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Is Whole Foods Really Overcharging Customers as Claimed?
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Whole Foods is in a world of hurt after the New York City Department of Consumer Affairs revealed in late June that the company was overcharging customers for some of its pre-weighed packages in New York City. [1] The company’s stock fell more than 30% this year and trading is around $34.50 – the lowest level in nearly four years. Whole Foods’ stock fell another 5% after executives apologized for the pricing snag and promised that it would never happen again. A Whole Foods shareholder fil [...]
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Nearly 70% of physicians say GMO foods should be labeled
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(NaturalNews) One thing is clear regarding the GMO labeling issue. The vast majority of Americans -- more than 90 percent -- are in favor of mandatory labeling laws. A recent poll by a physician's association revealed that more than two-thirds (68 percent) of doctors are also in favor... [...]
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Stay Healthy: Boost Magnesium Levels with These Two Foods
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It’s becoming common knowledge that the majority of people in the Western world are deficient in magnesium (among other minerals and vitamins), due to soil depletion. Yet magnesium is a co-factor for more than 700 (maybe as much as 1,300) enzyme systems in the body, which makes it essential for good health. But where can you really find magnesium? Magnesium supplements often cause unpleasant intestinal consequences, and the use of transdermal magnesium rarely moves the needle in lab tests f [...]
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Top 10 functional foods for relieving inflammation
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(NaturalNews) Refined and processed foods can trigger an immune response that leads to inflammation. Chronic inflammation can contribute to many diseases and disorders from atherosclerosis to Alzheimer's disease. Some foods can reduce inflammation and protect against chronic inflammation... [...]
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Are your organic foods being doused in fracking chemicals? Probably so, if they come from California
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(NaturalNews) A series of shocking new reports reveal that 45,000 acres of California crops are being irrigated with recycled fracking water, with some samples showing levels of petrochemicals higher than those found at oil spill sites.Even more shocking, the practice of using... [...]
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Five powerful green foods to boost your metabolic health
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(NaturalNews) With nearly two out of every three Americans now considered to be either overweight or obese, it is no wonder that so much research and effort has gone into finding ways to help people who struggle with their weight to shed those unwanted pounds and restore their bodies... [...]
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21 Awesome Foods You Can Easily Re-Grow at Home
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Buying organic food is often a little more expensive, but you can make your budget stretch farther with just a little bit of effort. Since produce is one of the most expensive items you will buy, why not grow your own at home? There are many healthy foods that you can re-grow right in your own kitchen, some with nothing but water. Here are 21 foods to grow at home to save money and enjoy better health: 1. Almost any Leafy Green that still has the lower stalk attached will re-grow in water. Th [...]
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Kids Sprayed With Fake Pesticides in School Play Promoting Organic Foods
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Ad depicts all too real horrors of a chemically-processed GMO food supply. [...]
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Top 5 nutrient-rich foods to promote longevity
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(NaturalNews) Most people who watch the news or read the paper are aware that there are a lot of health problems inherent in eating a typical American diet. Our "fast food nation" today faces an ever-growing epidemic of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and certain forms of cancer... [...]
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Top 5 nutrient-rich foods to promote longevity
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(NaturalNews) Most people who watch the news or read the paper are aware that there are a lot of health problems inherent in eating a typical American diet. Our "fast food nation" today faces an ever-growing epidemic of obesity, heart disease, diabetes and certain forms of cancer... [...]
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House Republicans Fast-Track Bill to Prevent States from Labeling GMO Foods
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Big Food has been fighting in court to get the law overturned. [...]
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Which of Your Foods are Sprayed with Round Up Just 3 Days Before Harvest?
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If your food isn’t certified organic, you’re consuming some toxic food. Want to know why? Monsanto’s Round Up ‘pre-harvest’ spraying guide meant for conventional farmers recommends that they spray crops just three days prior to harvest – and they don’t just mean on GMO crops. This means you’re likely consuming food which had been drenched in toxic pesticides. “Spraying a RoundUp brand agricultural herbicide allows for uniform crop maturity which gives you the option t [...]
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Try these 15 prebiotic foods to strengthen your immune system
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(NaturalNews) Many people today are receiving their daily dose of probiotic supplementation or at the very least understand that they probably should be. Less likely are people aware that they should also be receiving a regular supplement of prebiotics. Try these 15 prebiotic foods... [...]
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Just Label GMO Foods
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Candida causing foods to avoid on an anti-fungal diet or detox
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(NaturalNews) Candida is a more common problem than most people realize. The right supplements can certainly help, but unfortunately, Candida albicans and other species of Candida (there are over 20 of them) will bounce back if you do not follow the most effective and necessary change... [...]
