Food and Drink

The Country of Gambia is Now GMO-Free!

Posted by on April 26, 2015 in Food and Drink, GMOs, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
The Country of Gambia is Now GMO-Free!

Only a couple of years after its Minister of Forestry declared that genetic engineering would most likely eventually make its way into the country, the Gambia in West Africa has now officially been declared to be GMO-free — permanently.

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The Disease-Fighting Benefits of Strawberries

Posted by on April 24, 2015 in Food and Drink, Healing, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
The Disease-Fighting Benefits of Strawberries

Strawberries seem simple enough, but they’ve been hiding beautiful and benevolent complexities that are ripe for research.

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Raw Chocolate Covered Walnut Truffles – With Excellent Omega 3 Health Benefits

Posted by on April 24, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
Raw Chocolate Covered Walnut Truffles – With Excellent Omega 3 Health Benefits

Trinity: When I first made these walnut truffles I thought I was going to melt with delight. Perhaps it was a reflection of the multi sensory experience when I took my first bite; soft, sweet, rich, melt in the mouth chocolate covered sensual deliciousness. Difficult to imagine so much from such an easy recipe with only 5 ingredients. Yet, using good quality organic ingredients (including raw homemade chocolate), makes the essence of these truffles quite divine. The best things in life don’t always have to be difficult at all. If you don’t want to cover them with chocolate, then it’s even easier – simply roll them in desiccated coconut or ground nuts.

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Federal Judge Drops Bomb in the Monsanto vs. Maui Case

Federal Judge Drops Bomb in the Monsanto vs. Maui Case

On April 15, Federal Judge Susan Oki Mollway dropped a bomb in [the case of] Monsanto vs. Maui. She ruled that the case cannot go to Hawaii State Court, but will remain under her federal jurisdiction. The federal government’s support for Monsanto is even greater than the State Government of Hawaii’s. And the will of Maui County voters—to put a temporary block on Monsanto’s toxic, local, GMO/pesticide experiments—is now diluted at a new remote level. Maui County can’t enforce the vote, and neither can the State of Hawaii. Now a federal court will decide whether to nullify the will of Maui voters. This is dictatorship.

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What the Heck Is Gluten? And Do You Need to Avoid It?

Posted by on April 22, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
What the Heck Is Gluten? And Do You Need to Avoid It?

Many people today are claiming that gluten is bad for you, and a huge market for gluten-free products has been created. But what is gluten really? And is it bad for the average person?

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The Top 40 Disease-Fighting Fruits & Vegetables Revealed

Posted by on April 22, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
The Top 40 Disease-Fighting Fruits & Vegetables Revealed

At this point the advice to eat fruit and vegetables for optimal health has been roundly hammered into our heads – but where do we go from there? Once we’ve embraced the idea of plants on the plate, is their further room for improvement? To take it to the next level, Jennifer Di Noia, associate professor of sociology at William Paterson University, took an in-depth look at the nutrient profiles of 47 fruits and vegetables.

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New Scientific Evidence for How Green Tea and Apples Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer

Posted by on April 21, 2015 in Cancer, Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Prevention with 0 Comments
New Scientific Evidence for How Green Tea and Apples Help Prevent Heart Disease and Cancer

Scientists from the Institute of Food Research have found evidence for how green tea and apples help prevent heart disease and cancer

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What’s REALLY in the Popular Instant Ramen Noodles? (You Should Really Think Twice Before Eating)

Posted by on April 19, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 1 Comment
What’s REALLY in the Popular Instant Ramen Noodles? (You Should Really Think Twice Before Eating)

Instant Ramen noodles is known by many individuals as a cheap food you can buy in bulk and can cook fast and easily. The average consumer is often drawn to products like these, which are cheap and seemingly have little downside when compared to the convenience. But this meal, as many health food advocates already know, is the complete opposite of healthy.

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9 Reasons You Should Eat Cucumber Every Day

Posted by on April 18, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 1 Comment
9 Reasons You Should Eat Cucumber Every Day

Not only are cucumbers delicious and nutritious, they are loaded with essential vitamins and minerals, such as: vitamin K and C, some B vitamins, copper, potassium, and manganese, all of which can help revitalize your health!

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5 White Foods You Should Be Eating

Posted by on April 17, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 1 Comment
5 White Foods You Should Be Eating

It might be time to think outside the red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet foods in your produce drawer and take a big bite of white.

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6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Children from Chemical Exposure

6 Easy Ways to Protect Your Children from Chemical Exposure

You can minimize the impact of toxins on your children’s immediate and long-term health by taking these six straightforward steps. You can incorporate these changes into your lives today and begin to benefit from them right away.

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Try This Delicious, Healthy Kale, Hemp & Avocado Smoothie Recipe

Posted by on April 16, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
Try This Delicious, Healthy Kale, Hemp & Avocado Smoothie Recipe

This smoothie is an excellent choice for times when you’re looking to cleanse and feel light but still need enough substance to propel you through a busy day. It makes four 12-ounce servings

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How Much Antibiotics Are In Your Meat? – & Why You Should Be Concerned (3Min Video)

Posted by on April 16, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
How Much Antibiotics Are In Your Meat? – & Why You Should Be Concerned (3Min Video)

The meat industry pumps livestock with antibiotics. How much are they putting in, and why is this a growing concern?

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This Key Mineral Naturally Protects Against Heavy Metal Toxicity

Posted by on April 15, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
This Key Mineral Naturally Protects Against Heavy Metal Toxicity

Do you enjoy eating fish, but worry about the mercury? Several research studies are showing that most seafood is high in selenium, and selenium purifies the body of mercury. This suggests that ocean fish can be eaten with confidence.

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8 Awesomely Ordinary Superfoods for Spring

Posted by on April 14, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness with 0 Comments
8 Awesomely Ordinary Superfoods for Spring

The term “superfood” gets bandied about a lot (as in, too much). The darling of both the media and marketers, it’s a moniker that imparts special status upon certain foods, and often those items are shipped across the planet to find themselves in the fancy pantries of those seeking magic bullets. And while goji berries and acai and all of their exotic cousins may indeed be chockablock with antioxidants, there are plenty of equally worthy super-duper foods that don’t require exorbitant travel efforts to end up on your plate.

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