Foods news, articles and information:
|7/10/2014 - Let's face it: The word superfood has become overused. This title, which was originally intended for foods whose nutritional value considerably exceeded that of the average fruit or vegetable, seems to be attached to almost any natural food these days. Mainstream health magazines are particularly guilty...|
|7/7/2014 - No one wants to be overweight, but there's something about belly fat that seems worse than other types. Even the names make us cringe: Muffin top. Beer belly. Spare tire. Widening at the waistline, however, is not just aesthetically unpleasant; it's also bad for your health. Studies have shown that...|
|7/7/2014 - As any smoker trying to quit knows, the process of giving up the habit isn't always easy. Quitting "cold turkey" is virtually impossible, as the urge to light up lingers, and a return to the behavior after not too long is common. In fact, nicotine has been shown to be as addictive as heroin, reinforcing...|
|7/3/2014 - A cognitive map is a mental map, model or representation that helps code, store, recall and even decode information regarding attributes of everyday phenomena. This includes metaphorical spatial environment. These maps are also mental representations of physical locations, helping humans and animals...|
|7/3/2014 - The ancient yogis of India recognized long ago that "we are what we eat" and devised a system of guidance to promote the most harmonious state of mind and body. The term "sattva" is the central guiding principle behind a diet which cultivates a sense of love, connection and peace. The foundation of...|
|6/30/2014 - A suit brought by the city attorney's office in Los Angeles, Santa Monica and San Diego, has resulted in Whole Foods being ordered to pay nearly $800,000 in settlement fees. The supermarket specializing in natural and organic foods was accused of charging more than the advertised price for a variety...|
|6/30/2014 - Most likely led by states like Vermont and others pushing for labeling of genetically modified organisms in food, aversion to GMOs in what we buy for our families to eat is now higher than ever, and is continuing to grow.
The drive to eat healthier, followed by parents' growing concerns about feeding...|
|6/29/2014 - Our most precious natural resource, clean water, is threatened by the continued environmental release of toxic chemicals from heavy industry, which includes the factory food industry. Four of the top 10 worst polluters in the U.S. today, according to a new report, are food manufacturing companies, with...|
|6/29/2014 - The carrot is native to Europe and southwestern Asia, but has been cultivated worldwide for over 2,000 years. It bears a crunchy taproot that is usually orange in color, but can also be purple, red, white or yellow. These taproots are commonly incorporated into salads, cooked meals and even beverages.
|6/27/2014 - Six-foot one-inch tall Kerry Hoffman used to weigh 343 pounds, have diabetes and frequently indulge in processed, unhealthy foods (1). "I ate anything that tasted good -- wings, pizza, stuffed burgers, tons of sweets and dessert," said Hoffman, whose father passed away from liver disease. Not long after...|
|6/26/2014 - Pro-GMO activists would have us believe that genetically modified (GM) foods are 'perfectly safe'. They claim that GM foods will make agricultural practices more sustainable; increase crop yields, reduce the use of pesticides, provide more nutritious foods and (my favorite) help make farming easier...|
|6/24/2014 - Sure, foods containing trans fat taste great and stay fresh longer, but they are also bad for your health in a multitude of ways, including raising bad cholesterol, lowering good cholesterol and increasing inflammation. Also known as "trans fatty acids" and "partially hydrogenated oils," trans fat is...|
|6/23/2014 - Magnesium is a vital macromineral that is needed for more than 300 biochemical reactions in the body. It regulates enzyme reactions, aids the production of ATP, helps the body transport ions across the cell membranes and much more. Indeed, all of the body's organs require magnesium to function properly.
|6/23/2014 - Many people who are considering a vegetarian or vegan lifestyle are often concerned with making sure that they still fuel their body with the proper amounts of protein. Proteins, as most of us know, are the "building blocks" of life responsible for the proper function of organs, cells and tissues (1).
|6/22/2014 - People often complain of having dry eyes, whether it's due to allergies, contact lens use or an underlying health condition. In fact, about 33 million Americans suffer from the frustrations of dry eye (1).
However, rather than turning to repeated use of over-the-counter eye drops, which may cause...|
|6/20/2014 - Without enough vitamin C, cell growth and circulatory health can be compromised (1). Vitamin C is necessary to ensure that the system develops properly and is able to function well every step of the way; however, many people may be deficient in this nutrient, which can lead to an inability for the immune...|
|6/19/2014 - Consider the lowly peanut. Almost any way you look at them -- unless you're allergic -- peanuts are a near-perfect food. They come straight from Mother Nature already wrapped in a handy, no-mess, biodegradable package. They're easy to carry, easy to store. They're also incredibly versatile. Peanuts...|
|6/18/2014 - The term all natural can easily be a rip-off slogan, slapped onto products posing to be all about consumer's health. Consumers are easily hoodwinked into paying extra for a product that is advertised as "all natural."
