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   Real Italian pizza!Best pizza [one of our readers has] ever had. Kinda pricey, $22 for a large. Ingredients flown in from Italy. They must partially precook because it only takes 10 min to cook your pizza, and the temperature won't hold unless you ... read more

Good food, terrible packaging

  Feedback I sent to Luvo: I love your frozen meals, but hate your packaging. Your microwave cooking instructions basically say "look elsewhere on package."Why not put the instructions right there where it says "instructions?" ... read more

Easiest container-friendly food plants

  via Container-friendly food plants We've found 35 fruits and vegetables that you can grow in containers. These range from bananas and citrus... read more

Horsetail herb said to remove aluminum

  According to the "Health Ranger," anyway See Vimeo link The Health Ranger reveals why Horsetail herb, which grows as a weed, allows your body to eliminate toxic ALUMINUM, a heavy metal linked to Alzheimer's and dementia. (It's also found ... read more

Drop the diet drinks

  from dailymail.co.ukhealtharticle-4429790Diet-drinks-TRIPLE-risk-stroke-dementia Diet drinks TRIPLE your risk of stroke and dementia, and are FAR more dangerous than drinks sweetened with sugar. Boston ... read more

Wild lettuce to help pain

  This looks very familiar in my yard. Go here for more info: lettuce I'm surprised I haven't come across wild lettuce as an alternative to toxic pain, migraine and anxiety pills, but a recent r... read more

Farm of the future?

  Cool!But I also like one of the commenters' idea about forest gardens.See forest gardens... read more

Russia completely bans GMOs in food production

  That's it! We're moving to Russia! Just kidding (because it kinda sucks over there unless you're rich ... like almost everywhere else, actually). Still, this is good news for humans: This is a bold move by the Russian government, and it sits in u... read more

What to plant now

  Just FYI if you were wondering, 'cuz I was. Broccoli.If you live in a warmer climate and can find a quick growing Broccoli variety, you can harvest well into November.Source: What to Plant Now... read more

The real reason wheat is toxic

  via The Real Reason Wheat is Toxic: it's not the gluten Standard wheat harvest protocol in the US is to drench the wheat fields with Roundup several days before the combine harvesters work through the fields [because] wither... read more

Mighty broccoli sprouts rapidly detox pollutants

   The drink used in the China study was made with broccoli sprouts developed by researchers at Johns Hopkins University. They are sold under the brand name ... read more

Nutty grain and oat bars

  I need to try this. Too bad I hate cooking so much. I eat way too many snacks at work, but at least these are healthy. The snack machine and I have had a falling out (it no longer recognizes my "shopper's card"), so now's a good time to try this. ... read more

Farmers use social media to stop food waste

  . So far, CropMobster has managed to distribute nearly half a million kilograms of food, which has brought in close to a million dollars in revenue for small producers.... read more

10 ways to survive skyrocketing food prices

  Good to know. from 10 Ways to Survive Skyrocketing Food Prices Food prices are getting out of control. As meats, dairy, and eggs climb to record high prices and over 50 million Americans are now on... read more

52 plants in the wild you can eat

  You should NEVER eat unripe elderberries. An important comment, above.That caution aside, this is good to know if you're ever starving or just have the munchies while wandering through your back yard!:) via ... read more

Why your brain craves junk food and what you can do about it

  The good news is that the research shows that the less junk food you eat, the less you crave it.In other words, self-control!What a concept! via ... read more

Food stamp corporate welfare

  Millions of Americans are angry because food stamp recipients can use their benefits to buy junk food but don't realize that they are able to do so because corporate America wouldn't have it any other way. via ... read more

The anti-inflammatory smoothie that will heal you from the inside out

  The Anti-Inflammatory Smoothie That Will Heal You From The Inside Out.I think I'll try this. Click above.... read more

Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times fluoride level of tap water

  via Some non-organic foods contain upwards of 180 times the fluoride level of tap water, says expert. ... the average person's cumulative exposure to fluoride from food, beverages, personal care products, and water is up to seven ... read more

Struggle in the vegetable garden

  No, not just me and my pathetic "crop management." While that's definitely been a struggle, there have apparently been physical altercations going on in the garden, specifically on top of the onions. The tops of those plants — once so proud ... read more

Food Matters film

  Finally watched this "Food Matters" movie last night. It was great. MD's and pharmaceutical execs will hate it, of course. Anyway, I highly recommend it. ... read more

Benefits of turmeric (2013)

