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Vitamin Discovered That Boosts Immunity Against Skin Cancer
Health & Nutrition

Nicotinamide (Vit B3), a vitamin found in common foods like meats, nuts and grains may provide the next advance in skin cancer prevention, according to new research from the University of Sydney. Tests show the vitamin prevents damage from ultraviolet (UV) radiation by [...]

November 20, 2
Saving the Economy by Saving the Planet
Eco-Living Environment

The financial crisis and prospect of global recession has created an unexpected opportunity to take dramatic action on behalf of the planet. It has become clear that governments will need to intervene in their economies on an unprecedented scale, and many are now considering stimulating growth with massive [...]

November 20, 3
Common Food Ingredient L-Cysteine Linked to Heart Disease
Health & Nutrition

L-Cystine is anamino acid that’s found in proteins. It’s a common dough conditioner and flavor enhancer in human and pet foods. It is derived from Chinese duck feathers approximately 80% of the time, the other 20% is human hair [...]

November 19, 5
Broccoli Sprouts Proven to Protect Skin Better than Sunscreen
Health & Nutrition Mind & Body

A recent study by Johns Hopkins School of Medicine revealed that an extract from broccoli sprouts actually boosts the body’s ability to fight damaging UV rays. While lycopene in tomatoes has been known to fight free radicals that increase skin cancer, broccoli contains high levels of [...]

November 18, 1
FDA Set to Approve Genetically Engineered Animals
Environment Health & Nutrition

After more than seven years of discussion, the U.S. FDA is set to approve genetically engineered animals into the human food chain. Genetic engineering generally refers to the use of DNA (rDNA) techniques to introduce new characteristics or traits into an organism by splicing together [...]

November 18, 0
Watermelon Found to Function as Natural Viagra
Health & Nutrition Mind & Body

New research suggests that watermelon may produce effects in the body similar to that of Viagra, perhaps pointing the way to a natural remedy for men suffering from erectile dysfunction. This is extremely significant because [...]

November 18, 6
5 Ways to Spend Your Organic Food Dollars Wisely
Health & Nutrition

What’s keeping shoppers from purchasing organic food? Cost. No question. And who can blame them? But let’s understand why and what we can do about it. Organic food usually will cost at least 50 percent more than conventionally grown food and sometimes much more than that. There are several reasons, some of them pretty surprising [...]

November 17, 5
Will the Down Economy Boost the Use of Natural Medicine?
Health & Nutrition

For the first time in a decade or more, U.S. consumers are trying to get by on fewer prescription drugs. As people around the country respond to financial hard times, drugs are sometimes having to [...]

November 17, 1
Goji Berries a Superfood Among Superfoods!
Health & Nutrition Mind & Body Superfoods

Goji berries are a superfood among superfoods being one of the most nutritionally dense foods on the planet! They are a small red berry produced by the Lycium Barbarum plant, which is native to certain remote regions of China, Tibet, and Mongolia. They have a mild tangy taste that is slightly sweet and sour with a similar shape and chewy texture as [...]

November 06, 8
ALERT: ‘Organic’ Products Found with Cancer Causing Chemical!
Environment Health & Nutrition Organic

A cancer causing compound called 1,4-dioxane has been found in some of the most commonly used cosmetics. The study was conducted by the Organic Consumers Association. It sought to determine the levels in 100 different consumer products ranging from dish soaps to [...]

March 19, 8
Hemp Seeds: The Most Nutritionally Complete Food Source In The World!
Health & Nutrition Superfoods

Hemp Seeds, are the most nutritionally complete food source in the world! Hemp has been eaten for thousands of years in different parts of the world. It’s the seed that we eat, and it’s beneficial in terms of protein and essential fatty acids. There’s evidence that goes back thousands of years that it was being…

March 17, 58
Got Raw Milk?
Health & Nutrition

Raw, certified organic milk is one of the healthiest foods on the planet. It’s a wonderful source of protein and calcium, the fat in it is perfectly acceptable, and it tastes wonderful. It’s loaded and alive with fully active enzymes, a broad spectrum of naturally occurring beneficial bacteria [...]

December 04, 1
Quinoa the Unknown Superfood!
Eco-Living Grains Health & Nutrition Superfoods

Quinoa is a very highly nutritious food that very few people know about. It’s miscategorized as a grain, but it’s actually a seed. Quinoa (pronounced Keen-wah) is an ancient food known by the Incas as the “mother of grains”. They used the seed of this plant as one of their chief sources of nutrition and [...]

November 30, 7
What is Organic?

Organic refers to the way agricultural products- food and fiber- are grown and processed. It is an ecological system that at its core relies on a healthy rich soil to produce strong plants that resist pests and diseases. Organic farming prohibits the use of toxic and persistent chemicals in favor of more “earth-friendly” practices that [...]

October 22, 9

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