Michael Whitehouse – The Amazon rainforest is facing utter destruction.
Mae Chan – It’s not just the high fat, salt or sugar content of processed foods that is driving obesity and diet-related illnesses — the lack of food diversity is killing our gut flora.
April McCarthy – Unless you’re living on a farm in the middle of nowhere, chances are you consume at least some packaged foods.
Christina Sarich – Monsanto experiences significant losses, attributed to farmers in major agricultural zones favoring soy over GMO corn because of falling crop prices.
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times There will always be some ingredients in processed foods that we turn a blind eye to on the label. These are 5 ingredients that I implore you not to follow that mindset. 1. ENRICHED WHEAT Wheat is already one of those grains that should be avoided, but the key […]
Emily Cassidy, Environmental Working Group Waking Times A new study led by scientists from the Arctic University of Norway has detected “extreme levels” of Roundup, the agricultural herbicide manufactured by Monsanto, in genetically engineered (GE) soy. The study, coming out in June’s issue of Food Chemistry and available online, looked at 31 different soybean plants on Iowa farms and compared […]
Dr. Mercola Waking Times Three decades ago, when I was still in medical school, autism affected one in 10,000 children.1, 2 What changed between then and now to cause one in 50 children3 to become autistic? Mounting research—not to mention plain logic—indicates that brain disorders are the result of excessive exposure to toxins from multiple sources—including the mother, […]
Dr. Marianna Pochelli, Prevent Disease Waking Times Phytoestrogens in soy-based formulas are known to carry greater risks than benefits for infants. Babies fed soy-based formula had 13,000 to 22,0000 times more isoflavones in their blood than babies fed milk-based formula. New data published in PLoS One shows that consumption of soy formula may also be associated with […]
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 you consume processed foods, soy […]
Prevent Disease Waking Times Soy Lecithin has been lingering around our food supply for over a century. It is an ingredient in literally hundreds of proceesed foods, and also sold as an over the counter health food supplement. Scientists claim it benefits our cardiovascular health, metabolism, memory, cognitive function, liver function, and even physical and […]
Erin Schumacher, Guest Waking Times We indeed are what we eat and what we are eating in many ‘first world nations’ is quite scary. The chemicals added to these ‘foods’ are disrupting our hormones, causing cancer and leading to a variety of health issues. “In the 21st century our tastes buds, our brain chemistry, our […]
Marco Torres, Prevent Disease Waking Times If we analyze the food guide and government advice on nutrition over a decade ago and compare those advisements to what is recommended today, there is one big difference–one specific food crept up onto the radar of public health officials as if it had some kind of miraculous nutritional […]
Reed Davis, CN, Guest Writer Waking Times I stop by Starbucks every now and then for my morning coffee. The other day I noticed they’d put some pamphlets on the checkout counter about how good their soy milk is for you. I’d like to share my thoughts on this. Many people think of soy milk […]
Becca Wolford, Contributing Writer Waking Times For the past few years I’ve had in the back of my mind the question of whether or not my thyroid function is healthy. No, I haven’t had it checked, but I have done the little self-tests that one can easily find online. The results are varied, of course. […]
Waking Times What are the true costs of growing Soy in South America? In Paraguay over 2.6 million hectares are used for growing soy, which is primarily used as animal feed for factory farms in Europe. While European farmers may delight in having access to cheap GMO food for their meat farms, this practice has […]
Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times As California remains the proverbial battlefield for GMO labeling, an increased interest is growing over ways to actually start avoiding GMOs in your daily life. By far the best tip, which may not be applicable at all times, is to stick to high quality organic sources. Preferably 100% organic or locally grown by […]