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|11/19/2016 - Hemp milk has steadily been gaining popularity over the last few years. It's widely respected for its numerous health benefits, and the fact that it is a great vegan alternative to conventional dairy milk makes it all the better. What more could you ask for?
Well, Michael Isted, a psychotherapist...|
|11/2/2016 - Move over, milk and honey. People who are having trouble falling asleep are now turning to a new concoction from a raw food cafe in London called Rawligion to help them get some much-needed rest. The drink, aptly named "Relax," is said to reduce stress, relieve pain and lessen anxiety.
It's no surprise...|
|10/27/2016 - Milk from Tasmanian devils and other marsupials may be a natural cure for antibiotic-resistant infections, suggests a study conducted by researchers from the University of Sydney and published in the journal Scientific Reports. The researchers found that the milk contains no fewer than six compounds...|
|10/13/2016 - Before you dismiss drinking camel's milk as yet another exotic and unappetizing health trend, you should consider the fact that it's been used for more than 5000 years, not only as a survival food but also for its remarkable disease-fighting properties.
Recent research has shown that camel milk is...|
|10/12/2016 - With superbugs well on their way to dominating the world, scientists are looking for new and effective ways to stop this growing threat. Last year, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared the rise of antibiotic resistance to be a global health crisis that could signal the end of modern medicine.
|9/26/2016 - Four big names in the dairy industry reportedly conspired to artificially inflate the cost of dairy products in the United States. The market fraud occurred between 2004 and 2008 when milk prices increased 66 cents per hundredweight.
The increase was made possible through a pact between several major...|
|8/26/2016 - In an ironic example of how insane our United States legal system has become regarding food safety, a Berkeley-based food tech firm is preparing to launch a perfectly legal GMO-derived "animal-free dairy milk" product, while in many states the sale of raw, unpasteurized milk is banned.
The food tech...|
|8/2/2016 - In order to maintain strong bones and promote good health, you need to drink three glasses of milk every single day – at least according to official U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) guidelines. But one of the world's top scientists says this is horrible advice, calling it "udderly ridiculous,"...|
|7/23/2016 - Buying milk about as close to nature as it gets – directly from the cow – is still a punishable offense in many areas of the U.S., and residents of the Houston, Texas, suburb of Katy were reminded of this recently, after being paid a visit by police officers for the "crime" of buying and...|
|7/6/2016 - According to a new study published in the journal Applied and Environmental Microbiology, probiotic-rich dairy products, such as yogurt and milk, could cut the risk of breast cancer in women.
The researchers of the Lawson Health Research Institute in Ontario, Canada, found that certain bacteria in...|
|5/16/2016 - Brain growth and development, among many other crucial processes, are completed during the final months and weeks of pregnancy. Therefore, babies born weeks before their due date tend to have smaller, underdeveloped brains.
A new study presented at the Pediatric Academic Societies 2016 meeting, showed...|
|4/30/2016 - 30 years ago the world's worst nuclear catastrophe at Chernobyl in Ukraine released a lot of radioactive particles into the atmosphere which killed 31 people and made an 18.6-sqaure-mile exclusion zone around the reactor unsafe for humans for at least the next 20,000 years.
Gubarevichi, a small town...|
|4/25/2016 - People who eat more full-fat dairy products (made from "whole" milk), are significantly less likely to develop diabetes than people who eat less of these foods, according to a study published recently in the journal Circulation.
The study is just the latest in a growing body of research showing that,...|
|4/21/2016 - Overturning decades of dietary advice from the medical establishment, new studies are increasingly showing that whole-milk and full-fat dairy products are much better for your health than their low-fat and skim counterparts.
Just this month, studies have come out linking higher consumption of full-fat...|
|4/15/2016 - For three generations, the Ocheesee Creamery, a tiny family-owned dairy farm located in Grand Ridge, Florida, has skimmed milk the old-fashioned way to produce the most natural cream, ice cream, whole milk and butter. For years, they have been selling the byproduct, skim milk, in its most natural form...|
|4/1/2016 - For the past several years, as it rose in popularity, "raw" milk – that is, milk that has not undergone pasteurization – has been heavily criticized as being unclean, disease-ridden and dangerous to consume. But a growing body of research and evidence suggests that pasteurizing milk may...|
|3/15/2016 - In the face of steadily dropping milk consumption, the dairy industry is taking a page from the Tobacco playbook, seeking to ensure future profits by getting children addicted to their product at an early age.
