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drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant
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Feeling old? It might be from heavy metal. High exposure to the toxic metal cadmium could prematurely age cells, potentially triggering a number of diseases as people age, according to a new study. In a large national study, high exposure to cadmium was linked to shorter telomeres, "bits of DNA that act as caps" on chromosomes to help stabilize genes, said Ami Zota, a George Washington University assistant professor of environmental and occupational health who led the study. Shorten those caps too much, and cells weaken, leading to diseases. The metal Cadmium has been associated with inflammation, oxidative stress and the inhibiting of DNA repair all of which could promote telomere shortening. Previous health studies have linked cadmium exposure to chronic kidney disease, diabetes and heart disease. Environmental Health News
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announced Wednesday that all travelers will be monitored for 21 days after arriving in the U.S. from the three West Africans countries where Ebola is spreading. Starting Monday, each traveler from Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea will be given a "care kit" that includes a thermometer and instructions for how to use it as well as a description of possible Ebola symptoms and what to do if any of them develop. Such travelers, who most likely will include health-care workers assisting in the Ebola fight and journalists, will be required to take their temperatures twice daily for 21 days and report the result to the state health department where they reside.
October 21, 2014 - Could it be because there is little profit to be made from them? With Ebola panic taking hold of the country, we hear very little about the natural ways to prevent the disease or treat the patients. This becomes even more important when you consider that these natural ways are less expensive and can often be self-administered. In addition, they often build up the immune system, and people susceptible to Ebola are more likely to have compromised immune systems.
Gigi the robot looks like a skinny, harmless cousin of R2-D2, but the machine is a cold-blooded killer for hire, a germ zapper that could become an important weapon in the fight against Ebola. After being wheeled into patient rooms at St. Joseph Hospital, humans clear out, and Gigi begins popping and blasting ultraviolet light that's 25,000 times more powerful than sunlight in killing contagion. More effective than using cleansing bleach by hand, the UV light touches and cleans all surfaces, including under the bed or between folds on curtains. After five or 10 minutes, the germs' DNA are so badly damaged that they can't replicate and they die. Click link to read whole article
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We must all adopt our own version of the Hypocratic Oath: First, make the body healthy. Then, see a doctor only if needed. In 1781, Thomas Jefferson wrote, "If people let the government decide what foods they eat and what medicines they take, their bodies will soon be in as sorry a state as are the souls of those who live under tyranny."
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An estimated 100 billion pounds of food, enough to totally eliminate hunger, is thrown away annually in the United States. It does not have to be this way - and you can help.
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America (like most other countries) has suffered from a disconnect between the 42 million people who grow food in home and community gardens (often more than they can use) and the 50 million Americans (including 1 in 4 kids under the age of six) who don't have enough food. This has contributed to a staggering amount of food waste, a growing epidemic of childhood obesity and Type II diabetes, and an increase in the waste stream and climate change gas emissions not to speak of higher costs for the community and the country. Learn how technology can help move solutions from government to the local level, what lessons learned from the inner workings of the Internet have actually been applied to our food distribution network, and about the challenges faced by disruptive solutions in philanthropy.
15 "Health Foods" That Are Really Junk Foods in Disguise
600 Reasons Turmeric May Be The World's Most Important Herb There is a medicinal spice so timelessly interwoven with the origins of human culture and metabolism, so thoroughly supported by modern scientific inquiry, as to be unparalleled in its proven value to human health and well-being. Indeed, turmeric turns the entire drug-based medical model on its head. Instead of causing far more side effects than therapeutic ones, as is the case for most patented pharmaceutical medications, turmeric possesses hundreds of potential side benefits, having been empirically demonstrated to positively modulate over 160 different physiological pathways in the mammalian body. While no food or herb is right for everyone, and everything has the potential for unintended, adverse side effects, turmeric is truly unique in its exceptionally high margin of safety vis-à-vis the drugs it has been compared with, e.g. hydrocortisone, ibuprofen, chemotherapy agents. Furthermore, nothing within the modern-day pharmaceutical armamentarium comes even remotely close to turmeric's 6,000 year track record of safe use in Ayurvedic medicine. Despite its vast potential for alleviating human suffering, turmeric will likely never receive the FDA stamp of approval, due to its lack of exclusivity, patentability and therefore profitability. Truth be told, the FDA's "gold standard" for proving the value of a prospective medicinal substance betrays the age old aphorism: "he who owns the gold makes the rules," and unless an investor is willing to risk losing the 800+ million dollars that must be spent upfront, the FDA-required multi-phased double-blind, randomized clinical trials will not occur. For additional details on this rather seedy arrangement read our article on the topic: Why The Law Forbids The Medicinal Use of Natural Substances.
Here at GreenMedInfo.com, we have reviewed over 5,000 study abstracts from the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database known as MEDLINE and have discovered over 600 potential health benefits of turmeric, and/or its primary polyphenol known as curcumin. These can be viewed on our turmeric research page which is dedicated to disseminating the research on the topic to a larger audience.
New food labels: Calories and serving sizes to change - For the first time in 20 years, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is proposing changes to food labels. The goal is to help consumers achieve healthy diets by providing updated nutrition information based on current knowledge about the associations between nutrients and chronic diseases or public health-related conditions in the U.S., as well as current information on consumer behavior and consumption patterns.
The new label also will:
· Update the list of nutrients that are required or permitted to be listed.
· Use updated daily reference values and reference daily intake values.
· Use up-to-date serving sizes.
Koch ally to introduce Monsanto-backed bill to bar state GMO labeling laws
April 4, 2014 - Rep. Mike Pompeo will introduce legislation backed by powerful trade groups to prevent states from passing laws requiring the labeling of genetically-modified foods, according to reports. The bill is linked to biotech giant Monsanto and Koch Industries.
The Great Con-ola: Canola Oil - thought by most to be a very healthy oil is being revealed for what it really is - a very processed product that is derived from the rapeseed and not good for your body! What we have in the United States is not the same as the Asian version....read the whole article here.
Obama betrays America yet again by signing the 'Monsanto Protection Act' into law
March 28, 2013 (NaturalNews) President Barack Obama campaigned on promises to end secret prisons, decriminalize marijuana, balance the budget, honor the Second Amendment and make health care affordable. But what really unfolded was an explosion in the national debt (now $16 trillion and climbing), the signing of the NDAA, a claimed new power to kill any American at any time, even on U.S. soil, the use of military drones to murder American children overseas, a full-on assault against the Bill of Rights, a doubling of health insurance rates and the destruction of the U.S. economy.
Now Obama has signed the "Monsanto Protection Act" into law, stabbing America in the heart yet again and proving that no matter how convincing politicians appear on the campaign trail, they are still sociopathic liars in the end. The Monsanto Protection Act, part of the HR 933 continuing resolution, allows Monsanto to override U.S. federal courts on the issue of planting experimental genetically engineered crops all across the country. Even if those experimental crops are found to be extremely dangerous or to cause a runaway crop plague, the U.S. government now has no judicial power to stop them from being planted and harvested. As ibtimes.com reports, the bill "effectively bars federal courts from being able to halt the sale or planting of GMO or GE crops and seeds, no matter what health consequences from the consumption of these products may come to light in the future."
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/039668_Monsanto_Protection_Act_Obama_deception_GMOs.html#ixzz2OxWZHBr4
Monsanto gives up on new GM crops in EU
Brussels (AFP) July 18, 2013 - Faced with widespread concerns in Europe over its genetically modified foods, US agro-chemicals giant Monsanto said Thursday it was giving up on plans to grow new GM crops in the EU, which has held up approval for years. The EU currently allows only two GM products to be grown in the 28-member bloc -- Monsanto's MON 810 maize and German conglomerate BASF's Amflora potato.
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Regulators Discover a Hidden Viral Gene in Commercial GMO Crops
January 21, 2013 - by Jonathan Latham and Allison Wilson
How should a regulatory agency announce they have discovered something potentially very important about the safety of products they have been approving for over twenty years? In the course of analysis to identify potential allergens in GMO crops, the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has belatedly discovered that the most common genetic regulatory sequence in commercial GMOs also encodes a significant fragment of a viral gene (Podevin and du Jardin 2012). This finding has serious ramifications for crop biotechnology and its regulation, but possibly even greater ones for consumers and farmers. This is because there are clear indications that this viral gene (called Gene VI) might not be safe for human consumption. It also may disturb the normal functioning of crops, including their natural pest resistance. Continue Reading
Researchers develop vaccine jab for newborn babies right out of the womb
Thursday, March 28, 2013 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer (NaturalNews) Having to wait two months after birth to administer the first round of vaccines to an infant (with the exception of the fraudulent Hepatitis B vaccine) is apparently too long for the money-hungry vaccine industry, which is hard at work on a new vaccine technology that will allow vaccines to be administered immediately after a child is born. According to a new study published in the open-access journal PLoS ONE, scientists have already concocted a synthetic substance they say is capable of effectively triggering an immune response in newborn babies, a fresh feat for the industry.
