Food news, articles and information:
|8/9/2013 - In May 2013, two million people in over 50 countries expressed outrage over Monsanto's desire to own the food supply through genetically-altered (and patented) seeds that threaten all life on this planet. Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are when a plant or animal has been genetically engineered...|
|8/9/2013 - Known as the "gold of the Incas" or the "supergrain of the future", quinoa is a superfood with a plethora of health benefits. While quinoa is growing in popularity and becoming more well known throughout the world and in the United States, many still do not understand the unique and significant health...|
|8/8/2013 - It is a country that admittedly invests millions of dollars each year into sustaining its "100 percent pure" image, which helps drive tourism and support the nation's multi-billion dollar export industry. But New Zealand may not actually be as clean and pristine as we were all led to believe, at least...|
|8/7/2013 - If big, bad biotech companies keep getting their way in patent cases, next on the agenda could be patenting people. In the same way their genetically modified (GM) crops have quietly invaded our food supply, the biotechnology industry has also been secretly invading our bodies for years, with perhaps...|
|8/6/2013 - Is Acesulfame Potassium in your protein shake? Is this synthetic funk, also known as "Acesulfame-K," in your chewing gum? What is this stuff really made from and what does it do to your body? Is it just like Aspartame, a known cancer causing and genetically modified sweetener? Does it mess with your...|
|8/6/2013 - Genetically modified foods are being rejected by countries all over the world now due to growing knowledge of GMO's pervasive, diseased properties, but the fight against GMOs may only be the beginning.
Because full blown, laboratory-designed Petri dish meats are now being manufactured as...|
|8/4/2013 - Her name is Rachel Parent, and she's suddenly an internet sensation for her cool-headed debate about GMOs on a popular Canadian TV show. (She's also the founder of the Kids Right to Know GMO Walk.) As you'll see in the video below, Rachel calmly argues for the basic human right to know what's in our...|
|8/3/2013 - Back in the 1950s, Jello molds were all the rage in the United States and many of us have disturbing memories of these artificial creations. Certainly not consumed for health, Jello actually has a little known secret buried amongst the sugar and toxic dyes: When gelatin is pure, it's actually quite...|
|8/3/2013 - Thousands of service sector employees in at least seven major U.S. cities walked off the job recently in protest of wages they say are far too low to make an honest living. Workers at McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's, and KFC locations across America skipped work in solidarity on July 29 to call for...|
|8/3/2013 - The more than half a billion taxpayer dollars the federal government sends to impoverished Caribbean countries every year as foreign aid is apparently not enough to fulfill the needs and desires of the people who live there, many of whom are now indirectly taking advantage of the American food stamp...|
|8/2/2013 - New government economic and employment figures released July 31 produced much enthusiasm among the corporate establishment media up and down the Washington, D.C.-New York City corridor, but outside the beltway in flyover country - that would be the rest of the United States - that there economy isn't...|
|8/2/2013 - Monsanto's infamous Roundup contains the hotly debated compound called glyphosate. This merciless herbicide is also found in 750 or more U.S. products. An herbicide like this infiltrates the landscape and accumulates in mammals, especially bone, hindering cellular detoxification along the way.
|8/2/2013 - Sugar cravings and eating too many foods that contain sugar may cause health problems such as diabetes, obesity, and heart disease. If one gives in to his sugar cravings, the sugary foods that he ate will cause his blood sugar to increase quickly and then crash. The blood sugar crash then makes him...|
|8/2/2013 - Researchers are beginning to compile an impressive wealth of scientific evidence to explain how the nutritional status, and specifically the diet of a mother during gestation, plays a critical role in setting the initial gene set or expression for the newborn child that will determine susceptibility...|
|8/2/2013 - Health magazines, both online and offline, always run articles about losing weight and staying fit. For the summer, tips abound on what foods to eat to maintain a slim figure. Compiled here are 5 delicious low-calorie summer foods from several online magazines that can help anyone achieve the ultimate...|
|7/31/2013 - I wrote recently about Dave the Raw Food Trucker and how his stage 1 colon cancer has subsided from what appears to be the result of an organic, raw food, vegan diet. Or probably more appropriately, the food that he stopped eating.
If that wasn't exciting enough, I want to share another healing story...|
|7/31/2013 - Waste, fraud, and abuse are the three things taxpayers hate more than the taxes themselves, because they stand for a blatant misuse of resources provided by coercion: Pay your taxes or else go to jail.
So it is beyond maddening when taxpayers learn that government-enforced charity, which is the base...|
|7/31/2013 - If you enjoy a little extra spice on those enchiladas or flavor with those tortilla chips, you may want to practice more caution when purchasing salsas and hot sauces originating from Mexico. A new study out of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) recently found that at least four popular Mexican...|
|7/30/2013 - A Natural News investigation reveals that an alarmingly large number of multivitamins and individual nutrient vitamins are formulated with ingredients derived from genetically modified corn.
