Garlic is a plant in the onion family, grown for its cooking properties and health effects. It is high in a sulfur compound called Allicin, which is believed to bring most of the health benefits.   Allium sativum, commonly known...
Spinach, along with other green, leafy vegetables, is rich in iron, spinach contains iron absorption-inhibiting substances, including high levels of oxalat e, which can bind to the iron to form ferrous oxalate and render much of the iron in spinach...
The controversy surrounding Coca-Cola is deep. Many people have come to realize in recent times that the products of the company do more harm to their health than good. In fact, Coca-Cola has no important nutritional value whatsoever.According to...
These delicious alternatives are a great way to get all of your calcium in a cruelty-free way.Credit: Jessie Next DoorThe health benefits of going vegan are often debated, with many opponents pointing to things the diet might be lacking...
The documents suggest collusion between the agrichemical giant and the EPA.By Reynard Loki / AlterNetMonsanto suffered a major setback Tuesday when a federal judge in San Francisco unsealed documents that call into question the agrichemical giant's research practices and...
The apples will not be labeled so there is no way of telling if they are genetically modified or not.GMO apples have hit the supermarket shelves in the United States, although their labels do not state what they truly...
Last year, we extensively reported on the negative health impacts of processed food. Processed foods are foods packaged in boxes, cans or bags. They go through many complex processing steps, often containing additives, artificial flavorings and other chemical ingredients that...
White striping degrades the taste and nutritional value of chicken, resulting in meat that is less tender, doesn’t absorb marinade as readily, and contains more fat. Plus, the suffering the birds experience, from putting on weight too rapidly, is...
Airlines are intentionally coating passengers and airplanes with insecticides.Airplanes are routinely coated with insecticides, in some cases while passengers are still onboard. Passengers have raised alarm at the site of flight attendants emptying aerosol cans of insecticides throughout the...
Sanders couldn't hold back laughter when presented with the claim that "nobody knew health care could be so complicated."Credit: YouTubeOne of the most appealing promises made by Bernie Sanders’ during his campaign, which appealed to folks of every background,...