man barbecuing hot dogs

Meat Causes Cancer? Advanced Glycation End Products HCAs & PAHs

It was Memorial Day weekend and while shopping in Whole Foods, one of us witnessed a mother scold her son as he put hamburgers in the cart. “We don’t buy conventional, ONLY organic!” she exclaimed. Tossing the patties aside as if they were trash, she sighed and grabbed the organic beef patties – at ...
wild yarrow flower

Benefits of Yarrow Tea and Oil Scientifically Examined

What is yarrow? Native to the temperate zones of Europe, Asia, and North America, this flowering plant can be found in sunny meadows with well-drained soil. Growing up to 3 feet in height, it has fernlike leaves and at least one head made up of 15 to 25 white flowers, each of being no bigger than a ...
various raw superfoods on countertop

Top 10 Superfoods of 2021 (Science-Based, Not Hype)

The term "superfood" is used a lot, but what does it actually mean? The official definition just means a food that is nutrient dense but watch out because that can mean different things to different people. Some of the foods that marketers and ill...
Japanese sweet potato from Trader Joe's

Murasaki Japanese Sweet Potato a Recipe For Disaster?

Due to the pandemic, these can be hard to find and rather than picking up at Trader Joe's, you have people resorting to buying their purple potatoes on Amazon. Understandable, as they can be hard to resist. Compared to Americans, the Japanese have...