THE DORITO EFFECT – THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT FOOD AND FLAVOR

by Dr. Mercola, Guest Waking Times  In his book “The Dorito Effect: The Surprising New Truth About Food and Flavor,” award-winning journalist and author, Mark Schatzker, investigates the introduction of flavor into the industrialized food supply. An investigative journalist by profession, Schatzker’s curiosity about flavor led him to eventually write two books addressing this issue. The first, “Steak: One Man’s Search for the World’s Tastiest Piece of Beef” was, as the title implies, about steak. “I got deep into the science of flavor [and] the science of how we perceive flavor. But I also [asked a] question that we rarely ask, which … Continue reading THE DORITO EFFECT – THE SURPRISING TRUTH ABOUT FOOD AND FLAVOR

REAL FOOD IS A POTENT ALLY AGAINST DEPRESSION

by Dr. Mercola, Guest Waking Times According to the World Health Organization, depression is now the leading cause of ill health and disability worldwide,1,2 affecting an estimated 322 million people globally, including more than 16 million Americans, 6 million of which are seniors.3 Statistics also reveal we’re not being particularly effective when it comes to prevention and treatment. Worldwide, rates of depression increased by 18 percent between 2005 and 2015.4 If you or someone you love is struggling with depression or some other mental health problem, remember that your diet is a foundational aspect that must not be overlooked. As noted in a 2015 … Continue reading REAL FOOD IS A POTENT ALLY AGAINST DEPRESSION

World’s top 5 ‘most evil’ corporations

  image edited by Fernando Kaskais Jeff Bezos, founder and chief executive officer of Amazon, poses as he stands atop a supply truck during a photo opportunity at the premises of a shopping mall in the southern Indian city of Bangalore © Abhishek N. Chinnappa / Reuters Most companies become successful thanks to their stellar reputations. But not always. RT Business scraped the bottom of the barrel to find the most hated companies trending on the internet. Monsanto The company that needs no introduction, creator of DDT and Agent Orange, Monsanto is one the world’s largest pesticide and GMO seed … Continue reading World’s top 5 ‘most evil’ corporations

Nestle accused of using JUNK SCIENCE to market infant formula products to gullible women

  (Natural News) Swiss food giant Nestle is coming under fire for misleading consumers using nutritional claims regarding its infant formulas. by: Isabelle Z. A report by the Dutch group Changing Markets Foundation and Globalization Monitor that investigated the way Nestle markets infant formula around the world found that their health claims regarding nutrition and ingredients were based on marketing strategies rather than scientific evidence. They reached their conclusion after studying more than 70 Nestle baby milk product across 40 countries. The firm often boasts of its commitment to science, but the report accuses them of manipulating people’s emotional responses to sell their … Continue reading Nestle accused of using JUNK SCIENCE to market infant formula products to gullible women

PROVOCATIVE ARTWORK REVERSES ROLES BETWEEN HUMANS AND ANIMALS

by Vic Bishop, Staff Writer Waking Times  One of the most effective techniques psychologists use in conflict resolution is role reversal, which helps people to see the other’s perspective and to empathize with them. Empathy is something that is seriously deficient in our modern world, especially when it comes to the treatment of animals. From factory farming and concentrated animal feeding operations, to big hunting and ivory poaching, to ocean bottom trawling and dolphin slaughters, to the incineration of rainforests, animals in general have a tough lot here on planet earth with all of us humans. Art in our culture often fills the role … Continue reading PROVOCATIVE ARTWORK REVERSES ROLES BETWEEN HUMANS AND ANIMALS

Here’s why your body stores more fat in certain places

Alexandre Cabanel’s Birth of Venus demonstrates the female propensity to store fat in the thighs. Google Art Project We’re talkin’ bout sex (hormones), baby. By Sara Chodosh Every January, fat’s in the crosshairs of health columnists, fitness magazines, and desperate Americans. This year, PopSci looks at the macronutrient beyond its most negative associations. What’s fat good for? How do we get it to go where we want it to? Where does it wander when it’s lost? This, my friends, is Fat Month. We’re a little obsessed with moving fat around. And no, we’re not talking about stealing bags of liposuction leftovers to make soap. As a … Continue reading Here’s why your body stores more fat in certain places

The world’s insatiable demand for chocolate has Colombia gearing up production – but heavy metals remain a huge concern for importers

January 10, 2018 by: Jhoanna Robinson (Natural News) The accumulation of heavy metals such as cadmium in food is a major issue in scientific communities and international food organizations, due to the high toxicological risks to consumers, and because there is no detailed record of such contaminants’ actual content. This is why researchers at Universidad Pedagógica y Tecnológica de Colombia felt the need to conduct a study, so as to be able to find out the concentration of cadmium in products such as table chocolate, which is produced and consumed greatly at the regional and national levels in Colombia. (Related: Original cacao is ancient treasure of chocolate … Continue reading The world’s insatiable demand for chocolate has Colombia gearing up production – but heavy metals remain a huge concern for importers