Nutrition

Less Meat, More Plants for Healthier People and Planet: Coalition Calls for More Sustainable Dietary Guidelines

Posted by on March 24, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
Less Meat, More Plants for Healthier People and Planet: Coalition Calls for More Sustainable Dietary Guidelines

“People and the planet will be healthier if there’s less meat and more plant-based foods on our plates. Our diets, particularly the meat-heavy American diet, have a huge environmental footprint that not only threatens biodiversity but also our ability to continue producing healthy, nutritious food today and in the future,” said Stephanie Feldstein, director of the population and sustainability program at the Center for Biological Diversity. “Now it’s up to secretaries Burwell and Vilsack to make sure the final guidelines are written to promote the health of Americans, not industry.”

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7 Reasons To Detox (#6 Affects Your Sex Life!)

7 Reasons To Detox (#6 Affects Your Sex Life!)

Millions of us, over half the population, suffer from FLC Syndrome. That’s when you Feel Like Crap. Sometimes it’s annoying little symptoms such as achy joints or muscles, brain fog, fatigue, headaches, allergies or gas, or more serious problems such as autoimmune diseases, migraines, asthma, acne, irritable bowel, reflux, arthritis or worse.

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Happy Hemp Superfood Breakfast Bowl with Maca and Tahini

Written by on March 23, 2015 in Food and Drink, Nutrition with 0 Comments
Happy Hemp Superfood Breakfast Bowl with Maca and Tahini

What an incredible way to start the day! This is a blend designed to really set you up for the day, with a sustained boost of energy and its high protein, nutritious and adaptogenic qualities. It’s an easy, fast way to support yourself nutritionally, if you have a busy or stressful schedule, because it is just loaded with supportive stuff.

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This Is The Best Diet For Your Brain

Posted by on March 23, 2015 in Food and Drink, Nutrition, Prevention with 0 Comments
This Is The Best Diet For Your Brain

Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day, and are their certain foods that can help your brain? For the answers to these questions, watch this informative video from DNews. For more details, see Brain Food: How to Eat Smart.

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5 Indian Food Recipes Prove There’s a True Science to Deliciousness

5 Indian Food Recipes Prove There’s a True Science to Deliciousness

Have we finally found the formula for delicious? Some scientists think so. They believe they’ve found the secret to what makes some food delicious after extensive studies of Indian cuisine in particular. Indian food recipes have long been favorites amongst people of all backgrounds; the balance of spices, the fantastic flavors, the tasty techniques…not to mention all those nutritional benefits from ingredients like turmeric, mustard seeds, cinnamon and more. So if you haven’t yet, the time to master this cuisine is now!

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Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk By Eating More of These

Reduce Your Heart Attack Risk By Eating More of These

Eat more of these foods to reduce your heart attack risk significantly!

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14 Remarkable Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil — For You and Your Pet!

14 Remarkable Things You Can Do With Coconut Oil — For You and Your Pet!

Have You Heard of the Amazing Pro’s of Coconut Oil? My cat sat on my lap (no, this is not the beginning of a Dr Seuss book!) recently and started licking my hand — front, back and fingers. Why?  I had just rubbed coconut oil on them. It was the first time she had come into contact […]

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8 Foods That Are Harming Your Digestion

Posted by on March 15, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
8 Foods That Are Harming Your Digestion

Having digestion issues? These 8 foods are likely to be the culprits.

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Beef Industry’s Warped Recycling: Feed Possibly Diseased Cows to Chickens

Beef Industry’s Warped Recycling: Feed Possibly Diseased Cows to Chickens

The beef industry increasingly feeds cattle “poultry litter,” scraped from chicken coop floors, a practice that, as Brad Jacobson reported for OnEarth, “risks the spread of mad cow disease—yet the Food and Drug Administration [FDA] has done nothing to stop it.” In 1997, the FDA made it illegal to feed dead cows to living cows, the main cause of the disease. In response to those laws, the beef industry teamed up with the poultry industry to exploit a major loophole in the 1997 law. Jacobson describes a “Feedlot Feedback Loop”: first, the poultry industry feeds the dead remains of cattle to chickens and other poultry; the mess created by poultry, known as “litter,” is then sold to the cattle producer who feed it to cattle that the public eventually consumes as beef

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7 Super Seeds That Will Enhance Your Health

Posted by on March 12, 2015 in Food and Drink, Nutrition, Prevention, Spices, Seeds, Herbs with 1 Comment
7 Super Seeds That Will Enhance Your Health

Nutrient-dense seeds are finally starting to get the attention that they deserve. Packed with healthy fats, protein, fiber and lots of minerals and vitamins, the following seven super seeds are an ideal addition to your meals to ensure you’re eating a balanced diet:

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Why McDonald’s Announcement on Chicken Is Important for Everyone’s Health

Why McDonald’s Announcement on Chicken Is Important for Everyone’s Health

McDonald’s is making a radical move regarding their chicken that may lead to other restaurants doing the same thing.

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High-Salt Diet Fights Infection, Boosts Immune Function

High-Salt Diet Fights Infection, Boosts Immune Function

Increasing salt accumulation at the site of infections might be an ancient strategy to ward off infections, long before antibiotics were invented.

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Agribusiness Bullies Attack Scientists Who Reveal Herbicide Health Threats

Posted by on February 28, 2015 in Farming, Food and Drink, GMOs, Monsanto, Nutrition with 1 Comment
Agribusiness Bullies Attack Scientists Who Reveal Herbicide Health Threats

In September 2012, Dr. Gilles-Éric Séralini published research findings in the peer-reviewed . These findings showed the toxic impact of Monsanto’s herbicide and genetically modified corn—including adverse health effects on rats. However, after publication, the journal made the unprecedented decision to retract the study.

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What’s Really in Starbucks’ New Coconut Milk Option?

Posted by on February 26, 2015 in Food and Drink, Health-Wellness, Nutrition with 0 Comments
What’s Really in Starbucks’ New Coconut Milk Option?

Starbucks is now offering coconut milk as a non-dairy additive for your daily coffee habit. But this coconut milk may not be so pure.

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New Dietary Guidelines Reverse Flawed Recommendations on Cholesterol

New Dietary Guidelines Reverse Flawed Recommendations on Cholesterol

Limitations for cholesterol will likely be removed from the 2015 edition of Dietary Guidelines for Americans, due to the fact that not ALL cholesterol is bad.

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