Why You Shouldn’t Even Bother Buying Low-Fat Cheese, Or Why Do They Take Us For Idiots?

Why You Shouldn’t Even Bother Buying Low-Fat Cheese, Or Why Do They Take Us For Idiots?
The Low-Fat Is A Lie: Why Low-Fat Cheeses, Ice Cream And Cookies Are Arguably Worse For You Than The Real Thing There is a psychological secret about humans that some restaurant owners have figured out: we claim we want more choices in everything, but this isn’t really true. If we are offered too many choices, our brains seize up and we become paralyzed, “debilitated by choice,” in the words of Professor Sheena Iyengar, a researcher who has studied choice for two decades.… Read the rest

Altered Brain Activity In Obese Women: Study Shows That Activity In The Reward Centers Of Obese Women React Differently To Food

Altered Brain Activity In Obese Women: Study Shows That Activity In The Reward Centers Of Obese Women React Differently To Food
Food Cues And Your Brain On Obesity: New Study Shows That Obese Women’s Brains Continue To React To Food Signals Even When They Are Full As we learn more and more about the brain, the more we learn about how the entirety of the human body is interconnected. From evidence that gut bacteria can control our cravings for certain foods to a recent study that seems to indicate that obese women’s brains continue to react to food stimuli even after they are full, there has never before been such a time when we might understand how the organism works.… Read the rest

When Good Breakfasts Go Bad: Some Of The Worst Breakfast Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs

When Good Breakfasts Go Bad: Some Of The Worst Breakfast Foods You Should Avoid At All Costs
Good Breakfast/Bad Breakfast: 4 Foods You Should Avoid In The Morning As we work more and more hours for less and less pay, usually the first casualty in terms of our health is our sleep. The second is often our diet. Making sure you get healthy, fresh food to eat costs money, and it takes time, two commodities that are exceedingly rare in this modern age of overwork and wage cuts.… Read the rest

You Know What They Say About Doctors And Apples–Turns Out They Were Onto Something

You Know What They Say About Doctors And Apples–Turns Out They Were Onto Something
An Apple A Day–How Humble Fruit May Aid In Heart Health Even More Than We Thought We all remember that nagging rhyme from when we were young and desperate for candy: “An apple a day keeps the doctor away…” Yes, I can practically hear my 10-year-old self saying, but what about chocolate? Does that keep anything away? Well, it turns out your mother was right about this one.… Read the rest

Buy Organic: Here Are Ten Foods You Should Never Skimp On

Buy Organic: Here Are Ten Foods You Should Never Skimp On
Avoiding Pesticides and Herbicides: Ten Foods You Absolutely Must Buy Organic By now we have all heard about Monsanto and its anti-environmental, genetically-modified crops. And as horrible as Frankenfood is, what’s possibly even more dangerous about the agri-chem company is the wild overuse of its signature herbicideRoundup. The main ingredient in Roundup is glyphosate, which the World Health Organization has listed as probably cancer-causing.… Read the rest

Bill that would outlaw labeling of GMO products to reach Senate floor this week

Bill that would outlaw labeling of GMO products to reach Senate floor this week
If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it.” –Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 1994 In this day and age, we are so very fond of our apocalypse tales. From zombies to meteors to tidal waves to alien invasions–it’s almost as if we can’t wait for the end of the world to arrive.… Read the rest

SAFE food act passes out of Senate Committee, stark hypocrisy on display

SAFE food act passes out of Senate Committee, stark hypocrisy on display
Not a day goes by without some politician or another doing something utterly hypocritical. It is increasingly apparent that anyone who goes into politics isn’t actually a human, but rather a person-shaped alien who is lacking the gene marker for what we earthlings call “shame.” But with the passage of the SAFE Act–the Safe and Accurate Food Labeling Act–through the Senate Agriculture committee, Americans are one step closer to not being able to know what GMOs are in our food.… Read the rest

Conventional Medicine Major Cause of Death

Conventional Medicine Major Cause of Death
Doctor knows best.  Take these pills and you’ll be fine.  Not fine? Oh, then take these pills. Take both of them.  Not better?  Try these, too, and we’ll increase the first one. It’s called “Poly-pharmacy” (“many medicines”) and is one of the ways that conventional (“allopathic”) medicine kills. And kills and kills and kills. As Dr. Rima E. Laibow, MD, Medical Director of the Natural Solutions Foundation** says, “I have practiced medicine and psychiatry for 46 years. … Read the rest