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Health & Wellness

Americans Are Huge: 5 Surprising Reasons Why We May Be Getting Fatter
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, obesity, AMericans, healthcare, disease, safety, risks, research, food, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit )

Cal
- 36 days ago - alternet.org
Everything from livestock fatteners to government marketing dooms Americans looking to lose weight.
House Committee on Agriculture in Hawaii Advances Dog Slaughter Legislation
Health & Wellness  (tags: off-beat, humans, culture, animals, unusual, protection, safety, society, odd, health, pets, dogs, food, bizarre, world, home, food, disease, safety, prevention, treatment, nutrition, illness, health, healthcare, diet, family, risks, medicine, children, a )

Kelly
- 37 days ago - examiner.com
On Thursday, the House Committee on Agriculture in Honolulu advanced SB2026 to ban the slaughter of eating cats and dogs in the State of Hawaii reports the New York Post.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Boycott All International Conferences in South Korea - Nation of Heinous Cruelty and Shameful Apathy!
Health & Wellness  (tags: International Conferences, held in South Korea, millions of innocent dogs and thousands , 2 million dogs, pets, slaughter, sadness, suffering, killed, killing, dogs, animalcruelty, abused, abuse, cruelty, animalwelfare, endangered, protection, re )

Kelly
- 43 days ago - change.org
I urge you today to please boycott all International Conferences to be held in South Korea and stand against the appalling and despicable cruelty committed against the millions of innocent dogs and thousands of cats in South Korea every year.
It's Official: People Around the World Really Are Eating More and More Alike
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, Western diet, health, illness, society, food, homgenization, disease )

Roseann
- 47 days ago - grist.org
The Western diet of wheat, corn and soy is spreading globally, flattening the world's menus as it rounds out our guts.
Tips for Buying the Best Possible Honey - Get All the Health Benefits You're Seeking
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, disease, ethics, health, humans, interesting, nutrition, protection, safety )

Kamia
- 54 days ago - motherearthliving.com
76% of honey sold in major supermarkets is untraceable because it contains virtually no pollen, according to Food Safety News. Or it isn't honey at all. Ultra-filtered honey from China is contaminated with antibiotics & heavy metals. What to look for.
It Doesn't Take Much Sugar for It to Wreak Havoc on Your Body
Health & Wellness  (tags: sugar consumption, report, healthcare, health, illness, diet, protection, prevention, research )

Cal
- 56 days ago - alternet.org
At least a can of soda per day is safe, right? Nope, much much less, according to the World Health Organization.
**PLEASE SIGN**Give SNAP and WIC Recipients 25% Discount on Fresh Fruits and Vegetables and Organics
Health & Wellness  (tags: WIC, SNAP budget inadequate, children, diet )

Alan
- 57 days ago - thepetitionsite.com
People on SNAP and families on WIC need greater access to the higher levels of nutrition available in fruits, vegetables and certified organic products. To this end, we request the House and Senate immediately modify the founding documents for WIC and SNA
Whole Foods: America's Temple of Pseudoscience
Health & Wellness  (tags: Whole Foods, Pseudoscience, health, research, society, diet, interesting, humans, food, Body-Mind-Spirit, ethics, study )

Carrie
- 58 days ago - thedailybeast.com
Americans get riled up about creationists and climate change deniers, but lap up the quasi-religious snake oil at Whole Foods. It's all pseudoscience--so why are some kinds of pseudoscience more equal than others?
TELL GENERAL MILLS' CHAIRMAN: REMOVE GMOS FROM ALL CEREALS -- NOT JUST CHEERIOS *** Please Sign ***
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, children, family, food, government, health, humans, illness, nutrition, research, safety, science, study )

Frans
- 60 days ago - credomobilize.com
People have the right to know that their food is safe, especially when it comes to children's breakfast cereals. Removing GMO ingredients from Cheerios was a great first step, but it doesn't go far enough. Publicly announce an aggressive timeline for...
Dump the Filthy Chicken Rule - Sign the Petition to President Obama and USDA!
Health & Wellness  (tags: foodchain, poultry, chicken, USDA, inspections, chemicals, chemicals in food, food safety, modernization, health, microbes treatment, warning, diet )

Angelika
- 63 days ago - dailykos.com
The U.S.D.A.is considering a rule change that would privatize poultry inspection , allowing companies to inspect chicken and turkey carcasses themselves. What happens if birds are contaminated with feces? The rule allows companies to douse them with more
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Urge The Washington Post to Set the Record Straight: Americans Want Humane Policies for Cats
Health & Wellness  (tags: treatment, risks, safety, prevention, protection, nutrition, illness, interesting, healthcare, health, food, disease, diet, Body-Mind-Spirit, animalwelfare, abused, abuse, animaladvocates, cats, AnimalWelfare, sadness, suffering, environment, cruelty, dea )

Kelly
- 70 days ago - getinvolved.alleycat.org
A recent story in The Washington Post Magazine is full of errors about Trap-Neuter-Return and those who advocate on behalf of outdoor community cats.
HEALTH NEWS YOU CAN USE: 6 Superpower Foods for Healthy Teeth and Gums
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, diet, research, humans, study )

Cal
- 71 days ago - ecowatch.com
The following six foods are supercharged oral crime fighters, certain to keep your gums safe and pearly whites pretty
6 Nasty Drugs Your Meat Is On
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, meat, drugs )

Freya
- 72 days ago - alternet.org
American livestock is pumped full of harmful drugs, making our food dangerous and cruel at the same time.
Subway to Remove Dangerous Azodicarbonamide; Will All These Other Restaurants Follow?
Health & Wellness  (tags: CHEMICAL ADDITIVES, Food Safety, FDA, diet, health, consumers, corporatism )

Sam
- 73 days ago - asheepnomore.net
The FDA's pro-corporatist 'laissez faire' policy is allowing companies to continue putting these potentiallic, potentially dangerous additives - flagged as hazards by scientific researchers - into the food and get away with selling it?
 

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