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Environmental Issues

Each Time McDonald’s Sells a Big Mac, We’re Out $7

The average retail price of a Big Mac in the United States is $4.56, but that’s just a fraction of the actual cost. When we add in all the hidden, externalized expenses of meat production, the full burden on society is a hefty $12.00 per sandwich. The extra $7.44 above the retail price is borne by American taxpayers and consumers. In other words, rich or poor, omnivore or herbivore, you incur a share of the hidden costs of each and every Big Mac sold in this country.
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Is Organic Food Really Better for You – Stanford Research Study Findings

Are organic foods worth the extra cost? Read more to learn about this and other related hot topic controversies.
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Detoxification – A Way to Be “Proactive” Rather Than “Reactive”

Our cells’ are only as healthy as their ability to take in nutrients and eliminate waste.
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RENEWAL is an acronym which stands for Rest, Environment, Nutrition, Exercise, Water, Alternatives and Limits which are the principles needed to gaining Health and Wellness. This article focuses on limits and temperance. Read on to find out how this acronym can change your life, and how to apply the principles of RENEWAL to your life limits to achieve ultimate health.
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Shrooms With a Brew

It was Spring ’09 and we were fourth years at UC Berkeley. Both of us had offers in corporate America. Investment banking and consulting seemed to be the futures waiting for us after graduation. All that changed one day after listening to a lecture in one of our business ethics courses when we first heard about the idea that gourmet mushrooms can be grown entirely on recycled coffee grounds.
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Today’s younger generation knows how to make the world a better place. Watch this fun music video.

This music video shot at Whole Foods reflects young adults are tuned into healthy sustainable living. While likely unintended, it evokes memories of the late 60s and early 70s youth.
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Common Electric Devices in Your Home Contributing to Cancer and other Illness – Learn How to Minimize Your Electromagnetic Field (EMF) Radiation Exposure.

The possible connection in the rise of cancer rates today and EMFs is real and alarming. Increasing evidence supports brain tumors, brain cancer, impaired nervous system, immune system, DNA damage, lower sperm counts, headache, fatigue … the list goes on and on … are all ailments contributed to by EMF exposure.
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Nuclear Fallout Exposure and Radiation Natural Health Remedies

For the amount of money and research put into the field of nuclear energy, very little is put into spreading awareness and information regarding what to do in the event of exposure to radioactive material and fallout. It is strange that such an obviously hazardous and environmentally catastrophic technology has actually made it this far [...]
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The Rising Value of Water – Blue Gold

Why Drinkable Water is Increasingly Scarce and soon to be a Very Expensive Resource Read Our Detailed Article on Water, Nutritional Issues and Daily Needs by an OWC Featured Expert Member The American West, for instance, faces immediate shortages and currently grapples with dwindling fresh water supplies and growing populations. According to a report published [...]
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Water, Your Most Essential Nutrient

Talk about essential nutrients - there is no more an essential nutrient than water. Your body depends on clean water to perform its daily functions, such as digestion, temperature and blood regulation, respiration, and detoxification. In particular, your body’s ability to flush out toxins and properly assimilate nutrients depends heavily on an abundant intake of clean, chemical free water. The more stress, toxins, and pollutants your body battles with each day, the more water it needs.
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Worried About Lung Cancer?

By:  Dr. Andrew Weil, MD Breathing properly is fundamental to good health, and you shouldn’t take your respiratory system for granted, especially if you live in a big city. November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month; in addition to prudent supplementation and a diet rich in beta-carotene and other antioxidants, simple lifestyle steps can help promote [...]
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Genetically Modified Foods are Dangerous – Find Out Why

Grocery stores are filled with GMO products - derived from Genetically Modified Organisms to increase crop yields. Here is a well written summary of findings by global experts indicating for now it is best to avoid all GMO products if possible.
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