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Every Junk Food Meal Causes Damage to Arteries, Cites New Research:

8 Nov

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“Occasional” French fry eaters take note: just one junk food meal can cause damage to your arteries says new research out of the ÉPIC Center of the Montreal Heart Institute.

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The true history of Dole, banana plantations, chemical pesticides and human suffering!

24 Jun

One Hundred Years of Solitude, a novel by Gabrielle Garcia Marquez, is a historical account of the fictional town Macondo. A town loosely set around his Mr. Marquez’s hometown in Aracataca, Columbia. A tale that is a social commentary of sorts on the effect of the American banana industry and the environmental, social, and physical havoc that followed it its wake.
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Ten ways to get kids to eat their veggies

5 Jun

As a parent, you might look at the government’s new nutrition icon and think, “Really?” Continue reading

Plate icon to guide Americans to healthier eating

5 Jun

The food pyramid has been dismantled in favor of a simple plate icon that urges Americans to eat a more plant-based diet. Continue reading

Reality is scary!

6 May

New study says plant-based foods help prevent cancer.

9 Apr

Researchers from the University of Minnesota Hormel Institute now admit that plant-based foods are highly beneficial in helping to prevent cancer, particularly among those who have the highest risk of developing the disease. Published in the journal Nature Reviews Cancer, their study says that plant phytochemicals — which include powerful nutrients and antioxidants like selenium, resveratrol, beta-carotene, and lycopene, — are a viable option in cancer prevention. Continue reading

The high cost of cheap meat

15 Mar

When interviewed, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore responded to a question about whether every American was entitled to healthcare. His reply was, “We have to decide what kind of people we are.” He was referring to our national character. Who are we? What kind of society do we want to become? Are we interested in creating a world that works for everyone . . . or one that only works for an elite few? Continue reading