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|3/18/2016 - A new era of fake, toxic meats is upon us. While tofu, seitan and veggie burgers have been around for ages to satisfy the growing vegetarian and vegan community, in the last few years the food industry has been on a mission to win the hearts of the health-conscious carnivore, too.
According to the...|
|3/15/2016 - Not only are antibiotics commonly over-prescribed, but they can also have a negative impact on your health. Why use them when you can make an inexpensive and powerful natural alternative out of ingredients you probably already have at home?
The pharmaceutical industry encourages doctors to peddle...|
|3/11/2016 - The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has repeatedly denied a petition filed by environmental groups asking for better pesticide labeling. In March, Beyond Pesticides, the Center for Environmental Health, Physicians for Social Responsibility and other advocacy groups sued the EPA for failing...|
|1/27/2016 - The scientific community is in an uproar after it was learned that the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is planning to ban an inert gas, one that occurs naturally in the air we breathe, from being used in pesticide formulas.
According to the agency, the natural element argon is considered...|
|1/12/2016 - The federal government is finally taking notice of all the garbage dietary supplements flooding the market these days, many of which are loaded with synthetic fillers, artificial flavors and in some cases, illegal additives. As part of a massive sweep, the Department of Justice (DOJ) is indicting a...|
|11/18/2015 - In conjunction with the FDA, FTC and even the DoD, the US Dept. of Justice announced criminal indictments against a dietary supplement manufacturer that appears to have a long history of falsifying ingredients, intentionally mislabeling its products and knowingly harming consumers with chemical ingredients.
|11/2/2015 - If you're shopping for an all natural toothpaste, the list of ingredients to avoid includes diethanolamine, propylene glycol, fluoride, aspartame, saccharine, sodium lauryl sulfate, Triclosan, glycerin, sorbitol, and microbeads. After careful examination of the ingredients, the discerning shopper will...|
|10/6/2015 - Note to those who work for large food manufacturers: Yes, this is the article you're supposed to forward to your corporate executives. This is your gateway to the pulse of the rapidly growing clean food movement that has now become unstoppable for reasons explained below...
Every time I walk into...|
|8/25/2015 - Food affects our bodies and minds. Many people would be surprised to discover just how many food ingredients are linked to cognitive disorders, like dementia.
Dementia is considered by many people to be a disease that accompanies age. Contrary to popular belief, however, dementia isn't a specific...|
|8/22/2015 3:12:27 PM - Conventional toothpaste is full of toxins that make your teeth look pretty and feel clean while they slowly erode the tooth enamel and gums. Conventional whitening toothpastes are very toxic to the mouth. All of the conventional brands and many of the "natural" brands put chemicals in their toothpaste...|
|7/28/2015 - McDonald's has a very complicated brand image: entirely unhealthy, yet an affordable option that is almost universally available. McDonald's isn't a place we go to get our nutritional needs met, and with most research connecting our Western/fast food diet directly to various diseases, such as diabetes,...|
|6/15/2015 - There are 16 different flu shots approved by the FDA, made by several pharmaceutical companies. Some of these vaccines are designed solely to protect against the H1N1 influenza virus A strain. But most flu vaccines distributed in the U.S. are designed to provide protection from three strains of influenza...|
|6/5/2015 - Do you love cookies but want to avoid the nasty ingredients found in most commercial varieties (e.g., trans fat, artificial colors)? This recipe is made from natural ingredients! It's gluten-free, dairy-free and egg-free, too; and it's guaranteed to satisfy your sweet tooth. With the help of the grocery...|
|5/7/2015 - Kale has become increasingly popular in recent times as more people not only discover its delicious flavor but also learn more about the many health benefits it can bring. And more evidence shows that one of these benefits is a reduced risk of cancer development.
Cancer remains a serious threat to...|
|4/27/2015 - The free market victories against the sleazy biotech industry are coming at a rapid pace now, and the latest announcement is a real game changer: Chipotle Mexican Grill has outright rejected all GMOs and, as of today, is now serving all non-GMO ingredients in its foods.
"When it comes to our food,...|
|4/10/2015 - There is no shortage of things driving us crazy in the world today, but there are some things that could do it in a shorter amount of time. These gut disturbing, liver compromising, and brain damaging ingredients have come from the "infinite genius" of man, and have clearly ruined our ability to think...|
|3/13/2015 - Nineteen different ingredients go into McDonald's French fries, including genetically modified (GMO) foods, additives, and preservatives. Antifoaming agents, hydrogenated soybean oil, natural beef flavoring, Dimethylpolysiloxane and Sodium Acid Pyrophosphate are all ingredients in McDonald's French...|
|2/28/2015 - Millions of people love pickles and their juice has been widely touted for many uses health benefits and remedies, including use as a post-workout drink and athletic performance enhancer, flavoring for foods, flavor enhancer in recipes and drinks, vinegar replacement, meat-tenderizer, hiccup stopper,...|
|2/10/2015 - A hard-hitting new book just being launched today blows the whistle on toxic ingredients in the food supply. It's so compelling that Big Food and Big Biotech corporations hired armies of negative P.R. trolls to try to crush the book even before it was published. Ever wonder what's so dangerous about...|
|2/7/2015 - French fries: a basic combination of potatoes, cooking oil and salt, right? Not at McDonald's, where a shocking 19 ingredients go into the U.S. version of the chain's "World Famous Fries," which based on their contents are more chemicals than actual food.
