Organic Products

Superseed? Apricot kernels, touted as cancer cure, linked to cyanide poisoning

Brendan Brogan had just returned from a shopping trip on the Plateau laden with exotic snacks.On a visit to Montreal from California, he stood in the …

Canadian News

LA Traffic Looks Like Your Arteries Will After Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here. You know what that means: Lots of turkey and lots of traffic. That’s especially true in Los Angeles, where this year, …

Environment

The only two products you need for glowy skin all season are on sale

We all have that moment in the dead of winter when we realize just how <i>dull</i> our skin looks. But before you panic and book a flight to a tropical …

Skin Care

Victory: Concerned Citizens and Environmental Groups Stop Oil Train in Its Tracks

A coalition of concerned citizens, environmental groups, and health and safety advocates successfully challenged the approval of a massive refinery …

Environment

The Perfectly Packed Makeup Bag

Hectic travel season is upon us yet again, ladies and gents. It's the time of year that not only includes shuffling to and from airports repeatedly …

Makeup

Can Period Blood Fertilise Your Houseplants?

News<p>Yes, *of course* we put this theory to the test...<p>Sitting in the office the other week, I blew my colleague’s mind.<p>That’s a pretty standard …

Organic Food

I tried Iconic Protein's drink and here's what I thought

Because even us average-Joes need our protein fix.<p>November 22, 2017<p>Ever feel like you’re not getting enough protein in the dining hall and instead …

Eating

Cinnamon May Protect Against Obesity, Research Shows

Cinnamon might be the secret to losing weight, according to researchers who studied how the spice interacts with fat cells.<p>The organic compound that …

World News

Can a Period Subscription Box Really Biohack Your Hormones?

There’s now a whole sector of the exploding subscription box market dedicated to monthly goodies for a very specific time of the month: your period. …

Health

Australian

Photo: Getty<p>Australian company Meluka Health is closer to having a honey produced by bees pollinating on cannabis plants.<p>ASX-listed EVE Investments, …

Organic Food

6 Things You Need to Know About Creatine

We asked a R.D. to explain<p>Many guys use creatine as a way to help them build muscle. But there are still tons of questions surrounding it. How much should you take? What should you take it with? What are its effects?<p>We asked Carolyn Brown, R.D., a nutrition counselor at Foodtrainers to explain six …

Organic Food

Number of toxic chemicals on supermarket vegetables has risen 17 fold since the 1960s

The number of chemicals on supermarket vegetables has increased by up to 17 fold in 40 years, data shows, as the organic food industry and scientists have warned that consumers are exposed to a “toxic cocktail” of pesticides.<p>Figures released for the first time by the Soil Association, which …

Agriculture

Mum with terminal cancer believes juicing fruit helped her survive long enough to be at her daughter’s wedding

A mum-of-three given months to live after being diagnosed with terminal cancer says she used organic juices to shrink her tumours so she could …

Cancer

CDC: 40 percent of new cancers tied to being overweight

- At 62, is much lighter, and much healthier than he used to be.<p>Just a few years back, the Cobb County, Georgia, trucking company says he weighed …

Cancer

99 Reasons Why Turmeric Is the Best Spice Ever

Turmeric is a herbaceous herb (also known as Curcuma longa) that is a member of the ginger family, which has been used throughout India and the …

Alternative Medicine

Trying to get pregnant? Science suggests: eat organic and regulate the pesticide industry

If you’re trying to get pregnant and raise healthy children, recent science suggests you should consider switching to an organic diet and voting out politicians who put the pesticide industry in charge of our nation’s health laws.<p>In just the past few weeks, the Journals of the American Medical …

Agriculture

See More, Do More With This Personal Environment Monitor

<b>*</b> <b>Includes four separate sensors</b><b><br>* Sends real-time data straight to your phone</b><b><br>* Can detect EMF readings, food quality, room temperature and more</b><p>From …

Penske Media Corporation

Hormel Foods beat estimates

Hormel Foods (NYSE:HRL) reports volume declined 10% in Q4.<p>Organic net sales rose 5% Y/Y.<p>Revenue by segment: Grocery Products: $489.17M (-1%); …

Business

How To Make Your Own Mouthwash Tablets At Home From All-Natural Ingredients

This minty chemical-free essential oil rinse is just what your mouth needs.<p>Who doesn’t want to start their day with that clean mouth feeling? The …

Alternative Medicine

Five faculty members elected as 2017 AAAS fellows

Five Cornell faculty members have been elected fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), the world’s largest general …

Biology

The Global Climate Community Finally Has a Plan to Address Agriculture

When almost 200 nations signed the Paris Agreement in 2015 to address global climate change, the real work was just beginning. At this month’s UN …

Environment

Quick And Easy Green Bean Casserole For The Perfect "Friendsgiving"

For when you wanna impress your friends but you're crunched on time and ballin' on a budget, stop by your local Whole Foods and become a …

Thanksgiving

Save Your Gums: 6 Natural Ways to Fight Gum Diseases

Research has found that more that 75% of Americans have gum diseases. One of them is Gingivitis- a disease caused by bacteria that lead to …

Alternative Medicine

15 Supplements This Well-Experienced Traveler Swears By

For as liberating and exciting as modern travel may be, it definitely takes a toll on your body. Going the distance brings jet lag, new foods, unusual environments, and sometimes stress. Regardless of whether you're staying close to home or getting off the grid, maintaining your well-being should …

Organic Food

I've Been Intermittent Fasting For 8 Months, and This Is What I Eat in a Day

I could talk about intermittent fasting all day. Aside from telling people about the benefits and how this is the easiest, most effortless way to …

Eating

These 6 Foods That Cause Hair Loss, and 7 That Prevent It

Do you look at the floor and gasp because you see frightening clumps of hair? Perhaps you are eating too many foods that cause hair loss. Fret not …

Nutrition

Salting Roads Saves Lives, But Also Takes a Major Environmental Toll

This winter, around 17 million tons of rock saltfrom mines in the U.S. and all over the world will be applied to icy roads across the United States. …

Electric Vehicles

Gwyneth Paltrow Wants You to Take Shots

In a magical world called GOOP, hair is always flaxen, food is always organic, and advice is always given fast, free, and smoothed with a squeeze of rich-girl gloss. As embodied by GOOP's founder, Gwyneth Paltrow, the GOOP way is somehow both "easy" and "impossibly _____." (Gorgeous / elevated / …

Beauty

A new disaster looms for British Virgin Islands: how to clean up hurricane mess

With the economy wrecked and tourist season approaching, dealing with washed up boats, cars and thousands of tonnes of storm debris is an urgent priority<p>How the Midway Bar came to be destroyed is not in doubt: a 42ft sailing catamaran hangs 10ft about the former bar-room, still wedged in the ruins …

British Virgin Islands

Warning: These High-Protein Foods in Your Kitchen Are Rife With Hidden Sugar

Loading up on healthy, high-protein foods, but can't seem to manage your weight? It might be the sugar. Lori Zanini, RD, CDE, knows a thing or two about the stealthy sucrose and fructose in your favorite snacks and meals. As a certified diabetes expert, she watches food labels like a hawk and can …

Eating