Report: Soy-containing products contain “alarming” levels of phytoestrogens — NaturalNews.com – November 21, 2019

(Natural News) Many people start eating a lot of soy products when they’re trying to cut their intake of animal-based foods like meat and cow’s milk. We’ve heard a lot about the benefits of a plant-based diet, but when it comes to soy, studies show that great caution is needed. In addition to the fact that much of the soy grown in the U.S. is genetically modified, researchers have recently warned that soy-based products contain “alarming” levels of phytoestrogens. →

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Monsanto Herbicide for Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner – Humans Are Free – November 3, 2019

(Humans Are Free)  The weed killer glyphosate — infamously known as Roundup — can be found everywhere: lawns, gardens, parks, soil, rivers and even in the rain (1). But household use of this herbicide is dwarfed by its use in agriculture. And herein lies the problem.
Over the past several years, scientists have discovered that exposure to glyphosate-containing weed killers is a huge threat to public health. And it’s a risk that keeps growing.
The rise of GMO crops — including corn, soy, and canola — has led to a skyrocketing use of glyphosate with almost 300 million pounds applied each year (2). Genetically engineered crops (GMOs) were designed to withstand this toxic herbicide, so it can be sprayed and kill the weeds but not the crop. →

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Defending the Amazon, Indigenous Rights & Planetary Integrity — Collective Evolution – September 13, 2019

(Collective-Evolution)  As the Amazon Rainforest crisis persists, our inability to protect our planet poses an existential threat to all of Earth’s inhabitants. As the sky recently turned black over Sao Paolo, Brazil because of smoke (thousands of kilometers away) from the fires that is so thick it can be viewed by NASA space satellites, the world’s leaders were assembled at the G-7 summit in Europe, seemingly more interested in exchanging sophomoric insults than solving the world’s most pressing and urgent problems. According to Brazil’s National Institute for Space Research, almost 73,000 forest fires have been documented this year alone. That’s an alarming 84% increase from what was observed in 2018. →

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Chlorpyrifos: Playing Pesticide Politics with Children’s Health — Collective Evolution – July 27, 2019

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Chlorpyrifos—described by some as “the most dangerous pesticide you’ve never heard of”—is an insect-killing organophosphate. Organophosphates trace their roots back to Nazi-era IG Farben nerve gases; contemporary scientists still describe the compounds as “junior-strength nerve agents that have a mechanism of action comparable to sarinDow Chemicalthe company that helped bring the world mustard gas during World War I and napalm and Agent Orange during the Vietnam war—is the manufacturer of chlorpyrifos-containing insecticides.

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Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation – GoldenAgeofGaia – April 3, 2019

From 2016

Norway Becomes World’s First Country to Ban Deforestation

Katie Polhman, June 08, 2016

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Norway has become the first country to ban deforestation. The Norwegian Parliament pledged May 26 that the government’s public procurement policy will be deforestation-free. Any product that contributes to deforestation will not be used in the Scandinavian country.

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Anti-inflammatory foods that prevent breast cancer — NaturalNews.com – January 31, 2019

(Natural News) Experts suggest that the most effective way to lower cancer risk is by making healthy lifestyle changes. To boost your overall well-being, maintain a healthy weight and eat anti-inflammatory foods that can also help lower your risk of developing breast cancer.

According to Alexandra Rothwell, a registered dietitian and a specialist in oncology nutrition, being overweight is one of the main risk factors for breast cancer. Since inflammation is also associated with both breast cancer and being overweight, eating anti-inflammatory foods can help you maintain your blood sugar levels and minimize inflammation.

The foods included in the list below aren’t just nutritious. They can also help reduce inflammation and prevent breast cancer……Read more

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