Tag: food

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?

The Perfect Storm – Grow Local or Grow Hungry?













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

Most of us who live in the United States have always assumed that our food would be available in abundance at our commercial grocery stores at affordable prices, at least for the past three generations. Most have never spent a thought about what they would … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
Maple Syrup Does Far More For Your Health Than Just Sweeten Your Food

Maple Syrup Does Far More For Your Health Than Just Sweeten Your Food













Karen Foster, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Maple syrup is one of the many wonders of the world and far more than a simple sweetener. Maple syrup is not only rich in essential nutrients such manganese as well as zinc, but 34 new beneficial compounds discovered just a few years ago … More

April 12, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Health & Longevity Secrets From Around The World

Health & Longevity Secrets From Around The World













April McCarthy, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There are many places around the world where people live longer and know how to be happier than the rest of us. Instead of depriving yourself, researchers say it’s better to look at cultures and regions around the world where diets are not just … More

April 8, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Canadian 10th Grader Discovers Radioactive Imported Seafood Long After Government Stopped Testing

Canadian 10th Grader Discovers Radioactive Imported Seafood Long After Government Stopped Testing













Brandon Baker, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Radioactive seafood isn’t foreign to Canadian grocery stores, but we have no research and development professionals to thank for that information—just a 10th grader from Alberta.

Bronwyn Delacruz of Grande Prairie Composite High School in Alberta made her discovery with the help of a $600 … More

April 2, 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
Can the World Feed China?

Can the World Feed China?













Lester Brown, EcoWatch
Waking Times

Overnight, China has become a leading world grain importer, set to buy a staggering 22 million tons in the 2013–14 trade year, according to the latest U.S. Department of Agriculture projections. As recently as 2006—just eight years ago—China had a grain surplus and was exporting More

March 18, 2014 | By | 5 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
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
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
California Water Shortage – The Game Changer That Will Trigger the Food Crisis

California Water Shortage – The Game Changer That Will Trigger the Food Crisis













Jamie Lee, Contributor
Waking Times

For What It’s Worth… 

(I live in the North Counties of Northern California and manage a small Biodynamic farm forgoing a previous existence as a research analyst on Wall Street and owner of a small investment boutique firm for over two decades.)

Farmers throughout California … More

February 26, 2014 | By | 8 Replies More
Food Revolution: The Real Takeaway From the Natural News Garden of Life & Subway Agreements

Food Revolution: The Real Takeaway From the Natural News Garden of Life & Subway Agreements













Jefferey Jaxen, Contributor
Waking Times

It seems the tide is rapidly turning towards the true empowerment of humanity. First, due to the independent findings from the Health Ranger’s Forensic Food Lab combined with an “organic” social media blitz, Garden of LifeSun Warrior, and Boku Superfood protein products … More

February 7, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
How to be Yourself – When No One Wants You To

How to be Yourself – When No One Wants You To













Alen Mischael VukelićContributor
Waking Times

Whatever you say as a vegan, whatever you do as a vegan, is closely monitored by others for one simple reason: will this ‘experiment’ work, or will it fail? You are in breach of the standard, so everything you do puts in a … More

February 6, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods

The Amazing Healing Properties of Fermented Foods













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Between the hard and fast dichotomies of cooked and raw, dead and alive, is this beautiful thing called fermented.  A place where many of the digestive challenges associated with raw foods (e.g. enzyme inhibitors, anti-nutrients, lectins) are overcome in favor of not … More

February 5, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Sprouts – How to Grow Your Own Superfood in Your Kitchen

Sprouts – How to Grow Your Own Superfood in Your Kitchen













Stanka Vukelić, Contributor
Waking Times

Sprouts are the easiest and fastest way to organically grow superfood in your kitchen. ‘Too little room’ or ‘not that kind of guy’ is no excuse for not growing sprouts even in the most urban conditions.

You don’t need to have any experience; the … More

February 4, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
Whether Labeled Organic, Non-GMO or Conventional, Here Are 12 Reasons To Avoid Any Kind of Soy

Whether Labeled Organic, Non-GMO or Conventional, Here Are 12 Reasons To Avoid Any Kind of Soy













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Soy has become a major source of toxicity for human beings, especially in the last three decades. Not only is more than 99% of soy genetically modified, but sources labeled organic or non-GMO are often exposed to the same problems as conventional soy. If … More

January 27, 2014 | By | 4 Replies More
9 Ways That Processed Foods Are Slowly Killing People

9 Ways That Processed Foods Are Slowly Killing People













Kris Gunnars, Guest
Waking Times

Processed foods are bad. They are the main reason why people all over the world are getting fat and sick. How do we know?

Every time a population adopts a “Western” diet high in processed foods, they get sick.

It happens within a few … More

January 24, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Raw Food Eating: How Does it Work?

Raw Food Eating: How Does it Work?













Alen Mischael Vukelić, Contributor
Waking Times

How long does it take to prepare raw food? Is it good? Isn’t raw food boring? Can I eat cooked foods while being on a raw food diet? Isn’t raw food complicated?

Sometimes we get asked what do we actually eat as raw … More

January 21, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
The Meat Atlas: Facts and Figures About Industrial Food Production

The Meat Atlas: Facts and Figures About Industrial Food Production













Vicki Hird, EcoWatch
Waking Times

They say every cloud has a silver lining, and since the horsemeat scandal in 2013 it has become much easier to talk about meat—more people seem to know and care about the impact of meat production and consumption and the benefits of cutting down. They’re … More

January 17, 2014 | By | 3 Replies More
12 Foods Most People Don’t Know Are Dyed or Adulterated

12 Foods Most People Don’t Know Are Dyed or Adulterated













Karen Foster, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Orange cheddar cheese comes to mind as one of many foods people don’t realize is dyed. While some food coloring and adulterations are less harmful than others, many exist as toxic threats in the food supply. Almost any food you buy that is not … More

January 16, 2014 | By | 3 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

Must Watch Videos

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

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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

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