This is the "dirty little secret" of the vitamin industry, but it's not one the mainstream media will touch...|
|7/30/2013 - There are over five thousand species of mammals on planet Earth, but only one of them is insane. It also turns out there is only one species of mammal that intentionally poisons itself (and its children) by injecting toxic, neuro-damaging chemicals into most members of the species. That species is,...|
|7/28/2013 - These days, it's difficult to find examples of government doing anything that makes sense. That's all the more reason why a program embraced by New York City is newsworthy. Dubbed the "Fruit and Vegetables Prescription Program," it allows doctors to "prescribe" fresh fruit and vegetables to overweight...|
|7/27/2013 - We often unwittingly do things on a daily basis that are harming our health. We think that once we start eating more fruits and vegetables and start exercising that everything else will take care of itself. Unfortunately, it's not as simple as that, and the following 5 actions will explain why you may...|
|7/27/2013 - The strategy of proper food combining for optimum digestion has been around for decades in western dietary science and for centuries with Ayurvedic medicine.
Both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and ancient Ayurveda have long recognized the importance of good digestion as the foundation for good...|
|7/26/2013 - Globally speaking, breast cancer cases have gone from 641,000 (in 1980) to over 1.4 million in 2010 - with 425,000 deaths associated to this preventable tragedy. Naturally, the Susan G. Komen for the Cure and Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation suggest that we need to "strengthen established health-system...|
|7/26/2013 - It can't be any more sickening than to watch an idea, so poisonous, become so celebrated, rewarded, and praised. A major World Food Prize award, started by Nobel Peace Prize laureate, Norman Borlaug, was given out recently to Monsanto Executive Robert Fraley and two other biotech masterminds. Mary-Dell...|
|7/26/2013 - Though much of it flies under the mainstream radar, there is a coordinated effort afoot to completely stamp out all private, small-scale food production in the United States, which means your ability to access the clean, high-quality foods of your choice is rapidly diminishing. In his new book Life,...|
|7/23/2013 - Research published in the Journal of Medicinal Food reveals that spirulina protects unborn babies from being damaged by cadmium exposure.
This is a hugely important finding because cadmium, a highly-toxic heavy metal, is routinely found in rice and other common foods. Even organic brown rice often...|
|7/22/2013 - As a follow-up to our earlier report on fluoridated food crops (http://www.naturalnews.com/036753_fluoride_pesticides_grapes.html), the following report explains a bit more about the true toxicity of the food supply in regards to fluoride chemicals. According to fluoride expert Jeff Green, many non-organic...|
|7/22/2013 - Agriculture scientists in Brazil have spent the past decade developing so-called "superfoods" that will soon become a natural alternative to genetically modified frankenfoods grown in many countries including the United States and will alleviate malnutrition for nearly one-third of the world's population.
|7/22/2013 - A raw organic vegan diet is said to provide the body with everything necessary to stop and possibly reverse disease. The claim is that the foods that are natural and from the Earth contain everything the body needs to survive and thrive.
More than that, being raw prevents the live force in the food...|
|7/22/2013 - What you are about to read may come as a major shock to your brain, especially if you read the newspaper, flip through popular magazines often, or pay any attention to the advertisements on television. What you are about to read may seem too simple to be true, and it's exactly what the FDA (Food and...|
|7/22/2013 - In recent years, there has been plenty of notice given to unhealthy food advertisements on TV, specifically geared toward kids. The most recent analysis finds that the quantity and frequency of these ads are on the decline - but are they finding other places to make an appearance?
A new analysis...|
|7/21/2013 - European scientists have come up with a new technology that is allegedly better able to detect the presence of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in food, animal feed and seeds. As published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, a new study out of Slovenia explains how the new technology, known as...|
|7/20/2013 - The food processing industry and its raw food supplier allies have been clever at marketing their products as healthy while attacking the foods they replace as unhealthy. And it has worked both ways.
Saturated fats including coconut oil and real butter were demonized as obesity producers and heart...|
|7/20/2013 - Our food comes from around the world. If the distribution is disrupted by a disaster, how would we feed ourselves? One answer is through small farming systems that can help in food sustainability. To achieve such things like financial aid, technology and educational assistance need to be made readily...|
|7/19/2013 - A recent study that appeared in the Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology discussed the benefits of consuming fruits and vegetables to combat excess acid buildup in the kidneys of sufferers of chronic kidney disease (CKD).
Standard diets comprised mainly of animal protein and grains,...|
|7/19/2013 - The concept of "comfort foods" is indicative of emotional eating. It could involve binging on ice cream to sooth an emotional upset or constantly craving candy to sooth nervousness.
Not too serious now and then. But if chronically pursued, there's trouble ahead with obesity, diabetes, and poor liver...|
|7/19/2013 - For the first time in history, the number of people in the United States receiving assistance from the federal government to pay for food has exceeded the number of full-time, private sector workers, according to new data released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA). Based on the latest available...|
|7/19/2013 - "The harder they come the harder they fall, one and all."
