Debunking Misconceptions about Organic Food

People who spend a long time arguing for GMOs often spend an equal amount of time arguing that there is no difference between organic foods and conventionally grown foods, whether GMOs or not. The fact of the matter is that there are some significant differences between organic foods and those which are conventionally grown. Below … Continue reading Debunking Misconceptions about Organic Food

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Our Quick Tips for Avoiding GMOs

There are plenty of reasons to avoid purchasing and consuming Genetically Modified foods and agricultural products including health, safety, supporting local businesses instead of transnational corporations and helping contribute to a more ethical food industry via consumer buying power. Below are our quick tips for avoiding GMOs and foodstuffs. Avoid processed foods. It is estimated … Continue reading Our Quick Tips for Avoiding GMOs

Dangerous Myths of the Medical Industry

The medical industry is a juggernaut entity that carries with it its own sense of legitimacy. Throughout the history of medicine, guilds and professionals have carefully and knowingly cultivated this sense through highly proactive public policy initiatives aimed at praising the impartiality of the industry and simultaneously condemning the “backward and archaic” ways of natural … Continue reading Dangerous Myths of the Medical Industry

What the Mental Health Crisis in Attawapiskat Says about Health Freedom in Canada

The Attawapiskat First Nation made headlines recently when 11 members tried to commit suicide over a weekend in April and 28 members tried to do so throughout March. Shortly after the crisis of 11 suicide attempts blew up on the national news, drawing some much-needed attention to the situation there, 5 more members attempted suicide. … Continue reading What the Mental Health Crisis in Attawapiskat Says about Health Freedom in Canada

The Dangers of GMO Mosquitos

Despite all of the fears surrounding the birth defects that the Zika virus carries with it, there is something a lot scarier on the horizon if biotechnology companies get their way in terms of how they propose to combat the virus: by releasing non-biting, genetically-engineered mosquitos into the wild. The biotech firm Oxitec has genetically … Continue reading The Dangers of GMO Mosquitos

Pain Management: A Complex Problem for a One-Dimensional Approach

Though it may vary in frequency and intensity, most everyone feels pain. What’s more is that most people recognize the variety of options there are for getting rid of pain in their day-to-day lives - whether it’s a bath for a sore back, ointment on a burn, or balm on aching muscles. So why isn’t … Continue reading Pain Management: A Complex Problem for a One-Dimensional Approach

The Top Reasons to Avoid Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)

The average number of chemicals that an adult will encounter daily can be in excess of 200 separate chemicals in our modern world. It is important to keep in mind that at least 60 percent of what we put on our skin is absorbed into our bloodstream and this includes those chemicals we are coming … Continue reading The Top Reasons to Avoid Sodium Lauryl Sulfate (SLS)