Survival food storage practice doesn’t require Mormon membership, but the tradition, wrought from their first Utah winter, is worth emulating should disaster strike or technology fail, two survival books by Mat Stein. This guide, Part 2 of my survival series, relies on Stein’s books, and websites dedicated to survival preparedness.
At its most basic, food storage wisdom demands that you buy what you eat, and organize and label the [...]
Are you desperate to wake up and be able to recount all your bizarre dreams to some poor friend or unsuspecting colleague?
If you want to be that person start taking Vitamin B-6.
According to a preliminary study, taking the vitamin may not only give people more vivid dreams but also help in remembering them the next morning.
Sweet dreams: Vitamin B-6 may make people dream more vividly and help them recall the [...]
There are five vitamins that, when lacking in a human diet, are associated with deficiency diseases: Vitamins A, B1, B3, C, and D.
Since vitamins don’t store well, how can you avoid vitamin deficiency diseases by eating right?
Vitamin A deficiency can cause night blindness, lower immune fuction, and can cause total blindness. While fortified foods and supplments are now cheaply and readily avilable, it’s good to know that diet can also keep [...]
S. D. Wells
September 15, 2011
(NaturalNews) According to the world’s leading medical journal, Great Britain’s Lancet, “by the year 2030, half of all Americans will be obese.” The Lancet suggests that the United States Government should somehow begin a top down approach to regulating and taxing unhealthy foods in order to reduce obesity, all while reducing the cost of healthy foods and making them more [...]
Have we forgotten where our food comes from? The importance of a whole foods diet has become more and more vital to our overall health and well-being, because, well, we’ve strayed so far from food. Farmers’ markets bring honest food to us. However, I certainly get lost and frustrated while shopping for food at a grocery store because a) there are too many products on the [...]
It is not a coincidence that obesity and disease rates have skyrocketed since the government developed and socialized the food pyramid and associated advice. An entire nation of highly-motivated individuals have gotten fat during this time period – despite the fact that a multi-billion dollar health club industry was born and has thrived during this obesity boom. Doctors, food companies, farmers – [...]
by Greg Connor
- Insulin regulates fat storage and increasing insulin makes you store more of the food you eat as fat (and prevents you from burning fat when you run out of blood glucose – instead you just get hungry again)
- Carbs stimulate insulin release. Or, put another way, carbs make you fat.
- People are have predispositions to getting fat (just like some people are hairy [...]