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Greatest Sources of Vitamin C – Prevent and Destroy Disease Naturally with These Foods

Posted August 20, 2014
Few nutrients are held to such high regard in the West as vitamin C. This essential antioxidant, which is commonly called the “anti-aging” vitamin, performs a large number of important roles in our bodies, from scavenging free radicals, aiding collagen production, healing wounds and much more.   Read more.

63% of Americans Actively Avoid Soda

Posted August 15, 2014
Americans are finally starting to realize the dangers of soda, with nearly two-thirds (63 percent) saying they actively try to avoid soda in their diet, a new Gallup poll revealed.This is a significant increase from 2002, when only 41 percent were trying to avoid soda, and a clear sign that, as TIME reported, “the soda craze is going flat.”Read more

Center for Food Safety Sues the USDA for Release of Missing Documents to Explain Suspicious GMO Alfalfa Approval

Posted August 15, 2014
Center for Food Safety (CFS) today filed a lawsuit demanding the release of federal documents which may uncover undue political pressure over USDA’s decision to approve genetically engineered alfalfa. The lawsuit seeks 1179 documents from USDA’s Agriculture, Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service (APHIS), which may explain why the agency abruptly reversed its position and granted unrestricted approval for Monsanto to sell Roundup Ready Alfalfa.  Read more.

How to Create a Self-Sustainable Food System

Posted August 15, 2014
Industrial chemical-based agriculture, which produces the vast majority of US food crops, is actually destroying the soil that makes the growing of food possible in the first place.  This is not true in other countries. Worldwide, 70 percent of the food is grown in backyards or small farms. That number is likely well under two percent in the US. It is my goal to motivate, inspire, and encourage tens of millions of people to start growing their own food so we can radically change these numbers.  Read more. 

I Scream, You scream, We all Scream at Ice Cream That Doesn’t Melt

Posted August 15, 2014
You might think a video of a Walmart ice cream sandwich baking in the sun on a summer Iowa afternoon and not melting! would provide the kind of viral horror show that gets people to think about what they are eating.  You’d probably be wrong.  Read more. 

The Health Benefits of Juicing Watermelon with the Rind

Posted August 13, 2014
 What could taste better than a cold, crunchy, delicious red ripe watermelon in the heat of the summer? But, you may be wondering, what about the green rind? Oh, so you say it’s not meant to be eaten?  You’re probably right, but you can sure juice them!  Read more. 

Great News: Fruits and Veggies Actually Destroy Cancer Cells

Posted August 13, 2014
 Cancer, second only to heart disease as a leading cause of death for Americans, will claim the lives of over 310,000 men and 275,000 women this year, according to current statistics from the American Cancer Society.  Read more. 

USDA Signals Approval of Dow’s 2,4-D-Resistant Seeds

Posted August 13, 2014
Earlier today, USDA announced final plans to give Dow the greenlight to begin marketing its controversial 2,4-D-resistant seeds. After 30 days, the  USDA decision will become official. At the same time, the agency announced its preliminary decision to also approve Monsanto’s dicamba-resistant seeds.  Read more.

The Battle Over Biotech Food Labeling Heating Up

Posted August 12, 2014

The battle over mandatory labeling of biotechnology-derived food has reached a boil.  Read more.

A Natural Approach to Overcoming Depression

Posted August 12, 2014
The last two decades have witnessed a huge increase in depression diagnoses. At present, one in ten Americans takes antidepressant medication and many of these individuals are taking multiple pills to treat more than one psychiatric illness. Few people will even raise an eyebrow anymore upon hearing about a friend or family member being diagnosed with depression.  Read more. 

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