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|1/27/2013 - If you're one of many of the world's citizens suffering from chronic pain, you're not alone. An estimated 60 percent or more of Americans suffer from food sensitivities and allergies, hidden culprits of chronic pain. It is rare indeed to find an individual who has no food allergies or sensitivities...|
|1/27/2013 - With a growing concern about pesticides, genetic modification, and additives in their children's food, a new survey has found that moms put more faith in blogs and peers rather than the government for information.
The poll was conducted by Fleishman-Hillard and TheMotherhood.com, and was titled "Cart...|
|1/25/2013 - Before you read this article, be warned: you may never want to eat again.
You probably already know that our food supply is contaminated. But did you know that the FDA (Food and Drug Administration) allows a certain amount of rat excrement, insect heads and maggots in the food supply, along with...|
|1/24/2013 - Can you name the two worst foods on the planet? I'm talking about the kind of food that causes obesity and accelerated aging. Not to mention - the long list of degenerative diseases like, heart disease and cancer - since its invention. Have you guessed it yet? (keep reading for the answer - below)
|1/24/2013 - Lack of a unified standard for defining "whole grain" foods places consumers at risk of being misled, warn Harvard University researchers in an study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition. For example, products labeled with one of the most widely used whole-grain certifications were found...|
|1/24/2013 - Created by the United States Department of Agriculture in 1992, The Food Guide Pyramid was brought into America's classrooms and utilized as a doctrine. This misguided, one-size-fits-all approach to health took the drive away from children to find real answers and brainwashed them with messages that...|
|1/22/2013 - Everyone knows that foods high in fat or sugar are unhealthy in large quantities. Especially given the high rates of obesity in America, we are hearing more and more about the importance of healthy eating habits. It's time to factor in another reason, however: a poor diet can lead to osteoporosis.
|1/22/2013 - We have no idea of the heavy metal dangers lurking about us. So, I am gong to present common heavy metals, what they may cause in cumulative amounts and their common sources.
Constipation; Vomiting; Learning difficulties; Mental retardation; Hyperactivity; Vertigo; Gout, arthritis; kidney damage;...|
|1/22/2013 - New evidence suggests that a diet rich in fruits, vegetables, probiotics and fish oil may relieve asthma in children, according to a recent study.
"A school-based, double-blind, placebo-controlled, randomized trial involving 192 asthmatic children aged 10-12 found that a supplement combining fruits,...|
|1/22/2013 - Imagine judicial review for protecting consumer rights and the environment going up in a puff of smoke and biotech corporations like Monsanto having complete immunity to plant whatever they want, whenever they want -- without testing. This is exactly what a small amendment in the proposed new farm bill...|
|1/21/2013 - Thousands of communities across the country and around the world add it to their water supplies to ensure that their water is safe for human exposure and consumption. But the common practice of adding chlorine chemicals to water for public safety purposes may not be as safe as we have all been told,...|
|1/19/2013 - Once upon a time in America, employment prospects and the chance to become much more successful in life were far better for those who had put forth the extra effort required to obtain higher levels of education. But in today's economy, where the new normal is anemic annual growth rates of one to two...|
|1/16/2013 - Earth's conventional food and water supply is quickly becoming its own huge "cancer." Persistent organic pollutants, POPs for short, are "brewing and breeding" the ultimate destruction of organic life on planet earth, as they bio-accumulate in the environment AND in human and animal body tissues. If...|
|1/16/2013 - So many of us are concerned with staying trim and fit by eating right and doing cardiovascular workouts that we overlook the importance of building and maintaining muscle mass through diet and exercise. Having a lean and muscular physique provides many benefits. One of the most important is that muscle...|
|1/16/2013 - It is estimated that as many as one out of every three Americans suffers from some type of digestive disorder, whether it be occasional gas or bloating, or something more severe like inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) or chronic diarrhea. Whatever the particular issue, digestive upset tends to negatively...|
|1/16/2013 - Developed to treat anxiety-related disorders and phobias, systematic desensitization (SD) is based on the principles of classical conditioning and the premise that what has been learned (conditioned) can be unlearned. This "conditioning;" however, has been systematically unlearned by a focused effort...|
|1/15/2013 - Gastrointestinal problems are prolific in today's society, and this is largely due to the fact that the modern food supply is greatly lacking in the nutrients required for healthy digestion (not to mention a widespread overload of toxins from vaccines, pharmaceuticals, and pesticides). But the good...|
|1/13/2013 - High-level executives from some of the U.S.'s largest food corporations are meeting with the FDA behind closed doors this week to lobby for a mandatory federal GMO labeling law. Could it be that bad press and consumer backlash have dulled the enthusiasm of these former biotech cheerleaders? Or is Big...|
|1/10/2013 - The fight is not over to get "Frankenfood" labeled, as roughly 350,000 signatures have been successfully delivered to the Secretary of State's office in Washington state petitioning for a ballot measure that would require the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). According to The Spokesman-Review,...|
|1/10/2013 - I'm always on the lookout for the next great food bar, and a relatively new company called "Bearded Bros" has just topped my list with an amazing new lineup of (mostly) raw food bars made with nearly all organic ingredients.
