Weighing The Costs of Not Eating Organic

… – As stated above, we already live in a toxic environment. From the physical toxins to the emotional ones (think stress) it’s surprising that we feel as good as we do. Why eat organic? Why would anyone ingest pesticides? People often rinse off their apples with hardly any effort. “Everyone has cancer cells, but it depends on whether you feed them or not” explains Dan Cheung, owner of Nourish Vancouver, a local cafe operating a fully organic menu. Nourish Vancouver supports local but …

Slippery slope? Heated debate in Uganda over super crops | Zee News

From zeenews.india.com, posted March 18 2015 Wakiso: With his half-acre banana plantation, Charles Semakula can put his family`s favourite food on the table every day. Green cooking bananas, or matooke, are a feature of almost every main course for 38-year-old Semakula, his wife and four children, while sweet yellow ones make for pudding. Matooke is a national staple in Uganda, and many say a meal isn`t a meal without it. “When I spend a week without eating matooke, I don`t feel …

CNN Explores the World’s Most Endangered Places – MensJournal.com

… which places to include on the list? We wanted it to be as diverse as possible, and as surprising as possible and not just make it a series about a changing climate or species extinction, but to touch on all of these, and then throw in some unexpected ones like this island in Greece, one of the so-called blue zones, where people live to 100 at a staggering rate. Using that episode as an example, there are a dozen different reasons these folks have figured out how to beat the grim reaper, but …