Soy Protein: Hidden Ingredient, Hidden Danger

Almost all of the food processed in the US contains soy and/or soy protein. Soy protein (concentrated soy) is used to extend meat, emulsify food, and as a thickener. These uses have transformed the food industry. Food that never contained soy protein — smoothies, ice cream, frozen potatoes, and baked goods — may contain itContinue reading “Soy Protein: Hidden Ingredient, Hidden Danger”

Did You Know There’s A Right And Wrong Way To Burn Candles?

Our ancestors, farther back then we can remember, have been using fire to keep them warm, keep the dark at bay and all the predators that loved that time of day to hunt, and for a means of seeing for longer as the days grew shorter. One of the means that they brightened the nightContinue reading “Did You Know There’s A Right And Wrong Way To Burn Candles?”

Adverse Effects Associated with Seafood

Shellfish are one of the 12 foods most likely to cause the classic symptoms of food allergy, including upset stomach, hives and angioedema (swelling of the lips and eyes). The others are berries (blackberries, blueberries, raspberries, strawberries), chocolate, corn, eggs, fish, legumes (peas, lima beans, peanuts, soybeans), milk, nuts, peaches, pork and wheat. Like rawContinue reading “Adverse Effects Associated with Seafood”

Don’t Eat Spinach or Kale Unless You’re Doing This Too

Whether it’s for a new years resolution, more energy, vitamins or just better health in general, adding more leafy greens to the menu is always a good idea. Spinach and Kale are in the spotlight lately with salads, breakfast bowls, smoothies, “Buddha Bowls”, omelets and more. But, you shouldn’t be eating these leafy greens unlessContinue reading “Don’t Eat Spinach or Kale Unless You’re Doing This Too”

Possible And Proven Benefits Of Cashew Nuts

Don’t you just love the crunchy and scrumptious taste of cashew nuts? For sure you do – right? Do you know their daily consumption can heal a number of health problems? Yes, you heard that right; cashew nuts are loaded with antioxidants, minerals, vitamins and other nutrients that are essential for the smooth functioning ofContinue reading “Possible And Proven Benefits Of Cashew Nuts”

Is Coffee Good for Your Skin?

Drinking coffee is good for your skin, but it is even better for it if you use it externally. These days you can find many skin products containing coffee. Check out the list of ingredients on tubes and packaging before buying such items. You can use it to get rid of puffiness around your eyes.Continue reading “Is Coffee Good for Your Skin?”

10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Rabbit Meat

Rabbit was as common as chicken for dinner back in the 1940s and 50s during the great depression. During the great depression people raised rabbits in their backyards and it got them and their children through. During the second World War there were shortages of meat and rabbit provided relief. It is considered a stapleContinue reading “10 Reasons Why You Should Eat Rabbit Meat”

If You Have To Take Your Blood Sugar Why Not Make It Pain Free

As a Diabetic your morning ritual consists of waking up, going to the bathroom, washing your hands and face and then testing your blood sugar. If you happen to take insulin or other medication you may need to take your blood sugar often throughout the day. Why not use a Meter and lancing system thatContinue reading “If You Have To Take Your Blood Sugar Why Not Make It Pain Free”

Fast Ways to Eat More Fiber

Getting fiber in our body is very important it helps prevent constipation and manage our weight. It may also help prevent some diseases like high cholesterol, diabetes, heart diseases and some cancers. The recommended amount of fiber needed a day is 25 to 38 grams. Most people eat less than 15 grams a day. TheContinue reading “Fast Ways to Eat More Fiber”

Are Cosmetics Tested On Animals

The issue of animal testing for cosmetic development and the ensuring of cruelty free trials for makeup products is one that strikes a chord with many people. We will give a brief outline of some of the evidence to allow you the ability to make up your own mind and to feel confident that youContinue reading “Are Cosmetics Tested On Animals”

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