Tag: nutrition

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 … More

March 22, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
Raw Food Eating: How Does it Work?

Raw Food Eating: How Does it Work?













Alen Mischael Vukelić, Contributor
Waking Times

How long does it take to prepare raw food? Is it good? Isn’t raw food boring? Can I eat cooked foods while being on a raw food diet? Isn’t raw food complicated?

Sometimes we get asked what do we actually eat as raw … More

January 21, 2014 | By | 13 Replies More
Maximizing Nutrition and Elimination of Heavy Metals Comes From Blending, Not Juicing

Maximizing Nutrition and Elimination of Heavy Metals Comes From Blending, Not Juicing













Dr. Marianna Pochelli, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Soluble dietary fibers promote metabolic benefits on body weight and glucose control. The benefits associated with an increased dietary intake of fermentable fibres are in part due to the way in which our bacteria use them to control levels of intestinal glucose. Foods … More

January 17, 2014 | By | 6 Replies More
Why Your Grandparents Didn’t Know What Food Allergies Were

Why Your Grandparents Didn’t Know What Food Allergies Were













Waking Times

Ever consider that your grandparents didn’t have food allergies…or at least it wasn’t common as it is in our children. Was there a reason why they did not have food allergies?

Food allergies are becoming a household concern and are on the rise. In addition to making life … More

December 31, 2013 | By | 12 Replies More
Microwave Cooking: Cancer for Convenience?

Microwave Cooking: Cancer for Convenience?













Paul Fassa, Natural Society
Waking Times

It’s a bit controversial, but you should know that using a microwave oven could be damaging your health. Swiss scientist Hans Hertel did independent research on microwave cooking that was once banned from publication by a court gag order demanded by an industry association. … More

December 5, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Microgreens: More Nutrition Packed in Baby Lettuce

Microgreens: More Nutrition Packed in Baby Lettuce













Margie King, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

You may know microgreens as the delicate, colorful garnish on your overpriced and undersized meal at an upscale restaurant. Yes, they’re visually appealing but aren’t they pointless decoration?

Some aficionados have claimed superfood status for these tiny edible greens produced from vegetable, herb or other … More

November 4, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Turmeric Extract 100% Effective At Preventing Type 2 Diabetes, ADA Journal Study Finds

Turmeric Extract 100% Effective At Preventing Type 2 Diabetes, ADA Journal Study Finds













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

A remarkable human clinical study published in the journal Diabetes Care, the journal of the American Diabetes Association, revealed that turmeric extract was 100% successful at preventing prediabetic patients from becoming diabetic over the course of a 9-month intervention.[1]

Performed by Thailand researchers, the … More

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The Benefits of Juicing

The Benefits of Juicing













Erin Schumacher, Guest
Waking Times

Editor’s Note: Many of us want to boost our health and rid our bodies of toxins and pesticides, but it is easy to get overwhelmed by the variety of resources available when it comes to fasting, dieting and detoxing.

The new book, 40 Days of More

August 4, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Groundbreaking Study Finds Turmeric Extract Superior to Prozac for Depression

Groundbreaking Study Finds Turmeric Extract Superior to Prozac for Depression













Sayer Ji, GreenMedInfo
Waking Times

A new study published in the journal Phytotherapy Research has confirmed for the first time in a randomized, controlled clinical trial that the primary polyphenol in turmeric known as curcumin is both safe and effective in treating serious states of depression.[1]

The research was … More

July 20, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
8 Nutrients Every Person Needs To Boost Health

8 Nutrients Every Person Needs To Boost Health













Karen Foster, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

As people strive to improve their health and evolve their food choices to a more plant-based diet, it is easy to get lost along the way. When you transition to a healthier diet, it is important to educate yourself about the nutrients your body … More

July 9, 2013 | By | 6 Replies More
Green Tea Compounds Effective Against Tumors and Genetic Diseases

Green Tea Compounds Effective Against Tumors and Genetic Diseases













Margie King, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Tea is the most popular beverage in the world and many people drink it for its pleasant taste, comfort, and general health benefits.  But green tea can do much more. It can save lives.

Researchers at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia discovered that … More

July 1, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
How to Stop the Rise of Superbugs

How to Stop the Rise of Superbugs













Waldemar Ingdahl, American
Waking Times

The rise of ‘superbugs’ is causing tens of thousands of deaths a year in the United States alone. A problem as complex as antibiotic resistance will require several solutions.

Increasing antibiotic resistance is of great concern — the health of millions is dependent on our … More

June 25, 2013 | By | 4 Replies More
Buckwheat – 9 Great Reasons to Know it, Plant it, Grow it and Eat it!

Buckwheat – 9 Great Reasons to Know it, Plant it, Grow it and Eat it!













Becky Mundt, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Buckwheat is one of those plants that may be unfamiliar to most Americans. It is a staple crop in parts of China, Russia and Eastern Europe, but is less well known to U.S. food consumers.

Buckwheat is not a cereal grain, although … More

June 21, 2013 | By | 1 Reply More
Nutrition Information Every Cancer Patient Should Know

Nutrition Information Every Cancer Patient Should Know













Nancy Elizabeth Shaw, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Nutritional Healing from Cancer:  The Fundamentals of an Alkaline Diet

There is something that every cancer patient should hear from their oncologist when they are first diagnosed. They should be told that by making certain dietary changes, they could increase their chances … More

June 3, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
Genes Are Not The Problem, It’s The Food Genius

Genes Are Not The Problem, It’s The Food Genius













Karen Foster, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Two-thirds of disease would vanish if society could revert to the way it did certain things just 100 years ago. The emphasis on faulty genes is misplaced and a misguided attempt to cast blame on a culture that has lost its way in terms … More

May 30, 2013 | By | 3 Replies More
Turmeric’s Cardiovascular Benefits Found To Be As Powerful As Exercise

Turmeric’s Cardiovascular Benefits Found To Be As Powerful As Exercise













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Nothing can replace exercise, but turmeric extract does a pretty good job of producing some of the same cardiovascular health benefits, most notably in women undergoing age-associated adverse changes in arterial health.

