Over the course of the next few years, fans of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee won’t have to feel guilty about having their morning cup of Joe in an environmentally damaging foam cup.
No-till gardening is a natural method of gardening that rejects mechanical means of horticulture, such as compacting, plowing, eroding and degrading the earth using tools and machines, in favor of less aggressive ......
In 1826, Anthelme Brillat-Savarin wrote, “Dis-moi ce que tu manges, je te dirai ce que tu es,” which translates into, “Tell me what you eat and I will tell you what you are.”
The orange is both a literal and symbolic embodiment of the sun, from whose light it is formed.
The brain, which also controls our mood and the “feel good” brain chemicals, can be boosted with a well-balanced diet, too. The food choices you make every day can affect your brain and your mood. There is a lot of evidence to suggest that the typica
All of these toxic chemicals are permitted on farms growing conventional and genetically engineered crops, and a large number of them can end up on your plate when you purchase conventionally-grown fruits and vegetables and/or processed foods.
The English peasantry may have officially died out in the Middle Ages, but a new breed of small-scale farmers who live off a few acres and celebrate life on the land have been accepted to join the world's biggest peasant organization.
There are many alternatives to the “traditional” gardens we think of planting in the spring. This article will explore several gardening methods that perhaps you might not be aware of.
Overfishing, climate change, acidification - our oceans are in peril. But there's hope. Let's start a Blue Revolution!
If a kitchen has only a few herbs in its possession, basil will likely be one of them
The most common misconception about nutrition is that we actually know a lot about nutrition.
Most people are aware that brown rice is a nutritional powerhouse, especially when compared to white rice.
Consumer watchdog group Center for Science in the Public Interest has downgraded sucralose (known as Splenda) from a “safe” rating to “caution” in its Chemical Cuisine guide after a lab found the sweetener caused leukemia in mice.
If Americans are truly serious about making real progress in the fight against genetically-modified organisms (GMOs), then we are going to have to take things to the next level by voting with our wallets, and boycotting every single factory food.....
There appears to be no limit to how far the processed food industry will go to maximize its profits, even if it means reprocessing animal meat waste and adding it to completely unrelated foods like ice cream.
The latest example of how even health-conscious eaters are not immune from foodborne illness outbreaks came last week with a recall of organic frozen berries contaminated with Hepatitis A.
A disease called coffee rust has reached epidemic proportions in Central America, threatening the livelihoods of hundreds of thousands of farmers and the morning pick-me-up of millions of coffee drinkers.
London-based chain YO! Sushi is testing a new way to get food to customers' tables: The flying tray.
I consumed nothing but Soylent, a food-replacing beverage, for a week. Here's what happened to me (and my poop).
Wood: It's what's for dinner? Scientists have learned how to transform cellulose — the inedible stuff of wood — into an edible starch.
A new forest is growing slowly in Seattle's Beacon Hill neighborhood, and when it has come of age, it will provide the community around it with a bounty of edible goods, all for free.
Nothing can replace exercise, but turmeric extract does a pretty good job of producing some of the same cardiovascular health benefits, most notably in women undergoing age-associated adverse changes in arterial health.
In the lush province of Esmeraldas, on Ecuador's northern border with Colombia, farmers are proud to say they produce "black gold".
The Trial of a Local Wisconsin Family Farmer, Vernon Hershberger
The beneficial lactic bacteria that are present in Kefir make it easy to digest. Kefir contains yeast cells, which carbonate the liquid and produce a high concentration of B vitamins. Kefir is considered probiotic and beneficial to digestion and gene
Never-Before-Seen-Evidence points to genetically engineered foods as a major contributor to rising disease rates in the US population, especially among children. Gastrointestinal disorders, allergies, inflammatory diseases, and infertility are just s
"Today's special meat is a chop of Grévy's zebra flank, fresh out of the exercise amplifier and seared in giant squid fat."
All oils in food turn rancid and they do so very quickly in normal conditions. Most dry food storage units require additional fats and oils to be added to their kits for this reason. How will you deal with this crucial nutrient challenge?Entered By: L. Joseph Mountain
One of the biggest complaints among ordinary families trying to eat healthy is that clean, organic food is simply too expensive, and thus out of reach for the average budget.