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Sprinting not required for health benefitsBy J. Anderson, August 10 2014
(NaturalNews) It is well known that exercise is beneficial in helping to prevent heart disease and improve our overall quality of life. What is not completely understood is whether we can still witness health benefits later in life by running shorter durations or distances, or at a reduced intensity.
It is a commonly held belief that individuals need to exercise for at least 75 minutes a week (World Health Organization recommendation) at a vigorous intensity in order to be heart-healthy. So does...
GM poppies and the pharmaceutical industry threaten Tasmania's image of clean, green agricultureBy L.J. Devon, Staff Writer, August 10 2014
(NaturalNews) Just 150 miles south of Australia lies the island of Tasmania, one of the few agricultural hotspots in the world not yet tainted by genetically modified organisms (GMOs). However, if the powerful GM lobby and pharmaceutical industry has its way this year, GMOs may ride in, tainting Tasmania's clean, green image.
Over a decade ago, genetically modified organisms were banned from the island after GM canola drifted from test fields and contaminated other fields. Today, Tasmania represents...
Freezing blueberries increases availability of antioxidants - here are 8 ways this superfood benefits healthBy Julie Wilson , August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) Just when you thought that the health benefits of blueberries couldn't be any more plentiful, new research has found that freezing the superfood actually increases the berry's nutritional content.
Graduate student Marin Plumb, a food science major at South Dakota State University, found that frozen blueberries are equally nutritious as fresh blueberries, even after six months of freezing.
Plumb's experiment involved observing antioxidant levels in blueberries frozen for one, three...
Many BPA-free bottles contain a chemical that causes arrhythmia, hyperactivity and brain changesBy David Gutierrez, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) A chemical found in many products labeled "BPA free" may produce many of the same health problems as the original chemical, including hyperactivity and cardiac arrhythmia, according to a pair of studies presented recently at the joint meeting of the International Society of Endocrinology and the Endocrine Society in Chicago.
"BPS, termed the safe alternative to BPA, may be equally as harmful to developing brains," said Deborah Kurrasch of the University of Calgary, lead researcher...
Repel ticks with this natural oilBy Heidi Fagley, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) With summer in full bloom and more and more cases of Lyme disease being reported, many are searching for ways to repel ticks without having to resort to harsh chemicals. Luckily, there is one sweet-smelling alternative that is proving to be quite powerful in the fight against this growing concern.
It's summer and time to experience the great outdoors, yet many are opting out in order to avoid the feared tick bite that could possibly lead to a host of health challenges. The good news...
Three processed meat factories to close down across USA as customer demand shifts away from hot dogsBy Julie Wilson , August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) Tyson Foods Inc., the Springdale, Arkansas-based meat processor, announced plans to shut down three factories, in Iowa, New York and New Mexico, eliminating jobs for nearly one thousand people.
All three of the factories produce processed meats like hot dogs, sausage and bacon, and are the largest employers in their communities. The closures are reportedly due to a change in consumer needs, as well as being too far of a distance from the factory's raw material supplies.
Time to raise the bar: Today's overweight children learn to view obesity as normalBy L.J. Devon, Staff Writer, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) The kind of food products being distributed so conveniently from boxes, fast food joints and microwavable packages today are so nutritionally void that they are not satisfying the dietary requirements that children need. This kind of food is not only depriving children of proper nutrition levels but is destroying their metabolism. These corn syrups, dyes and artificial colors are really just drugs designed to addict children to a cocktail of flavor science. These processed food "drugs...
One more good reason to avoid processed dairy: it shockingly contains hidden MSGBy Zach C. Miller, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) The risks of flavor enhancing food additive MSG (monosodium glutamate) are well known to many NaturalNews readers. MSG should be avoided, considering the fact that it is a dangerous excitotoxin that kills brain cells in the hypothalamus, promotes obesity and liver disease, and is linked to seizures, migraines, ADD/ADHD and heart palpitations. Unfortunately, MSG is hidden in many foods and products, which makes it difficult to avoid even for informed buyers. MSG is difficult to locate...
Bad to worse: Texas seeks to unleash dangerous banned pesticides to kill GMO super weeds infesting cottonBy J. D. Heyes, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) Is the state of Texas about ready to make a bad situation worse regarding GMO-created super weeds? It would seem so, based on recent reports.
