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|7/19/2015 - It's no secret that, while many people in the United States continue to forge on with harmful agricultural sprays, unnecessary deforestation and creating foods loaded with heavy metals, other parts of the world are dedicated to stopping such horrors in their tracks.
For example, France just announced...|
|7/19/2015 - There has been a debate raging about GMOs for a long time now. On one side of the debate is the idea that genetic engineering is progress for humanity, and it is a natural extension of more traditional breeding techniques. The other side believes genetically modified foods are unsafe for human consumption...|
|7/19/2015 - I always love sharing pictures of all the amazing food abundance in Texas, because the public perception of Texas is so distorted by the mainstream media. In the minds of people who live in big cities like Los Angeles or New York, Texas invokes images of tumbleweeds, cacti and dust. But that's a description...|
|7/18/2015 - When it comes to cooking at home, most health-conscious folks would probably say that their aim is to prepare wholesome, savory meals in the cleanest way possible for their families. However, unless these foods are cooked properly at the right temperatures and for the appropriate lengths of time, they...|
|7/17/2015 - It's not exactly a complete scrapping of the country's antiquated prohibition laws governing the production and sale of raw milk, but the government of New Zealand has responded to consumer demand and made it at least somewhat easier for individuals and families to access this highly sought-after food...|
|7/17/2015 - The United States' two neighboring countries are preparing to level trade sanctions under rules governing a globalist trade agreement following victory in a recent meat labeling case.
The pending actions by the Canadian and Mexican governments are creating pressure on Congress to change existing...|
|7/16/2015 - The National School Lunch Program's supplies meals for over 21 million low-income, food insecure children around the country. For many, it is the only meal they will eat all day, so the USDA created specific guidelines to ensure these students are receiving the most nutritious meal possible.
|7/16/2015 - Obtaining high-quality, chemical-free food that's actually grown in the U.S. -- not just sold here -- remains a challenge, and increasingly so as much of the so-called "food" grown on U.S. soil today is patented, genetically engineered imitation food. The latest data show that, as far as the availability...|
|7/16/2015 - I'm certain if you were to poll women and ask whether they'd rather have lawns with no weeds or be able to keep their breasts, the answer would be the latter! And yet billions of tons of pesticides are spread all over our lawns, on our kids' soccer fields, at our parks and on our crops, regardless of...|
|7/16/2015 - Researchers pushing the climate change/sustainability agenda have released a new report replete with dire predictions about devastating food shortages and famines in the coming years. If humans don't change course, they say - and by humans, they're presumably referring to multinational corporations...|
|7/15/2015 - The future of agriculture in Russia won't involve genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), says the country's Deputy Prime Minister Arkady Dvorkovich. In order to preserve the quality and integrity of its food supply, Russia plans to stick with growing methods that protect the soil and boost yields naturally,...|
|7/14/2015 - In 2013, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) declared that trans fats weren't fit for human consumption, but they refused to prohibit their use. Two years later, the agency finally got around to banning them, but that ban won't come into effect for another three years, and even when it does,...|
|7/12/2015 - Part of GMO Free USA's mission is to foster consumer rejection of GMOs until they are proven safe. Because it is difficult to rally the nation to boycott ALL GMO foods, we've chosen to use strategically targeted boycotts to change our broken food system. As it has happened in other countries, when one...|
|7/12/2015 - Candida is a more common problem than most people realize. The right supplements can certainly help, but unfortunately, Candida albicans and other species of Candida (there are over 20 of them) will bounce back if you do not follow the most effective and necessary change – radically changing your...|
|7/12/2015 - American life is processed life. Left-right politics, feel-good religion, corrupt Hollywood entertainment, crony capitalism, chemically-manufactured factory food, greed-driven materialism, fake fiat currency, poisonous pharmaceutical drugs and vaccines, agenda-driven corporate media: each of these things...|
|7/12/2015 - Is it just an unfortunate case of biotechnology gone wrong, or does the French government's "accidental" release of a genetically-modified (GMO) ewe into France's food supply signify something more sinister? This is one of the pertinent questions being asked following a recent announcement by the French...|
|7/10/2015 - North Carolina authorities have announced a ban on all sales of live poultry, effective beginning August 15, 2015. The ban also applies to public livestock shows and poultry sales, such as the poultry exhibit at the North Carolina State Fair, which traditionally takes place each October.
|7/8/2015 - The federal government is finally acknowledging that industrially processed trans fats are damaging to human health and don't belong in the food supply. But they're more than a decade late on this, as Natural News has been warning readers since at least 2004 that trans fats, which are completely synthetic...|
|7/7/2015 - As Greece heads for a catastrophic food supply collapse, with grocery store shelves stripped bare and home gardens now being called the "secret weapon" against starvation, a lot of people are suddenly thinking about their own emergency food supplies again.