Also, just because a product has a "natural" ingredient, doesn't necessarily mean...|
|6/18/2014 - According to the National Headache Foundation, about 37 million Americans suffer from migraine, with approximately one-fifth of them experiencing visual disturbances such as zigzags, flashing lights and blind spots (1). Forty-seven percent of adults have headaches annually (1). In addition to being...|
|6/17/2014 - Studies have linked excess belly fat to high blood pressure, heart disease and even premature death, yet millions of Americans remain overweight, packing on pounds and inches each year. (1) While getting adequate exercise is certainly a key component in keeping belly fat at bay, there are dietary changes...|
|6/16/2014 - Longtime readers of Natural News know that, because of massive over-prescribing by the modern healthcare industry, today's crop of antibiotics are becoming less and less effective. Another culprit: The increased use of antibiotics in factory-farm animals.
"It is not difficult to make microbes resistant...|
|6/15/2014 - Flax, also called linseed, is a flowering plant native to the temperate and subtropical regions of the world. It is one of mankind's oldest cultivated crops, and its bast fibers are commonly used to produce the soft and natural textile linen, from which a large number of environmentally friendly garments...|
|6/13/2014 - Also known as "liver spots," age spots have nothing to do with health changes to the liver and everything to do with the skin and its exposure to sunlight as well as the natural process of aging. Although the Mayo Clinic says that they "are harmless and don't need treatment," (1) many people seek to...|
|6/12/2014 - Both ConsumerLab.com and the Natural News Forensic Food Lab have simultaneously confirmed high levels of the toxic heavy metal cadmium in cacao powder products. High levels of lead have also been found by Natural News in one brand of cacao powder.
Takeaway points from this research:
|6/12/2014 - The largest natural and organic retailer in the U.S. has taken a bold move that could make fruits and vegetables safer for everyone. Thanks in large part to the dedicated efforts of just one conscious man from North Carolina, Whole Foods Market has agreed to stop supplying "conventional" produce grown...|
|6/12/2014 - Big agribusiness and biotech companies don't want it, but increasingly Americans - and people in countries all over the world - want food products that contain genetically modified ingredients to be labeled as such.
Calls for GMO labeling come amid a backdrop of consumer regulations that already...|
|6/8/2014 - Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are plant and meat products that have had their DNA altered and possibly mutated in some laboratory, and it's all coined as the evolution of science and biotechnology for agriculture in order to fool the masses into believing that it's for "our own good." They (biotech...|
|6/6/2014 - Diabetes mellitus, according to the Mayo Clinic's disease definition page (1) is a group of diseases that all affect how your body processes the sugars that come from you diet. Commonly referred to as glucose, the sugar in your blood literally feeds all of your cells. Blood sugar is your body's energy...|
|6/4/2014 - As the weather gets warmer, the more likely there will be instances of sunburn. It may be enjoyable to stay outdoors for a get-together, but the resulting stings of a sunburn are not fun. While methods such as putting plain unsweetened full-fat yogurt or potato peels on the skin are very effective in...|
|6/4/2014 - With estimates that the body has 10 times more bacteria than cells (approximately 10 trillion), it becomes pretty clear that maintaining a proper bacterial balance is vital for long-term health. An important factor in that balance is plenty of probiotics (good bacteria) in order to keep the optimal...|
|6/3/2014 10:01:58 PM - Vitamin D deficiency has been linked with a broad range of health issues, including cardiovascular disease, high blood pressure and even cancer. Because one of the primary roles of vitamin D is to help the body absorb calcium, low levels of the vitamin have also been linked with osteoporosis, osteopenia...|
|5/31/2014 - Cancer is one of the most influential diseases in the world. It attacks individuals no matter what their age, race, intellect or gender. It can affect one or all parts of the body. It can move extremely fast, or take several years to advance. One thing that has been found to be consistent during the...|
|5/29/2014 - Variety is the spice of life, and the more different types of nutritious foods that can be worked into a healthy lifestyle the better. However, there are often times where certain foods and herbs would be very beneficial to take on a daily basis based on the current challenges in public health.
|5/28/2014 - In response to Natural News releasing accurate, scientifically-validated information about toxic heavy metals found in rice protein products, there has been a sustained disinfo campaign to try to distort the truth by claiming everyday fruits and vegetables contain high levels of toxic heavy metals.
|5/28/2014 - In March 2011, Teena Henson carried 332 pounds on her 5-foot-4 frame. Today, she's down 166 pounds, has participated in several 5K walks and most recently set her personal best finish in 46 minutes.
So, the burning question: how did she do it?
