Protein news, articles and information:
|8/8/2013 - Commercial protein powders and shakes are a popular choice among fitness crowds as well as busy professionals, moms and pregnant women. On the surface, these expedient snacks and meals appear innocent, but upon closer examination, are fraught with health harming toxins. Whether contaminated with heavy...|
|8/3/2013 - Back in the 1950s, Jello molds were all the rage in the United States and many of us have disturbing memories of these artificial creations. Certainly not consumed for health, Jello actually has a little known secret buried amongst the sugar and toxic dyes: When gelatin is pure, it's actually quite...|
|7/21/2013 - Protein powders are increasingly popular. Fitness enthusiasts use the supplement for weight loss, building lean muscle mass and enhancing athletic performance while others use it as a convenient meal replacement or snack. However, are there undesirable and potentially harmful effects from excessive...|
|6/12/2013 - There appears to be no limit to how far the processed food industry will go to maximize its profits, even if it means reprocessing animal meat waste and adding it to completely unrelated foods like ice cream. This is the latest endeavor by industrial food researchers in Italy, Belgium, and elsewhere,...|
|5/29/2013 - It is no secret that the number of people with either gluten sensitivity or gluten intolerance, the latter of which is often diagnosed as Celiac disease, is on the rise all across the world. But what is commonly misunderstood about the difficulty or inability to digest wheat-containing foods is that...|
|5/27/2013 - America is the land of the free. You are free to choose to consume any products you want to, whether they are toxic or whether they are organic. Most people, if given the choice, would like to avoid cancer, heart disease, strokes, diabetes, arthritis, osteoporosis and Alzheimer's disease, but how many...|
|5/24/2013 - The key to overcoming antibiotic resistant "superbugs" could be a simple protein found naturally in human breast milk. These are the promising findings of a new study out of the State University of New York (SUNY) at Buffalo, where researchers recently discovered that HAMLET, which is short for Human...|
|5/20/2013 - Nutritional yeast is a heat-deactivated yeast that is typically sourced from beet molasses and sugarcane. It has a nutty, cheese-like flavor, and can be incorporated into pizzas, creamed vegetables, mashed potatoes, pasta, and various soups and salads. It is loved by vegetarians and vegans because it...|
|4/29/2013 - The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition (EPICN) is a multicenter meta-epidemiological (broad statistical survey) study designed to assess cancer risks by investigating past and current relationships between diet, lifestyle, environmental factors and cancer among a large population...|
|4/15/2013 - Consumption of MSG causes numerous side effects, including headaches, migraines, muscle spasms, nausea, rashes, anaphylaxis, seizures, depression and heart irregularities. MSG is known to cause damage to the nervous system. In fact, there are whole classes of chemicals that can produce similar damage...|
|3/29/2013 - University of Maryland School of Medicine scientists have identified a peptide, or protein, derived from Pacific cod which appears to inhibit prostate cancer and possibly other cancers from spreading -- a process known as metastasis. This is extremely important because people who die from cancer usually...|
|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...|
|2/19/2013 1:18:44 AM - In a rather sad and ironic state of affairs, individuals exercising to improve health and fitness often fall into the trap of neon colored sport drinks and sugary protein bars with questionable ingredients -- believing these products support ultimate vitality and strength. Unfortunately, these 'foods'...|
|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...|
|2/11/2013 9:28:56 PM - By now, most of us are aware of the fact that MSG has two purposes: to give a food that has absolutely no flavor, flavor and to increase the shelf life of a useless product that ultimately will increase the profits of the highly reputable company using it. Actually, there is a third purpose that no...|
|2/10/2013 12:59:21 PM - Before getting into this I would like to call something to your attention. If you are plagued by any of the following, you could be suffering from an MSG reaction.
Severe headaches; nausea, diarrhea, vomiting; irregular heart beat or blood pressure; depression or mood change; abdominal pain, cramps...|
|1/29/2013 - The National Vaccine Information Center (NVIC), a non-profit vaccine safety group, recently conducted an independent review of the contents of childhood vaccines and found that many of them are tainted with ingredients that would shock most parents. According to the manufacturer-produced package inserts...|
|1/16/2013 - So many of us are concerned with staying trim and fit by eating right and doing cardiovascular workouts that we overlook the importance of building and maintaining muscle mass through diet and exercise. Having a lean and muscular physique provides many benefits. One of the most important is that muscle...|
|1/15/2013 7:44:57 PM - With this coming February being American Heart Month and with the holiday gluttony behind us, maybe this is a good time to look at the causes and cure for heart disease.
