Added by Susana on June 4, 2010 at 1:33pm —
Another lost from the big screen...
died Saturday (May 29) from complications of prostate cancer.
To all members, please take care of yourself and look for natural means to avoid this terrific illness. There is a way.
Remember Hippocrates, Father of Medicine said, "Let your food be your… Continue
Added by Susana on May 29, 2010 at 10:20pm —
I recently ‘converted’ my family to add at least one raw meal once a day to our diet. Usually this would happen half an hour before lunch with a mixture of vegetables and fruit extracted from my new juicer. I like to try many different combinations of fruit and vegetables mixed together, so we never know what color the juice will come… Continue
Added by Iose Cocuzza on May 15, 2010 at 5:40pm —
It was a good milestone for … Continue
Added by Susana on April 8, 2010 at 8:25am —
Fast-food companies market grilled chicken as a healthful option, but most consumers have no idea that the products harbor a dangerous carcinogen. Two Connecticut residents have teamed up with The Cancer Project to file a class-action lawsuit demanding that Burger King, Friendly’s, and McDonald’s warn customers that their grilled chicken products contain PhIP, a chemical that increases cancer risk… Continue
Added by Susana on February 25, 2010 at 3:00pm —
I was having breakfast with a friend recently, and when I peeled my banana, I discovered that the top half was brown and bruised. I nonchalantly broke the banana in half and proceeded to eat the non-offending portion, but my friend was horrified. “How can you eat that?” she said. “Isn’t it dangerous?”…
Added by Susana on February 25, 2010 at 8:00am —
By ANNA WILDE MATHEWS
If you're taking a daily aspirin for your heart, you… Continue
Added by Susana on February 24, 2010 at 1:11pm —
Oh, I love eggplant! It is one of my favorite veggies. It has to be cooked right though. I usually have an eggplant dish when Continue
eating at a Thai or Indian restaurant. Of course they use lots…
Added by Susana on February 23, 2010 at 8:00pm —
This is the time of the year when it is very easy to become depressed or
to get the "wintertime blues". If you find yourself lacking in energy
or just do not feel like doing things that you normally enjoy, you may
have a mild case of the blues. If you are finding that the cold
temperatures and the gray skies are affecting your outlook on the day,
you will be glad to hear that there are some very simple things you can
do to help you.
1. Diet - It is very… Continue
Added by Lynn on February 22, 2010 at 9:00am —
Feb. 8, 2010 -- Drinking as little as two soft drinks a week appears to nearly double the risk of getting pancreatic
cancer, according to a new study.…
Added by Susana on February 20, 2010 at 10:39am —
It has been on our local news lately with special reports. Do you consume bagged salads or you prepare your own?
Bagged salad: the best thing since sliced bread... Convenient, nutritious, flavorful - and scary?
Consumer Reports magazine published the details of their… Continue
Added by Susana on February 10, 2010 at 3:00pm —
In my previous blog, Chia Seeds: An Ancient American Super Food,
the article said it will cost $20 for a pound. Hurray! I was able to get a pound of organic raw Chia seeds… Continue
Added by Susana on February 9, 2010 at 12:30pm —
By Andrew Behrendt, Natural Solutions magazine
Forty miles northwest of Guadalajara, in the arid highlands of western Mexico, lies the town of Tequila. In the hills surrounding the town, the subdued blue of the Agave tequilana plant colors the countryside. The region’s farmers grow and harvest acre upon acre of the plant.
They discard the plant’s succulent, spiky leaves, despite their beauty, and focus instead on the… Continue
Added by Susana on February 2, 2010 at 8:00am —
Starfish? Soldier? Yearner? How do you sleep? I fall firmly into the Fetus category of sleeping positions–curled up on my side–which, according to researchers at the Sleep Assessment and Advisory Service, suggests that I am a tough cookie with a sensitive heart. (And yes, it’s true…underneath it all I am a big mush.)
Sleep scientists believe the position in which a person sleeps offers important clues about their personality. Director… Continue
Added by Susana on January 17, 2010 at 10:00am —
Senior health care solution according to Maxine...
So you're a senior citizen and the government says no health care for you, what do you do?
Our plan gives anyone 65 years or older a gun and 4 bullets. Your are allowed to shoot 2 senators and 2 representatives. Of Course, this means you will be sent to prison.
There you will get 3 meals a day, a roof over your head, and all the health care you need! New teeth,… Continue
Added by Susana on January 11, 2010 at 11:00am —
I went to the Santa Clara County public library Campbell branch. To my surprise, I found this wonderful brochure with more than 75 free events in the Santa Clara County from January-March.
It is called 2010 Silicon Valley Reads
. I think it is a good approach to discuss his book "In Defense of Food
" by Michael Pollan. His manifesto, "Eat food. Not too… Continue
Added by Susana on January 7, 2010 at 2:30pm —
Buttered Up: Disturbing New Facts About Movie Popcorn
This week, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI) updated the findings of its historic study about the caloric and fat overload found in many moviegoers’ favorite treat: popcorn.
Among the newly released findings:
A bag of popcorn is really a… Continue
Added by Susana on December 6, 2009 at 3:02pm —
By John Chappell, Green Options
Scientists in the Netherlands recently announced that they have grown meat in a laboratory for the first time. Though no one has yet to taste this laboratory meat, there is speculation that it could be commercially viable, and on your dinner table within the next five years.
The process of creating artificial meat started with extracting cells from a live pig and then placing them in a… Continue
Added by Susana on December 3, 2009 at 8:20am —
As 2009 winds down and the season for gratitude is upon us, this is a great time to reflect on our progress and contemplate the road ahead. This year especially, with the ongoing debate over public-policy directions for the U.S. health-care system, the collective state of our health deserves our attention.
America`s Health Rankings’ 2009 report
came out just recently, and as a two-decade continuous assessment of our nation’s… Continue
Added by Ayala laufer-Cahana MD on November 30, 2009 at 6:00am —
I had a healthy Thanksgiving at home with my family. It took a big effort and long time to cook everything but it was worth it!
I made a Brazilian Nut Roast en Croûte from scratch the day before just to be sure it came out OK. Also, I made veggie gravy from scratch for the first time! Roasted potatoes, carrots and peas were the side dishes.…
Added by Susana on November 27, 2009 at 7:37pm —