Whole Foods “Humane” Turkey Deception

November 19, 2017 at 4:39 pm




Diestel turkeys live in horrific conditions, receive antibiotics, hormones and “severely toxic chemicals” prohibited by FDA, new lawsuit reveals

A lawsuit filed this week against one of Whole Food’s top turkey suppliers alleges turkeys are being fraudulently marketed as “humane” and “hormone, antibiotic, and chemical-free.”

Diestel turkeys actually live in horrific conditions and routinely receive synthetic hormones, antibiotics and other drugs strictly prohibited by the FDA, like chloramphenicol, which is known to have “severe toxic effects in humans,” alleges an amended complaint filed Nov. 13 by the animal rights group Direct Action Everywhere.

UV Rays Are Actually Good For Your Eyes, Study Shows

November 17, 2017 at 2:37 pm

UVB light exposure reduced risk of nearsightedness by 25 percent, researchers from King’s College London found



Despite decades of warnings to “protect” our eyes from the sun, researchers around the world are now discovering the sun is actually the best protection we have against nearsightedness.

The number of people with nearsightedness or “myopia” has been on a sharp rise over the last couple of decades along with the number of hours young people spend in artificially lit indoors staring at screens.

The Dark Side of LED Lighting

November 15, 2017 at 6:56 pm




LED lights are making us blind and wreaking havoc on our endocrine systems, peer-reviewed studies show… Leading photobiologist recommends switching back to sunlight, candles and incandescent bulbs

 

One of the world’s top photobiologists has been trying to warn the public for years about the dangers of the government-mandated phasing out of incandescent lighting.

Dancing Regenerates Portion of Brain Associated with Memory Loss and Alzheimer’s, Study Shows

November 9, 2017 at 6:45 pm




Dancing improved balance, motor skills and enlarged region of brain associated with short-term memory loss in elderly

In recent years researchers have discovered the amazing ability of aerobic exercise to slow brain degeneration. A new study shows dancing is potentially the most valuable exercise to this end.

Save the Oceans with Plastic-Free Menstrual Products

November 6, 2017 at 6:18 pm

Reusable cloth pads and natural rubber menstrual cups can help




Fortunately humanity is starting to wake up to the dangers of plastic pollution. Many of us are moving away from plastic water bottles, plastic bags, plastic utensils, and even plastic diapers.

But what most women haven’t realized is how much plastic is in our period products.

Medical Error is Now The Third Leading Cause of Death in America

October 25, 2017 at 7:21 pm





Americans are now more likely to die from medical treatment than almost any disease.

More deadly than lung disease, stroke, diabetes, Alzheimer’s, pneumonia and car accidents are the mistakes made by doctors and their staff.

According to Johns Hopkins University researchers “medical error” is now the third leading cause of death in the United States, third only to heart disease and cancer:

Plantain, A Common Driveway Weed, Cures Almost Anything That Ails You

October 19, 2017 at 7:21 pm




One of the few “gifts” English colonists brought to Native Americans was plantain, a favorite medicinal herb back in Europe.

After witnessing its power, Native Americans quickly adopted it and still use it today as a panacea or “cure-all” for almost every illness and injury brought on by civilization.

Beautiful Photography of Wild-Foraged Mushrooms

October 18, 2017 at 8:48 pm

14 mind-blowing facts about mushrooms




People are so obsessed with plants and animals, we often forget a third category of organisms that can nourish us, heal us and heal our planet — fungi.

An artist and self-proclaimed “nature nerd” is doing her part to remind us of this magical kingdom with her mostly-edible fungi arrangements.

The Power of Himalayan Pink Salt – The “Purest Salt on Earth”

October 13, 2017 at 1:42 am

White table salt leaches minerals from our bodies, pink Himalayan salt replenishes them




Salt is essential to life and good health. Not all salts are equal, though. There’s a big difference between colorful natural mineral salts and refined, white sodium chloride, which unfortunately has come to be known as “table salt.”

According to many natural health experts, Himalayan pink salt is the purest salt left on Earth, because of its 84 minerals, which occur in perfectly balanced ratios.

New Study: Pomegranate Extract Disables Breast Cancer Stem Cells

October 11, 2017 at 4:46 pm




Pomegranate kills cancer at its root – the stem cells – while chemo and radiation often make it come back even stronger

 

A new study shows pomegranate extract can stop breast cancer stem cells in their tracks, preventing them from replicating and breaking up existing cancer cell clusters.

Researchers at the University of Albany have found a chemical compound in the fruit that targets and weakens cancer stem cells, without damaging surrounding cells.