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ALERT: Certified Organic Food Grown in U.S. Found Contaminated with Glyphosate Herbicide

ALERT: Certified Organic Food Grown in U.S. Found Contaminated with Glyphosate Herbicide

Originally published on Health Impact News.

Think you can avoid glyphosate by buying organic? Think again. A new investigation by Tropical Traditions reveals that many products in the organic grain market in the U.S. contain glyphosate residue at levels almost the same as conventional grains.

Are Organics Really Better?

Are Organics Really Better?

Organic agriculture is booming. More and more people believe organics are better for our health than conventionally grown fruits and vegetables. But what does the science say? 

Researchers from Sweden and Pakistan wanted to know whether organically grown produce was in fact better for human health. They undertook a review of all the studies comparing organically and conventionally grown produce. 

Is Organic Meat Truly Better for You?



Without a doubt, organic produce is the superior choice compared to GMO and other conventional varieties, but do organic meats share the same benefits? The answer may surprise you.

This article was originally published on deannaminich.com and republished with permission. Original post here

Mighty Broccoli Sprouts Rapidly Detox Pollutants

Mighty Broccoli Sprouts Rapidly Detox Pollutants

Air pollution is associated with a long list of health problems including cardio-respiratory deaths, pulmonary disease, and chronic respiratory conditions. And the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) has classified air pollution as carcinogenic to humans.

But clinical trial finds that tiny broccoli sprouts can help neutralize this very big problem.

Researchers from Johns Hopkins University and several other institutions in the U.S. and China tested the power of broccoli sprouts to protect people from air pollutants.[i]

Organic Food is Not Discount Food

Farmers Market
Farmers Market, by Paul Collins (cropped)

Organic food isn't cheap, and the real thing never will be. The concept of mass-produced organics is fraudulent. It runs counter to both the ethos & reality. They cannot be produced by Agribusiness-style farmers who keep producing the same crop year-on-year. As long as food is treated as a commodity, then we have degraded the basic substance of our bodies and minds

Recent Actions by the USDA and FDA Should Worry Organic Advocates, More Industry Involvement is Needed


Originally published on www.organicinsider.com

Two announcements out of Washington, D.C. over the past week are blatant signs that more aggressive involvement from the industry is needed in order to protect the long-term interests of organic food

Roman Horror-Day: Organic Standards Take A Beating At Codex


Roman Horror-Day: Organic Standards Take A Beating At Codex

As with life, words have plain meanings.  That is, we all generally expect the basic meaning of a word to be what we know it to be through our experience and education.  A "cat" does not mean a "dog." Instead, they are what we expect them to be just as water is water and blue means blue. Without such commonly accepted meanings, we would be lost at sea, unable to communicate with one another and transmit information.  Hence, shared definitions exist that typically transcend time and even cultures.

The Little Known Miracle of Life: Fulvic acid

In the beginning, the earth was blessed with rich, fertile soil and lush vegetation. The soil was teaming with microbes -- bacteria, fungi, and protozoa, to name a few. In the perfect cycle of life, microbes in the soil break down dead plant material and create substances and nutrients that nourish plants. When humans eat these plants, we enjoy the nutrients that they provide

The microbes in the soil make the hidden treasure called fulvic acid, the miracle of life. Fulvic acid is not a vitamin or a mineral and science cannot synthesize this substance in a laboratory. Our bodies require it for optimal health, but, we no longer get fulvic acid in adequate amounts from our food.

Toxic Massage: The Dark Side of A Highly Therapeutic Modality

 

Massage is one of the best ways to pamper yourself, but did you know that a massage can be extremely toxic? Unless you know what questions to ask, your massage could include a significant dose of crude oil distillates and hormone-mimicking chemicals that are on the world watch-list of carcinogens, but are somehow still allowed into your personal care products.

Vegans, Ranchers and Regenerators Unite: Why Fake Meat and Eliminating Livestock are Really Bad Ideas


Originally published on www.organicconsumers.org

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