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Everything You Should Know About Watermelon

Watermelon is high in vitamin C (antioxidant), vitamin A (beta carotene), lycopene (antioxidant) and citrulline (an amino acid). Tomatoes are known for their lycopene, the phytonutrient famous for fighting heart disease and prostate cancer. Unlike watermelon, you have to cook tomatoes in some oil to release the lycopene. Cup for cup, watermelon has 40% more lycopene than tomatoes.


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How to Avoid GMOs

As more people are looking to preserve or restore their health through natural means, consumers are looking to avoid genetically modified organisms. Not everyone can find everything they need with the organic label, and some laboratory testing has shown that even foods that carry the organic label have been contaminated with genetically modified organisms.


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Animal vs. Plant Protein – What’s Better?

Starting a conversation about protein sources between a vegan and a meat eater is a lot like discussing politics or religion with a stranger. More often than not, it’s not going to end peacefully. However, there are many myths and inaccurate claims made on both sides of the fence with regards to protein intake and the best sources, and it’s time to clear it up.


5 Things You Didn’t Know About Gluten

5 Things You Didn’t Know About Gluten

This video shares some information most people do not know about gluten.

Gluten is one of the causes behind almost all of the major and minor health issues we face today. Wheat is not what it used to be. We changed it. And the wheat we eat today is just plain toxic to us.

If you are looking to feel better and restore your health, in virtually every case, getting off of wheat and refined sugars are the first and most important step.

The Difference Between Heirlooms, Hybrids, and GMOs

There is nothing quite like the taste of a fresh fruit or vegetable straight from the garden. To the eye of the gardener, this vegetable picked ripe off of the vine is perfect. They nurtured it, carefully tended to it, and then finally, get to enjoy the fruit of their labors. However, compare this vegetable to one at the grocery store and it is suddenly asymmetrical, small, not candy apple red, and even has, gasp!, a brown spot.


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Natural Food Certifiers says No More Kosher GMOs

Times are changing, and many organizations and people are denouncing genetically modified foods and demanding real, untainted foods to be available to all consumers. Natural Food Certifiers, a certification company that does vegan, organic, kosher, and gluten free certifications, is the latest company to jump on the anti GMO bandwagon.