Monthly Archives: January 2014

Radio discussion on smart meter hazards

smartmeterIf you don’t know what a smart meter is please visit the blog No Mass Smart Meters and get educated. This program is sweeping the country with promises of energy savings. Unfortunately that is not what happens in most cases after the popcorn towers start appearing all over town. Utility customers have seen their electric bills escalate and refuse to change their patterns of usage just because rates are cheaper at 3am. Costs of implementing this “green” program are subsidized by government stimulus money, but the big cost overruns are paid by you – the ratepayer.  And, many complain about the detrimental health effects of the frequencies emitted from the meters themselves, warn of fire hazards from the meters and are concerned about cybersecurity.

Listen to this radio interview by the President of the Scientific Alliance for Education who is creating awareness in Massachusetts and find out what is hanging on your building.

Click here, to download WSBS on Smart Meter (just past the bit on the weather)

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Gluten and digestion

Gluten is found in wheat and other grains such as rye and barley. It is basically an elastic protein that is left behind after starch is removed or washed away from the flower. It is sort of the glue that holds baked goods together and is often used as a thickener or flavor enhancer. Gluten contains several different proteins, primarily gliadin and glutenin which are difficult to digest. Undigested proteins trigger the immune system to attack the inner lining of the small intestine, resulting in conditions of intolerance.

Symptoms of gluten sensitivity besides digestive disturbances, diarrhea and bloating may be skin problems such as rashes, brain fog, joint pain, depression and numbness in your extremities. If left untreated, gluten sensitivity can morph into Celiac disease which affects about one in every 133 Americans.

Many people take enzymes to help with breaking down the gluten protein. It is necessary to be specific as proline-rich peptides (main reason for gluten intolerance) must be addressed. Specific proteases that can break down prolyl-enriched peptides are required. There are many enzyme formulas that claim to help with gluten breakdown. Some may work for you, but the best “cure” is to avoid foods with gluten. Shopping for cookies, flour, frozen waffles, burritos, crackers that are all gluten free, have never been easier than it is today – even in your local supermarket.

Study confirms GMO can be toxic

The Seralini two-year study, remarkably the most detailed long-term study ever published concerning GMO health impacts, went through rigorous peer-review and was publicly available for over a year in the journal of Food and Chemical Toxicology. It revealed that consumption of GMO corn sprayed with RoundupTM showed liver and kidney organ damage, higher female morbidity rates (with females dying two to three times more than controls in all rat groups) and additionally, cancer tumors starting in the fourth month of the study. In treated males, the liver and kidneys were the most commonly impacted organs, and deaths were mostly due to liver and kidney disease.

 

Please, if you care about your health don’t buy GMO grown food or meat from animals fed GMO feed. Industry reports and studies will say there are no toxic effects, but if you research this you will find differently, including the destruction of bees – no bees – no food for humans!!

-reprinted from http://www.tricornernews.com/node/33724  Risky Business of GMO studies.

Monsanto brainwashing kids towards GMO?

Monsanto Using 4-H to Brainwash Your Children AboStory at-a-glance from Mercola.com

  • Monsanto is boasting its partnership with 4-H Youth Development Organization, the country’s largest and most influential youth organization with more than 6.8 million members in 80 countries worldwide

  • According to the annual reports, 4-H is receiving funding from Monsanto, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Cargill, DuPont, United Soybean Board, Coca-Cola, and Pfizer

  • Monsanto has been hijacking society at every turn, including government institutions, colleges and universities, media agencies, and so-called representatives of “science”

  • Monsanto recently attempted to brainwash young children with a 16-page book called ““Biotechnology Basics Activity Book” full of colorful pages and cartoon characters touting the “benefits” of GMOs

  • If your child is involved with 4-H, please monitor the messages he or she is getting, rather than making assumptions that they are based in truth

read the story: http://bit.ly/1l2f62l from Dr. Mercola

This is not the first time Monsanto has used its clever propaganda to influence our nation’s youth. The Council for Biotechnology Information widely circulated a Biotechnology Basics Activity Book for kids, a disturbing and brightly colored obvious intent to ‘educate’ the children.

Children are like little sponges, soaking up everything they see and hear, which makes them particularly vulnerable to being sucked in by propagandaAnd the effects could be life-long—at least they’re intended to be. Indeed you’d be hard-pressed to convince an adult, who from childhood was taught the merits of genetically engineered foods, that there’s anything wrong with such alterations of the food supply.

4-H is really the perfect vehicle for Big Ag to manipulate an entire generation, using tactics not that different from the youth indoctrination strategies employed by political extremists in order to gain children’s trust and then “groom” them however they wish. Think about it—what better way to control the future of our food system than to brainwash 6.8 million impressionable youth into believing that genetically modified organisms (GMOs) are safe and beneficial, if not the answer to all the problems of the world?

If corporations like Monsanto are successful in hijacking the minds of our youth, they will essentially be in control the decisions and behavior of the next generation—and there is nothing to stop them until a great deal of damage is done to you, your children and grandchildren, and our planet. This is why it is so critical for you to be involved in your children’s activities and take an active role in their education. Do not fall into the trap of assuming that, just because they are involved with a “reputable” organization like 4-H, that they are getting unbiased and truthful information.