Check out the ingredients of their Bodacious Blueberry Vanilla bar:
|1/9/2013 - Cancer can be beaten the very large majority of the time - though not with mainstream treatments that target just the symptoms of cancer. Beating cancer means not only eliminating existing cancer cells, but also eliminating the root causes which enabled cancer to gain a foothold to begin with.
|1/9/2013 - On November 6, in the wake of one of the most expensive and scurrilous smear campaigns in history, six million voters scared the hell out of Monsanto and Big Food Inc. by coming within a razor's edge of passing the first statewide mandatory labeling law for genetically modified organisms (GMOs).
|1/8/2013 - Colon cancer continues to be a leading cause of cancer deaths, as the number of newly diagnosed cases continue to grow concurrent with the rate of overweight, obesity and processed food consumption. This may come as no surprise to natural health followers who understand that fried and hydrogenated foods...|
|1/8/2013 - Good news for patients with both migraines and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS): an elimination diet done using the body's actual reactions to potential allergens as the primary trigger foods avoided. A recent randomized controlled double-blind clinical trial in Turkey found that an elimination diet based...|
|1/7/2013 - As challenging as it might sometimes seem, shedding those excess pounds and keeping them off is not an impossible task. For many overweight and obese people, simply making a few basic dietary changes is enough to achieve dramatic weight loss results that will actually last for the long haul. Here are...|
|1/5/2013 - Multiple Sclerosis is a chronic, degenerative disease of the nerves in the brain and spine. The disease causes the body to attack an insulating substance around nerve cells called myelin. When the myelin is damaged, the function of the nerves deteriorate, resulting in muscle weakness, imbalance or loss...|
|1/4/2013 - "Physicians and parents should be aware that both overeating and binge eating are quite common in adolescents, and these problems put them at risk for other problems, such as drug use", says Kendrin Sonneville, doctor at Boston Children's Hospital.
Kids who overeat are more likely to try drugsA recent...|
|1/2/2013 - It is the leading cause of death in America today, and the costs associated with treating it are expected to nearly triple by the year 2030. But heart disease does not have to be the inevitable death sentence that many people assume it to be -- in fact, you can effectively avoid developing heart disease...|
|1/2/2013 - I want to take a moment out of our hectic investigative journalism schedule to recognize three non-GMO, organic health food companies that deserve top recognition in the new year.
These brands not only provide some of the very best non-GMO organic grocery foods available today; they're also engaged...|
|12/31/2012 - 2013 will go down in history as the year of global insanity. The Earth isn't going crazy, but many of the people who inhabit it certainly are. Madness is about to be unleashed on many fronts: economic, social, political, financial and more. In the near future, you will look back on the Christmas of...|
|12/29/2012 - Once the bastion of purity, seafood has now entered the realm of "manufactured" sustenance, thanks to a couple of U.S. government bureaucracies.
The Food and Drug Administration has granted permission to a firm that will allow it to produce GM salmon, a decision that has been called a genetically...|
|12/29/2012 - The best way to treat disease is to prevent it from ever forming in the first place. And one of the primary ways to effectively prevent disease from forming is to eat foods that are rich in disease-fighting vitamins, minerals, enzymes, and antioxidants, all of which create conditions inside the body...|
|12/29/2012 - Are you now, or have you ever been locked into one, two or all three of the following "bad" behavior rituals; cigarettes, fast food or a bad diet? You can transition from a bad 2012 routine to a great 2013 routine, where health, energy, immunity and vitality are your new "norm."
Cigarettes; a behavior...|
|12/29/2012 - Many people with a gluten intolerance or allergy are baffled when they adopt a gluten-free lifestyle and still experience symptoms of food allergies, symptoms that may have initially gone away once gluten was out of their diet. Sometimes people attribute these feelings of upset stomach, headache, or...|
|12/26/2012 - With so much misinformation out there about food and how it affects human health, making healthy food choices for you and your family can be difficult and confusing. There are a number of specific foods; however, that you will want to avoid in almost every circumstance because they provide virtually...|
|12/26/2012 - After a few brief tests, GE salmon, meant to grow twice as fast as regular Atlantic salmon, was deemed safe both for the environment and for human consumption. The FDA added that it would take public comments for 60 days before finally deciding on whether or not to approve the salmon.
|12/22/2012 - Indigestion has many aspects, from simply feeling bloated and too full to full blown IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) or IBD (inflammatory bowel disease). The latter includes both ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.
Basic eating habits can prevent simple indigestion and keep gastrointestinal disorders...|
|12/22/2012 - You may not have known it, but keeping your diet primarily alkaline rather than acidic is a much healthier alternative and can add years to your life.
