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Which Produce Has the Most Pesticides?

Here are the 14 Foods You MUST Buy Organic Having a nutrient rich dinner tonight? Want a salad? Choosing healthful ingredients like kale, spinach, tomatoes, and cucumbers? Here’s the sad truth: unless that salad is organic,  those healthful-sounding ingredients could contain more pesticide residue than nearly anything else on the produce aisle. Sure, Big Agri will tell you that the pesticides they use are different and that they won’t harm ...Read full article...

Eat to Starve Cancer

A poor diet is responsible for 90% of cancer incidence. William Li presents a new way to think about treating cancer and other diseases: anti-angiogenesis, preventing the growth of blood vessels that feed a tumor. The crucial first (and best) step: Eating cancer-fighting foods that cut off the supply lines and beat cancer at its own game.Read full article...

Global Food Waste: The Numbers Behind The Problem

If the amount of food wasted around the world were reduced by 25%, there would be enough food to feed everyone who is malnourished. Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food, or about a third of what is produced is wasted in one way or another. Almost half of all fruit and vegetables, 35% of fish and seafood, 30% of cereals, 20% of dairy products and 20% of meat ...Read full article...

No Poison is Good for You in Small Doses

A not so recent practice and talk point from mainstream media and conventional medicine says that inventions such as vaccines or other products manufactured by large corporate multinationals are safe, or that they are not as dangerous for people because the doses of life-threatening chemicals in them is very low. It is important to raise the point here that no toxic chemical has ever been proven to be safe ...Read full article...

Still Think the Economy is “Recovering”? Walmart Is Closing 269 Stores

The economy is collapsing around us, and if you aren’t already prepared, it’s time to get with it ASAP, because Wal-Mart is closing 269 stores. If that doesn’t ring loud, clanging warning bells for you, then nothing will convince you of the need to prepare for economic collapse. If you listened to the State of the Union address (listen for free) last week, you heard President Obama accuse those who ...Read full article...

Why (and How) to Know the Origin of Your Meat

As often occurs, members of Congress snuck some crusty little barnacles onto the budget bill that would have been hard to pass on their own. One of those was repealing the law that required labels letting you know the origin of your meat sold in US grocery stores. The World Trade Organization said those labels were unfair to foreign meat producers. The only reason this would be “unfair” is ...Read full article...

How to Rid Your Environment of the Sources of Chronic Illness

Did you ever wonder why our country seems to be getting sicker by the year? Given the huge leaps in medical technology and the scientific discoveries made over the past decades, doesn’t it seem as though people in civilized countries would be leading longer, healthier lives? In reality, it’s just the opposite. Everyone is either sick themselves or knows someone who is sick. People are living sicker and dying ...Read full article...

How Modern Life Destroys Survival Instinct

Our world today would seem magical to our ancestors. Our needs are met almost immediately, we have clean water at the turn of a knob, heat at the push of a button, and light with the flip of a switch.  Food is purchased in a box, ready to heat, and a person can prepare a meal in under 6 minutes using the microwave oven that’s a fixture in most ...Read full article...

What is food if not your Medicine

Shouldn’t you be paying close attention to what you ingest, then? Most of our readers are probably aware of the difference between real food and products labeled as things that someone thinks is food. However, non-food products are closer to our fridges and dinner tables than we think, even while being careful with what we eat. The average supermarket, which most people recognize are their only source of food, ...Read full article...

Half of All Children Will Be Autistic by 2025, Warns Senior Research Scientist at MIT

Why? Evidence points to glyphosate toxicity from the overuse of Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide on our food. by AllianceforNaturalHealth anh-usa.org 30 December 2014 For over three decades, Stephanie Seneff, PhD, has researched biology and technology, over the years publishing over 170 scholarly peer-reviewed articles . In recent years she has concentrated on the relationship between nutrition and health, tackling such topics as Alzheimer’s, autism, and cardiovascular diseases, as well as ...Read full article...

“Free Trade” Agreements Are Criminalising Farmers’ Seeds

Eradicating small and mid-size farming is being carried out for the Benefit of Multinational Corporations GRAIN – What could be more routine than saving seeds from one season to the next? After all, that is how we grow crops on our farms and in our gardens. Yet from Guatemala to Ghana, from Mozambique to Malaysia, this basic practice is being turned into a criminal offence, so that half a ...Read full article...

Local Farming is Key to Curbing World Hunger

In spite of Big Agra’s claim that GMO foods are a necessity to keep the world well fed, the Food and Agriculture Organization seems to think differently. Family farms are the “backbone” in the fight against hunger and to achieve sustainable rural development. This is the conclusion of the annual report released today by the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO). In its report on “The State of ...Read full article...

Lack of Pollination Threatens Levels of Micronutrients in Food

The problems affecting bees and other pollinating insects, with the massive disappearance of populations for reasons not entirely known, are a major threat to global food supply. That we know for sure. But now, another caveat has been added to the bee extinction crisis. Not only may food not be available to all of us, but perhaps the little food we get may be nutritionally poor. especially in parts ...Read full article...

Foreign Investors Grabbing African and Asian Lands

Grain.org October7, 2014 Since the global food crisis of 2008, there has been a massive wave of private sector investment in food production. The World Bank maintains that this money means innovation, jobs and more food for a hungry planet. But examining the investments made by one of the most active private sector players in the global rush to acquire farmland – Chinnakannan Sivasankaran – GRAIN has uncovered a ...Read full article...

Big Agriculture Attempts to Mislead Consumers

by Ulson Gunnar New Eastern Outook September 29, 2014 It would seem that large agricultural corporations touting genetically modified organisms (GMOs) they claim possess enhanced benefits for farmers and consumers would be proud to differentiate their products on the shelves from organic and traditionally produced food. However that is not the case. Not only is big-ag attempting to hide the true nature of their products, but the many big-business ...Read full article...
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