Glyphosate: A Trajectory of Human Misery

Glyphosate, 'Monsanto' Logo, Cracked Earth
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'Glyphosate has likely caused more damage to human health than any other chemical ever produced. Indeed, it is probably a cause of the explosion in chronic diseases. Surely civilization cannot be maintained when the average person is irrevocably ill. This trajectory of human misery must come to an end.'

'Glyphosate was first introduced in 1974 and has become the world’s most dominant herbicide. It’s now generic, so there are many brands and formulations. As a result, it’s virtually ubiquitous, found nearly everywhere on earth. Further driving its use are genetically modified (GM) crops, which were first developed for the purpose of creating glyphosate-tolerant plants, usually known as Roundup Ready. These have resulted in ever-more blatant and free use, especially in the wake of glyphosate-resistant superweeds. Estimates put glyphosate-tolerant GM crops at 90% of all transgene crops.'

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Is Mandatory Pediatric Chemo Institutionalized Child Abuse?

 Is Mandatory Pediatric Chemo Institutionalized Child Abuse?

'Mandatory chemotherapy for your child. The concept is horrific. But it is not just a concept. It has already happened and is still happening, which is why I am writing this article. 

We need to sound the alarm about this disturbing trend that, despite recent mainstream media references to a case of court-coerced chemotherapy, is still largely going unnoticed and/or unrecognized for what it really is: a human rights violation of the worst kind. 

Moreover, as it involves our children who can not rightly advocate for themselves, we need to speak up and act on their behalf.' 


Dirty Dozen and Clean 15 for 2013

 Dirty Dozen Clean 15 2013

Great news! The Environmental Working Group has just updated the dirty dozen and clean 15 list for 2013.

What is the dirty dozen?

It’s a list of the 12 (plus 2 more) fruits and vegetables that have the highest levels of detected pesticides after being washed. There are changes to take note of including:

3 changes to the Dirty Dozen – these have been added:


7 lifestyle behaviors that will help you sleep

'Most adults suffer from sleep disorders at some point in their life. Sleeping problems are often the product of stress or depression. Other times, they are the result of something much simpler.You can fight insomnia by practicing good lifestyle habits. Getting into a good system will help you sleep soundly and be well rested to take on each day.

Make the room you sleep in a peaceful retreat.
If your bedroom is a place of distraction and chaos, it will be that much more difficult for you to fall asleep. Remove the alarm clock from sight — instead, put it under the bed or in a drawer. Adjust the room temperature for your comfort — for most people that’s between 65°F and 70°F — and make sure you have comfortable pillows and enough blankets. Hang blackout curtains or wear an eye mask if you are easily awakened by light.'


Fermented Probiotic Salsa Verde


'A few posts back I wrote about my Homemade Salsa Verde that has become a family favorite. As I have been continuing my goal of making everything homemade and healthy I decided to try a fermented version of the yummy salsa to add a health boost. It turned out amazing and so easy!!

All you need to do is make the tomatillo sauce following THIS recipe. Once you do that you blend in some whey (CLICK HERE to learn how to make your own). Put it on the counter, cover with a secured paper towel and let it sit for 2-4 days. Then you can put a sealed top and put in the fridge. That's it! So easy and full of probiotic benefits!'


“Police State” Registry System Being Set Up to Track Your Vaccination Status

 Your government is watching and tracking your decisions - even to not vaccinate your child.
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Your government is watching and tracking your decisions – even saying “No” to vaccines.

'The Centers for Disease Control has been quietly rolling out a nationwide program called the Immunization Information Systems (IIS), registering your vaccine information into a database. [1] This effort has been run in parallel with state vaccine registry implementations.
What is the intention of such programs?

My colleague Leslie Manookian, writer and director of the movie The Greater Good, wrote in a recent article, the “CDC has openly stated that vaccine registries are a tool to identify areas of ‘undervaccination’ so that they can be ‘addressed’ and brought into ‘compliance.’”


Cancer Doctor Explains How Cooking with Turmeric Leads to Amazing Health Benefits
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'It’s one thing to read all the studies, to keep informed through breaking news and research about natural health, but it’s another to hear it from the people who put it into practice. When you can combine the practical applications of natural health with the scientific background, the evidence can be awfully convincing. This is where Johns Hopkins medical oncologist Dr. Saraswati Sukumar comes in, explaining how you can get the most out of the amazing spice turmeric.'