"The human body goes to great lengths to maintain a slightly alkaline PH of 7.35, but poor diet and stress can change the PH to an acidic one in which...|
|12/22/2012 - Americans are eating more and gaining weight with rapid speed, and many people have theories about why this is, but the truth could very well be that in an effort to sell more food and make more money, manufacturers have designed their food to go down quicker so you can put more in your mouth. People...|
|12/17/2012 - The humble jar of honey in your cabinet is more than just an exquisite sweetener -- it's also an incredible survival food and medicine chest rolled into one. Known throughout history for its health merits, honey is a broad spectrum healer. Heart disease, high cholesterol, influenza, wounds and infections...|
|12/17/2012 - According to a new study carried out by the ocean conservation group Oceana, nearly 40 percent of the seafood sold in New York's restaurants and grocery stores is mislabeled, with cheap fish being often substituted for more expensive varieties. What's worse is that some of the substitutes are downright...|
|12/17/2012 - Current dish washing practices in restaurants are completely inadequate for preventing the spread of one the most common agents of foodborne illness, according to a study conducted by researchers from Ohio State University and published in the journal PLoS ONE.
"We know that when public food establishments...|
|12/13/2012 - It's hard to avoid the advertising campaigns swarming daily news programs, magazine headlines and various super market labels with titles like "Number One Superfood Everyone Should Eat" or "Eat This to Destroy Disease." Interestingly, there are foods that are powerful enough to help lower the risk of...|
|12/12/2012 - This article follows up on Mike Adams' devastating pieces exposing Dr. Oz and a coordinated high-level assault on organic food.
How high does this assault on organic food go?
Soon after her husband's...|
|12/12/2012 - The root of good and bad health resides in the gut. This is a centuries old maxim of both Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and India's Ayurvedic medical practices.
Over the last few decades, renegade MD's, holistic practitioners, chiropractors, and alternative health nutritionists have realized...|
|12/11/2012 - We've all heard about hidden agendas, divide and conquer, controlling the narrative, and problem-reaction-solution. These are certainly time-honored and effective strategies for political elites.
To get simpler, we could just say lie-cheat-steal-kill.
But let's approach all this from a somewhat...|
|12/10/2012 - The cat is jumping out of the bag.
Food Democracy Now is weighing in on Prop 37 vote fraud, having discovered that the California Secretary of State, in charge of all elections in CA, has stopped posting updates on the ongoing vote count.
From November 6 all the way to up to December 4, these...|
|12/9/2012 - Modern children are being poisoned like never before in the history of human civilization. No wonder the rate of autism in America has skyrocketed to 1 in 88 children over the last few decades, putting autism squarely in the "epidemic" category.
But don't expect any CDC action on this epidemic. The...|
|12/8/2012 - The typical American diet is a deadly one, consisting primarily of toxic and acid-forming foods like processed sugars, artificial sweeteners, refined grains, conventionally produced meats and dairy, and hidden genetically modified organisms. All this, combined with a plethora of other challenging environmental...|
|12/8/2012 - The man responsible for alerting the world to the presence of melamine in milk and infant formula made in China several years ago has died after being viciously and mercilessly beaten and stabbed to death. The Times of India and others report that 44-year-old Jiang Weisuo, the acclaimed whistleblower...|
|12/8/2012 - A truly inspirational study carried out by a small team of researchers found that there is more to consuming vegetables than meets the eye: Is there anything else that veggies can change about a person other than their nutrient intake? The answer, now according to science, is yes.
|12/7/2012 - Rather than actually take the time to address the root causes of meat and poultry contamination, which more often than not are a direct result of outrageously unsanitary factory farming practices (http://www.naturalnews.com/025716_antibiotic_animals_antibiotics.html), the U.S. Food and Drug Administration...|
|12/6/2012 - For several years now, Hawaii has been having hearings regarding the implementation of labeling GMOs. We have had Neighborhood Board meetings, Legislative hearings, and, of late, City Council hearings. Anything involving government officiality has always been lip service.
Recently, the City Council...|
|12/6/2012 - Besides what we already know about the dangers of consuming genetically modified foods, these "frankenfoods" now appear to play a key role in the current obesity pandemic. Perhaps not so coincidentally, the number of Americans now classified as overweight has doubled in the last 20 years - the same...|
|12/6/2012 - What used to be nothing more than barren, unused easement space for overhead utility lines in an ordinary southern California suburb has turned into a flourishing, edible landscape, thanks to the inspiration of several local visionaries who recognized incredible potential for the otherwise wasted site....|
|12/6/2012 - A few days ago, I sounded the alarm on Dr. Oz and his attack on organic consumers. In my article published here on Natural News, I called Dr. Oz a "sellout" for his labeling of organic consumers as "elitist" and "snobs" while lying by omission in his TIME Magazine article that failed to disclose the...|
|12/5/2012 - A new study carried out by scientists by the University of British Columbia and the University of La Rochelle, in France, may shed some light onto the importance of having a balanced diet, by looking at some unusual subjects: dolphins and whales. More importantly, this research highlights the importance...|
|12/4/2012 - There has been a firestorm of activity concerning Dr. Oz following his publication of an opinion piece in TIME Magazine calling people who buy local, organic, non-GMO food "snobs" and "elitists" and "snooty."
