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Fruits and Vegetables: Why They Don’t Satisfy Your Hunger

Fruits and Vegetables: Why They Don’t Satisfy Your Hunger

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on May 23, 2009 | Reply

Have you ever wonder why fruits and vegetables do not fill you up as good as meat? Some people do not like to eat fruits and vegetables as a full meal because they do not satisfy their hunger. This does not mean that you should follow their footsteps. Fruits and vegetables are full of phytochemicals and antioxidants to help your body fight chronic diseases. This article covers some of the main reasons why fruits and vegetables do not satisfy your hunger and what you can do to prevent it.

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Organic Food: Why It Is More Expensive

Organic Food: Why It Is More Expensive

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on May 5, 2009 | 2 Replies

Have you ever wondered why organic food cost more than conventional food? Some people think that organic food is more expensive because it is not grown with pesticides and herbicides. Pesticides and herbicides can increase yield; therefore, they can lower the cost of the food. However, the difference in price is not that significant. The main reason why conventional food is cheaper than organic food is because of government subsidies (financial assistance). In other words, the conventional foods that you buy at your local grocery store are cheaper because your government is using your taxes to support them.

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Fruit PLU Label: How to Tell if a Fruit is Organic or Genetically Engineered

Fruit PLU Label: How to Tell if a Fruit is Organic or Genetically Engineered

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 24, 2009 | 2 Replies

Have you ever wondered why there are brand stickers on fruits? The stickers are not just for branding but can actually tell you how the fruits were grown or created. By reading the PLU code on a fruit label, you can tell if the fruit was organically grown, conventionally grown or genetically engineered. Scientists have not perfected the art of creating genetically modified food; therefore, consuming it may cause unknown allergens and harmful side effects.

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Food Label: How to Read Ingredients List

Food Label: How to Read Ingredients List

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 23, 2009 | Reply

When reading food label, many of us failed to read the ingredients list. The ingredients list is where you can find all the ingredients that were added to the food. In general, if the ingredients listed on the food label have a bunch of scientific words that are hard to pronounce, it would be wise to avoid it. Also, the first few ingredients should never be sugar, high fructose and fructose.

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Sugar Substitute: Healthy Natural Sweetener

Sugar Substitute: Healthy Natural Sweetener

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 12, 2009 | 2 Replies

There are many sugar substitutes available on the market but many of them are not good for you. Artificial sweetener is a popular sugar substitute but is also dangerous. Independent studies have discovered that many artificial sweeteners are toxic to the body, especially the brain and nervous system.

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How to Cook Without Oil

How to Cook Without Oil

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 11, 2009 | Reply

Most people have been conditioned to think that cooking food without oil does not taste good. In reality, food cooked without oil can taste just as good or even better. In fact, many five star or high class restaurants cook their food with little or no oil.

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MSG: The Food Enhancer That Kills Brain Cells

MSG: The Food Enhancer That Kills Brain Cells

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on April 8, 2009 | 3 Replies

MSG is added to a wide variety of food, such as soups, fast food, chips, frozen foods, microwave foods, canned foods, junk foods and even baby food. Many independent researchers who are not influenced by the food industry, suggested that MSG plays an important role for neurodegenerative brain diseases, such as Alzheimer’s disease, Parkinson’s disease and Huntington’s disease. Neuroscientists have classified MSG as an excitotoxin for the reason that tests have shown that it is effective at destroying neurons in cells.

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Best Sources of Protein: Truths and Lies

Best Sources of Protein: Truths and Lies

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on March 14, 2009 | 5 Replies

When choosing your sources of protein, it is best to choose the sources that are organically grown (plant-based food) or raised on pasture farms (meat-based food). Plants that are not organically grown are sprayed with harmful chemicals, such as pesticides. When you eat these plants for protein, you are also destroying your body with harmful chemicals. Animals that are not grown in pasture farms free of synthetic chemicals are also not healthy to eat. This is because these animals are fed with foods that are contaminated with harmful chemicals and are usually injected with artificial growth hormones.

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Clove: Natural Toothache Remedy

Clove: Natural Toothache Remedy

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on February 25, 2009 | Reply

Toothache is usually caused by a bacterial infection or tooth decay. If you are experiencing toothaches and do not have time to see a dentist right away, clove can be a temporary solution to immediately help relieve your toothache. Clove is a herb that is well known for its antiviral, antifungal, antiseptic and stimulating properties. Besides toothache, herbalist has used clove to treat infections, diarrhea, respiratory problems, wounds, scabies and acne. One of the natural chemical compound responsible for relieving toothache in clove is Eugenol.

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How to Read Food Label

How to Read Food Label

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on February 13, 2009 | 3 Replies

Food label has been around for over a century but it was not until 1994 that manufacturers were required by the FDA to include food label on their packages. Nowadays food label is more complex than ever and some can even be confusing to read. This should not stop you from reading them. Learning how to read food label will help you determine what food is healthy or not and prevent you from becoming a victim of misleading advertisements.

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The Power of Meditation

The Power of Meditation

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on February 9, 2009 | 6 Replies

Perfecting meditation takes time, commitment and patience, but learning this technique will help you achieve a higher level of consciousness. Meditation will help you find your true purpose in life because it opens the connection between your body and soul. Meditation also reduce distractions which brings your body and mind to a finer state of equilibrium. At this level, disturbance is very minimal and your consciousness is in a state of bliss, spaceless and timeless.

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Equal Sweetener: What are the Pros and Cons?

Equal Sweetener: What are the Pros and Cons?

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on January 24, 2009 | 19 Replies

Equal, also known as aspartame, NutraSweet and Spoonful, is one of the most widely used artificial sweetener in the United States. Found in more than 6,000 products nationwide, Equal is now a part of Amercian’s daily lives. Even though the FDA confirmed that Equal is safe, independent researchers claimed that this sugar substitute is a hazard to health due to the fact that their studies have linked it to cancer, obesity, diabetes, headaches, blindness, brain tumors, Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s disease, and seizures.

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10 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

10 Ways to Stay Healthy This Winter

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on January 19, 2009 | Reply

Staying healthy during the winter season is very important because you don’t want to end up getting the cold, or worst, the flu. Keeping your immune system and body strong is some of the best ways to reduce the chance of catching the nasty cold and flu virus.

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Magnetic Motor: Cheap Energy No Pollution

Magnetic Motor: Cheap Energy No Pollution

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on January 15, 2009 | 8 Replies

Energy is going to be one of the biggest problems in this century, because of climate change and the lack of cheap energy. There are many solutions for the “energy crisis,” one of the best solutions is based on magnetic energy. The best features about magnetic energy are that it does not produce pollution, requires no or little preliminary energy to harness, is very cheap, and the energy it generates can last a lifetime. These are some of the reasons why big energy companies are trying to stop magnetic motors from being built. They dislike magnetic motors because they will steer people away from their inefficient energy methods, causing these companies to lose a lot of money.

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Color Therapy: Energy Healing

Color Therapy: Energy Healing

Authored or posted by | Updated on | Published on December 29, 2008 | 1 Reply

Many people see color as a measurement of hue, saturation and brightness, but color is actually made of electromagnetic energy, also known as light. Each color has its own wavelength and vibrates at its own frequency. Color is the only visible energy waves that we can see in the electromagnetic spectrum. The invisible waves are: radio waves, microwaves, infrared, ultraviolet, x-rays and gamma rays. Energy healers have been using color therapy (chromotherapy) to heal their patients for thousands of years.

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