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Turmeric Spice Used by Woman to Overcome Cancer – Researchers Stunned

'While expensive cancer drugs linked to premature death and mega-tumors are pushed by many mainstream doctors as the only option outside of chemotherapy, a growing number of informed individuals are consistently opting to instead utilize natural methods that are known to conquer cancer cells and effectively negate the disease — without harsh side effects. One such person, Vicky Stewart of Britain, chose such a path when she refused mainstream medical cancer treatments and instead began consuming powerful turmeric spice.'


How Monsanto went from selling aspirin to controlling our food supply

Monsanto controls our food, poisons our land, and influences all three branches of government.

'Forty percent of the crops grown in the United States contain their genes. They produce the world's top selling herbicide. Several of their factories are now toxic Superfund sites. They spend millions lobbying the government each year. It's time we take a closer look at who's controlling our food, poisoning our land, and influencing all three branches of government. To do that, the watchdog group Food and Water Watch recently published a corporate profile of Monsanto.

Patty Lovera, Food and Water Watch assistant director, says they decided to focus on Monsanto because they felt a need to "put together a piece where people can see all of the aspects of this company."' 


Toxic Light – The Dark Side of Energy Saving Bulbs

Why You Should Keep Your Orange and Banana Peels

'The peels of fruits hold some of the most incredible nutrients in the world. There are dozens of uses, both medicinal and practical, for orange and banana peels that are unknown to most. Next time you think about throwing away one of these peels, you may want to have this information handy.


Always try and minimize your pesticide levels by selecting organic oranges, but since they're very low in the pesticides, it's not essential and a good cleaning with 1 tablespoon of lemon juice and 1 tablespoon of white vinegar in 1 cup of water will remove almost any pesticide remaining within the outer peel.'


Fancy a bite? McDonald's burger bought in Utah in 1999 looks exactly the same as the day it was first flipped (even after it spent two years in a COAT POCKET)

Editor's Note: This is beyond unhealthy;It's not even Food!

'If you need another reason to kick the junk food habit this should do it.

A Utah man has unearthed a McDonald's hamburger he bought in 1999 - and the sandwich looks exactly the same as the day it was first flipped. David Whipple kept the fast food meal for a month to show friends how the preservative-packed hamburger would keep its composure.'


75% of physicians in the world refuse chemotherapy for themselves

'Doctors used to think that if they drained a sick person's blood it would purge the "evil" infection or disease right out of the body, but all that did was make the ill person much weaker, unable to fight off whatever was invading their body, and the patient was then highly likely to lose the battle for life, and in less time.

Research using polls and questionnaires continue to show that 3 of every 4 doctors and scientists would refuse chemotherapy for themselves due to its devastating effects on the entire body and the immune system, and because of its extremely low success rate. On top of that, only 2 to 4% of all cancers even respond to chemotherapy or prove to be "life extending," yet it is prescribed across the board for just about every kind of cancer.'

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Pain Relievers May Be Damaging Your Hearing—7 Natural Alternatives

Pain Relievers
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'Pain relievers may help you get a good night’s sleep, but they could also lead to hearing loss.

Most people don’t like to rely on over-the-counter pain relievers, but sometimes it’s difficult not to. Regular aches and pains, headaches, arthritis, and more can all cause pain strong enough to interfere with work and daily life, say nothing of trying to get a good night’s sleep.

According to the American Academy of Pain Medicine, an estimated 20 percent of American adults (42 million people) have pain that disrupts their sleep a few nights a week or more.

We all know that lack of sleep isn’t good for us, so surely popping a few ibuprofen is better than lying awake suffering?' 


Government-funded medical experiments on babies risked blindness and death, over 23 prestigious universities involved

'In a sick experiment on humans that eerily resembles the horrors of the infamous Tuskegee syphilis study, which involved deliberately infecting hundreds of black men with sexually-transmitted diseases between 1932 and 1972, a cohort of researchers from at least 23 prestigious American universities is the center of a new controversy involving medical experimentation on premature babies. According to The New York Times (NYT), parents who allowed their children to participate in a recent oxygen study were not properly informed about the serious risks involved.'


America: #1 In Fear, Stress, Anger, Divorce, Obesity, Anti-Depressants, Etc.

