Really?! – You Will Eat Two Recycling Bins of Plastic in Your Lifetime

Really?! – You Will Eat Two Recycling Bins of Plastic in Your Lifetime by Dr. Joseph Mercola for Mercola Tiny bits of plastic about the size of a sesame seed or smaller are everywhere. News headlines often show intact plastic bags, rings and bottles as the primary threats to the environment — and these are indeed harmful to marine life and more — but the smaller, more insidious plastic bits may be even more harmful. These microplastics, as they’re known, are smaller than 5 millimeters (mm), and found in a number…

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Processed Foods Highly Correlated With Obesity Epidemic In The US

Processed Foods Highly Correlated With Obesity Epidemic In The US from Natural Blaze As food consumed in the U.S. becomes more and more processed, obesity may become more prevalent. Through reviewing overall trends in food, George Washington University (GW) researcher Leigh A. Frame, PhD, MHS, concluded that detailed recommendations to improve diet quality and overall nutrition are needed for consumers, who are prioritizing food that is cheaper and more convenient, but also highly processed. Her conclusions are published in a review article in Current Treatment Options in Gastroenterology. “When comparing the…

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Breakfast Burritos and Salads: The Recalls Just Keep Coming

Breakfast Burritos and Salads: The Recalls Just Keep Coming by Sandra D. Lane for The Organic Prepper On the heels of a CDC Food Safety Alert issued December 9, 2019, regarding Fresh Express Sunflower Crisp Chopped Salad Kits, that involve a multistate and Canadian outbreak of E. coli O157:H7 comes another recall; Frozen Breakfast Burritos. It seems the recalls are normal occurrences nowadays, with only hours, days, or maybe a week, between each new one. The Burritos This time we’re looking at frozen breakfast burritos from Ruiz Food Products Inc., in Florence, S.C.  According to the FSIS (Food…

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Capsaicin: A Spicy Supplement That May Deliver Well-Rounded Benefits to Your Health

Capsaicin: A Spicy Supplement That May Deliver Well-Rounded Benefits to Your Health from Mercola Chili peppers (capsicum annuum) are one of the most common yet important spices in cooking, and is enjoyed by countless people all over the world. While most people believe that they originated from India, China or Thailand — countries that make extensive use of chilies in their cuisine — did you know that they actually originated from the Americas?1 The history of chili peppers goes back to more than 6,500 years ago in the Mexican region.2 Ancient…

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Do Ramen Noodles Expire? What You Need To Know!

Do Ramen Noodles Expire? What You Need To Know! by Kelly L for MD Creekmore Ramen noodles come in different package sizes that can be consumed. The restaurant version of Ramen noodles are made on the spot and should be consumed immediately and not stored. The popularity of the instant Ramen noodles could be derived from the fact that restaurants readily make similar delicious versions of the Ramen noodles for a high price. Instant Ramen noodles at American grocery stores come in different types of packages. Packages include plastic sealed…

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PREPPING TIPS: PREVENT MOLD IN YOUR FOOD STORAGE PRESERVES

PREPPING TIPS: PREVENT MOLD IN YOUR FOOD STORAGE PRESERVES by Mac Slavo for SHTFPlan Mold can slowly destroy your food supplies if you let it.  It’s a huge waste of both money and time, so it’s important to understand how to prevent it. Mold is a fungus that can be found both indoors and outdoors, in walls, and on everyday items. No one knows how many species of mold exist, but some professionals estimate that number ranges from tens of thousands to three hundred thousand and possibly more. Mold spores…

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MORE RECALLS: Vegetables, Meat, and Fish Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination and Mislabeling Issues

MORE RECALLS: Vegetables, Meat, and Fish Recalled for Possible Listeria Contamination and Mislabeling Issues By Sandra D. Lane for The Organic Prepper GNN Note – What is happening with our food supply? ****** On the heels of the last recall of More Than 100 Vegetable Products reported by Daisy Luther just six days ago come three more recalls, with one being an extension of another. First, Russ Davis Wholesale is recalling “Crazy Fresh” produce items over possible contamination of Listeria monocytogenes. However, this recall is in response to Mann Packaging’s enormous initial recall on November 3, which…

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Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix

Homemade Dry Onion Soup Mix By Sara Tipton for Natural Blaze Dry onion soup mix is a versatile pantry staple that can be used for soups, dips, casseroles, and even mixed in to add a little oomph to dinners. We like to make our own soup mix because, oftentimes, onion soup that is purchased in grocery stores is laced with harmful preservatives like sulfur dioxide and monosodium glutamate and artificial colors and flavors. Plus, it’s incredibly easy to make it at home and you get to control the ingredients used! In fact, there…

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Enough Food For A Year (Level 3 Preparedness)

Enough Food For A Year (Level 3 Preparedness) by Ken Jorgustin for Modern Survival Blog “Prepping and Preparedness 3” is a level of being prepared for up to 1 year. Check the series overview for my logic and reasoning why I split it the way that I did. And also re-read the sections on Food Preparedness for Level 1 & 2. The following information is intended as a guideline. The details will require research, time, and work on your end. But it’s really not complicated. Lets get started: Food Storage Beyond…

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The 12 Best Foods You Can Eat For Optimal Digestion

The 12 Best Foods You Can Eat For Optimal Digestion By New Leaf Chiropractic via Natural Blaze Are you tired of experiencing bloat, poor digestion, fatigue, and mental fog? Then it’s time to improve your gut by drinking more water, exercising regularly, and eating more nutritiously. Put the principle of making “food your medicine” in motion by adding more of the following foods to your regime: Vegetables Broccoli, Brussels sprouts, cabbage, arugula, carrots, kale, eggplant, beetroot, Swiss chard, spinach, ginger, mushrooms, and zucchini Roots and Tubers Potatoes, sweet potatoes, yams, carrots, squash, and turnips…

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