The federal Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is currently requesting comments regarding a petition filed by the Texas Department of Agriculture, which is seeking permission to use the very hazardous herbicide propazine to kill herbicide-resistant weeds that have become an infestation for cotton grown in the state.
The state department...
Dallas residents describe immigrant influx as 'deliberate invasion' of AmericaBy J. D. Heyes, July 29 2014
(NaturalNews) As President Obama continues to allow the U.S. southwest border to remain virtually open to any and all comers, and as he reportedly contemplates granting amnesty to millions of illegal aliens already in the country -- contravening federal law -- Americans are increasingly feeling like they are under siege, and are angry about it.
Nowhere is this truer than in Texas, where most of the current wave of illegal immigrants are crossing. Recently, residents of Collin County complained...
Functional testing for type II diabetesBy Dr. David Jockers, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) According to the American Diabetes Association 23.6 million Americans (7.8 percent of the population) have diabetes and another 57 million people (18.8 percent) have insulin-resistant pre-diabetes. The vast majority of diabetes is the type II variety known as degenerative diabetes.
The fasting blood sugar test is done after an overnight fast or an 8-hour fast during the day. Diabetes is defined as having a fasting blood sugar of 126 mg/dl or higher. Pre-diabetes is defined as having...
Psychiatrist with a pistol ends patient's hospital shooting spree - man with gun saves livesBy PF Louis, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) This summer at a hospital in the Philadelphia area, a psychiatric patient drew a handgun and shot his caseworker in the face, killing her. Psychiatrist Lee Silverman ducked behind his desk, grabbed his pistol and emptied the chamber at patient Richard Plotts, striking him several times.
Two other staffers, another psychiatrist and a case worker, at the Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in the suburban Philadelphia township of Darby jumped the wounded 49-year-old Plotts and disarmed him.
Study suggests 'soul mates' have the worst relationships: Here's a better way to think about romanceBy Mike Bundrant, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) Of course we've all been primed to find our soulmate and live in a state of unconditional love and unity.
But is the social conditioning around soulmates valid? Or is the concept of soulmates just a pop psychology fantasy that leads to frustration and loneliness?
One team of researchers set out to discover just how well soulmates fare in the real world of relationships.
Social psychologists have long known that people think and talk about love in a wide variety of ways. Two...
Boost your skin's natural sunscreen ability with foodBy Bri Jackson, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) A daily dose of sun exposure does the body good. Sunlight helps the body produce vitamin D and can play a role in the prevention of heart disease, depression, osteoporosis and insomnia. However, experts currently only recommend between 10 to 60 minutes of unprotected sun exposure each day depending on skin color and absorption rate. What can be done to protect the skin for the remainder of the day? Leading dermatologist Dr. Nicholas Perricone recommends daily use of a non-chemical sunscreen...
Wireless home automation systems can reveal vast amounts of personal information to anyone with a computerBy L.J. Devon, Staff Writer, August 9 2014
(NaturalNews) What might sound like a conspiracy theory is quickly evolving into conspiracy reality. Various wireless home automation systems that control domestic lighting, heating and even door locks can be hacked by third parties. Once the data from these home automation systems is breached, hackers can track behavioral patterns, store the information in databases and analyze homeowner habits. Likewise, this sensitive information could be sold for marketing purposes and used for more intrusive...
CDC bombshell: Ebola spread to USA 'inevitable'By Mike Adams, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) The spread of Ebola to the USA is "inevitable," said the head of the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Thursday. Tom Frieden made the statement in a House Subcommittee hearing, adding that he does not think there will be a "large Ebola outbreak" in the U.S. Does he think there will be small ones?
Ken Isaacs, vice president of program and government relations at the Christian aid group Samaritan's Purse warned "the world is woefully ill-equipped to handle the spread...
Liberia closes borders, quarantines communities as Ebola deaths mountBy Jonathan Benson, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) The West African country of Liberia has shuttered most of its borders after it was discovered that the deadly Ebola virus had spread to two of the region's largest cities. An Agence France-Presse (AFP) report explains that both Freetown, the capital of Sierra Leone, and Lagos in Nigeria have reported cases of Ebola, prompting Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf to take immediate action to protect the people of her country.
