Health

Food Safety Essentials During Pregnancy

(NC) While food safety is important for everyone, it's especially important for women who are pregnant or thinking of becoming pregnant. A pregnant woman's immune system is weakened because of changes in the body that can make it harder to fight infections — including those caused by food poisoning. The four rules of food safety — clean, separate, cook and chill — are especially ....

5 Common Food Poisoning Sources and How to Avoid Them

(NC) If you've ever had a rough night after an all-you-can-eat buffet, then you know better than most the importance of food safety. But foodborne illnesses can do more than cause discomfort. There are approximately four million cases of food poisoning in Canada each year— that's about one in eight people. Protecting yourself and your family begins by following the four rules of food s ....

What is Food Poisoning?

(NC) About one in eight Canadians will get sick from food poisoning this year. Food poisoning is any sickness that results from eating contaminated food. Most people affected by food poisoning will recover without any lasting effects. But for some, the effects can be devastating and even deadly. The best way to protect yourself and your family is by following the four rules of food saf ....

Alert: Dangerous New Type of GMO Being Unleashed into Food Supply… Check Your APPLES

Few topics in the scientific world are as fiercely debated as the use of genetically modified organisms, or GMOs. Despite the fact that they have passed the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) safety tests, nearly 40 countries around the world have banned their use due to health and environmental concerns. With a growing population of health-conscious people, the debate over their u ....

Surgical Removal of Ovaries for BRCA1 “Breast Cancer Gene” Women Found to be Medically Useless, New Study Finds

When it comes to the presence of the BRCA1 and BRCA2 genetic mutations, which are often called the “breast cancer genes,” preventive surgery has been a recommended course of action. According to Breastcancer.org, mutations in these two genes account for about 10 percent of all breast cancers. Women with abnormal BRCA1 or BRCA2 genes are sometimes advised to undergo prophylactic (prote ....

5 Tips for Transforming Picky Eaters

(NC) To help parents bring peace to the dinner table, Dr. Aimee Gould Shunney, a licensed naturopathic doctor, offers five ideas for transforming a child with finicky tendencies into an amazing eater with optimal nutrition. 1. Cook more. Cook for your children and make their dishes simple, without lots of sauces and spices. If possible, let them help you cook so they ca ....

12 Healthy Habits all Kids Should Have

(NC) Check out these twelve simple healthy habits that benefit kids and help parents in their constant struggle to raise confident, happy and healthy people. 1. Get plenty of sleep. 2. Exercise regularly. 3. Eat lots of fruits and vegetables. 4. Read, read, read. 5. Limit sodium and processed foods. 6. Choose healthy snacks over junk food. 7. Cut down on screen time. 8. Drink lots of ....

Keeping the Family Healthy this Winter

(NC) With a simple nutritional addition, this could be the year you succeed in keeping the whole family healthy. The secret to a cold and flu-free winter could be incorporating more omega-3s into your family's diet. Many of us consume certain types of fats in abundance (omega-6s), thanks to refined vegetable oils used in cooking and processed foods, but very little of others (omega-3s), ....

Where to Find Credible Nutritious Eating Advice

(NC) If you listen long enough to conversations about food, you're bound to hear some contradictions. A wealth of studies put ingredients like sugar, fat and sodium on a sliding scale between unhealthy and not-so-bad, and unless you're keeping up to date on the latest research, knowing what's good for you can seem like a lot of work. Fortunately, there are some trusted places you can tur ....

How Medical ‘News’ Became Manipulated, Industry-funded Science Throughout the 20th Century

When it comes to accurately and honestly reporting the news, there is a definitive limit to what reporters are allowed to cover, especially when they are fully immersed in the culture of what has come to be known as the “mainstream media.” There are certain topics that you just do not touch in this realm — unless, of course, you want to be fired or relegated to “fringe” status, ....

Big Pharma Documentary: History of Chemicals, Poison, Disease, Power and Kids on Amphetamines

Have you ever wondered how “Big Pharma” attained the power it now has over our system of medicine? Or why our food, water and air – our most precious resources – are all now polluted by deadly chemicals that are completely unnecessary for our existence and that never should have been approved for use in the first place? A new documentary film by Era of Wisdom entitled, Toddle ....

Massive Human Trafficking Ring Busted in California… 500 Arrested in Police Raids

Los Angeles area cops busted about 500 suspects in a crackdown on human trafficking  in California. A task force consisting of approximately 50 federal, state, and local law enforcement agencies including Homeland Security and the FBI participated in “Operation Reclaim and Rebuild” over three days at the end of January; a sting which also rescued 28 children as well as 27 adults fo ....

Brazil May Soon Refuse all GMO Imports from the United States

There has been all sorts of talk in recent days about the incoming Trump administration’s refusal to let other countries continue taking advantage of the United States in unfair trade deals. But what about when other countries decide to stop doing trade with the U.S. because the goods we trade them are toxic and destructive? This is the current situation with the South American country ....

Same Associated Press Caught Pushing Fake News about Donald Trump Now Pushing Fake Science About Vaccines

The medical establishment, in collusion with the establishment media, has for decades pushed the narrative that vaccines are all good, never bad, and absolutely vital to keeping disease and pestilence at bay. No dissenting opinions are allowed, even when they are based on sound, duplicable research. Now, the stranglehold of the medical/media/government cabal may be about t ....

Costco Calls on its Suppliers to Avoid Using bee-killing Pesticides

Could a retail giant help give more traction to the movement against pesticides that harm bees? The popular big-box retailer, Costco, has called for their suppliers to limit their use of non-essential pesticides in their products that will be sold in Costco stores. Specifically, the retailer is discouraging the use of neonicotinoids, a controversial class of insecticides that are known to ....

Stay Healthy by Eating These Potassium-rich Foods

Do you get enough potassium in your diet? The overwhelming majority of American citizens fail to get enough of this valuable nutrient on a daily basis. In fact, some estimates indicate that 98 percent of people in the United States aren’t getting enough potassium from the food they eat, thanks to the infamous average American diet. Less than 2 percent of the population is getting the re ....

Big Pharma’s Synthetic Cannabis P:ills are Killing People … Yet Authentic Marijuana is Still Criminalized

Leave it to Big Pharma to find a way to turn a natural, effective, plant-based healing substance into something patentable and deadly. That’s right; the guys in the pharmaceutical labs are so desperate to develop a drug that delivers the same therapeutic benefits as cannabis – under their own exclusive money-making patent, of course – that they don’t mind if a few people die along the way ....

Autoimmune Disease Solutions Revealed

As our food becomes increasingly processed and laden with pesticides and GMOs, the incidence of autoimmune disease is skyrocketing. At least 50 million Americans are currently living with some form of autoimmune disease – with some suffering from more than one. And, according to natural health experts like Dr. Peter Osborne, this is no coincidence. Will Western ....