But as I explain in a new mini-documentary,...|
|7/7/2015 - Millions of chickens and turkeys in a number of states have been stricken by the latest bird flu outbreak, decimating entire flocks in what analysts believe will lead to spiking poultry prices in the coming months.
In the upper Midwest, Wisconsin, Iowa and Minnesota are the latest states to have...|
|7/6/2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has met fierce opposition from a conservative think tank group that is upset about the agency's recent decision to ban trans fats. The National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) believes that the solution to trans fats giving people heart disease and...|
|7/3/2015 - Over the years, I've consistently and repeatedly urged people to grow their own food, and I've explained over and over again why you need a home-grown self-reliant food supply when the food collapse arrives.
That moment has now arrived for the citizens of Greece. With cash disappearing, grocery store...|
|7/3/2015 - A modern, health-conscious take on fast food is coming soon to northern California -- and no, it's not McDonald's introducing "breakfast kale" at select restaurants in a lame attempt to stay relevant. Organic pioneer Amy's Kitchen is set to open its first drive-through restaurant in Rohnert Park, where...|
|7/2/2015 - As Greece slides ever deeper into its debt crisis with no real hope of a solution on the horizon, many average citizens have been reduced to scavenging in dumpsters just to stay alive.
A recent article in The Telegraph details the plight of formerly employed Greek nationals who now must resort to...|
|7/2/2015 - Whether you believe in their personal approaches and strategies or not, there is no denying that Donald Trump and Warren Buffet are both financially-savvy men. However, when it comes to a healthy lifestyle, there is one clear winner; Trump's approach to eating right can't be beat when compared to Buffet's...|
|7/1/2015 - Many Americans are strolling around supermarkets, their carts filled with non-organic food galore. That same group likely considers fast food restaurants their second home, familiar with the menu's latest triple-burger creations. However, these behaviors are becoming a thing of the past now that many...|
|7/1/2015 - Chipotle made waves earlier this year when they announced that they would be eliminating GMOs from their menu. After eliminating GMO cornstarch from its tortillas, the company is now further streamlining its tortilla recipe in an attempt to offer its customers a product as close to a homemade tortilla...|
|6/30/2015 - I really hate food labels, food pyramids, the USDA, and the FDA. (Story by Daisy Luther, republished from TheOrganicPrepper.ca)
All of the stuff that they say are good for you are bad for you. And the things they say are bad for you are actually good for you.
Here's why: of course, it all boils...|
|6/27/2015 - When it comes to our diet, taste and health should go hand in hand, with each of them being considered equally before consumption. Sure, sugary and salty concoctions taste really good, but is it really worth sacrificing your health for something tasty?
Big Food thinks so. In fact, all they're interested...|
|6/24/2015 - It's no secret that eating junk foods contributes to weight gain and can lead to health complications, but new information about dietary trans fats (dTFA) -- which exist in most junk foods -- shows that consumption of such items is also destroying people's minds. Specifically, memory function among...|
|6/22/2015 5:42:33 PM - [Editor's note: The U.S. Senate voted Wednesday to pass the TPA, giving Obama fast-track authority for the Trans-Pacific Partnership. Now it is more urgent than ever to contact your representatives and tell them to vote against the Trans-Pacific Partnership and related trade deals when they reach the...|
|6/21/2015 9:18:34 PM - Diet is Key. Without changing the diet, all of the supplements and medications in the world won't rid the body of Candida. The right food is the best medicine; it restricts the growth of Candida and aids in the growth of beneficial bacteria.
A Candida diet must eliminate some of the foods that you...|
|6/20/2015 - Ominous legislation is being quietly ushered through the halls of Congress as the mainstream media focuses nearly all of its attention on fomenting race wars throughout the U.S. If passed, House Resolution 1599, which has been dubbed the "Deny Americans the Right to Know," or "DARK," Act, will not only...|
|6/19/2015 - Carrageenan is a "natural" food additive derived from red seaweed and processed with a chemical to neutralize its acidity. Introduced to the food industry in the 1930s, carrageenan is a popular ingredient added to foods as a thickening agent to improve the texture and solubility of products. This product...|
|6/19/2015 - Passionate about health and the great outdoors, Coloradans are insistent on producing more food locally, a move that would greatly reduce carbon footprints, provide more transparency and supply communities with fresh produce year-round.
While commercial food production continues to be exposed as...|
|6/16/2015 - There are certainly a lot of benefits to the conveniences society has enjoyed in the last few decades. People can whip up a meal in mere minutes or get it delivered to their door; get a hold of anyone pretty much anywhere; travel great distances in short amounts of time; and enjoy light at the flick...|
|6/16/2015 - For some time, food chain Whole Foods Market and organic farmers have had a cooperative, mutual relationship. The retail grocer has enabled organic farmers to gain a sizable foothold in the food market at a time when Americans' passion for healthier alternatives to the GMO-laden, processed foods market...|
|6/16/2015 - Bowing to trade retaliation pressure from the Mexican and Canadian governments, the House voted just days ago to overturn an American law requiring labels denoting country of origin on packages of beef, pork and poultry.
