Food

How To Eat Your Way To a Better Brain

January 28, 2015 0 Comments
How To Eat Your Way To a Better Brain

Yes you read it right….you can really give your brain a boost by watching what you eat. Your brain is a highly complex centre of command, controlling all coordination, emotional, sensation, nervous and intellectual activity. It manages every function of your body and therefore we want to keep it a strong as possible. It is […]

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Waiter…..Is That a Paraben in My Soup?

January 16, 2015 2 Comments
Waiter…..Is That a Paraben in My Soup?

The Good Human published a post back in 2007 explaining what parabens are and how to stay away from them. We followed up yesterday by looking specifically at Parabens lurking in your cosmetics, how to identify and avoid them. A study in the Journal of Toxicology and Applied Pharmacology stated that we eat ten times […]

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Is Organic Agriculture Sustainable?

June 12, 2014 0 Comments
Is Organic Agriculture Sustainable?

Q: Do you agree with the recent claim in the Wall Street Journal that organic agriculture isn’t actually sustainable? Dr. Henry I. Miller’s May 15, 2014 opinion piece in the Wall Street Journal has indeed made waves in the organic farming community. Miller, former director of the Office of Biotechnology at the U.S. Food & […]

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Tea Time: Natural Cold Remedies

March 3, 2014 2 Comments
Tea Time: Natural Cold Remedies

There are a few more weeks of winter. And while I’m pleading for the snow to stop falling, a cold has taken up residence in my sinuses. I thought I’d share two of my favorite go-to remedies to sip when I’m under the weather. Ginger Tea Boil three cups of water. Cut about 10 thin […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Coconut Oil

February 12, 2014 1 Comment
A Beginner’s Guide to Buying Coconut Oil

Coconut oil is sometimes referred to as one of nature’s miracles. An Internet search will pull up literally hundreds of uses for it. (More on that another time.) Though, if you’ve ever done research on coconut oil, you’ve probably stumbled across some claims that it is bad for you. While I urge you to discuss […]

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For the Birds: How to Make Vegan Suet Cakes

February 3, 2014 0 Comments
For the Birds: How to Make Vegan Suet Cakes

Baby, it’s cold outside. So why not clean out your kitchen cupboards and give your feathered friends a reason to sing for their supper? The polar vortex is plaguing sections of the country and bringing with it some of the coldest temps in decades. I’m dressing in layers and keeping cozy beneath blankets, but I […]

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