To say this rubbed the organic food movement the wrong way would be an understatement. Dr....|
|12/4/2012 - Navigating the grocery store aisles in search of truly healthy food can be a daunting task, especially if you do not know exactly what to look for. And according to a new survey put out by ViJuvenate.com, as many as half of all shoppers are still confused by the terms "natural" and "all natural," falsely...|
|12/4/2012 - This article follows up on Mike Adams' devastating pieces exposing Dr. Oz and a coordinated high-level assault on organic food.
How high does this assault on organic food go?
Soon after her husband's...|
|12/3/2012 - With all the delicious foods to choose from during the holidays, and in spite of our best efforts to keep food indulgences to a minimum, there are times when we find that it's nearly impossible to resist an extra helping of treats.
To deal with our temporary lack of constraint that can produce an...|
|12/2/2012 - Dr. Oz's recent attack on organics has left a large number of people shocked at his betrayal of the organic consumer community. Yesterday, his Facebook page was being absolutely inundated with posts from people calling him a "betrayer" and asking why he would attack organics and start promoting feedlot...|
|12/2/2012 - Dr. Oz's recently article in TIME Magazine -- entitled "The anti-snob diet" -- has created something of a firestorm across the internet. In his article, Dr. Oz refers to people who buy organic foods or who frequent farmers markets as "snooty" "elitist" and "snobs." He promotes feedlot beef, conventional...|
|12/1/2012 - Dr. Oz has finally done it: He has sold out to Big Ag by declaring organic foods to be "elitist," "snooty" and no better than conventional foods. The man who once urged Americans to eat organic has sold his soul to the criminally-run food giants in a mind-blowing editorial piece recently published in...|
|12/1/2012 - Here's a detailed update of what's new and interesting at the Natural News Store, plus some behind-the-scenes details.
We've just received 900+ cans of "Storable Organics" foods that were packed in 2011 and stored in another facility. They consist of #10 cans (that's a "number ten can" not a "ten...|
|11/30/2012 - Allergies can do just about anything to almost any part of the body. Common symptoms are runny nose, watery eyes, ear infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis, asthma, headaches, gastrointestinal problems, nausea, cramps, colitis, gas, constipation, menstrual disorders, hypoglycemia, emotional disturbances,...|
|11/26/2012 - (Satire) You may be wondering why neither President Obama nor Governor Romney spoke for one single second during the campaigns or debates about how toxic food and prescription medications are killing hundreds of thousands of Americans every year, and neither "candidate" had any kind of platform regarding...|
|11/24/2012 - Food Dehydrators are so awesome to have in your kitchen. There are so many healthy treats you can make for your family that normally would be pricey in a store or they contain non-organic foods with preservatives. The dehydrator allows the food to retain 100 percent of its nutritional value of vitamins,...|
|11/24/2012 - Obesity is not merely a cosmetic problem, but a severe threat to health and longevity. That old saying, "The longer the belt, the shorter the life," is entirely accurate.
Associated with obesity are diabetes and heart disease among others. This can be confirmed by Googling or Yahooing, "Could Sulfur...|
|11/22/2012 - It's a scandal that has grown exponentially, in conjunction with the welfare state: The abuse of government-provided, taxpayer-funded nutritional assistance programs that, quite frankly, don't provide much in the way of "nutrition," but which serve to increase both the national debt and the country's...|
|11/22/2012 - Acid reflux or heartburn is a fairly common digestive problems that is annoying and uncomfortable, but not serious unless it becomes chronic. Then it's called GERD (Gastroesophageal reflux disease), which gets to the point of seriously irritating the esophagus.
Symptoms include chest pains, upper...|
|11/21/2012 - From the day we first opened our Natural News Store, we've been inundated with requests to put together discounts for the upcoming "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" events. I honestly had no idea these days were such a big deal, and in some ways I'm disturbed that retailers have essentially created...|
|11/21/2012 - Well here we are again, preparing for the holidays and all those big meals, get-togethers, and parties that will kick off in earnest this Thanksgiving Thursday, the 22nd of November.
In addition to the traditional Thanksgiving feast, there comes the Christmas dinner and more food and beverages at...|
|11/21/2012 - This time of year, I often write about the things for which I'm thankful. This year, the overriding object of my gratitude is none other than the fast-expanding numbers of Natural News readers and advocates who share our news with others.
