Blueberries are perennial flowering plants of the Ericaceous family known as Vaccinium Cyanococcus. The flower itself is typically bell shaped and can be white, pale pink, or red. The fruit is a deep velvety purple with a fleshy characteristic.
The thought of apple cider vinegar will make some people cringe as the sour flavor and pungent odor can be challenging. If you are able to get past these things, there are many uses for apple cider vinegar and it is known to have a plethora of medicinal benefits. Apple cider vinegar is basically fermented juice derived from crushed apples. It has some other nomenclature such as Malus Sylvestris, Vinigare de Manzana, and Vinaigre de Cidre.
What has not necessarily been fully recognized or understood is how consuming soft drinks affects the behavioral normalcy of children, particularly young children — that is, until now.
What do we actually know about the stuff that surrounds our food? What do we know about how these materials may interact with the food they touch, or their potential effects on human health and the environment?
If Coca-Cola desires to continue selling phosphoric acid poison, then they should at least be honest about it and not pretend that their beverages contain “no artificial flavors [and] no preservatives.”
If you shop in a typical US supermarket or big-box store, there may be more to your food purchases than meets the eye. Even the simplest of foods – apples, oranges, and chicken, for example – are commonly altered, treated with chemicals, or even injected with artificial coloring. If you value pure real food, there’s no getting […]
Canola oil can have detrimental effects on your health, especially the genetically modified (GM) canola that Monsanto so conveniently manufacturers for the masses to consume.
If you’re an American, you probably store eggs in the refrigerator – and wouldn’t think of doing it any other way. Yet, the US is one of the only countries where chicken eggs are kept refrigerated.
For centuries, shiitake mushrooms (Lentinula edodes) have been utilized as a medicine in their native East Asia. An American study has found that a compound present in shiitake mushrooms can suppress the rate of cervical cancer growth.
It has been recently found that triglycerides, a type of fat often found in junk foods, act on the brain in the same manner as many street drugs, exposing an epidemic of inadvertent drug addiction via the standard American diet.