Organic news, articles and information:
|8/2/2013 - While it's generally agreed in the natural health arena that organically produced fare is superior in safety compared to crops that utilize GMOs or chemical pesticides, the fact that it's more nutritious might be overlooked by consumers. Conventional growers insist there isn't a substantial difference...|
|7/27/2013 - The strategy of proper food combining for optimum digestion has been around for decades in western dietary science and for centuries with Ayurvedic medicine.
Both traditional Chinese medicine (TCM) and ancient Ayurveda have long recognized the importance of good digestion as the foundation for good...|
|7/24/2013 - In a major new announcement for those who enjoy spirulina superfood, we've just launched our own Health Ranger brand of spirulina, making it available in pouches and storable steel cans, all at a very competitive price.
Our spirulina is "Spirulina Pacifica," the spirulina grown in Hawaii using deep...|
|7/19/2013 - "The harder they come the harder they fall, one and all."
Jimmy Cliff, reggae classic
After enjoying a year of maximum profits, record stock prices, the defeat of a major GMO (genetically modified organism) labeling campaign in California, pro-industry court decisions, and a formidable display of...|
|7/17/2013 - Instead of nurturing humanity through education, healthy eating, natural medicine and planting ancient organic heirloom fruits and vegetables, the Evil Empire of Monsanto and the various committees of the current American administration seem committed to their GMO agenda of taking over the farming and...|
|7/13/2013 - Does an apple a day keep the bacteria away? Only if you haven't already developed a resistance.
A recent Natural News story indicated that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) is passing apples and pears as organic even though they contain the two antibiotic...|
|7/10/2013 - With all the information coming out in recent years about geoengineering, or chemtrails, we must begin to ask ourselves certain questions about the impacts on our health, our food, and our planet. There are obvious human-health-related and planetary-ecosystem-related implications to being "crop-dusted"...|
|7/10/2013 - One of the biggest challenges that organic gardeners have long faced is invasive pests, which as you may well know tend to target food crops that have not been treated with toxic pesticides. But maintaining a truly organic garden is not an impossible task, especially if you are willing to take the time...|
|7/10/2013 - Soon, it's going to be a little more difficult to figure out just exactly what is contained in baby foods.
In an era where American consumers seem to be shifting towards more wholesome, healthy diets - the push for labeling of GM foods, fewer chemicals, more fruits and veggies - an organization that...|
|7/9/2013 - I don't know if you can feel it too, but there's a lot of cultural tension in the air these days. Many people believe things are on the verge of snapping, causing possible riots (the Zimmerman trial verdict), bank closures (bond market implosion) or another martial law scenario (like the Boston bombing).
|7/9/2013 - Most people grow up using at least a handful of prescribed pharmaceuticals, trusting doctors and believing what the FDA reports as safe and in the best interests of the country. Not too many people have read the truth about how the FDA, the AMA and the CDC are all in bed together, conning Western world...|
|6/22/2013 - Pound for pound, coconut oil is one of the single most nutritious superfoods you can put in your body. It has a vast array of incredible health benefits and is something recommended to almost everyone I talk to on a regular basis. People are always asking me, Chris "What can I eat to be healthier"?...|
|6/21/2013 - It has become quite obvious that organic farmers have been taken advantage of by food giant Monsanto for some time now.
In a court case involving organic farmers and seed producers, suits filed against Monsanto didn't play out as planned.
This case was put before the United States court system...|
|6/6/2013 - One of the biggest complaints among ordinary families trying to eat healthy is that clean, organic food is simply too expensive, and thus out of reach for the average budget. But eating right does not have to break the bank, especially when you know what to look for and how to shop for it. Here are...|
|5/28/2013 - Making healthy food choices is important. But, sometimes it's really tough to be sure that you are getting what you intended to get. Let's say, for example, that you have made a decision to eat primarily organic foods. Well, how do you know it's organic? The obvious answer is that it is labeled by the...|
|5/16/2013 - Apples have been known to be very nutritious. They have pectin, which is an important kind of fiber that helps to bind toxins in the bowel and flush them out of the body. This is why it is not new to people to hear the saying, "an apple a day keeps the doctor away." This adage seems to corroborate the...|
|5/14/2013 - Did you know that one half of all the smokers in the world want to quit right now but don't know how? What's worse is that 95 percent of smokers who quit smoking without some form of help will return to the cancer-causing habit within six months. These are dismal statistics, and there is more than one...|
|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...|
|5/10/2013 - Do you really know what's in all the food you're eating that's imported from China? If you don't, you're actually in good company: The FDA only inspects 1% - 2% of all the food imported from China, so they don't know either. Even when they inspect a shipment, they rarely test it for heavy metals, pesticides,...|
|5/9/2013 - When Proposition 37 got defeated by the Biotech and Big Food pimps and their hooker subsidiaries, NaturalNews was gracious enough to print my article naming them. Recently though, I came across a similar article written by Daisy Luther, a freelance writer and editor who has a website entitled, The Organic...|
|5/3/2013 - Organic farmers have yet another environmental hazard to contend with, this time compliments of the U.S. government in the form of chemtrails. A mess of toxic chemicals, these harmful sprays pollute the soil, water and air while compromising the health of humans, animals and plants. And now Monsanto...|
|4/21/2013 - A lot of folks complain that they're usually too busy for healthy eating, so they feel forced to stock up on fast foods, packaged soups with MSG, or do take outs and order home delivery pizzas and Chinese food with GMOs and toxic additives.
