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Green Smoothies Are a Danger to your Health

I just want to recommend the Townsend Letter to anyone who is interested in cutting edge health information. This article published in Jan 2015 is very timely. I have a lot of friends who have succumbed to this health fad, so it is really good to have a clear picture laid out for us as to exactly how our bodies deal with the oxalate acid that green smoothies are full of.

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The Green Smoothie Fad:
This Road to Health Hell is Paved with Toxic Oxalate Crystals

by William Shaw, PhD
Source: Townsend Letter Jan 2015

Internet news this past fall indicated the conviction of an oncologist who attempted to kill her boyfriend who was involved with another woman. The weapon of choice was ethylene glycol, popularly known as antifreeze, which had been placed in his coffee. Although emergency measures saved his life, extensive deposits of oxalate crystals, the main toxic metabolite of ethylene glycol, had caused extensive kidney and liver damage, reducing the man’s lifespan by about half.

A Child’s Food Preferences Begin in the Womb

A Child’s Food Preferences Begin in the Womb

Source: The Guardian How a child's food preferences begin in the womb Tests have shown that what a woman eats during her pregnancy is easily detectable in her amniotic fluid, and the foetus develops a taste for familiar flavours It may be a survival mechanism that's come back to bite us o ...

Beeturia: Low Stomach Acid

Beeturia: Low Stomach Acid

Do The Beet Test: How to Tell if You Have Low Stomach Acid & Weak Digestion reposted from www.tarawarner.com by Heather Gardner www.consciousearthcompany.com I’m sure you’ve been there. The moment when, in fright and fear, sure that you have some ghastly ailment; you reach for the phone ...

The War on Health: The FDA’s Cult of Tyranny

The War on Health: The FDA’s Cult of Tyranny

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Beautiful Guernseys at Hurdlebrook Dairy

Beautiful Guernseys at Hurdlebrook Dairy

Hurdlebrook Dairy - Raw Milk from Somerset from Mark Whatmore, Yoho Media on Vimeo. Hurdlebrook Dairy in Somerset is home to a beautiful herd of Guernsey cows who produce some of the most delicious milk imaginable. The milk is sold raw - cooled, but otherwise untreated. It has a unique texture a ...

Apple Pectin for Radioprotection

Apple Pectin for Radioprotection

Source: Institute of Science in Society A group of doctors and scientists risked their lives and careers to help children living in the most contaminated areas of the Chernobyl fallout and discovered a simple treatment that clears the radionuclides from their bodies, offering hope for future gene ...

Superfoods to Protect Against EMFs

Superfoods to Protect Against EMFs

With the levels of low-level electromagnetic pollution on the rise I thought I should share some of my favorite superfoods that help to protect against toxic wireless radiation. They include a list of foods high in antioxidants including melatonin, vitamin C, vitamin E, glutathione and superoxid ...

Tulsi (Indian Basil) Works as Anti-Radiation Medicine

Tulsi (Indian Basil) Works as Anti-Radiation Medicine

Source: newstopnight.in Tulsi can be used as Anti-Radiation Medicine: DRDO As per the study by scientists of the Defence Research and Development Organization (DRDO), the herbal plant holi ‘Tulsi’ (Indian Basil), used as a home remedy for cough, cold and other ailments, has a higher healin ...

Edible Oil Wars: Palm Oil Plantations ‘Biological Deserts’

Edible Oil Wars: Palm Oil Plantations ‘Biological Deserts’

Are You Eating Dirty Oil? The Environmental Impacts of the Palm Oil Industry Source: www.onegreenplanet.org Borneo is the third largest island in the world, and forty years ago it was covered with dense rainforest. As you read this, loggers in the Borneo rainforest are chopping down the tr ...

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Cause Colony Collapse Disorder

Neonicotinoid Pesticides Cause Colony Collapse Disorder

Source: www.mongabay.com Researchers recreate bee collapse with pesticide-laced corn syrup Scientists with the Harvard School of Public Health (HSPH) have re-created the mysterious Colony Collapse Disorder in several honeybee hives simply by giving them small doses of a popular pesticide, ...