'The United States is a deeply unhappy place.  We are a nation that is absolutely consumed by fear, stress, anger and depression.  It isn't just our economy that is falling apart - the very fabric of society is starting to come apart at the seams and it is because of what is happening to us on the inside.  The facts and statistics that I am going to share with you in this article are quite startling.' 


It's All In The Grape
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'For centuries, wine has been credited for a myriad of health benefits, however little is said about primary constituent. Consuming grapes protect against high blood pressure, ultraviolet radiation, heart disease, cancer, diabetes, alzheimer's and even disables viruses. New research shows that grapes may also help protect against organ damage associated with the progression of metabolic syndrome.'


No Garden? Here Are 66 Things You Can Can Grow At Home In Containers
By Rachel Cernansky -

'Growing your own food is exciting, not only because you get to see things grow from nothing into ready-to-eat fruits and veggies, but you also don’t have to worry about the pesticides they might contain, and you definitely cut down on the miles they—and you—have to travel.

As it turns out, with pretty minimal effort, anyone can be a gardener. My boyfriend and I are essentially first-timers this season and so far have the beginnings of strawberries peeking out, tomatoes are on their way, the basil’s about ready for a big batch of pesto, and once the last frost hits, the peppers, kale, spinach, chard, and mesclun will be on their way, too. All on a tiiiny little terrace (with the help of a little DIY carpentry).'


7 Ways To Prevent and Even Reverse Heart Disease With Nutrition

7 Ways To Prevent and Even Reverse Heart Disease With Nutrition

'Considering that heart disease is the #1 cause of death in the developed world, anything that can prevent cardiac mortality, or slow or even reverse the cardiovascular disease process, should be of great interest to the general public.

Sadly, millions of folks are unaware of the extensive body of biomedical literature that exists supporting the use of natural compounds for preventing and even reversing heart disease.

Instead, they spend billions buying highly toxic cholesterol-lowering pharmaceuticals with known cardiotoxicity, among 300 other proven side effects, simply because their doctor told them to do so.

So, with this in mind, let's look at the biomedical literature itself.'


How One Simple Breathing Technique Can Prolong Your Life: Nadi Shodhana

'In a recent six-year study conducted on over 2800 men from Copenhagen, Denmark, scientists discovered that the resting heart rate has a whole lot to do with the length of our lives. Ancient yogis knew this too, when they pointed to elephants and other large mammals with slow breathing rates and slow-beating hearts that lived to be over 100. Conversely, animals like dogs and squirrels live short lives because their hearts beat faster and their resting heart rates are often higher.'


Astaxanthin: Is This a New Super Antioxidant Or Just a Hyped-Up Nutrient? 


  'You may have heard about it on Dr. Oz, but should you really be taking astaxanthin supplements?
When a celebrity doctor teams up with great media production, the “Oz effect” is sure to happen. 

A few years ago, after Dr. Mehmet Oz and Dr. Mercola described the power of a red antioxidant on national television, astaxanthin became an overnight sensation, rocketing sales and becoming one of the hottest nutritional supplements. But does it live up to the hype?'


Omega-7 Fatty Acids Decrease Hunger
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'The Sea Buckthorn plant has an unusual concentration of the essential omega-7 fatty acid. Some nutritionists even believe it’s the best source of Omega-7 fat that exists.
But why is this important to you?

Well, for starters, omega-7 helps your body maintain itself in a variety of ways, including counteracting weight gain.

The discovery of this fact has obviously produced a great amount of interest among medical researchers, and initial surprising research has many predicting that omega-7 may ultimately become a powerful tool in the weight loss battle.'


School Bans Girl for Not Getting Chickenpox Vaccine Despite Doctors Order

'A story that should serve as a wakeup call to all American parents is currently making headline news: A Staten Island kindergartner has been barred from attending school because she hasn’t been vaccinated against chickenpox—even though her pediatrician refuses to vaccinate her on grounds that it may endanger the health of her baby sister.

Chickenpox is caused by the varicella zoster virus, which is a member of the herpes virus family and is associated with herpes zoster (shingles). While highly contagious, it typically produces a mild disease characterized by small round lesions on your skin that cause intense itching that lasts for two to three weeks. Recovery leaves a child with long-lasting immunity.

The case of Frankie Wagner is a disturbing reminder of how far the US government is going in its illogical pursuit of maximizing vaccine adherence.'


