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Fruits and vegetables yielding fewer nutrients than in the past

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http://eartheasy.com/article_fruit_veg_dilution.htm
Fruits and vegetables are not as vitamin rich as in the past, says new data
March 1, 2006 — While modern farming tecniques are producing larger and more perfect fruits and vegetables, the yeild in terms …

Mar
2
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Fast Food Beverages Might Be Worse Than Toilet Water

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– A middle school student’s science project uncovered a disturbing fact — the ice in fast food beverages in filled with bacteria, including types that come only from fecal matter.
for the complete article:

http://www.mercola.com/2006/feb/28/fast_food_beverages_might_be_worse_than_toilet_water.htm

Feb
28
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Ban Sought on Use of Carbon Monoxide to Fix Meat Color

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http://www.supermarketguru.com/page.cfm/27354
Published on: February 21, 2006
Millions of Americans may be buying beef or seafood that has been treated with carbon monoxide as a “pigment fixative” – in other words, carbon monoxide has been used to keep the product’s pink or rosy color in an effort to keep it looking fresh.
The problem …

Feb
27
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Fruit and veggies ‘cut stroke risk’

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Eating more than the recommended five portions of fruit and
vegetables a day can cut risk of stroke, a study says.
Friday, 27 January 2006

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/health/4649508.stm
People who ate three to five cut the risk by 11% compared with those
eating fewer than three, The Lancet reported.
It was 26% lower for people who ate more …

Feb
25
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ALWAYS THINK POSITIVE THOUGHTS

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Things turn out best for those people
who can make the best out of the way things turn out.
It’s not the situation, it’s your reaction to the situation.
The reality in your life may result from many outside factors,
none of which you can control.
Your attitude, however,
reflects the ways in which you deal …

Feb
24
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Health Inspirations

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Spiritual Health Inspirations
by Dr. Richard Anderson
Causes of Dis-ease
* Congestion
* Toxicity
* Deficiency
1. Disease is a natural result of an unnatural lifestyle.
2. A smile is a bloom of the soul.
3. Disease occurs only when our internal environment is favorable for
disease growth. We create our internal environment through our diet,
lifestyles, and thoughts.
4. As …

Feb
24
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Got Pizza Hut? Got Silicone!

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Once upon a time, it used to be a beautiful day in
the neighborhood…that no longer applies to the
world of 2006.
Good morning, boys and girls. Can you say:
Polydimethylsiloxane?
Polydimethylsiloxane is a substance that is manufactured by
Dow Chemical and is primarily used in food-manufacturing
factories as a de-foaming agent for commercial boilers.
Polydimethylsiloxane is not …

Feb
19
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You CAN Achieve ANYTHING!

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There are no real barriers to your success.
You must overcome any doubts you have about your ability.
Your self image prescribes the limits for your accomplishments.
It prescribes the area of what is possible for you.
Don’t be afraid of living.
Your belief that life is worth living will help you create the fact …

Feb
18
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Bush-How much land can one ‘man’ destroy???

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http://www.savebiogems.org/yellowstone/takeaction.asp
The Bush administration is now considering a proposal to expand a phosphate mining operation into the pristine Sage Creek and Meade Peak roadless areas of Idaho’s Caribou-Targhee National Forest.
Phosphate mining has already released dangerous amounts of toxic selenium into the streams, groundwater and soils of this region, threatening local drinking …

Feb
16
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Oppose BUSH! Don’t allow Public Land Sell!!!!