Beyond the millions of monthly readers who visit NaturalNews.com,...|
|11/20/2012 - It has been more than two years since the biotechnology company AquAdvantage first petitioned the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to approve its genetically-engineered (GE) salmon AquaBounty for human consumption, and the agency still has not given the "Frankenfish" the green light, thanks in...|
|11/19/2012 - Most of the talk on preparedness these days focuses on food, water, emergency medical supplies, sleeping bags and similar items. There's nothing wrong with that, of course, but it's limited to the scope of being ready for things that happen when you're alive. But this life is just the blink of an eye...|
|11/18/2012 - Forget spirulina, pomegranates, blueberries, and the host of other natural "superfoods" with incredible nutritive and healing powers -- the biotechnology industry has developed a new purple "Frankentomato" that it claims can single-handedly halt inflammation, stop plaque buildup in arteries, and even...|
|11/18/2012 - By now, we all know about the Proposition 37 travesty in California. The biotech industry did what they do best - lie and deceive and the major food companies maintained their use of GMOs in their foods. What was alarming is that most of the major food companies bought out organic companies so they...|
|11/17/2012 - When considering the various factors that are most responsible for widespread environmental pollution and ecosystem destruction in today's world, most people probably envision things like industrial manufacturing facilities spilling chemicals into nearby waterways, coal-fired power plants billowing...|
|11/17/2012 - The more you eat, the lower your risk of certain cancers.
Beans have more servings of fiber than any other vegetable. One single serving will give you 20 percent of your daily-recommended fiber.
Researchers in Japan did a seven-year study. They studied more than 43,000 people between the ages...|
|11/17/2012 - EBT cards are modern-day food stamps, except they're electronic. In essence, they are government-issued debit cards that allow recipients to spend taxpayer money for their own groceries. But EBT cards aren't merely good on food staples like beans and rice, they can be spent on processed junk food that...|
|11/17/2012 - Before getting into diverticulitis I need to inform of you something that I forgot in the constipation article. The best, easiest and most natural way to take a dump is to squat, seriously. Stand on the toilet, then squat and let her rip. This position puts the channels of elimination in a straight...|
|11/16/2012 - Dear fellow junk food aficionados: A great chapter of American history is coming to an end. The Texas-based Hostess company, the producer of Twinkies, Ho Ho's and other fine pastries, has been gutted by a union dispute and is closing its doors for good. A total of 18,500 people will lose their jobs,...|
|11/15/2012 - One of the most beneficial aspects of the Yes on 37 campaign is the transparency it created regarding seemingly 'natural' and organic brands. Mega conglomerates like Dean Foods, Coca Cola, Hain, Kraft, PepsiCo and Heinz have gobbled up most of the organic food industry, leaving little to spare -- spawning...|
|11/15/2012 - So you want to be healthy? You go to your doctor and he tells you to take fish oil and vitamin D. Then you open the Natural News email and discover the benefits of vitamin C and many other great vitamins, minerals and supplements and take them also. It may surprise you to find that there are GMOs hidden...|
|11/13/2012 - Election Day may not have turned out nationally as many people may have wished, but a number of local issues, from our perspective, did quite well, and one of them was a measure in San Juan County, Wash., to ban the growing of genetically modified crops.
According to local reports, Washington state...|
|11/13/2012 - First and foremost beta carotenes are one of the many brightly compounds called carotenoids that make foods red, yellow, and orange. Also, those red or orange colored hydrocarbons found in carrots and other vegetables change into vitamin A in the body, which helps regulate the growth of cells and control...|
|11/12/2012 8:11:54 PM - Even though some food is labeled organic, the seeds may still have come from a GMO source; like if a small to mid-size farmer buys seeds or plants, such as tomatoes, from a Home Depot or Lowe's, and then plants them in organic soil and does not use pesticide, they are still GMO, but they don't get labeled...|
|11/12/2012 - Big money wins yet again -- this time defeating Prop. 37 in California. Monsanto, DuPont and others contributed $45 million to keep the American public in the dark about genetically modified organisms. Even though the failure of this ballot measure is a blow to those who value safe food, the battle...|
|11/12/2012 - Gluten intolerance has reached epidemic proportions -- a staggering 40 percent of the U.S. population now suffers from it in one form or another. Celiac disease alone strikes one in every 133 Americans. Taking into account the fact that gluten sensitivity has risen sharply over the last 20 years, researchers...|
|11/11/2012 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there's a lot of renewed interest in preparedness. One thing we all learned from the disaster is that when the power grid goes down, starvation isn't too far behind for those who have failed to store food.
It's easy to store a 72-hour supply of food just by shopping...|
|11/8/2012 - Most people don't need an excuse to eat chocolate -- its creamy texture and delicious taste are reason enough. Yet, here is another compelling reason to savor chocolate: it helps your brain work better. Flavonols present within chocolate may be the key to this enhanced cognitive functioning. But we...|
|11/8/2012 - Labeling genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) is simply too costly, and any law requiring that GMOs be properly labeled will raise food prices significantly. This was one of the many lies propagated by the biotechnology and processed food industries in the months and weeks leading up to the vote on...|
|11/7/2012 - An unanticipated but welcomed voice in the debate over whether or not to label genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), children are increasingly speaking the bold truth to their peers and even adults about the importance of eating real food, according to a recent CNN editorial. Out of the mouths of babes,...|
|11/6/2012 - Being gluten-free means more than just purchasing gluten-free ingredients and prepared meals. People who live a gluten-free lifestyle, unless they live alone, are preparing their meals in a non gluten-free environment. These people may experience symptoms that they thought they left behind when they...|
|11/6/2012 - In Proposition 37, the California ballot initiative that would require the labeling of genetically modified foods, the health-minded community has an important opportunity to put some muscle where its mouth is. If the measure passes on Tuesday, it could very well demonstrate the growing strength and...|
|11/6/2012 - You can go into a market and pick out organic vegetables and fruit. This isn't something you do through magic or secret divination with a special wand. There are labels that tell you the food is organic.
