Some entrepreneurial students in Massachusetts are using the restrictions on school lunches as a way to make a little extra money. A black market for chocolate syrup is forming. The sugary substance sells for 50 cents a squeeze.
Are you dying for something to munch on mid-morning or mid-afternoon, but think those pre-packaged processed snack bags are the only way to keep your calorie intake under 100?
Think again. Here are some much healthier options.
I have read that you recommend sea salt. I would like to have your take on Himalayan salt. I feel that Himalayan salt is even better than sea salt. I have had people tell me that their doctors tell them to stay away from salt, period. Those people are becoming sicker by the day. How can we inform people that they need some good salt daily in order to maintain good health?
A new paper politely referred to the increasingly fat, lazy nature of the human population as an “inactivity epidemic.” And guess what? The “inactivity epidemic” (being fat and lazy) is responsible for one out of every 10 deaths worldwide.
Death comes with total saturation of the body with acid. The Western diet is mostly acid. Acid (low pH) causes fermentation and disease.
High pH or about 7.25 is alkaline and increases the oxygen content of the blood and tissue. Alkaline pH is very positive for health.
A recent study of more than 12,000 people shows that up to one glass of red wine a day doesn’t just help your heart and blood pressure, it cuts your risk of liver disease in half. This liver protection is mainly attributed to the resveratrol, a polyphenol and antifungal chemical that’s found just below the skin of red wine grapes.
If you’ve never eaten collard greens (considered a Southern specialty), then you just might want to try them if you know what’s good for you. They are an all-around nutritional superstar, rich in lutein and zeaxanthin — antioxidants that studies show may reduce the risk of age-related macular degeneration, a common cause of blindness.
The little buzz a person gets from drinking a soda may not be the caffeine. French researchers have discovered alcohol in Coca-Cola and Pepsi. The National Institute of Consumption, which is based in Paris, found that more than half of popular sodas contain traces of alcohol.
A new report from the Environmental Working Group shows which varieties of commercial produce are the most and the least contaminated by agricultural pesticides. EWG presents updated information on 45 popular fruits and vegetables and their total pesticide loads.
The standard American diet is high in calories and very low in nutrition. This is the diet that builds an obese population, a sick population, and — above all — ensures an early death. This is what’s known as full belly starvation, the ultimate goal of which is population control.