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Celery is one of the most nutritious foods you could ever consume, but in order to get the benefits of its nutrients, it should not be cooked. Raw celery is extremely high in fiber and fluids, making it ideal for hydrating the body, prevent Alzheimer’s disease, dissolves calculus, natural aphrodisiac, aiding in digestion, and even helping with chronic illnesses and diseases.

Nutritional Value of Celery

Celery are high in Vitamin A, and its stem are excellent source of Vitamins B1, B2, B6, and C. Celery nutrition also includes potassium, calcium, folic acid, phosphorous, and essential amino acids. It contains many other active compounds that promote health and well-being.

Health of Benefits of Celery Juice

Prevent Alzheimer’s Disease

The Luteolin in celery juice has also been shown in studies to be helpful in combating dementia. The reason for this is that it helps to reduce inflammation in the brain. These studies have suggested that eating celery or drinking celery juice can be a preventative measure and possibly a treatment for Alzheimer’s disease.

Electrolytes

Celery juice is great for athletes, because celery juice contains good electrolytes that are important to replace when you sweat.

Dissolves Calculus

Celery in vegetable form and celery seed are great urine-promoters and kidney tonics. Regular use of celery seed, as a spice or as a tea, may prevent kidney stone formation.

Insomnia

Minerals and aehthereal oils in celery juice have a tranquillizing effect on the nervous system, which is useful for people who suffer from insomnia. The high level of magnesium will help You to relax and sink into deep and calm sleep.

Natural Aphrodisiac

celery is the “sexiest” substance on Earth. It has a combination of Vitamin E, magnesium, niacin, potassium and zinc, which are all required for optimum sex. Celery also contains arginine, which is an amino acid that expands blood vessels the way Viagra is supposed to do.

Celery Juice Recipe

Ingredients:

3 stalks of celery
3 apples
1 stem broccoli (optional)
1/2 lemon (optional)

Directions:

-Wash the fruit and vegetables using water and a stiff vegetable     brush. Keep the leaves on the celery.
-Core the apples.
-Cut the peel off the lemon – some people like to leave this on but I find this makes the juice too bitter.
-Slice the fruit and vegetables to fit your juicer.
-Juice and enjoy.

Sources and reference:

globalhealingcenter.com

rawjuicecleanserecipes.com

8top10.com

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Environmental

 

 

Mexican plan for Gulf deep water wells sparks new worries

 

Tim Johnson

 

MEXICO CITY — Two years after the worst offshore oil spill in U.S. history, Mexico’s state oil company is about to test its hand at drilling at extraordinary depths in the Gulf of Mexico.

If all goes as planned, Petroleos de Mexico, known as Pemex, will deploy two state-of-the-art drilling platforms in May to an area just south of the maritime boundary with the United States. One rig will sink a well in 9,514 feet of water, while another will drill in 8,316 feet of water, then deeper into the substrata.

Pemex has no experience drilling at such depths. Mexico’s oil regulator is sounding alarm bells, saying the huge state oil concern is unprepared for a serious deep water accident or spill. Critics say the company has sharply cut corners on insurance, remiss over potential sky-high liability.

Mexico’s plans come two years after the Deepwater Horizon catastrophe, the worst oil spill in U.S. history. On April 20, 2010, a semi-submersible rig that the British oil firm BP had contracted to drill a well known as Macondo exploded off the Louisiana coast, killing 11 workers and spewing 4.9 million barrels of oil in the nearly three months it took engineers to stop the spill.

BP has said the tab for the spill — including government fines, cleanup costs and compensation — could climb to $42 billion for the company and its contractors.

Pemex’s plans to sink even deeper offshore wells underscore Mexico’s pressing need to maintain sagging oil production — exports pay for one-third of government operating expenses — along with oil companies’ desire to leverage technology and drill at ever more challenging depths.

Carlos A. Morales, the chief of the Pemex exploration and production arm, which employs 50,000 people, voiced confidence that his company has to the ability to sink wells in ultra-deep water.

“Pemex is ready to undertake the challenge and to do it safely,” Morales said in an interview in his 41st-floor office at Pemex headquarters in this capital city.

