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|8/3/2013 - You begin your day with yogurt and granola for breakfast followed by a wrap for lunch. You are able to work in an hour long fitness class after work then stop at a chain restaurant for a large salad for dinner. So why aren't you losing weight? Unfortunately, not all seemingly healthy foods are created...|
|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...|
|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 - 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...|
|7/25/2013 - As early as 1977, the United States first developed dietary guidelines for Americans, with a specific goal of helping us avoid becoming obese.
Contained in those first recommendations, implemented 35 years ago, were these measures:
-- "Increase consumption of complex carbohydrates and 'naturally...|
|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.
|7/19/2013 - "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...|
|7/19/2013 - 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,...|
|7/16/2013 - All who enter here must abandon the myths involved with fats and cholesterol. They remain as dogma only because too many health practitioners and journalists are still stuck with that misinformation.
Yes, diet has a lot to do with whether you have good cardiovascular health or not. But it's not from...|
|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.
|7/2/2013 - 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 - 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...|
|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.
|6/27/2013 - With the proper planning and education, research shows that going vegetarian is an excellent step to improve and protect your health. By minimizing processed foods and emphasizing whole plant foods, vegetarians enjoy a more nutritious and far less toxic way of eating than the average. The bottom line:...|
|6/26/2013 - Certain specific foods in each food group are known for cleaning arteries, promoting a healthy circulatory system, preventing heart disease, and reducing blood pressure. Add these foods to your diet to manage your weight and build a healthy heart and circulatory system. Check out the following recommendations...|
|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 - Aging and high levels of physical, chemical and emotional stress are associated with the loss of progesterone in women and testosterone in men. This process of converting androgenic hormones into estrogens is called aromatization. Aromatization leads to a state of estrogen dominance that is a major...|
|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...|
|6/12/2013 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...|
|6/11/2013 - 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...|
|6/1/2013 - Gluten intolerance, or celiac disease, is the bummer of all bummers. The gluten intolerance creates a chronic malabsorption syndrome that is the worst of the worst.
If someone experiences lethargy, weight loss, loss of appetite, diarrhea, stools that are bulky, pale, floating or horrendously smelly,...|
|5/29/2013 - The brain neurotransmitter dopamine activates the metabolism helping the body establish a healthy weight. Additionally, dopamine helps the brain generate sufficient energy to run the body. It stimulates the heart, regulates the flow of information through our brains, controls movement, and allows humans...|
|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,...|
|5/22/2013 - 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...|
|5/21/2013 - 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 - 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 - 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....|
|5/14/2013 - 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,...|
|5/14/2013 - 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...|
|5/13/2013 - In today's complex, connected world, headaches are more and more common all the time. Tension headaches, which are caused by daily stressors, affect 80 percent of adults according to the World Health Organization. To exacerbate the problem is the proliferation of wireless devices and cell phone towers...|
|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 - 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...|
|5/8/2013 - All the controversy over the past few years regarding Whole Foods Market and its dubious position on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) seems to have fizzled following the company's recent announcement that, by 2018, all GMOs sold in its stores will have to be properly labeled. But in the meantime,...|
|5/3/2013 7:09:46 PM - More and more data is piling up all the time about the importance of maintaining probiotic "good" bacteria in our bodies as we strive for vibrant, holistic health. Friendly bacteria provide incredible benefits to the entire body, not only in the arena of digestive health. Probiotic bacteria have the...|
|5/3/2013 - According to the most recent statistics, about one-third of the entire U.S. population, or more than 100 million Americans, suffers from either diabetes or pre-diabetes, a blood sugar condition that can eventually lead to more serious health conditions and even death. And based on U.S. Centers for Disease...|
|5/2/2013 - Why should we care about detoxification? Because millions of people are needlessly (unconsciously) suffering from fatigue, headaches, insomnia, allergies, depression and a host of degenerative diseases due to excessive exposure to toxic substances. And, I believe, it's time to shed light on the cause...|
|4/30/2013 - Showing no signs of slowing down, Monsanto announced expansion of its Chesterfield Village Research Center in St. Louis by 400,000 square feet. On the same day, April 24th, a bipartisan bill was introduced to Congress requiring the labeling of genetically modified foods. It seems nothing can stop the...|
|4/29/2013 - In an exciting move in Washington, Senator Barbara Boxer (D-CA) and Congressman Peter DeFazio (D-OR) together have sponsored new federal legislation that requires the labeling of all genetically engineered food in the U.S. The Genetically Engineered Food Right-to-Know Act is the first national labeling...|
|4/26/2013 - Children's dislike of healthy foods may pose a serious threat to their future. Parents, especially health-conscious parents, knowing that they are the greatest influences on their children's habits, can feel pressured to correctly instill healthy eating patterns.
