Food, Drink & Nutrition

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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Potential Danger Of Calcium Supplements, and How To Use Them Properly

Posted by on August 19, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Potential Danger Of Calcium Supplements, and How To Use Them Properly

  by William Faloon (Life Extension Magazine) One reason I find life so addicting is that virtually every week, new findings either confirm or contradict scientific positions Life Extension® has taken over the past 32 years. A study published in May 2012 showed that calcium supplements may increase risk of cardiovascular disease. This study tracked almost 24,000 Europeans and suggested (in […]

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Fake Eco-Friendly Corporations Shell Out Millions To Stop GMO Labeling

Fake Eco-Friendly Corporations Shell Out Millions To Stop GMO Labeling

Organic leaders supporting Prop 37 (GMO labeling) have contributed approximately $2.6 million so far, which you would think would be enough. But that’s nothing compared to the opponents, who have donated a whopping $23.5 million to fight Prop 37. Biotech giant Monsanto has donated $4,208,000 alone. Here is a short list of the top deep-pocket anti-labelers and their respected donations: Monsanto – $4,208,000; Pepsi Co. – $1,716,300; Coca Cola – $1,164,400; Congara – $1,076,300; Kellogg – $632,500; General Mills – $520,000

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‘Wheat-Belly’ 101 – Five Clues That Your Excess Weight Is Caused By Gluten

Posted by on August 17, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
‘Wheat-Belly’ 101 – Five Clues That Your Excess Weight Is Caused By Gluten

Wheat today is not what it used to be. The amount of 20th century agricultural genetic modification has outpaced the human digestive system’s ability to adapt. The result is that you could be suffering from the ill effects of wheat and other grains. Even organic whole wheat has a high glycemic index (GI), which over time may increase your glycemic load and create diabetes II.

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The Great Diet for Healthy Hair – Top 7 Foods, Vitamins, and Nutrients

Posted by on August 14, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
The Great Diet for Healthy Hair – Top 7 Foods, Vitamins, and Nutrients

(Natural Society) Overall good health and well-regulated hormones lead to thick, shiny hair. When you eat an optimal diet of natural foods and minimal additives, preservatives, and artificial colors and flavors, you will see healthier hair. It’s pretty simple to see how a diet for healthy hair really can work. But what herbs, vitamins, and foods in particular can improve the condition of your hair?

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