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Altered Genes, Twisted Truth. Jane Goodall on the real story on GE Foods

Altered Genes, Twisted Truth. Jane Goodall on the real story on GE Foods

Jun 1, 2015

a Foreword to Altered Genes, Twisted Truth by Jane Goodall I well remember how horrified I felt when I learned that scientists had succeeded in reconfiguring the genetics of plants and animals. The first genetically engineered (GE) plants were created in the 1980s, but I did not hear about them until the 1990s when they were first commercialized. It seemed a...

Caring for your kidneys

Caring for your kidneys

Jun 1, 2015

Three perspectives Foreword to Nutrition for Your Kidneys by Jennifer Papaconstantinou Keeping our kidneys healthy and functioning optimally is imperative for optimum health. What many don’t know is the role the kidneys play in overall health and function. The kidneys are responsible for many biological functions in the human body such as: Filtering the blood:...

Druker’s Challenge to Monsanto on GMO Food

Druker’s Challenge to Monsanto on GMO Food

Jun 1, 2015

Steven Druker has hurled a bold challenge at Monsanto, demanding it try to find any inaccurate statements of fact in the new book he has written – Altered Genes, Twisted Truth – exposing the substantial risks of genetically engineered foods (GE foods, GM foods, GMOs) and the multiple misrepresentations that have enabled them to permeate world markets. He...

Tune into your inner guru, the journey of yoga

Tune into your inner guru, the journey of yoga

Jun 1, 2015

by Yogacharini Maitreyi The journey of yoga is to return to one’s own centre. One may have many guides on the way, but ultimately one has to make choices that keep one moving in that direction. That is why man is said to have free will. He has the capacity to move from prakriti (a natural state) towards sanskriti (a cultured and refined way of being). He can...

Is your sunscreen healthy?

Is your sunscreen healthy?

Jun 1, 2015

A whopping 80% of sun protection products analyzed by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) contain harmful ingredients or offer inadequate protection against dangerous ultraviolet radiation – or both, according to a new shopping guide released today by EWG. EWG scrutinized 1,700 products, including sunscreens, SPF-rated moisturizers and lip balms, to compile...

David Sackett – health care revolutionary

David Sackett – health care revolutionary

Jun 1, 2015

Pioneer of evidence-based medicine by Alan Cassels Dr. David L. Sackett, considered the father of evidence-based medicine, was the first chair of the internationally acclaimed Cochrane Collaboration. He died on May 13 at age 80. In October of 2012, Alan Cassels visited Dave Sackett at his house at Irish Lake, outside of Markdale, Ontario, to interview him for an...

Day six: the divine operating system

Day six: the divine operating system

Jun 1, 2015

article and photoillustration by Geoff Olson On the late afternoon of the sixth day of Creation, God created consumer electronics. “Hey, you two,” Jehovah yelled down to Adam and Eve, who were putzing around in the Garden of Eden. “I have fashioned some gizmos of Exceeding Awesomeness for thee!” The Creator’s giant hand descended from...

Will the Stephen Harper war sway voters?

Will the Stephen Harper war sway voters?

Jun 1, 2015

by Anthony J. Hall Alberta’s dramatic political transformation is energizing the campaign to rid Canada of Stephen Harper’s reign. The imperative to defeat the Harper government in the October federal election requires that we pragmatically identify, illuminate and deconstruct the PM’s core campaign strategy. Harper is presenting himself to the electorate...

Citizen science a major revolution

Citizen science a major revolution

Jun 1, 2015

SCIENCE MATTERS by David Suzuki One of this year’s most popular Sundance Film Festival entries, Tangerine, was shot with an iPhone 5S and edited with an $8 app called Filmic Pro. New technology has also made music easier to produce and distribute, inspiring independent musicians. Science, too, is now in the hands of citizens around the world. From the...

The right time to leave a relationship

The right time to leave a relationship

Jun 1, 2015

UNIVERSE WITHIN by Gwen Randall-Young I work with many couples that are having relationship issues. I always tell them if they love each other and want to make it work, I will do everything in my power to not only resolve the issues, but also help them have a stronger, healthier relationship. However, if one – or both – does not want...