In May, the globalist-centric World Trade Organization tossed out a U.S. appeal,...|
|6/15/2015 6:31:57 PM - One of the biggest challenges we face is how to create a sustainable means of feeding ourselves as the population continues to increase. The current approach relies heavily on factory farming to supply meat and dairy products for human consumption, but these systems are completely unsustainable and...|
|6/15/2015 - The modern American food supply is a tortuous minefield of synthetic additives, toxic flavoring agents and artificially engineered ingredients that are making people sick. And the following eight food corporations, rounded out by the world's most evil corporation Monsanto, are among the worst offenders...|
|6/13/2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is attempting to sidestep an amendment to the infamous Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) that was originally intended to exempt small food producers from having to comply with excessively burdensome food safety protocols appropriate only for large factory...|
|6/11/2015 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is planning to introduce a new voluntary certification program to label foods free of genetically modified organisms (GMO), according to a leaked internal document obtained by the Associated Press. The move has been widely interpreted as an attempt to head off...|
|6/9/2015 - It is spring now, the perfect time to plant those crops, for homegrown, organic, non GMO and pesticide-free food. Gardening can be done anywhere, even sprouts on the kitchen counter. Growing your own food does not have to be expensive. In fact, you can re-grow plants from scraps of fruits and veggies...|
|6/9/2015 - In a desperate bid to bring customers back through their doors, Taco Bell has mapped out a plan to start serving alcohol at new urban locations. Taco Bell plans to sell anything from beer and wine to "mixed alcohol freezes." The first Taco Bell bar design will be featured at a select location in Chicago...|
|6/8/2015 - Nestle, which is considered a snack food and frozen pizza leader, has announced that it will remove artificial flavors from over 250 of its products by the end of 2015. In that same time frame, the food giant also plans to reduce the salt content in its frozen pizzas by 10 percent. The brands involved...|
|6/8/2015 - When you hear about collard greens, you might instantly think of Southern soul food, and it is true that collard greens have been a staple of the Southern diet for many generations. Used in side dishes, soups, stews, and sauteed with onions and rich (and genuine) butter, recipes starring this savory...|
|6/6/2015 - The Natural News distribution of LivingFuel emergency non-GMO food aid to Texas flood victims is now complete. As we reported earlier, LivingFuel and the Natural News Store pledged nearly $100,000 in emergency food aid to Texas flood victims.
Unlike most emergency food which is frequently made from...|
|6/6/2015 - When I was a youngster growing up in Southeast Texas, my family ate a lot of what is considered Southern cooking or "soul food." My father grew up on a Depression-era farm, and he liked to cook a lot of the same foods they grew back then -- foods that were the staples of Southern-style cooking. If you've...|
|6/3/2015 - When the SHTF, those with the means of growing their own food will have the best shot at survival. However, in a post-apocalyptic world or simply a society that has suffered an economic collapse, anything you are able to grow will be a tempting target for roving marauders.
If you have a traditional...|
|6/1/2015 - A number of countries are beginning to require Japan to place region-of-origin labeling on its food products to ensure that anything coming from the radiation-infested regions surrounding the damaged Fukushima nuclear power plant are adequately screened for contamination. The decisions by countries...|
|5/30/2015 - The LivingFuel company (www.LivingFuel.com) has generously donated $88,000 worth of ultra-clean, high-protein superfood powders to victims of the recent floods in Central Texas, and the Natural News Store has taken charge of distributing the food aid items to local emergency response organizations on...|
|5/30/2015 - Anti-GMO activists and those who advocate for organic foods have a lot to be happy about regarding the recent decision by fast food retailer giant McDonald's to stop publishing its traditional monthly revenue reports. Their decision has everything to do with the fact that more Americans are now making...|
|5/29/2015 - As the drought in California -- home to much of the nation's food production -- worsens, desperation is rampant as politicians, policymakers and others scramble for ways to mitigate the worsening crisis.
One of the most recent ideas is also one of the most foolish because it is based on a series...|
|5/29/2015 - It is not a big secret that the processed food industry thrives on selling people junk foods made from cheap, addictive and often synthetic ingredients. However, a major loophole in the regulatory system has made it easier than ever for junk food manufacturers to also add hidden trans fats to their...|
|5/29/2015 - The entire editorial board of the Washington Post functions as a group of hilarious quack science Monsanto operatives pretending to be engaged in reporting real news. It's so bad that key articles published by the Post now appear to be "written" by Monsanto, with the "Greenwashington Post" parroting...|
|5/27/2015 - Japan could turn to the globalist World Trade Organization to force Taiwan to import seafood and other products that might be tainted with radiation from the Fukushima nuclear power plant disaster.
In recent days, the government of Taiwan began imposing stricter rules on inspecting food products...|
|5/27/2015 - It will soon be even easier to become a ward of the government, a dependent rather than a producer.
