Organic news, articles and information:
|4/20/2016 - In news that will be embraced by health-conscious consumers and organic farmers alike, Costco is finding the demand for organic food to be so staggering, that it is lending money to farmers so they can grow enough organic food to keep up.
The Seattle Times reports that Costco came up with this brilliant...|
|4/18/2016 - Recent research has shown that eating organic foods for as little as one week can dramatically reduce the amount of pesticides found in the body.
The study found that adults who ate only organic foods for seven days showed an 89 percent drop in urinary biomarkers that indicate the presence of organophosphate...|
|4/15/2016 - In response to the growing desire by Americans to consume more organic foods, Costco has announced its recent effort to work with farmers to help them buy land and equipment that will enable them to grow organics. The more organics that are grown means the more organics
that Costco will be able to...|
|4/14/2016 - Costco can be a little unpredictable when it comes to embracing natural, healthy foods. In 2015, there was a petition against the company to urge it not to sell GM salmon and the company has also been under scrutiny for salmonella-contaminated chicken. But now it seems that Costco might actually be...|
|4/10/2016 - Over the last 20 years, the agricultural industry has slowly and inconspicuously introduced genetically modified organisms (GMOs) to the world, dominating the market in just a few short years, while the majority of the public stays mostly uniformed.
Following Paul Berg's 1971 gene-splicing experiment,...|
|3/28/2016 1:47:48 PM - Health food advocates, scientists and environmental activists, have long warned about the implications of widespread chemical use, particularly the over-application of herbicides and pesticides on crops.
Those fears are now being confirmed, as science slowly begins to uncover the extent to which...|
|3/24/2016 - Proponents of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) purport that there is no real difference between organic and non-organic foods, since both are molded by the hands of man. Once the surface of non-organic food is scratched and the layers are pealed back, however, the nutritional quality unearthed...|
|3/23/2016 - For decades, the public relations firm Ketchum has worked vigorously to discredit, destroy and dismantle the organic food industry, sustainable farming practices and environmental activism. Ketchum has been enlisted by some of the world's largest industries to manipulate consumers and government policy,...|
|3/17/2016 - Organic fast food restaurants continue to spring up around the country, as consumers increasingly crave healthy, wholesome food options to fit their busy lifestyles.
Most recently, husband and wife Ray and Shannon Allen – a two-time NBA champion and a TV producer, respectively – have...|
|3/11/2016 - We've known for quite some time that there's a huge difference between organic food and conventional products. Organic bashers like Jon Entine might tell you there's nothing to worry about, yet research says otherwise. A recent study performed by England's Newcastle University on ecological agriculture...|
|3/9/2016 - Many people chew gum because they think it tastes good, want to improve bad breath, or think the tiny treat will keep weight-gaining hunger pangs at bay. Whatever the reason, one thing is clear: You should stay as far away from it as possible. Sorry to burst your bubble everyone, but it's true.
|3/1/2016 - Fresh out of our certified organic kitchen in Texas, we're got a new batch of Health Ranger Select Dried Golden Berries that are 100% organic, Kosher-certified, non-GMO and offered at an extraordinary value.
Get the 16 oz. pouch for as little as $22.95 or take advantage of the long shelf life of...|
|2/27/2016 - It's been six years since the National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) in 2010 recommended to the USDA National Organic Program (NOP) not to allow nanomaterials into organic foods, but there has been no real response beyond a boilerplate "we're looking into it" statement. This is not a good sign.
|2/18/2016 - The European Union (EU) is making great strides to clean up the food supply. One of the toxic elements they are now seeking to limit is arsenic. The most infamous place to find arsenic is in rice products, since rice readily takes up arsenic from the soil and water that its grown in. When EU regulators...|
|2/13/2016 - Valentine's Day is a chance to spoil the one you love – but if the one you love is health conscious, it can be a little bit more difficult to find the perfect gift.
Dark chocolate has many health benefits, but of course there are some varieties that are better than others. Some types of chocolate...|
|2/3/2016 - Vending machines are handy when you're living a busy life and just need that extra bit of energy to get you through to the end of the day. However, the availability of vending machines and the products sold within them, has been linked to the ongoing obesity problem in the U.S., and in particular to...|
|1/21/2016 - People keep telling me this is the most AMAZING hand-roasted coffee they've ever had. It just blows their minds!
