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MSG – The Industry Secret That Causes Food Addiction

MSG – The Industry Secret That Causes Food Addiction

Christina Sarich – This is one of the most important reasons to never consume MSG.

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong

Everything You Think You Know About Addiction is Wrong

Video – What do we really know about addiction and how to cure it?

ADHD Meds – The Gateway to Addiction

ADHD Meds – The Gateway to Addiction

Michael Whitehouse – Prescribing drugs to individuals who don’t need them is fueling mass addiction.

5 Signs That You’re Outgrowing Yourself

5 Signs That You’re Outgrowing Yourself

Dylan Charles – Our culture celebrates destruction over evolution, and it our challenge to overcome this.

5 Reasons The Most Dangerous Drug Is Not Illegal

5 Reasons The Most Dangerous Drug Is Not Illegal

Marco Torres – Hundreds of millions of people indulge in one of the most dangerous drugs which is sold right over the counter.

Your Brain on Caffeine

Your Brain on Caffeine

Sarah Landrum – So many of love that morning cup of java, but what does caffeine do to the brain and the mind?

The Malnutrition Epidemic in America

The Malnutrition Epidemic in America

Tracy Kolenchuk – Obesity is not what most people think it is…

China’s Answer to Teen Internet Addiction

China’s Answer to Teen Internet Addiction

Video – Can Internet overuse result in destructive behaviors? Here’s a short film that offers a glimpse into a correctional facility set up for young Internet addicts in China.

10 Similarities Between Sugar, Junk Food and Abusive Drugs

10 Similarities Between Sugar, Junk Food and Abusive Drugs

Kris Gunnars – Here are 10 disturbing similarities between sugar, junk food and abusive drugs.

Study Shows Cannabis 114 Times Safer Than Drinking Alcohol

Study Shows Cannabis 114 Times Safer Than Drinking Alcohol

Marco Torres – We have been led to believe that marijuana is a dangerous and addictive drug that destroys lives and is a far greater risk than other recreational drugs such as alcohol.

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Ayahuasca and its Effect on the Brain

Ayahuasca and its Effect on the Brain

Video – Dr. Gabor Maté as he explains how ayahuasca works and how it can possibly cure addictions.

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Food Addiction: It’s Not An Eating Disorder

Food Addiction: It’s Not An Eating Disorder

Jowita Bydlowskais – “People have this response that food addiction can’t be as bad as cocaine addiction partly because society doesn’t see overeating as a problem…”

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Opiates, Iboga and the Roots of Self-Destruction

Opiates, Iboga and the Roots of Self-Destruction

Dylan Charles & Jeff Cook Waking Times "Every addiction arises from an unconscious refusal to face and move through your own pain. Every addiction starts with pain and ends with pain. Whatever the substance you are addicted to - alcohol, food, legal or illegal drugs, or a person - you are using something or somebody…
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5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts

5 Mind-Blowing Lessons from Psychedelics Experts

April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times A recent online course unraveled psychedelic science, medicine, art and spirituality. The problem with banning anything out of a fear of the unknown is that many unknowns will remain. Such is the story of many psychedelic drugs in the U.S. While the government has experimented with various psychedelic compounds…
The Root Cause of Addiction?

The Root Cause of Addiction?

Heather Callaghan, Contributor Waking Times This is presented as alternative way of viewing addiction. One that does not wage war on the addict with shame and punishment from the so-called "War on Drugs." Is addiction entirely due to genetic predisposition? That's non-sense, according to Dr. Gabor Mate who wrote In the Realm of Hungry Ghosts,…
11 Ways Our Society Treats Us Like Caged Rats: Do Our Addictions Stem from that Trapped Feeling?

11 Ways Our Society Treats Us Like Caged Rats: Do Our Addictions Stem from that Trapped Feeling?

Charles Eisenstein, The Fix Waking Times Instead of a moral failing or physiological malfunction, is addiction an adaptive response to circumstances? You've probably heard about those addiction studies with caged lab rats, in which the rats compulsively press the heroin dispensing lever again and again, even to the point of choosing it over food and…
6 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics

6 Amazing Things Scientists Have Discovered About Psychedelics

April M. Short, AlterNet Waking Times Psychedelics have the potential to treat cancers, addiction and psychological traumas. Despite the fact that the U.S. government deems many hallucinogenic or psychedelic substances to be dangerous, classifying them as Schedule I drugs with “no currently accepted medical use,” various scientists have dared to study their effects. What they’ve…
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 our actions or behavior--it's always…
First Study in 40 Years Legitimizes LSD for Psychotherapeutic Use

First Study in 40 Years Legitimizes LSD for Psychotherapeutic Use

Buck Rogers, Staff Writer Waking Times The public image problem for psychedelic substances is finally correcting itself, due in large part to the willingness of some scientific communities to ignore taboos and press ahead with modern research into the efficacy of their use as therapeutic medicines. Cannabis is the front-runner in the campaign to end…
Big Sugar Tips Balance of Scale

Big Sugar Tips Balance of Scale

Dr. Mercola Waking Times There is no shortage of research linking excessive sugar consumption with obesity, and the intake of sugar-sweetened beverages appears to have a particularly strong link. It was five years ago when UCLA researchers found that adults who drank at least one sugar-sweetened beverage a day are 27 percent more likely to…
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