Articles about healthy food and nutrition. Healthy eating habits, cooking methods and recipes. Various diets and everything you should know about them. Here you will also learn about superfoods and unexpected health benefits of different foods and spices.

Top 6 Alkaline Foods to Eat Every Day for Vibrant Health

How healthy is your diet? Well, unfortunately, if you eat a typical American diet, it will mostly consist of toxic fried foods, processed sugars, and artificial additives. Along with the lack of sleep, stress and pharmaceutical drugs that today’s society has learned to live with, it’s not surprising that the disease diagnosis rate is increasing on a daily basis. To live a healthy…

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Hungry Planet: How Much Food is Eaten Around the World in One Week

30 Families, 24 Countries, 600 Meals - One Extraordinary Book. In Hungry Planet, Peter Menzel and Faith D'Aluisio present a photographic study of families from around the world, revealing what people eat during the course of one week. Each family's profile includes a detailed description of their weekly food purchases; photographs of the family at home, at the market, and in their community;…

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7 Great Foods for Memory and Cognitive Functions

Work and various lifestyles are putting a strain on our memory. Fortunately, there are some foods that are great for our memory and overall brain health. It seems we've left the healthy life in exchange for digital slavery. Computers, smartphones and various devices have taken over the world. We've lost our ability to live at optimal health. Well, maybe we're not completely lost,…

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How to Reduce Food Waste in Your Home and Why You Should Do It

Reducing food waste in your home is one of the best things you can do to minimize the effect you have on the environment. It will not only mean that overall less food needs to be produced. It also means reducing the carbon footprint of food manufacturing as well as reducing other negative environmental side-effects of food production. When you reduce food waste,…

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Olive oil is the healthiest choice when it comes to frying food, study finds

A new study published October 22 reinforces once again that olive oil is one of the best oils for cooking compared to other seed oils. Researchers based their conclusion on a few different factors, including nutritional content and the oil's ability to maintain quality under high temperatures. Published in the American Chemical Society's (ACS) Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, scientists note that…

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Leading Poultry Producer Cuts Nearly All Antibiotic Use

Perdue, one of the biggest producers of chicken in the United States, issued a press release on September 3 stating that it has removed all antibiotics from its chicken hatcheries. That’s great news. Merits a look into poultry-raising practices, since many people eat their products. In 2000, the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued a report on antibiotic resistance in livestock, acknowledging the…

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A Must See List of Whole Foods and Their Medicinal Benefits

For the first 5000 years of civilization, humans relied on foods and herbs for medicine. Only in the past 50 years have we forgotten our medicinal "roots" in favor of patent medicines. While pharmaceuticals have their value, we should not forget the well-documented, non-toxic and inexpensive healing properties of whole foods. The following list is but a sampling of the health benefits from…

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Welcome to America’s Only Completely Organic City

Imagine living in a city where all products sold or served is guaranteed 100% organic by law, with zero crime rate and it’s own Institute For Natural Medicine and Prevention. Would you believe this organic city does exist, and it is the heartland of North America? Too much of America is now controlled by the vast agrochemical industry, poisoning us and our environment…

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14 Snack Rituals That Will Transform Your Body & Change Your Life

If time is of the essence, you’ll want to focus on the snacks that help you lose weight in the shortest amount of time. These weight loss foods and snack rituals don’t really feel like your typical diet food, but still, get the job done and leave you feeling good about your choices. 1. One Glass of Lemon Water In the Morning Don’t…

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How to Use Garlic As a Medicine

Garlic is one of the most healthy foods with “healing powers” worldwide. Besides the fact that garlic cures colds and flu due to its antibacterial effects, it is also used in other situations. If you suffer from any of the following problems, read how to use garlic as a medicine: 1. Hair Loss If you have a problem with hair loss, garlic is…

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