Heart disease is the number one killer in civilized nations with evidence clearly showing that the incidence of heart disease is...|
|12/12/2012 - Most people don't have the time to prepare every meal from scratch, nor do they have the time every day for an hour long workout. Still, most personal trainers and fitness websites will ask you to dedicate a considerable amount of your time and other resources to build the lean, athletic physique most...|
|11/29/2012 2:38:55 PM - Allergies can do just about anything to almost any part of the body. Common symptoms are runny nose, watery eyes, ear infections, sinusitis, tonsillitis, asthma, headaches, gastrointestinal problems, nausea, cramps, colitis, gas, constipation, menstrual disorders, hypoglycemia, emotional disturbances,...|
|9/8/2012 - There is a widespread perception that since it is muscle that is being challenged during a workout, and muscle is made of protein, protein is what muscle needs to repair and protect itself. A recent research study investigated the efficacy of green leaf vegetables as a buffer against the damage, replacing...|
|9/5/2012 - The Paleo Diet or hunter-gatherer diet's theoretical basis stems from the fact that man started farming and using domestic animal husbandry around 10,000 years ago. Up until then, humans hunted and gathered wild animals, plants, nuts, and berries. That was the Paleolithic or prehistoric period.
|9/4/2012 - It's no secret that overconsumption of calories, especially those from high calorie refined and processed carbohydrate junk foods is making America fat and taking nearly a decade off our natural lifespan. Since the early 1970's, our food supply has been infused with synthesized sweeteners such as high...|
|8/17/2012 - For certain people, getting protein is serious business. Bodybuilders wanting that perfect Arnold Schwarzenegger build, vegetarians looking for that perfect source of protein or health buffs searching for the best kind of protein to ensure their health.
Chemically speaking, a protein is composed...|
|6/30/2012 8:53:18 PM - Very few topics elicit more controversy and differing points of view than those pertaining to dietary ratios of carbohydrates, proteins and fats and how they pertain to optimal health. Nutrition science indicates that the answer to this dilemma is far from clear, and is most likely determined by individual...|
|6/23/2012 - Like most people who have a higher health conscious, most vegans and vegetarians have a story about how they came to the decision to live their particular lifestyle. No matter your reasons, one of the challenges for non-meat eaters is making sure they get enough protein every day. But its not as big...|
|4/20/2012 - Alzheimer's disease is characterized by an initial loss of short term memory and the ability to form rational and permanent thoughts. Protein tangles known as tau aggregates strangle neural synapses, blocking the vital flow of neurotransmitter and electrical signals necessary to form memories and personality....|
|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,...|
|3/28/2012 - Curcumin, the bioactive compound found in the Indian curry spice turmeric and commonly referred to as 'holy powder', has been used for centuries in folk medicine to treat wounds, infections, and other health problems. Today researchers are using the power of the evolving science of epigenetics to reveal...|
|3/15/2012 9:11:27 PM - Vitamins are essential for the body to be able to put the nutrients in food to use.
Because vitamins are not produced by the body, we have to get them through the food that we also eat!
Our bodies only need a certain amount of vitamins, which can be provided by eating reasonable amounts of foods...|
|3/15/2012 9:08:51 PM - An easily burnable form of energy comes to us in the form of sugar or starch.
Carbohydrates have a very bad public image in that they are generally thought of as fattening. This is because most of the carbohydrate consumed in this country has been processed or refined, leaving an empty calorie.
|3/14/2012 - Many people are interested in shedding fat and building lean muscle essentially sculpting their bodies into works of art or maybe looking for a slimmed down version of their current selves. The benefits of being a little leaner these days help with many conditions such has diabetes, obesity, cardiovascular...|
|1/17/2012 - Red or purple in color, dulse is considered a superfood because of its high iodine and potassium content, plus a long list of micro-nutrients and phytochemicals. Many herbalists prefer dulse over kelp in green superfood recipes because of its bland flavor. Found primarily in cold waters off the Atlantic...|
|12/20/2011 2:38:24 PM - A study published in the November issue of the science journal Neuron subverts the commonly held belief that consuming sugar can make you feel more energetic. Researchers at the University of Cambridge reveal that protein is responsible for activating cells that keep us awake and help us burn more calories,...|
|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...|
|10/24/2011 - The latest science has proven that a special protein called mTOR (mammalian target of rapamycin) holds the key to muscle building and rejuvenation. Dysregulation in mTOR pathway leads to accelerated aging and early mortality. Certain natural lifestyle interventions modulate and stabilize this powerful...|
|10/21/2011 - Healthy lean body tissue depends upon an adequate supply of high quality protein. The protein acts to repair damaged muscle tissue and provide growth factors that improve muscle fiber growth and rejuvenation. It is significantly more important to value the quality of the protein source than the quantity...|
|9/29/2011 - Textured Vegetable Protein (TVP) is an ingredient often listed on a wide spectrum of "healthy" products including many energy bars and veggie burgers.
