Marvel over the humble cucumber with these 18 health benefits, which range from keeping your body cool and hydrated to helping prevent diseases such as diabetes. Read more.
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Lab-grown, or cultured, meat is being promoted as the wave of the future — the “green, sustainable” way to have your meat and eat it too. No animal suffering, no greenhouse gas emissions — just meat-like protein that will taste exactly like the burgers and steaks you’re used to. Sound too good to be true? Underneath the greenwashed façade, lab-grown meat has been hyped beyond reality and its promises are slated to fall flat. Fake meats are not about your health or the environment’s; they’re a tool to phase out farmers and ranchers and replace them with an ultraprocessed food product that can be controlled by patents. Read more.
Even though the summer is currently still well heated, believe it or not, it will soon be coming to its close. While that is wonderful news for us fall weather and pumpkin-everything lovers, it presents some rather unfavorable changes as well. As the weather gets cold, nasty little bugs and pesky rodents are doing their best to find a warm place to stay for winter. This means that ugly spiders and rats might just decide to invade your home as the months turn colder. Read more.
Over the last year, Doctors Without Borders has faced a major scandal, as more than 1,000 current and former employees signed on to a letter accusing the Nobel Peace Prize-winning humanitarian organization of institutional racism, citing a colonial mentality in how the group’s European managers view the developing world. Read more.
We are entering a new season with the C problem. The C problem refers to the issue that America and the world have been dealing with since 2019. You may be wondering why I am writing in this type of code? Well, it has not only been a strange time for the public but also for doctors, particularly integrative doctors. All doctors are warned not to recommend natural or pharmaceutical treatments to the public that the CDC and FDA do not endorse for the C problem. Read more.
Last summer when I was working in the garden, I sprained my wrist. The pain was 11 from scale 1 to 10. I had no insurance so pain medications out of the question. So I went to my local herb shop and purchase a small bag of Symphytum x uplandicum, known as Russian Comfrey. With two tablespoonfuls and a coffee press, I religiously took 2 large cups of the herb twice daily for 6 weeks straight. In the middle of the 4th week, I started to see significant improvements to my wrist. I could easily move with with out feeling significant pain. By the 6th week, the pain went from 11 to 0. Read more.
“The response of governments worldwide to COVID-19 has been virology-based, disregarding toxicological issues.” This is a key pullout from a new paper that should change the narrative around the COVID-19 pandemic. It argues that if we want to find the real culprit behind the pandemic, we must look beyond the coronavirus to the various factors that degrade our immune systems, which greatly increases the risk of dying or having serious complications from the virus. Read more.
Lab-grown meat is supposed to be inevitable – but the science tells a different story, concludes a long but incisive article by Joe Fassler in The Counter. The article confirms what we’ve long said about lab-grown fake meat – that it’s too expensive, impractical, energy-hungry, and dangerous to scale up, and will never make financial or environmental sense. Read more.
Mounting research on plums shows promising outcomes on their anti-inflammatory, antioxidant and memory-improving qualities.[i] Researchers are particularly drawn to this fruit for its high phenolic content, primarily antioxidants called anthocyanins. Here’s a rundown of 11 reasons to love and eat plums with gusto today. Read more.