A hamburger made from test tube-grown “beef” is on someone’s menu for this week.
The so-called beef for the burger is the product of a Dutch professor whose work was financed by an anonymous businessman and the Dutch government. It was created from stem cells stripped from a cow’s muscle that were incubated in a nutrient broth, stretched on a machine to simulate exercise and stimulate growth, then minced with lab-grown animal fat. The final, uncooked product is said to be gray with a slippery texture similar to squid or scallop. The financier may be the first to eat the lab-created slime.
Despite State legalization and promises from President Barack Obama that raiding medical marijuana facilities was not a priority of the Federal government, medical marijuana dispensaries in Seattle, Tacoma, Olympia and Gig Harbor, Washington were raided by Drug Enforcement Agency agents on Wednesday. Casey Lee, the owner of one of the facilities, said Federal agents took […]
Stomach acids sometimes escape the stomach and rise up the esophagus. These acids escape when the lower esophageal sphincter (the valve that allows food to pass into the stomach) doesn’t close all the way or opens too often.
This can be caused by a hiatal hernia, or it can be caused by improper levels of stomach acid.
A report from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce reveals that less than two-thirds of American small businesses are prepared for the regulatory onslaught that will accompany full-scale implementation of Obamacare. The organization’s latest quarterly survey of small businesses reveals that American entrepreneurs are growing increasingly worried that they will be unable to comply with Obamacare […]
PepsiCo Inc. promised to remove a known carcinogen from its ingredients in order to comply with a California law that would require it to come with a cancer warning label. Yet the soft drink still contains the cancer-causing chemical 4-methylimidazole.
Known as 4-Mel, 4-methylimidazole is a component of the caramel coloring used to give Pepsi its color. The chemical was also found in Coca-Cola. A two-year study by the National Toxicology Program of the Department of Human Services showed 4-Mel caused cancer in rats. Following the 2007 study, both soft drink manufacturers promised to modify their manufacturing processes to remove 4-Mel. In March 2012, both said this had been accomplished.
I suspect that many of the millions of people who are faithfully taking high blood pressure medicine don’t really have high blood pressure. They may instead have obstructive sleep apnea (OSA).
If you snore or lose sleep and seem to wake up tired, you may have OSA. This can lead to a host of health problems such as high blood pressure, acid reflux, frequent nighttime urination, memory loss, stroke, depression, diabetes or even heart attack.
Beer is good for you. Researchers at Harokopio University in Athens, Greece, found blood flow to the heart improved within a couple of hours of drinking two-thirds of a pint of beer.
Last year, if you’re like the average American, you ate more than your body weight of a group of foods you didn’t even know you were consuming. Foods that have never been proven safe to eat. Foods that are becoming more and more widespread in our food supply.
Corporate and government elite dine on safe organic food while the masses are secretly poisoned by hidden genetically modified (GMO) food. President Barack Obama demands organic food. Even Monsanto’s own employees get organic food at the company canteen.
GMO foods are poisoned by hidden genetically modified organisms, pesticides and dangerous contaminants. The big corporation creating and polluting the Earth and the population with GMO foods is Monsanto. Bill Gates is a big Monsanto stockholder.
New research on obesity will likely be music to the ears of progressive bureaucratic busybodies who favor high taxes and controlling every aspect of citizens’ lives: Scientists at the National Bureau of Economic Research say the answer to America’s growing obesity problem is a policy of jacking up food prices with higher taxes.