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Dr. Mercola: “Extreme” Levels of Roundup Detected in Food—Are You Eating This Toxic Contaminant?

Written by on May 20, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Dr. Mercola: “Extreme” Levels of Roundup Detected in Food—Are You Eating This Toxic Contaminant?

What the biotech industry, spearheaded by Monsanto, has managed to do is turn food into poison… quite literally, and in more ways than one. Glyphosate, which we now know systemically contaminates the plant and cannot be washed off, has a number of devastating biological effects… While nearly one billion pounds of glyphosate is doused on both conventional and GE crops worldwide each year, GE crops receive the heaviest amounts. It’s important to realize that processed foods undoubtedly expose you to this toxic contamination, courtesy of the soy and vegetable oil used. Ditto for meats from animals raised in confined animal feeding operations (CAFOs), as soy is a staple of conventional livestock feed.

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Report Says 50% of People are Conspiracy Theorists: You’re Probably One of Them

Written by on May 20, 2014 in Health with 0 Comments
Report Says 50% of People are Conspiracy Theorists: You’re Probably One of Them

Do you believe the government actively works to suppress alternative medicine? Do you think they already know cell phones cause cancer and are simply refusing to do anything about it? Do you use nutritional supplements? If you responded yes to any of these questions, you could be the type of person that a new JAMA study paints as a simple-minded “medical conspiracy kook”.

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Three Ancient Beauty Regimens Worth Reviving

Written by on May 20, 2014 in Health with 0 Comments
Three Ancient Beauty Regimens Worth Reviving

Time-tested DIY natural beauty formulas that are extremely beneficial for skin and hair: Cleopatra honey skin scrub, Mayan hair wrap and Ayurvedic skin toner.

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‘Very Nettle’ Wild Vegan Soup

Written by on May 19, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
‘Very Nettle’ Wild Vegan Soup

Trinity Bourne: I must admit that I get really excited about adding wild nettles into my springtime cuisine. Mother Earth is an amazing friend. If we respect her and take the time to connect, she unveils a carpet of super foods without the need for us to rush off and fill our shopping baskets or spend a small fortune on supplements in supermarkets or health food stores. Nettles are jam packed with high vibrational goodness and have been well documented throughout the aeons for a myriad of health benefits. They are said to help urinary tract infections, act as a diuretic, help break down kidney stones, destroy internal parasites, to relieve gas/colitis/coeliac disease, alleviate asthma, hay fever, hives, dermatitis, arthritis and even help prevent hair loss.

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10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

The kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A healthy diet, exercise, and staying hydrated are essential for supporting your kidneys. For a little extra help, consider the following kidney cleansing herbs.

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On The Offensive Against GMOs with Jeffrey Smith

Written by on May 18, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
On The Offensive Against GMOs with Jeffrey Smith

Genetic engineering of foods is one of the most controversial subjects of the last two decades. Since humans first domesticated crops and animals, people have bred different breeds and species together, to obtain better plants and animals. Jeffrey Smith is one of the world’s leading consumer advocates for unmodified foods. He recently created a full-length documentary on the subject, called Genetic Roulette. In the film, he discusses the industry, as well as the safety of the food we yet every day, and feed to our children. Smith talks about genetically-modified foods, how they can impact our health, the industries behind the controversial products, and what families can do to help protect themselves

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New Research Shows Cilantro can Remove Lead, Copper, Mercury from Tap Water

Written by on May 18, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
New Research Shows Cilantro can Remove Lead, Copper, Mercury from Tap Water

Many countries classified as ‘third world’ are looking for inexpensive ways to purify water that has become contaminated by industrial waste, and individuals in the US, Europe, and other more prosperous nations could stand to find new ways of minimizing the contaminates in municipal water supplies as well. At a national meeting of the American Chemical Society, new evidence was presented that cilantro, the herb most commonly known as an ingredient in salsa and many Asian dishes, can help to leech toxins from water.

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Two Common Kitchen Items to Combine for Amazing Health Benefits

Written by on May 15, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 4 Comments
Two Common Kitchen Items to Combine for Amazing Health Benefits

Honey and cinnamon’s combined effects are proven and recognized as valid for several health issues including cancer and arthritis…

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The Earth vs. Monsanto

Written by on May 14, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
The Earth vs. Monsanto

Here are a few brief notes about A People’s Hearing, held on 10 May 2014, in Greene County, Ohio, The Indivisible Living Entity of the Planet Earth v. Monsanto Corporation, Defendant.

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The Five Myths of Water Storage

Written by on May 14, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
The Five Myths of Water Storage

For many, water becomes their very first prep. By that I mean that steps are taken to either purchase a supply of bottled water, set up a water barrel, or locate a source of local water that can be filtered and purified for consumption. Before you jump feet first into setting up a water storage system, take heed of these five myths of water storage.

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The Dirty Details Behind the Attacks on Seralini’s Notorious GMO Rat Study

Written by on May 14, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 1 Comment
The Dirty Details Behind the Attacks on Seralini’s Notorious GMO Rat Study

Remember the GMO rat study finding that rats fed GMOs developed tumors and died prematurely? After Seralini’s long term toxicity study results were publicized with displays of rats showing huge tumors, a tsunami of outrage from pro-GMO related scientists got favorable mainstream media (MSM) press. The hundreds of scientists who defended Seralini’s work were ignored. Many fence sitters were left confused and willing to side with the barking dogs of the biotechnology industry.

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How to Break Up With Your Supermarket

Written by on May 14, 2014 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
How to Break Up With Your Supermarket

So you’ve realized that most of what your grocery store sells is not even food. Fortunately you don’t have to stay in this relationship forever.

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4 Natural Foods for Fighting Feelings of Depression

4 Natural Foods for Fighting Feelings of Depression

An estimated one in 10 Americans suffers from depression, and many of these people take prescription drugs to manage the disease they’ve been told is caused by a chemical imbalance. The truth is, doctors don’t know what causes the symptoms of depression, but they’ve grown accustomed to throwing Big Pharma solutions at it and hoping for the best. There are several problems with this, including the myriad of side effects associated with these drugs. Fortunately, there are several foods and herbs that can provide relief from depression without the costs—both financial and otherwise—of prescription drugs.

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Celeriac & Coconut Soup (With Kaffir Lime Leaves and Lemongrass)

Written by on May 13, 2014 in Health with 0 Comments
Celeriac & Coconut Soup (With Kaffir Lime Leaves and Lemongrass)

Trinity Bourne: The wonderful thing about this celeriac and coconut soup is that it is so simple and nutritious. I use dried kaffir lime leaves and lemon grass to bring a gentle infusion of Asian flavors into the blend. I also use celery stalks and leaves as well as coconut milk for an all-around filling, delightful healthy soup.

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Latest Research Reveals Real Reason Dark Chocolate is Awesome

Written by on May 12, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Latest Research Reveals Real Reason Dark Chocolate is Awesome

Dark chocolate, derived from cacao, can reduce the incidence of diabetes, boost heart health, and improve our mood. Tufts University found that chocolate even improves the quality of our blood. Other researchers determined that the obromine in chocolate can help reduce dental cavities, and Penn State found out that chocolate can reduce belly fat, lessening the risk of obesity related diseases.

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