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CDC Embarks on New COVID Cover-Up

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For many months, experts have warned that COVID-19 is not so much a viral pandemic as it is a “casedemic” — a pandemic of false positive tests — and the thing that kept the fraud going was the fact that laboratories were using excessively high cycl…

Radioactive Waste Is a Damaging Agrochemical Byproduct

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The fact that there are serious issues with the food supply is no longer a secret. There is evidence that toxicity levels in the food supply are rising, and that conventional agriculture has become a leading cause of environmental pollution and destruc…

How to Grill Everything – the Ultimate Guide

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June looms. Summer is almost upon us. The sun’s out, people are starting to gather and mingle, the big box stores are stocking charcoal again, and those chicken drumsticks, that tri tip, that lamb leg, and that salmon filet behind the butcher counter are looking good. You feel the pull of the grill. It calls to you. You need to respond—but how to do it? Not everyone is a grill master. With baking and traditional recipes, you can follow along just by reading. Oven temperatures and controlled gas ranges make cooking indoors fairly predictable. But outside, out on the grill, things get a little wild. Grilling is more art than science. It’s about feeling the meat, sensing the heat, intuiting what’s happening beneath and above the grill. The wind, the coals, the flame, the air flow, the ambient temperature all affect and determine the quality of the finished product. It’s all too much to plug into a spreadsheet and figure out down to the millisecond. There are no guarantees. So while I’m going to give you the best methods I’ve learned over the years, don’t take this as settled science. You’re going to have to experiment for yourself. Today I’ll go over the most frequently asked questions I see about grilling. How to Determine the Proper Grill Temperature When you grill, you want areas of high, medium, and low heat accessible at all times. This gives you the ability to modulate the amount of heat your food receives and it gives you more flexibility when cooking. Whether you’re using coals or gas, you can determine the temperature ranges by using feel—actually feeling the heat with your hands. If you can keep your hand a couple inches off the grill only for under a second before it gets too hot, that’s high heat. If you can keep your hand there for 2 seconds, that’s medium heat. If you can keep your hand there for 3-5 seconds, that’s low heat.   How to Determine Meat Doneness You can use an instant read digital thermometer inserted into the thickest part of whatever you’re grilling. This is more precise and it’s a good way to develop your intuition if you pair it with learning by feel. This is a good one that’s served me well. Rare: In a chef’s mind, rare means very pink, is closer to 125 degrees Medium-rare: You’re looking for 125-130 degrees Medium: 130-135 degrees Medium-well: 135 to 140 degrees Well done: 140 and above You can also determine doneness by touching your meat, by prodding it, by poking it, by squeezing it. With enough time and trial by error (and using the thermometer to confirm), you can eventually figure out if the meat is ready by how it responds to your manual manipulation, but in general: Rare is squishy. Medium-rare is spongy. Medium-well is firm. Whatever you do, err on the side of taking it off the heat early. You can always add more cooking time if it’s undercooked, but you can’t take … Continue reading “How to Grill Everything – the Ultimate Guide”

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New Oregon Law Seeks to Ban Meat

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As you may have heard, Bill Gates has been buying up farmland across 18 U.S. states through various subsidiary companies.1 In all, he now owns about 242,000 acres of farmland.2 He’s also a longtime promoter of GMOs and recently started calling for a co…

FDA: Monitor COVID Vaccine Recipients for Facial Paralysis

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Media is featuring a near-24/7 stream of propaganda encouraging the public to get a COVID-19 vaccine. Most of the advertisements make no mention of the potential adverse effects associated with it, which is a key factor necessary for informed consent. …

Habit Stacking Microworkouts (aka Working Out Without Having to Think About It)