Weight loss tips from Henson1) Choose healthy, whole...|
|5/25/2014 - When Michelle Prince, the wife of Windsor, Ontario, Canada, Mayor Eddie Francis, was diagnosed with colorectal cancer, she was shocked (1). She was a health-conscious, high-spirited, 42-year-old woman who was poised to run the Detroit half-marathon. Such devastating health problems were not supposed...|
|5/22/2014 - There was a time when Stacy Stowers tried to fight her debilitating fibromyalgia and chronic pain with a daily combination of coffee, sleeping pills and alcohol. "I couldn't get out of bed or get dressed," Stowers says. "Eventually my teeth started to fall out." She lived with such pain and an unhealthy...|
|5/21/2014 - If your diet gave you high cholesterol, your food choices can lower it too. Eating fatty, fried, high calorie foods sends your cholesterol levels through the roof, especially if you make a steady diet of these unhealthy foods. If you have high cholesterol, you are not alone - the Centers for Disease...|
|5/21/2014 - Speculation about how Walmart's planned expansion of its organics line will affect others in the healthy food business, including Whole Foods Market, is growing throughout the media. Some investors are now looking at a recent earnings miss by the grocery giant as a possible indicator that Whole Foods...|
|5/21/2014 - Depression is a cruel disease. It starts out as an unobtrusive emotion and, when left unattended, eventually becomes a life altering and sometimes even a life threatening condition. Judging from the many stories shared on the internet describing actual cases of depression, one thing seems to stand out...|
|5/19/2014 - According to the Stanford Center for Sleep Sciences and Medicine, nearly 1 in 10 adults in the United States suffers from insomnia. Although most of these people suffer from short-term insomnia, many of them also suffer from chronic insomnia (i.e., difficulty falling or staying asleep for more than...|
|5/18/2014 - Nails, much like skin and hair, can be external indicators of health. Dry skin or brittle, thinning hair can shed light on underlying health issues and so too, can nails. According to the Mayo Clinic, nails with a yellow, discolored tinge may indicate an upper respiratory infection such as chronic bronchitis,...|
|5/18/2014 - While Natural News is one of the best-known voices of the Clean Food Movement, there are actually many millions of voices across the movement. But what is the Clean Food Movement exactly? In this article, I explain what it means and where it came from.
The Clean Food Movement is decentralized, grassroots...|
|5/18/2014 - Inflammation is the body's natural way to fight infection and respond to harmful organisms, irritants, damaged tissue or toxic overload. However, this natural response to temporary problems should result in a system-wide "all clear" within a few days or weeks. If it doesn't, you could be suffering from...|
|5/15/2014 4:17:40 PM - Defying repeated threats of a lawsuit from Monsanto and the Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA), on May 8, Peter Shumlin, Governor of Vermont, signed a historic bill requiring food manufacturers to label genetically engineered (GE) foods, and to drop the practice of labeling GE foods as "natural"...|
|5/15/2014 - - Are all natural foods good for all of us all of the time? Ayurveda, the ancient Indian source of life, says no because each food has qualities and actions that affect us differently, depending on our natural constitution, imbalances, the season and other factors. The ideal way to choose your diet...|
|5/12/2014 2:33:51 AM - Joint inflammation can accompany a wide variety of health conditions, including arthritis, gout and lumbar spinal stenosis. (1) Inflammation is an immune response, but it can become a problem itself when it becomes continuous. With inflammation, you can experience redness, pain, swelling and other sensations...|
|5/12/2014 - A Natural News Forensic Food Lab investigation has discovered that Ginkgo Biloba herbs imported from China contain shockingly high levels of the toxic heavy metal lead.
Click here to see the full lab results at Labs.NaturalNews.com.
Click here to watch the lab research video on YouTube.
|5/12/2014 - A new 3-minute teaser video reveals the truth that Whole Foods is selling vegan protein products which contain alarming levels of toxic heavy metals.
Click here to watch the video now on YouTube.
Actual laboratory results on the products featured in the video (and purchased at Whole Foods) are...|
|5/8/2014 - According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, an estimated 67 million Americans -- approximately one in three adults -- suffer from hypertension, or high blood pressure. In 2009 alone, high blood pressure was the primary or contributing cause of almost 350,000 deaths in the United States,...|
|5/7/2014 - Everyone has to eat anyway, so relying on foods to give immune function a boost makes perfect sense. Here are some foods which can give anyone's immunity a lift.
Natural whole foodsA well-balanced diet containing sufficient amounts of various essential nutrients forms a critical foundation of good...|
|5/7/2014 - The stock of Whole Foods Market (WFM) plunged 20% in the opening hours today, the day after Natural News published a bombshell article revealing that some Whole Foods Market employees are lying to customers about the presence of toxic heavy metals in rice protein products sold at Whole Foods stores....|
|5/6/2014 - Go to Whole Foods today, pick a rice protein product off the shelf, and ask the store manager why they are selling rice protein containing toxic heavy metals at such high levels that they often exceed California Prop. 65 limits by over 1,000%! The answer you get may shock you: some Whole Foods employees...|
|5/6/2014 - Just one week on a diet composed mostly (but not entirely) of organic foods can reduce adults' exposure to pesticides by an astonishing 90 percent, according to a study conducted by researchers from RMIT University in Australia and published in the journal Environmental Research on April 29.
|5/6/2014 - The Organic Consumers Association (OCA), in a series of action alerts over the past month, has criticized the gradual erosion of organic standards by vested corporate interests in the organic products industry.