Some novice vegetarians, as well as people seeking a protein source with a lower price tag than meat, may purchase bulk TVP as a meat substitute for...|
|9/27/2011 - Spirulina, a blue-green algae, is a superfood by any definition. It has been used since the 16th century by the Aztecs and North Africans. It was later rediscovered by the French, who later opened the first Spirulina processing plant in 1969, and soon after in Japan, Thailand, California, and Hawaii....|
|9/1/2011 - Whey protein is one of the two major proteins found in dairy. Certain forms of whey protein are being studied for their ability to have a positive effect on nitrogen balance and inflammatory levels within the body. Fermented non-denatured whey produces the most bioactive form of this incredible super...|
|8/1/2011 - Protein powder is a supplement that has been used by bodybuilders and people simply looking to stay in shape; it is used to maximize the effects of their workouts and to build the muscle that they need to burn excess calories and to maintain a steady weight. Many protein powder products are on the market,...|
|7/28/2011 - Ever wonder what's really in the food sold at grocery stores around the world? People keep asking me, "What ingredients should I avoid?" So I put together a short list that covers all the most toxic and disease-promoting ingredients in the food supply. These are the substances causing cancer, diabetes,...|
|7/21/2011 - Decades of research have generated a better understanding of the bone remodeling process, and this improved understanding has paved the way for new mechanism based therapies. One such approach to slow bone degeneration is to prop up the anabolic side of the bone remodeling process through increased...|
|6/30/2011 - Protein bars, breakfast bars, really anything in bar form just makes sense in our dine while dashing society. The question is, what is it you're really eating? Most of these bars claim to offer healthy, wholesome energy, but what you may not have realized is that the process to create "soy protein isolate,"...|
|4/7/2011 - One of the most popular supplements in our society today is protein powder. These powders come from a variety of different sources and a number of unique manufacturing processes. Unfortunately, 95% of commercial protein powders have toxic ingredients that could be slowly inflaming your body and depleting...|
|3/10/2011 - Heart disease is the leading cause of preventable death in the United States. Scientists are now saying that 95% of these heart disease related deaths are caused by cellular inflammation. Today's technology allows us to analyze our level of cardiovascular inflammation and use specific healthy lifestyle...|
|3/10/2011 - New research just published in the journal Clinical Nutrition concludes supplementing the diet with whey protein could be a powerful natural way to reduce the risk of both fatty liver disease and cardiovascular disease.
After just four weeks of adding whey protein to meals, key markers of blood fats...|
|2/25/2011 - This essay takes us to the door to the secrets of life, secrets to water, and secrets of light, color, and perception. Water plays a leading role in living processes, as everyone knows, but what is secret is the fact that water mediates the interaction between radiant energy and physical existence by...|
|2/24/2011 - The past 20 years have unfortunately seen eggs getting a bad rap for contributing to high cholesterol levels in people. But after scientists at the Harvard School of Public Health decided to do extensive research and follow the diet of 117 000 nurses over an eight to 14 year period, they discovered...|
|1/30/2011 - Browsing through the food bar section of a local health food store the other day, I found myself extremely disappointed in the selection. Most of the food bars available at retail fall into either the "energy" category (made with excessive sweeteners), or the "protein" category (made with soy protein)....|
|1/18/2011 - Hair is made up of protein, so a protein deficiency may lead to hair loss. According to Harvard University, most Americans take in adequate protein; however, a deficiency can result from poor absorption. Pregnant women and those who are building muscle with weight training may need additional protein...|
|1/2/2011 - One very important factor in the addition of lean muscle is the consumption of quality protein. Best consumed after a workout, protein helps to replenish your body quickly and effectively through speedy digestion. Whey protein in particular has been shown to aid in muscle growth to a great degree.
|12/19/2010 - We've long known that protein is essential to a healthy diet, but this deserves a new exclamation point. A high protein diet is essential to a slimmer, happier and healthier society.
Increase protein, lose pounds
Referred to as the world's largest diet study, a team of Danish researchers utilized...|
|11/22/2010 - In case you're curious, here's what I'm buying and using right now from the realm of superfood supplements. But before I get to that list, please note that my No. 1 source for superfood is actually my local grocery store where I buy fresh, organic blueberries, raspberries, celery, lettuce greens, yams,...|
|11/9/2010 - The Boku Super Food company (www.BokuSuperfood.com) has released the world's first nutrition bar designed by health-conscious people. More specifically, this bar was designed by NaturalNews readers! Here's the amazing story...
Back in 2008, after realizing there wasn't a really good nutrition bar...|
|10/11/2010 - A diet high in protein increases women's risk of the cluster of conditions known collectively as inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), according to a study conducted by researchers from the Center Hospitalier Universitaire de Bicetre in Paris an published in the American Journal of Gastroenterology.
|9/27/2010 - It has been a few days since Abbott Laboratories, makers of Similac infant formula, issued a recall after discovering some of its products may have been contaminated with beetles (and beetle larvae). The mainstream media ran with this story and parents everywhere suddenly got concerned that their babies...|
|9/8/2010 - Getting protein from the right sources is the key to healthy, low-carbohydrate diet programs, suggests a new Nurses' Health study. According to 20 years of research into what makes low-carbohydrate diets work, researchers found that people who consume plant-based proteins--rather than animal-based proteins--tend...|
|8/7/2010 - Vegetarian or vegan diets are often touted as being healthier than conventional diets, but unless you make a concerted effort to get all your necessary proteins, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients, you could be hurting yourself more than you are helping yourself.
