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Want to Save Your Brain From Dementia? Hit the Treadmill and Pump Some Weights

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 1 Comment
Want to Save Your Brain From Dementia? Hit the Treadmill and Pump Some Weights

The longest-ever study examining the effect of lifestyle choices on chronic disease has concluded that moderate exercise may be the single most effective way to prevent dementia.

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MUST SEE: Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory Over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue

Posted by on January 14, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases with 2 Comments
MUST SEE: Supreme Court Hands Monsanto Victory Over Farmers on GMO Seed Patents, Ability to Sue

The US Supreme Court upheld biotech giant Monsanto’s claims on genetically-engineered seed patents and the company’s ability to sue farmers whose fields are inadvertently contaminated with Monsanto materials. The high court left intact Monday a federal appeals court decision that threw out a 2011 lawsuit from the Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association and over 80 other plaintiffs against Monsanto that sought to challenge the agrochemical company’s aggressive claims on patents of genetically-modified seeds. The suit also aimed to curb Monsanto from suing anyone whose field is contaminated by such seeds.

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Fluoride: Calcifier of the Soul

Posted by on January 13, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Fluoride: Calcifier of the Soul

The philosopher René Decartes (1596-1650) identified the pineal gland as the “seat of the soul.” Research has shown that fluoride accumulates in the pineal gland with age and is associated with enhanced gland calcification.

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Researchers: Caffeine Enhances Memory

Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Health with 0 Comments
Researchers: Caffeine Enhances Memory

The consumption of caffeine is the energy boost of choice for millions to wake up or stay up. Now, however, researchers at the Johns Hopkins University have found another use for the stimulant: memory enhancer.

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78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

As science continues to shed light on the health benefits associated with eating less meat and more ‘earthly’ foods like organic fruits and vegetables, more people around the globe are making a transition to a vegetarian and/or vegan diet for a variety of reasons. There is a reason why a plant-based diet can help prevent over over 60% of chronic disease deaths.

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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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