How to Get USA Netflix in Canada

Are you a pissed off Canadian Netflix subscriber?  Or maybe a USA Netflix subscriber travelling in Canada?  If you are the latter, you probably noticed that your selection has been drastically reduced.  It’s a fact that Canadian subscribers are getting RIPPED OFF!  There are solutions to enable you to watch USA Netflix from Canada, or elsewhere in the world!

In order to connect to US content, you need to appear to be in the USA.  This can be accomplished a couple of ways.  One is utilizing VPN services (Virtual Private Network), the other by connecting to a USA server through DNS  (Domain Name Server).

I have found that VPN services that do work, but not all the time, not on all devices, and they can be slow.   Originally used by workplaces to allow employees to work from home and have access to printers etc, VPN applications have broadened – to now being able to provide access to content available only in the USA.  If you don’t mind your movie or tv show being interrupted often by slow lagging streaming, it is free and that is where the pros for VPN service end.

The two DNS services I am promoting offer a free 7 day trial – so I encourage you to take advantage.  Please understand that if you take me up on my recommendation, the links I provide are affiliate links, so I will get paid for making the referral! I honestly don’t prefer one over the other.  They are equally good.  Try one for a week and the other for a week and then choose the one you like better!

Please note that your DNS service is not just going to enable you to watch Netflix.  Some services require paid memberships to access, such as Netflix and Hulu Plus.  Your Smart DNS will not make paid services “free”.  You still need to open and purchase an account with them.

Unblock-US.com - after your free 7 day trial, your subscription will cost $4.99 per month. This is a Canadian company located just outside of Toronto, ON

Blockless  after your free 7 day trial, your subscription will cost $4.95 per month.

There you go – if you try each service for the free trial, you will get two free weeks of USA content… you may be ready to cut the cable cord and start saving a lot of money!

YouthJuice®

In today’s genetically modified world, even health products are questionable.  Meal replacement shakes and companies that promote them are abundant.  Through clever viral marketing strategies, one such company has become a household name.  So is McDonalds a household name, but is it healthy?  Don’t be fooled by hype.  Meal replacements or supplements should be real food.  Note, I did not say should CONTAIN real food.  It should BE real food!  If your healthy shake mix tastes like a cake mix – be suspicious that it may be almost as nutritious as a cake mix!

Read the ingredients.  Note that this product is 100% real organic food grown in Canada.

YouthJuice®.

Ag-Gag Bills

The next time you scoff at the number of labels donning the meat you buy (pasture raised, free range, hormone and antibiotic free, etc.), consider this: Those labels may soon become your only window on to what happens on most animal farms.

As it is now, consumers already rely heavily on the organizations behind these labels—such as Animal Welfare Approved and Certified Humane—to provide animal welfare standards (to wildly varying degrees, since, unlike the Organic label, the is no unified federal standard behind such terms). Another option is buying meat from a small-scale producer who offers his customers more transparency than average (a terrific option for some, but one that is neither affordable nor accessible for all of us). What many of us don’t realize however, is just how dependent consumers have become on undercover documentation of factory farms.

Take last year’s footage of downer cows being led to slaughter in a large California plant called Central Valley Meat. Whether you had the stomach to watch it or not (I don’t blame you if you didn’t), you may recall that this practice—of slaughtering cows that are so debilitated they can no longer walk—has truly frightening food safety implication. Thanks to the footage, the plant was temporarily shut down last August (before re-opening in September). But even more importantly, it raised the issue of what happens inside factory farms, and caused many of us to have to think hard about whether the food that comes from such places belongs our plates.  (There have been similar exposes in slaughterhouses, including one in Chino, CA in 2008)

It’s sad but true that most factory farms would rather spend their time stopping such documentation form occurring than cleaning up their actual practices. And that’s where the “ag-gag bills “enter the picture. The idea with this legislation is to make the punishment for illegally documenting farms so extreme (a misdemeanor at best, a felony at worst) it stops such practices in their tracks.

