Insecticide Killing Pollinators Essential for Growing Food

(Health Secrets Newsletter) Answers are coming to light explaining the malaise of the bee population and other pollinators.  A three-year-old report recently released by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) adds to the growing body of evidence that highly toxic insecticides are a serious threat to not only bees, but also humans.  The culprits are…

Teach Children Gardening for a Natural Head Start in Life

(Health Secrets Newsletter) A  study conducted for Britain’s Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) found that encouraging children to learn gardening boosts their development by helping them become happier, more confident and more resilient.  In addition, gardening helps teach children patience and the benefits of a healthy diet and lifestyle. The study was conducted by researchers at…

Coke and Pepsi Try to Dodge Cancer Warning Label

(Health Secrets Newsletter) The caramel color of cola drinks does not come from burnt sugar as you would expect. It is actually made by reacting sugar with ammonia and sulfites at high temperatures, because creating something that looks like burnt sugar is cheaper than using the real thing. As we reported last June, the fake burnt sugar…