It's our new line of 100% organic, hand-roasted, fair trade certified, whole bean coffee that's only available in strictly limited quantities due to the fact that we're only roasting it...|
|1/20/2016 - Those opposed to GM agriculture in favor of healthy, organic food have a lot to celebrate as we enter the new year. It's just been announced that Monsanto plans to eliminate another 1,000 jobs, in addition to the 2,600 it slashed last fall, resulting in a 16 percent decrease in its total workforce.
|1/17/2016 - Some people have no idea what canola oil is. They think it's food, but there was never a canola seed in nature before scientists modified and diluted poisonous rapeseed in a laboratory, so how could there ever be organic canola? Other people believe that organic soy is okay. But only fermented soy products,...|
|1/6/2016 - People have spent thousands and thousands of dollars on all kinds of detoxification programs and "super" supplements trying to get toxins out of their bodies, especially after a long binge of bad eating, bad drinking, bad medicine or even bad supplements. Some folks have spent a small fortune trying...|
|12/8/2015 - If you and your family value having access to clean food produced with a minimal amount of synthetic chemicals and pesticides, your help is needed today to stop the national organic label from being rendered meaningless due to persistent industry corruption and the continued watering down of our nation's...|
|12/7/2015 - Some of the greatest dangers facing mankind are not the viruses that we try so hard to eradicate. Viruses will always be a part of our universe. The greatest dangers are the silent poisons that we've created - poisons like glyphosate which slowly and subtly subject our bodies to disease by depleting...|
|11/9/2015 - Just a few decades ago, the soybean was considered unfit to eat. Still, eight out of every 10 Americans believe soybeans and soybean oil is good for their health. They have no concept of, or knowledge about, fermented soy, and that certainly isn't the type of soy we're addressing here in most conventional...|
|11/4/2015 - Living a healthy lifestyle is all about making the healthiest choices. But what if the best choice (or the information needed to make the best choice) wasn't available to you because the people tasked with looking out for you and your interests don't have the same high standards and the corporations...|
|10/15/2015 - Vaccines and GMOs have more in common than many people realize. Both the biotech and the pharmaceutical industry use the same arguments to get you to accept their products. If you are against GMOs or vaccines, then you must be anti-science!
Nothing could be further from the truth. It is the people...|
|10/14/2015 - If you're starting a detoxification protocol there's a lot you can do to improve the results. Many of these tips can also be used indefinitely to help your body detoxify all day, every day, without being on a detox protocol.
First and foremost, if you're not consuming enough water, you're increasing...|
|10/12/2015 - If your thyroid isn't working well, you can improve your thyroid function with diet. Of course, the optimal way to fix any health problem is to eat raw, organic produce. These types of foods help the body heal. If you're specifically concerned about your thyroid, there are a number of easy, simple steps...|
|10/10/2015 - McCormick, the world's largest spice company, has its sights set on going almost entirely organic and non-GMO by 2016. The announcement comes on the heels of many other large food outlets jumping on the organic and non-GMO bandwagon and is also representative of consumers' increased demands for healthier...|
|10/9/2015 - If you have been diagnosed with depression, you've probably been told you have a chemical imbalance and the only way to manage your condition is through pharmaceuticals. Has anyone thought to tell you about other things that might be causing your depression or contributing to it?
|10/8/2015 - General Mills' decision to produce certified gluten-free Cheerios delighted the nearly 30% of consumers who avoid gluten until a recall of 1.8 million boxes of Cheerios and Honey Nut Cheerios was announced earlier this week.
According to the company, their Lodi, California facility lost rail service...|
|10/1/2015 - If you have MS, it is long past time for you to choose to eat the healthiest possible diet. Let's face it, your immune system is in free fall. It is so confused, it is attacking the myelin sheath that coats your nerves and possibly your nerves as well. You know how serious this is. You know the devastation...|
|9/30/2015 - A very thorough detox can be expensive and challenging to complete. Some people who are very sick, or otherwise very toxic, need this kind of detoxification protocol, but most don't, and most cannot afford to spend hundreds, or even thousands of dollars on supplements. The good news is that with the...|
|9/30/2015 - There are many people who believe the whole "gluten intolerance" "gluten free diet" craze is nothing more than a sham, another diet scam created to market specialized foods to the masses. They are wrong. Unfortunately, many of them will continue to suffer from autoimmune diseases or other chronic conditions...|
|9/28/2015 - Did you ever see the movie Little Shop of Horrors? If you did, you'll remember that cute, little, alien plant pleading, "Feed me, Seymour!" If you live with an overgrowth of Candida, you have a billion little monsters crying, "Feed me, Seymour!" all day, every day. Their addiction and food of choice?...|
|9/23/2015 - Some organic food experts are worried that the term used to describe non-genetically modified crops and produce may soon become nearly meaningless, thanks in large part to undue (read corporate) influence on the Department of Agriculture.
According to Jerome Rigot, PhD, writing in a blog posted at...|
|9/17/2015 - My first gray hairs appeared when I was 24-years-old. I was standing in a checkout line with a good friend, buying my baby boy a gift for his first birthday. My friend shrieked when she saw my first two gray hairs, and she automatically reached to pluck them out. I grabbed her hand and emphatically...|
|9/16/2015 - Depression. You'd think we all have the same definition for this word, but we don't. Misery, the blues... Many people think a sad emotional state is equivalent to clinical depression. It is not.
