Obesity is Now a Greater Health Concern than Hunger

Obesity is Now a Greater Health Concern than Hunger






Obesity is Now a Greater Health Concern than Hunger Our Industrialized Food System Promotes Both Obesity and Malnourishement  The industrialization and centralization of food production was done to increase farmers’ capacity to grow more food at a lower cost. But, a core principle was lost in this efficiency equation, that of food quality and nutrient density. Today, […]






Sit Less, Stand Up, Move More, Avoid Sugar, Live Longer

Sit Less, Stand Up, Move More, Avoid Sugar, Live Longer






Sit Less, Stand Up, Move More, Avoid Sugar, Live Longer Recent research reveals that 52% of Americans are now either pre-diabetic or diabetic. A Key symptom of both is insulin and leptin resistance, a situation in which the human body can no longer read the signals from these important energy-regulating hormones. According to Dr. Robert […]






Choosing Real (Organic) Food

Choosing Real (Organic) Food






Choosing Real (Organic) Food For many people, eating healthy means eating Organic (Real Food) whenever possible, but choosing only Organic foods can take effort and be costly. The Big Q: When does it make the most sense? The Big A: Experts from the University of Texas suggest feeding young children Organic foods whenever possible to […]






Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge

Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge






Opioid Addiction is America’s Public Health Challenge The medical Doctor nominated to head the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) told Senators last Wednesday that his 1st priority would be tackling the opioid crisis, and he pledged that science will prevail at the agency despite his extensive financial ties to medical companies it regulates. But […]






Residential Property Sales & Leasing in UAE to be Exempt from VAT

Residential Property Sales & Leasing in UAE to be Exempt from VAT






Residential Property Sales & Leasing in UAE to be Exempt from VAT $GLD, $SLV, $PLAT The 1st sale of new residential property in the country will be subject to the Zero rate of VAT. Investment Gold, Silver and Platinum will also be Zero-rated. Supplies of residential property including sales and leasing in the UAE will be […]






Staying Healthy on a Cruise Vacation

Staying Healthy on a Cruise Vacation






Staying Healthy on a Cruise Vacation The Big Q: Booked on or planning a Cruise? They are a great, relaxing, do not-worry-about-a-thing kind of vacation that millions of Americans love and enjoy. And with about 30 embarkation points across the nation, chances are 1 is within easy reach. At most, a cruise port is just […]






Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs






Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs $MON This is GMO Awareness Week, and GMO proponents claim that GE (genetic engineering) is “safe and beneficial,” and that it advances the agriculture industry. They also claim that GMOs, or GE foods, help ensure the global food supply and sustainability. The Big Q: Is there any truth to […]






American’s Financial Expectations at Odds with Reality

American’s Financial Expectations at Odds with Reality






American’s Financial Expectations at Odds with Reality A new survey finds our expectations at odds with the financial reality of today’s retirees Setting a retirement savings goal can feel like a crap shoot. How can you calculate your expenses, especially for health care, five, 10, 50 years from now? If you’ve punted, you have company. […]






Update: Lighting Specialty Company, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK)

Update: Lighting Specialty Company, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK)






Update: Lighting Specialty Company, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK) $SLTK Now Downgraded target 80c Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK) focuses on the research, design, development, and manufacturing of advanced and energy efficient indoor horticulture lighting and ancillary equipment in the United States and internationally. The company offers old digital ballasts; metal halide, and mercury vapor and high-pressure […]






Specialty Lighting Company, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK) Announces Record Earnings, Still Losses Money

Specialty Lighting Company, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK) Announces Record Earnings, Still Losses Money






Specialty Lighting Company, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK) Announces Record Earnings $SLTK Now Downgraded target 80c Friday, Solis Tek Inc. (OTCMKT:SLTK), a leading provider of digital lighting equipment for hydroponic cannabis cultivation, reported record revenues for the year ended December 31, 2016 of $8,563,751 compared to revenue of $7,713,456 in 2015. This represents an 11% increase […]






Stone Barns Center Releases Its 1st Book: “Letters to a Young Farmer”

Stone Barns Center Releases Its 1st Book: “Letters to a Young Farmer”






 Stone Barns Center Releases Its 1st Book: “Letters to a Young Farmer” Today, Stone Barns Center for Food and Agriculture released Letters to a Young Farmer,  a book which compiles insight from some of the most influential farmers, writers, and leaders in the food system in an anthology of essays and letters. The United States is on the […]






Harvard’s School of Public Health Urges Eating Organic

Harvard’s School of Public Health Urges Eating Organic






Harvard’s School of Public Health Urges Eating Organic Besides air, water and shelter, the other basic human essential is food. For centuries, the biggest human challenges were getting enough of it and obtaining the nutrients necessary from it to maintain good health. Now, the world is faced with a food conundrum that was likely (hopefully) unforeseen […]






