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9 Tips From Professional Organic Farmers That'll Work Wonders In Your Own Garden

You don't need to have acres available to take advantage of these simple pointers.<p>Organic farming has become a runaway success, posting sales in the …

Gardening

The Top 20 GMO Foods and Ingredients to Avoid – and Why

Guest writer for Wake Up World<p>In the very short time since GMO foods were first introduced, they have tainted ecosystems, created financial strains …

Agriculture

The Economics of Organic

Consumer demand for organic food products led to $37 billion in sales last year, a significant 12% increase from 2014; halfway into 2016, the market's current worth is priced at a healthy $39 billion by some reports. Flourishing with real double-digit growth in most years since the 90s, even 2008's …

Agriculture

BETRAYED! Whole Foods and the Organic Trade Association Are Supporting The Passage of Monsanto's "Dark Act 2.0" GMO Anti-Labeling Bill

BETRAYED! Whole Foods and the Organic Trade Association just plowed right through American food consumers like the terrorist truck rampage in France …

Agriculture

The organic farm generating five-star electricity from cow dung and food waste

Turning leftovers into renewable power makes ecological and financial sense, says farmer, but is it the best way to recycle Britain’s huge amount of wasted food?<p>If electricity could be star-rated for quality, the 150 kilowatt hours going daily into the grid from Lodge Farm in north Wales would …

Agriculture
Agriculture
Eco Fashion

Mecanoo wraps up new Kaohsiung Train Station with organic and landscaped roof canopy in Taiwan

<b>World-renowned architecture practice</b> <b>Mecanoo</b> <b>has unveiled new plans of the Kaohsiung Station in Taiwan, wrapped up with huge, organic and landscaped</b> …

Agriculture

5 Chinese Herbs To Power Up Your Digestion

Digestion is crucial to overall health. If your digestion isn’t working, then the rest of your body can slowly start to fall apart: Your sleep will …

7 Foods with More Protein Than a Chicken Breast

Because after a while chicken starts to taste like paper.<p>Shutterstock/Amanda Becker<p>We’re totally on team chicken breast. It’s incredibly lean! It’s got a ton of filling protein! But every once in a while, you might get bored of chowing down on the same old bird. (<i>Want to burn fat and still chow</i> …

Nutrition
Skin Care

Watch the rapid evolution of the American diet over 40 years, in one GIF

The average American eats a little less beef — and way more cheese — today than in 1972.<p>At Flowing Data, Nathan Yau collected 40 years of data on Americans' eating habits from the federal Food Availability Data System, which tracks how much Americans eat. Here's 40 years of diet evolution in just …

Low Fat

Clean eating basics: It's surprisingly easier than you think

You might be surprised to learn that before the term "clean eating" became a buzzword, we used to call it simply "healthy eating."<p>Cleaning eating means choosing real foods in their whole, natural state.<p>Despite many popular interpretations — from Martha Stewart to Gwyneth Paltrow to "Eat Clean Live …

Saturated Fats
Gardening

The organic meal delivery program that takes inflammation off the table

If you’ve been following the latest functional medicine advice on using food as medicine, you’ve probably heard about inflammation. Inflammatory …

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Peas

How a farm in Bengaluru is delivering fresh, organic produce on the same day as harvest

Kiwis from New Zealand, Cattley guavas from Colombia, Chinese mulberries – exotic fruits that S. Madhusudhan was told would not survive in Bengaluru. …

Farming

Is organic agriculture really better for the environment?

The whole point of organic agriculture is soil. Farm in such a way that your soil stays healthy — rich in organic matter, nutrients and microbial activity — and you can grow crops without the synthetic fertilizers and pesticides used in conventional farming.<p>Organic farmers employ lots of techniques …

Agriculture

Do Natural Wines Deliver Less of a Hangover?

While it’s been slower to happen than with food, “natural” and “organic” are becoming major buzz words in the wine world these days, and we wanted to …

Urban farms bring a bit of green to vacant lots

When you walk or drive past a vacant lot in the city, your first thought is probably to wonder how quickly it will become a condo or other …

10 Wonderful Benefits Of Matcha Tea

Japanese food culture is considered to be one of the healthiest in the world. Matcha green tea comes from the same culture, the culture that gave us …

Top 12 toxic fruits and vegetables for 2016

<b>EWG's annual list of produce pesticide loads is out, helping consumers know what items to buy organic and what conventional items have the lowest</b> …

Healthy Eating

Got a gut feeling about digestive health? Western diets high in meat, dairy and salt are ERODING good bacteria, scientists say

• <b>Modern food across North America and Western Europe lacks fibre</b>• <b><br>Scientists claim this strips the gut of necessary 'good' bacteria</b>• <b><br>As a result, our risk</b> …

10 things to do to heal your gut

I’m gut-health obsessed. I talk about gut health a lot, here and elsewhere. I believe most contemporary ills stem from gut issues and I’ve got my …

Wellness

Swiss are top purchasers of organic products worldwide

Organic products are gaining in popularity in Switzerland, where organic farms and consumers of organic products are on the rise.<p>On average, Swiss …

Forestry

Floating urban greenhouse produces clean energy and organic food

With land costs skyrocketing in cities, it’s more important than ever to take creative space-saving approaches to urban design. That’s why design …

The 6 beauty ingredients you should avoid if you've got sensitive skin

Today marks the start of Allergy Awareness Week, which is why we're doing our bit for beauty by listing the seven skin culprits for complexion reactions. Here skin doctor Dr Maryam Zamani raises the red flag for ingredients to be wary of for anyone with sensitive skin.<p>1. "Fragrance is THE most …

Should You Drink Collagen for Glowing Skin?

In this era of Kardashian, collagen has become synonymous with wrinkle fillers and lip injections. But for a group of forward-thinking women (and men!), the protein is the secret behind their glowing, gorgeous complexion—with nary a needle in sight.<p>Indeed, collagen—most derived from bovine sources …

Skin Care

Something we have no control over could be playing a huge role in weight gain

America's waistlines are getting thicker, and it's not simply because we're choosing to pile our plates with more food.<p>Rather, the baseline portion sizes of our snacks and meals have ballooned — and so have the plates and cups we serve them on.<p>The average size of many of our foods, be they from …

Nutrition