With at least 1,200 confirmed cases of the disease,...
Scientists and business leaders urge US government to reject toxic herbicide mix of glyphosate and Agent Orange ingredientBy Ethan A. Huff, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) A group of scientists and medical experts is calling on the Obama Administration to reject an application by Dow AgroSciences seeking approval for a new herbicide known as Enlist Duo, which contains the glyphosate component of Roundup and the 2,4-D component of the Vietnam War weapon Agent Orange in a single solution.
The herbicide blend is being proposed by the Dow Chemical Co. subsidiary as a solution to pest and weed resistance, which has emerged as a result of pesticide overuse...
Five natural antibiotics that fight illness and promote healthBy Sandeep Godiyal, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) There are many herbs and foods that can treat and prevent a wide variety of illnesses and diseases. Many people are beginning to use natural antibiotics and remedies for these illnesses rather than relying on traditional Western medicine with risks and side effects.
Natural antibiotics can be powerful treatments for illnesses, preventing disease and keeping the body's health in balance. Natural antibiotics, such as honey, ginger and Echinacea, among others, are powerful remedies...
West Coast devastation continues: seals, oysters, pelicans, fish, squid -- all sick, dying or failing to breedBy Ethan A. Huff, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) The makings of a mass-level extinction event in the world's oceans appear disturbingly imminent, as marine species after marine species washes ashore on the Pacific West Coast. Ailing seals, dead fish, missing pelicans and much more are being reported in the media as scientists struggle to figure out what, exactly, is causing entire marine ecosystems to suffer and die, seemingly inexplicably.
Much of the carnage is being reported in California, where baby sea lions in distress have...
Scientists find radioactive cesium, lowered blood cell counts in monkeys living near FukushimaBy David Gutierrez, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) Wild monkeys living near Fukushima, Japan, have detectable levels of radioactive cesium in their bodies, along with lowered blood cell counts that may indicate a hampered immune system, according to a study conducted by researchers from the Nippon Veterinary and Life Science University in Tokyo and published in the journal Scientific Reports on July 24.
In March 2011, a massive earthquake and tsunami caused multiple meltdowns at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant, leading...
Stop ADHD naturally without the need for drugsBy Jonathan Landsman, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) According to the National Institute of Mental Health, "scientists are not sure what causes ADHD, although many studies suggest that genes play a large role." Of course, they go on to say that environmental factors "might contribute" to ADHD - but they neglect to warn the public about the dangers of pesticides, wireless technology and nutrient-deprived processed foods - loaded with chemicals and simple sugars.
Our children are being legally poisoned. The supermarket shelves are packed...
6 herbs that enhance digestive healthBy Sandeep Godiyal, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) Digestion problems are never a pleasant situation to have to deal with. Not only are they often painful, such problems can lead to embarrassment as well. Fortunately, there are a number of herbs that are often used in everyday cooking that are also prized for their ability to calm the digestion system.
Sage A powerful antiviral herb, sage also helps aid in keeping the digestive system running smoothly. In addition to helping the stomach digest protein, sage also helps to dispel gas...
Organic food contains up to 60 percent more antioxidants: studyBy Ethan A. Huff, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) Organic food really is better for you, revealed the largest review of published data on organic food ever conducted. An international team of researchers from Newcastle University in the UK looked at 343 peer-reviewed studies comparing organic and conventional crops, and came to the conclusion that organic produce is higher in antioxidants, lower in toxic heavy metals and much less contaminated with pesticide and herbicide residues.
Published in the British Journal of Nutrition,...
Doctors deride new 'abuse-resistant' painkiller as 'gimmick' that only works when snorted or injectedBy Ethan A. Huff, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) Hampered by media reports of widespread abuse and gentle slaps on the wrist by federal regulators, the drug industry is reluctantly developing tamper-proof technologies that it claims will help curb opioid junkies from taking pills without a prescription. But at least one doctor has publicly stated that such measures are nothing more than an empty gimmick that will do nothing to address prescription drug abuse, one of the leading causes of disease and death in America today.
