5/2012 - An audit instigated by tech giant Apple has exposed slave labor working conditions at assembly plants owned by China-based Foxconn, one of the world's largest manufacturers of electronic components. Foxconn manufactures the vast majority of consumer products sold by companies like Apple, Dell, Microsoft,...|
|11/12/2011 - Studies are constantly proving that what you eat can be as powerful and more potent than a prescribed drug. Such is definitely the case where apples are concerned - recently it has been proven that the presence of fresh apples in your diet can improve your memory and sustain brain health.
|10/22/2011 - Organic apples are one of the most perfect health foods you can eat. They contain a very filling and satisfying type of fiber, which helps with weight control. They also have several powerful nutrients that truly will "keep the doctor away" when consumed on a regular basis.
PectinThe fiber that is...|
|10/6/2011 - It is extremely saddening to see the cost in human lives that modern society pays for its false belief in conventional medicine and the cancer industry in particular. Visionary Steve Jobs died today, just months after being treated for cancer with chemotherapy at the Stanford Cancer Center in Palo Alto,...|
|10/4/2011 - The outdated apple a day keeps the doctor away adage has been replaced with fresh apple juice three times a week. This new routine was discovered after a ten-year study determined it helped Alzheimer's patients by greatly reducing the chance of Alzheimer's disease (AD) from even occurring. Another study...|
|10/1/2011 - Vinegar is a traditional folk remedy long valued for its many health benefits. Recent research shows at least three ways in which the traditional healers were on the right track at least when it comes to weight loss. A 2006 review article in the "Medscape Journal of Medicine" concludes vinegar may have...|
|9/21/2011 - A new study gives some credence to the old adage, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away" -- at least concerning strokes. In a study published in Stroke: Journal of the American Heart Association, Dutch researchers found that eating apples, pears and other white-fleshed fruits and vegetables might lessen...|
|9/12/2011 - Just weeks before the speculated launch of Apple Inc.'s long-awaited iPhone 5, the technology giant has once again lost a critical prototype of the unreleased smartphone, according to SF Weekly. After supposedly tracing the device back to the home of a San Francisco man, undercover Apple security agents...|
|6/17/2011 - As annoying as many are, the steady stream of garbled, shaky video clips of musical concert performances that get uploaded to YouTube every day could become a thing of the past, at least for Apple iPhone users. According to a recent report from Business Insider, Apple has filed a patent for new technology...|
|6/8/2011 - As we get older -- or if we stop working out due to illness -- muscles can get weaker and smaller. But now comes news that a natural compound in apple peels could be the key to preventing this muscle wasting. What's more, it may also reduce body fat and lower cholesterol levels.
"Muscle atrophy causes...|
|6/3/2011 - As a company, Apple has become a household name in such a way that one would be hard-pressed to find many people in the Western world who aren't at least somewhat familiar with the words "ipod" and "iphone". However, what you might not know is that Apple has found a place at the bottom of a list compiled...|
|4/30/2011 - Apple's iPhone and iPad have been tracking the locations of users in a hidden file, according to The New York Times (http://nyti.ms/eTvBSm).
Computer programmers, Alasdair Allan and Pete Warden, presented their findings last week at the O'Reilly Where 2.0 technology conference in San Francisco. Their...|
|4/6/2011 - Apple pectin is a dietary fiber supplement that is often used to maintain powerful digestive health. It is also known as fruit pectin. Purchased in powder form, apple pectin becomes a gelatinous, or jelly-like, substance when wet. Many people are familiar with apple pectin in the making of jams and...|
|3/23/2011 - One might be quick to dismiss the age-old saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," as a mere attempt to get children to eat their fruits and vegetables, but what if this simple fruit really can prevent that trip to the doctor's office?
Apples have been consumed since ancient times, especially...|
|3/22/2011 - Sure, apples are delicious and healthy. And, as NaturalNews has previously reported, there is a growing body of evidence showing apples fight cancer. In fact, half a dozen studies published by Rui Hai Liu, Cornell associate professor of food science and a member of Cornell's Institute for Comparative...|
|2/26/2011 - Have you ever wanted to quell a nagging craving or just wanted to shed a few pounds without using pills or that tea that makes you plan your outings by the nearest bathrooms? Or, maybe you need to get rid of some skin tags? You know those annoying little raises on your skin that make you look like your...|
|2/21/2011 - The terms heartburn, acid reflux, and GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease) describe a chronic condition that is both painful and expensive - costing our economy as much as $10 billion annually in medical care costs and lost productivity. Standard interventions of medication and surgery also include...|
|1/22/2011 - Apple Inc. is known worldwide for creating computers, iPhones, and other electronic devices with unique lines and clean designs. But the multinational giant has also been pinned as the worst company for pollution and "occupational health hazard incidents" at its facilities in China.
