Max Keiser on Russia Today: Monsanto and the Seeds of Evil

Here is a video of Max Keiser, a former broker and options trader, discussing the evils associated with Monsanto. His outbursts are entertaining at the least, but you may notice his passion as these outbursts exemplify what may be right or wrong.

Genetically Modified Potatoes: Scientists Unleash New Monster

Genetic modification of the food supply has run rampant within the past couple of years. A new genetically modified creation has emerged, and may soon end up on your dinner table. Researchers in India have developed a genetically modified potato, loaded

Genetically Modified Orange Juice May be Coming to a Store Near You

Orange juice seems like a very unlikely candidate for genetic modification, but some scientists from the U.S. Department of Agriculture are calling for its creation. If genetically modified (GM) orange juice is approved,

Would You Eat Cloned Meat? Scientists Claim Cloned Cattle is Safe to Eat

Would you eat cloned meat? I certainly wouldn’t, but according to the The Advisory Committee on Novel Foods and Processes, it is “unlikely to present any risk.” The worst part is that whether you’d eat it or not

Eating Chocolate on Halloween Can Be Healthy, as Long as it’s the Right Kind

It may be a shocker to those who have been reading the recent headlines proclaiming that Halloween can only lead to diabetes and heart disease, but Halloween candy can be healthy. How is this possible? Certain types of chocolate can actually help improve heart health, not damage it.

Many “All Natural” Foods are Actually Heavily Processed

As far as food manufacturers go, ice-cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is actually pretty progressive. The company combats climate change through various campaigns, supports family farmers, and sources the paper for its containers from sustainably managed forests.

Quercetin Offers Numerous Health Benefits

Quercetin is a plant-derived flavonoid commonly taken as a nutritional supplement. Quercetin has been linked to supporting the immune system, clearing excess congestion, supporting bone health, and may aid in fighting mild allergy problems. It is also used in some weight control programs.

Aspartame: A Toxic Consumption

Aspartame is an artificial sweetener found in many of the foods we consume every day, including soft drinks, chewing gum, breakfast cereals and jams. Even though it is FDA approved, many dietitians and nutritionists warn against its use, wary of the claim

How to Know if Your Food is Conventional, Organic, or Genetically Modified

These days genetic modification of the food supply is rather prevalent. With genetic modification being linked to sterility and infant mortality, it is something that should be avoided at all costs. Unfortunately, food products containing genetically modified organisms

Average American Diet – Infographic

Unfortunately, Americans have some of the worst diets in the world, and everyone else knows it. With the average American consuming 24 lbs of artificial sweeteners, 29 lbs of french fries, and over 6000 lbs of dairy per year, the yearly American’s diet is in a state of crisis. The average American diet is heavily responsible for the escalating obesity rates and is ultimately contributing to the development of illness and diseases in one way or another.

Find Cancer Prevention with the Power of Blueberries

Not only do blueberries have the highest antioxidant capacity of any fruit, but they have also been proven to help with a number of diseases and conditions. Highly purified proanthocyanidin found in blueberry leaves has been found to inhibit Hepatitis C, and blueberries

Tofu: A Culinary Chameleon

When most people hear the word tofu, the word vegetarian usually comes to mind. Usually, the second word that comes to mind (depending on who you are) is bland. However, the latter definitely does not have to be the case. Tofu is a sponge for flavor — in fact, tofu can be used in almost any dish.

The Calorie Lie

Counting calories does not lead you to sustained weight loss and total health. Sure, you might be taking in less calories, but what are the calories coming from? You could lose weight from eating small amounts of just about anything, but this is an extremely ineffective method of weight loss that ensures

Infographic: Soda Consumption

Check out this shocking infographic (an image containing information) about soda consumption. Americans consume 49.78 billion liters of soda per year. See more interesting facts in the infographic below.

It’s Healthy to Treat Yourself Once in a While

For most people, eating a piece of cake while dieting would invoke extreme guilt and frustration. If you are living a healthy lifestyle and consuming the correct foods on a regular basis, then there is nothing wrong with treating yourself once in a while.

How to Boost Your Vitamin D Intake

As the medical establishment begins to find out more about Vitamin D, the daily recommendations continue to go up as well. With some nutritional experts recommending upwards of 20,000 IU per day, it is hard to keep up with the growing requirements – especially in the winter months

Study Finds 48% of Fountain Sodas Contaminated

A new study from Hollins University tested 90 beverages from 30 fountains, and found that 48% of the sodas were contaminated with coliform bacteria. Coliform bacteria is a form of fecal contamination, and could stem from a number of sources.