Four years, 19 countries, and 24 experts in anthropology, medicine, ecology, and health have exposed the roots of our DNA and how to prevent the modern world from making you sick. The health of our planet and ourselves has reached a critical point. Planet Earth is choking on chemicals and so are we. Most of us aren’t even close to the healthy vitality of our African ancestors. [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rf4vJKZXxn8?rel=0&showinfo=0]   Can we get back what we’ve lost? Well.org founder and creator of the Origins film, Pedram Shojai thinks so, but we need to act. “It is on us to bring balance,” Shojai narrates in...

In this Daily Show special report, Jon Stewart and Aasif Mandvi find out that greedy farmers have threatened the livelihood of Monsanto's heroic patent attorneys. Spoiler alert: It's hilarious! (Apologies for the 30 second ad.) Monsanto tells us that their products are about the best thing to come along since sliced bread. For years they've been promising that Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) would reduce pesticide use, increase yields, reduce water consumption, and offer foods that are more tasty and more nutritious. I wish they were right. But in the 20 years since GMO crops first came on the market, studies have found that they have...

Big beef is having a cow over this. The USDA and the US Department of Health & Human Services are updating their dietary guidelines, as they do every 5 years. But this time, as far Big Beef is concerned, something has gone terribly wrong. It all started innocently enough, when the 2015 Dietary Guidelines for Americans Committee decided to recommend that the guidelines include, for the first time, sustainability in their recommendations. If the U.S. government did indeed recommend food that is good for both our health and the environment, the impact would be felt in schools and other government facilities across...

By Douglas Main for Newsweek New research shows there is a strong correlation between water fluoridation and the prevalence of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, or ADHD, in the United States. It’s the first time that scientists have systematically studied the relationship between the behavioral disorder and fluoridation, the process wherein fluoride is added to water to prevent cavities. The study, published in the journal Environmental Health, found that states with a higher portion of artificially fluoridated water had a higher prevalence of ADHD. This relationship held up across six different years examined. The authors, psychologists Christine Till and Ashley Malin at Toronto’s...

By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmedinfo.com Turmeric has been used in India for over 5,000 years, which is likely why still today both rural and urban populations have some of the lowest prevalence rates of Alzheimer's disease (AD) in the world. A recent study on patients with AD found that less than a gram of turmeric daily, taken for three months, resulted in 'remarkable improvements.' Alzheimer's Disease: A Disturbingly Common Modern Rite of Passage  A diagnosis of Alzheimer's disease (AD), sadly, has become a rite of passage in so-called developed countries.  AD is considered the most common form of dementia,...

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Four years, 19 countries, and 24 experts in anthropology, medicine, ecology, and health have exposed the roots of our DNA and how to prevent...