They're all tasty, but not healthy. Here are seven food...|
|4/12/2013 - Driven by consumer choice, the U.S. organic industry grew by 9.5 percent overall in 2011 to reach $31.5 billion in sales. This organic sector continues to show steady growth and has been for the past 15 years, according to the Organic Trade Association's (OTA) web site. Why has the organic sector shown...|
|4/3/2013 - Despite all the claims made by industry-funded hacks that genetically-modified organisms (GMOs) and other industrial agricultural methods are necessary for the future of humanity, it is the traditional growing methods that continue to shine through as the real sustainers of life. As reported by Gaia...|
|3/30/2013 - The incredible success and sustained growth of the organic movement over the past several decades has led to many positive changes for the general food supply, which include the increased availability of clean food. But there is a common misperception among many in the natural health community that...|
|3/26/2013 1:38:59 PM - Certain forward-thinking folks are reinventing farming as we know it. Indoor, organic urban farms growing food vertically using hydroponic and aquaponic principles, are sprouting around the country. The push for alternative methods of raising food follow in part, on the heels of local governments outlawing...|
|3/26/2013 - I'm absolutely shocked at how many people don't investigate what's really in the products they swallow. When something is sold as an herb, vitamin, superfood or supplement, they think it's automatically safe. And while the natural products industry has a truly remarkable safety record -- especially...|
|3/25/2013 - A healthy breakfast really is the most important meal of the day, as it provides fresh fuel for your brain and body, and kick starts your metabolism for sustained energy production throughout the day. But what exactly is a healthy breakfast, and how can you be sure to avoid dangerous toxins like genetically-modified...|
|3/22/2013 - I just excavated some gear oil waste I found buried in the soil on my little organic farm. To do so, I used equipment that relies on the same oil that was buried in my soil. I reap what I sow, and I feel like our modern society is stuck in this flammable, smelly spiral I've just introduced.
|3/21/2013 - With so much uncertainty surrounding the integrity and future of the certified organic label, grassroots alternatives that offer fresh new ways of identifying healthy, chemical-free foods are gradually gaining ground. One new program, known as Certified Naturally Grown (CNG), is proving to be particularly...|
|3/19/2013 - The Spring Sale is on at the Natural News Store: Save up to 50% on selected items while supplies last, including astaxanthin, organic chia seeds, organic acai powder, spirulina, chocolate superfood powder, coconut sugar, raw chocolate truffles and more.
See the complete list at:
|3/19/2013 - When we relish a delicious organic apple or pear, we usually don't suspect we are also ingesting a mouthful of antibiotics. As shocking as this may seem, it's yet another dirty little secret of the certified organic industry in the U.S. Used to control a tree born bacterial infection, antibiotics are...|
|3/18/2013 - You may think that eating five superfoods every day is out of reach, not very do-able. There are quite a few superfoods available, and many articles list up to ten to consume. Some of those superfoods, however, may not be practical every-day consumable items.
Hopefully, this article will suggest...|
|3/17/2013 8:26:08 PM - So, there's this guy named Richard Brill that is a professor of science at the Honolulu Community College that wrote an article for our newspaper about GMOs that was relatively innocuous. The article was entitled, "GMO crops could trigger another Green Revolution." What caught my eye was a comment at...|
|3/15/2013 - Apple cider vinegar (ACV) is gaining popularity as a beneficial contributor to good health that could and should be used daily. However, distilled ACV won't do anything for your health. There are a few good brands available. Bragg's is the most well known brand, but there are others.
|3/14/2013 - Most Natural News readers are into preparedness or self-reliance at some level: they grow a garden, stockpile a bit of food or even just do their own countertop sprouting. Our readers range the gamut from urban hippies to hard-core wilderness survivalists, but the one thing everybody has in common is...|
|3/14/2013 - Whole Foods has announced that, by 2018, all GMO products sold in their stores will carry GMO labels, so customers know what they're buying.
Whole Foods has also asserted they are working with their suppliers to find non-GMO raw ingredients, so that current GMO products sold in the stores can become...|
|3/13/2013 - You may not be aware of it, but every time you bite into that crisp, organic apple or succulent, organic pear, you could be exposing yourself to two different antibiotic drugs that the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s National Organic Standards Board (NOSB) has quietly allowed to be used on these...|
|3/12/2013 - We've taken our four most popular South American superfood powders and put them on sale as a combo pack. While supplies last, you can now get our "Inca Treasure Smoothie Pack" containing:
• Wildcrafted Camu Camu Powder (100g)
• Organic Freeze-Dried Maqui Berry Powder (6 oz)
|3/10/2013 - Just because you buy organic and avoid storing your food in plastic containers does not necessarily mean that the toxic plastics chemical bisphenol-A (BPA) is no longer in your food. A recent study published in the Journal of Exposure Science and Environmental Epidemiology has revealed that BPA and...|
|3/9/2013 - Alexis Badden Mayer of the Organic Consumers Association was arrested March 2 outside the White House, when she attempted to deliver a DVD petition including over 200,000 names. The petition asked Michelle Obama to ask her husband to fulfill a campaign promise to label GMO food products.
|3/8/2013 - Organic tomatoes really are better for you, and they taste better to boot, according to the findings of a recent study conducted by researchers from the Federal University of Ceara, Brazil and published in the journal PLOS ONE.
Although most consumers assume that organic fruits and vegetables have...|
|3/7/2013 - Two years ago, I was trying to purchase a long-term storable freeze-dried, non-GMO, certified organic corn and I was shocked to realize there isn't any sold at retail!