"Experts" claim organic food is no better or safer than food drenched with pesticides. But still,...|
|11/6/2012 - With Election Day nearing, one of the hot button issues in California is Proposition 37, the initiative to label genetically modified foods. Now, this reasonable request should be a no-brainer. We have to label ingredients in various products such as mattresses and diapers. Why wouldn't we want the...|
|11/5/2012 - Organic chia seeds are back! They've been very difficult to find for the past year due to a wave of global crop failures caused by floods and drought. These crop failures, coupled with increasing awareness and demand for chia seeds, has caused chia supplies to dwindle while prices tripled.
|11/4/2012 - Many people believe that it is relatively expensive to maintain a healthy or all-natural diet, suggesting that processed and preservative-filled foods are the only options for lower income families. A first-of-its-kind study by the Environmental Working Group; however, has proved that it is not only...|
|11/4/2012 - Men who incorporate a higher overall ratio of plant-based foods and herbs into their diets can help cut their risk of developing aggressive prostate cancers by at least 25 percent compared to other men, suggests a new University of South Carolina (USC) study. According to the research, which was compiled...|
|11/4/2012 - In the wake of superstorm Sandy, preppers are the new prophets. Those who failed to prepare are the new homeless.
For as long as we can all remember, preppers and survivalists have been derided by the mainstream media, labeled "kooks" and "wing nuts" for stockpiling food, water, ammunition, medical...|
|11/4/2012 - As the stability of both the nation and the world becomes increasingly more precarious and uncertain, stocking up on long-term food supplies that will keep you and your family nourished in the event of a major supply chain disruption is more important than ever. To help make sure you are prepared for...|
|11/3/2012 - The time from Thanksgiving to New Years is the most traveled month of the year. Even with the TSA nonsense at airports and increasing TSA presence at train stations, more people will continue the tradition of getting together with family members at some time during the holiday period.
Some of us...|
|11/3/2012 - The knowledge that junk foods such as bacon cheeseburgers, fries, shakes, donuts and chips are detrimental to your health is no new revelation. These foods are packed with hydrogenated trans-fats, refined carbohydrates and sugars that boost blood pressure, increase blood glucose and flood cells with...|
|11/2/2012 - Dealing with the symptoms of chronic digestive dysfunction can be discouraging for many people, especially when unknown dietary and environmental triggers constantly seem to create bloat, abdominal pain, gas, and other problems. But correcting the issue can also be as simple as eating certain foods...|
|11/2/2012 - The first 72 hours after a natural disaster are the "polite" hours. Residents operate under the illusion that Big Government will soon save them with emergency supplies: food, water, fuel, clothing and more. So they follow the rules and "play nice."
After about the third day, all those social niceties...|
|11/2/2012 - A new push back in the fight against government corruption begins this week in California, as supporters of Healthy Family Farms owner Sharon Palmer and former Rawesome food club manager James Stewart launch an aggressive and urgent calling campaign in hopes of seeing criminal charges against the two...|
|11/1/2012 - With less than one week left before Californians head to the polls to decide the future of food transparency in the Golden State, the Yes on Proposition 37 California Right to Know campaign has launched a new television ad with a simple, yet strikingly positive message that cuts through the lies and...|
|11/1/2012 - With Hurricane Sandy leaving millions of people without power, it raises the question of "what do we do?" Perhaps the most pressing matter for many families is the issue of food. These tips can help those affected by Hurricane Sandy, and it can stand as a useful guideline for families to be prepared...|
|10/31/2012 - A new Californian law may require manufacturers in the United States to label genetically modified foods but even if California passes this law now and other states follow suit, it could be a long time before labeling is the norm. As many as 70 to 80 percent of the packaged foods in the supermarket...|
|10/31/2012 - Systemic Lupus Erythematosus (SLE) is an autoimmune disease that is known to inflame and damage the heart, lungs, brain, joints, blood vessels, skin and kidneys among other things. Typical medical treatments for lupus include corticosteroids that suppress the immune system and have major side effects.
|10/30/2012 - As the groundswell of support among the general public continues to grow for Proposition 37, the effort to require labeling of genetically modified foods in California, a group of food experts has joined the ranks of backers: Chefs.
