Two excellent videos from Corbett. James Corbett adds the missing pieces in the world government puzzle. These really are a must watch. Don’t be put off by ‘oil’ … Corbett traces a meticulously researched, intricate & largely hidden chain of events that start with oil & end with education, health, medicine, food, banking, you name it …. bringing perfect clarity to today’s events. EWR
TRANSCRIPT AND SOURCES: https://www.corbettreport.com/?p=16888 From farm to pharmaceutical, diesel truck to dinner plate, pipeline to plastic product, it is impossible to think of an area of our modern-day lives that is not affected by the oil industry. The story of oil is the story of the modern world. And this is the story of those who helped shape that world, and how the oil-igarchy they created is on the verge of monopolizing life itself.
TRANSCRIPT AND MP3: http://www.corbettreport.com/bigoil The 20th century was the century of oil. From farm to fork, factory to freeway, there is no aspect of our modern life that has not been shaped by the oil industry. But as the “post-carbon” era of the 21st century comes into view, there are those who see this as the end of the oiligarchy. They couldn’t be more wrong. This is the remarkable true story of the world that Big Oil is creating, and how they plan to bring it about.
Frequent fires burning down food production sites, eggs, grain etc. ‘Coincidental’ fires? IAF has a map to let you see visually what’s going down. They want an end to the wild animal farming & have literally shut it down in China. Just like that. See the pattern folk? Food is going. (It’s about carbon wink wink). And here in NZ we’ve been watching our wild food ruined for food with poisons. I have a post coming on glyphosate spraying in Canada all over wild places killing animals & wild plants. All with the govt’s blessing it appears. And with the shutting down of food production ‘they’ in various countries are dishing out millions to start up bug/insect farms. Slater burgers anybody? IAF suggests you get growing your own food fast. It’s all happening at lightening speed. Remember Bill Gates’ has promised another lockdown?
Note well we’ve tolerated this virus for many years & as the meme says, we still don’t hear a lot about it. Nor do we hear the truth about why this is ignored. Compare with the CV figures which are minuscule by comparison. Have you noticed also when these nations have a disaster happen, these helpful folk from the so called ‘developed’ nations show up with vaccines!! (Article continues below the meme).
In the comments under this on Facebook came one of those predictable replies … “They need to feed these people with no food birth control I thought of that strategy when I was 6yrs old. If they didn’t have babies to starve to death then that would end that problem” … the mainstream lie we’ve been fed for years and years. Below is information copied from our ‘Resources’ page that debunks the ignorance of comments like the above which always make my blood boil. If you read all the freely downloadable resources linked to, you will see my point. Please also note the role in the perpetuation of this lie, that of the eugenics movement (Bill Gates’ father was involved, as also is Bill who clearly advocates depopulation). This movement can no longer shamelessly promote its ‘theory’ that various strains of humanity need to be expunged (themselves excluded) so it has reinvented itself under the guise of ‘too many people on the planet and not enough resources’ hence we have ‘Family Planning’. Don’t be fooled. On that topic (Gates and his ilk) watch James Corbett’s exposé of that here. Note also, we are also being told I read today, that we need to restrict ourselves to one child only. Getting quite fascist isn’t it?
Read our resources below :
HUNGER & SO-CALLED UNDERDEVELOPMENT
HOW THE OTHER HALF DIES A book by Susan George exposing the real cause of hunger & poverty in so called ‘under developed’ nations. Available here as a free pdf download.
HOW EUROPE UNDERDEVELOPED AFRICA A book by the late Walter Rodney on how Africa became impoverished, as per the above by Susan George, we are told it is because these nations’ people are lazy and have too many children. These countries are in fact rich in resources, they have simply been milked/exploited by the west, and hamstrung in terms of availing themselves of the fruits of those resources. The expose is available here as a free download:
Who Owns the World: The Hidden Facts Behind Landownership
“Discloses for the first time the world’s 1,000 top individual landowners and the top 1,000 corporate owners, and brings to the fore the political and economic consequences of ownership.”
Who Owns the World: The Surprising Truth About Every Piece of Land on the Planet
“You don’t have to be a student of geography or cartography to have an interest in the world around you, especially with globalization making our planet seem smaller than ever. Now you can IM someone in Alaska, purchase coffee beans from Timor-Leste, and visit Dubai. But what do we really know about these lands?
Who Owns the World presents the results of the first-ever landownership survey of all 197 states and 66 territories of the world, and reveals facts both startling and eye-opening. You’ll learn that: Only 15% of the world’s population lays claim to landownership, and that landownership in too few hands is probably the single greatest cause of poverty. Queen Elizabeth II owns 1/6 of the entire land surface on earth (nearly 3 times the size of the U.S.). The Lichtenstein royal family is wealthier than the Grimaldis of Monaco. 80% of the American population is crammed in urban areas. The least crowded state is Alaska, with 670 acres per person. The most crowded is New Jersey, with .7 acres per person. 60% of America’s population are property owners. That’s behind the UK (69% homeownership).
With its relevance to contemporary issues and culture, Who Owns the World makes for fascinating reading. Both entertaining and educational, it provides cocktail party conversation for years to come and is guaranteed to change the way you view the U.S. and the world.”
I figured this glaringly obvious fact needs to be highlighted. You can easily be arrested these days for doing healthy things like walking on the beach as was the young woman pictured below in Victoria, or shopping at your local fruit and veg market.
But then what would you expect from a world that has discarded the true sources of health our parents and grandparents ascribed to … for what? For Big Pharma & profits for corporations. And when was that & why? Read here. In keeping with that I’ve read that MDs receive very scant coverage in medical school about the fuel we put in our bodies. Food and nutrition. And yet nobody would argue if you put water into the gas tank of your car, it’s not going to be going anywhere.
And so, in NZ if you’re quarantined, you get scant sunlight, you’ll eat the SAD slop (Standard American & every-other-country Diet) devoid of all nutrition, you’ll be irradiated by wifi and denied meaningful human interaction. All conducive to bad health. (Not to mention the lack of oxygen from mask wearing but that topic or point of view backed by many health professionals incidentally is taboo). Adern’s truth is the only truth.
On the health topic listen to NZ’s PM announcing the latest updates on the CV battle in the video below. Nary a mention of the above. Plenty of mention though of vaccines. It takes up a large portion of her delivery. When a (safe) vaccine becomes available it’ll be back to normal. NZ’s all in with the GAVI (think Bill Gates) scheme. Not mandatory we’ve been told but there are more faces to mandatory than meets the eye as we’ve learned in recent days. No jab no pay, no jab no work, no jab no travel, no jab no return to normal. All possible scenarios. Even though the coming vaccine is being rushed through and Big Pharma has guaranteed immunity from any culpability around potential injuries. No culpability? Go figure New Zealanders. Will you still be lining up to protect yourself with a vaccine that’s scarcely been tested? They’ve by-passed the usual animal testing and humans are the guinea pigs … with a severe reaction already. EWR
The same Gates Foundation which is behind every aspect of the COVID-19 pandemic from financing much of the WHO budget, to investing in favored vaccine-makers like Moderna, is engaged in a major project in Africa which is destroying traditional small farmer production of essential food crops in favor of monoculture crops and introduction of expensive chemical fertilizers and GMO seeds that are bankrupting small farmers. The project, the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa (AGRA), is directly connected with key global institutions behind the World Economic Forum’s Great Reset.
If we know the actual history of the Rockefeller Foundation and related tax-free undertakings of one of the world’s most influential families, it is clear that in key areas the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has inherited the Rockefeller agenda from the medical industrial complex to education to agriculture transformation.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, working in tandem with the closely allied Rockefeller Foundation, is not only at the center of the orchestration of unheard-of severe economic lockdown measures for the much-disputed COVID-19 illness. The Gates foundation is also at the very center of the UN Agenda 30 push to transform world agriculture into what they call “sustainable” agriculture. A keystone project for the past 14 years has been Gates’ funding of something called the Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa or AGRA.
“Growing your own food is like printing your own money”…Ron Finley
I touched on this topic recently. We’ve been hearing about shortages for ages now (check out the Ice Age Farmer at the link) & remember Bill Gates & Co want you eating their GM fake excuse for food so they can control your supply. Just do what we used to do before the supermarkets showed up. We purchased a few items from the local store & the rest we grew. We all had veggie gardens & fruit trees. Then there were the chooks and their eggs. It’s all very achievable. Our forbears did it. So can we. Check out our gardening page with many videos there for ideas. Search Youtube … it’s a veritable treasure trove of good ideas from growing in your apartment to tubs to back yards if you have one. Food didn’t always come from a grocery store. If you are a Kiwi (or even not) sign up to Wally Richards’ site & get his monthly newsletter. He’s a mine of Kiwi do-it-yourself experience & you can even phone him with your questions.
