One of the biggest controversies surrounding food in recent years is the entry of genetically modified organisms (GMOs) into our food system. If you don’t know about GMOs by now, here’s the concept in a nutshell: Genetically modified foods have… [read] “Avoid the Frankenfoods”
Although typical deodorants and any antiperspirants are toxic to skin, antiperspirants are much more dangerous to women. Reports vary as to why; some link the increased risk to the fact that women shave their armpits and therefore cancer-causing substances in… [read] “Antiperspirants Cause Breast Cancer”
Well, it’s getting to be that time of day (night 🙂 when I get to feeling I’ve had enough fun for one day and should be heading towards the ole sack, but I thought I’d leave y’all with this little… [read] “A FrankenFood Bedtime Story”
The Department of Agriculture clearly defines “natural” when applied to labeling. For meat and poultry, it means minimal processing, no artificial or synthetic ingredients, and no added hormones.
But the Food and Drug Administration says it has no plans to… [read] “All Natural Label”
Robert F. Kennedy Jr., well-known for his environmental activism, is also known for his staunch belief that the government has conspired to cover up the connection between vaccines and autism (as well as other neurological disorders). In his June 2005… [read] “Robert F. Kennedy Jr. on Vaccinations”
Many desk workers struggle with neck or back pain, shoulder strain, headaches, repetitive strain injury, or have trouble focusing, even with an ergonomically correct setup at work. Susi Hately Aldous, Yogi, author, kinesiologist, and founder of Functional Synergy, has created… [read] “Desk Jockey Yoga”
Often considered a pesky weed, dandelions have become an underappreciated, yet highly nutritious, perennial plant. Dandelion’s scientific name is Taraxacum Officinale, which roughly translated means the “official remedy for disorders.” Dandelion leaves (along with the roots and flowers) have enjoyed… [read] “Dandelions”