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|4/21/2015 - It seems to strike every year around this time. Waistlines expand, depression rears its head, and energy lags. We crave carbohydrates and sugar, sparking a vicious cycle of blood sugar peaks and crashes. Not only does this routine promote sluggishness and pack on the pounds, but it also fosters moodiness...|
|4/19/2015 - Imagine if the U.S. generated three times the energy it uses -- and cut greenhouse emissions by 75% -- all by using clean solar energy. Sound like a fantasy? Not necessarily, according to Solar Roadways, a green energy company dedicated to developing roadways that utilize solar technology.
|4/12/2015 - The irony is inescapable: In reaction to the historic drought that has transformed the California dream into California dust, the state is now embarking on the construction of a wave of desalination plants that will turn ocean water into fresh water. Tragically, these power-hungry desalination plants...|
|3/7/2015 - It's odd how scientific studies have come to corroborate what is seen and known by many, yet long-term comprehensive dots are not connected in the overall scheme of things in the "scientific community." The studies don't lead to any remedial action from the FDA, such as curbing sugar content in high-sugar...|
|1/16/2015 - There are some big moves taking place on the global stage that you need to know about, as this could all lead to World War III.
Yesterday Russia cut off its natural gas supply to Europe, "plunging the continent into an energy crisis 'within hours' as a dispute with Ukraine escalated," reports the...|
|12/18/2014 - As oil prices tumble -- some industry experts say prices could collapse to $40 a barrel -- the global economy is being reshaped in ways that are going to be beneficial to economic growth, personal incomes and industrial expansion.
But the same collapse in prices won't be universally good, say other...|
|12/5/2014 - Green energy advocates would like for us to believe that wind turbines are a clean and safe way to generate electricity, but it's not entirely true. Wind farms are killing birds by the thousands, and the companies who own and operate them are trying to keep that fact a secret.
The Associated Press...|
|11/26/2014 - With all the hazardous health and environmental aspects of our current energy sources -- like nuclear, coal, petroleum and natural gas -- innovative and nontoxic alternatives are in high demand. Regrettably, even "green technology" has serious drawbacks, where windmills and solar farms decimate bird...|
|9/2/2014 - The era we are all witnessing in our world right now may one day be called the "era of collapse." As is now evident to anyone paying attention, humans are rapidly using up all the world's finite resources. Water aquifers are being pumped dry, rare earth minerals are being depleted through aggressive...|
|8/29/2014 - This type of solar energy plant differs from the normal solar panels that convert the sun's energy directly into electrical energy by light-sensitive semiconductors to be used immediately or stored in large batteries.
The solar energy plant that's accused of killing too many birds magnifies the sun's...|
|8/28/2014 - The mitochondria is the cellular energy powerhouse. A gradual decline in energy production out of the mitochondria is a hallmark of aging. This process creates a vicious cycle where low energy production leads to overall dysfunction and continued lower energy production. Supporting mitochondrial function...|
|8/26/2014 - The residents of Greater Cincinnati, Ohio, are relying on drinking water reserves after a nearby energy plant spilled 5,000 gallons of diesel fuel into the Ohio River late Monday night on Aug. 18. Although this particular incident was due to "human error," the plant reportedly has a authorization to...|
|8/26/2014 - New insights into how crop chemicals are annihilating honeybees have emerged out of Brazil, where researchers say they've identified the mechanics behind bee-killing pesticides like fipronil (pyrazoles) and imidacloprid (neonicotinoids). A study published in the journal Environmental Toxicology and...|
|8/19/2014 - Professional athletes who rely on popular sports drinks like Gatorade and Powerade are really doing themselves a disservice, impairing their performance potential. Once in the body, these dye-filled "Kool-Aid-like" drinks actually acidify the cellular environment, restricting oxygenation of cells while...|
|8/16/2014 - When the free market fails or becomes corrupted, many people's first instinct is to call on the government to intervene and make things right. But a new study out of the UK has found that ordinary people can bring about real change when they simply band together with one another and use the power of...|
|8/13/2014 - In approximately 25 years, fresh water may be hard to come by. Two new reports based on three years of research show that the entire world's population may go thirsty by 2040.
Remarkably, by 2020, between 30 and 40 percent of the world's population could be affected by water shortages. Much of the...|
|7/11/2014 - The free energy movement has some truly brilliant people among its members, but as I just recently discovered, it's also a magnet for some real loony-tunes types who can only be accurately described as "bonkers" when it comes to having any connection with reality.
Case in point: In an article posted...|
|7/10/2014 - Depending on whom you ask, so-called "free energy devices" are either a total hoax or a systematically suppressed technology that's being kept away from the public. There's a lot of interesting ground to cover on this subject of "over unity devices," but that's not the point of this article. Instead,...|
|7/10/2014 - While many superfoods exist, and all are beneficial for health along with a diet that includes fresh, whole foods, there are three that are ideal for their ability to boost energy. According to experts, spirulina, maca, and turmeric are the top three foods that can help give the body a much-needed energy...|
|6/13/2014 - According to the federal government, 30-year "kill permits" are required to finance wind farms, or large groups of turbines designed to capture wind energy.