Countries that consume higher amounts of traditionally fermented foods have lower COVID-19 mortality rates. According to German researchers, significant changes in the microbiome caused by modern life and low fermented food consumption may have increased the spread or severity of the disease
For each gram-per-day increase in the average national consumption of fermented vegetables, the mortality risk for COVID-19 decreased by 35.4%
A review of seven small clinical trials found probiotics and/or prebiotics may be helpful for those struggling with depression and anxiety
Two types of gut bacteria in particular, Coprococcus and Dialister bacteria, have been shown to be “consistently depleted” in individuals diagnosed with clinical depression
Gut bacteria associated with good mental health synthesize the dopamine metabolite 3,4-dihydroxyphenylacetic acid, while those associated with depression produce γ-aminobutyric acid
A little satire goes a very long way … calling out all those anomalies & inconsistencies many of us have noticed of late with the corporation parading as government. NZ has just returned to further lockdowns as of today 12th August, as predicted. If you are following the globalists’ covert global government narrative you will know it was inevitable. Hear ‘Bob from NZ’s brilliant commentary on NZ’s last lockdown experience. Note this lockdown that although considered temporary has put paid to campaign gatherings. We are now restricted to gatherings of 100. The NZ Advance party had a gathering of 3K in Auckland recently. EWR
I’m sure this is just coincidence (not!). Listen to the Corbett report on Bill’s latest ‘investment’ and yes his wealthy mates are in on it as well. Re creating your food supply for you, and your infants’ food supply. Below is a link to the articles that shocked us all in 2016 about why breast feeding was being re framed or packaged if you like, as unnatural. Further down is the Corbett video. A must watch as always. EWR
Fasting, a mainstay of virtually every cultural and religious tradition on earth, is an essential tool in the management of autoimmune disease, and should be considered as a therapeutic intervention in autoimmune patients in order to improve both metabolic and immune parameters.
Fasting: A Long-Neglected Facet of the Human Condition
For millennia, fasting has been one of the anchoring rituals in a variety of spiritual denominations. For example, all the major world religions, including Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, Christianity, and Judaism espouse religious doctrines that prescribe fasting on designated calendar days (1). In addition, fasting is a practice rooted in evolutionary biology, since throughout evolutionary history, human bodies have adapted to periods of feast and famine. Matron and colleagues articulate this with, “Because animals, including humans, evolved in environments where food was relatively scarce, they developed numerous adaptations that enabled them to function at a high level, both physically and cognitively, when in a food-deprived/fasted state” (2).
Greymouth Star, 12 November, 2019. By Laura MillsAn angling group today warned people not to eat any trout caught downstream of the Maruia 1080 poison drop, after 680 rat carcases were washed up on North Beach at Westport at the weekend. The Department of Conservation is currently awaiting the results of toxicology tests on the rats, and some birds and fish also found dead on the beach.
The rats are believed to have been swept down the Buller River after the aerial poison drop a week ago was followed by torrential rain in the headwaters.
Health authorities say that because the rivers are still in flood, no one will be catching sports fish. However, NZ Federation of Freshwater Anglers president, veterinarian Dr Peter Trolove, said people should not eat trout downstream of Maruia for some time.
He called for more research on the effects of 1080 on fish. “Early studies were not conducted for long enough,” Dr Trolove said.
Trout could consume a reasonable dose and not show clinical signs of the toxin, he said.
“I would urge extreme caution,” he said to anglers.
Dr Trolove said the Government advice to wait a week after a 1080 drop was based on Cawthron Institute tests, which had fed the trout under half a pellet to replicate bykill.
However, he had seen trout taking full pellets. He personally had caught a trout in South Westland more than three months after a winter 1080 drop, and the fish was “blue in its gut” from the poison.
West Coast medical officer of health Dr Cheryl Brunton, who signs off on all 1080 operations, said today the rivers were in flood and no one would be catching fish anyway.
She noted it was not yet known what had killed the rats. “It will be interesting to see what the results are.”
DOC South Island operations director Mark Davies said trout were known to eat mice, but not rats, which were typically much bigger than mice.
If people had concerns, they should follow Ministry for Primary Industries advice to anglers to avoid eating trout from water ways in a 1080 operation area for seven days after the operation. The aerial poison operation in the Maruia valley was completed on November 3. “People need to take a precautionary approach with dogs, which are susceptible to poisoning from 1080. With their propensity to scavenge, people do need to be careful and keep their dogs super vised on leads or keep dogs away from affected beaches until the results of the toxicology tests come back,” Mr Davies said. People should also be cautious when handling dead rats. “If they do contain toxin, naturally occurring bacteria will break this down over time as the carcases disintegrate — there is no threat to human health.” In 2014, DOC issued warnings after the independent Cawthron research found the food safety risk from fish was higher than expected. Two years later, MPI advised a seven-day stand-down. Alan Simmons from the NZ Outdoors Party said today thousands of “poison laden time bombs” had been swept 140km downstream in Buller. “There are likely to be rotting and poisoned animal bodies all the way down the Buller River, ready to kill family pets, moreporks, trout, seagulls and any other creature that eats the carcases,” Mr Simmons said. In 2017 deer carcases were found on a beach in Southland, poisoned possums washed up on Dunedin beaches, and warning signs were recently put on Taranaki beaches after poisoned carcases were found scattered along the coastline, he said.
(Natural News) The political establishment has taken to bashing meat in its latest installment of Climate Propaganda 2019, with the Democratic contenders for the presidency all basically suggesting that it might be time for the government to restrict meat-eating in order to save the planet from climate change. And wouldn’t you know it, but none other than Al Gore stands to profit handsomely if they’re successful.
You won’t hear about any of this from the mainstream media, but Gore is currently the largest investor in “Beyond Meat,” a fake meat company that we earlier reported is peddling “vegan” food creations made from things like genetically-modified soybeans, monosodium glutamate (MSG), and various other health-destroying ingredients and chemicals.
If this meat demonization effort by the climate lunatics pans out the way they want it to, meat-eating Americans could be forced to either go vegetarian or substitute their traditional burgers with Beyond Meat varieties instead – which means Gore stands to make billions of dollars in profit from yet another ridiculous climate hoax.
It wasn’t enough for Gore to make millions off of his An Inconvenient Truth documentary, which is full of lies about polar bears dying off and ocean levels rising because people are driving cars powered by fossil fuels. Now, Gore wants to take away your steaks in the name of stopping global warming, and so do his Democrat buddies vying for the Oval Office.
“Al Gore is standing to rake in millions from a World Resources Institute meat consumption reduction report, a report that will certainly help boost profits for the meat substitute manufacturers – in which Gore just happens to be a big stakeholder,” one report explains.
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“Al Gore, partner and advisor to Kleiner Perkins, Beyond Meat’s big investor, stands to haul in millions, should governments move to restrict real meat consumption and force citizens to consume the dubious substitutes and fakes.”
Al Gore also profited heavily from Obama’s “green energy” scams
Marc Morano from Climate Depot recently had the chance to sit down with Mark Steyn from Fox News to discuss Gore’s financial ties to the fake meat industry. During their conversation, Morano explained that Gore very well could become the world’s “post-meat billionaire,” should these Democrats somehow achieve their goal of forcing the entire world – excluding themselves, of course – to adopt a “plant-based” diet free of meat.
“It’s made up of 22 ingredients including bamboo and potato starch, and now it is the most successful IPO this year,” Morano stated about Beyond Meat. “And at the same time, Gore’s associates are writing reports condemning meat and linking eating it to climate (change). He is essentially lobbying for regulations that will enrich him once again.”
Morano’s “again” comment refers to shenanigans that Gore pulled during the Obama years, when 44 poured billions of taxpayer dollars into “green energy” firms, many of which ended up going kaput before anyone even knew where the money went.
As it turns out, Gore had an affiliation with some 14 different firms that received portions of Obama’s $2.5 billion “green stimulus,” which means Gore was basically handed taxpayer money for absolutely no good reason other than he’s a leftist crook.
“If a Democrat wins the White House, there is going to be a whole fake meat stimulus,” Morano warns, noting that the United Nations is already planning to implement a new climate agreement that will eventually lead to skyrocketing meat prices – meaning a windfall of ill-gotten gain for Gore and his fellow climate liars.
To learn more about how to grow your own food at home, including animals for meat, be sure to check out HomeGardeningNews.com.
This article is copyrighted by GreenMedInfo LLC, 2019
You may think that staying slim and eating healthfully means NO sweets, but guess what? There are natural and delicious sweeteners that won’t wreck your diet, and even have therapeutic ‘side benefits.’
No arena of health and wellness is more debatable than what we should be eating. Looking back through time, the foods that constitute a healthy diet have changed so dramatically, you can literally mark the passage of time by the coming and going of dietary fads.
