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Children Should Eat Less Than 25 Grams of Added Sugar Daily

Posted August 25, 2016
In new recommendations designed to keep kids healthy, experts recommend children consume less than six teaspoons of added sugars per day. Children and teens should limit their intake of sugar-sweetened drinks to no more than eight ounces weekly. The recommendations advise that children under the age of 2 years should not consume foods or beverages with added sugars, including sugar-sweetened drinks.  Read more.

Green Your Hormones in 8 Easy Steps

Posted August 24, 2016
Are you feeling tired, moody or stressed? Did you know this could be a result of a hormonal imbalance?  Balanced hormones are just a few easy, sustainable steps away.  Read more.

Vaccines and the Peanut Allergy Epidemic

Posted August 23, 2016
Have you ever wondered why so many kids these days are allergic to peanuts? Where did this allergy come from all of a sudden?  Before 1900, reactions to peanuts were unheard of. Today almost a 1.5 million children in this country are allergic to peanuts.  What happened? Why is everybody buying EpiPens now?  Read more.

Vox Pop: Consumers had this to say about GMO labeling…

Posted August 23, 2016
On the heels of President Barack Obama signing into law a federal bill requiring the disclosure of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) on packaged food and beverage products, we at Beverage Daily and FoodNavigator-USA asked consumers at a downtown Chicago farmers market what they thought of GMOs.  View them here. 

4 Ways Spirulina Algae Helps Prevent Cancer

Posted August 17, 2026
I am constantly amazed at all the natural substances the Creator provides that not only help the body in general but also specifically target cancer cell healing. Spirulina, a blue-green algae that grows primarily in tropical and subtropical lakes, is one such substance. It has been used since ancient times as a protein-packed superfood and source of instant nutrition. Researchers have also discovered specific ways that Spirulina algae can help reduce the risk of many kinds of cancer and, in some cases, heal it.  Read more.

Why What You Eat Before Bed Affects Your Sleep

Posted August 17, 2016
Is late night snacking healthy for you? Eating before bed and eating late at night — a large dinner or something small to snack on while watching your favorite TV show — may help you fall asleep but can affect your overall metabolism and ultimately create stress inside the body.  Read more.

Should All Thyroid Patients Take Iodine?

Posted August 17, 2016
Many practitioners — in particular, alternative, holistic or herbal practitioners — will tell you that if you have a thyroid problem — whatever type of problem it might be — you need supplemental iodine. They may recommend you take it in the form of straight iodine (i.e., Lugol’s solution), as a food like seaweed, as a food supplement like kelp, or as an herb, such as bladderwrack, that contains high levels of iodine.  Read more.

The GMO Debate

Posted August 11, 2016
My name is Robert, and I am a Cornell University undergraduate student. However, I’m not sure if I want to be one any more. Allow me to explain.   Cornell, as an institution, appears to be complicit in a shocking amount of ecologically destructive, academically unethical, and scientifically deceitful behaviour. Perhaps the most potent example is Cornell’s deep ties to industrial GMO agriculture, and the affiliated corporations such as Monsanto. I’d like to share how I became aware of this troubling state of affairs.  Read more.

Food-Sourced Melatonin Provides Natural Way to Help Sleep

Posted August 11, 2016
Studies on melatonin have documented that the body’s own melatonin production helps us fall asleep, yet research on supplemental melatonin has been disappointing. What many have missed is that certain foods provide natural forms of melatonin, which have been shown to raise melatonin blood levels naturally and significantly aid sleep.  Read more.