If you want to help your children...|
|4/26/2013 - Fibers are considered an important part of our daily diet. Yet, there are no nutrients taken into our bodies from fiber, and fiber content is not even digestible. So what's the point?
Fiber functions primarily to ensure proper and complete digestion of the nutrients from our food and most importantly...|
|4/21/2013 - A lot of folks complain that they're usually too busy for healthy eating, so they feel forced to stock up on fast foods, packaged soups with MSG, or do take outs and order home delivery pizzas and Chinese food with GMOs and toxic additives.
They're all tasty, but not healthy. Here are seven food...|
|4/19/2013 - High blood pressure (BP) or hypertension is considered a high risk factor for heart attacks and strokes as well as kidney failure. Many have high BP, but most don't know as it doesn't usually have its own symptoms.
Blood pressure readings are in two sets of numbers. The top number, systolic pressure,...|
|4/18/2013 - The statement "everything causes cancer" has become a popular hyperbole, and one that some people use as rhetorical fodder to excuse their own dietary and lifestyle failures, particularly as they pertain to cancer risk. But the truth of the matter is that many common food items have, indeed, been scientifically...|
|4/5/2013 - Researchers at Tuft University in Boston, Massachusetts, conducted a study entitled "Association of vitamin B-6 status with inflammation, oxidative stress, and chronic inflammatory conditions: the Boston Puerto Rican Health Study."
It was called the Boston Puerto Rican study because the researchers...|
|4/3/2013 - In the wake of the recent announcement by Whole Foods Market that the retailer will require the labeling of all foods containing genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) in its stores by 2018, many in the natural health community are now wondering, why the long wait? Whole Foods' reluctance to adopt truth-in-labeling...|
|4/2/2013 - Resisting the urge to drink that soda pop or eat those chips can be tough, especially if you have grown accustomed to eating these highly addictive foods as part of your normal diet. But once you understand a little bit more about how these and other processed foods affect your mind, body, and even...|
|3/30/2013 - The recent decision by Whole Foods Market to label all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) sold in its stores by 2018 has gotten mixed reactions -- some say it is too little, too late, while others applaud the move as a progressive step towards full transparency in food labeling. But a closer look...|
|3/29/2013 - Passing them is described by those who have experienced their terror as one of the worst pains known to man, exceeding even the pain of childbirth. But kidney stones do not have to be a constant worry on your mind, especially if you are taking proactive nutritional steps on a daily basis to dissolve...|
|3/29/2013 - Inflammation is a necessary temporary immune reaction to help heal a wound or fight off infectious pathogens that have collected in any physiological area. The key word is "temporary."
If inflammation becomes chronic, it generates a multitude of autoimmune diseases. An autoimmune disease is one where...|
|3/21/2013 - In yet another blow to GMOs, several major U.S. food retailers have signed on to the "Campaign for GE-Free Seafood" found at http://www.foe.org/gefreeseafood
These retailers include Whole Foods, Trader Joe's, Aldi and many more. It's the latest private sector blow to the deceptive biotech industry....|
|3/20/2013 - Spring 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 green, nuts, apples, fish, onions and garlic....|
|3/18/2013 - You may think that eating five superfoods every day is out of reach, not very do-able. There are quite a few superfoods available, and many articles list up to ten to consume. Some of those superfoods, however, may not be practical every-day consumable items.