One such strategy involves spiking flavored dairy products with aspartame, then concealing...|
|3/6/2016 - Human breast milk is a wonderful thing – it gives new born babies the perfect mix of vitamins, proteins, fats and antibodies to help combat bacterial infections and viruses.(1)
For thousands of years, breastfed children have benefited from this additional protection against disease...|
|3/4/2016 - Pregnant goats fed with genetically engineered (GE) soybeans have offspring who grow more slowly and are shorter, according to a new Italian study (Tudisco et al., 2015). Publishing in the journal of Small Ruminant Research, the researchers were testing the results of supplementing the...|
|2/26/2016 - A study recently published in the journal Cell, sheds light on the incredible connection between a mother's breast milk and healthy infant growth, specifically honing in on the role the gut's mircrobiome has in the entire process. Experts involved in the study explain that there's a direct correlation...|
|1/1/2016 - After a woman gives birth at a hospital, a doctor will likely follow up with her, making sure she's healing internally. Sadly, most doctors only offer pain-relief drugs at this point, giving no practical advice for some common challenges that women are bound to face after giving birth. When a new mother...|
|11/19/2015 - Did you know that calcium pills are linked to heart attacks? Were you aware that commercial almond milk is made with ground up inorganic oyster shells or limestone? Has anyone told you that zeolite powders are mined out of the ground from crushed rocks containing high levels of lead and aluminum?
|11/12/2015 - Let's face it: The world is waking up to the dangers associated with pasteurized milk. But, as conventionally-produced milk demands are declining, we see a growing interest in locally-grown, farm products – including raw milk. So, the question remains: Is milk a health problem or not?
|11/5/2015 - Pregnant goats fed a diet of genetically modified (GM) soybeans produced small, slow-growing offspring compared with goats fed a diet of non-GM soybeans, according to a study conducted by Italian researchers and published in the journal Small Ruminant Research.
The soybeans used in the study were...|
|10/20/2015 8:40:17 AM - Representative Thomas Massie, Kentucky, 4th District, posted on his Facebook page: "I am the primary sponsor of HR 3563 and HR 3564, two bills to make the sale of raw milk easier with less government intervention, so I found this article from 'across the pond' very interesting!"
He referenced The...|
|10/16/2015 - If you Google ways to increase your breast milk supply, you'll find a wide range of advice, not all of it healthy. Ideas range from prescription medicines to drinking Gatorade, and most of them are poor choices. Many advocate increasing refined sugar intake through sugary drinks and fruit juices.
|10/3/2015 - Michael Schmidt is a Canadian dairy farmer and raw milk advocate who was raided October 2 by Canadian bureaucrats and police. Michael has been a huge proponent for raw milk for over 30 years and he has been instrumental in changing policy on raw milk.
Michael currently operates a shareholder agreement...|
|9/19/2015 - Allergies to lactose, casein, and other milk derivatives are on the rise in the industrialized world, and many people are turning to milk alternatives made from soy, rice, and almonds instead. But a large percentage of these products contain added fillers and chemicals that are perhaps more harmful...|
|9/15/2015 - The Ocheesee Creamery of Florida is under attack for doing a great thing for the people of Florida: keeping their skim milk completely all-natural. The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Affairs has ordered the owners of the creamery to inject their skim milk with synthetic Vitamin A or...|
|8/25/2015 2:12:07 PM - Commercial almond milk has been exposed as a fake beverage that is thickened with carrageenan instead of almonds
Almond milk is a healthy beverage that is touted by many health advisers for its nutritional benefits. Known since the Middle Ages, almond milk has enjoyed increased popularity in recent...|
|8/5/2015 - For years, Monsanto's bestselling glyphosate-containing weedkiller, Roundup, has been used to spray gardens, parks, playgrounds and GM crops on farms. Over the years, they propagated the belief that glyphosate is safe to use and does not accumulate in the human body.
"If ingested, glyphosate is excreted...|
|7/20/2015 - You can make a variety of non-dairy "milks" at home by blending raw nuts, seeds, or grains with filtered water. A partial list of nuts and seeds that can be used to make milk includes: Almonds, Brazil nuts, cashews, coconuts, hazelnuts, hemp seeds, flaxseeds, macadamia nuts, millet, oats, pecans, pistachios,...|
|7/17/2015 - It's not exactly a complete scrapping of the country's antiquated prohibition laws governing the production and sale of raw milk, but the government of New Zealand has responded to consumer demand and made it at least somewhat easier for individuals and families to access this highly sought-after food...|
|7/15/2015 - Without a strong colony of beneficial microbes present in the human gut, the immune system is weak and defenseless. Specific supportive microbes react to stress signals in the body and hasten the production of antibodies to fight infections. When these friendly microbes are depleted by things like antibiotics,...|
|6/13/2015 - With nowhere to pump her breast milk during a recent trip through Los Angeles International Airport (LAX), a new mother from Texas says she was ultimately directed into a grubby janitor's closet, the only private space, apparently, where she could quietly get food for her newborn baby.
|6/7/2015 - It's easy to appreciate why someone can become interested in looking for alternative forms of dairy. Conventionally raised cows have become riddled with the residue of antibiotics, hormones and GMO diets, and their milk has also been pasteurized, which removes any beneficial bacteria that may have been...|
|5/26/2015 2:52:21 PM - So-called milk alternatives abound in today's commercial food system as more and more folks develop intolerance, whether physically or mentally, to the highly-processed, enzymatically-dead swill they call grocery store "milk." But one of the most popular go-to alternatives, "almond milk," is but a faded...|
|4/21/2015 - Lately, it seems that fast food restaurants are jumping on the "get healthy" bandwagon, doing everything from displaying the calorie content of their meals to hyping up the fact that they now serve salads. Because we all know that a salad will offset the health problems one can incur from ingesting...|
|4/5/2015 - A show called "Extreme Breastfeeding" is airing on TLC soon, and as part of the show promotions, the network has released pictures of women who breastfeed living beings other than their children.
