How GMOs and Glyphosate Impact Soil Biology

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Glyphosate shuts down amino acid synthesis, followed by inhibition of protein synthesis necessary for plant growth. When that happens, it makes the plant more susceptible to pathogens in the soil

Glyphosate also acts as a mineral chelator, Continue reading

Migraines Linked to Certain Heavy Metals and Mineral Deficiencies

Migraines%20Linked%20to%20Certain%20Heavy%20MetalsDiscovering the cause of a migraine can be tricky. Triggers are not only difficult to find but often lead nowhere. A new study finds that certain heavy metals are linked to migraines, along with deficiences in certain minerals.

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Super Energy Kale Soup

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Kale contains more than 45 unique flavonoids, which have both antioxidant and anti-inflammatory benefits

Kale is rich in disease-fighting vitamins K, A, and  C, along with respectable amounts of manganese, copper, B vitamins, fiber, calcium, and potassium Continue reading

Flame Retardants and Fluoride—Two Neurotoxic Chemicals Again Linked to Reduced IQ

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An estimated 90 percent of Americans have flame-retardant chemicals in their bodies, and studies have linked them to human health risks, including liver, kidney, testicular, Continue reading

Sprouted Garlic Is Fresh Garlic, Multiplied…

bgBlack Garlic and Sprouted Garlic Have Enhanced Health Benefits

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Garlic has been shown to have positive effects for more than 150 different diseases due to its numerous powerful natural phytochemicals Continue reading

Analysis Identifies Shocking Problems with Monsanto’s Genetically Engineered Corn

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  • A 2012 nutritional analysis of GMO versus non-GMO corn shows shocking      differences in nutritional content. Non-GMO corn contains 437 times more      calcium, 56 times more magnesium, and 7 times more manganese than GMO corn     
  • GMO corn was also found to contain 13 ppm of glyphosate, Continue reading

Prevent Wrinkles and Repair Your Skin with Beet Juice

The benefits of beet juice have been backed by countless studies, but it seems most people are unaware of its nutritional power.

These bright red root vegetables pack a variety of vitamins and minerals rarely found in such high concentrations within one food.

Beets became popular around the world in the 19th century when it was discovered they could be used to make sugar; the very first beet sugar plant was built in Poland. Continue reading

The Vinegar That Helps Keep Diabetes Under Control

Inside your body, you have some specialized cells called “beta cells.” Beta cells are very important, because they make insulin. And insulin is a hormone that controls the level of glucose in your blood. Too much glucose and you could experience a number of symptoms, such as fatigue and excessive thirst. Not enough glucose, and your heart could beat rapidly, and you may feel weak and get headaches.

Now, your beta cells help you balance between too much and too little glucose. But when you have diabetes, beta cells can be mistakenly destroyed by your body’s own immune system. Continue reading

Why NASA Is Recommending These Five Foods

When NASA sends its first manned mission to Mars, it’s going to have to be careful about the foods it chooses for the astronauts to eat on their long journey. Space aboard the ship will be at a premium and there will be no food waiting for the astronauts once they land on Mars. So, which healthy foods will be part of the astronauts’ daily diet? NASA officials have narrowed it down to Continue reading

The Top Five Secret Sugar Substitutes

Refined sugar is used in just about every type of food you can imagine. It’s in baked goods, of course, but you’ll find it in breads, cereals, dairy products, drinks, and even sandwich meat. The reason white sugar is used so often and in such a diverse range of foods is that white sugar leaves you wanting more. It creates a sort of nutritional deficit in your body, triggering cravings — which is exactly what the companies that make these sugar-laden products are hoping for.

Why not do your body a favor and try some natural sweeteners instead? They can boost your natural health by adding not only a little bit of energy, but also some vitamins and minerals. Here are five natural sweeteners that you may not have considered when it comes time for a little sweetness in your diet. Continue reading

Medical myths: Bizarre, but true…

Fat people are jollier

Ever since Falstaff, fatness has been associated with jollity. According to psychologists at Lakehead University in Canada, the “jolly fat” hypothesis might actually be true, at least among women. Not only have they found a link, they suggest a mechanism, too: estrogen.

They put forward the idea that body fat protects women again negative moods. In other words, the fatter a woman is, the less depressed she gets.

In the two-part research, the team looked at Body Mass Index (BMI), a measure that takes into account Continue reading