Hopefully, this article will suggest...|
|3/18/2013 - Sugar in its natural and unrefined form does have a lot of benefits. It is responsible for giving young kids the kind of energy they have. However, too much sugary food can affect a young teenager's development. Some of the bad effects of sugar include increasing the risk to obesity, diabetes, tooth...|
|3/15/2013 - After years of dodging the issue, natural grocery chain Whole Foods Market has gone public with plans to require the labeling of all foods sold in its stores that contain genetically-modified organisms (GMOs). The only problem is that the new labeling requirements will not come into effect until 2018,...|
|3/14/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, all GMO products sold in their stores will carry GMO labels, so customers know what they're buying.
Whole Foods has also asserted they are working with their suppliers to find non-GMO raw ingredients, so that current GMO products sold in the stores can become...|
|3/13/2013 7:32:15 PM - Before commencing with this article please be advised that it appeared on the editorial page of the Honolulu Star Advertiser on March 13,2013, obviously written by an unnamed member of the editorial staff. Bear in mind that it is the first time that this newspaper gave any credence to the labeling of...|
|3/12/2013 - In the wake of Whole Foods announcing mandatory GMO labeling of all products sold across its stores by 2018, there has been a lot of healthy debate on the subject. Jon Rappoport argues that Whole Foods should ditch all GMO foods and essentially become a "GMO-free" retailer.
Ronnie Cummins of the...|
|3/12/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, it will label all products in its stores that contain genetically-modified ingredients.
Mike Adams, at naturalnews.com, has written an excellent article covering this development. You should read it.
Whole Foods cites customers' concerns as a major reason...|
|3/11/2013 - Nestle, the world's largest food group and the corporation responsible for bringing us all unhealthy processed foods like Coffee-Mate and Lean Cuisine, has apparently decided to take an active role in medical nutrition. According to recent reports, Nestle has been busy buying up companies that produce...|
|3/10/2013 - Just because you buy organic and avoid storing your food in plastic containers does not necessarily mean that the toxic plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is no longer in your food. A recent study published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology has revealed that BPA and...|
|3/10/2013 - A book called Toxemia Explained written in 1926 by an iconoclastic doctor, John Tilden MD, basically put the whole medical industry's efforts to curing disease as a futile practice of chasing shadows, causing many "to sacrifice their lives on the alter of modern medicine."
Dr. Tilden puts the root...|
|3/9/2013 - In a huge victory for the alternative media and grassroots activism, Whole Foods announced on Friday that it would require GMO labels on all products by 2018. (Click here for the press release.) This announcement deals a significant blow to Monsanto, DuPont and all the GMO pushers who openly admit that...|
|3/7/2013 - Two years ago, I was trying to purchase a long-term storable freeze-dried, non-GMO, certified organic corn and I was shocked to realize there isn't any sold at retail!
As you probably already know, freeze-drying is the No. 1 best method for preserving foods. It pulls the water out but leaves the...|
|3/5/2013 - There are all sorts of personal care products on the market today that claim to hide wrinkles, clear up blemishes, and add a healthy glow to your skin. But many of these products fail to address the root causes of bad-looking skin, which for many people are nutritional in nature. Here are 10 foods you...|
|3/3/2013 7:53:23 PM - For years I have gone into food stores and read labels only to not know what half the ingredients were. I got to thinking, that maybe I'm not alone when it comes to knowing what the rest of them are. So, I've put together what might be a one-stop shopping guide to understanding what's in your food.