Also called anti-whistleblower bills, these laws were proposed in ten states in 2012, and defeated in seven states. Groups around the country—including the increasingly effective Humane Society of the U.S. (HSUS), which has its own team of undercover factory farm investigators, raised public concern about the bills, and got the attention of lawmakers. And for a brief moment it looked like ag-gag laws were being seen for what they are: anticonstiutional.  (Most food corporations have no problem claiming the first amendment when it benefits them, as is the case with advertising to children.)

Then came an effort to soften the language behind the laws, shifting, in some cases, from outlawing all photos of farms taken without consent to outlawing any false statements used to get hired in a farm with the intent of documenting it. Soon the first laws passed in Iowa (the state with the most factory farms nationwide), Utah, and Missouri.

Lawmakers in New Hampshire, Indiana, Nebraska and Arkansas have all made moves toward passing ag-gag bills in the last few months, while Pennsylvania and Tennessee have them pending.

And this week, a bill in Wyoming made considerable headway toward being signed into law (it was approved by the house, but as yet to pass through the state senate). On a similar, if perhaps more draconian note, Food Safety News reported this week that a senator in Illinois introduced a bill “calling for criminal charges to be brought against anyone who makes a complaint about the inhumane treatment of animals that is found to be ‘false or unfounded’ by the state Department of Agriculture.”

All this leads one to wonder: Isn’t it bad enough that our current food system has so little built-in transparency that people have to go undercover in some of the worse working conditions in the free world just to keep things from getting worse?

Don’t eaters need more transparency, rather than less? I’d be willing to bet that most factory farm investigators would gladly give up their jobs. Just not for this reason.

Why You Should Be Worried About Ag-Gag Bills.

Earlobe creases linked to heart attacks

 

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This is an interesting article discussing how earlobe creases may be an indicator of heart health.  It is one of the things that doctors may look at if they are into “face mapping”.

 

 

Can you assess your heart disease risk by looking in the mirror and checking for a receding hairline, earlobe creases, and yellow lumps of fat around your eye? Will sprinkling flaxseed on your cereal reverse hypertension? What about popping a probiotic to lower cholesterol?

These are just some of the quirkier findings coming out of the American Heart Association’s annual meeting in Los Angeles this week along with high-tech advances in the diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.

Keep in mind that while scientific meetings of large medical societies allow for researchers and doctors to gather in one place to discuss hundreds, if not thousands, of new findings, what’s often presented may not pass muster for publication in prestigious medical journals, where they first undergo rigorous peer review.

Danish study drawing a lot of attention, but which has not yet published in a peer-reviewed journal, suggested that common signs of aging can predict a person’s heart disease risk. The researchers analyzed data from nearly 11,000 participants over age 40 in the Copenhagen Heart Study and found that those who had three to four aging signs at the beginning of the study — such as a receding hairline, baldness at the top of the head, creases in the earlobes, and fatty deposits around the eye — had a 57 percent increased risk of having a heart attack and a 39 percent increased risk of being diagnosed with heart disease during the 35-year study compared with those who had none of them.

“The visible signs of aging reflect physiologic or biological age, not chronological age,” the study’s senior author, Dr. Anne Tybjaerg-Hansen at the University of Copenhagen, said in a statement on the Heart Association’s website. She went on to recommend that doctors check for these aging signs as a “routine part” of their physical exam.

I’m not sure what doctors should do if they find that their patient is balding or has an earlobe crease. Should they order an exercise stress test or heart imaging, which are already considered by many public health experts to be overused screening tests?

And the correlation may not even be real given that both heart disease and the four aging signs defined in the study are very common. More than half of the study participants had a receding hairline at the begining of the study, more than a quarter had the earlobe crease, and a similar percentage had balding at the top of their head. About 1 in 12 had fatty deposits around their eye, which is a sign of elevated cholesterol that probably does warrant a blood test to check levels.

With all these caveats, I’m guessing this study will wind up in the dustbin of forgotten, faulty findings.

