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Fact or Myth: Is Microwave Popcorn a Health Hazard?
July 31, 2014 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Fact or Myth: Is Microwave Popcorn a Health Hazard?

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
This is a FACT.
Popcorn is a popular low-calorie, low-fat snack, especially among health enthusiasts looking to lose a few pounds. When kernels are air-popped (even when topped with real butter and a sprinkle of pink Himalayan …

63% of Americans Actively Avoid Soda
July 30, 2014 – 11:30 pm | No Comment
63% of Americans Actively Avoid Soda

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
The soda craze is going flat–at least, according to a new Gallup poll, which found that almost two-thirds of Americans actively avoid soda in their diet.
While 41% percent of those polled in 2002 said that they …

7 Things You Didn’t Know About…Pasta
July 30, 2014 – 6:16 am | No Comment
7 Things You Didn’t Know About…Pasta

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
For a food as ubiquitous as pasta, I bet there is a lot you don’t know about it or its history.
It’s one of America’s favorite foods—we eat more of it per capita than any other …

Should You Worry About Mystery Chicken Imported from China?
July 30, 2014 – 6:03 am | No Comment
Should You Worry About Mystery Chicken Imported from China?

 
 
 
 
 
China’s food industry has been marred with numerous safety problems in recent years. From the H7N9 and H5N1 bird flu virus to certain types of meat being passed off as others, they haven’t exactly been …

Your Great Grandmother’s Exposure to Pesticides Could Be Making You Obese
July 28, 2014 – 4:14 am | No Comment
Your Great Grandmother’s Exposure to Pesticides Could Be Making You Obese

The effects of pesticides can span three generations, according to the latest research

They found that exposure to the pesticide methoxychlor, for example, can contribute to diseases in descendants up to three generations later, suggesting that …

Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.S. Pork? (Op-Ed)
July 28, 2014 – 4:08 am | No Comment
Banned in 160 Nations, Why is Ractopamine in U.S. Pork? (Op-Ed)

 
 
 
 
 
 
If you care about the drugs that make it into the United States’ food supply — or only about what happens to the animals that supply us with meat — you should care about ractopamine. …

The Unsustainable Absurdity of the Average American Diet
July 27, 2014 – 2:55 am | No Comment
The Unsustainable Absurdity of the Average American Diet

 
 
 
 
 
 
Have you ever thought about how wildly unrealistic and unsustainable our current diets are?  Items that don’t grow within the same season are commonly consumed together. Things that don’t grow on the same continent are …

Mother Shocked After Son’s Ice Cream Sandwich Lasts 12 Hours in the Heat Without Melting
July 27, 2014 – 2:48 am | No Comment
Mother Shocked After Son’s Ice Cream Sandwich Lasts 12 Hours in the Heat Without Melting

 
 
 
 
 
 
As if you need another reason not to eat Wal-Mart’s toxic processed food, you won’t believe what a mother found in Western Hills, Ohio.
 

 
 
 
 
 
Source(s):
realfarmacy.com
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Study says Fortified Cereals overdosing our Kids
July 26, 2014 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Study says Fortified Cereals overdosing our Kids

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
America’s manufactured foods are loaded with added vitamins and minerals. Everything from our drinks and breads to our snacks and cereals has been altered to give us all the nutrients our bodies need, and then …

Starbucks, Burger King and Papa John’s Dragged in as China Food Scandal Spreads‏
July 25, 2014 – 11:48 pm | No Comment
Starbucks, Burger King and Papa John’s Dragged in as China Food Scandal Spreads‏

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Chinese meat scandal expanded to at least three new, major fast-food brands and one new nation on Tuesday, and more are expected to soon join the embarrassing fray.
Burger King, Starbucks and Papa John’s all said they, …