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Culprits of Autism Identified: Toxins, Gut Bacteria, Nutritional Deficiencies, and Vaccines Made with Human Fetal Cell Lines

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Three decades ago, when I was still in medical school, autism affected one in 10,000 children.1, 2 Today, autism is estimated to afflict as many as one in 50 children.3 Mounting research indicates that brain disorders are the result of excessive exposure to toxins from multiple sources—including the mother, while in utero. Another

Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Risk of Diabetes by Altering Your Gut Microbiome

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Both artificial sweeteners and certain gut microbes have previously been linked to obesity, and according to the latest research, artificial sweeteners may raise your risk of diabetes by disrupting your intestinal microflora. According to the authors of the widely publicized study:1 “[W]e demonstrate that consumption of commonly used non-caloric artificial sweeteners

Advantame – A “New & Improved” Artificial Sweetener

Deane Alban, Guest Waking Times Artificial sweeteners have always been bad news for your brain. They are highly suspected of causing many serious brain health problems including memory loss, brain tumors, and Alzheimer’s. Ironically, they aren’t making us any thinner, either! The US Food & Drug Administration recently announced their approval of a new artificial

The Complete History of Monsanto, The World’s Most Evil Corporation

Hanzai E, Lost in the Bamboo Forest Waking Times Of all the mega-corps running amok, Monsanto has consistently outperformed its rivals, earning the crown as “most evil corporation on Earth!” Not content to simply rest upon its throne of death, atop a mountain of rotting corpses, it remains focused on newer, more scientifically innovative ways to harm the planet

5 Common Food Additives That Are Toxic to Your Brain

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Eating mostly whole foods as nature intended is the best recipe for a brain-healthy diet. This minimizes consumption of food additives, some of which are bad for your brain. But most of us, even with the best intentions, eat food that comes in a can or a box at least

The Aspartame End Game… And What’s Next

Dr. Mercola Waking Times For the last 17 years, I’ve warned that artificial sweeteners can wreck your health. Aspartame is among the worst of the bunch, and in general, people who consume aspartame tend to be in poorer health. They also tend to develop more of a sweet tooth. I found the evidence against artificial sweeteners to

This Is Your Brain On Aspartame

Margie King, Green Med Info Waking Times Controversy continues to rage over the artificial sweetener aspartame.  Since it was first approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) in 1981, aspartame has made its way into more than 6,000 food items. The FDA claims aspartame is safe but has set an acceptable daily intake of no

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 belief that it will avert

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 of the heart, but they may

5 Food Additives to Avoid and Their Side Effects

Lewis Herridge, Contributor Waking Times Most of the items we purchase in traditional supermarkets are processed and contain additives. Man-made preservatives give food and cosmetics a longer shelf life, which allows manufacturers to broaden distribution and bring in bigger revenue. Many of these additives are considered safe by the Food Standards Agency (FSA- UK) and the

Aspartame: Putting the DIE Into Dieting Since 1981

Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo Waking Times Pushed globally as a beneficial to dieters since its approval in 1981, accumulating research indicates that aspartame may actually damage the brain and cause cancer, to name but a few of a wide range of adverse health effects consumers risk by using this ‘no-calorie’ sugar alternative. Google “aspartame” and you

Third Rock From the Sun – The Devolution of Consciousness

Jack Williams, Contributor Waking Times Cause and effect, chain of events All of the chaos makes perfect sense When you’re spinning round things come undone Welcome to Earth 3rd rock from the Sun (Joe Diffie) “What must we destroy at all cost, sir?” “Their consciousness, of course.” For eons man has been held in bondage