Common household items contain toxins known to cause birth defects, rashes and even deathBy Antonia, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) All the dusting, vacuuming and countertop cleaning in the world doesn't make a house a healthy home. In fact, according to numerous experts, even simple, non-cleaning related activities, such as sitting down on a carpet or storing food, may wreak havoc on our health.
Cancer survivor Kris Carr's website explains that everyday items can negatively impact health, affecting everything from the development or worsening of cancer and autism to reproductive and neurological disorders. The...
Mom charged with felony neglect for allowing son to walk to a neighborhood parkBy PF Louis, July 31 2014
(NaturalNews) A Port St. Lucie, Florida, mother was arrested for felony child neglect and released on bail recently. She had to pitch nearly $4,000 to obtain bail. The charge is ridiculous considering that her seven-year-old son had walked there often.
He has a cell phone strapped around his neck, and when his mother, 34-year-old Nicole Gainey calls to check on him, the display reads "Mommy" in large letters.
The young boy walked to a park where kids play often. Apparently, public pool attendants...
Find out what Chinese medicine can do for youBy Paul Fassa, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) has had energetic medicine and treatment thoroughly explored for centuries. Western medical research has only just begun to look into how subtle energies affect our health. Even so, modern Western medicine tends to rely heavily on expensive equipment for both diagnosis and treatment, while TCM does not.
That translates to lower expense and cost. Yet, most western disease treatment coverages (insurance) won't cover TCM. Health cost coverage, no matter...
Smoking gun: Emails reveal Lois Lerner warning IRS employees to be cautious about what they say in emailsBy J. D. Heyes, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) What happens in Washington, D.C., would largely stay in Washington, D.C., were it not for certain press outlets that operate as our founders envisioned American media would: as a watchdog on those in power.
That's why, even on a site largely dedicated to reporting about natural foods and science, it is important to expose the wrongdoings of those who mean to rule over us, simply because of the amount of control that they have over our lives, including, of course, the power to condemn...
How vegetarianism, alcohol and good habits benefits healthBy Lindsey Alexander, August 8 2014
(NaturalNews) There has been recent reports in the news claiming vegetarianism has a negative impact on health and people in a number of ways. However, though some studies validate one argument, there is always another to invalidate the prior. Motives and bias in reports are often speculated, but one known fact that has been proven true over a number of years is that vegetarianism is really is healthy.
A diet of vegetables and protein is just one part of a healthy lifestyle. Protein, despite popular...
Gaia's psychic scream: why ecological destruction leads to human conflictBy Mike Adams, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) Can you feel it? Something isn't right with the world. Viral pandemics, wars, droughts, escalations of violence, irrational behavior, corporate greed gone wild, open border conflicts, media madness and more...
Clearly, something has shifted away from balance. At first, I thought these events were lining up just by coincidence, but now I'm convinced there's a common cause behind it all. Something, in other words, is driving humanity into a state of madness. But what is it?
Pharma pushers want to conduct Ebola medical experiments on entire population of West AfricaBy Ethan A. Huff, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) As the death toll from this latest Ebola outbreak edges closer to 1,000, a group of "experts" has come forward with calls to start administering experimental medicines to West Africans. The Los Angeles Times reports that Peter Piot, who is credited with co-discovering the Ebola virus back in the 1970s, along with several others is urging the World Health Organization (WHO) to allow mass medical experimentation with drugs and vaccines that have never been safety tested.
Heirloom seed proponents now labeled 'agri-terrorists' by governmentBy J. D. Heyes, August 4 2014
(NaturalNews) Increasingly, when Americans "dare" to color outside the lines of government food regulation, those who seek to rule us label them extremists and, now, even "agri-terrorists."
As noted by Daisy Luther at The Organic Prepper, officials in more than one state have turned into food Nazis:
It looks like Michigan is not the only state with a Department of Agriculture that is adamant about the best interests of their citizens. Residents in Pennsylvania can now breathe a little bit easier...
7 ways GMOs are destroying humanity and the planetBy Jonathan Benson, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) No matter what personal views you might have on genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), these relatively new biological creations are wreaking havoc on both the environment and human health, as thoroughly demonstrated in the scientific literature. And here are seven concrete examples of why:
1) GMOs lead to superbugs and superweeds. There is no denying the massive ecological changes that occur as a result of GMOs and their respective growing chemicals. Farmers all across North America...
