An alarming video captured by the Humane Society of the United States showed workers at a meatpacking company forcefully moving sick animals for slaughter. This not only broke animal cruelty laws, but it also raised a health hazard for those who consume beef.
Honey has been used not only as a sweetener, but for medicinal purposes dating back to ancient Rome, Egypt, China, and Greece. Dating back to 2100 BC, honey has been mentioned in the ancient writings of Indian texts and possibly even further back than that.
It is possible to make your own skin creams and moisturizers at home. Remember that before the advent of the supermarket cosmetics juggernaut, people used to make their own creams with natural products; many still do, and you can too.
There’s reason to believe that just because a product is labeled as natural, it may not be any better for you. That’s because, up until now, no industry regulations have been set on the words ‘natural’ or ‘organic’ – meaning just about anyone can use it on their product, even if it’s not totally true.
The central concept of the Judaic tradition ‘Torah’ dictates certain dietary rules and regulation for consumption of food, that is called ‘Kosher’ food. But beyond appealing to the Jewish community, it seems that many other people also believe that kosher food products are generally healthier and safer than non-kosher items.
If you’re a beauty and cosmetic product fanatic like I am, you’ve surely run into at least a few products that boast a “paraben-free” status — the ones that don’t (otherwise known as the majority of cosmetics on the market), generally do include parabens in their ingredient list. So, what exactly are parabens?
The fast food industry may be providing us with a convenient source of food at times but is it really worth it? The ongoing concern of how fast food is handled and prepared has been around for a while, but why aren’t the “dirty” aspects of this industry exposed?
States like California currently sell raw dairy on the public market. Some raw foodists are citing the benefits of raw dairy in battling Cancer. Yet, it still remains one of the only food products that cannot legally be sold raw. What will it take to increase our standards of dairy farming so that we can allow healthier raw dairy to be sold?
Most people keep trying to make improvements to their regular grocery lists – like price/saving adjustments, need/want stuff and also, these days, adding or removing things that may be beneficial to their family’s health. If you haven’t already, consider adding these items to your grocery list for the benefit of your and your loved ones’ health.
I can remember the days before my family had a microwave. Days when our meals were sometimes slow-cooked for hours in order to bring out all of the flavors. I can also remember a family trip to the mall one Saturday when I was five years old, where a product demonstrator fried egg after egg – noting the convenience of the non-stick pan.