Jimmy Cliff, reggae classic
After enjoying a year of maximum profits, record stock prices, the defeat of a major GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling campaign in California, pro-industry court decisions, and a formidable display of...|
|7/18/2013 - Despite its recent defeat in the most populous state in the country, Proposition 37 in California, the bill that would have mandated the labeling of genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), has spurred nationwide interest in passing "right to know" legislation. And just within the past few weeks, there...|
|7/18/2013 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), which these days would more aptly be titled the Chemical Protection Agency, has passed a new regulation change that will massively increase the maximum allowable levels of herbicide residue in food. According to the new regulation, the EPA has doubled...|
|7/18/2013 - It makes sense that cultivating a garden of any type can help one's state of mind, even preventing or resolving issues of depression. Focusing on nourishing plant life takes one's attention to nature and away from negative "stinkin' thinkin'" that fosters depression.
The energy field of natural settings...|
|7/17/2013 - In order to achieve true food independence, growing a variety of in-season fruits and vegetables throughout the year is essential, as is cultivating certain supplemental plants that provide a steady stream of nutrients for these and other crops in your garden as part of an ongoing cycle. And one of...|
|7/16/2013 - By now, almost everybody knows that conventional milk products routinely contain synthetic hormone chemicals, blood and pus. So most people look for alternative milk products, and while soy milk was popular for many years, all the nasty truths about soy (GMOs, deforestation, etc.) have caused a major...|
|7/16/2013 - Before you get up in arms over that fact that part of our diet should include carbohydrates, or before Paleo diet people shout we told you so, let's qualify this title.
It's about refined carbohydrates, The type many of us have consumed for at least part of our lives while many still do.
|7/14/2013 - If you live on the West Coast of the U.S. or Canada, you may want to reconsider your water filtration method as well as how you select and prepare food. Evidently, the nightmare of Fukushima is far from over - another 16 million years to be exact. Due to the astonishingly long half-life of iodine-129,...|
|7/14/2013 - Most people who don't tune into Natural News eat bug and weed killer every day, maybe even every meal of their lives. Many Americans, namely one in every three or more, get cancer and can't figure out why. Their doctors won't tell them the truth, and they just can't believe that it came from the food...|
|7/13/2013 - Rich. Sinfully delicious. Cacao, or Theobroma cacao, is the source of original, natural chocolate. It comes from seeds of the fruit of the cacao tree. What most Americans think of as chocolate contains no cacao at all, and therefore contains none of its healthful phytochemicals.
Native to the tropical...|
|7/12/2013 - If you're one of the nation's dwindling number of taxpayers, you're probably not going to care much for this story. But you need to read it anyway, because hopefully it will spur you to jump head-first into the political process (if you're not involved already) and demand some answers (and, more importantly,...|
|7/11/2013 - The phenomenon of guilt involving eating is just a state of mind. Why would someone feel guilty when all he wanted to do is eat? The hype about guilt-free eating has been misinterpreted by many to mean not eating at all. Self-deprivation does more damage to the psychological balance in our bodies than...|
|7/11/2013 - Feeding your pets the highest quality food items with the most nutrition does not have to break the bank, especially if you already grow your own organic produce at home. There are many different fruits and vegetables, in fact, that cats and especially dogs will gladly eat that can help boost their...|
|7/10/2013 - Soon, it's going to be a little more difficult to figure out just exactly what is contained in baby foods.
In an era where American consumers seem to be shifting towards more wholesome, healthy diets - the push for labeling of GM foods, fewer chemicals, more fruits and veggies - an organization that...|
|7/10/2013 - With all the information coming out in recent years about geoengineering, or chemtrails, we must begin to ask ourselves certain questions about the impacts on our health, our food, and our planet. There are obvious human-health-related and planetary-ecosystem-related implications to being "crop-dusted"...|
|7/9/2013 - I don't know if you can feel it too, but there's a lot of cultural tension in the air these days. Many people believe things are on the verge of snapping, causing possible riots (the Zimmerman trial verdict), bank closures (bond market implosion) or another martial law scenario (like the Boston bombing).
