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|4/5/2016 - A preservative chemical that's routinely added to hot dogs, beef jerky, bacon and breakfast sausage is now being deployed by government researchers as a fatal bait to poison wild hogs to death. Development of the deadly hog poison is being pursued by none other than the U.S. Department of Agriculture,...|
|3/5/2016 - An oak leaf has been turned into a key component of a high-storage, long-lasting rechargeable sodium battery, in a study conducted by researchers from the University of Maryland and the National Center for Nanoscience and Technology in Beijing, and published in the journal ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
|2/12/2016 - You've seen the words a hundred times, but your brain may not have registered them, although your wallet did. It's often listed near the middle of the ingredients list on jars, cans and packaged foods, with one of the following phrases: "As a preservative," or "to preserve freshness." It's sodium benzoate,...|
|11/3/2015 - By now, most people are aware of the fact that the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC), a division of the World Health Organization (WHO), announced that processed meats are classified as "carcinogenic to humans." The news puts the likes of deli meats, hot dogs, salami, bacon and basically...|
|10/27/2015 - Natural News readers knew a decade ago what the mainstream media is finally reporting only this week. Processed meat causes cancer, we're now being told. The International Agency for Research on Cancer has classified processed meat as being just as dangerous to your health as tobacco smoke. See the...|
|5/20/2015 - Many health-minded people often question whether or not a medication prescribed to treat their condition will ultimately be helpful; it's not uncommon for many to wonder if the drugs will do more harm to their body than good. In many instances, people opt to avoid conventional medications and treatments...|
|4/12/2015 - Walk down the center aisles of any major grocery store and you'll see that most items contain multiple carcinogens approved by the FDA. They're typically labeled as an additive, preservative, or some other protective-sounding word or phrase, but it's all the same.
For example, peaches in pesticide-laden...|
|4/3/2015 4:16:54 PM - Many of us have a love/hate relationship with table salt. Too little and the food doesn't seem worth eating. Too much and the dish is ruined. Our bodies also have a love/hate relationship with salt. If we don't consume enough, we can develop hyponatremia, or low levels of sodium in the blood that may...|
|3/27/2015 - The market is saturated with different kinds of soap, but many of these commercial brands are really all the same, because they contain a harsh detergent chemical called sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS). This detergent chemical is a rogue emulsifier that removes oil from the hair and skin. SLS is cheap to...|
|11/26/2014 - Herbs and spices have been used for thousands of years by ancient civilizations inhabiting all corners of the earth, offering various benefits for both physical and spiritual health. With the development of new technology, Western medicine has strayed further and further from the planet's natural resources.
|7/14/2014 - Just like nearly every other drug, the anti-anxiety drug Xanax contains fillers and additives that are listed as "inactive" ingredients, but which actually can pose significant health risks. The only way to avoid ingesting those potentially dangerous chemicals and compounds is to avoid taking the medications.
|7/13/2014 - The term food preservatives sounds quite positive, and if you don't look any deeper than the surface, it's a good thing. It means the food that's packaged in boxes, bags, jars and cans has a longer shelf life, before mold, mildew, bacteria and fungi kick into high gear and start breaking down the food,...|
|6/16/2014 - With the exception of people who toss a pinch of salt over their shoulder for luck, sodium is typically associated with anything but good fortune. Individuals are often warned to cut back on it, if not avoid it altogether. Not only is voluntarily adding salt to meals frowned upon, but so too is eating...|
|4/24/2014 - Sodium has gotten a great deal of bad press over the past few decades. There is, of course, good reason for the warnings that are frequently posted by health experts, both online and in numerous medical journals, that are designed to make people think twice before using their salt shaker liberally....|
|2/7/2014 - New research out of Denmark has affirmed the weight-loss potential of the dietary supplement sodium alginate, a seaweed-based fiber compound that has previously been shown to aid in the burning of excess fat. Scientists from the University of Copenhagen's Department of Nutrition, Exercise and Sports...|
|10/3/2013 - Enough MSG will destroy your vital organs.
A study conducted by the Lab for Development-Aging, Neurodegenerative Diseases (Lab de Desarrollo-Envejecimiento, Enfermedades Neurodegenerativas) in Guadalajara, Mexico, found that high concentrations of monosodium glutamate (MSG) in the central nervous...|
|9/4/2013 - Wal-Mart, Walgreens and other large U.S. retailers have been found selling a chemical that can be used to manufacture deadly nerve gas weapons. The chemical is found in numerous products sold by Wal-Mart and Walgreens, and it is the same chemical that raised alarm when it was discovered that UK companies...|
|9/3/2013 - A water product sold at Wal-Mart and Walgreens and intended to be used to make infant formula has been found to contain a chemical the international media describes as the same "chemical weapon" involved in the political crisis with Syria. This "chemical weapon" is intentionally added to a drinking...|
|9/3/2013 - Natural News can now reveal that the Syria chemical weapons narrative being pushed by the White House is an outlandish hoax.
