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Sulfur is the Missing Link for Good Health

Posted April 23, 2014
 Health gurus have long said that if you give your body what it needs, you will live a long and disease free life.  This means making sure you are getting optimal levels of all nutrients, including sulfur.  Why the attention to sulfur? It’s because sulfur intake is critical to good health, and we don’t get much of it from our diets due to modern farming methods not replacing it in the soils in which our food is grown, even if it’s organic.  Read more. 

Eating Legumes Improves Cardiovascular Health

Posted April 22, 2014
Just a single serving of legumes a day can significantly improve cholesterol levels and lower your risk of cardiovascular disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from St. Michael’s Hospital in Canada and published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal.  Read more.

Innovative Community Aims for Total Food Self-Sufficiency

Posted April 22, 2014
Imagine strolling through your town and finding the post office surrounded by raised beds, lush with produce that is free for the taking, 24/7. Or a police department with a gratis community vegetable garden, complete with curly kale, carrots, lettuces and onions. And orchards, as well as berry bushes, lining public walkways that offer up fresh fruit.  Read more.

New Form of GMO Sneaking Into Food Supply This Year

Posted April 18, 2014
Within 50 years we could have more life forms invented in a lab than we have ever identified in nature.” – Fidelity Investments  “This year [Evolva] will release a product that has been created by genetically modified yeast that converts sugars to vanillin. It will be the first major synthetic-biology food additive to hit supermarkets.” - Nature.com  Read more. 

The Powerful Healing Effects of Wheatgrass

Posted April 18, 2014
 How can wheatgrass juice actually reverse disease? Due to its high concentration of chlorophyll, vitamins, minerals, and enzymes – this superfood effectively cleans the colon, detoxifies the liver and purifies the blood. Naturally, as a result of cleansing, the body will feel less sick – as symptoms simply fade away.  Read more.

Dr. Weil Adds Kale and More to UA Hospital Menu

Posted April 16, 2014
Dr. Andrew Weil has yet to open one of his True Food Kitchen restaurants in Tucson, but his dishes will now be available at a venue previously unknown for culinary prowess — the hospital.  Read more.

Something Else You Should Know about Your Milk

Posted April 16, 2014
Growth hormones, antibiotics, and over-pasteurization are not the only potential problems with the milk for sale in your store.  Read more.

Wal-Mart to Rollout Organic Food at ‘Non-Organic Prices’

Posted April 15, 2014
On April 10, retail giant Wal-Mart announced a plan to offer packaged organic foods at prices comparable to their non-organic equivalents. The announcement is seen as an attempt by the company to expand its price-undercutting strategies into the organic market.  Read more.

GMO Pushers and The Art of War

Posted April 15, 2014
In The Art of War the famous strategist Sun Tzu writes, “The whole secret lies in confusing the enemy, so that he cannot fathom our real intent.”  Sun Tzu could write a whole new chapter about Monsanto and the other pushers of genetically modified foods, or GMO.  Read more.

Toxic Combo of Roundup and Fertilizers Blamed for Tens of Thousands of Deaths

Posted April 15, 2014
The public’s appreciation of the toxicity of glyphosate—the active ingredient in Monsanto’s broad-spectrum herbicide Roundup—is still limited, despite highly damning research being published.  The fact that Monsanto marketed Roundup as “environmentally friendly” and “biodegradable” probably has a lot to do with this general lack of insight.  Read more.

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