A woman from Buenos Aires saved a Rottweiler puppy by breastfeeding it alongside her own infant child....|
|3/3/2015 10:45:39 AM - It's a given that the health risks of consuming genetically modified soybeans are steeped in controversy. Many people are adamant that ingesting them leads to serious health consequences, while those in favor of such foods and the herbicides they're sprayed with (mainly, the la-la-land folks at Monsanto)...|
|2/27/2015 4:20:12 PM - Government bans on the sale and distribution of raw milk and raw milk products are enforced in the name of public safety. But many people enjoy the health benefits of milk that has not been pasteurized, and some farms want to sell it. Are the health threats from raw milk significant enough to warrant...|
|2/19/2015 - Nut milks are extremely popular among health-conscious consumers, but the mass-produced nut milks sold at the store all suffer from two critical problems in their ingredients: carrageenan and calcium carbonate.
Carrageenan is a thickening agent that's increasingly concerning to many consumers. Although...|
|1/14/2015 - There are many myths that we are led to believe, particularly where food is concerned. One of the most controversial is that we need dairy to be healthy, and to have strong bones.
Milk, cheese and butter are promoted as having health benefits, despite the mounting evidence that suggests they may...|
|1/8/2015 11:55:27 AM - According to an article published on the Genetics Home Reference website, an estimated 65 percent of the world's population has difficulty digesting lactose, a sugar found in animal milk, after infancy. While people of East Asian descent are the most likely to suffer from lactose intolerance, it also...|
|1/6/2015 - A nationwide outbreak of Listeria monocytogenes has been traced back to at least three brands of caramel apples sold throughout the U.S. According to reports, five people have died and at least 30 others from 10 states made ill after consuming the tainted apples, which appear to have come from a California-based...|
|1/2/2015 - Though this immensely popular coffee chain often tries to blend in with the health crowd, pretending to be environmentally and nutritionally conscious, the Starbucks Coffee Company is an active member of a food organization fighting to keep you and your family in the dark about genetically modified...|
|12/9/2014 - While the rest of the world is beginning to understand that milk isn't as great for our health as it was once thought to be (especially commercially produced milk), Coca-Cola is getting ready to release a premium milk drink called "Fairlife."
The company says their milk-based drink, which will cost...|
|11/29/2014 - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) claims that it's basically a death sentence for you and your children. But raw milk consumption, according to a new study published in The Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, can actually help prevent colds, viruses and respiratory tract infections...|
|11/17/2014 - For years, Americans have been getting fleeced at the gas pump -- with regular fuel at prices surpassing $3 a gallon and, for brief periods of time since 2008, more than $4 a gallon.
Whether or not you're a fan of fossil fuels, the fact of the matter is that the industrialized world still runs on...|
|11/17/2014 - In 2013, the Got Milk ad campaign celebrated its 20th anniversary. For all of these years, we've been told that milk makes our bones strong and healthy. But throughout this same time period, Swedish researchers have been conducting a study of 61,433 women and 45,339 men and their dietary habits. Their...|
|11/13/2014 - The idea that consuming calcium-containing milk products is required to sustain healthy bones is quickly fading, as new research continues to unravel one of the food market's biggest myths.
Extensive reporting by Natural News reveals that humans are the only mammals to continue drinking milk past...|
|10/3/2014 - The benefits of breastfeeding are constantly reinforced with studies and clinical observations. The focal points are usually on bonding with the mother to satisfy the baby's emotional needs upon entering our crazy world, developing early immunity, which can be compromised by early vaccinations, and...|
|9/25/2014 12:14:35 PM - Rawesome Foods defendant James Stewart, who was prosecuted in California for daring to sell raw milk, talked recently about his treatment while in custody, saying he was "tortured in jail" and generally treated like he was some kind of hardened felon.
In this video interview, Stewart also said he...|
|9/19/2014 - A potentially lethal gastrointestinal disease that primarily affects premature newborns may be prevented by a protein found in breast milk -- but not in formula -- according to a study conducted by researchers from Children's Hospital Los Angeles, the University of Iowa and Northwestern University....|
|9/16/2014 - There's no wasting time here. People must know. You may be aware of some of the following tricks, lies, schemes and plots to keep people malnourished and in need of constant medical attention, but then again, you may not. The biggest lies in this world are the ones more likely to be believed, and "Big...|
|8/10/2014 - Our modern world is bombarding our bodies with thousands of toxins each day, and the liver, being the major organ of detoxification, needs help. And milk thistle is an herb proven to do just that.