Mythbusters host Grant Imahara recently toured...|
|12/2/2014 - Why do other countries get safer versions of McDonald's food, while Americans are fed unnecessary and potentially dangerous additives? Does McDonald's have it out against Americans? Is there a conspiracy to destroy the health of Americans, using food ingredients as silent weapons? Are Americans being...|
|12/1/2014 - Story by Daisy Luther, republished from Eat Local Grown with additional editing by Natural News.
What's the most controversial topic at the grocery store these days?
Should you consume them? Are they okay in moderation? Should you strictly avoid them at all times? And if so, how...|
|9/18/2014 - Smoothies are popular these days. We drink them as an alternative to unhealthy drinks or as a meal replacement. But are they really healthy? They can be.
The question is: What's in your smoothie?
At some smoothie stands, smoothies are made with 3 basic ingredients: frozen fruit, fruit juice,...|
|7/17/2014 - Sure, we all know that drugs aren't made of sugar and spice, but sometimes the ingredients that are included in even the most popular and widely used drugs can be pretty disturbing. Although Lexapro is marketed as a drug for fighting both depression and anxiety, many of the ingredients contained in...|
|7/14/2014 - Just like nearly every other drug, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax contains fillers and additives that are listed as "inactive" ingredients, but which actually can pose significant health risks. The only way to avoid ingesting those potentially dangerous chemicals and compounds is to avoid taking the medications.
|6/21/2014 - Americans love their beer. But because of the way beer is currently regulated in the U.S., there is no way to know for sure which ingredients are added to a particular brand unless its manufacturer voluntarily labels them -- and most don't.
A recent inquiry into the ingredient contents of several...|
|6/16/2014 4:06:30 PM - The restoration of America's food supply powers on. Companies are beginning to hear the chants of consumers, calling out for traditional, unadulterated food ingredients. The call for cleaner food now includes ice cream. Major ice cream manufacturer, Ben & Jerry's, has announced a major shift in how...|
|6/12/2014 - Less than 24 hours after the Food Babe launched a petition demanding beer companies publicly disclose their ingredients (yes, beer ingredients are a long-kept secret and they are not required by the FDA to disclose them), the MillerCoors company has been caught deceiving the public over its use of corn...|
|6/5/2014 - Most of the world has awoken to the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), seeking healthier choices such as organic, all-natural and gluten-free. The healthy food movement has burgeoned from a trend to a necessity and, for many, has become a way of life.
Processed foods produced by Monsanto's...|
|5/2/2014 12:37:05 PM - If you have pets, you probably see them as an extension of your own human family and care for them accordingly. You may even purchase premium pet food in the hope that your furry loved ones will live long, healthy and disease-free lives. But many conventional kibble products, or pet foods that come...|
|2/11/2014 - The same university academic whose controversial research exposed the cancer-causing effects of genetically modified (GM) Bt corn and the Monsanto crop herbicide Roundup (glyphosate) has made another groundbreaking discovery, this time with regard to the understated toxicity of pesticides in general.
|1/14/2014 - Whole Foods Market says it is aiming to phase them out completely by 2018. Trader Joe's says absolutely none of its private-label products contain them, and haven't since the early 1990s. And Natural Grocers, another major U.S.-based grocery chain, has been pushing for their removal, or at least their...|
|11/8/2013 - Americans enjoy the fact that they have many choices in their lives. Yet, having too many choices when it comes to one's health can be confusing and daunting.
The $27 Billion U.S. dietary supplement industry provides consumers with hundreds of thousands of products to choose from, and it is growing...|
|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...|
|9/4/2013 - Wal-Mart, Walgreens and other large U.S. retailers have been found selling a chemical that can be used to manufacture deadly nerve gas weapons. The chemical is found in numerous products sold by Wal-Mart and Walgreens, and it is the same chemical that raised alarm when it was discovered that UK companies...|
|8/24/2013 - It is more than obvious that anyone who wants to keep genetically modified food unlabeled is either making money from the biotech industry or doesn't mind eating insecticide and pesticide daily. Any argument supporting hiding this "modification" of food means that you would also support all food going...|
|7/30/2013 - A Natural News investigation reveals that an alarmingly large number of multivitamins and individual nutrient vitamins are formulated with ingredients derived from genetically modified corn.