OCA, a nationwide watchdog organization set up to safeguard organic standards 16 years...|
|5/4/2014 - Who hasn't, at one point or another, battled with depression? That unmistakable energy-zapping, soul-crushing and utterly unpleasant state. In these uncertain times of economic failure, joblessness and threats to home and food security, it's no wonder rates of depression are on the rise. But before...|
|5/2/2014 - Regular white potatoes are one of the most controversial vegetables from a health perspective. Like many nightshade vegetables such as tomatoes, eggplants and peppers, potatoes are often associated with adverse reactions and can be difficult to find in high-quality form. That they're the main ingredient...|
|5/1/2014 - Blueberries are well known as being one of the superfoods prized by health experts. While it is important to remember that eating a well balanced diet is the key to good health, there are a number of foods that have been shown to have particularly promising health benefits. It is often that these superfoods...|
|5/1/2014 - For the past few months, Natural News has been warning the world about toxic heavy metals found in foods, superfoods and dietary supplements grown in China. Our Natural News Forensic Food Lab has produced breakthrough results showing, for example, that rice protein imported from China is significantly...|
|4/30/2014 - The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that about 79 million Americans are currently infected with the human papillomavirus (HPV) and that, every year, around 14 million new cases of this sexually transmitted infection arise in both genders and across all sexual orientations.
|4/25/2014 - Most of you reading this have no idea how desperate the biotech industry has been to block GMO labeling laws: they've committed election money laundering crimes, hired negative P.R. trolls, paid major publishers to place character assassination hit pieces against activists, unleashed threatening phone...|
|4/25/2014 - For a lot of people, food is just feed; its nutritional value doesn't matter. The structure, composition and potential contamination of the food product cannot be seen with the eyes. Food is often taken for granted, viewed as just calories. People learn to trust whatever is put before them in the grocery...|
|4/25/2014 - People who prefer to sweeten their foods do not have to rely solely on refined sugar or artificial sweeteners to accomplish the task. There are several sources that produce the sweet taste many people crave without adding the calories most people are constantly trying to avoid. The important thing when...|
|4/24/2014 - Creating an optimal hormonal balance is one of the best things one can do for their health. Fully functional hormones will increase energy, improve sleep, reduce anxiety, and much more. Learn to heal hypothyroidism by incorporating these four simple steps.
Foods to eat The most common nutritional...|
|4/22/2014 - As Natural News readers and fans already know, we're hot on the trail pinpointing sources of heavy metals and understanding how they impair our physical and mental health. Now a groundbreaking study conducted in the United States on arsenic in drinking water has found something truly astounding: a mere...|
|4/22/2014 - On a biochemical level what may be a superfood for one individual may be poison to another. Histamine intolerance is an area where this is the case. People who are unable to effectively metabolize histamines must restrict their consumption of many foods that health experts typically recommend on a regular...|
|4/21/2014 - Many people enjoy a raw food diet, however, it's not uncommon for them to face questions and myths about their choice. Several people often make assumptions about a raw food lifestyle. Like any dietary choice, it can be a hot topic. There will always be those who are advocates and others who vehemently...|
|4/21/2014 - Forget fat diets... and don't leap into unhealthy shortcuts like bariatric surgery. The new weight loss paradigm is based on making informed, daily choices about healthy eating. Using this simple system of avoiding liquid sugars and eating whole foods like quinoa and fresh vegetables, a Texas woman...|
|4/21/2014 - When Greek native Stamatis Moraitis was living in the United States, he was diagnosed with lung cancer and told he had just nine months to live. At the time, he was in his mid-sixties.
Here's a glimpse at his timeline, but don't worry about breaking out a box of tissues: six months into his journey,...|
|4/20/2014 - What would people eat if they knew nothing of the temptations of freshly baked pastries and junk foods?
According to Esther Hicks, the inspirational speaker of Abraham-Hicks that aims to instill messages of health and positivity to the masses, people would just crave "natural things." No GMOs, no...|
|4/18/2014 - After 20 years of battling Monsanto and corporate agribusiness, food and farm activists in Vermont, backed by a growing Movement across the country, are on the verge of a monumental victory - mandatory labels on genetically engineered foods and a ban on the routine industry practice of labeling GMO-tainted...|
|4/15/2014 - People have long believed that cognitive decline is an inherent and inevitable symptom of aging. In reality, however, most age-related mental conditions -- from minor irritations like forgetfulness to serious neurodegenerative diseases like Alzheimer's and dementia -- are the product of toxic environments,...|
|4/13/2014 - Most of the packaged, processed foods sold at the grocery store are sheer garbage, loaded with HFCS, MSG, aspartame and GMOs. There are some striking exceptions to this rule, however, and today I want to bring your attention to mustard.
Simply put, mustard is possibly the most nutrient-rich, anti-cancer...|
|4/12/2014 - The liver is one of the most important of all our vital organs. The liver is responsible for filtering and detoxifying environmental toxins and pathogenic organisms. Unlike many organs a failing liver is unable to be surgically fixed or replaced.