According to a new report from the Department of Agriculture, officials examined the issue of Americans being able to apply for food stamp assistance over the phone. Supporters of this idea have said...|
|5/25/2015 - At the risk of committing a horrible "truth crime" by writing words that ring true, I've penned this Preparedness Pop Quiz to help people figure out whether they have a shot at surviving what's coming.
This is not presented with any sliver of an attempt at being polite about it. Anyone more concerned...|
|5/24/2015 - Learning how to store food correctly is important for several reasons, whether it's a matter of making fresh food last as long as possible or stockpiling food staples over a long period of time.
In both cases, it's a matter of economics and health. Wasting food is expensive if not downright immoral,...|
|5/24/2015 - Foods that feed Candida cause inflammation by feeding Candida, but these and many other foods cause inflammation in other ways, too. Some foods have natural, and naturally beneficial inflammatory properties, like many omega 6 fats. But these fats are not "bad," they promote the healing process. These...|
|5/23/2015 - How is it that a product that can make people gain weight is allowed to be labeled as "diet"? Doesn't that word imply that it aids in shedding pounds and is something that those hoping to lose or maintain weight should gravitate towards?
Coca-Cola Co. and PepsiCo Inc.'s advertising and overall branding...|
|5/20/2015 - Over the past decade, we have been on a calorie-counting mission to improve our health and weight. We have been so obsessed with the number of calories on the label that we have actually forgotten what really matters.
USA Today recently reported that the nutrition labels of more than 700,000 packaged...|
|5/19/2015 - One of the most amazing chapters in the true history of healing foods comes from the final chapter of World War II, in the aftermath of the United States' dropping of two atomic bombs on civilian populations in Japan. Millions of innocent civilians were exposed to extreme levels of ionizing radiation,...|
|5/19/2015 - For most of history, food was grown from the seeds passed down from the last harvest. The produce from each year's harvest was labeled and sold as the food it was. Life was simple. Food didn't need an "organic" label to prove that it was real, and the diversity of crops abounded. Small farms were the...|
|5/18/2015 12:38:14 PM - Long time readers of Natural News likely knew it was coming: As much as we and our audience applauded the recent decision by chain restaurant Chipotle to scrub all GMO foods and ingredients from its menus, you just knew that the decision would be criticized, and by the usual mainstream suspects.
|5/17/2015 - It's astonishing to learn the wrongheaded notions people hold in their heads in total contradiction to reality. For example, thanks to media disinfo, most Americans think of California as a lush, green environment while Texas is believed to be a dry, desolate, near-desert landscape.
The reality is...|
|5/17/2015 - Most people know that organically grown foods are healthier for you because they are grown naturally without the use of the chemicals or pesticides that have been blamed for environmental damage and human illness.
Why does it appear that the federal government is not aware of this fact? Could it...|
|5/16/2015 - Most Americans are fairly generous and mindful that not everyone has the same economic opportunities as they do. Therefore, most people are generally supportive of so-called "social safety net" programs that help the poorest among us.
However, many Americans are also supportive of changes in public...|
|5/13/2015 - Not too long ago, McDonald's ran a commercial showing a close-up of a burger while the voiceover declared, "This is not Greek yogurt, nor will that ever be kale." The ad mocked those who enjoy a healthy lifestyle; such people were told to "avert their eyes" from the burger. "You can't get juiciness...|
|5/9/2015 - Fast food companies use tactics reminiscent of Big Tobacco in their efforts to convince people that exercise can make up for the effects of a terrible diet, according to a scorching editorial in the British Journal of Sports Medicine authored by scientists from the University of California-Davis, University...|
|5/9/2015 - One of North America's cleanest and most sustainable food brands has taken a giant leap forward in securing the future of organic food production. Cereal company Nature's Path Organic has reportedly purchased 2,800 acres of farmland in Montana to keep up with growing consumer demand for foods that are...|
|5/8/2015 - If you're concerned about bacteria and food poisoning, new research suggests that a threat that you might not have fully considered could be the most dangerous source of infection in your home.
No, it isn't the cutting board, the sink, or even the toilet that should be the biggest cause of concern....|
|5/6/2015 - Junk food makes people happy and therefore must must be good, regardless of all that pesky science that says otherwise.
That is essentially what billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett said recently after buying into a number of junk food companies that manufacture many products that he frequently...|
|5/5/2015 10:58:03 AM - As more people are becoming aware of the foods they eat and demanding more high-quality, healthy ingredients, restaurant chains are taking note and following suit. Among them is Panera, the most recent food outlet to get on board the good health train.