As you probably already know, freeze-drying is the No. 1 best method for preserving foods. It pulls the water out but leaves the...|
|3/7/2013 - Think the USDA has your back concerning organics? Think again. Behind closed doors, corporate interests reign supreme where certified organic policy is concerned. A prime example is the use of carrageenan as a common ingredient. Linked with cancer and inflammation, this accepted additive opens a floodgate...|
|2/23/2013 - On the heels of my own publication of articles questioning the integrity of "certified organic" when it comes to foods and superfoods produced in mainland China, a blockbuster report from China's own environmental ministry slams another exclamation mark on the severity of the problem. For the first...|
|2/22/2013 - "Dear Mr. Adams, there are things we don't talk about in the natural products industry..." Such began a message sent to me by the founder of a nutritional products company. It was sent in reaction to my posting of my "organic China fraud" article that questioned the legitimacy of organic certification...|
|2/21/2013 - When it comes to foods, superfoods and even nutritional supplements from China, "organic" is largely a hoax. This is my opinion, of course, but I've been researching the issue quite extensively as the key decision maker for new products in the Natural News Store. And I've come to the conclusion that...|
|2/20/2013 1:12:39 AM - When Rockefeller decided he needed to increase his profits and control the world's usage of fertilizer, he convinced the farmers that the petro-chemical fertilizers would enable them to spend more time farming instead of spreading manure. What he never told them was that the petro-chemical fertilizers...|
|2/19/2013 - What you are about to read is 100% true to the best of my knowledge, and it all started in September of 2012 when we were in the process of launching the Natural News Store and receiving organic certification from the USDA.
I knew we wanted to offer chlorella under our own brand name, but I had heard...|
|2/14/2013 - The economy is rough and budgets are tight, but there are things you can do right now to save money while still living an organic, non-GMO lifestyle.
Here are three of the biggest ones that can save you money not only this year, but year after year:
#1) Invest in nutrition to reduce health care...|
|2/12/2013 - I'm always skeptical of protein products because most of the vegan proteins taste bland or chalky. The list of such protein products that actually taste good is very small, and finding one that's certified organic and soy-free is almost like trying to locate four-leaf clovers in your yard. That's why...|
|1/29/2013 - In February 2012, OSGATA (Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association) demanded protection from Monsanto in a federal court case. Essentially, the organic farmers asked for a guarantee that they couldn't be sued over patent infringement if and when Monsanto's GE plants contaminate their crops.
|1/25/2013 - Fans of chocolate, rejoice! I have just personally overseen the USDA certified 100% organic production run of several hundred kilos of cacao powder and cacao nibs, fresh from Peru.
Small and large bags of both the powder and the nibs are available now in the Natural News Store.
This is 100% pure...|
|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...|
|1/19/2013 - Pepsi and Coke both sell "natural" food smoothies and other products under the brands Naked and Odwalla, respectively. Both of these so called health food brands have been around for some time now, yet most people are completely in the dark about the corporations behind these creations.
|1/16/2013 - Earth's conventional food and water supply is quickly becoming its own huge "cancer." Persistent organic pollutants, POPs for short, are "brewing and breeding" the ultimate destruction of organic life on planet earth, as they bio-accumulate in the environment AND in human and animal body tissues. If...|
|1/16/2013 - Developed to treat anxiety-related disorders and phobias, systematic desensitization (SD) is based on the principles of classical conditioning and the premise that what has been learned (conditioned) can be unlearned. This "conditioning;" however, has been systematically unlearned by a focused effort...|
|1/13/2013 - High-level executives from some of the U.S.'s largest food corporations are meeting with the FDA behind closed doors this week to lobby for a mandatory federal GMO labeling law. Could it be that bad press and consumer backlash have dulled the enthusiasm of these former biotech cheerleaders? Or is Big...|
|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:
|1/8/2013 - Coffee lovers are always on the lookout for healthier options, and the response we've received on Nutricafe has been overwhelmingly positive.
Created by the same company that brought you Cocoa Mojo, Nutricafe is a 100% USDA Organic, fair-trade, low-caffeine gourmet coffee that's actually good for...|
|1/2/2013 - I want to take a moment out of our hectic investigative journalism schedule to recognize three non-GMO, organic health food companies that deserve top recognition in the new year.
These brands not only provide some of the very best non-GMO organic grocery foods available today; they're also engaged...|
|12/13/2012 - Natural News is seeking large quantities of organic dried foods, superfoods and edibles from small family farms and orchards. We are able to purchase by the ton, and we are only interested in certified organic products. The formats we're seeking include powders, air-dried, spray-dried, drum-dried, freeze-dried,...|
|12/12/2012 - This article follows up on Mike Adams' devastating pieces exposing Dr. Oz and a coordinated high-level assault on organic food.
How high does this assault on organic food go?
Soon after her husband's...|
|12/6/2012 - A few days ago, I sounded the alarm on Dr. Oz and his attack on organic consumers. In my article published here on Natural News, I called Dr. Oz a "sellout" for his labeling of organic consumers as "elitist" and "snobs" while lying by omission in his TIME Magazine article that failed to disclose the...|
|12/4/2012 - This article follows up on Mike Adams' devastating pieces exposing Dr. Oz and a coordinated high-level assault on organic food.
How high does this assault on organic food go?
Soon after her husband's...|
|12/3/2012 - One of the top requests we receive here at Natural News is superfood recipes. People want to know: How can I use organic, non-GMO ingredients to make delicious, affordable superfood meals and treats?