Many large, multinational...|
|11/10/2010 - A new study presented at the American Dietetic Association (ADA) Annual Food and Nutrition Conference and Exposition has revealed yet another amazing health benefit gained by eating apples. According to research out of the University of Michigan Health System, eating apples and apple products reduces...|
|11/1/2010 - Apple cider vinegar, or as it is more affectionately termed "ACV", has been popular as a multi purpose remedy since the nineteen seventies. It was during this time that a particular book was published which brought its various health benefits into the spotlight. That book was called "Folk Medicine"...|
|3/17/2010 - Lyme disease is an infection in the blood that is spread by tick bites. The disease was named for the town of Old Lyme, Connecticut, where the disease was first reported in 1975. The Borrelia burgdorferi bacteria cause Lyme disease and the disease is also known as Borreliosis because of this. Apple...|
|2/24/2010 - Did an apple falling off a tree really lead to Sir Isaac Newton coming up with the theory of gravity? Was the longest-lived apple tree really 219 years old (apple trees rarely live longer than 80 years)? Three hundred plus years later, no one really knows whether these apple assertions are fact or fiction....|
|2/1/2010 - An apple a day keeps the doctor away! This is a saying that has stayed with us for many years. It is believed to have come from an ancient Roman proverb. The Romans truly believed the apple had magical powers to cure illnesses. Let's take a look at some of the reasons why this might be true.
|8/25/2009 - The cleansing properties of apple cider vinegar have been utilized for centuries. Eastern medicine teaches us that apple cider vinegar can help stimulate circulation and aid detoxification in the liver. Ancient cultures often used apple cider vinegar to purify the blood. Today we are exposed to more...|
|7/28/2009 - We are a society deeply familiar with joint pain. Nearly 50 million adults in the United States have been diagnosed with arthritis or a similar rheumatic condition, and countless others experience general joint pain on a regular basis. Conventional medicine offers minimal relief for joint pain, but...|
|6/13/2009 - We've all heard the claims about achieving weight loss with the help of apple cider vinegar. Some sources imply apple cider vinegar is some kind of magical substance that burns fat, but of course most of us are bright enough to see through that facade. But the claims make you wonder: can apple cider...|
|3/20/2009 - Apple blossoms are beautiful to look at and have a lovely fragrance. It's easy to believe that the fruit they create is good for you. According to legend, people have been eating apples since the Garden of Eden, but that belief didn't take hold until Hugo Van der Goes painted "The Fall of Man" in 1470...|
|2/20/2009 - Over the past 12 months, half a dozen studies published by Rui Hai Liu, Cornell associate professor of food science and a member of Cornell's Institute for Comparative and Environmental Toxicology, show apples fight cancer. Dr. Liu's research adds to a mounting body of data that apples, as well as other...|
|1/29/2009 - What could be better than giving your sweet tooth what it craves while giving your body the nutrients it needs for vibrant health? Keeping a selection of dried fruits on hand makes it easy to treat the whole family to a delicious, chewy and nourishing snack. Recent studies have shown that dried fruit...|
|1/28/2009 - It often takes years for someone to realize candida is the mystery illness behind symptoms like fatigue, poor memory, sugar cravings and yeast infections. Fortunately, once you identify candida as the problem, it can often be treated swiftly without a prescription. Natural methods are actually far superior...|
|1/28/2009 - The Journal ScienceDaily (Jan. 24, 2009) reported a new study which appeared in the Journal of Alzheimer's Disease. The study was conducted at the Neurodegeneration Research University of Massachusetts Lowell by Dr. Thomas B. Shea and his research team. Their findings provide mounting evidence in the...|
|1/23/2009 - A team of researchers who looked at data from the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey from 1999 to 2004 has found that eating apples can offer protective effects against metabolic syndrome, which is a cluster of symptoms related to increased heart disease risk.
People who had reported...|
|1/11/2009 - The pectin from apple peels and extracts of apple juice appear to increase the production of a chemical associated with protection from colon cancer, according to a new study conducted by German researchers and published in the journal Nutrition.
The researchers fermented fecal slurry from healthy...|
|12/7/2008 - Apples are an important source of phytonutrients. These plant-derived chemical compounds are associated with positive health effects. Many of the phytonutrients found in apples are strong antioxidants, fighting free radicals. When people in the United States consume fruits, 22% of antioxidant compounds...|
|9/26/2008 - What you have in your mind when you go to the grocery store will pretty much determine whether you live a long life of vibrant good health with feelings of well being, or a shortened life riddled with obesity and degenerative disease. Will you be a person with energy and enthusiasm for life, a person...|
|9/23/2008 - Fruits and vegetables are a good source of antioxidants. Antioxidants are compounds that neutralize free radicals -- molecules that can damage body cells and contribute to disease. With an emphasis on eating healthier, people are trying to find ways to consume the recommended five to seven servings...|
|5/6/2008 - In part one of "A Plan for Living a Long and Healthy Life" we concluded with the good news that it is never too early or too late to begin living a healthy lifestyle, regaining lost youth and energy and adding many healthier and more enjoyable years to your life.
