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Food Pyramid Revamped With Plate Shape
May 30, 2011 – 10:46 pm | No Comment
Food Pyramid Revamped With Plate Shape

Will a plate shaped food guide spur Americans to eat healthy?
The nutritional guidelines have had a rocky past, including the original food pyramid that only made the cut after heavy revisions, giving extra emphasis to …

Monsanto Lavishes University With $500K Gift
May 30, 2011 – 10:26 pm | 4 Comments
Monsanto Lavishes University With $500K Gift

Monsanto has bottomless funds to throw around and influence USDA approvals and legislation. As if they do not have enough pull, it is now “gifting” at least one university with half a million dollars, but …

Sleep to Skinny
May 30, 2011 – 10:20 pm | One Comment
Sleep to Skinny

If the sleep research adds up, Americans can spend less time at the gym and more time in a comfy bed with nearly the same results. One of the most overlooked factors in weight gain …

Vaccines & Blue Foot Syndrome
May 28, 2011 – 8:31 pm | No Comment
Vaccines & Blue Foot Syndrome

Where’s the proof? More research! Inconclusive! Vaccines don’t cause autism, that’s a kooky theory. Yet who would vaccinate if there was ANY doubt? Each year that the outcry gets ignored is one more year millions …

GMO Toxins in Vast Majority of Pregnant Women and Fetuses
May 28, 2011 – 8:30 pm | No Comment
GMO Toxins in Vast Majority of Pregnant Women and Fetuses

Last week we posted about the people in South America falling ill from the intense unregulated spraying of GM soy crops. Roundup Ready plants always allow and warrant the most dousing yet. We are well …

Groups Sue US Over Antibiotics in Farm Feed
May 28, 2011 – 8:28 pm | One Comment
Groups Sue US Over Antibiotics in Farm Feed

Last week, a coalition including consumer groups like Center for Science in the Public Interest, Natural Resources Defense Council and more filed a law suit against the FDA for failing to take action regarding the …

AIDS Victim Tells of Healing Virtues of Coconut Oil
May 28, 2011 – 8:27 pm | 2 Comments
AIDS Victim Tells of Healing Virtues of Coconut Oil

At least one HIV victim will be grateful forever for the healing potency found in coconut oil. Tony speaks around the country about his former hopeless battle with HIV and his ravaged self image and …

5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You
May 26, 2011 – 10:44 pm | No Comment
5 Reasons High Fructose Corn Syrup Will Kill You

“If you can’t convince them, confuse them.” Or kill them trying. “Doubt and confusion are the currency of deception, and they sow the seeds of complacency. “
And the Corn Refiners Association (CRA) has …

Factory Farms Pollute 100 Times More Than All In US Combined
May 26, 2011 – 10:22 pm | One Comment
Factory Farms Pollute 100 Times More Than All In US Combined

Pasture animals stagger their manure across acres of grass, but how do factory farmers deal with the waste of thousands of animals held in CAFOs (confined animal feeding operations)? Whether intentional or not, it can …

Another Way Exercise Keeps The Brain Young
May 26, 2011 – 10:21 pm | No Comment
Another Way Exercise Keeps The Brain Young

Culturally, we are always trying to find ways to turn back the hands of time. While we tend to focus on our physical appearance in slowing the aging process, we should pay close attention to …