Panera announced that they will be removing...|
|5/4/2015 - One of the primary physicians who signed a recent letter attacking Dr. Mehmet Oz, host of a popular daytime medical program on television, and seeking his removal from the faculty of Columbia University is also a convicted criminal who once lost his medical license for Medicaid fraud.
|5/3/2015 - If you think electing Hillary Clinton as president will somehow bring about anything other than business as usual in Washington, there's some beachfront property in Colorado with your name on it. Nearly every top donor to the Clinton Foundation that actively lobbied Hillary's State Department is connected...|
|5/3/2015 - New Federal school lunch rules, pioneered by the lovely First Lady Michelle Obama, are leaving school children with paltry rations and unappetizing slop. A new photo taken at a public school in Virginia shows one example of what children are being fed under the new USDA school lunch guidelines.
|5/2/2015 - "Water, water everywhere, and all the boards did shrink; water, water, everywhere, nor any drop to drink." This famous quote from The Rime of the Ancient Mariner speaks of the plenitude of ocean water. It makes up more than 70 percent of the earth's surface, but it is completely undrinkable due to its...|
|4/29/2015 - Starbucks has become ubiquitous internationally. It has its pleasant atmosphere and conveniences. But even with Starbucks' high prices, Consumer Reports has rated McDonald's cheaper coffee above Starbucks' burnt bean offerings.
Starbucks recently debuted its very own "coconut milk." But is it a healthy...|
|4/29/2015 - The West Coast ecosystem is in a state of dire collapse. The Southern California sea lion population is dwindling to new lows as countless hungry and emaciated pups wash ashore. There's simply not enough food to go around for the mammals. Some believe the acidity of the waters is intensifying, not allowing...|
|4/29/2015 - Each year in the U.S., literally billions of pounds of good food are thrown away because consumers are unsure about the freshness or safety of many items in their refrigerators and cupboards. The USDA estimates that as much as 21 percent of the country's available food is not consumed. This equates...|
|4/28/2015 - Even though the biotech moguls have attained near-total control over the conventional U.S. food supply, they're not content with this monopolistic feat. A new trade agreement being proposed with the European Union seeks to dump more American food exports into Europe, a move that will require European...|
|4/28/2015 - Filling the media with constant waves of advertisement, pharmaceutical companies train consumers to accept disease as a normal way of life. As Big Pharma's messages infiltrate minds everywhere, they convince people to accept drug management for life. A continuous loop of side effects keeps consumers...|
|4/27/2015 - The free market victories against the sleazy biotech industry are coming at a rapid pace now, and the latest announcement is a real game changer: Chipotle Mexican Grill has outright rejected all GMOs and, as of today, is now serving all non-GMO ingredients in its foods.
"When it comes to our food,...|
|4/27/2015 - Food produced in the radioactive exclusion zone around the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant could already be on store shelves around the world, experts have warned.
In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami triggered multiple meltdowns at the Japanese plant. Explosions ejected massive...|
|4/26/2015 - In what can only be chalked up to karma, McDonald's and its artery-clogging menu are taking a nasty hit in sales, with overall global sales reported to be down 2.6 percent from a year ago for comparable outlets. Sales in the Asia-Pacific and Middle East region fell by 8.3 percent, which played a significant...|
|4/26/2015 - The true volatility of many modern conveniences like cheap, mass-produced food and plentiful fossil fuels likely won't become apparent until a major disaster occurs that shuts the entire system down in an instant. But do you really want to count yourself among the unprepared masses when grocery store...|
|4/26/2015 - Just when you thought that the absurdity of junk food corporations in trying to pass their products off as "healthy" had reached its limit, the Coca-Cola Company goes and hires a team of "fitness and nutrition experts," including a vast network of certified "dietitians," to hawk Coca-Cola soda throughout...|
|4/25/2015 - Only a couple of years after its Minister of Forestry declared that genetic engineering would most likely eventually make its way into the country, the Gambia in West Africa has now officially been declared to be GMO-free -- permanently.
Gambian President Yahya Jammeh announced during his speech...|
|4/23/2015 - Today, obesity and chronic disease is out of control around the world - especially in the United States - with no end in sight. Food allergies, chronic fatigue, heart disease and cancer have many people concerned about their future. So, let's think about this, could our current food production system...|
|4/23/2015 - While many people still need convincing that choosing organic foods is better for their own health as well as for the environment, that's not the case for Wisconsin residents. There, the organic industry is taking off in full force due to the high demand for healthy foods.
