B Vitamins Boost Our Immune System

B Vitamins Boost Our Immune System

#BVitamines #immune #system #RealFood B Vitamins? Biologists are working to find an ecosystem-wide solution for Vitamin B-1, thiamine, deficiency in the food chain. So, the solution for us may be to make sure we get enough thiamine through supplementation. It is important to include Vitamin B rich foods in our daily diets. Evidence suggests thiamine […]

Vitamin D: The Optimum Foods

Vitamin D: The Optimum Foods

#VitaminD #food #Sunshine D is an essential vitamin, which is really a hormone, improves metabolism, and boosts immunity. And 1 of the best sources of vitamin D is Sunshine. The RDI (recommended daily intake) for vitamin D is between 600 IU for most adults and 800 IU for those over 70 anni. To make sure you […]

These Foods Can Cause Food Poisoning

These Foods Can Cause Food Poisoning

#foods #poisoning #CDC “Eating something that is ‘off’ can have serious consequences at any age“– Paul Ebeling As we get older, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) say that food poisoning has more deleterious effects on the immune system. Food poisoning happens when people eat products contaminated with harmful bacteria, parasites, viruses or […]

America’s Health Officials are Not Promoting Healthy Eating to Defeat the Coronavirus, Why?

America’s Health Officials are Not Promoting Healthy Eating to Defeat the Coronavirus, Why?

#coronavirus #realfood #health SARS-CoV-2 is likely here to stay, which means we have to learn to live with it. Seeing how obesity dramatically increases your risk of severe illness and death from C-19, your best bet is to lose weight and improve your general health through healthy diet and exercise Even mild obesity may boost […]

The Benefits of Eating Organic Foods

The Benefits of Eating Organic Foods

#eat #organic #food #safe A review of 343 studies has revealed that Organic food has more antioxidants. Lower pesticide residue levels were also found in Organic food. In this comprehensive review, researchers examined 343 peer-reviewed publications. They compared nutritional quality and safety of Organic and conventional vegetables, fruits, and grains. They applied sophisticated meta-analysis techniques […]

C-19 Coronavirus Affects All Facets of Society

C-19 Coronavirus Affects All Facets of Society

When we look at the social, economic, agricultural and workforce fallout from the C-19 coronavirus chaos, it is like The Perfect Storm. Almost no sector of society has been spared, from travel and tourism to basic food production and delivery. According to the NY-T’s, a global hunger crisis looms from:“… the sudden loss in income for […]

Start Growing Your Own Food

Start Growing Your Own Food

“Growing your own Organic food is like printing your own money“– Chef David Slay, Slay’s Restaurants, Stanton California The #1 rule for growing nutrient dense food is healthy soil. Protect it by diversifying your plants, avoiding tilling and by covering the surface with cover crops or mulch Quality seeds are essential. In small spaces you […]

CDC: “Currently there is no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 associated with food.”

CDC: “Currently there is no evidence to support the transmission of COVID-19 associated with food.”

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak makes it more important than ever to keep our immune systems strong by eating clean, antioxidant rich real foods such as fruits and vegetables. But according to research conducted by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), nearly 70% of the fresh produce sold in the US contains potentially harmful chemical pesticides. “Although […]

Junk Food Addiction is Real

Junk Food Addiction is Real

Processed junk food destroys people’s metabolism and promotes obesity through a variety of mechanisms. Among them is the way these kinds of foods affect their appetite control. Several studies have also demonstrated that processed foods are addictive. The human body is designed to naturally regulate how much we eat and the energy we burn. Food […]

Some of the Things That Make People Fat

Some of the Things That Make People Fat

We know that consuming too many calories and not exercising contributes to weight gain, but there are also some surprising architectural and environmental reasons you may be packing on the pounds. “Here are some waist-expanding phenomena you may never have thought could affect us,” Dr. Ellen Kamhi, PhD, RN says. “This excellent list compiled by TreeHugger.com is […]