Despite the general lack of interest by conventional medical practitioners in … More

May 25, 2013 | By | Reply More
In Defense of (Raw) Milk

In Defense of (Raw) Milk













Eleni Roumeliotou, Green Med Info
Waking Times

There is plenty of clinical and nutritional evidence that milk, this hailed “natural” drink, is the source of numerous immunological, gastrointestinal and perhaps neurological disorders. While it is important to acknowledge these facts, it is equally necessary to remember that the milk we More

May 24, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
How Garlic Can Save Your Life

How Garlic Can Save Your Life













Sayer Ji, Green Med Info
Waking Times

Research on garlic indicates that it may provide an ideal low-cost and safe alternative to drugs and vaccines in reducing the three most common causes of death in the world.

In a world mesmerized by the false promises of pharmaceutical industry marketing copy, … More

May 21, 2013 | By | 2 Replies More
The Reality of Chemical Terrorism In Our Food

The Reality of Chemical Terrorism In Our Food













Marco Torres, Prevent Disease
Waking Times

Is it really that hard for most people to believe that we are being assaulted on a daily basis by chemical terrorism? Genetically modified foods, artificial flavours, colors, preservatives, emulsifiers, and sweeteners all made with toxic chemicals, all of which are proven toxic to … More

May 20, 2013 | By | 7 Replies More
Got Hemp Milk? The Benefits of Hemp Milk

Got Hemp Milk? The Benefits of Hemp Milk













Joe Martino, Guest
Waking Times

Hemp milk is an incredibly nutritious and tasty alternative to cows milk as it supplies the body with essential nutrients without the harm that dairy causes to the body. For some, it is an ethical choice to not drink animals milk, for others it is … More

May 9, 2013 | By | Reply More

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Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public

Open Source Plans for Modern Tesla Free Energy Generator Released to Public













Terence Newton, Staff Writer
Waking Times

In a world of problems and solutions, few ideas spur both immediate hope and skepticism as the idea of free energy, and, on the brink of ecological disaster, nothing may be of greater importance to the human race.

The story of Nikola More

April 14, 2014 | By | 19 Replies More
Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields

Neuroscientist Exposes Dangers of Electromagnetic Fields













Kevin Samson, Guest
Waking Times

Neuroscience has come under scrutiny for its involvement in an array of mind control initiatives and other ethically questionable research. But at least one neuroscientist from Sweden has gone on record to caution against the increasing dangers of Electromagnetic Fields (EMF) on human beings … More

April 14, 2014 | By | Reply More
On the Eve of Construction

On the Eve of Construction













Zen Gardner, Guest
Waking Times

I love the sound of construction. I always have. Not the industrial sound from the kind of massive, offensive structures made with other-worldly looking machines, but the intentional, gentle kind. Small structures going up, improvements on homes, road repairs, even tending to gardens whether … More

April 13, 2014 | By | 2 Replies More
Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?

Are You Inadvertently Investing in Monsanto’s Toxic Legacy?













Brandon Baker, Eco Watch
Waking Times

Monsanto didn’t achieve $11.8 billion in sales and 404 facilities in 66 countries all on its own.

The company is valued at $60 billion in the marketplace with 525 million shares outstanding, but the three largest mutual fund shareholders, Vanguard, Fidelity and State Street, … More

April 10, 2014 | By | Reply More
7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed

7 Ways Our Children Are Being Brainwashed













Gregg Prescott, M.S., In5D Guest
Waking Times

From birth, virtually all of us have been brainwashed through various outlets that encourage materialism, ego, subservience, control and conformity. But where do the origins of mind control begin and what can we do about it?

1. Religion

As children, the brainwashing begins … More

April 9, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More

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The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known

The Truth About Fluoride Becoming More Widely Known













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

Fluoride is a poisonous substance added to many municipal water supplies across the US, Canada, and elsewhere without the permission of the residents. Is there a model that communities can follow to remove it from their water supply? The short answer to this question is yesMore

April 1, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry

6 Crimes Against Nature Perpetrated By The Food Industry













Martha Rosenberg, AlterNet
Waking Times

While many procedures on factory farms are cruel, breeding animals into mutants and violating mother/offspring bonds are truly crimes against nature.

The horrors of factory farming are multifold. Treating animals like heads of lettuce—”forget it’s an animal” says one farming magazine—has created institutionalized ruthlessness toward … More

March 28, 2014 | By | 5 Replies More
Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason

Our Respective Journeys Into the Valley of Reason













Michael T. Winter, Contributor
Waking Times

The Internet awakening has given birth to a worldwide multitude of people that are disengaging from the programmed paradigm created for us, and awakening to the reality of the dangers we face. The web has supplied a platform for writers to take a crack … More

March 26, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry

13 Ways Foodies Are Changing The Food Industry













Heather Callaghan & Jeffrey Green, Guests
Waking Times

A major shift in the consciousness of food consumers is forcing the industry into a competitive race to become more natural.  The market is telling food producers that they no longer want so-called factory food because of its many harmful effects on … More

March 25, 2014 | By | 1 Reply More
American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken

American Agriculture May Eradicate the Monarch Butterfly Unless Swift Action Is Taken













Dr. Mercola
Waking Times

You may be aware that bees are dying in large numbers across the globe, courtesy of the ever-increasing presence of toxins in our environment. But did you know that the monarch butterfly is also becoming endangered, and for the same reason?

As reported by the New More

March 22, 2014 | By | Reply More