|2/27/2013 - The health benefits of eating certain foods raw are numerous, as raw foods are essentially living foods that contain live enzymes, undamaged nutrients, and alkaline-forming compounds that help nourish and cleanse the body. And you do not necessarily have to take the leap to a completely raw diet to...|
|2/25/2013 - They're convenient, they're enticingly packaged, and for some people they're so addictively tempting that indulgence is a constant, uncontrollable urge. But processed foods are a collective Trojan horse of bad health just waiting to rear its nasty head when you least expect it, sometimes immediately...|
|2/23/2013 - On the heels of my own publication of articles questioning the integrity of "certified organic" when it comes to foods and superfoods produced in mainland China, a blockbuster report from China's own environmental ministry slams another exclamation mark on the severity of the problem. For the first...|
|2/22/2013 - "Dear Mr. Adams, there are things we don't talk about in the natural products industry..." Such began a message sent to me by the founder of a nutritional products company. It was sent in reaction to my posting of my "organic China fraud" article that questioned the legitimacy of organic certification...|
|2/22/2013 - Your liver is your body's primary organ of detoxification; when it's not well, neither are you. The human liver filters drugs, nutrients and toxins from the body, produces bile to help digest fats, and removes toxic bilirubin from the blood. Home remedies, foods and alternative treatments keep your...|
|2/21/2013 - When it comes to foods, superfoods and even nutritional supplements from China, "organic" is largely a hoax. This is my opinion, of course, but I've been researching the issue quite extensively as the key decision maker for new products in the Natural News Store. And I've come to the conclusion that...|
|2/20/2013 - According to the figures, some 20 million Americans either suffer themselves from Alzheimer's disease or some other form of dementia, or have a family member who does. And as the current generation of "baby boomers" ages into its senior years, this figure is only expected to increase dramatically. But...|
|2/14/2013 - The economy is rough and budgets are tight, but there are things you can do right now to save money while still living an organic, non-GMO lifestyle.
Here are three of the biggest ones that can save you money not only this year, but year after year:
#1) Invest in nutrition to reduce health care...|
|2/9/2013 - Although it is unclear who started the green revolution, the world seems to be recognizing the powerful effects of green foods in helping individuals live longer and healthier. Scientific researchers, health nutritionists, and other experts including the author of the Green Foods Bible, David Sandoval...|
|2/9/2013 - Prostate cancer will affect one in six men during the course of their lifetime, as nearly a quarter of a million new cases are diagnosed in the U.S. each year. While many cases of the disease remain localized as a growing number of patients adopt a wait and see attitude toward the traditional slash,...|
|2/8/2013 - Using pharmaceutical drugs, whether prescribed or over-the-counter (OTC), for reducing chronic arthritic pain may seem like the only solution at first. But over time, health damaging side effects accrue even if unnoticed at first.
There are foods that reduce inflammatory pain in addition to a plethora...|
|2/1/2013 - A primary cause of chronic illness for many people is systemic inflammation, and particularly the kind that goes unaddressed or even mostly unnoticed until it eventually progresses into a full-blown chronic disease. High blood pressure, bacterial and viral infections, arthritis, acid reflux, premature...|
|1/28/2013 2:12:41 AM - It's amazing how much we take for granted. We assume that all the food in the supermarkets and natural food stores are safe to eat. What we don't realize is the reality of the sinister plot to reduce the population. That was covered in part in a previous article that I wrote entitled "The Ultimate Conspiracy"....|
|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...|
|1/19/2013 - Modern-day living and all the busyness and stress that comes along with it can do a real number on your central nervous system, especially if you are not taking proactive steps to counteract this perpetual negative effect on your body. Rather than feed energy and nutrients into your body's productive...|
|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 - 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...|
|1/15/2013 - It is almost the peak of the winter season here in the Northern Hemisphere, which means coughs, colds, influenza, and various other respiratory ailments are on the rise. Such conditions are typically the result of poor diet, low immunity, and lack of natural sunlight exposure, among other things, but...|
|1/14/2013 - Heavy metals in the human body contribute to serious health problems. Toxic heavy metals such as mercury, cadmium, lead, uranium and aluminum may enter the human body through food, water, air, or absorption through the skin. In today's world, it is difficult to avoid exposure to any one or more of these...|
|1/9/2013 - A Finnish medical study conducted in the Kuopio region of Finland, the Kuopio Ischaemic* Heart Disease Risk Factor (KIHD), was conducted by the University of Eastern Finland in Kuopio and reported in the European Journal of Public Health December of 2012. * (ischaemic - lacking blood)
The study took...|
|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...|
|1/5/2013 - High blood pressure is no longer just an affliction of the elderly, as more than one-third of young people between the ages of 16 and 34 are now said to suffer from some form of hypertension. And a recent study out of California revealed that, if left unchecked, this cardiovascular malady, even in its...|
|1/3/2013 - While mainstream medicine continues to push a host of side-effect laden drugs to supposedly keep bones strong, there may be a much safer solution to help ward off osteoporosis -- making sure you consume supplements and/or foods containing potassium citrate, vitamin D and calcium.
