Junk Food still in Schools

Nearly half of elementary school children can buy junk food at school, a trend that contributes to the childhood obesity epidemic [...]

Sugar is Like Poison to your Body

My advice is to just stop consuming anything that looks like sugar…try natural, uncooked/unfiltered honey or Coconut Palm Sugar…these should work as well and have some health benefits to boot! [...]

Stroking out under 40

Stroke hospitalizations among Americans under 45, particularly teenage boys and men under 34, rose dramatically between 1994 and 2007 but fell among older people, said a study on Wednesday [...]

Heart disease set to soar

There’s a new forecast of the cost to treat heart disease in the U.S. over the next 20 years — and it isn’t pretty. [...]

100 Bankrupt Cities in U.S.

Overdrawn American cities could face financial collapse in 2011, defaulting on hundreds of billions of dollars of borrowings and derailing the US economic recovery. Nor are European cities safe – Florence, Barcelona, Madrid, Venice: all are in trouble [...]

Organic Farming can make a difference

The strategy of ecological intensification using organic principles and practices is a new paradigm to feed the world while empowering the poor and mitigating climate change and biodiversity loss. [...]

Obesity Costs

Nearly 17% of U.S. medical costs can be blamed on obesity, according to new research that suggests the nation’s weight problem may be having close to twice the impact on medical spending as previously estimated. [...]

Heroin and Junk food equally addictive!

diet of burgers, chips, sausages and cake will programme your brain into craving even more foods that are high in sugar, salt and fat, according to new research [...]

Childhood obesity

Childhood obesity has become a focus of researchers who now say empty calories in the diet are a major source of the current epidemic [...]

Want Raw Milk…get a lawyer!

agents from the Wisconsin Department of Agriculture, Trade, and Consumer Protection raided his Grazin’ Acres farm near Madison. He was operating without a retailer license and a dairy license, the regulators said. The fact that he wasn’t open to the general public, but was selling direct to “members” of his farm, didn’t matter [...]

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