A Wisconsin judge has ruled that people in that State have no “fundamental right” to consume any food, own or use dairy cows or consume the milk their cows produce, without government permission. Wisconsin is one of the most restrictive States in the nation where the consumption of raw milk is concerned.
In a clinical trial, researchers at Tanta University in Egypt and the University of Helsinki in Finland determined when and under what conditions children may benefit the most from a daily dose of vitamin C.
Many individuals make sure to eat at least five servings of fruits and vegetables each day in order to obtain an array of potentially cancer-fighting antioxidants. Researchers at Marshall University conducted a study which suggests that walnuts may also help keep cells healthy.
A diet does not have to involve a drastic overhaul of eating habits, as new research reveals that just one portion-controlled meal daily can make a big difference in weight loss over a year.
The medical community remains unsure how the host of viruses present in the human gut contributes to health and disease, but recent research suggests that diet has a lot to do with viral populations in the intestine.
People counseled to eat cholesterol-lowering food such as soy and nuts had lower cholesterol than those on a low-fat diet, researchers in Canada say. The study says those who ate the cholesterol-lowering diet had a greater drop in their LDL, “bad,” cholesterol levels.
Moderate drinking — no more than two drinks a day for men and one for women — reduces risk of dementia and cognitive impairment, U.S. researchers say. Wine was more beneficial than beer or spirits.
The United States Department of Agriculture knew a dangerous form of salmonella was present at a Cargill, Inc. turkey plant but did not inform the company until after one person died and 77 others were sickened by the bacteria. Cargill and the USDA announced the recall of ground turkey from the Cargill plant in Springdale, Ark., on Aug. 3. It was the third-largest meat recall in history and involved 36 million pounds of ground turkey.
Adding spices to a high-fat meal reduces triglyceride response by about 30 percent, compared to a similar meal with no added spices, U.S. researchers say. Study leader Sheila West of Pennsylvania State University, says eating a diet rich in spices, such as turmeric and cinnamon, reduces the body’s negative responses to eating high-fat meals.
I have found that for us to be self-sufficient we must be able to store vegetables and fruit in a cold storage or root cellar. The root cellar provides a safe, stable year-round storage facility for many different types of vegetables that we grow ourselves or would normally find at a farmers market in the fall.