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Dairy, health and greenhouse gasses

July 10th, 2017|Education|

We've all been taught that drinking milk makes for strong teeth and bones by providing a rich source of bio-available calcium. If this is the case, then why do world health statistics show that osteoporosis is most common in exactly those countries where dairy products are consumed in the largest quantities? The United States, Finland,

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Vegan food and climate change

June 28th, 2017|Education|

Human history has seen many dietary changes. From the eating of fruits and raw foods before the discovery of fire, to the largely meat-centric diet that dominated the food world after cooking was invented, and now into today’s high fat and high calorie processed foods. The culinary habits of human beings leave negative footprints on

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Algae as part of a healthy meal

May 20th, 2017|Health and Wellness|

Whenever the word algae comes in mind, it doesn’t ring a bell as something edible for people. However, this is simply a case of limited or ill-informed perception or knowledge. But thanks to modern technology; algae has now found its way into society and part of healthy meal plans. Microalgae are tiny photosynthetic plants that

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Adopting a Vegetarian Lifestyle Could Help Prevent Cancer

March 28th, 2017|Health and Wellness|

As per Dr. Kalpagam Polasa, a vegetarian diet, full of colorful fruits and veggies could be the key to a healthier lifestyle free of diseases like cancer. Dr. Kalpagam, who is the head of the Food and Drug Toxicology Research Centre at the National Institute of Nutrition, Hyderabad, believes that a diet consisting of a higher

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5 reasons to go vegan. Find out why

January 23rd, 2017|Health and Wellness|

Protein. That protein is good for your body is no surprise. It may be a surprise to learn that most Americans eat too much protein and in forms such as red meat that are not healthy ways of getting protein. Beans, nuts, peas, lentils, and soy products are all great ways to get the right

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Chocolate Mousse Recipe

March 15th, 2016|Health and Wellness, Recipes|

You wont' believe there is no cream or egg in this healthful version made from avocados and agave nectar, a natural plant-based and low-glycemic index sweetener. It's amazing! Ingredients for the chocolate mousse recipe: 6 fresh, ripe Hass avocados 1/2 cup coconut oil (optional for pudding style) 1 cup agave nectar, more if desired 1

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