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  • Consuming Canned Soup Linked to Increased Endocrine-disrupting Substances in Body

    This should not be very surprising… A new study shows that consuming canned soup increases the amount of bisphenol-A (BPA) in the body compared to consuming freshly made soup. BPA is the endocrine-disrupting chemical that leaches into food and drink from certain plastics, such as well-known example Nalgene bottles. The study was performed by theΒ Harvard […] More

  • Soothing After-Thanksgiving Stomach Remedies

    I thought I’d share a few ideas to get your stomach feeling good again after the Thanksgiving binge. There are several natural remedies, so it depends is you need a pick me up like ginger or a relaxant like chamomile. More

  • Most Honey Sold in US Grocery Stores is Not Honey

    According to a study done by Food Safety News, three-quarters of the honey sold in the US is not proper honey. What this means is that the honey sold is missing pollen. This is a product of ultra-filtering the honey, which is unnecessary, reduces nutrition and is only used to obfuscate the source of the […] More

  • Using Neural Networks to Improve Agriculture

    Researchers are using sophisticated image processing techniques to better identify plants so that less herbicide can be used on our conventionally grown crops. This is obviously a good thing, as herbicides can be quite nasty to the environment and human health. More

  • Organic Seeds Growers are Suing Monsanto – support them

    Sign a petition to support the Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association in winning a decisive victory in Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association, et al. v. Monsanto, a victory that will shift the winds of fate to fill the sails of organic farmers and organic food. More

  • What is Sensa?

    Sensa “is a patent-pending clinically tested blend of crystals that you sprinkle on everything you eat.” Sensa supposedly works with your sense of smell to stimulate the “satiety center” of your brain, telling you to stop eating; thus, you’ll take in fewer calories. Well, here’s my analysis of Sensa… What are these crystals? I like […] More

  • Fact: Garlic Smells

    Garlic is good. So good. And yet it can be bad…really bad, unless you want to ward of vampires. It has been all but banned in our house because the after effects of garlic are unbearable. The garlic fingers, the shower curtain that mysteriously absorbs garlic smell, the breath…and that’s just the start of it. […] More

  • Forks over Knives DVD Giveaway Winners

    After reading through all of the great comments left by our entrants, we’ve decided on three winners. It was really tough to decide as there were so many inspiring comments from people all with similar aspirations. More

  • Weeds Crossbreeding with GMO crops

    Not only are different genetically modified plants creeping their way out into the wild and growing along side native plants; they’re now crossbreeding with each other and making “super-superweeds” that are resistant to multiple herbicides, as was discovered in recent research. More

  • A Hot Dog a Day Does Not Keep the Doctor Away

    β€œA hot dog a day could send you to an early grave,” says PCRM nutrition education director Susan Levin, M.S., R.D. β€œProcessed meats like hot dogs can increase your risk for diabetes, heart disease, and various types of cancer.” More

  • How to Eat an Artichoke

    Thorny green artichokes can be daunting to someone whose never eaten one before. Here is a guide to help you choose, prepare and eat and artichoke. More

  • Maybe Think Twice before Buying Strawberries from California

    With strawberry season coming up, it’s worth it to bring up that California has controversially approved methyl iodide – a rather nasty pesticide – for use. California grows a very large percentage on fruits and vegetables for the US, and strawberries are maybe one of the most noteworthy. Here’s why. More

  • Designer Salt from PepsiCo

    PepsiCo is experimenting with a ‘designer salt’. It’s shape is tailored to maximize the amount of salt perceived by the tongue while reducing the actual amount of sodium ingested. More

  • Polenta with Sun-dried Tomato and Caper Tapenade

    A simple, no-fuss and unique appetizer for your Easter or Passover dinner.

    Polenta is a traditional italian dish made from boiled cornmeal. It was a popular dish amongst Northern Italy’s poor, as it was cheap and combined well with whatever other food was available. More

  • British Prawns are Not so British

    In Great Britain, it’s quite common to see food labelled ‘British fill in the blank’. It’s a good thing, because the people know that they are buying at least reasonably local food.

    However, because of loopholes in the food labelling requirements, this type of labelling can be VERY misleading. More

  • Could You Eat Bugs?

    Researchers say that insects will become increasingly important as a protein source, as conventional meat becomes more scarce and expensive. More

  • Would You Like Some Leather with Your Milk?

    China has some food issues. Β To name a few from the past: dodgy imports, melamine-tainted food, poison toothpaste, using plastic in food, babies growing breasts… Why do they do this? Β Much like drug-dealers, in order to make more money, food producers ‘cut’ their products…and they can get away with it. Here’s the latest scandal exposed… […] More

  • The 5 Most Allergenic Animal Foods

    Some of the most common foods are also the most allergenic. Here, we’ll examine the most allergenic animal foods plus some plant-based alternatives. More

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