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The Glycemic Index

The Glycemic Index

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S 510 is hissing in the grass Jan. 5, 2011 UPDATE: Obama signed the Food Safety Modernization Act. By Steve Green S 510, the Food Safety Modernization Act*, may be the most dangerous bill in the history of the US. It is to our food what the bailout was to our economy, only we can live without money. “If accepted [S 510] would preclude the public’s right to grow, own, trade, transport, share, feed and eat each and every food that nature makes. It will become the most offensive authority against the cultivation, trade and consumption of food and agricultural products of one’s choice. Alternative Health and Wellness Articles - Are We Eating Ourselves to Death - Acidosis Part II What is Acidosis?I know we covered the basics of acidosis in A Different Point of View but I would like to refresh your memory just a bit. So, very briefly, acidosis occurs when your body's pH (potential hydrogen) is out of balance - specifically acidic. The pH scale ranges from 1 (very acidic) to 14 (very alkaline) with 7 being neutral.

The 29 Healthiest Foods on the Planet The following is a "healthy food hot list" consisting of the 29 food that will give you the biggest nutritional bang for you caloric buck, as well as decrease your risk for deadly illnesses like cancer, diabetes and heart disease. Along with each description is a suggestion as to how to incorporate these power-foods into your diet. Fruits 01. Apricots Cruciferous vegetables This article is about the use of Brassicaceae as food. For a botanical description of plants in this family (whether or not used for food), see Brassicaceae. Cruciferous vegetables are vegetables of the family Brassicaceae (also called Cruciferae) with many genera, species, and cultivars being raised for food production such as cauliflower, cabbage, garden cress, bok choy, broccoli, brussels sprouts and similar green leaf vegetables. The family takes its alternate name (Cruciferae, New Latin for "cross-bearing") from the shape of their flowers, whose four petals resemble a cross. List of cruciferous vegetables[edit] Extensive selective breeding has produced a large variety of cultivars, especially within the genus Brassica.

The Omnivore’s Dilemma: My Review « Say what, Michael Pollan? When I read Michael Pollan’s The Omnivore’s Dilemma for the first time two summers ago, I was taken aback by a relatively innocent passage in his section on the Supermarket Pastoral food chain: Taken as a whole, the story on offer in Whole Foods is a pastoral narrative in which farm animals live much as they did in the books we read as children, and our fruits and vegetables grow on well-composted soils on small farms much like Joel Salatin’s. “Organic” on the label conjures up a rich narrative, even if it is the consumer who fills in most of the details, supplying the hero (American Family Farmer), the villain (Agribusinessman), and the literary genre, which I’ve come to think of as Supermarket Pastoral. By now we may know better than to believe this too simple story, but not much better, and the grocery store poets do everything they can to encourage us in our willing suspension of disbelief. (137) I had certainly never looked at organic food this way. Like this:

How To Address Chronic Headaches With Your Food Choices In a previous post, we looked at some stretches and other physical measures that can be used to alleviate pain associated with tension-type headaches. In this post, we'll cover what can be done on the dietary front to address a common root cause of headaches. The vast majority of chronic, recurrent headaches - including tension headaches and migraines - are partly due to a build-up of toxins within your nervous system. Some of these toxins come from everyday metabolic activities - as your cells go about the daily grind of producing energy to fuel your activities, they generate waste products that can have toxic effects on your tissues before they are eliminated from your body.

Complete Blood Count: The Test NOTE: This article is based on research that utilizes the sources cited here as well as the collective experience of the Lab Tests Online Editorial Review Board. This article is periodically reviewed by the Editorial Board and may be updated as a result of the review. Any new sources cited will be added to the list and distinguished from the original sources used. Sources Used in Current Review Food Nutrition Facts - Healthy Living Tips at WomansDay Every child has heard the healthy-eating mantra "You are what you eat." But there may be a closer resemblance between good-for-you grub and your body than you thought. We found 10 foods that mirror the body parts they provide nutrients for—for example, brain-boosting walnuts actually look like a brain. Coincidence? Maybe. Though these healthy foods are beneficial to the whole body, the list below is a fun reminder of what to eat to target specific areas.

The History of Health Tyranny: Codex Alimentarius, part 1 Excerpt from Codex Alimentarius -- The End of Health Freedom Brandon Turbeville -- Activist Post Contrary to popular belief Codex Alimentarius is neither a law nor a policy. It is in fact a functioning body, a Commission, created by the Food and Agricultural Organization and the World Health Organization under the direction of the United Nations. Maca Gives Potential Relief for Migraine Sufferers Originally published April 27 2010 by William Rudolph (NaturalNews) People who suffer from the debilitating pain of migraine headaches need relief. Could the solution be found in a radish-like root vegetable that grows in an extreme climate where few other plants can survive? Might something the Incas consumed regularly 2,000 years ago be a modern day panacea for migraine sufferers?

Blood Test Results Normal Range Reference Chart - BloodBook, Blood Information for Life Blood Test Range Chart || Body Surface Area Calculator || Ideal Body Weight Calculator Blood test results have specific meaning to knowledgeable and qualified medical personnel. What is the normal range of each part of my Blood test? What is the normal maximum and normal minimum result in each part of a Blood test? For instance, what id the normal range of uric acid? What is the normal white Blood cell count?

Olives: How Healthy are They? Which Olives are Best? Olives: How Healthy are They? Which Olives are Best?by www.SixWise.com Olives are one of the oldest foods known to man, dating back some 8,000 years in the Mediterranean region. 'Staff of life' wavers under weight of humanity In these volcanic valleys of central Mexico, on the Canadian prairie, across India's northern plain, they sow and they reap the golden grain that has fed us since the distant dawn of farming. But along with the wheat these days comes a harvest of worry. Yields aren't keeping up with a world growing hungrier. Crops are stunted in a world grown warmer. A devastating fungus, a wheat "rust," is spreading out of Africa, a grave threat to the food plant that covers more of the planet's surface than any other. In Chicago, London and other money centers, the wheat market is so roiled by bad news and speculators that rising prices may put bread out of reach for millions more of the world's poor.

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