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Organic Means Less Pesticide Exposure

There are lots of good reasons for opting for organic. For instance: More than one of those reasons hinge on a simple fact about organics: They don’t offer the super-sized, super-potent pesticide chemical cocktail industrially farmed crops provides. Now, new … Continue reading

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On the Latest “Is Organic Healthier?” Research

Occasionally, we write about research findings that seem counter-intuitive or just too good to be true or otherwise just a little “off” – findings that often seem a little suspect due to their being funded by industry. (See this and … Continue reading

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Pressing for Action on Mercury, Pesticides

News came late last week of a couple of lawsuits you’ll want to keep an eye on. First, the IAOMT and others have filed suit against the FDA for failing to protect the public’s health against mercury exposure from dental … Continue reading

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9 Reasons to Demand Real Food (Guest Post)

Our bodies are not designed to eat the kind of highly processed products sold by the giant food corporations, nor the synthetic chemical residues that cling to industrially raised produce, meat and dairy, nor genetically engineered foods that would never … Continue reading

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One More Bit of Food News…

Complaints haven’t been all about MyPlate (see above). The EWG has also been taken to task by some after their release of the latest edition of their list of produce with the most pesticide residue, the “Dirty Dozen.” The basic … Continue reading

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Roundup Linked to Birth Defects, & Other News of Note

It’s Official: Monsanto’s Roundup Herbicide Causes Birth Defects (Red, Green & Blue) A new report by some top scientists has nailed it down, and Monsanto isn’t going to be happy. The Agri-giant has built its entire business model, including genetically … Continue reading

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How Oral Bacteria Get to the Rest of the Body, & Other News of Note

Mouth as the Gateway to Your Body (MedicalXpress) After cleaning your mouth, plaque begins forming before your brush even hits the cup. A key to plaque formation, said Yiping W. Han, a professor of periodontics at Case Western Reserve University … Continue reading

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