Oregon man serving prison sentence for collecting rainwater on his own propertyBy Ethan A. Huff, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) An Oregon landowner has been subjected to a 30-day prison sentence for what he says was a simple act of collecting rainwater on his own property. CNS News reports that Gary Harrington was convicted of nine misdemeanors and sentenced to 30 days in prison, as well as slapped with a $1,500 fine, for diverting snow runoff and rainwater into three reservoirs on his property, a move that local officials say violates an antiquated law governing personal water use.
Known as the "Rain Main...
Sleepless in the USA: New study finds tart cherry juice significantly increases sleep timeBy Paul Fassa, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) According to the CDC insufficient sleep is a public health epidemic. The CDC warns that people who are struggling with sleep deficiencies are at risk for serious, debilitating, chronic diseases and even death from: "hypertension, diabetes, depression, and obesity, as well as cancer, increased mortality, and reduced quality of life and productivity."
The CDC estimates that approximately 50 to 70 million US adults suffer from some form of sleep or "wakefulness disorder". 
NY hotel fines guests $500 for posting negative reviews on YelpBy J. D. Heyes, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) Most Americans know that the cost of a wedding can be very high, but one hotel has found a way to extract even more cash from wedding guests.
As reported by the New York Post, the Union Street Guest House, located in Hudson, New York, fines couples $500 for every single negative review posted online - and on any website - by one of their guests.
You can't make this stuff up.
But that's not all. The hotel will also fine you $500 if you're staying there to attend a wedding at...
Rediscover a natural, inexpensive cancer treatment agent mostly forgotten or ignoredBy Paul Fassa, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) You may remember the stir that DMSO created in the 1970s when it emerged as a miraculous healing agent and adjuvant for treating many health issues. Some MDs were using it on cancer patients successfully. Then, DMSO mostly faded out of the natural healing picture.
Recently, the Camelot Cancer Care clinic in Tulsa, Oklahoma, featured DMSO as a major part of their protocol, but it was shut down in 2013 by the FDA and FBI after producing a very high healing rate among cancer patients...
UK government uses deceptive language in new bill to legalize genetically engineered 'designer' babiesBy J. D. Heyes, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) The British government has been accused of misleading its people in refusing to acknowledge that babies born through a new controversial in vitro fertilization (IVF) technique will actually be "genetically modified."
Britain's The Telegraph newspaper reported that, in late July, the UK government approve a new "three parent" fertility technique that uses donor DNA from a "second mother" to repair suspected genetic defects in unborn babies.
Scientists have said the process will...
10 reasons to eat more tomatoesBy Alex Du Toit, Earthie Mama, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) Did yo know that tomatoes are the most popular vegetable grown in the world? They are hardy summer plants that give a high yield when taken care of properly. Tomatoes are loaded with many health benefits and life enhancing properties. They are a rich source of vitamins A and C and folic acid. Tomatoes contain a wide array of beneficial nutrients and antioxidants, including alpha-lipoic acid, lycopene, choline, folic acid, beta-carotene and lutein. Here are ten benefits of why you might...
Commercial airplanes can be hijacked with on-board wifi, warns security consultantBy J. D. Heyes, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) A security consultant is sounding an alarm bell over new data he says indicates that commercial airliners can be hacked via their onboard Wi-Fi systems.
Much of the equipment that planes and ships use to access satellite communications networks is wide open like the sea and sky itself, says Reuben Santamarta, who posted his conclusions at the Black Hat website [www.blackhat.com].
As noted by CNet's Eric Mack, who reported on Santamarta's conclusions:
In a world where everything...
Ebola is preventable and less likely than the fluBy Lindsey Alexander, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) Though it is a frightening chain of events, Ebola and other infections can be prevented with augmented human behavior. In fact, Ebola is less infectious than the Flu virus, reports Tom Solomon from the University of Liverpool. In 1976, several outbreaks had occurred in Southern Sudan and the Democratic Republic of Congo of hemorrhagic fever by an unknown virus (at the time). Today, scientists know much more about the virus called Ebola, including its genome, structure and various subtypes...
