Scott Tips, JD, Green Med Info
In a stunning display of nutritional ignorance, three women ram through a Codex standard that leaves many with sub-optimal nutrition
The Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) just finished meeting all last week (December 3-7) in Bad … More
Belsebuub, Guest Writer
The largest study in the world on NDEs to date is currently underway. It is a three year study, with one year to go. It’s taking place in the UK and US, and is studying cardiac arrest patients to see if those who are clinically … More
Dr. Ben Kim, Guest Writer
The purpose of this article is to outline 13 ways that you can decrease your risk of developing any type of cancer. The following 13 ways to prevent cancer are presented in no particular order:
1. If you are going to be … More
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
The nanny mentality of those who create scientific studies and government policy have increased their insanity. Researchers are now calling for a ban on long pointed kitchen knives to reduce deaths from stabbing.
Yes, I’m serious and we’re not talking about a klingon or … More
Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Modern science now confirms why humans have been practicing yoga since the beginning of recorded history: it is good both for the body and mind.
There is evidence in the archeological record that yoga has been practiced by humans for at least 5,000 … More
Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer
We are in an economic crisis. But don’t panic, there are always good things that come out of crises. It’s all a matter of being aware, being ready, and being educated.
Our economy, put simply, really sucks right now. But the United States … More
Laura Gottesdiener, Waging Nonviolence Contributor
Occupy Homes MN supporters march down Portland Avenue to reclaim a vacant foreclosed house in Minneapolis. Photo credit: MrBrownPhoto.com via Occupy Homes MN.
“We are about to take this house over, okay?” shouted Reneka Wheeler, speaking slowly and emphasizing each word as she … More
Peter Russell, Spirit of Now
Editor’s Note: This article by Peter Russell was written in 2009 and is more relevant now than ever.
In recent times there has been growing interest in the possibility that the global crisis is coming to a head in the year 2012. It … More
Editor, Prevent Disease
Achieving mindfulness through meditation has helped people maintain a healthy mind by quelling negative emotions and thoughts, such as desire, anger and anxiety, and encouraging more positive dispositions such as compassion, empathy and forgiveness. Those who have reaped the benefits of mindfulness know that it … More
Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Our senses allow us to experience the outside world more fully. They have evolved to keep us safe, allowing us to stay aware of dangers. In addition to conducting their basic functions, the senses also have a way of reaching deeply into the soul… More
Pamela Duff, Green Med Info
These varnished-looking mushrooms are gorgeous when fresh since the caps are liver-red to a reddish brown and distinctively glossy.
Ganoderma is from the Latin gan, meaning “shiny”, derma meaning “skin”, and lucideum meaning “brilliant”.
The surface is arranged in lumpy zones with … More
Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Genetically-modified (GM) Atlantic salmon is biotech’s next venture as they circumvent nature in an effort to create salmon that grows twice as fast as wild salmon – making fish production more profitable. The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) released a statement last Friday, … More
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
There is evidence linking almost every food or ingredient to cancer, but according to researchers, there’s no need to worry because the evidence for pretty much all of it is very weak they say.
Not a week goes by without a new research … More
Z, Contributing Writer
“Disobedience, the rarest and most courageous of the virtues, is seldom distinguished from neglect, the laziest and commonest of the vices.” – George Bernard Shaw
“At this point in history the capacity to doubt, to criticize and to disobey may be all that stands between … More
Wayne Weiseman, Guest Writer
When a product enters the marketplace it is doomed to be bandied about, prodded, poked and eventually, if it is a “valuable” commodity, confiscated, manipulated, packaged, politicized, corporatized, chained to will-o’-the-wisp market forces and forever relegated to the dungeon of the landfill, what’s … More
Chris Renzo, Contributing Writer
Our nation, the United States, is the richest and most powerful nation in the world. The rich live a decadent lifestyle, and there exists a large middle class, but tens of millions live in poverty. 50% million people [1/6 of our population] cannot afford … More