ACTION ALERT — March Against Monsanto May 23, 2015: Are You Ready?

Posted May 14, 2015
Saturday, May 23, a broad coalition of individuals and groups will gather in cities and towns all over the world, as part of a global March Against Monsanto. The intention of this march is to raise public awareness and bring increasing political pressure to bear regarding Monsanto’s corporate farming and business practices and to fight for labeling of foods that contain genetically engineered and/or modified materials.  Read more and find where the march will be in your area.

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Monsanto knew 35 years ago that its glyphosate-soaked ‘food’ causes cancer

Posted May 18, 2015
Key data outlining the toxicity of glyphosate (Roundup) was recently uncovered, revealing that Monsanto knew about the cancer-causing effects of its best-selling herbicide more than 35 years ago, as did the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and yet neither entity chose to make this information known in the interest of public health.  Read more.

Hillary Clinton’s Monsanto Ties Give Rise to Nickname: “Bride of Frankenfood”

Posted May 18, 2015
EXCERPT: “I was surprised, because these women were really pushing for Hillary until they found out about the Monsanto connection, and then they dropped her like a hot potato,” said James Berge, Democratic Party chairman for Worth County, Iowa. “It’s quite a big issue,” he said. “There’s people who are just wild about all the use of GMOs.”  Read more.

10 Shocking Facts About Your Garbage

Posted May 18, 2015
It’s easy not to think about garbage. You throw away your empty cartons, bags, and cups, and once a week the trash collector comes and takes it all away. Out of sight, out of mind… except that it’s not really gone.  Most US garbage is simply relocated from your garbage can to a landfill or incinerator, both of which are fraught with problems:  Read more.

Fear of Measles: Real or Fabricated?

Posted May 18, 2015
Once upon a time Measles was considered a mild childhood illness that brought families together as a Right of Passage. Measles parties strengthened a child’s immune system for lifelong protection against future disease challenges. References to the measles can be found as early as the 7th century. In 1846, physiologist Peter Panum described lifelong immunity after recovery from the disease while studying a measles epidemic.  Read more.

Against the grain: When not to go on a gluten-free diet

Posted May 18, 2015
A common misconception about gluten-free foods is that they’re healthier than their gluten-containing counterparts. Sometimes gluten-free food can have even more sugar, fat and calories than gluten-containing foods, as manufacturers want to make up for lost taste. Read more.

20 Foods That Are Bad For Your Health (Avoid Them!)

Posted May 15, 2015
There is a lot of confusion out there about which foods are healthy, and which are not.  Here is a list of 20 foods that are generally very unhealthy. If you want to lose weight and avoid chronic disease, then you shouldn’t eat much of these foods.  Read more.