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Which Foods Are Irradiated and Sterilized For Claims of Safety?

Which Foods Are Irradiated and Sterilized For Claims of Safety?

Marco Torres – Did you know that many of the foods we consider to be natural and healthy have been irradiated, robbing them of nutritional content?

By October 15, 2014 3 Comments Read More →
Raw Milk Versus Pasteurized—Which Is Safer?

Raw Milk Versus Pasteurized—Which Is Safer?

Dr. Mercola Waking Times The United States lags far behind many other nations when it comes to food safety and nutritional recommendations, and this is perhaps particularly true when it comes to raw milk. The fact is, large dairy farmers operating under the factory farm model simply cannot produce raw milk safe for human consumption. […]

Chickens from US to be Shipped to China for Processing… Then Back to US for Consumption

Chickens from US to be Shipped to China for Processing… Then Back to US for Consumption

John Deike, EcoWatch Waking Times Scores of Americans are in an uproar since Food Safety News revealed the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) will soon allow U.S. chickens to be sent to China for processing before being shipped back to the states for human consumption. Bureau of Labor Statistics data estimates that American poultry processors are paid roughly $11 […]

USDA ‘Organic-Washing': Another Way To Mislead The U.S. Consumer?

USDA ‘Organic-Washing': Another Way To Mislead The U.S. Consumer?

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times USDA organic certification affords the U.S. consumer one of the only food quality protections available today, but does it really guarantee a product is chemical free? What’s a consumer to do today? Between cause- and patently false-marketing, looking beneath the surface appearances of product packaging and advertising becomes a necessity, […]

By November 11, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
Why You Can No Longer Trust The USDA Organic Label

Why You Can No Longer Trust The USDA Organic Label

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times “USDA Organic” is simply a marketing term those who take government ethics at face value. The goal has always been to increase agricultural sales, not promote organic farming. The public seems to confide in this label through sheer ignorance. The National Organic Program (NOP) which governs the “USDA Organic” […]

By September 19, 2013 15 Comments Read More →
Is There Any Safe Level of Sugar?

Is There Any Safe Level of Sugar?

Waking Times As the American public continues to consume increasing levels of sugars, a study published just recently in Nature Communications shows that the accepted safe sugar levels for humans might not be so clear cut as previously thought. Wayne Potts is an evolutionary biologist working in Salt Lake City at the University of Utah and says, […]

By August 19, 2013 1 Comments Read More →
Should You Be Able to Buy Food Directly From Farmers? The Government Doesn’t Think So

Should You Be Able to Buy Food Directly From Farmers? The Government Doesn’t Think So

David E. Gumpert, Guest Waking Times This would seem to embody the USDA’s advisory, “Know your farmer, know your food,” right? Not exactly. For the USDA and its sister food regulator, the FDA, there’s a problem: many of the farmers are distributing the food via private contracts like herd shares and leasing arrangements, which fall […]

By August 12, 2013 8 Comments Read More →
Monsanto Planting New GM Soybeans in 20 Locations Despite Recent Activism

Monsanto Planting New GM Soybeans in 20 Locations Despite Recent Activism

Alex Pietrowski, Staff Waking Times The imperative nature of marching this Saturday, May 25th, in the March Against Monsanto couldn’t ever be more stressed than now, with recent news that Monsanto keeps forging ahead with its repugnant plans to poison us all by planting more altered seeds – yet again. Monsanto and other mega- pharmaceutical companies, with […]

High Levels of Lead Detected in Imported Rice

High Levels of Lead Detected in Imported Rice

April McCarthy, Prevent Disease Waking Times The biotech industry is pushing the envelope further on the need for genetically modified rice by highlighting recent evidence that rice imported from certain countries contains high levels of lead that could pose health risks, particularly for infants and children, who are especially sensitive to lead’s effects. Tufts University […]

By April 12, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
New Study Shows Deception of Whole Grain Food Labels

New Study Shows Deception of Whole Grain Food Labels

Natasha Longo, Prevent Disease Waking Times Barley, spelt, millet, and quinoa are just a few examples of healthier whole grains. However, the food industry is inconsistently classifying foods as “whole grain” and, in many cases, misleading consumers according to a new study by Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) researchers. One of the most widely […]

By January 14, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
You Are What You Eat

You Are What You Eat

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times “The Doctor of the future will give no medicine, but will interest his patient in the care of the human frame, in diet, and in the cause and prevention of disease.” – Thomas A Edison, 1847-1931 Eating healthy can be challenging in a world of convenient, processed and fast […]

By December 8, 2012 13 Comments Read More →
The Folly of Big Agriculture: Why Nature Always Wins

The Folly of Big Agriculture: Why Nature Always Wins

But if we could speed up time a little and become a lot more perceptive, we would see that nature’s big idea is to try out life wherever and however it can be tried, which means everywhere and anyhow. The result — over time and at this instant — is diversity, complexity, particularity, and inventiveness to an extent our minds are almost unfitted to conceive.

By April 9, 2012 2 Comments Read More →

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14 Ways To Re-use Plastic Bottles

14 Ways To Re-use Plastic Bottles

Video – Fourteen ways that a small farm in Uganda re-uses plastic drinks bottles.

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

DMT – The Inner Path to Other Worlds

Video – DMT is a psychoactive chemical produced by the human body and by many plants that causes intense visions and can induce its users to quickly enter a completely different “world.”

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

The Impact of Voting Within the Confines of Society

Video - Russell Brand and Lawrence O’Donnell discuss the impact that voting lacks within the current structure of the political system and society.

By October 21, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Could You Give Like This Man?

Could You Give Like This Man?

Video – Research suggests that not only is giving good for you—your health, your happiness, and your sense of purpose—but gift-giving activates the good things that people do to heal a wounded world.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Has Ghana Become the World’s Toxic Dumping Ground?

Video – A new study has identified the Agbobloshie dumping yard in Ghana’s capital Accra as the place which poses the highest toxic threat to human life.

By October 20, 2014 0 Comments Read More →

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Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Dodging the Tuition Debt Bullet

Anna Hunt – Student tuition debt is astronomical in the US, and Germany announces free higher ed for all…

By October 11, 2014 1 Comments Read More →
Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Where the Warrior Comes In: Authenticity vs. Manipulation

Ida Lawrence, Contributor Waking Times At this moment in time, as we stand on the precipice of devolution or evolution, what does ‘pay attention’ mean to us? Our hearts seek wisdom and courage, and the justified faith that attention can bring. We came into this, so is attention the price of being born… an obligation? […]

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

A Call To Hearts Lifting to the Higher Self

Dr. Stewart Bitkoff, Contributor Waking Times When are we going to stop thinking in terms of religion, country, tribe, town, neighborhood, planet, business and I. When will we begin to think in terms of humanity and helping all people reach higher? Yes. It is natural to think about self, but when are we going to […]

By October 7, 2014 7 Comments Read More →
Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Inducing Higher Intelligence and Heightened Senses with Gamma Brain Waves

Anna Hunt, Staff Writer Waking Times Brainwave entrainment is a way to train the brain to synchronize to a certain frequency, such as gamma, beta, delta, theta and alpha. Each frequency matches a certain state of consciousness. For example, delta is the brainwave dominant while in an unconscious state such as sleeping; while theta and […]

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Dangers of Smart Meters Extend Beyond Radiation Exposure

Waking Times The electro-magnetic radiation given off by smart meters has become a health concern for many, but, millions of people worldwide whose homes have been outfitted with these devices must also be aware of the dangers of overheating and malfunction. Recently, there have been an extraordinary number of smart meter-related fires reported all over […]