  Turmeric's cardiovascular benefits foundJust an FYI, above.... read more

Pick your own fruits and vegetables

  Should be fun, and you'll know it's fresh: nashvillefunforfamiliespick-your-own-produce-nashville-middle-tn See also: pick-your-own_fruit_and_ve... read more

Garden improvements

  I finished up my little rain barrel project yesterday. My three rain barrels used to be underneath the downspout coming off the roof. And that's great for catching the most rain, but the problem was that it is downhill from and not close enough t... read more

This year's vegetable garden

  My checklist for this year's vegetable garden: Soil tilled?Check! Top soil added?Check! Plants bought?Check! Seeds for plants not available for purchase?Check! Plants planted?Check! Now the watering ... and waiting begins!Oh, you're wonderi... read more

Major food companies consider lobbying for GMO labeling

  Maybe there is hope for mankind, after all? Thanks to the boycotts, and more people refusing to remain ignorant? Whatever the reason, this looks promising. via Activist Post: Walmart, ... read more

Avoid the pharmacy, fight the flu with remedies from the kitchen

  via Avoid the Pharmacy: Fight the Flu with Remedies from the Kitchen. A gargle made from salt water can relieve a sore throat. As well, it can stop a budding infection in its tracks. Mix 1 tablespoon of salt with a cup of water... read more

Cincinnati passes resolution requiring GE food labeling

  .Good!And that's where Kroger is headquartered, which might make it more interesting.... read more

Genetically engineered foods versus organic foods

  from Genetically Engineered Foods versus Organic Foods. Many political supporters of genetically engineered (GE) foods are feasting on organics, while promoting unlabeled... read more

Eat your tomato harvest all year

  Five Tasty Ways to Eat Your Tomato Harvest All Year Hello tomato harvest time. If your garden (or farmer's market, or neighbor's garden) is suddenly overwhelming you with fresh tomatoes, don't be intimidated, start... read more

Research shows local honey may halt allergies

  For those with allergies, this might help.Research Shows Local Honey may Halt Allergies. Honey has been considered an alternative allergy treatment for many years, with many allergy sufferers swearing by its anti-allergenic properties. Until rece... read more

Our first ever Ethiopian restaurant

  With Elizabeth taken for the night by her wonderful Auntie, Tara and I took the opportunity last night to use a Groupon and go to an Ethiopian restaurant, Mesob. It was our first time trying Ethiopian food.The appetizer, "sambusa," was very good. Whe... read more

Millions Against Monsanto, The food fight of our lives

  "If you put a label on genetically engineered food you might as well put a skull and crossbones on it." — Norman Braksick, president of Asgrow Seed Co., a subsidiary of Monsanto, quoted in the Kansas City Star, March 7, 1994 "Monsanto should no... read more

British town grows all of its own vegetables, improved civic life

  British town grows all of its own vegetables, witnesses improved civic life and reduced crime as a result. When the small British mill town of Todmorden, tucked in between Yorkshire and Lancashire, first began installing fruit and v... read more

Naturally reduce your risk of allergies

  Yet again, the solutions for most of the ailments that plague modern society are to be found in the natural world, not the synthetic world of establishment medicine and Big Pharma.via Activist Post: 3 Ways to Naturally Reduce Your Risk... read more

Thanks to the FDA, you really have no idea whats in your food

  via Thanks to the FDA, You Really Have No Idea Whats In Your Food. It's been stuck this way since the early 1990s, when the FDA hired former Monsanto... read more

Clean 15, The 15 lowest pesticide-prone forms of produce

  Clean 15: The 15 Lowest Pesticide-Prone Forms of Produce. If you don't buy organic, health experts, like David Suzuki, suggest avoiding toxic pesticides linke... read more

Candwich, sandwich in a can goes on sale

  Not a bad idea! Candwich: Sandwich in a can goes on sale The American makers of the Candwich, a sandwich in a can which can be dispensed by vending machines and is opened like a can of Coke, say it's the best thing... read more

Emergency preparedness food storage

  Emergency Essentials - Be Prepared Emergency Preparedness Food Storage.That's the Boy Scout motto, isn't it? Never hurts.... read more

1 In 4 Supermarket Meat Samples Tainted With Drug Resistant Bacteria

  Another reason to go vegetarian, although their math isn't right. Forty-seven percent is much worse than "1 in 4." Maybe we should actually read the article? :) via 1 In 4 Supermarket Me... read more