Milk thistle's benefits on liver and gallbladder health have been recognized by herbalists for 2,000...|
|7/30/2014 - Responding to calls from the public for wider access to raw milk, the UK's Food Standards Agency (FSA) has taken a surprising and immediate course of action in the public interest. According to reports, the FSA will soon vote on approving the installation of raw milk vending machines all across England,...|
|7/17/2014 - While alien children from Central America continue to pour into the U.S. and freely board commercial airplanes without proper identification, the U.S. Transportation Security Administration (TSA) is busy harassing citizen mothers who travel with breast milk to feed their babies.
ABC's San Diego-area...|
|7/3/2014 10:19:17 AM - Calcium is an essential macromineral whose roles in the body are relatively well-known. It strengthens bones and teeth, improves the body's alkalinity, helps our heart muscles to contract and relax properly and more.
Like all minerals, calcium doesn't work alone, but in tandem with other nutrients...|
|6/22/2014 - The American Academy of Pediatrics and the Institute of Medicine are now recommending that all babies be given 400 IU (international units) of oral, liquid supplemental vitamin D, shortly after birth, whether the baby is exclusively breast fed, partially breast fed or formula fed.
While breast milk...|
|6/21/2014 - Most milk does a body BAD, not good, but it's the biggest lies that are more likely to be believed, and there are myths that refuse to die. So, in the name of good health, let's try to rid ourselves of them now.
Food that is cooked dead is uselessDid you know that pasteurized milk is dead milk? The...|
|6/18/2014 - Smoothies have been in fashion for quite some time now as a quick, nutrient dense and health-inspiring way to keep the body humming and happy. Even so, it's easy to fall into a rut and miss out on a world of unusual combinations that act as potent functional foods. Whether taming inflammation, guarding...|
|6/13/2014 10:51:42 AM - The camels are coming! Actually, they're already here. In fact, the current camel population in the U.S. is approximately 5,000 and predicted to increase. Why is that, you wonder? Scientists are touting camel's milk as an amazing superfood, so American entrepreneurs and farmers are gearing up to meet...|
|5/6/2014 - All mammals produce milk for their young and have been nurturing babies at the breast for thousands of years. It has only been in the last 6o years or so that babies have been given the highly ineffective and processed food called "formula" at the expense of breast milk, and the consequences are dire.
|5/5/2014 - Buying and selling raw dairy products across state lines has been outlawed in the U.S. since the late 1980s, when the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) decided that Americans were no longer free to make their own food decisions without government approval. But this senseless and unconstitutional...|
|4/28/2014 - Chemicals that destroy the natural world, like glyphosate, are being blasted into the earth at an unprecedented rate. Sales of Monsanto's Roundup, which contains glyphosate, spiked 73 percent in 2013. The rise of genetically modified crops is ushering in the mass application of immune system-destroying...|
|4/15/2014 - You've probably seen it on milk cartons, yogurt containers and cheese packaging if you live in the U.S. -- that little asterisk followed by a claim that the milk used in the product does not contain rBST, rBGH or other artificial growth hormones. But a series of studies conducted by researchers at Harvard...|
|4/11/2014 - Milk thistle is most well-known and widely-studied for its benefits on liver health. However, milk thistle also has numerous other proven health benefits not many know about.
Milk thistle boosts overall liver function and health, protecting the liver from damaging toxins, detoxifying it, regenerating...|
|4/3/2014 - Rising unrest and turmoil in Venezuela are side effects of the ugly, predictable face of socialism, as evidenced by the underreported realities of life in a country besieged by a bankrupt political ideology.
It wasn't always this way in the South American nation.
At the turn of the 20th century,...|
|3/19/2014 - Found in an astounding array of foods, from cereal bars to non-dairy milk substitutes, carrageenan is not as harmless as it may appear upon first glance. Linked with gastrointestinal inflammation, lesions and malignant tumors, carrageenan can cause significant damage. And if you think purchasing organic...|
|2/28/2014 - Public health officials in the U.K. resort town of Blackpool, located west of Manchester, have apparently gone mad drinking the fluoridated Kool-Aid, as new reports indicate that town officials there are pushing to have all public schoolchildren forcibly medicated with milk that contains added fluoride...|
|2/27/2014 - The nonprofit organic advocacy group the Cornucopia Institute (CI) has filed its third legal complaint with the National Organic Program (NOP) alleging serious improprieties by Dean Foods, and specifically its WhiteWave subsidiary. According to the complaint, WhiteWave's Horizon Organic milk brand violates...|
|2/21/2014 - How many vegetarians think that their cheese does not contain animal byproducts? Did you think that, because it says on the package "no rBST hormones" or "no rBGH used with these cows," they didn't kill their babies and carve out their stomachs for some rennet? If you've abstained from eating meat because...|
|2/17/2014 - Americans have been conditioned to believe a great many things, especially when it comes to our diet, so suffice it to say that, when tidbits of truth seep out about some of our most common foods, especially on sites like Natural News, it can be a bit of a jolt to the psyche.
