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The Truthseeker: ‘Unequivocal’ Cell Phones Cause Cancer

Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Health with 1 Comment
The Truthseeker: ‘Unequivocal’ Cell Phones Cause Cancer

Cell phones ‘cooking the brain’; brain tumors become children’s number one killer illness; and leaked industry memo admits ‘wargaming’ the science. Seek truth from facts with former senior White House adviser Devra Davis, Storyleak editor Anthony Gucciardi, ‘cell phone survivor’ Bret Bocook, Microwave News editor Louis Slesin, top radiation biologist Dariusz Leszczynski, and Ellie Marks, whose husband Alan’s suing the industry for his brain tumor.

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Are Pesticide-Drenched Foods Really as Healthy as Organic? The “Experts” Say So…

Posted by on January 9, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Are Pesticide-Drenched Foods Really as Healthy as Organic? The “Experts” Say So…

Pesticides are made to kill things. People who don’t want to eat pesticides often choose organic foods to avoid them. But does that really make sense? Well yeah, it does. Here’s why….

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How Does Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Wind Up in Organic Meat?

Posted by on January 8, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
How Does Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria Wind Up in Organic Meat?

Dr. Greger describes some reasons why organic chicken is now tainted with antibiotic-resistant bacteria. One reason is the sheer amount of waste run-off from farms. But the information somewhat ends there. The punchline at the end of the video shows not only how far consumers and store employees have become removed from food sources, but also just how hard it is to avoid serious pathogens in store-bought meats.

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Designing Communities that Eat Local and Build in Healthy Eating

Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Farming, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Designing Communities that Eat Local and Build in Healthy Eating

Gino Campana, Kristin Kirkpatrick, and Tracy Wiedt join Thom Hartmann to discuss how to design communities that encourage healthy habits including eating local, farm-fresh food.

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Scientist Sets the Record Straight on Hazards of Sugar

Scientist Sets the Record Straight on Hazards of Sugar

Studies show that obesity is primarily driven by eating too much refined sugar, particularly fructose, rather than being driven by eating too many calories and lack of exercise.

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Revised Laws and Urban Farming Projects Provide New Opportunities for Urban Gardeners

Posted by on January 6, 2014 in Farming, Health with 0 Comments
Revised Laws and Urban Farming Projects Provide New Opportunities for Urban Gardeners

Growing your own garden or participating in a community garden is a great way to improve your health, help build a sustainable food system, and support our planet as it struggles to make room for increasing numbers of us. Food grown in your own garden is fresher, more nutritious, and tastes better than store-bought food—and you can’t beat the price! Urban gardens are key to saving energy, protecting water quality and topsoil, and promoting biodiversity and beautifying densely populated communities. Remember, plants are our richest source of natural medicine.

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The Top 10 Studies Of 2013 Proving The Medicinal Power Of Cannabis

The Top 10 Studies Of 2013 Proving The Medicinal Power Of Cannabis

Cannabis activates the cannabinoid receptors in the body helping it to produce compounds called endocannabinoids, which play an important role in many processes within the body that help to create a healthy environment.

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Connecting With and Healing Your Heart (Heart Meditation)

Posted by on January 5, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies with 1 Comment
Connecting With and Healing Your Heart (Heart Meditation)

Teal Scott shares a process for connecting with and healing our hearts and reminds us that we are in a relationship with our hearts. If we want to thrive, we have to treat the relationship with our heart like we would treat the relationship with our significant other.

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Three Ways To Protect Your Heart

Written by on January 4, 2014 in Prevention with 0 Comments
Three Ways To Protect Your Heart

Improve your quality of life by practicing these three ways to protect your heart. Your heart is responsible for transporting oxygen and nutrients to all of the organs in the body. Proper oxygenation and delivery of…

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GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain

GMO and ‘Natural’ Food Fight: Treacherous Terrain

2014 is shaping up to be a decisive year for the future of food and farming. Grassroots activists are gearing up for new legislative battles, including state GMO labeling laws and county bans on growing genetically engineered crops. Meanwhile the multinational food corporations last month raised the stakes in the ongoing David vs. Goliath battle by petitioning the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) to allow companies to continue to label or market products that contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs) as “natural.”

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A Year of Living the Ayurvedic Way

A Year of Living the Ayurvedic Way

Many healthy tips we hear nowadays have their roots in Ayurveda, dating back thousands of years. So while you might think that scraping the tongue, detoxifying the body or practicing mind/body medicine are newfangled ideas, they are not. They have withstood the test of time. Handed down for ages by word of mouth, the wisdom of Ayurveda was eventually written down in the ancient Hindu texts known as the Vedas. Even Chinese Medicine originated from Ayurveda.

I have compiled ten of Ayurveda’s best principles/practices. Some are simple, some a little more complex. Pick one. Or two. Or as many as you want. The point is, focusing on even one of these valuable gems might be a game changer and put you on a path to a better quality of life.

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