Tag: women

Rocket Fuel in Your Water?

A “potent thyroid toxin” that is a component of rocket fuel, perchlorate, contaminates the drinking water of up to 17 million Americans in 26 states. The EPA is finally going to start regulating it.

Banking on the Harvest

Cross posted from Worldwatch Institute’s Nourishing the Planet. In the Maradi area in south central Niger, where 70 percent of the population lives below the poverty line, the months before [ … ]

Eating Vegan: Folic Acid

Folic acid actually refers to a synthesized version of Folate, a B vitamin, so you’ll often hear the two used interchangeably. The recommendation for folate is 400 micrograms per day and 600 micrograms for pregnant women.

There are tons of plant sources for this important vitamin! Here are just a few.