The Los Angeles Times recently...|
|8/6/2010 - Though hardly used in Western diets, lentils are perfect for high nutritional yields on a budget. They are so high in protein and energy producing nutrients that a Canadian firm is working on putting a lentil sports energy bar together. Canadian studies on athletes proved they performed better with...|
|7/30/2010 - At a biotech industry conference in January 1999, a representative from Arthur Anderson, LLP explained how they had helped Monsanto design their strategic plan. First, his team asked Monsanto executives what their ideal future looked like in 15 to 20 years. The executives described a world with 100...|
|6/15/2010 - Quinoa is perhaps one of the most perfect non-animal sources of protein on the planet. What makes quinoa (pronounce keen-wah) unique is that it is the only plant based source of complete protein. "Complete" means that it contains all 9 of the essential amino acids that are crucial to human function...|
|6/11/2010 - Many common brands of protein powders and protein drinks contain high levels of arsenic, cadmium, lead and mercury according to the most recent issue of Consumer Reports magazine. All fifteen different powders and drinks tested contained measurable amounts, some quite high. Consumer Reports also argued...|
|6/4/2010 - When it comes to finding the right protein bar to supplement a healthy lifestyle, it can be difficult to find one that is soy-free. Many health-conscious individuals have decided to skip the soy because, in its unfermented state, it mimics estrogen in the body. Excessive amounts of it, especially in...|
|4/6/2010 - For those who enjoy high-quality plant-based proteins for your smoothies or protein shakes, there are some remarkable new products you'll want to know about. In this article, I reveal three new organic sprouted brown rice protein products that represent the best of the best in the plant-based protein...|
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|3/8/2010 - Hydrolyzed Vegetable Protein (HVP) is one of most common soy-based food "fillers" used to make literally thousands of processed food products. It's found in veggie burgers, gravy mixes, soups and many other grocery products. Last Thursday, one of the largest producers of HVP in the United States, Las...|
|2/24/2010 - It's rare that I discover a new superfood product that truly impresses me. SunWarrior (www.SunWarrior.com) has a new green superfood product that I still plan to review shortly, and I'm always a fan of LivingFuel (www.LivingFuel.com), Boku Superfood (www.BokuSuperfood.com), Delicious Greens (www.Greens8000.com),...|
|12/11/2009 - Two studies published in the Journal of the American Medical Association have added to the evidence that the C-reactive protein test provides little benefit to doctors seeking to assess their patients' risk of cardiovascular disease.
"The evidence does not support routine screening of people for...|
|12/9/2009 - Researchers claim that if no other food is consumed, hemp seeds could sustain a human life for a few months without causing nutrient deficiency problems. In fact, hemp protein was used in Europe during tuberculosis outbreaks to reverse the wasting away caused by the disease.
With a protein structure...|
|12/4/2009 - Researchers from the Institute of Food Research (IFR), part of the Institute of the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Council, have materialized a protein that works with probiotic bacteria to help bind them to the gastrointestinal tract. This breakthrough research will help to further the viability...|
|12/2/2009 - Through the month of December, the NaturalNews Talk Hour presents a holiday showcase with exclusive offers by some of the most celebrated nutritional companies on NaturalNews.com. Our first show for this month, "Super Foods and Optimal Health" begins this Thursday evening at 6pm Pacific / 9pm Eastern,...|
|11/30/2009 - This shake is a delicious addition to a healthy diet and also makes for an excellent source of protein for those looking to shed a few points. Both hemp and coconut provide some of the most essential nutrients on the planet. Researchers are now saying that these two foods may be the answer to the world`s...|
|11/1/2009 - For muscle heads, diets high in protein may be just what the doctor ordered, but a growing bicep may come with a cost: a shrinking brain.
According to a recent study published in the journal Molecular Neurodegeneration, when compared to three other diets, high protein diets were the ones that caused...|
|9/24/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Health Inner Circle, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeHealth.com. In this excerpt, Ani Phyo shares on soaking nuts, getting more protein with less fat and how to make your own raw chips.
Renegade Health Inner Circle with Ani Phyo....|
|9/18/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Rawkathon, which can be found at http://www.Rawkathon.com. In this excerpt, Viktoras Kulvinskas shares on what we can learn about longevity and living nutrition from other cultures around the world.
