Onions Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk by 73%

Onions Reduce Ovarian Cancer Risk by 73%This fascinating case-control study from Switzerland and Italy showed that women eating just one serving of onions daily experienced 73% less ovarian cancer than those eating the least onions (one serving = 3 ounces or 80 grams, or half a cup chopped onion). Why are onions so [more]

How Aquaponic Gardening Works

How Aquaponic Gardening WorksAquaponics, with its fancy name, may sound like a trendy new concept developed by environmentalists, but it's actually as old as the hills. Aquaponics is a method of cultivating both crops and fish in a controlled environment. [more]

The 10 Largest Oil Spills in History

The 10 Largest Oil Spills in HistoryThroughout our history of oil drilling, there have been many incidents that have caused oil spills ranging from tiny to enormous. The impact on our environment & economies have been large, but the lasting effects are undeniable. Below is a list of some of the largest oil spills [more]

Detroit High School Campus to Become 27 Acre Urban Farm

Detroit High School Campus to Become 27 Acre Urban FarmI was so sad to hear the point that Detroit had come to, but since their bankruptcy, the citizens have been making real change in their community. Once again, Detroit is taking it to the next most logical step! Sustainability! Less than 50 years after it was built, Kettering [more]

752 Rescued Battery Hens Feel Sunshine for the First Time

752 Rescued Battery Hens Feel Sunshine for the First TimeIf you've never seen an ex-battery hen take her first steps on soil, or feel the sunshine on her face for the first time then this might be five of the most moving minutes you'll ever see. Battery cages had not only prevented these hens from expressing normal and natural [more]

Mexico Bans GMO Corn, Effective Immediately

Mexico Bans GMO Corn, Effective ImmediatelyJust when you think there’s no winning against the biotech industry, news out of Mexico City shows that all is not lost. After years of deliberation, a Mexico judge has placed an indefinite ban on genetically-engineered corn. Effective immediately, companies like Monsanto and [more]

What is Oil Pulling & Why Does it Matter?

What is Oil Pulling & Why Does it Matter?To a culture obsessed with fresh minty gels and pastes to brighten the smile, the idea of swishing oil around the mouth seems counterintuitive at best, but at least as far back as 500 B.C., oil pulling has been an important part of Indian traditional medicine. [more]

Home Made Laundry Detergent

Home Made Laundry DetergentHere is an amazingly simple Do It Yourself detergent that doesn't leave any residue on clothing, gets nearly every stain out the first time AND smells fresh. To make it, the cost is only about $1.76 for 128 loads of laundry! [more]

5 Healthy Ingredient Swaps for Thanksgiving

5 Healthy Ingredient Swaps for ThanksgivingThanksgiving should be a time of gratitude, family, friends and good times, not food comas and bloated bellies. Here are 5 ingredients you can swap into your Thanksgiving recipes! [more]

Indian Frybread Recipe

Indian Frybread RecipeFor many Native Americans, "frybread links generation with generation and also connects the present to the painful narrative of Native American history." [more]

 

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