To help answer that question, we went into the Natural News kitchen and developed an incredibly delicious...|
|12/2/2012 - Dr. Oz's recently article in TIME Magazine -- entitled "The anti-snob diet" -- has created something of a firestorm across the internet. In his article, Dr. Oz refers to people who buy organic foods or who frequent farmers markets as "snooty" "elitist" and "snobs." He promotes feedlot beef, conventional...|
|12/2/2012 - Dr. Oz's recent attack on organics has left a large number of people shocked at his betrayal of the organic consumer community. Yesterday, his Facebook page was being absolutely inundated with posts from people calling him a "betrayer" and asking why he would attack organics and start promoting feedlot...|
|12/1/2012 - Dr. Oz has finally done it: He has sold out to Big Ag by declaring organic foods to be "elitist," "snooty" and no better than conventional foods. The man who once urged Americans to eat organic has sold his soul to the criminally-run food giants in a mind-blowing editorial piece recently published in...|
|12/1/2012 - Here's a detailed update of what's new and interesting at the Natural News Store, plus some behind-the-scenes details.
We've just received 900+ cans of "Storable Organics" foods that were packed in 2011 and stored in another facility. They consist of #10 cans (that's a "number ten can" not a "ten...|
|11/29/2012 - A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) committee dominated by representatives from the biotechnology industry, seed companies, and academia has decided to make an official recommendation to the public agency that organic farmers be forced to bear financially responsible for the genetic contamination...|
|11/28/2012 - The industrial agriculture system has convinced many Americans that it is a necessity in order to produce an adequate food supply for the entire country. It operates under the assumption that it produces higher yields, more profits and is overall more efficient than organic farming. In reality, this...|
|11/27/2012 - Though there are still quite a few absentee, mail-in and provisional ballots left to be counted, it appears as though California's Proposition 37, the genetically-engineered (GE) foods labeling initiative, has indeed failed to pass by a very narrow margin. But that does not mean the labeling fight is...|
|11/21/2012 - From the day we first opened our Natural News Store, we've been inundated with requests to put together discounts for the upcoming "Black Friday" and "Cyber Monday" events. I honestly had no idea these days were such a big deal, and in some ways I'm disturbed that retailers have essentially created...|
|11/17/2012 6:35:11 PM - By now, we all know about the Proposition 37 travesty in California. The biotech industry did what they do best - lie and deceive and the major food companies maintained their use of GMOs in their foods. What was alarming is that most of the major food companies bought out organic companies so they...|
|11/15/2012 - One of the most beneficial aspects of the Yes on 37 campaign is the transparency it created regarding seemingly 'natural' and organic brands. Mega conglomerates like Dean Foods, Coca Cola, Hain, Kraft, PepsiCo and Heinz have gobbled up most of the organic food industry, leaving little to spare -- spawning...|
|11/14/2012 - For the very first time, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has come forward with an official position on organic foods and their role in childhood health and development. But rather than encourage parents to avoid buying pesticide-laden conventional foods, the group, which openly admits that...|
|11/12/2012 8:11:54 PM - Even though some food is labeled organic, the seeds may still have come from a GMO source; like if a small to mid-size farmer buys seeds or plants, such as tomatoes, from a Home Depot or Lowe's, and then plants them in organic soil and does not use pesticide, they are still GMO, but they don't get labeled...|
|11/11/2012 - In the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, there's a lot of renewed interest in preparedness. One thing we all learned from the disaster is that when the power grid goes down, starvation isn't too far behind for those who have failed to store food.
It's easy to store a 72-hour supply of food just by shopping...|
|11/6/2012 - Election Day is an elaborate production of political theater in which people who have been designated economic slaves by the banker-class elite are allowed to participate in the delusion that they are in control of the nation.
It's such an extravagant piece of finely-orchestrated theater that the...|
|11/5/2012 - Organic chia seeds are back! They've been very difficult to find for the past year due to a wave of global crop failures caused by floods and drought. These crop failures, coupled with increasing awareness and demand for chia seeds, has caused chia supplies to dwindle while prices tripled.
|10/28/2012 - Organic farmers throughout the Canadian province of Ontario are counting the days until they officially lose their organic certifications as a result of potential commercial plantings of genetically-modified (GM) alfalfa. Like in the U.S., government officials in Canada recently approved plantings of...|
|10/23/2012 - If you've not been impressed by the taste of superfood powders that you mix with milk or water to make a nutrient-dense beverage, you need to know about X-Balance from SGN Nutrition. Of all the superfoods I've tasted and reviewed over the years, this one offers the most inviting taste of them all. It's...|
|10/22/2012 - The conclusions arrived at in the infamous "Stanford study," which the mainstream media has been hyping up as "proof" that pesticide-ridden, conventional produce and meat products are basically the same as their organic alternatives, are flawed, says New York Times columnist Mark Bittman. In one of...|
|10/13/2012 - "Chronic care management" means someone has a disorder or a disease and the doctors and hospitals aren't really helping to cure it, they just treat the symptoms with pharmaceuticals and wait for it to get worse. U.S. chronic care management is a well-planned out healthcare system based on the sobering...|
|10/12/2012 - A new video has surfaced from the Organic Spies group, and that video is being released exclusively on the Natural News video site TV.naturalnews.com. The hidden camera video shows a multitude of Whole Foods employees repeating misinformation to customers who ask whether the store sells GMOs. They appear...|
|10/8/2012 - With a sad twist of irony, corporate and government elite dine on safe, organic food while the masses, those very people who are supposedly represented and protected by their governments, are poisoned by hidden genetically modified organisms, pesticides and dangerous contaminants. The presidential family...|
|10/3/2012 - I once thought Whole Foods was a great place to shop, and I used to look forward to finding a Whole Foods store in every city I visited. Now when I see "Whole Foods" I think to myself, "Poison Foods" and I have images of those cancer tumors in the rats just pop into my head. I will never shop at Whole...|
|10/2/2012 - Right now, we've got an incredible deal on the Enerfood 40-day organic survival food pail made by Enerfood (Enerhealth Botanicals).