Raw Macadamia Nut Fudge Squares


'Loaded with healthy monounsaturated fats, B vitamins, and iron, macadamia nuts may actually help lower cholesterol and improve your metabolism.

Oh, and they taste fantastic.

Lightly sweetened with raw honey and a touch of sea salt, these fudge squares come together in minutes… and disappear almost as quickly!'


The Benefits of Hydrogen Peroxide and its Many Uses


'Hydrogen peroxide is the only germicidal agent composed only of water and oxygen. Like ozone, it kills disease organisms by oxidation! Hydrogen peroxide is considered the worlds safest all natural effective sanitizer. It kills microorganisms by oxidizing them, which can be best described as a controlled burning process. When hydrogen peroxide reacts with organic material it breaks down into oxygen and water.'


Diabetes skyrockets across America as Big Pharma drugs fail yet again

'Despite steady increases in medication usage rates for preventing and treating the condition, Type II diabetes is more prevalent than ever throughout the U.S., according to a new study released by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Between 1995 and 2010, the number of people diagnosed with diabetes in nearly half of all the U.S. states more than doubled, with the sharpest increases occurring throughout southern and Appalachian states.


Could 89% of Landmark Cancer Research Be Untruthful?

 Could 89% of Landmark Cancer Research Be Untruthful?

 'The last years several different studies investigating the objectivity of scientific research have shown that this quality of science may be seriously compromised by industrial funding. In fact, it looks like the scientific literature is contaminated with a growing number of tainted studies, which may reach 89%, the results of which are not reproducible by any means. This means that to an extent, we have based our healthcare and clinical guidelines on fake studies that reported untruthful results in order to accommodate the interests of industrial corporations.'


10 Easy Ways to Prevent Cancer at Home

By Dr. Mercola

'Cancer is the disease Americans fear most,1 and understandably so since it’s responsible for nearly one out of every four deaths in the US.2 Adding to its stigma, cancer diagnosis and treatment are the moneymakers in this industry – and also the focus of most government-funded cancer campaigns.

Comparatively little is done in the way of prevention education, leaving many feeling powerless against this potentially deadly disease – as though all you can do is cross your fingers and hope you don’t become one of the quickly growing cancer statistics. What a relief it should be to learn that prevention strategies not only exist, but also are remarkably effective at lowering your risk of most types of cancer.'


The Toxic Assault On Our Children

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Geoengineering - We've Lost 20 Percent of The Sun's Rays In The Last Few Decades Alone

'We are all seeing less of the Sun. If you were born before the 90s, you may remember a deep blue sky above the Earth, however those pristine clear skies are now only a memory. The amount of solar energy reaching the Earth's surface has been gradually falling partly due to artificial climate modification and geoengineering initiatives--a misguided attempt to cool the planet by reflecting the sun. We have now lost 20 percent of the sun's rays due to the consequences--global dimming, which is affecting our health and future.'


Pure Water


'When we use a word like pure we have to stop, pause and ponder. In The Science of the Pure, I wrote about the very specific effect something pure has on the impure. One merges into the other, the pure becomes less pure and the impure becomes slightly more pure.

This principle can be applied in medicine. For instance if we pass pure substances through the body, substances like pure clay, activated charcoal, or even diatomaceous earth, these substances will pull to them impurities, they will clean and heal because they are so pure. All of these substances have fantastic abilities to absorb the impure.


American Ginseng Effective in Treating Type 2 Diabetes

American Ginseng Effective in Treating Type 2 Diabetes

'Researchers from the Pharmacy and Biochemistry Departments at Croatia's University of Zagreb have confirmed that American Ginseng can improve and reverse type 2 diabetes.

The researchers reviewed a plethora of clinical studies done with American Ginseng - Panax quinquefolius – that have shown that it decreases glycemic response and increases insulin levels following meals. Because it assists insulin in escorting glucose through the cell membranes, providing energy to the cells and clearing the blood of glucose – this traditional herb used for thousands of years effectively improves and even reverses the condition of type 2 diabetes.'


Human Data Shows Strawberries, Biliberries, Lingonberries, Chokeberries Have Anti-Diabetic Potential
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'A smoothie a day containing berries may be all you need to blunt a rapid insulin response responsible for long-term weight gain and diabetes. Strawberries, bilberries, lingonberries, and chokeberries offer a means of reducing the risk, says a new study from Finland. 

