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Study Shows Kids Who Garden Eat Better as Adults

In Health, Wellness by Craig ScottLeave a Comment

If you thought that gardening with your kids only has short-term benefits, we are happy to inform you that it is not entirely true. Of course, you do notice an instant improvement. Like your child spending more time outside than in front of the computer, or the fact that he or she expresses interest in helping you out in the garden. …

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Industrial Agriculture is Creating Serious Problems for Our Environment

In Environment, Sustainability by Anna KucirkovaLeave a Comment

What comes to mind when you think about farming? Amber waves of grain? Rolling hills and people seated on tractors? The smell of manure? What about pollution? When identifying processes or industries that contribute significantly to pollution, most people don’t think of agriculture. In fact, in order for agriculture to continue, farmers must take good care of the environments of …

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Meet Mugwort: The Womens’ Healing Plant

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

MEET MUGWORT. An ancient herb regarded as a protector of WOMEN + TRAVELERS, renowned for its high value in treating feminine disorders (think menstrual cramps!) & prized as a strong warming tonic that stimulates the circulation of qi and blood. You may have heard about mugwort’s capacity to yield lucid or vivid dreams, which was highly valued in traditional cultures. …

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Women in Agriculture

In Food Justice by Joan Shields, RNLeave a Comment

Women in Agriculture: Uganda I’ve been busy partnering with some of the most innovative and inspiring women from around the world for food security in developing nations. There are currently 7 billion+ people in the world. It is anticipated that there will be another 2 Billion people by 2050. For developing countries, the current pattern of agriculture has proven to …

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Adventures with a Botanical Explorer: Dominican Republic

In Environment by Anthony B. RodriguezLeave a Comment

This is the first of a series of short commentary documentaries of my expeditions with Botanical Explorer Joe Simcox. These expeditions take us all over the world in search of some of the worlds rarest plants, edible and ornamental. We get ourselves into some wild situations as well as some of the worlds most interesting places. With this short series …

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Chronic Inflammation: The Culprit To All Diseases

In Health by Katrina RiceLeave a Comment

There are a number of contributing factors to chronic inflammation. But the most common of all is the kind of diet we use. Typically, a standard American diet consists of unhealthy fatty foods that trigger pro-inflammatory compounds in our body. And because some of us tend to neglect our state of health, the lack of proper nutrients and antioxidants to …

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Soursop (Guanabana) – A Cancer Killing Fruit?

In Alternative Medicine by Olivia AmitranoLeave a Comment

Guanabana (aka Soursop) showed up at my local smoothie stand today! I have a #storytime for you about this fruit before we go into the facts. Exactly 2 years ago tomorrow (funny how things come back into your life), I met a man who sold manufacturing equipment to pharmaceutical companies. We were looking to buy a capsule machine for our …

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Monsanto’s Round Up and Aluminum Now Linked to Autism, Alzheimers, Gut Dysbiosis and Pineal Gland Calcification: An Important Article Review

In Health by Jessica Peatross, MD1 Comment

This is, in my opinion, by far the most important blog post I’ll ever write. I wish I could disseminate this information virally on the web so that every doubter could read this groundbreaking information. This blog is based on an extremely important research article written by Dr Stephanie Seneff of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) and published in …