How GMOs and Glyphosate Impact Soil Biology

Story at-a-glance

  • Glyphosate shuts down amino acid synthesis, followed by inhibition of protein synthesis necessary for plant growth. When that happens, it makes the plant more susceptible to pathogens in the soil
  • Glyphosate also acts as a mineral chelator, and minerals such as zinc, copper, and manganese act as cofactors in many enzymes. This mineral suppression opens the plant up to disease
  • When minerals are bound to glyphosate in the plant, they will not be available to your body when you eat it. Instead, those minerals will be excreted or stored in your body along with the glyphosate
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Might Alzheimer’s Disease Be “Foodborne”?

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Why do so many people in America get Alzheimers disease?  Could it be related to factory farmed confined feed lot animals?   Could it be related to the “garbage” we feed these animals that they would never eat if free roaming?   The article below, by Joseph Mercola, explores such a possible cause and what you might do to protect your family and yourself from this horrible death, if this assumption is correct.  At least it is a case for grass fed, free roaming organic beef and chicken,  which is something that most of us can do.

Story at-a-glance (read more at Mercola.com)

  • Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s, and Lou Gehrig’s disease appear to be linked to the presence of a protein, TDP-43, which behaves like infectious proteins called prions, responsible for Mad Cow and Chronic Wasting Disease
  • TDP-43 pathology is detected in 25-50 percent of Alzheimer’s patients; autopsies show Alzheimer’s patients with TDP-43 were 10 times more likely to have been cognitively impaired at death than those without it
  • Alzheimer’s may be a slower moving version of Mad Cow disease, acquired by eating contaminated meats, and Mad Cow is created by a CAFO system that “cannibalizes” herbivores

http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2015/06/04/alzheimers-disease-cafos.aspx?e_cid=20150604Z1_DNL_art_1&utm_source=dnl&utm_medium=email&utm_content=art1&utm_campaign=20150604Z1&et_cid=DM76249&et_rid=980316948

Lower Carb Dark Chocolate (not sci-fi)

I do believe in mystical mushrooms and more…. one of those more is Cholate almonds raisnschocolate.   Unlike my favorite herb for depression and insomnia, Valerian, which smells like “don’t go near it,”  chocolate smells good and makes you feel good like “do go near it!”

 

Well chocolate usually has lots of sugar, which is incredibly bad for you so here is my favorite recipe… skip the raisins and it is even lower carb.

Ingredients:

  • 1 bar of baker’s sugar free chocolate
  • 4 rounded tablespoons of Trader Joe’s Organic peanut butter
  •  3 tablespoons of  coconut oil (more for softer chocolate)
  • 2 heaping tablespoons of Caco Powder (Navitas brand)
  • 1 full baby teaspoon of Pure Stevia (no fillers) … to taste
  • 1 tablespoon of Bourbon Vanilla  (Trader Joe’s)
  • 2 handfuls of organic raisins
  • 2 handfuls of almonds (raw)
  • 1 handful of salted roasted peanuts

Preparation:  melt the chocolate in a Pyrex dish at low to medium heat. Add the peanut butter and the coconut oil.  When melted lower the heat and add the Vanilla and Stevia stirring well.  The add the Cacao powder and mix again. Finally add the almonds, raisins and peanuts, mixing it all well.

Put this in the fridge until it gets hard and keep it there.  Cut and serve when desired.

Janr

 

The Earth Is Alive – And We Are Its Cells

In some of my sci-fi stories I share the understanding of how small our role is in this universe’s history; but, how big our role may be in keeping the planet Earth Alive.  Here is a wonderful  scientific analysis of why what I preach may be what we should all practice.  If you know that the Earth feeds us then you should also know that we must feed the Earth. ……here is the story.

 

Read more?….. Joseph Mercola’s Article 

What If We All Did This?

Yesterday I was talking on the cell to my daughter who lives in Fla.  She always seems to be going shopping to a food store when I call her.  This time she claimed she was not, but it was not 100% accurate.   I found out she was going to a dollar store where she could find lots of great buys on inexpensive canned, meat, chicken and veggies.Foodbox2

She and her husband, like most Americans,  have been hurt by the economy but they have not in anyway forgotten about how fortunate they are to be economically Okay. Between the two of them they have at least 6 different jobs or businesses they are running to be Okay but they never complain.  Instead they go every month to stores like this particular store and buy food that is canned and not perishable at great sales prices.  Then they pack them up in bags and keep them in their cars.  When they see a person who looks needy,  has a sign “willing to work for food,”  etc. they stop and give them a gift of food.  If  it is a person with children they give them several.

Many of us go on our way each day worrying about ourselves and our families.  It is easy to forget about what is out of sight. I was very proud of my daughter for having a plan of action to not forget, a plan of action that she has carried out for a long time, a plan of giving back for God’s gifts.