Which food additives make children behave badly

  via Which Food Additives Make Children Behave Badly. "... food additives used in hundreds of children's foods and drinks can cause temper tantrums and disruptive behavior ..."... read more

Pick your own fruit and vegetable farms

  This could prove useful as food (and gas) prices soar this coming year: Where to Find Pick-Your-Own Fruit and Vegetable Farms Orchards for Local, Fresh Fruit, Vegetables and Pumpkins, Along With Canning, Freezing & Preserving Instructions! See... read more

The starch solution

  All about removing meat and dairy from your diet. The McDougall Newsletter - Introduction to New McDougall Book — The Starch Solution. My recommendation for eating starches puts glazed looks on people's faces, and many dismiss me as certifia... read more

Dems pull fast one with food safety bill

  via newswithviewsNWV-Newsnews233.htm It didn't take long for Democrats in the House to figure a way around the constitutional roadblock that halted the advance of S. 510: The FDA Food Safety Modernization Act, following its approv... read more

Food safety hypocrites

  These people all need to go: libertynewsonlinearticle_301_29693.php... read more

Another reason to avoid Monsanto products

  A very technical article. from gmo-free-regionsfileadminfilesgmo-free-regionsGMO-Free_Europe_2010Carrasco_ChemResToxAug2010.pdf It is important to note that the bul... read more

Buy local food

  from Using Local Organic Cooperatives To Defeat Globalists Okay, you're awake, back among the human tribe.Now what? You are not alone in wondering what is the best way to fight the globalists.There is a vastly growing human... read more

Genetically engineered food right to know act

  Ask Your Congresspersons to Cosponsor HR 5577, Representative Kucinich's Genetically Engineered Food Right to Know Act 10. Almost all non-organic processed food or animal products in the U.S. today contain ingredients that come from genetically en... read more

Make your own toothpaste

  Make your own (healthy) toothpaste here: make-your-own-safe-natural-and-healthy-tooth-pastes-and-tooth-cleansers-1955 Virtually all commercial toothpastes contain one or both of two problema... read more

Saved a blackberry bush

  A couple of them, actually. I was going to post this to blackberryrescue, but there is no such site. Wait, maybe I should check. You never know. Guess what? There IS such a site, but it has to do with the ubiquitous electronic device. Anywa... read more

Waxman sneaks anti-vitamin amendment into Wall Street reform bill

  As Don reminds us, "Waxman represents L.A. on the west side up to Santa Monica. I bet those people take LOTS of supplements." naturalnews028687_Henry_Waxman_health_freedom.html... read more

Decent breakfast place?

  Calling all breakfast eaters: Does anyone know of a decent place for breakfast near Nashville's (BNA) airport? My sister is passing through town next weekend and wants to have breakfast with Elizabeth (everyone else is secondary). We have a short tim... read more

Has the FDA lost its mind ... again?

  cherries and walnuts are not drugs In the latest volley of the US Food and Drug Administration's bizarre war on scientific freedom of speech, the FDA has sent a Warning Letter to the president and CEO of Di... read more

Make your own sports drink

  ... for a fraction of the cost.This is the one thing that kills our food budget, but we keep buying it because my back muscles seem to need the electrolytes to keep from spasming.At least, that's what I've convinced myself of.I've been battling back ... read more

Cake mixes & toxins

  by Anonymous PLEASE remember to check your cupboards when you get home tonight!!! Throw away ALL OUTDATED pancake mix, brownie mixes, Bisquick, cake and cookie mixes, etc., you have in your home. A high school student had pancakes and it almost be... read more

GMO foods

  by [anonymous] Genetically modified cotton is poisoning people in India. In this country, non-organic soybeans, corn and canola (most non-organic of these are GMO) are poisoning people. It's in corn chips and other products. They are making soybeans... read more

Wine review

  Yes, we do it all here at FriendsNews! If I said to you "Bohemian Highway, California Merlot 2007," what would you think? Crap? Just this side of Thunderbird? Well, you'd be wrong. At the amazingly low price of $6 for the small bottle, it's just... read more

6 ways mushrooms can save the world

  Very cool talk given here. He talks fast, so you have to pay close attention. via Mycologist Paul Stamets lists 6 ways the mycelium fungus can help save the universe: cleaning ... read more

Benefits of turmeric (2009)

  by [anonymous] Turmeric, a spice which they eat loads of in India, essentially shuts down cancer switches in the body. Especially effective for breast and prostate cancer, but really all cancers. I add turmeric to at least one meal a day, as well as... read more

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