More than 700 chefs and professional foodies, "from prominent names...|
|10/30/2012 - The food we eat provides the raw materials for healthy cells in our body. Children need high quality nutrition to function and perform at their peak. Our society trains children to devalue the importance of high quality food choices. Raising healthy children takes determination and great meal planning...|
|10/29/2012 - Monster Hurricane Sandy made landfall along the South Jersey coast, as forecasters had predicted, on Monday evening with gale-force winds of 90 miles per hour and bringing with it the promise of "historic" damage that could lead to scores of unprepared Americans "fighting in the streets" for basic goods...|
|10/29/2012 - It may come as no surprise that what we eat affects the brain, and this is most obvious when looking at dietary disorders like obesity, compulsive overeating, and diabetes. The annual conference of the Society for Neuroscience took place between October 13 and October 17, and featured several new studies...|
|10/28/2012 - Approximately three million people in the United States have been diagnosed with Celiac disease and another 18 million may be gluten sensitive. The growing number of people who choose to avoid gluten is causing restaurants to make changes. Large restaurant chains now include gluten-free items on their...|
|10/27/2012 - Called a "monster storm," Hurricane Sandy is much more than a hurricane. It's a hybrid monster storm system that weather experts are now warning could cause $1 billion in damage when it strikes the U.S. eastern seaboard early Tuesday morning.
If you're living anywhere near Philadelphia, Boston, Delaware...|
|10/26/2012 - Eczema is known as a chronic dermatological condition that is characterized by skin rashes, dryness, crusting and flaking skin. Research indicates that eczema is caused by chronic inflammation that affects the skin cells and causes scarring. Natural lifestyle strategies allow the body to de-inflame...|
|10/25/2012 - "...[A]ll knowledgeable observers understand that technological advance and population aging are inexorable and costly and that sustained control of health care costs is possible only by denying some beneficial care to some people."
Who wrote that?
His name is Henry J. Aaron, and he wrote that...|
|10/23/2012 - If you've not been impressed by the taste of superfood powders that you mix with milk or water to make a nutrient-dense beverage, you need to know about X-Balance from SGN Nutrition. Of all the superfoods I've tasted and reviewed over the years, this one offers the most inviting taste of them all. It's...|
|10/23/2012 - India, the world's second-most populous country and one of its poorest, has apparently had enough of agribusiness giant Monsanto.
According to a recent story in Science magazine:
Sounding what some regard as the death knell for the development of genetically modified food crops in India, a high-profile...|
|10/23/2012 - Arsenic is an element all around us in the environment, found in soil, water, and air. Seeing that it's in these important parts of nature, it's easy to understand how it ends up in our food. However, it is known that high levels of arsenic in the human body can lead to nasty consequences, thus leading...|
|10/22/2012 - Pathogenic bacteria already exist in even a healthy gut. But the healthy gut maintains a balance between beneficial and pathogenic bacteria of usually 80 to 85 percent beneficial to 20 or 15 percent pathogenic.
This ratio is normal for a human body that houses an estimated 100,000 billion (one trillion...|
|10/22/2012 - Most likely in response to a raft of negative press regarding high-sugar content products, as well as numerous reports detailing the nation's worsening obesity epidemic, food giants Nestle SA and General Mills, Inc. have announced they will cut both sugar and salt in the children's breakfast cereals...|
|10/22/2012 - The conclusions arrived at in the infamous "Stanford study," which the mainstream media has been hyping up as "proof" that pesticide-ridden, conventional produce and meat products are basically the same as their organic alternatives, are flawed, says New York Times columnist Mark Bittman. In one of...|
|10/21/2012 - One of the primary issues being addressed during this 2012 political cycle involves the rising cost of gasoline, which has surged by more than 158 percent since 2002, according to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) figures, and with no end in sight. But did you know that many other major food and...|
|10/21/2012 - No need to bypass all the health perks of fresh superfoods this winter -- simply grow them inside on a sunny window ledge. As the weather turns colder, now more than ever it is important to fortify the body with nutrient dense foods. What better way than with unprocessed superfoods? An economical and...|
|10/20/2012 - Enzymes are extremely vital to human well-being. They play a critical role in digestion and nutrient assimilation, in immune response, cognitive acceleration, and cellular detoxification among other things. These systems battle for enzymes to utilize within our body.
