Fixation with healthy eating can be sign of serious psychological disorder .... read story here.. http://www.guardian.co.uk/society/2009/aug/16/orthorexia-mental-health-eating-disorderRead Letter
Stay healthier Watermelon has lots of lycopene, a key plant antioxidant that is famous for fighting heart disease and prostate cancer. Tomatoes are usually considered the lycopene all-stars, but you have to cook them in a little oil to release it.
The people now find themselves at the abject mercy of an indifferent, disengaged government bureaucracy only intent on expanding their agenda and the population’s dependency. Listen to the rhetoric from the federal government.
The Supreme Court lifted Monday a four-year ban on the sale in the United States of genetically modified alfalfa, which farmers fear contaminates others crops
The Supreme Court lifted Monday a four-year ban on the sale in the United States of genetically modified alfalfa, which farmers fear contaminates others crops.
The Obama Administration wants to do for food what Fannie and Freddie did for housing. First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let’s Move website reports that if you live a mile from a grocery store, you could be in a "food desert."
Update: CFS Fighting Monsanto in the Supreme Court!
As I understand it, the fantastic folks at CFS have already roundly pummeled Monsanto in the lower courts as follows:
1. Monsanto obtained its GMO alfalfa illegally, EPA environme
Small-scale, resource-poor farmers in developing countries face daily stresses, including poor soils, drought, and lack of inputs. Ongoing trends such as climate change and population growth will likely exacerbate binding stresses. A new generation o
Ernie, I am a small organic farmer in MO and wanted you to pass along or publish the following: Thank you --- Joe Most of you in the local foods movement and in agriculture in general know that something is wrong with the economic moRead Letter
Genetically modified crops were last night given enthusiastic backing by the Environment Secretary.
Lumps of meat would be cultured in laboratory vats rather than carved from livestock reared on a farm.
Man's favourite recreational drug suddenly gets much stronger with extreme beers Alcohol is the oldest and most commonly used of all recreational drugs,
Previously published research has documented silicon’s ability to improve human bone mineral density, as well as its ability to support increased bone mineral density in women with osteoporosis.
It's just in time for a key Senate hearing, set to begin in two weeks, that will decide whether to approve a food safety bill that could clamp down on regulation of such products.
The MPP has committed to burning Monsanto's seeds, and has called for a march to protest the corporation's presence in Haiti on June 4, for World Environment Day.
You may think organic food is always better for you, but a new British study finds that wild birds beg to differ. The researchers found that the birds prefer conventional wheat seed, which helps them pack in the protein.
A revolutionary garden for someone wanting to divest themselves from dependency on the dollar and the system. Square foot gardening. My first attempt and some lessons being learned.
Even the U.S. Senate is getting into the act, promoting, even mandating GM technology to the developing world. Senate Bill 384, The Global Food Security Act, shall include research on biotechnological advances...
The tomato plants on his organic farm were taller than him last July when he discovered some collapsed on their trellises. Within weeks, 80% of his crop, including a dozen varieties of cherry, plum, heirloom and hybrid slicer tomatoes, had died.
On May 7, 2010, Barbecue Chef Ted Reader completed the giant hamburger in Toronto. Canadian Barbecue chef made world’s largest burger and has broken the earlier Guinness World Record of 84 kilograms. Reader said, “They still have to wait for Guinness
The FDA essentially believes that nobody has the right to choose what to eat or drink. You are only "allowed" to eat or drink what the FDA gives you permission to. There is no inherent right or God-given right to consume any foods from nature without