Tag Archives: Nutrition

12 Common Labels: What do they mean?

Image by nikoretro via Flickr There are many ways in which one product can be more healthy than another product, for human or animal bodies or for the planet. However, some labeling can be misleading. Here are ten common labels and what they do and don’t say. All-Natural What it says: Made only from substances […]

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Drug Dealers Selling Vitamins

A scenario of drug dealers selling vitamins could become the norm soon, because of a set of “guidelines” used by the World Trade Organization (WTO).

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Alternatives to Sugar

Increased consumption of sugar per person over the last century is huge.  In 1900 it was seven pounds per person per year and today the average is around 220 pounds. Directly related to the consumption of sugar and simple carbohydrates (which change to sugar in the body) are diseases such as obesity, hypoglycemia, and diabetes. […]

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Non-Toxic Flea Control

There are many flea control products on the market today, but most of the products are harmful to both the pet and the people around them. However, there are ways to control  these pests without poisoning pets, people, plants and the environment. Here are some steps you can take: Stop the flea population from growing. […]

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Important Facts about Cabbage

Cabbage is a strong and easy to grow vegetable.  It inexpensive, and is found in almost all parts of the world. Cabbage has been known throughout the ages, both for its nutritional values, and for its medicinal values.  It has recently become recognized that it can reduce the risk of certain forms of cancer (such […]

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Pumpkin Seeds

Pumpkin seeds are more beneficial to your health, appearance, and weight loss efforts, than you might imagine. What Are Pumpkin Seeds? Also called “pepitas,” pumpkin seeds are flat, small, and usually dark green in color. They are sometimes surrounded by a yellow or white husk.  This depends on what variety of pumpkin they come from. […]

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Avocados: Nutrition and Benefits

Avocados are considered to be almost a complete food. In some parts of the world, mashed avocados are used to wean babies. Avocados originate in Central America, but they have been cultivated for thousands of years. Avocados are rich in potassium and vitamin A. In total they contain nearly 20 vitamins and nutrients. They also […]

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Vegetarian and Low Calorie Recipes: Warnings and Advice

If you are looking for low calorie and vegetarian recipes, you probably have some interest in maintaining your health (or someone else’s health). You might want to feel better, have more energy, look younger, lose weight, or just have a better conscience regarding what is going inside your stomach. But at the same time, there […]

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