How Your Brain Changes After Mindfulness

By Michael Forrester Mindfulness-based teachings have shown benefits in everything from inflammatory disorders to central nervous system dysfunction and even cancer. Training groups in mindfulness has become a powerful tool in preventative intervention. Researchers at the University of Cincinnati (UC) are studying how cognitive therapy that uses mindfulness techniques serve as an alternative to pharmaceuticals….

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Whole Foods Aligns With Monsanto To Support Lackluster GMO Labeling Legislation

By Alexis Henning New legislation that would override Vermont’s mandatory GMO labeling laws have unearthed a new shady prospect; a Monsanto and Whole Foods compromise.  Two members of the Senate Committee of Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry – Chairman Sen. Pat Roberts (KS) and Ranking Member Sen. Debbie Stabenow (MI) — created a “compromise” in a…

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Is “Intolerance of Uncertainty” Making You Anxious?

  By Jake Van Der Borne “It ain’t no use putting up your umbrella till it rains!” – Alice Caldwell Rice Worry, stress, anxiety…we all experience these at some point in our lives. It is hard not to: on a daily basis, we are inundated with bad news about crime, the declining economy, high unemployment, accidents, and natural…

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Emails reveal role of Monsanto in Séralini study retraction

By Claire Robinson Editor at the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology invited Monsanto scientists to review a study that found toxic effects from Monsanto products, reports French newspaper Le Monde In September 2012 the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) published the research of a team led by the French biologist Professor Gilles-Eric Séralini, which…

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How To Grow Pineapples Like a Pro!

By Pamela Bofferding Pineapples are delicious and nutritious—they’re great when used in smoothies, muffins, or baked goods (find even more recipes here). They provide 105% of your daily value of Vitamin C, they’re high in Manganese and Thiamin, and studies have shown that three servings per day can prevent age-related macular degeneration. Pineapples are also hearty,…

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Incarceration or Rehabilitation: What Works Best?

Society has a problem on its hands. In 2006, alcohol and drugs were associated with 78% of all violent crimes, 83% of property crimes and 77% of public order, immigration or weapons offenses and probation/parole violations.  Substance abuse among offenders continues to concern policy makers because of its high prevalence and its effect on criminal…

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Balancing Tea and Coffee Lowers Incidence of Metabolic Disorders

By Mae Chan Latest research has suggested that on balance, coffee and tea intake may lower the incidence of metabolic disorders and exert a protective effect on health. These effects have been credited to their antioxidant content. Phenolic compound content has also been implicated as has the formation of melanoidins during the roasting process. High…

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