The deal is not in the price itself but in the free shipping offered throughout the continental USA. Why is that a big deal? Because this pail is HUGE. It's much, much...|
|9/26/2012 - All around the world, the push to globalize the food supply by consolidating food production into large-scale, corporatized agricultural systems controlled by a select few is causing massive environmental destruction and immense poverty. And the only way to truly turn things around is to return to small-scale,...|
|9/25/2012 - Many of America's institutions of higher learning routinely pimp themselves out to corporate interests that are more concerned with pushing their own private agendas than they are with sound scientific inquiry. What is often perceived by the masses as unbiased science, in other words, is actually a...|
|9/24/2012 - The debate concerning the health benefits and detriments of organic food in comparison to conventional food is ongoing, but the latest organic dairy scandal has given some truth to the notion that what you see isn't necessarily what you get. A large organic dairy farm has come under fire from consumers...|
|9/23/2012 - The recent attack on organic food by researchers from Stanford University has sent shock waves of confusion throughout society, which is why NaturalNews.com has decided to partner with NaturalSociety.com to officially set the record straight. The two groups have established a new petition at Change.org...|
|9/18/2012 - In the wake of the release of the infamous "Stanford study," which claims there is no substantial difference between organic food and conventional food, many with a deeper understanding of how organic food production works are speaking out against this ill-conceived attack on clean food. One such individual,...|
|9/15/2012 - The corporate media machine has once again done the people of the world a great disservice by shirking its responsibility to conduct a proper investigation and inquiry into the issue of organics following the recent release of the infamous Stanford University anti-organic study. It turns out that the...|
|9/14/2012 4:27:22 PM - Before getting into the crux of this article, what you are now about to read is probably the most essential and important piece of information concerning apples.
If organically grown, all the vital health benefits are located right under the skin of the apple. If conventionally grown all the detrimental...|
|9/13/2012 - No matched groups. That's the short answer. It's a basic principle in scientific studies.
Whether it's vegetables or humans, you create two matched groups that are as close to each other as possible in all relevant ways, and then you expose them to different protocols and record what happens.
|9/12/2012 - Michelle Obama has reportedly developed a new shopping guide as part of her Let's Move campaign against obesity that offers Americans some personal tips on how best to shop for food while at the grocery store. But missing from her guide is any warning about avoiding chemical poisons like the artificial...|
|9/8/2012 - The mainstream media's misinformation blitz following the recent release of the infamous Stanford University organic food study has sunk to an incredible new low. Based on his own misguided delusions of what the study actually concluded, New York Times columnist Roger Cohen has decided to openly share...|
|9/7/2012 - (This article is jointly authored by Mike Adams of NaturalNews.com and Anthony Gucciardi of NaturalSociety.com) Over the last several days, the mainstream media has fallen for an elaborate scientific hoax that sought to destroy the credibility of organic foods by claiming they are "no healthier" than...|
|9/6/2012 - The assault on the organic industry is in full swing today, and it's an attack not merely on the industry itself but an attack on your sanity. If you "believe" in organic foods and non-GMOs, you are about to be labeled a delusional conspiracy theorist.
How do I know that? Because the lying mainstream...|
|9/4/2012 - If you read the mainstream news headlines today, you might be shocked to see headlines that say things like, "Organic foods no healthier than conventional foods" or "Organic foods may not be healthier for you." You'll see these headlines all across the usual disinfo outlets: NPR, Associated Press, Reuters,...|
|8/27/2012 - There are plenty of good reasons why, in a world increasingly filled with processed - and over-processed - foods, that eating organic not only makes the most sense for your body, but for the planet as well. Here are seven reasons why you should switch to the organic food lifestyle, if you haven't already:
|8/22/2012 - One of the most common excuses people have for not eating healthy is that healthy food costs too much, particularly organic food that is often priced slightly higher than comparable conventional food. But eating healthy and organic does not have to break the bank, especially if you follow these helpful...|
|8/22/2012 - With food prices skyrocketing and food supplies looking increasingly questionable for 2013, you'll be happy to know I've selected and assembled a list of recommended storable foods from a trusted discount source. All the foods listed below have a great shelf life, from two years to a decade. In this...|
|8/21/2012 - The dramatic rise in demand for food that is untainted by pesticides and other unnatural chemicals begs the question, how can you really know for sure whether or not that "organic" peach or "biological" avocado is truly what it says it is? Well, an upcoming iPhone app-slash-accessory, or "appcessory,"...|
|8/20/2012 6:16:24 PM - Multiple dangers exist in meddling in GMOs when we don't know what we're doing, which may be the ultimate validation of the saying, "If it's not broken, don't fix it." At the same time, multiple better, more life-affirming, more life-sustaining, and healthier ideas exist at our fingertips than genetically...|
|8/16/2012 - It's time to defeat evil in the food industry and stop the vicious betrayal of consumers by so-called "natural" brands. They're all conspiring right now to funnel millions of dollars into a disinformation campaign to try to defeat ballot measure 37, the "GMO labeling" initiative in California (http://www.naturalnews.com/036833_GMO_labeling_YES_on_37_California.html).
|8/9/2012 - Most of the talk concerning fluoride exposure these days centers around the chemical's forced presence in many public water supplies, and how this is causing an epidemic of chronic health problems. But little do many people realize that fluoride exposure is also problematic throughout the food supply,...|
|8/6/2012 3:00:08 PM - It is EPIC IRONY that certain genetically modified vegetables, namely corn, soy and beets, are burning up in the summer heat and drought that is devastating the entire Midwestern United States. There is a certain serendipitous irony, like bad karma coming home to roost for the greedy corporations that...|
|7/30/2012 - Sometimes we Americans can be a little stubborn, a little too prideful or provincial when it comes to change. But slowly, surely, Americans are finally "getting it" when it comes to natural and organic foods, and we're buying more of them.
