Turmeric Seasoning

February 16th, 2018|Health and Wellness|

Often described as the “Queen of Spices”, Turmeric is a common herb and seasoning, used by people across the globe. The main characteristics include a pepper-like aroma, sharp taste, and golden color. Turmeric is described as a top medication for many purposes.  It’s often discussed that colorful plants are good for health purposes because of

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Toxic Non Organic Food

August 22nd, 2017|Health and Wellness|

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

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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Water, a key element of Life, by Lydia Kindheart

April 30th, 2017|Health and Wellness|

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

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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Action to keep water pure in the Bay Area, specifically free from artificial fluoridation in Sonoma County

May 23rd, 2016|Health and Wellness|

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

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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Acid versus Alkaline

January 14th, 2016|Education, Health and Wellness|

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

December 13th, 2015|Health and Wellness|

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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