Eggs and Heart Disease

Eggs and Heart Disease

The current controversy over consumption of eggs would push anyone over the edge. Because eggs are 1 of the richest sources of cholesterol and almost 100-M North American adults have high cholesterol, many experts warn that eating eggs can increase your risk of heart disease and heart attacks. Although most of our cholesterol is made […]

Make No Mistake, Fake Meat Is Junk Food, Health is Not Driving the ‘Meat Makeover’

Make No Mistake, Fake Meat Is Junk Food, Health is Not Driving the ‘Meat Makeover’

$BYND Ultra-processed foods typically have 5 or more ingredients, many of which are not commonly found in home kitchens. This describes the Impossible Burger and Beyond Burger, including fake blood processed from genetically engineered yeast to mimic the taste and texture of real beef. The junk food industry has a new product they are offering […]

Very Fine Dining in Northern California

Very Fine Dining in Northern California

Food lovers looking for the best dining around the world turn to the Michelin Guide, the world’s premier ranking of restaurants. And in the USA, California not New York, now holds the most, with its restaurants holding a collective 90 Stars total. Recently, 34 California restaurants were recently awarded Michelin Stars in conjunction with the new release […]

“We are what we eat” and Real Men Eat Red Meat!

“We are what we eat” and Real Men Eat Red Meat!

Popeye may have gotten his super strength and machismo from a can of spinach, but “real men” do not eat veggies, according to report published in the Journal of Consumer Research. Instead, they boost their virility with masculine foods: steak and burgers. Several experiments about how and why people associate food with gender were conducted by experts from […]

Why Blood Pressure Matters

Why Blood Pressure Matters

A healthy blood pressure is 1 of the Key measures of a healthy heart, so our blood pressure is vitally important. The Big Q: What is blood pressure? The Big A: Blood pressure is a measure of the force against the walls of the human bodies arteries in response to the pumping of the heart. […]

Drinking Coffee in the Morning is Out

Drinking Coffee in the Morning is Out

Nutrition consultant with Carlyn Rosenblum, MS, RD has this to say about drinking coffee on an empty stomach in the morning before breakfast. “There are a few reasons why coffee isn’t great first thing in the morning, especially for women,” says Ms. Rosenblum. “First, it increases cortisol, which can negatively impact ovulation, weight and hormonal balance.” […]

Global Alliance Creating a Sustainable Future For Food

Global Alliance Creating a Sustainable Future For Food

A new report – “Beacons of Hope: Accelerating Transformations to Sustainable Food Systems” – launched today by the Global Alliance for the Future of Food and Biovision Foundation for Ecological Development showcases 21 initiatives from across the world that are working to achieve sustainable, equitable, and secure food systems. Each contributes inspiring solutions to urgent global issues. One’s such […]

Eggs, What You Need to Know About Them

Eggs, What You Need to Know About Them

FLASH: Eggs are among the healthiest foods there are, but not all eggs are created equal, and sorting through the egg labels to identify the highest quality eggs can be confusing. Health conscious consumers know to look for designations like “Organic,” “free-range,” “pastured” and “cage-free,” but while you may think many of these are interchangeable, they […]

Black Coffee Affects Our Metabolism

Black Coffee Affects Our Metabolism

FLASH: Researchers found the caffeine in 1 8oz cup of black coffee stimulated brown fat activity, burning more energy and potentially improving insulin sensitivity. These activities may help improve weight management. Daily coffee affects metabolism in several ways New discoveries about coffee and the impact it has on health are reported frequently. Some reports state […]

I Cannot Write Enough About Brain Food: Dark Chocolate is Tops

I Cannot Write Enough About Brain Food: Dark Chocolate is Tops

FLASH: Dark chocolate, brain food at its best! Dark chocolate is full of neuroprotective flavonoids which benefit the health of the brain by promoting brain plasticity and helping your brain cells live longer. These flavonoids enhance cerebral blood flow which helps to improve attention span, memory, problem solving capabilities and reaction time. The flavonoid epicatechin […]

