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Monsanto’s Bee Problem Fix? GM Bees
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor When it comes to doubling down on bad science, bad environmental practices and bad policy, there truly is no one better at it than Monsanto. Despite the fact that every impartial study done on the subject points to the use of neonicotinoids as the main cause... Read more
Why the FDA Ban on Trans Fats is The Best Health News of 2013
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor Health and Fitness Talk thought it would be a good idea to look back at the top stories of 2013 and shine a light on the year in health. Although there were some modestly good news stories about health in America, like the obesity rates... Read more
The Health and Fitness Talk 2014 Resolution Guide
By Jeff Clemetson, Editor New Years is a time for making changes in our lives. For many of us, it is a time to make the kinds of changes that will bring greater health to our lives. We here at Health and Fitness Talk encourage people to be the... Read more
Don’t Be Fooled By Food Substitutes
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor Eggs have been described as nature’s perfect food because of our body’s ability to easily digest the proteins in eggs. The proteins in eggs are easily converted to build muscle and are an essential part of any diet for those who live an active lifestyle... Read more
USA Born, Raised, Slaughtered Turkeys Are COOL This Thanksgiving
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor A few months back I reported on how the USDA loosened regulations on meat producers, allowing them to ship chicken to China to be processed only to be shipped back to the US for our consumption. This is the very opposite of sustainability, flying in... Read more
GMO Update: Labeling Law Defeated in Washington by Zombie GMO CEOs
by Jeff Clemetson, Editor It’s like it has become some often repeated plot to a bad horror movie – a popular initiative that has widespread appeal and seems about to pass is suddenly attacked by a marauding horde of zombie-like corporate food company executives who use ghostly lies to... Read more
Healthy Tips To Avoid Osteoporosis
by Keila Chaliotis, Staff Writer We  all know that with age comes the scary risk of osteoporosis, an illness in which you lose mineral density in your bones, making them weak, frail and liable to breaking. It is a disease that doesn’t discriminate; men as well as women can... Read more
GMO Corn Banned in Mexico
by Jeff Clemetson, Managing Editor Corn has always been a dietary staple for the people of Mexico. Long before the Conquistadors captured Central America, corn was the staple crop for the Mayans and other civilizations that thrived in the regions of Mexico. The importance of corn’s natural heritage is... Read more
GMO Update: Victory!
by Jeff Clemetson, Managing Editor “I love the smell of organic food in the morning. It smells like… victory!” The above quote I obviously made up, but I couldn’t help myself. With so much negative news lately about government shutdowns, possible defaults on our soverign debt, total gridlock and the general... Read more
FDA Approval a Trojan Horse for Big Pharma?

It stands to reason that herbalists would feel vindicated after so many years of being snubbed by the FDA and looked down upon by a medical establishment that reveres pharmaceuticals as a superior treatment for patients. However, FDA approval of drugs like Fulyzaq and Veregen could spell more trouble for an industry which is already under attack by regulators…

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