Chronic health conditions such as diabetes, non-alcoholic fatty liver disease, and metabolic syndrome are increasing dramatically. Children are getting sick more often and what we often think of as lifestyle diseases are showing up earlier and earlier. While the types and amounts of food eaten are important factors, chemicals sprayed onto their food can also play a significant role. Read more.
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The Link Between Nightshades, Chronic Pain and Inflammation
Few people are familiar with the term nightshades, and many will be surprised to learn that consuming foods from this plant group may be contributing to their pain and inflammation. Read more.
New Study Reveals Just How Badly Vaccine Mandates Failed
New data on natural immunity and the safety of COVID vaccines cast doubt on the wisdom of mass vaccination campaigns. Action Alert! The public health response to the COVID pandemic, particularly at the outset, boiled down to: stay at home, wash your hands, and wait for the vaccines. Once the vaccines were sped through emergency approval, vaccine passports and mandates soon followed suit. If you didn’t get the vaccine, you were being selfish—so went the conventional wisdom. Read more.
Many U.S. Universities End COVID-19 Vaccine Mandates
Many universities and colleges in the United States required proof of COVID-19 vaccinations for attendance when the shots were first introduced and, until recently, many of these academic institutions also required receipt of the new COVID bivalent booster shots.1 But almost two years since the rollout of the original COVID shots, many universities and colleges are now dropping their mandatory COVID requirements as a condition of students being able to enroll. Read more.
25 Cancer Stem Cell Killing Foods Smarter Than Chemo 7 Radiation
There are thousands of natural compounds that have been studied with demonstrable anti-cancer activity (check out over 600 on our cancer research database), but only a small subset of these have been proven to target and kill the cancer stem cells which lie at the root of cancer malignancy. Turmeric, for instance, we have featured a number of times for this “smart kill” property of targeting just the heart of cancerous tumors. Read more.
Angelica: The All-Purpose Herb You Can Easily Grow at Home
Do you want a multipurpose herb that you can grow easily in your garden or on your windowsill? Angelica is your best bet. This hardy perennial plant, also known as Archangelica officinalis, has been utilized in traditional medicine and culinary arts for ages. Read more.
REI Responds to Pressure to Remove PFAS from Clothing and Cookware
This week, REI Co-op made an announcement that the company would be phasing out toxic PFAS “Forever Chemicals” from cookware and textile products as outlined in their Product Impact Standards Version 3.0, February 2023. The new policy will have a far reaching impact, affecting REI’s 1,000+ brand partners and suppliers. Read more.
Ultraprocessed Foods Are Carcinogenic
Globally, 1 in 6 deaths is caused by cancer, an especially tragic statistic since it’s estimated that at least 50% of cancer causes are preventable.1 One key risk factor you can modify to lower your risk? Diet, including intake of ultraprocessed foods. Read more.
‘Hidden Dangers’ of Mammograms Every Woman Should Know About
Millions of women undergo them annually, but few are even remotely aware of just how many dangers they are exposing themselves to in the name of prevention, not the least of which are misdiagnosis, overdiagnosis and the promotion of breast cancer itself. Read more.
With EPA delay tactics stopped, a federal judge moves ahead with trial that may end water fluoridation in America
At a hearing on January 12th, 2023, delays in a federal water fluoridation trial have come to a halt, as Judge Edward Chen denied the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)’s motion for another six-month delay that its attorney had sought. EPA is being sued by the educational non-profit Fluoride Action Network (FAN) and other health advocates for ignoring scientific evidence that water fluoridation is harmful to children’s brains. Read more.