Take "skim" milk. Please.
|2/16/2014 - As the U.S. government continues to wage war on raw dairy products, several European countries have done just the opposite by expanding access to the food through unpasteurized milk vending machines. Taking to heart findings from current research, Europe has recognized the exceptional health benefits...|
|2/10/2014 - The next time somebody tries to tell you that drinking raw milk is unsafe because the "statistics" show that it sickens so-many thousands of people every year, ask that person to show you the raw data and explain how it was gathered and compiled to arrive at this conclusion. Chances are that none of...|
|2/5/2014 - There is a raw milk renaissance sweeping America that is marked by swelling disregard for all the government fear-mongering over this all-natural, living "superfood." Writing for The Washington Post (WP), freelance journalist Whitney Pipkin highlights just a few of the many families throughout the Northeast...|
|1/30/2014 - Clean, unprocessed and full of beneficial probiotics, raw milk is hard to come by in the state of West Virginia, where burdensome prohibition laws bar the living food from being sold, traded and even shared with friends and neighbors due to misconceived perceptions about its safety. But a coalition...|
|1/21/2014 - A recent research has established that organic milk has more health benefits than conventional milk. This research, published in December 2013 by PLOSOne Journal. This research reveals some interesting facts that can change the health of many people for the better. Organic milk is obtained from cows...|
|1/10/2014 - For many people, getting the benefits of probiotics from eating conventional animal-based yogurt is not a possibility due to gluten or lactose intolerance, milk allergies or a vegan diet. Recently, a group of scientists from the Polytechnic University of Valencia have demonstrated that certain plant...|
|12/17/2013 - Kefir is a thick, yogurt-like drink made by fermenting milk with kefir grains. It originated in Russia and is characterized by its creamy texture, tart taste and fizzy effervescence. Kefir remains popular in Eastern Europe, where it is commonly used as an ingredient in baked goods such as sourdough...|
|12/13/2013 - Despite its relentless attempts, the corrupt Minnesota Department of Agriculture (MDA) has once again failed to maliciously destroy the business of dairy farmer Mike Hartmann, who freely exercises his right to sell raw milk and raw milk products directly from his farm in Gibbon. The Farm-to-Consumer...|
|12/11/2013 - Coconut is a true super food. Long misunderstood as being an unhealthy source of oil, it has become the darling of the holistic nutrition world. Coconut oil, milk, cream, meat and water can be enjoyed raw, in smoothies and juices, and also cooked. The coconut provides a large array of health benefits....|
|12/1/2013 - Dairy foods make a delicious and satisfying complement to many people's diets. However, there is a large body of evidence that suggests that most people's bodies are just not well equipped to digest and process dairy-based foods and beverages (unless you happen to be a Sherpa from the Tibetan highlands)....|
|11/17/2013 - In an effort to get more children to drink processed milk, the conventional dairy industry is pushing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to change the very definition of milk to allow for the discreet addition of toxic artificial sweeteners like aspartame. According to a petition filed in the...|
|11/16/2013 - You've probably heard misguided nutrition advice telling you that low-fat dairy is good for you. You might also hear "be sure it's pasteurized, because raw dairy products are dangerous." In fact, the truth is that the low-fat, pasteurized, homogenized, GMO grain-fed, hormone and antibiotic-laced milk...|
|10/24/2013 - The corporate food police are back at it again, trying to eliminate consumer access to farm-fresh fare, this time in South Dakota, where the state's agriculture department is pushing hard to pass burdensome new raw milk regulations. The Farm-to-Consumer Legal Defense Fund reports that the South Dakota...|
|10/19/2013 - You thought you were doing the right thing. You've done some homework online, on health and natural news sites, and you've talked to "organic" minded people, and maybe even chatted with a few doctors, and you've been buying fewer processed foods, using less sugar, and even taking some supplements, but...|
|10/17/2013 - As wages remain low and unemployment remains high despite increasing corporate profits, US women are increasingly looking to supplement their incomes by selling their hair, eggs and even breast milk, a recent Bloomberg article reports.
According to market strategist Nicholas Colas of the brokerage...|
|10/15/2013 - If you want to increase your calcium intake, then drink milk. If you want to prevent osteoporosis and reduce the risk of fractures, then drink milk. Right? Research is telling us that we couldn't be more wrong. Milk is mostly hype and hardly healthy. At least, not the milk we drink today, which is vastly...|
|10/5/2013 - Until the early 20th century, raw milk - natural milk sourced straight from the cow - was considered both a safe, nutritious drink and a medicine. Doctors would routinely prescribe it for a plethora of chronic ailments ranging from indigestion to constipation, and many native cultures regarded it as...|
|10/4/2013 - The American system of justice is indeed in major need of overhaul when, in one place, you can get a month in jail for raping a child, but in another, you can get several months in jail for daring to sell milk that wasn't government approved.
