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US Honeybee Losses Soar Over Last Year, USDA Finds

26 May 2015 | 901 Views

Honeybee losses are continuing to climb as researchers record the second-highest annual loss to date. While pesticide companies continue to blame other factors, like mites, the high summer losses once again suggest pesticides - and the widespread use of monoculture on US soil - are likely to blame.

See How Quickly Eating Organic Can Rid Your Body of Pesticides

23 May 2015 | 29,602 Views

A family used to eating primarily conventionally grown food switched to an all-organic diet. In a surprisingly short period of time, their body burden of pesticides dropped significantly, which strongly suggests eating organic may make a positive difference to your health.

The Not So Secret Truth About Yogurt

20 May 2015 | 40,423 Views

Many Americans eat yogurt because they believe it's healthy, but most commercial varieties contain enough sugar to rival a candy bar. Is it possible to find healthy yogurt at your grocery store, and what qualities should you look for to ensure your yogurt is helping your health instead of hurting it?

Ice Cream, We All Scream

19 May 2015 | 41,554 Views

Three people have died from eating pasteurized ice cream sold by the fourth-largest ice cream maker in the US. The deaths, and additional illnesses, were due to listeria contamination, a type of bacteria that has also shown up in hummus, spinach, and pasteurized cheeses in recent months – but not in raw milk, the government’s scapegoat.

Seven Slimming Superfoods

18 May 2015 | 297,598 Views

A key step to a long life, a healthy body and mind, and a healthy weight, is to avoid grains and sugar. But what do you eat in their place, other than platefuls of vegetables? Don't make this common mistake that so many make - focus on these 7 foods instead.

How to Keep Avocados Fresh for Days

18 May 2015 | 100,859 Views

Do you love avocado but despise the brown film that forms if you try to save one? Don’t throw away another! With these simple and quick tips, you can keep your avocados fresh for up to two weeks at a time.

Can a Pill Offer the Same Benefits as Broccoli?

18 May 2015 | 35,563 Views

A cancer-fighting "broccoli pill" is undergoing testing and may soon be brought to the market. The pill, which is being suggested as a treatment for brain hemorrhage, cancer, and arthritis, claims to offer the equivalent of eating 5.5 pounds of broccoli a day.

Bait and Switch—What You Need to Know Before Buying Seafood

13 May 2015 | 223,818 Views

It might be fed antibiotics and other drugs to hide the lack of hygiene, but bacteria that can cause staph infection and food poisoning was still detected in 60% of tests. True, it should really be healthy - but there's a reason your body screams "no" when you eat this.

Are You Curious About Quinoa?

11 May 2015 | 65,781 Views

This tasty grain is not really a grain at all, which may explain why it has so many attributes that make it good for your health.

The Things You Can Do with Lemon Peels and Juice

04 May 2015 | 203,794 Views

Learn more than five dozen ways that lemons can benefit you around your home, from cooking to cleaning and virtually everything in between.


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