Learn more: http://www.naturalnews.com/039682_vaccine_jab_newborn_babies_infants.html#ixzz2Oxvq4gQZ
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Google Maps Of Human Metabolism, Most Comprehensive Map Of Human Metabolism Made To Date
The most complete and comprehensive systems reconstruction of human metabolism to date has now been created via the collaboration of a large number of international researchers. Some of the researchers have likened it to the the "Google Maps" of human metabolism, merging extremely complex details into a easy to navigate and understand interactive map. The researchers think that their new model, dubbed "Recon 2?, will be very helpful in the identification of the myriad causes of many common diseases, and of the available treatments. Cancer, neurodegenerative disorders, and diabetes, have been singled out as some of the diseases that the new map will help us to understand better. Read more
The 12 Most Chemically Ridden Produce Items You Should Buy Organic
Not all of us can afford eating a completely organic diet, but this doesn't mean we should not buy produce because of pesticides. It's clear that eating conventional produce is much better than a diet that is more focused on processed foods and animal products. So if you are tight on resources and have to focus on only buying certain items organically, check out this list to know how to make smarter choices at the market.
New links between pesticides & Parkinson's
Thu, 2013-01-10 - A new study from neurologists at UCLA adds to the growing scientific evidence showing an ever stronger link between exposure to pesticides and development of Parkinson's disease. This latest study documents how the fungicide benomyl triggers a cascade of events at the cellular level that increase the likelihood of developing Parkinson's. The researchers say the findings clarify the role of naturally occurring enzymes in the brain, and may help in efforts to slow progression of the disease - even among those not exposed to pesticides. The study also confirms that avoiding pesticide exposure can only help. Continue Reading
Purified Extracts From Green Tea And Red Wine Interrupt Alzheimer's Disease Pathway In Cells
Feb. 7, 2013 Natural chemicals found in green tea and red wine may disrupt
a key step of the Alzheimer's disease pathway, according to new research
from the University of Leeds. In early-stage laboratory experiments, the
researchers identified the process which allows harmful clumps of protein
to latch on to brain cells, causing them to die. They were able to interrupt
this pathway using the purified extracts of EGCG from green tea and resveratrol
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4 Simple Tips To Avoid Buying GMO's
1. Buy Organic - Certified organic products cannot intentionally include any GMO ingredients
2. Look for "Non-GMO Project" verified seals
3. Avoid At-Risk Ingredients including Corn, Soybeans, Canola, Cottonseed
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FINLAND, Minn. - Nov. 15, 2012 - The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) today called for a national boycott of the popular natural and organic brands owned by 10 parent companies that donated to defeat Prop 37, the California Right to Know GMO labeling initiative. The OCA is also calling on other consumer protection groups, and public health, agriculture, natural health, environmental and political groups to urge their members and supporters to participate in the boycott.
"Among the largest bankrollers of the NO on 37 campaign were huge multinational food and beverage companies whose subsidiaries make billions selling popular organic and 'natural' brands," said Ronnie Cummins, Director of the OCA and the Organic Consumers Fund, which donated more than $1 million to the YES on 37 campaign. "It's time to send these companies a message: Either start supporting GMO labeling initiatives, including the upcoming one in Washington State, or consumers will stop buying your products," Cummins said.
Prop 37was narrowly defeated on Nov. 6, thanks to a relentless, deceitful $46-million advertising blitz. Among the food companies that helped to defeat the measure were:
PepsiCo (Donated $2.5M): Naked Juice, Tostito's Organic, Tropicana Organic
Kraft (Donated $2M): Boca Burgers and Back to Nature
Safeway (Member of Grocery Manufacturers Association, which donated $2M):"O" Organics
Coca-Cola (Donated $1.7M): Honest Tea, Odwalla
General Mills (Donated $1.2M): Muir Glen, Cascadian Farm, Larabar
Con-Agra (Donated $1.2M): Orville Redenbacher's Organic, Hunt's Organic, Lightlife, Alexia
Kellogg's (Donated $791k): Kashi, Bear Naked, Morningstar Farms, Gardenburger
Smucker's (Donated $555k ): R.W. Knudsen, Santa Cruz Organic
Unilever (Donated $467k): Ben & Jerry's
Dean Foods (Donated $254k): Horizon, Silk, White Wave
The OCA's million-plus network of consumers, along with the 5 million Californians who voted YES on 37 and the 90% of consumers nationwide who want mandatory GMO labeling, are gearing up for the next GMO labeling battles, in Washington State, Vermont, and Connecticut. The boycott is part of a strategy to force the parent companies of organic and natural brands to side with consumers, or risk losing their brand loyalty. For the Comprehensive List of brands, click here.
The Organic Consumers Association (OCA) is an online and grassroots non-profit 501(c)3 public interest organization campaigning for health, justice, and sustainability. The Organic Consumers Fund is a 501(c)4 allied organization of the Organic Consumers Association, focused on grassroots lobbying and legislative action.
ScienceDaily (Sep. 20, 2011) - What should we eat? Answers abound in
the media, all of which rely on their interpretation of recent medical literature
to come up with recommendations for the healthiest diet. But what if you
could answer this question at a molecular level -- what if you could find
out how our genes respond to the foods we eat, and what this does to the
cellular processes that make us healthy -- or not? That's precisely what
biologists at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology have done.
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The Unhealthy Truth: How Our Food Is Making Us Sick and What We Can Do About It
OCTOBER 10, 2011 5:36 AM - Robyn O'Brien shares her personal story and how it inspired her current path as a "Real Food" evangelist. Grounded in a successful Wall Street career that was more interested in food as good business than good-for-you, this mother of four was shaken awake by the dangerous allergic reaction of one of her children to a "typical" breakfast. Her mission to unearth the cause revealed more about the food industry than she could stomach, and impelled her to share her findings with others. Informative and inspiring.
Hundreds of citizens, (even including NYC chefs in their white chef hats) joined Occupy the Food System groups, ie Food Democracy Now, gathered outside the Federal Courts in Manhattan on January 31st, to support organic family farmers in their landmark lawsuit against Big Agribusiness giant Monsanto. (Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association v. Monsanto) Oral arguments were heard that day concerning the lawsuit by 83 plaintiffs representing over 300,000 organic farmers, organic seed growers, and organic seed businesses. Read Full Article Here
Natural Therapies: Cardiologists Examine Alternatives to Halt High Blood Pressure
Yoga Eases Back Pain in Largest U.S. Yoga Study to Date - Yoga classes were linked to better back-related function and diminished symptoms from chronic low back pain in the largest U.S. randomized controlled trial of yoga to date, published by the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Tell Congress and the FDA their Draft Guidance on NDIs is Bad for Consumers
The FDA issued draft guidance for complying with the New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notification protocols. This guidance will create such huge barriers for supplement manufacturers that it will be much more difficult and expensive to produce them. But of course, that means consumers would either have to pay much more for nutritional supplements, or else risk not being able to buy them at all if the manufacturer deems them too expensive to produce.
Tell Congress to Oppose the Dietary Supplement Labeling Act
The Dietary Supplement Labeling Act has been introduced in the Senate. The bill instead targets supplements and supplement manufacturers, exploiting a hot-button food issue to try to pass more regulation for dietary supplements. Moreover, almost all of its provisions are already covered by existing law. There is no need for any new legislation; the only need is for existing laws to be fully enforced.
