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(video) “Kale is the new beef.” But, don’t be scared. – Dr. Fuhrman & Marilu Henner

When you know about something that is simply the best, you have an obligation to spread the word. When it comes to getting and staying healthy I do not need to convince anyone that Dr. Fuhrman’s method beats them all, hands down.  Those that do not already know this only need to go to his … Continue reading

(video) WikiLeaks Reveals U.S. Sought to Retaliate Against Europe over Monsanto GM Crops

  U.S. diplomatic cables released by WikiLeaks reveal the Bush administration drew up ways to retaliate against Europe for refusing to use genetically modified seeds. In 2007, then-U.S. ambassador to France Craig Stapleton was concerned about France’s decision to ban cultivation of genetically modified corn produced by biotech giant Monsanto. He also warned that a … Continue reading

Comprehensive Study Shows Commercial Organic Farms Have Better Fruit and Soil, Lower Environmental Impact – Sciencedaily.com

From sciencedaily.com (Sep. 1, 2010) — Side-by-side comparisons of organic and conventional strawberry farms and their fruit found the organic farms produced more flavorful and nutritious berries while leaving the soil healthier and more genetically diverse…The study is among the most comprehensive of its kind, analyzing 31 chemical and biological soil properties, soil DNA, and the … Continue reading

(Video) Pesticides tied to ADHD in children – Harvard Public Health

Marc Weisskopf, assistant professor of environmental and occupational epidemiology, discusses a study that finds children exposed to higher levels of pesticides known as organophosphates could have a higher risk of being diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD).

Organic Does Not = Toxin Free: Debunking Myths

Note: Organic is still the better choice.  However, if you cannot find organic in your town or you cannot afford it, you can still safely eat certain non-organic fruits and vegetables. (Both organic and non-organic should be washed well.  See the fruit and veggie wash recipe below!) The following is from the post The Lowdown … Continue reading

Ski Champ Bode Miller Talks about His Organic Farm (Video)

In case you don’t know who Bode Miller is… My favorite Bode vid. He  loses a ski and keeps on going. Mad, mad skills.

What are we fighting for? Just a reminder

“We measured umbilical cord blood in babies. We found an average of 200 different industrial chemicals in their cord blood at birth.  Of the total 287 chemicals we detected, 180 are known to cause cancer in humans and 217 are toxic to the brain and nervous system.” Dr. Greene, Grist Interview 07, talking about a … Continue reading

(Video) Organic Heroes: Dr. Sandra Steingraber, PhD biologist: Food Safety

Organic Heroes keynote panel 7/26/09 at Kickapoo Country Fair, La Farge, Wisc. Biologist and Living Downstream author Sandra Steingraber discusses food safety, and what last years spinach scare revealed about the fragility of our current agricultural system. (2 part)

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