Tag Archives: vitamins

Want More Vitamins, Omega-3s And Antioxidants? Go Organic!

The health risks posed by meat, eggs and dairy products from animals raised on factory farms are well known. But now there’s growing evidence that organic alternatives not only eliminate those health risks, but actually provide significantly more nutritional value. We know why products sourced from factory farms, can’t be good for our health. Animals on ...

Codex Alimentarius Latest Strategy: Divide And Conquer

  Sunset pinked the German sky as the Codex delegates sat at their conference-room tables, a long first day already behind them, still debating health standards that will affect billions worldwide.  Naturally a day filled with such debates – especially over technical language for draft guidelines for vitamin-and-mineral Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) as well as draft ...

The Difference With Grass-Fed Vs. Feed-Lot Beef

If asked, most people could not tell you where the meat on their plate came from. In fact, if they wanted to know, it would be darned difficult – if not impossible – to find out. On the other hand, while they may imagine that the beef cow they are eating was once frolicking on ...

10 Ways to Commit Nutritional Anarchy

Once upon a time, if we felt we needed to, we could go to the pharmacy or department store, select a bottle of vitamins, and feel pretty confident about the actual contents of the bottles. Nowadays, real vitamins are so hard to track down that they might as well be on the endangered species list.  In ...

Popular Children’s Vitamins Contain Aspartame, GMOs & Other Toxic Additives

How often are parents aware of the ingredients contained in the multivitamin that they feed their children? We often believe what we hear without ever questioning what mass marketing and media has to say about a product. In this case they have led thousands of parents to purchase multivitamins because they believe it has significant ...

Brave Benin

How one small African country made a brave stand at Codex  “There is no wealth but life.”  - John Ruskin  Monday morning in Rome began as only summer mornings in that city begin, with cerulean blue skies blemished only by the merest wisps of clouds.  An early, cooling breeze swept the streets as I made my way ...

Did a Popular Alternative News Website Just Sell Out to Big Pharma?

Left-leaning Alternet wildly discredits itself by headlining vitamin doomsday propaganda from vaccine pusher Paul Offit When it comes to watching online publishers self destruct, it doesn't get any more bizarre than this. Left-leaning Alternet, a news source that has long enjoyed a reputation of putting out respectable content on issues like civil liberties and social justice, ...

Your Multivitamins are Synthetic Unless They Are From Whole Foods

Do you take a daily multivitamin? What if that multivitamin you take was actually poison and you didn’t know it? Many people these days seem to understand that we are missing nutritional factors from the food we eat because the quality of food has gone down tremendously over the last 50-100 years. From people not consuming as ...

Nature’s Prozac: Nutrition for Mental Health

In a pill-popping world, the idea of simply providing your brain and body with what it needs for mental health is nothing short of revolutionary. 1 in 5 Americans currently takes one or more psychiatric drugs on a daily basis. Psychiatric medications are among the most widely prescribed and biggest-selling class of drugs in the US. ...

Avoid Getting the Cold and Flu Naturally

I  would like to discuss some ways that we can help prevent the common cold and the flu naturally. One billion colds and flu plague us in America and the season usually ranges from October through March.  Let's face it when you feel down right lousy you can't get anything done, but life doesn't stop ...

Heal Colds Naturally: Nature’s Medicine Cabinet

In today's society we are used to going to the doctor only when we are sick (sick care), instead, we need to focus on preventative care. Do you want to mask symptoms or get the underlying problem fixed? Treating problems before they surface is more effective and cheaper. Boost your immune system year round with ...

Codex Nutrition Committee Chooses Malnutrition

In a stunning display of nutritional ignorance, three women ram through a Codex standard that leaves many with sub-optimal nutrition The Codex Committee on Nutrition and Foods for Special Dietary Uses (CCNFSDU) just finished meeting all last week (December 3-7) in Bad Soden, a small German city near Frankfurt am Main. Nearly 300 delegates were in ...

UPDATE: Results of Codex Alimentarius Meetings 2012, In Frankfurt, Germany

Codex Alimentarius is One Big Football Game Codex Alimentarius is a UN-sponsored concept and organization, which – under the auspices of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) – creates food standards and guidelines used in international trade. In 1994, the World Trade Organization (WTO) replaced the General Agreement on Tariffs ...

Codex Alimentarius: An Introduction (VIDEOS)

The world as we once knew it is gone. The rosy cheeked children, bursting with energy, that once climbed trees and got up to mischief, are extinct. The people are still here, but they are pale, lethargic and slowly dying... ~ Daisy Luther Every bite of food provided to these people is the product of a ...

Health Benefits of Organic Apple Cider Vinegar

An apple a day keeps the doctor away, and so does two tablespoons of 'apple cider vinegar' and honey, mixed in a glass of water and had as the first thing in the morning. As you go through these health benefits of apple cider vinegar, you will realize why it is good for you. In all ...

Health Benefits of Cod Liver Oil

Health benefits of cod liver oil include relief from cardio vascular disorders, osteoporosis, asthma arthritis and control on cancer. This nourishing oil from liver of cod fish is excellent for skin, relives muscle pain, lowers cholesterol, checks type I diabetes in children and fights depression. It also strengthens immune system, promotes gastrointestinal health and healthy ...

Crouching Garnish, Hidden SuperFood: The Secret Life of Kale

Could kale, a less domesticated, disheveled form of cabbage, really be one of the most potent healing foods in existence today?  Few foods commonly available at the produce stand are as beneficial to your health as kale.  And yet, sadly, it is more commonly found dressing up something not as healthy in a display case ...