Other researchers discussed their findings pinpointing particular foods or supplements to lower heart disease risks. One study found that patients with clogged arteries in their legs, or peripheral artery disease, were able to achieve better control of their high blood pressure by eating 30 grams of milled flaxseed every day compared with people who were given a different grain to eat. Another finding indicated that taking a twice-daily probiotic supplement, containing the beneficial bacteria L. reuteri NCIMB 30242, reduced total cholesterol levels by about 9 percent and “bad” LDL levels by nearly 12 percent after nine weeks compared with those who took placebos.

Both studies, however, were small — involving fewer than 130 patients — so they would need to be confirmed in larger studies and, again, go through the process of peer review for journal publication before doctors start recommending that their patients use flaxseed to reduce hypertension or take probiotics to lower cholesterol.

Interestingly, two other trials presented at the meeting that were published concurrently in the highly respected Journal of the American Medical Association found that supplements were useless against heart disease. One found that taking a daily multivitamin didn’t help protect against heart disease, and another found that fish oil capsules didn’t work better than placebos to prevent a heart-rhythm complication called atrial fibrillation after heart surgery.

The American Heart Association did, however, reiterate its position at the onset of its meeting on the need to limit sodium intake to less than 1,500 milligrams a day, citing new research that underscores the dangers of uncontrolled hypertension. High blood pressure, even in young adults, can cause damaging brain injury that leads to memory loss earlier in life, according to a study published online in the journal Lancet Neurology that came out just before the heart meeting. Anyone with hypertension, according to the heart association, should be cutting back on their salt intake.

Deborah Kotz can be reached at dkotz@globe.com. Follow her on Twitter @debkotz2.

Earlobe crease as a predictor of heart disease is certainly interesting.  Dr. Oz had an episode that discussed face mapping and the ELC.  Check his website for more on that topic.

The comment about reducing sodium intake is one that may also be disputed.  Salt has been demonized but could it be that not all salt is created equal?  Stay tuned for more on that topic – and where to buy Himalayan Rock Salt!

Earlobe creases linked to heart attacks, and other questionable study findings – Boston.com.

Healthy Eating for Kids

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Just about any parent will tell you that feeding a child healthy foods can be a challenge.  This little ebook may make it less so:

Amazing Nutrition

Genetically modified foods are rampant!  It is increasingly difficult to get food that has not been genetically engineered in some form or fashion.  If you are overweight or obese, you may be blaming yourself for having little self control, for giving in to uncontrollable cravings.  You may hate yourself and feel ashamed – but you need to know that it is NOT your fault!

You may be slim and trim and feel like you are in good health, but in reality you may be a ticking time bomb.  Our genetically modified food sources are not only causing obesity.  Do you think that increases in cancer, autism, mental illness, heart disease, diabetes, hypertension and other devastating diseases, is a coincidence?  I don’t.

That is why I am thrilled to have found YJ Sciences Inc.  Check out these fantastic products.  Use them to improve your overall health, to lose weight and to create income.  This is a product you can feel proud to promote!

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The One Day Diet

We are not recommending this program.  We are not not recommending it either… but this is a great video.  In the beginning he says this is not a short video designed to sell you … well it is… but you can get great info from the video anyway!

The One Day Diet.

Why You Should NEVER Use Splenda (Dangerous Health Warning) | BioTRUST

I have long believed that Splenda (sucralose) is poison.  This is a great article that confirms I was right.  For those Body By Vi supporters who thought I was crazy – I beg you to read this article!

Why You Should NEVER Use Splenda (Dangerous Health Warning) | BioTRUST.

Bill Gates on GM foods, vaccines and Monsanto Nwo Puppet – YouTube

You can hear it from the horse’s mouth… Gates says vaccines will help with “reducing population growth”.  He claims that so many unvaccinated children are dead… no stats to support that claim!

Bill Gates on GM foods, vaccines and Monsanto Nwo Puppet – YouTube.

Monsanto control 90% of US soybean – if you eat soy beware!

Food, Inc. Monsanto control 90% of US soybean – YouTube.