Government requires real milk to be labeled “imitation milk” if it doesn’t contain additives

In a unanimous decision on March 20, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit vindicated Ocheesee Creamery’s free speech rights when it reversed a district court’s decision that prevented the creamery from telling its customers the truth about the products it sells. Ocheesee Creamery is a small, all-natural dairy farm located in rural […]

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* One-half of American children with autism by 2025?—According to a Massachussetts Institute of Technology researcher, if autism cases proceed at the same rate as today, half of all American children will be autistic by 2025. The cause? Glyphosate, Monsanto’s toxic Roundup herbicide, massively used in conventional farming, and which has piled up throughout the food chain. Extensive […]

Raw milk—good signs and bad signs from 5 years ago—you decide

Perusing through a November, 2007 issue of AcresUSA, it was interesting to note what was happening as people came to recognize that raw milk is far more nutritious than pasteurized milk. True, pasteurization kills bad bacteria. Unfortunately, it also kills beneficial bacteria, and studies have recently revealed that those beneficial bacteria are very important for […]

Old revelations about today’s physical degeneration

The book Nutrition and Physical Degeneration by Weston A. Price, DDS, is a monumental work that is the result of decades of travels by Mr. and Mrs Price to study healthy primitive people in remote villages, windswept islands, barren ranges and other out-of-the way places in 14 countries. His mission was to find out why the indigenous people […]

Wonder why the war on raw milk?

Wars, wars and more wars. One would think the U.S. is involved in enough perpetual wars. The war on poverty, war on drugs, war on terrorism, war on tobacco, and on and on—none of which has proved beneficial to life on the earth, seas and air generally, and health particularly. But for years now, the […]

Research once again shows milk does not build strong bones

New research on milk conducted in Sweden is sure to make the dairy industry angry, but only solidifies earlier research on the subject. It also backs up claims made by many nutritionists for the past 50 years. Dare we say it? Milk—or we should say modern milk—does not provide a net gain of calcium in […]

Consider foods to avoid

Googling different sources after reading an article about foods that ‘experts’ will never eat, I discovered that while it is impossible to avoid all foods named, there was a consensus on a few undesirable foods that you may find best for you and your children to eliminate or use sparingly. * CANNED TOMATOES–If you can’t get foods preserved […]

U.S. Least Healthy of 17 ‘Wealthy’ Countries

Despite spending more per capita of any country in the world, Americans have the worst health outcomes of any of the countries surveyed, according to a major report by the National Research Council and the Institute of Medicine. Included in the study besides the U.S. were Canada, Australia, Japan and several European countries. U.S. citizens […]

Deadly Pharma Drugs Setting Records

Most people have heard by now that opiate-based painkillers such as hydrocodone and oxycontin, both prescribed and abused, kill more people in a year than auto accidents. And these Pharma drugs have long caused more fatalities than all illegal drugs combined. Those records aren’t so new anymore.So why do the fatalities continue to increase? And […]

Organic Giants ‘Missing in Action’

Election day is just over two weeks away and with it comes California’s Proposition 37, a massively supported voters initiative to require labeling for all foods containing genetically modified ingredients. One would think that self-proclaimed organic ‘heroes’ such as Trader Joe’s, Whole Foods, Driscoll’s, Newman’s Own and Hain’s Celestial would be in the forefront of […]