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5 Heart-Healthy Snacks

Posted November 30, 2015
When it comes to diet, making heart-healthy snack choices is more important than ever.  Here are five options for healthy snacks at work, at home, or on the go. Read more.

AMA Calls for Ban on All Drug Commercials

Posted November 20, 2015
It appears that someone at the AMA has finally had a moment of clarity! The influential group of doctors has called for a ban on the direct-to-consumer advertising we are all so (often) painfully aware of. They feel the marketing budgets spent on advertising are not only driving up the cost of pharmaceuticals but causing patients to demand treatments that are more costly and may not necessarily be the best option for them.  Read more.

Hi-Tech Hijack of GMO Food Labeling

Posted November 20, 2015
The biotech industry, along with its top enabler at the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Secretary Tom Vilsack, is trying to sell the idea that the long derided and poorly utilized QR code is the answer to consumer concerns about GE foods. A QR code, if you are among the many not familiar with it, is similar to a bar code.  Read more.

Unhealthy Food Cravings Area a Sign of Mineral Deficiencies

Posted November 20, 2015
Most of us have, at one point in our lives, experienced intense cravings for unhealthy foods. Whether it be for chocolate, donuts, salty snacks, or refined carbs, our bodies appear to want them – and we’re often all too happy to submit. There’s just one problem: eating these foods doesn’t seem to end the cravings. What is going on here? Are our bodies playing a cruel joke on us? Well, not quite.  Read more.

Planes Spraying Climate Controlling Toxic Clouds: U.S. Government Denies They Exist

Posted November 20, 2015
What color is the daytime sky over your home? Is it a deep clear blue that seems to extend to eternity, or is it a milky blue or a thick hazy white soup that obscures the pristine blue of the heavens? Does it start out blue in the morning and then end up as a complete haze later in the day? Are there puffy white clouds or is it filled with unnatural shapes and streaks?  Read more.