Food, Drink & Nutrition

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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10 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Posted by on August 12, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 2 Comments
10 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

(Natural News) Often referred to as a super food, cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health.

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Seven Toxic Foods, Drinks, and Additives To Cut Out Of Your Diet For Good

Posted by on August 11, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Prevention with 1 Comment
Seven Toxic Foods, Drinks, and Additives To Cut Out Of Your Diet For Good

With so much conflicting information out there about which foods are healthy and which foods are not, it can be difficult for many people to determine how best to approach a healthy lifestyle that includes eating well. But a good place to start is to avoid these seven toxic foods, beverages, and additives that are quite common in the American diet.

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Restructure Your Water with the Sound of the Sun

Written by on August 9, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 6 Comments
Restructure Your Water with the Sound of the Sun

While reading Rainey Marie Highley’s excellent article, 7 Simple Steps to Harmonize Your Drinking Water, I felt inclined to share the following… We all know that water is the elixir of life, the very essence of life itself.  But when one contemplates this essence, that which makes up over 70 percent of our bodies, do […]

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Is There Fluoride In Your Grapes?

Is There Fluoride In Your Grapes?

Most of the talk concerning fluoride exposure these days centers around the chemical’s forced presence in many public water supplies, and how this is causing an epidemic of chronic health problems. But little do many people realize that fluoride exposure is also problematic throughout the food supply, including in fresh food crops that have been sprayed with pesticides and herbicides made from fluoride compounds. Grape growers in particular have long used a chemical known as cryolite, which also goes by the trade name Kryocide, to deter leaf-eating and other types of pests. This fluoride-based chemical is used on all sorts of food crops, in fact, including on many different fruits and vegetables…

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Seven Toxic Foods, Drinks, and Additives to Look Out For

Posted by on August 8, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Seven Toxic Foods, Drinks, and Additives to Look Out For

(NaturalNews) With so much conflicting information out there about which foods are healthy and which foods are not, it can be difficult for many people to determine how best to approach a healthy lifestyle that includes eating well. But a good place to start is to avoid these seven toxic foods, beverages, and additives that are quite common in the American diet.

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New Research Shows Alzheimer’s is a Form of Diabetes

Posted by on August 6, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
New Research Shows Alzheimer’s is a Form of Diabetes

(Natural News) Emerging research on the widespread degenerative brain disease known as Alzheimer’s suggests that this prevalent form of dementia is actually a type of diabetes. Published in the Journal of Alzheimer’s Disease, a recent study out of Rhode Island Hospital (RIH) confirms that Alzheimer’s is marked by brain insulin resistance and corresponding inflammation, a condition that some researchers are now referring to as type-3 diabetes.

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