Organic Food Deserts, Whole Paycheck, and the Myth of "Natural": The Organic Movement's Challenge by Ronnie Cummins
"Before we pat ourselves on the back for reaching a point where $30 billion of the U.S.'s $750 billion in yearly grocery store sales are certified organic (consumers are also buying another $51 billion worth of so-called "natural" foods and products); before we congratulate ourselves on the fact that there are thousands of well-stocked health food stores and co-ops across the country, as well as 6,132 farmers markets (up 350% since 1994), and 13,000 local CSA (community supported agriculture) buying clubs with a total of 400,000 members, let's put our organic movement's accomplishments in perspective. The overwhelming majority of Americans are still eating non-organic, pesticide-laden, genetically engineered, overly processed, junk foods on a regular basis, spending half of their food dollars on super-sized industrial chow in restaurants, cafeterias, and fast-food outlets. Skyrocketing rates of obesity, cancer, heart disease, and other diet-related diseases, and a devastated rural landscape of factory farms, monoculture crops, lifeless soil, polluted waterways, and depleted aquifers are a testimony to the monumental challenge that still lies ahead..." Read more
July 1, 2011 - Sneak Attack on Supplements: FDA and Senator Durbin Use Slow News Day to Launch
Today, both the FDA and Sen. Dick Durbin (D-IL) dropped policy "bombs" on those of us who use dietary supplements. First, the FDA has issued draft guidance for complying with the New Dietary Ingredient (NDI) notification protocols contained by the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA). As you may recall, DSHEA said that supplements already on sale prior to the passage of the act were "grandfathered" in, and did not have to be reviewed by the FDA. New supplements developed after the Act have been in a kind of limbo waiting for the FDA to spell out the procedures to be followed...read full article/alert here
Obama's Food Police in Staggering Crackdown on Market to Kids - 06/21/2011
Tony the Tiger, some NASCAR drivers and cookie-selling Girl Scouts will be out of a job unless grocery manufacturers agree to reinvent a vast array of their products to satisfy the Obama administration's food police. Either retool the recipes to contain certain levels of sugar, sodium and fats, or no more advertising and marketing to tots and teenagers, say several federal regulatory agencies. The same goes for restaurants.
Wildlife Refuges to be Planted with GMOs - It is becoming increasingly difficult to find animals that haven't been force-fed GMO grain. To top it all off, even Alfalfa, which is a staple cattle feed in America, will be genetically engineered thanks to Land O' Lakes, Forage Genetics and Monsanto. But that isn't enough for this administration. Now they are going after wildlife too.
19 Studies Link GMO Foods to Organ Disruption- By Dr. Mercola - April 27 2011
A new paper demonstrates that consuming genetically modified (GM) food leads to significant organ disruptions in rats and mice. Researchers reviewed data from 19 studies and found that parameters including blood and urine biochemistry and organ weights were significantly disrupted in the GM-fed animals...
Diabetes Rapidly Rising Worldwide - June 27, 2011 Diabetes Cases Double to 347 Million Worldwide
Nearly 10 percent of adults worldwide have diabetes, and new research suggests the rate of new cases is rising rapidly. Over the past three decades, the number of adults with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes worldwide has more than doubled, jumping from 153 million in 1980 to 347 million today.
USDA Scraps Food Pyramid for Plate - June 02, 2011 USDA unveils the new food icon, MyPlate, to replace the food pyramid that served as the standard for dietary guidelines for nearly 20 years. Move over food pyramid. Make way for the plate. The food pyramid that has been the standard for healthy eating for almost 20 years has been replaced by a new icon aimed at helping Americans adopt healthier eating habits as part of the governmental push to tackle the obesity crisis.....Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/06/02/usda-scraps-food-pyramid-for-plate
New Strain of E. Coli Reaches U.S. - June 02, 2011 - Health officials said Thursday three people in the United States are suspected to have fallen ill from E. coli bacteria after traveling to Germany where the mystery outbreak has led to the deaths of 18 people and sickened at least 1,600. A total of 18 people in Europe have died from the outbreak, all but one of them in Germany. German authorities have failed to pinpoint the source of the bacteria, which has sickened more than 2,000 people in the last month, but have warned consumers against eating raw vegetables. Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/health/2011/06/02/new-strain-e-coli-in-europe
Hundreds of herbal remedies now outlawed across Europe - May 13, 2011 (NaturalNews) Live in Europe? Get your herbs while they last. New rules put forth by the European Union (EU) will ban the sale of certain herbal remedies that have been used for centuries.
Traditional herbs such a St. John's Wort or Echinacea must now meet strict licensing guidelines in order to be sold, while other lesser-known herbs that haven't been "traditionally" used in the last 30 years won't even make the cut to reach consumer shelves. Only those products that have been "assessed" by the Medicine and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will be available for purchase. The real kicker? Even approved products will only be recommended for minor ailments such as the common cold, which means that product labeling may no longer be allowed to convey the potent health benefits of widely-used herbal remedies....click link above to read full article
Herbal remedies banned as new EU rules take effect - Manufacturers and herbal practitioners say strict guidelines aimed at improving safety could force them out of business
FDA Accuses Supplement Manufacturers of...Selling Drugs?
Misleading claims vs. legitimate science-getting to the truth can be a minefield! Which is why the Free Speech about Science Act of 2011 (FSAS) HR 1364 is so important. Read the Free Speech about Science Act White Paper Current actions: 4/5/2011: Referred to the House Committee on Energy and Commerce. 4/6/2011: Referred to the Subcommittee on Health.
Lifestyle Affects Life Expectancy More Than Genetics - Gothenburg, Sweden (SPX) Feb 09, 2011 - How long your parents lived does not affect how long you will live. Instead it is how you live your life that determines how old you will get, reveals research from the University of Gothenburg recently published in the Journal of Internal Medicine. Those who did not smoke, consumed moderate amounts of coffee and had a good socio-economic status at the age of 50 (measured in terms of housing costs), as well as good physical working capacity at the age of 54 and low cholesterol
USDA Says Yes to Genetically Engineered Sugarbeets-Kiss "Organic" Goodbye! - February 8, 2011
The US Department of Agriculture last Friday gave farmers the go-ahead to resume planting Roundup Ready sugarbeets-claiming it's the only way to avoid a nationwide shortage of sugar! Hot on the heels of the deregulation of genetically engineered (GE) alfalfa, the USDA said it would once again allow the GE sugarbeet to be planted, contrary to the order of district court judge Jeffrey S. White, who said a full environmental impact statement (EIS) needed to be done first....
Type 2 Diabetes and Diet - Maintaining your diet when you've been diagnosed with type 2 diabetes can be a real challenge, but it can also mean the difference between life and death. Those afflicted with type 2 diabetes either don't produce enough insulin, or the white blood cells in the body ignore the insulin, affecting the body's glucose levels. Stabilizing glucose is key to remaining healthy, and the more you can do this naturally through diet, the better...
New Government Report Says FDA Should Ask Congress for More Authority over Health Claims - January 25, 2011 - Who should worry about this? And will consumers learn even less about what they are eating?
On January 14, the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report called "Food Labeling: FDA Needs to Reassess Its Approach to Protecting Consumers from False or Misleading Claims." The request for the study came from the same appropriations subcommittee in both chambers of Congress: the Subcommittee on Agriculture, Rural Development, Food and Drug Administration, and Related Agencies. Herb Kohl (D-WI) in the Senate and Rose DeLauro (D-CT) in the House were the respective subcommittee chairs. Full Article Here
Food safety bill invokes Codex harmonization and grants FDA authority to police food safety of foreign nations
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor - (NaturalNews) Of all the talk about S.510, virtually no one has actually read the language in the bill -- especially not those lawmakers who voted for it. The more you read from this bill, the more surreal it all becomes. For example, did you know there's a global FDA power grab agenda hidden in the Food Safety Modernization Act? Keep reading and I'll quote text straight out of the bill itself....click above link for the full article.
With food safety bill, U.S. government will spend nearly $1 million per person to prevent food-borne illness deaths
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor - (NaturalNews) The recently-passed Food Safety Modernization Act, which was passed in order to prevent food-borne illness deaths in the USA, will cost $1.4 billion over the first five years. But nobody thinks about the economics of the issue. How many people are we going to save by spending this $1.4 billion, even assuming it works?...click above link to read full article.
Both House and Senate Vote YES on Food Safety Bill - December 21, 2010
The House of Representatives passed the Food Safety bill-which the Senate, in one of the most underhanded legislative maneuvers we've ever seen, approved late Sunday night. It now goes to the president to be signed into law. As we told you last week, Democrats first attempted to attach the food safety bill to the short-term spending measure to keep the government running, but Republicans balked because they wanted to keep that measure clean. So Sunday night, the Senate raised it as an amendment to a completely unrelated bill from the House of Representatives-H.R. 2751, the Consumer Assistance to Recycle and Save Act! View the pdf of the bill that is going to the White House for signature.
Update on the Food Safety Bill S.510 - Take Action! A year after it was reported out of Committee, the Food Safety Modernization Act (S.510) passed the Senate, 73-25. The bill was sent to the House for their consideration, but is currently stalled because the Senate violated a constitutional requirement that tax provisions originate in the House.
The only way for the Democratic leadership to get the bill to the President's desk now is for the House to pass a new version of the bill and send it back to the Senate for a final vote. That's only possible with a unanimous consent agreement to limit debate in the Senate. The bill's chief opponent, Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.), will not agree to such a deal, so the bill is unlikely to become law.
