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Surprising “Veggie Hacks” That Boost Nutrition and Save You Money

Surprising “Veggie Hacks” That Boost Nutrition and Save You Money

Deane Alban, Contributor Waking Times Since man first figured out how to domesticate plants, we’ve been trying to make them more palatable. Most edible wild plants are too bitter, sour, astringent, tough, full of seeds, or dry to be enjoyable. Over the past 12,000 years, we’ve bred plants to taste better, be more productive, and […]

Food Pyramid Illustrates How Foods Rise In Toxicity As They Become More Processed

Food Pyramid Illustrates How Foods Rise In Toxicity As They Become More Processed

Mae Chan, Prevent Disease Waking Times A food processing pyramid designed by Udo Erasmus perfectly illustrates how processed foods rise in toxicity and potential health dangers as we move from the bottom, based on raw foods, to the top of the pyramid based on hydrogenated, superheated toxic foods which promote disease. Approximately 70% of all […]

By September 13, 2013 0 Comments Read More →
5 Top Super Foods and Their Far Reaching Benefits

5 Top Super Foods and Their Far Reaching Benefits

Christina Sarich, Staff Writer Waking Times Mother nature supplies us with an infinite number of super foods, but the following are five top super food wonders that can prolong your life, give you extra energy and protect against diseases like cancer and dementia. Top super foods can also protect against heart disease and diabetes, as well as boost […]

How I Fell for Farmers’ Markets

How I Fell for Farmers’ Markets

Jill Richardson, Guest Writer Waking Times I’ll never forget the first time I went to a farmers’ market. I hated it. Like many who buy food only from the grocery store, I didn’t realize that local farmers can’t produce every food all year round. I didn’t expect pineapples or anything, but the extremely limited selection […]

The 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on Earth

The 8 Most Nutrient Dense Foods on Earth

Jill Ettinger, Guest Writer Waking Times We all know which foods we do best to avoid (right?). Despite the alluring appeal of Oreos, Mountain Dew or McAnything, processed foods provide little nutrition and a whole lot of risks. But when it comes to the good stuff—what are the best foods to put into our bodies? […]

By November 14, 2012 19 Comments Read More →
Health Benefits of Chlorella – The Disease Fighting Powers

Health Benefits of Chlorella – The Disease Fighting Powers

Elizabeth Renter Waking Times  It’s green, grows in the fresh waters of Australia and Southeast Asia, and it may be one of the most nutritionally valuable food sources out there. What I’m talking about is chlorella; and due to the many health benefits of chlorella, it has gained incredible popularity over the past few years. Health […]

By July 10, 2012 Read More →
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