Weight-loss clubs and diet pill popping in the 1970s
Cabbage soup and liquid diets in the ‘80s
The Zone and blood-type diets (along with lawsuits related to diet pills!) in the ‘90s
In the aughts, Atkins and gluten-free
In the 2010’s, it’s Paleo, raw, and local
Despite this obsessive focus on what to eat, Americans are fatter and in many ways, unhealthier than ever before. In 2016, two-thirds of the adult population were considered overweight or obese, according to a U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services study. This health epidemic spans ethnic and cultural boundaries, and is affecting more adults and children every year.
One factor that is contributing to America’s growing problem with weight is our obsession with sugar. You probably don’t need to see the results of a clinical study to believe that the more sugary calories you consume, the greater your risks of obesity. What you may not know, is that what passes for sugar these days is actually a hyper-sweetened extract of one of the cheapest, most heavily-sprayed, GMO-pervasive crops on the planet.
Honey is one of Nature’s miracles, and despite the incredibly delicious taste, it offers countless health benefits. Honey offers powerful antibacterial properties, but one of the most powerful types of honey is Manuka honey.
It is a product from the honey bees that feed on the manuka tree and has a unique, dark brown color and stronger medicinal properties than regular honey. Raw honey has been used by all ancient civilizations, especially in the treatment of wounds and infections, due to the strong disinfectant properties.
According to Dr. Josh Axe, DC, DMN, CNS:
“Manuka honey benefits have been touted in the natural health world for a long time and even more in recent years because a growing body of research is starting to support thousands of years of folk medicine use. Some of the top Manuka honey uses are and benefits include:
Helps with SIBO, Low Stomach Acid, Acid Reflux
May Help Treat Acne and Eczema
Combats Staph Infections (MRSA)
Treats Burns, Wounds, and Ulcers
Prevents Tooth Decay and Gingivitis
Aids IBS and IBD Treatment
Improves Sore Throats and Immunity
Beauty Treatment and Health Booster
Manuka honey has been found to inhibit more than 60 different species of bacteria, viruses, and fungus, and it is high in antioxidants and natural compounds like peptides, phenolics, organic acids and enzymes.
The potent antibacterial qualities of Manuka honey are also a result of the high acidity level, due to the significant amounts of naturally occurring hydrogen peroxide. Manuka honey has been found to destroy Staphylococcus aureus, or staph infections, as well as Helicobacter pylori, a stomach bacteria linked to stomach cancer.
Scientists are growingly concerned about antimicrobial resistance, as the repeated process of coming up with new antibiotic drugs to destroy previously drug-resistant microbial strains will result in “superbugs”. These superbugs will eventually become resistant to all antibiotics, so they need to be fought off with the help of natural antibiotics.
Manuka honey is believed to be the possible alternative. Experts emphasize its antibacterial, antiviral, and antifungal properties, and studies have shown that these strains do not become resistant to manuka honey over time.
Therefore, Manuka honey can be used as a natural topical and oral antibiotic. It can be applied to scrapes, wounds, scratches, and infected areas, and is also effective if taken orally in the treatment of stomach and bowel infections.
Note: Twinings the worst. I posted on their substituting chemical flavouring in lieu of real bergamot in their Earl Grey brand a while back.
There’s nothing nicer than sipping on a warm cup of herbal tea on a cold midwinter’s day. But besides being tasty and warming, tea provides a host of different health benefits – that is, unless your tea is soaked in pesticides.
CBC News recently conducted an investigation on the pesticide levels in some of the most major tea-producing companies. Using an accredited lab, the investigators utilized testing methods employed by the National Food Inspection Agency to test pesticide residues on dry tea leaves.
Pesticides in Tea
The investigators at CBC found that over half of all teas tested had pesticide residues that were above the legally acceptable limit. Multiple chemicals were found in 8 out of 10 teas, with one brand of tea containing over 22 different types of pesticides (Uncle Lee’s Legends of China tea brand).
A large majority of these pesticides are currently being banned in several countries due to the health risks they pose to workers that handle them, and the negative effects they have on the environment (as well as the health of those that consume the products).
“This is very worrisome from a number of perspectives…The presence of so many pesticides on a single product and so many products that exceed the maximum residue limits for pesticides, suggests that we’re seeing very poor agricultural practices in countries, which poses risk to the environment where these products are being grown; which pose risk to the farm workers who are growing these crops, and ultimately pose risk to the Canadians who are consuming these products.”
Aspartame has in fact been linked to seizures and a host of other major health issues including fatal cardiovascular events in women. Recent studies (we’ve found them!) have shown that not only does artificial sweetener intake have an association with diabetes, it also increases the risk for heart, kidney, and brain damage. 
But these are not the only negative studies: In 1967, Dr. Harold Waisman, a biochemist at the University of Wisconsin, conducted aspartame safety tests on infant monkeys on behalf of the Searle Company. Of the seven monkeys that were being fed aspartame mixed with milk, one dies and five others have grand mal seizures. 
A toxin by any other name… the dangers of Aspartame have been known for quite some time now. It is an artificial sweetener with a spectacularly bad track record but is still found in many of the foods we consume daily including “diet” beverages, chewing gum, breakfast cereals, and even preserves.
(NaturalNews) Remember when margarine was the substitute for butter? Hey, I can’t believe it’s not butter! Wow. Margarine is a molecule away from being plastic, and we wonder why so many old folks in America have Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease. The plastic fat is clogging their brain veins. No oxygen to the brain means expensive 24/7 nursing care, lots of pharmaceutical medications and hundreds of thousands of dollars for sick care. Do you see where this is leading?
America loves their canola! Who would really eat it if they knew that it was made with hexane vapor — a gasoline constituent? Even organic canola that’s “expeller-pressed” comes from something we’re not even supposed to eat in the first place — rapeseed. Canola is not a plant, or at least not until some mad scientists got a hold of rapeseed and altered it. Yes, I know, this is harsh for most people to address. Their canola oil food bar will be dead to them. Forget all those salads — the potato salad, the chicken salad, the tuna salad and the egg salad. Forget the macaroni salad and the pasta salad, all creamy with chunks of other (GMO) food stuff.
Canola is like sodium benzoate, as it chokes your cells, ruins your immunity and requires extra “processing” by your body just to filter out the toxic synthetic oil that comes from rapeseed, which Mother Nature never intended as food — that’s why it stinks. You know, when manufacturing and processing companies and corporations make canola, they ALL have to put it through a DEODORIZING PROCESS to remove the stink. Look it up!
Canola’s polyunsaturated fatty acids (PUFA) suppress thyroid function
Polyunsaturated fat is a prime source of DNA-disrupting free radicals, thyroid-killing omega-6 fatty acids and metabolism-squashing inflammation. What’s worse for your health than processed white flour, refined sugar and high-fructose corn syrup? Try a distorted ratio of fats, like 16 to 1, where the omega-6s and -9s outweigh the -3s. (http://butterbeliever.com) I really don’t care if organic canola oil is your new margarine, but what I do care about is false advertising, misleading health information and myths that are perpetuated by companies who don’t want to give up their “easy money.”
Did you know that most chronic diseases and premature deaths stem from the standard American diet? Unfortunately, most of the food items we eat on a daily basis are slowly killing us, including the widely consumed white flour.
Back in 1910, the Federal District Court of Missouri proclaimed bleached white flour inadequate as human food. However, according to H.W. Wiley, first chief of the Food and Drug Administration, the enforcement of the law was “halted through the political influence of the flour millers” and “no notice of violations has since been made by the FDA.” These days, flour is made from wheat treated with insecticides, pesticides, and fungicides. Up to 60 chemicals have been approved to bleach flour.
5 Secrets About White Flour That will Shock You
1. Bleached Flour has no nutrients
During the manufacturing process, the wheat seed`s brain and germ containing 75 percent of the vitamins and minerals are removed. In addition, up to 97 percent of the dietary fiber is lost. This process removes 70 percent iron, B vitamins, and magnesium, 50 percent of calcium, and all the vitamin E.
2. Added Potassium Bromate
After removing the nutrients, the flour is bleached, preserved, and enhanced with chlorine dioxide. Then, it is whitened using ammonium carbonate, alum, and chalk in order to make it more appealing. Sorbitan mono-saturate, an anti-salting agent, is added in the ultimate stage. The worst part is that potassium bromate, a powerful oxidizer, is also added to the flour. This chemical is considered carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and has been banned in many countries.