“You have to bear one thing in mind,” he said. “Pemex is the biggest operator in the Gulf — including everyone — both in production and in the number of rigs we operate. We are operating more than 80 rigs offshore”.

 

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Millions of Pounds of Toxic Poison to Flood US Farmland

 

By Cassandra Anderson

 

The EPA announced that it has completed the first part of its study on dioxin, after more than 25 years of stonewalling.

Dioxin is the most caustic man-made chemical known. Dioxin is a general term for hundreds of chemicals that are produced in industrial processes that use chlorine and burning. Disturbingly, it has a half-life of 100+ years when it is leached into soil or embedded in water systems. Dioxin was the most harmful component in Agent Orange (the recipe for Agent Orange is 2,4-D and 2,4,5-T herbicides).

The EPA says that air emissions of dioxin have decreased by 90% since the 1980’s, but dioxin is dangerous at any level. The study appears to omit any analysis of dioxin transmission in water and land. The danger is growing because Dow AgroScience has received preliminary USDA approval for its 2,4-D herbicide resistant GMO corn. This means that dioxin contaminated 2,4-D herbicide will drench US farm land and pollute water supplies if the crops are widely planted.

EPA Dioxin Assessment Report

The EPA’s press release on dioxin’s health effects trumpeted the lie that current exposure rates “don’t pose significant health risks”. But the EPA does admit that there is a cancer risk, although they are not releasing their study on cancer at this time. Perhaps the delay is due to the fact that 95% of Americans have measurable levels of dioxin in their bodies.

The EPA’s claim that current levels are not a health risk is contradicted by another webpage on the EPA’s own site says that dioxin accumulates over a lifetime, persists for years, is likely to lead to an increased risk of cancer, and that the current exposure levels are “uncomfortably” close to levels that can cause “subtle” non-cancer effects. These so-called subtle effects may include birth defects, reproductive problems and immuno suppression.

There were 500,000 victims of birth defects in Viet Nam that can hardly be considered subtle. Dioxin is bad at any level especially since it accumulates in the body.

Humans are exposed to dioxin primarily through food sources. The EPA’s press release fails to mention that people who eat animal based foods like meat, dairy and eggs will continually increase their dioxin levels.

If dioxin is so safe, why does the Veterans Administration make automatic payments for a wide range of claims that include several types of cancers and leukemia, liver disease, heart disease, Parkinson’s disease and diabetes? American taxpayers are footing the bill for veterans’ Agent Orange dioxin injuries that are estimated to cost $42 billion over the next 10 years! Monsanto and Dow, the top 2 Agent Orange producers, should pay for all damages — not taxpayers.

While the EPA’s press release does acknowledge “certain industrial activities” as a cause of dioxin pollution, they omit any reference to chemical herbicides and pesticides. The EPA doesn’t mention that herbicide 2,4-D (half of the Agent Orange recipe) is the seventh largest source of dioxin in the US. Dow Chemical is the biggest 2,4-D manufacturer, and Dow is also listed as the #2 and #3 biggest industrial dioxin dumper in the US. Herbicide 2,4-D is polluting groundwater.

Shocking EPA Omission

The most disturbing omission by the EPA is its complete lack of oversight of a specific type of dioxin, 2,7-DCDD, that is one of the most potent kinds of dioxin. It is reported that DCDD is an inevitable by-product of 2,4-D herbicide manufacturing. The EPA doesn’t even regulate or monitor DCDD!

Therefore, the EPA’s report is incomplete and the true levels of dioxin are unknown.

 

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Survival / Sustainability

 

Soccer Mom Prepares for the Unexpected

 

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Peak Moment 203: “I have a ball preserving food with my friends!” And at the same time Kathy Harrison is making sure her kids can eat if storms knock out power or roads. The author of “Just in Case: How to Be Self Sufficient when The Unexpected Happens” gives practical tips on storing food without getting overwhelmed. She looks at dehydrating, canning, and root cellaring; finding and preserving local food, and buying food at discount. For Kathy, preparedness is an empowering, community activity.
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Container Gardening With Vegetables and Herbs

 

April/May 2012

By Barbara Pleasant
Container Gardening

These are among the best food crops for container gardening: artichoke, arugula, bok choy, celery, chard, cucumber, eggplant, garlic, lettuce, onion, pepper, snap bean, pea, tomato and most herbs. Look for compact varieties that will grow best in a confined space.

