Archive | April, 2009

A Nutritional Defense Against Swine Flu (and other diseases)

29. April 2009

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A Nutritional Defense Against Swine Flu (and other diseases)

A doctor suggests that supplements can help fight swine flu and other similar types of pandemics. Here we provide an easy how-to guide on nutritional supplementation in the face of panic and disease.

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FRESH The Movie

27. April 2009

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Lose Weight – Eat Breakfast!

24. April 2009

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Lose Weight – Eat Breakfast!

Let's be honest - a lot of us are interested in nutrition for the purposes of weight loss. Here we discuss the scientifically proven benefits behind eating a good breakfast. (Image thanks to Flickr User oosp)

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Food Safety – The US Policy Dimensions of HR 875 and HR 759

22. April 2009

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Food Safety – The US Policy Dimensions of HR 875 and HR 759

With the recent spat of recalls surrounding pistachios and peanut butter in the US, there has been a large response from the public to better safeguard the food supply. Here we review some of the options currently being discussed against the wisdom of some leading food safety professionals.

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Underground Wellness: Monsanto – Farmer Suicides in India

19. April 2009

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Is what you drink more important than what you eat?

14. April 2009

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Is what you drink more important than what you eat?

Scientists from the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health in Baltimore, MD have found that the liquid calories we drink, in everything from sports drinks to soda, have more of an effect on our weight than the solid ones. It's not that you are what you eat - you are what you drink.

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Are Raw Veggies Better Than Cooked Ones?

9. April 2009

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Are Raw Veggies Better Than Cooked Ones?

You've probably heard that it's better to eat vegetables raw, nutritionally, than it is to cook them. The argument is that cooking vegetables destroys the vitamins and nutrients that are packed into raw foods. Research says no.

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Lemon Buckwheat Pancakes with Sugared Berries, Cherries, and Apricot

6. April 2009

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Lemon Buckwheat Pancakes with Sugared Berries, Cherries, and Apricot

Below is the first of Tony the Chef's targeted recipes for different metabolic typologies. These recipes accompany Patti the Nutritionist's dieting guidelines, which we will be releasing in pieces of the next couple of months. (Picture thanks to Flickr user: WayTru)

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The Best Nutrition to Beautify Your Skin

2. April 2009

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The Best Nutrition to Beautify Your Skin

So you want to look good without dousing your skin in all kinds of chemicals you can't pronounce? Scientists have spent a lot of time looking at how different foods and their nutritional components affect our skin. It turns out there are some compounds which are really good for our skin that we can add to our diets - and they tend to have other benefits, too, like improving the immune system or fighting cancer. Here are the big ones you should make sure you aren't lacking in... (picture from Flickr User: FranUlloa)

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