Ex-Montana teacher Stacey Rambold, 54, recently walked...|
|9/24/2013 - Almond milk is often used as a substitute for dairy or soy milk because of its unique health benefits. This milk contains no saturated fat, has fewer calories than soy milk and is rich in vitamins, especially vitamin E. However, it is important to read the label, since some almond milks contain a controversial...|
|9/20/2013 - Some things in nature simply work, because they are a part of a whole, an integral part and some specific function which contributes to the underlying naturalistic state. The word "fortified," when referring to food, is often misleading because people are led to believe that food scientists simply "add...|
|9/13/2013 - Steadfast efforts to end the senseless prohibition of raw milk sales in Arkansas have finally been successful, at least in a somewhat limited sense. Residents living in the Natural State will now be able to purchase raw milk directly from the farms where it is produced, thanks to the recent passage...|
|9/3/2013 - Can you hear the jackboots marching in the distance? Some Pennsylvania farmers sure can, as they struggle to maintain their businesses and livelihoods in the face of relentless tyranny being waged against them by the state's Department of Agriculture. A recent newsletter alert explains that Chambersburg,...|
|8/30/2013 - Trouble continues for New Zealand-based Fonterra after Sri Lankan officials found dicyandiamide, an agricultural chemical, in milk powder products distributed by the embattled company's local subsidiary. According to reports, recent tests conducted on two Fonterra Anchor products, a full-cream milk...|
|8/29/2013 - The South China Morning Post is now reporting that adults in China are paying good money to breastfeed on wet nurses who are well paid for providing their milk. The wet nurses are paid around US$2,700 per month, and clients are offered the ability to consume the beverage directly. As in mammary consumption.
|8/24/2013 - While their neighbors in Australia are still unable to legally buy raw milk for human consumption, New Zealand has followed in the footsteps of Europe, embracing a brand new industry which supplies Kiwis with raw milk that's now available twenty four hours a day from vending machines.
Since the 1950's,...|
|8/18/2013 - Milk thistle, also known as Silybum marianum within the scientific community, has been used for hundreds of years in order to primarily treat liver, kidney or gall bladder ailments. Although it is native to the Mediterranean region, it is now found in all parts of the world. Milk thistle, which is a...|
|8/16/2013 - The federal government is once again illicitly assuming the role of Big Brother dictator in matters relating to parenting and food freedom, this time in a small Maine town. As reported by The Weekly Packet, 17-year-old Alorah Gellerson has become the latest target of the U.S. Department of Health and...|
|8/8/2013 - It may seem odd to some and it's certainly not an ideal solution to everyone, but a French nurse has come up with a rather novel scheme to help gay couples provide their adopted infant children with a healthy start in life.
According to International Business Times, the nurse has placed an advertisement...|
|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...|
|7/31/2013 - Raw milk farmer Vernon Hershberger has been unjustly maligned by a tyrannical system of bad government. His family and farm were subjected to an armed raid by government goons who trampled all over his private property and accused him of committing "dairy crimes" by distributing raw milk to a small...|
|7/29/2013 - It's becoming obvious that the milk supply is not what it used to be 50 years ago. The days where you could easily get clean, fresh, unpasteurized dairy are long gone, which has put many people in gastric distress and in a frantic search to replace their conventional dairy fix. Fortunately, there are...|
|7/18/2013 - Thirsty? Given the circumstances, most people will reach for a bottle or a flip top can of ice-cold soda. Almost 90 percent of people all over the world will, at one time or another, have tasted a sugary, fizzy, carbonated beverage. And the fight isn't particularly fair, either; on average, there are...|
|7/16/2013 - By now, almost everybody knows that conventional milk products routinely contain synthetic hormone chemicals, blood and pus. So most people look for alternative milk products, and while soy milk was popular for many years, all the nasty truths about soy (GMOs, deforestation, etc.) have caused a major...|
|7/2/2013 - All of those antiquated government talking points about the alleged dangers of drinking raw milk have once again been debunked, this time by a series of scientific risk assessments recently published in the Journal of Food Protection. A press release published in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ) explains...|
|6/27/2013 - Six months ago, California "raw milk man" James Stewart was sitting in a jail cell in Los Angeles county, shivering from hypothermia, his body wrapped in chains from hands to ankles. He had been raided at gunpoint by the LA County Sheriff's office under orders from the FDA, then labeled a "terrorist"...|
|6/25/2013 - Breastfeeding improves brain development in newborns. New research published in NeuroImage reported that babies fed with breast milk showed more white matter growth in their brains. These are the areas of the brain that deal with emotions, motor ability and learning language. Those mothers not able...|
|6/14/2013 - Consumers are becoming more aware of the chemical mass production of commercial body care products that are loaded with synthetic ingredients. Possibly a symptom of an economy looking to cut costs, body care products like soap and deodorant have moved away from being "personal care" products to being...|
|6/13/2013 - Raw milk continues to be restricted and controlled in what was once a free marketplace. It's not that consumer demand is diminishing: No. It's more so because lawmakers are legislating against raw milk, at the state and federal level, protecting corporate interests. In 1948, Michigan became the first...|
|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...|
|5/17/2013 - Just a few days remain before Amish raw milk farmer Vernon Hershberger of Wisconsin faces a corrupt legal system with an ingrown vendetta against the production and distribution of real food. Beginning on May 20, 2013, at 8 a.m., Vernon, who has been falsely accused of committing numerous food distribution...|
