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Most Americans don’t eat real food anymore; they consume cheap, lab-concocted, genetically modified, junk-science food-like “stuff”

Processing American food began after World War II, when we started canning produce and adding preservatives and additives. In 1950, scientists figured out that adding antibiotics to animal feed increased the livestock’s growth rate. Then, in the early 1980s, the U.S. began extensively using hormones for livestock, and genetically engineering crops to contain bug-killer and […]

The Big Food Discrepancy: Why Are American Foods Routinely More Toxic Than European Versions?

The Big Food Discrepancy: Why Are American Foods Routinely More Toxic Than European Versions?

McDonald’s, a poster child for the average fast food diet, has yet again been exposed for selling foods containing far more hazardous ingredients to American customers. Repeatedly, we find that processed foods—which are bad enough even without added chemicals—contain far more hazardous ingredients in the US compared to other nations, most notably Europe. In fact, […]

Organic food's immense potential to heal the sick

Organic food’s immense potential to heal the sick

Let’s face it, many Americans eat like pigs. They pull up to drive-through windows and they sit down at pancake houses, and they order up a completely GMO meal, full of gluten, refined sugar, MSG, animal fat and sometimes even artificial sweeteners. They wash it all down and repeat the cycle within hours, sometimes three […]

Eating for Happiness

Eating for Happiness

We are what we eat. As Hippocrates stated long ago, “Let food be thy medicine.” Each day we have the choice to nourish our bodies with nutrient-dense foods or poison ourselves with processed, empty calories. Modern research has discovered what endemic cultures knew through their intrinsic wisdom, passed on from generation to generation. New researchers […]