The difference between normal experience and a disorder is the constancy, severity, and combination of...|
|9/15/2015 - Almost every single lawmaker in Congress is bought off by some powerful interest. Most bureaucrats working for government protection agencies (FDA, CDC, and EPA) are only serving their masters: the corporations. Big money is a very convincing force and it dictates many of the policies in the U.S. The...|
|9/15/2015 - Using statistical software about eight years ago, the CDC estimated the number of people in the United States that were living with cancer. The CDC calls people living with cancer "cancer survivors" rather than "cancer victims," and for the 30 years leading up to 2001, the number of cancer survivors...|
|9/1/2015 - An astounding 10% of the American population – 18% of American women and 6% of American men, and 10% of American children suffer from migraines. A migraine is not just a headache, it is a neurological disease with varied and complicated symptoms.
A classic migraine lasts from hours to days....|
|8/31/2015 5:09:30 PM - It's no secret that fracking has the potential to cause horrendous human health problems, mainly due to the fact that it contributes to air and water contamination. The issue is simply one of common sense: Drilling deep into the earth and pumping endless amounts of chemically treated water at various...|
|8/27/2015 - Consumer Reports tested 300 samples (458 pounds) of hamburger from 103 stores from 26 cities for bacterial contamination, comparing "sustainable" meat to conventional meat. (Sustainable, in this study, referred to beef from cattle that was not given antibiotics). What they found was both enlightening...|
|8/24/2015 - Global biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto lent financial support to a West Australian farmer who was being sued by a neighbor over alleged cross-contamination of the latter's organic crops, company officials have said.
The Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) reported that the organic farmer,...|
|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...|
|8/22/2015 - Face it, besides small farmers with integrity, there is no "gray area" anymore between organic and GMO. The corporate powers "that be" have run the conventional market of food and beverages straight into the ground, depleting all nutrients, one way or another, and then adding in toxins. From pasteurizing...|
|8/18/2015 - When babies develop diaper rashes, the first assumption is that the baby is not being changed often enough or quickly enough after wetting or soiling the diaper. If this is not the case, the diapers are questioned – especially when using cloth diapers. Diapers are boiled and/or hung outside to...|
|8/4/2015 - The evidence is mounting – GMOs are a danger to health. Long-term studies have revealed organ damage, cancer, and reproductive damage in second and third generation animal studies. There are doctors who are willing to publicly take a stand against genetic engineering. Here are a few of them.
|7/31/2015 - In an effort to help "purpose-driven consumers," or those who are mindful about healthy eating habits and improving the environment, a new technique has been developed that's likely music to their ears. Called "superchilling," it's a method that allows food to stay as fresh as possible - in the case...|
|7/29/2015 - Now that the World Health Organization has publicly condemned glyphosate herbicide as "probably carcinogenic to humans," awareness of this insidious chemical's contamination of the human food supply is suddenly exploding among health-conscious consumers.
Most people, however, have no awareness at...|
|7/18/2015 - If your child is challenged with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, chances are you have both doctors and educators demanding you put your child on medication. Take heart. There are natural ways to help your child.
First and foremost, diet plays a crucial and primary role in managing your...|
|7/16/2015 - Obtaining high-quality, chemical-free food that's actually grown in the U.S. -- not just sold here -- remains a challenge, and increasingly so as much of the so-called "food" grown on U.S. soil today is patented, genetically engineered imitation food. The latest data show that, as far as the availability...|
|7/12/2015 - Candida is a more common problem than most people realize. The right supplements can certainly help, but unfortunately, Candida albicans and other species of Candida (there are over 20 of them) will bounce back if you do not follow the most effective and necessary change – radically changing your...|
|7/10/2015 - Conventional farming has become a reckless institution that pays no heed to soil nutrition, soil microbes, wildflowers and the natural habitat of pollinators. Under today's conventional farming systems, insects and herbs are expendable. Farming now works against nature instead of working with it. The...|
|7/7/2015 - As Greece heads for a catastrophic food supply collapse, with grocery store shelves stripped bare and home gardens now being called the "secret weapon" against starvation, a lot of people are suddenly thinking about their own emergency food supplies again.
But as I explain in a new mini-documentary,...|
|7/6/2015 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has met fierce opposition from a conservative think tank group that is upset about the agency's recent decision to ban trans fats. The National Center for Public Policy Research (NCPPR) believes that the solution to trans fats giving people heart disease and...|
|7/6/2015 - Germ theory was a major step in understanding diseases and how they are spread. Unfortunately, our fear of germs has caused too many of us to ignore the fact that our state of health is the most important factor in avoiding illness - far more important than the germs we encounter. When we focus on the...|
|7/3/2015 - A modern, health-conscious take on fast food is coming soon to northern California -- and no, it's not McDonald's introducing "breakfast kale" at select restaurants in a lame attempt to stay relevant. Organic pioneer Amy's Kitchen is set to open its first drive-through restaurant in Rohnert Park, where...|
|7/3/2015 - We were told saturated fats were bad for us, that they clogged the arteries. Well, new studies have shown that was a myth; coconut oil is good for your health. Common sense should have told us this a long time ago. After all, societies that eat a lot of coconut are populated with some of the healthiest...|
|7/1/2015 - Many Americans are strolling around supermarkets, their carts filled with non-organic food galore. That same group likely considers fast food restaurants their second home, familiar with the menu's latest triple-burger creations. However, these behaviors are becoming a thing of the past now that many...|
|6/21/2015 9:18:34 PM - Diet is Key. Without changing the diet, all of the supplements and medications in the world won't rid the body of Candida. The right food is the best medicine; it restricts the growth of Candida and aids in the growth of beneficial bacteria.