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http://action.wilderness.org/campaign/selloff/i6nds5k4hjnbjkm?
Tell Your Members of Congress to Oppose Public Land Sell-Off!
Bush Budget Puts Our Public Lands on Blue-Light Special
As much as 800,000 acres of Americans’ public land would be sold into private hands under one egregious provision of President Bush’s proposed budget. Astonishingly, less than two months ago, bipartisan opposition in …

Feb
15
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Vegan Aphrodisiacs ~ Happy Valentine’s Day

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http://www.goveg.com/f-veganAphrodisiacs.asp?int=weekly_enews
We’ve known for years that vegetarians make better lovers. Physicians
agree that eating meat clogs up the arteries that go to all organs,
not just the heart, which means that eating meat causes impotence.
Because pure vegetarians are about one-ninth as likely as meat-eaters
to be overweight and report that they need less sleep …

Feb
14
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See "Red" on Valentine’s Day

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Alice Henneman, MS, Registered Dietitian and Extension Educator
University of Nebraska Cooperative Extension in Lancaster County

http://lancaster.unl.edu/food/ciqred.htm
See “Red” on Valentine’s Day and throughout the year. The Produce for
Better Health Foundation (PBH) calls red fruits and vegetables
“Red-hot and Healthy.” They contain many health-promoting
phytochemicals including lycopene and anthocyanins. Some “red” fruits
and vegetables include red …

Feb
13
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Move America Beyond Oil!

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Let’s look beneath the fog of spin. In last week’s State of the Union address,
President Bush finally owned up to America’s destructive addiction to oil.
But the speech was barely over before Vice President Cheney was calling for oil
drilling in the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. And the President’s newly
proposed budget does …

Feb
9
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Vegetable Protein Linked to Lower Blood Pressure

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TUESDAY, Jan. 10 (HealthDay News) — People who have a higher intake
of protein from vegetables tend to have lower blood pressure.
That finding comes from a British study published in the Jan. 9 issue
of the Archives of Internal Medicine.
Imperial College London researchers collected blood pressure data
from 4,680 people, aged 40 to …

Feb
9
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Ayurveda And The Raw Food Diet

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By: Ciara Carruthers
The word, Ayurveda, is from the ancient Indian language, Sanskrit, and literally means “Knowledge of Life”.
The Ayurvedic approach to life involves listening to and addressing the unique needs of your body, recognizing and balancing your mental and emotional states and deepening your connection with your spirit, your essential …

Feb
9
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ewwwwwwwww New Car Smell

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And to think, everyone always wonders why I get sick at the mere smell of a ‘new car smell’ ewwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww
now maybe people will understand why I get sick!!!
About that ‘new car smell’
…what are we breathing?
Recent study by Michigan environmental group contends drivers and passengers are breathing dangerous chemicals found in …

Feb
6
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Steelers 21-10 Super Bowl Victory!!! 5th time!!!!

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The Steelers’ 21-10 victory in the Super Bowl last night was their record-tying fifth, but the first since 1980 and the first ever for Bettis and Cowher.
AWESOME job, first half was a bit ‘shaky’ and not up to their normal performance, but they pulled it off and WON the Super …

Feb
6
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`Downer Cows’ Entering Meat Supply, USDA Inspector General Says

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http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=10000103&sid=ah00ElDBTLj4&refer=us#
Feb. 2 (Bloomberg) — U.S. government inspectors sometimes allow
cattle that can’t walk to be slaughtered, contrary to rules aimed at
preventing mad-cow disease, the Agriculture Department’s Inspector
General said in a report.
The inspector general said that at two of 12 slaughter plants
reviewed in an audit, 29 non-ambulatory cattle were slaughtered over
a 10-month …

Feb
6
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Befriend the Earth!

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© John W Travis M.D., M.P.H. Founder of first Wellness Center in the United States (1975);
author Wellness Workbook and Wellness for Health Professionals; presently developing Infant
Wellness=Planet Wellness.
——————–
When the air in cities becomes so toxic that allergic and sensitive individuals must wear
masks and eye shields, there is trouble afoot. When major …

Feb
3
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How to Make Scented Stones

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I’m sure most of us have heard of if not seen the newest rage, Scented Stones.
They liven up a room, car or even a gym bag with their aroma and yet don’t require anything to make them ‘work’ (unlike candles, that you have to burn)but to be honest I love …

Jan
31
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