The liver is a vital digestive organ that converts...|
|4/11/2014 - Recipes for raw dairy, fish and meat exist in almost every country. Their power to heal are well known in endemic cultures. Weston Price discovered that isolated groups thrived for centuries eating their local nutrient dense diets, included raw foods. Pottenger proved conclusively the power of raw food...|
|4/9/2014 - One of the most powerful yet secretive groups in all of food activism is Organic Spies, a group of dedicated researchers and whistleblowers who first came to fame by exposing Whole Foods employees lying on camera about GMOs being sold in their stores.
That story, exclusively released by Natural News,...|
|4/8/2014 - The kidneys are vital organs that many people do not think much about, nor are they very knowledgeable about them. Many people know the general area where the kidneys are located in the body and that their function has something to do with urine, but that is about it. It is important to know about the...|
|4/5/2014 - As if people needed another reason to eat healthy, whole foods, studies show that the right diet is also a vital factor in male fertility. It's simple: There's a correlation between consuming bad foods and low sperm count. But make healthy choices, and guess what? Sperm counts do anything but wane.
|4/4/2014 - Heartburn, which is not really related to the heart at all, is a widespread condition that occurs when a person experiences acid reflux. Acid reflux is when stomach acid, mixed with partially digested food or liquids, move into the throat and esophagus of a person, causing irritation.
More than 60...|
|4/4/2014 - Most of us have, at one point in our lives, experienced intense cravings for unhealthy foods. Whether it be for chocolate, donuts, salty snacks or refined carbs, our bodies appear to want them -- and we're often all too happy to submit. There's just one problem: Eating these foods doesn't seem to end...|
|4/2/2014 - Thanks to lax enforcement by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) of regulations guiding the proper use of the word natural on food product labels, many organic pretender brands are now shamelessly using the trendy term to sell junk food disguised as healthy. But one organic advocacy group is...|
|3/31/2014 - Vitamin C is a nutrient that has received a lot of attention over the years. It has been used by many households to combat colds, and is now getting acclaim for treating cancer. It's best to get vitamin C in whole food for its synergistic effect with other nutrients, and these are 5 great ways to do...|
|3/26/2014 - The "organic" label on foods gives people the sense that the food is healthy, tasty and good for them. While it is true that organic foods are grown without the use of chemicals, such as pesticides, unlike foods that are grown with traditional methods, and this fact makes them healthier, even these...|
|3/25/2014 - With 44% of men and 39% of women now being diagnosed with cancer, it has become more important than ever to understand the foods that will not only nourish your body, but also detoxify it of any cancer causing agents. Here are some of the most potent cancer destroying foods and herbs.
|3/25/2014 - The Food and Drug Administration is set to update its ingredient labeling mandates for the first time since they were introduced, but a read-through of the agency's proposals reveals nothing about requiring labeling of GMO foods.
The FDA is proposing to update Nutrition Facts labeling for packaged...|
|3/16/2014 - Thanks to the efforts of Natural News and some other news sources, an increasing number of Americans are becoming more aware of just how damaging to the world's food system genetically modified organisms (GMOs) have become. The rise in food allergies and gluten sensitivities are evidence that GM foods...|
|3/14/2014 - With bright green sprouts pushing through the melting snow and with the warmth of the sun on our pale winter skin, we all feel the shift in our bodies that the spring season brings. In order to feel our best throughout the year, we must respond to the environmental changes with nutritional and habitual...|
|3/12/2014 - It has recently been discovered that one of the causes of Alzheimer's disease could be an overabundance of bad (LDL) cholesterol, while an abundance of good (HDL) cholesterol has been shown to discourages its onset. The substance known as amyloid plaque, which has been associated with Alzheimer's disease,...|
|3/11/2014 - By now, everyone knows just how important diet is to health. The foods that are eaten, as well as the quantities, often have a profound effect on the condition of the body. Of course, staying away from excess fat, sugar and additives is one component of eating well.
High acid foods unbalance body...|
|3/3/2014 - The author of a new expose on the chicken industry chastises corporate giant Tyson Foods while claiming that farmers who supply meat to the company are locked into a sort of "indentured servitude" of which they are unable to free themselves.
The book, The Meat Racket by Christopher Leonard, focuses...|
|3/3/2014 - The growth of genetically modified foods continues to rise in the U.S. and around the world with the aggressive tactics of the biotech industry. This growth has contributed to an increase in invasive superweeds and rising challenges for organic farmers. GMOs have not been tested for safety for human...|
|2/27/2014 - Last week I warned the world that the global food supply was intentionaly designed to end human life, not nourish it. Popular foods have been "weaponized" and are deliberately engineered to deliver toxic, cancer-causing chemicals to everyday consumers. The effect of all this is the mass poisoning of...|
|2/26/2014 - Although the human body is made up of 10 times as many bacteria as human cells, mainstream medicine and an unsuspecting public continue to kill off the bacteria that make up their body indiscriminately through the use of antibiotics and antibacterial products. Meanwhile, studies show that many of the...|
|2/26/2014 - Although the human body is made up of 10 times as many bacteria as human cells, mainstream medicine and an unsuspecting public continue to kill off the bacteria that make up their body indiscriminately through the use of antibiotics and antibacterial products. Meanwhile, studies show that many of the...|
|2/25/2014 - If you want to get truly terrible advice on health, foods and nutrition, just tune into the mainstream media. Across all the three-letter networks, high-circulation newspapers and establishment websites, you'll discover a bizarre cesspool of truly dangerous, outdated and pharma-influenced health advice...|
|2/24/2014 - Although armed with good intentions, most preppers and survivalists are making critical errors -- perhaps fatal errors -- in their food preparedness strategies.
