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Is it Time for Your Flu Shot or Extra Nutrition?

By Michelle Goldstein It’s that time of year: flu season. Pharmacies are advertising their flu shots. Medical groups and physicians urge patients to get their vaccinations. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends that everyone get vaccinated, including newborns, pregnant women, children and the elderly. Is there a better, safer way? What are…

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Just One Raw Egg Per Day Reduces The 5th Leading Cause of Death

By Natasha Longo When it comes to recommendations on healthy food choices, the last reputable source is often public health. This usually stems from a lack of integrity and biased conclusions forced upon public officials by special interests. Our society’s bias against saturated fat and cholesterol has become so strong that we often forget that…

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In Rush To Lay Blame, Media Ignores Positive Community Movement In Flint, Michigan

By Chris “Kikila” Perrin Flint, MI — Like any moment of catastrophe that flitters through the mainstream media, the Flint Water Crisis cannot be boiled down to a moment. With media focus on the disaster coming long after it began and waning before it comes to a conclusion, the long-term effects of what Flint citizens are experiencing is…

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The 14 Best Foods You Can Grow In a Survival Garden

By Lizzie Bennett Although all vegetables are good for us some are more nutrient dense than others. As a general guide the more vibrant the colour the more packed with minerals and vitamins a vegetable is. Dark green ‘curly’ cabbage trumps light green every time. There’s no order of merit or nutrition to the following…

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Prepping And Food Insecurity: 1 In 6 Americans Go To Bed Hungry

By Lizzie Bennett Do a search for images of malnutrition on any search engine and you will most likely come up with pictures of wide-eyed, big-bellied babies from some part  of the developing world. Rarely will you see a child from California, Sydney or London in those images, yet increasingly there are people in the…

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Top 12 Foods That Prevent Breast Cancer

By April McCarthy No healthy diet is foolproof against cancer, but research suggests that more than any supplement or vitamin, getting certain nutrients through eating whole foods can help block tumors. In fact, diet may even play a greater role than weight management in breast cancer prevention. The World Health Organization (WHO) has predicted that…

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More Evidence Proves Nutrition Beats Vaccines in Preventing Disease

By Michelle Goldstein Several doctors are beginning to speak out against the danger of vaccines. In her recently released bestselling book A Mind of Your Own, holistic, functional medicine trained psychiatrist Kelly Brogan explains why she opposes vaccinations. Brogan shares a fascinating example of how the nutrient selenium was used to prevent and treat Keshan…

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Do It Yourself: How To Make Nutritious Homemade Meals-Ready-To-Eat (MRE’s)

By Tess Pennington Editor’s Note from SHTFplan.com: Though often touted as the only meal you need to store, MRE’s (Meals-Ready-To-Eat) have serious drawbacks as highlighted in Here’s What Happens When You Eat Nothing but MRE’s. To be sure, there is a time and place for pre-packaged MRE’s and we certainly recommend having some in stock in…

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