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Shocking Ingredients in McDonald’s French Fries

Shocking Ingredients in McDonald’s French Fries

It would be fair to assume that there are three ingredients in McDonald’s French fries: potatoes, oil, and salt. But if you assumed that you’d be far from correct. Starting last year McDonald’s began a transparency campaign most likely to create a more health- and consumer-conscious image of the corporation. As a result the company has made their ingredient lists and processing techniques available on their website. Out of curiosity, I had to know exactly what is in those fries. Read More »

1 in 68 Children Now Has a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Why?

1 in 68 Children Now Has a Diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder. Why

With rates of the disorder yet again rising according to new CDC numbers, a look at how doctors are diagnosing autism spectrum disorder in children, and what might be done better Rates of autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are not creeping up so much as leaping up. New numbers just released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reveal that one in 68 children now has a diagnosis of ASD—a 30 percent increase in just two years. In 2002, about one in 150 children was considered autistic and in 1991 the figure was one in 500. Read More »

Sars Research Lab Loses 2,000 Tubes of Killer Virus

Sars Research Lab Loses 2,000 Tubes of Killer Virus

A prestigious research institute in France said it had lost thousands of tubes of samples of the deadly Sars coronavirus. A routine inventory check at Paris' Pasteur Institute revealed that 2,349 tubes containing fragments of the virus responsible for the deaths of 774 people in 2002 were missing, the centre named after French chemist Louis Pasteur said. Read More »

Discover the Power of Alpha Lipoic Acid for Removing Heavy Metals, Taming Diabetes and Protecting Against Alzheimer’s

Discover the Power of Alpha Lipoic Acid for Removing Heavy Metals, Taming Diabetes and Protecting Against Alzheimer’s

With diabetes, cardiovascular disease and neurological disorders reaching epidemic proportions, natural remedies that combat these health concerns are in high demand. Alpha lipoic acid (ALA) can help with these pressing issues and more. This formidable antioxidant has also shown promise in curbing osteoporosis, reducing the damage caused by stroke, as well as preventing and treating Alzheimer’s disease. Read More »

How to Customize Your Root Cellar Storage

How to Customize Your Root Cellar Storage

Keep your produce fresh and organized with by building a root cellar storage system fit to your space. If you’ve built a top-notch root cellar, you’ll want to build a top-notch storage system to keep your vegetables fresh and accessible. Because you can’t predict your harvest from year to year, build keep flexibility in mind. These building plans include ventilated shelves, drawers and bins to accommodate different types of produce, but you can customize them to fit your space and needs. Also try this storage system in your pantry, garage or other space. Read More »

Fresh Fukushima leakage: over 200 tons of radioactive water pumped wrong way

Fresh Fukushima leakage over 200 tons of radioactive water pumped wrong way

Some 203 tons of highly radioactive water have been erroneously pumped at the crippled Fukushima nuclear power plant to the basement of an engineering and utilities service building, rather than to special-purpose storage tanks, according to the plant operator Tokyo Electric Power Company, TEPCO. But TEPCO points out that there is no further leakage threat, since the basement is in no way linked to drainage systems. Read More »

Japan to keep using nuclear power despite Fukushima disaster

Japan to keep using nuclear power despite Fukushima disaster

Japan on Friday said nuclear power would remain an important source of energy as the government approved a new Basic Energy Plan, the first policy of its kind since the 2011 Fukushima disaster. The government of conservative Prime Minister Shinzo Abe said atomic generation would resume once regulators were sure of the safety of each reactor, all of which were switched off after the tsunami-sparked catastrophe at the Fukushima plant. Read More »

Spanish-Style Riots Coming to a Country Near You

Spanish-Style Riots Coming to a Country Near You

Screams and sirens pierce the air as rocks, firecrackers, and sharp glass go flying in every direction. Police try to beat back the hordes of protesters by smashing indiscriminately into the crowd with their billy clubs. This was the scene recently in Madrid, Spain, as tens of thousands of people took to the streets to fight against the budget cuts and tax increases put into place by Mariano Rajoy, the current Prime Minister of Spain. The protesters chanted “no more cuts” as they demolished storefronts and threw firecrackers at police. Read More »

Is This New Device a Solution for Free Clean Drinking Water?

Is This New Device a Solution for Free Clean Drinking Water

Fresh water supplies are under assault on multiple fronts. Front page news at the moment are the effects of the ongoing droughts in California and Brazil - both are incredibly important areas to the global food supply. At the same time, corporate hoarding of fresh water is on the rise. At the heart of this initiative to make water a commodity is Nestle, whose former CEO clearly stated that water supplies should be privatized and that the right to fresh, clean water is not an essential human right. It becomes a dangerous possibility that companies such as Nestle would hoard supplies in order to artificially increase demand. Stephen Lendman succinctly states this when he calls Nestle a global water predator: Read More »

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