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A Perfect Example of Opportunistic Advertising

Video – Accused of selling food that makes the planet sick, McDonald’s continues to use all types of opportunistic advertising to attempt to make people believe that they care about the welfare of communities.

Why You Should NOT EAT Fast Food

Video – These two videos are a perfect example why you should not eat fast food. You won’t believe just how unhealthy McDonald’s food is until you see these.

McDonald’s and Monsanto Are Both ‘Losing Money Fast’

Anthony Gucciardi – In a series of headlines that would pass as virtually unbelievable several years ago, mainstream economists are sounding the alarm over the financial decline of both fast food giant McDonald’s and biotech juggernaut Monsanto.

This is the Kali Yuga

V. Susan Ferguson, Contributor Waking Times The Sanskrit word Kali, which denotes the fourth cycle of time, the Kali Yuga, has no connection with the goddess Kali [kAlI]. These two words are ‘spelled’ meaning written quite differently in the Devanagari and therefore should not be confused. The Kali Yuga refers to the apocalyptic demon Kali

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 care and human costs. Therefore, to

How McDonald’s Evades Info on Ingredients

Heidi Stevenson, Gaia-Health Waking Times A bit of curiosity had me doing a quick search on Google for “chicken mcnuggets ingredients”. The first item listed was, “What are the ingredients of your Chicken McNuggets? :: McDonald’s”. The website belongs to McDonald’s, so I clicked on it. The page on McDonald’s website showed the question stated

10 Things the Processed Food Industry Does Not Want You to Know

Dr. Mercola Waking Times Processed foods are typically loaded with excess sugar, salt, unhealthful fats, preservatives and other additives. But you probably know this already. What you may not know about processed foods is the extent of the havoc they can wreak on your body, a closely guarded secret that the processed food industry doesn’t

7 Highly Disturbing Trends in Junk Food Advertising to Children

Laura Gottesdiener, AlterNet Waking Times  From bribing children with toys to convincing them to eat a “fourth meal,” the industry is glutted with perverse, profit-chasing schemes. Ever wonder why one-third of all children in the United States are overweight, if not dangerously obese? According to a slew of recent reports, the cornucopia of junk food

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 of Erlangen-Nuremberg, in Germany, say junk

Why is McDonald’s the Official Restaurant of the Olympics?

Anthony Gucciardi Waking Times McDonald’s restaurants are the very epitome of poor health, with their McNuggets most notably containing chemicals used in breast implants and silly putty, so why have the Olympic games officials adopted the restaurant chain as their official restaurant of the Olympics? Considering the Olympic games represent some of the most conditioned athletes

Brazil Introduces Legislation To Protect Public Health From Processed Foods

Prevent Disease The Brazilian government has introduced legislation to protect and improve its traditional food system, standing in contrast to the governments of many industrialized countries that have partly surrendered their prime duty to protect public health to transnational food companies, argue nutrition and public health experts writing in this week’s PLoS Medicine. Carlos Monteiro and

Can The Slow Food Movement Cure The Fast Food Nation?

Tania Melkonian Waking Times Food Should Be Good, Clean, and Fair… I was young, exceedingly light on Euros and on my first trip to Italy.   Despite my financial challenges, I had friends in high places.  When you’re traveling  ‘low end’ that  means  friends who are locals.   In that regard,  I was abundant.  As the boat