This article is designed to help you identify and correct those errors as quickly as possible so that you're in good shape before the food...|
|2/20/2014 - After having now analyzed over 1,000 foods, superfoods, vitamins, junk foods and popular beverages for heavy metals and other substances at the Natural News Forensic Food Labs, I have arrived at a conclusion so alarming and urgent that it can only be stated bluntly.
Based on what I am seeing via...|
|2/16/2014 - Dr. George Malkmus said, "Our body is a living organism, comprised of living cells that were designed by God to be nourished exclusively with living (raw) plant-sourced foods." Is the majority of the food you eat on a daily basis living or dead? Maybe you never thought to put your food into one of those...|
|2/12/2014 - Just days after Natural News revealed the presence of the heavy metals lead, cadmium and tungsten in rice protein products, the FDA has issued an urgent recall of Uncle Ben's Infused Rice products sold to institutions like schools and nursing homes.
According to the FDA's recall notice, "FDA's Coordinated...|
|2/4/2014 - UPDATE: The story which originally appeared here is now irrelevant and has been replaced with this groundbreaking, history-making announcement:
I'm thrilled today to be able to announcing a groundbreaking "industry accord" agreement which will have dramatic, positive ramifications for the future...|
|1/29/2014 - Once again, proof exists that a diet high in fruits and vegetables trumps that of one filled with meats and processed foods. The U.S. Department of Agriculture's Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) and Tyson Foods, Inc. have issued a recall for 33,840 pounds of chicken products that may contain...|
|1/23/2014 - Even the most health-conscious person may find it difficult to deny that fried foods are delicious. The aroma they emit and the feeling they provide with every bite can be quite irresistible. But fried foods come with their share of adverse health effects.
Cancer riskResearch carried out at the Fred...|
|1/18/2014 - The organic movement was initially dubbed a fad, but as time wore on it became obvious that people were concerned about a polluted food supply, and for good reason. However, what many failed to consider is that NOT ALL organic foods are healthy for everyone, and some could actually cause serious damage...|
|1/15/2014 - The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) advised in its letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration last month that it is planning to petition the agency early this year to authorize the labeling of foods containing genetically modified organisms as "natural." Known as the "Big Food" organization,...|
|1/14/2014 - Word is spreading about Labs.NaturalNews.com -- the place where you can now get heavy metals test results for foods, superfoods, herbs, spices, supplements and much more! Although we've only posted about 20 products so far, we're posting new products almost every day, and some of the results are quite...|
|1/10/2014 - Oftentimes, the most simple solution to avoiding health problems can be found in the past - namely, time-honored foods that are rooted in tradition and wisdom. Long-established cultures, through observation and a close connection with the land and its people, developed exceptionally nourishing food...|
|1/9/2014 - The food science breakthrough announcements we've made this week are making huge waves across the food and superfood industries. Readers are absolutely ecstatic about: 1) The breakthrough concepts we've unveiled with the Metals Retention Factor and Metals Capturing Capacity, 2) The available of heavy...|
|1/9/2014 - The Metals Capturing Capacity (MCC) describes the ability of any given food or dietary substance to bind with and "capture" a quantity of toxic elements such as lead, mercury, cadmium or even radioactive isotopes such as cesium-137. Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, has now gone public with the discovery...|
|1/9/2014 - The bane of health, chronic inflammation, is at the root of most disease. Cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, obesity, Alzheimer's, Parkinson's, cardiovascular troubles and periodontal issues are all influenced by an overactive inflammatory response. Fortunately, we have a powerful ally against inflammation...|
|1/8/2014 - This article explains the Metals Retention Factor (MRF), a food science breakthrough pioneered by Mike Adams. MRF stands for "Metals Retention Factor." A video explaining the Metals Retention Factor in more detail is available here.
The existence of MRF means that many previous assumptions about...|
|1/7/2014 - In conjunction with the non-profit Consumer Wellness Center (ConsumerWellness.org), Natural News (NaturalNews.com) has begun publishing heavy metals lab reports for off-the-shelf food products. With industrial pollution worsening and many "organic" foods now imported from China, heavy metals and toxic...|
|1/7/2014 - Radiation from Fukushima has reached the shores of California. This has been confirmed by county officials in Half Moon Bay, California, who conducted radiation tests and found a 500% increase in radiation on the beaches there.
Alarm has been raised over the past few days thanks to amateur videos...|
|12/13/2013 - Many people frequently eat the typical Western-type diet that includes refined carbs (contained in white flour and sugar), a lot of meat, trans fats and saturated fat, all of which are known to trigger and increase chronic inflammation.