This is the "dirty little secret" of the vitamin industry, but it's not one the mainstream media will touch...|
|6/13/2013 - The recent decision by Whole Foods Market to label all genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) sold in its stores by the long-off date of 2018 looks silly and almost meaningless compared to the right-now policy of fresh food chain Chipotle, which is officially the first and only major U.S. food supplier...|
|5/13/2013 - My friend, Andrea Donsky, that has the website www.naturalsavvy.com, wrote an incredible article that is extremely relevant to all women that have a monthly cycle. She has given me permission to submit it here. As you read the article and become upset there is a link to go to to sign a petition. It...|
|3/28/2013 - Beverage giant PepsiCo has once again partnered with Senomyx, the San Diego, Cal.-based chemical company that gained nationwide attention back in 2011 for using aborted human fetal cells to develop flavor chemicals, to create even more flavor chemicals for its products. According to reports, the new...|
|1/22/2013 - A Natural News investigation into the probiotics industry has turned up alarming information about how probiotics are formulated and labeled. We've found that nearly all probiotics available in the U.S. market today are secretly formulated with genetically modified ingredients that are intentionally...|
|1/10/2013 - I'm always on the lookout for the next great food bar, and a relatively new company called "Bearded Bros" has just topped my list with an amazing new lineup of (mostly) raw food bars made with nearly all organic ingredients.
Check out the ingredients of their Bodacious Blueberry Vanilla bar:
|10/23/2012 - In the spirit of breast cancer awareness month, 5 Hour Energy and The Avon Foundation for Women Breast Cancer Crusade has teamed up to help stamp out breast cancer. Living Essentials, LLC., owner of 5 Hour energy, will be providing a minimum $75,000 donation to the Avon Foundation but that amount can...|
|6/5/2012 - Back in January, the state of California added to its list of cancer-causing chemicals an ingredient commonly used in flavored soda beverages, which has sent major shockwaves throughout the processed food industry. And according to numerous reports, Coca-Cola, PepsiCo, and even Whole Foods are having...|
|2/29/2012 1:20:33 PM - It's been only 70 years since World War II, and the mad scientists from companies like I.G. Farben, BASF, Hoechst, Dow and Bayer, who created the gas chambers and tested dangerous vaccines on innocent Jews, didn't just go away. In fact, they went to work for U.S. corporations and pharmaceutical companies...|
|1/30/2012 - A Russian consumer rights' group recently filed a lawsuit against McDonald's at Moscow's Tverskoy Court. The consumer groups involved in the suit say that McDonald's milkshakes are falsely named because they contain little milk.
McDonald's shakes don't deserve to be called milkshakesAnalysis of milkshakes...|
|1/18/2012 - Big Pharma advocates (the few that exist outside the corrupt government structure and the drug industry itself) regularly defend the industry with claims that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) maintains strict regulatory protocols that ensure safety. But a new report reveals that not only are...|
|12/3/2011 - Many people think occasional junk food indulgence can be balanced out by skipping meals later in the week or by putting in some extra time on the treadmill. The truth is that the consequences of this type of eating can turn up in unexpected ways, often years later as toxins accumulate in your body and...|
|11/17/2011 - It is common knowledge that candy bars, chips and fast food aren't healthful, so it's no surprise to find food additives in those ingredients lists. However, there are a surprising number of additives lurking in more innocent-sounding products like applesauce and sour cream, as well. Shoppers may logically...|
|11/4/2011 - Skin is the body`s largest organ and one of the primary ways toxins make their way into the body. Therefore, it`s important to read the labels of skin care products and learn what to avoid when it comes to ingredients. The marketplace is abundant with prepared "natural" clay masks. An alternative to...|
|10/4/2011 - Lately there have been rumors about sawdust used as fiber filling in processed foods. Well, not quite sawdust. The cellulose used in many foods is processed powder or pulp from virgin wood. It's becoming more common. Though not toxic, what good is it?