A Candida diet must eliminate some of the foods that you...|
|6/17/2015 2:54:25 PM - Many people tend to feel that cancer, heart disease, autoimmune disorders, chronic stress and environmental pollution can only be cured by the 'experts.' Of course, others think that eating organic food is the 'only answer'. But, when we look at the big picture, to achieve optimal health – we'll...|
|6/16/2015 - For some time, food chain Whole Foods Market and organic farmers have had a cooperative, mutual relationship. The retail grocer has enabled organic farmers to gain a sizable foothold in the food market at a time when Americans' passion for healthier alternatives to the GMO-laden, processed foods market...|
|6/7/2015 - Thousands of farmers throughout India are reverting back to traditional farming methods as the consequences of Western agriculture have begun to negatively impact the region's food and water supply, and the health of its people.
More than 40 years after the "Green Revolution," a period in which India's...|
|6/2/2015 - You can minimize the risk of vaccination by detoxifying the body of heavy metals, strengthening the immune system, and ensuring the gut flora is balanced and healthy before you get a vaccination. Start your detox protocol a couple of weeks before the vaccine is to be administered. The most important...|
|5/29/2015 - As the drought in California -- home to much of the nation's food production -- worsens, desperation is rampant as politicians, policymakers and others scramble for ways to mitigate the worsening crisis.
One of the most recent ideas is also one of the most foolish because it is based on a series...|
|5/19/2015 - One of the most amazing chapters in the true history of healing foods comes from the final chapter of World War II, in the aftermath of the United States' dropping of two atomic bombs on civilian populations in Japan. Millions of innocent civilians were exposed to extreme levels of ionizing radiation,...|
|5/19/2015 - For most of history, food was grown from the seeds passed down from the last harvest. The produce from each year's harvest was labeled and sold as the food it was. Life was simple. Food didn't need an "organic" label to prove that it was real, and the diversity of crops abounded. Small farms were the...|
|5/17/2015 - Most people know that organically grown foods are healthier for you because they are grown naturally without the use of the chemicals or pesticides that have been blamed for environmental damage and human illness.
Why does it appear that the federal government is not aware of this fact? Could it...|
|5/17/2015 - Global biotech and agricultural giant Monsanto lent financial support to a West Australian farmer who was being sued by a neighbor over alleged cross-contamination of the latter's organic crops, company officials have said.
The Australian Broadcasting Company (ABC) reported that the organic farmer,...|
|5/13/2015 2:43:22 PM - How great would it be if organic farming were recognized as a way to feed the world? Of course, it has been acknowledged as a good idea by many people around the globe, including the folks involved with the popular magazine National Geographic. That's the good news. The bad? They're on board with it,...|
|5/9/2015 - One of North America's cleanest and most sustainable food brands has taken a giant leap forward in securing the future of organic food production. Cereal company Nature's Path Organic has reportedly purchased 2,800 acres of farmland in Montana to keep up with growing consumer demand for foods that are...|
|4/23/2015 - While many people still need convincing that choosing organic foods is better for their own health as well as for the environment, that's not the case for Wisconsin residents. There, the organic industry is taking off in full force due to the high demand for healthy foods.
The state, which has the...|
|4/22/2015 - GMOs are genetically modified foods made from combing genes from two or more unrelated species into one organism. The two most common types of genetic modifications are modifying crops to produce pesticides or modifying crops to be immune to herbicides (making them Roundup ready). Sugar beets have been...|
|4/20/2015 10:03:35 PM - If you are making a transition from conventional medicine to an all-natural, organic approach to wellness, it helps to know which items to stock up on so your medicine chest and first aid supplies are ready for action.
Many of the items you will need are likely to be found in your pantry or refrigerator....|
|4/19/2015 - If Monsanto was a person, it would be a certifiable sociopath -- obsessed with itself, unaware of everyone and everything around it, and utterly delusional when it comes to facts and reality. And this seems to describe Monsanto CEO Hugh Grant to a T, as he recently told the U.K. paper The Independent...|
|4/16/2015 - Scientists from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, report in the journal Science that they have designed a new type of 3D printer capable of creating designer molecules from scratch. This could dramatically accelerate the process by which new industrial and pharmaceutical chemicals and materials...|
|4/9/2015 - Next time you're feeling good about yourself for choosing a local mom and pop eatery over a big chain restaurant like Olive Garden or Red Lobster, you may want to do a little leg work first. While smaller, independently owned restaurants are known for their locally sourced ingredients and an overall...|
|4/6/2015 7:29:39 PM - If you've eaten sweets over the holidays and you are ready to detox, your goal will be to kill Candida and re-balance your gut flora. First and foremost, it's time for salads. Unless you want to spend considerable money on probiotics for the rest of your life, if you want to be free of Candida, you...|
|4/4/2015 - According to the World Health Organization, GMOs are "...organisms in which the genetic material has been altered in a way that does not occur naturally."
