Not long ago I was walking through the aisles of a New Age fair in the suburbs of Chicago. All the usual suspects were there: booths for Baha’i and Eckankar; ladies selling essences and fragrances; bodyworkers offering ten minutes of chair massage; psychics inspecting the etheric fields of their subjects. Like most New Age events … Continue reading What Happened to the New Age? Sorting Truth from Nonsense
As a rule of thumb, half of every meal you eat should be made up of nutrient-rich superfoods, such as fruits and vegetables. When you eat a healthy diet over a long term, you’re more likely to prevent chronic illness, such as heart disease, obesity, diabetes and cancer. Yet, most people don’t eat sufficient amounts … Continue reading 10 Superfood Powders and How They Benefit Your Health
Well, there is the money, of course. When millions of people forego expensive and toxic medical drugs; when they rarely see conventional doctors; when they don’t receive vaccinations and don’t have their children vaccinated; when they opt for natural remedies; when, worst of all, THEY STAY HEALTHY, this is a hammer blow to drug-based medicine. … Continue reading Why Does Modern Medicine Have a Big Problem with Natural Health?
In the modern-day, informed consent is one of the most pressing issues/concerns with regard to our health freedom. Informed consent is defined as having the right to make informed choices while knowing the risks involved when offered medical treatment. Further, whether it’s as a patient or a participating subject for medical research, individuals involved should … Continue reading Informed Consent: A Vital and Basic Human Right for Our Health Freedom
A megamerger between two of the world’s biggest agricultural corporations looms on the horizon. The seed and pesticide giant Monsanto is inching closer to uniting with the German pharmaceutical and chemical company Bayer—a consolidation that could spell disaster for farmers, pollinators, and affordable, healthy food. Here’s why the Monsanto-Bayer merger is a toxic relationship: One-Stop Shopping for Increased Pesticide Use When … Continue reading What Would a Monsanto-Bayer Merger Really Grow?
Factory farmed chicken has been identified as the food responsible for the greatest number of foodborne illnesses, thanks to the presence of pathogenic bacteria, many of which are resistant to antibiotics. Now, testing reveals chicken and other meats may also contain drugs that are banned for use in food animals. As reported by Consumer Reports,1 drugs … Continue reading Banned Drugs Found in Your Meat
In August, researchers from the University of California, Berkeley published their findings that wild green “weeds” growing in abundance in the poor, urban areas of San Francisco, California contain more nutrition than grocery store produce, even despite the drought in California. About nine city blocks worth of wild greens were collected from three separate areas by the … Continue reading Weeds Growing in Poor Urban Areas More Nutritious than Grocery Store Produce