Can we feel full and be starving at the same time?
Almost everybody is familiar with the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s My Plate. The food protocol is mostly very high in calories and extremely low in nutrition. The only good parts are the fruit and vegetable levels, which are high in nutrition but low in calories.
A new study published in the medical journal Nature indicates that the epidemic of type 2 diabetes often discussed by health professionals is directly related to the lack of healthy bacteria in the digestive tract.
Convenience comes with a price. That’s definitely the case with microwaves. If you’re thinking of zapping your veggies, you may want to think again. Microwaving may seem like the quickest and best option when preparing food. Although it may be the quickest, it is by no means the best.
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.
A two-year study published in the journal Food and Chemical Toxicology showed that rats eating genetically modified corn and drinking water contaminated with Roundup developed large tumors at an alarming rate. The levels of Roundup are permitted in drinking water and GM crops in the United States.
These days, everyone from your neighbor to your employer and, hopefully, you may be developing preparedness plans in the event of bioterrorist attacks or flu pandemics. Unfortunately, your child’s school is likely to be very unprepared.
Dear Mr. Livingston,
You mentioned “neuropathy” on page eight of the September 2012 issue (of The Bob Livingston Letter™) and I am hoping that you can provide a bit more information on how you were able to cure your neuropathy in a future issue. I have one set of Dr. Fuhrman’s DVDs and I’ll order the “Forks Over Knives” this week. For years, I have been optimizing the factors of exercise, rest and nutrition but my neuropathy (The VA claims that is from exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam) continues.
I attend the Money Show in Orlando every February and have enjoyed an interesting pitch from the Caye Bank in Belize. Do you know anything about the bank or Belize as a safe haven?
Some consumer groups are working to convince the U.S. Department of Agriculture to remove tuna from school cafeterias after a study found variable levels, sometimes higher than those allowed by Federal guidelines, of mercury in cans of the fish.
With the June Supreme Court ruling allowing the Obamacare mandate to continue — and most everything else too — people are trying to focus on just that and asking themselves, “What should I do to spend my time and resources most effectively?” Here is a Top 5 list of things not to do.
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.