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Ginger Treats Heavy Menstrual Bleeding

In the first study of its kind, ginger is found to be an effective treatment for heavy menstrual bleeding in young women. Heavy menstrual bleeding (menorrhagia) is one of the most common gynecological problems in women, accounting for approximately 15% of all primary care consultations or outpatient referrals to hospitals, and is treated conventionally with


So You Want To Be A Farmer…

By: Jesse Hirsch | Modern Farmer - (Editor's note) Romancing the farm? Many non-farmers see farming as romantic work, replete with visions of perfect livestock births, sunny fields of verdant crops, farmhouse meals and adequate rest. The reality of farming is much more challenging (working 14-hour days in all kinds of weather) and less bucolic (picture


Making Orwell Proud: Organic Trade Association's Faux Farmer Group

By: Cornucopia - OTA/Corporate Interests Creating “Trojan Horse” to Soften Image, Increase Influence... In a move that would look just as cynical as if General Motors decided to create their own workers-union, the powerful Organic Trade Association (OTA) has created their own Farmer Advisory Council and is now discounting memberships to smaller family farmers in an


7 Ways To Feel Full Without Overeating

By: Linda Milo Ohr - Snacking in between meals because you’re too hungry to wait. Eating more than you should at a meal because you just don’t feel full. We have all been there. Satiety is the feeling of fullness after or between meals, and it is an emerging area in weight management. “According to


Eating Wheat And Cow's Milk Disrupt DNA Expression And Antioxidant Status

Could two of the Western world's most popular foods - wheat and cow's dairy - be depleting you of your antioxidants and altering your DNA expression in a harmful way?  A fascinating new study sheds much needed light on the topic of why a diet free of wheat gluten and the cow's milk protein known


DIY Antiviral Sanitizing Spray: When Hand Sanitizer Is Not Enough

Although news of Ebola has been dominating the headlines, there is currently another nasty outbreak circulating the United States. Since August, enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) has caused clusters of respiratory disease in the US with over 690 people affected.  As of this writing, five children have died. This is not something to take lightly and is


Turmeric Extract Improves Brain Function In One Dose

Your spice rack may contain the safest, most fast-acting, brain-boosting substance medical science has yet to confirm effective in a human clinical study.  A remarkable new study published in the Journal of Psychopharmacology titled, "Investigation of the effects of solid lipid curcumin on cognition and mood in a healthy older population," reveals that the primary


Not. Safe.

Ever since former Monsanto lawyer Michael Taylor co-authored the U.S. Food & Drug Administration’s (FDA) substantial equivalency policy, which said that genetically modified foods are no different than non-GMO foods, independent scientists (and consumers) have been skeptical. To say the least. Now yet another new published review, by researchers at the University of Adelaide, Flinders


Ebola Is Great To Push Vaccines

Ebola is in the air and so is the new “flu season”. What else could pharmaceutical giants wish for? Vaccination season is here and health authorities everywhere are already calling on all misinformed to get vaccinated against the flu. There is no link between Ebola and the flu, except that in some countries people with


Study: Almost All Americans Severely Lack Essential Nutrition

A new study finds that most U.S. adults fail to meet recommended daily levels of 10 key nutrients, and those with disabilities have even worse nutrition than average. An estimated 10 to 25 percent of U.S. adults fit into one or more category of disability, from those who have difficulties with activities of daily living,


Is Monsanto Admitting Guilt In ‘Zombie Wheat’ Settlement?

By: Steve Holt | TakePart - News emerged this week about a possible settlement between Monsanto and the farmers whose wheat was allegedly contaminated by unauthorized genetically modified seeds produced by the biotech firm. Lawyers for a contingent of soft white wheat farmers in Kansas told a Kansas City federal judge that an agreement had


Turmeric Produces 'Remarkable' Recovery In Alzheimer's Patients

Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of turmeric daily, taken for three months,


Research: Pineapple Enzyme Kills Cancer Without Killing You

Every once in a while a study pops up on the National Library of Medicine's bibliographic database known as MEDLINE that not only confirms the therapeutic relevance of natural substances in cancer treatment, but blows the conventional approach out of the water. Published in 2007 in the journal Planta Medica, researchers found that an enzyme


No No Nano: Macro-Objections To Micro-Machinations Of Industrial Processed Food

By: The Call of the Land - “To be interested in food but not in food production is clearly absurd.” – Wendell Berry Steadily, stealthily, corporations are driving the goodness of natural life itself from our food, and cleverly – though unwisely – infesting it with dim bits of microscopic material substance that are obscured


Population Reduction Through Vaccine Poisons

Attitudes toward medical ailments and treatment vary widely, usually based upon the degree of trust in the type of health care practice that a patient believes to be the best healing method. The AMA is an advocacy association that promotes the validity of medical therapy heavily based upon manufactured designer drugs. The establishment corporatist scientists


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