Food

Norway’s Persistent Drive To Sell Whale Meat – And Why Japan Has Started To Turn Their Shipments Away

March 24, 2015 1 Comment
Norway’s Persistent Drive To Sell Whale Meat – And Why Japan Has Started To Turn Their Shipments Away

A recent shipment of whale meat from Norway to Japan has been rejected because it was found to contain harmful levels of pesticides, including aldrin, dieldrin and chlordane, which made the minke whale meat unsuitable for human consumption. Japan’s Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare conducted the tests, details of which can be found here. […]

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Could Bitter Melon Help In The Difficult Battle Against Pancreatic Cancer?

March 11, 2015 0 Comments
Could Bitter Melon Help In The Difficult Battle Against Pancreatic Cancer?

Bitter melon or Momordica charantia is a plant that grows extensively across many areas of Africa, Asia and the Caribbean. It comes in many varieties, each producing wartly, oblong fruit known for it’s extremely bitter taste. Around 32 active chemicals have been identified in the juice of bitter melon to date, including beta-sitosterol-d-glucoside, citrulline, GABA, lutein, lycopene […]

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Orlando Attempt to Fine Couple $500 a Day for Vegetable Garden

March 10, 2015 1 Comment
Orlando Attempt to Fine Couple $500 a Day for Vegetable Garden

Jason and Jennifer Helvenston of Orlando, Florida decided to plant a vegetable garden, on their own private property of 20 years. They had to plant it in the front yard as that was the best spot for sunlight, and gave the greatest chance of success with their crops. They wanted to grow their own food […]

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Seed Control – How Can We Protect The Future Of Our Food Supply?

March 6, 2015 0 Comments
Seed Control – How Can We Protect The Future Of Our Food Supply?

Did you know that multinational companies are taking farmers to court for ‘stealing’ seeds? Did you know that multinational companies are engineering ‘sterile seeds’? On a fundamental level most people tend not to consider that we rely on a fragile base of materials for our food supply. A thin layer of top soil, seeds and […]

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Synthetic vs. Natural Supplements – Plus A Complete Programme of Supplementation

February 20, 2015 2 Comments
Synthetic vs. Natural Supplements – Plus A Complete Programme of Supplementation

Today I wanted to explore the world of supplements. Is there any benefit to choosing natural over synthetic supplements? Do we really need them to supplement our diet with vitamin and mineral pills at all? Do we Need to Supplement? Should we supplement our regular diet with pills to receive the nutrients we require? This […]

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11 Vegetarian Sources of Protein…..and Why Meat Eaters Should Enjoy Them Too!

February 4, 2015 0 Comments
11 Vegetarian Sources of Protein…..and Why Meat Eaters Should Enjoy Them Too!

Are you considering becoming vegetarian but wondering how to get enough protein into your diet? Maybe you are already a vegetarian and want to add some quick fixes to your daily menu to ensure you are meeting your quota. Or just maybe, you are one of those meat eaters who constantly pesters vegetarians with questions […]

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