Food

How To Avoid Toxins In Your Produce

You may have heard of the “Dirty Dozen,” the Environmental Working Group’s annual list of the produce items with highest concentrations of pesticide residue. The list is made by analyzing data from U.S. Department of Agriculture, which regularly tests for residue. The dirty list hasn’t changed much in a few years, although some items...

Pineapple Juice Found To Be 500% More Effective Than Cough Syrup

With allergy season on our doorstep, many of us end up with a nasty cold or cough. While most people run to the store for over-the-counter meds packed with artificial dyes and chemicals, I prefer to go all-natural and avoid the harmful side effects of commercially available cough syrups.You would be surprised of how many...

Yes, Food Can Mess With Your Mood

How Does Poor Nutrition Contribute to Bad Moods? Think about how you feel after inhaling a bowl of pasta or another heavy dish. Are you super alert or feeling sluggish and ready for a nap afterward? Or how about that “hangry” feeling, where no food or not enough food for too long can leave you...

Walmart, Costco, Kroger, Publix and Albertson’s all receive failing grades for selling meats loaded with antibiotics

If you’re regular at Costco or Kroger, avoid buying the chicken next time. Alongside Albertson’s/Safeway, Publix, and Walmart, these massive grocers failed when it came to selling antibiotic-free chicken to the public. All five retailers fell short in a survey conducted by the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), reported OrganicAuthority.com. Each one received a...

The Dangers Of Detox Without Research First

Some people call them "juice fasts," marketers may bill them as "juice feasts" and others simply consider them a fad.Juice cleanses and liquid-only "detox" diets, such as the so-called Master Cleanse, are a popular health trend among Hollywood celebrities, who often see them as a quick fix for weight loss and a method of...

Bone Broth for Great Health

"Bone broth" sounds gross. But, this gross sounding substance can actually help you stay healthy. While vegans and vegetarians need not apply here, carnivores can take advantage of these broths - be it store bought or homemade. Bone broth can be unnerving to consume, but in reality it isn't that different than consuming something...

Foodie Friday: NEVER Use Canola Oil!

Canola oil has long been a regular in health food stores’ supermarket shelves, largely due in part to its popularity that has spanned for nearly two decades. Canola oil remains to be hugely appealing to consumers, and is still the most preferred cooking oil in the restaurant industry. The oil is also known for its...

Cinnamon’s Proven Health Benefits!

Even if you rarely cook or bake, if you have anything in your cupboard in the way of spices, cinnamon is probably one of them. The warming, fragrant powder harvested from the bark of a tropical evergreen bush not only is tasty in a plethora of dishes both sweet and savory, but has a...

The Easy Detoxing Soup To Please Your Tastebuds

It’s mid-January and the urge might be to abandon all New Year’s resolutions. (Hey, been there, done that—or, you know, not done that.) But resist: Because if your goal was to eat more greens, here’s an easy-to-make, delicious-to-slurp detoxing soup made with loads of them—and it takes just 20 minutes from start to finish.This speedy recipe...

How Dandelion Can Heal Your Digestive Health

You may consider dandelion as just a bothersome week in your front yard, but it is actually one of the most potent natural remedies around. The flower, the stem, and the root all have their uses - and each have their benefits for digestive health. While you should be sure that your supplement is...
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