Archive of ‘Health’ category

Organic Certification: is it all it’s cracked up to be?

Organic Certification: is it all it’s cracked up to be? | Sacred Habitats

I had been a devoted “certified organic” shopper for 25 years when something struck me while shopping in a well known supermarket in 2003. While selecting broccoli in the produce section I couldn’t help but notice that the appearance of both the conventionally grown and the “certified organic” broccoli looked exactly the same! I picked […] Read more…

Electricity for Our Homes: Wind Power or Mountaintop Removal

Electricity for Our Homes: Wind Power or Mountaintop Removal | Sacred Habitats

In a world of rising energy prices, rising global temperatures, and rising sea levels, Americans are looking for clean and affordable energy. Yet under the influence of big energy companies, policy-makers are stubbornly clinging to the old, dirty fossil fuel technologies of the past. Along with global warming, mountaintop removal is an egregious example of […] Read more…

Genetically Modified (GM) Canola Found Growing Along Roadsides

A factory farm grain field

A study published October 11, 2011 by the online journal PLoS ONE reports that genetically engineered canola endowed with herbicide resistance have been found growing outside of established cultivation regions along roadsides across North Dakota. These “escaped” plants were found state-wide and accounted for 45% of the total roadside plants sampled. The authors of the study […] Read more…

How To Make Dandelion Root Powder

Dandelion

Proper preparation of your dandelion root for wellness is as important as when it is harvested. George Cairns articulates below how this is done properly. I highly recommend following his instructions right down to every last detail. Cairns, near death from cancer, was told by his doctor that he had 6 months to live. Over […] Read more…

Lentils: nutritional info and a Lentil Salad Recipe

Red Lentils from Bob's Red Mill

Compared to other types of dried beans, lentils are relatively quick and easy to prepare. I think they look more like baby dried peas than dried beans. Lentils readily absorb the flavors from other foods and seasonings in your recipe. Lentils are high in nutritional value and are available throughout the year. Lentils are legumes […] Read more…

1 2 3 4