The state, which has the...|
|4/23/2015 - School lunches inspired by Michelle Obama's "Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act" are turning up infested with worms in the state of Connecticut, according to new reports. Several photos snapped by students at Mark T. Sheehan High School in Wallingford, Connecticut, reveal what appear to be maggots inside...|
|4/22/2015 - GMOs are genetically modified foods made from combing genes from two or more unrelated species into one organism. The two most common types of genetic modifications are modifying crops to produce pesticides or modifying crops to be immune to herbicides (making them Roundup ready). Sugar beets have been...|
|4/20/2015 - If you've ever witnessed an EBT (food stamps) cardholder purchasing crates of sugar-laden soda pop, expensive lobster, steak meat or other questionably inappropriate items at the grocery store and thought to yourself, "I can't even afford to feed my own family these things with my honest income," you...|
|4/19/2015 - Social media campaigns to stop human slavery and trafficking across the globe are currently in vogue amongst armchair activist millennials in the U.S. and elsewhere. But how many of these same folks would be willing to put their money where their mouth is and stop eating imported seafood, some of which...|
|4/18/2015 - A Michigan woman will spend at least two years in prison for firing a 9mm handgun at employees inside a Grand Rapids McDonald's restaurant last February. After receiving a McDonald's cheeseburger that apparently didn't contain the bacon she claims to have ordered, Shaneka Monique Torres, 30, decided...|
|4/18/2015 - Biotech propaganda is being exposed across the web. In case you're not up to date on this story, Jon Entine is a corporate propagandist and pseudo-journalist who fronts the opinions of chemical corporations while posing as an independent journalist. He has ties to the biggest biotech companies, including...|
|4/17/2015 - In an era where more Americans are discovering that sugary soda and other junk foods are some of the leading contributors to a range of health problems, desperate beverage conglomerates are co-opting health professionals as a means of boosting sales.
As reported by The Associated Press, Coca-Cola...|
|4/16/2015 - Scientists from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, report in the journal Science that they have designed a new type of 3D printer capable of creating designer molecules from scratch. This could dramatically accelerate the process by which new industrial and pharmaceutical chemicals and materials...|
|4/16/2015 - Some are calling the initiative a failure, and others say it's definitely a step in the right direction. Taking any action that will begin sending a better message about the food we eat is a good idea. The obesity rates in South Los Angeles grew by 12 percent over three years despite an innovative ban...|
|4/15/2015 - Every time you purchase mass-produced processed "food" from the likes of Kraft, PepsiCo, or Nestle, you're choosing, whether you realize it or not, to feed your family not only genetically engineered poisons and chemical additives, but also various flavoring agents manufactured using the tissue of aborted...|
|4/14/2015 - There is no specific technical definition for the term "superfood," a word you've no doubt encountered when it comes to health trends. Generally speaking, superfoods are foods considered to have unusually high nutritional value or health benefits; many fruits, vegetables and seeds fit that definition...|
|4/12/2015 - There has been some good news lately regarding the U.S. economy: Jobs are coming back in appreciable numbers - finally - and more Americans are having an easier time earning a living than at the height of the Great Recession.
But there is still plenty of bad news, economically, in the world's richest...|
|4/12/2015 - Walk down the center aisles of any major grocery store and you'll see that most items contain multiple carcinogens approved by the FDA. They're typically labeled as an additive, preservative, or some other protective-sounding word or phrase, but it's all the same.
For example, peaches in pesticide-laden...|
|4/11/2015 - The Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Boxes are really rocking! As the pictures reveal below, I've been able to grow strawberries, peppers, tomatoes, lettuce, micro greens and much more using the Food Rising grow systems (now available at SupplySource.com) while exerting almost no effort at all.
|4/9/2015 - One of the major pitfalls that many people encounter, often unknowingly, when trying to adopt a cleaner, healthier lifestyle is the synthetic vitamin deception. A great many of those inexpensive, mass-produced nutritional supplements you see lining the shelves at drug stores and big box retailers contain...|
|4/9/2015 - Next time you're feeling good about yourself for choosing a local mom and pop eatery over a big chain restaurant like Olive Garden or Red Lobster, you may want to do a little leg work first. While smaller, independently owned restaurants are known for their locally sourced ingredients and an overall...|
|4/9/2015 - Inflammation is the body's reaction to consuming chemicals, irradiated salt, artificial additives and artificial preservatives. It's the result of drinking water and other beverages that are contaminated with a Chinese industrial waste pollutant known as fluoride, which America imports and pours into...|
|4/8/2015 - The price of ground beef just set another record high in recent days, as a combination of factors including the 2012 drought, which caused ranchers to dramatically thin herds, contribute to its doubling in price since 2010.
As reported by CNS News, the average ground beef price rose to its new record...|
|4/7/2015 - Many people believe the word "superfood" is a term used for click bait and nothing more, but superfoods not only exist, they are the superheroes of the food world. Spirulina is one such food.
In the Central African Republic, Catholic nuns are using the blue-green algae to fight malnutrition at the...|
|4/7/2015 - According to The Guardian, the United Kingdom's growing population is bound to face food shortages within the next generation. As self-sufficiency is surrendered away to the demands of corporate monoculture, the people not only lose touch with their food but become dependent on a select agricultural...|
|4/6/2015 - Backyard food production expert and author Marjory Wildcraft will host a free online event in April called the "Home Grown Food Summit," which features 30 experts who will discuss a range of topics to help you become more food independent.
