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The Prairie Homestead - How to Homestead

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Shocking! This 'Tequila' Sweetener is Far Worse than High Fructose Corn Syrup Many people interested in staying healthy have switched to agave as a safer "natural" sweetener. They want to avoid well documented dangerous sweeteners like HFCS (high fructose corn syrup) but are unaware that most agave is actually WORSE than HFCS.This expose will offend many hardcore natural health advocates because they have been convinced of the agave hype by companies that are promoting it.Some have even criticized me for having "ulterior" motives. But nothing could be further from the truth. Although I do offer natural health products for sale on this site, I sell no competing products to agave.Rather, I recommend other options such as stevia products. You can also use xylitol in small amounts or glucose, which is sold as dextrose and can easily be purchased on Amazon for $1 per pound. I do not sell any of these products.My only purpose for sharing this information is to help people understand the truth about health.

Pebble Mandala. Pebble painting and drawing tools. I have been painting pebbles and exploring inks and supplies. Some of the tools and inks I used for painting and drawing these pebbles: Black Faber Castell Pitt artist pens, Staedtler 0.4 technical pen with white Staedtler ink, 00 synthetic Round brush with white Daler-Rowney acrylic ink or white Pergamano indelible drawing ink. Some of my unique pebbles are available at my Etsy Shop FDA Approves Two New Stevia-Based Sweeteners January 10, 2009 | 103,772 views Share The FDA approved two versions of a new zero-calorie sweetener developed by the Coca-Cola Company and PepsiCo. Cargill, which is marketing the sweetener Truvia from Coca-Cola, received notification from the FDA that it had no objection to the product, calling it “generally recognized as safe.” PepsiCo said it also had received a similar letter and the same “generally recognized as safe” designation for its sweetener, PureVia.

recipes/raw-vegan-soup-recipes/ If you think your friends or followers will enjoy these wonderful and healthy raw vegan soup recipes, please share on Facebook, Twitter or Google+ . You can also Pin this page to your Pinterest boards. Feel free to pick anyone of the twenty five images on this page — they’re all from the very best vegan websites! Does a delicious, tasty, healthy and easy to prepare soup sounds great to you? Myths vs. Facts about High Fructose Corn Syrup You’ve probably seen the negative headlines about high fructose corn syrup. Have you ever wondered if the media hype is true? Let these experts dispel some of the HFCS myths. How to Quit Smoking - BlendHappyBlendHappy Addictions are hard to deal with regardless of what someone is addicted to. Right now I want to talk about Nicotine addictions and how to quit smoking. Nicotine is the most common addiction among people today and it killed apx 6 million people in 1 year (according to cancer.org).

How to Soak Your Oatmeal to Reduce Phytates Simple things. What can I do that is simple and will increase my nutrition? I’m often asked that question, and the folks who ask it don’t know that it’s the question I ask myself all the time. The BEST juicing books! So, you guessed it, I have some of the best juicing books. I *love* to read books about nutrition, health, healing and juicing. Here are some of my personal favorites in the “juicing category”...my best books! Some are oldies but goodies so you may stumble upon some in a used book store. I have found it valuable to have a few of the best juicing books around to pull out of the cabinet when needed. The Juicing Book: A Complete Guide to the Juicing of Fruits and Vegetables for Maximum Health

How to Make Whey and Yogurt Cheese Welcome! If you wish you could eat more whole foods without breaking your budget, you're in the right place. Start here for my top 10 baby steps to better Kitchen Stewardship. You might also be interested in family-friendly, delicious and nutritious recipes or one of my popular eBooks to help you on your journey. If you’ve read anything from the Nourishing Traditions world about soaking your grains, you’ve seen the recommendation to use whey as an acidic medium.

Home Remedies for Gas Although the production of gas is a natural part of the digestive process, many people dread the possibility of passing gas in front of others. An uncontrollable fart at an inconvenient time can make a person the butt of jokes for years to come. But problematic gas is no laughing matter. Excess gas in the stomach can be caused by a number of things, such as excessive drinking, not chewing your food thoroughly, eating spicy and gas-forming food, too much stress, some kind of bacterial infection, or digestive disorders. Symptoms of stomach gas include flatulence, bad breath, lack of appetite, a coating on the tongue, abdominal bloating, belching and even stomach pain.

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