Despite the government's crackdown on citizens violating endangered species laws, the Obama administration has granted wind farm operators a...|
|5/31/2014 - A satire science story from NationalReport.net (1) has gone viral after warning readers that solar panels are draining the sun's energy. The most remarkable thing about the story is not its hilarity but rather the fact that so many readers took it seriously.
The article claimed to quote the Wyoming...|
|5/17/2014 - When life throws lemons your way, just make some lemonade -- or, heck, start growing your own lemon trees and produce all the lemons you could ever want! This is what the residents of the small isle of Eigg, off Scotland's northwestern coast, did when the big energy conglomerates refused to service...|
|4/22/2014 - Do you feel exhausted and "depleted" periodically throughout the day? Your body must be qi deficient. Do you get "tired" from doing nothing or exhausted from doing just a little? You could have prolonged low-energy disorder. Actually, it's not a disorder at all but just a condition of one of many things...|
|4/21/2014 - Many times when we want a boost of energy, we reach for the coffee or even an energy drink. But as modern science has indicated, energy drinks can be down-right bad for you, and there can be some side effects of drinking too much coffee (withdrawal symptoms and disrupted sleep from the caffeine)! Other...|
|4/3/2014 - Springtime represents a great opportunity to detoxify the body. Don't ignore the dangers of heavy metal toxicity or environmental pollution which threaten human health. Everyone ought to consider the health benefits of a good detoxification program - especially for those suffering with chronic fatigue,...|
|3/25/2014 - One of the leading energy providers in the Carolinas is the subject of a new investigation by state and federal environmental officials after it was revealed that the utility dumped at least 82,000 tons of coal ash waste into North Carolina's Dan River. CBS News reports that a major leak discovered...|
|3/23/2014 - "I was playing Call of Duty. Then everything went dark and I passed out."
"When I woke up, I was terrified."
These are the words of 14-year-old Henrik Eide Dahl, who had downed 8 liters of energy drink in a 16-hour period during a video game marathon party.
14-year-old boy's kidneys fail, as...|
|2/19/2014 - American scientists have made a giant leap forward in the realm of energy-efficient nuclear fusion, overcoming a key obstacle to making such reactors a reality.
Researchers have managed to demonstrate that they can now produce more energy than what is put into igniting fuel on an experimental scale,...|
|2/15/2014 - A new study has found that energy drinks may be a sort of gateway drug to smoking, alcohol and drug use for teens.
The study, which was published in the January/February issue of the Journal of Addiction Medicine, found that nearly one-third of American teenagers drink high-caffeine energy drinks,...|
|1/30/2014 - Astaxanthin is widely considered one of the most powerful antioxidants on the planet. With well over 1,000 scientific papers, scientists have discovered how this incredible carotenoid molecule can improve your energy; prevent blindness and cellular inflammation - the root cause of chronic disease.
|1/27/2014 - Renewable "green" energy is an admirable goal, and our country should strive to develop it as quickly as possible, but we've got a problem that needs addressing first: a power grid that is simply outdated, aging and in danger of becoming overwhelmed.
Plugging in automobiles by the tens of millions,...|
|1/14/2014 - "The Global Energy Architecture Performance Index Report 2014" was released last month by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Accenture. The publication evaluates 124 countries based on the energy triangle, involving energy security performance, environmental sustainability and economic growth....|
|1/13/2014 - There's a simple solution to drastically reducing GMO food in America and abroad. That solution would also lessen dependence on fossil fuels.
You're probably wondering, "Weren't GMOs and large subsidized factory farms supposed to be more energy efficient, producing greater quantity of food for the...|
|1/10/2014 - What is the mysterious energy technique called Reiki? Oprah and Dr. Oz both have raved about the benefits of receiving a Reiki treatment. Reiki can accelerate the healing process of the body, mind and emotions. Reiki helps release stress and creates balance. Maybe you just feel tired and rundown, but...|
|1/9/2014 - Are you interested in true disease prevention strategies? Maybe you've just become frustrated with a chronic health problem that just won't go away - in spite of your best efforts. If you're looking for a greater sense of balance and wellbeing - energy medicine may be the answer for you.
|12/27/2013 - What are enzymes? Enzymes are vital proteins within the body that are necessary for all of life's functions. Without enzymes, we simply could not live. All metabolism and metabolic processes that occur within the body require enzymes for them to take place. Without them, we simply would cease to function.
