ACTION ALERT — Tell President Obama to Stop the Toxic Madness!

Posted October 10, 2014
Yesterday, the Organic Consumer Association sent out an email that wasn’t quite right. Turns out the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has not yet approved Dow’s “Deadly Duo” herbicide, made with a combination of Monsanto’s glyphosate and Dow’s “Agent Orange” 2,4-D. CLICK HERE to read more and SIGN THE PETITION to urge the President to step in and OPPOSE EPA’s approval of the new 2,4-D resistant genetically engineered crops.

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UCLA Study: Non-Drug Treatment May Reverse Alzheimer’s

Posted October 20, 2014
Alzheimer’s disease was officially recognized a hundred years ago, but there’s still no effective treatment for it. Now researchers at UCLA say they’ve developed a program that shows for the first time memory loss being reversed.  Read more. 

Liver — Is Yours Healthy?

Posted October 20, 2014
The liver is the body’s largest gland.  It is the only internal organ that will regenerate itself if part of it is damaged.  Up to 25 percent of the liver can be removed and within a short period of time, it will grow back to its original shape and size.  Read more. 

Wood Chips — The Secret to Effortless, Inexpensive Biodynamic Gardening

Posted October 20, 2014
Fortunately, regardless of your income, it is possible to nearly effortlessly grow your own food right in the comfort and convenience of your own backyard and virtually eliminate the time from harvesting to eating.  Paul Gautschi has been a personal inspiration to me, and his garden is a testament to the fact that growing large amounts of healthy food can be very simple, and doesn’t require a lot of time.  Read more.

Will GM Crops Feed the World?

Posted October 20, 2014
Supporters of genetically engineered (also called genetically modified or GM) crops claim that we need this technology to feed a growing global population. However, the promise to “feed the world” with GM crops overlooks the real causes of hunger, and disregards the many harmful impacts of using GM technology.  Read more. 

What Whistleblowers Tell Us About Vaccine Safety and Effectiveness

Posted October 17, 2014
In 2010, two Merck virologists filed a federal lawsuit under the False Claims Act against their former employer, alleging the vaccine maker lied about the effectiveness of their mumps vaccine (which is part of the trivalent measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine).  The whistleblowers, Stephen Krahling and Joan Wlochowski, claimed they witnessed “firsthand the improper testing and data falsification in which Merck engaged to artificially inflate the vaccine’s efficacy findings.”  Read more. 

The Accepted Norms of Health and Wellness in Current Generations Are the Insanities of Tomorrow’s

Posted October 17, 2014
We don’t need to go very far back in time to see what was once acceptable in medicine is now frowned upon by even our mainstream society. In fact, many argue that many past tendencies were deranged insanities of that time. But do things really change through successive generations?  Read more. 

Don’t ‘Tax the Sun,’ Says Petition Author to Energy Company

Posted October 17, 2014
Customers who switch to non-polluting energy like solar and wind should be rewarded for doing their part to get off fossil fuels and help reduce climate change. Instead, a Wisconsin utility company is trying to penalize them, by charging homeowners who install solar panels an extra fee. This petition drive aims to prevent what amounts to a “tax on the sun” before it becomes a reality.  Read more.

Infertility Does not Have to be your Destiny: How my Wife Healed Without Drugs or Surgery

Posted October 17, 2014
Like so many others, we were living the norm, routinely stopping off at the gas station to fill up on refined sugar, caramel coloring and dyes. We didn’t blink, shoveling in the donuts — the comfort of each glazed, bleached pastry passing through. McDonalds and Taco Bell were convenient too — a rush of sodium, grease and fake meat.  Read more. 

Genetics Research — a Largely Failed Science Now Used for Social Control?

Posted October 17, 2014

I’ve previously written about how your environment and lifestyle, particularly your diet, has a direct influence on your genetic expression. For example, research using identical twins have shown that diet trumps genes in terms of the level of health you achieve.  The science of epigenetics also challenges the conventional view of genetics, proving that the environment determines which traits a gene will express, and that your fate is in no way written in stone even if you have genetic predispositions.  Read more. 

Our Secret Weapon: The Green Drink

Posted October 17, 2014
This turbo-charged drink seems to do miraculous things within 8 to 12 hours, including improving eyesight, and the results can last for days. People with fast metabolisms may feel the results within a couple of hours.  Read more. 

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