Research Reveals Potato as Antioxidant Powerhouse - Cooperative Extension: Agriculture - University of Maine Cooperative Extension. John Jemison, Mary Camire, and Michael Dougherty Extension Professor, Professor of Food Science, and Research Technician – Food Science The overall health of Americans has declined greatly over the past twenty years.
Since 1990, the number of obese people in our country has doubled (and in some areas even tripled). The blame for this is spread among many sources, perhaps including a more sedentary lifestyle, increased consumption of foods high in unhealthy types of fats—particularly trans fats—and increased consumption of food away from home. A corollary issue with increased weight gain is the increase in Type II adult-onset diabetes. People have begun to understand the link between fast food and poor health. Poor health, resulting from poor food consumption patterns, is associated with increased levels of inflammation.
Here is where potatoes enter the picture. White Potatoes, Human Health, and Dietary Guidance. The value of whole potato in human nutrition. What 23 Days On The Potato Cleanse Did To Me. What is the Potato Cleanse?
It’s a diet where potatoes are your only starch – you can eat any kind of potato, even sweet potato. Oh, and you can eat as much as you want whenever you feel hungry. Allowed: – any spices (dried or fresh) – 1-2 tablespoons of sugar or maple syrup per day – non-starchy vegetables – oil-free / fat-free sauces – water and tea Not allowed: – other starchy foods (corn, beans, rice, grains) – fruit (main source of calories is supposed to be from potatoes) – caffeine should be avoided Why do this cleanse?
The last few months I was eating a lot of junk food and did some bad food combining which made my digestion really weak and I didn’t feel good at all. What was my experience like? Week 1: During the first week I felt really tired and exhausted, and I also experienced headaches – however, I can’t tell if that was because of the cleanse or because I gave up coffee. Week 3: I felt much better and had way more energy. What did I learn? Would I recommend this cleanse? Potato Facts and Figures. The potato (Solanum tuberosum) belongs to the solanaceae family of flowering plants.
It originated and was first domesticated in the Andesmountains of South America. The potato is the third most important food crop in the world after rice and wheat in terms of human consumption. More than a billion people worldwide eat potato, and global total crop production exceeds 300 million metric tons. There are more than 4,000 varieties of native potatoes, mostly found in the Andes. White Potatoes, Human Health, and Dietary Guidance. The Age of Veganism: Vegan Statistics for 2020 (Infographic) What Is the Vegan Lifestyle?
Before we go into the statistics, it’s essential to understand what it means to be vegan. A vegan’s diet consists of anything that doesn’t come from an animal. Down to Earth Organic and Natural. Vegan Club. Comfortably Unaware. Inspire Awareness Now.
Home — nationearth.com. Dominion Movement - Animal rights documentary DOMINION. Why We Love Dogs, Eat Pigs, and Wear Cows: An Introduction to Carnism, 10th ... - Melanie Joy - Google Books. Animals Deserve Absolute Protection Today and Tomorrow. Raising Awareness Of Carnism. Product gallery. Sources to Look at. Sources Used. Dr. McDougall’s Health and Medical Center. The Latest Nutrition Related Topics.
The Plantrician Project. Cardiovascular Disease - plantspace. Vegie World – Live life without meat. EarthSave - Food intervention programs to achieve health independence. Food for Life Global - Vegan Charity Food Relief Organization. Home - Plenty International. Plant-Based Nutrition Certificate - T. Colin Campbell Center. The China Study - T. Colin Campbell Center for Nutrition Studies. Natural Resources Defense Council.
“Intolerable risk: pesticides in our children’s food.” New York: Natural Resources Defense Council, February 27, 1989. The China Study Documentary. Gary Yourofsky - The Most Important Speech You Will Ever Hear. Find a plant-based health practitioner near you! Home - plantspace. Dogpile.com. PlantPure Nation - The Official FREE YouTube Release. Food Choices. YouTube. Animal Agriculture and Environmental Destruction << The Victims << All about Veganism << ADAPTT. Animal agriculture is the elephant in the room that most so-called “environmentalists” don't want to acknowledge, confront, or discuss “Compassion for animals is intimately associated with goodness of character, and it may be confidently asserted that he who is cruel to animals cannot be a good man.”~ Arthur Schopenhauer, German philosopher (1788-1860) Many people who fancy themselves to be environmentalists are fond of demonizing the automobile industry, calling it the number one agent of global pollution.
(Just look at some of the literature emanating from such "mainstream" organizations as Environment California and the Sierra Club.) However, when it comes to environmental destruction, animal agriculture is the elephant in the room that no one wants to acknowledge, confront, or discuss. As the above video attests, animal-based agriculture is the number one cause of deforestation, air pollution, and water pollution. Water Pollution Chemical Pollution Water Use Land Use Rainforest Depletion.