The most personal way to forge a connection with delicious food crops — from arugula to tomatoes — is to grow them up close in containers. Special methods are needed to produce high-quality food crops in containers, because most vegetables and herbs grow best when planted in the ground. Stable soil temperatures and constant access to water, nutrients and microscopic soil allies give in-ground crops a clear advantage.

But if growing edibles in the ground is not an option due to a lack of backyard space, destructive pets or homeowner association rules, then growing some crops in containers on your porch, patio or fire escape may be the solution. Also, if you have problems with your site or soil that prevent in-ground gardening, then container gardening may allow you to avoid some of these problems:

• Shade from buildings and trees can be minimized by moving container-grown vegetables to your sunniest spots, which change with the seasons.

• Soil pH barriers can be overcome by using custom soil mixes to grow plants that need more or less acidic soil conditions than are common in your area. For example, containers are a good way to grow acid-loving strawberries or potatoes if your soil is naturally neutral or alkaline.

• Protection from soil borne pests, from nematodes to voles, and greatly reduced weed problems are natural benefits of container gardening. Where soil borne diseases such as tomato Fusarium are common, containers are an easy way to grow lovely ‘Yellow Pear’ tomatoes and other susceptible varieties.

• Contaminated soil from toxic lead in old paint, termite pesticides applied to your home’s foundation, chemicals that have leached from treated wood, and other hazards, should not be a problem as long as you use good quality soil mix. (These concerns are especially relevant on urban and reclaimed lots.)

Then there’s the convenience factor. Although my vegetable garden is right in my backyard, I want containers of sweet peppers, parsley, cherry tomatoes and basil within steps of my kitchen door. If you live in an apartment or condo with no yard, you can still have a summer’s worth of veggies right at your fingertips.

One big difference between in-ground and container-grown vegetables is root temperature. In summer, warm daytime temperatures will cause plant roots in containers to warm up by 15 degrees Fahrenheit or more (this never happens 4 inches below ground). And dark containers accumulate solar heat, which intensifies this effect. Warm roots can be your enemy or your friend, depending on the season and the crop. Eggplant, peppers, tomatoes and okra love warm roots, while onions and celery (a surprisingly successful container plant) need cooler feet. You can’t control the weather, but you can minimize soil temperature swings by using the largest containers possible and choosing light-colored containers when appropriate.

The plants discussed here are easy to grow in containers in most climates, but many other vegetables make challenging container crops. If you’re a new gardener, stick with the container-grown vegetables listed below at first to build on your skills. Remember, plants grown in containers will be totally dependent on you for water, feeding and adequate accommodations for their roots. By midsummer, herbs and vegetables in containers may need water twice a day and liquid fertilizer twice a week. Think of container gardening as an intensive form of the food gardener’s art…..

 

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Psy – Ops

 

This Is Your Brain on the Department of Defense

The Department of Defense has long had its eyes on emerging neuroscience technologies. Should we be worried?

 

By Azeen Ghorayshi

 

April 04, 2012 “Information Clearing House” — Science and the military have historically made creepy bedfellows, with military curiosity about neuroscience leading the pack. Yet it’s no secret that since the early 1950s, the US military has had a vested interest in harnessing cutting-edge developments in neuroscience to get a leg up on national defense (a la well-publicized failures like Project MK-ULTRA [1]). In 2011, the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), the Pentagon’s research arm credited with, among other things, spearheading the invention of the internet [2], had a budget of over $240 million [3] devoted to cognitive neuroscience research alone. From brain-scan-based lie detection to memory-erasure pills, some of the technologies are, at first glance, simply the stuff of sci-fi. But an essay published in the March issue of PLoS Biology [3] tells a cautionary tale of high-tech neuroscience developments on the horizon that “could be deployed before sufficiently validated.”
The two authors, Michael Tennison and Jonathan Moreno, are no strangers to the broader implications of science; both are bioethicists, and Moreno, a professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, has been a part of multiple government advisory bodies, including President Obama’s bioethics commission. “They see me as an honest broker,” says Moreno. “I worry about the ethical questions behind a lot of these technologies, I’m left-leaning, but I’m no pacifist—I have kids, and I think we do have to worry about national security.”