Wood cellulose explainedSince the virgin wood...|
|8/19/2011 - Deodorant is an essential toiletry that most Americans have in their medicine cabinet today. Many are still unaware of the hidden dangers in the active ingredients of modern day deodorant. They continue to use these potentially hazardous chemicals on their underarms as a way of reducing perspiration...|
|7/28/2011 - Ever wonder what's really in the food sold at grocery stores around the world? People keep asking me, "What ingredients should I avoid?" So I put together a short list that covers all the most toxic and disease-promoting ingredients in the food supply. These are the substances causing cancer, diabetes,...|
|7/7/2011 - Yesterday we reported on the FDA's new scheme for outlawing nearly all nutritional supplements formulated after October, 1994 (http://www.naturalnews.com/032912_FDA_dietary_supplements.html). That was just the beginning of this story, because a detailed analysis of the proposed new regulation reveals...|
|6/29/2011 - In a shocking new video, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger) reveals that common cooking oils such as canola oil and soybean oil are used as key active ingredients in pesticide products because they work so effectively to kill bugs. The video shows how one pesticide product that kills insects is made with...|
|6/28/2011 - The global commercial pet food industry is astonishingly profitable and continues to grow (sadly) by leaps and bounds. Let's define commercial pet food, for our purposes, as anything that is packaged in cans or bags, even if labeled holistic or natural. Hundreds of generations of pet guardians have...|
|6/26/2011 - Ever wonder what's really found in Chicken McNuggets? Some of the ingredients, it turns out, seem to belong more to an industrial factory of some kind, not a food retailer. According to the McDonald's Corporation, its famous Chicken McNuggets are made with ingredients including autolyzed yeast extract...|
|5/4/2011 - As people are turning away from chemical ingredients in everything from cleaning products to beauty products, they are also turning to chemical-free foods by growing food in their own backyards.
In order to keep your homegrown produce as free from harmful chemicals as possible while keeping crop-destroying...|
|2/2/2011 - Anti aging and wrinkle creams are a dime a dozen. A vast majority of the wrinkle and anti aging products on the market today contain harmful chemicals. However, there are several 100% natural ingredients you can look for that will make you look younger.
The first on the list is vitamin C. Vitamin...|
|1/29/2011 - The word spread like wildfire across the internet: An Alabama law firm had filed a class action lawsuit against Taco Bell in California, saying its meat fails to meet the definition of beef set forth by the U.S. government (and even that's a pretty low hurdle, if you ask me). The lawsuit claims Taco...|
|1/26/2011 - In the not-so-distant future, instead of buying manufactured food items at the store, you may instead just "print" them right in your own kitchen. The technology is called "food fabrication," and it allows you to fabricate foods right in your own kitchen, layer by layer, in much the same way an inkjet...|
|10/22/2010 - Vegetarians and vegans are usually known for making wise food choices, seeking healthy foods. They, along with other consumers, might be surprised to find out that some seemingly harmless foods actually contain hidden animal ingredients.
Some newer nutrition labeling has helped vegans. For example,...|
|10/19/2010 - Organic food is gaining in popularity as consumers learn about the dangers of genetically modified organisms (GMOs). In fact, recent polls show that an overwhelming majority of Americans would actively choose to avoid eating genetically modified foods.
Despite these findings, the FDA does not require...|
|9/27/2010 - It has been a few days since Abbott Laboratories, makers of Similac infant formula, issued a recall after discovering some of its products may have been contaminated with beetles (and beetle larvae). The mainstream media ran with this story and parents everywhere suddenly got concerned that their babies...|
|9/21/2010 - Natural News has long reported the dangers of soda, both regular and diet. The Health Ranger and other reporters here have methodically documented the dangers of high fructose corn syrup (HCFS), aspartame, caffeine, and phosphorous. There are multiple stories about the effects of these products on consumers'...|
|9/10/2010 - Many of us look forward to shampooing our hair with visions of beautiful, shiny, bouncy hair as portrayed by those enticing shampoo commercials that we have become so familiar with. Little do we realize that the very shampoos that are giving us that lustrous look may at the same time be endangering...|
|9/8/2010 - The word itself emits a certain energy. But what does it really mean when a product has the word "organic" on it? Or when an entire package is labeled "organic"?
The word "organic" refers to the way foods are produced and handled. Food labels that include the word "organic" mean the food was produced...|
|8/17/2010 - It's time to review two of the industry's most popular superfood products: Raw Meal from Garden of Life (www.GardenofLife.com) and Boku Superfood from the Boku Superfood company (www.BokuSuperfood.com). I'll also mention some other notable and important superfood products at the conclusion of this article.