Genetically modified organisms are organisms built with genes from more than one species. The process involves laboratories and scientists followed...|
|4/3/2015 - This Easter may be the time you decide to pass on the high-fructose corn syrup jelly beans instead of sticking to the, "It's a holiday, so it's okay" mentality.
While Easter is right around the corner and the excitement is building, so too are unhealthy Easter treats. Just about everywhere you turn,...|
|3/31/2015 - The paleo diet has been around for more than forty years, but recently, it has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity. At present, it is one of the most popular diet trends in America.
This comeback in popularity is due in part to its new supporters, including the Crossfit movement and Hollywood celebrities...|
|3/30/2015 12:21:10 PM - A few weeks ago, I spoke by phone with Cathleen Enright, executive vice president of the Biotech Industry Organization (BIO). (Long story). (Story by Katherine Paul, republished from CounterPunch.org.)
During the course of our conversation, when we touched on the subject of the science...|
|3/30/2015 - Arthritis is painful inflammation of one or more joints in the body. There are more than 100 types of arthritis, though the best-known types are osteoarthritis (which breaks down cartilage), rheumatoid arthritis (which is an autoimmune disorder affecting the lining of the joints), and gout (caused by...|
|3/28/2015 - In the late 1970s, a senate committee pushed its "Dietary Goals for the United States" urging Americans to eat less fat. It was thought that red meat, eggs, and dairy were killing Americans.
By the 1980s, nearly a million Americans were dying of heart disease each year.
Again, Americans were told...|
|3/24/2015 - So you may not know that almost all of the vitamin C supplement manufacturers are making their vitamin C from genetically engineered corn. What! You exclaim. How am I supposed to get enough vitamin C into my family if I don't buy store bought supplements? Answer: You make your own! What you are about...|
|3/23/2015 - The need for calcium and magnesium for growing and maintaining a healthy body has been well established for decades. Absorbing these nutrients isn't so easy. Most mineral supplements come from inorganic matter that is not bioavailable. In fact, taking a calcium or a calcium magnesium supplement will...|
|3/20/2015 - Mercury is an element (Hg on the periodic table) that is naturally found in our environment in the air, water, rocks and soil. Mercury can be found in several different forms: metallic mercury, inorganic mercury compounds, and organic mercury compounds.
Metallic mercury is also known as elemental...|
|3/18/2015 - Talk show queen Oprah Winfrey has long-been involved in the fight against genetically modified foods; not only does she own an organic farm in Maui, but her highly successful magazine has featured articles warning of GM foods' long-term health effects. That's why many people are shocked to learn that...|
|3/13/2015 - Organophosphate pesticides (OPs) are among the most used pesticides in agriculture. They are basically neurotoxic, causing neurological issues, learning and developmental disorders and depression, and sometimes leading to suicide.
Just to make sure everyone got their fair share of neurotoxic OPs,...|
|3/11/2015 - Fresh, raw, organic produce heals. Produce heals everything. Other than that, foods high in iodine and foods that are high in selenium are known to aid thyroid function.
The thyroid gland requires iodine to function. Iodine taken by itself or ingested through fortified salt can be problematic. Good...|
|3/6/2015 - The Just Label It organization is actively seeking to block GMO labeling legislation because its key board members and operatives have been corrupted by the very same mega food corporations that oppose GMO labeling, high-level industry sources told Natural News.
This Natural News investigation has...|
|3/6/2015 - You're getting older. You've earned those wrinkles along with every gray hair on your head. You've done a lot of living, but you've decided you'd like to stick around for many more years. The thing is, you'd like the coming years to be quality years - happy, healthy years.
Vibrant health is within...|
|3/4/2015 - Look around these days and you will find that 90% of all food is processed and dead, void of all nutrition. You will also find that at least half of that food contains at least some genetically modified ingredients, and this means you're eating organisms grown and mutated in laboratories, including...|
|2/26/2015 - When chemicals were first introduced in farming, everyone marveled at what they could do. Yields were dramatically increased. In the beginning, the soil was so healthy, any damage done by chemical fertilizers was imperceptible, and pests had yet to evolve resistance to the insecticides. Our technologies...|
|2/25/2015 - To enhance your coffee drinking pleasure and avoid the toxic flavored creamers on the market, here are 25 ways to do that. First the basic instructions.
Choose the milk and cream or half-and-half that's as healthy as possible, usually organic grass-fed cows will give you that. If you prefer non-dairy...|
|2/24/2015 - People that suffer from an overabundance of yeast like Candida, or any other type of fungal infection, need to cut out sugars. This protocol has worked for many people, and it works faster and better than any medication as long as the diet is right, refined sugars are not ingested, and the body is not...|
|2/21/2015 - When you think of disease, life-threatening disease, what first comes to mind? Cancer? Heart disease?