A lot gets said about scientific research that’s so-called “dual-use [4],” e.g., its potential for good is matched or outmatched by its potential to do harm. Case in point: the recent H5N1 hubbub [5], where Dutch and American scientists made a potentially dangerous airborne strain of the already-dangerous bird flu virus, but only in the interest of “preventing a pandemic [6].” Similarly, Moreno runs through recent developments in neuroscience, connecting them to their well-funded, though still highly speculative, DOD research goals—as well as the knotty legal and ethical questions these experimental technologies suggest. “Neuroscientists haven’t had the atom bomb moment that Einstein and Oppenheimer had, they haven’t even had the bird flu moment; but that time is fast-approaching,” Moreno says. Here are some of the top neuroscience developments that Moreno, and DOD, is keeping an eye on—and why he thinks we should care.

 

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Articles of Interest

 

Shady Companies With Ties to Israel Wiretap the U.S. for the NSA

 

By James Bamford

 

Army General Keith Alexander, the director of the NSA, is having a busy year — hopping around the country, cutting ribbons at secret bases and bringing to life the agency’s greatly expanded eavesdropping network.

In January he dedicated the new $358 million CAPT Joseph J. Rochefort Building at NSA Hawaii, and in March he unveiled the 604,000-square-foot John Whitelaw Building at NSA Georgia.

Designed to house about 4,000 earphone-clad intercept operators, analysts and other specialists, many of them employed by private contractors, it will have a 2,800-square-foot fitness center open 24/7, 47 conference rooms and VTCs, and “22 caves,” according to an NSA brochure from the event. No television news cameras were allowed within two miles of the ceremony.

Overseas, Menwith Hill, the NSA’s giant satellite listening post in Yorkshire, England that sports 33 giant dome-covered eavesdropping dishes, is also undergoing a multimillion-dollar expansion, with $68 million alone being spent on a generator plant to provide power for new supercomputers. And the number of people employed on the base, many of them employees of Lockheed Martin and Northrop Grumman, is due to increase from 1,800 to 2,500 in 2015, according to a study done in Britain. Closer to home, in May, Fort Meade will close its 27-hole golf course to make room for a massive $2 billion, 1.8-million-square-foot expansion of the NSA’s headquarters, including a cyber command complex and a new supercomputer center expected to cost nearly $1 billion.

 

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Monsanto’s Top Corporate Secrets Exposed

 

This is an unbelievable resource on the power that Monsanto holds over the world and everything in it. An unprecedented look its web of power over you and me. An absolute gem of a resource I bring to you via its author Kelly Dericks whom I applaud to no end for her dedication and bravery in making this interactive map. spread the word!!

 

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Invisible Empire A New World Order Defined Full

 

 

 

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Food Safety

 

Addictive and Toxic: Found in Bread, Pasta Sauce and Salad Dressing

 

It’s found in an alarming number of everyday products and can cause a beta-endorphin rush to your brain (stimulating the production of morphine-like chemicals), it can wreak havoc on your body, make you flabby and turn you into an addict…

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/24/hungry-for-change.aspx?e_cid=20120324_DNL_art_1

 

Is This FDA-Approved Sweetener Causing Brain Damage?

 

By Dr. Mercola

Aspartame is the most popular artificial sweetener in the United States, but I think a more apt description would be the most dangerous food additive on the U.S. market.

Used in more than 6,000 products (often sugar-free or “diet” versions), millions of people consume this toxin, believing it to be a healthy alternative to sugar.

