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Serious Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe’s, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores
July 24, 2014 – 1:42 am | No Comment
Serious Fruit Recall Hits Trader Joe’s, Costco, Wal-Mart Stores

 
 
 
 
 
 
Fears of possible listeria contamination have led to a national recall of whole peaches, nectarines and other fruits packed by a California company. No illnesses have been reported, but the Wawona Packing Co. has told …

If You Drink Milk, Don’t Make It Skim
July 22, 2014 – 3:46 am | No Comment
If You Drink Milk, Don’t Make It Skim

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The Dairy industry has sold the world a bunch of white lies. Most people should not be drinking processed milk of any kind, but the demonization of saturated fat in the 1950s urged consumers to …

Raw Organic Foods Have Stronger ‘Energy Field’ Than Cooked or Conventional Foods
July 22, 2014 – 3:42 am | No Comment
Raw Organic Foods Have Stronger ‘Energy Field’ Than Cooked or Conventional Foods

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Food is food, some might claim, and it does not really matter whether or not it is cooked or raw, conventional or organic. The nutritive value remains the same regardless. Or does it? A recent …

Big Corporations Have An OVERWHELMING Amount Of Power Over Our Food Supply
July 22, 2014 – 3:35 am | No Comment
Big Corporations Have An OVERWHELMING Amount Of Power Over Our Food Supply

 
 
 
From our fields to our forks, huge corporations have an overwhelming amount of power over our food supply every step of the way.  Right now there are more than 313 million people living in the …

The True Cost of a Cheeseburger Will Blow Your Mind
July 21, 2014 – 1:31 am | No Comment
The True Cost of a Cheeseburger Will Blow Your Mind

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Recently, Mark Bittman wrote a piece at the New York Times calculating the true cost of a cheeseburger. By looking at carbon footprint, disease costs and even injury rates at slaughterhouses, Bittman shows just how …

How to Use Watermelon As a Medicine
July 21, 2014 – 12:33 am | No Comment
How to Use Watermelon As a Medicine

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Watermelon is one of the fruits most associated with summer, but next to the delicious sweet taste that we all know, it also contains medicinal properties: lowering blood pressure, treating edemas and skin fungus and …

Here’s How Truvia Sweetener Can Be Used As Powerful Pesticide
July 21, 2014 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Here’s How Truvia Sweetener Can Be Used As Powerful Pesticide

 
 
 
 
 
 
The FDA has declared Truvia to be safe for human consumption. However research has shown that it acted as a potent pesticide killing fruit flies who ingested it.
Truvia is a popular sweetener marketed by the food …

Soylent Survivor: One Month Living On Lab-Made Liquid Nourishment
July 20, 2014 – 5:06 am | No Comment
Soylent Survivor: One Month Living On Lab-Made Liquid Nourishment

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
What doesn’t kill you makes you stronger (or does it?)
“It’s just food. Relax,” the Soylent spokesperson reassured me as I prepared for one of the stranger challenges of my life: replacing my conventional food intake …

9 Foods That You Should Never Refrigerate
July 19, 2014 – 1:32 am | No Comment
9 Foods That You Should Never Refrigerate

 
 
 
 
 
 
While the invention of the refrigerator made it much easier to store perishable foods, there are certain foods that should never be refrigerated. Here is a list of 9 of these foods.
1. Tomatoes
First, if you …

Why Some Brands of Ice Creams Don’t Melt
July 18, 2014 – 2:17 am | No Comment
Why Some Brands of Ice Creams Don’t Melt

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
A mom of two young children is wondering: What’s in ice cream sandwiches these days? Christie Watson’s kids love eating ice cream. But one recent morning, she saw an uneaten ice cream sandwich sitting on …