Explainer: is it really OK to eat food that’s fallen on the floor?

Author: Paul Dawson Published: September 10, 2015 Abstract: Dr. Paul L. Dawson, professor of Food Science at Clemson University, conducted research on how contact surfaces can contaminate food. He studied the underlying causes and bases for the “five-second rule”, the myth that shaped our beliefs on when food is safe to eat. So is the…

The Healthiest Ways to Cook Veggies and Boost Nutrition

Author: Sandee LaMotte Published: May 5, 2016 Abstract: Vegetables are good for the body. Yet experts say you can make them even healthier if you prepare them through ways that maximize their benefits. A few says veggies are best when you eat them raw. Studies, however, show that cooking breaks down the tough outer layers…

China Cancer Villages Caused by Same Heavy Metal Once Sprayed on US Crops

Ethan A. Huff Staff Writer, Natural News Abstract Reuters, a news agency in England, reported that most folks living in China’s “cancer villages” (places near local mines) are suffering from skin lesions and cancer. The cause, based on the report, is industrial pollution from years of chemical mining. Constant exposure to arsenic has harmed people….

The Whole Grain Scam: How to Make Grains Fit to Eat

The Whole Grain Scam: How to Make Grains Fit to Eat Patty Donovan, RN Writer, Natural News Abstract This write-up claimed that whole grains could harm one’s health. Since the fibers from untreated whole grains are harmful, they can boost digestive problems, if you are in a Standard American Diet (SAD). SAD means your diet…

The 8-Week Transition Diet

Blog from http://www.beachbody.com/beachbodyblog/nutrition/8-week-transition-diet   Abstract Consistent with the goals of the company he serves, Steve Edwards (a firm’s Vice-President for Fitness and Nutrition), blogs about an 8-week transition diet. With the aim to help readers pursue a healthy diet plan, Steve shares what health buffs must do in eight weeks. He highlights the most important thing…

Daily Chocolate Intake Linked to Lower Risk of Diabetes, Heart Disease

Author: Honor Whiteman (Published April 29, 2016) Abstract: Too many sweets in your diet can lead to serious health conditions. Concerns such as tooth decay and, worse, obesity may occur because of their high fat and sugar content. Yet the latest study published in the British Journal of Nutrition (BJN) tries to bend this belief….

Inulin: Friend or Foe?

Inulin: Friend or Foe? Patty Donovan, RN Natural News Abstract Due to a dreadful experience with inulin, the author wrote an article on it. Her story started when she began her “healthy living” program. She ate “real” foods and even changed her yogurt sweetened by Splenda with an organic product. After two weeks, though, she…

Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree

Moringa Oleifera: The Miracle Tree Patty Donovan, RN Writer, Natural News Abstract Natives of East Africa call the Moringa oleifera tree “Mother’s best friend.” Yet the people of Northern India and other parts of Africa call it “horseradish tree,” “ben oil tree,” “drumstick tree,” and sometimes, “clarifier tree.” Its young pods (green) contain essential amino…

Twelve Most Well-Loved Snacks of the ’90s

Let’s have a snack-filled throwback Friday! 1. Iced Gem Admit it, we usually eat the biscuit first and save the “icing” afterwards for more munching! 2. Butter Coconut We usually prefer a cracker or biscuit with spread, but Nissin’s butter coconut biscuits are the exemption to this rule. 3. Snacku Even as kids, we knew this snack wasn’t…

Media Noche Foods That Will Bring You Luck and Success in 2016

For most of us, the first day of January offers an opportunity to forget the past and make a fresh start. But instead of leaving everything up to luck, why not enjoy a meal to upturn your good fortune? There are varieties of foods that are believed to bring luck and boost the chances that…