Rawkathon with Viktoras Kulvinskas. Viktoras Kulvininskas...|
|8/4/2009 - When scientific studies found possible biomarkers for cardiovascular disease in recent years, it didn't take long for the medical industry to start manufacturing and promoting blood tests for them, especially the main, supposedly new risk factor for heart disease and stroke known as C-reactive protein...|
|8/2/2009 - Having a protein drink in the morning is probably the best way to create sustainable energy throughout the day. Mid-morning and mid-afternoon hunger pangs and energy dips can disappear altogether. A protein shake in the morning is a filling and complete breakfast which contains protein, fats and carbohydrate,...|
|7/24/2009 - Knowing about the health benefits of raw milk is not enough. In his book The Devil in the Milk, Dr. Kevin Woodford says we have one more lesson to learn: there is a link between the type of milk we drink and a range of serious illnesses, including heart disease, Type 1 diabetes, autism and schizophrenia....|
|7/14/2009 - Colostrum has been called the promise of life. It is the first food, in which all the immune and growth factors that insure health and vitality are transferred from the mother to the newborn. Research has shown that colostrum is the one supplement that can bring help to everyone that uses it, largely...|
|6/16/2009 - Ever wonder why the diet and supplements your friend is taking works wonders for him/her, but not for you? Ever wonder which experts are right: those who promote high protein, high fat, low carbohydrate diets or those who promote high carbohydrate, low fat diets? Ever wonder how one bestselling book...|
|6/7/2009 - Extracts from yellow peas may lower blood pressure and relieve other symptoms in those with kidney disease, according to a new study conducted by researchers from the University of Manitoba, Canada, and presented at the conference of the American Chemical Society.
"What we seem to have here is sort...|
|6/7/2009 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Rawkathon, which can be found at http://www.Rawkathon.com. In this excerpt, Dr. Doug Graham shares on the 80/10/10 lifestyle and why you'll never have to take notes or do math to follow this lifestyle.
Rawkathon with Dr. Doug Graham. Dr. Doug Graham...|
|6/3/2009 - Sweet and succulent with a satiny consistency, papaya was referred to as the "fruit of the angels" by Christopher Columbus. Slice open a papaya and see hundreds of shiny black seeds that all need to get their start in life from the nutrition found in the fruit. This implies that fruit must be power-packed....|
|5/29/2009 - One reason the emergence of H1N1, also called swine flu, has caused so much concern -- and near hysteria in some cases -- is the memory of the painful and often fatal outbreak of Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) back in 2003. Over several months, this devastating viral respiratory illness, caused...|
|5/20/2009 - Virtually all "protein bars" on the market today are made with soy protein. Many infant formula products are also made with soy protein, and thousands of vegetarian products (veggie burgers, veggie cheese, "natural" food bars, etc.) are made with soy protein. That soy protein is almost always described...|
|3/25/2009 - All the rave reviews of fruits and vegetables lately have captured our attention. Many people have made significant changes in their diets to accommodate seven to nine serving of these healing superstars. Some have had difficulty fitting all these servings into their diets, and have cut back on primary...|
|3/19/2009 - Quinoa is one of the most impressive foods to hit the grocer's shelves in many years. It is the live seed of a dark green leafy plant that has the taste, texture and versatility of grain. Quinoa (pronounced keen wa) is both nutritious and delicious. It is the only grain-like food that offers a complete...|
|2/25/2009 - It looks like food prices will continue to creep steadily higher throughout 2009, even in the face of an economic crisis that has reduced the purchasing power of most Americans. This makes it more important that ever to get the best nutritional value for every food dollar spent. When it is time for...|
|2/17/2009 - How we eat may be just as important as what we eat. The diets eaten by most Americans are based on the belief that any number of different foods can be digested at the same time. This belief may be why more than half the population suffers from some sort of digestive distress for which there seems to...|
|1/19/2009 - Researchers are working to develop a saliva test for breast cancer that could vastly reduce the use of dangerous and invasive breast cancer screening techniques such as mammograms.
"This will be a noninvasive, quick means of detection," said lead researcher Charles Streckfus, a professor of diagnostic...|
|1/3/2009 - In a study comparing an Atkins-type diet with a reduced-calorie regime, Tufts University scientists reported that low-carb diets may impair cognitive performance (D'Anci 2009). Since glucose is the brain's primary fuel, the need for it may not be met when restricting carbohydrates.
|12/12/2008 - It's challenging to get quality proteins into your diet if you eat a mostly plant-based diet. And thanks to all the scary chemicals in many of the conventional meat products available today, most health-conscious consumers are actively seeking to limit their meat consumption or eliminate it altogether.
