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When did food stop being food?

When did food stop being food?

One of the basic concepts of natural therapy can be expressed in that old saying, “You are what you eat”. To a large extent, our diet has determined the diseases we suffer from. Over the past 100 to 150 years our basic diet has changed drastically. We have gone from fresh, wholesome, unrefined, unsprayed food […]

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Peasant Communities Survived On This Simple And Nutritious Food For Centuries

By Jeremiah Johnson Peasant food, while simple and frugal, has been around for centuries – in every culture around the world. Using fresh roots, herbs, and foods available to them, households would whip up a soup the family could feast on for days. Soups such as pot-au-feu, minestrone, cawl, and Acquacotta would give the family sustenance […]

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Grocery Store Rescues Food And Will Give It Away To Those Who Need It

By Anna Hunt Why should we be excited about a new grocery store? Because this new store is giving away rescued food, in addition to offering it up for sale. OzHarvest, a new marketplace in Kensington, Australia, tackles both problems: food waste and food insecurity. “Every time we save good food, we help the planet. Every […]

Single mother in California facing imprisonment over private transaction on Facebook food group

Single mother in California facing imprisonment over private transaction on Facebook food group

A single Californian mom with six children is facing a possible jail sentence for selling homemade food on a Facebook community food group. Several years ago, Stockton resident Mariza Ruelas joined a Facebook food and recipe trading group called 209 Food Spot. There, Ruelas and other cooking enthusiasts would trade recipes, organize pot luck dinners, […]

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Forensic Food Lab reveals most food is unfit for human and animal consumption

Toxic foods are fueling American’s health epidemic, which can only be overcome with a food revolution. Consumers have been demanding that the US government test foods for toxic residues like glyphosate. So far, these requests have been met with silence, perhaps because a food analysis would render most food unfit for human and animal consumption. […]

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Farmers Sue USDA for Appointing Unqualified Individuals to Organics Board

The Cornucopia Institute, a public interest group of thousands of organic farmers and consumers, and two of its members have filed a lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Agriculture and Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack, alleging unqualified individuals have been put in place to determine what is “organic.” The lawsuit points to the USDA as well […]

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Increasing sedentarism and obesity in Western nations threaten to collapse welfare states

Seems a strange way to approach the topic of obesity. But this is based on an article by the UK online newspaper The Telegraph, and there is more of a welfare state concern there than here in the USA. The welfare system carries the load of medical costs for everyone in England. Each country within […]

BREAKTHROUGH: The food you eat determines which genes get activated or suppressed, controlling disease vs. health throughout your life

BREAKTHROUGH: The food you eat determines which genes get activated or suppressed, controlling disease vs. health throughout your life

Everyone says you are what you eat, but, for some reason, the majority of the world’s population seems completely oblivious to this fact. Yet pure science and simple experiments have managed to definitively prove what naturopaths have been saying for centuries: What you eat changes you, down to your very DNA. As it turns out, […]

Nestle sued for supporting child slavery in cacao harvesting operations... U.S. Supreme Court allows court case to proceed

Nestle sued for supporting child slavery in cacao harvesting operations… U.S. Supreme Court allows court case to proceed

The nation’s highest federal court in recent days threw out a request by chocolate giant Nestle SA, the world’s largest food maker, and a pair of other companies to reject a lawsuit that seeks to hold all three companies liable for using child slaves to harvest cacao in the African nation of Ivory Coast. In […]

The DARK ACT is Back. We Need Your Help to Stop It and Protect our Rights!

The DARK ACT is Back. We Need Your Help to Stop It and Protect our Rights!

Senator Pat Roberts is taking over where other legislators have left off. He’s been busy trying to push the DARK ACT, a piece of legislation that would halt states from implementing mandatory GMO labeling, on the people with brute force. Representatives Mike Pompeo (R-Kan.) and G. K. Butterfield (D-N.C.) first introduced this federal legislation, which […]