Clean Water For The World: Simple Solar Oven Makes Salt Water Drinkable
September 16, 2014 | Sustainability | Editor
“Projects 'for the 90%' mostly fall somewhere between two extremes: charity and business,” designer Gabriele Diamanti stated. “Neither was my inspiration!” Instead, spurred on by his own extensive travel and friends’ involvement in NGOs, he developed a fascination with global water scarcity as a graduate student at Milan Polytechnic in 2005; he recently decided to pursue his interest again and the result is Eliodomestico, an open-source variation on a solar still.
There Is A 1000 Fold Increase In Toxic Exposure When Using Canned Products
September 15, 2014 | Toxins | A.McCarthy
Consuming a daily serving of canned food products has a more than 1,000% increase in urinary bisphenol A (BPA) concentrations compared with when the same individuals consumed fresh food daily. The study is one of the first to quantify BPA levels in humans after ingestion of canned foods.
Indigo Rose Tomatoes Contain An Antioxidant That Fights Diabetes, Cancer and Neurodegenerative Diseases
September 15, 2014 | Antioxidants | J.Summerly
Not only do dark tomatoes turn heads, but they are also healthier than normal red varieties, according to plant scientists. Indigo Rose Tomatoes were cultivated by breeding red and purple tomato plants, and are being heralded as a new superfood with potent antioxidants.
Sapota Shown To Stop Cancer And 3-Fold Increase In Life Span
September 12, 2014 | Antioxidants | M.Chan
Sapodilla or sapota (chikoo) is a popular delicious tropical fruit in line with mango and kiwi. It has now joined the list of fruits that have proven anticancer properties.
Naturopathic Doctors: Vote For Life Choice in The NDNR Physician's Choice Award
September 12, 2014 | NaturalLiving | Editor
Dr. Eldon Dahl, (ND) the founder and CEO of Life Choice is pleased to announce that the company has been nominated by licensed NDs for the 2014 NDNR Physician's Choice Award. The NDNR Physicians Choice Award is bestowed upon companies that embrace naturopathic medicine and support naturopathic physicians, their practices and patients.
Why Eating Farmed Salmon May Make You Fat
September 11, 2014 | Toxins | A.McCarthy
A study provides more evidence that a diet high in farmed salmon contaminated by persistent organic pollutants - POPs - contributes to weight gain and increases the risk of diabetes.
One Third of Nurses Are Leaving Their Jobs and Losing Faith in Vaccines
September 10, 2014 | Vaccines | D.Mihalovic
It's not just anti-vaccine parents and groups on the internet that are shutting down vaccination. Many doctors, nurses and other health professionals are coming around and grasping the gravity of how vaccines are damaging our bodies. Turnover of nurses (RNs) are now at record highs, with more than one-third leaving their jobs within the first two years and trust in health authorities and vaccination is at an all time low.
GLYPHOSATE: Monsanto's Magnificent Red Herring
September 10, 2014 | Toxins | D.Nicholson
In this day and age, when you see a massive public battle going on and whole countries and presidents and potentates are involved, you have to smell rotting fish somewhere on the breeze. You just know it's there. And in this particular case, it's an old wind that bodes no good. While activists around the world scramble to label GMO food products, the real culprit is getting away with the farm.
Prescription For Addiction - You Have a Voice...Use It!
September 9, 2014 | JunkHealthcare | G.Kohls
Many factors determine whether you'll become addicted to a drug: your genetic makeup, social history, the drugs your friends take, how much money you make. But the chemical makeup of drugs guarantee that certain drugs are more addictive than others. Prescription for Addiction is a compelling documentary that examines the growing problem of dependence on prescription and psychotropic medications.
The Coming Wave of Consciousness: Why It's Imperative To Release Judgements Based On Dietary Preference
September 9, 2014 | Consciousness | M.Forrester
Whether you choose raw, vegan, vegetarian, fishitarian, paleo, processed or any other dietary lifestyle, it's time to release judgement on what others choose to eat. Is any one of these methods superior to another for every person on the planet? Absolutely not, because all of them can cause health problems if there is no awareness of how we are transferring energy between our food and ourselves.
14 Things People Probably Do Not Want To Know About Their Favorite Foods
September 8, 2014 | Toxins | A.McCarthy
There are hundreds of food industry facts that are sheltered from consumers and only made public by food scientists if absolutely necessary. The following are 14 of the more well known industry insider secrets that have been exposed now for some time, but still not common knowledge to millions of consumers.