A team of researchers...|
|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...|
|12/26/2012 - 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...|
|12/24/2012 - As the Western world continues to become more dependent on processed and unnatural foods, constipation and other bowel-related conditions are on the rise. Fortunately, constipation - the irregular or infrequent evacuation of the bowels due to intestinal obstruction - is one of the easiest conditions...|
|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...|
|12/13/2012 - 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 - 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...|
|12/8/2012 - 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...|
|12/6/2012 - 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...|
|12/6/2012 - 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...|
|12/3/2012 - 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 - In Dr. Joel Fuhrman's recent book, Super Immunity, Fuhrman draws on studies conducted worldwide to pinpoint the ties between diet and cancer. His findings: many whole foods have specific medicinal properties which inhibit and fight cancer in a variety of ways. The final result of this effort is a comprehensive...|
|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...|
|11/29/2012 2:38:55 PM - 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,...|
|11/22/2012 - 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...|
|11/19/2012 - 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...|
|11/17/2012 6:35:11 PM - 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...|
|11/13/2012 - Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly diseases out there. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women -- an astounding 14,000 out of 23,000 diagnosed each year, die. Ovarian cancer tends to be aggressive and generally has very few symptoms until it reaches an advanced stage. Fortunately,...|
|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...|
|11/12/2012 - Be careful the next time you order that hamburger and fries cooked on an open grill or over flames. Not only do you have to be especially cautious of hydrogenated and trans fats infused during cooking, but the crust formed on these foods, and many others, from grilling, charbroiling or frying boosts...|
|11/11/2012 11:46:25 PM - 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...|
|11/4/2012 - 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...|
|11/4/2012 - 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...|
|11/3/2012 2:59:51 AM - 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...|
|11/2/2012 - 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...|
|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...|
|10/28/2012 - 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...|
|10/25/2012 - "...[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...|
|10/19/2012 - A German food manufacturing facility owned by Kraft Foods Inc. was recently evacuated, along with 1,400 nearby residents, after factory workers reportedly poured nitric acid into a giant vat containing sodium hydroxide. According to RT.com, at least 1,800 people in total, including the factory workers,...|
|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...|
|10/12/2012 - 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...|
|10/10/2012 - 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...|
|10/9/2012 - 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 - 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"...|
|10/8/2012 - 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...|
|10/4/2012 - Ronnie Cummins of the Organic Consumers Association has been protesting Whole Foods for several years, demanding the company label the GMOs it sells. Whole Foods management has foolishly ignored him.
In fact, until recently his efforts achieved relatively little traction, but all of a sudden "he...|
|10/3/2012 - I once thought Whole Foods was a great place to shop, and I used to look forward to finding a Whole Foods store in every city I visited. Now when I see "Whole Foods" I think to myself, "Poison Foods" and I have images of those cancer tumors in the rats just pop into my head. I will never shop at Whole...|
|9/29/2012 - Beneficial microbes have been living inside the human gastrointestinal tract since the beginning of time, as they have been for all animals and insects. Eating a diet rich in fermented foods, which contain massive amounts of beneficial microbes, or probiotics, is essential for optimal health.
|9/26/2012 - Whole Foods deceives consumers into unknowingly buying GMOs while financially supporting a GMO supply chain that ultimately enriches Monsanto, charges an explosive new undercover sting video released by Organic Spies. (Link below.)
