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The Fight of the Bumblebee

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- The Fight of the Bumblebee - The humble honey bee is a crucial part of our food system. But, mysterious bee deaths are causing colonies to collapse and our agriculture to be threatened. Read on to learn why this is happening and what you can do to help. I have been following the humble bee [...]

Big Pharma: A Big Problem

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- Big Pharma: A Big Problem - Many of us, as patients and consumers, do not understand the details of our anatomy. Our complicated physiology is difficult to understand! Our bodies are complex and, as consumers, we tend to take ignorance or confusion and turn to the “experts” rather than educating ourselves. It is tempting [...]

Are GMO Foods Destroying our Health?

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- Are GMO Foods Destroying our Health? - GMOs (Genetically Modified Organisms) are rampant in modern agriculture. Much of our clothing, fuel, food and many of the products we use contain GMO corn, cotton, canola and/or soy. Genetic modifications have been used to create disease and drought-resistant crops that yield greater returns than other crops* [...]

Cheezwatch by Sook-Yin Lee

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Cheezwatch - A humorous photo journal of a piece of processed cheese. As reported on NPR and CBC Radio in March of 2015, see Cheezwatch, by Sook-Yin Lee, a woman who left a slice of processed cheese stuck to the outside of her front door window and watched it age over a period of 1 [...]

Deep Fried Toxins

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- Deep Fried Toxins - For the last seven years, the nutrition community has focused on eliminating trans fat from our diets. Primarily found in packaged and processed foods, trans fats have been proven to increase unhealthy cholesterol levels in the body, reduce heathy cholesterol, and lead to heart disease. In 2013, the FDA released [...]

Food Additives – At What Cost?

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- Food Additives – At What Cost? - I have been wanting to write about the importance of choosing foods that are additive-free. Additives include fillers, food dyes, preservatives, and other chemicals added into foods for various reasons. We ingest enormous amounts of these added chemicals in processed foods, but foods considered ‘natural’ like fresh [...]

Dangerous Food Additives Table

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– Dangerous Food Additives – Download a printable list of food additives to stick on the back of your pantry door. These are substances you should not be putting into (or onto) your body, as they have been linked to Hyper-activity, Asthma, and Cancer. Stay safe by reading labels when purchasing foods, cosmetics, etc. […]

The AMA’s Outrageous 1995 Edict – Fat Will Make you Fat!

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- The AMA’s Outrageous 1995 Edict – Fat Will Make you Fat! - The height of absurdity regarding the topic of fats occurred when the American Medical Association (1995) released a pamphlet suggesting that humans can eat anything, including sugar, candy, soda, etc. as long as it was low in fat. “To control the amount and kind [...]