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Strange Food Warning: Human Placenta Pills

July 2, 2017

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For various reasons some new mothers eat their own placenta. New mothers, if you have passed an infection to your child at birth and opt to later eat your placenta in pill form, don’t use the company an Oregon woman used; the pills seem to have sickened her new child with strep bacteria. This unusual […]

Project: Start Your Own Doomsday Seed Vault

May 20, 2017

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Climate change has melted permafrost that was never expected to melt, partly flooding the world’s doomsday seed vault.  Flooding caused by climate change has hit the Global Seed Vault, which holds samples of the world’s seeds in the event of an apocalyptic catastrophe. The seeds weren’t damaged, but the entryway of the vault flooded when […]

Florida: Decomposing Bat Alleged in Packaged Walmart Salad

April 10, 2017

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Today’s strange news award: a decomposing bat salad. 🦇 🥗  Fresh Express issued a statement after a dead bat was allegedly found in a packaged salad in Florida.  Fresh Express is announcing a precautionary recall of a limited number of cases of Organic Marketside Spring Mix.  The item subject to the recall is 5 oz. Organic […]

Subway denies chicken is 1/2 something else

March 1, 2017

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The problem with soy in your chicken is that almost all soy is genetically modified. The modification allows the soy plants to be sprayed with a pesticide, RoundUp, lots of it. In the US, unless you’re eating organic food, you are consuming some glyphosate, the main ingredient in RoundUp. What’s wrong with that is this: […]

Healthy Bacon Flavored Mushrooms?

November 30, 2016

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A Tucson mushroom company claims their oyster mushroom variety tastes like bacon when cooked, but is much healthier. It’s fitting that Craft Bacon Flavor Mushrooms were conceived in Tucson, AZ, the first World City of Gastronomy (UNESCO) in the United States. Tucson’s Foodie scene is rivaled only by it’s amazing local selection of craft beer […]

Camel milk for diabetes (or impaired fasting glucose)

February 16, 2015

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I tried some raw US camel milk yesterday (about 1 pint around 6 pm) and this morning had my first normal blood sugar in a while 87, as compared to the past three days before that where I was around 113-114 with one crazy reading of 142 fasting. I had read that camel milk can […]

How to become pre-diabetic overnight

January 14, 2015

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As far as we know at this time insulin sensitivity is a great indicator of overall health and long life. Research suggests that insulin resistance (where your cells ignore insulin and glucose stays in your blood instead of being taken up by your cells for energy) is caused by many things in junk foods along […]

Boycott these products to stay healthy

November 22, 2014

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A Toxin By Any Other Name: Aspartame’s Name Changed to AminoSweet

April 11, 2014

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Used as a sugar substitute and often marketed as Nutrasweet and Equal, aspartame is an excitotoxin that destroys the brain and body. Its use has been a controversial subject since the 1980s when the CEO of Searle, Donald Rumsfeld, pushed for it’s approval to be sold on the market. Now, its name is being changed, […]

NASA Study: Civilization collapse difficult to avoid on current course

March 18, 2014

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A new study sponsored by Nasa’s Goddard Space Flight Center has highlighted the prospect that global industrial civilisation could collapse in coming decades due to unsustainable resource exploitation and increasingly unequal wealth distribution. Noting that warnings of ‘collapse’ are often seen to be fringe or controversial, the study attempts to make sense of compelling historical […]

Company proposes meat from celebrity tissue samples

March 17, 2014

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“It’s people! Soylent green is made out of people”, to quote from the classic 1973 science fiction film and Charlton Heston’s memorable line. … Once more life imitates art, and a startup called BiteLabs is looking for support to create meat products from celebrity body parts, aiming to take cells from willing celebs and using […]

Kangaroo eats penguin

March 5, 2014

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WHILE KANGAROOS ARE known to munch grass, with the addition of fruit, flowers, sap and bark for tree kangaroos, who knew they favour an occasional bite of meat? Sam Murray, who captured this curious footage, happened upon this western grey kangaroo (Macropus fuliginosus) tucking into a penguin on the beach at Cape Le Grande national […]

‘Shoe rubber’ chemical removed from subway bread found in nearly 500 common foods

February 28, 2014

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Footlong fans breathed a sigh of relief at the beginning of February, when sandwich chain Subway announced that it was removing azodicarbonamide — a chemical used in shoe rubber and yoga mats — from its bread. Though the World Health Organization has said that the chemical is safe for human consumption, some studies have suggested […]

