Category Archives: Food

Fruit flies and organics, chemicals, sugar and more from the weekend readings

An article How Monsanto Went From Selling Aspirin to Controlling Our Food Supply from AlterNet based on a report by Food and Water Watch describes how this agrochemical company evolved from producing toxic PBCs (“carcinogenic and harmful to the liver, … Continue reading

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Chemicals, apples, germs, honey and more from the weekend readings

Plenty of interesting articles and editorials reiterate in a refreshing way issues and concerns regarding natural environment, food, health and other matters worth attention. On chemicals that are part of our daily life – cosmetics, detergents and alike – New … Continue reading

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Monsanto Protection Act

Last week President Obama signed into law a spending bill with a controversial rider (Farmer Assurance Provision, Sec. 735 of HR 933) named the “Monsanto Protection Act” by the critics and activists.  It is important to notice that the provision was … Continue reading

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Milk and bread

Speaking of eliminating as much waste as possible… You can make yourself the best breakfast out of stale bread (the most suitable is just ordinary white bread but others taste good as well) and milk (it does not have to … Continue reading

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Wasted Food

Below is the executive summary of a paper by Dana Gunders from Natural Resources Defense Council. Nothing more needs to be added other than what do we do? To read the entire paper, follow this link, Wasted: How America Is … Continue reading

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Chocolate is always a good idea

I have been eating chocolate for the longest time. There are many reasons for it. First and foremost, a pure pleasure! Health reasons are also in the picture. Numerous studies have shown that chocolate can help to preserve healthy mind … Continue reading

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