Category: Health

FDA Denies Court Request To Define “Natural”

FDA Denies Court Request To Define “Natural”

by Long Island Attorney Paul A. Lauto, Esq./www.liattorney.com The FDA has failed to formally define the word “Natural” as it applies to food. As a result, there is growing litigation across the country regarding consumers being misled by food labels… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Health, News
Is Carob a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? (Also: Raw Vegan Chocolate Recipe Resource)

Is Carob a Healthy Alternative to Chocolate? (Also: Raw Vegan Chocolate Recipe Resource)

The benefits of chocolate (dark in particular), in moderation, has been heralded for quite some time. Chock full of heart-healthy flavanols and brain-boosting stimulants, it’s often embraced as a healthy option that also satisfies our sweet tooth. However, many of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes
3 Supplements For A Plant Based Diet

3 Supplements For A Plant Based Diet

Whether it’s for the health benefits, ethical reasons, or environmental concerns; it seems like everyday more and more people are moving towards a whole-food, plant-based diet. But not everyone is convinced. Many people are uncertain whether this way of eating… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Nutrition
Natural Flavors = Hidden Poisons

Natural Flavors = Hidden Poisons

“Advertising is legalized lying.” – H.G. Wells This could not possibly be more true than in today’s food industry. The grocery store has become a virtual mine field of coded words. Packages say one thing, while covering the truth of… 0 Shares | | Posted in Biotechnology, Chemicals, Child Care, Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Health, Lifestyle, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Science & Tech, Weird
Our Favorite Junk Foods are Changing

Our Favorite Junk Foods are Changing

Our favorite junk foods are changing.  Thanks to government mandates, food activists, and consumer pressures, large companies like, Kraft, PepsiCo, Subway, Chick-fill-A, Pizza Hut, and Starbucks are removing some of the artificial ingredients found in the junk foods they market. … 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Food, Health, Health, News, Nutrition
7 Health Benefits of Quinoa: Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes

7 Health Benefits of Quinoa: Sweet Potato Quinoa Cakes

Understanding that Quinoa is a super-food and it’s 7 health benefits is good information. But you need to get it out of the knowing to the reality of actually eating it. Combine this superfood with another great healthy choice like… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Food, Health, Health, Home, Lifestyle, News, Nutrition, Recipes, Weight Loss
Astaxanthin Astounding Health Benefits

Astaxanthin Astounding Health Benefits

Astaxanthin health benefits include an ability to fight inflammation, boost the immune system, and possibly fight cancer. This naturally occurring pigment is in a class of phytonutrients called carotenoids. Beta-carotene, lycopene, and lutein are also carotenoids. The most common sources… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Food, Health
Nations Unite to Help Prevent Disease Outbreaks

Nations Unite to Help Prevent Disease Outbreaks

Nations unite to help prevent disease outbreaks.  A Global Health Agenda to prevent and fight infectious disease outbreaks before they spread globally is taking place with the help of the United States and 26 other nations. Health officials in the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Health, Health, Medicine, News, Politics & Government, Vaccines, World
Mint: The Most Well Known Herb

Mint: The Most Well Known Herb

Mint is very common. There is chocolate mint, mountain mint, Vietnamese mint and lemon mint. Then there are the famous twins, peppermint and spearmint; in all there are a total of about 500 mints!! Mint is one of the most… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Recipes, Science, Science & Tech
Choose Your Chocolate Wisely

Choose Your Chocolate Wisely

Over the last 10 years there has been much research done exploring the benefits of chocolate. It turns out that small amounts of dark chocolate or cocoa daily really does have a place in a healthy diet! Much of that… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, Health, Health, Holistic Medicine, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Recipes, Science, Science & Tech, Travel