|7/14/2010 - The more you study nutrition, the more you learn about the health benefits of raw nuts. Nuts offer nutritious oils and vitamins (like Vitamin E) that continue to surprise scientists with their ability to support and enhance good health. But the problem with most conventional nuts is that they're either...|
|6/11/2010 - After weeks of silence on the issue, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) finally decided to go public with the list of ingredients used to manufacture Corexit, the chemical dispersant used by BP in the Gulf of Mexico oil disaster. There are two things about this announcement that deserve...|
|6/1/2010 - A stroll down the pet food aisle at the local pet store can be overwhelming. The shelves are full of countless brands all claiming to have the best formulations for your furry friend. Many brands are now selling "natural" and organic lines in order to attract discerning shoppers who are concerned about...|
|4/23/2010 - Virtually all commercial toothpastes contain one or both of two problematic ingredients: fluoride and glycerin. Fluoride, a mining by-product, is one of the bigger scams perpetrated on an unwitting public. Instead of being beneficial it actually damages teeth. Glycerin coats the enamel and prevents...|
|4/22/2010 - Susan G. Komen for the Cure has now crossed the line into asinine idiocy thanks to its new alliance with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), where pink buckets of fried chicken are sold under the slogan, "Buckets for the Cure." I'm not making this up. See the ad image yourself at: http://www.naturalnews.com/images/KFC-PinkChickenBuckets.jpg
|3/5/2010 - After 11 years of secrecy, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has decided to reverse a prior decision that allowed pesticide manufacturers to conceal the inert ingredients from their product labels. Since many of these ingredients are toxic, the agency now believes that consumers should...|
|1/18/2010 - There's a company that dominates the soup business, but its products are at best bland and mushy. You probably know who I'm talking about. Some of the company's soups contain so much salt that they're the human equivalent of a salt lick. For example, its chicken noodle soup dishes up a whopping 890...|
|12/22/2009 - One of the fastest ways to absorb anything into the body is through the mouth. This is why certain drugs such as heart medication nitroglycerin and some pain relief drugs are administered under the tongue. Because of this, you should be aware that potentially toxic ingredients in your toothpaste and...|
|9/20/2009 - Good health, radiant skin and vitality always begin with what we take out of our bodies as opposed to what we put in. This is one of the reasons why many people feel much better, rejuvenated, lighter and brighter after a proper detox in the form of elimination, fasting or even half-fasting.
|8/28/2009 - A simple inexpensive four herb tea that cures cancer? Even AIDS maybe? This has been a critical concern since Essiac tea was introduced in Canada during the early 1920's. For over 50 years, a humble nurse, Rene Caisse (pronounced Reen Case), used the tea successfully with many terminal cancer patients...|
|8/23/2009 - PepsiCo's 2009 shareholder proxy report contains a proposal (pg. 61) that paints a clear picture of the company's use of genetically-engineered (GE) food ingredients and its attitude toward this issue. The proposal describes a loose plan to remove GE ingredients from Pepsi's products in order to maintain...|
|6/10/2009 - For years, I've tried to find a truly natural shampoo that I could feel good about using and recommending to family, friends and NaturalNews readers. It's been a virtually impossible task: Many of the so-called "natural" shampoo products sold today are loaded with fragrance, Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)...|
|2/24/2009 - Home made bread saves money both at its production and in the long run. Using fresh ingredients will cost less than a store-bought loaf. The bread which results will be nutritious and tasty, with endless variety. Many people fear that making bread is a long and complicated process. Instead you will...|
|1/28/2009 - There are compelling reasons to make your own skin care products. Federal law doesn`t require companies to provide data on product safety nor does it demand full disclosure of ingredients on product labels. Evidence continues to mount that personal care products are brimming with unsafe ingredients....|
|1/8/2009 - Millions of Americans are adversely affected each year by a silent from of chemical warfare that's taking place every day within the comforts of our own homes. While we worry about the chemical weaponry of terrorists and lead-contaminated imported toys, we are literally poisoning our immune systems...|
|1/5/2009 - Recently in a Dear Heloise article, a pet owner wrote she buys treats at a Dollar store for $1 that are "almost the same as $5 treats from the pet store." Unfortunately for this pet owner, discounted dog treats might cost her far more in the long run.
The old adage 'you get what you pay for' usually...|
|12/12/2008 - Millions of laboratory animals are yet used each year to test new drugs to be approved by the FDA for safety. While some labs have been discovered to provide horrific conditions for test animals, most follow the 'Guide for the Care and Use of Laboratory Animals' protocol. But have you ever thought about...|
|11/27/2008 - Baby care products such as shampoos, lotions and powders fall under cosmetics` regulations and the FDA is not required to test their safety. The only way to be assured a product will not contain harmful compounds is that it be certified organic, and better yet, certified organic to food standards. Infants...|
|11/17/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Matt Amsdam shares on raw food presentations, ingredients, combinations and must haves.
Renegade Water Secrets with Matt Amsdam, the CEO of Rawvolution and...|
|11/12/2008 - A recent survey from the GoodLife Recipe Pet Food company provided by (www.mediapost.com) website states that two-thirds of pet owners don't consider cost when selecting a dog food or cat food. Their survey states that nearly 60% of pet owners said that "natural ingredients" are the most important issue...|
|10/24/2008 - We all do it; we give our pets treats as a reward or just because we love them. And many times pet owners don't think about the extra calories in treats or worse yet, consider if the treat contains harmful ingredients. It's a treat, it won't hurt anything... right? Well, it could. Dog and cat treats...|
|10/24/2008 - You've seen the labels before. You've heard the buzz in your grocery store aisles. Organic! Grass fed! But what is that anyway? And does it really matter if you buy organic or grass fed products?