The video features secret camera footage from a dozen Whole Foods...|
|9/26/2012 - Most of us would agree that life is a busy endeavor, which can lead to lots of stress. And the busier we get, the more stress we have to deal with.
Fortunately, there is a medicine-free way in which you can reduce a significant portion of that stress, all from the comfort of your own kitchen and...|
|9/24/2012 - A recent New York Times article is calling for more people to control their blood pressure (BP). According to the CDC, 67 million Americans have high BP, and 36 million with uncontrolled high BP could greatly add to our healthcare burden. They argue for control of BP through drugs, but diet and exercise...|
|9/8/2012 - What is a happy belly? Well, an unhappy belly will produce flatulence, bloating, nausea, cramps, and so called heartburn. You should be able to digest foods without any hassles, providing you don't overeat. That's a happy belly.
Considering that digestion begins in the mouth, it's wise to chew your...|
|9/7/2012 - Oh, the feeling of the bloat. That acidic, swollen, gassy, lousy feeling - especially through the holidays - that cause you to unbutton your jeans and find a couch to spread out on.
What to do?
Well, the first thing is - relax. We'll tell you about four foods you can stick to through the upcoming...|
|9/4/2012 - If you read the mainstream news headlines today, you might be shocked to see headlines that say things like, "Organic foods no healthier than conventional foods" or "Organic foods may not be healthier for you." You'll see these headlines all across the usual disinfo outlets: NPR, Associated Press, Reuters,...|
|9/1/2012 - Most Americans have "hot meals" two out of every three sit downs per day, and usually that food itself has already been cooked, maybe at very high temperatures, and then processed, and finally loaded with preservatives and artificial ingredients. Even organic food which is cooked at over 118 degrees...|
|9/1/2012 - A major cause of chronic degenerative disease is a deranged biological terrain. We need to identify the specific foods that disrupt the biological terrain - and the foods that heal it.
Foods that disrupt the biological terrain diminish the negative charge of the red blood cells. In essence, although...|
|8/31/2012 - If you are what you eat, and you regularly eat meat that comes from animals that were depressed and stressed their whole lives, do you then live depressed and stressed? Conversely, if you eat vegetables which grow bountifully in nutrient and mineral rich soil, vegetables never sprayed with pesticides...|
|8/31/2012 - An estimated one-third of cancer deaths could be related to diet, according to the National Cancer Institute. Eating processed, sugary foods with harmful additives like chemicals or even animal products with hormones is the norm for many people in developed nations. What people eat can truly kill them....|
|8/28/2012 11:44:00 AM - There are two forms of diabetes: Type one and type two. Both types involve imbalanced blood sugar and insulin issues. Insulin is the hormone that helps convert glucose into the cellular energy that's needed for the cells to metabolize nutrients.
Type one diabetes is sometimes called juvenile diabetes...|
|8/27/2012 - With summer grilling season well under way, millions are wolfing down processed meats cooked to a black crisp. It's hardly surprising that these "foods," like many others when exposed to high heat, give rise to thousands of one or more health-threatening carcinogens linked to various cancers, kidney...|
|8/25/2012 - Finding a suitable treatment for depression is often not simple. Many people find the labels and terms used by psychologists and psychiatrists confusing, to say the least, and often not particularly helpful in finding the root cause of their depression. Eating the correct foods may help to counter depression...|
|8/22/2012 - With food prices skyrocketing and food supplies looking increasingly questionable for 2013, you'll be happy to know I've selected and assembled a list of recommended storable foods from a trusted discount source. All the foods listed below have a great shelf life, from two years to a decade. In this...|
|8/20/2012 - Gabriel Cousins offers some interesting information about the sunlight that's available and accessible from uncooked foods from nature. He tells us that there is light energy - literally energy from the sun - in uncooked foods from nature. He also tells us that when foods are cooked, this light energy...|
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|8/16/2012 9:08:59 PM - An increasing number of "junk" food items are now being repacked and rebranded as health food items, with claims that they contain things like added vitamins and minerals, or no trans-fats. But oftentimes such items are still just junk foods with deceptive labels, and consumers need to be aware of this...|
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