Marijuana In Personal Care Products

Marijuana In Personal Care Products

$MJNA Medical Marijuana, Inc. (OTC:MJNA) (the “Company”), the first-ever publicly traded cannabis company in the United States that launched the world’s first-ever cannabis-derived nutraceutical products, brands and supply chain, announced today that its subsidiary HempMeds® has added new products to its Personal Care Line of all-natural cannabidiol (CBD)-infused bath and beauty products.  Research firm Jeffries estimates that the CBD beauty […]

Bonterra Organically Farmed and Canned Wine

Bonterra Organically Farmed and Canned Wine

Bringing together two surging categories in American wine—organically farmed grapes and canned wine—Bonterra Organic Vineyards (“Bonterra”) announces the launch of California’s first nationally available organically farmed wine in cans. A celebration of farm-fresh flavors, the portfolio features wines coaxed from the earth by careful farming practices carried out on a dynamic network of estate and partner farms throughout California.

Happy Family Organics Baby Food is Organic and EcoFriendly

Happy Family Organics Baby Food is Organic and EcoFriendly

Happy Family Organics® recently joined leading companies around the world in making a series of packaging commitments aimed at advancing towards a circular economy – becoming the first organic baby food brand in the U.S. to pledge to make its packaging fully reusable, recyclable or compostable by 2025. These ambitions build on the B Corp™ Certified […]

The Top 5 Real Food Burgers in America

The Top 5 Real Food Burgers in America

FLASH: The burger ia America’s quintessential comfort food and is enjoyed in an endless number of ways. Burgers are the most democratic of foods. The best burger in any city might be in the dankest of dive bars, or in the fanciest of restaurants. Finding the 1s that matter can take one all through a […]

Coffee: From Bean to Brew

Coffee: From Bean to Brew

FLASH: Coffee is healthy, and it can keep us awake Forget energy drinks, this caffeinated beverage has been the preferred drink for many people worldwide for hundreds of years. In fact, 50% of American citizens 18 and over, consume this delicious coffee bean flavored water daily From Bean To Brew: Making coffee is the same […]

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

Fasting Brings on Healing and Rejuvenation

FLASH: Calorie restriction strategies such as fasting and partial fasting activate powerful metabolic processes that catalyze healing and rejuvenation. Fasting has been part of human history for centuries. It was often done for ritualistic purposes, and is still done to this day. But today we have a large body of science confirming the benefits of […]

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

Indonesia’s Chocolate Dream is Sustainable Cocoa Farming

$OLMIY, $BYCBF FLASH: Asia’s biggest producer of cocoa beans is looking to diversify and make more Top-quality beans. The farmers in Tabenan, Bali, set aside 80% of their output for the single origin Bali bar made by Pipiltin, the Jakarta-based company founded in Y 2013 to produce premium chocolate from Indonesia-grown beans. Malaysia aims to […]

The Health Benefits of Organic Hemp Seeds

The Health Benefits of Organic Hemp Seeds

FLASH: Hemp seeds are the seeds of the hemp plant, Cannabis sativa. They are from the same species as cannabis (marijuana), but a different variety. And they contain only trace amounts of THC, the psychoactive compound in marijuana. Hemp seeds are exceptionally nutritious and rich in healthy fats, protein and various minerals. Below is a […]

Eggs Are Not Bad for Our Health, Despite Recent Study

Eggs Are Not Bad for Our Health, Despite Recent Study

FLASH: Eggs are said to be the healthiest food on our Planet A recent headline in the NY-T’s reads “Are Eggs Bad for Your Heart Health?  Maybe.”  An accurate assessment of the article would be “No!” The article summarized the results from a prospective study of 30,000 subjects. Approximately 2 eggs per day were found […]

