Posts with the category “food”
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot
February 23rd, 2021
Most pheasants sold for food contain lead shot Almost all pheasants sold for food in the UK contain toxic lead shot, scientists have found. The discovery comes one year into a five-year transition to ...
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods
November 26th, 2020
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods Did you know that your immune system is capable of healing pretty much every disease known to man? The body’s self-healing capabilities are quite astounding. There a...
Vegetable Harvesting Essentials--When To Pick
September 12th, 2020
Vegetable Harvesting Essentials--When To Pick Every novice gardener has done it — picked too early or waited too long to harvest their vegetables. Even experienced gardeners have been known to let exc...
Land Grab Leaves Hundreds of Families Destitute In Zimbabwe
September 7th, 2020
Land Grab Leaves Hundreds of Families Destitute In Zimbabwe Three hundred Banket families are set to lose their sources of livelihood after their state-allocated small-holder plots were grabbed from t...
Does an Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away?
May 28th, 2020
Does an Apple A Day Keep The Doctor Away? The predecessor of the “apple a day” saying originated in the United Kingdom. But it gained popularity in the United States during the early to mid-20th centu...
Horsemeat seized amid fears criminals exploiting coronavirus disruption in food chain
May 23rd, 2020
Horsemeat seized amid fears criminals exploiting coronavirus disruption in food chain Shipments of horsemeat masquerading as beef have been seized across Europe as criminals take advantage of closed ...
India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers
May 14th, 2020
India to provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers India will provide free food grains to millions of migrant workers hardest hit by a weeks-long lockdown as well as offer employment und...
Hidden Benefits Of Fermented Foods
May 1st, 2020
Hidden Benefits Of Fermented Foods Fermented foods: the words bring up images of sauerkraut and kimchi along with other pungent morsels. But if you haven’t given it much more thought than that, well, ...
Six Natural Immune Boosting Foods Your Ancestors Used
February 28th, 2020
Six Natural Immune Boosting Foods Your Ancestors Used In the not-so-distant past, antibiotics and antibacterial wipes, lotions and hand sanitizers had not been invented, so one had to rely on your imm...
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods
September 1st, 2019
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods 1. Oily/Fatty FishOily or fatty fish include favorites like salmon, tuna, sardines and trout. These fish are simply packed with nutrients and should be a part of eve...
Relieve Pain Fast With Easy To Use But Little Known Kitchen Remedies
June 22nd, 2019
Relieve Pain Fast With Easy To Use But Little Known Kitchen Remedies Pantry Staples For Pain ReliefVinegar provides soothing relief for a variety of maladies. My favorite vinegar to use is apple cider...
Leah Chase--The Queen Of Creole
June 2nd, 2019
Leah Chase--The Queen Of Creole In the 1950s and 60s at the height of the US civil rights movement, when activists needed somewhere discreet to discuss strategy, they would go to Dooky Chase in New Or...
Neanderthals Resorted to Cannibalism in the Face of Climate Change
March 29th, 2019
Neanderthals Resorted to Cannibalism in the Face of Climate Change We know that Neanderthals were carnivores, with a diet that consisted primarily—if not exclusively—of meat. But a new study by resear...
Turmeric: The Colorful Superfood That Fights Arthritis, Cholesterol, And Cancer
February 3rd, 2019
Turmeric: The Colorful Superfood That Fights Arthritis, Cholesterol, And Cancer Turmeric is a rhizome, similar to ginger, that grows wild in Southeast Asia, and it is what provides curry dishes with t...
Oldest Living U.S. Veteran, Richard Overton, Dies at 112
December 28th, 2018
Oldest Living U.S. Veteran, Richard Overton, Dies at 112 For his first 107 years, Richard Overton lived in relative anonymity. A World War II veteran who fought in the Pacific, he could usually be fou...
France protests an economic catastrophe
December 9th, 2018
France protests an economic catastrophe The "yellow vest" protests have been "a catastrophe" for the French economy, the finance minister says. France has seen four consecutive weekends of demonstrati...
Rwandans See Glimmer of Hope as Poverty Levels Drop
December 7th, 2018
Rwandans See Glimmer of Hope as Poverty Levels Drop More Rwandan sregistered a significant improvement in their living conditions despite a marginal drop in poverty levels over the last three years, a...
Indigenous Seeds Key in Ensuring Food Security in Kenya
October 7th, 2018
Indigenous Seeds Key in Ensuring Food Security in Kenya The solution to achieving food security for the country is based on access to seeds.This is especially because the quality of seeds determines t...
Indonesian troops prepared to shoot looters amid quake desperation
October 3rd, 2018
Indonesian troops prepared to shoot looters amid quake desperation The death toll in Indonesia's twin quake-tsunami disaster has climbed above 1,400, with time running out to rescue survivors six days...
Ben Lecomte's Trans-Pacific Swim Breaks the 1,000-Mile Mark
September 30th, 2018
Ben Lecomte's Trans-Pacific Swim Breaks the 1,000-Mile Mark Far out in the Pacific Ocean, Ben Lecomte swam past a milestone this week.Lecomte, who’s attempting to become the first man to swim across t...