|12/18/2013 - French scientists have stumbled upon an amazing new way to generate usable hydrogen gas from water (H20) that requires no oil, gas or other fossil fuels. According to BBC News, the Earth-friendly technique involves using the mineral olivine to naturally split hydrogen atoms from H2O, a process that...|
|12/15/2013 - Chia is a species of flowering plant that bears oval-shaped, multicolored seeds. These seeds, which have a neutral taste and crunchy texture, have been cultivated for centuries as a survival food in their native Mexico and Guatemala. Chia seeds had only just begun to enjoy recognition in the United...|
|12/2/2013 - We seem to be suffering from an extreme energy crisis in the West, namely, day-to-day chronic fatigue. With fast-paced lifestyles, sometimes it appears that coffee and sugar are an absolute necessity just to get though the day. But there's hope. We can ditch the artificial stimulants and instead cultivate...|
|11/18/2013 - The Tokyo Electric Power Co. announced it is delaying the relocation of fuel rods from its crippled plant reactors. Work was originally scheduled to begin today due to the fact that fuel rods remain highly vulnerable in the damaged storage pools. Right now, Fukushima is just one earthquake or tidal...|
|11/11/2013 - Red Bull is being sued for wrongful death after a healthy 33-year-old man collapsed dead on a basketball court after gulping the high-caffeine drink.
The lawsuit, for $85 million, is believed to be the first wrongful death suit against the world's largest energy drink company.
|11/10/2013 - Seasonal changes are often associated with nagging illnesses. The key to staying healthy through seasonal shifts is to transform your diet, lifestyle choices and routines into a potent seasonal medicine. Autumn is the season for condensing, conserving and concentrating the life force.
|11/10/2013 - When you need energy, you probably think of coffee, soda or another drink with little nutritional value. Unfortunately, these solutions provide only a temporary rise in your energy level and are not all that healthy!
Next time you are dragging, try one of these six fresh fruits. You get a double...|
|11/8/2013 - The majority of Americans already understand that the federal government is incapable of securing prosperity and protecting the health of the people. US leaders have been assaulting their country into debt for many years now, enslaving the country to its own world reserve currency and Federal Reserve...|
|11/3/2013 - Daunting observations made in the Population Institute report, "2030: The 'Perfect Storm' Scenario," clearly illustrate the dire need for innovative solutions concerning the pending worldwide energy and water crisis. According to Science Daily, "With the world's population expected to hit 8.3 billion...|
|10/25/2013 - Scientists at a top U.S. laboratory have surpassed a critical milestone in their development of a process that would create self-sustaining nuclear fusion.
According to the BBC, the ability to harness fusion - the process that powers the sun - "could provide an unlimited and cheap source of energy"...|
|10/25/2013 - Fresh on the minds of the thousands of Japanese people who recently took to the streets of Tokyo in protest of nuclear energy is the ongoing Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, which continues to wreak havoc both in Japan and abroad. According to RT News, many of these folks want to see an end to the...|
|10/23/2013 - Reiki, a Japanese energy modality, may seem difficult for the logical mind to understand, but that is because, in the western world, we tend to comprehend only what we can see. When we look at the human body, we see the biological aspects of bones, skin, hair etc. as well as the chemical components...|
|10/15/2013 - Most people today lead busy lives and often require quick energy fixes to fight off fatigue during the day. Energy drinks and bars can bring temporary relief. Experts, however, have raised concerns about the harmful food chemicals, such as caffeine, sugar, and other stimulants, that they contain.
|10/15/2013 - What is the mysterious energy technique called Reiki? Oprah and Dr. Oz both have raved about the benefits of receiving a Reiki treatment. Reiki can accelerate the healing process of the body, mind and emotions. Reiki helps to release stress and creates balance. Maybe you just feel tired and rundown,...|
|9/19/2013 - There is a saying in physics that goes, "For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction." The same can be true for activist politics.
While we're a fan of so-called "green technologies" - you know, renewable energy sources and all of that - we continue to be amazed at how shortsighted and...|
|9/16/2013 - Recent studies are highlighting the myriad of benefits of spending time connected to the earth. Humans, it would seem, are designed to stay in touch with the free and ever-present healing energy of the earth's surface. Simply walking outside barefoot can improve sleep, decrease stress levels, lower...|
|8/25/2013 - New technology developed at MIT could revolutionize storable energy power, according to information recently released by the school.
Researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology have managed to engineer a new rechargeable flow battery that isn't reliant on costly membranes to both generate...|
|8/21/2013 - With a few weeks of hindsight to examine the American Taxpayer Relief Act Fiscal Cliff deal, it's become obvious that the deal offers mixed results for green energy options in the 21st century. There are positive endorsements for renewable energy and biofuels interests that are receiving a great deal...|
|8/20/2013 - For millions of Americans, it is a daily struggle just to get out of bed in the morning, let alone conjure up the energy and drive necessary to fulfill their regular duties and responsibilities. And while the individual root causes of chronic fatigue tend to vary, there are a number of holistic remedies...|
|8/13/2013 - A cohort of scientists from the U.S. and Great Britain have made a breakthrough discovery with regards to solar technology that could revolutionize the way we harvest light for energy. Known as organic solar technology, special cells designed to convert light into energy in the same way that plants...|
|8/2/2013 - A team of scientists at the University of Colorado, Boulder, have achieved what appears to be the "holy grail" of water splitting technology for the production and storage of clean, abundant energy. Because sunlight is free, I'm calling this "free energy."
