McCain Foods (Aust) Pty Ltd
The originally Canadian company McCain’s processes and sells frozen foods in Australasia and they have the motto, “oh McCain’s, you’ve done it again” implying that they’ve done something really wonderful. In terms of frozen vegetables this company is pretty much a household name so the other day I bought a packet of their frozen vegetables.
The supermarket chiller is full of many brands and because it was a familiar brand, I selected a bag of McCain’s frozen greens. My gaze didn’t take me much beyond the title, after all, veggies are veggies and later after preparing a meal, we sat down to eat. But the taste of McCain’s mixed vegetables proved to be so incredibly
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And it’s impact on civilisation
It’s a well established fact that alcohol dulls the senses and over a long-term period destroys brain tissue. Yet we are sensory beings and we rely on our senses to perceive the world around us as well as to make sense of that world. Therefore alcohol in effect is destroying sensitivity to life; in other words, making drinkers stupid.
Civilisation is a recognition that one belongs to a collective. So if we look at ants, each colony is a unique civilisation in a similar way to us. As human beings we all share common traits, but our sense of civilisation depends on our language and upbringing.
When we look at human civilisation, in the West
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Do some products seem to make you or your family ill?
Aspartame or NutraSweet as it is more commonly known is a commonly used food additive and artificial sweetener found in over 5000 food products, including medicines, diet drinks and chewing gum.
Aspartame is a white, odourless powder, approximately 200 times sweeter than sugar. It is used in many foodstuffs throughout the world principally as a low calorie alternative to natural sugar.
It is marketed under several brand names, including Canderel® and NutraSweet®, and is labelled E951 in Europe. Aspartame is stable when dry or frozen but it breaks down and loses its sweetness over time when stored in liquids at temperatures above 30°C
It is primarily thought to
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A cornerstone of modern civilisation
Rubbish is not a third world problem, plastic waste is everyone’s problem.
Plastic is used everywhere – from plastic bags to light fittings, from bubble wrap to cling film and car parts. Plastic is the common name given to products made from oil that have undergone a chemical reaction known as polymerisation, a process where an unimaginably huge number of small molecules are linked together to form the plastics we use and consume today. If you think you are not eating plastic, please read on.
Some say that we are in The Age of Plastic
Plastics have been with us for many years and new generations of hybrid plastics are appearing as composites and
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Pure white and deadly
Natural sugar cane
The phrase ‘pure white and deadly’ has been around for a long time and few people seemed to care until it’s too late, but others are awakening and dropping it from their diet.
We instinctively know that sweet things are safe to eat as in nature sweet foods are safe to eat and mothers may notice that babies will readily eat sweets, but it takes about 15 attempts before the baby will eat savoury foods. This is because we instinctively trust sweet foods, but in nature we eat them with the fibre.
Sugar is a modern food additive that has no nutritional value and is not required for our survival.
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Destruction in the name of profits
People are dying not just in the vicinity of the fires, people are dying due to the air pollution across Indonesia, Malaysia and Singapore. The burn off season between March and October is generally worst between August and November, but it happens every year as hundreds of thousands of hectares of land are cleared to make way for new palm oil plantations.
The Indonesians joke that they are the only country to export oil to the Middle East, but the corporate leadership – the people behind the fires do not suffer. They can exist comfortably in their Mediterranean mansions while their staff on the ground and the wider population as far away as
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Strength for the body at the expense of our humanity
While animal and fish protein provides power and growth factors that make us strong, there is a cost. Meat takes longer to digest and it’s often laden with hormones and other agricultural chemicals like ractopamine that is used in beef, pork, turkeys and other food animals.
The same growth and performance can be gained from a vegetarian or semi vegetarian diet and lifestyle as documented by the famous author Michio Kushi who developed the concept of Macrobiotics.
By eating meat, the body becomes burdened by the weight of emotion the animal was carrying at the moment of its death combined along with all the toxins and environmental poisons
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The terror of Islam
The world Islam means submit and the will of their God Allah is determined by the strongest. Islamic morality is flexible as like the Christian Bible, the Islamic books, the Koran, Sira and Hadith contain opposite views allowing readers to create any morality and justify any crime.
Now because you live far from the war zone, you may think you are safe and don’t need to worry about such things. This was the European attitude until they became flooded with Islamic refugees and now they are beginning to pay the price because the crime rate has increased dramatically and the refugees are huge drain on resources.
Dr. Naila Hussain writes:
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The worlds most misunderstood disease
No one is sure how long modern humans have lived on earth. Some suspect that it may have only be 200,000 years, and while we have survived, it’s debatable if we have actually evolved. We have figured out what it takes to survive physically and technically, but we have always been at odds about what it takes to survive intellectually and emotionally.
We know that we have a fundamental desire to be happy, and we know that happiness comes from the fulfilment of our desires. Yet for a great many people, the fulfilment of those desires is dependent on other people’s compliance, unhappiness and sometimes even their termination.
There was a time when we simply
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Lowering cholesterol or harming users?
A David Icke Image
A group of the most widely prescribed drugs of all time, Statins are a class of lipid-lowering medications that are claimed to inhibit production an enzyme that is thought to play a central role in the production of cholesterol. In other words, Statin drugs block the action of the liver enzyme HMG-CoA reductase.
We are constantly being told that too much cholesterol in the blood can cause a build-up of plaque on the walls of the arteries. That build-up can eventually cause the arteries to narrow, harden or even block blood flow altogether. As the arteries become restricted, blood clots in these narrowed arteries can cause a
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