Processed Foods: Waging War On Your Health
As members of American culture, we often find ourselves busy handling a hefty work schedule, attending school functions, making time for family, and hanging out with friends. We try to do what is necessary to maintain a healthy, well-balanced social life in which we get to spend time with all the people most important to us. When dealing with the ebb and flow of constant obligations, many individuals often forget the importance of maintaining good physical health as well. This often leaves people stuffing their faces at the last minute with ready-made T.V. dinners, fast foods, or packaged foods already prepared to consume straight from the store.
Many people are very familiar with this fruit – the tart, citrusy burst of its juice, the glittering brilliance of its aroma, and the appealing lushness of its pulp. The grapefruit holds a place in the hearts of many people who are insistent on good, quality health. Grown in semi-tropical states like Florida, the grapefruit comes into season during the fall, proving that Autumn is not just for apples.
Organic pomegranates lay in crates awaiting purchase at local grocery stores, the full fruits supple and round – ready for eating! Autumn marks the season of the pomegranate fruit, one of the juiciest, most attractive foods available on the market. So, to celebrate what pomegranate does for us and our products, we put together a portrait of what pomegranate perfection really means for you!
As the leaves start turning bright, crisp colors and the temperature moves down to a chill, a few seasonally symbolic images come to mind for most people. The deep, rich colors of autumn mingle with aromas of potent spices and herbs. Everyone starts participating in fun fall activities like high school football games, drinking hot beverages, and carving pumpkins into jack o’ lanterns. Whenever you decide to put that toothy grin on your pumpkin this Halloween, think about the health benefits that this American squash can provide you as you clean out the seeds.
To honor National Breast Cancer Month, and celebrate the thousands of breast cancer survivors nationwide, we put together a special article for our readers to enjoy. As the holiday season draws nearer, the desire to be with loved ones grows deeper. Some people will sadly miss a family member, left only with their memories as a celebration of that person. For many, it is because of breast cancer.
Tis the season to start sipping steaming cups of hot beverages while sharing good times with family and friends. At this time of year, we gather around with loved ones to discuss memories and plan holiday gatherings. Many of these gatherings involve a mug of cocoa, coffee, or even tea. For the upcoming holiday season, we encourage you to enjoy more tea, and experience a number of benefits that multiple teas can offer your body and mind. Many individuals still do not know the origins of tea drinking, or what it can do for their well-being. To ring in the holiday season, we give you the details on how to celebrate your traditions – with a healthful, hot drink.
September is National Honey Month! To celebrate the end of it, we decided to give you the sugary details about how a regular dose of honey can enhance your health. We are not just talking about the naturally sweet goodness that drips like gooey gold from every tablespoon. We will inform you on how to use it to maximize its benefits in every part of your life.
After years and years of dispute and disagreement, many Americans finally seem to be coming to a common conclusion on hemp – for industrial, medicinal, and dietary purposes. After years of demonization through governmental propaganda spreading false messages of addiction and gang violence, studies conducted by doctors and medical facilities show conclusions that shed light on the healing reality of hemp and its wide range of uses in reference to human health.
Bittersweet Truths: The Reality Behind Artificial vs. Natural Sweeteners
They come in many different packet colors (pastels like pink, blue, and yellow) and bear simple, appealing names like Sweet n’ Low, Nutrasweet, Splenda, and Equal. The companies guarantee that the product will taste as innocent as it looks, fulfilling its purpose of sweetening coffee, tea, or indulgent desserts while allowing the consumer the luxury of fewer calories or less fat. These are the same substances that many Americans put on a pedestal, while demonizing honey and raw sugar as diet destroyers.
Type the words ‘deformities from GMOs’ into Google Images, and you will come across a disturbing collection of images depicting piglets with severe spinal conditions, rats with bulbous tumors growing from their bodies, and bulls with massive, bulging muscles similar to that of Mr. Universe. These grotesque images will disgust you enough, but reading even further into the twisted details framing the GMO scandal we all face everyday will make your stomach turn.