In light of the current die-off happening at Waitarere & Hokio in the Horowhenua this week, see what has been happening to our oceans & shellfish stock NZ wide. The demise of these bottom feeders are, like the canary in the coal mine, the early warning signs of worse to come if preventive measures are not taken. Preventive however is not on any corporate radar unfortunately & it may well be too late now going by the information in this article at seafriends.org.nz EnvirowatchRangitikei
Never before have so few people done so much harm to the environment, and over such large areas and in such a short time period as here in New Zealand. – Dr Floor Anthoni
Some 40 years ago the toheroa was New Zealand’s most loved icon, not only unique to our country but also big, and one could catch and eat it. The toheroa (Paphies ventricosa) is a large clam that lives in wave-washed beaches along NZ’s west coast from Wellington to North Cape. In the late 1970s it became protected by a reduced harvest season of only two days per year. Then it became fully protected. It was expected that its populations would recover within a few years but they did not. Instead their numbers dwindled further until today, it remains economically extinct.
On left the native toheroa (Paphies ventricosa) (1) in the act of digging, and next to it the much smaller but similarly shaped tuatua (Paphies subtriangulatum) (2) and the small tawera or morning star (Tawera spissa), each having its place and depth on the beach. The toheroa is found from Ninety Mile beach down to Auckland, around Levin and a pocket in the very south of the South Island. It burrows at mid tide, the best place to be for abundant plankton. By comparison the tuatua is found between low and spring low tide. Tawera burrows well below low tide in calmer sandy bottoms. Both tuatua and toheroa are active burrowers, capable of keeping up with the turbulent sand under waves.
The scallop (Pecten novaezelandiae) is another NZ icon on the way out. Only twenty years ago, scallops were numerous and easy to gather but now entire scallop beds have disappeared (red marks on map) and some are not even recognizable. The shells have become small, stunted and empty of their delicious gonads (roe). The burrowed scallop photographed under water (picture below) has not reached legal size, even after ten years of growth. It takes normally 2-3 years to reach legal size. Its margins are stunted (blunted) and it has no content to eat.
New Zealanders did not realize that the toheroa was the first coal miner’s canary (whistle blower) to warn of something terrible happening to our seas. For if total protection could not save it, neither could marine reserves or any other fisheries regulation. It heralded the beginning of a new era, that of dying seas, culminating most likely in the extinction of Maui’s dolphin and the loss of most of our coastal fisheries.
This was the scene at Waitarere Beach in the North Island of NZ today (16th March 2017). The carnage extends from just south of Foxton, and south as far as Hokio. A local man from there we spoke to (Hokio is just further south of Waitarere) said he’s lived his whole life near this coastline (he is tangata whenua) and has never seen anything like it before. He said it began last Monday … the shellfish are dying en masse.
This is becoming more frequent by the day as huge die offs of many different species of animal, bird and marine life … mysteriously (or so we’re supposed to believe) disappear. Knowing the state of our planet (for those who are observing it closely) and how trashed and polluted it is, it is not mysterious and not difficult to join a few dots as to the likely causes. Our ocean has been used for decades as a disposal bin for all manner of poisonous trash. The quick, cost effective way for corporations to operate with little accountability. We are seeing the end results now. Not rocket science at all. See for yourself videos of the ongoing pollution of this part of NZ’s coast here. DCs call it ‘sustainable development’.
The following video illustrates the pollution of Foxton Beach (just further north of Waitarere) via the Manawatu River (dubbed most polluted river in the Southern Hemisphere, a river where Trenchmouth has been contracted). This was in 2012. Our rivers here are only 40% swimmable. The rest are not safe to do more than wade in.
Hokio Stream has become ‘an open sewer’ after years of polluting
A Horowhenua hapu says it has been heartbreaking to watch one of their streams become more and more polluted.
The Levin Landfill has this week been the subject of a hearing, with its effects on the nearby Hoiko Stream being put under the microscope.
The Horowhenua District Council, Horizons Regional Council and environmental group Neighbourhood Liaison Group have spent the week poring over the environmental effects of the landfill.
David Moore, a representative of the NLG and the Ngati Pareraukawa hapu, said the stream’s degradation had been a “tragedy”
The Levin Landfill does not need to meet modern environmental standards because it has already has consent, a council lawyer says.
Note well, that comment is from a council, like most throughout NZ, that purports to recognise “the principles of the Treaty of Waitangi and kaitiakitanga, providing for the relationship of Maori and their traditions with their ancestral lands, water sites, waahi tapu and other taonga” (SOURCE) … and to operate “sustainably”. See our Local Govt Watch pages at the main menu for further examples of LG complicity in pollution.
Explore the links provided here to see that this is now a global problem. If you search for yourself you will find many more.
Thousands of Dead Pipi Wash Up on Waihi Beach
Thousands of dead pipi have washed up on Waihi Beach in the Bay of Plenty, shocking the locals.
A video shot by resident Jeannette McCallum on Tuesday shows the sea of dead pipi lying on the beach.
Ms McCallum says she found the blanket of shellfish during a walk with her friend, and in some places the pipi were 20 centimetres deep.
“They were really thick around the stream that comes from the reservoir and onto the beach.”
Shellfish are found in the near-coastal zone, close to where people live. It stands to reason then that they will be the first to show that the sea is in a serious condition. Furthermore, shellfish cannot swim away temporarily to avoid occasional bad conditions. This article raises alarm about what has been happening and what will happen next. The consistent collapses of our shellfish stocks brings an important message. No longer can we say that we were not warned!
The elephant in the room nobody talks about in mainstream media & as we speak is killing fish stocks world wide. See the map six years on with what is flooding into the Pacific … how can we not factor in the pollution that this event has brought to our oceans?
“The nuclear disaster that has contaminated the world’s largest ocean in only five years and it’s still leaking 300 tons of radioactive waste every day.” READ MORE
Find further articles on Fukushima at ‘categories’ (left of page) & on the main menu.
It just gets sillier doesn’t it? Reminds me of the pregnant woman recently who declined the TDAP vaccination … whose Doctor had never read the insert saying it had neither been tested for the unborn nor proven safe for under 10 year olds ! The astute young mother demanded to see the insert then read it out slowly to her Doc and his nursing staff. The Doc was very shocked as indeed he should be with the fees he charges and the lives he’s trusted with protecting.
Similar scenario here. They’re recommending you can eat 1080 while the manufacturer warns quite clearly to wear goggles and a mask while handling it … ‘may cause reproductive or developmental damage’. They don’t always though (wear protective apparatus). See the workers in the video further down. And DOC (those people entrusted with protecting our wildlife among other things) write on their signs, ‘deadly to dogs’.
Hmmm. Same again as the glyphosate debacle, the product that we’re told is drinkable. Harmless as dishwash liquid farmers were told back in the 1970s when they first sold it to them. (Same people who made DDT and Agent Orange and told us it was safe). And have you seen the employees handling the product? Full overalls, gloves and masks (at least if you’re not in a Third World country … they’re poisoned there … by Western corporations, with impunity). If you doubt this read ‘The Corporate Crime of the Century’.
They spray it on your food. You know, the GE variety that’s so safe there’s no need to label it? Just how gullible can people be? The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies 1080 as ‘Extremely Hazardous’, most countries ban it outright. DOC’s signs certainly don’t indicate it’s safe as crisps. ‘Do not touch’ let alone eat. WHO also labeled glyphosate as being a probable carcinogen … for a while at least … until corporate persuasion convinced them Prof Séralani’s rats would’ve probably got cancerous tumours anyway.
What else would you expect? This from the same scientific/corporate club that told us smoking was good for us! Good for corporate pockets would be more to the point. If it weren’t so serious it would be laughable. Crisps with your ciggies anybody? (Do watch the video & research 1080 for yourself … check out our 1080 pages for links to what mainstream media isn’t telling you … under ‘Chemicals’ on the menu). EnvirowatchRangitikei
For millions of kids across the country Kellogg’s Froot Loops have been a staple part of their morning diet.
But are Kellogg’s Froot Loops really safe, and should parents strongly consider boycotting them until the company finally listens to activists and removes all the unnecessary junk?
It’s common knowledge that the sugary breakfast cereal is anything but healthy, especially in the morning when kids are still adjusting and heading out for a long day, but a new lab analysis is showing just how bad the cereal really is for kids.
Glyphosate Also Discovered
The active ingredient in Roundup, the Monsanto product sprayed liberally by famers of GMO crops, was also tested in Froot Loops and found at a level of .12 ppm, or .12 mg/kg according to GMO Free USA’s tests.
What’s in a Froot Loop? Harmful Chemicals, GMOs and More
The website and advocacy group GMO Free USA has gained popularity nationwide for taking on and refuting GMO myths through social media awareness and education, and lately they’ve begun branching out by conducting lab tests on popular foods.
The lab tests are important because GMO labeling is still a right not offered to United States consumers as it is in 60+ countries around the world.
In order to test the Froot Loops for harmful chemicals as well as GMO material, a lab sample was submitted of Froot Loops to a certified lab in 2014.
It found that a full 100% of the corn in Froot Loops was GMO, through a quantitative PCR test by DNA analysis that found sequences that are known to be present in insecticide producing Bt and Roundup Ready corn.