To understand this breakthrough, it's important...|
|8/2/2013 - Overcoming coffee addiction can be tough for many people, especially when the headaches, jitters, and other nasty withdrawal symptoms start kicking in. But finding alternative sources of daily energy to replace caffeine with just might be the best thing you ever do for your health. Here are seven alternatives...|
|7/20/2013 - New research has shown that a substance which can be found in red meat and as an ingredient in energy drinks triggers atherosclerosis or the hardening and clogging of arterial blood vessels.
The researchThe scientists behind the research claim that the bacteria found in the digestive tract change...|
|7/20/2013 - In 2011, over $227 billion dollars were spent (at local pharmacies - alone) on prescription drugs within the United States. In fact, inflammation and pain is the driving force behind many of the best selling drugs in the world. Yet, in reality, most of these medications can be avoided by simply eating...|
|6/29/2013 - As we try to keep up with hectic activity demands by consuming more caffeine, sugar, and other energy "boosters" we become more frazzled, get less quality sleep, and add more chronic stress.
It's that sort of vicious cycle that leads into a downward spiral of poor physical and/or mental health. There...|
|6/13/2013 - In an effort to "save the planet" the federal government is now aiming to make microwave ovens more efficient. The Department of Energy is finalizing new standards for microwaves, which will "prevent 38 million metric tons of carbon emissions," according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president...|
|5/28/2013 - With Wrigley gum sales declining in record numbers, marketers have been looking for new ways to appeal to gum chewers, especially children. On April 29th, Wrigley launched a new line of energy chewing gum called Alert. With each pellet of gum containing 40 milligrams of caffeine, (equivalent to a half...|
|5/18/2013 - There has been nothing you could call "successful" about President Obama's so-called "green energy" initiatives, but the worst thing of all is the billions in taxpayer dollars he has utterly wasted on failed companies who were trying to push unproven, and ultimately failed, initiatives.
|5/13/2013 - This may be controversial. Since high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) has been pointed out as a leading cause of fatty liver, obesity, and other bad health issues, many assume the same is true for consuming fruits.
Yes, fruits contain fructose. But that fructose is in much smaller quantities than HFCS....|
|5/12/2013 - As quantum physics can now confirm, the universe we live in is not made up of solid objects but of energy and information. This discovery holds vast implications for understanding the nature of our world and in understanding the true source of vibrant health. It also means that it is possible to encapsulate...|
|4/25/2013 - An earlier NaturalNews article by this author featured mainstream media's (MSM) reports of the red meat study with a similar title to this article. It drew some strong disagreement from commenting readers.
Since then, more information from reliable alternative media and medical sources has been discovered...|
|4/13/2013 - On April 22, the world will have the unique opportunity to hear, perhaps for the first time ever, from some of the world's most in-the-know researchers, scientists, and experts on the subject of extra terrestrials (ETs). Sirius, an upcoming crowd-funded documentary film, premieres on April 22 in Hollywood,...|
|3/20/2013 - Next time you notice green slime growing in a pool or pond, take a second look. Incredibly, that bit of algae could be the secret to solving our war related financial difficulties and environmental troubles. As an incredible source of alternative energy, algae is used in a variety of innovative ways....|
|1/14/2013 - Getting a good, energetic start in the morning starts the night before. Planning your next day and getting organized before you go to bed can be helpful in two ways. That includes everything from a realistic to-do list to making sure your clothes are set aside.
You'll be leaving the day behind and...|
|12/20/2012 8:28:27 PM - Probably the most common complaint of people today is fatigue. This is not a disease per se, but rather a major symptom of many disturbances. Unfortunately, fatigue must be dealt with generally as the single most presenting disorder, without much else to help in diagnosis. As you can understand from...|
|12/13/2012 - Forget the morning cup of java -- try schizandra instead. This tiny fruit will provide clarity and energy without toxic and unnerving side effects. A powerful berry, schizandra combats everything from aging to nervous exhaustion to poor libido. Treasured by Asian cultures for centuries, schizandra is...|
|12/6/2012 - To increase your energy it's important to consider the health of your thyroid and adrenal glands. Like the brake and the gas pedal in your car - you must make sure that both are working at their highest ability for optimal health. Do you know the signs of thyroid dysfunction and adrenal fatigue?
|11/20/2012 - Researchers continue to discover more evidence that all of those energy drinks, which are pushed by high-profile athletes, sports companies and the mainstream media, are not just bad for you, they are downright dangerous.