What I was most proud of her for,  was her ethics, compassion and effort.  If the CEO’s of  most of corporate America had an ounce of her humanity in their souls, America would not be where it is.  If congressmen cared about people as she does, rather than their “fat” lifetime benefits and re-election, we would not be where we are today.  We would be where we were when my dad and your dad won world war II by caring enough to march into a hail of gunfire on Normandy.  They did this to free the world and protect us all from the tyrants that now are disguised as American Leaders.  No wonder Americans polled would rather have cockroaches in their house then congressmen.StatueLiberty

I have traveled around America when I was in sales for 5 years of my life.  America has great people, many who like my daughter care about others.  We do have hope for a recovery and a future. We just need to call in Orkin to get the vermin out of Washington, banks and corporations.  Then we can find people with souls, hearts and the connection to each other that inspired France to give us the lady of the harbor.

Janr

Can We Trust Monsanto with Our Food?: Scientific American

Scientific American has been my favorite publication ever since I was a kid.  Now, to my disappointment,  I must write this publication off my list of respected sources due to the article named in the title above. The article which is available in the hyperlink below, from Scientific American, has the strong smell of scientific bull shit; here is why:   Like any “good politician”  this article which claims to reply to your concerns,  answers the wrong question!  In other words,  it is a clear lie.  The question is not weather this elitist intellectual scientist  is right about GMO food being safe; the question is do you have the right  to choose by food labeling! This author answered the first question not the second and even the answer to the first if full of holes as you can learn from GMO Myths & Truths linked on the right –>

It is unlikely that GMO food is safe, as hundreds of articles have pointed at reasons for concern!  Some important issues are the destruction of normal soil bacteria by plants secreting chemo-toxins (they were modified to create) that now damage the soils health as a food for plants!  Another is the sudden die out of bees from colony collapse disorder which may turn out to be a byproduct of GMO foods as many suspect.  Even if all these are wrong,  NO ONE HAS A RIGHT TO EXPERIMENT ON YOUR FAMILY WITH GMO FOODS, and not tell you!  That is the issue.  Monsanto is fighting with billions of dollars of corporate money to have our government BAN the labeling of food as GMO so you won’t know!

SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN’S ARTICLE  http://www.scientificamerican.com/article.cfm?id=can-we-trust-monsanto-with-our-food&page=2

Food poisoning. Monsanto-style.

 

 

 

 Are GMOs bad for your health? The debate rages on.

 

 But no one disputes this fact: It takes tons of herbicides – hundreds of thousands of tons per year – to grow the GMO crops that end up in the world’s food supply, including in the food fed to the animals we eat.

 

 All that poison doesn’t just go away. It ends up on our food, in our soil, in our water.

 

 It’s time to stop Monsanto’s reckless poisoning of our food and our planet. Your donation today will help us continue the battle for GMO labeling laws and expose GMO crops for what they are: an excuse for Monsanto to sell billions of dollars’ worth of poisons. Click here for details on how you can donate online, by phone or by mail.

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Read more here……………Food poisoning. Monsanto-style..

 

How to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods: 9 Steps (with Pictures)

How to Avoid Genetically Modified Foods: 9 Steps (with Pictures).

 

Read this article and learn how the “plants” you think are healthy have genes in them from bacteria!  They are not plants they are plant bacteria hybrids that can have unforeseen health consequences.  There is already evidence of how these monstrosities are killing off butterflys and possibly bees. In Europe people can choose because all food is labeled if it is GMO food.  In America, Monsanto corp, which is making billions by potentially poisoning you and your children,  had run campaigns to keep you from having labels in your grocery store! You have a right to know and not be poisoned!  We have a right to protect our environment!   read the story above to learn how to protect you family from this ruthless corporate fraud.

 

Years ago I met an old lady, who had been a doctor and surgeon in Germany.  She had been in a Nazi prison camp with her family nazi stockfresh_2551852_no-nazi-symbol_sizeXSbecause she was Jewish.  She was forced to operate on her son or let an amateur try; it amused the Nazis.

The experience  destroyed her mind.  When you purchase genetically modified food (gmo) and feed it to your family,  you do not know the consequences.  You are doing Nazi experiments on YOUR CHILDREN!  Monsanto has made it impossible for you to make a choice by using their political and monetary power  to prevent foods from being labeled GMO as is done all over Europe.

You need to understand the dangers of GMO food and what you are feeding your family,  if not you are allowing Monsanto to use your children as Lab Rats!  Don’t get fooled,  the issues is NOT if gmo foods are harmful,  this has NEVER been researched!   The issue is should you have a choice to NOT be used as a lab rat!

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Watch “The Men Who Made Us Fat ”Episode 3/3”” on YouTube

How the food industry deceives you and makes you and your family fat and sick for profits!  This story comes from England but nothing is different in America; though the problem may be worse here.

Flu Shot Doing Poor Job of Protecting Older People – ABC News

Flu Shot Doing Poor Job of Protecting Older People – ABC News.

The flu shot has a claimed 9% effetiveness, which is a claim that likely stretches the truth.  Still the CDC,  Center for disease control, recommends the flu shot.

Many authorities have recommended that you avoid the flu shot entirely.  There are apparently lots safer ways to avoid the flu considering that taking the flu shot carries many risks!

Conjsider Skipping the flu shot and take care of your health, this has many great side effects.  Here is how to do this.

Janr