Let's start with what makes something "organic". Organic refers to the agricultural process used to produce...|
|10/18/2008 - The Missouri Supreme Court has dismissed a class action lawsuit alleging that the Coca-Cola Company deceived consumers by not disclosing the artificial sweeteners used in Diet Coke products sold from the soda fountains of fast food and other restaurants.
The lawsuit was initiated by Missouri resident...|
|10/13/2008 - Since its introduction last year, Boku Superfood has remained at the very top of my list of recommended superfood powder products. The formulation is simply outstanding, the value of the product is unbeatable, and the taste will win you over. It has become the most frequently used superfood product...|
|10/7/2008 - Millions of Americans are adversely affected each year by a silent from of chemical warfare that's taking place every day within the comforts of our own homes. While we worry about the chemical weaponry of terrorists and lead-contaminated imported toys, we are literally poisoning our immune systems...|
|9/27/2008 - It's almost overwhelming when you visit a pet store and wander down the mile long aisles of pet food. Thousands of pet food brands all seem to say the very same thing -- 100% Complete Nutrition and 'Premium' and 'Choice'. The brand your vet sells costs around $30.00 for a 20 pound bag, the brand your...|
|9/23/2008 - All aspects of body care are important as the skin tends to soak up anything you apply to it. This can also be true for the scalp. Many people may be concerned with what they put into their bodies through the food and drinks they consume, but don't consider the skin as an absorbing medium. Aside from...|
|9/16/2008 - It's difficult to imagine that cigarettes and lies have any connection with pet food -- but when you look closely at the advertising tactics of some pet foods, look closely at the ingredients in those pet foods -- you'll find cigarettes, lies, and pet food fits perfectly together.
To give you an...|
|9/9/2008 - When I officially began reviewing pet foods, companies I contacted shared without hesitation if their foods used human grade or pet grade meat ingredients. Now I am seeing a shift in that. These days many are telling me they use human grade/quality ingredients even though their pet food ingredient listing...|
|9/4/2008 - The following is a transcript of a broadcast of The Health Ranger Show. You can find the downloadable audio of this program here: http://www.naturalnews.com/Index-Podcasts.html
What is the biggest myth about nutritional supplements? You've often wondered about that haven't you? There is a lot of...|
|7/16/2008 - Welcome to the Health Ranger Show. It is a great day to talk about some new health food bar products. I am going to review them here on this show independently, and objectively. I do not have any financial stake in any of the products that I am going to comment on here. (This document is a transcription...|
|5/14/2008 - Part of my job as editor of NaturalNews is to search out highly nutritious, great-tasting health products for readers, and then bring you that news so that you can benefit from those findings. As you know, I've sought out and recommended several high-quality superfood drink mixes (powders) in the last...|
|5/7/2008 - Following the Organic Consumers Association's revelations that so-called "organic" or "natural" product brands were actually made with toxic chemicals such as 1,4-dioxane, Dr. Bronner's Magic Soaps has sued numerous companies in the industry that it accuses of using misleading labeling to deceive consumers....|
|5/7/2008 - The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) has renewed its approval for 46 non-organically produced substances to be used in foods and beverages that are labeled "organic." At the same time, the agency withdrew its approval for a type of food coloring and a food additive.
Under the Organic Foods Production...|
|4/25/2008 - This article has been updated in 2011 to pose new questions not just about Zrii but about all the other juices sold at a relatively high price per bottle even though they contain cheap fruit juices such as grape juice, apple juice and pear juice.
Most of these products, including Zrii, tend to strongly...|
|4/24/2008 - This article has been updated in 2011 to pose new questions not just about Zrii but about all the other juices sold at a relatively high price per bottle even though they contain cheap fruit juices such as grape juice, apple juice and pear juice.
Most of these products, including Zrii, tend to strongly...|
|4/22/2008 - I recently met with Dr. Jack Singh, founder and president of the Organic Food Bar company, for an interview. I've been a fan of the organic food bar products for many years, and I even reviewed their original food bar several years ago on this website. But I wanted to learn more about the company and...|
|3/31/2008 - This is an exclusive interview with Good Cause Wellness founder Alan Friedman, who talks about antioxidants, superfood powders, agave nectar, chia seeds and his personal passion for health. Following the interview, I negotiated a discount for NaturalNews readers on one of Friedman's top-selling products....|
|3/24/2008 - Organic food has become the mantra of consumers who are aware of the dangers of pesticides, chemicals and hormones used in the growing and processing practices of the commercial food industry. Many of us have come to trust stores making the implied agreement with us that the food they are selling is...|
|3/21/2008 - Have you ever wondered why companies use artificial colors? You might think it's because they want to make their food look good, but there's another reason -- a far deeper reason -- why companies use artificial colors to make their foods more appealing to consumers. Keep reading to learn what that is.
