UN Report Says Small-Scale Organic Farming Only…

… Review 2013: Wake Up Before It’s Too Late,” which included contributions from more than 60 experts around the world. The cover of the report looks like that of a blockbuster documentary or Hollywood movie, and the dramatic nature of the title cannot be understated: The time is now to switch back to our natural farming roots. The New UN Farming Report “Wake Up Before It’s Too Late.” The findings on the report seem to echo those of a December 2010 UN Report in many ways, one that …

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Is growing organically just a fad or is it the future of farming? – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

… central Victoria organic fruit grower, Katie Finlay, disagreed and said there are ways to buy and eat organic food in a way that won’t break the bank. “If you buy seasonally from an organic grower you’re often paying the same, or less as you’d pay for conventional product in a supermarket, so shop around,” she said. To continue reading this article, please click on this link: Source: Is growing organically just a fad or is it the future of farming? – ABC …

The best anti-inflammatory foods and recipes | Fox News

… rest, too much stress, eating processed foods, eating foods with chemical pesticides and herbicides on them (non-organic foods) and anything else that may cause stress on your body. To fight inflammation, it’s important to keep in mind the following foods and try to incorporate them into your lifestyle as much as possible. It’s also important to remove refined sugar, alcohol, caffeine and processed foods. Some simple ways to add anti-inflammatory foods to your lifestyle are: spicing up your …

How the food you eat affects how you feel

… increased demand for locally grown and organic foods. Elimination diets — such as gluten-free, low- or no-carbohydrate, raw food and juice cleanses — have emerged as ways to lose weight and restore a healthy balance. There are countless diets and nutrition plans out there, and it may be overwhelming to decide what’s best. If you’re feeling tired or swollen or experiencing aches and pains not associated with an injury, try changing the way you eat and see whether your symptoms …

10 Nutritious Foods That Won’t Break Your Budget

By Chloe Della Costa | March 28, 2015 Consumers know that there is a price to pay for eating healthy. Prices on organic foods and healthier options in general tend to be higher than prices on processed foods with low nutritional value. Certain health foods, however, aren’t going to break the bank. In addition to money-saving strategies like buying in bulk, avoiding restaurants, and growing your own garden, there are ways to cut costs simply with the foods you choose to purchase. If you …

True Food Kitchen chef favors healthy, ethnic foods

… more ways. What’s the meal you dream about? I fantasize about cooking a feast alongside a Thai grandmother and taking copious notes and pictures. There’s only one right way to make each Thai dish, and it’s a cuisine that’s been refined over hundreds of years. I want to learn the most authentic preparations from a master, and who knows better than Grandma? Is there anything you would never eat? I’m already hyper conscious about what we buy for our home fridge. …

Certified Naturally Grown: A New Way to Identify Pesticide-Free, Non-GMO Food » EcoWatch

… farms typical of agribusiness operations. This is a shame, because growing many different crops at once is a safer and more ecologically sustainable practice. The soil is worked in different ways, and disease and pest problems are significantly reduced.” There are currently more than 700 CNG farms and apiaries in North Ameri To finish reading this article, click on this link: via Certified Naturally Grown: A New Way to Identify Pesticide-Free, Non-GMO Food » EcoWatch. …

FDA Approves Some Genetically Modified Apples and Potatoes – WSJ

By Tennille Tracy, Posted March 20 2015 The Food and Drug Administration signed off on genetically modified varieties of apples and potatoes, and for the first time suggested the products might need to carry a label to inform consumers about the ways in which they’re different from conventional varieties. The so-called Arctic apple, developed by Okanagan Specialty Fruits Inc. in Canada, has been designed to resist browning when cut open or sliced. The Innate potato, developed by the …