Food, Drink & Nutrition

Recipe: Organic Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Almond Milk That Will Blow Your Mind

Posted by on September 15, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Recipe: Organic Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Almond Milk That Will Blow Your Mind

Organic Sugar-Free Dark Chocolate Almond Milk Recipe by Jonathan Willbanks   There’s nothing quite like a tall glass of cold chocolate milk. But if you’re like me, you may have given up this favorite treat as off-limits for the health-conscious individual. Conventional chocolate milk is loaded with pasteurized dairy, sugar, and usually some form of […]

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Fish Caught Near Fukushima Have 258 Times the ‘Safe’ Level Of Radiation

Posted by on September 13, 2012 in Environmental Hazards, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Fish Caught Near Fukushima Have 258 Times the ‘Safe’ Level Of Radiation

The mainstream media is finished with Fukushima, but it seems Fukushima isn’t finished with us. A couple of irradiated fish captured near the inoperative nuclear plant showed 25,800 becquerels of caesium per kilo—258 times the level determined ‘safe’ by the government. The plant ceased operations following a meltdown involving three reactors after the devastating earthquake and tsunami in March of 2011.

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Study Shows Sugar and High Fructose Diet Slows Brain and Memory Functions

Written by on September 11, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
Study Shows Sugar and High Fructose Diet Slows Brain and Memory Functions

(NaturalNews) Health-minded individuals know that consuming a diet rich in sugary foods or laden with high fructose corn syrup increases incidence of heart disease, dementia, diabetes, and cancer. We can now add cognitive decline and poor memory retention to the list. This should be of particular interest to high school and college students known to […]

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The Amazing Similarities Between This Toxic Sugar and Alcohol

Posted by on September 9, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
The Amazing Similarities Between This Toxic Sugar and Alcohol

You may already be aware that fructose – the sugar found in everything from high fructose corn syrup and fruit juice to agave syrup and honey – is harmful when consumed in excess – which is exactly what many (if not most) Americans do. However, you may be surprised to learn that fructose is, in many ways, very similar to alcohol in the damage that it can do to your body.

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Why no labeling of GM food in US? Conspiracy? [video]

Posted by on September 8, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Why no labeling of GM food in US? Conspiracy? [video]

Genetically modified (GM) food is becoming increasingly common – and increasingly controversial. Much of the debate centers on whether it poses a risk to health, and whether or not GM food should be labeled. In this video, common citizens on the streets of New York provide their opinions on GM food.

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Dr. Mercola: Too Much Sugar Makes You Stupid!

Posted by on September 3, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Dr. Mercola: Too Much Sugar Makes You Stupid!

A new UCLA study is the first to show how a steady diet high in fructose can damage your memory and learning. The study was published in the Journal of Physiology. Researchers investigated the effects of high-fructose syrup, similar to high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), a cheap sweetener six times sweeter than cane sugar, which is used in most soft drinks, processed foods, condiments, and even many baby foods.

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Dr. Vandana Shiva: Our Hunger Games

Dr. Vandana Shiva: Our Hunger Games

Hunger and malnutrition are man-made. Chemical fertilizers, which are essentially poison, undermine food security by destroying the fertility of soil by killing the biodiversity of soil organisms, friendly insects that control pests and pollinators like bees and butterflies necessary for plant reproduction and food production.

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Slow Death and Fast Profits: The Globalization Of Pesticides and Poison

Posted by on August 31, 2012 in Environmental Hazards, Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Slow Death and Fast Profits: The Globalization Of Pesticides and Poison

Studies published in prestigious peer-reviewed journals point to strong associations between Monsanto’s chemical pesticides and serious health consequences, including endocrine disruption and fertility problems, birth defects, brain tumors and brain cancer, breast cancer, prostate cancer, childhood leukaemia, cancer clusters in communities, gastric or stomach cancer, learning disabilities, non-Hodgkin’s lymphomaand canine malignant lymphoma

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Surprise! Chocolate CAN Be Good for You, at the Right Dose

Posted by on August 30, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
Surprise! Chocolate CAN Be Good for You, at the Right Dose

Chocolate can be used therapeutically, but only if it’s the right kind. Chocolate is like anything else: garbage in, garbage out. Consuming poor quality chocolate, such as chocolate loaded with sugar and chemicals, is no more beneficial to your body than a drinking a soda.

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Apple Peel Extracts Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

Posted by on August 28, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Apple Peel Extracts Can Help Lower Blood Pressure

(NaturalNews) In the fight against chronic illness, researchers have potentially discovered a new all-natural weapon that can help keep your blood pressure down: Apple peel extracts. Writing in the journal Food Chemistry, researchers from the Nova Scotia Agricultural College in Canada said the outer layer of an apple contains as much as six times the amount of chemical […]

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GMO Corn Worsens Drought Damage with Rootworm Outbreak

GMO Corn Worsens Drought Damage with Rootworm Outbreak

According to corn crop and pesticide management experts, the damage of the 2012 drought to the corn crop in the U.S. wouldn’t be so bad if it weren’t for GMO Bt corn and the lack of crop rotation. The rootworm, a corn pest, has developed resistance to the proteins in the GMO Bt corn that was designed to kill the pests. The rootworm-infested GMO corn crop has magnified the crop damage produced by one of the worst U.S. droughts in decades.

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Breakthrough: Green Tea Compound Shrinks Cancer Tumors Through Intravenous Delivery Method

Breakthrough: Green Tea Compound Shrinks Cancer Tumors Through Intravenous Delivery Method

Provided by University of Strathclyde, Glasgow (Phys.org) A compound found in green tea could be a weapon in treatments for tackling cancer, according to newly-published research at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow, Scotland.   The extract, known as epigallocatechin gallate, has been known to have preventative anti-cancer properties but fails to reach tumours when […]

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No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

Written by on August 24, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Herbs, Seeds & Spices with 0 Comments
No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers

Rachel Cernansky (Planet Green) Growing your own food can be so rewarding. Here’s a starter list of all the crazy things even urban gardeners, without space for a garden, can grow at home.

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Foods that Feed The Pineal Gland

Posted by on August 22, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Foods that Feed The Pineal Gland

by Nwenna Kai, The Goddess of Raw Foods Our pineal gland otherwise known as our master gland or the gland that governs over our third eye is the center of psychic awareness in the human mind. It is about the size of a pea and sits inside a cave located behind the pituitary gland. It naturally […]

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Put Down That Soy Milk: The Truth About Soy Foods (They’re Not As Healthy As You Think)

Posted by on August 22, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Put Down That Soy Milk: The Truth About Soy Foods (They’re Not As Healthy As You Think)

This “Miracle Health Food” Has Been Linked to Brain Damage and Breast Cancer   By Dr. Joseph Mercola If you were to carefully review the thousands of studies published on soy, I strongly believe you would reach the same conclusion as I have—which is, the risks of consuming unfermented soy products FAR outweigh any possible […]

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