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Baby formula is loaded with GMOs – Avoid these brands!

A petition is circulating to persuade three of the top infant formula brands in the U.S. -- Abbott Laboratories (Similac), Mead Johnson Nutrition (Enfamil) and Nestle (Gerber Good Start) -- to stop using genetically modified (GM) ingredients in their baby products. Each of these powdered formulas is loaded with corn and soy byproducts, along...

Resveratrol compound in grapes found to kill cancer stem cells

The answer to preventing colon cancer could be literally dangling in front of you. That is, if you’re in a vineyard. Scientists have recently discovered that grapes could hold the answer to killing colon cancer stem cells.Researchers from the Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute have found a potential cure for colon cancer. They discovered that the compounds...

Foodie Friday: Buffalo and Sweet Potato Tacos

Top with cilantro, sour cream, cheese, or salsa. You can substitute ground turkey for the buffalo.INGREDIENTS1 pound ground buffalo 2 tsp taco seasoning Generous dash or two chili powder 1 lime 1 cup sweet potato (peeled and diced) 1 small onion 1 red bell pepper (diced) corn or flour tortillasDIRECTIONSWrap tortillas in...

Foodie Friday: 10 Great Ways To Use Basil Leaf

Basil has taken over my garden so I am in the process of preserving and storing it now. Fortunately, it can be used for so much more than just cooking!Basil is most known for its culinary uses and if you have used my meal plans, you’ve probably noticed that I add it to everything.What isn’t as well know...

Foodie Friday: Olive Oil Is Legit Healthy

While frying is considered a generally unsafe way to prepare food, a number of studies have demonstrated that frying can be healthy, as long as you use olive oil to do it. According to Rachel Adams, senior lecturer at Cardiff Metropolitan University in the United Kingdom, cooking with high heat triggers changes in oils that alter their aroma,...

New science confirms eating turmeric every day reverses cancer

A report in the British Medical Journal illustrates how a woman has beaten blood cancer with the help of turmeric.In 2007, 67-year-old Dieneke Ferguson was diagnosed with myeloma and she progressed to stage three within 15 months. Three failed rounds of chemotherapy and four failed stem cell transplants later, doctors told her she had very little...

5 Zero-Effort Ways to Lose Weight

1. Think yourself slim. To curb an afternoon snack attack, try thinking back to what you had for lunch. Study participants asked to recall their last meal before doing a taste test ate about one-third fewer cookies than those who were asked about their morning commute, finds a study in Physiology & Behavior. “Remembering what you ate...

Italian village where most live to be 100 reveals the secret to a long life

Following a diet low in sugar and high in beneficial fats may be the key to disease prevention and longevity, according to renowned cardiologist Dr. Aseem Malhotra. In order to examine the effects of diet on the body’s overall health, the cardiologist studied residents of Pioppi, a remote village in southern Italy.Pioppi was acknowledged by United Nations Educational,...

Fantastic Fish: Heart Healthy Salmon Salad Wrap

INGREDIENTSASIAN DRESSING: 3 tablespoons 2% plain Greek yogurt 1 tablespoon reduced-sodium wheat-free tamari 1 tablespoon rice vinegar 1/4 teaspoon ground ginger 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder 1/4 teaspoon onion powder cayenne, to taste SALAD: 2 cans (5 ounces each) wild salmon, drained 3 tablespoons finely chopped celery 2 tablespoons shredded carrot 2 tablespoons chopped...

Why You Should Eat the Cookie

We have a single reservoir of brainpower for all acts of cognition and self-control, even those that are unrelated. When people are asked to suppress their emotions when under duress — for example, not showing frustration or sadness while watching a tragic film — they subsequently struggle on a wide range of unrelated tasks, such...
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