|5/1/2013 - The conventional dairy lobby is currently pressing for some major regulatory changes that would further deceive the public into buying unhealthy, processed foods laced with hidden artificial sweetening chemicals. And the public only has until May 21 to prevent this assault on honest food labeling from...|
|4/8/2013 - Milk thistle is a flowering plant that is part of the daisy family. It gets its name from its bristly and prickly nature and the "milky" sap that oozes out of the plant. The leaves, fruits and seeds of milk thistle have been used for centuries as a natural medicine. Milk thistle is one of the world's...|
|3/27/2013 - The health benefits of human breast milk are vast, and researchers from Sweden have uncovered the presence of yet another substance in breast milk with incredible cancer-fighting abilities. As reported in a study published in the journal PLoS One, the substance, known as "Human Alpha-lactalbumin Made...|
|3/23/2013 - The dairy industry advertises pasteurized milk as the giver of strong bones and teeth. This can be observed by watching the numerous "Got Milk" commercials on the television. As celebrities show off their white mustaches, parents and their children are led to believe that pasteurized milk makes them...|
|3/6/2013 - As of February 20, 2013, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has reported that the International Dairy Foods Association (IDFA) and the National Milk Producers Federation (NMPF) have filed a petition calling for an amendment to change the standard of identity for milk and 17 other dairy products....|
|3/4/2013 - Raw, whole milk has been consumed for centuries and has long been acknowledged for its health benefits. Several research studies show superior growth and health for those children drinking raw milk compared to pasteurized milk.
Raw milk has...|
|3/1/2013 - Iowa is on the verge of legalizing raw milk sales from dairy farms, and legislation has been introduced for that purpose. Raw milk is currently illegal to sell across most of the United States of America, the "land of the free" where freedom has been systematically crushed by oppressive government....|
|2/25/2013 - You probably already know that the FDA has declared war on raw milk and even helped fund and coordinate armed government raids against raw milk farmers and distributors. Yes, it's insane. This brand of tyranny is unique to the USA and isn't even conducted in China, North Kora or Cuba. Only in the USA...|
|2/24/2013 - The article which originally appeared here has been removed because it is no longer aligned with the science-based investigative mission of Natural News. In late 2013 / early 2014, Mike Adams (the Health Ranger), editor of Natural News, transitioned from outspoken activist to environmental scientist....|
|2/23/2013 - Milk from dairy cows contains the protein s-lactoglobulin (BLG) which is not present in human milk. As it is a major milk allergen, an attempt at decreasing BLG by genetically modifying cows has gained much attention recently. According to researchers in a recent study, "analysis of hormonally induced...|
|2/14/2013 - Raiding small dairy farms for selling raw milk has become an active form of state terrorism throughout North America. The farms are usually small and the farmers are not well off.
Yet they're often shut down with short or no notice and forced to destroy or give up their raw dairy products for the...|
|2/13/2013 - In the greatly unsettling aftermath of the complete and total destruction of Missouri-based Morningland Dairy by the corrupt Missouri Milk Board, farm owners Joe and Denise Dixon have been able to share the sordid details of their harrowing experience mostly with the alternative media and select others...|
|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...|
|2/11/2013 - We are excited to report that food freedom has won out in South Carolina, where a factory farm front group recently tried, but failed, to stamp out longstanding state laws that recognize the freedom of individuals to buy and sell raw milk throughout the Palmetto State. And all of you, our valued readers,...|
|1/25/2013 - Milk thistle, or silymarin, has been used as a natural herb to assist liver function for thousands of years. Well established as a liver herb in both alternative and scientific literature, milk thistle strengthens liver cell membranes, decreases "bad" cholesterol levels, boosts the immune system, and...|
|1/24/2013 10:17:05 PM - It has come to our attention that the American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF), a national non-governmental organization that claims to represent the interests of American farmers, is right now attempting to covertly eliminate the freedom of South Carolina farmers to sell raw milk at the retail level....|
|12/11/2012 - Ever heard of a cow needing the bone drug Fosomax? How do cows get such strong bones? From eating lots of plants of course. Cows' milk is for a growing baby calf, but before the calf is grown, it is weaned from milk and moves on to eating grass. Big Ag, Big Pharma and their well-paid friend - the media,...|
|12/8/2012 - We all grew up with the classical food pyramid, consuming all the proper servings of grains, dairy, and meat. Well, what if you found out that one of the main levels of the food pyramid actually could give you diabetes? Studies have indeed shown that our bodies, when reacting to A1 beta-casein in dairy,...|
|12/8/2012 - The man responsible for alerting the world to the presence of melamine in milk and infant formula made in China several years ago has died after being viciously and mercilessly beaten and stabbed to death. The Times of India and others report that 44-year-old Jiang Weisuo, the acclaimed whistleblower...|
|11/10/2012 - It might look like normal milk, but the milky white substance produced by "Daisy," the infamous cloned cow developed by New Zealand-based AgResearch using $50 million taken directly from taxpayers, is actually genetically-modified (GM), imitation milk geared towards people with milk allergies. But because...|
|11/5/2012 - It can be easily identified as a stated ingredient in many conventional brands of hand soap, toothpaste, shampoo, and hand sanitizer, but a new report out of Europe reveals that the deadly antibacterial chemical triclosan is also now showing up in persistently high levels in lakes and waterways around...|
|10/26/2012 - Increasingly, researchers believe the next big scientific breakthrough in terms of treating a number of existing diseases will come from natural ingredients, and as such they are focusing their efforts in that direction.