|7/9/2013 - There may be a convenient way to satiate your hunger while on the go, but fast food hamburgers appear to offer little in the way of actual meat content, according to a recent study published in the journal Annals of Diagnostic Pathology. Researchers from the Laurel School in Shaker Heights, Ohio, found...|
|7/9/2013 - Astronauts headed for outer space might be bringing mechanical chefs along, in the form of 3D printers capable of printing food, from efforts by scientists at Cornell University. Gel-like substances called hydrocolloids, altered with varying flavoring agents, are producing foods with different tastes...|
|7/9/2013 - Most people grow up using at least a handful of prescribed pharmaceuticals, trusting doctors and believing what the FDA reports as safe and in the best interests of the country. Not too many people have read the truth about how the FDA, the AMA and the CDC are all in bed together, conning Western world...|
|7/9/2013 - If you are a fan of green, black or white tea you may want to rethink your beverage of choice. Rooibos (Aspalathus linear) trumps all three with its substantial health enhancing features. Even if you are not an ardent tea drinker, a second look at this red hued nectar is worth your while for the sake...|
|7/7/2013 - It certainly will come as no surprise that eating processed junk food is detrimental to your health. Few people may realize though that sugary sweet foods and highly processed wheat fortified breads, pasta and sweets actually change brain metabolism in a similar manner to opiates and narcotics. This...|
|7/7/2013 - According to the new book Rich Food, Poor Food, ingredients commonly found in up to 80 percent of all pre-packaged foods on grocers shelves in the U.S. have been banned in other countries. As alarming as such information is, our food safety outlook becomes even bleaker when we consider other banned...|
|7/5/2013 - Irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) is a common disorder that involves spastic colon activity, bouts of constipation and diarrhea and abdominal bloating. IBS is on the rise with over 20 million Americans suffering from these symptoms on a regular basis. Beat IBS naturally with diet restrictions and superfoods.
|7/3/2013 - For this July 4th -- Independence Day -- you're going to see a lot of articles reminding us about the real history of Independence Day and how America fought for freedom against a tyrannical empire. Those articles are valuable and useful, but this year, I've decided to take a different approach: Let's...|
|7/3/2013 - Based on the types of stories we routinely cover here at Natural News concerning the aggressive nature of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) against raw milk farmers and backyard gardeners, it may seem as though this federal agency keeps a very close eye on every aspect of the American food...|
|7/2/2013 - According to an analysis just published by the Wall Street Journal, healthy people will pay double or triple their current health insurance rates under Obamacare. Rates for those with chronic disease, however, will be reduced as all the healthy people subsidize their disease lifestyles.
The net effect...|
|7/2/2013 - It appears as though some Americans may finally be waking up to the grim reality that calling their politicians and signing petitions is simply not enough to stem the tide of evil that has overtaken this once free country. For perhaps the first time since genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were introduced...|
|7/2/2013 - All of those antiquated government talking points about the alleged dangers of drinking raw milk have once again been debunked, this time by a series of scientific risk assessments recently published in the Journal of Food Protection. A press release published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) explains...|
|7/2/2013 - Diarrhea can be caused by many factors ranging from bad food to viral infections, but when left unchecked, it can cause you more than just inconveniences. Chronic diarrhea is known to cause dehydration, nutrient imbalance, and other potential health hazards. Because of this, one must stop it before...|
|7/1/2013 - Allergies are indeed bothersome. But instead of reaching out to the usual medications, individuals can now seek relief from various foods. Among the known foods that help fight off spring allergies are citrus fruits, red grapes, broccoli, collard greens, nuts, apples, fish, onions and garlic.
|7/1/2013 - What a surprise! Among this year's winners of the international World Food Prize, which claims to recognize the achievements of individuals who have "advanced human development," is none other than a Monsanto executive. The World Food Prize, which is heavily funded by the biotechnology industry, has...|
|7/1/2013 - Most of us know that GMOs are required to be labeled or even completely banned in some other nations. Some nations have even outlawed certain pesticides and insecticides from agricultural use that are heavily promoted in the United States.
Those items are not surprising for most of us. But you will...|
|6/29/2013 - Since the mid-to-late 1990s when genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) were first being thrust onto the market by governments working in lockstep with the biotechnology industry, the U.K. Parliament has effectively barred their use in all food items served to government officials at Parliament restaurants,...|
|6/28/2013 - In the movie, Cinderella Man, actor Russell Crowe played the part of real-life Depression-era boxer James Braddock.
Though he was generally successful at his craft, the sport - like most every other business - began to suffer greatly as the nation's financial situation worsened. Attendance dropped...|
|6/28/2013 - After landing myself in some pretty hot water over the past few days running an online social media experiment, I've decided to halt the test and disclose what we've been doing here at Natural News. Yes, it's true: We've been running a social media "stress test" to find out whether internet users could...|
|6/28/2013 - Put it this way, the phrase "everything in moderation" doesn't work anymore. The cumulative effect of consuming toxins is overwhelming human bodies in no time now, and the short term effects of "everything in moderation" includes cancer, diabetes, high blood pressure, strokes and more. Bodies are being...|
|6/27/2013 - Here are 20 questions that engage smokers and help them consider why they smoke cigarettes, just what they are really smoking, and why they can't quit. These questions are posed to students of the one-hour class "14AndOut," and then those answers are reflected upon and/or corrected by the teacher and...|
|6/27/2013 - Six months ago, California "raw milk man" James Stewart was sitting in a jail cell in Los Angeles county, shivering from hypothermia, his body wrapped in chains from hands to ankles. He had been raided at gunpoint by the LA County Sheriff's office under orders from the FDA, then labeled a "terrorist"...|
|6/27/2013 - Rainbow colored, whole organic fruits and vegetables have become a staple in most health conscious individuals' diets.
