Tag: food

Indy 100 Endangered sharks being served up in British fish and chip shops, study reveals

British customers might by eating critically endangered shark species when they visit their local fish and chip shop, according to a new study. Hammerhead sharks and dogfish were among the vulnerable varieties on offer in British outlets. Scientists sampled shark products from fishmongers, chip shops and an Asian food wholesaler

How to eliminate the threat of autoimmune disorders safely and naturally

At least 50 million Americans have some form of autoimmune disease, and some individuals may even live with more than one. Unfortunately, food produced in the country is becoming more processed and contains more GMOs (genetically modified organisms) than ever, which can only worsen the conditions of people with autoimmune disorders. What

Powerful foods that eliminate intestinal parasites

Your body can be a host to parasites, most of which exist even without your knowledge. Among the body parts you can find them most commonly in are your intestines. Although most of them are small, these intestinal parasites can wreak havoc on your health. Fortunately, there are foods you

Nitrates found in cured and processed meats increase the risk for mania

Research published in the journal Molecular Psychiatry has shown that nitrates, which are chemicals used to cure meats like beef jerky, hot dogs, salami, and other processed meats, increase the risk of mania. Mania is an abnormal state of mood characterized by hyperactivity, euphoria, and insomnia. Researchers at Johns Hopkins University School of

Taking pleasure in what you eat is good for your diet and overall health

The typical health advice for the average American includes suggestions to eat more fruits and vegetables and to consume less saturated fat, sodium, and sugar. But according to an article by Alissa Rumsey, which was published on U.S. News, following “fun” health advice from other countries could be better for your overall health.

Gut bacteria “signatures” predict how the body will respond to poor food choices, predicting risk for diabetes, heart disease

An animal study published in the journal Cell Reports has revealed that examining the chemical signatures present in gut bacteria and passed on to the urine may hold clues on how the body reacts to poor food choices. The scientific community has long established that various species of bacteria and other gut microbes work with

A basic guide to fermentation for the smart homesteader

Fermentation is one of the most important processes that a homesteader should have in their arsenal. This process has been around for centuries and has been widely used for the preservation of food in the absence of refrigerators. However, there’s so much more to fermented foods than their prolonged shelf