Food, Drink & Nutrition

Study Shows School Gardens Help To Prevent Nutritional Deficiencies In Children

Posted by on June 8, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Study Shows School Gardens Help To Prevent Nutritional Deficiencies In Children

A study, published in the Journal of Preventative Medicine, shows that children who attend elementary schools with school gardens also have a greater availability of vegetables at home. This effect is strongest among low-income kids in second or third grade. These school garden programs, also called garden interventions, include raised-bed gardening kits and age-appropriate lessons to accompany them. After receiving data from questionnaires given over a period of three years, the researchers concluded that school gardens do in fact increase the availability of fruits and vegetables at home.

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8 Foods That Fight Fatigue and Give You More Energy

Posted by on June 7, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 6 Comments
8 Foods That Fight Fatigue and Give You More Energy

Want more energy? Eat these delicious foods.

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20 Common Benefits People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

20 Common Benefits People Realize When They Quit Drinking Alcohol

What do dedicated social drinkers and outright alcoholics see when they give up ‘spirits,’ as they are called, and what can the observations from newly sober people tell us about the sicknesses running rampant in our society? What can we learn from them?

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The Dorito Effect — The Surprising Truth About the Artificial Flavors in Your Food

The Dorito Effect — The Surprising Truth About the Artificial Flavors in Your Food

Flavor is a marker for the nutritional density of the food. Artificial flavor technology has allowed for the radical deterioration of food quality, as you can easily mask the flavor of inferior quality ingredients with chemicals. Artificial flavors encourage obesity as they entice you to eat food you normally would not want to eat, and eat more than you normally would.

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Cocoa and Chocolate Are Not Just Treats – They Improve Your Cognitive Performance

Posted by on June 3, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Cocoa and Chocolate Are Not Just Treats – They Improve Your Cognitive Performance

In their recent review published in Frontiers in Nutrition, Italian researchers examined what happens to your brain up to a few hours after you eat cocoa flavanols, and what happens when you sustain such a cocoa flavanol enriched diet for a prolonged period of time?

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Watch: “Harvest of Greed” – Provocative New Film Exposes the Dangers of the Monsanto-Bayer Merger

Watch: “Harvest of Greed” – Provocative New Film Exposes the Dangers of the Monsanto-Bayer Merger

The Bayer-Monsanto entity is now the largest seed and pesticide company in the world, controlling more than 25 percent of the global seed and pesticide supply. Farmers are concerned about what the merger might do to prices and quality, as less competition inevitably tends to lead to price hikes, while reducing incentive for innovation. The merger will also give them even more power to pressure and manipulate governments into accepting the unacceptable risks posed by GMOs and toxic pesticides.

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Top 50 Tips For Preparing Artichokes

Posted by on June 2, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Top 50 Tips For Preparing Artichokes

It’s peak artichoke season and time to get over feeling too intimated to prepare them at home, with these simple empowering tips.

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Top 7 Benefits of Green Tea: The No. 1 Anti-Aging Beverage

Posted by on May 31, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
Top 7 Benefits of Green Tea: The No. 1 Anti-Aging Beverage

Despite that it does contain small amounts of caffeine, green tea consumption has been associated with more health benefits than even many of the healthiest foods available to us. Studies have found that the benefits of green tea are due to the fact green tea contains more healing compounds than many other herbs, spices, fruits and vegetables, truly making it a powerful “superfood.”

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Whole Foods Quietly Halts GMO Labeling Requirements

Whole Foods Quietly Halts GMO Labeling Requirements

In an email sent by Whole Foods President and Chief Operations Officer A.C. Gallo announced that the company is pausing its GMO Food labeling requirements. The requirements, which were scheduled to take effect on September 1, would have required that suppliers disclose on their packaging whether or not their products contained genetically modified ingredients. The requirements, which were announced five years ago, were three months away from being implemented.

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Here’s What Coconut Oil Can Do to Colon Cancer Cells in Just Two Days

Posted by on May 29, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 8 Comments
Here’s What Coconut Oil Can Do to Colon Cancer Cells in Just Two Days

Natural foods as medicine are making a big comeback as more and more studies show that eating the right foods can cure serious diseases. Read how coconut oil quickly kills colon cancer cells, and be informed.

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These Healthy Japanese Noodles Are High Fiber and NO-CARBS (Plus They Taste Really Good!)

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 12 Comments
These Healthy Japanese Noodles Are High Fiber and NO-CARBS (Plus They Taste Really Good!)

Are you familiar with shirataki nooodles? If not, it’s time you are! Read this, and get to know one of the healthiest noodles you can eat.

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A Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet: An Effective Way of Optimizing Your Health

Posted by on May 28, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
A Beginner’s Guide to the Ketogenic Diet: An Effective Way of Optimizing Your Health

A ketogenic diet is a dietary approach that focuses on minimal carbohydrates, moderate amounts of protein and high healthy fat consumption — the three keys to achieving nutritional ketosis. There are many reasons why you should try a ketogenic diet. It can be very beneficial for people suffering from chronic conditions, or for people who would simply like to be healthier. This guide will tell you everything you need to know about a ketogenic diet.

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Healthy Fats: Why You Need to Eat More and Where to Get Them

Healthy Fats: Why You Need to Eat More and Where to Get Them

In reality, fat isn’t bad for you at all. It’s the type of fat, and how much fat you consume, that matters the most.

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Processed Food Detox: 12 Simple Ways To Reduce And Even Eliminate Toxic Foods In Your Diet

Posted by on May 26, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments
Processed Food Detox: 12 Simple Ways To Reduce And Even Eliminate Toxic Foods In Your Diet

Learn how to improve your health and well-being with these painless ways to detox from foods that promote illness and disease.

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Instant Happiness: The Top 7 Foods To Boost Your Mood

Posted by on May 25, 2018 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health, Prevention with 0 Comments
Instant Happiness: The Top 7 Foods To Boost Your Mood

Dr. Axe explains how our brains are wired to turn to food to feel better. Learn how what you eat is directly linked to how you feel, to create a happier healthier you!

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