“Old-fashioned dairy, the new-fashioned way! CyClone is the first major dairy to raise a herd of clones and clone offspring. You could say cloning is our passion – where we combine DNA with TLC.” That is what Cyclone dairy says on their website’s mission page. Thank goodness it’s not for real…not yet anyway.
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After my family and I enjoyed several handfuls of pistachios at a get- together last weekend, I was surprised to hear yesterday about the latest food recall. Federal food officials are warning Americans to avoid any food containing pistachios because of possible salmonella contamination. (Just like the recent problems with peanuts.) All of this food […]
Studies have shown that many illnesses (including several types of cancer, Alzheimer’s disease, and heart disease) are largely influenced by chronic inflammation in the body. Prolonged inflammation causes the immune system to become off balance, and can result in damage to healthy tissue. Poor diet is a main contributor to chronic inflammation, but several lifestyle […]
According to research published in The Journal of HortScience, produce now lacks not only the taste, but also the amount of nutrients it had just 50 years ago. Vegetables today are larger, but contain more “dry matter” which dilutes the concentrations of minerals. This results in 5% to 40% less magnesium, iron, calcium, and zinc. […]
Meatout (now in its 25th year) has become the world’s largest and oldest annual grassroots diet education campaign. Every year on the first day of spring, thousands of supporters in the United States and several other countries participate and encourage others to go meatless for a day (or a lifetime), and discover a more compassionate […]
This recipe for raw chocolate truffles is quick, easy, healthy, and a delicious way to use the pulp left over from making nut milk!
The foods we eat have a direct impact on our overall energy. Think about how you feel after having certain foods. A greasy fast food meal more than likely leaves you tired, sluggish, and possibly feeling guilty, while a meal full of complex carbohydrates, healthy protein and fats, and fresh fruits and vegetables leaves a […]
Ok now, we all know the dangers of eating fried foods and food loaded with trans fats, sugar, and other unhealthy ingredients. Right? Well apparently there are still plenty of people out there who either don’t know…or don’t care. When I first saw this website I was shocked by the foods on it, it’s a […]
It is estimated that 3 to 7 percent of American children suffer form Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). That adds up to over 2 million kids, one in every class of 25. Traditional treatments involve medications such as Ritlin and Adderall, as well as other prescription drugs. Side effects linked to ADHD medication include depression, […]
Many researchers and cancer specialists believe that up to 60% of those deaths can be prevented if Americans adopt healthier lifestyles.
Most people are aware of at least a few of the problems associated with factory farming. Anyone who has ever had the unfortunate experience of even being near one will tell you the smell alone is enough to make you instantly nauseated. Aside from that, what are some of the other hazards of raising animals […]
When researchers at Tufts University analyzed 60 fruits and vegetables for their antioxidant capacity, blueberries came out on top. This wonderful little superfood is not only delicious, but also packed with phytonutrients that help neutralize free radical damage in the body. Here is a simple and delicious recipe to help include more blueberries in your […]
After writing my post earlier this month about genetically engineered ingredients and animal cloning, I was given the opportunity to speak with Lisa Bunin, Campaign Coordinator with the Center for Food Safety. We spoke about some exciting new developments in the fight against genetically modified beet sugar. On February 12, 2009 several food safety, environmental, […]