New consumer research shows that while some grocery spending...|
|7/26/2012 - Have you ever wondered what "natural" and "organic" mean on labels? If so, you're not alone. Food labels today are filled with a number of ingredients that are barely pronounceable, let alone common enough to know what they actually are. The good news is that with more and more people looking for healthier...|
|7/25/2012 - Most everyone who buys organic foods knows the benefits. While it can tend to be a little more expensive, it is at least pesticide free and much more wholesome.
But did you know that an increasing amount of our "organic" food may be coming from China (which immediately throws into question the organic...|
|7/20/2012 - Ever notice when you meet someone who eats mainly organic, who works out often, is financially stable and always in that "sharing" mode, that no matter what happens around them, they stay in that "gear," that energetic and positive attitude just stays illuminated and seems to levitate over the negativity?...|
|7/15/2012 - While millions of Americans were busy celebrating freedom from tyranny during the recent Independence Day festivities, Monsanto was actively trying to thwart that freedom with new attacks on health freedom. It turns out that the most evil corporation in the world has quietly attached riders to both...|
|7/12/2012 - Over 40 years ago, Michael J. Potter founded a small "whole earth" grocery store that eventually turned into a large organic foods producer and wholesaler, Eden Foods. However, last May he set out to challenge what organic food has become today. With organic food becoming more popular in today's age,...|
|7/10/2012 - I'm a huge fan and customer of Green PolkaDot Box, and they've become my top source for acquiring organic, non-GMO and truly natural products. Just like I shop for books and electronics at Amazon.com, I now buy most of my organics at Green PolkaDot Box, and it's saving me money every time I shop there.
|7/7/2012 - Most Americans do not understand the way food can WORK FOR THEM and not against them. Most Americans have a hard time breaking out of the rut they have been in for so many years, usually due to a lack of education about the food they already consume. "Fuel for the Body - the Pate Weigh" is a short book...|
|6/29/2012 - What could possibly be the harm in picking up a seedless watermelon and some seedless lemons at the grocery store and having some refreshing, ice cold watermelon and a little homemade lemonade? After all, they are really shiny, a little larger than usual, and the price is just right!
|6/6/2012 - The freedom to grow uncontaminated, non-genetically-modified (non-GMO) food in America today is under continual threat by corporate agriculture and biotechnology companies whose unscrupulous business models include suing farmers whose crops become inadvertently contaminated with patented, GMO technologies....|
|5/28/2012 - The meat-eaters among you may truly believe that bacon makes everything better; and folks from Iron Chefs to everyday-Joe's will pay up to $35 a pound for gourmet bacon cuts. However, these delectable pieces of smoked pig are highly processed with numerous toxic chemicals such as nitrites, sodium nitrate,...|
|5/16/2012 - No one knows who discovered the benefits of composting by planting seeds in the refuse of human, animal, mineral and vegetable waste materials. Regardless of its origin, it's clear that life grows from death. Drawing new life from the leavings of the past has been happening on earth since the beginning,...|
|5/14/2012 - Most people fork over the extra money for organic foods with the idea that they are doing something good for their health. In reality there are some products marked organic that may be worth the price and others that are definitely not. Today we're going to expose the latter as we uncover the truth...|
|5/13/2012 - Companion planting for pest control and to encourage plants to grow with more vigor has fascinated men for centuries; however, few backyard gardeners know how to use these natural methods for organic sustainability and how to improve your garden. Plants that work together to help one another grow; plants...|
|5/11/2012 - During World Wars I and II, private citizens were encouraged to plant Victory gardens in an effort to support the war effort and take the strain off the food industry, providing more food for citizens living at home. Little gardens popped up all over the country and they were called Victory gardens...|
|5/8/2012 - Vegetarians and vegans can put up quite the convincing argument when it comes to what they are passionate about - not eating meat. Several have even appeared on this site. With all due respect to them, in the interest of fairness there is another side to the story. Humans are omnivores designed to use...|
|5/4/2012 9:56:24 AM - Between May 1 and May 26, a broad coalition of food, farm, health, public interest, and environmental groups across the country, joined by leading organic food companies, will attempt to raise one million dollars to support the California Right to Know Genetically Engineered Food Act, a citizens' ballot...|
|4/28/2012 - There is nothing like enjoying the fruits of your labor, literally! The seeds you just planted turn out as little shoots and flowers until they grow into bulbs and finally young little things waiting for their weaning. Picking the tomatoes and leafy greens you've been waiting to grow for weeks, can...|
|4/15/2012 - "If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it." -- Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 1994
"Monsanto should not have to vouchsafe the safety of biotech food. Our...|
|4/12/2012 - One of my top, all-time favorite superfood products is called Rejuvenate Plus!, formulated by Dr. Hank Liers. This is a nutrient-dense, high-protein and high-RNA superfood made with freeze-dried organic berries and achieving a very high ORAC value (antioxidants) while delivering superb taste. Yeah,...|
|3/14/2012 - The continued growth of the certified-organic products sector truly is revolutionizing the modern food system in many positive ways, and changing the way people view food and health. But along with this positive growth has come the not-so-positive growth of a highly-deceptive, unregulated "natural"...|
|3/5/2012 - One of the arguments often used to defend genetically-modified (GM) crops purports that biotechnology is necessary to feed the world, as non-GM and organic farming methods by themselves are incapable of producing enough food for everyone. But the truth of the matter is that organic farming by itself...|
