Drug-Free Burgers?

You’ve heard the pundits talk about a drug-free society. But what about a drug-free hamburger? As health officials sound the alarm about antibiotic resistance caused by the overuse of antibiotics in meat production, a few fast-food chains are taking steps to clean up their acts. But overall, when it comes to getting antibiotics out of

Organic Farmers Suffer 77-Fold Increase In Lost Revenue From GMO Contamination In Last 3 Years

By: Justin Gardner, The Free Thought Project | Monsanto has many weapons in its arsenal when it comes to eliminating competition from non-GMO and organic farmers. After more than two decades of pushing their products onto US farmland with purposely flawed safety studies, the sheer presence of genetically modified crops poses an existential threat to

Extreme Raw-Fooding: The Final Word On Food As Medicine

By: Noah James Hittner | © 2014 Personal Training on the Net—Republished with permission by Personal Training on the Net: INTRODUCTION: Defining: “Optimal Physical Health” Regardless of whether our discussion is about athletics and fitness, or health and wellness, the undeniable fact of the matter is this: Our bodies are—and can only be—made-up of what

Conventional Ground Beef Is Three Times More Likely To Contain Antibiotic-Resistant Fecal Bacteria Than Grass-Fed Beef

By: Dr. Mercola | Factory farming methods produce a number of side effects that can threaten your health and even your life. Contamination with disease-causing fecal bacteria is one of them. To combat foodborne illness, the food industry has created solutions that further worsen matters — sterilization methods such as high heat, chemicals (chlorine-based or

10 Delicious Ideas For Preserving Tomatoes

The best part of late summer is the glorious tomatoes. Once you’ve eaten all of the BLTs that you can hold, it’s time to start preserving tomatoes for later.  Here are 10 delicious ways to prolong that taste of summer throughout the year. Dried Tomatoes Packed in Oil To dry tomatoes, slice them to about

California School District Serves Organic Meals

The scientific and world community know GMOs harm human health. So why does Washington and other governments permit their use – and in America, ban labeling, suppressing vital consumer information? Ecowatch asked: “What if we could feed our students the nutritious, delicious and sustainably sourced food they truly deserve?” Sausalito, California Marin City School District

No Yard? No Problem! You Can STILL Grow Food!

Everyone is talking about growing their own food. Lots of people are starting backyard gardens, filling pots on balconies and patios, and even starting little farms in the suburbs. But not everyone has outdoor space. What if you are living in an apartment and have no place to even put a pot for a tomato

Meet The Nation’s First School District To Serve 100% Organic Meals

“This program successfully disrupts the cycle of unhealthy, pre-packaged, heat and serve meals that dominate school kitchens.” When schools in California’s Sausalito Marin City District return to session this August, they will be the first in the nation to serve their students 100 percent organic meals, sustainably sourced and free of genetically modified organisms (GMOs).

7 Health Benefits Of Organic Peppers

You already know that peppers add great taste to your favorite dishes. You might not know what superior healing agents organic peppers can be and how much they can promote your health. I’d like to tell you just how much delicious organic hot peppers can do for you. Plant compounds called capsaicinoids create the heat

10 Benefits Of Organic Coconut Oil

Although it is a 90% saturated fat, organic coconut oil contains medium-chain fatty acids (MCFAs) that can improve your health in many ways. One of the smartest choices of good fat you can add to your diet is organic virgin coconut oil. Yes, coconut oil. First of all, organic coconut oil is very stable to

New Report Takes Cheap-Shot At Organic Foods With "Recall" Scare

A new “report” of data intended to be used as propaganda, in this case against foods that are NOT genetically modified, a company called Stericycle has produced data that it says proves organic food recalls are up. The news of the report, of course was recently spread by the U.S. corporate media as a subtle

The Benefits Of Organic Hemp Milk

Though its name might be a bit misleading, organic hemp milk is a perfectly legal, not to mention healthy, alternative for vegetarians or non vegetarians. Produced from the seeds of the hemp plant, this milk has only begun to be sold in the United States within the past few years. One concern that people have

The Health Benefits Of Avocados

Avocados are native to Central and South America and have been cultivated since approximately 8,000 B.C. By the mid-1800s, they had been introduced to Asia and Jamaica, but they did not arrive in the United States until the early 20th century. California and Florida produce most of the avocados grown in the USA with other

Pesticide Drift Threatens Organic Farms

Chert Hollow Farm sits nestled between rows of tall trees and a nearby stream in central Missouri. Eric and Joanna Reuter have been running the organic farm since 2006. That means they don’t plant genetically modified crops and can only use a few approved kinds of chemicals and fertilizers. “We’ve traditionally raised about an acre

Organic Crops: Lower Heavy Metals, Higher Antioxidants

By: Easther Crain | Rodale’s Organic Life – Share this with friends and family that are still on the fence. Ever since the USDA Organic label began showing up on some food labels in the early 2000s, a debate has raged over whether crops grown without chemical additives and fertilizers rack up more nutrition than

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