Food and Drink
A deliciously healthy and light cake. This addition to the conscious kitchen is vegan, free from refined sugar and made with spelt flour. A beautiful yet simple formula that makes you wonder why everyone in the modern world doesn’t start eating this way!
Tomatoes are high in multiple different vitamins and this makes them an all-round great food to include in your daily diet. You can expect to treat your body to good doses of Vitamin A, B6, C and K. Magnesium, copper, niacin, thiamine, phosphorus, potassium and folate are all well represented in the unassuming tomato.
Eating healthful foods in general while avoiding processed junk is always a great advice for boosting any aspect of health, and that is true here as well. Though there are indeed some specific foods that can help more than others. In addition to exercising regularly (very important), begin eating these 4 foods to preserve your brain health.
Even though the USDA and EPA have shut down small farming co-ops in an attack against food sovereignty people are flocking to organic food sources.
Ayurveda is an ancient healing modality that utilizes lifestyle changes, diet suggestions, and detoxification in order to prevent cancerous cells from having an ideal ‘host’ environment in which to grow.
Do you reach for a ‘sports drink’ full of refined sugar right before or after a workout? Do you rely on candy bars (even those with peanuts) when you are feeling an afternoon slump? Join the crowd. More than 7 in 10 Americans eat too much sugar, sometimes for an energy burst. But the truth is that refined sugar robs you of energy (in addition to fueling numerous disease), it doesn’t provide it. Here’s why.
Though the ongoing demand for organic food should eventually drive prices down, they can still be pricey for many Americans trying to eat healthful, non-GMO foods on a budget. And even though a University of California-Davis reported that U.S. shoppers who consistently choose healthy foods spend nearly 20 percent more on groceries, it is likely that less money will be spent on medical bills – at least in the form of ‘everyday’ pharmacy visits. So, as a rule, its pay now, or pay later. Just know that there are ways to reduce your grocery bill if you want to eat better. Here’s how.
According to a Penn State University study, eating a handful of walnuts every day can prepare your body to deal with stress and anxiety more efficiently.
Knowing that certain chemicals in foods, called exorphins, can act as addictive drugs may help to develop strategies to improve health. You need to know a little bit about exorphins because the makers of processed food, Big Food, know all about these chemicals. In fact, they manipulate ingredients to stimulate our appetites and initiate an addictive cycle of overeating and subsequent disease states. Knowing about these foods can help you control overeating.
Abby Martin reports on the massive food wasted in America, and goes over models of food sustainability in other countries, including a grocery store chain in France that repurposes rejected produce for soups and juices.
Allergies happen primarily due to an over-active immune system, a clogged lymph system, and a congested liver that can’t rid the body of toxins. Eliminating exposure to environmental toxins, detoxing our liver and lymph systems, and lowering stress can all help put an end to allergies for good.
Victory! The EPA was urged by public health advocates, environmental groups, and organic farmers alike to deny an ‘emergency’ request to use propazine on superweeds invading 3 million crops of GM cotton in Texas.