Enzymes are some of the most...|
|10/19/2012 - Remembering to eat a hearty, healthy breakfast every morning before starting your day just might make all the difference in determining your likelihood of becoming overweight, ill, or both. A recent study out of Imperial College London (ICL) found that breakfast really does seem to be the most important...|
|10/18/2012 - New draft amendments published by South Africa's Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) are being hailed as a major victory for food freedom, as they update key sections of a 2011 law that was intended to mandate the labeling of all foods containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). According to...|
|10/17/2012 - More than 85 percent of the seafood consumed by Americans is imported, with much of it coming from China, Vietnam, and various other Asian countries that have a not-so-consistent track record of food safety. And as it turns out, conditions at many of the foreign facilities where imported seafood is...|
|10/16/2012 4:42:15 PM - If I sprayed your salad with some "RAID" roach killer right now, just a little bit right on the lettuce and maybe a little more on the tomatoes, would you still eat it all, and just assume your body will simply filter out those "small amounts" of toxins? Better yet, what if I paid for it, a nice big,...|
|10/16/2012 - With the holiday baking season just around the corner, ingredients that are free of harmful substances and GMOs are an important consideration. After all, poisoning friends and family is not exactly the model of holiday cheer. For those avoiding gluten, attention is turned to an array of gluten-free...|
|10/16/2012 - Today, more young people than ever are suffering from a chronic illness -- the cause of which has everything to do with eating a toxic diet -- that used to occur primarily only among older adults with diabetes. Figures recently compiled as part of the National Health and Nutrition Examination Survey...|
|10/16/2012 - The battle against genetically modified organisms being secretly engineered into our foods now has only one possible outcome: Victory for the People... and defeat of the corporate quack scientists and the outrageously dishonest and sinister biotech industry that has shoved GMO down our throats for a...|
|10/16/2012 - To illustrate just how utterly ridiculous the campaign fighting against the labeling of genetically-modified (GM) foods truly is, the group Food & Water Watch (FWW) has put together a mock public service announcement (PSA) featuring celebrities Danny DeVito, Dave Matthews, Emily Deschanel and a number...|
|10/15/2012 - There has never been a more critical and urgent time to raise awareness about the dangers of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), especially as Californians get ready to vote on November 6 to mandate GMO labeling at the retail level (http://www.carighttoknow.org/). So to help spread the word about...|
|10/15/2012 - It's that time of year when kids look forward to eating and drinking the wrong rainbow of colors. From lollipops to gummy ghouls, they are surrounded by artificially-colored and chemically-flavored treats intended to make Halloween "fun." Of course, most of these treats contain a toxic load of corn...|
|10/13/2012 - "Chronic care management" means someone has a disorder or a disease and the doctors and hospitals aren't really helping to cure it, they just treat the symptoms with pharmaceuticals and wait for it to get worse. U.S. chronic care management is a well-planned out healthcare system based on the sobering...|
|10/12/2012 - It could be the instant sweat, the burning sensation, the way it accentuates flavors of certain foods, or a combination of all three. Spicy foods get their "heat" from a compound called capsaicin. Capsaicin can be found in some form in any food or vegetable with noticeable "heat." New research into...|
|10/12/2012 - A new video has surfaced from the Organic Spies group, and that video is being released exclusively on the Natural News video site TV.naturalnews.com. The hidden camera video shows a multitude of Whole Foods employees repeating misinformation to customers who ask whether the store sells GMOs. They appear...|
|10/11/2012 - Advocates for genetically modified foods (we are most definitely not on that list) harp continually about how safe and how good for us they are. What we can't understand is that if that were true - and it's not - why do industry advocates obfuscate, cover up and otherwise try to taint so-called "scientific...|
|10/10/2012 - In the wake of all the recent revelations about the dangers of GMOs, a special warning needs to go out to all those health-conscious consumers buying "gluten-free" foods. As it turns out, most "gluten-free" foods sold in the USA contain genetically modified organisms.
Why is this so? Because the...|
|10/10/2012 - A People's campaign for 'the little guys' is making big noise this week in southern California. All eyes are on the Ventura County District Attorney's office and its questionable prosecution of a farmer and a food club manager, as thousands of supporters are logging on to sign a petition demanding all...|
|10/10/2012 - First and foremost I need to rectify something. In my previous article about reversing acne I presented some information on how to make drinking water safe from chlorine and fluoride. I was half right and half wrong. What I said works for chlorine but not for fluoride and I humbly apologize. For fluoride...|
|10/9/2012 - Lots of media organizations, notably a number of newspapers that risk national security by publishing supremely sensitive information, claim they should not be criticized for doing so because the public "has a right to know" such things.
Not all media groups feel that way, however. Add YouTube to...|
|10/9/2012 - It seems a little raw milk muscle can go a long way in defeating haters of food freedom.
Armed officers of Los Angeles County and other government agencies, along with hired thugs, may have deliberately and illegally spilled thousands of dollars of privately-owned raw milk down the drain of the Rawesome...|
|10/9/2012 - After months of pressure from the organic community, including thousands of its customers, the leadership of Whole Foods Market on September 11 endorsed Proposition 37, the California Ballot Initiative to require mandatory labels on genetically engineered foods. But the endorsement came with "reservations"...|
|10/9/2012 - The California Proposition 37 ballot to make GMO (genetically modified organisms) labeling mandatory by state law is approaching. The hope is that if the California popular vote carries it by voting yes, this will set a precedent for other states.
The European Union (EU) might ban GMO corn in light...|
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|10/8/2012 - A bombshell investigative video just released by Infowars.com has exposed what can only be called false and misleading advertising by Whole Foods. It all began when InfoWars reporters Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton visited Whole Foods last week to try to find out what customers thought about Whole Foods...|
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