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Ground Cherries: Sweet Little Fruits Bursting with Vitamins

Ground Cherries: Sweet Little Fruits Bursting with Vitamins

Ground cherries (also called husk cherries and cape gooseberries) are small, orange fruits that grow inside thin, lantern-like husks. They belong to the nightshade family, and are native to temperate and subtropical regions throughout the world, including North America. Despite… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
Custard Apples: Sweet, Vitamin-Rich Fruits from Central America

Custard Apples: Sweet, Vitamin-Rich Fruits from Central America

Custard apples are the green, heart-shaped fruits of the Annona reticulata, a small deciduous tree native to Central America. They are characterized by their custard-like flavor and texture, hence the name (though “custard apple” is a common nickname for many… 0 Shares | | Posted in Food, Health, Nutrition
TOXIC WARNING: Fruit & Vegetable Stickers – Organic Makes Zero Difference!

TOXIC WARNING: Fruit & Vegetable Stickers – Organic Makes Zero Difference!

The adhesives used on fruit and vegetable stickers are regulated by the FDA. They are labeled as “indirect food-contact substances.” What chemicals the glue can be made from are listed in the Code of Federal Regulations part 175.125. The same… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Environment, Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Personal Care, Recipes, Science, Science & Tech, Weird
Pretty Poison

Pretty Poison

As I walk down the isles of the supermarket I take note of the shelves, fully stocked neatly in rows, colorful boxes, bottles and packages all so well designed. Eye catching – using words like “diet”, “light”, “natural”, and “healthy”,… 0 Shares | | Posted in Chemicals, Crime, Entertainment, Environment, Fitness Nutrition, Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Health, Home, Liberty, Lifestyle, Mental Health, Money, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Recipes, Science, Science & Tech, Water
Food Pyramid Conspiracy

Food Pyramid Conspiracy

We have all been brought up to believe that the National Food Pyramid is the end all be all of nutrition. We have been told that, in order to be the ideal healthy human being, we have to consume the… 0 Shares | | Posted in Fitness, Fitness Nutrition, Fluoride, Food, Food, GMOs, Health, Herbal Medicine, Holistic Medicine, Home, Lifestyle, Medicine, News, Nutrition, Nutritional Medicine, Pharmaceuticals, Water, Weird