McDonald’s, Illinois Food Company Implicated in China Meat Safety Scandal

A food safety scare erupted this past weekend in China as television reports showed staff at a meat-supplier using long-expired meat products.

Improving Heart Health Means Better Brain Functioning, Research Says

Researchers have noted a curious link between cardiovascular viability and cognitive performance, suggesting poor heart health hinders brain performance.

Suffering with Menstrual Cramps? Try Lavender Oil

Do you suffer from painful, uncomfortable menstrual cramps? Research indicates that lavender essential oil could be the key to minimizing discomfort.

San Francisco Voters to Decide on 2 Cent/Ounce Soda Tax

A ballot initiative coming to San Francisco in November would put a 2 cent tax on every ounce of soda or sugary beverage sold, generating millions yearly.

Ditching Allergy Medications for 9 Fool-Proof Natural Solutions

From wheezing to various other respiratory issues, allergies complicate the lives of over 65 million people. Here are 9 natural solutions for allergies.

Shilajit – One of the Most Powerful Pesticide Detoxers on the Planet

Shilajit is an Ayurvedic secret. It is one of the most nutrient-dense mineral substances on the planet and harnesses powerful detoxing capabilities.

175 “Dangerous Chemicals” in Food Packaging Materials

A new study from Europe shows how food packaging materials contain as many as 175 dangerous chemicals. Things are not looking much better in the U.S.

5 Hidden Ingredients in Your GMO Corn that Should NOT Be There

Corn simply isn’t what it used to be. In fact, most of it is now genetically modified. Here are 5 hidden ingredients that can be found in GMO corn.

Stanford Biologist Warns: Early Signs of Earth’s 6th Mass Extinction in Progress

A Stanford professor says the loss and decline of animals is contributing to what seems to be the beginning of Earth’s 6th mass biological extinction event.

5 Simple Rules to Eating the Cleanest Foods

Eating ‘clean,’ natural foods can boost your health significantly. But what does ‘clean eating’ mean? Here are 5 simple rules to eating the cleanest foods.

Court Rules that Rampant Misuse of Antibiotics on Factory Farms can Continue

The U.S. Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the rampant misuse of antibiotics on factory farms can continue, keeping animals and humans in danger.

Thousands Protest McDonald’s at Annual McDonald’s Shareholders Meeting

This year, thousands of protestors gathered outside the meeting at McDonald’s headquarters, calling for higher wages, more food transparency, and more.

Is Our DNA Mostly Junk? Study Says Only 8.2% of Human Genes are ‘Functional’

A study from Oxford University suggests that only 8.2 percent of human DNA is functional. Is our ‘junk’ DNA really useless, or is there more to the story?

Study Combines Turmeric with Big Pharma Drug to Kill Cancer Cells

Researchers have paired the spice turmeric with the anti-nausea drug thalidomide to create “hybrid molecules” to kill multiple myeloma cancer cells.

Just Released: Blood Composition of Monkeys Altered Near Fukushima Site

Wild monkeys exposed to Fukushima’s radiation are showing alarming changes in their blood composition as well as a compromised immune system.

Want Natural Food Coloring? Add These Purple Sweet Potatoes to the Line Up

The little-grown purple sweet potato could be used to develop a plant-based food coloring that is both safe (unlike artifical colors) and pretty.

Should You Worry About Mystery Chicken Imported from China?

The U.S. recently lifted their ban on chicken imports from China and will not require the processed chicken to mention where it came from.