The real nitty-gritty on small farms and the food-safety bill - Read different opinions and bill analysis
Don't Let the FDA Ban a Natural Form of Vitamin B-6! - Everyone says, "Take your vitamins." If only they'd let us! Vitamin B6 is something of a miracle worker. The FDA bans one of the most bioavailable forms of it so a drug company can monopolize it. Now even the form of B6 we can't live without is at risk of being banned for the same reason-because a drug company wants it!
The Food Crisis is Not About a Food Shortage - Why the Hunger Continues ... Source
The food crisis of 2008 never really ended, it was ignored and forgotten. The rich and powerful are well fed; they had no food crisis, no shortage, so in the West, it was little more than a short lived sound bite, tragic but forgettable. To the poor in the developing world, whose ability to afford food is no better now than in 2008, the hunger continues. Hunger can have many contributing factors; natural disaster, discrimination, war, poor infrastructure. So why, regardless of the situation, is high tech agriculture always assumed to be the only the solution? This premise is put forward and supported by those who would benefit financially if their "solution" were implemented. Corporations peddle their high technology genetically engineered seed and chemical packages, their genetically altered animals, always with the "promise" of feeding the world. Politicians and philanthropists, who may mean well, jump on the high technology band wagon. Could the promise of financial support or investment return fuel their apparent compassion?...read full article
Will the Agency Protect Consumers or the Profits of a Few Corporations
The FDA and Frankenfoods
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has sent enforcement letters warning food makers that they cannot label their products as free of genetically modified or genetically engineered ingredients. The letters were sent as a heated debate is taking place over whether the agency should approve a genetically engineered (GE) salmon that grows at twice the rate of salmon in the wild.
Sarah Alexander of the nonprofit Food & Water Watch says, "The FDA has a flawed process for approving these GE salmon and unfortunately for us, the process isn't focused on what happens to people who eat genetically engineered animals. If the FDA moves forward, these salmon would be the first GE animals approved for human consumption."
Study finds commercial organic farms have better fruit and soil, lower environmental impact
Research team compared fields and fruits in heart of nation's strawberry patch .-Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse. DNA analysis found the organically managed soils had dramatically more total and unique genes and greater genetic diversity, important measures of the soil's resilience to stress and ability to carry out essential processes.
The War Over Raw Milk Heats Up
The FDA has long banned interstate sales of raw milk. Many states restrict or prohibit the sale of raw milk entirely.
Raw milk drinkers and sellers began fighting back in early 2010, filing suit against the FDA and claiming that banning interstate sales is unconstitutional. The case is now pending while the crackdowns continue....read full article
Raw Milk -Information and Sources
4 Simple Ways to Avoid GMOs
1. Buy organic - organic producers are not allowed to use GMOs
2. Look for "Non-GMO" labels
3. Avoid risky ingredients: corn, soy, vegetable oil (canola, cottonseed, and soybean), sugarbeet sugar
4. Buy products listed in the Non-GMO Shopping Guide
Get the Non-GMO Shopping Guide
Wonderful Stress Meditation from Archangel Michael
You are seeing time speed up along with more and more chaos forming around you. When major stress impacts your life, it puts a damper on your spiritual frequency levels as well as damages your physical body, unless it is cleared.
Hair provides proof of the link between chronic stress and heart attack
Researchers at The University of Western Ontario have provided the first direct evidence using a biological marker, to show chronic stress plays an important role in heart attacks. Stressors such as job, marital and financial problems have been linked to the increased risk for developing cardiovascular disease including heart attack. But there hasn't been a biological marker to measure chronic stress. Drs. Gideon Koren and Stan Van Uum developed a method to measure cortisol levels in hair providing an accurate assessment of stress levels in the months prior to an acute event such as a heart attack. The research is published on-line in the journal Stress.
Calcium and Heart Attack-What You Really Need to Know
You saw the sensational media headlines last week: calcium supplements cause heart attacks! If you take calcium, be sure to read this. This was another example of bad research, poorly constructed from a scientific point of view. But it does contain an element of truth that we all need to understand.
Could diabetes be in your bones? Our bones have much greater influence on the rest of our bodies than they are often given credit for, according to two new studies in the July 23 issue of Cell
Health care reform bill dooms America to Pharma-dominated sickness and suffering
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, NaturalNews Editor - (NaturalNews) Today the medical mafia struck another devastating blow to the health and freedom of all Americans. With the support of an inarguably corrupt Congress that has simply abandoned the real needs of the American people, the sick-care industry has locked in a high-profit scheme of disease and monopoly-priced pharmaceuticals in a nation that can ill afford either one.
Proposed vitamin supplement limits scientifically flawed
by E. Huff, staff writer - (NaturalNews) The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) and the European Commission (EC) have been working on establishing dosage limits on vitamins and supplements within the European Union (EU) using flawed toxicology risk assessment methods to make such determinations. A recent paper published in the journal Toxicology exposes the approach as "fatally flawed," citing the junk science being used to try to limit access to effective doses of nutritional supplements.
Action Alert - Health: Top 10 Reasons to Label Genetically Engineered Food
Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act
About This Legislation: To amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act, the Federal Meat Inspection Act, and the Poultry Products Inspection Act to require that food that contains a genetically engineered material, or that is produced with a genetically engineered material, be labeled accordingly.
McCain 'revisiting' supplements reform Bill
Arizona Republican Senator, John McCain, has indicated he may withdraw support for the Bill he sponsored in February that would have severely amended the way the US dietary supplements industry is regulated.
McCain bill threatens access to
vitamins and supplements
Senator John McCain (R-Arizona) has introduced a new bill called The Dietary Supplement Safety Act (DSSA) of 2010 (S. 3002), that, if enacted, would severely curtail free access to dietary supplements. Cosponsored by Senator Byron Dorgan (D-North Dakota), the bill would essentially give the FDA full control over the supplement industry...Read full Bill here.
Life Extension Article here wit Action Page
Aluminum poisoning coming through your vaccines - linked to ADHD, autism, and other problems...
Leading aspartame producer Ajinomoto is launching a new initiative that will brand the sweetener AminoSweet.
Juicy and Tender, Seitan Is Quite Possibly the Best Fake Meat -- But There Is a Downside
Yummy! Ammonia-Treated Pink Slime Now in Most U.S. Ground Beef
Sharks Killed for Oil Used in Swine Flu Vaccine
Vaccines being made to protect people from swine flu may not be so healthy for threatened species of sharks. That's because millions of doses of the pandemic H1N1/09 vaccine contain a substance called squalene, which is extracted from shark livers.
AIDS truth exposed: Un-cut exclusive footage from House of Numbers - Shocking un-cut footage from Brent Leung's documentary "House of Numbers" reveals truth about AIDS as told by Dr. Luc Montagnier. AIDS can be reversed. Nutrition is the answer. Hear it straight from the co-discoverer of HIV. In House of Numbers, an AIDS film like no other, the HIV/AIDS story is being rewritten.
New Study Demonstrates Significant Harm From Just ONE Mercury-Containing Vaccine - Posted by: Dr. Mercola
Astragalus & Flu - In their latest example of tyranny and intimidation, the FTC and FDA have teamed up to threaten Dr. Andrew Weil with criminal arrest and prosecution over his true statements about an immune boosting formula containing astragalus (an herb that can help protect you against the swine flu).
Do you want a health-care system or a healing system?
Deepak Chopra - Monday, August 31, 2009
The current debate over health-care reform has been about politics and money. There is no escaping either factor. Huge vested interests are spending millions of dollars a day to pressure Congress into minimal reform. But even if the political system were pure as snow, an aging American population makes it inevitable that the health-care system is going to grow more and more expensive. These external factors fill the news every day, obscuring a simple fact: Your health depends far more on the healing system than the health-care system. The healing system is inside your body. Its intricacies are just now being fully explored, but certain broad trends have become clear.
American Dietetic Association Refuses to Acknowledge Benefits of Organic Food
Study Reveals Mercury Contamination in Fish Nationwide
WASHINGTON, D.C. Scientists detected mercury contamination in every fish sampled in 291 streams across the country, according to a U.S. Geological Survey study released Sugust 19th.
Midas Muffler, Not Canada is the Model for Health Care Reform
What Happens When Big Corporations Take Over Green Companies
Research explains digestion problems in Cystic Fibrosis: ...pressure in the pancreas can inhibit normal enzyme secretion leading to poor digestion in cystic fibrosis patients.
A Solemn Walk through HR 875
Food Safety Modernization Act
Natural Antivirals: Research suggests certain natural foods may be as effective against virus H5N1 as commercial antivirals. A Biology teacher from Australia, named Stephen Jones, has done extensive research into the H5N1 virus and compiled a list of natural foods that are effective against it and listed others that are detrimental.