To understand why, you have to start with the story published in The Independent entitled Revealed: Government let British company export nerve gas chemicals to Syria.
|8/13/2013 - If you're connected to natural health circles, you've probably been privy to a lot of the buzz about fluoride (it's a subject that just doesn't seem to permanently go away). Years ago it began as concern among health-conscious people about the substance's presence in toothpaste. Apparently, toothpaste...|
|9/18/2012 - We've just released a new, hard-hitting mini-documentary on sodium fluoride.
This is a must-see video for anyone who wants to know the true about where fluoride comes from, and how toxic it is to biology.
This video reveals how fluoride is sold as a chemical pesticide with strong warnings on hazards...|
|8/31/2012 - Fluoride-pushing doctors and dentists who try to contaminate your water supply with fluoride are promoting their deadly agenda with a clever lie... a lie you will see obediently repeated in every fluoride push. Here's how it sounds:
Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral in the water. Our city's...|
|5/25/2012 - Kraft Foods Global, Inc. and a food chemical company known as Kemin Food Technologies, Inc. have both propositioned the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA)'s Food Safety and Inspection Service (FSIS) in recent years to approve the use of propionic acid and salt solutions in various new food applications,...|
|5/16/2012 - (NaturalNews)The cancer industry is closing in on baking soda and beginning to do research in earnest about sodium bicarbonate and how it is a primary tool in the treatment of fungus. Cancer is a fungus, can be caused by a fungus, or is accompanied by late-stage fungal infections, and now the Mayo Clinic...|
|5/8/2012 11:48:00 PM - For decades now we have been warned against the evils of eating too much salt; an excess of dietary sodium supposedly raises the risk of heart disease. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines for Americans (1) tell us to limit our daily sodium intake to 2,300 mg; even lower values are recommended for older adults...|
|4/22/2012 - Automobile airbags, which have been mandatory in the United States and other countries for almost two decades, have long been touted as life savers. What hasn't been widely told is that every air bag in every vehicle is a potential death trap and a growing danger to the environment due to a chemical...|
|12/20/2011 2:48:43 PM - For many years we have been told by medical experts and nutritionists alike that it is crucial for our health to cut down on sodium as much as possible. Statistical data seems to show that a high dietary salt intake (primarily consisting in sodium chloride) can put people at risk of cardiovascular complications.
|11/20/2011 - The Applebee's website is puzzlingly mum on the nutritional content of its food. On the surface, the franchise restaurant chain, with over 1,500 locations and a lengthy menu of mainstream American dishes, hardly seems mysterious. Yet on a nutritional level, advanced detective skills and a testing laboratory...|
|10/21/2011 - Sodium lauryl sulfate (SLS) is a chemical lathering agent that has come under scrutiny for safety and potential toxicity issues. It is found in a large amount of the products we use every day for personal hygiene and body care. Among them are toothpaste, shampoo, lotions, soap, liquid body and facial...|
|9/29/2011 - Organic consumers and nutritionists may already know, but the rest of the general population does not know about sodium benzoate. It has the ability to deprive the cells of oxygen, break down the immune system and cause cancer.
This killer is flying under consumer radar with its user friendly tag...|
|8/21/2011 - In the video below, Vernon Johnson is mixing sodium bicarbonate with molasses instead of the original maple syrup protocol. He cured himself of cancer with sodium bicarbonate (baking soda) by raising his urinary pH to over eight. The pH level of our internal fluids affects every cell in our body. Chronic...|
|7/8/2011 - It has become common knowledge that consuming too much sodium is unhealthy and leads to high blood pressure. But a new study published in the American Journal of Physiology -- Renal Physiology has found that consuming too little sodium is also damaging. According to researchers from both the University...|
|5/24/2011 - High sodium diets and high blood pressure (hypertension) cause coronary problems, even heart attacks. This has been the medical consensus for a long time that points to table salt as the major culprit. But how accurate is this consensus really? There are a growing number of medical practitioners who...|
|5/18/2011 - Increasing incidence of high blood pressure continues to be the most significant factor in death from a heart attack and advancing cardiovascular disease. Elevated blood pressure readings cause thickening of the coronary arteries as micro-cracks develop that the body attempts to correct with deposits...|
|4/20/2011 - A recent Chinese study concluded that low dose sodium fluoride in drinking water diminishes IQ, especially among children. This is the twenty-fourth such international study with the same conclusion. Sodium fluoride has also been linked to reduced fertility and lower sperm counts.