FDA slaps vaccine manufacturer for ongoing bacterial contaminationBy Ethan A. Huff, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) Ongoing troubles at an influenza vaccine manufacturing plant in Quebec, Canada, has prompted an intervention by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Reports indicate that the U.S.-based agency has issued a warning to British pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK), urging the company to make some swift changes to its manufacturing process or else face further scrutiny and possible penalties.
GSK's Ste-Foy plant is the global headquarters for manufacturing the Flulaval...
The importance of CoQ10 levels in human healthBy Dr. David Jockers, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) True health begins at the cellular level and our body contains roughly 75 trillion cells. The mitochondria is the key organelle within the cell that produces the majority of the energy. Coenzyme Q10 is a vital enzyme anti-oxidant within the mitochondria that is commonly deficient in many individuals.
Coenzyme Q10 is an anti-oxidant enzyme within the mitochondria. This anti-oxidant regenerates other antioxidants such as vitamin E. Its major role is helping the mitochondria harvest...
Radiation detector project RadWatch will provide almost immediate information to the publicBy PF Louis, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) A University of California, Berkeley press release recently reported that state-of-the-art real-time radiation tracking equipment has been installed on its campus. Air samples are used for the real-time measurements, while the practice of analyzing milk, fish and other food source samples will continue as part of Berkeley's radiation tracking project called RadWatch.
In addition to having the latest and most sophisticated air detection equipment, which was recently placed on the...
Obama's policies 'complete the cycle' of human child trafficking, says border agentBy J. D. Heyes, August 7 2014
(NaturalNews) A U.S. Border Patrol agent who has been regularly speaking out about the burgeoning disaster of mass illegal immigration along the U.S. Southwest border has accused the U.S. government and, by default, the Obama administration, of being complicit in human trafficking.
The agent, Hector Garza, said in a recent interview on Fox News Channel's "Hannity" program that the federal government is "completing the smuggling cycle" of unaccompanied illegal alien minors and others into the country...
Ebola vaccine pioneer joked about use of genetically engineered virus to cull human populationBy Mike Adams, August 6 2014
(NaturalNews) Truth Stream Media (with Aaron Dykes and Melissa Melton) carried a bombshell story a few weeks ago that suddenly makes even more sense with recent Ebola revelations. The story is entitled Edible Vaccine Inventor Jokes about Culling Population with GMO Virus and it carries a video, shown below, of Dr. Charles Arntzen, head of The Biodesign Institute for Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology (1), answering a question about how to kill off billions of humans in a depopulation scheme.
Puerto Rico declares epidemic as chikungunya virus continues to spread unabatedBy David Gutierrez, August 6 2014
(NaturalNews) The Puerto Rican government declared on July 17 that the mosquito-transmitted disease chikungunya has reached epidemic proportions. Puerto Rico is only the latest country to fall prey to the disease, which has been sweeping the Caribbean since its arrival in late 2013.
According to the Pan American Health Organization, a total of 354,000 cases are suspected or confirmed across the Caribbean as a July 11.
"We're seeing an epidemic ripping through a naive population, with a very...
Organic family farms are likely to suffer from Wal-Mart's foray into organic food industryBy Julie Wilson , August 6 2014
(NaturalNews) What happens when large, powerful corporations violate the law and are immune from prosecution or accountability? They usually become repeat offenders, and in this situation, Wal-Mart, the culprit, is no exception.
About seven years ago, the big box store was accused of "cheapening the value of the organic label by sourcing products from industrial-scale factory farms and developing countries, including China," according to a report by The Cornucopia Institute, a farm policy research...
Poisoning the mind: 7 heavy metals to cleanse for your mental health (names, symptoms, research, common food sources)By Mike Bundrant, August 6 2014
(NaturalNews) History's largest mass poisoning of a human population has occurred in Bangladesh. Because of it, 35 million people have been exposed to lethal levels of arsenic. Mortality rates are estimated at 13 per 1000, which means that this poisoning has ended as many at 455,000 lives.
It happened simply enough. In the late 1960s and 1970s, UNICEF and the World Bank, concerned that surface water in the area was causing too many cases of fatal diarrhea, funded the drilling of new wells. These...
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