|3/15/2008 - A cancer-causing compound called 1,4-dioxane has been found in some of the most commonly used petroleum-based cosmetics by a study commissioned by the Organic Consumers Association, including products from Kiss My Face, Nutribiotic, Jason, Ecover, Citrus Magic, 365, Alba, Lifetree, Giovanni, Seventh...|
|2/28/2008 - There's increasing awareness today about the health benefits of drinking superfood powders. Anyone who has been reading NaturalNews for very long knows that cruciferous vegetables prevent cancer, berries protect the nervous system and prevent heart disease, chlorella cleanses the liver and blood, curcumin...|
|2/15/2008 - In case you haven't heard, the popular blood thinning drug Heparin was voluntarily recalled by its manufacturer (Baxter) after hundreds of reports surfaced linking the drug to sudden deaths and severe allergic reactions requiring hospitalization. Drug safety investigators have now confirmed "irregularities"...|
|1/30/2008 - Let me say emphasize right from the start that NaturalNews has absolutely no financial ties to the product or company I'm about to introduce to you. I've been paid nothing to review this product, and I don't earn a dime off its sale. Nevertheless, I'm incredibly excited to reveal this organic, nutrient-dense...|
|11/3/2007 - The movie Supersize Me has probably had more of an effect than the producers anticipated. Since then, in the fast food industry, there has been a market trend promoting menu items that appear to be healthy. But most of these menu items have ingredients that health conscious consumers would prefer to...|
|10/26/2007 - ADHD has been a hot topic in the media for a few years due to raising diagnoses, medication concerns, and debates to whether it is even a real health condition. New research has found that a few food additives can cause the symptoms that can lead to a diagnosis of ADHD. Once we establish the symptoms...|
|9/11/2007 - A new consumer guide published on NaturalNews.com reveals that some pomegranate juice products sold in grocery stores are actually made with sugar water and "junk juice" blends. While pictures on the front of the juice products show pomegranates and blueberries, the juice inside the bottle is often little...|
|7/18/2007 - Factory food manufacturers have figured out that slapping an "all natural" claim onto their processed, chemically-altered food products results in increased sales. Consumers, it seems, are trying to shop for healthier foods, and they're easily fooled by "all natural" claims, even though the vast majority...|
|7/10/2007 - The myth: Ingredients lists on food products are designed to inform consumers about what's contained in the product. The reality: ingredients lists are used by food manufacturers to deceive consumers and trick them into thinking products are healthier (or better quality) than they really are. This article...|
|6/27/2007 - The non-profit Consumer Wellness Center today posted a detailed nutritional review of 570 pet food ingredients commonly found in pet food products (both canned and dry). The list, created by a joint effort between pet food formulator Dr. Lisa Newman, N.D., Ph.D. (www.Azmira.com), consumer health advocate...|
|2/27/2007 - I must offer an apology to NaturalNews readers. For more than a year now, I've been recommending Amy's Kitchen as a source of quality, organic frozen foods made without yeast extract. As you may recall, yeast extract is a natural-sounding additive that food companies use as a flavor enhancer replacement...|
|11/21/2006 - According to new federal regulations that went into effect Thursday in Canada, cosmetic makers must now list ingredients on their container labels.
Canadian cosmetic makers have been working for years with federal authorities to draw up the regulations in order to help protect people who might be...|
|11/17/2006 - According to a list compiled by Dr. Patricia Doyle at rense.com, a host of strange ingredients are used to make up Hoffman-La Roche's anti-flu drug Tamiflu, which has recently been connected with bizarre behavior, mostly in children.
Patients using Tamiflu -- which many nations are stocking up on...|
|10/11/2006 - A computer analysis of 25,000 personal care product labels -- conducted by nonprofit research organization, the Environmental Working Group -- found that hundreds of the products contain nano-sized or micronized materials, which can be very hazardous and unpredictable, according to the FDA.
|10/8/2006 - Elizabeth: Hello everyone, this is Elizabeth reporting for the NaturalNews Network, and I'm speaking with Steve Shriver, president and founder of Eco Lips. You know, a lot of different things really attracted me to your product and your company, and I think one of the most important things behind your...|
|9/14/2006 - The food industry is always trying to come up with a new way to add chemical taste enhancers to their foods without alerting the consumers. They used to rely heavily on MSG (monosodium glutamate), but when the public began to learn about the dangers of MSG and how it causes extreme headaches, reproductive...|
|7/27/2006 - Fibromyalgia sufferers can now find fibromyalgia symptom relief with Fibro-Balance, a natural supplement that uses organic ingredients to help the body balance the nutrition required for healing.