Yes, the good news is that it is...|
|5/2/2008 - An apple peel a day might help keep cancer at bay, according to Rui Hai Liu, Cornell associate professor of food science, who has identified a dozen compounds -- triterpenoids -- in apple peel that either inhibit or kill cancer cells in laboratory cultures. Three of the compounds have not previously...|
|4/30/2008 - Any news item that links apples with good health always brings to mind the old adage "an apple a day keeps the doctor away". But new research is showing not only is that statement true, but apples might specifically keep a particular kind of doctor away – an oncologist.
Dr. Rui Hai Liu, Cornell associate...|
|3/11/2008 - People of the world, the US Government is planning to poison more than two million people, in California, using an untested biological "pesticide" this summer. The chemical to be sprayed is classified by the EPA as a "pesticide" and the plan is to douse cities with this chemical designed to stick on...|
|1/28/2008 - The main aspect of the Mediterranean diet is the high consumption of fresh fruits and 1 glass a day of red wine. Recent studies confirm the health benefits of this diet in preventing cancer and heart disease.
The Mediterranean diet is an ancient eating habit used by the Mediterranean people. It's...|
|1/2/2008 - Apple peels contain as many as a dozen cancer-fighting chemical compounds, according to a study conducted by researchers at Cornell University and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry.
"We found that several compounds have potent anti-proliferative activities against human...|
|1/2/2008 - Given the choice between a piece of fresh fruit and the juice from that fruit, the juice is often not the better choice. With orange juice, for example, you get a hefty dose of sucrose, fructose, and glucose without the benefit of the fiber found in the white pulp, which slows down the rate of sugar...|
|9/17/2007 - These days, it seems increasingly difficult to know what to shop for at the grocery store. Is organic always better than conventional? What if it's an "organic" product that's been flown half-way around the world, burning up fossil fuels that contribute to global warming? How do you decide what's better:...|
|5/25/2007 - Apple Inc. has been ranked worst among 14 leading electronics manufacturers in a new Greenpeace survey that evaluated companies based on their use of toxic chemicals and commitment to recycling obsolete products.
Toxic waste arising from the manufacture and disposal of consumer electronics -- particularly...|
|2/11/2007 - An open letter posted Tuesday on Apple, Inc.'s web site from CEO Steve Jobs called for music purchased online to be freed from Digital Rights Management file encryption.
Jobs said that music companies require the use of DRM in music purchased online for any online store that sells music downloads,...|
|2/6/2007 - The well-known saying, "An apple a day keeps the doctor away," is actually derived from the old English saying:
"To eat an apple before going to bed
will make the doctor beg for his bread."
The undisputed benefits of eating apples, however, can be further multiplied many fold by the consumption...|
|1/19/2007 - Cloudy, less processed apple juice contains up to four times the antioxidants found in highly processed, clear apple juice, according to a new Polish study appearing in the Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture.
A team of researchers from the Agricultural University of Wroclaw in Poland...|
|10/17/2006 - The saying goes that an apple a day keeps the doctor away but now scientists at the University of Glasgow are looking into whether a pint of cider could have the same effect. Researchers have discovered that English cider apples have high levels of phenolics – antioxidants linked to protection against...|
|8/30/2006 - “An apple a day” now has new meaning for those who want to maintain mental dexterity as they age. New research from the University of Massachusetts Lowell suggests that consuming apple juice may protect against cell damage that contributes to age-related memory loss, even in test animals that were not...|
|7/11/2006 - Apple's strong reputation may be suffering from some quality issues reported in their newest products.
Apple customers have gotten used to paying a little more for their goods, but the cost is usually offset by the superior quality of the product. But recently, reports have been emerging about MacBook...|
|7/10/2006 - Doctors have long been encouraging Americans to add more fruits and vegetables to their daily diets. Now, UC Davis researchers have discovered one way in which flavonoid-rich apples inhibit the kinds of cellular activity that leads to the development of chronic diseases, including heart disease and...|
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|8/6/2004 - Apple is taking more heat over its anti-competitive practices regarding its iPod copy protection technology. The French online music store Virgin Mega has now filed a legal complaint against Apple, saying that Apple is engaged in anti-competitive practices by refusing to license the copy protection...|
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a free, downloadable public health and nutrition chart that dares to tell the
truth about what foods we should really be eating.
a free online reference database of healing foods, phytonutrients and plant-based
medicines that prevent or treat diseases and health conditions.
a free, online reference library that lists medicinal herbs and their health
a free online reference database of phytonutrients (natural medicines found in
foods) and their health benefits. Lists diseases, foods, herbs and more.