DO 3% OF AMERICANS OWN 50% OF THE GUNS? Despite steep declines in violent crimes, an estimated 70 million firearms were added to American arsenals the past two decades, according to a new landmark study on gun ownership. Overall, Americans own an estimated 265 million guns – more than one gun for every American adult, according to the study by researchers at … Continue reading DO 3% OF AMERICANS OWN 50% OF THE GUNS?


Dow’s toxic Enlist Duo pesticide just got the green light in 34 states.   Scott Pruitt and the Environmental Protection Agency are putting corporate interests ahead of people’s health and the health of our planet. Now, we’re taking them to court. Dow AgroScience’s Enlist Duo is a highly toxic pesticide with extremely adverse effects on … Continue reading DOW’S TOXINS GET GREEN LIGHT


Glyphosate, the ingredient in Monsanto's ROUNDUP weed killer, is a known carcinogen is now in organic foods, honey and things we eat daily. Human health begins at really low levels of exposure – at only 0.1 ppb of glyphosate. Here is why we all should be concerned about eating glyphosate. Independent research links glyphosate to cancer (sources: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5) and it … Continue reading MONSANTO’S ROUNDUP INGREDIENT FOUND IN FOODS WE EAT EVERY DAY

SHIGELLOSIS Shigellosis is an infectious disease caused by a group of bacteria called Shigella (shih-GEHL-uh). Most who are infected with Shigella develop diarrhea, fever, and stomach cramps starting a day or two after they are exposed to the bacteria. Shigellosis usually resolves in 5 to 7 days. Feb 10, 2016 Six confirmed cases of shigellosis … Continue reading SHIGELLOSIS

The 10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing By Dr. Edward F. Group Guest Writer for Wake Up World Bean-shaped and located along the posterior side of the abdomen, the kidneys have the heavy responsibility of removing waste and toxins from the bloodstream. These vital organs work with other organs to regulate blood pressure, increase red blood cell production, and synthesize vitamin D. A … Continue reading The 10 Best Herbs for Kidney Cleansing

To joe, or not to joe? The science surrounding coffee.

Is it healthful?

As I finish what will be my last sip of coffee for the day I feel nearly superhuman. I’m happier, my productivity is at a Ryan Seacrest like levels (apparently the man is quite productive) and heck, if the New York City marathon were held today I’m pretty confident that I would win, easily. Yes, coffee truly is the nectar of the Gods. But – very big but(t) – is it actually good for me? Or is my three a day routine a recipe for an early death? Science, take it away:


The Good:

Exercise and fat burning:

Drinking coffee one hour before endurance exercise improves times by approximately 5% and this leads to the preferential burning of fat as an exercise fuel (1).  It’s uncertain though whether coffee actually aids in fat-loss. Looking good so far, coffee.

Blood pressure, cholesterol and cardiovascular health:

Anti-coffee people, AKA tea drinkers…

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7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition Elizabeth Renter, | Have you ever been in a situation where your “gut feeling” told you one thing, but your rational mind said another? If you went with your brain rather than your intuition, there’s a good chance you ended up regretting your decision. Your intuition is the subconscious leader that many people fail to give proper respect … Continue reading 7 Ways to Better Listen to Your Intuition

The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten AS many as one in three Americans tries to avoid gluten, a protein found in wheat, barley and rye. Gluten-free menus, gluten-free labels and gluten-free guests at summer dinners have proliferated. Some of the anti-glutenists argue that we haven’t eaten wheat for long enough to adapt to it as a species. Agriculture began just … Continue reading The Myth of Big, Bad Gluten