Dr. Rima: Corporate Food, Not Energy Drinks Addiction Gateway Energy Drinks or Crap Food Gateway to Addictions? Next to Be Demonized: Energy Drinks as Gateway to Cocaine and Other Drug Addictions. Could the Brain Be Seeking a Way to Survive Chronic Nutrient Density Starvation? Opinion by Rima E. Laibow, MD There’s a new bogey man on the block: Energy Drinks, which are now being blamed for gateway introduction to substance abuse later in life.… Read the rest
Busted! Tom Vilsack and USDA Sued Over Appointing Ridiculously Underqualified Corporate Stooges To Organics Board. We’ve long known about the government/corporate revolving door, through which countless corporate shills procure themselves government appointments for a period of time, during which they oversee regulation of their areas of expertise. During these times of “service to their country,” these paragons of selflessness tweak and alter and change regulations as they apply to their former employers–interestingly and no doubt coincidentally, often in ways that benefit their former employers.… Read the rest
The truth is, no matter how you wash your non-organic fruits and vegetables, you are likely coming into contact with these cancer-causing agents. Keep in mind also that some plants absorb pesticides systemically, so no amount of washing will rid them of the poison. But riding to the rescue is the non-profit Environmental Working Group, which compiles a list each year of fruits and vegetables they test for pesticides and herbicides, the results of which they use to compile their “Dirty Dozen” list of the fruits and vegetables that carry the most residue.
The Growing Weight of Glyphosate Toxicity Katy Agruiera Weeds are tough; they grow everywhere, competing for water and nutrients with crops. If left alone, they proliferate and take over. Anyone who tries to keep a neat, green lawn can tell you that weeds are a threat to that endeavor. Any farmer will tell you that weeds present a challenge to producing the food we eat.… Read the rest