Researchers have determined that the nation’s farmland is now 48 times more toxic to insects than it was just 25 years ago, and much of this rise in toxicity is being blamed on the widespread use of a dangerous category of pesticides known as neonicotinoids. Continue reading
Lots of people are waking up to the dangers of conventional produce and sticking to organic varieties, but a recent study serves as a reminder of why it’s also important to go organic when it comes to cow’s milk too.
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Three problems with the US food supply are the way food is raised; the way it’s processed; and the routine use of hazardous drugs and chemicals Continue reading
Why wash your mouth with chemicals, when natural, time-tested herbal remedies have been proven to work at least as well? Continue reading
Despite all the warnings about the risks of chemicals in diet sodas, many people still rely on their daily Coke Zero. They take the risk because their greater concern is weight control. Parents are even feeding diet sodas to their children in the belief that it will avert obesity. Continue reading
Most tap water is far from pure, containing a vast array of disinfection byproducts, chemicals, radiation, heavy metals, and even pharmaceutical drugs
Federal scientists report Continue reading
Here is an excellent Inforgraphic showing the parallels in foods that are Organic and those that are either GM (Genetically Modified) or Conventional (use of pesticides and other harmful components of our food supply). While the differences between organic foods and conventionally grown foods may not seem big, there can be some noticeable ecological and visual differences between the two. The biggest differences would be the use of pesticides and other types of chemicals Continue reading
Are you one of the millions of Americans who notices a throbbing pain in their toe, knee, or elbow after they eat a big steak dinner or have a tall glass of beer? If you are, then it could be related to this nasty culprit: gout.
Gout affects six million Americans and, as baby boomers age, the number is expected to rise. Continue reading
What’s going on in the Northland waters near Minnesota? Well, scientists and other experts aren’t quite sure – yet.
Not just one type but almost all kinds of fish, to include some of the most popular gaming fish like bass and walley, are changing.
What – wait. Changing? Continue reading
Chemicals naturally occurring in green tea and red wine can actually put a stop to the process that leads to brain damage in Alzheimer’s disease, according to a study conducted by researchers from the University of Leeds and published in the Journal of Biological Chemistry.
“This is an important step in increasing our understanding of Continue reading
- Microflora in soil influences plant health, helping to provide nutrients and suppress disease; there are more than 30,000 varieties of microbes in soil
- In humans, antibiotics are often overprescribed, killing off beneficial bacteria and promoting the formation of antibiotic-resistant ”super germs”; Continue reading
Did You Know…
…you could be slowly poisoning yourself while you sleep?
To be well rested, you should spend about 1/3 of your life sleeping. However, once you know what’s inside your mattress, you may find that hard to do. In order to comply with Continue reading
The world is becoming an increasingly hostile place for the survival and persistence of masculinity, particularly with regards to male fertility and vitality. A deadly combination of estrogenic toxins in the food supply; harmful chemicals in the environment, and poor lifestyle is causing an ongoing and drastic reduction in men’s sperm counts, Continue reading
Have you ever wondered – and maybe even said out loud – why so many people seem downright dumb? According to a hypothesis just published in the Cell Press journal Trends in Genetics, maybe humans are becoming less intelligent. Continue reading