A 4th Grader’s Short Documentary About School Lunch

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Disappointed with his school lunches, fourth grader Zachary Maxwell goes undercover and makes a movie about his pathetic school lunches

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This Is What Happens When You Read to a Child

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Reading to children aloud from an early age activated brain areas linked to visual imagery, and understanding the meaning of language

 The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends Continue reading

A High-Fiber Diet Helps Boost Weight Loss

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Many do not get enough fiber, which may be another key component for effective weight loss. Ideally, you’ll want to get around 30 grams of fiber per day

 Prediabetics who ate 30 grams of fiber per day lost Continue reading

Fast Food May Stunt Your Child’s Academic Performance

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Many kids are not getting the nutrients they need for optimal health and brain function; in the US nearly 40 percent of children’s diets come from added sugars and unhealthy fats Continue reading

New Science Website Reveals the Truth About Sugar

sugStory at-a-glance  A recent analysis concluded that studies with industrial ties were five times more likely to present a conclusion of “no positive association” between sugar and obesity Excess sugar is a primary dietary factor in countless chronic disease states, Continue reading

15 Healthiest Foods to Stock in Your Kitchen Year-Round

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One key aspect of eating healthy is eating non-adulterated foods—foods that are as close to their natural state as possible. If you do that, then basically everything you eat is a “superfood”

15 food items are included. Keep these on hand so that you always have healthy key ingredients to choose from for cooking and snacking Continue reading

Battle for Humanity Nearly Lost: Global Food Supply Deliberately Engineered to End Life, not Nourish It

horAfter having now analyzed over 1,000 foods, superfoods, vitamins, junk foods and popular beverages for heavy metals and other substances at the Natural News Forensic Food Labs, I have arrived at a conclusion so Continue reading

Grocery Manufacturer’s Association Overtakes Monsanto as “Most Evil Corporation on the Planet”

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Before there was Monsanto, junk food companies were already hard at work influencing American politics to further their own agenda. In fact, the junk food industry has had full control over federal policy for more than Continue reading

King Corn—the Subsidized Crop That Drives Our Fast-Food Nation

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King Corn follows two college buddies as they set out to learn more about corn—how it’s grown, and how it ends up in so many of our foods. What they find raises troubling questions about how we eat—and how we farm

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10 American Foods That Are Banned in Other Countries

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Many foods sold in the US are banned in other countries due to harmful additives, growth promoters, genetically engineered ingredients or other dangerous practices

This includes farm-raised salmon, Hawaiian (GMO) papaya, artificial food dyes, arsenic-laced chicken, ractopamine-tainted meat, bromate-containing drinks and bread, olestra, carcinogenic preservatives, Continue reading

Iron in Your Blood

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  • While iron is essential for human life, too much iron can cause heart disease      and cancer. This is actually far more common than iron deficiency
  • Checking your iron levels is one of the most important tests that everyone should have done on a regular basis as part of a preventive, Continue reading

The Real Facts on Fat Revealed

goodfatsPeople in America are scared of fat; or, at least, of the word fat. But if you consider the number of overweight and obese people, you would actually think that we love and embrace fat.

What’s interesting, though, is that many people misunderstand fat. They believe eating fat contributes to weight gain and results in an unhealthy lifestyle. Continue reading

The Epidemiology of Processed Food

Spring is here, and if you’re like me, that means it won’t be long before you’re firing up the charcoals and grilling some of your favorite foods.

But this year I want you to try something different — even if it’s a little painful. I want you to cut hot dogs and sausages out of your grilling routine for good. Continue reading

The Four Foods You Must Avoid if you’re Stressed

One of the more popular ways we cope with stress is to reach for a snack. Sugary or salty treats like chocolate and chips are regular fixtures of “stress eating.” The truth is, most of the things we reach for when we’re feeling stressed actually exacerbate the problem.

When you’re feeling stressed, the body releases a hormone called cortisone, Continue reading

Vanquish Sugar Addiction Naturally (and Painlessly) with these Tips

Sugar addiction is a subtle and insidious dependency that creeps up completely unnoticed. Unknowingly consumed in processed food or a seemingly harmless meal out, sugar is everywhere. In fact, the average American ingests 150 pounds of refined sugar a year — the equivalent of five tons throughout a lifetime. Don’t be fooled. Simply because sugar is a widespread, accepted substance, doesn’t mean it is anymore innocuous than morphine or heroin. It is just as addictive, if not more so. But there is hope. With a few dietary and lifestyle changes, sugar dependency can be tamed and healthy well-being restored. Continue reading