7 Outside-The-Kitchen Uses For Honey
September 27th, 2018
7 Remarkable ‘Outside-The-Kitchen’ Uses For Honey September is National Honey Month, and the golden liquid seems to deserve the honor. Americans consume about 1.5 pounds of honey per person annually, ...
3,000-Year-Old Site May Be the World's Oldest Brewery
September 17th, 2018
3,000-Year-Old Site May Be the World’s Oldest Brewery For many people, nothing tastes better than a glass of cold beer, whether enjoyed at the end of a long day of work or while relaxing on a summer a...
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods
September 8th, 2018
8 Powerhouse Cancer-Fighting Foods Did you know that your immune system is capable of healing pretty much every disease known to man? The body’s self-healing capabilities are quite astounding.There ac...
4 Perennial Berries You Can Plant Once And Enjoy For A Lifetime
August 12th, 2018
4 Perennial Berries You Can Plant Once And Enjoy For A Lifetime Many of us living off-the-grid have a robust garden to supplement the homestead’s food supply. Usually, the garden relies on annual plan...
Lemur extinction: Vast majority of species under threat
August 2nd, 2018
Lemur extinction: Vast majority of species under threat Almost every species of lemur, wide-eyed primates unique to Madagascar, is under threat of extinction. That is the conclusion of an internationa...
Zimbabwe’s Transitional Election: An Opportunity to Rebrand
July 28th, 2018
Zimbabwe’s Transitional Election: An Opportunity to Rebrand Zimbabwe will elect Emmerson Mnangagwa as the new president this month. Amidst global trends of divisive politics, Zimbabwe will hope to bu...
African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty
June 15th, 2018
African Nations Pledge to Use Trade to Reduce Poverty Geneva — Gambia's Vice President and Minister for Women's Affairs, Fatoumata Jallow-Tambajang, says trade has been a strategic tool for reducing p...
Japanese whaling programme slaughtered 122 pregnant minke whales on barbaric and illegal hunt
May 30th, 2018
Japanese whaling programme slaughtered 122 pregnant minke whales on barbaric and illegal hunt Animal rights activists have expressed outrage after a report on Japan’s “scientific whaling” programme sh...
The Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth
May 14th, 2018
The Benefits of Diatomaceous Earth What, you ask, is diatomaceous earth? Isn’t all earth… well, earth? Of course, but diatomaceous earth is a particular type of earth. Okay, it’s basically dirt, but i...
The Huge Appetite Of Louis XIV
May 1st, 2018
The Huge Appetite Of Louis XIV When French King Louis XIV died in 1715, his stomach was reportedly twice the size of the average human. Louis was known for his voracious appetite, but little did he kn...
Helpful Anti-Inflammatory Herbs When You Can’t Use NSAIDs
April 24th, 2018
Helpful Anti-Inflammatory Herbs When You Can’t Use NSAIDs When people are in pain, they automatically reach out for pain relievers. The most common pain relievers used are non-steroidal anti-inflammat...
Ongoing Drought Affecting World Food Prices
April 22nd, 2018
Ongoing Drought Affecting World Food Prices The prices for cereals, which contain the world’s most important food crops, rose by 12.1% over the past year. The cost of cereals, which include grains, co...
Surviving The Hard Times Ahead With Discipline And Frugality
April 14th, 2018
Surviving The Hard Times Ahead With Discipline And Frugality Hard times are nothing new. Adverse circumstances have come and gone throughout the centuries, and people have dealt with extreme difficult...
Could non-alcoholic gin ever be as good as the real thing?
April 1st, 2018
Could non-alcoholic gin ever be as good as the real thing? In the gracious surroundings of the wood-panelled Jubilee Room, corks are popped, beer is guzzled and lemons fizz in free-flowing G&Ts. But d...
Less Than a Quarter of the Earth Has Escaped Substantial Impacts by Humans
March 27th, 2018
Less Than a Quarter of the Earth Has Escaped Substantial Impacts by Humans Land degradation will unleash a mass migration of at least 50 million people by 2050 — as many as 700 million unless humans s...
Bumpy labels that signal when food has gone off are set to be introduced for dairy products
March 18th, 2018
Bumpy labels that signal when food has gone off are set to be introduced for dairy products High tech food labels that turn 'bumpy' when products have gone off are set to be introduced by a dairy com...
12 Weird But Helpful Things Cornstarch Can Do
March 15th, 2018
12 Weird But Helpful Things Cornstarch Can Do Cornstarch is great in the kitchen, but you may not know that there are a slew of uses for cornstarch around the house.Let’s look at 12 such uses:1. Windo...
How To Make Pancake Syrup From Birch Trees
March 13th, 2018
How To Make Pancake Syrup From Birch Trees Birch syrup is an alternative to maple syrup that is commonly grown across the northern United States, Canada and in northern Europe. While other birch produ...
Two million children risk starvation in DRC
March 9th, 2018
Two million children risk starvation in DRC Over two million children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at risk of starvation if they do not receive the aid they need, the UN has warned. ...
5 Questions You Better Ask Before Buying Garden Seeds
March 3rd, 2018
5 Questions You Better Ask Before Buying Garden Seeds Those of us who raise our own vegetables know it involves more than simply sowing spring seeds and reaping the delicious rewards at harvest time. ...