Fibro-Balance is a unique formula designed by Dr. Edward F. Group III, Chief Executive Officer of The...|
|1/20/2006 - Your medicine cabinet is one of the most dangerous areas of your house, and not for the reasons you may think. Lurking just behind your bathroom mirror, where all of your favorite beauty products are housed, is a virtual toxic nightmare. The growing list of synthetic ingredients manufacturers add to...|
|12/22/2005 - Mike: Whenever I talk to pet owners, whose pets have joint problems, pain or disease, I hear a distorted line of reasoning -- the same in human medicine -- which is that it's just genetic. I hear that all the time.
Newman: Oh, I know.
Mike: What's your take on that?
Newman: My take on it is...|
|12/21/2005 - Mike: Let's talk about what's in your pet food, the Azmira Holistic Animal Care products. I found this product in the local health food store, and I was buying it before I even met you or invited you to do this interview.
Newman: Or before you knew I was right in your back yard.
|12/20/2005 - Mike: Hello, this is Mike Adams. I'm here with Dr. Lisa Newman. Thanks for joining me today.
Newman: Well, thanks for having me today, Mike.
Mike: You are the founder of the Azmira Holistic Animal Care product line. You also run a pet care clinic, correct?
Newman: Well, it's not a veterinary...|
|10/13/2005 - The next time you buy soft-gel vitamins, you'd better take a look at what's inside them. Would you be surprised if I told you that vitamin companies are taking one of the most toxic food ingredients known to mankind and putting it in soft gels as a filler? It's absolutely true. You can find it in vitamins...|
|9/26/2005 - Today I'm excited to be reviewing a fantastic health food snack bar called "The Organic Food Bar." It's made by a company called Organic Food Bar, Inc., and it has a fantastic combination of healing ingredients put together in a tasty, portable format that makes it convenient to get good nutrition into...|
|7/11/2005 - In the world of nutritional supplements and healthy foods, there are some wonderful companies out there providing some outstanding products for the marketplace. They're being quite innovative with the products they bring to the market. I'd like to talk about some of those companies and what they're...|
|5/22/2005 - In this article, we'll take a closer look at some of the more interesting products and issues we're uncovering these days. There’s a product that I highly recommend for those that want a nutritious food bar made with real food, and not a bunch of processed or manufactured ingredients. It's called LaraBar,...|
|3/1/2005 - By now, virtually everyone in the world has heard about the weight loss supplement called Trim Spa. You may be wondering, is this the real thing? Does it really work? Anna Nicole lost 60 or 70 pounds by taking this supplement, but is it just an overhyped weight loss pill, or is it something that actually...|
|2/20/2005 - Health and Human Services Secretary Tommy Thompson resigned recently, and part of his outgoing statement included a warning to Americans that terrorists would strike the food supply. His words were "I can't believe terrorists haven't attacked the food supply yet."
But who needs terrorists when we've...|
|2/20/2005 - If you go to your favorite corner drugstore, you'll find two types of things for sale: 1) processed foods and beverages that cause disease, and 2) prescription drugs that treat the symptoms of those diseases. It's a brilliant racket: buy the stuff at the front of the store and get diseased, then you...|
|12/5/2004 - When I'm out shopping for groceries, I see lots of people purchasing bottles of Ensure. Typically they are older people, and they are buying it by the cartload, it seems. The front label of the product says 'Complete, balanced nutrition to help stay healthy, active and energetic.' And a large label...|
|8/7/2004 - New research published in the British Medical Journal is revealing a game plan that can be used to fight the health-destroying efforts of the food industry. Lessons learned from the fight with Big Tobacco can be applied to fighting the food industry.
These results indicate there's a great deal of...|
|8/6/2004 - Every once in a while, new technology emerges in the field of food manufacturing that offers the potential for a real breakthrough in the delivery of fresh, nutritious food products to consumers. Such is the case with a new edible food film that has been developed by researchers from the Oregon State...|
|8/6/2004 - Contaminated children's treats are showing up in candy stores in the southern part of the United States, and unfortunately, these Mexican candies contain lead, an ingredient that has been associated with a number of health problems in children. Lead paint was banned decades ago, and lead is not allowed...|
|7/27/2004 - The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act will take effect in January 2006 and will require food companies to use common names for eight food allergens such as milk, shellfish, eggs, peanuts, fish, wheat, and soy. There has been a lot of press about this Consumer Protection Act, but very...|
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|1/21/2004 9:02:44 AM - Food manufacturers are perfectly free to add meat
ingredients to their "natural" food products without listing meat on the
label at all. This infuriates vegetarians, and now thanks to mad cow
disease, it brings up the possibility that even meat eaters who wish to
avoid cow by-products will have...|
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