By Jimmy Downs
Thursday March 22, 2013 (foodconsumer.org) Fluoride, which is intentionally added to the drinking water in the U.S., has been known to cause damage to the neuro cells and lower IQ in children and increase the risk of a type of rare bone disease in boys, according to a Harvard Univers
"Most family doctors have given a placebo to at least one of their patients," BBC News reports.
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(NaturalNews) A growing body of research is emerging to show that eating chocolate really can lower your blood pressure.
Researchers have suspected for many years that chocolate may have a beneficial effect on blood pressure, ever since discovering that the indigenous Kuna people of the Central Ame
Beekeepers, environmentalists sue EPA for not suspending pesticides that may harm bees
(NaturalNews) The U.S. Congress is right now moving forward with the passage of the 2013 Agricultural Appropriations Bill (AAB), also known as H.R. 933, which currently contains an added "rider" that would allow agricultural biotechnology corporations like Monsanto to bypass the legal system in appr
(NaturalNews) A new study has shown that the juice of bitter melon, a commonly eaten vegetable in Asia and Africa, markedly suppresses the growth of pancreatic tumors in mice by disrupting the cancer cells' metabolism of glucose, and literally starving them of the sugar they need to survive.
NEWPORT BEACH, Calif., March 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Â Health Canada's Food Directorate has completed a detailed evaluation and has approved use of monk fruit extract, also known as luo han guo extract, as a sweetener at a maximum level of use of 0.
The monarch butterfly’s spring migration north from Mexico to Canada has begun, but relatively few of them have been seen in Texas, leading entomologists and butterfly-watchers to sound a call to action.
Probiotic Action, creator of the widely known adult acne treatment reports the term ‘probiotic’ will not have to be removed from food products sold in the EU while the European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) struggled to approve its health benefits last year.
TULSA, Oklahoma -
We told you last year about a Tulsa woman who sued the City of Tulsa after crews mowed down everything in her front and back yards.
The city ordinance says plants can be taller than 12 inches if they are edible.
With a decision imminent on whether GM salmon will be allowed onto market, major retailers have said they would not sell it
A number of US supermarket chains pledged on Wednesday not to sell genetically modified salmon, in a sign of growing public concern about engineered foods on the dinner table.
A Change.org petition has plenty of people asking the Girl Scouts to change their formula, but is it possible?
As far as India is concerned, European Union (EU) policy on herbal medicines – and natural healthcare in gener
The Center for Science in the Public Interest announced today in a press release that the U.S. Department of Agriculture should require that biotechnology companies, like Monsanto, mandate that farmers who purchase genetically engineered seeds take steps to limit GE crops’ unintended impact on neigh
It increasingly appears that Monsanto is patenting death, perhaps even more so than life.
Dr. J G Moellendorf, DC, ND, LCP reports on recent research at the University of Leeds (United Kingdom) finding that natural polyphenols in green tea and red wine disrupt a primary step in the development of Alzheimer’s disease.
One week after a judge thwarted New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg's ban on supersize sugary drinks, Mississippi's governor, Phil Bryant signed a bill that prevents municipalities from passing laws that govern how much people can eat and drink.
The European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, has published a report on the pesticide content of food sold in Europe. According to the annual report, food produced in Finland is the cleanest in Europe.
U.S. household survey finds one-third choose organic foods to avoid GMOs
WASHINGTON, March 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Results from the latest consumer survey conducted for the Organic Trade Association (OTA) reveal that as U.