Officials with the Food and Drug Administration say they've received reports...|
|11/6/2012 - As idyllic as it might sound in theory, the pumping of billions of taxpayer dollars into green energy programs aimed at decreasing reliance on fossil fuels and foreign oil has not exactly led to the positive advancements in clean energy we were all told it would. According to a recent report by The...|
|11/2/2012 - It seems like a new energy drink comes out every month claiming to provide more "energy," fewer/zero calories and no sugar. Approximately 30-50 percent of today's adolescents are consuming these drinks; it's important for parents and adults of all ages to know if they are really safe. The amount of...|
|10/26/2012 - Monster energy drinks are a popular choice for a caffeine fix among teens and young adults, but can drinking too many of them be fatal? The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is now investigating five deaths within the past year, the victims of which had consumed Monster drinks before their deaths.
|10/26/2012 - They continue to be all the rage today, particularly among the masses of chronically-fatigued individuals and young people seeking a rapid energy boost. But highly-caffeinated beverages like Monster Energy and Red Bull are increasingly finding themselves implicated in wrongful death accusations, as...|
|10/23/2012 - In the spirit of breast cancer awareness month, 5 Hour Energy and The Avon Foundation for Women Breast Cancer Crusade has teamed up to help stamp out breast cancer. Living Essentials, LLC., owner of 5 Hour energy, will be providing a minimum $75,000 donation to the Avon Foundation but that amount can...|
|10/10/2012 - If your child suddenly starts marching around the house demanding that you turn off every light switch after leaving a room, or begins attaching hangers to door handles that grade your family's energy use habits, he or she may have been recruited by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as...|
|10/7/2012 - If you're in California, you're paying sky-high prices for gasoline this week. At some stations, prices are over $5 a gallon. But you might not be aware of why you're paying this price. The answer may be more than a little disturbing: California's energy infrastructure is so fragile that a power outage...|
|9/28/2012 - In order to feed ourselves, human beings have to grow, hunt or gather food. Many other living things don't have those kind of sustenance limitations because they can create their own through the process of photosynthesis. Plants, algae and several species of bacteria can do that by using sunlight, which...|
|9/27/2012 - Mortality from diseases of the liver has increased over the past half-century to secure a place as one of the top, leading causes of death each year in the United States. One hundred years ago, liver disease was virtually unheard of except for the occasional death from alcoholic cirrhosis. Today, non-alcoholic...|
|9/14/2012 - The condition is so common we know it without a name: think near-constant lethargy and mental fog, occasional irritability or depression, and reliance on caffeine and sugar to get through the day. Waking up in a haze, collapsing at night and having insufficient energy to exercise are often accepted...|
|8/29/2012 - Increase energy, lose weight, feel happier and eliminate depression by raising the levels of the brain neurotransmitter dopamine with simple dietary changes.
Dopamine is naturally produced by the brain and controls the body's movements, stimulates metabolism and proper body weight, supports the circulatory...|
|8/23/2012 - What do you do when you hit that wall in the middle of the afternoon and your snooze factor increases by a thousand percent? Do you grab some chocolate? A sugary or energy drink? Coffee?
Well, these foods and drinks might give you a temporary boost of energy, they do so by providing you with a massive...|
|8/16/2012 - Despite all the advantages attributed to smart meters, not everyone seems to be happy about these new devices. As of last year, 47 municipal bodies in California issued moratoriums and bans against having smart meters installed in their jurisdiction. Much of the debate on the smart meter issue is due...|
|8/9/2012 - The brain regulates our energy intake and expenditure through a process called energy homeostasis. The common belief is that this homeostasis is somehow maladapted and doesn't prevent overeating and weight gain. Thereby, constant voluntary caloric restriction is often recommended to maintain or lose...|
|8/4/2012 - You don't have to be a scientist, electro physicist, bio-engineer, eco-geologist , doomsday conspiracy theorist, or have a PHD in anything 'institutional' to understand one of the most absolute futures for humanity. In fact, any person who cares deeply for themselves and their children should care about...|
|8/3/2012 - The Obama Administration continues to move forward with plans to completely shut down the American coal industry, as a record 57 coal-fired power stations are slated for shutdown in 2012. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), 175 coal-fired generators that collectively represent...|
|6/9/2012 - Like a battery you need to be charged up every day. At the atomic level, our bodies run through an electrical energy system. The coordinated flow of this electrical energy at all times is what makes up the presence of life. Lifestyle habits that add voltage to our system help sustain the flow of energy...|
|5/17/2012 - If you are one of the millions of Americans that struggles daily with lack of energy or chronic fatigue, then you are likely very familiar with those constant feelings of being tired and drained. But rather than turn to coffee, so-called energy drinks, or harsh stimulants for a quick pick-me-up, you...|
|5/11/2012 - If you are known by your friends for your "winning smile" or are otherwise concerned about your dental health - and you're a sports drink-a-holic - you might want to consider using a different option to help energize before workouts or quench your thirst after.
