Lydia's Foods https://www.lydiasfoods.com Vegan | Organic | Gluten Free Sun, 07 Jan 2018 16:49:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/cropped-favicon-1-32x32.png Lydia's Foods https://www.lydiasfoods.com 32 32 Toxic Non Organic Food https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/benefits-eating-healthy-organic-food Tue, 22 Aug 2017 19:50:31 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=14247 Organic Food Healthy lifestyle choices are life saving; and going for organic food helps people avoid medical complications that occur from ingesting toxic chemicals found in non organic foods. Food researchers have exposed many unhealthy toxic addictives added in food as preservatives that are alarmingly unhealthy. Organic food is healthy, wholesome and more nutritive than

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Dairy, health and greenhouse gasses https://www.lydiasfoods.com/education/dairy-health-greenhouse-gasses Mon, 10 Jul 2017 19:43:46 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=14072 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 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/education/vegan-food-climate-change Wed, 28 Jun 2017 22:29:30 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13962 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 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/healthy-meal-best-algae Sat, 20 May 2017 21:07:57 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13877 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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Water, a key element of Life, by Lydia Kindheart https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/water-key-element-life-lydia-kindheart Sun, 30 Apr 2017 08:43:25 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13618 A seed is dry and dormant before it absorbs water.  With water, the seed sprouts and the life process begins; an almond into a tree. The waterways flow, through the earth, rivulets and creeks traveling to and from lakes and oceans.  The dew and fog lift in the morning dawn, the sunlight warming the air,

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Adopting a Vegetarian Lifestyle Could Help Prevent Cancer https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/vegetarian-lifestyle-help-prevent-cancer Wed, 29 Mar 2017 01:06:54 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13686 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 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/5-reasons-go-vegan-find Tue, 24 Jan 2017 00:52:12 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13630 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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Action to keep water pure in the Bay Area, specifically free from artificial fluoridation in Sonoma County https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/action-keep-water-pure-bay-area-specifically-free-artificial-fluoridation-sonoma-county Mon, 23 May 2016 08:41:54 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13617 To My Dear Friends Who Observe Healthy Practices in the Bay Area, The water the Sonoma County Water Agency (SCWA) provides to 350,000 citizens of Sonoma County is up to us to preserve!  This is something important to me that we can achieve to keep the water in Sonoma County unfluoridated.  This can be won;

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Chocolate Mousse Recipe https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/chocolate-mousse-recipe Tue, 15 Mar 2016 07:02:14 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13567 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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Acid versus Alkaline https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/acid-versus-alkaline Fri, 15 Jan 2016 06:36:38 +0000 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/?p=13555 Our bodies thrive in a slightly alkaline state, a pH of about 7.4 (neutral being 5, acid being below that). When we introduce too much acidity into the body our immunity is lowered and it is a more hospitable environment for things such as bacteria and yeasts. Things such as stress and food choices can

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California Proposition 65 https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/california-proposition-65 Mon, 14 Dec 2015 01:29:25 +0000 http://lydiasorganics.com/?page_id=11707 CALIFORNIA CUSTOMERS: PROP 65 Proposition 65 is a unique California law that requires businesses to include a warning on any products that contain quantifiable amounts of over eight-hundred possible chemicals, many of which are naturally occurring. At Lydia's Organics, every ingredient that can be organic, is organic. Some of our all natural ingredients may contain ultra-low

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STOP NESTLÉ FROM SUCKING MY STATE DRY https://www.lydiasfoods.com/health-and-wellness/nestle-sucking-california-dry Wed, 04 Nov 2015 07:35:29 +0000 http://lydiasorganics.com/?p=11702 Lydia, I'm Joseph, and I live in the rural northwest of the US. I just learned that Nestlé is closing in on a lucrative water privatization deal in my state of Oregon. The deal would hand Nestlé millions of gallons of some of the cleanest drinking water we have, despite a huge drought. Even worse, Nestlé will

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