Monsanto’s New Sweet Corn, Another Unregulated, Unlabeled Frankenfood

Government regulation of genetically engineered crops, already weak, is increasingly non-existent. The latest example of this new hands-off policy is the commercialization of Monsanto’s first flagship product for the produce aisle: genetically engineered sweet corn, containing the Bt toxin and herbicide-resistant genes. Monsanto’s new sweet corn produces Bt toxin, a genetically modified version of an insecticide from the soil bacterium …

Nationwide Study Reveals Almost Half of All Conventional Meats Are Contaminated

Natural News asks, “How would you like a big, juicy burger loaded with onions, mustard, ketchup – and a big helping of drug-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (S. aureus), a bacteria linked to a wide range of human diseases?” If you find that dish stomach-churning instead of appetizing, then maybe you should think twice before eating not only meat, but chicken and …

Seeking to Promote the Creation of Harbor Hounds Dog Park in Egg Harbor

With the help of the community, we will soon have a dog park in Egg Harbor! We are thrilled to announce that a conditional use permit has been issued by the Village of Egg Harbor for a dog park to be located in Village View Park on Church St, south of the Peg Egan Performing Arts Center. The park will …

GNG Staffer Becomes Upper Midwest Regional Organizer of Witness for Peace

Greens-N-Grains staff member Elise Roberts has recently been hired as the Upper Midwest Regional Organizer for Witness for Peace (WFP). WFP’s mission is to support peace, justice and sustainable economies in the Americas by changing U.S. policies and corporate practices which contribute to poverty and oppression in Latin America and the Caribbean. The Midwestern branch is sending a delegation to Colombia …

Introducing the Raw Chef and a Great Collection of Raw Recipes

Hailed as “the UK’s leading raw chef,” Russell James is also publisher of TheRawChef.com, a great raw food and philosophy resource. “I first came across raw foods in Koh Samui, Thailand, when I was on a 7-day detox fast a a spa there,: says Russell James. “I was on day 5 of the fast and can remember sitting in the …

Real Blueberries Great for your Health but Beware of Blueberry Fraud!

“Our most recent food investigation has found that many ‘blueberry’ cereals, pastries, bagels, breads and bars are not made with real blueberries at all!” says the Natural News Insider. Instead, the blueberries are faked using artificial colors (Red #40, Blue #2), partially-hydrogenated oils and liquid sugars like high fructose corn syrup. Watch this 7-minute mini-documentary exposing the blueberry fraud in the food industry… Please …

Greens N Grains Deli Numbered Among Top 5 Sustainable Dining Spots in Door County

“In Wisconsin’s Door County, a number of restaurant chefs go out of their way to serve local foods – organic whenever possible,” says Laurel Kallenbach. “Here are five restaurants that deserve special mention.” Inn at Kristofer’s in Sister Bay, Bluefront Café in Sturgeon Bay, T. Ashwell’s in Ellison Bay, White Gull Inn in Fish Creek and last but not least… …

Beet Juice Provides Incredible Cardiovascular Benefits says Journal of Applied Physiology

Drinking 500 milliliters of beet juice a day may significantly lower blood pressure, says a British study that found that healthy people’s blood pressure decreased within an hour of drinking the juice, BBC News reports. The reduction in blood pressure was even more pronounced three to four hours after drinking the beet juice, and some degree of reduction continued for …

Recent Studies Reveal that Pancreatic Cancer is a Lifestyle Issue, Developing in the Body Over Decades!

On October 29, 2010 Natural News published an extensive essay about the findings of clinical researchers using DNA sequencing of cancer cells to prove that pancreatic cancer takes 20 years to grow to the point where it can be diagnosed by conventional medical doctors. Scientists at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine and the Howard Hughes Medical Institute found: It …

From the Archives of Yoga Journal, a Great Article on “Bug Busters”

A regular yoga practice does wonders for the immune system, but during cold season these herbs provide a little extra protection. By Catherine Guthrie If you’re already practicing yoga, it’s likely your immune system is the better for it, but during the cold and flu season, taking a few herbs and vitamins can further buttress your body against the seasonal …