Genetically Modified Organisms and the deterioration of health in the United States

Genetically Modified Organisms and the deterioration of health in the United States by N.L. Swanson, 4/24/2013 Read this pdf: GMO-health Extracts: Peddlers of both chemicals and genetically engineered seeds claim that GMO food is “identical to non-GMO products.” They claim that genetic engineering is no different than plant hybridization, which has been practiced for centuries. …
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Big pharma being paid to poison our planet. New GMO and agent-orange/glyphosate mix to hit earth in 2015.

The US EPA is set to approve new GM seeds and toxic sprays made by Dow Chemical in the face of scientific opposition. There are millions of dollars on the table.  Dow will take market share and expand the use of mono-culture and toxic sprays.  These initiatives are inherently unsustainable, but in the short term …
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Tell nestlé to stop trying to patent the fennel flower.

Keep nature free. They want to charge you for water, although it falls from the sky. They profit from selling the main cause of obesity, sugar, a drug more addictive than cocaine to children. Next I suppose they will pay-off governments to profit from the air we breathe. Tell Nestlé to stop trying to patent …
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Garlic – a wonder food.

Garlic! The French love it.  The Koreans love it.  We love it. Strong and crunchy raw, or soft and sweet when cooked.  Or crushed into a paste with sea salt to be added to anything.   Tasty? Yes!  And also invaluable as a remedy for common ailments as its antiseptic properties can purge your body and …
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Think! … before you do the ice bucket challenge, and a few other things

It’s true that I didn’t fancy the idea of getting a bucket of water over my head to avoid making a charitable donation.  And it’s true that I could be more charitable. But, this video is a memorable way of delivering the message: Water is precious, look after it. People in Ireland (where there’s relatively …
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The Good The Bad and The Ugly of Caffeine

A quick summary of the what and how of caffeine from Travis Bradberry, Ph.D. Cutting down on caffeine is easier said than done.  But it’s worth it. His original article is here: Caffeine: The Silent Killer of Success For those who aren’t aware, the ability to manage your emotions and remain calm under pressure has …
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10% of girls under 20 are raped. Is this civilisation?

About 120 million girls around the world – slightly more than one in 10 – have been raped or sexually assaulted by the age of 20, a UN report says.  The children’s agency Unicef also says 95,000 children and teenagers – most of them in Latin America and the Caribbean – were murdered in 2012 …
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Mr. BKS Iyengar’s Light shines on

Like millions of others, I have been influenced by this great yoga teacher, though I have never met him. I have read The Tree of Yoga. I refer to Light on Yoga and Light on Pranayama. I study Light on the Yoga Sutras of Patanjali. I use props to aid my alignment. I am aware …
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A guide to your body clock.

The BBC offers a handy slide show summarising natural biorhythms.  It gives an insight in to why moods and energy levels change during the day.  You can see their presentation here and read the main points below. 00:00-02:59 Body enters shutdown Sleep hormone melatonin peaking Minimum levels of attention and vigilance Brain washes itself and …
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Tamiflu and others are expensive and don’t work.

Expensive, convenient solutions can be ineffective.  But often the perceived convenience obscures this.  The treatment of common ailments often falls in to this category, because natural remedies work effectively.  The rapid spread of new diseases, like AIDS, BSE (mad cow disease) and bird flu, raise the fear of pandemics and the willingness to seek strong, …
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