Sun, 26 April - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) today recommended that consumers not eat raw alfalfa sprouts, including sprout blends containing alfalfa sprouts, until further notice because the product has been linked to Salmonella serotype Saintpaul contamination. Other types of sprouts have not been implicated at this time.
HHS Declares Public Health Emergency for Swine Flu - April 26, 2009
HHS issued a nationwide public health emergency declaration today in response to recent human infections with a newly discovered swine influenza A (swine flu) virus.
Tip of the Day: Cleaning Vegetables Without Store-Bought Washes
Health Handbook 2009
Current Food Safety Bills Being Discussed in Congress: March 13, 2009
Food Safety Hits the Fan: Regulatory Action, Inaction and Over-reaction and the Effects on Small Scale Growers
The End of Small Farms? HR 875, HR 759, NAIS & Monsanto - by Shelly Roche
America's small farmers are under attack through a series of bills presented under the guise of "food safety." I don't want to lose my freedom to grow, buy and eat real foods. Let's fight for our small farmers who not only need our protection and support, but actual freeing from government intrusion, control and harm.
PLEASE CONTACT YOUR CONGRESSPEOPLE & SPREAD THE WORD
Contact your local newspaper and your representatives
or the direct govertment link here
S. 510: FDA Food Safety Modernization Act: A bill to amend the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act with respect to the safety of the food supply. This bill is currently in Committe and bears watching.
Victory Gardens Symbolize a New Age - Victory gardens are popping up all over. Last seen during World War II, these gardens now represent our fight to regain control of our lives and our health. They are the first battlefields against the increasing corporate tyranny, a battle that may end with us throwing off the philosophy of every man for himself and a realization that we are all together in this thing called life
Nanotechnology The New Threat to Food
Not So Sweet: Over-consumption Of Sugar Linked To Aging
Red Wine or White? No Difference for Breast Cancer Risk
Drinking wine lowers risk of Barrett's esophagus, precursor to nation's fastest growing cancer Drinking one glass of wine a day may lower the risk of Barrett's Esophagus by 56 percent, according to a new study by the Kaiser Permanente Division of Research in the March issue of Gastroenterology. Barrett's Esophagus is a precursor to esophageal cancer, the nation's fastest growing cancer with an incidence rate that's jumped 500 percent in the last 30 years...
Basil Holds The Key To Anti-Ageing: Basil can protect against the harmful effects of ageing, according to research presented at the British Pharmaceutical Conference (BPC) in Manchester. Holy basil, (Latin name Ocimum sanctum), is a close relative of the herb commonly used in Western cooking...
Chilli Peppers Continue To Help Unravel Mechanism Of Pain Sensation: Capsaicin, the active ingredient in chili peppers, generally is viewed as an irritant that produces a burning sensation when applied to a sensitive area of the body, such as the cornea. Paradoxically, the same compound also may reduce pain...
HIV Adapts to 'Escape' Immune Response The human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) adapts so well to the body's defense system that any successful AIDS vaccine must keep pace with the ever-changing immunological profile of the virus. A new study better describes HIV's ability to adapt by spelling out at least 14 different "escape mutations" that help keep the virus alive after it interacts genetically with immunity molecules that normally attack HIV...
Surface Water Contaminated With Salmonella More Common Than Thought: A new University of Georgia study suggests that health agencies investigating Salmonella illnesses should consider untreated surface water as a possible source of contamination.
Evaluation Of Supplement Intake Finds Many Middle-Aged And Older Americans Are Not Getting Adequate Nutrition: Micronutrients such as calcium, magnesium, potassium and vitamin C play essential roles in maintaining health. As older adults tend to reduce their food intake as they age, there is concern that deficits in these micronutrients lead to medical problems...
Two Food Additives With Previously Unrecognized Estrogen-Like Effects Uncovered - Scientists in Italy are reporting development and successful use of a fast new method to identify food additives that act as so-called "xenoestrogens" - substances with estrogen-like effects that are stirring international health concerns...scientists identified two previous unrecognized xenoestrogens. One was propyl gallate, a preservative used to prevent fats and oils from spoiling. The other was 4-hexylresorcinol, used to prevent discoloration in shrimp and other shellfish.
Grape extract kills cancer cells: An extract from grape seeds can destroy cancer cells, US research suggests. In lab experiments, scientists found that the extract stimulated leukaemia cells to commit suicide.
We have an urgent breaking story for you today: A natural health couple has been arrested, jailed and aggressively interrogated for carrying chocolate! - Using an unreliable on-the-spot drug testing kit (see pictures in our article, below), U.S. and Canadian border agents arrested Ron and Nadine from LivingLibations (www.LivingLibations.com), threw them in jail cells, handcuffed them to chairs, stole away their infant baby boy, and subjected them to hours of intense Gitmo-style interrogation using verbally-abusive police tactics. What was their crime? They were carrying homemade chocolate superfoods.
The natural health community is outraged! SEE the pictures. VIEW the lab results. READ this breaking story now: http://www.naturalnews.com/024304.html
Aspartame: When the temperature of the artificial sweetener Aspartame exceeds 86 degrees F, the wood alcohol in it converts to formaldehyde and then to formic acid, which causes metabolic acidosis...Although multiple sclerosis is not a death sentence, Methanol toxicity is. Systemic lupus has become almost as rampant as multiple sclerosis, especially with Diet Coke and Diet Pepsi drinkers. The victim usually does not know that Aspartame is the culprit...
Teeth Can Yield Stem Cells, Scientists Say
National Geographic News - August 27, 2008: Dental pulp from wisdom teeth could be a new source of therapeutic stem cells, Japanese researchers announced recently. Like embryonic stem cells, the new cells-known as mesenchymal stem cells-are capable of developing into a variety of tissues, including bone, cartilage, and fat. These new lines of stem cells can be created without the use of an embryo-possibly sidestepping controversy...
Thu Aug 21, 2008 6:55pm EDT: WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Health regulators have approved the use of ionizing radiation for fresh spinach and lettuce, saying the technique already approved for other foods can help control harmful bacteria and other pathogens. The Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday the radiation treatment also would make the leafy greens last longer and give them greater "shelf-life" for retailers and consumers. Foods already approved for radiation treatment include meat, poultry, spices and molluscan shellfish such as oysters, mussels and clams, according to the agency.
Eating Fish May Benefit Aging Brains : Most of us have heard that fish is "brain food'. The benefits of Omega 3's from fish oils are well documented. According to a newer study, moderate consumption of tuna and other fish may improve the health of white matter in the brain of elders, helping to preserve memory and other cognitive skills.
Americans love their grilled meat, and so the discovery a few years ago that grilling creates carcinogens dismayed untold numbers of people. But worry no more, there are some easy solutions -- scientifically validated and tasty, too. Common spices -- rosemary, but also other members of the mint family including basil, oregano, sage, savory, marjoram and thyme -- can be used to reduce or block the formation of cancer-causing substances.
The carcinogens formed in grilled meat are called heterocyclic amines, or HCAs. Scientists at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas, have been studying HCAs, hoping to find ways to reduce or eliminate them so people can continue to enjoy this summertime favorite. J. Scott Smith, PhD, professor of food chemistry and toxicology and head of the project, told me that the process of grilling creates HCAs in all meats, including beef, pork, chicken and fish. His team found that rosemary can reduce the formation of HCAs by at least 30% and sometimes completely. Sprinkling fresh rosemary directly on uncooked chicken or fish or marinating it in, say, olive oil with rosemary, does protect against HCA formation.
Super Foods that Support Biological Ascension
The Plant Kingdoms through Karen Danrich "Mila" Blessings for Sustaining the Health of Crystalline Biology
Dear Beloved Ascending Human, It is the plant kingdom that addresses you today. Today we wish to speak about certain foods that can be considered super resources of nutrients necessary to sustain the health of ascending biology, or also aid in ascending out of disease. We also wish to explain the import of certain vitamins unto the sustenance of the crystalline form. There are many necessary nutrients that are required by crystalline biology. The nutrients are different from those mapped by health professionals today as many are manufactured within the crystalline blueprint itself. The plant kingdoms would like to give an overview of what nutrients we perceive as important to sustaining the health of an ascending crystalline body.
Did You Know: Fruit Codes: There are tiny stickers on almost all fruit, and along with the bar code for checkout, is a number code.
A sticker with just four digits means the fruit was conventionally grown (think pesticides, herbicides, etc)
Organic fruits have a five-digit number beginning with a "9."
