0CBD Supplements for Everyone

June 17, 2016 Anti Cancer Foods, In The News, Immune Support, Supplements, Uncategorized

CBD is short for “Cannabidiol”, and is a cannibinoids found in hemp. Unlike THC, another cannibinoid found in hemp, CBD is not psychoactive and will in fact block the intoxicating effects of THC. CBD has been all over the news lately as it’s use in the supplement market has grown. Scientists are finding that  not only is this cannibinoid safe, it also has remarkable benefits on the human body. Research has shown that CBD may help with anxiety, nausea, inflammation, chronic pain,…

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0What does your eye color reveal about you

November 6, 2014 In The News

  Info-graphic credits: MezzmerAlso themindunleashed.org/

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0Daily Calcium Needs

September 29, 2014 Weight Management, In The News, Food Benefits, Immune Support

When it comes to bone health, calcium isn’t the only factor. Overall diet and activity levels determine bone health and even calcium needs. Countries with the highest calcium intake have the most osteoporosis, so there’s obviously more to the bone-health story than calcium alone. Here’s another helpful factoid, vitamin D—which is necessary for calcium absorption and is best obtained from 20 minutes of sunshine 3 times a week during summer months and fortified, nondairy foods or supplements during winter months—is…

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0Chemical found in Colgate Total Toothpaste has been linked to Cancer

August 27, 2014 In The News

A chemical found in Colgate Total toothpaste has been linked to cancer. The FDA knew about the chemical triclosan, which is used to fight plaque and gingivitis, before approving the toothpaste, but did they realize the dangers associated with it? An investigation by Bloomberg found that the FDA was in fact aware of research linking the chemical to cancer in animals. We look at why the FDA approved the toothpaste knowing the safety issues of triclosan, in this Lip News…

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0Mercury in Fish

August 25, 2014 In The News

There’s No Way We’re Eating a Seafood Dinner Without Checking This Chart First Mercury’s a nasty little bugger. No, not the planet, the element. It bioaccumulates out the wazoo so that by the time we sit down to a nice dinner of fresh mackerel, we’re eating a lot more than just the fish, but the Mercury in Fish! From Upworthy

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0Dry Skin Brushing: Benefits and How To

July 24, 2014 In The News, DIY Naturally
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 What is Dry Skin Brushing? Dry brushing is the act of brushing your skin with a natural bristle brush. Benefits of Dry Skin Brushing? Given that dry skin brushing increases circulation, exfoliates your skin, helps clean out your lymph glands, it can be a stress reliever, helps improve digestion, helps improve kidney function and, some say, even decreases cellulite, dry skin brushing is a healthy ritual you should definitely try adding to your daily routine! Plus it is easy! 1….

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110 Banned Foods Americans Should Stop Eating Infographic

June 4, 2014 In The News, Organic Eating, GMO Genetically Modified Foods

Are you eating food that’s already banned in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website. Are you eating “food that’s already banned” in other countries but is still allowed to poison and kill Americans? Learn these pernicious ingredients and common foods through this infographic. Use the embed code to share it on your website.

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0Vermont Senate Passes Mandatory GMO Labeling Law

May 1, 2014 In The News, GMO Genetically Modified Foods

By Carey Gillam and Lisa Baertlein, Reuters April 2014   he Vermont Senate passed a bill on Wednesday, April 16th that would make the state the first in the United States to enact mandatory labeling of foods made with genetically modified crops. “We are really excited that Vermont is going to be leading on this,” said Falko Schilling, a spokesman for the Vermont Public Interest Research Group, which backed the bill. The bill, approved 28-2 by the Senate, has already…

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0USDA Announces Growth of U.S. Organic Industry and Additional USDA Support Available with New Farm Bill

March 20, 2014 In The News, Organic Eating

WASHINGTON, March 20, 2014 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) announced new figures today that show the organic industry continues to grow domestically and globally, with over 25,000 certified organic operations in more than 120 different countries around the world. Through the Agricultural Marketing Service’s National Organic Program, USDA has helped an additional 763 producers become certified organic in just 2013, an increase of 4.2 percent from the previous year. The industry today encompasses a record breaking 18,513 certified…

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0The White House and USDA Announce School Wellness Standards

February 25, 2014 In The News

Release No. 0029.14Contact:Office of Communications (202)720-4623 First Lady Michelle Obama and U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announce proposed school wellness standards and roll out of breakfast and lunch programs for schools that serve low income communities WASHINGTON, Feb. 25, 2014 – Today, First Lady Michelle Obama joins U.S. Department of Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack to announce proposed guidelines for local school wellness policies. The bipartisan Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010 mandated that the USDA set guidelines for…

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