That's because, according to a new...|
|5/3/2012 12:31:50 PM - Benjamin Franklin famously said, "In all things, moderation." When it comes to coffee, there are worse things you could be putting in your body, (assuming you are using organic, fair trade coffee). Still, it's a good practice to take a break from anything you consume a lot of, a couple of times a year...|
|5/3/2012 - For at least the past five years, the federal government has been pushing utility companies across America to "upgrade" their infrastructures to support "smart grid" technology that allows two-way communication with, and centralized control of, the energy grid through an internet-based network. But...|
|3/22/2012 - Make no mistake about it - FREE energy is available (right now) to each and every human being on the planet. Naturally, you may be thinking "if free energy does exist - why isn't it being offered to the public?" Many expert inventors have come to the same conclusion - it's simply too dangerous to go...|
|3/16/2012 - In the age of ever-spiraling gasoline prices and with green technology still in its infancy, a number of scientists are actively searching for clean, renewable sources of energy alternatives to fossil fuel.
Much of the push to create renewable fuel sources has gone toward the production of bioethanol,...|
|3/15/2012 9:08:51 PM - An easily burnable form of energy comes to us in the form of sugar or starch.
Carbohydrates have a very bad public image in that they are generally thought of as fattening. This is because most of the carbohydrate consumed in this country has been processed or refined, leaving an empty calorie.
|3/15/2012 9:06:14 PM - Through the process of photosynthesis, plants convert the energy of the sun, carbon dioxide from the air, and minerals and water from the earth into atomic bonds that are solid enough for teeth to sink into. We can consume these forms of energy directly, by eating plant foods, or indirectly, by eating...|
|3/15/2012 9:04:34 PM - For the most part, when we read textbooks or try to figure out the jargon associated with nutrition, it tends to confuse or even alienate us. It certainly did that to me in the beginning when I tried to make sense of it all. And what a shame that was, because to be able to understand how to maintain...|
|2/19/2012 - In case you may have forgotten, one of candidate Barack Obama's central themes during his 2008 presidential bid was "change." In particular, he wanted to change the way Washington did its business, pointing out - correctly, by the way - that there was too much collusion between lawmakers and lobbying...|
|2/4/2012 - Dr Wilhelm Reich (1897 - 1957) worked with life force energy throughout his lifetime. What others have called chi, prana, or cosmic energy, Reich named orgone energy. Orgone, from orgasm, was first observed while studying the bio-electric nature of pleasure using a galvanometer. Reich wrote that this...|
|1/23/2012 - It seems almost too absurd to be true, but in the land of leviathan government, where the layers of bureaucracy are so intertwined it is impossible to navigate them, comes the revelation that the U.S. government has now taken to fining companies for not using a required product that doesn't even exist.
|1/21/2012 - Just a few months ago, FBI agents raided the headquarters of now-bankrupt solar panel company Solyndra, which received more than half-a-billion dollars in federal stimulus funds as part of the federal government's green energy stimulus initiative. But according to a new investigation by CBS News, the...|
|12/30/2011 - Our ancestors were very active during daylight hours hunting and gathering. During the nighttime hours they feasted when food was plentiful. The nervous system has developed to keep kinetic energy systems high during daylight hours while digestive and recovery systems are prioritized at night. Meal...|
|12/20/2011 2:38:24 PM - A study published in the November issue of the science journal Neuron subverts the commonly held belief that consuming sugar can make you feel more energetic. Researchers at the University of Cambridge reveal that protein is responsible for activating cells that keep us awake and help us burn more calories,...|
|12/19/2011 - Developing a renewable energy system that creates energy independence and even a considerable new source of revenue is not some sort of sci-fi pipe dream. BioCycle reports that the German village of Wildpoldsried, population 2,600, has had such incredible success in building its renewable energy system....|
|11/27/2011 - Clean water and fresh squeezed lemon is one of the most well tested energy boosters around. Most people in America rely on caffeinated beverages like coffee to get aroused in the morning. These adrenal stimulants produce dirty energy in the form of blood sugar swings and oxidative stress. Water with...|
|11/10/2011 - Do you believe in "energy medicine"? The truth is many physicians are improving patient care with several cutting-edge healing therapies. The NaturalNews Talk Hour presents Quantum Healing Solutions - A Doctor's Call with our special guest Dr. Yury Kronn, world-renown research scientist and inventor.
|11/9/2011 - In Part I we discussed how some of the energy of a moving car is transferred to the persons in the vehicle after a crash. Thus, we can conceptualize whiplash, for example, as more than just physical trauma since it also manifests as a result of energy becoming locked, so to speak, in the neck muscles...|
|11/4/2011 - In the aftermath of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear disaster, some countries have decided to rethink their energy policies and initiate moves towards safer energy alternatives. Following in the footsteps of Germany, the European nation of Belgium has reportedly decided to phase out its nuclear energy...|
|10/6/2011 - Energy drinks have become a modern day phenomenon, with tens of millions now being consumed daily. What's not to like about having more energy and alertness, particularly if it comes from beverages which often tout herbal and other "natural" ingredients? As it turns out, there is a very great deal not...|
|10/3/2011 - Mainstream medicine tends to balk at the suggestion that there may be subtler energetic forces at play in disease processes, as if this notion was some sort of science fiction fantasy. However, if the laws of physics determine all chemical and, therefore, all biological processes, then the answers that...|
|9/25/2011 - A major, long-time player in the nuclear technology industry, Germany-based Siemens has announced that it is leaving the nuclear energy business for good. Citing "German society and politics clear position on ending nuclear energy," Siemens CEO Peter Loscher also referenced the ongoing Fukushima disaster...|
|9/25/2011 - Carnitine was originally identified in animal meat and got its name from the Latin word for flesh, "carnus." This nutrient is critical for fat metabolism and energy production in the cellular mitochondria. Boost your strength and endurance and halt the aging process by optimizing your carnitine levels.