Consumer interest in berries and the compounds they contain has increased in recent years, following results from studies reporting a wide range of health benefits, most notably for brain health and reducing the risk of Alzheimer’s.

The beneficial effects of the blueberries are thought to be linked to their flavonoid content - in particular anthocyanins and flavanols.'


History and Science Show Vaccines Do Not Prevent Disease

'Health Impact News Editor Comments: In the vaccine debate currently raging in modern society, seldom, if ever, is the basic presupposition that vaccines prevent diseases ever questioned. It is assumed by the government and the medical system that this presupposition is a scientific fact. 

Without this presupposed “fact”, the justification to force people to receive vaccinations completely falls apart. The acceptance of sacrificing certain children and others due to vaccine harm for “the greater good” also loses its justification, if vaccines actually do not prevent disease. So it is easy to see why those who profit from vaccines, which includes both the manufacturer and the U.S. government, do not want to debate this issue.'


Ed Begley Jr: Many Studies Link Fluoride to Reduced IQ

How to Make Healthy Fudge

'This is for fudge and brownie lovers out there who want to enjoy their decadent squares sans flour and refined sugar.

For a look at this recipe without pictures, view:
Easy Healthy Fudge Recipe

Start by adding about two cups of almond butter to a large mixing bowl. Today, I used about 500 grams of almond butter - every last bit that I could get out of a small jar.' 


Are You Getting Enough Iodine in Your Diet From Real Food?

'Iodine is an important nutrient no one should be without. Our soil used to contain adequate amounts of iodine and other important minerals, but commercial farming methods have depleted our once fertile soils.

Iodine deficiency is a common problem in the U.S., even though refined table salt has iodine added to it. This is because fortified, white table salt is highly refined and contains mostly sodium chloride with most of the trace minerals removed and synthetic iodine added back in, and our bodies have a difficult time absorbing it. Although a lot of real food folks are switching to sea salt, which does contain a great deal of trace minerals we are missing in our diets, there isn’t enough iodine in sea salt to provide what humans need.'


Dr. Christiane Northrup’s Top Tips for Women’s Breast Health

'Breast cancer is the leading cause of death among American women between the age of 40-55, and the high prevalence has spawned a very lucrative industry; from mammography and other dangerous or invasive testing methods, to “preventive” double mastectomies and cancer drugs.

Much effort is placed on trying to detect cancer at an earlier stage. Unfortunately, the conventional recommendation to get regular mammograms has shown to be more harmful than helpful, as research shows 10 times as many women are harmed in some way compared to those whose lives are spared by annual mammograms.

Is there a better way to prevent becoming a statistic?'


Aluminium in Vaccines Linked to Alzheimer’s Disease

'When examining the cornucopia of toxic chemicals that saturate the environment in which all human life exists, aluminum has become the weapon of choice for the current population reduction program being facilitated by vaccinations and immunizations. Aluminum, listed by the (EPA) Environmental Pollution Agency as a developmental neurotoxin, is used as an adjuvant in vaccinations to enhance the effects of the already toxic concoction.

Aluminum has the ability to cross over the blood-brain barrier getting stuck inside the brain and building up over time eventually leading to Alzheimer’s disease and Central Nervous System disorders.'


Tibetan Exercises for Eye Health
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'With so much time in front of the computer screens, tablets and TV sets, staring at one spot, our eyes need exercise to remain healthy.

The following is an interesting approach towards eye health designed by Tibetan monks.

Give your body and your EYES the nutrition they need!

For generations, the people of Tibet have used natural methods to correct visual weakness and improve their eyesight. Chief among the methods employed has been the use of certain exercises which have proved useful over long periods of time.'


3 Lies Your Doctor May Tell You About Joint Pain

'Many people seem to accept as fate that they will become less active as they get older. They unwittingly believe that it's normal to be plagued by stiffness, soreness and pain as they age. Well, I'm here to tell you that this false belief can cause you to suffer unnecessarily.

Imagine what your life would be like without joint pain. What if throbbing, aching joints never made you think twice about doing the activities you used to enjoy? Imagine being able to play 18 holes of golf effortlessly or sit through a movie without getting stiff. How about being able to get out of bed in the morning without feeling those creaks and pops, ready to take on the day?'