Archive for June, 2012

 

Can This New Study Explain Lying in the Conventional Healthcare System?

Posted on June 22nd, 2012 by author  |  4 Comments »

According to a new study by Dan Ariely, everyone has the ability to lie and cheat sometimes, but surprising circumstances make lying and cheating more likely. Generally, it is believed that a person does these things because of the promise of a large amount of money or reward. However, research shows that little incentives stimulate […]

 
 

What You May Not Know About the Food You’re Eating

Posted on June 15th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Every day, the food industry is finding ways to increase corporate profits. While this benefits them, their methods often create massive perversions, which pose great risks to your health. You may not know it, but you may be consuming ammonia-filled “pink-slime” or even fruit juice with arsenic. To give you an idea of the things […]

 
 

Bt-Toxin: The Rise of Pesticide Resistant Species

Posted on June 10th, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

In the hopes of eradicating pests, biotech giant Monsanto introduced genetically modified “Bt corn” equipped with the bacteria called Bacillus thuringiensis (Bt) in the late 1990s. Bt produces Bt-toxin, a pesticide that breaks open the stomachs of certain insects and kills them. Over the past decade, Monsanto’s Bt-toxin has sprouted numerous problems, including the creation […]

 
 

The Powerful Connection of Exercise and Your Brain

Posted on June 1st, 2012 by author  |  No Comments »

Scientists have associated the benefits of physical exercise to brain health for many years, but new research is making it clear that the two aren’t just simply related; rather, it is THE relationship. A recent study involving rodents provided a powerful illustration of this association. During physical activity, the animals’ nerve cells release proteins called […]