Most already know antioxidants are a key health benefit of brightly colored whole organic food. But how many know that black or dark foods are even more powerful antioxidant powerhouses?
|6/26/2013 - Research proving the importance of gut bacteria for the immune system and mental and emotional health has gone viral lately. It started as a ripple slightly over a decade ago, and now it's becoming a tsunami of evidence.
The ancient concept established in Ayurveda and Traditional Chinese Medicine...|
|6/25/2013 - Buying organic bulk produce, grains, and beans and becoming your own chef will save you money by not selecting processed foods packaged at higher prices. Those only make you trade health for convenience.
You're paying for the packaging, additives, and usually bad oils used in those foods, some of...|
|6/24/2013 6:54:15 AM - As we race through our busy days and barely take time to eat, let alone enjoy a meal, more is at stake than simply depriving our taste buds - vitality is seriously compromised too. When we don't take pleasure in our food, regardless of how nutritionally superior it may be, our mental and physical well-being...|
|6/22/2013 - Food should be our first medicine. But it is too often our first poison. GMOs, pesticides, and herbicides are the most obvious toxins. They can be eliminated and replaced by using organically produced produce, grains, dairy, and meats.
Then there are all those food additives: Preservatives, flavorings,...|
|6/22/2013 - Kids can be picky eaters. If your little ones balk at anything green, then you're likely concerned that they're not getting the nutrition they need. Camouflaging food takes a little kitchen finesse, but you're covered with these proven tricks of the trade.
Reshape their FoodDo your children's noses...|
|6/21/2013 - The Republicrats in the U.S. Congress have once again betrayed their constituents by voting down an amendment to the upcoming Farm Bill that would have openly recognized the right of individual states to choose whether or not to label genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). And even though the federal...|
|6/20/2013 - Do you know all the ingredients contained in the multivitamin you feed to your children? Thousands of American parents apparently do not, as one of the top selling multivitamins for children, Flintstones Vitamins, is loaded with genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), aspartame, aluminum, petroleum-derived...|
|6/20/2013 - There are many methods of detoxing, all vital for surviving our toxic environment of bad food, bad water, and bad air. Some are too extreme and time consuming for those who are not so bad off and too busy.
For the not so bad off and too busy here are some tips to maintain a sufficient level of detoxing...|
|6/19/2013 - As food production becomes more "industrialized" and genetically modified, all in an attempt to mass produce agricultural products in a way that maximizes profits but puts people at risk, incidents of food causing harm are increasing.
Much of the world's food production, in the name of globalization,...|
|6/18/2013 - This is an urgent action alert from Natural News and the Health Ranger. Public comments are due by July 1 to object to new EPA regulations which are already in place, allowing glyphosate contamination of food crops, edible oils and waterways at concentrations which are thousands of times higher than...|
|6/18/2013 - World hunger would not really be that big of an issue if people would just eat more insects as part of their normal diet. This is the basic premise of a new report recently put out by the United Nations (U.N.) Food and Agriculture Organization (F.A.O.), which actually makes the claim that ants, grasshoppers...|
|6/18/2013 - If you think the U.S. government is doing a sub-par job of keeping your food safe, brace yourself. You could soon be eating imported seafood, beef or chicken products that don't meet even basic U.S. food safety standards. Under two new trade agreements, currently in negotiation, the U.S. Food and Drug...|
|6/17/2013 - Gluten-free, vegetarian, and vegan are all the rage these days. Many people, whether they have a food allergy or not, believe that foods with these and other common labeling distinctions are automatically healthier than other foods. But do you really know what is contained in that gluten-free loaf of...|
|6/17/2013 - America's industrialized food system, the very existence of which is almost fully dependent on an endless availability of cheap oil, copious amounts of chemical fertilizers and pesticides, untested genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), and various intense processing methods, is in its final death throes....|
|6/16/2013 - Recent announcements about the acquisition of U.S.-based Smithfield Foods Inc., the world's largest pork producer and processor, by a major Chinese holding company has sent significant shockwaves throughout the American economy. According to new reports, Shuanghui International Holdings Ltd. is in the...|
|6/16/2013 - Let's face it. When we are feeling run down, muddled, overweight or unwell, it's difficult to achieve our goals or live life to the fullest. Traditionally, Asian cultures believe nutrient dense food is one of the most powerful allies for attracting positive experiences into our lives. Whether concerning...|
|6/15/2013 - When we're attempting to lose weight, it goes without saying that we're going to skip the cheesecake, avoid fried foods and pass on the sweets. However, there are quite a few foods that, while healthy, are also extremely high in calories. In fact, by watching calories carefully and limiting the amount...|
|6/15/2013 - Recently, In one of Hawaii's only newspapers that is for the people and free, The Honolulu Weekly, an article written by Tiffany Hervey put the GMO issue in an incredible, proper perspective. The problem is that before any change can take place, we have to somehow negate the efforts of Monsanto's "hooker"...|
