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Open Sourcing the Food, Nutrition, and Supplement Industries

Open Sourcing the Food, Nutrition, and Supplement Industries













Jefferey Jaxen, Staff Writer
Waking Times

The next wave of the food, supplement, and nutrition market is upon us with little fanfare. Perhaps because the age of information we are in has once again caught the public and market by surprise with its rapid pace.

The idea of health supplements … More

March 17, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death

How Turmeric Can Save the Aging Brain From Dementia and Premature Death













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

A promising new study published in Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry titled, “Dietary Curcumin Ameliorates Aging-Related Cerebrovascular Dysfunction through the AMPK/Uncoupling Protein 2 Pathway,”[i] reveals the primary polyphenol in turmeric known as curcumin (which gives it its golden hue) may provide what the … More

March 14, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Radiation Protection Strategies: Avoid & Supplement

Radiation Protection Strategies: Avoid & Supplement













Jefferey Jaxen, Staff Writer
Waking Times 

As the realization of the environmental damage at Fukushima sets in, many are continuing to look for ways they can protect themselves from potential radiation exposure. Although I am far from an expert in this area, I have followed the disaster since March 11, … More

March 13, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Cannabis Less Addictive Than High Fructose Corn Syrup & 6 Other Things They Don’t Want You to Know

Cannabis Less Addictive Than High Fructose Corn Syrup & 6 Other Things They Don’t Want You to Know













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There are so many addictive substances in our society that we humans love to portray as evil. We label them as such because of our tendencies and repetition towards anything that is considered to have negative consequences. We are never to be accountable for … More

March 12, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
7 Types of Fish You Should Never Consider Eating

7 Types of Fish You Should Never Consider Eating













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

With increasing pollution and radiation levels off the charts in our oceans, wild fish are becoming as hazardous to our health as factory farmed meat. Most farmed fish are no longer safe to consume due to genetic modification and practices which have transformed many … More

March 11, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
GMOs: Ban Them or Label Them?

GMOs: Ban Them or Label Them?













Ronnie Cummins, Organic Consumers Association
Waking Times

Since the controversial introduction in the mid-nineties of genetically engineered (GE) food and crops, and the subsequent fast-tracking of those crops by the federal government—with no independent safety-testing or labeling required—there has been a lively debate among activists, both inside and outside the … More

March 10, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Why is There GMO Sugar In Salt?

Why is There GMO Sugar In Salt?













Heather Callaghan, Contributor
Waking Times

Great April Fools’ Day prank idea: Switch up your loved ones’ sugar with salt. When they spit out their coffee and comment on the saltiness you can insist that it’s really sugar and that there’s nothing wrong, giving the prank a twisted flair.

But you’d … More

March 8, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Chickens from US to be Shipped to China for Processing… Then Back to US for Consumption

Chickens from US to be Shipped to China for Processing… Then Back to US for Consumption













John Deike, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption.

Bureau of Labor Statistics data … More

March 7, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
How Wheat Literally Decimates Your Health

How Wheat Literally Decimates Your Health













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Decimate is an interesting word, as far as wheat and gluten toxicity goes.  First of all, many who have been fortunate enough to have identified wheat’s adverse health effects at the root of their often misdiagnosed health problems, know intimately that it … More

March 6, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
BPA-Free Plastic Bottles Still Toxic to Infants and Toddlers

BPA-Free Plastic Bottles Still Toxic to Infants and Toddlers













John Deike, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Michael Green, an environmental health executive and father of a feisty toddler named Juliette, worked to rid his cabinets of baby bottles and plastic cups containing the additive bisphenol A (BPA), which mimics estrogen and has been linked to serious health problems like cancer, … More

March 5, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
7 Ideas for Helping to Protect the Honeybee

7 Ideas for Helping to Protect the Honeybee













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

With all of the immediate problems facing people these days, it is difficult to be concerned and proactive about the looming environmental crises that will affect us in big ways in the not-too-distant future. After all, who has time to do anything about … More