GENETICALLY MODIFIED FRUITS BEGIN WITH AN "8."
Therefore an organic banana would say 94011 while a genetically modified banana would say 84011.
And you thought you only had to read labels on packaged food!
Plum Tomatoes/Red Roma
Red Round Tomatoes also
Implicated in Outbreak
Salmonella Outbreak in Tomatoes: The Food and Drug Administration is alerting consumers nationwide that a salmonellosis outbreak appears to be linked to consumption of certain types of raw red tomatoes and products containing raw red tomatoes. The bacteria causing the illnesses are Salmonella serotype Saintpaul, an uncommon type of Salmonella.
The specific type and source of tomatoes are under investigation. However, preliminary data suggest that raw red plum, raw red Roma, or raw round red tomatoes are the cause. At this time, consumers should limit their tomato consumption to tomatoes that have not been implicated in the outbreak. These include cherry tomatoes, grape tomatoes, tomatoes sold with the vine still attached, and tomatoes grown at home.
Nanotech Clothing Produces Power From Motion
February 13, 2008 - Nanotech fabric that can harvest energy
from motion could one day lead to clothing that can power portable electronics,
researchers say. Zhong Lin Wang and colleagues at Georgia Institute of Technology
designed the new fabric based on a phenomenon called the piezoelectric effect.
This effect occurs when mechanical pressure is applied to certain materials
that have crystalline structures in such a way that it produces a small
electric charge. Wang's team lined textile fibers with piezoelectric nanowires
arranged like the bristles on a bottlebrush. When a person walks around
wearing the material, the wires rub together and generate electricity. *Editors
Note: This can not be good for our health as it would place a complete coccon
of EMF pulses, artifical, around your entire body; thus disrupting your
normal field electromanegtics. When EMF disruption occurs, then you experience
"out-of-ease", stressful bodily symptoms = dis-ease.
This is one of the most well researched and informative
documentaries available on the medical use of ozone. This documentary is
filled with first hand expert experiences of how ozone is used to cure cancers,
cure literally hundreds of illnesses and even extend the life of HIV and
AIDS sufferers well beyond the capabilities of the standard medical poisons
such patients are typically prescribed. Don't miss this Watch and listen
to this compelling film of a successful medical therapy widely used in Germany
with meaningful, supportive statistical data which is generally disparaged
here in the United States. You can see this extensive film only by virtue
of the Internet, which at this writing is still free of control by the power
By Geoffrey Hoppe and Tobias: Body aches and pains, especially in the neck, shoulder and back. This is the result of intense changes at your DNA level as the "Christ seed" awakens within. This too shall pass.
Feeling of deep inner sadness for no apparent reason.You are releasing your past (this lifetime and others) and this causes the feeling of sadness. This is similar to the experience of moving from a house where you lived in for many, many years into a new house. As much as you want to move into the new house, there is a sadness of leaving behind the memories, energy and experiences of the old house. This too shall pass.
Extracted from an article 'The Bigger Picture' by Susanna Thorpe-Clark
We are being changed physically from carbon-based beings with 2 strands of DNA into crystalline beings with 1,024 strands of DNA (eventually), because only crystalline substances can exist on higher dimensional levels. We are in fact having our bodies merged with Sirian DNA strands, as this format is close enough to our own to be able to integrate with relatively little side effects.
The sick (but fascinating) photos from News Target of hot dogs, salami and sausage.See the shocking processed meat photos yourself, click the salami picture below to begin the photo tour (if you dare!).
Belvaspata-the healing modality for the new frequencies within the cosmos, takes into consideration the changes that have occurred within the laws that govern all existence. These laws changed on the 11th of August, 2006 as the frequencies within the cosmos raised us out of a cycle of existence in which polarity was the primary causation for cosmic movement. We have entered instead a more elevated cycle of existence in which resonance becomes the basic moving force....Almine
Pet Food Ingredients Revealed! This list of pet food ingredients and ratings was created by a cooperative effort between pet food formulator Dr. Lisa Newman, N.D., Ph.D. More information on Pet Health page.
The Raw Food meeting, Raw Spirit Festival 2007, in Sedona, AZ brings forth lots of healthy information. Read the article on NewsTarget now.
Blood test takes step toward predicting Alzheimer's risk, Stanford researchers find: One of the most distressing aspects of Alzheimer's disease is the difficulty in determining whether mild memory problems are the beginning of an inevitable mental decline. Researchers at the Stanford University School of Medicine have developed a blood test that is a step toward giving people an answer two to six years in advance of the onset of the disease.
FEMININE HYGIENE INNOVATION ADDRESSES THE ENVIRONMENT: October 5, 2007- While not every woman can afford to purchase a hybrid car, more women than ever are aware that their monthly feminine hygiene choice can also create a positive eco-footprint. One mother-daughter team is focused on making sure that women worldwide are aware of their newly-designed, reusable menstrual cup. The DivaCup,
Leading researchers to reveal comprehensive dos and don'ts for prostate cancer: Researchers will share new research on how eating common foods such as tomatoes and fish, maintaining a healthy weight, and avoiding meats cooked at high temperatures may help prevent prostate cancer, and help men live healthier and longer after diagnosis. More widespread studies, in combination with newer technologies in gene research, are substantiating some long-held hypotheses.
Cigarette smoking may accelerate disability in those with MS: Persons with multiple sclerosis who smoke risk increasing the amount of brain tissue shrinkage, a consequence of MS, and the subsequent severity of their disease
FDA CRACKS DOWN ON NATURAL HERBAL SWEETENER, STEVIA
The FDA, under pressure from the powerful sugar and artificial sweetener lobby, has issued a warning letter to Celestial Seasonings for using a popular natural sweetener in some of its teas. The letter indicates the FDA classifies the herb stevia as "unsafe", even though it is a main staple sweetener in countries like China and Japan and has been used without negative health effects by indigenous people for at least 400 years. In the FDA's letter to Celestial Seasonings, the agency aggressively condemns the use of the herb, noting that "enforcement action may include seizure of violative products". The FDA claims no evidence has been provided to the agency regarding the herb's safety, but federal records reveal the FDA has received over a thousand scientific studies regarding stevia, and all but one of them verify the safety of the herb. In sharp contrast, nearly half of the studies provided to the FDA regarding the artificial sweetener aspartame, previously owned by Monsanto, indicate serious health concerns, yet it is one of the most commonly used (and one of the most profitable) sweeteners in the U.S. The OCA has also verified the FDA has strengthened enforcement of stevia imports at the borders. Last week, the agency updated a document that mandates detainment of imported food products containing stevia. Learn more: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_7140.cfm
ALERT: GENETICALLY ENGINEERED SUGAR TO HIT STORES IN 2008
American Crystal, a large Wyoming-based sugar company, who ironically have launched an "organic" line of their sugar,and several other leading U.S. sugar providers have announced they will be sourcing their sugar from genetically engineered (GE) sugar beets beginning this year and arriving in stores in 2008. Like GE corn and GE soy, products containing GE sugar will not be labeled as such. Since half of the granulated sugar in the U.S. comes from sugar beets, a move towards biotech beets marks a dramatic alteration of the U.S. food supply. These sugars, along with GE corn and soy, are found in many conventional food products, so consumers will be exposed to genetically engineered ingredients in just about every non-organic multiple-ingredient product they purchase.
The GE sugar beet is designed to withstand strong doses of Monsanto's controversial broad spectrum Roundup herbicide. Studies indicate farmers planting "Roundup Ready" corn and soy spray large amounts of the herbicide, contaminating both soil and water. Farmers planting GE sugar beets are told they may be able to apply the herbicide up to five times per year. Sugar beets are grown on 1.4 million acres by 12,000 farmers in the U.S. from Oregon to Minnesota.
Meanwhile candy companies like Hershey's are urging farmers not to plant GE sugar beets, noting that consumer surveys suggest resistance to the product. In addition the European Union has not approved GE sugar beets for human consumption.
Take action now to stop Genetically Engineered Sugar: http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_7031.cfm
August 2007: "Here at American Crystal, we believe biotechnology is the current wave that will help feed the world."http://www.truthabouttrade.org/article.asp?id=8079
FDA Moves To Shut Down Red Yeast Rice Distributors Online: The FDA is trying to take away your access to yet another natural remedy: Red Yeast Rice. Check out this scam: Drug researchers biopirated the medicininal chemical found in the yeast, patented it and got FDA approval for it as a drug. The FDA then turned around the claimed that the yeast contained the drug! Thus, the yeast is being labeled "illegal" because it contains a drug chemical that is naturally found in the yeast in the first place!
