The Key Reasons Children are Obese

The Key Reasons Children are Obese






The Key Reasons Children are Obese Childhood obesity has more than 2X’d in children and 4X’d in adolescents over the past 30 years, says the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The Big Q: Why? The Big A: A study conducted by British researchers sought to find out. They discovered that some of the […]






Left Wing PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) Employees Crying Over Trump Victory

Left Wing PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) Employees Crying Over Trump Victory






Left Wing PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) Employees Crying Over Trump Victory $PEP The head of PepsiCo (NYSE:PEP) said Thursday her employees are in tears over Donald Trump’s victory in the Presidential election, and people are asking if they will be safe. CEO Indra Nooyi, a supporter of Democrat Hillary Clinton, said she has fielded a lot of […]






Vitamin called NR (nicotinamide riboside) said to Halt the Aging Process

Vitamin called NR (nicotinamide riboside) said to Halt the Aging Process






Vitamin called NR (nicotinamide riboside) said to Halt the Aging Process Today I learned that scientists discovered a new B vitamin that appears to boost cellular metabolism, improve muscle endurance, increase longevity, and protect our brain’s neurons, all while enhancing blood glucose tolerance and insulin sensitivity in diabetics. Researchers say that this recent discovery offers […]






Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry






Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry $DIS, $KO, $PEP $JPM Lives are at stake, the health and future of children hang in the balance in this Presidential election Walt Disney World recently tried to copy the sugar and soda industries’ marketing methodology, but ended up running for cover last year when the […]






Agro-Ecology: the Secret to Feeding the World Real Food

Agro-Ecology: the Secret to Feeding the World Real Food






Agro-Ecology: the Secret to Feeding the World Real Food A team of 900 scientists funded by the World Bank (WB) and United Nations (UN) determined that the use of GE (genetically engineered) crops is not a meaningful solution to the complex situation of world hunger. The scientists suggested that “agro-ecological” methods would provide the most […]






Foodies Guide to 2017

Foodies Guide to 2017






Foodies Guide to 2017 Sterling-Rice Group (SRG) has identified its top ten culinary trends that will stand out on restaurant menus, expand onto grocery shelves, and attract consumer attention across the U.S. in 2017. Broad and growing interest in wellness and the environment, as well as a strong desire to connect with international cultures, continue […]






Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable

Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable






Economic Watch Shows China’s Economy is Stable China’s rising M-M inflation and narrower decline in producer prices in August have provided fresh evidence of a steadying economy, experts said. China’s consumer price index (CPI), a main gauge of inflation, rose 0.1% in August on a M-M basis, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) announced last […]






Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease

Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease






Smoking Changes Human DNA Increasing Risk for Disease Researchers know that smoking alters your DNA methylation, but a recent study demonstrates how long those changes last and how widespread they can be. Lead researcher Dr. Stephanie London, Chief of the Epidemiology Branch at the National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences in Research Triangle Park, says: “We […]






Fuel Your Brain With Good Food

Fuel Your Brain With Good Food






Fuel Your Brain With Good Food There are 2 types of fuel the human body and brain can use to convert into energy. Either metabolized carbohydrates or fats may supply the brain and body with the energy it needs to survive. Although our brain can use both, there is evidence to suggest that the metabolic […]






Laughing Helps Us Learn New Things

Laughing Helps Us Learn New Things






Laughing Helps Us Learn New Things Psychology Today says laughter helps facilitate your capacity to learn new things. Especially for children, and that is why laughter is such an important part of their playful activities. It actually helps them learn new skills as they engage in play. Plus, laughter helps ensure they are in an […]






Travel Review: Granada, Spain

Travel Review: Granada, Spain






Travel Review: Granada, Spain Explores the Spanish city of Granada, finding art, culture and entertainment among its medieval streets Treading the winding, cobbled streets of Granada’s Albayzin District, with their narrow alleys, beautiful Moorish architecture and the iconic Alhambra in view, is like taking a step into Spain’s rich and mesmerizing past. Of course, the […]






Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight

Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight






Eat Right and Live Healthy, Optimize Eyesight Besides eating plenty of carotenoids-rich vegetables, Organic pastured egg yolks and omega-3 and astaxanthin-rich wild Alaskan Salmon, another really important dietary aspect is to normalize your blood sugar, as excessive sugar in your blood can pull fluid from the lens of your eye, affecting your ability to focus. It […]