(NaturalNews) Do you think gluten-free foods are always healthy and wholesome? Think again: many of them are highly processed junk foods loaded with GMOs and MSG.
I’ve just posted a new video exposing the gluten-free fraud by reviewing a few off-the-shelf gluten-free products. As the video reveals, some of the products are made with hidden forms of MSG and genetically modified ingredients. But others are truly wholesome or even labeled Non-GMO Project Verified.
The lesson here is simple: Just because some food product claims to be “gluten-free” doesn’t mean it’s good for you. In fact, many gluten-free products are no healthier than processed junk foods. You’d be far better off eating organic wheat products with gluten than consuming processed gluten-free junk food loaded with GMOs, glyphosate, pesticides and MSG.
Gluten may not even be your problem in the first place… it’s probably glyphosate
On the topic of glyphosate, by the way, it is my belief that many people who mistakenly think they’re allergic to gluten are actually being poisoned by the glyphosate pesticide that’s commonly sprayed on wheat harvests as a drying agent.
Non-organic wheat is almost universally contaminated with glyphosate, a cancer-causing weed killer chemical that permeates the wheat berries and persists in wheat flour. If you are eating non-organic breads, pastries, sandwich buns or even bagels, you’re eating glyphosate.
So we’ve all been hammered endlessly about this risk! For at least three decades … or more. Another clue to why we must do our own research into what independent studies are saying … and NOT industry funded studies. If you have not yet woken up to the fact that corporations are about profits not people, and the medical industry was heisted for profit around one century ago, then you’re on a slippery slope. Sound extreme? I once would have thought so but after many thousands of hours of reading and examining the conclusions made by independent health professionals who stand to gain little if anything from their findings … I’ve concluded they are providing us with truth.
Listen to this Doctor speak of his findings … he’s interviewed by Dr Mercola.
By Dr. Mercola
Is saturated fat really the health hazard it’s been made out to be? Dr. Aseem Malhotra is an interventional cardiologist consultant in London, U.K., who gained quite a bit of publicity after the publication of his peer-reviewed editorial1 in the British Medical Journal (BMJ) in 2013.
In it, he seriously challenges the conventional view on saturated fats, and reviews how recent studies have failed to find any significant association between saturated fat and cardiovascular risk.
In fact, Malhotra reports that two-thirds of people admitted to hospitals with acute myocardial infarction have completely normal cholesterol levels. Malhotra, founder of Action on Sugar, also works as an adviser to the U.K.’s National Obesity Forum.
“My focus has been, ‘what can we do as individuals collectively (the medical profession) to help curb demand on the health system?’” he says. “A lot of that is being driven by diet-related diseases.
According to the Lancet Global Burden of Disease Reports, poor diets now contribute to more disease and death than physical activities — smoking and alcohol combined …
As an interventional cardiologist, we can do life-saving procedures with people who have heart attacks through heart surgery. But to be honest, rather than saving them from drowning, I’d rather they wouldn’t be thrown into the river in the first place. This is really where my focus has shifted.
I think for many of us, as clinicians moving more towards intervention, I think the realization that what we can do in medicine is really quite limited at the treatment end and actually the whole ‘prevention is better than cure’ phrase is very true.”
Hospitals and Medical Personnel Are Far From Paragons of Health
Malhotra’s epiphany that something was wrong with the system came rather early. While working as a resident in cardiology, he performed an emergency stenting procedure on a man in his 50s who’d recently suffered a heart attack.
The following morning, Malhotra spoke to the man, giving him the usual advice about quitting smoking and improving his diet.
“Just when I was telling about healthy diet, how important that was, he was actually served burger and fries by the hospital. He said to me, ‘Doctor, how do you expect me to change my lifestyle when you’re serving me the same crap that brought me in here in the first place?’”
Looking around, he realized that a lot of healthcare professionals are overweight or obese, and hospitals serve sick patients junk food. He believes one of the first things that really needs to happen is to set a good example in hospitals.
“The hospital environment should be one that promotes good health, not exacerbates bad health,” he says. His journey began with an email to celebrity chef Jamie Oliver, who did a lot of work campaigning for improved food in school canteens. Malhotra asked Oliver for ideas on how to improve hospital food.
“A couple of years later, I ended up going to the British Medical Association Annual Conference. I put a motion forward saying there should be a policy from the BMA to ban the selling of junk food in hospitals. It got an overwhelming majority vote.”
Diet and lifestyle changes are particularly important in light of the fact that medical errors and properly prescribed medications are the third most common cause of death after heart disease and cancer. Overmedication is a particularly serious problem among the elderly, who tend to suffer more side effects.
“Part of that is because there are very powerful vested interests that push drugs,” Malhotra says. “They even coax academic institutions and guideline bodies. People aren’t getting all the information to make decisions, whether or not they should take medications …
This is a major problem, especially [since] we’ve neglected or detracted from lifestyle changes, which are going to be much more impactful on your health and without side effects.”
(NaturalHealth365) It is no secret that sugary drinks, sweets, and other processed foods containing high fructose corn syrup are detrimental to your health. The pervasiveness of high fructose corn syrup in the Americans diet has even been blamed for the epidemic of obesity, type 2 diabetesand related diseases. But now, scientists at the University of California, Los Angeles, have started to uncover the exact reasons why fructose is linked to so many ills.
The U.S. food manufacturing industry has found high fructose corn syrup to be one of the cheapest sweeteners available. Because of this, it is found in a vast array of foods, including not only soda and candy bars, but also baby food, breakfast cereal, yogurt, salad dressing, baked goods and even so-called nutrition bars.
Researchers there have discovered that fructose actually alters hundreds of genes in the brain. Those changes are linked to development of many diseases, including diabetes, cardiovascular disease, Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease, depression, bipolar disorder and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, among others. But the scientists also discovered a nutrition-based, natural solution: the omega-3 fatty acid known as DHA can reverse these harmful effects.
Is it possible that chromosomal damage is simply a marker for cancer and not the actual cause of the disease? Compelling evidence suggests this is the case, and in the featured lecture, orthopedic surgeon Dr. Gary Fettke reviews some of this evidence.
Having battled cancer himself, Fettke came to realize the influence of nutrition on cancer, and the importance of eating a diet high in healthy fats and low in net carbohydrates (total carbs minus fiber, i.e. non-fiber carbs). Fettke is not the only one promoting the metabolic model of cancer.
Earlier this year I interviewed Travis Christofferson, author of a phenomenal book called “Tripping Over the Truth: The Return of the Metabolic Theory of CancerIlluminates a New and Hopeful Path to a Cure,” on this topic.
The Metabolic Model of Cancer
The Cancer Genome Atlas project that began in 2006 set out to sequence the genomes of cancer cells. It was the largest government project ever conceived, involving 10,000 times the amount of genetic sequencing done by the Human Genome Project. Alas, the results didn’t conform to their original expectations…
Read more: headings include…
Cancer Cells Are Metabolically Limited to Feed on Sugar
Processed Food Diet Is a Major Cancer Promoter
What Cancer Requires for Growth
The Importance of Diet for Successful Cancer Treatment
General Nutrient Ratio Guidelines for Mitochondrial Health and Cancer Prevention
The FDA has set no limits on how much of it [MSG] can be added to food. They claim it’s safe to eat in any amount. But how can they claim it’s safe when there are hundreds of scientific studies with titles like these:
”The monosodium glutamate (MSG) obese rat as a model for the study of exercise in obesity.” Gobatto CA, Mello MA, Souza CT, Ribeiro IA. Res Commun Mol Pathol Pharmacol. 2002.
”Adrenalectomy abolishes the food-induced hypothalamic serotonin release in both normal and monosodium glutamate-obese rats.” Guimaraes RB, Telles MM, Coelho VB, Mori C, Nascimento CM, Ribeiro. Brain Res Bull. 2002 Aug.
”Obesity induced by neonatal monosodium glutamate treatment in spontaneously hypertensive rats: An animal model of multiple risk factors.” Iwase M, Yamamoto M, Iino K, Apparatchik K, Maraschinos N, Seminarians Fujishima Hyper tens Res. 1998 Mar.
”Hypothalamic lesion induced by injection of monosodium glutamate in suckling period and subsequent development of obesity.” Tanaka K, Chimaera M, Nakamura K Kusunoki. Exp Neural. 1978 Oct.
I wondered if there could be an actual chemical causing the massive obesity epidemic, and so did a friend of mine, John Erb. He was a research assistant at the University of Waterloo in Ontario, Canada, and spent years working for the government. He made an amazing discovery while going through scientific journals for a book he was writing called “The Slow Poisoning of America”.
In hundreds of studies around the world, scientists were creating obese mice and rats to use in diet or diabetes test studies. No strain of rat or mice is naturally obese, so scientists have to create them. They make these creatures morbidly obese by injecting them with MSG when they are first born. The MSG triples the amount of insulin the pancreas creates, causing rats (and perhaps humans) to become obese. They even have a name for the fat rodents they create: ‘MSG-Treated Rats.’
