Documentary Highlights Benefits and Principles of Permaculture

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Documentary illustrates how permaculture harnesses nature’s synergistic relationships to create efficient, self-supporting ecosystems

A five-zone model, designed for maximal output with minimal input, Continue reading

Five of the Healthiest and Most Affordable Foods Available

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Cooking from scratch using fresh unprocessed ingredients is an excellent disease-prevention strategy

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Factory Farm Model Fails Again—Produces Virus That Has Wiped Out 10 Percent of US Pig Population in One Year

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Over the past year, nearly 10 percent of the entire pig population in the US has been wiped out by a highly lethal virus

No interstate or trade restrictions in place within the US pertaining to PEDv. It’s also not considered 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

Farmed and Dangerous… Chipotle Takes Aim at Unsustainable Industrial Agriculture in New Mini-Series

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Chipotle has launched a web-based show called Farmed and Dangerous, a four-part satire aimed at revealing the “outrageously twisted and utterly unsustainable world of industrial agriculture” Continue reading

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

Infographic: Organic vs. Conventional Foods

ovnHere 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

25 Amazing and Everyday Uses of Coconut Oil

coconutoilYou already know how good coconut oil is for you. It is naturally anti-bacterial, anti-fungal, anti-viral, anti-inflammatory and is a powerful antioxidant.

Coconut oil is affordable, readily available in most markets and is 100% non-toxic. Continue reading

Most Probiotic Supplements Made with Genetically Modified Flow Agents, Fillers

A Natural News investigation into the probiotics industry has turned up alarming information about how probiotics are formulated and labeled. We’ve found that nearly all probiotics available in the U.S. market today are secretly formulated with genetically modified ingredients that are intentionally not listed on the label. The most common such ingredient is maltodextrin, a corn-derived flow agent.

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10 Health Benefits of Cucumbers

Cucumbers are the fourth most cultivated vegetable in the world and known to be one of the best foods for your body’s overall health, often referred to as a superfood. Cucumbers are often sprayed with pesticides so it is important to buy organic or even better, grow them yourself.

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Upcoming iPhone ‘Appcessory’ Detects Whether or Not Food Is Truly Organic

The dramatic rise in demand for food that is untainted by pesticides and other unnatural chemicals begs the question, how can you really know for sure whether or not that “organic” peach or “biological” avocado is truly what it says it is? Well, an upcoming iPhone app-slash-accessory, or “appcessory,” known as Lapka will soon be able to answer that question, Continue reading

This May Be the Quickest, Easiest, Cheapest, and Most Effective Cancer Treatment Ever!

I’ve treated many cases of cancer going against the standard slash, burn, and cut mantra of the medical establishment.

And I’ve seen some great success. But no injection therapy I’ve ever used took my breath away for its ease of use and effectiveness. That is until I saw the treatment I’m going to tell you about this month! Continue reading

Health Basics – Why You Should Always Choose Organic

organicsEver notice when you meet someone who eats mainly organic, who works out often, is financially stable and always in that “sharing” mode, that no matter what happens around them, they stay in that “gear,” that energetic and positive attitude just stays illuminated and seems to levitate over the negativity? Some people just seem to reach their potential every day, in almost every way. If you haven’t noticed this, start paying attention, because they’re out there, and they are loving life. There is also a reason many people  Continue reading

Tips for Creating a Successful Organic Vegetable Garden almost anywhere

There is nothing like enjoying the fruits of your labor, literally! The seeds you just planted turn out as little shoots and flowers until they grow into bulbs and finally young little things waiting for their weaning. Picking the tomatoes and leafy greens you’ve been waiting to grow for weeks, can give you a feeling of achievement and pride bordering Continue reading

The Decision on Red Meat

Worried about eating beef? Don’t like all the bad press you’ve heard about red meat and disease? But what if you’d like to use red meat as a source of nutrients? Beef is, after all, the number one food source of protein, zinc, and vitamin B12, according to some researchers.

You probably know that most of the bad press centered around red meat concerns its saturated fat content. And before you protest that beef contains too much saturated fat, here are some points to consider. The cattle industry feeds their animals either grain or grass. This gives you a choice: buy grain-fed beef or buy grass-fed beef. The wisest choice is most certainly grass-fed beef. It even trumps so-called “organic” meat. In a nutshell, the difference lies in the fat content of the meat. Grass-fed cattle have Continue reading