Your Healthy Food Choices

(#CANADA) The Liberals on the Standing Committee on Agriculture oppose mandatory labelling of GMOs

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(I just received the following letter in my email box. It looks to me as though #CANADA’s currant government is on the side of #MONSANTO, and our #LIBERAL government is failing us! John)   The Liberals on the Standing Committee on Agriculture oppose mandatory labelling of GMOs On December 12th evening in the House of Commons, the Chair of the Standing Committee on Agriculture and Agri-Food tabled the Committee’s report on genetically modified animals for human consumption. While the NDP agrees with most of the report, it had no other…read more

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Glorious Maple Trees, and the Not So Glorious!

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I was driving around a few weeks ago, and saw a lot of beautiful hard wood maple trees, among those are the ones which every spring here in Eastern Canada, as well as Northern New England, yield us lots of glorious Maple Syrup. But I will also show you some perfect photos of the perfect menace trees, which if you have them around your home, can do severe to your home foundation! But first, these here are the righteous Maples, most of which are hard wood, used in high quality…read more

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Autumn is Just Around the Corner

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With Autumn arriving down the pike in only a few weeks, this means some of us, especially those of us north of the US – Canadian border, and weather meaning less mobility, what better  time is there to dig out your hobbies, or even find another to keep you pleasantly busy for the next few months, until the better weather returns. In fact, I was lucky to have met an expertise Swedish Weaver, who     subsequently sold me on the pleasures of it.  Here, I found her Spring Patterns edition which…read more

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Joint Pain Control

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If you are suffering from chronic joint pain, this may be your answer.  Perhaps you have slipped and fallen on one of our winter nights, or while shoveling snow, or even running a vacuum cleaner or washing a floor.  Most of these and many other duties are grave sources of back pain. If you suffer injuries which are work – related, that’s another matter altogether. I sold both accident & sickness disability insurance for years, and understand these matters thoroughly.  On a work – related injury, always let them know something happened,…read more

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America’s Disasterous Health Insurance Plan

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America’s Disasterous Health Insurance Plan (Nickname: Obama (Never!) Care) Americans are facing some very important and difficult decisions in the next few months. Many of you out there on Twitter are familiar with me as https://twitter.com/amazinglyhealth . Many of you have known much of what I stand for in terms of what to eat to stay healthy long term, and so on. But with U.S. Elections coming up very soon, I want to put something else on the burner, and I’m hoping people will take this topic very serious! At…read more

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The Bitter Truth About Sugar

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Dr Mercola has published another great article, this time about Sugar and its Direct Health Effects The Bitter and Ugly Truth About Sugar .  But just before we go there, I’d like to leave you with some basics about sugar. Things I studied away back in the 70’s when I studied Agricultural Sciences, especially the Nutritional side of things. Most of what I have  posted right here,  comes from either http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sugar or http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sucrose. Sugar and Economics: The first facts worth mentioning are that according to Wikipedia(1)  About 175 million metric tons…read more

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Why We Should Always Buy Organic Food!

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Well folk, I’ve seen it all! In the 1970’s I went to an agricultural college, and was there to learn the “Latest and Most Up To Date Farming Practices” 🙂 That was from 1973 to 1975.  By Up to Date Practices, that meant using fertilizers which were charged with ways of providing plants with a Quick Fix. In other words, they’d be off to a faster start than would have been the case for millenniums. And a “faster start” always would mean greater yields, which supposedly always means more profit….read more

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Bone Broth’s Healing Properties

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I was trying to think of a useful article to right about over the last few days. Then suddenly on Facebook I saw a great article by Rodale News Home Cooked Sunday: Sunday Soup! I’ve lately been reading about all the wonders of plant based foods, and have been mulling in  my mind the fact that I’d like to get back into growing a big patch of veggies, as I did several years ago, before the J.O.B began to occupy the better part of my time! Well then while reading that article, I…read more

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The Secrets of Vitamins A, C, E, and Selenium

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What is an Anti-Oxidant? In simple terms, an example of oxidation would be Rust, or Iron Oxide Fe2O3. Imagine that nice new piece of silver colored steel lying outside your garage. Then nightfall comes along and it rains all night. In the morning the sun’s out and dries things up, but you see brown streaks on your nice new piece of metal 🙁 So what happened? Basically the water was the catalyst, and small molecules of Iron Oxide (Acne!) show up. Well the same thing happens with all aspects of…read more

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Avoiding Back Pain through Sleeping Positions

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Everyone longs for a sound sleep but unfortunately, some people tend to experience back pain when they wake up. Here are some tips that you should keep in mind if you want to avoid having back pains whenever you sleep … Tip 1: Though it is true that there are some people who find it comfortable sleeping on their stomach, you tend to compress your lower back throughout the evening and this causes you to limit your head and neck movement to twist and turn on one side to another…read more

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