Along those lines, scientists from the Department of Applied Biology and Chemical...|
|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 - A recent NY Times (NYT) article covered the trend of more and more hospitals no longer giving out free samples of infant formulas to birthing mothers provided by the manufacturers.
The article cited expert consensus for the benefits of breast feeding and the infant formula manufacturers' understanding...|
|10/21/2012 - There is a great need among many mothers for breast milk for their newborn babies, and one of the ways this need is being met is through Facebook groups dedicated to buying, selling, or simply trading breast milk. Though the practice is receiving considerable scorn from the medical establishment, many...|
|10/20/2012 - Scientists from New Zealand have successfully developed a new breed of genetically-modified (GM) cow they say produces 96 percent less of a supposedly allergenic protein known as beta-lactoglobulin (BLG), which aids in the absorption of vitamin A. But the so-called "hypoallergenic" GM cow also produces...|
|10/9/2012 - It seems a little raw milk muscle can go a long way in defeating haters of food freedom.
Armed officers of Los Angeles County and other government agencies, along with hired thugs, may have deliberately and illegally spilled thousands of dollars of privately-owned raw milk down the drain of the Rawesome...|
|10/3/2012 - Who says you have to use dairy products or eggs to make a delicious "ice cream"? Or sugar? This completely vegan recipe is super easy and fast to make as well as healthy and oh so yummy. The ice cream recipe doesn't call for much of the non-dairy milks. Play around with it and you will soon learn just...|
|10/2/2012 - The world of genetic engineering has fallen even further into the surreal with the announcement that New Zealand "scientists" have unveiled a genetically modified mutant cloned cow which they say produces a reduced-allergen milk for consumption by human babies. This is being reported by the BBC and...|
|9/27/2012 - A Minnesota farmer who has been repeatedly targeted by his state's agriculture department for facilitating the transport and delivery of raw milk to private cooperative members has been ruled innocent of the ridiculous charges filed against him in Hennepin County. The Minneapolis Star Tribune reports...|
|9/14/2012 - Many mothers today are rediscovering the importance of breastfeeding, as powdered infant formulas simply cannot meet the complex nutritional needs of a growing newborn baby. But along with this resurgence in breastfeeding is a growing demand for breast milk, as many women are unable to produce enough...|
|9/13/2012 - Environmental product declarations (EPDs) are specific, detailed reports that track the environmental footprint of a product. They provide a standardized way of assessing a product's life cycle to track its complete impact on the environment, from cradle to grave (or resource extraction to disposal,...|
|9/12/2012 - Researchers from the University of Chicago are investigating the relationship between aspects of the contemporary Western diet, and certain kinds of disease which arise in the absence of a properly functioning immune system.
Disease that corresponds to changing dietsOne of the first organs to be...|
|9/6/2012 6:25:16 PM - The other day I'm sitting with a bunch of Hawaiian guys and we're just talking story. While doing so, a Kahuna (Hawaiian for wise man or Shaman) comes by.
So, we get into a conversation about the initial contacts between the western world and the indigenous peoples of the islands.
I'm not sure...|
|9/6/2012 - As if raw milk wasn't being targeted enough; upon receiving a Food Handlers Card you will be "taught" how horrendous raw milk products are for your health and how it is supposedly making people sick across the country.
It is of course typical for the FDA to leave out statistics saying otherwise and...|
|8/28/2012 - Have you ever wondered why humans are the only mammals that drink another species' milk? Or maybe this thought never crossed your mind... until now. Today's milk is pumped full of hormones, provides less calcium and vitamin D than other sources, and is causing an onslaught of health problems. Flavored...|
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|8/24/2012 - As the truth is beginning to tumble out about diet and health care, the milk myth is deserving of a closer look. The world at large has been brainwashed into thinking that milk and dairy are the ultimate (and only) source of calcium, not just for growing children. However, not only is dairy indigestible...|
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