|9/25/2011 - Hydrogen-based energy technology currently lacks the ability to effectively and efficiently produce hydrogen on a large scale apart from the heavy input of fossil fuels which defeats the purpose entirely. But a professor out of Penn State University (PSU) has discovered a novel new way to produce hydrogen...|
|8/30/2011 - Hydraulic fracturing, also known as "fracking," for the purpose of extracting natural gas from the earth involves flooding it with millions of gallons of chemical-laden water, a practice that by all estimates is damaging the environment to some extent.
But a US Energy Department (ED) advisory panel,...|
|8/25/2011 - The months of August and September frequently bring about an increased work and activity load for many students, adults and parents. Energy levels and mental concentration may lag during this time. People from all walks of life can benefit from the energy boost that various herbs, amino acids and other...|
|8/22/2011 - A deficiency of vitamin B12 can manifest itself as depression, mania, chronic fatigue, poor sleep, lack of concentration and more. Without enough B12, our health and energy levels suffer. Because B12 plays a crucial role in turning carbohydrates, protein and fat into energy, it is necessary to have...|
|8/21/2011 - Mitochondria are the small powerhouse organelles that control the energy output for each of the trillions of cells that function synergistically within the human body. Every cell houses dozens to hundreds of mitochondria, depending on the particular function and energy requirement of the component organ....|
|8/1/2011 - Brain O'Leary passed away last week (July 28th, 2011). A former NASA astronaut and PhD recipient from the University of California at Berkeley (1967), Dr. O'Leary was more recently known for his research and advocacy into alternative energy (free energy).
Originally trained as a conventional scientist,...|
|7/27/2011 - A new approach to exercise has been recently developed and endorsed by some holistic MDs and other medical practitioners. They invalidate the old approach of jogging for miles or doing aerobics for over 15 minutes. They say long duration aerobic exercise can weaken the lungs and invite cardiac arrest....|
|7/20/2011 - Several recent studies (1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) are demonstrating a number of common factors in the cause and progression of Alzheimer's disease (AD) and diabetes mellitus. These include impaired glucose utilization due to insulin resistance, a decrease in growth factors such as IGF-1 and IGF-2, lowered energy...|
|7/15/2011 - Researchers from the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) have defied conventional wisdom in the area of wind technology, which purports that there is little room for technological improvement other than to increase the size and height of wind turbines.
The team's findings, which have been...|
|7/5/2011 - Cold fusion is real, but mass American news sources are not covering it. Experiments are currently being duplicated across the world, to add further verification to the body of scientific proof. It is now possible to create energy with commonplace resources at no cost to the environment. Power plants...|
|6/30/2011 - The same technology used in your home or office printer to deliver ink to paper is now being used in a revolutionary new solar technology that eliminates 90 percent of raw material waste, and drastically cuts the costs associated with producing solar cells.
Engineers from Oregon State University...|
|6/23/2011 - They are easy to come by, lining the shelves of gas stations, convenient stores, supermarkets and even drug stores. However, in a new report, experts are now urging children and teenagers to avoid consumption of energy drinks.
"Children never need energy drinks," Says Dr. Holly Benjamin of the American...|
|6/18/2011 - In the ongoing quest to find cheaper and more energy effective alternatives to gasoline, researchers at MIT have developed a radical new approach to the design of batteries. This new development could provide an inexpensive alternative to existing batteries for electric vehicles and the power grid....|
|5/20/2011 - A recent study conducted by researchers from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has found that remanufacturing or recycling certain products actually uses more energy than simply using new products. Published in the journal Environmental Science & Technology, the findings cast doubt on...|
|5/19/2011 - Initially met with skepticism due to claims that it works on cold fusion technology, the energy catalyzer has been validated producing 2.6 kilowatts from an input of 300 watts by Swedish technology magazine NyTeknik (http://www.nyteknik.se/nyheter/energi_miljo/energi/article3166552.ece). The technology,...|
|5/19/2011 - For a White House that cheerleads about its commitment to renewable clean energy, President Obama has remained committed to the suicide policy set forth during George W. Bush's administration of burning our food for fuel.