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

Age Old Secrets for a Long and Healthy Life

FLASH: Fasting is Key to Longevity Note: An important part of this is understanding is the mammalian target of rapamycin (mTOR) a very important pathway responsible for controlling autophagy or how our bodies detox and repair themselves. Intermittent Fasting Fasting is biological stressor that produces many beneficial results, including autophagy. In fact, some of the benefits associated […]

Signs Your Dog is Cold and Needs a Winter Wardrobe

Signs Your Dog is Cold and Needs a Winter Wardrobe

Some Dogs Need a Winter Wardrobe, does yours? A Key sign that your dog is feeling uncomfortably chilly is a hesitance to go outside to relieve himself. And if he is tracking you like a heat-seeking missile, lying on you or in contact with you, it’s another sign he is having trouble maintaining body heat. […]

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

Organic Farming in the US is Growing

The number of certified Organic farms in the United States increased 11% in Y 2016 to 14,217 from the prior year, according to the latest available data from the US Department of Agriculture’s National Agriculture Statistics Service, and has gone up 56% since Y 2011. Sales of certified Organic products have also spiked in recent years, […]

The Key to Better Health is in Your Hand

The Key to Better Health is in Your Hand

The Key to Better Health is in Your Hand Your keys to better health are in your hand, and change is as simple as where you do most of your food shopping opens the path to a better foods, better diet and again better health. A San Diego State University study looked at the food […]

More on the Goodness of Organic Real Foods

More on the Goodness of Organic Real Foods

More on the Goodness of Organic Real Foods Yes, Organic foods taste really good, and that is because organically grown produce that is not adulterated with hormones and chemical pesticides have the good green fresh taste that nature intended. Most people are amazed to experience what food really tastes like when they switch to Organic. […]

The Whys of Eating Organic Real Foods

The Whys of Eating Organic Real Foods

The Whys of Eating Organic Real Foods First, we define Organic. There really is not an official definition of the term Organic. Organic refers to the way food is grown or processed, not the food itself. Generally, any food can be called Organic if it has been grown or produced using all natural and no […]

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

Coffee May Well Reduce the Risk of Type 2 Diabetes A meta-analysis of 30 studies involving more than 10 years of research suggests coffee consumption may cut the risk of developing Type 2 diabetes by as much as 29% While the results suggest caffeinated and decaffeinated coffee have favorable metabolic effects, Type 2 diabetes risk […]

Dine on Organic Turkey This Thanksgiving

Dine on Organic Turkey This Thanksgiving

Dine on Organic Turkey This Thanksgiving Still deciding whether to buy an Organic turkey or a conventionally raised bird for Thanksgiving this year? This is a Key reason to consider going Organic: Turkeys that carry the USDA organic seal are not given antibiotics. About 80% of the antibiotics sold in the US are used in industrially produced livestock. […]

Antigua, Guatemala: November Thru April is the Time to Travel There

Antigua, Guatemala: November Thru April is the Time to Travel There

Antigua, Guatemala: November Thru April is the Time to Travel There From its pastel-colored colonial buildings to its church ruins, you might think Antigua lives up to its name (ancient). But there is a youthful energy that flows throughout the city, from its bustling markets to the slopes of neighboring volcanoes. Antigua is Guatemala’s most-visited […]

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef

Why Consider Organic Grass Fed Beef Grass fed beef comes from cows that are allowed to graze on pasture and consume their natural diet of grass. This is different from cows raised in concentrated animal feeding operations (CAFOs), which are fed a processed diet containing grains and even growth-promoting drugs. Organic grass fed beef production requires […]

Why We Love to Eat Grass Fed Beef…

Why We Love to Eat Grass Fed Beef…

Why We Love to Eat Grass Fed Beef… Given the outcomes of the ongoing research around stearic acid, it only makes sense to ensure you are consuming healthy amounts of this fatty acid on a regular basis. Grass fed beef, coconut oil and cocoa butter are healthy sources. Stearic acid is a particularly beneficial type of saturated […]

The Big Q: What is So Great About Organic Coffee?