Farm Aid 2016 Good Food From Family Farms

Farm Aid 2016 Good Food From Family Farms






Farm Aid 2016 Good Food From Family Farms Recognizing that severe economic conditions threaten commodity farmers across the country, Farm Aid 2016, which took place today at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, emphasized how collaboration and innovative problem-solving can strengthen food systems and family farmer livelihoods. The annual music and food festival celebrating family farmers […]






Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood

Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood






Cultured Vegetables, The Ultimate Superfood Eating cultured vegetables has increased in popularity among hipsters, millennials and baby boomers. Reports are that miso, sauerkraut (my favorite), pickles and kimchi, all bottled up and ready to go, have been flying off supermarket shelves as peoples’ understanding of the importance of gut health has become more widespread. Supplements, […]






Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets

Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets






Emotional Factors Can Sabotage the Best Diets They Key to addressing emotional eating disorders is awareness People who struggle with their weight know that it is not only at mealtime that they get into trouble; emotional factors can sabotage the best of diets. “Negative emotions often cause people to eat when they are bored, angry […]






The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation

The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation






The High Cost of Sleep-Deprivation Science may still be discovering the mechanisms behind why sleep is so important to your health. Sleep is a Key pillar of good health, equally important as healthy Real foods, pure water and exercise. An increasing number of studies demonstrate how sleep relates to our sleep-wake cycles and plays a […]






Personal Income, Wages, Salaries, Savings Advanced in July

Personal Income, Wages, Salaries, Savings Advanced in July






Personal Income, Wages, Salaries, Savings Advanced in July $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer spending increased for a fourth straight month in July amid strong demand for automobiles, pointing to a pickup in economic growth that could pave the way for the Federal Reserve to raise interest rates this year. The Commerce Department said Monday […]






Africa’s Great Escape

Africa’s Great Escape






Africa’s Great Escape Cape Town showcases the ultimate African adventure  Three times the size of New York and combining rare wildlife, undulating scenery and compelling history, Cape Town possesses an unrivaled sense of energy. Thanks to superb hosting skills during the FIFA World Cup 2010, South Africa’s “Mother City” has cast off old perceptions, to […]






Summering in London

Summering in London






Summering in London Here are some of good ways to enjoy the Summer months in London, one of Europe’s finest capital cities London is basking in a newfound glow having just stolen the Crown of most popular European capital from its rival Paris. After a spectacular couple of years featuring a royal wedding, a diamond […]






Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood

Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood






Eat Raspberries, They are a Superfood Studies recently released at the 2016 Experimental Biology conference in San Diego points to raspberries as a Superfood. In general, the studies found that Red raspberries have multiple health benefits ranging from fighting inflammation and boosting cardiovascular and liver function to keeping glucose levels in check. Below are the […]






US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows

US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows






US Consumer Prices Unchanged, Inflation Slows $DIA, $SPY, $QQQ, $VXX US consumer prices were unchanged in July as the cost of gasoline fell for the 1st time in 5 months and underlying inflation slowed, which could further diminish prospects of a US Fed interest rate increase this year. The Labor Department said Tuesday that the […]






Americans are Getting Heavier and Heavier

Americans are Getting Heavier and Heavier






Americans are Getting Heavier and Heavier Since the late 1980’s and early 1990’s, the average American has put on 15 or more additional pounds without getting any taller. Even 11-year-old kids aren’t immune from this weight plague, the study found. Girls are more than 7 pounds heavier even though their height is the same. Boys […]






At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities

At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities






At the Olympics? Don’t Let Illness Interfere with the Festivities About 500,000 people from around the world are travelling to the Olympics in Rio de Janeiro. And while Zika bearing mosquitoes are in the news, other bugs and health problems that Olympic athletes and spectators should bear in mind. The Big Q: What’s the biggest […]






People who are Thankful are Healthier

People who are Thankful are Healthier






People who are Thankful are Healthier “If thankfulness were a drug, it would be the world’s best-selling product with a health maintenance indication for every major organ system,”– Dr. P. Murali Doraiswamy, an expert in brain and mind health So, if you are serious about your wellbeing increase the frequency at which you feel and express […]






The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity

The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity






The Federal Government Subsidizes and Promotes Obesity $MON, $CAG, $KO, $PEP, $MCD Junk food is directly tied to the nation’s growing obesity crisis, it is heavily subsidized by the federal government, which makes sure it is cheap and plentiful, according to a new study. Junk foods (processed), including high-carb breads, cookies, donuts, sugary drinks, pizza, […]






People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?