In this introductory video, Wildcraft talks about her "passion"...|
|4/5/2015 - In early March 2015, a late winter storm surprised everyone by dumping large amounts of snow in many states from Texas to Maine. 4,000 flights were cancelled, schools closed, and in Kentucky, where nearly two feet of snow fell, hundreds of drivers found themselves stranded on interstate highways for...|
|4/5/2015 - Every year, around 1.3 billion tons of food are wasted, according to the UN Food and Agriculture Organization. Economic crises coupled with a growing global population means each of us needs to play our part in reducing waste.
Approximately one-third of global food production goes to waste. Most...|
|4/5/2015 - While the gasoline price index, the overall energy price index and the overall Consumer Price Index did decline in January 2015, over the past year, only one index did the complete opposite.
The electricity price index, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), actually increased during...|
|4/4/2015 - The primary function of the mainstream media is not to inform you, but to distract you from what's really happening. When it comes down to it, nobody really cares whether a tiny pizza joint in Indiana wants to cater a gay wedding with pizzas. (Who caters their wedding with pizza, anyway?) The far greater...|
|4/4/2015 - Julia Parker-Dickerson, who serves as the Director of Youth Education Programs with the National Gardening Association, will be a featured speaker at an upcoming, free online event called the "Home Grown Food Summit."
The summit will include dozens of presenters who will provide information about...|
|4/3/2015 - A class of food additives used in nearly all processed foods may be partially to blame for inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD) such as Crohn's disease, and may also lead to obesity and diabetes, according to a study conducted by researchers from Cornell University, Emory University, Georgia State University...|
|4/3/2015 - In every measurable way, Americans are in worse health than ever before. It is widely predicted that our lifespan is shortening; the generations that came before us will outlive us, and we are likely to outlive the generations that succeed us.
Most Americans simply want to lose weight, but some aspire...|
|4/3/2015 - With funding now secured for all 250 Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Boxes, a worldwide revolution has been launched that will put food production into the hands of people rather than corporations. So while Michelle Obama continues to starve public schoolchildren with her misguided school lunch mandates,...|
|4/2/2015 5:18:41 PM - Media reports are claiming that eating fast food could help you recover after a workout and even improve exercise performance, based on a study conducted by the researchers from the University of Montana and published in the International Journal of Sport Nutrition and Exercise Metabolism. But what...|
|4/2/2015 - With food prices skyrocketing, California now in an extreme emergency drought, and one-third of America's food supply headed for agricultural collapse, everybody wants to know how to produce their own food at home.
There are a multitude of ways to do it: soil gardening, sprouting, vertical gardening,...|
|4/1/2015 - If Europe weakens its standards to allow the cultivation and import of untested genetically modified organisms (GMOs), it will be making a monumental and irreversible mistake based on corporate lies and pseudoscience. This was the emphatic warning recently given by primate expert and world-renowned...|
|3/31/2015 - The paleo diet has been around for more than forty years, but recently, it has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. At present, it is one of the most popular diet trends in America.
This comeback in popularity is due in part to its new supporters, including the Crossfit movement and Hollywood celebrities...|
|3/29/2015 - Cancer can be incredibly scary, especially when you don't understand how to prevent the onset through incorporation of a healthy and holistic lifestyle that addresses all the core factors that facilitate its development. Unfortunately, avoidance of this deadly disease is difficult due to the pollution...|
|3/28/2015 - In the late 1970s, a senate committee pushed its "Dietary Goals for the United States" urging Americans to eat less fat. It was thought that red meat, eggs, and dairy were killing Americans.
By the 1980s, nearly a million Americans were dying of heart disease each year.
Again, Americans were told...|
|3/26/2015 - It has been proclaimed that we are at the peak of food production, and with industrialization, chemicals, and genetically modified foods choking the nutritional efficacy of the food supply, it's time to get back to a better model.
Something as humble as a back yard garden, or even a patio container...|
|3/25/2015 - If you've read any economic news lately, you've probably been treated to a host of stories touting a "strong" U.S. recovery, really low unemployment, and very little inflation. And, if you're like most working class Americans, you've probably read those stories while shaking your head in disbelief and...|
|3/25/2015 - One of my goals this year is to teach you how to grow your own turmeric using the Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Box system.
It's easier than you think, and I have a special adapter part being designed right now that will convert the grow box into something called a "wicking bed" which allows you to...|
|3/25/2015 - Conventional information outlets -- the corporate-controlled media, government and medical institutions -- have no interest whatsoever in teaching you knowledge and skills that can save your life, keep you out of hospitals and even reverse serious disease. That wisdom comes entirely from independent...|
|3/23/2015 - Four residents in California are reportedly suing wine makers for selling products that contain what the lawsuit claims is a "dangerous" level of arsenic. The lawsuit lists 28 California wineries as defendants, including companies like Franzia, Mogen David and Almaden.
"According to the lawsuit,"...|
|3/23/2015 - Supporters of genetically modified seeds and foods have long claimed to have "science" on their side when it comes to pushing more GMO on society. But one noted scientist says they have it backwards: They are the ones ignoring science, not those opposed to GMO crops and foods.
