Coconut Oil Benefits for Digestive Health

by Brian and Marianita Shilhavy
Digestive Health and Weight Gain
When we are eating healthy whole foods with the absence of highly refined carbohydrates, weight gain should not be a problem. However, many people who have switched over to healthy diets, and have even limited their carbohydrate intake, still have problems losing weight. One reason is […]

How Did the FDA Respond to 1 Million Signatures to Label GMOs? They Ignored Them!

Health Impact News Editor Comments: The FDA was required to respond to the “Just Label It” petition within 180 days. The petition garnered a record 1 million signatures during the 180 days, the most ever for any petition presented to the FDA. So how did they respond? They basically ignored it, and said that […]

Emerging Markets in Developing Countries Next Big Market for Vaccine Makers

By Dr. Mercola

Emerging markets — primarily in developing countries in Southeast and Central Asia, and Africa — have been on vaccine makers’ radar for quite some time.One reason that vaccine makers are interested in exploring markets in these parts of the world is that that’s where most of the world’s deaths from major infectious […]

Beat Sugar Addiction by Eating More Fat

By: Linda So
ABC2News.com

If you like to eat sugary foods, it could be more than a sweet tooth. Those cravings could be a sugar addiction.

Jason Bosley-Smith, a nutrition coordinator for the Maryland Athletic Club says, “If someone’s craving sugar frequently and if they tend to binge on sugary foods, that could really be a […]

Newborn Baby Seized by Hospital and Police Because Mother Questioned Vaccine

Health Impact News Editor Comments: This is a shocking story of how the medical community claims to have more authority over parents’ children than the parents do. Michael Farris is an attorney and long-time champion of homeshool parents’ rights. I am very happy to see him start a new foundation to support legal cases […]

It is Time to End the War on Salt

by Dr. Mercola

For many decades now, U.S. policy makers have been attempting to get Americans to eat less salt.  But the drive to do this has little basis in science. In fact, a recent meta-analysis by the Cochrane Review involving a total of 6,250 subjects found no strong evidence that cutting salt intake reduces […]

Wisconsin Senator Dale Schultz Holds Up Raw Milk Bill, Says Raw Milk Supporters “Fringe”

Rally in Baraboo Wisconsin for Raw Milk Farmer Vernon Hershberger
Photo by David Gumpert 
Health Impact News Editor Comments: Back in 2010 a bill supporting the sale of raw milk in the state of Wisconsin enjoyed bi-partisan support, passing both the State House and State Senate. Jim Doyle, the governor at the time, vetoed it, in what […]

Farmers Determined to Defend Right to Grow Food File Appeal in OSGATA vs. Monsanto

NEW YORK – March 28, 2012 – Today, in Federal District Court in Manhattan, family farmers filed their Notice of Appeal to Judge Naomi Buchwald’s February 24th ruling dismissing Organic Seed Growers and Trade Association et al v. Monsanto.  The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit will hear the farmers’ appeal, […]

Heart Disease: How Inflammation May Be The Real Culprit, Not Cholesterol

Dr John Briffa
The Cholesterol Truth

Excerpts:
Someone sent me an interesting link this week. It was to a letter which had been published in the Daily Mail newspaper on 13th March. Entitled ‘Medical statistics which just don’t add up…’ it was written by Dr G Edlin, a doctor based in north-west London in the UK. In the […]

FDA Wants $220M from Food Producers After Congress Already Said No

by Alliance for Natural Health
Can’t get what you want by legitimate means? Just try an end-run around the system!
The FDA has submitted its budget funding request for FY 2013. That request includes $220 million in food facility registration fees. FDA would use the money to “increase its capacity to establish an integrated national food […]