But people would likely stop using it in droves if they only knew the truth, which is that since its discovery aspartame has been linked to brain tumors.i

And just this month, research was published in Drug and Chemical Toxicology showing yet another route by which aspartame damages your brain …

Long-Term Consumption of Aspartame Leads to Oxidative Stress, and Imbalances in Your Brain

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/24/aspartame-affects-brain-health.aspx?e_cid=20120324_DNL_art_3

 

CDC Revises St. Louis Romaine Lettuce Outbreak Report

 

By Mary Rothschild

Last fall’s multistate outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 infection linked to romaine lettuce served mostly at Schnucks salad bars sickened 58 people, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported in an update on the investigation Friday.Two people were removed…

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/03/cdc-amends-schnucks-romaine-lettuce-outbreak-report/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=120323

 

Judge to FDA: Revive Proposal to Restrict Animal Antibiotics

 

By Gretchen Goetz

The FDA must act on its 35-year-old proposal to ban certain antibiotics from animal feed, ruled a federal court Thursday. In 1977, FDA determined that 3 antibiotics were likely contributing to drug-resistant bacteria strains in humans and should be reserved for…

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/03/judge-to-fda-revive-proposal-to-restrict-animal-antibiotics/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=120324

 

Health

 

Cruisin’ for a Bruisin’: Norovirus Rules the High Seas

 

By Dennis Keith

I’ve never been on a cruise, but my mother loves them. The idea of living in a confined space with 3,000 other shipmates for an extended period of time scares me. So when I see stories about the recent tragedies…

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/03/cruisin-for-a-bruisin-norovirus-rules-the-high-seas/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=120324

Less Heart Disease Among Women in Wealthier States:

 

Study Poverty levels seem tied to levels of cardiovascular inflammation, researchers say
TUESDAY, March 20 (HealthDay News) — A state’s level of wealth affects women’s heart disease risk, a new study says.

Researchers from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston assessed gross domestic product, poverty rates and levels of financial inequality in each state, and then compared those factors to indicators of cardiovascular inflammation in women nationwide who took part in the U.S. Women’s Health Study…..

http://health.usnews.com/health-news/news/articles/2012/03/20/less-heart-disease-among-women-in-wealthier-states-study?s_cid=rss:less-heart-disease-among-women-in-wealthier-states-study

 

Weight loss does not improve self-esteem in obese teen girls

 

Obese white teenage girls who lose weight may benefit physically, but the weight change does not guarantee they are going to feel better about themselves, according to a Purdue University study.

“We found that obese black and white teenage girls who transitioned out of obesity continued to see themselves as fat, despite changes in their relative body mass,” said Sarah A. Mustillo, an associate professor of sociology who studies obesity in childhood and adolescence. “Further, obese white girls had lower self-esteem than their normal-weight peers and their self-esteem remained flat even as they transitioned out of obesity.”

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that about 17 percent of American children ages 2-19 are obese……

http://www.news-medical.net/news/20120323/Weight-loss-does-not-improve-self-esteem-in-obese-teen-girls.aspx

 

Holistic Health

 

Court Rules Against FDA In Landmark Health Freedom Case

 

Mike Barrett, News Report:

This is such the case with Diamond Foods and their walnuts. In response to claims by a company named Diamond Foods that walnuts possess health benefits, the FDA sent the company a letter informing them of their wrongdoing. According to the FDA, claims made by Diamond Foods that omega-3’s found in walnuts produce health benefits make their walnuts “drugs”. As far as the FDA is concerned, these “drugs” can not be legally marketed in the United States without an approved new drug application.

http://www.nationofchange.org/court-rules-against-fda-landmark-health-freedom-case-1332516654

 

 

A tragic and stunning case of scientific fraud in studies on red wine and resveratrol

 

By Tony Isaacs,

(NaturalNews) In yet another stunning example of scientific research fraud, the University of Connecticut leveled charges of widespread scientific fraud against a prolific researcher earlier this year. The university the researcher as Dr. Dipak K. Das, a director of the university’s Cardiovascular Research Center (CRC) and a professor in the Department of Surgery, whose work reported on the health benefits of resveratrol and red wine. The University of Connecticut identified instances…

http://www.naturalnews.com/035315_red_wine_resveratrol_scientific_fraud.html

Forget health-damaging painkillers – Use proven natural remedies and herbs to treat joint pain