The Big Q: What is So Great About Organic Coffee?

The Big Q: What is So Great About Organic Coffee? The Key thing for coffee lovers is that their attachment to their cup of Java is even better for them after age 45. A 10-year study presented recently at the European Society of Cardiology Congress in Barcelona, Spain showed that people who drank 4 cups […]

Good Foods for Good Health

Good Foods for Good Health

Good Foods for Good Health Antioxidants are compounds critical to the production of energy and to maintain health and youth. Doctors who specialize in anti-aging medicine use antioxidants as well as other Key tools like bioidentical hormones to keep their patients healthier longer by preventing free radical damage. The best way to obtain antioxidants is […]

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any!

Cancer Risk and Coffee? No Real Evidence of Any! Health experts say the controversial warning overstates the risks and that the health benefits of drinking coffee far outweigh any potential downsides. More California “Nut Country” action. Recently, a California  judge ruled that coffee sellers must post scary warnings about cancer risks. The Big Q: How […]

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood

The Link Between Food and Mood Recent research looking at the effects of the antihypertensive diet on mental health concluded this kind of dietary pattern, which is low in sugar and high in fresh fruits and vegetables, can help reduce the risk of depression in many people especially seniors. Overall, people who followed the DASH diet […]

Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Reduce Exposure to Pesticides 

Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Reduce Exposure to Pesticides 

Buy Organic Fruits and Vegetables, Reduce Exposure to Pesticides The US Food and Drug Administration annual pesticide residue report found 82% of domestic fruits and 62% of domestic vegetables contained pesticide residues Eating non-organic GE foods (the prime candidates for Roundup spraying) is associated with higher glyphosate levels in the body. A study of about […]

An Apple a Day, Is a Good, Healthy Habit

An Apple a Day, Is a Good, Healthy Habit

An Organic Apple a Day, Is a Good, Healthy Habit There are a lot of studies show how healthy Organic fruit is for us, Apples are no exception. One study says that the peel is capable of benefiting endothelial function, blood pressure and atherosclerosis and reducing your risk of cardiovascular disease. In the area of lung […]

Its Flu Season, Feel Sick, Take Care, Stay Home

Its Flu Season, Feel Sick, Take Care, Stay Home

Its Flu Season, Feel Sick, Take Care, Stay Home It is inevitable that during the Winter months that colds spread through offices like wildfires. It does not have to be that way. Dr. Kelly Powers says that although Winter viruses are common, there are ways you can lesson your chances of catching a cold or […]

Leverage the Mind-Body Connection

Leverage the Mind-Body Connection

Leverage the Mind-Body Connection Those of us who practice mind-body healthy living recognize the interconnection of all things: the mind, the body and the environment. So, every breath puts one in harmony, or out of harmony, with whatever is going on in and around us. That said, health is best defined as a state of […]

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity

Traders and Investors: Super Foods for Mental Acuity Once you are eating healthy in general (no processed foods, Organic, Mediterranean, Norwegian or Japanese diet) there are a number of Superfoods you can focus on that are known for their beneficial impact on mood and psychological well-being aka no anxiety. While this list is long, but here […]

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives

Celebrate by Helping US Veterans Transition to Healthy Civilian Lives This Veterans Day, Food Tank brings you 18 initiatives from around the United States that are working to help veterans transition to healthy, productive civilian lives through farming and agriculture. By providing veterans with roadmaps to help them become integral players in the sustainable food […]

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure

Real Good Foods to Help Lower Blood Pressure Arugula, or rocket, is a very healthy leafy green that helps decrease blood pressure due to the minerals potassium, calcium and magnesium, which help relax your blood vessels and, in turn, help reduce blood pressure Flaxseeds, beets, celery, olive oil and cooked tomatoes also help reduce blood […]

