Just like mosquitos are the vectors of spread for malaria, a landmark article published recently in one of the most prestigious medical journals described large food corporations as the vectors of spread for chronic disease. Unlike “infectious disease epidemics, however, these corporate disease vectors implement sophisticated campaigns to undermine public health interventions.” Most mosquitoes don’t have as good PR firms.
(NaturalNews) On April 1, more than half a million Americans lost their food stamp benefits as new government regulations came into effect. According to the new rules, people who want to keep their Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits for more than three months, must work, volunteer, or else enroll in a job training program for at least 20 hours per week. These rules apply to able-bodied adults between the ages of 18 and 49 who do not have children.
L.J. Devon, March 22, 2016
The path that pilgrims once cut, through rugged landscapes and across great rivers, has been paved over.
That is essentially what billionaire investment guru Warren Buffett said recently after buying into a number of junk food companies that manufacture many products that he frequently consumes.
Starbucks recently debuted its very own "coconut milk." But is it a healthy dairy alternative, or just another overpriced mediocre even unhealthy item that draws so many who think nicer surroundings cancel out the junk food offered?