According to the National Institute of Health (NIH), 9 million Americans suffer from Cancer on an annual basis; 22 million suffer from heart disease. Autoimmune disease beats them both with an annual...|
|2/19/2015 - Cancer propaganda is blasted from the airways, the television, the Internet, and print media. Cancer treatment is big business. So are the campaigns that ask you to contribute your hard earned money to find a cure. Meanwhile the big shots at the American Cancer Society make six figures, while claiming...|
|2/17/2015 - A recent study by researchers from Boston University and Abraxis LLC found significant amounts of glyphosates in a food that you wouldn't necessarily expect: honey.
Five categories of food items were tested from Philadelphia grocery stores: honey, corn and pancake syrup, soy milk, tofu, and soy sauce....|
|2/15/2015 - As the natural health movement grows, people across the nation and the world are learning the benefits of using food, herbs, and supplements to prevent and treat illness and disease.
Antibiotics are chemical therapy. Read any package insert or look up a pharmaceutical on the Internet and thoroughly...|
|2/13/2015 - First do no harm...
Somehow this, the most basic promise from physician to patient becomes lost and twisted in the fight to cure cancer. Due to what is called medical consensus, doctors are limited in their approach to fighting this deadly disease. The three basic tools at their disposal are surgery,...|
|2/9/2015 - So, you've decided to get healthy. You're going all the way. You've cleaned up your diet. You're exercising regularly. What's left to do? You need to detox. But first, take a good hard look at the chemicals you use on a daily basis and get rid of them.
Dump the toxic shampoo, conditioner, shaving...|
|2/9/2015 - Arsenic is a naturally occurring, toxic element found in the earth. It is found in over 200 different minerals. There are two main types of arsenic: organic and inorganic. Organic arsenic compounds are primarily found in marine life, but they are also sometimes found in terrestrial life forms. Exposure...|
|2/4/2015 - A teenage boy is admitted to a mental hospital. He screams in fear, begging to be saved from the thousands of spiders climbing up the wall - spiders no one else can see.
A middle-aged woman is anemic.
An elderly man is depressed.
A young woman dreads her monthly cycle, knowing she will become...|
|2/1/2015 9:02:35 PM - In its natural, healthy state, the body is detoxifying at all times. Breathing, digesting healthy, clean vegetables, using our muscles, or just being alive creates toxins in the body that need to be expelled.
With today's typical modern lifestyle, toxins are accumulating in the body at a greater...|
|2/1/2015 - In an effort that demonstrates her ongoing dedication to nutrition and fighting the children's obesity epidemic, Michelle Obama has named organic vegetable farmer Debra Eschmeyer as the new Executive Director of Let's Move. Of Eschmeyer's new position, Michelle Obama says, "For more than a decade, Deb...|
|1/29/2015 - Just 15 days before harvest, nearly 24,000 precious acres of farmland was destroyed in Nagapatnam, a coastal district in the southern Indian state of Tamil Nadu, by a devastating and unexpected tsunami.
Massive walls of saltwater came crashing down on the coastal district, killing more than 6,000...|
|1/22/2015 7:01:58 PM - In every case I've ever seen where unhealthy people with disease riddled bodies later became vibrantly healthy, they all had to do three things:
They all had to completely get off of all drugs, including marijuana, caffeine, alcohol, any and all prescription drugs, and over the counter medications.
|1/21/2015 7:42:21 PM - Learning how to become healthy again after being diagnosed with a chronic, debilitating illness (of which the medical community says there is "no cure") is like putting a puzzle together when you don't have all of the pieces. I've actually learned a few things in the last 11 months since my MS diagnosis....|
|1/21/2015 - I remember the days when the typical American salad was a bowl full of torn, crisp, iceberg lettuce with a few tiny pieces of red cabbage and carrot, a wedge or two of tomato, a slice of onion, a slice of cucumber, and several slices of red radish.
The only other time I ate radishes was when I was...|
|1/16/2015 - The problem with blood pressure medications is that they do not correct the underlying issue of the problem. Imagine you have a car with a 6-cylinder engine that is running very rough. You find out that two of your six cylinders have the problem, so you remove them or otherwise shut them down.
|1/16/2015 - Change We Can Believe In...
In 2007, then presidential candidate Barack Obama promised that if elected he would direct more money for organic agriculture. He also said,"If I am elected president of the United States, I will support legislation that will require the mandatory labeling of genetically...|
|1/15/2015 - In a land surrounded by pollution and lax food safety regulations, the Chinese are turning to organics in hopes of living a healthier, cleaner life through better nutrition provided by higher quality foods.
A multitude of food scandals has left the Chinese weary about purchasing foods in the country's...|
|1/15/2015 - The breast cancer awareness group known as Susan G. Komen -- think pink ribbons emblazoned on everything during breast cancer awareness month -- has stooped to a whole new level of stupidity with claims that organic food may not be safe for women.