Drinking Coffee is Good for Us, So Drink Good Coffee

Drinking Coffee is Good for Us, So Drink Good Coffee

Drinking Coffee is Good for Us, So Drink Good Coffee People who drink Coffee have a 7 to 12% lower risk of dying prematurely, including decreased heart-related conditions such as stroke and digestive diseases,  according to a recent study. The Big Q: What’s so great about Coffee? Like other plant-based foods, Coffee has its own […]

Italian Real Foods Help Combat Cancer and Heart Disease

Italian Real Foods Help Combat Cancer and Heart Disease

Italian Real Foods Help Combat Cancer and Heart Disease Italian Real food staples combat cancer and heart disease. The study published in the Journal of Cellular Physiology is the latest to endorse the health benefits of Italian Real food staples in combating cancer and heart disease. The new research found that tomato extracts from 2 […]

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website

Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Will Now Sell ‘Whole Foods” on Website $AMZN, $K, $WMT Amazon.com Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) said Thursday it plans to complete its $13.7-B acquisition of Whole Foods Market Inc. Monday after winning antitrust approval from US regulators on Wednesday. The companies said in a joint statement that Whole Foods will offer lower prices starting Monday […]

Obesity How it Starts, How To End It

Obesity How it Starts, How To End It

Obesity How it Starts, How To End It It is time to get real about food!  Obesity is rooted in the wrong food choices, not lack of exercise. And the food industry has been permitted to confuse the issue by shifting the focus and discussion to exercise, omitting the importance of one’s specific food choices. […]

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer

Coffee Makes Life Worth Living, Longer “If you like to drink Coffee, drink up! If you are not a Coffee drinker, then you need to consider if you should start.” Coffee Lovers and Aficionados say drinking the delicious liquid makes life worth living, but the habit may also help them live longer, according to 2 […]

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California

What to Expect When, Not If, Recreational Marijuana is Legal in California With the perfected idea of California on Recreational Marijuana (RM) is less than a year away, state lawmakers approved legislation that illustrates what that may look like, think: Marijuana samples at the county fair, home delivery, Organic label regulations and an industry a […]

Fresh Foods to Include in Your Dog’s Diet

Fresh Foods to Include in Your Dog’s Diet

Fresh Foods to Include in Your Dog’s Diet Research shows that offering fresh food to your dog is beneficial. So, however you do it, the important thing is to take small steps toward providing the best diet you can afford for your furry companion. Below is a list of 10 fresh Organic foods to add […]

Real Food Will Help Win the “Battle of the Bulge”

Real Food Will Help Win the “Battle of the Bulge”

Real Food Will Help Win the “Battle of the Bulge” Summer is almost here, and many dread bathing suit season because they have packed on pounds, especially around the mid-section. Fact: You will not get those washboard abs by doing sit-ups, say experts. Abs are made in the kitchen, not in the gym, as the […]

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen

The Biology of the Brain, How Bad Habits Like Sugar Addiction Happen An article published by CNN Health is a reminder us that the connection between the brain’s nucleus accumbens and prefrontal cortex drives intentional actions, such as deciding whether we will take another bite of chocolate cake, or not. The prefrontal cortex also activates […]

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine

Healing: Tap into the Mind Body Connection Along with Conventional Medicine Conventional medicine is necessary to treat disease, but if you really want to prevent health problems and stay well, do consider integrating practices from holistic medicine too. “The field of integrative, or complementary, medicine, grew out of what used to be known as ‘alternative […]

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production

Cuba Points to Urban Farming to Boost Organic Food Production Not far from Havana’s iconic Revolution Square, a Green plot of land offers a welcome break from the skyline and “hubbub” of Cuba’s capital. More importantly, it guarantees the people an assortment of fresh Organic fruits and vegetables year-round. This urban farm, like numerous others […]