|6/14/2013 - As you already figured out, I try to find out all I can about how callous, impersonal, selfish, greedy and uncaring about people Monsanto is. So, I'm cruising the internet and I come across an article that put Monsanto's complete disregard for people's spiritual/religious perspective about eating. The...|
|6/13/2013 - In an effort to "save the planet" the federal government is now aiming to make microwave ovens more efficient. The Department of Energy is finalizing new standards for microwaves, which will "prevent 38 million metric tons of carbon emissions," according to Heather Zichal, deputy assistant to the president...|
|6/13/2013 - The recent decision by Whole Foods Market to label all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) sold in its stores by the long-off date of 2018 looks silly and almost meaningless compared to the right-now policy of fresh food chain Chipotle, which is officially the first and only major U.S. food supplier...|
|6/13/2013 - If Americans are truly serious about making real progress in the fight against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), then we are going to have to take things to the next level by voting with our wallets, and boycotting every single factory food company that continues to secretly use GMOs in its products....|
|6/13/2013 - McDonald's happy image and its golden arches aren't the gateway to bliss in Bolivia. This South American country isn't falling for the barrage of advertising and fast food cooking methods that so easily engulf countries like the United States. Bolivians simply don't trust food prepared in such little...|
|6/12/2013 9:48:24 PM - The food industry is a tricky business. Major food companies have mastered the art of marketing foods that are not actually healthy as if they were healthy, and many people are none the wiser about these deceptive branding and labeling tactics. But playing the fool does not have to define your experience...|
|6/12/2013 - There appears to be no limit to how far the processed food industry will go to maximize its profits, even if it means reprocessing animal meat waste and adding it to completely unrelated foods like ice cream. This is the latest endeavor by industrial food researchers in Italy, Belgium, and elsewhere,...|
|6/11/2013 - If you are still struggling with losing weight while craving the enjoyment of great tasting foods, you may be pleasantly surprised and encouraged by this article.
There are foods you can enjoy that are nutrient dense, low in calories, and more importantly are starch resistant. Starch resistant foods...|
|6/10/2013 - Recently, Dr. John McDougall wrote an incredible article regarding statin drugs entitled, Who Should Take Cholesterol-lowering Statins? Everyone or No One? It is an article that anyone with any type of heart problems or anyone taking statin drugs should read. His website is www.drmcdougall,com and to...|
|6/8/2013 - The news regarding the abysmal conditions in which China produces its food continues to go from bad to worse as new information reveals the absolute failure of the Communist Party's ability to create an environment of self-sustainability.
Reuters reported May 22 that yet another food scandal has...|
|6/8/2013 - If you have to go on the road to visit friends or relatives, or a business trip of some sort, it would be wise to bring along some superfoods to maintain the nutritional level you have at home.
The food you'll get while visiting good friends or nice relatives or staying at decent accommodations on...|
|6/7/2013 - Every dieter's experienced it: The dreaded weight loss plateau. You've been cruising along smoothly for months, and suddenly, your weight loss stops. Plateaus can be incredibly frustrating. You may not feel as though you've made any changes to your diet and fitness routine, but you've stopped dropping...|
|6/7/2013 - According to new data, the U.S. taxpayer is forking out more than $2 billion a year to provide food stamps to citizens of Puerto Rico last year, and what's worse, as much as 25 percent of the aid is untraceable because it is distributed in cash and there's "no way to verify that funds are spent on food,"...|
|6/7/2013 - Hormone issues have increasingly become more a focus of health discussions over the last couple of decades. It's almost as though hormones didn't even exist for some time until connections made to hormone imbalances were linked or associated with cancer.
Mainstream medicine's response with synthetic...|
|6/6/2013 - One of the biggest complaints among ordinary families trying to eat healthy is that clean, organic food is simply too expensive, and thus out of reach for the average budget. But eating right does not have to break the bank, especially when you know what to look for and how to shop for it. Here are...|
|6/5/2013 - Are people in Austin so hungry they are eating bugs?
"Well, it does help if you come to the party having skipped lunch," says Marjory Wildcraft, the host and creator 6th Annual Bug Eating Festival which will be held on Saturday June 29, 2013 at Zilker Park in Austin, TX starting about 7:00 p.m. "Hunger...|
|6/5/2013 - As we enter into the dog days of summer, it's easy to keep cool with specific foods and herbs under our belt. Using the wisdom of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), we can remain balanced, calm and energetic as the mercury rises. Particular suggestions border on simple common sense, others may be more...|
|6/5/2013 - Some say it's the best public relations that money can buy, because when you can't refute the truth about an issue, the next-best thing to do is stack the deck in your favor.
The third edition of a report released last month by the International Food Information Council Foundation is anything but...|
|6/4/2013 - Monsanto is now in full retreat against a global grassroots rejection of its poisons and lies. The company is backpedaling on every front now, even admitting defeat in Europe and now trying to focus its last, desperate efforts on the United States and Brazil.
But even in the Americas, Monsanto is...|
|6/4/2013 - It's a scandal.