Longevity Foods: The Amazing Azuki Bean

February 24, 2014

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Jiroemon Kimura the man who lived longer than any other man in recorded history attributed his robust health to waking early in the day, watching his food portion sizes (a regular breakfast of rice porridge and miso soup), reading the newspapers and watching parliamentary debates on TV. There may be something special about those red […]

Rat cake revolts man on his 96th birthday

February 24, 2014

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New York grocery chain said it never had a rodent complaint before a 96-year-old Long Island man claimed he found a dead rat baked into his birthday cake. King Kullen bakery said in a written statement this weekend that it had recalled everything from the shelves of its bakeries, which are located inside its grocery […]

Hot Pockets recalled, may contain “diseased and unsound animals”

February 20, 2014

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Nestlé is recalling certain varieties of Hot Pockets after learning they’ve potentially been stuffed with “diseased and unsound animals.” The company is voluntarily pulling the product from the shelves as part of a massive USDA recall of 8.7 million pounds of meat processed by Rancho Feeding Corp. The meat in question, per the U.S. Department […]

Non-invasive blood glucose monitoring using near-infrared spectroscopy

February 16, 2014

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Blood glucose monitors are used to measure the amount of glucose in blood, especially of patients with symptoms or a history of abnormally high or low blood glucose levels. Most commonly, they enable diabetic patients to administer appropriate insulin doses. The availability of home-use glucometers, as opposed to clinical-use equipment, has greatly improved the quality […]

Monsanto’s Roundup: new deadly scam exposed

February 3, 2014

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Roundup is the Monsanto herbicide that is touted as the cornerstone of GMO food crops. Monsanto claims these crops are genetically engineered to withstand heavy spraying of Roundup. There are several key lies associated with these claims – but a new one has surfaced. A study to be published this month indicts Roundup and, in […]

Bill Gates predicts an end to poverty in 20 years

January 22, 2014

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[Billionaire Bill Gates] writes: ‘I am optimistic enough about this that I am willing to make a prediction. ‘By 2035, there will be almost no poor countries left in the world. (I mean by our current definition of poor.) ‘Almost all countries will be what we now call lower-middle income or richer.’ Gates said around […]

Biotech Companies Chemical Attack on Food Supply

January 20, 2014

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The Obama administration announced last week that it expects to approve corn and soybeans that have been genetically engineered by Dow Chemical company to tolerate the toxic herbicide — 2,4-D. They are planning this approval despite the fact that use of this herbicide is associated with increased rates of deadly immune system cancers, Parkinson’s disease, […]

Pre- Viking Brew: Surprisingly Good

January 16, 2014

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Ancient Scandinavians quaffed an alcoholic mixture of barley, honey, cranberries, herbs and even grape wine imported from Greece and Rome, new research finds. This Nordic “grog” predates the Vikings. It was found buried in tombs alongside warriors and priestesses, and is now available at liquor stores across the United States, thanks to a reconstruction effort […]

Is human urine the key to better farming?

January 14, 2014

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The Rich Earth Institute (REI) in Battleboro, Vt., is investigating whether human urine can replace chemical fertilizers. We first learned of the technique over at Modern Farmer. The project, which has enlisted well over 100 volunteers to donate their urine, aims to determine if “essential plant nutrients” found in urine, such as nitrogen, phosphorus and […]

GMO labeling to be outlawed?

January 12, 2014

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The Grocery Manufacturers Association (GMA) is scheming to criminalize state-by-state GMO labeling laws in a deviously evil effort to keep consumers ignorant of what they’re eating. Remember, the GMA is the same organization that got caught running an illegal money laundering scheme in Washington state, secretly funneling money from big food manufacturers into a campaign […]

Fox News Admits GMOs Are a ‘Real Safety Issue’ !!??

December 17, 2013

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Who would have ever thought Fox news would admit the dangers of GMOs? After all, the mainstream media (MSM) have all but done a complete shut-out concerning activist concerns and anti-GMO marches that have happened around the globe. It looks like the evidence was piling up to be far too incontrovertible, though, as Carol Alt […]

Eating nuts ‘may prolong life’

November 21, 2013

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People who regularly eat nuts appear to live longer, according to the largest study of its kind.  The findings, published in the New England Journal of Medicine, suggested the greatest benefit was in those munching on a daily portion. The US team said nut eaters were likely to also have healthy lifestyles, but the nuts […]

Want To Live Longer? Eat More Fruits & Veggies!

October 10, 2013

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The European Prospective Investigation into Cancer and Nutrition, known as EPIC, is a huge ongoing study involving ten countries. Very recently they published in the American Journal of Epidemiology an analysis of vegetable and fruit consumption as it relates to mortality. We’re probably all aware of the benefits of eating vegetables and fruits, but this […]