Don't miss out on the NewsTarget DrugWatch database: It reveals the side effects and herbal interactions of more than 540 popular brand name drugs. Click to visit it right now: http://www.newstarget.com/DrugWatch_Home.html
Artificial colors tied to hyperactivity : LONDON, Sept. 6 Britain's Food Standards Agency is advising parents that certain artificial colors may be linked to hyperactivity in children.
Under pressure from industrial agriculture lobbyists, the USDA has quietly approved a new regulation that will effectively end distribution of raw almonds, while putting many family farmers out of business. The regulation is scheduled to go into effect in just a few short days on September 1st, unless thousands of consumers take action now.
The rule requires pasteurization of almonds, including organic, yet allows those same almonds to continue to be labeled as "raw". Nutritionists point out that raw, organic almonds are far superior, in terms of nutrition, than pasteurized almonds.
One of the FDA-recommended pasteurization methods requires the use of propylene oxide, which is classified as a "possible human carcinogen" by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and is banned in Canada, Mexico, and the European Union.
Organic and family-scale almond farmers are protesting the proposed rule, saying it will effectively put them out of business, since the minimum price for the pasteurization equipment is $500,000.
The agency claims pasteurization is necessary, since there have been two food contamination incidents with raw almonds since 2001.
But both of these incidents, in fact, were the result of blatant mismanagement on large industrial-scale almond farms. Please sign petition to reopen public discussion!
For more information, please visis: http://cornucopia.org/index.php/almonds/
To keep up-to-date with the local government regulations in Colorado, please visit: http://www.organicconsumers.org/state/CO.cfm
Latest News on Genetically Engineered Food & Crops (August 20, 2007)
Researchers at Massachusetts General Hospital have reported
that omega-3 fatty acid is highly effective in treating children with ADD,
ADHD and bipolar disorder. The study was reported in the journal European
Neuropsychopharmacology in February 2007.
Report links power lines to cancer - SYDNEY, Aug. 24 An Australian study says living next to high-voltage power lines increases the risk of cancer. Researchers from the University of Tasmania and Britain's Bristol University looked at a database of 850 patients in Tasmania diagnosed with lymphatic and bone marrow cancers between 1972 and 1980, and found that living for a prolonged period near high-voltage power lines may increase the risk of leukemia, lymphoma and related conditions later in life. Those who lived within 328 yards of a power line up to age 5 were five times more likely to develop cancer, while those who lived that close to a power line at any point during their first 15 years were three times more likely to develop cancer as an adult, the newspaper said.
Are Your Cell Phone and Laptop Bad for Your Health? For years, opponents of cell towers and wireless technology have voiced concerns about potential health effects of electromagnetic fields. Once ridiculed as crackpots and Luddites, they're starting to get backup from the scientific community.
Yoga effective in lowering blood pressure - A U.S. review of 12 published randomized trials found favorable effects of mind-body therapies on blood pressure -- with yoga the most beneficial. Ather Ali, Dr. David L. Katz and Michael B. Bracken of Yale University conducted a systematic review to assess the efficacy of mind-body therapies -- mediation, yoga and visualization -- versus placebo or active control in the treatment of hypertension.
The review found mind-body therapies significantly reduced systolic blood pressure by a mean 11.52 mm Hg and diastolic blood pressure by 6.83 mm Hg. Significant results were seen in systolic blood pressure reductions by yoga and meditation therapy, while only yoga therapies demonstrated significant reductions in diastolic blood pressure. "This review shows that there is some high quality scientific literature supporting the use of mind-body therapies as a treatment for hypertension, and the magnitude of effect is clinically significant," Ali said in a statement.
URL:-http://www.acneatoz.org : Description:-Acneatoz.org help you to acne! An educational guide to help you know about acne A to Z, its causes andvarious home remedies to deal with it.
Another site with lots of information is http://www.ayurvedic-medicines.com. Ayurveda is a holistic healing science which comprises of two words, Ayu and Veda. Ayu means life and Veda means knowledge or science.
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20 MAR 2007 | Rep. Cardoza introduced new legislation today that would nearly double conservation funding while ensuring the continued viability of specialty crop farmers and promoting rural energy and organic agriculture. The bill is a sign of continued momentum toward major reforms in the 2007 Farm Bill.
WASHINGTON, March 5 - In the most comprehensive U.S. tests for an industrial chemical used to line cans of foods, an independent laboratory found a compound linked to birth defects in more than half of the samples of canned fruit, vegetables, soda, and baby formula from supermarket shelves, according to an Environmental Working Group (EWG) report released today.
3/29/2007 - Ah, the taste of raw chocolate! It's more than just a food, it's a superfood with increasingly well-documented health benefits.
The new "Shopper's Guide to Pesticides in Produce," recently released by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), is a quick and easy reference to which fruits and vegetables are the most and least contaminated with chemical pesticide residues. The guide is available as a free download at www.foodnews.org
HAMBURG, Germany, March 20 (UPI) -- German scientists have found an antiviral protein shown to inhibit other viruses might protect against Ebola and Marburg virus infections.
WASHINGTON, March 20 (UPI) -- The death toll in the United States from contaminated pet food that causes kidney failure likely is not over, federal officials say.
So far, the deaths of one dog and nine cats have been confirmed to be the result of food manufactured by Menu Foods Income Fund. The fatalities prompted the recall of 60 million cans and pouches of so-called "cuts and gravy" meals marketed under 88 brand names.
A full list of the recalled products is available at menufoods.com/recall/.
March 20 - WASHINGTON -- More than 5 million Americans are living with Alzheimer's disease, a 10 percent increase since the last Alzheimer's Association estimate five years ago _ and a count that supports the long-forecast dementia epidemic as the population grays. Full Article Here
Certain houseplants can counteract the harmful chemicals emitted into the home environment by cleaning products, paint and tobacco smoke, says certified Master Gardener Barbara Michael...
3/16/2007 - The nutritional advocacy and education nonprofit group Oldways will soon be launching a symbol to be placed on foods that correspond to the "Mediterranean diet." Oldways is the organization that certifies the use of the Whole Grains Stamp, which appears on more than 1,000 products. Download the Oldway Mediterranian Diet Pryamid and information on the Oldway Program.
FDA Bureaucrats received a kick in the butt this week from Senator Edward M. Kennedy (D-MA), the newly elected chairman of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions. Kennedy slammed the FDA for endangering public health by ignoring science and serving as a puppet for big business. "The dedicated professionals at the FDA have been pressured to trim their scientific views to the prevailing political winds. These are symptoms of a serious illness, and we should act without delay to provide the cure," the senator said. Kennedy said the committee will hold a series of FDA oversight hearings in early 2007 to force the agency back on track. FDA advocates responded by saying the agency can only become scientifically credible if Congress increases the FDA's budget in order to supplant the millions of dollars it now receives from industry.
Learn more: http://www.organicconsumers.org/2006/article_3397.cfm
A survey of over 9,000 Americans found that an overwhelming majority of people had no idea their flu shots contain mercury. "More than 75 percent of Americans feel a mercury-containing flu shot should not be given to a pregnant woman or a child," said Lisa Handley, a founding parent of PutChildrenFirst.org, the group that organized the survey. Handley's own son, Jamison, had an adverse reaction to a flu shot containing mercury in 2003. "I know firsthand how life-changing a flu shot with mercury can be, since our son began his regression into autism after his flu shot." In 1999, government agencies called for the removal of Thimerosal, the mercury-based preservative in most vaccines. Then, in 2001, the American Academy of Pediatrics stated that, "mercury in all of its forms is toxic to the fetus and children." Despite these actions, 90 percent of this season's flu vaccines still contain Thimerosal.
Learn more: http://www.organicconsumers.org/2006/article_3400.cfm
Nov. 20, 2006 - This Thanksgiving, you may want to turn down that second piece of pie and reach for the cranberry sauce instead. The fruit is among the top foods with proven health benefits, according to Amy Howell, a researcher at Rutgers University. Article Here
21-Nov-2006: A University of Utah study suggests that memories are held in our brains because certain proteins serve as anchors, holding other proteins in place to strengthen synapses, which are connections between nerve cells. .."The essential idea is that synapses are in a constant state of flux, so how can they be the seat of memories that can last a lifetime?" says mathematics Professor Paul Bressloff, a member of the Brain Institute at the University of Utah. "Part of the answer is that there are anchors inside the synapse that keep proteins in place, and these proteins help determine how strong a synapse is, which in turn contributes to forming and retaining memories."
The research is relevant not only to how memory and learning work, but to Alzheimer's disease, which is believed to involve, at least in part, a breakdown in the normal movement of proteins within synapses. Click here for more information.
