Tag: addiction

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
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 … More

March 4, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
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 … More

January 15, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
5 Foods As Addictive As Cocaine

5 Foods As Addictive As Cocaine













Indian Country News
Waking Times

Just looking at a photo of a stack of cookies or freshly baked bread can make your mouth water. Research says simply seeing tempting food releases the chemical dopamine in the brain. The neurotransmitter, often referred to as the “happy hormone,” helps control the brain’s … More

October 23, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Brain Imaging Study Confirms Addictive Nature of Processed Carbs

Brain Imaging Study Confirms Addictive Nature of Processed Carbs













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

A staggering two-thirds of Americans are now overweight, and one in four are either diabetic or pre-diabetic.

Carb-rich processed foods are a primary driver of these statistics, and while many blame Americans’ overindulgence of processed junk foods on lack of self-control, scientists are now starting … More

July 19, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
No External Opiates Needed

No External Opiates Needed













Ida Lawrence, Contributor
Waking Times

The other day I was talking with a person who is an addiction counselor, and of course our conversation turned to the young people who are her clients. I wondered what she sees as the core problem that brings a young person into addiction… is … More

June 8, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Causing Addiction Similar To Cocaine

High Fructose Corn Syrup Is Causing Addiction Similar To Cocaine













April McCarthy, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Results presented at the 2013 Canadian Neuroscience Meeting shows that high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS) can cause behavioural reactions similar to those produced by drugs of abuse such as cocaine

These results, presented by addiction expert Francesco Leri, Associate Professor of Neuroscience and Applied Cognitive … More

May 25, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
10 Benefits of Hypnotherapy

10 Benefits of Hypnotherapy













Charlotte Whitelock, Guest Writer
Waking Times

Hypnotherapy is a powerful and effective tool for making massive improvements to your health and wellbeing, and providing you find a caring, professional Hypnotherapist, it can also be extremely relaxing and refreshing, a bit like having a massage for your mind.

Hypnotherapy has come … More

April 8, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Why Does Society Think I’m Some Kind of Freak for Abstaining From Alcohol?

Why Does Society Think I’m Some Kind of Freak for Abstaining From Alcohol?













Andrew Beale, AlterNet
Waking Times 

No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin.

No one ever asks me why I don’t shoot heroin. Everyone in my circle intuitively understands that heroin is extremely destructive. It’s highly addictive, disastrous for your health, there’s a huge risk of overdose — … More

March 24, 2013 | By | 32 Replies More
The 3 Foods That Can Be Destroying Your Health

The 3 Foods That Can Be Destroying Your Health













Neda Smith, FDN, CMTA, HHC, Guest Writer
Waking Times

Often addiction, especially to food, occurs during your childhood years. We all remember eating cereal as kids, but over the past three years the amount of cereal consumed by children and adults has increased to an all-time high.

In its … More

January 25, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Sugar and Saccharin More Addictive Than Intravenous Cocaine?

Sugar and Saccharin More Addictive Than Intravenous Cocaine?













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Sugar and artificial sweeteners are so accessible, affordable and socially sanctioned, that few consider their habitual consumption to be a problem on the scale of say, addiction to cocaine.  But if recent research is correct their addictive potential could be even worse.More

January 11, 2013 | By | Reply More
Is Money Just Another Drug?

Is Money Just Another Drug?













Anna Hunt, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Marriam-Webster’s definition of addiction is: “compulsive need for and use of a habit-forming substance (as heroin, nicotine, or alcohol) characterized by tolerance and by well-defined physiological symptoms upon withdrawal; broadly: persistent compulsive use of a substance known by the user to be harmful.”

Just … More

November 19, 2012 | By | 3 Replies More
Smartphones: Overuse Causing New Health Crises

Smartphones: Overuse Causing New Health Crises













The Health Coach, Contributing Writer
Waking Times 

Smartphones are here to stay. Smartphones are radically changing the way we live our lives. Smartphones are causing different health crises, most of which remain under the radar until they seemingly emerge out of nowhere.

The headline below speaks directly to two different … More

July 25, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Overcoming Addictions Can Be A Stairway To Heaven

Overcoming Addictions Can Be A Stairway To Heaven













The Health Coach, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

Sugar … as Sweetness … as the Lord

Note from the coach: This may be one of the most important holistic health coaching sessions you’ll ever have.

What is it, really, that we all seek in life? Ultimately, isn’t it happiness, joy, bliss … More

July 19, 2012 | By | Reply More
Depression Chemical Imbalance Doesn’t Exist, Experts Say

Depression Chemical Imbalance Doesn’t Exist, Experts Say













Elizabeth Renter
Waking Times

What if you went to a crime ridden street corner, suffering from depression, and were told that a certain drug could change how you felt about things? What if you went to your doctor and were told the same thing? While the corner drug dealer and … More

July 16, 2012 | By | Reply More
Is Fructose As Addictive As Alcohol?

Is Fructose As Addictive As Alcohol?













Sayer Ji
Waking Times

Fructose, which literally means “fruit sugar,”* sounds so sweet and innocent. And indeed, when incorporated into the diet in moderate amounts in the form of fruit – always organic and raw, when possible – it’s about as pure and wholesome as as a nutrient can … More

July 3, 2012 | By | Reply More
Bi-Polar Disorder: Why is it So Common and How to Alleviate it

Bi-Polar Disorder: Why is it So Common and How to Alleviate it













The Health Coach, Contributing Writer
Waking Times

If ever there was a truly American psychiatric condition, Bi-polar disorder (aka Manic-depressive disorder) is it. Everything about Society USA promotes such a condition from our youngest ages. As we unpack the several components of the mental and emotional baggage associated with Bi-polar More

June 26, 2012 | By | 11 Replies More
DNA Activation: A Secret to Personal Transformation

DNA Activation: A Secret to Personal Transformation













Mona Bhattacharya
Wake Up World

Life begins with an untouched mind – much like a blank canvas waiting to be colored. The colors are known as ‘the human experience’, which brings about the gradual development of the mental capabilities required to live a ‘normal life’. Intelligence, creativity and memory are … More

May 23, 2012 | By | Reply More
Peru’s Takiwasi Center Uses Medicinal Plants to Treat Addiction

Peru’s Takiwasi Center Uses Medicinal Plants to Treat Addiction













Barbara Fraser
Indian Country

Darkness closes around a circle of white-clothed figures seated in a thatch-roofed building in the Peruvian jungle. One by one, they kneel and drink a cup of liquid proffered by a gray-haired man seated on a low stool under a religious icon.

Softly, over the buzz … More

May 11, 2012 | By | Reply More
Do Hidden Opiates In Our Food Explain Food Addictions?

Do Hidden Opiates In Our Food Explain Food Addictions?













Sayer Ji
Waking Times

Food addictions are not strictly “psychological” problems, but have a hard-wired, organic component.  Many of the most commonly consumed foods in Western culture actually contain narcotic properties associated with the presence of psychoactive chemicals that bind to opioid receptors in the nervous system.  These peptides are … More

May 4, 2012 | By | Reply More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 12 Replies More
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

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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