Tag: processed foods

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
Is Your Diet Soda Making You Fat?

Is Your Diet Soda Making You Fat?













Margie King, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Despite all the warnings about the risks of chemicals in diet sodas, many people still rely on their daily Coke Zero.  They take the risk because their greater concern is weight control.  Parents are even feeding diet sodas to their children in the More

February 4, 2014 | By | 1 Reply 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
7 Foods a Nutritionist Would Never Eat

7 Foods a Nutritionist Would Never Eat













David Dack, Contributor
Waking Times

Certain foods have been shown to be the culprit to some of health troubles that we are facing today. From obesity, high cholesterol, severe migraines, even cancer and heart disease, these foods are slowly poisoning the human species, leading to unfathomable losses in health … More

January 7, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Study Exposes The Exact Effect of Energy Drinks On The Heart

Study Exposes The Exact Effect of Energy Drinks On The Heart













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Energy Drinks have been found to cause irreversible damage to tooth enamel and detrimentally affect the contraction of the heart. According to an ongoing study reported at the Radiological Society of North America (RSNA), the popular drinks consumed by millions not only increase contractility … More

December 3, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
14 Things People Probably Do Not Want To Know About Their Favorite Foods

14 Things People Probably Do Not Want To Know About Their Favorite Foods













April McCarthy, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

There are hundreds of food industry facts that are sheltered from consumers and only made public by food scientists if absolutely necessary. The following are 14 of the more well known industry insider secrets that have been exposed now for some time, but still … More

November 4, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
What Chemicals are Really in Coca-Cola’s Coke Soda?

What Chemicals are Really in Coca-Cola’s Coke Soda?













Christina Sarich, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Perhaps you already know that the Coca-Cola Co. has committed atrocious ground-water polluting in other countries, along with creating water shortages. You probably know as well that the company is turning providing the mass population with toxic beverage choices. After reading this quick, informative … More

October 10, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Do You Know How Hot Dogs Are Really Made?

Do You Know How Hot Dogs Are Really Made?













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

We all know that hot dogs are not the healthiest food, but many people will consume them regardless. What’s the harm in consuming a few frankfurters here and there at BBQs, sporting events and gatherings right? Everything in moderation right? Unsuspecting consumers have no … More

September 4, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Common Additives in Processed Foods

Common Additives in Processed Foods













Melissa King, Guest
Waking Times

Besides large amounts of sugar and sodium, Big Food companies love to add unnecessary additives to their foods.  Think about it.  They produce foods that have a very long shelf life and some are designed to NEVER rot.  That can’t be safe for human consumption. … More

July 27, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Size Matters: Are Nano-Particles Found In Common Processed Foods Safe for Consumption?

Size Matters: Are Nano-Particles Found In Common Processed Foods Safe for Consumption?













Jill Richardson, Guest
Waking Times

Even food manufacturers often don’t know if nanoparticles are in the food they sell and no one knows if they’re safe to eat.

They’re found in M&Ms, Dunkin’ Donuts, Jell-O pudding, and even Pop-Tarts. Scientists don’t know if they’re safe to eat. The government doesn’t … More

July 25, 2013 | By | 5 Replies More
Beware the Ice Cream Truck – The Toxic Ingredients in Soft Serve Ice Cream

Beware the Ice Cream Truck – The Toxic Ingredients in Soft Serve Ice Cream













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The chimes of a friendly neighborhood ice cream truck on a warm summer’s day guarantee flocks of children will soon be gathering within its vicinity. No child wants to be excluded from the delicious frozen treats their friends are receiving do they? However, when … More

July 5, 2013 | By | 9 Replies More
Infant Formula Manufacturers Refuse To Remove GMO And New Research Now Links Formula To Chronic Disease

Infant Formula Manufacturers Refuse To Remove GMO And New Research Now Links Formula To Chronic Disease













Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Nestle and Mead Johnson Nutrition recently dismissed calls to remove genetically-modified organisms (GMO) from their infant formula products in the US and now evidence is coming forth on long-term risks related to infant formulations. Epidemiological research has indicated a relationship between infant formula feeding … More

June 14, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
How Free of Gluten are “Glutenfree” Labeled Products Really?

How Free of Gluten are “Glutenfree” Labeled Products Really?













Dr. Rivkah Roth, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Mainstream and natural medicine agree:

No matter if non-celiac and/or celiac gluten sensitive, an individual sensitive to gluten needs to adopt a 100% glutenfree diet (GFD) and lifestyle!

Over more or less time on a GFD most related symptoms should disappear. But, … More

June 12, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
For Most Foods, The Faster It Spoils, The Healthier It Is – The Toxic Preservation of Food Is Killing Us

For Most Foods, The Faster It Spoils, The Healthier It Is – The Toxic Preservation of Food Is Killing Us













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The food industry has created an era of convenience for consumers through packaged, preserved, emulsified, pasteurized, sterilized, irradiated and chemically altered foods. It’s not an exact science, but generally speaking the faster a food spoils, the higher the nutrient density it contains. … More

June 10, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Scientists Officially Link Processed Foods To Autoimmune Disease

Scientists Officially Link Processed Foods To Autoimmune Disease













April McCarthy, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

The modern diet of processed foods, takeaways and microwave meals could be to blame for a sharp increase in autoimmune diseases such as multiple sclerosis, including alopecia, asthma and eczema.

A team of scientists from Yale University in the U.S and the University … More

March 7, 2013 | By | 8 Replies More
Common Modern Foods Which Cause DNA Damage

Common Modern Foods Which Cause DNA Damage













Raluca Schachter, Guest Writer
Waking Times

How important is it what you put in your mouth, after all? How much man made, toxic lab food can one ingest before negative symptoms show up? How much more sickness does this society have to endure before we finally stay united and demand … More

January 23, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
All Food Ingredients Linked To Cancer, But Researchers Say Don’t Worry Evidence is Weak

All Food Ingredients Linked To Cancer, But Researchers Say Don’t Worry Evidence is Weak













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

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

December 27, 2012 | By | 7 Replies More
Why Is Pesticide Used As An Ingredient In Infant Formula?

Why Is Pesticide Used As An Ingredient In Infant Formula?













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

Why is cupric sulfate – a known herbicide, fungicide and pesticide — being used in infant formula? And why is it displayed proudly on product labels as a presumably nutritious ingredient?

Used to kill fungus, aquatic plants and roots of plants, parasitic infections in aquarium … More

December 8, 2012 | By | 13 Replies More
Down Our Throats – How Corporate Influence and Public Policy Conspire to Keep Us Unhealthy

Down Our Throats – How Corporate Influence and Public Policy Conspire to Keep Us Unhealthy













Alex Pietrowski, Staff Writer
Waking Times

Food Processors Want to Keep Us Snacking – Can Public Policy Help?

No one can question the fact that the condition of public health in the United States has reached a critical point, and that much of this health catastrophe can be blamed on … More

November 30, 2012 | By | 1 Reply More
Wheat: To Eat or Not to Eat?

Wheat: To Eat or Not to Eat?













The Health Coach, Contributing Writer
Waking Times 

That has become the question for every health enthusiast who has been hit with a barrage of conflicting reports about wheat in the diet.

Since we’re dealing with the staff of life, this weighty issue must be reconciled in the minds of … More

September 27, 2012 | By | 8 Replies 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 | 20 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