You may have heard nutritionists say that we need to “eat a rainbow of color” every time we sit down at a meal. The best way to get color into our meals is by incorporating fruits and vegetables. Think of a color in the rainbow color scheme, and you can find a fruit or vegetable […]
If you’re the type of person who needs to add sugar or other sweetener to your drinks, then you’re probably familiar with the little pink blue packet called NutraSweet. NutraSweet is one of many artificial sweeteners on the market today. But do you know what’s in this pink blue packet? The side effects of NutraSweet […]
Cast iron is one of the best materials you can use for cooking. Cast iron cookware is sturdy and gets your food cooked all the way through. One of the down sides to using a piece of cast iron cookware, is it doesn’t come with a non-stick coating. In order to create a non-stick coating, […]
Soybeans have been around for a long time. There’s a type soybean, called edamame, which is harvested when the plant is at a young age and is still green. Edamame is a popular food to snack on in Japan. It’s only recently that the popularity of this vegetable is spreading in America. Edamame has a […]
Essiac is a combination of herbs administered by Canadian nurse Rene Cassie to cancer patients in the 1920’s through 1960’s. Basing her formula on an Ojibwa Indian remedy, Cassie combined secret amounts of four common North American herbs: burdock root (Arctium lappa), sheep sorrel (Rumex acetosella), slippery elm inner bark (Ulmus fulva), and Turkish rhubarb […]
Apparently 2 billion pounds of pesticides are used on our agriculture each year! Which with 250 million Americans, that equates to about 8 pounds of pesticides for each of us! And as you could have guessed, those pesticides go into the ground and streams and make their way into municipal water supplies.
Slows Aging According to Colbert, “water does rejuvenate your skin, which can make you look years younger”. So the whole “fountain of youth” thing is kinda true! If you compare your skin to fruit, what happens when you dehydrate grapes? Raisins? What about plums? You get prunes right? Thinking about it that way makes it […]