We all like something sweet from time to time. If we’re going to put it into our bodies so often, why not do a little research on how it affects you?
Check out the information put together by Michael Edwards in this article about healthy and not so healthy sugars. Find out the scoop about what sugars are out there, and which ones are safest for our long-term health.
Moderation is the key, and being educated helps us make the wisest choices. Oh, and don’t forget about dried fruit as a sweet treat! Anyone for dried mango?
Wow, if you’re into starting seeds, and recycling at the same time, here’s a useful and creative idea! Follow the link for the full story, and instructions.
Save those empty spray bottles! It’s easy to “go green” in your house, and have great results too! Check out the many uses for vinegar at this useful site.
This year I bought heirloom garden seeds. I want to see if they grow up better than the traditional “Home Depot” varieties that I usually buy. Here is the link to their website in case you want to take a look.
This short video of an elementary school student’s science project is interesting proof that organic food IS different. Watch and learn the difference between these potatoes!
Oh my, I found this very funny. After the post, there is a link to WHY this syrup is NOT good for you, just in case you haven’t heard…
Thank you seedtosalad!
Interested in organic, but don’t know where to start? Maybe this online magazine can help. Lots of interesting articles.
This is an interesting article, that puts eating more organically simple! A quick and helpful read.
Don’t worry if this looks unappetizing to you, that is a natural first time response! I can say by experience though, that if you give these a chance, they just might lure you into a long-lasting, and rewarding relationship! The benefits? Energy, clarity, weight loss, brighter eyes, and those are just the benefits I’ve seen first hand.
First timers: Start with more fruit and less greens, until you are convinced these are not as bad as they seem.
The below recipe is what I put in this smoothie, which tasted delicious by the way! Fruit way overpowers the greens.
Large Batch of Green Smoothie
4-5 cups of water
2 apples, chopped slightly
6 leaves of collard greens
6 leaves of red swiss chard
two chunks of green cabbage
3 slices of orange I had in my fridge-leftover from kid’s lunchbox
1/8 lemon with rind
two tablespoons flax seed oil
handful of of ice
Other successful smoothie ingredients:
Lettuce, kale, grapes, figs, honey, beets and their greens, pomegranate, carrots, celery, parsely… the list goes on. I’d love to hear what your favorites are!
93% of Americans want the FDA to label genetically engineered foods. How about you? If you think you have the right to know whether your food is natural, or genetically modified, then take a quick moment to visit this site. Your voice can be heard and it’s only a click or two away.
And while we’re on the subject of GMOs, if you’d like more information about what they are, and how they can affect your health, try visiting this site for more information.