On its website, Komen claims that consumption of...|
|1/13/2015 - A diet consisting of a variety of raw fresh vegetables is the best prevention and also a potential cure for cancer, depending on how far the cancer has progressed and how easily the body can digest and properly assimilate nutrition. Berries, grapes, broccoli, leafy greens, sprouts, avocados, red and...|
|1/12/2015 7:17:27 PM - If you've undergone chemotherapy you need to detoxify as soon as possible to get the drugs out of your system. You also need to radically change your diet because the likelihood of cancer coming back is extremely likely. It's time to accept the fact that it's choices and/or circumstances that got you...|
|12/31/2014 12:44:31 AM - For most people, learning about natural health, which, incidentally, is the only kind of health there is, includes many of these common pitfalls that impede healing. The average person, especially those under 50, can achieve a high level of health very quickly, but it's rare. The reason for this is...|
|12/29/2014 7:06:19 PM - Lately there has been a lot of publicity about unsafe arsenic levels in rice and poultry due to a report from Consumer Reports. This is very disconcerting to hear, especially if you have only heard of arsenic as a poison. It's actually a metal, frequently found in our food and our water in both inorganic...|
|12/24/2014 - Known for having one of the most outstanding economies in the world, with consistent high growth, low interest rates and low inflation, Australia is no stranger to the booming organic food market. In fact, the nation down under is home to the largest number of certified organically farmed hectares in...|
|12/21/2014 - We are quickly approaching the New Year, the time when we all take stock of the year before and vow to change or improve. For the vast majority of us, New Year's resolutions include some version of eating healthier or eating less. For a week or two, we just might give it a try. But old habits die hard,...|
|12/19/2014 - We are quickly approaching New Year's Day and the annual accounting that accompanies it. Did you keep your New Year's resolutions last year? The year before?
Most of the time, resolutions focus on health issues.
I will lose weight. I will get healthy. I will completely change the way I eat. Within...|
|12/17/2014 - Expected to reach an estimated $35 billion in profits this year, the organic market has become attractive to food companies on all sides of the spectrum, opening up the door for potential abuses.
Under-the-table financial contributions to politicians in Washington have allowed Big Food companies...|
|12/12/2014 - So you've decided it's time to get healthy, but you're not sure where to start. You know you need to lose weight. And maybe, just maybe, you should stop being a couch potato.
So what now? Prepackaged meals? A gym membership? Less caffeine, chocolate, and alcohol?
There are a hundred things you...|
|12/9/2014 - There's no question our bodies were not meant to battle the number of toxins we are now exposed to each day. The rise in cancer rates is enough of a barometer to incite fear. We can also find warning in the rise of asthma, autism, ADHD, dementias, and auto-immune diseases. So how do we survive, and...|
|12/7/2014 - There's nothing quite like a sinus infection. You get to experience non-stop pressure and pain. Your face hurts. Your head hurts. Possibly, your teeth hurt as well. Left untreated, the infection can involve the bones of the face and in rare cases, can actually spread to the brain.
Our sinuses are...|
|12/5/2014 - Wheat is getting roughed up lately by all kinds of people, from gluten free advocates to medical professionals. There certainly is no shortage of ammunition to call out wheat products as dangerous to your health, but do we really know the whole story about this popular grain?
Perhaps it is time to...|
|12/4/2014 - (Story by Bill Shilhavy, republished from HealthImpactNews.com, with additional editing by Natural News.)
Health Impact News recently announced the result of an investigation by Tropical Traditions that revealed that many products in the organic grain market in the U.S. contain glyphosate...|
|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...|
|11/29/2014 - So you've eaten your fill and then some. Maybe you had about 7 too many glasses of wine or beers? Between the cranberry sauce, the sweet potato casserole, the eggnog, the pies, the cookies, the candy, the punch, and the alcohol, you've ingested more sugar in one day than you usually eat in a month....|
|11/26/2014 - Cranberries are well known for treating urinary tract infections, but they do much more - from cardiovascular protection to cancer prevention.
The phytonutrients in cranberries include phenolic acids, proanthocyanidins, anthocyanins, flavonoids, and triterpenoids and they are high in fiber, vitamin...|
|11/26/2014 - Serving mystery meat, French fries, sugar drinks and Jell-O on a tray is no standard of care, especially for a hospital, which should be leading the way -- boosting patients' ability to heal with the most nutrient-dense foods. Sadly, hospitals have evolved into conveyor belts over time, serving processed...|
|11/26/2014 - In today's toxic world, we absorb, inhale, and ingest chemicals and heavy metals on a daily basis. Bad bacteria and Candida ooze toxins as a part of their metabolism and as they die off. Bi-annual detoxes help to cleanse your body and remove these highly toxic substances, but what about the other 363...|
|11/19/2014 12:20:13 PM - A new analysis by Consumer Reports explains how easy it is for infants to consume dangerous amounts of arsenic in common foods like hot rice cereal and rice pasta. Just one serving of rice pasta can put your child over the recommended weekly limit, according to the new report, which also details safer...|
|11/19/2014 - Hospitals have become crowded. Whether we are suffering from an infection or a chronic disease or we need surgery, we have relied on conventional medicine in order to get well. On the surface, it appears that modern medicine is working, as people who check in appear to get better, at least in the eyes...|
|11/17/2014 - There are two things to ask yourself if you have a problem with body odor:
Am I healthy? Am I using the right soap and skin care products? You may have noticed "Do I shower often enough" was left out. That's because when the body is healthy, showering is about removing dirt and odors from sources...|
|11/14/2014 - So you've decided to go cold turkey? You can white knuckle it and try to make it through on your own, or you can relieve much of the stress from withdrawals with the following supplements.
