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Health & Wellness

Your Kids Are Getting Way Too Many Calories From Pizza
Health & Wellness  (tags: pizza, children, diet, food, health, research, risks, family, news, prevention, warning )

Carrie
- 4 days ago - washingtonpost.com
America has a pizza problem. A team of researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago found that too many kids are eating too much pizza, and all the excess calories are taking a toll on children's health.
7 Myths About Washing Your Produce
Health & Wellness  (tags: diet, food, fresh produce, safety, health, disease, interesting, news, risks, study, protection, prevention, humans )

Carrie
- 5 days ago - modernfarmer.com
In my constellation of neuroses, the cleanliness of produce is a relatively minor concern. Most of the fruits and vegetables you eat are safe after a quick wash, but there's a lot of confusion about produce safety. We did our research and debunked some...
Tell the FDA: Ban the Dangerous Meat Additive Ractopamine
Health & Wellness  (tags: fda, government, illness, health, food, Farm, Workers, Food Safety, chemical, meat )

Reggie
- 6 days ago - act.credoaction.com
It's estimated that up to 80% of all hogs in the U.S. are treated with this dangerous additive,2 yet countries across the globe -- from Asia to the EU -- have banned its use.
Don't Let Corporations Keep GMOs in the DARK ACTION US
Health & Wellness  (tags: gmo lebeling, Nestle, Dow, Pepsi, health, risks, food, family, gmo federal bill )

Nancy
- 7 days ago - secure3.convio.net
Monsanto, Nestlé, Dow and Pepsi's industry group, the Grocery Manufacturers Association, keeps trying to pass a federal bill that would effectively prevent the labeling of genetically engineered foods, or GMOs.
10 Ways YOU Can Become a Better You
Health & Wellness  (tags: interesting, Body-Mind-Spirit, diet, food, protection, Inspirational thoughts, prevention, humans )

Angela
- 7 days ago - peta2.com
So many good suggestions, inspirational thoughts and links.
7 Natural Remedies Using Honey
Health & Wellness  (tags: honey, remedies, medicinal, AlternativeMed, AlternativeMed, food, health, humans, illness, nutrition, prevention, protection, safety )

Lone
- 9 days ago - ba-bamail.com
The medicinal properties of honey were first recognized by the ancient Egyptians, and has since been used as a natural home remedy solution.
Animal-Welfare Audits: A Strategic Move for Meat Processors
Health & Wellness  (tags: animal welfare, animal welfare audits, meat processors, humans, abuse, health, government, ethics, safety, society, protection, food, environment )

Carrie
- 11 days ago - foodsafetynews.com
While plant executives may look at the market-driven emphasis on animal welfare as an added cost, many forward-looking plants can, and should, turn the requirement into a strategic benefit. The key is choosing the right third-party auditing body.
VIRAL ACTION NEEDED Stop Scalding Hens Alive
Health & Wellness  (tags: health, food, humans, prevention, protection, treatment, warning, animals, food, activists, sadness, violence, safety, animalcruelty, animalwelfare, animals, suffering, sadness, slaughter, cruelty )

Kelly
- 15 days ago - forcechange.com
It's no secret that the meat industry employs inhumane practices, but a new report by the Humane Society of the United States shows the depraved methods some slaughterhouses use to prepare animals for human consumption.
Take ACTION for Sustainable Farms, Clean Water, & Healthy Soil! US
Health & Wellness  (tags: USDA NRCS Chief Jason Weller, Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), farmers, healthy soil, clean water, health, food, family )

Nancy
- 15 days ago - salsa.wiredforchange.com
One of the biggest - and best! - federal conservation programs that helps working farmers manage their land sustainably is in trouble. It's called the Conservation Stewardship Program (CSP), it's widely popular with farmers, and it's growing...
Tell the New Congress to Stand Up for People and Our Environment! ~ PETITION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: environment, health, humans, food, water, safety, government, congress, ethics, safety, protection )

Carrie
- 15 days ago - secure3.convio.net
We aim to protect our environment because it has a direct affect on our health. We cannot live without clean drinking water, and we cannot grow healthy food without a healthy ecosystem.
Here's Why Junk Food Marketing to Kids Is About to Be on a Sugar High
Health & Wellness  (tags: junk food, politics, FTC, humans, food, diet, disease, medicine, health, healthcare, children )

Cal
- 17 days ago - takepart.com
The Federal Trade Commission's oversight of the advertising of unhealthy foods to children appears to be over.
15 Surprising Facts and Benefits of Coffee.
Health & Wellness  (tags: coffee, benefits, cortisol, caffeine, environment, food, health, humans, nutrition, research, safety, study )

Lone
- 19 days ago - ba-bamail.com
We naturally produce a hormone called cortisol which has a very similar effect to caffeine.
Bad Luck, Not Genes or the Environment, Cause for Many Cancers, Researchers Find
Health & Wellness  (tags: cancer, bad luck, genes, environment, research, death, diet, disease, family, food, health, healthcare, humans, illness, medicine, protection, risks, safety, society, study, treatment )

Lone
- 21 days ago - pbs.org
Sometimes there just isn't a good explanation for a cancer diagnosis other than random bad luck.
Sign the Petition: Say No to GMO Frankenfries ~ ACTION ~ PLEASE SIGN!
Health & Wellness  (tags: GMOs and the USDA, potatoes, ethics, government, food, health, family, children, diet, warning, humans )

Carrie
- 26 days ago - act.credoaction.com
Last month, the USDA approved a new genetically modified potato created by Simplot, one of the biggest potato suppliers in the country, opening the door to a new wave of processed junk foods containing unlabeled and potentially dangerous GMO potatoes.
113 Year Old Man Credits These Five Foods For His Long Life
Health & Wellness  (tags: AlternativeMed, Body-Mind-Spirit, food, interesting, healthy eating, organic, organic food, old age )

Jennifer
- 26 days ago - the-open-mind.com
You are what you eat. This man credits a healthy lifestyle and eating organic foods for his long life and appearance.
 

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