Best food pairings: healthies food combinations

Posted on May 6, 2012 under Organic Lifestyle | Be the First to Comment

The healthiest food pairings could make you healthier. Food synergy is the basis of the healthiest  organic food diet. “Combining whole, natural foods regularly, amplifying their health benefits via synergistic effects,” explains Drew Ramsey, MD, coauthor of the book. “One key reason the happiness diet is so good for the brain is the amazing number of food synergies that exist between whole, unprocessed foods.” Best and healthiest food combinations are explained by Rodale.com.

Harmful pesicides: residues of pesticides in drinking water and food

Posted on November 20, 2009 under Food Safety | Comments are off for this article

The global anti-chemical movement is growing stronger. As scientists dare to acknowledge and educated consumers realize more and more that harmful residues of pesticides in drinking water, vegetables, fruit and almost any other non-organic food are impossible to get rid of, the producers of agrochemicals start talking about global shortage of food, their contribution to sustainability and the importance of technological progress.

Most toxic pesticides banned in Europe

Posted on October 6, 2009 under Food Safety, Global Organic News | Be the First to Comment

aeral crop spraying with pesticides banned in EuropeIn January 2009 European Union banned the use of 22 most toxic pesticide substances in all EU-member states. Among the banned toxic substances used within pesticides are primarily those proven to cause cancer, endanger reproduction or genes, as well as those that negatively affect human nervous, immune or hormonal systems.

Substances likely to be harmful to bees will also be outlawed as bees are essential for the pollination of crops, while 20 percent of pesticides are very toxic to bees. The harmful use of pesticides has been the major reason for the recent sudden die-off of bee communities around the Planet.

Aerial crop spraying of pesticides will also be almost completely prohibited, with minor exceptions.

Best food of the future is natural and organic

Posted on October 5, 2009 under Food Nutrients, Food Safety, Organic Lifestyle | Be the First to Comment

What was the best food you have ever tried in your life? How can we make sure that our children eat the best food? What is the best food anyway? And what will be the best food of the future?

Happy people eat happy food. Happy food, just like happy people, enjoy their conditions: they don’t have stresses nor suffer from thirst, hunger or diseases. Happy foods grows in most favorable natural conditions on happy soils. And, happy soils in their turn, enjoy the best conditions the Earth can ever provide: friendly bacteria to supply with nutrients and enough moisture.

Non-organic hazards: pesticide levels in fruits & vegetables

Posted on May 12, 2009 under Food Safety | Be the First to Comment

Buying only organic and biological food is often hard if not impossible due to limited supply in certain areas. However, when occasionally opting for non-organic onions or kiwi, you are not actually risking much according to the Environmental Working Group which has published a Shopper’s Guide to Pesticides, a research of  non-organic fruits & veggies market in the US measuring the content of pesticide in conventional (chemical) foods.

African green revolution

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The global food crisis and how to stop hunger from escalating in the midst of the current economic crisis will be the subject of a recent G8 meeting of Agricultural ministers in Treviso, Italy. For now, the G8 and the United States continue to advocate the same disastrous policies that got us into the current mess where 1 billion people lack access to adequate food. U.S. agriculture secretary Tom Vilsack has said that biotechnology is necessary to address hunger while the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee recently approved without much public debate the “Global Hunger Security Act” sponsored by Senators Bob Casey and Richard Lugar, that for the first time would mandate the U.S. to fund genetic engineering projects in foreign agriculture research. Meanwhile, the Gates Foundation h as billions invested in the “Alliance for a Green Revolution in Africa.”

Organic food is the key to healthy living

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There is no doubt that human health is directly dependent on the environment people live in and the food & water they consume daily. Most of the foods come to our tables from soil, directly or indirectly, and the health of soil determines the major qualities of fruit, vegetables and grains (bread or pasta).

Organic or bio food demand has been growing rapidly in the past decade as people have been becoming more knowledgeable about the negative impact of intensive chemical agriculture and aggressive commercial expansion of genetically modified crops.