People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom?






People are asking: What is causing Florida’s huge Algae Bloom? Blue-Green Algae is dangerous to people, pets and the environment The blue-green algae, aka cyanobacteria, can now be seen from space. And it can produce toxins that are harmful to humans and marine life. Skin rashes and respiratory issues can result from exposure to it, […]






Say NO to Soda

Say NO to Soda






Say NO to Soda “Just Say No” was a slogan minted by 1st Lady Nancy Reagan. The “Just Say No” advertising campaign Vs recreational drug use was prevalent through the 1980’s. Today, the same slogan is appropriate to discourage soda consumption. For people who struggle with weight or chronic health issues, replacing soda and other […]






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides

Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides






Big Chem and Big Ag are Dousing Our Food with Toxic Pesticides $MON, $FB, $TWTR The research shows that the long-term exposure to pesticides has been linked to infertility, birth defects, endocrine disruption, neurological disorders and cancer Common sense tells us that fewer pesticides in our food supply would result in improved health among the […]






Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?

Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why?






Americans Spend $30-B Annually on Alternative Medicine, Why? Consumers in the US spend about $30-B annually on alternative medicine, according to a newly published federal report from the 2012 National Health Interview Survey (NHIS), in which 44,743 individuals in the US aged 4 and above participated. The Big Q: Why do people in America spend […]






Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline

Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline






Pesticide Industry Adds to Bees Population Decline $MON, $BAYRY, $SYT Last week, Friends of the Earth (FoE) released a report, titled “Buzz Kill: How the Pesticide Industry is Clipping the Wings of Bee Protection Efforts Across the US.” The report, by Christopher Cook and Tiffany Finck-Haynes, details the pesticide industry’s outsized role in weakening and […]






Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed

Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed






Genes Control the Behavior & Health of Dogs, More Information Needed Recently researchers at Cornell University completed the largest genetic study of dogs ever undertaken by performing genetic mapping of 4,200 dogs, including purebreds, mixed breed, and stray dogs. The study examined 180,000 genetic markers that can help link specific inherited diseases with the genes responsible […]






Modena, Italia Home of Ferrari & Osteria Francescana

Modena, Italia Home of Ferrari & Osteria Francescana






Modena, Italia Home of Ferrari & Osteria Francescana $RACE Modena is a microcosm of everything that draws 48.5-M travelers to Italy annually. Travelers to the small Northern Italian City of Modena in Emilia-Romagna, Italy’s agricultural center can find the most coveted dinning reservation on Earth, at Osteria Francescana (the best restaurant in the world), visit the […]






Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators

Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators






Gardner’s, Farmers, Governments Innovating to Protect Wild Pollinators The US Food and Agriculture Organization’s (FAO) published data about 80% of all flowering plant species reproduce with the help of pollinator animals: Bees, Butterflies, Bats and Birds. This accounts for at least 33% of the world’s food crops, including tomatoes, pepper, strawberries, coffee, apples, carrots, almonds, […]






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them

Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, It is Killing Them






Americans Have a “Sweet” Tooth, I is Killing Them Americans have a “sweet tooth” and it’s killing them. The over consumption of sugar has been linked to a variety of chronic health problems such as heart disease, cancer, diabetes, and Alzheimer’s disease. It is almost impossible for Americans to avoid sweet stuff because their food […]






Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health

Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health






Junk Food Is Bad for Our Health The food industry uses tactics to create misleading data and other sales techniques, but it does not change the fact that junk food is bad for us. People who ate a diet focused on Mac & Cheese, processed lunch meat, sausage biscuits, mayonnaise and microwavable meals with unhealthy […]






Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High

Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High






Genetic Engineering Affects Environmental Change, the Stakes are High $MON There are widespread examples throughout history of pest control experiments gone very wrong. Today, the stakes are really high, as scientists are increasingly turning to GE (genetic engineering) techniques to affect environmental change. Already this year the Zika virus, which is carried by the Aedes […]






Bollywood Parks Dubai Reveals Attractions and Ticket Prices

Bollywood Parks Dubai Reveals Attractions and Ticket Prices






Bollywood Parks Dubai Reveals Attractions and Ticket Prices The world’s 1st Bollywood-themed park will open in October 2016 Bollywood Parks Dubai, a part of the upcoming theme park complex Dubai Parks and Resorts has revealed details about the attractions and rides that it will host. The world’s 1st Bollywood themed park, it will open along […]






So, What is Really Organic Food?

So, What is Really Organic Food?






So, What is Really Organic Food? Do not make the mistake of confusing the ‘Natural’ label with Organic standards. The ‘Natural’ label is not based on any standards at all, and is frequently misused by sellers of GE (genetically engineered) food products. Growers and manufacturers of Organic products bearing the USDA seal must meet the […]






CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT SINGAPORE’S CULTURAL CARNIVAL

CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT SINGAPORE’S CULTURAL CARNIVAL






CELEBRATE THE ARTS AT SINGAPORE’S CULTURAL CARNIVAL Inaugural Keong Saik Carnival to be held on28  May 28 comes with an old-fashioned bazaar and good food Keong Saik Carnival, a cultural event involving local and international vendors and performances, will be held for the 1st time along Keong Saik Road, a street touting high-end shophouse establishments. […]






Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine

Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine






Spices Are More Than Flavorings, They Are Also Medicine Shakespeare recognized this fact when he wrote in Hamlet: “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance; pray, love, remember.” More than 400 yrs later, scientific studies have confirmed that rosemary may indeed help preserve cognitive function. “You cannot go wrong with herbs and spices,” says Dr. Wendy Bazilian, […]






Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity

Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity






Good Nutrition Can Help Beat Stress and Add Productivity Tim Garrett explains why he believes the food you eat could be Key to regulating stress levels in the workplace Stress accounts for billions of dollars worth of lost productivity for companies across the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the world. Here I explain why stress […]






Commodities Industry Turns Trees into Cash and Waste

Commodities Industry Turns Trees into Cash and Waste






Commodities Industry Turns Trees into Cash, Fuel and Waste Deforestation is clearing our planet’s forests on a massive scale, often resulting in damage to the quality of the land. Forests still cover about 30% of the world’s land area, but huge areas are lost each year to commercial interests. The data shows that the world’s […]






Play God With Nature, Get Burned

Play God With Nature, Get Burned






Play God With Nature, Get Burned GMO food has been touted as the savior of the world; feed the hungry, make farming more profitable and minimize the use of pesticides, and it is safe. Lots of scientists have confirmed that GMO food is safe for consumption despite the public’s support for restrictions on such food […]






We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet

We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet






We Cannot Exercise Our Way Out Of A Poor Diet Being slim is not necessarily proof of being healthy. Metabolic dysfunction can strike anyone not following an really healthy diet. Carrying excess weight almost always guarantees one will suffer health problems. And so, this is why childhood obesity is a grave concern, as obese children […]






Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All

Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All






Soda Is Perhaps The Worst Processed Food Of All The Big Q: What happens when you drink Soda? Soda is on the list of the worst foods and drinks people can consume. A 20-oz bottle of Soda contains the equivalent of 16 teaspoons of sugar, typically in the form of high-fructose corn syrup (HFCS). The […]






Avoid The Risk Of Foodborne Diseases, aka Food Poisioning

Avoid The Risk Of Foodborne Diseases, aka Food Poisioning






Avoid The Risk Of Foodborne Diseases, aka Food Poisioning Every year about 130-K Americans gets sick, are hospitalized and 3,000 die of foodborne diseases, commonly known as food poisoning, according to the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The risk of picking up foodborne bugs at home can be reduced by following 10 […]






Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life

Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life






Expert Tips To Leading A Healthy Life The experts believe we can virtually eliminate your risk of cancer and chronic disease and significantly improve our chances of recovering from cancer by following some simple strategies, as follows: Eat Real Food: Seek to eliminate all processed food in our diet. Eat at least 33% of food […]