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The beauty of microworkouts is that you can do them virtually anywhere with minimal time investment, and the cumulative training effect really adds up… if you remember to do them. To be successful with microworkouts, or any form of exercise, consistency is key. Not rigidity—we’re not big fans of rigidly adhering to a strict exercise schedule here—but you need to put in the time and effort. Workouts that don’t happen don’t change you. Unlike going to the gym or taking a Crossfit class, which you might schedule into your busy calendar, microworkouts are meant to be sprinkled throughout your day. Unfortunately, that makes microworkouts all too easy to forget or push off, until you get to dinnertime and realize you’ve barely moved your body all day. If this sounds familiar, it’s time to get some systems in place to make microworkouts a built-in part of your day. This is a roundabout way of saying: you need to make microworkouts a habit. Changing Habits: The Not-so-secret Secrets Habits are behaviors that have become so automatic that you do them with little to no conscious effort. Locking in new habits is no easy feat, though. We’ve all experienced the ups and downs of trying to make new healthy habits stick. However, the process of habit change is actually quite simple when you break it down. When you’re trying to establish a new habit, you need: Cues, or signals, that remind your brain to do the thing (in this case, to do a microworkout) Belief that you have the resources (time, knowledge, money) to do the thing Desire to do the thing Reward or positive reinforcement after you do the thing that makes you want to do it again Today, we’re focusing on the first: cues that remind you to do your microworkouts. Specifically, we’re leveraging a trick called habit stacking.   With habit stacking, you use behaviors you already do automatically as cues to do the new desired behaviors. In this case, it means pairing everyday behaviors like brushing your teeth, making coffee, or walking out the front door with specific exercises like push-ups or going for a walk. Don’t worry, this will become self-explanatory shortly. What Are Microworkouts Anyway? Microworkouts are short bursts of movement that you insert into your day. We’ve been tricked into thinking that the best, or only, way to be fit and healthy is to spend 90 minutes at the gym pushing plates or huffing and puffing through a 50-minute cardio kickboxing class. Not so. While athletes with specialized aims—run a marathon, deadlift twice their bodyweight—need to do specific workouts tailored to their goals, for general wellness, smaller efforts really do add up. You can log a very respectable amount of movement via short workouts lasting as little as 20 or 30 seconds, up to a few minutes, when you do them throughout the day. Almost anything can count as a microworkout, as long as you’re moving. Microworkouts can encompass HIIT or Tabata-type activities; resistance exercises using … Continue reading “Habit Stacking Microworkouts (aka Working Out Without Having to Think About It)”

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NVIC Seeing Through the COVID Spin

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Seeing through the COVID-19 spin is a challenge even for those who have been writing and talking for years about the need to limit Big Pharma’s influence on health policy and law. Perhaps the greatest change I have seen in vaccine regulation, polic…

Bill Gates Tells Another Big Lie About Vaccine Production

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Bill Gates has been adamant since the beginning of the pandemic that the only way to end it is by vaccinating the global population. In an April 2020 blog post, he stated, “We need to manufacture and distribute at least 7 billion doses of the vaccine” …

5 inflammation-fighting food swaps

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Inflammation can be a beneficial sign that the body’s immune system is fighting an infection, but it can also linger over time, damaging the body. There is evidence that eating a diet heavy in foods that promote inflammation can increase the risk for certain health problems, and also that a healthy diet can reduce inflammation.

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Weekly Health Quiz: Surveillance, Propaganda and Masks

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1 Postmarketing surveillance data are:

Not a sufficient or appropriate substitute for randomized placebo-controlled safety trials
Postmarketing surveillance data is not a sufficient substitute for randomized placebo-controlled safety trials, e…

The Rise of Utilitarian Extremism, and How to Recognize It

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In an April 29, 2021, opinion piece published by Newsday,1 Arthur Caplan and Dorit Reiss, Ph.D., argue for the implementation of vaccine passports as a strategy to regain our freedom to travel and the “safe” reopening of schools and businesses.

5 Foods to Help Fight Seasonal Allergies

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As the weather warms and trees and grasses begin to bloom, the challenges of seasonal allergies also rise. The condition is called allergic rhinitis or hay fever and affects 19.2 million U.S. adults and 5.2 million children.1 Many doctors lean heavily …

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