Archive of ‘Health’ category

8 Top Delicious Heart Healthy Foods

I just read an article on 8 top heart healthy foods at ScienceDaily. You may also find like I have that everything on the list is a delicious favorite food! The only part of this top 8 list is that it may be challenging for some is in locating the best quality, so I’ve included […] Read more…

National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Scotts: Disappointing and Disturbing News

Carolina Wren

This past week I became aware of some shocking news: both the National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and Scotts Miracle-Gro was proud to announce they were partnering. In their press release on January 18, 2012 stating, The National Wildlife Federation (NWF) and ScottsMiracle-Gro are announcing a new partnership to advance NWF’s nationwide Be Out There initiative to […] Read more…

Buying Salmon: Differences Between Wild vs. Farmed

  Most salmon and seafood consumed in the United States is imported, and much of it is farm-raised, with little oversight regarding use of antibiotic drugs or additives. Without independent lab testing for harmful levels of mercury and other industrial contaminants farm-raised salmon and other seafood can be harmful to our health. One criteria I have […] Read more…

Sustainable Beyond Organic Meats: we are what the animal eats

How To 'Properly' Cook Grass-Raised Beef | Sacred Habitats

What if everything you’ve been told or read about beef is wrong? Well, wrong that is unless you have been buying and eating beef that has been raised on grass all their lives, hormone-free, no antibiotics. There’s an enormous difference between store-bought meats raised in fedlots, certified organic, and beyond organic. Here I am talking […] Read more…

EEEeeewww Bed Bugs! Be Gone!

Bed bugs have become quite an issue. To make matters worse, they are becoming resistant to chemical treatments; for the same reason bacterial infections have become resistant to antibiotics. This is a wake-up call. I believe the only time we should resort to chemical treatments is only after all other methods have failed. This would […] Read more…

The Skinny About Supermarket Meat and Your Health

The Skinny About Supermarket Meat and Your Health | Sacred Habitats

For most of human history people ate food that was grown or raised in the way nature intended; off the surrounding land. Goats, sheep, bison and cattle spent their entire lives grazing on native plants and grasses. These animals grew to maturity slowly over time at their natural rate. These herds, known as ruminants, are designed […] Read more…

Totally Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (TB)

Totally Drug Resistant Tuberculosis (TB) | Sacred Habitats

Totally Drug Resistant Tuberculosis was first encountered in two cases in Italy in 2003. Fifteen cases were observed in 2009 in Iran. Twelve cases have been discovered in India in 2011. Totally Drug Resistant, known as TDR, is when a disease is resistant to all prescribed medications. In this case it, TDR-TB, is resistant to […] Read more…

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