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FDA now concedes that Natural News was right all along about trans fats: Deadly modified fats to be banned from human foods within 3 years
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(NaturalNews) The federal government is finally acknowledging that industrially processed trans fats are damaging to human health and don't belong in the food supply. But they're more than a decade late on this, as Natural News has been warning readers since at least 2004 that trans... [...]
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Six foods that boost testosterone naturally
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(NaturalNews) Just as estrogen and progesterone levels are of great importance to women, testosterone levels are equally important to guys. After age 50, testosterone levels can begin to gradually decline. What's more, the decline can happen so slowly that a man is not always aware... [...]
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5 Foods to Include for Total Cardiovascular Protection
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Author: Jason Phillips Looking after your heart is incredibly important, especially if you have a family history of cardiovascular problems. But it can be tricky to avoid the wrong foods and choose the right foods. Here are 3 foods you can utilize to improve cardiovascular health over summer, as well as 2 supplements you could include to avoid extra guilt. 1. Dark Chocolate Recent evidence suggests that the cacao plant can provide notable benefits for your heart and cardiovascular system. Da [...]
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Five everyday foods that fight inflammation
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(NaturalNews) Inflammation, especially chronic, low-level inflammation, is a problem for people all over the United States. Not only does it manifest itself with problems like rheumatoid arthritis or Crohn's disease but the medical profession is linking it to serious health issues... [...]
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The Perpetual Life of Processed Foods – Yay or Nay?
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How would you feel about  an ice cream that doesn’t melt even when left in the sun on an 80-degree day for 12 hours? You would freak out, right? This is exactly what happened to a woman in Cincinnati who bought her son a seemingly normal Walmart ice cream sandwich that refused to melt. Local […] The post The Perpetual Life of Processed Foods – Yay or Nay? appeared first on Dr. Joseph Mercola on Natural Health Products and Articles. [...]
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10 Amazing Foods to Add to the Standard American Diet
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If you’ve been contemplating how to get more nutrition while consuming less calories, you’re not alone. The average American is said to need an approximate 2000 calories depending on their height, gender, and physical activity levels. But the reality is that individuals consume much more than this, and the foods making up these calories are certainly not on a ‘healthy’ level most of the time. The chart below from the USDA’s Amber Waves publication shows the US customer’s av [...]
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Kidney Cleanse: 22 Foods for Kidney Health
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Kidney cleanses have been utilized since ancient times to keep the kidneys free of calcium deposits. These calcium accumulations can sometimes increase to the size of a kidney stone. You’ll usually know when you have a kidney stone because the pain can be excruciating. Thankfully, both kidney cleanses and consuming essential foods for kidney health are sound ways to prevent complications. The kidneys are very delicate organs which filter the blood — 24/7 — over the course of a [...]
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Organic industry in shock as Whole Foods pushes new rating system that promotes chemical agriculture as better than organic
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(NaturalNews) For some time, food chain Whole Foods Market and organic farmers have had a cooperative, mutual relationship. The retail grocer has enabled organic farmers to gain a sizable foothold in the food market at a time when Americans' passion for healthier alternatives to the... [...]
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How to preserve foods using sun-drying techniques
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(NaturalNews) Sun-drying is not only the oldest and simplest method of preserving food, it's also the cheapest and most environmentally-friendly choice. Humans have been using solar power to dry fruit, vegetables and meat for thousand of years, and the technique works just as well... [...]
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New Study: 80% of Consumers Would Pay More for Non-GMO Foods
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Want more proof that Monsanto’s demise is imminent? In a recently published Nielsen study of 30,000 consumers, 80 percent of respondents said they would pay more for foods labeled “Non-GMO.” Do we really need more proof that people are turning their backs on biotech-altered poison crops? This doesn’t mean that people actually trust the ‘Non-GMO’ food label, and unless it has been verified, they shouldn’t. Even brands like Cherrios have stated that their product doesn’t contain [...]
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4 Ingredients In 80 Percent of Processed Foods Are Decimating Immunity, Causing Cancer And Many Other Diseases
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80% of processed food is made up of just four ingredients -- corn, wheat, soy and meat. [...]
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Foods that cause inflammation and how to avoid them
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(NaturalNews) Foods that feed Candida cause inflammation by feeding Candida, but these and many other foods cause inflammation in other ways, too. Some foods have natural, and naturally beneficial inflammatory properties, like many omega 6 fats. But these fats are not "bad," they... [...]
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Study: Trans Fat Hides in at Least a Quarter of Supermarket Foods
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by Sara Sciammacco Environmental Working Group WASHINGTON – A new analysis by Environmental Working Group has found that harmful artificial trans fatty acids lurk in more than 27 percent of more than 84,000 processed foods common in American supermarkets.  Another 10 percent contain ingredients likely to contain trans fat. EWG analysts used information from EWG’s Food Scores database and mobile app to determine which foods contained partially hydrogenated oils and other trans fat containin [...]
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