Health

Stoned Kids (Documentary)

Medical marijuana is legal in 20 states and the District of Columbia, but there are still use cases that are very controversial, like medical marijuana for children. Some claim it’s a wonder drug for epilepsy, severe autism, and even to quell the harsh side effects of chemotherapy, while others decry pumping marijuana into still-growing bodies. […]

This is What Kids Are Being Fed (Shocking School Lunches)

This is What Kids Are Being Fed (Shocking School Lunches)

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. School food is notorious for being low in quality and difficult to look at, but few are doing anything to change the processed and low-nutrient meals being served to the youth. It is popular belief that cost is the factor inhibiting healthier options, but the group Fed Up disagrees. “There is no major […]

105 Scientists Slam GMO-Rat-Study Retraction

105 Scientists Slam GMO-Rat-Study Retraction

By: Catherine J. Frompovich, Activist Post. What kind of hornet’s nest was opened up for the GM industry in view of the retraction of the two year “Long term toxicity of a Roundup herbicide and a Roundup-tolerant genetically modified maize”, by G E Séralini et al, published in Food and Chemical Toxicology 2012, 50(11), 4221-31? According to […]

How To Eat Healthy For Only $1 More per Day

How To Eat Healthy For Only $1 More per Day

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Many are still quick to assume that in order to eat for less, fast food is the optimal way to go. While one is likely to experience more satiation from a dollar-menu burger than a head of broccoli, the health implications from eating refined, low-nutrient food can tax in other […]

20 Reasons Breastfeeding is Essential

20 Reasons Breastfeeding is Essential

By Amanda Froelich, True Activist. “To breast feed or to not?”, that is the question. While statistics show that breastfeeding is on the rise (thanks to marketing which is allowing the benefits to become more well known), it is still a controversial topic for modern, successful women who don’t feel they should surrender the nipple. […]

Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition

Top 11 Biggest Lies of Mainstream Nutrition

By: Kris Gunnars, Authority Nutrition. There is a lot of misinformation circling around in mainstream nutrition. I have listed the worst examples in this article, but unfortunately this is just the tip of the iceberg. Here are the top 11 biggest lies, myths and misconceptions of mainstream nutrition. 1. Eggs Are Unhealthy There’s one thing that […]

Parents Fined for Not Sending Ritz Crackers in Kids’ Lunch

Parents Fined for Not Sending Ritz Crackers in Kids’ Lunch

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. In effort to ensure that every child receives nourishing food at school, the Manitoba Government’s Early Learning and Child Care lunch program implemented regulations for Canada’s families and their schoolchildren. The problem is that few understand what a balanced diet is, shown by the shocking example that follows. Because school […]

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