Food, Drink & Nutrition

8 Foods that Speed Up Aging While Promoting Sickness

Posted by on January 22, 2014 in Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 1 Comment
8 Foods that Speed Up Aging While Promoting Sickness

Eating what’s quick, convenient, and tasty may fit your lifestyle for now, but you may be subjecting yourself to progressively worsening health. If you don’t shift to a healthier diet, someday sooner rather than later you’ll be a young person in an old person’s body, wondering what happened. Following are 8 foods you should avoid to age gracefully and avoid sickness.

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‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases

‘Mushrooms of Immortality’: Reishi Mushrooms an Ancient Medicine for Modern Diseases

In China, reishi mushrooms have earned the nickname, “The Mushrooms of Immortality,” and if their longstanding reputation is any indication, this nickname could be appropriate for a few different reasons. The benefits of these mushrooms aren’t only applicable to diseases and conditions that existed thousands of years ago, but to those that plague mankind today as well.

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John Robbins: Is the USDA Really Dumb Enough To Approve Agent Orange Corn?

John Robbins: Is the USDA Really Dumb Enough To Approve Agent Orange Corn?

The Obama administration announced last week that it expects to approve corn and soybeans that have been genetically engineered by Dow Chemical company to tolerate the toxic herbicide — 2,4-D. They are planning this approval despite the fact that use of this herbicide is associated with increased rates of deadly immune system cancers, Parkinson’s disease, endocrine disruption, birth defects, and many other serious kinds of illness and reproductive problems.

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78-Year-Old Vegan Bodybuilder Might Make You Reconsider Your Diet

Posted by on January 12, 2014 in Exercise and Fitness, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments

As science continues to shed light on the health benefits associated with eating less meat and more ‘earthly’ foods like organic fruits and vegetables, more people around the globe are making a transition to a vegetarian and/or vegan diet for a variety of reasons. There is a reason why a plant-based diet can help prevent over over 60% of chronic disease deaths.

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Designing Communities that Eat Local and Build in Healthy Eating

Posted by on January 7, 2014 in Farming & Gardening, Food, Drink & Nutrition, Health with 0 Comments

Gino Campana, Kristin Kirkpatrick, and Tracy Wiedt join Thom Hartmann to discuss how to design communities that encourage healthy habits including eating local, farm-fresh food.

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