Live a Longer, Healthier Life

Live a Longer, Healthier Life






Live a Longer, Healthier Life Want to live a longer, healthier life? Try these simple and easy lifestyle recommendations “Stay up to date on immunizations, screening exams for specific types of cancer, and screening blood tests for conditions such as diabetes and HIV,” said Dr. Paul Erwin, head of the department of public health at […]






Eat Smart Foods for a Healthy Heart

Eat Smart Foods for a Healthy Heart






Eat Smart Foods for a Healthy Heart February is American Heart Month, and the ideal time to begin to make healthier food swaps Simple food swaps can save your life. That is the conclusion of a new double-blind randomized controlled trial published in the British Journal of Nutrition that found even small dietary changes can […]






Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease

Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease






Insulin Is the Real Reason for Heart Disease In Y 2013 Ivor Cummins, a biochemical engineer with a background in medical device engineering and leading teams in complex problem solving, ran into health problems. His serum ferritin was very high, which is a potent risk factor for heart disease, as were his liver enzymes. After […]






Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp

Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp






Some Tips on How to Keep Aging Pets Sharp There are many things you can do to help your dog or cat maintain good mental function for as long as possible, and delay the onset and progression of cognitive decline. 1. Feed a nutritionally balanced, species-appropriate diet that includes omega-3 essential fats, such as krill […]






Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health

Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health






Revolutionary Plan: Teach Nutrition in School to Foster Good Health “Let food be thy Medicine.”–Hippocrates, the founder of modern Medicine, meaning Eat Real Food Most medical schools in the United States do not teach nutrition. Several programs are now addressing this shortcoming by including cooking classes in their curriculum. The hope is that by teaching […]






Chances are You Only Think You Eat Healthy

Chances are You Only Think You Eat Healthy






Chances are You Only Think You Eat Healthy The good news? Americans think they are eating well; in fact, 60% say they eat a very healthy diet. The bad news? Perception and reality may not be aligned. As recent research conducted by ORC International on behalf of supplements leader MegaFood finds, 62% OF U.S. ADULTS […]






Starting to Feel Sick, This is What to Eat

Starting to Feel Sick, This is What to Eat






Starting to Feel Sick, This is What to Eat Hippocrates, the Father of Modern Medicine, is credited with saying: “Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” That advice, which dates to 400 BC, still prevails today add to that really good water from Penta 5 USA. It is particularly relevant when you are […]






Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers

Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers






Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers Let’s say you’re a farmer in the Midwest, growing conventional Corn and Soybean. Times are tough right now. Prices are low. If only you were selling Organic Soybeans and Corn. They are worth almost twice as much, per bushel, as your conventional crops. So why not grow […]






St. Louis’ Panera Bread (NASDA:PNRA) Removes Artificial Ingredients from Menu

St. Louis’ Panera Bread (NASDA:PNRA) Removes Artificial Ingredients from Menu






St. Louis’ Panera Bread (NASDA:PNRA) Removes Artificial Ingredients from Menu $PNRA Friday, Panera Bread Co. (NASDAQ:PNRA) said it had removed artificial ingredients from its food menu and Panera at Home products in the United States. The company said in August that by the year end it would remove artificial flavors and colors, preservatives and sweeteners […]






Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’

Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’






Exercise: Variety is the ‘Spice of Life’ The experts say to build an exercise habit that will last a lifetime, look for an activity you really enjoy and then team up with others who provide you with social interaction during your workout and reward and motivation to continue the process. “If you haven’t found something […]






The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics

The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics






The Key Reason Live Trading News Covers a Wide Variety of Topics Many readers have ask us why we cover political and health issues when our primary focus is on the financial markets. The Key reason is that all these fields are connected, we do not have free market forces anymore. Virtually everything is manipulated, from […]






American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl

American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl






American Industrial Farming Can Create Another Dust Bowl $TSN, $CORN, $WEAT, $SOYB The Great Depression of the 1930’s was tough for most Americans, and farmers were really hard hit. Plowing up the Southern Plains to grow crops turned out to be a massive miscalculation that led to enormous suffering. In that circumstance 3 consecutive droughts […]






Vow to Eat Healthy this Year, Halt the Aging Process

Vow to Eat Healthy this Year, Halt the Aging Process






Vow to Eat Healthy this Year, Halt the Aging Process $FB, $TWTR Take note: Magnesium is vitally important for biological function and optimal human health. If you are lacking in cellular magnesium, it can lead to the deterioration of your cellular metabolic function, which can cause more serious health problems. Magnesium is vital for the […]






High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Stroke & Heart Attack

High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of  Stroke & Heart Attack






High Blood Pressure Increases Risk of Stroke & Heart Attack Yoga may help reduce blood pressure in people who are at risk for developing hypertension, a new study finds. “Patients with pre-hypertension [slightly elevated blood pressure] are likely to develop hypertension [high blood pressure] unless they improve their lifestyle,” said study author Dr. Ashutosh Angrish […]






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 […]