Choosing Real (Organic) Food

Choosing Real (Organic) Food

Choosing Real (Organic) Food For many people, eating healthy means eating Organic (Real Food) whenever possible, but choosing only Organic foods can take effort and be costly. The Big Q: When does it make the most sense? The Big A: Experts from the University of Texas suggest feeding young children Organic foods whenever possible to […]

Some “Health Truths” Debunked

Some “Health Truths” Debunked

Some “Health Truths” Debunked Health advice has changed a lot over the past 10 years, and modern science has proven that some “truths” we have been told and may have believed are wrong. The bad advice comes from well-meaning parents like “Drinking coffee will stunt your growth.” to doctors “Drink skim milk; it’s healthier.” Here […]

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs

Help Support Organics and the Battle Against GMOs $MON This is GMO Awareness Week, and GMO proponents claim that GE (genetic engineering) is “safe and beneficial,” and that it advances the agriculture industry. They also claim that GMOs, or GE foods, help ensure the global food supply and sustainability. The Big Q: Is there any truth to […]

Important, Choose Organic Shade-Grown Coffee

Important, Choose Organic Shade-Grown Coffee

Important, Choose Organic Shade-Grown Coffee Conventionally grown coffee is one of the most chemically contaminated foods in the world. In contrast, Organic coffee contains no chemicals or synthetic fertilizers. The beans have a richer flavor and come with natural antioxidants. It is healthy for us, more sustainable for the farms that grow it and better […]

Caffeine in Coffee Boosts Enzyme That May Block Dementia

Caffeine in Coffee Boosts Enzyme That May Block Dementia

Caffeine in Coffee Boosts Enzyme That May Block Dementia Researchers have identified 24 compounds, including caffeine, that may boost an enzyme in the brain that has been shown to guard against dementia. The enzyme, called NMNAT2, was discovered by researchers at Indiana University, and it reduces the damage caused by harmful proteins in the brain. […]

Harvard’s School of Public Health Urges Eating Organic

Harvard’s School of Public Health Urges Eating Organic

Harvard’s School of Public Health Urges Eating Organic Besides air, water and shelter, the other basic human essential is food. For centuries, the biggest human challenges were getting enough of it and obtaining the nutrients necessary from it to maintain good health. Now, the world is faced with a food conundrum that was likely (hopefully) unforeseen […]

Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers

Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers

Going Organic Just Got Easier For America’s Farmers Let’s say you’re a farmer in the Midwest, growing conventional Corn and Soybean. Times are tough right now. Prices are low. If only you were selling Organic Soybeans and Corn. They are worth almost twice as much, per bushel, as your conventional crops. So why not grow […]

Warning: Harmful Drug Residues in Meat & Milk

Warning: Harmful Drug Residues in Meat & Milk

Warning: Harmful Drug Residues in Meat & Milk The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has authority to require Milk be tested if evidence exists that drug residues may be in the Milk supply, but although the FDA has stopped some dairy farms from selling their cattle for meat after drug residue violations, this prohibition […]

Safer Clothing for You and Our Environment

Safer Clothing for You and Our Environment

Safer Clothing for You and Our Environment Look for and buy clothing made from Organic cotton, it is an excellent start to finding safe, non-toxic clothing for you and our environment. Natural fiber clothing may also minimize the shedding of microfibers common to synthetic fibers. This includes Organic Cotton, silk, wool, bamboo and hemp. You […]

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry

Hillary and Michelle Intimately Tied Sugar & Soda Industry $DIS, $KO, $PEP $JPM Lives are at stake, the health and future of children hang in the balance in this Presidential election Walt Disney World recently tried to copy the sugar and soda industries’ marketing methodology, but ended up running for cover last year when the […]

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You

Eat Real Cheese, it is Good for You $KHC, $MDLZ The Big Q: Lactose intolerant? Not to worry, there are many cheeses lactose intolerant people can tolerate as most of the lactose is removed during the cheese making process. There is a major difference between natural cheese and processed “Cheese Food” however. Natural cheese is […]