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Disgusting that a Monsanto executive would receive this award. If you want proof to give customers or friends that by supporting Monsanto (or ignoring the problem) you’re killing yourself, it’s here. http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/monsanto-executive-receives-world-food-prize-global-leaders-outraged/

Some companies care what their customers want. Here are 400 companies that are GMO free. http://www.realfarmacy.com/400-companies-no-gmos/

If organic foods are essential if you working on curing cancer, why don’t we prevent many cancers by starting organic before you have it? http://www.naturalnews.com/038500_prevent_cancer_organic_food_GMOs.html

If nothing else makes you care….perhaps getting fat will: http://www.prevention.com/food/healthy-eating-tips/gmo-foods-linked-weight-gain

Is “natural” as good as organic? There are no standards but it sounds good. Does NOT mean there are no GMOs. http://www.rodaleinstitute.org/organic_or_natural

If GMOs still make you mad….boycott the organic companies that are part of the conglomerates that worked to defeat Prop 37, even though it hurts you http://www.organicconsumers.org/articles/article_26620.cfm

Another GMO scare….check the resources… http://www.naturalnews.com/037867_GMO_Morgellons_disease_mysterious_fibers.html

And we eat out how often? http://www.responsibletechnology.org/buy-non-gmo/dine-out-non-gmo


Is eating soy safe? After reading this, you may think differently. And I used to love soy beans in salads. http://thedeliciousrevolution.com/cleanse/why-avoid-soy /

This is an interesting article on iodine in our diet and cancer or the lack of it. Easy to supplement. http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/iodine-can-prevent-or-help-cure-breast-cancer/

It’s summer and fresh fruit is everywhere. For your health, think of peaches and how they do more than taste good. http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/7-awesome-health-benefits-of-peaches/

Saffron is not just a spice, it’s good for weight loss. http://www.pressking.com/press-releases/Recent-Study-Shows-that-Taking-Saffron-Extract-at-the-Right-Dose-Can-Help-Dieters-Lose-Weight--061050

Saffron cures, excuse me, looks like it might help with, macular degeneration? http://www.abc.net.au/radionational/programs/rnfirstbite/saffron---pricey-spice-and-vision-restorer/4492934

Saffron is incredible, and Lancaster, PA, is the only place in the US where it is commercially grown. And the research about saffron and Alzheimers is incredible. http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/ancient-saffron-magical-healing-powers-confirmed-science?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=4f2b08a503-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email

Meditation really helps anxiety, but until you get there try these: http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/how-to-manage-anxiety-without-drugs/

Interesting trials, but not good enough for Big Pharma. They haven’t learned yet how a whole plant can be better than an active component. Haven’t they heard of symbiosis? http://www.naturalnews.com/041097_turmeric_rheumatoid_arthritis_curcumin.html

With summer upon us, there’s no need of a sunburn…naturally. http://www.naturalnews.com/041091_sun_screen_sunburn_prevention_vitamin_A.html

This is great research, acupuncture helps to arouse coma patients. http://www.healthcmi.com/acupuncturist-news-online/798-comagv20gv26

You always knew that chocolate was a Super Food, didn’t you? http://www.naturalnews.com/041090_theobroma_cacao_phytochemicals_superfood.html

Cocoa, or chocolate is a fantastic medicine. Just make it dark and without all the additives. Just think, someday your health care provider might even prescribe it.

Just to remind you (in case you’ve forgotten) why chocolate is good for you: http://www.naturalnews.com/040913_dark_chocolate_pregnancy_happy_babies.html 

Chocolate and pistachios for heart disease? Much more pleasant than drugs. http://www.naturalnews.com/039837_pistachios_cacao_inflammation.html

It seems everyday we find wonderful benefits to eating chocolate. Stopping coughing is another: http://www.naturalnews.com/038721_chocolate_cough_cacao.html 

There are so many good references, but it’s chocolate, that’s all you have to know. http://www.naturalnews.com/037897_brain_food_chocolate_cacao.html

Think of it, you NEED that hot cocoa for your health. http://www.naturalnews.com/038575_hot_cocoa_flavonoids_health_benefits.html

Black Seed (Nigella sativa) is an incredible herb and one you can easily grow yourself. http://www.greenmedinfo.com/blog/black-seed-remedy-everything-death?utm_source=www.GreenMedInfo.com&utm_campaign=2121359521-Greenmedinfo&utm_medium=email

Black seed is so easy to grow and the research on it is amazing, this time on Alzheimer's. http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/could-eating-this-simple-black-seed-prevent-alzheimers-disease/

Depression seems to be a part of dealing with MS. But research shows that sun exposure and Vitamin D can make it more bearable. http://www.foodconsumer.org/newsite/Nutrition/Vitamins/sunshine_makes_you_happy_0617131011.html


I’ve heard so much about this grain, guess I’m gonna have to get me some quinoa. http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/what-you-may-not-know-about-quinoa/

A ban on pesticides that hurt bees has passed the EU. Not all countries voted yes, but it sure beats what the US has done (nothing) http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/good-news-for-bees/

Self-massage is good, getting a massage is divine. http://www.yogahealer.com/the-benefits-of-self-massage-ayurvedic-abhyanga/

Avocados are becoming more than a food, but a super food. Here’s why you have excuse to indulge. http://www.naturalnews.com/041241_avocado_nutritional_health_superfoods.html

Walnuts are good for the brain, now research shows the little treat is good for the heart. http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/263331.php

As more research comes out on Rhodiola and its benefits, it pays us to look further. Easily available in Lancaster, PA http://www.thestar.com.my/Lifestyle/Health/Alternatives/2013/07/03/Herbs-to-make-you-live-longer.aspx

Keep the loves of your life cool this summer….dogs that is: http://www.naturalnews.com/041021_pet_health_summer_heat_keeping_cool.html

Nettles are weeds if a green lawn is essential to you. But if medicine for BPH, allergies and other ailments are of more importance, check this out. http://www.superfoods-scientific-research.com/green-foods/nettle-study-results.html

Now along the way, you’ve heard of the plant Yucca…..but how much do you know about it? http://www.thesleuthjournal.com/an-herb-for-thought-yucca/

So what do you do when the store you felt was safe to buy from reveals its products include GMOs? Whole Foods is caught. http://www.naturalnews.com/037413_Whole_Foods_Monsanto_GMO.html   

In some countries 80% of health care is traditional medicine. 




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