|3/5/2012 - U.S. District Court Judge Naomi Buchwald's recent dismissal of a massive class-action lawsuit filed by farmers against Monsanto is truly disheartening, but it does not mean that we should now give up the fight for food freedom and justice. And as an expression of unified solidarity for the cause of...|
|2/22/2012 - Organic gardening avoids the use of chemicals to make plants grow or protect them from insects, relying instead on natural gardening principles used for thousands of years. Permaculture organic gardening goes a step further and also emphasizes growing plants sustainably, working with rather than against...|
|2/14/2012 - On Jan. 31, organic and natural foods giant Whole Foods Market (WFM) once again attacked http://blog.wholefoodsmarket.com Organic Consumers Association, the nation's leading watchdog on organic standards, as being too "hard-line" for insisting that retailers like WFM stop selling, or at least start...|
|2/2/2012 - The one man who may be responsible for more food related illnesses and deaths than anyone in history, Michael R. Taylor, has just been promoted from US Food Safety Czar to Senior Advisor to the Commissioner of the FDA, a position which would enable the giant biotech company Monsanto to silently and...|
|2/1/2012 - Green PolkaDot Box, the new online discount retailer of organic groceries and personal care products, has extended an exclusive offer to NaturalNews readers: Try their membership free for 30 days and see just how much you can save on holistic, natural, non-GMO, gluten-free and other categories of groceries...|
|12/28/2011 5:03:38 PM - The first dairy to ever become US Department of Agriculture (USDA) certified organic in the State of Arizona is now set to lose that certification following an investigation spearheaded by the Cornucopia Institute (CI), a small-scale organic farm advocacy group. Shamrock Farms has allegedly been breaking...|
|12/22/2011 - Billed as the up-and-coming "Amazon.com of the natural food industry," the Green PolkaDot Box company has now opened its (online) doors and is shipping discounted foods, nutritional supplements, natural home care and personal care products straight to consumers at direct-to-consumer prices. Their launch...|
|12/20/2011 12:24:13 AM - More than a month after the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) forced a recall and indefinite quarantine on all raw milk products produced by Organic Pastures Dairy (OPD), one of the nation's largest raw dairy producers, the agency has finally relented in this particular battle against...|
|12/16/2011 - It has been nearly a month since the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) swooped in like vultures on Organic Pastures Dairy in Fresno, Calif., and demanded that the farm recall and stop selling all of its raw milk products immediately and indefinitely. Five children in four nearby counties...|
|12/9/2011 - One of the most vulnerable segments of the population -- infants -- are being affected as chemical giant Martek Biosciences uses cronyism to have its patented GMO products classified as organic. The National Organic Program is trying to correct this, but in the meantime the "organic" infant formula...|
|12/8/2011 - "I have not spoken to one farmer who doesn't understand the message of Occupy Wall Street, the message that so many people keep saying is nebulous. It's very clear. Because of business and corporate participation in agriculture, farmers are losing their livelihoods... And if it goes on like this, all...|
|12/4/2011 - A Denver, Co., public school has set the bar high for reconnecting the next generation of children with the food they eat. ABC 7 News in Denver reports that Denver Green School (DGS), an urban "innovation" school, has brought new life to an unused, one-acre athletic field by turning it into an organic...|
|12/2/2011 - Whether you're a strict vegetarian or simply an omnivore seeking to lower your intake of animal protein, you may find vegetarian convenience foods, such as veggie burgers, a tempting addition to your grocery cart. Beware, however, as many of the most readily available brands of veggie burgers betray...|
|12/2/2011 - The term "natural" has virtually no standardized definition when used on food labels in the US, but manufacturers are increasingly interchanging it with "organic" in order to save money and fool customers. And it turns out that many health-conscious consumers actually prefer the term "natural" over...|
|11/15/2011 - The integrity of organics is currently under attack by corporate influences that seek to dilute organic standards; thus, by making them more favorable to large agribusiness enterprises they attempt to unfairly capitalize on the organic name. In order to stop this, the Cornucopia Institute (CI) is asking...|
|11/2/2011 - In the aftermath of the apology and recall issued on the Adya Clarity product by its top North American distributor, many people are concerned about whether they may have inadvertently exposed themselves to toxic levels of iron or aluminum, the two most common elements found in the Adya Clarity product...|
|10/22/2011 - Organic apples are one of the most perfect health foods you can eat. They contain a very filling and satisfying type of fiber, which helps with weight control. They also have several powerful nutrients that truly will "keep the doctor away" when consumed on a regular basis.
PectinThe fiber that is...|
|10/21/2011 - The non-profit family farm advocacy group Cornucopia Institute (CI) recently released its Organic Cereal Scorecard, a comprehensive analysis of many popular "natural" and organic breakfast cereal brands that highlight both the best and worst players in the industry.
In the report, CI provides not...|
See all 762 organic feature articles.
|10/20/2011 - Top baby formula brands sold in stores contain alarmingly high levels of corn syrup and sugar. In light of rising rates of childhood obesity and diabetes, parents need to read labels carefully to protect their children's health.
Consumption of large quantities of sugar and high fructose corn syrup...|
Concept-related articles:Health products:Healthy food:Health food:Nutritional supplements:Health freedom:Superfoods:Food manufacturers:Nutritional supplement:Supplements:Yeast extract:Spirulina:Wellness:Cyanotech:Freedom:Balance:Chia:
a free video website featuring thousands of videos on holistic health, nutrition,
fitness, recipes, natural remedies and much more.