What causes chronic inflammation?To put it simply, inflammation...|
|12/13/2013 - We are what we eat. As Hippocrates stated long ago, "Let food be thy medicine." Each day we have the choice to nourish our bodies with nutrient-dense foods or poison ourselves with processed, empty calories.
Modern research has discovered what endemic cultures knew through their intrinsic wisdom,...|
|12/10/2013 - The holiday food rush is on across the USA, and for the next month, Americans will be stuffing their faces with precisely the kind of disease-promoting foods that will cause them to scream, "Where's my free health care?" in early January.
The conventional media will give you all sorts of stories...|
|11/11/2013 - Many of the foods that comprise today's modernized diet plans are acidic. Consumerism and marketing plans have had a hand in destroying our eating habits. This can have a damaging effect on our health when we choose too many foods that are unhealthy. The foods that we eat are either acidic or alkaline....|
|11/8/2013 - Several foods give the body nutrients that actually help to promote wellness, and this is very important during the winter months when many illnesses circulate through the population. Being able to get fresh fruits and vegetables, even in the dead of winter, is a great advantage in today's world. Fresh...|
|11/6/2013 - It is bad enough that many processed foods currently on the market today still contain artificial dyes, chemical stabilizers and preservatives, refined sugars and various other toxic, yet FDA-approved, ingredients. But a recent investigation by FoodBabe.com reveals a shocking double standard within...|
|11/3/2013 - At only three years old, Desiree was plagued by constant wheezing which doctors diagnosed as asthma. In addition to using a rescue inhaler, she was eventually put on a daily dose of steroids and medications. Still, she was hospitalized on a regular basis. Her mother recalls how nearly every asthma-triggering...|
|11/3/2013 - Three workers at the Bowery Whole Foods Market in New York City's Lower East Side were moving cash in their store on Sunday night when they became victims of an unexpected ordeal. A manager, another employee and a security guard used the store's elevator to transport $60,000 held in a shopping cart...|
|11/1/2013 - It's a fact. Chronic stress affects your appetite.
For some, stress reduces appetite and for others stress causes ravaging hunger. Either way, you need healthy, organic food that soothes stress so that your body can cope. This is the very best form of medication.
Of course, many us of have a tendency...|
|10/19/2013 - You thought you were doing the right thing. You've done some homework online, on health and natural news sites, and you've talked to "organic" minded people, and maybe even chatted with a few doctors, and you've been buying fewer processed foods, using less sugar, and even taking some supplements, but...|
|10/18/2013 - As Natural News reported yesterday, the Grocery Manufacturers Association got caught red-handed violating Washington state fair election laws by running a money laundering slush fund designed to conceal the identities of food companies giving money to block I-522.
The CEO of the GMA, Pamela Bailey,...|
|10/18/2013 - Heather Bhagat was only three years old when she had bladder surgery. From there came a slew of persistent health issues, including chronic urinary tract infections (UTIs) - which she typically had once every month - severe acne, underweight problems and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). These issues...|
|10/17/2013 - Anthocyanin is a plant compound that acts as an effective antioxidant within the human body. It is also a color pigment that gives many fruits and berries a blue, red or dark purple hue and is found in a wide assortment of healthy foods. Several foods that contain anthocyanins are listed below.
|10/17/2013 - Kes Cardoso used to have debilitating arthritis that rendered her unable to go outside, especially if it was raining. These days, she starts her mornings with a run. Cardoso says, "I can't wait to leave the house and jog." She hardly believes she can finally utter such words.
In 2011, she relied...|
|10/15/2013 - When it comes to health, preventing disease is far better than treating it. Recent research confirms that inflammation is a leading cause of illness and disease in adults. Experts now agree that eliminating or limiting exposure to the following seven foods can decrease inflammation and lead to better...|
|10/14/2013 - The symptoms of a migraine headache, which can include throbbing pain, nausea, light and sound sensitivity and other unpleasant side effects, is definitely something you want to avoid if you can. And yet, many migraine sufferers inadvertently bring on a migraine attack through the foods they eat. A...|
|10/13/2013 - Much has been said about superfoods in the past, and people are often confused about which ones are best to include in their daily diets. There are a lot of these foods with varying benefits to improve general health and well-being. Certain illnesses are also known to be prevented by eating these foods....|
|10/12/2013 - Young audiences, especially teenagers, look up to sports stars as role models of fitness and athleticism. A new study finds that sports celebrities are routinely misleading young audiences because of their commercial endorsements of unhealthy junk foods. When a television commercial comes on showing...|
|10/12/2013 - There is an adage that talks about the effect of food on the personality and the health condition of humans. "You are what you eat," it suggests. People who are suffering from swollen joints or inflammation should keep this adage in mind. There are several anti-inflammatory foods that alleviate the...|
|10/11/2013 - Rushed. That's how women feel in the modern age. In a hurry to get the house cleaned, the shopping done, the kids to school, that presentation for work ready. No one expects more from us than we expect from ourselves. Trying to cram 30 hours of ToDos into each day means we are bound to cut corners....|
|10/11/2013 - Most tomato products are high in sugar content. Ketchup is a food that few people realize has a large amount of sugar. The truth is that sugar is in most processed foods, meaning you never know when it will land on your table.