|12/12/2008 - The safety of MSG is a controversial issue that deserves much more attention, debate and discussion within the health industry, the mainstream media and the public. Independent researchers, experts and whistle-blowers claim that MSG functions not only as a flavor enhancer, but as a harmful neurotoxin...|
|12/4/2008 - Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are created through an inexact science of shooting genes spliced from bacteria, viruses, insects, animals or humans with a .22 caliber pistol into the DNA of plants or animals laced with a metal such as tungsten. This unsafe science ostensibly supplants millions...|
|12/2/2008 - After decades of attempting to fight AIDS with experimental vaccines and drugs, scientists have recently discovered how several natural substances could be powerful weapons against the disease. For example, in mid-November, UCLA AIDS researchers published research concluding that the herb astragalus...|
|11/29/2008 - Up to 90 percent of the infant formula sold in the United States may be contaminated with trace amounts of melamine, the toxic chemical linked to kidney damage, according to recent tests. The FDA's test results, which the agency hid from the public and only released after the Associated Press filed...|
|11/27/2008 - It's not just peanut oil that is healthy for your heart, but peanut protein as well, according to the results of a study conducted by researchers from the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service (ARS) and presented at the annual meeting of the Institute of Food Technologists 2008...|
|11/16/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at
http:// www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Matt Monarch shares on the importance of mentors and why what you don't eat can be more important that what you do eat.
Renegade Water Secrets with Matt...|
|11/5/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com. In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares his thoughts on proteins, amino acids and omega-3 and the best foods to provide them.
Renegade Roundtable with Jonny Bowden, a board...|
|10/15/2008 - There is no denying that times are tough for everyone. Some people may be considering cutting back on the amount they spend for supplements, thinking that they really aren't seeing any results, so why keep buying them. This may be a good time to find out that all the nutrients needed for complete and...|
|10/14/2008 - Ingredient company AHD International has introduced a new protein powder made from cranberries as an alternative to products made with dairy and soy.
"The main protein sources have so far been from dairy or soy," said AHD President John Alkire. "But manufacturers are always looking for new ways to...|
|10/1/2008 - As discussed in Stress and Chronic Fatigue Part 1, stress is a major culprit that leads to Chronic Fatigue because stress over works your adrenal glands, the glands that specifically deal with all survival responses in relation to any form of stress. Prolonged stress leads to adrenal exhaustion technically...|
|9/27/2008 - Continuing our article series on new raw foods, today we take a look at an exciting new raw, sprouted protein product from Sprout Living (www.SproutLiving.com). It's called Sproutein, and it's a (relatively) high-protein powder made almost entirely from freeze-dried sprouts.
The raw protein supplement...|
|9/26/2008 - As if it isn't difficult enough for pet parents to decide on which brand or variety of dog food or cat food to choose, you also have to decide if you should be feeding dry or canned pet food. Walk into any pet store and you are staring at aisles and aisles of possible choices, and then you get to multiply...|
|9/16/2008 - Blood sugar issues lead to problems with every system of the body. Everyone knows about these problems and most people are mildly to moderately worried about them. Blood sugar that is too high can exhaust the pancreas, damage all tissues, including neurological and cardiovascular tissues, throws the...|
|8/25/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Renegade Roundtable, which can be found at (http://www.RenegadeRoundtable.com) . In this excerpt, Jonny Bowden shares on plant-based proteins and omega-3s.
Renegade Water Secrets with Jonny Bowden, author of Living the Low-Carb Life: Choosing the Diet...|
|8/12/2008 - The common question surrounding plant-based diets concerns the source of protein. Although food calories also consist of carbohydrates and fats, protein is typically considered the most essential of the three groups. In fact, Americans have long been dogmatic in their regard for the quality and quantity...|
|8/11/2008 - Following my previous review of SunWarrior protein (http://www.naturalnews.com/023547.html), I've kept in touch with SunWarrior founder Brent Hauver. Recently, he called and explained he was considering formulating a SunWarrior Protein Bar, using only 100% natural, mostly raw, mostly organic, vegan-friendly...|
|7/31/2008 - Pescetarian, Piscatarian, Pescatorian, Pesco-vegetarian, Fishetarian -- No, these are not the names for members of obscure religious sects. These are some of the different terms used for people who do not eat the meat of mammals and birds but do eat fish and shellfish. While these individuals essentially...|
|7/28/2008 - This interview is an excerpt from Kevin Gianni's Fountain of Youth Summit, which can be found at (http://fountainofyouthworldsummit.com) . In this excerpt, David Wolfe shares the experiences that led him to be a health educator and tips on metabolism.
The Fountain of Youth World Summit with David...|
|7/24/2008 - I had the distinct pleasure of reading a paperback book by Dr. Susan E. Brown and Larry Trivieri, Jr. called the Alkaline-Acid Food Guide. It is a short read and quick reference on the extent to which foods affect the pH balance in our bodies. The book is based on compiled research from a number of...|
|7/1/2008 - If you're into a plant-based diet and all the health and performance benefits that come from eating plants, it's difficult to find a high-quality source of supplemental protein. Until now, traditional sources have been soy protein, yellow pea protein, hemp seed protein, brown rice protein and mesquite...|
|6/21/2008 - I had the distinct pleasure of reading a paperback book by Dr. Susan E. Brown and Larry Trivieri, Jr. called the Alkaline-Acid Food Guide. It is a short read and quick reference on the extent to which foods affect the pH balance in our bodies. The book is based on compiled research from a number of...|
|6/16/2008 - As NaturalNews readers well know, I'm very selective about the companies and products I recommend. Not having any financial ties with any of these companies gives me a level of freedom to tell the truth about good companies, bad companies, and everything in between.