CounterThink Cartoons are
free to view and download. They cover topics like health, environment and freedom.
The Consumer Wellness Center is
a non-profit organization offering nutrition education grants to programs that
help children and expectant mothers around the world.
Food Investigations is
a series of mini-documentaries exposing the truth about dangerous ingredients
in the food supply.
alternative health programs, documentaries and more.
The Honest Food Guide is
a free, downloadable public health and nutrition chart that dares to tell the
truth about what foods we should really be eating.
a free online reference database of healing foods, phytonutrients and plant-based
medicines that prevent or treat diseases and health conditions.
a free, online reference library that lists medicinal herbs and their health
a free online reference database of phytonutrients (natural medicines found in
foods) and their health benefits. Lists diseases, foods, herbs and more.
|Poison in the Food: Hydrogenated Oils|
Exposes the horrifying truth about hydrogenated oils and the diseases it causes: birth defects, heart disease, cancer, diabetes and more.
|Spam Filters For Your Brain|
Your brain is being spammed by 3,000 ads and commercial messages per day. Now you can actually filter out annoying, manipulative messages with the revolutionary brain defense technology revealed in this guide.
|How to Halt Diabetes In 25 Days|
A down-to-earth guide on halting type-2 diabetes using natural methods: nutrition, food choice, medicinal herbs and more. Provides a 25-day plan for radically altering your body physiology to literally reverse type-2 diabetes.
|The Five Habits of Health Transformation|
Explores the five most effective, yet effortless strategies for transforming human health. Written for busy people and based on research involving 763 participants, this book reveals which health strategies deliver the most results with the least investment in time, money or effort.
|How to Prevent and Reverse Prostate Cancer|
Discover the little-known natural health secrets that can prevent and even reverse prostate cancer. This book shows you how to reduce your risk of prostate cancer to near zero using potent, clinically proven health strategies that far surpass anything offered by organized medicine.
|The Ten Most Important Emerging Technologies For Humanity|
In this book, author Mike Adams takes you on a fascinating tour that ventures far beyond conventional science and dares to suggest that as a civilization, we are spending too much time, money and effort on technologies that really don't help us while ignoring the technologies that can really make a difference in our lives.
|Superfoods For Optimum Health: Chlorella and Spirulina|
In this free online book, you'll get the astounding truth on how these two superfoods are far more than just "supplements" like vitamins and minerals: they are disease preventing foods from nature that can actually help conquer cancer, diabetes, heart disease, clinical depression, and much more.
|Take Back Your Health Power! How to reclaim your natural health power from the doctors, drug companies and food marketers who have stolen your right to be healthy|
This courageous report tells you how to take back your power from those who have been exploiting your misfortune for their profit. Learn how to put yourself in control and transform your health outcome from this day forward.
|The Five Soft Drink Monsters: how to kick the soft drink addiction for good|
This downloadable ebooks reveals how to easily and permanently break the soft drink habit for good. This guide will show you, in clear understandable terms, how to recognize each of the five addictive elements of soft drinks -- and then beat them with a clever strategy that's already worked for thousands.
|How to Beat the Bird Flu: how to protect yourself from the coming bird flu pandemic|
This downloadable ebook arms you with the information you need to protect you and your family from the possible bird flu pandemic the World Health Organization is warning about.
|The Seven Laws of Nutrition|
Learn how to transform your health, reverse chronic disease and free yourself from pharmaceuticals by mastering the fundamental laws of nutrition.
|The Healing Power of Sunlight and Vitamin D: an exclusive interview with Dr. Michael Holick|
In this interview, Dr. Holick reveals fascinating facts on how vitamin D is created and used in the human body to ward off chronic diseases like cancer, osteoporosis, mental disorders and more.
|The Healing Power of Water: an exclusive interview with Dr. Batmanghelidj|
This exclusive interview with Dr. B reveals how Dr. B. discovered the healing ability of water and pioneered the emerging field of hydro-health. This is a must read report that will forever change the way you think about H2O.
How to recognize and avoid the common foods (and food ingredients) that cause disease. Names all the exact ingredients that directly cause heart disease, cancer, diabetes, obesity, depression, osteoporosis, arthritis, high blood pressure, ADHD, behavioral disorders, mood swings and many more.
|The Food Timing Diet|
Revealed: The Mike Adams secret to shedding body fat, experiencing phenomenal mental and physical energy and eliminating blood sugar swings -- all while eating enormous quantities of health-enhancing (and delicious!) food. Learn why it's not WHAT you eat as much as WHEN you eat!
|The Weiss Method For Better Heart Health|
Radically improve your heart health in just eight weeks! Discover the natural way to prevent and reverse heart disease with Decker Weiss, NMD, a leading authority on non-invasive heart disease treatments that combine the best of conventional and natural treatments.
|The Real Safety Guide to Disease Prevention|
More than 80% of all chronic disease is preventable, but only if you know how. Learn the proven, yet simple prevention strategies for cancer, heart disease, diabetes, depression, Alzheimer's and many other degenerative health conditions.
|The Real Safety Guide to Beating Cybercrime|
Learn how to protect yourself, your children and your finances from cybercime in this sought-after safety guide that covers phishing, online identity theft, auction fraud, spyware, cyberstalking and much more.
|The Real Safety Guide to Protecting Your Environment|
Teaches you 120 practical, Earth-saving tips and strategies for energy conservation, detoxifying your home and work environments, clean air, clean water, recycling and much more. Instant download and hardcopy editions available. 50% of revenues donated to pro-environment non-profits.