Monsanto has just announced it's giving up on most of Europe: people there don't want GMO food. In America, the struggle is for labeling GMOs.
This is some kind of "fairness doctrine." Let the US consumer decide what kind of food to buy. Choice. It's the American way, right?
|6/4/2013 - There is a war being waged against real food - no, not the heavily-processed, chemical-laden garbage that fills the aisles of most major supermarkets today, but actual wholesome food grown on clean, family-scale farms across the U.S. And the upcoming documentary Let Them Eat Grass will expose the aggressors...|
|6/1/2013 - Sometimes the simplest truths in life are proclaimed from the mouths of children, and this was definitely the case at the recent annual shareholder meeting of fast food giant McDonald's, where a nine-year-old girl schooled the company's CEO Don Thompson on the issue of junk food. According to reports,...|
|5/31/2013 - Medical nutrition scientists have written volumes that show how the nutrients from the foods we eat daily alter our genetic structure as well as the metabolism of every one of the trillions of cells in our body. Neurons in the brain are particularly susceptible to an accurately-delivered array of nutrients...|
|5/31/2013 - Like many Natural News readers, I was astonished when Sen. Rand Paul voted against a recent amendment that would have allowed states to enact their own local laws regarding GMO labeling. Rand Paul's answer to why he voted against the amendment, however, is a coherent argument that deserves additional...|
|5/30/2013 - It's nowhere to be found in the big newspapers or on the "network" TV news, but why? The highly successful, world wide "March against Monsanto" is nowhere to be found in mainstream media, and it wasn't covered live either. Far bigger than any cancer march, or any MS drive, people came out in droves,...|
|5/30/2013 - Scientists from the Netherlands have apparently come up with a new method to produce meat that almost completely does away with the animals. By combining animal stem cells with fetal serum and other materials in their laboratory, Dr. Mark Post and his colleagues from Maastricht University were able...|
|5/30/2013 - Monsanto lies about everything and will commit any atrocity against the people to ensure profits.
Recently, the Cornucopia Institute reported about the French farmer that was poisoned by one of Monsanto's "safe" pesticides. Read it for your self.
A French farmer who can no longer perform his routine...|
|5/29/2013 - When it comes to protecting the public from GMOs, Hungary knows how to get the job done: set fire to the fields growing GM corn!
Although environmentalists might at first argue about the ramifications of burning so much organic matter right out in the open, the deeper truth is that genetic pollution...|
|5/27/2013 - America is the land of the free. You are free to choose to consume any products you want to, whether they are toxic or whether they are organic. Most people, if given the choice, would like to avoid cancer, heart disease, strokes, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease, but how many...|
|5/26/2013 - Eliminating foods and food combinations that trigger IBS (irritable bowel syndrome) symptoms is the first step toward coping with IBS. Eventually, coping can lead to healing.
However, relying on conventional, mainstream medicine will put you into a life of coping with the side effects and dependency...|
|5/26/2013 - GMO food is a chemical weapon of mass destruction, infecting bees, worms, beatles, plants, vegetables, fruits, soil and human beings. As Obama tries to ensure "humanity" overseas in third world countries that hate America, he puts the former Monsanto Vice President in charge of the FDA and the legalization,...|
|5/24/2013 - Spring cleaning is not just for your home or yard or car. It's time to clean out the body as well. And there are several foods that are seasonally appropriate for the task.
For maximum results, invest in a juicer. Juicing gives you maximum nutrition and enzyme potential with minimal digestive effort....|
|5/24/2013 - Everything you purchase, whether it is to eat, drink, or put on your skin, is a choice you make which either supports life or supports death. What are you buying next? Are you buying aspartame, MSG, GMO, bleached foods and fluoridated water? Are you buying medicine that was made in a lab that makes...|
|5/23/2013 11:44:09 PM - While most people are aware that fast food is not the healthiest food around, they often choose to ignore it in favor of the convenience, taste or cost. However, fast food is far worse than most people are even remotely aware. In fact it's so bad, that it's simply not fit for human or even animal consumption....|
|5/23/2013 - This coming Saturday, May 25, 2013, there is going to me a nationwide march against Monsanto.
Because of Monsanto's stupidity, callousness, and total disregard for people's health, they have made people aware of little regard they have for anything other than their profits and domination of the food...|
|5/22/2013 - In an effort to deliver emergency organic food directly to the many victims of the super-tornado that recently struck Oklahoma City, the editor of Natural News is pledging $10,000 in food and cash donations to the victims of the Oklahoma City super tornado. This donation will largely consist of the...|
|5/22/2013 - The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) states that environmental toxins and Persistent Organic Pollutants (POPs) are linked to health problems. The EPA lists a "Dirty Dozen" that can cause health issues, such as the brain, thyroid, and cause violence. More than 60,000 substances are...|
|5/22/2013 - Stomach aches are never a welcome occurrence. They often come on suddenly, due to number of factors, such as the proliferation of GMO and contaminated foods, daily stressors, and busy lifestyles which don't allow adequate time for healthy food preparation. Whatever the cause, the worst stomach aches...|
|5/22/2013 - You don't have to be a rocket scientist to understand why genetically modified foods are dangerous, but if you look closely, you may just find the name of one listed among the names of more than 800 scientists from around the globe who have joined forces in an open letter to all world governments, outlining...|
|5/21/2013 - The superfood tag is awarded to nutrient-dense foods, which pack more nutrients or antioxidants per bite than most other foods. Superfoods are food, not just nutritional extracts, minerals, or vitamins sold as supplements to food, such as B complex capsules, etc.
