Officials Declare ‘Eating Healthy’ a Mental Disorder

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SOURCE: Natural Society

In an attempt to curb the mass rush for food change and reform, psychiatry has green lighted a public relations push to spread awareness about their new buzzword “orthorexia nervosa,” defined as “a pathological obsession for biologically pure and healthy nutrition.” In other words, experts are moving toward saying that our demand for nutrient-dense, healthful food is a mental disorder that must be treated. (more…)

McDonald’s Sausage Burrito contains more than 100 ingredients – including one chemical used in FIREWORKS

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SOURCE: Daily Mail

A McDonald’s Sausage Burrito certainly promises to fire you up for the day, with more than 100 ingredients including one chemical compound used in fireworks.

A new behind-the-scenes video reveals that although the liquid egg in the sandwich originates from a farm in Michigan, it is mixed with twenty other components before flash frozen and reheated at restaurants. (more…)

University of California to require all students to get measles shot

 A measles vaccine is seen at Venice Family Clinic in Los Angeles, California February 5, 2015. Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson


A measles vaccine is seen at Venice Family Clinic in Los Angeles, California February 5, 2015.
Credit: Reuters/Lucy Nicholson

SOURCE: Reuters

Students at all 10 campuses of the University of California will be required to be screened for tuberculosis and vaccinated for measles, mumps, rubella and other diseases under a new health plan set to take effect in 2017, the university said on Friday.

Announcement of the policy change, which goes beyond the hepatitis B shots already required of all UC students, comes amid a measles outbreak that has infected about 100 people in California since December.

California Lawmakers Seek to End ‘personal belief’ Vaccine Exemptions

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SOURCE: Bloomberg

Responding to an outbreak of measles that has infected more than 100 people, two California lawmakers said on Wednesday they would introduce legislation to end the right of parents in the state to exempt their children from school vaccinations based on personal beliefs.

California public health officials say 92 people have been diagnosed with measles in the state, many of them linked to an outbreak that they believe began when an infected person from outside the country visited Disneyland in late December. (more…)

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