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Why Are Organic Products Better Than Non-Organic Products?

Organic production refers to the way the food products, be it agricultural produce or livestock, are cultivated. In the organic processes, the produce is kept away from any artificial additives. The fertilizers and pesticides used are natural and not chemical. The livestock raised organically for milk, eggs or meat are given organic feed and are kept free of growth hormones and antibiotics. Looking to improve your health? Organic products can make help to improve your health.  Here's how...


ROUNDUP In Wine: Toxic Chemical Glyphosate Found In 100% Of California Wines Tested

It seems Monsanto’s toxic chemical glyphosate has now found its way into wine. It isn’t surprising, however, seeing as how grapes are pesticide and herbicide-laden.Glyphosate has been showing up in foods both directly sprayed, and even foods that haven’t been sprayed, such as organic produce. It is the active ingredient in Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide and has been used since 1974.Recent research has suggested that glyphosate will “likely remain the most widely applied [herbicide] worldwide for years to come, and interest will grow in quantifying ecological and human health impacts.” The study showed that in 2014, farmers sprayed enough glyphosate to apply 0.8 pounds of the chemical to every acre of cultivated cropland in the U.S. 100 Percent of Wine Tested Contained Glyphosate A supporter of Moms Across...


Monsanto Loses Critical Case Roundup Weedkiller Case; Jury Awards $290M to Cancer Victim

San Francisco jurors just ruled that that Roundup, the most popular weedkillers worldwide, gave a former school groundskeeper terminal cancer.The court awarded him $289 million in damages.  With one main objective - to punish the agricultural company Monsanto.Dewayne Johnson's victory Friday could set a massive precedent for thousands of other cases claiming Monsanto's famous herbicide causes non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.Johnson's case was the first to go to trial because doctors said he was near death. And in California, dying plaintiffs can be granted expedited trials.Doctors weren't sure Johnson would live long enough to see his trial."He's going to live the rest of that time in extreme comfort," Litzenburg said.After the verdict, Monsanto issued a statement saying it stands by the studies that suggest Roundup does not cause cancer. (SUCH...

The Best Ways to Utilize Coconut Sugar

Benefits of Coconut Sugar and Their Uses

Nowadays, it is becoming clear that coconut sugar is a much better alternative to ordinary table sugar. Well, its many health benefits can explain its increasing popularity. Then again, some people, when making a switch, don’t really have an idea how to use coconut sugar.For that reason, we created this guide. Here are some of the benefits of coconut sugar and their uses along with their applications. Bread and Pastries When it comes to baking, coconut sugar has a wide range of uses. These include sweetening pastries, darkening the color of bread, and even binding water in a dough to keep it moist. Without it, what would happen to the baking industry?Beverages Coconut sugar is used in beverages like sports drinks, teas, coffees, and soft drinks as a sweetener....


A Natural Soap Makes a Big Difference – Why natural is so much better…

Soap makers can be anyone from multi-national corporations, small businesses to weekend DIY health fanatics. The way they each produce soap, and the environments they make them in can drastically affect both the quality and benefits of the soap.Most importantly, the soap we use can affect our health. One of the main ways your body acquires nutrients, other than eating, is transdermally— through the skin. Your skin is your largest organ—22 square feet on average—and 60 percent of the substances you put on it is eventually absorbed into the bloodstream. This semipermeable membrane allows us to absorb vitamins and minerals, but, unfortunately, it absorbs harmful chemicals we put on it, too.Chemicals in common soaps are no joke. They can disrupt our hormones, promote allergies, lead...