Tofu Tofu has a low calorie count, relatively large amounts of protein, and little fat. It is high in iron and depending on the coagulant used in manufacturing, may also be high in calcium or magnesium. Etymology The English word "tofu" comes from the Japanese tōfu (豆腐), which itself derives from the Chinese dòufu (豆腐 or 荳腐) from "bean" (豆) plus "curdled" or "fermented" (腐). 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.
Healthy Eating Plan A healthy eating plan gives your body the nutrients it needs every day while staying within your daily calorie goal for weight loss. A healthy eating plan also will lower your risk for heart disease and other health conditions. A healthy eating plan: Emphasizes fruits, vegetables, whole grains, and fat-free or low-fat milk and milk products Includes lean meats, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, and nuts Is low in saturated fats, trans fat, cholesterol, salt (sodium), and added sugars Controls portion sizes To lose weight, most people need to reduce the number of calories they get from food and beverages (energy IN) and increase their physical activity (energy OUT). For a weight loss of 1–2 pounds per week, daily intake should be reduced by 500 to 1,000 calories.
Protein - what is protein and why is it important for good health. What is protein? Protein is found in every cell, muscle and tissue of our body and is also present in many of the foods that we eat. The protein in our body is essentially the same as the protein in our food, except that it is structured differently. 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.
NewWorkoutPlan The Latest Mar 21, 2014 / 29,392 notes healthy-skinny-sexy-strong: Those abs <3 (via fuckyeahworkout) Tofu - How to Cook With Tofu Video You know tofu is good for you, but do you know how to cook with it? Watch how to drain, freeze, bake, and saute tofu like a pro.See Transcript Hi, I'm Ben Kurtzman for About.com Food, and today we are talking tofu. Ways to Cook Tofu 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? 2-Week Belly Flattening Routine Belly workout Do 12 to 15 reps of each move in the order shown Between each exercise, do a cardio burst—2 minutes of jumping rope, marching or jogging in place, stair climbing or stepping, or doing jumping jacks. Remember to warm up and cool down by marching or stepping side to side in place for 3 to 5 minutes at the beginning and end of your workout.
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 Extensive selective breeding has produced a large variety of cultivars, especially within the genus Brassica.