When I heard this, I was shocked. I went into my kitchen and checked the cupboards and the refrigerator.
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We saw two days ago an intro (to this blog/site at least) to Matt Monarch’s channel on raw food. What I liked particularly is the nice mix with cooked whole foods also. Anyone who’s tried just raw will know it’s not easy. See that post here. Here we have another testimony of healing … this time Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) and Procititus. I endured CFS for many years and those of you who have also know that mainstream medicine don’t really have any answers for it. That’s because they treat symptoms not causes. There is more profit from those protocols. I was only ever offered Prozac which needless to say I declined. Prozac simply helps fuzz over the depression folks feel from having their normal active lives screech to a halt. I saw it as an opportunity to research after which I discovered the real history of modern day medicine, among other things like geoengineering, fluoridation, glyphosate, nuclear energy and John Key. Not pretty in terms of your chances at longevity, and yes, John Key included. His and other governments (corporations) have allowed it all in our once clean, green and ‘un-corrupt’ nation. EnvirowatchRangitikei
Matt Monarch has a live raw food show in the US that features on Youtube (his channel at the links here) … I just recently discovered him. The info looks fantastic, especially given all the amazing testimonies I see of all the illnesses cured. At his channel just click on ‘videos’ and you will see them all … MS, cancer, and many more. What also appeals is the use of cooked whole foods as well. It is all about detox he says. Note also, in the cancer testimony, there is mention of the healing power of trees! A very interesting & worthwhile watch. EnvirowatchRangitikei
http://news.therawfoodworld… If you want to know exactly how to heal yourself naturally or if you simply just want to feel healthy with more energy and a higher quality of life, I created a step-by-step video below covering exactly how to do all this. If you watch this 27 minute video, you will have all the information you require at your fingertips, so you can do this for yourself and feel 100% empowered. Don’t worry, this is not an “extreme raw food” approach. This can be achieved by anyone, no matter what you eat.
The next video is a short intro with the woman who healed from Stage 4 lung cancer using Matt’s raw food protocol.
And below is the longer interview with her describing her diagnosis and road to healing
In the US, July is National Watermelon Month, so named not only because a cool, refreshing slice of watermelon represents the epitome of summer, but also because watermelon harvests peak this month.1
Watermelon is now the most-consumed melon in the US (followed by cantaloupe and honeydew). This cousin to cucumbers, pumpkins, and squash is thought to have originated in Egypt close to 5,000 years ago, where it is depicted in hieroglyphics.
Today, upwards of 300 watermelon varieties are grown in the US and Mexico (although only about 50 are popular).2 You may think you know everything there is to know about this summertime fruit, but allow me to surprise you… watermelon is more than just delicious… it’s a super-healthy addition to your diet (in moderation, of course).
You just need to be careful when eating any melon, including watermelon to follow the advice of Wayne Pickering in my interview. Eat melon alone or leave it alone because it will make your stomach groan. So ideally, no food 30 minutes before or after eating melons.
Most people throw away the watermelon rind, but try putting it in a blender with some lime for a healthy, refreshing treat.6 Not only does the rind contain plenty of health-promoting and blood-building chlorophyll, but the rind actually contains more of the amino acid citrulline than the pink flesh.7
Further to the recent article in a pediatrics journal coercing us not to call breastfeeding ‘natural’, Mike Adams weighs in on their preferred alternative – formula with GMOs and corn syrup… satirizing and exposing the whole debacle for the idiocy that it is.
Since reading the information recently fed to us by the pediatrics journal persuading mothers that breast feeding is not natural, it seems pertinent now, especially as a member of the older generation, to affirm parents that breast feeding is indeed natural. And please don’t stop. A thorough read of the original article makes it very clear that the concern by the powers that be are related to the refusal of vaccines and genetically modified food. Among other things. If you’ve researched these two items you’ll also know that neither are theynatural.
” …thanks to the Flexner Report and the destructive efforts of the AMA, all homeopathic colleges were wiped out by 1950 and most U.S. citizens know little about its healing potential…” NaturalNews
A quick glance at our little known histories tell us that the medical profession was heisted in the early part of last century following the Flexner report – heisted for profit. A time when the natural treatments were shut down in favour of unnatural chemicals to ‘cure’ our bodies – instead of the natural strengthening and maintenance of our own immune systems, something that begins at the breast.
“Simply put, oil tycoon J.D. Rockefeller was determined to control the pharmaceutical industry and ‘modern’ medicine – but, first, he had to get rid of the competition such as, naturopathy, homeopathy, herbalists or any other physician associated with holistic medicine. To do this: Rockefeller funded Andrew Flexner to create the “Flexner Report” – by 1910.
In this bogus report, Flexner visited all the medical schools in the United States and determined that we had ‘too many’ physicians and medical schools. Ultimately, in a classic strategy of “problem, reaction, solution” – Rockefeller (through his media connections) generated enough public outcry to motivate Congress to declare the AMA – the only group authorized to grant medical school licenses in the U.S.” Natural News
This latest attack on mother nature’s super food is an insidious attack on our right to healthy bodies. Coming from so-called experts on our kids. Many medical professionals who have stood against this flood of insanity have lost their careers and their lives even.
The public reaction to this flawed information has been, rightfully, outrage. This is to be expected because the new info is simply neither normal nor right, and it opposes our very maternal instincts. Long may this continue.
So here we have Dr Mercola explaining, for those who are not aware, why mother’s milk is best.
By Dr. Mercola
Breastfeeding rates continue to rise in the US. In 2011, the most recent year for which data is available, 79 percent of newborn infants started breastfeeding.1This is wonderful news, as breastfeeding offers life-long health benefits, not just for the child, but for the mother as well.
Many women do not have access to the truth about breastfeeding and have been misled by infant-formula marketing to believe they must spend thousands of dollars a year to provide the best nutrition for their babies.
In reality (and barring any extreme exceptions such as certain transmittable diseases or drug use), breast milk is the best food for babies, period.
As reported by the World Health Organization (WHO), breastfeeding is the “normal way” of providing infants with the nutrients they need to grow and develop. They continue:
“Virtually all mothers can breastfeed, provided they have accurate information, and the support of their family, the health care system and society at large. Colostrum, the yellowish, sticky breast milk produced at the end of pregnancy, is recommended by WHO as the perfect food for the newborn, and feeding should be initiated within the first hour after birth.
Exclusive breastfeeding is recommended up to 6 months of age, with continued breastfeeding along with appropriate complementary foods up to two years of age or beyond.”
Breastfed Babies Grow into More Successful Adults
Proper nutrition in infancy has lasting effects on health and well-being. A study of nearly 6,000 babies followed from birth until they turned 30 years old found that those who were breastfed had increased intelligence, longer schooling, and higher earning as adults.2
NZ is “a nation with a sweet tooth and our consumption far exceeds the WHO recommendations. According to the 2008/09 NZ Adult Nutrition Survey, males eat 120g of total sugars a day and females eat 96g (this includes the sugar from milk products and fruit).” Consumer
According toMedical Xpress, the average American consumes nearly 20 teaspoons, or about 78 grams, of sugar daily, which is far more than the maximum level recommended by the American Heart Association (AHA).
One of the worst things you can do to your body is feed it sugar — not necessarily natural sugar like the kind found in fruit, but refined sugar. A team of scientists from the University of California in San Francisco (UCSF) recently pored through more than 8,000 scientific papers on how sugar affects the body and came to the conclusion that it not only makes people fat but also makes them sick.
“nearly three-quarters of all packaged and processed foods contain added sugar…”
The project, which has been dubbed SugarScience, exposes sugar as a primary culprit in the formation of metabolic disease, which can lead to conditions like heart disease and type 2 diabetes. Lead author Laura Schmidt, a UCSF School of Medicine professor, says her team’s findings are comprehensible — sugar is highly toxic to the body and vital organs, including the liver.
“Too much sugar causes chronic metabolic disease in both fat and thin people…” Robert Lustig – (Pediatric Endocrinologist)
According to their investigation, nearly three-quarters of all packaged and processed foods contain added sugar. This sugar is typically listed under 61 different names, including things like high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS), dextrose, evaporated cane juice and sucrose. It is often difficult to identify added sugar because of this, and current regulatory requirements don’t mandate that suggested daily values of both natural and added sugar be identified. Read more
“We’re a nation with a sweet tooth and our consumption far exceeds the WHO recommendations. According to the 2008/09 NZ Adult Nutrition Survey, males eat 120g of total sugars a day and females eat 96g (this includes the sugar from milk products and fruit).
Sucrose (table sugar) was the major contributor, with males eating 55g (14 teaspoons) and females 42g (10.5 teaspoons). Almost one-quarter of the sucrose came from sugar and sweets, followed by non-alcoholic beverages and fruit.
