Here are twelve amazing “veggie hacks” that you can use to get the most nutrition out of the vegetables you do eat. By properly using, storing, and preparing vegetables, you can up their nutritional content and enhance their bio-availability tremendously!
The French National Assembly has made a sweeping declaration with a new bill, effective immediately. No more genetically modified crops. On Tuesday, the French lower house of parliament adopted a law immediately banning cultivation of any GMO corn, due to environmental safety concerns.
If you are on a mission to lose weight, you may be doing some crazy things – right from following a crash diet plan to doing hundreds of crunches and sit-ups. But sometimes, you might deviate from your mission, even without knowing. For instance, if you are having unhealthy snacks while sitting glued to your […]
A Chinese herb called thunder god vine works better than a widely-prescribed pharmaceutical drug at easing rheumatoid arthritis, a new study has found. The herb has long been used in China to treat this potentially crippling autoimmune disease, which typically strikes hand and foot joints
Over 1240 scientist signatories have demanded that a study previously published on the toxic effects of GMO maize and RoundUp that was retracted by the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology (FCT) be reinstated. This is a massive backlash against an industry that has tried to silence well-qualified scientists from publishing the truth about GMOs. These scientists and others plan to boycott Elsevier -a ‘world-leading provider of scientific information – until the journal, FCT, reinstates a study carried out by Gilles Eric Séralini et al., which was been debated throughout scientific and non-scientific circles alike.
The size and shape of two brain regions involved in emotion and motivation may differ in young adults who smoke marijuana at least once a week, according to a new study. The findings suggest that recreational marijuana use may lead to previously unidentified brain changes, and highlight the importance of research aimed at understanding the long-term effects of low to moderate marijuana use on the brain.
Green tea can improve your cognitive function, in particular the working memory, a new study by researchers at the University of Basel suggests. Extracts from green tea enhance the brain’s effective connectivity, meaning the influence one area of the brain has over the other. Subjects tested significantly better for working memory tasks after consuming green tea extract.
While many countries are doing their best to eradicate the use of mercury, the FDA allows it in your food. Thankfully, a study has recently indicated that the deep sea superfood spirulina is a viable treatment for mercury toxicity. Researchers with the University of Rjasthan, India, say Spirulina fusiformis is able to not only protect the kidneys, but may also be able to reverse the damage done by toxic mercury.
Walmart struck a deal to sell Wild Oats brand organic foods at non-organic prices, which could turn up the heat on mainstream food sellers such as Campbells Soup Co and ConAgra Foods Inc.