Green Energy Foods

Green Energy Foods

Here are a few of the best green foods that you can consume.  They possess countless health benefits. Leafy green vegetables Best for: Before a workout Why: You know you should eat your greens everyday, but that doesn’t always happen, especially if you’re not a spinach or kale fan. That’s where a powdered green foods […]
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Tips For Growing Watermelon

Tips For Growing Watermelon

Tips for Growing Your Own Watermelon Most watermelons require a long growing season, at least three months of temperatures that are 21 – 27 degrees C (70 to 80 degrees F or higher). Start watermelon seeds indoors and use black plastic mulch.Buy seeds of an open-pollinated, heirloom variety that are a good fit for your […]
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Get The Most Out Of Your Fall Harvest

Get The Most Out Of Your Fall Harvest

As summer comes to an end, no gardener is ever ready to say goodbye to the days of fresh-picked, homegrown fruits and veggies. But as temperatures dip, keeping plants producing can be a challenge. The best way to keep your garden growing well into autumn is to manipulate the air and soil temperatures to best […]
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Superfoods That Are Great For Your Heart

Superfoods That Are Great For Your Heart

The following is a list of superfoods that are great for your health, skin, mind and body. Chocolate: The dark, European kind is rich in nutrients called flavonols, which lower both blood pressure and LDL cholesterol. Olive oil: As a monounsaturated fat, it’s good for your cholesterol numbers. In addition, dressing your salad with a […]
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Plant Protein Vs. Animal Protein

Plant Protein Vs. Animal Protein

Starting a conversation about protein sources between a vegan and a meat eater is a lot like discussing politics or religion with a stranger. 9 times out of 10, it will turn into a heated debate. There are many myths and inaccurate claims made on both sides of the debate with regards to protein intake […]
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Gluten Free Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts

Gluten Free Baked Cinnamon Doughnuts

Summer is coming to an end.  Here is a good recipe that will satisfy your sweet tooth and is gluten-free.  There is also no simple sugars or flours. All you will need for this recipe is a mini doughnut baking sheet. Gluten-Free Cinnamon Baked Donuts Recipe Makes about mini 18 donuts Ingredients Doughnuts: 1 cup […]
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Urban Organic Farming In San Fran Gets Huge Tax Breaks

Urban Organic Farming In San Fran Gets Huge Tax Breaks

San Francisco going to become the first city in the U.S. to give incentives for urban farming.  This is part of the state’s Urban Agriculture Incentive Zones Act. Beginning September 8th, any empty lots that are turned into urban agriculture for a minimum of five years will save the owners thousands of dollars annually in […]
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Maria Rodale Speaks On Organic Food

Maria Rodale Speaks On Organic Food

Maria Rodale, the third generation head of Rodale Inc., speaks on organic food.  Rodale Inc., is a publisher of of environmental and health magazines and books in Pennsylvania.  It was her grandfather that started the publishing company. Rodale has three daughters, aged 7, 16, and 32. Rodale insists that people buy organic food because its […]
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Kitchen Waste as Organic Fertilizer

Kitchen Waste as Organic Fertilizer

Compost is soil’s best friend and you can reduce significant amount of trash by composting. However, there are few people motivated to try the goodness of compost pile or worm bin for the creation of this compost. There are foods in your kitchen that can serve as a fertilizer which is good for your plants […]
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Successful Switch to Organic Farming

Successful Switch to Organic Farming

The idea behind using organic farming is to not use the chemical fertilizers to artificially grow the crops, fruits and vegetables. Many countries and their respective governments are taking keen interest in making people aware of switching to organic farming. The conventional methods of agriculture are causing an immense damage to our ecosystem and are […]
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Benefits of Organic Farming

Benefits of Organic Farming

Organic farming is the new buzzword in the agricultural sector for its numerous health and environmental benefits. With all the harmful and toxic fertilizers and pesticides that enter our bodies through the food we eat it has become a major concern over all these years. This is the reason why organic farming has seen a […]
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Importance of Organic Crops

Importance of Organic Crops

Professor Carlos Leifert of ecological agriculture at Newcastle University in England conducted a thorough study on organic food. According to his research it was found that the fruits and vegetables that are grown in organic manner has more antioxidant and fewer pesticides compared to the foods grown conventionally. The result of the research will be […]
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Advantages and Disadvantages of Organic Food

Advantages and Disadvantages of Organic Food

Organic foods are produced using only organic techniques. Using these methods the quality of the soil is increased and more healthy foods are grown. Recent studies proved that organic foods have more antioxidant and nutrients and fewer pesticides. If a product has more positive points, then there will be negative points too, but these negative […]
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Easy Steps for Organic Farming

Easy Steps for Organic Farming

Gardening is one of the hobbies many people’s follow, mainly during summer season. The temptation to do gardening is almost irresistible after a long cold winter. During gardening some usefulness can be added to the environment. Instead of just doing gardening, people can do organic gardening. Organic gardening is more than planting and growing plants […]
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Advantages of Organic Farming

Advantages of Organic Farming

Organic farming does not encourage the usage of pesticides and chemicals which will contaminate the environment. A recent statics shows if all the farm lands are converted to organic farming in U.S. then 500 million pounds of fertilizers and pesticides can be eliminated from the country. Pesticides cause many problems to the environment. When pesticides […]
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Organic Food and the Environment

Organic Food and the Environment

We all know organic food is good for the body. But did you know that organic food and its growth is good for the environment as well? In fact in several ways, growing food organically is the best way to mitigate the effects that we’ve had via our destructive agricultural practices on the environment. For […]
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Organic farming – sufficient for everyone?

Organic farming – sufficient for everyone?

There is said to be a food shortage in the world, and this said shortage has often been used both for and against conventional farming techniques. For the detractors, this shortage is concerning because it means conventional farming simply doesn’t make enough food for everyone. For the supporters, the shortage is used as a tool […]
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Organic Foods you shouldn’t Mind Paying For

Organic Foods you shouldn’t Mind Paying For

Organic food can be pretty expensive at times, and no one likes shelling out more money than necessary. But with the following foods, you might do well to buy organic rather than not, because these foods are just better when they’re organic, in more ways than one. Apples, for instance, are covered in more pesticides […]
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Organic Foods – Buying on a Budget

Organic Foods – Buying on a Budget

  Organic fruits and vegetables are loaded with benefits and as people become more informed customers, the shift towards organic and sustainable farming accelerates. Despite that, organic foods can often be a little more expensive to buy than the traditionally grown types. As a result of that, taking care to buy organic foods while also […]
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New Jersey’s organic farm shows huge growth

New Jersey’s organic farm shows huge growth

One of the luxuries of living in a state that the fruit is picked in the morning then served for the dinner in the evening during the season of New Jersey’s strawberry, arugula and summer squash. This has been achieved by one farmer who thought different from others, by going to organic rather than synthetic. She is Jessica Niederer […]
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