Food
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All creatures love food – and humans eat for taste and habit more than out of instinct. Also we, 7 billion of us, eat 3 to 4 times every day! So it is not surprising that the highest carbon emissions is from food, agriculture and food processing and transport – amounting to 35 to 45 %. Moreover many of the foods we eat are creating widespread health problems too, and hospital systems add to the carbon emissions too.

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Why Daily Vitamin C is Good for Your Immune System

Worried about getting a cold or the flu? For many of us, the knee-jerk action is to take a big dose of daily vitamin C. For many years, C has been the vitamin with the biggest marketing budget (thanks in part to the citrus industry). Now, in the era of COVID-19, with many of us trying to figure out how to eat to best support our immune systems, let’s separate fact from speculation. Can vitamin C really help to prevent colds, flus, and other viral infections? How does vitamin C work in the immune system, and is it worth considering taking a daily vitamin C supplement? And if so, which ones are best?

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Why Bother?

Why Bother?

By Michael Pollan Why bother? That really is the big question facing us as individuals hoping to do something about climate change, and it’s not an easy one to answer. I don’t know about you, but for me the most upsetting moment in “An Inconvenient Truth” came long...

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The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

The Extraordinary Science of Addictive Junk Food

By Dr. Mercola I believe many of our country's chronic health problems would simply disappear if greater attention was paid to the root problem — the food you eat.Americans' reliance on processed foods is a major factor that drives the rampant disease increases in the...

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Monsoon Recipes

Monsoon Recipes

Image courtesy better butter.in Food has been a network of relationships which has evolved over time in a geographical context! Traditional food recipes have woven in folk wisdom drawn from observing and relating to a context. Thus, it enables  the body to...

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