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Rising Food Allergies Triggered by GMO Ingredients In 80% of Groceries?

Posted by on February 2, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Rising Food Allergies Triggered by GMO Ingredients In 80% of Groceries?

Since genetically modified foods hit the market in the 1990s, allergies have skyrocketed. Studies compiled by Jeffrey M. Smith, head of the Institute for Responsible Technology and author of “Genetic Roulette: The Documented Health Risks of Genetically Engineered Foods” show that common GM ingredients – in addition to synthetic chemical food additives [See 1, 2, 3] – may be compromising the health of ordinary people in the United States and across the world.

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Three Huge Imminent Victories for Humanity: Ending Prohibition, GMO Labeling, Mercury-Free Vaccines

Posted by on February 2, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Three Huge Imminent Victories for Humanity: Ending Prohibition, GMO Labeling, Mercury-Free Vaccines

Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, reveals 3 huge victories that appear to be imminent for humanity: marijuana prohibition is dead; there is no stopping the GMO labeling movement; FDA admits in court case that vaccines still contain mercury

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Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Turmeric’s Curcumin Anti-Inflammatory Properties Prevent Liver Damage, Liver Cirrhosis

Researchers in Israel have discovered that turmeric’s curcumin may be a potentially effective natural treatment for liver cirrhosis, an ailment where normal, healthy tissues in the liver are replaced with scar tissues.

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Garlic Proven to Kill Brain Cancer Cells, Prevent Future Growth

Posted by on January 30, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Garlic Proven to Kill Brain Cancer Cells, Prevent Future Growth

A small group of researchers at Medical University of South Carolina found something that’s useful for anyone willing to properly consume lots of garlic. They discovered that certain organo-sulfur compounds in garlic can in fact kill brain cancer cells without disturbing healthy cells

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New Study: Meditation Alters Genes Rapidly, Triggers Molecular Changes

Posted by on January 30, 2014 in Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
New Study: Meditation Alters Genes Rapidly, Triggers Molecular Changes

Researchers from the University of Wisconsin-Madison and the Institute of Biomedical Research in Barcelona, Spain found subjects who partook of 8-hour intensive mindfulness meditation showed significant molecular changes.

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Anti-Inflammatory Power: Turmeric Extract Trumps Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Healing & Natural Remedies, Health, Prevention with 3 Comments
Anti-Inflammatory Power: Turmeric Extract Trumps Drugs for Rheumatoid Arthritis

As a copious amount of studies would suggest, the spice turmeric is one of the most healing foods in existence. A recent study on the benefits of turmeric was published in the journal Phytotherapy Research in 2012.

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Bayer CEO: ‘Our Cancer Drug Is For Rich Westerners, Not Poor Indians’

Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
Bayer CEO: ‘Our Cancer Drug Is For Rich Westerners, Not Poor Indians’

“In 2005, the FDA granted approval for a promising new cancer-fighting drug called Nexavar. Bayer took it to market shortly thereafter, and it is currently an approved treatment for late-stage kidney and liver cancer. That is, so long as you live in the developed world. In a recently published interview in Bloomberg Businessweek, Bayer CEO Marijn Dekkers said that his company’s drug isn’t for poor people.

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‘Loved-up’ Raw Chocolate Brownies – Trinity Bourne

Written by on January 29, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
‘Loved-up’ Raw Chocolate Brownies – Trinity Bourne

Trinity Bourne: We’ve just enjoyed the most awesome ‘loved-up’ raw, no-bake, chocolate brownies and I am really excited to share the recipe. You’ll need a strong blender or even better, a decent food processor to create them. The thing I love about these raw chocolate brownies is that they offer great nutritional value as well as being vegan, gluten-free and lovingly delicious!

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This Game-Changing Lawsuit Could Help Farmers Fight Monsanto – Abby Martin Interviews Scott Kinnear

Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Farming, Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 0 Comments
This Game-Changing Lawsuit Could Help Farmers Fight Monsanto – Abby Martin Interviews Scott Kinnear

Abby Martin speaks with Scott Kinnear, director of the Safe Food Foundation, about the case of Steve Marsh, an Australian organic farmer who lost his organic certification after his crops were contaminated by Monsanto GM seeds from a neighboring farm. As a result, Marsh and his family are no longer able to sell their product on the organic market and have lost a great deal of their income.

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New Study Identifies Health Benefits of Hempseed Oil

Posted by on January 29, 2014 in Health with 0 Comments
New Study Identifies Health Benefits of Hempseed Oil

Long stigmatized because of its “high”-inducing cousins, hemp — derived from low-hallucinogenic varieties of cannabis — is making a comeback, not just as a source of fiber for textiles, but also as a crop packed with oils that have potential health benefits. A new study, which appears in ACS’ Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, details just how many healthful compounds hempseed oil contains.

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12 Reasons To Avoid Any Kind of Soy

Posted by on January 28, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 5 Comments
12 Reasons To Avoid Any Kind of Soy

Soy has become a major source of toxicity for human beings, especially in the last three decades. Not only is more than 99% of soy genetically modified, but sources labeled organic or non-GMO are often exposed to the same problems as conventional soy. Here are 12 reasons to avoid any kind of soy

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Leaked! Food Lobby Threatens to Sue Any State that Tries to Label GMOs

Posted by on January 28, 2014 in Hazards, Issues & Diseases, Health with 1 Comment
Leaked! Food Lobby Threatens to Sue Any State that Tries to Label GMOs

The Organic Consumers Association is reporting that the Grocery Manufacturer’s Association — the mega corporate lobby group that represents 300 companies and way more than just grocery stores — is using a talking points memo to basically misinform and intimidate our legislators with threats of lawsuits should they even attempt to back a GMO labeling law in their state.

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Today’s Peasant Movement – Sophisticated, Threatened, and Our Best Hope for Survival

Posted by on January 27, 2014 in Farming, Health with 1 Comment
Today’s Peasant Movement – Sophisticated, Threatened, and Our Best Hope for Survival

Peasants proudly and powerfully put forward effective strategies to feed the planet and limit the damages wrought by industrial agriculture. What’s more, they understand the connections between complex trade and economic systems

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15 Plants and Herbs That Help Lungs, Heal Respiratory Infections, Repair Pulmonary Damage

15 Plants and Herbs That Help Lungs, Heal Respiratory Infections, Repair Pulmonary Damage

Herbal remedies not only boost lung health, but they can heal respiratory infections and even repair lung damage. Here are 15 of the best herbs to boost lung health.

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Sitting Is Bad For Your Health; Light Exercise Provides Health Benefits

Posted by on January 25, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness with 0 Comments
Sitting Is Bad For Your Health; Light Exercise Provides Health Benefits

Doctors are urging the millions of people who work at a desk all day to stand up or walk around the office. Our couch-potato lifestyle is killing us at about the same rate as smoking. And it’s not just sitting around at home; it’s also our sit-for-hours workdays that are part of an unhealthy sedentary lifestyle.

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