This level of complete financial...|
|5/21/2008 - Two new Health Ranger Shows, available as downloadable MP3 audio from NaturalNews.com, reveal an exciting new plant-based protein product called SunWarrior as well as numerous healing properties of the superfood ingredients found in Organic Food Bar products. Both audio shows can be downloaded to any...|
|4/22/2008 - I recently met with Dr. Jack Singh, founder and president of the Organic Food Bar company, for an interview. I've been a fan of the organic food bar products for many years, and I even reviewed their original food bar several years ago on this website. But I wanted to learn more about the company and...|
|3/24/2008 - Organic food has become the mantra of consumers who are aware of the dangers of pesticides, chemicals and hormones used in the growing and processing practices of the commercial food industry. Many of us have come to trust stores making the implied agreement with us that the food they are selling is...|
|2/22/2008 - There is a minimum amount of protein needed by all humans to replace the nitrogen excreted each day via urine, feces, and the skin. Protein also provides essential amino acids among other things. When the minimum is met for nitrogen, the other essential nutrient requirements will normally also be met....|
|2/12/2008 - With vegetarianism gaining increasing popularity from the 1970's, reaching its peak in the 1990's, soy has emerged as a 'near perfect' food, with supporters claiming it can provide an ideal source of protein, lower cholesterol, protect against cancer and heart disease, reduce menopausal symptoms, and...|
|1/29/2008 - Cholesterol seems to be one of those things that strikes fear into the hearts of many, so to speak. But is the reputation that this oily substance has acquired truly deserved? What is certain is that the 'little knowledge' that the media often imparts means many folks assume cholesterol is simply a...|
|1/8/2008 - Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in North America and other parts of the world with a western diet and lifestyle. High cholesterol levels have taken most of the blame, and statin drugs to lower LDLs ("bad cholesterol") are among the most lucrative pharmaceuticals on the market. Statins...|
|1/2/2008 - Canadian researchers published the findings of a randomized, double blind study designed to assess the effects of Neptune Krill Oil (NKO) on levels of C-reactive protein (CRP) in patients with chronic inflammation. The study was published in the Journal of the American College of Nutrition.
|10/9/2007 - Today we're publishing an exclusive interview with Jay Robb, founder of Jay Robb Enterprises. Over the last several years, you've seen Jay introduce quality protein products (egg protein, whey protein) made without chemical sweeteners or junk additives. Now, in this exclusive interview with Mike Adams...|
|6/22/2007 - In this exclusive NaturalNews interview, Mike Adams interviews Tom Staverosky, president of ForeverWell (www.Foreverwell.com) about a unique fermented protein product that shows benefits for migraine sufferers and people with digestive disorders such as IBS. Inside, you'll learn:
• Why many sick...|
|3/19/2007 - Jay Robb (www.JayRobb.com) has received the "Best New Protein Supplement" award from Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, following the Natural Products Expo West 2007 trade show in Anaheim, California. In this review, the Health Ranger offers a brief review of the Jay Robb company, its founder and product...|
|1/24/2007 - The average American will consume 130 pounds of potatoes and potato products in a year. Fifty percent of our national potato crop production is shipped directly to companies that manufacture french-fries, potato chips, and other less healthy potato-based treats. But a recently developed protein extract...|
|10/24/2006 - The amount of a hunger-fighting hormone can be increased by eating a higher protein diet, researchers report in the September issue of the journal Cell Metabolism, published by Cell Press. The hormone, known as peptide YY (PYY), was earlier found by the researchers to reduce food intake by a third in...|
|10/13/2006 - Water, that molecule-of-all-trades, is famous for its roles in shaping the Earth, sustaining living creatures and serving as a universal solvent.
Now, researchers at the University of Michigan and the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic have uncovered two previously unknown roles for water...|
|10/9/2006 - Can the extract of a mushroom that is commonly found in the woods of North America, Asia and Europe have a beneficial impact on the human immune system? A small study using “Turkey Tail” mushroom (Trametes versicolor) extract, has found that it may.
The “Turkey Tail” mushroom is too tough to eat,...|
|10/3/2006 - Adding protein to a sports drink won't make you race faster, suggests findings from researchers at McMaster University.