 

By Ethan A. Huff,

(NaturalNews) Though typically referred to as a single condition characterized by chronic joint pain, arthritis is actually a collective grouping of more than 100 different diseases involving joint inflammation for which many conventional doctors simply prescribe pain drugs as a one-size-fits-all solution. But rather than resort to a lifetime of taking chemical toxins that fail to address the root causes of arthritis, why not try some natural, herbal alternatives that have been proven to provide…

http://www.naturalnews.com/035318_joint_pain_natural_remedies_herbs.html

 

Study finds link between toxic aldehydes in reheated oil and neurodegenerative diseases, cancer

 

By Ethan A. Huff,

(NaturalNews) Depending on the type of oil you use to cook — and whether or not you reheat that oil for multiple uses — you could be exposing yourself to high levels of toxic aldehydes, chemicals known to cause neurodegenerative disease and cancer. Researchers from the University of the Basque Country (UBC) in Spain have found that some popular cooking oils, including soybean and sunflower oils, generate high levels of toxic aldehydes when heated and reheated. Maria Dolores Guillen, a lecturer…

http://www.naturalnews.com/035320_aldehydes_cooking_oil_neurodegenerative_disease.html

Health Ranger releases new infographic listing the top ten worst sources of aspartame

 

By Ethan A. Huff,

(NaturalNews) Millions of Americans still have no idea that many of the beverages and foods they eat on a regular basis are contaminated with a neurotoxin posing as a sugar substitute. So to help raise awareness about the pervasive presence of toxic aspartame in the American food supply, Mike Adams, the Health Ranger, has released a helpful infographic that identifies the top ten worst sources of aspartame. The infographic highlights the use of aspartame in chewing gums, tabletop sweeteners, flavored…

http://www.naturalnews.com/035322_aspartame_sources_infographic.html

The five best home remedies for colds, coughs and the flu

 

By JB Bardot,

(NaturalNews) From the pantry to the bedside, home remedies you can make in a snap help prevent seasonal colds or cure a stubborn case of the flu. Garlic tea immune enhancer.  A well-known immune system strengthener, garlic shines as an antibacterial and antiviral herb for fighting colds, coughs and the flu. One of the best ways to take advantage of garlic’s healing properties is by drinking fresh garlic tea. Sweetened with a little raw honey, it’s delicious and helps to heal what ails you. Peel…

http://www.naturalnews.com/035323_home_remedies_colds_coughs.html

 

Pet Health

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass?

 

Dogs love to munch away on grass, and some even make it part of their daily routine. Fortunately, most experts believe it isn’t something you should worry about. So why exactly do they gobble up that green stuff in your yard?

Scavengers ‘R Us

Dogs, unlike their catty counterparts, are not carnivores. But they’re not like your garden-variety omnivores, either. For tens of thousands of years, these opportunistic scavengers have devoured anything and everything, as long as it fulfilled their basic dietary requirements….

http://www.petmd.com/dog/wellness/evr_dg_eating_grass#.T290bbRZfe8

Cat and Dog Skin Problems

 

By T. J. Dunn, Jr., DVM

Does your dog (or cat) have skin problems? Is it continually scratching, biting and licking at itself….and you don’t know why? Well, take comfort, you are not alone.

There are really six main reasons why dogs and cats will itch and scratch. The bottom line is… don’t let them suffer! There IS a diagnosis to be made and then you and your veterinarian will be better able to select the proper treatment plan.

Itching and scratching in dogs: One of the most common calls made to any animal hospital in America goes something like this: “Doctor, I’ve got to get this dog in right away. He’s driving us nuts. All he does is itch and scratch, bite and lick and he’s keeping us up all night!”

