Food, Drink & Nutrition

Widespread Effects on Food Prices Due to Severe U.S. Drought

Widespread Effects on Food Prices Due to Severe U.S. Drought

(By Katie Spoden | Nourishing the Planet) On Tuesday, the New York Times published an article describing the far-reaching consequences of the severe drought on food prices in the United States. The article summarizes the economic consequences of the drought due to the largely damaged corn and soybean crop in the Midwest. The U.S. Drought Monitor recently declared […]

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The Main Difference Between ‘Organic’ and ‘Natural’ Food

The Main Difference Between ‘Organic’ and ‘Natural’ Food

(Natural News) Have you ever wondered what “natural” and “organic” mean on labels? If so, you’re not alone. Food labels today are filled with a number of ingredients that are barely pronounceable, let alone common enough to know what they actually are.

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Vitamin D Revealed To Be An Anti-Cancer ‘Drug’

Vitamin D Revealed To Be An Anti-Cancer ‘Drug’

Willow Tohi (NaturalNews) A new study published this month finds that the hormonally active form of vitamin D, Calcitriol 1,25-dihydroxyvitamin D(3), inhibits the growth of many kinds of cancerous cells, including breast cancer, indicating that vitamin D3 can be useful in treating and even preventing a variety of cancers.

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Strawberries Help Fight Against Heart Disease, Diabetes and Cognitive Decline

Posted by on July 25, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Strawberries Help Fight Against Heart Disease, Diabetes and Cognitive Decline

John Phillip (NaturalNews) Flavonoids from many fruits have been associated with potent anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties to help prevent a host of diseases ranging from cardiovascular ailments and metabolic disorders to dementia and cognitive decline.

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Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s – Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease

Coconut Oil and Alzheimer’s – Preventing and Reversing Alzheimer’s Disease

Lisa Garber (NaturalSociety) Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia are on the rise, with over 5 million people suffering from the disease in the U.S. It is costing the country $148 billion annually—and pharmaceutical companies wouldn’t have it any other way, as their profit margins continue to increase.

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Chia Seed – Ancient Food of Aztec Warriors, Now All the Rage on Wall Street

Posted by on July 24, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Chia Seed – Ancient Food of Aztec Warriors, Now All the Rage on Wall Street

(NaturalNews) The versatile chia seed has a long history of cultivation and use in Mexico, Central and South America. Warriors of the past have recognized chia’s exceptional energy and stamina supporting attributes. Over the last several years, those wishing to boost vitality have discovered the extraordinary power of this seed as well. Incredibly, even the […]

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Health Basics – Why You Should Always Choose Organic (Even On a Budget)

Posted by on July 23, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 0 Comments
Health Basics – Why You Should Always Choose Organic (Even On a Budget)

S. D. Wells (NaturalNews) Ever notice when you meet someone who eats mainly organic, who works out often, is financially stable and always in that “sharing” mode, that no matter what happens around them, they stay in that “gear,” that energetic and positive attitude just stays illuminated and seems to levitate over the negativity?

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Monsanto Nation: The Worst Farm Bill in History

Monsanto Nation: The Worst Farm Bill in History

Monsanto’s attacks on the law’s ability to protect farmers and consumers from unwanted, dangerous GMO contamination may be the boldest example of its power over Congress. But there’s a lot more in the House Farm Bill that benefits biotechnology and Big Ag at the expense of family farmers and organic and sustainable food and agriculture. If you haven’t already taken action to stop Monsanto’s sneak attack, both in the House Farm Bill and the Monsanto Rider in the 2013 Agriculture Appropriations Bill, click here.

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Stop Making Cancer – From the Inside Out

Stop Making Cancer – From the Inside Out

Jonathan Landsman (Natural News) Today, millions of people suffer from cancer (unnecessarily) at the hands of poorly-educated, conventional medical doctors. But, the truth is, there are many (great) physicians helping people eliminate cancer without the use of surgery or toxic drugs.

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Vitamin D Essential for Mind Health and Improved Cognition

Vitamin D Essential for Mind Health and Improved Cognition

A study conducted by the University of Manchester proposes that adequate levels of vitamin D—which abounds in direct sunlight—helps maintain mind health and cognitive function. Researchers examined over 3,000 European men between the ages 40 and 79 and found that those with high levels of the vitamin outperformed with low levels in memory and information processing trials.

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Cancer Cell Growth Stopped and Reversed by Green Tea

Cancer Cell Growth Stopped and Reversed by Green Tea

Scientists have found that the active ingredient in green tea can lead to a regression in chronic lymphocytic leukemia (CLL)—a type of cancer that causes the bone marrow to make too many lymphocytes (white blood cells). Although the research showing how green tea can fight cancer cell growth was published a few years ago, it seems to have been swept under the rug.

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The Ancient Healing Power of Yoga

The Ancient Healing Power of Yoga

For thousands of years, since the Ancients themselves explored and developed Yoga, it has been used as a deeply healing process.

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Maca: Superfood for Energy, Stamina and Libido

Posted by on June 24, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition with 1 Comment
Maca: Superfood for Energy, Stamina and Libido

Maca is considered a superfood that improves energy, stamina and libido, and can help menopausal women balance their hormones naturally.

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Increase Brain Power with these 6 Powerful Foods

Posted by on June 23, 2012 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Mind-Body Connection with 1 Comment
Increase Brain Power with these 6 Powerful Foods

Studies show healthier foods can affect your intelligence. Here’s a list of 6 powerful foods that can increase your brain power.

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Natural Energy Boosters to Amp up Your Day

Natural Energy Boosters to Amp up Your Day

While a lack of energy is almost always a symptom of another much deeper issue, there are ways you can naturally boost energy levels.

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