Doing your best to avoid unwanted sugar is always a good idea, but you...|
|10/10/2013 - Diabetes is a disorder wherein the body cannot control its level of blood glucose or sugar. While many of the foods today contain high levels of diabetes-inducing sugar, there are ten amazingly healthy foods that can actually prevent diabetes from developing. Not only do these foods control blood sugar...|
|10/10/2013 - How many bad diets are really out there? How much bad advice is floating around the media and how many roads leading to health destruction are there? Just how many "FDA approved" food products and "doctor recommended" weight control programs incorporate toxic foods, dead foods and synthetic foods, like...|
|10/8/2013 - A flat stomach is a quest that has remained elusive for many people all over the world. Dieters often shy away from food to keep their slim figures. Food experts, however, have discovered several foods that actually help flatten the stomach.
These 20 foods help burn the fat away to reveal a sexy,...|
|10/6/2013 - Let us delve into a recent news story that aired this past August on NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams; it talked about gluten-free foods only being necessary for people suffering from celiac and dismissed them for just about everyone else. One yoga instructor came on the program to talk about how...|
|10/2/2013 - While an Australian scientist from the Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) has been quoted saying that the heat has gone out of the genetically modified food debate and that people are now willing to eat GM food, particularly if they understand why the crop has been...|
|9/28/2013 - An alkaline diet maximizes people's vitality, since the tissues become supple and inflammation is lessened. There are many people who suffer from inflammations these days because of a non-alkaline diet. These inflammations cause diseases such as arthritis, cancer, irritable bowel disorders and fibromyalgia....|
|9/27/2013 - Everywhere you turn in the media, GMO propagandists are invoking so-called "Golden rice" as part of a false narrative that claims GMOs will save the world. Golden rice will save a million lives, blared the cover of TIME Magazine. Golden rice will give poor people critical nutrition and end suffering,...|
|9/27/2013 - Superfoods supply lots of nutrients that may often not be available from crops grown in mineral depleted soils that are common with our monoculture agriculture. They also supply more nutrients and/or antioxidants with less bulk and fewer calories.
Superfoods also tend to have high antioxidant ORAC...|
|9/25/2013 - The heat inside the human body has a huge say on how it adapts to temperature changes. Natural adaptation dictates that the body must cool down when the surroundings are hot, and it must warm itself up when the surroundings are cold. While homeostasis plays a huge role in adjusting body temperature,...|
|9/20/2013 - A new video from the group calling itself "Organic Spies" is once again rocking the organic food industry. In the video, a woman who identifies herself as a former employee of Whole Foods Market (WFM) testifies that she and other employees were deliberately trained by Whole Foods Market management to...|
|9/20/2013 - Some things in nature simply work, because they are a part of a whole, an integral part and some specific function which contributes to the underlying naturalistic state. The word "fortified," when referring to food, is often misleading because people are led to believe that food scientists simply "add...|
|9/20/2013 - The skin, more than just a protective covering for the body, can make a person look and feel good. Because of this, many people invest a lot of their money and time in ensuring that their skin is in the best shape possible. But oftentimes, promoting skin health all boils down to great nutrition.
|9/19/2013 - Depression can catch up with the best of us. There will be down days where you're simply not feeling it at all. People tend to have different techniques in handling depression. One of the most common ways people do it is by eating. The surprising fact is this: you can actually combat depression and...|
|9/18/2013 - Dehydration can lead to health problems such as diarrhea, vomiting, comas, seizures, headaches, shock and dizziness. According to celebrity nutritionist Kimberly Snyder of the National Association of Nutrition Professionals, eating and/or drinking hydrating foods and drinks throughout the day can help...|
|9/17/2013 - In traditional cultures, balancing health with a balanced lifestyle was a core belief. They live in harmony with the environment. The diseases of modern civilization were rare. Food and medicine were interwoven. All cultures used special or functional foods to prevent disease. Food could be used at...|
|9/15/2013 - There is arsenic in rice, and it's generally higher in brown rice than in white rice. Consumer Reports tested 223 samples of rice products in 2012 and found significant levels of arsenic in most of them, including inorganic arsenic (the really toxic kind).
As Consumer Reports found, it's not unusual...|
|9/14/2013 - Protecting your heart in a literal sense is a major health consideration nowadays. With heart problems becoming a leading cause of death and debilitation, maintaining cardiovascular health has become a very important consideration. But did you know that you can actually improve the health of your heart...|
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|9/14/2013 - As the nation's collective waistline continues to expand, it has become more important than ever to educate yourself as to what sorts of foods truly are and are not healthy for you, despite what their labeling says or whether they are touted as "healthy."
That is especially important for snacks that...|
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