Archive for the ‘Food’ Category

Ponderables 2: Exploring Veganism

A few excerpts from the thought provoking book,  Radical Vegetarianism: A Dialectic of Diet and Ethic by Mark Mathew Braunstein: “Nature is undeniably cruel and life unmentionably cheap, but one way we can rise above life is by not taking it.” “One … Continue reading

Itching For Some Red Meat

New freaky reason to check yourself for ticks: they could make you allergic to red meat. The little fellow shown below is responsible.   Amblyomma americanum (aka Lone Star Tick)     This is the Lone Star tick native to … Continue reading

Eggxam, Part 1

Eggs are arguably among Nature’s most perfect foods. But there are differences in nutritive value, egg quality and level of animal cruelty that depends upon where you get your eggs. The best situation is to find a local farmer who … Continue reading

Soda Bursts Into Flames!!!

Don’t cha just hate it when you’re minding your own business drinking a soda and it bursts into flames?  Nonsense you say?  Then why have our friends in the food industry been adding flame retardant to your Mountain Dew for … Continue reading

Tasty Pesto and Detox too!!

Chelation therapy is used as a treatment for acute mercury, iron, arsenic, lead, uranium, plutonium, and other forms of toxic metal poisoning.  In 1995, Dr. Yoshiaki Omura, President and Founder of the International College of Acupuncture and Electro Therapeutics found … Continue reading