Say what you will about "green" alternatives to fossil fuels - there are some...|
|5/11/2011 - Oil and gas companies are engaged in fracking, a gas drilling process hailed as an economy booster, job creator and greener energy source. However, fracking has propelled hundreds of millions of gallons of hazardous, carcinogenic and radioactive chemicals into gas wells in 13 states, according to the...|
|5/9/2011 - In just a few short months, we've witnessed people power in action. From the Middle East to the Midwest, movements have risen up to overturn tired dogma and challenge entrenched power. Many of us were inspired by these events. And many of us were surprised. Perhaps we were growing skeptical that people...|
|4/5/2011 - The narrow and mechanistic way in which modern science tends to investigate and explain life, the world, and human health has robbed generations of people of a true knowledge of how these things actually work. In an up-and-coming new book Blinded by Science, author Matthew Silverstone explores how vibrational...|
|3/23/2011 - What happens when a person accumulates many toxins in the body? How does the body react when a person holds on to depression, anger, and anxiety? Human bodies are created to be in balance and when they are not in balance, pain is the result. That pain can be the result of an accumulation of toxins through...|
|3/15/2011 - With one massive lurch, planet Earth has put an end to the nuclear power "renaissance" that was gaining momentum around the world as a safe, clean energy source. For the last few decades, nuclear power looked quite good compared to the dirty coal industry which fuels most of the world's power plants....|
|2/21/2011 - Power naps are one of the best kept secrets of successful people. These short naps (usually thirty minutes or less) are surprisingly refreshing and leave you with increased energy and improved productivity. These miniature naps are usually taken during the afternoon, but can be used whenever you need...|
|2/14/2011 - It's big news today: A new report released by conventional pediatricians in the U.S. warns that energy drinks may cause seizures, kidney damage and even death in children. "Across the world there are signs that for some people who consume these drinks, there are side effects," explained Dr. Steven E....|
|2/7/2011 - Nearly 95% of the energy required to fuel our daily activities is provided by the tiny cellular powerhouse structures known as mitochondria. By the time we reach the age of 70, more than half of these critical energy-producing bodies have become damaged or are dysfunctional. Researchers now understand...|
|2/4/2011 - There is a tall tree scattered throughout the rainforests of Brazil that grows a brownish almond shaped fruit that is about the size of a cantaloupe. This fruit is familiar to all the animals and they rely on its creamy sweet pulp for energy and vitality. Maybe the animals have a name for it; maybe...|
|2/3/2011 - A new study conducted by the Swiss has demonstrated that certain forms of meditation may help patients with MS. The particular type of meditation known as "mindfulness" is where patients simply train their mind to focus more on the moment rather than the past or future. It is precisely described as...|
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|12/2/2010 - One of the hallmarks of aging is a rapid decline in cellular energy. Energy is produced by a complex of small powerhouses inside each cell known as mitochondria. Mitochondria are particularly vulnerable to the ravages of free radicals and oxidation from normal metabolic activity in our body, and they...|
|12/1/2010 - Cooking in winter often calls for dishes to be slow cooked for hours in the oven. Reduce consumption of electricity or gas by using household appliances more effectively and creatively. Many people think nothing of roasting a head of garlic or a few vegetables in the oven for an hour or more or keeping...|
|11/25/2010 - Energy healing is based on the idea that our body has a subtle field of energy flowing through it. If this energy is disturbed or out of balance, pain and disease follow. There are a variety of methods used to balance the energy field or bio field to create healing. We will discuss a few of these methods...|
|11/22/2010 - E3Live, an edible form of blue-green algae called Aphanizomenon flos-aquae(AFA), is known as a green super food. AFA means invisible flower of the water. AFA is a fresh water plant known as cyanophyta. Cyanphota grow in water, soil, on the bark of trees, and on rocks. It is estimated that there are...|
|10/26/2010 - Coenzyme Q10 is an amazing chemical cofactor which is required by every cell in the body to produce the energy we need to live. It`s been shown to increase the level of energy to all muscles and is especially important to cardiac function as it increases energy production at an optimal rate. Coenzyme...|
|10/23/2010 - Energy is something that we all feel a little short on from time to time. It's a good thing that there are a myriad of natural energy boosters that we can eat, drink, or take as a supplement to help us be peak performers all day long.
The trick with energy boosters is that you don't want to over...|
|10/11/2010 - Amino acids are important and vital components in maintaining health and vitality because they are the building blocks of proteins. Naturally present in many foods, branched-chain amino acids (BCAAs) provide the energy the body needs to function properly. And a new study has found that supplementing...|
|10/10/2010 - Rising energy prices and a shift to Western consumption patterns will continue to push global food prices higher in the coming decade, according to the annual agricultural outlook issued by the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development and the U.N. Food and Agriculture Organization.
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|10/8/2010 - Coffee no longer boosts energy or alertness levels above baseline in regular drinkers of the beverage, according to a study conducted by researchers from Bristol University and published in the journal Neuropsychopharmacology.
"Although frequent consumers feel alerted by caffeine, especially by their...|
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