Vitamins and minerals to take to help quit smoking:
Vitamin C - 1,000 mg twice daily (remember to titrate...|
|11/12/2014 - I'm sure everyone has experienced a foggy brain at some point in their lives. Whether it was caused by lack of sleep, a hangover, or an illness, a brain that refuses to fire on all cylinders can be very annoying. True brain fog is more that an aggravation - it's debilitating and frightening. You feel...|
|11/11/2014 6:33:53 PM - At the very first sign, that very first cough with a tickle in the throat, or whatever it is that alerts you to an impending viral attack, you can help your body's defenses.
Gargle with Apple Cider Vinegar
Gargle now. Use organic, raw, apple cider vinegar and gargle every fifteen minutes for...|
|11/10/2014 - Brian was an honor student at age fourteen. Within a month after his trip to the dentist, his world changed. Suddenly he experienced ongoing fatigue and a "brain fog" so severe he could not concentrate for more than ten minutes at a time. Honors classes became a thing of the past, while Brian, who had...|
|11/8/2014 - The simple answer is yes and yes.
Ideally, all of the nutrition we need can come from the food we eat. Unfortunately, in today's world, it usually doesn't. Even if food was grown in nutrient dense soil without contaminates, much of the nutrition is lost in its journey from the field to our table....|
|11/6/2014 - Of course you want to find that magic potion that will dry up pimples, heal your skin, and prevent future breakouts. It doesn't exist. If you truly want beautiful, clear, healthy skin, you need to find the cause of your acne, rather than just treat the symptoms.
If your liver is too congested to...|
|11/6/2014 - Soon after having her wisdom teeth removed, Nicole experienced extreme chronic pain on her left side, overwhelming fatigue, hair loss, "severe brain fog" and an increase in allergies and chemical sensitivities. She regained some of her health through an organic diet (alleviation of the chronic pain...|
|11/4/2014 - You don't have to spend another dime buying chemicals to put on your face. Everything you need to create a healthy, beneficial, facial mask can be found in your kitchen.
Honey is an antibacterial that has been used throughout the ages to dress wounds. It is an excellent choice to use on troubled...|
|10/31/2014 - I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over-the-counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top five kitchen items my family uses for first aid and healthcare. Apple cider vinegar Garlic Coconut oil Aloe vera GingerRaw, organic apple cider...|
|10/30/2014 - California's Proposition 37, an initiative proposed in 2012 that would've required the mandatory labeling of genetically modified organisms (GMOs), set the precedent for other states attempting to pass similar legislation.
Prop 37 failed because of illegal, unethical and snake-like tactics carried...|
|10/29/2014 - An apple a day... you know the rest. This old adage has seen its day but is now becoming appropriate again. Several studies are re-examining the health values of bioactive compounds in apples over time. Now, non-bioactive compounds are being discovered to help balance bowel microbiota as prebiotics.
|10/22/2014 - I remember the days when my medicine cabinet was filled with over the counter drugs along with prescription medications. Those days are gone. These are the top 5 kitchen items my family uses for first aid and health care.
Apple cider vinegarGarlicCoconut oilAloe VeraGinger|
Apple Cider VinegarRaw,...
|10/21/2014 - As much as we all love organic foods, there's times when we certainly don't love the price. While many of us make sacrifices in other areas of our lives in order to afford splurging a little more on good food, you may not have to if you're willing to expand the horizon of grocery stores in which you...|
|10/18/2014 - Mental well-being is something many of us probably don't think too much about, likely because many of us have it. But for those of us that don't, defining what that means and understanding its impact on our lives is crucial to discovering true happiness, or contentment, which some experts argue is even...|
|10/15/2014 6:16:43 PM - Suddenly you realize there's a little black cloud over your head. Or maybe it's a big one. Things that usually don't bother you are getting on your very last nerve. You're not sure if you want to pick a fight or cry. Before you tell your boss what you really think of him or confront your significant...|
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|10/13/2014 12:57:23 PM - The relationship between plants and man has grown distant in the modern era of chemical treatments. Instead of observing, listening and understanding the language of his crops, man has instead resorted to spraying them with pesticides, suppressing plant immune systems. Spraying plants with chemicals...|
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