One may survive on a couple of superfoods,...|
|5/20/2013 - Reliable sources in Washington D.C. have informed the Organic Consumers Association (OCA) that Monsanto has begun secretly lobbying its Congressional allies to attach one or more "Monsanto Riders" or amendments to the 2013 Farm Bill that would preempt or prohibit states from requiring labels on genetically...|
|5/20/2013 - Sugar is everywhere. And if you have a sweet tooth, it can be quite difficult to avoid it in one of its many refined forms, as it is added to all sorts of processed foods. But not all sugar is bad, and there are many ways to sweeten food without going over the edge, and sometimes without even having...|
|5/17/2013 - Just a few days remain before Amish raw milk farmer Vernon Hershberger of Wisconsin faces a corrupt legal system with an ingrown vendetta against the production and distribution of real food. Beginning on May 20, 2013, at 8 a.m., Vernon, who has been falsely accused of committing numerous food distribution...|
|5/17/2013 - It is a common "fact" that people who drink coffee before they sleep will find it hard to actually fall asleep, but drinking milk will help people to fall asleep a lot faster. The latter is common knowledge that has been passed on from the mouths of their mothers and passed on from generation to generation....|
|5/15/2013 - There is a movement afoot in the state of Connecticut to make locally-grown foods that are not produced using biotechnology - that is, foods that are not genetically modified (GM) - more accessible to the people that want it. And a local non-GMO farm in the town of Ledyard is spearheading this effort,...|
|5/15/2013 - The Bee Informed Partnership (BIP) recently published preliminary data from its annual review of bee colony declines in the U.S., and the findings from this report are mind-boggling. According to the latest survey results, an astounding 31.3 percent, or roughly one-third, of all managed bee colonies...|
|5/14/2013 - People have been saying blessings, grace, or prayers of thanksgiving over food from time immemorial, as far back as the first human cultures. Food blessings matter a great deal to many spiritual people. Yet, today, it is possible that food blessings, how they work, and what they accomplish may be threatened...|
|5/14/2013 - Food miles (or food kilometers) is a term used to describe the distance that food is transported as it travels from its producer to its consumer. The concept is used to highlight how far a food is transported through global trade, and also the cost of doing so in economic, environmental, and social...|
|5/14/2013 - Face it - most people aren't really eating the things they should, engorging themselves on food types that should be avoided at all costs. Considering the wide array of processed foods today, it is kind of hard to avoid eating any of these. For those who are currently planning to live a healthier lifestyle,...|
|5/10/2013 - Do you really know what's in all the food you're eating that's imported from China? If you don't, you're actually in good company: The FDA only inspects 1% - 2% of all the food imported from China, so they don't know either. Even when they inspect a shipment, they rarely test it for heavy metals, pesticides,...|
|5/10/2013 - If you are suffering from flatulence or bloating due to too much gas in your stomach, you are in the right place because this article will give you some examples of foods that are less likely to cause flatulence. It does not only make you feel uncomfortable, but it can also be embarrassing if you release...|
|5/9/2013 - When Proposition 37 got defeated by the Biotech and Big Food pimps and their hooker subsidiaries, NaturalNews was gracious enough to print my article naming them. Recently though, I came across a similar article written by Daisy Luther, a freelance writer and editor who has a website entitled, The Organic...|
|5/9/2013 - Food cravings can ruin any attempt to lose weight or ease into a healthy diet while weaning off SAD (standard American Diet). Slow and steady with gentle persistence while tolerating occasional short setbacks will deliver lasting results.
If losing weight is the primary goal, then you may need to...|
|5/9/2013 - Shortly after the Boston Marathon terrorist attack, a local newspaper - The Boston Herald - reported that the family of the alleged bombers, and the bombers themselves, had been receiving state and federal welfare benefits.
In its initial report within several days of the attacks, the paper reported...|
|5/9/2013 - It's one of the biggest cover-ups in the history of nutrition: Those "conventional" multivitamins sold at grocery stores, pharmacies and big-box stores are filled with synthetic chemicals that are fraudulently called "vitamins." Ascorbic acid, pyridoxine (B6), niacin (B3), magnesium oxide and dozens...|
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|5/9/2013 - We are republishing two important stories here (with links to original sources) that you need to read. The first is a report from a man who survived the war in Bosnia. Although the source of this cannot be confirmed, the advice is extremely valuable regardless.
The second story, appended to the bottom...|
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