Other health issues...|
|3/17/2011 - The protocol: Iodine - Glutathione - Natural Chelation - Clay - Baking Soda. On Sunday, when I first released this protocol I said that it is too early to call everyone in North America to prepare for a radiation cloud streaming down radioactive particles from the accident in Japan. According to the...|
|3/7/2011 - It's no secret that sodium has replaced carbohydrates and fat as the new scapegoat for all sorts of health issues ranging from high blood pressure and osteoporosis, to heart disease. New product marketing strategies boast "low sodium" or "reduced sodium" labels, and many brands are replacing sodium...|
|7/16/2010 - Are there any benefits to switching out your traditional iodized table salt for unrefined sea salt? Aside from the superior taste that many say sea salt possesses, there are indeed several reasons you may want to consider choosing sea salt.
The first benefit of sea salt over table salt is that it...|
|5/19/2010 - A new study published in the journal Circulation reveals that eating processed meat products significantly raises the risk of heart disease and diabetes. Previous research has linked processed meats to cancer as well.
The new paper involved a meta-analysis of 20 different studies covering more than...|
|4/22/2010 - Susan G. Komen for the Cure has now crossed the line into asinine idiocy thanks to its new alliance with Kentucky Fried Chicken (KFC), where pink buckets of fried chicken are sold under the slogan, "Buckets for the Cure." I'm not making this up. See the ad image yourself at: http://www.naturalnews.com/images/KFC-PinkChickenBuckets.jpg
|12/7/2009 - The dangers of an eating regimen that's high in sodium are well known, and given the recent report that the number of people afflicted with diabetes is set to double in the next 25 years, it's never been more important to get control of the amount of sodium in our food.
According to a recent study...|
|11/6/2009 - High blood pressure isn't a disease, it's just a noticeable symptom of a physiological imbalance with a biological cause. One of the most common biological causes of this symptom is a mineral deficiency.
Potassium is a crucial mineral for restoring healthy blood pressure...|
|7/13/2009 - You can rid you body of most fluorides with some easy natural remedies. Fluorides have been linked to a variety of severe chronic, even acute health issues. First a quick review summary of fluoride.
Fluoride is a soluble salt, not a heavy metal. There are two basic types of fluoride....|
|6/2/2009 - There has been some controversy over the activity of adding synthetic fluoride to municipal water supplies and elsewhere, but not enough. The seriousness of this issue is more than what most realize. Fluoridation ranks with GMO's and tainted, forced vaccinations among the great crimes against humanity.
|4/22/2009 - Hearing loss is one of the biggest roadblocks faced by many people caring for aging parents. The easy and spontaneous communication that previously characterized the relationship between parents and children can turn into shouting, frustration, and feelings of helplessness when hearing loss escalates....|
|4/22/2009 - Salt is currently considered a leading culprit for high blood pressure and other health problems. This is based on the premise that a high sodium intake creates high blood pressure, which can lead to heart attacks, arterial, and kidney problems. Salt is high in sodium. But sodium is essential for proper...|
|4/20/2009 - Salt is currently considered a leading culprit for high blood pressure and other health problems. This is based on the premise that a high sodium intake creates high blood pressure, which can lead to heart attacks, arterial, and kidney problems. Salt is high in sodium. But sodium is essential for proper...|
|3/11/2009 - Excessive sodium intake can be damaging for heart health. On the other hand, eating more potassium gives cardiovascular wellbeing a boost. A recent groundbreaking study has revealed that it is not just about the quantities of these two nutrients which are important; instead, it is the ratio of their...|
|2/16/2009 - The natural food coloring annatto may function as an effective replacement for the potentially dangerous meat-curing chemical sodium nitrite, according to a study conducted by researchers from Tarbiat Modares University in Iran and published in the journal Food Chemistry.
Nitrites, another name for...|
|2/11/2009 - Tempeh is probably the most versatile of the fermented soy foods. It can be used to make delicious and health promoting dishes that provide the positive benefits of soy without the anti-nutrient properties of foods made with unfermented soy. Tempeh contains the high protein levels found in soybeans...|
|12/18/2008 - People who regularly eat foods high in sodium risk having diseases such as hypertension, Type II diabetes mellitus, respiratory complications, Dislipidemia, Gallbladder disease, osteoarthritis, and some cancers (endometrial, breast, colon). Most of the daily sodium intake comes from salt. The DRI Upper...|
|11/20/2008 - What do rat poison and the HPV vaccine have in common? The answer is a hazardous chemical known as sodium borate. Savvy readers may wonder what a toxin that is commonly used to kill rats is doing in the ingredient list for the HPV vaccine that is currently being pushed on girls as young as nine and...|
|10/20/2008 - Nature is all about balance. The human body, being naturally created, reflects this principle in every small aspect as well as in its main orchestration, the constant search for homeostasis. Yet mainstream doctors tend to overlook the primal theme of balance. They like to view each body part or system...|
|9/18/2008 - While it's a little noticed pet food ingredient, Menadione Sodium Bisulfate (and its many named variations) is one ingredient to look out for and avoid. This ingredient is commonly found in many dog foods, cat foods, and treats. Unfortunately, it doesn't have the best reputation for being a safe or...|
|9/15/2008 - The Coca-Cola Company has announced that it is in the process of phasing out the use of food additive sodium benzoate in the United Kingdom, after a number of studies have linked it to a wide variety of health problems.
