Free Range Eggs vs. Regular Eggs – A Scam?

There’s a common perception today that eggs from free range hens are more nutritious than eggs from factory farmed, caged hens. The trendy terms, “free range”, “organic” and “cage free” became popular over the last 10 years and still command respect in the supermarket as healthy options. The cage-born eggs…

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How “Grow Your Own” Could Save The Human Race

industrial farm

Why Grow Your Own Food? Simply put, the less dependent you are on a system you don’t control, the more stable you are should trouble arise. Also, if you control your own food production, you manage exactly what goes into your food system.  This, in turn may help you and your family’s…

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Social Skeptic #3 – Detox Your Lungs With Juice

Turmeric and Ginger Juice Removes Toxins From Lungs Here’s another ‘winner’ from the bowels of Facebook’s growing detox, cleanse, juicing crowd. This amazing drink supposedly cleanses and detoxes the lungs of smokers.  Over 1500 Facebookers liked this post and 3000 people shared it. I can’t imagine what the actual view count is, but,…

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Social Skeptic #2 – Magnesium Deficiency Causes Everything

problems caused by magnesium deficiency

Magnesium Deficiency – The Cause of ALL of Your Health Problems Want to get your post shared on Facebook?  One method is to promote a health related fear in your feed reader’s mind, then propose a simple solution backed by scientific sounding rhetoric.  This way the apathetic reader need not even research.  The…

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Social Skeptic 1# – Junk Health Claims on Facebook

lemon juice sodium bicarbonate 10,000 times more powerful than chemotherapy

Pseudoscience is piling up on social media Have you ever heard these lines in the break-room or at the dinner table? “They say……if you eat ________, it’ll increase your energy”, “They say it’ll boost your immune system.” “They say it’s 10,000 time more powerful that chemotherapy.” “They say big pharma…

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How Labels On Chicken Meat Are Intentionally Deceptive

Take a look at the chicken labels next time you go shopping. As someone who raises their own, this new trend is getting pretty annoying. Top 4 Myths About Mass Produced Chicken Debunked 1. There are NO HORMONES OR STEROIDS approved by the USDA for use in any meat poultry.…

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Pesticide Residue – Organic Vs Conventional Produce

Guy walking spaying pesticides

Be sure to save this post or print out the chart on the bottom if you’re interested in monitoring your exposure to pesticides in produce. Given the growing body of scientific evidence pointing to harm in pesticide use, consumers are becoming more concerned about the sources of their veggies and fruits. The…

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