21-Nov-2006: Scientists have discovered that autoimmunity
can be triggered in the thymus, where the immune system's T cells develop,
if T cells fail to recognize just one of the body's thousands of proteins
as "self." The research confirms an emerging view that autoimmunity
can start in this cradle of the immune system, and not only at the sites
where autoimmune diseases emerge, such as the pancreas in the case of type
1 diabetes, or the joints in rheumatoid arthritis. Report
MONDAY, Oct. 9 (HealthDay News) -- People who eat a "Mediterranean" diet rich in fruits, vegetables, olive oil, legumes, cereals and fish have a lower risk of developing Alzheimer's disease, U.S. researchers report. Report from Forbes here
Natural health advocate Mike Adams, author of the Honest Food Guide -- a nutritional reference guide available for free download at www.HonestFoodGuide.org -- said raw nuts and seeds offer "astonishing health benefits" to those who consume them regularly.
Want a simple secret for protecting your cardiovascular health from bad dietary choices? It's known that nuts and seeds are good for heart health, but now scientists are discovering the ability of nuts to protect us from the damage caused by consuming unhealthy fats. Read on to find out how walnuts have recently been found to be even more protective than olive oil! http://www.newstarget.com/020708.html
By Elisabeth Rosenthal
International Herald Tribune
Oct. 4, 2006
Fish oil routinely used to treat heart patients in Europe, but not U.S.
Cardiologists across Italy and in a few other parts of Europe would consider it malpractice not to give heart attack patients a prescription for purified fish oil, whose active ingredients are two Omega-3 fatty acids. But in the United States - and, to a lesser degree, in Britain - heart attack victims do not generally get Omega-3 fatty acids from their doctors, even as they are routinely offered more expensive and invasive treatments. Complete Artice Here
By Gary Null, PhD, et. al...
A fully referenced article showing dangerous, published statistics showing that government-sanctioned medicine is the real hazard to your health. For example: the total number of deaths caused by conventional medicine is an astounding 783,936 per year. Published on the Life Extension website, click here.
Support the Health Freedom Protection Act (HR 4282) introduced by Rep. Ron Paul. Now is your chance to counter the tyranny of the FDA and finally make it legal for fruit and vegetable growers to tell the truth about the health benefits of their natural products.
Health Freedom Protection Act (H.R.4282) - Amends the Federal Food, Drug, and Cosmetic Act (FFDCA) to provide that a food or dietary supplement is not a drug solely because the label or labeling contains a claim to cure, mitigate, treat, or prevent disease.
Act Now to defend your Health Freedom, click here for more info and link to express your opions.
I'd like to wager you're not aware that you're performing to a captive audience every minute of every day, ever since you were born. Yep, your audience hangs on your every word....hovers over every thought. Nothing you do escapes their attention. There's no auditions and every action is absorbed ...What's that you say...you do not believe me? Well, I can assure you it's true. In fact, your audience is far larger than the human population of the world. They will applaud and cheer your deliberations, or boo and hiss your thoughts and there is not a thing you can do about their reactions....Full Article, click here.
A neurologist says that if he can get to a stroke victim
within 3 hours he can totally reverse the effects of a stroke...totally.
He said the trick was getting a stroke recognized, diagnosed and getting
to the patient within 3 hours which is tough. There are 3 Key Questions
to ask if you see someone stumble or show signs of having a stroke. Click Here
Oppose Extreme and Unnecessary Expansion of FDA Authority Over Dietary Supplements!
Don't Let Congress Overturn the Hard-Fought Victory of the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act of 1994
A new bill called the "Dietary Supplement Safety" Act (S.722) has been introduced in the U.S. Senate. Despite its title, it would allow no more consumer protection than current law the Dietary Supplement Health and Education Act (DSHEA) provides. It would, however, significantly undermine many of the freedoms that American consumers of dietary supplements hold dear. Go to NNFA site for the full information and a way to respond to your Congressman. Also you can read the bill in its complete form from this site. Also you may locate the bill on the following site: the Thomas site at: http://thomas.loc.gov/ and put in the bill number SB-722 and it will display the current bill.
Did you know that a recent study conducted by researchers from Wheeling Jesuit University showed that drivers who were exposed to peppermint and cinnamon scents were more alert and showed decreased levels of anxiety, fatigue, and frustration?1 When volunteer drivers were exposed for thirty seconds in fifteen-minute intervals to cinnamon, their levels of fatigue decreased. They also became more alert when exposed to cinnamon and peppermint, while driving with no odor had no effect on them. Fill your car with the scent of peppermint and cinnamon essential oils and become a better, more alert driver!
1. "Professor's Study Finds That Peppermint and Cinnamon Lower Frustration and Increase Alertness in Drivers." Click here for study information.
Grandmothers standard home-remedy. Remember the advice that drinking a cup of hot water, as hot as possible from the kitchen tap, with the juice of half of a lemon squeezed into it (drink down in five minutes) as the first "food" of the morning - then wait 30 minutes before your ate your breakfast - would keep ;you healthy always. Good advice. We now know that this simple habit, followed in the AM, will keep ;your body in an alkaline flush and maintain a healthy environment for the friendly bacteria that assist your intestinal tract in its digestive process. And it also tastes good and gets that morning mucous out of your mouth.
Now a different use for the yellow lemon: Have you heard that lemons are used for birth control? Research now shows that not only is the diluted juice of the lemon good to kill sperm within seconds - it also kills HIV! Full article
Three months into the smallpox inoculation campaign, sources say the government is doing an about-face and will let states stop administering the high-risk vaccine, if they choose, reports CBS News Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson. Full Article
Light exposure might serve some of the same functions for which people take testosterone and other androgens, according to researchers at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD) School of Medicine. Researchers found that the levels of a pituitary hormone called luteinizing hormone (LH), which increases testosterone, are enhanced after exposure to bright light in the early morning. Full Article
A rider to the Homeland Security Act has dealt a significant blow to suits claiming that the mercury-containing preservative thimerosal, used in childhood vaccines, is linked to autism. Full Article
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is taking steps to remove phenylpropanolamine (PPA) from all drug products and has requested that all drug companies discontinue marketing products containing PPA. In addition, FDA has issued a public health advisory concerning phenylpropanolamine hydrochloride. This drug is an ingredient used in many over-the-counter (OTC) and prescription cough and cold medications as a decongestant and in OTC weight loss products. Click Here For Full Article
The next time you're in need of a wart cure-all, forget combing the aisles of the local pharmacy and head over to the hardware store instead. Full Article
Robert Russell, professor of medicine and nutrition, Tufts University School of Medicine, Boston, and chair of the panel that wrote the recently released report on vitamin A by the National Academy of Sciences (NAS), says there is absolutely no danger of toxicity from the beta carotene form of vitamin A often provided in daily multivitamins. Beta carotene is converted to vitamin A in the liver, and excesses are stored in the skin. Full Article
It is ironic that, in a society where "Life, liberty and the pursuit of Happiness" are considered "unalienable rights," the freedom to choose alternatives to conventional medicine is not supported by our current political or healthcare systems. Full Article by Kent Swanson
I have spent several days lecturing at the WORLD ENVIRONMENTAL CONFERENCE on ASPARTAME: Marketed as 'NutraSweet,' 'Equal,' and 'Spoonful.' In the keynote address by the EPA, they announced that there was an epidemic of multiple sclerosis and systemic lupus, and they did not understand what toxin was causing this to be rampant across the United States. I explained I was there to lecture on exactly that subject. Full Article
Be informed on the subject of vaccinations and their risks. Articles, Click Here
The federal agency overseeing food inspection is imposing new rules reclassifying as safe for human consumption animal carcasses with cancers, tumors and open sores. Full Article
Significant German research on biological effects of microwaves was done at the Humbol-Universitat Zu Berlin in 1942-43. Beginning in 1957 and continuing to the present, the Russians have done the most diligent research into the biological effects of microwave ovens. In 1976 they outlawed their use and issued an international warning about the biological and environmental damage that can result from the use of microwave ovens. Full Article
All children must be injected with dozens of vaccines before entering school or daycare, and some of these injections are given to infants within the first weeks or even hours of birth. Parents are led to believe that these injections are required. Who mandated these vaccines and what is the decision-making process? by Phyllis Schlafly Full Article
When we are actively loving, caring, and sharing, it
leads to the fourth blessing: health.
John-Roger defines it most beautifully: "Health is
loving who we are. It's caring for who we are. It's
sharing with who we are." It's all of that. That's a
healthy vibration, a healthy consciousness, and as
we do that, health will come to us.
- John Morton
(From: The Blessings Already Are)
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