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Alcoholic Drinks Kill Good Mouth Bacteria But Leave The Bad

Heavy alcohol usage can cause a multitude of health problems, but researchers have found that it can also have a negative effect on your oral health. Research has found that heavy drinkers have more bad mouth bacteria, and less of the good bacteria. This imbalance of the mouth flora can cause cavities, bad breath, tooth […]

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Sugar Cereals Not Just for Breakfast Anymore … Millennials Eat Them as a Snack

It turns out that younger people, “millennials”, are actually eating more than cereal than ever before. This has caused the cereal industry to change the description of their products to a snack instead of a breakfast food. Sales of cereal products has declined 19 percent since 2009, mainly due to the influx of yogurts and […]

Can You Drink Too Much Sparkling Water?

A love of sparking water is no new thing. From soda on down, we love carbonated beverages. And that’s all a sparkling drink is; a liquid that has carbon dioxide in it. This added carbon dioxide is what creates that fizz so many of us find popular. Dietitians and doctors say we should drink a […]

The Case For Eating Cheese Daily Is Now Stronger Than Ever

There is good news on the way for all the people out there that love cheese. According to research, people that eat cheese are healthier than those that do not. According to researchers in China, 40 grams of cheese per day can reduce heart disease by 14%. Another study showed that it lowers the risk […]

3 Thoughtful Ways to Conserve Water | Lana Mazahreh

One out of three people are living in a country that is facing a water crisis.  It is no longer just these water poor countries that need to conserve water usage but everyone needs to have a new relationship with water. I grew up in a rural area, water was not supplied as in cities […]

Are Instant Products Healthy?

With time pressures compressing our daily schedules, more and more of us are turning to meals that are quick and easy to prepare. This includes instant foods. But does the time savings come with a hit to the health? An instant food is one that has been dehydrated, so the only preparation needed for consumption […]

Exactly What I Ate To Get My Sugar Addiction Under Control

After decades of food manufacturers successfully shifting the blame for many health concerns onto fat, the focus is shifting to sugar. New medical research points to the heavily sugared modern diets as playing a key and unwelcome role in many medical issues we find ourselves dealing with. Food manufacturers responded to the fat shunning crazes […]

21 Reasons To Cut Back On Sugar That Blew Our Mind

Despite the sugar industry’s past efforts to deflect health attention onto cholesterol causing fats, sweets are turning into the primary focus of both doctors and consumers. Unfortunately, manufacturers have started loading sugar into the very foods they’re now claiming are better for you after lowering the fat content. Some sugar is okay; the body processes […]

How Urban Agriculture is Transforming Detroit | Devita Davison

When we think of cities, we often imagine concrete and building development; not gardens and farms. Nowhere is the typical image of a big concrete jungle of a city more prominently represented in the minds of many than when you mention Detroit. The city used to be a metropolitan mecca, with nearly two million inhabitants […]

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The Future of Good Food in China | Matilda Ho

China is home to more than one point three billion people. They eat a lot of food, and have a rich culinary history. But with that many people, not everyone can readily tap into it. Many who grow up in poverty in China learn to practice not only patience when it comes to meals and […]