Our kids fare even worse. The 2002 National Children’s Nutrition Survey found that the average daily intake for sucrose for boys was 67g (17 teaspoons) and for girls 61g (15 teaspoons). Over one-quarter of the sucrose came from beverages and one-fifth from sugar and sweets.”
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So … best kick your sugar habit if you have one!
Find a suitable natural sweetener to replace sugar, and whatever you do don’t head for the chemical sweeteners like aspartame which will do you even more harm than what you’re replacing! Cut it down gradually until you’re free. Remember too it’s addictive so it can take a while depending on your endurance abilities. However you do it it’s going to improve your health. On that the evidence is pretty clear.
Here we have a pediatrics journal dissuading mothers from breast feeding because it interferes with vaccine delivery and the introduction of GM foods. We need to be asking ourselves here, how can this be reasonable & normal? If natural practices like breastfeeding and home schooling among other things (as the article sets out) interfere with vaccination & GM food – there you have a warning bell. Right there. This is NOT NORMAL. We have for years been weaned onto bottles of formula being best, now your freedom of choice is being even further eroded – and not so subtly at that. And this from the a journal of pediatrics!! Our so called experts on children. How can a needle with chemicals (in ever increasing proportions and toxicity) and canned formula surpass a mother’s breast milk to promote a healthy immune system? Very well if children’s health had improved over recent decades however the complete opposite is true. Vaccines have been linked by certain Doctors to the growing rate of Autism among other things. Do the research for yourself (see our related pages for links) or have your normal mother instincts been taken from you as well?
Pediatrics Journal says to stop calling breastfeeding natural
From examiner.com – a new article in the journal Pediatrics is calling on health professionals to stop saying that breastfeeding is natural, arguing that doing so gives the impression that natural parenting practices are healthier. The authors have started a public campaign to end the positive use of the word natural, claiming that it is associated with such “problematic” practices as home birth, homeschooling and the rejection of GMO foods, and that natural parenting movements are interfering with vaccination efforts.
“Building on this critical work, we are concerned about breastfeeding promotion that praises breastfeeding as the “natural” way to feed infants. This messaging plays into a powerful perspective that “natural” approaches to health are better… Promoting breastfeeding as “natural” may be ethically problematic, and, even more troublingly, it may bolster this belief that “natural” approaches are presumptively healthier.”
The authors are especially concerned that promoting natural practices such as breastfeeding will harm vaccination rates, since many parents who follow natural parenting practices also delay or decline vaccinesfor their children. Thy also cite other examples of the “fallacy” that natural choices are intrinsically better, including the rejection of GMO foods, the preference for organic over conventionally grown foods and concerns over water fluoridation.
More than 90% of all soybean, cotton and corn acreage in the United States is used to grow genetically modified crops. Other popular and FDA approved genetically modified food crops include sugar beets, alfalfa, canola, papaya, summer squash, apples that don’t brown and bruise-free potatoes.
However, if you have been led to believe that genetically modified foods were one of the main reasons why the world was enjoying food with less pesticide residues, you are being misled – the fact is, GMOs replaced one class of harmful pesticides with something more poisonous – neonicotinoids, dicamba, 2,4-D, DDT, glyphosate and its family of products including Round Up – and therefore ended up doing more harm than good.
COMMENT: Lest you are thinking Kiwis, “we’re not affected by this over here”, as Kiwis who read the mainstream media often do, think again. Our stock is fed GE food (report the Greens) so it’s in our meat. Our pastures are also sprayed liberally with glyphosate (which our stock eats) and we had trial GE corn grow here in ’99 left to harvest with a raised threshold on GE’s acceptable levels, many thanks to Helen Clarke (all kept from the public at the time). It’s coming by increments. And it’s not labeled of course and since much of the corn and soy products found in so much packaged food now (that companies decline to declare the origins of) a very high percentage of that is GM. Search other GMO articles here under categories and check out the Glyphosate pages.
(NaturalNews) The controversy surrounding one of the world’s most popular artificial sweeteners, aspartame (NutraSweet, Equal), continues some 30 years after the chemical was rammed through the regulatory process by pharmaceutical interests, despite its well-documented dangers. And yet to this very day, many people are still unaware of the chemical sweetener’s sordid history, not to mention what aspartame is actually made from and how it affects the body and brain.
Here are a few pertinent facts to get your interest:
Aspartame is converted by the body into formaldehyde, a cancer-causing chemical.
Aspartame causes obesity and metabolic syndrome.
Reagan-appointed FDA commissioner helped get aspartame approved despite evidence showing its toxicity.
Aspartame is made from the feces of genetically-modified (GM) E. coli bacteria.
Aspartame crosses the blood-brain barrier, potentially causing permanent brain damage.
Why you shouldn’t have it or anything containing aspartame
“Several weeks ago the Wrigley’s Corporation mailed me a sample of their latest product, X.Cite – “40 sugarfree crunch pearls in a resealable package”. Its on TV ads and supermarket checkout counters with Airwaves and Extra gum. The artificial sweetener, they all contain, aspartame, has been described as “a Pandora’s box of chameleon-like toxins and tumour agents that have 92 FDA (the US food regulatory body) acknowledged ways to ruin your life, death being one of them”.” Read More:http://www.safefood.org.nz/diefordrink.php
A List of Foods Containing Aspartame
From diet drinks to sweet treats, aspartame is one of the most popular low-calorie sweeteners. Despite its presence in diet foods, aspartame is not calorie-free, it contains 4 calories per gram. Since aspartame is two hundred times sweeter than sugar, you only need a very small quantity of aspartame to create a sweet-tasting product Read More:http://www.livestrong.com/article/389334-a-list-of-foods-containing-aspartame/
Monsanto and Gates Foundation Pressure Kenya to Lift Ban on GMOs
(ecowatch.com) Kenya is on the verge of reversing its ban on genetically modified organisms (GMOs). The East African country—which has banned the import and planting of GMOs since 2012 due to health concerns—may soon allow the cultivation of GMO maize and cotton after being pushed for approval by pro-GMO organizations including Monsanto, the agribusiness giant and world’s largest seed company.
Brazil Slaps Nestle, Pepsi, and Others for Hiding GMO Ingredients
(naturalsociety.com) Six major food manufacturers – including Nestle, PepsiCo, and Mexican baking company Grupo Bimbo – have been slapped with fines by the Brazilian Ministry of Justice, which alleges the companies failed to include labels indicating the use of genetically modified ingredients.
A repost of this news item from last year. A good reminder as the glyphosate issue rumbles on with more countries and individual shops banning it. How long will it be before NZ takes it more seriously. They continue to spray it on our pastures and our public spaces ignoring the reliable research that tells it it’s a carcinogen and is linked to many many more health problems.
Here is some shocking news on baby food and formula. I’m unsure if this brand is sold in NZ however readers from the US will recognize it. A quick search tells me it is sought after by parents outside of the US. A fairly recent report told us NZ baby foods contain 800x more pesticides than those in Europe. Good reason to do some online research before buying. I emphasize online because it tends nowadays to be not 100% reliable to simply ask the companies. Remember the Ribena fiasco? Two fourteen year old High school students discovered in a classroom experiment, the manufacturers, GlaxoSmithKlein had been lying about the Vitamin C content. If you’ve read the information on my website with regard to how corporations operate (see the movie The Corporation on the Corporations page) you will know they are frequently caught lying. Their bottom line is profits not people…
While browsing recently online for a collagen supplement … particularly a non marine one given the state of Fukushima we’re not told about by MSM (mainstream media). I’m not being alarmist here, it’s just that I would prefer to err on the side of caution these days given corporations have been lying to us for quite a few decades now. Folks with testing devices have been finding their food to be radioactive. Fukushima spews vast quantities of radioactive water into the Pacific ocean daily and has been since 2011 or thereabouts, with the Japanese people gagged from talking about it in relation to their health. Corporate lying is also evidenced by the multitude of fines they are paying these days for their misdemeanors (‘peanut’ fines they pay out of their petty cash pretty much). So, no, this is why I don’t trust their spin.
I located one product anyway that looked pretty good (I’d typed in the search box, ‘natural, organic ingredients’). The brand hailed ‘acclaimed actress Nicole Kidman’ as its global ambassador. Sounded impressive.
“…an Australian owned & operated business devoted to producing quality health supplements by using the best-sourced natural ingredients, latest scientific research and partnering with dedicated professionals in the healthcare industry.” The brand is Swisse.
The product featured “No added: Gluten, lactose, egg, yeast, salt, artificial colours and artificial flavours…” then just above that a short unassuming statement … “Contains sodium benzoate.”
Turns out sodium benzoate’s not so unassuming after all. I found an article from 2009 at healthwyze.org that tells all. Not pretty.
