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Nutrition for lovely locks: Make your hair thicker naturally

Maintaining hair health goes beyond just using natural hair products — although those can be helpful, too. If you want to keep your hair thick and shiny naturally, follow a healthy diet and avoid using shampoos and conditioners that contain harmful chemicals. Hair health basics According to Andi Scarborough, stylist and co-owner of Framed salon in Santa […]

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Make a list and check it twice: “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and vegetables CONTAMINATED with pesticide residue

A healthy diet contains lots of fresh fruits and vegetables. However, certain types of produce can also be bad for you. It’s not the produce themselves that are bad, but some fruits and vegetables may contain traces of harmful pesticides that are linked to harmful side effects. Each year, the Environmental Working Group(EWG) publishes a list made up […]

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How This Couple Earns Six Figures Per Year Organic Farming On 1.5 Acres Of Land

Can small-scale farming in the modern age really generate enough income for the average family to make an honest living? For Jean-Martin Fortier and his wife, Maude-Hélène Desroches, it does. The Canadian couple grows beets, broccoli, salad greens, carrots, and various other types of produce on their modest 1.5 acres of land, from which they generate […]

How to Store Vegetables Without a Root Cellar

How to Store Vegetables Without a Root Cellar

By Gaye Levy Anyone who loves to garden, especially those who wish to be able to provide wholesome foods for themselves and their families and live independently enough to survive economic or natural disasters will need to know what to do with all of the surplus from the summer. It’s great to be able to […]

Common insecticides found to be far more dangerous to health than previously believed

Common insecticides found to be far more dangerous to health than previously believed

Neonicotinoids, a class of pesticides in wide use, may be more destabilizing to agriculture than previously presumed, according to a new study from Penn State. “The team’s research challenges the previously held belief that neonicotinoid seed coatings have little to no effect on predatory insect populations,” ScienceDaily summarized. The findings suggest that more work needs […]

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A Beginner’s Guide to Regrowing Fruits and Vegetables from Kitchen Scraps

Can food scraps be grown again? Turns out, the vegetables and fruits you’ve picked from the grocery stores or harvested from your own backyard can be given another take on life, and another. All you need is the right ideas on how to regrow these assumed ‘food wastes’ on your own, from cuttings you’d normally throw out […]

Fruits and Vegetables Reaching an Alarming State of Nutrient Depletion

Fruits and Vegetables Reaching an Alarming State of Nutrient Depletion

  What if our food has been getting less and less nutritious? What if modern intensive farming methods — many of which solved malnutrition problems when they were first introduced — have affected the mineral and vitamin content of what we eat? Could having a constant supply of varied produce and introducing genetically modified foods […]

Proper nutrition is the KEY to decelerating the aging process, says leading complementary medicine oncologist

Proper nutrition is the KEY to decelerating the aging process, says leading complementary medicine oncologist

Dr. Francisco Contreras is a well established oncologist and surgeon at the Oasis of Hope Hospital in Tijuana, Mexico, who’s passionate about changing the lives of those with cancer, particularly grade four cancers. He does so through the combination of conventional and integrative (complementary medicine) treatments, such as laetrile vitamin B-17 therapy, ozone therapy, metabolic […]

Doctor Sells His Practice, Opens Up “Farmacy” Using Food as Medicine Instead

Doctor Sells His Practice, Opens Up “Farmacy” Using Food as Medicine Instead

The brilliant Dr. Robert Weiss did something completely unheard of in the medical community.  He sold his medical practice and decided to teach the importance of diet and nutrition in health by opening a “Farmacy”. Dr. Weiss believes that we all need to change our focus for medicine and health and reconnect with the basic […]

Venezuela passes new law rejecting GMOs and seed patents nationwide

Venezuela passes new law rejecting GMOs and seed patents nationwide

In 2004, President Hugo Chavez prevented the planting of 500,000 acres of Monsanto’s genetically modified (GM) corn. Since then the Venezuelan farmers have been expressing strong feelings against growing or buying GM seeds. However, this didn’t stop big corporations from trying to push their transgenic crops through in times of economic and political disturbance. A […]