Archive | June, 2010

QUINOA

27 Jun

Well known as the ancient grain of the Incas, we’re so lucky to have this grain on our beautiful Earth to savor. It’s light and yummy, and easy to fall in love with at first bite.

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To save America’s health, we must end nutritional illiteracy among doctors, patients

27 Jun

An obese doctor comes home to his wife at dinner time carrying yet another bag full of drive-through junk food from a local restaurant.

Worried about his health, his wife asks, “Don’t you realize all that junk food you keep eating is destroying your entire body?”

“That’s not my concern,” the doctor replies. “I’m only an ear, nose and throat specialist.”

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In the Battle to Save Forests, Activists Target Corporations

27 Jun

Large corporations, not small-scale farmers, are now the major forces behind the destruction of the world’s tropical forests. From the Amazon to Madagascar, activists have been directing their actions at these companies — so far with limited success.

by rhett butler

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Super-Sized Caskets: A New American Tragedy

24 Jun

Came across this video, it really sad, and just really hits the message home how much of a problem obesity is, this market according to the owner is growing every year, which just shows that we are taking steps in the wrong direction instead of doing something to improve the obesity epidemic. We all need a wake up call and I guess when you need that over sized casket it is to late, make a change!

Humans vs. the environment – A thought experiment

24 Jun

Protecting the environment isn’t a “liberal” idea; it’s everybody’s business. Liberal or conservative, Democrat or Republican, the environment provides life support for us all, and if we fail to recognize that, we are truly doomed as a civilization.

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Dr. Oz under fire for endorsing alternative views about health

24 Jun

Dr. Oz, from the popular The Dr. Oz Show, is drawing attention from some in the mainstream media and medical establishment who are critical of his acceptance of certain alternative points of view pertaining to health. According to them, Dr. Oz is lending credence to ideas that are “unsupported by science”.

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Evidence mounts on links between cell phones and brain tumors

23 Jun

A growing body of evidence, dating back to the 1960s, suggests that brain tumors may be only one of the many health problems produced by our new wireless society will produce.

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