Dr. (Dame) Jane Goodall,...|
|3/23/2015 - We all know that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have not been proven safe based on the fact that there are no long-term studies on the health affects of GMOs or their associated pesticides. However, many skeptics insist that, because there are few studies showing harm from GMOs and the U.S. Food...|
|3/23/2015 - China has a dastardly reputation for producing garbage consumer products of poor quality that may contain things like toxic heavy metals and lead paint. But the world's largest economy (by some measures) is increasingly exporting garbage food products as well, including tainted berries that reportedly...|
|3/22/2015 - A Seattle architect named Katrina Spade has proposed a new solution for urban food production: convert the recently deceased into nutritious compost to feed the food crops.
The project is called the Urban Death Project, and it describes the process of turning dead humans into food as follows:
|3/22/2015 - When Dr. Ruby Lathon, an engineering professional, was diagnosed with thyroid cancer, she dreaded the thought of undergoing surgery and taking medications. While such treatments are typically the go-to solution in situations like hers, such drastic measures were something she hoped to avoid. So, whereas...|
|3/20/2015 10:44:13 AM - Natural News Editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, will be a featured speaker at an upcoming, free online event called the "Home Grown Food Summit," in which dozens of presenters will provide information about how to secure your own food freedom.
Adams' most recent accomplishment in this area is...|
|3/20/2015 - Around 20 years ago, food labels were introduced to help Americans consume a healthier and more nutritious diet. Recently, the FDA looked at these labels and came up with a list of possible changes, which they felt were necessary to meet the needs of the American public and create more transparency...|
|3/20/2015 - In a recent interview with freedom activist Adam Kokesh, NaturalNews editor Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, explained his most recent concept to enable more people to feed themselves "off the grid," if necessary: Food Rising.
As he introduced the segment, Kokesh noted that the Food Rising system Adams...|
|3/20/2015 - Mercury is an element (Hg on the periodic table) that is naturally found in our environment in the air, water, rocks and soil. Mercury can be found in several different forms: metallic mercury, inorganic mercury compounds, and organic mercury compounds.
Metallic mercury is also known as elemental...|
|3/19/2015 7:09:51 AM - Fruits, vegetables, nuts, and even dark chocolate are without question staples of a healthy diet. But did you know that some of these highly nutritious foods might be poisoning your body and sending your defense mechanisms into chronic overdrive? Nature's weapon of choice in this matter is a compound...|
|3/18/2015 - A number of American corporations and foundations are spearheading efforts to spread genetically modified organisms to the African continent, including agri-giant Monsanto and the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, according to a just-released report.
"The U.S., the world's top producer of GM crops,...|
|3/17/2015 - For this science lab product review, I've acquired the SOEKS radiation meter and some radioactive uranium ore for testing in my lab. As the photos show below, this affordable, real-time radiation meter does a fantastic job of alerting you to dangerous levels of background radiation that might cause...|
|3/17/2015 - Our effort to donate 250 Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow Boxes to schools, community centers and churches around the country has achieved extraordinary success!
The Food Rising Mini-Farm Grow System is a non-electric, easy-to-use food production system that grows lettuce, strawberries, tomatoes, medicinal...|
|3/16/2015 - As Michael Snyder points out in a timely article at The Economic Collapse Blog, California is rapidly reverting back to the desert it was once.
Awareness of this is only now beginning to spread, but almost no one truly grasps the implications of what losing California's Central Valley agricultural...|
|3/14/2015 - The great measles false flag of 2015 is bringing out the worst in pro-vaccine fanatics, many of whom have taken to the airwaves, social media, websites, and newsprint with militant rantings about why everyone should get vaccinated. But rather than present any actual science to support their verbal discharges,...|
|3/14/2015 - Chemical companies and their food conglomerate allies have spent hundreds of millions of dollars over the past several years fighting against your right to know what's in your food. No matter how the industry tries to spin the issue, people have a right to know if they're eating patented genetic material...|
|3/13/2015 - The arrogant mindset which suggests that the United States is the greatest nation on Earth and light-years ahead of the rest of the world on virtually every front is laughable when it comes to the quality of our food supply. And perhaps nothing illustrates this point better than the average lunch plate...|
|3/13/2015 - Organophosphate pesticides (OPs) are among the most used pesticides in agriculture. They are basically neurotoxic, causing neurological issues, learning and developmental disorders and depression, and sometimes leading to suicide.
Just to make sure everyone got their fair share of neurotoxic OPs,...|
|3/12/2015 - A revolution in "green" living is sweeping the globe, and you have the opportunity to be a part of it by learning how to grow your own food and medicine at home. It's not as difficult as many people think it is, but having the right tools, instructions and inspiration are invaluable when it comes to...|
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|3/12/2015 - For decades, McDonald's has been the poster child of chemically-altered factory-made fast food. While preying on the emotional imprinting of children with on-site playgrounds and social engineering marketing tactics, the restaurant's true fundamental ethics are reflected in the horrors of the factory...|
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