March 4, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Cancer, Diabetes, Arthritis & Hypertension Can be Reversed Naturally

Cancer, Diabetes, Arthritis & Hypertension Can be Reversed Naturally













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Despite the medical model which relies on pharmaceutical intervention for every known illness, there are well over one hundred common diseases that can be reversed naturally. That’s the difference between treatment for profit and healing for wellness. Arthritis (both rheumatoid and osteo) diabetes (both … More

March 4, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
The Future of Grain – Einkorn, Teff and Quinoa

The Future of Grain – Einkorn, Teff and Quinoa













Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Many people are discovering that modern wheat is the perfect chronic poison. The consumption of wheat and wheat-containing products has been linked to many devastating and chronic health conditions including gluten intolerance, celiac disease, endocrine system disruption, leaky gut syndrome, … More

March 3, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
The Benefits of Curcumin in Cancer Treatment

The Benefits of Curcumin in Cancer Treatment













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Cancer is one of the leading causes of death. What if there was a safe, natural herb that could work for nearly every type of cancer?

According to Dr. William LaValley, who focuses most of his clinical work on the treatment of cancer, curcumin—a derivative … More

March 3, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Medicinal Ginger for Health and Garden

Medicinal Ginger for Health and Garden













Rady Ananda, Guest
Waking Times

One of the world’s most potent disease-fighting spices, ginger, is easy to grow and comes in a variety of over a thousand different species.  Medicinal ginger most often used is Zingiber officinale. The Real Food Channel reminds us, “Pharmaceutical companies would have you believe … More

March 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
The Longterm Health Impact of Toxic Food Packaging

The Longterm Health Impact of Toxic Food Packaging













Heather Callaghan, Contributor
Waking Times

There once was a guy who wrote a book about his journey out of crippling brain fog. He warned that to get out of it he and others needed to use extreme caution about what they brought into the house. With gloves, anything he purchased … More

February 28, 2014 | By | Reply More
Turmeric’s Heart-Saving Properties Confirmed In New Diabetes Study

Turmeric’s Heart-Saving Properties Confirmed In New Diabetes Study













Sayer Ji, Founder, Green Med Info
Waking Times

“The doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest her or his patients in the care of the human frame, in a proper diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” ~ Thomas Edison

A remarkable new study … More

February 24, 2014 | By | 7 Replies More
Genetic Fallacy: How Pesticide Companies Silence Scientific Dissent

Genetic Fallacy: How Pesticide Companies Silence Scientific Dissent













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

There are plenty of indications suggesting that the evidence-based paradigm across sciences is built on quicksand, having been largely bought and paid for by many major multinational corporations.

Nowhere is this more evident than in the chemical industry, where pesticide companies posing as “biotechnology” firms specializing … More

February 21, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
10 Urban Farming Projects Flourishing in Boston

10 Urban Farming Projects Flourishing in Boston













John Deike, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Urban agriculture and the local food movement are flourishing as farms and gardens continue to pop up across Boston’s inner-city sprawl.

To highlight the green movement, Food Tank created a top ten list of the city’s most innovative urban agriculture projects.

1. Berkeley Community GardenMore

February 20, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Despite Majority Opposition, GMO Corn Gets Green Light in Europe

Despite Majority Opposition, GMO Corn Gets Green Light in Europe













John Deike, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Corporations, backed by influential lobbyists and western governments, dealt major blows this month against activists who are fighting to limit the cultivation of genetically modified organisms(GMOs).

The European Commission gave DuPont Pioneer the green light to freely grow insecticidal corn, also known as TC1507. … More

February 18, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More

Must Watch Videos

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable

5 Videos Showing How Fracking Can Make Water Flammable













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Public awareness of the risks and dangers of hydraulic gas-fracturing, or Fracking, is growing daily, but not nearly as fast as the practice itself is. Across the world, fracking is creating a massive new energy boom and investors are pouring money into energy companies … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More

Activism Works

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More