Coca-Cola said that it had begun removing the chemical from its new batches of...|
|8/16/2008 - A Missouri woman named Angie Hausler was poisoned with the food additive sodium nitrite by a woman who wanted a chance at her husband.
Tina Vazquez told police that she filled a capsule with sodium nitrate and gave it to Angie Hausler, telling her that it was amoxicillin to help with her chronic...|
|5/19/2008 - In response to a petition by the Center of Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), the FDA held its first hearing to consider whether and how to regulate the salt content of processed foods. Excessive salt intake has been linked to high blood pressure, which increases the risk of cardiovascular disease....|
|4/3/2008 - This article is a chapter excerpt from the new book Winning The War On Cancer by Dr. Mark Sircus AC., OMD. It offers some very clear and personal experiences we can have with many of the basic substances in the IMVA cancer protocol. Meaning salt water, magnesium chloride, sodium bicarbonate, iodine...|
|1/4/2008 - In response to a recent study that linked common soft drink additive sodium benzoate to increased hyperactivity in children, the British Soft Drink Association downplayed the significance of the new findings.
"It should be noted that this study used a mixture of ingredients in each trial and due...|
|11/25/2007 - World cancer experts have finally declared what NaturalNews readers learned nearly four years ago: That processed meats cause cancer, and anyone seeking to avoid cancer should avoid eating all processed meats for life.
Hundreds of cancer researchers took part in a five-year project spanning more than...|
|11/3/2007 - The movie Supersize Me has probably had more of an effect than the producers anticipated. Since then, in the fast food industry, there has been a market trend promoting menu items that appear to be healthy. But most of these menu items have ingredients that health conscious consumers would prefer to...|
|8/3/2007 - U.S. health and safety officials have found yet another brilliant way to distract the public from realizing just how dangerous U.S.-made food and drug products are: Blame China! Lately, we've seen China blamed for everything from toxic toothpaste, deadly dog food, contaminated ginger and now lead-based...|
|1/17/2007 - Since excess salt can cause high blood pressure, heart attack and strokes, the Center for Science in the Public Interest is petitioning the U.S. Department of Agriculture to set maximum sodium levels for a variety of meat and poultry goods.
"According to leading sodium researchers, halving the salt...|
|9/13/2006 - Despite counseling by physicians, Americans still consume far too much sodium, putting them at risk for high blood pressure, heart disease and stroke, according to a new study in the latest issue of the American Journal of Preventive Medicine.
Although people who already have high blood pressure,...|
|8/18/2006 - Sodium, a main component of salt, is essential to your body’s functioning. It helps transmit nerve impulses, makes your muscles work and maintains the proper balance of body fluids.
For people who are sodium sensitive or have hypertension, reducing sodium intake can lead to markedly beneficial health...|
|7/18/2006 - You may have heard the recent news that the AMA has publicly come out against excessive sodium consumption and salt in particular. Suddenly, the alternative health community is engaged in a whirlwind of debate on the topic. But wait, if salt is a major risk factor in heart and renal diseases, why...|
|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.
|12/14/2005 - In popular thought, disputing sodium's link to high blood pressure is equivalent to questioning whether the earth is round. However, some experts now believe that salt will not raise blood pressure in everyone, just in people who are "salt sensitive." Only 10 percent of the population is salt sensitive,...|
|8/21/2005 - Have you ever wondered why the consumption of processed meats is so strongly linked to cancers of the colon, breast, prostate and pancreas? The evidence continues to mount, as demonstrated by a recent study showing a 67% increase in pancreatic cancer for people consuming moderate amounts of processed...|
|5/28/2005 - A reader asks,"What are the proven natural products that reduce high blood pressure and restore healthy cholesterol levels? I am taking steps on the nutritional side of things such as avoiding meat and dairy products while eating a lot of fruits."
First of all, congratulations to you for taking some...|
|4/20/2005 - Consuming processed meats increases the risk of pancreatic cancer, says new research conducted at the University of Hawaii that followed nearly 200,000 men and women for seven years. According to lead study author Ute Nothlings, people who consumed the most processed meats (hot dogs and sausage) showed...|
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|7/27/2004 - The Food Allergen Labeling and Consumer Protection Act will take effect in January 2006 and will require food companies to use common names for eight food allergens such as milk, shellfish, eggs, peanuts, fish, wheat, and soy. There has been a lot of press about this Consumer Protection Act, but very...|
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