Here is a little quote to spark your interest:
Researchers at Southampton University noted that tests have shown sodium benzoate to lower the I.Q. by up to five points in children. Britain’s Food Standards Agency has even warned parents that sodium benzoate is a primary cause of hyperactivity in children, along with artificial colorings. However, in the U.S., there has been nothing but silence and the destruction of evidence.
“Sodium benzoate is the most effective preservative currently authorized.”
— Richard Laming, British Soft Drinks Association
Some key information on sodium benzoate:
it is produced by mixing benzoic acid with sodium hydroxide
it is a common preservative in processed foods and soft drinks
it is considerably more toxic than either processed sugar or high fructose corn syrup
It is a bona fide poison
benzene is the main ingredient of various paint stripper products, rubber cements, and spot removers, due it its highly destructive and solvent qualities
Countries throughout Europe have been pressuring the food industry to voluntarily remove sodium benzoate from products
Many have called for an absolute ban on this toxic preservative due to concerns about children’s developmental safety
U.S. Government and media have remained disturbingly silent on this additive
there have been no studies in the U.S. about the chemical’s effects upon children
Only the synthetic version has toxic effects
it is especially dangerous because it is able to destroy parts of the DNA
the amount of benzene in soft drinks increases with shelf life
it is one of the most dangerous preservatives available, but it is the cheapest (follow the money trail)
…there is more … read the article below to see just how much. This is a pertinent reminder to buy unprocessed food that’s not been stripped of all goodness and pumped full of chemicals to maintain its shelf life. Buy organic or grow your own. An excellent expose of the food additive insanity is ‘The Idiot Cycle’ documentary, viewable on Vimeo. It can also be found in one of our posts at this link.
“One of the dirty secrets of the soft drink and processed food industries is sodium benzoate. It is a benzene compound that is produced by mixing benzoic acid with sodium hydroxide. It is a common preservative in processed foods and soft drinks. It has been associated with a vast array of health problems, including all of our major epidemics. Sodium benzoate is considerably more toxic than either processed sugar or high fructose corn syrup, yet it gets very little media coverage. It is a bona fide poison. Outside of our foods, benzene is the main ingredient of Liquid Wrench, various paint stripper products, rubber cements, and spot removers, due it its highly destructive and solvent qualities. It was discontinued in rubber manufacture in the U.S. because it caused a large percentage of workers to get leukemia. …” Read more:http://healthwyze.org/reports/204-are-you-getting-enough-sodium-benzoate-in-your-diet.html
Check out our Chemicals and Food pages for more info on food additives. There are links on the Food page to sites that have info on all (or most of) the additives.
2016 is here. And with a vengeance.
“Vengeance is mine” allegedly sayeth the lord.
You could say the same thing about Mother Nature.
Because when any creature defies the Laws of Nature, the grace and good-will of Mother Nature issues a courtesy-warning, and our insticts and intellect can pick it up loud and clear: it’s called “danger.”
And when that danger is recognized, all manner of evasive or problem-solving tactics and strategies can be devised and deployed.
But when danger is not recognized, and warnings ignored,the outcome is “written” so to speak, almost “predestined” by God and/or Nature itself:
Mother Natures final notice of terminal error.
For almost 5 years now, according to Japanese and other scientists, 300 metric tons of intensely radioactive plutonium water has been pouring relentlessly into the pacific ocean, from the THREE nuclear power plants STILL BURNING at Fukushima. In other words, to date, 529,500…
Fish testing at 124 times over radiation limit caught off Fukushima
Fish with deadly levels of radioactive cesium have been caught just off the coast of Fukushima prefecture, as scientists continue to assess the damage caused to the marine food chain by the 2011 nuclear disaster…READ MORE
Watch and take note. They’re not being honest with you about Fukushima and its impact on your air, water and food supplies. You will need to take your own safety into your own hands … clearly the ‘powers that be’ are not intending to. See our Fukushima page ...
“If you drink alcoholic beverages on occasion, wine could arguably be described as one of the “healthier” options. Red wine, in particular, is rich in antioxidants called polyphenols, including resveratrol.
Unfortunately, researchers have uncovered a problem in wine that has recently plagued other foods like apple juice and rice – high, potentially dangerous, levels of arsenic.
Concerning Levels of Arsenic Detected in Popular Wines
A class-action lawsuit filed in California states that wine drinkers have become “unwitting ‘guinea pigs’ of arsenic exposure,”2 after tests showed levels up to four and five times the maximum amount the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) allows for drinking water.3“
Other headings include:
What Are the Health Risks of Inorganic Arsenic?
Food Is the Largest Source of Arsenic Exposure for Most People
Is US Rice Riskiest of All?
Arsenic Has Also Been Detected in Apple Juice
Beer and Drinking Water May Also Contain Arsenic
Arsenic Has Even Been Fed to Chickens
How to Protect Yourself and Your Family from Arsenic Exposure
Food was something up until the 1940s folk just grew out in the back yard … supermarkets were a new invention. Still, many gardeners kept going well into the 1970s, and growing your own food is currently making a huge come back. I recall as a child, unlike in today’s supermarkets, the shop owners went out back and got all the items on your list and put them in a brown cardboard box or paper bags. We also collected raw milk in a billy from the local Dairy and drank it, and believe it or not one of us died from doing that. Neither did I ever hear one report of food poisoning from raw milk. Today our milk is so heated and treated and added to, much of the nutrients have disappeared, and sadly, some countries have banned raw altogether. Check out the health benefits of raw milk: http://www.raw-milk-facts.com/raw_milk_health_benefits.htmlhttp://www.drdeborahmd.com/health-benefits-raw-milk
I recall as a child, every morning around 5 am awakening to the sound of my father chipping away the weeds in his vegetable garden just outside my window, before breakfast and the working day. He grew everything we ate. And he didn’t spray our vegetables with anything either. He also saved the seed from one plant that he left for that purpose and of course there was an abundance for next season and the neighbours. Nature supplies abundantly although Monsanto would have us believe that GE crops can do better.
(They recently tried suing the Guatemalan people for saving their seed, something they’ve done for hundreds of years). Corporations back in the day had not gotten blatantly greedy enough yet to patent seeds. They have now of course and are busy gobbling up all the companies to tighten their hold on humanity. Then there’s the Food Bill that aims to stop all this sharing and caring by passing our veg over the back fence. What a blasphemy to humanity this is. (A note on the Guatemalan fiasco, this is due to a trade agreement a … think TPPA … the signs are on the wall).
Monsanto faces many lawsuits these days as folks awaken to the real hazards with the products they peddle. Here they are being challenged to disprove the research …. “Livingston High School graduate Dr. V.A. Shiva Ayyadurai … is attempting to alert the public to the hazards of unregulated GMOs through a drastic challenge: if Monsanto can disprove his research, which shows that GMO soy contains high levels of formaldehyde and a depletion of glutathione, Ayyadurai will sign over his $10 million building in Cambridge, Massachusetts … ”
“Ayyadurai, an MIT graduate who holds the first U.S. patent for email, has exposed a lack of acceptable testing standards for Monsanto’s GMOs through research published in the peer-reviewed journal Agricultural Sciences…”
(Collective-Evolution) “Studies that link Genetically Modified (GM) food to multiple human health ailments are not the only thing that has millions of people questioning the production of GM food. There is fact that previously classified secret government documents exist which show how the Bush administration developed ways to retaliate against countries that were refusing to use GM seeds, for example. If information about our food needs to be concealed from the public domain, then something has gone seriously wrong with the food industry. It’s great to have an organization like WikiLeaks shed some light into the world that’s been hidden from us for so many years…”
Targeting Certain Countries
“The cables reveal that the State Department was lobbying all over the world for Monsanto and other major biotech corporations. They reveal that American diplomats requested funding to send lobbyists for the biotech industry to meet with politicians and agricultural officials in “target countries.” These included countries in Africa, Latin America, and Europe…”
“This is just one example that clearly shows how giant corporations pretty much dictate government policy. These food corporations are responsible for forcing independent agriculturists to go out of business. They control the world’s seed supply, forcing farmers to become dependent on their seed. Monsanto and corporations like it have created patented GMO seeds and are preventing farmers from seed saving and sharing, resulting in a dependence on their genetically modified product…”
See our Corporations page for more on how corporations operate. Watch ‘The Corporation’, on that page, for the finer detail of their workings. You’ll be surprized at the far reach of their persuasion & the lengths they go to to maintain control. This is why we need to oppose the TPPA (protest coming up on 14th November). Corporations are about profits and they will guard those to the death almost. They use well paid lawyers in their large armoury of tactics. GMOs are being resisted world wide now that more of the truth is out. Research GMOs for yourself if you’re not up to speed with them. Much of our food, particularly soy and corn is already GM, and it isn’t labeled. It has never been proven safe and there is much data now to cause you to want to refrain.