My thought is that if the pet’s caretakers are being driven “nuts” by the dog’s scratching and licking, how awful must the poor dog feel?……

http://www.petmd.com/dog/general-health/evr_dg_itch_and_scratch_bite_and_lick#.T290vrRZfe8

 

Recalls

 

California Orders Recall of Claravale Farm Raw Milk

 

By Mary Rothschild

Lab tests have confirmed the presence of Campylobacter bacteria in raw cream from Claravale Farm in California, according to state officials who have quarantined and issued a recall notice for all the raw milk, raw nonfat milk and raw cream…

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/03/california-orders-recall-of-claravale-farm-raw-milk/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=120323

 

Allergen Alert

Allergen Alert: Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies With Walnuts

 

By Julia Thomas

Whole Foods Market says people who have an allergy or sensitivity to walnuts should not eat certain Mini Chocolate Chip Cookies, which are being recalled due to a labeling error in which walnuts were left off the ingredient list. No adverse…

http://www.foodsafetynews.com/2012/03/allergen-alert-mini-chocolate-chip-cookies-with-walnuts/?utm_source=newsletter&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=120323

 

 

Health

Study links heavy diesel exhaust to lung cancer

http://news.yahoo.com/study-links-heavy-diesel-exhaust-lung-cancer-230700027.html;_ylt=Ao2ZJsGOCg5FB8eX5.u5KXzVJRIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNyNGlmbGJkBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBIZWFsdGhTRgRwa2cDMzZlNjg2YTMtYmU2OC0zOGRlLWJhN2ItMTg2OWM1ZjhmNDFiBHBvcwMxBHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzgxMDQ0MDUwLTY2MjgtMTFlMS04Zjc3LTZmNDlhOTY5NDA0NQ–;_ylg=X3oDMTFxa3FvZHMxBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANoZWFsdGgEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdAM-;_ylv=3

Mouse Study Suggests Vitamin E May Weaken Bones

http://news.yahoo.com/mouse-study-suggests-vitamin-e-may-weaken-bones-190204586.html;_ylt=Ag_3rfIxdg_TkG6l2lGowSTVJRIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNyNnEwbDBwBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBIZWFsdGhTRgRwa2cDYWE1NjRmNjctZTI3NS0zZjI3LWJlZWQtNzY1YWYxOWQ1NGYyBHBvcwM0BHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzY5Y2Q0YzBhLTY2N2UtMTFlMS1hZjVkLWYzOTA2MjgwNjAwMg–;_ylg=X3oDMTFxa3FvZHMxBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANoZWFsdGgEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdAM-;_ylv=3

India’s Lupin gets U.S. nod for schizophrenia capsules

http://news.yahoo.com/indias-lupin-gets-u-nod-schizophrenia-capsules-042411479.html;_ylt=At9M8iT2uHjbgOu8zRmfN9LVJRIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNyc2E0bDMxBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBIZWFsdGhTRgRwa2cDZjNlZGVkMTEtMTg3MC0zNjJhLTk1MmQtZjliZDFmMDAyYWU3BHBvcwM3BHNlYwN0b3Bfc3RvcnkEdmVyAzJmNDQyMDcwLTY2N2ItMTFlMS1iZWViLTI0MzM3NzZjOGUyZQ–;_ylg=X3oDMTFxa3FvZHMxBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANoZWFsdGgEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdAM-;_ylv=3

Smoke Exposure Late in Pregnancy Might Boost Baby’s Eczema Risk

http://news.yahoo.com/smoke-exposure-pregnancy-might-boost-babys-eczema-risk-140404042.html;_ylt=Ah6VfCwty6hOeEjJcMDHS_LVJRIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNzZmEyNXA4BG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBIZWFsdGhTRgRwa2cDMDE3MzBlZjQtN2Q4MC0zNWNlLWIxZjMtOWZjYTRhZmE4MmRiBHBvcwMxOQRzZWMDdG9wX3N0b3J5BHZlcgMzYmIzYTM2MC02NWI1LTExZTEtYWZmZS1hMDkyZDE1ZWQxNmE-;_ylg=X3oDMTFxa3FvZHMxBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANoZWFsdGgEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdAM-;_ylv=3