"Sports drinks improve performance during prolonged exercise because of two key ingredients: carbohydrate, which provides fuel for working muscles, and sodium, which helps to maintain...|
|9/29/2006 - Nature's Law, an online retailer that sells whole raw foods and supplements direct to the public, has introduced Thor's Raw Power Protein superfood powder to the public.
Creator Stephen Arlin had tried several ingredient formulations over the last five years trying to find the right balance between...|
|9/21/2006 - I'm telling everyone I know about ForeverWell. They're positioned as a supplement company that helps people with migraines, but what most people don't know is that they have the best fermented protein product on the market. For children, senior citizens, athletes, fitness enthusiasts and anyone who...|
|9/7/2006 - Nerve cells that normally are not light sensitive in the retinas of blind mice can respond to light when a green algae protein called channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) is inserted into the cell membranes, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported study published in the April 6, 2006 issue...|
|8/28/2006 - People who eat more protein from vegetables tend to have lower blood pressure, according to a new study in the January 9 issue of Archives of Internal Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.
Most adults have either high blood pressure (hypertension) or prehypertensive blood pressure levels,...|
|8/18/2006 - Cardiovascular diseases kill more than 16 million people worldwide and account for some 30 percent of all deaths each year. In the United States, heart disease and stroke, the main components of cardiovascular disease, account for nearly 40 percent of all adult deaths. Physicians have known for many...|
|8/18/2006 - A protein that binds to bile in the small intestine may hold the key to preventing infection and intestinal breakdown in people with conditions such as obstructive jaundice or irritable bowel syndrome, researchers at UT Southwestern Medical Center have discovered.
“What we’ve identified is one of...|
|8/16/2006 - Women with high levels of an inflammatory protein produced by fat tissue are at significantly increased risk of asthma, finds research in published ahead of print in Thorax.
The findings are based on almost 6,000 adults taking part in the Third National Health and Nutrition Examination Study, which...|
|7/31/2006 - A liquid protein supplement may help heal the bedsores that often develop in sick or disabled, and especially elderly, patients, researchers have found.
Bedsores, or pressure ulcers, are a common problem among nursing home residents and other individuals whose health keeps them confined to a bed...|
|7/31/2006 - Nerve cells that normally are not light sensitive in the retinas of blind mice can respond to light when a green algae protein called channelrhodopsin-2 (ChR2) is inserted into the cell membranes, according to a National Institutes of Health (NIH)-supported study published in the April 6, 2006 issue...|
|7/20/2006 - New research shows calcium in food might do more to protect bones than supplemental calcium in pill form, according to results presented at the IOF World Congress on Osteoporosis in Toronto, Canada. Bones lose calcium as they age, making them vulnerable to osteoporosis and fractures. ...|
|7/3/2006 - Millions of American women suffer from hot flashes during menopause, but not many realize that diet can have a lot to do with it. Fortunately, hot flashes do not have to be an inevitable part of menopause. In fact, women in some cultures -- namely in Asia -- rarely experience discomfort from hot flashes...|
|6/7/2006 - Millions of American women suffer from hot flashes during menopause, but not many realize that diet can have a lot to do with it. Fortunately, hot flashes do not have to be an inevitable part of menopause. In fact, women in some cultures -- namely in Asia -- rarely experience discomfort from hot flashes...|
|5/30/2006 - There's a hill in the back yard outside my house where a lot of rabbits, squirrels and quail come to eat the various foods I distribute from time to time. I sometimes put vegetable scraps, fruit pulp, nut pulp or even old packaged foods on the hill for the benefit of these animals, and it's very interesting...|
|4/19/2006 - Frito-Lay has launched a new "Natural Doritos" product that doesn't have the usual monosodium glutamate (an excitotoxin) and artificial colors found in its flagship product, but it does contain another offensive ingredient: yeast extract. It's listed right on the package of the new Natural Doritos products.
|12/21/2005 - Mike: Let's talk about what's in your pet food, the Azmira Holistic Animal Care products. I found this product in the local health food store, and I was buying it before I even met you or invited you to do this interview.
Newman: Or before you knew I was right in your back yard.
|11/4/2005 - Mike: I'm here today with Christina Mueller from the AltiPlano Gold Company, and you have a rather interesting quinoa product that I think people deserve to hear about. Tell us a little bit about that.
Mueller: Sure. It's actually an instant hot cereal that's made from quinoa, which is a grain that's...|
|10/21/2005 - If you check the labels on grocery store foods, you've probably already begun to see that the list of ingredients doesn't always tell the whole truth about what's in your food. The same goes for your pets' food. Behind innocent-sounding words like "meat byproducts" and "meat meal" are horrific manufacturing...|
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|9/26/2005 - Today I'm excited to be reviewing a fantastic health food snack bar called "The Organic Food Bar." It's made by a company called Organic Food Bar, Inc., and it has a fantastic combination of healing ingredients put together in a tasty, portable format that makes it convenient to get good nutrition into...|
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