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US Economy Hit Hard By Obesity

Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Corruption, Diet, Weight Loss, Obesity with 2 Comments

Obesity is weighing down the U.S. economy. From ticket prices to healthcare and even workplace productivity, the collective loosening of America’s belts is emptying our pockets.

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How to Heal Yourself Physically and Emotionally with Essential Oils

Written by on February 21, 2013 in Healing & Natural Remedies with 0 Comments
How to Heal Yourself Physically and Emotionally with Essential Oils

The mystery surrounding essential oils and their therapeutic value in both physical and emotional healing is truly astonishing, as these 100 percent natural plant and herb extracts have been shown to be highly effective medicines when taken internally, applied topically, and of course, inhaled aromatically.

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Monsanto Found Guilty of Chemical Poisoning in France

Written by on February 21, 2013 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 3 Comments
Monsanto Found Guilty of Chemical Poisoning in France

In the first such case heard in court in France, grain grower Paul Francois, 47, says he suffered neurological problems including memory loss, headaches and stammering after inhaling Monsanto’s Lasso weedkiller in 2004. He blames the agri-business giant for not providing adequate warnings on the product label.

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Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Posted by on February 21, 2013 in Big Pharma, CDC & FDA, Economy with 2 Comments
Bitter Pill: Why Medical Bills Are Killing Us

Although it is officially a nonprofit unit of the University of Texas, MD Anderson has revenue that exceeds the cost of the world-class care it provides by so much that its operating profit for the fiscal year 2010, the most recent annual report it filed with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, was $531 million. That’s a profit margin of 26% on revenue of $2.05 billion, an astounding result for such a service-intensive enterprise.

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Supreme Court Sympathizes With Monsanto In Seed Patent Case

Posted by on February 19, 2013 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Supreme Court Sympathizes With Monsanto In Seed Patent Case

Monsanto insists that farmers are prohibited from saving “second generation” seeds used after a preliminary harvest because those seeds, like the original, are resistant to herbicides and could thus be used for multiple grow seasons without a license. According to Bloomberg News, Justice Stephen Breyer seemed to agree with that interpretation during Tuesday’s hearing and told Mr. Bowman’s lawyer, “What [the law] prohibits is making a copy of the patented invention, and that is what he did.”

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Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition

Posted by on February 18, 2013 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 5 Comments
Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition

There is a lot of misinformation circling around in mainstream nutrition. Here are the top 11 biggest lies, myths and misconceptions of mainstream nutrition.

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Leading Geneticist: Human Intelligence is Slowly Declining

Posted by on February 17, 2013 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Nature with 5 Comments
Leading Geneticist: Human Intelligence is Slowly Declining

Despite our advancements over hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more emotionally unstable. One Stanford University researcher and geneticist, Dr. Gerald Crabtree, believes that our intellectual decline as a race has much to do with adverse genetic mutations. But there is more to it than that…

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Jonathan Willbanks — Avoiding Toxic Shampoo Ingredients

Posted by on February 17, 2013 in Environmental Hazards, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Jonathan Willbanks — Avoiding Toxic Shampoo Ingredients

Jonathan Willbanks discusses what’s wrong with mainstream shampoo products, most notably the heavy presence of known carcinogens/endocrine disruptors such as parabens, sodium lauryl and laureth sulfate, and phthalates. Also discussed is Jonathan’s favorite non-toxic, cost effective shampoo brand from Jason Naturals.

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Why You Should Avoid Low-Fat Cheese and Milk

Posted by on February 16, 2013 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 2 Comments
Why You Should Avoid Low-Fat Cheese and Milk

If you thought you were doing your body justice by reaching for the low-fat cheese or milk, you may want to think again. While dietitians and others recommend low- and no-fat varieties, more experts are starting to realize why full-fat milk, cheese, and dairy as a whole should be chosen. If you want to lose weight and be healthy, skip the skim and reach for full-fat varieties of foods instead, especially dairy.

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Jonathan Willbanks: Tasty, Affordable, Convenient Non-GMO Snacks

Posted by on February 15, 2013 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Jonathan Willbanks: Tasty, Affordable, Convenient Non-GMO Snacks

Jonathan Willbanks discusses the challenges of finding healthier non-GMO snack food alternatives at mainstream grocery stores, and reviews Food Should Taste Good brand snack chips. Food Should Taste Good products are widely available even at mainstream grocery stores, and offer a delicious, gluten-free, non-GMO alternative for health conscious snackers.

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The Meat Industry Now Consumes Four-Fifths of All Antibiotics

Posted by on February 15, 2013 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 2 Comments
The Meat Industry Now Consumes Four-Fifths of All Antibiotics

The meat industry now consumes a staggering four-fifths of all antibiotics, totally 29.9 billion annually.

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Alkaline Foods To Help Decalcify the Pineal Gland

Posted by on February 15, 2013 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 16 Comments
Alkaline Foods To Help Decalcify the Pineal Gland

A high level of spiritual growth through pineal gland decalcification can be gained by eating more alkaline foods. The following list will provide you with a number of food options that will help you charge up your third eye and re-gain your innate spiritual power!

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7 Natural Brain Foods for Cognition and Concentration

Written by on February 14, 2013 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 2 Comments
7 Natural Brain Foods for Cognition and Concentration

There are several brain foods that you can include in your daily diet to boost cognitive function, boost concentration, and slow down brain decline. Here are 7 foods to eat for better cognition, concentration, and for overall brain preservation.

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Do GMO Crops Really Have Higher Yields?

Written by on February 13, 2013 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 0 Comments
Do GMO Crops Really Have Higher Yields?

According to the biotech industry, genetically modified (GM) crops are a boon to humanity because they allow farmers to “generate higher crop yields with fewer inputs,” as the trade group Biotechnology Industry Organization (BIO) puts it on its web page. Turns out this is highly questionable.

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Anthony Gucciardi: Report Confirms Food Corps Are Using Misleading Junk Science to Protect Profits

Posted by on February 13, 2013 in Corruption, Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Anthony Gucciardi: Report Confirms Food Corps Are Using Misleading Junk Science to Protect Profits

A new report hitting the headlines has confirmed what we have been stating for years: major processed food corporations that peddle health-decimating ‘food’ rely purely on distorted misleading junk science.

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