China lead pollution poisons 160 children: report

http://news.yahoo.com/china-lead-pollution-poisons-160-children-report-042649370.html;_ylt=Ai5K3bJIdEQH010nIMxd6p7VJRIF;_ylu=X3oDMTNzNDlpN2RsBG1pdANUb3BTdG9yeSBIZWFsdGhTRgRwa2cDMjNlYzhiODgtZmFiMy0zZTc3LWIxZTctOTM2OWVlZWY0MTBiBHBvcwMyMARzZWMDdG9wX3N0b3J5BHZlcgM5Mzk2YzA2MC02NWIyLTExZTEtYjUzZi00Nzg0YWQxM2YzZWM-;_ylg=X3oDMTFxa3FvZHMxBGludGwDdXMEbGFuZwNlbi11cwRwc3RhaWQDBHBzdGNhdANoZWFsdGgEcHQDc2VjdGlvbnMEdGVzdAM-;_ylv=3

Your Health: New lung cancer therapy

Holistic Health

Bill Gates: One of the World’s Most Destructive Do-Gooders?

Posted By Dr. Mercola | March 04 2012

lhttp://artices.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2012/03/04/clueless-fabrication-on-gmo.aspx?e_cid=20120304_SNL_Art_1

Little-known herbal remedies help wtih asthma and bronchial distress

Sunday, March 04, 2012 by: Paul Fassa

http://www.naturalnews.com/035139_asthma_bronchial_tubes_lobelia.html#ixzz1oDIv0b41

Nori is a high-protein plant source of vitamin B-12

Sunday, March 04, 2012 by: Donna Earnest Pravel

 http://www.naturalnews.com/035138_nori_vitamin_B-12_iodine.html#ixzz1oDJHgzxP

Low GI foods may improve eating habits for type-2 diabetes sufferers

Sunday, March 04, 2012 by: Michelle Bosmier
http://www.naturalnews.com/035137_type-2_diabetes_eating_habits_glycemic_index.html#ixzz1oDJVsqj0

Natural compounds in oranges may reduce risk of stroke in women

Saturday, March 03, 2012 by: Satish Lohani

http://www.naturalnews.com/035134_oranges_stroke_women.html#ixzz1oDKbNpVL

Can berries and herbs be used to preserve meat naturally without the use of chemical additives?

Saturday, March 03, 2012 by: Jonathan Benson, staff writer

http://www.naturalnews.com/035132_preservatives_meat_berries.html#ixzz1oDLXXaAU

Food Safety

The top 10 worst sources of aspartame

Sunday, March 04, 2012 by: Aurora Geib

http://www.naturalnews.com/035141_aspartame_worst_sources_products.html

Judge Naomi Buchwald’s dismissal of lawsuit against Monsanto spurs protests, blockade by food freedom advocates

Sunday, March 04, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer

http://www.naturalnews.com/035140_Monsanto_lawsuit_dismissal_public_protest.html#ixzz1oDINZYkU

Rawesome Foods’ James Stewart arrested in $1 million warrant (UPDATE 2)

Monsanto’s Roundup herbicide found to destroy testosterone, male fertility

Saturday, March 03, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer

http://www.naturalnews.com/035135_Roundup_herbicide_testosterone.html#ixzz1oDKMJ4a9

Declaration of Food Independence unveiled today in Wisconsin; signed by Vernon Hershberger and others

Friday, March 02, 2012
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com

http://www.naturalnews.com/035129_Declaration_of_Food_Independence_raw_milk_freedom.html#ixzz1oDM6S0bs

Inspector in Wisconsin raw milk prosecution against Vernon Hershberger exposed as having no sworn oath, no legal standing (update 1)

Friday, March 02, 2012
by Mike Adams, the Health Ranger
Editor of NaturalNews.com

Federal government gains permanent injunction against raw milk producer

Farmer enjoined from distributing raw milk products across state lines

http://www.fda.gov/NewsEvents/Newsroom/PressAnnouncements/ucm292924.htm

Misc

Spanish town decides to grow marijuana to generate much-needed revenue

Saturday, March 03, 2012 by: Ethan A. Huff, staff writer

http://www.naturalnews.com/035133_marijuana_Spain_revenue_generation.html#ixzz1oDLCJvXO