Massive U.S. food shortage coming – get a backup supply ready RIGHT NOW

The hunger-relief organization Feeding America estimates that our country will be short eight billion meals in the next four months. Their food banks put out three times the usual this year, due to Covid-19 joblessness and homelessness, totaling over 17 billion pounds of food. On average, at least 10 percent of Americans cannot afford food that contains … Continue reading Massive U.S. food shortage coming – get a backup supply ready RIGHT NOW

“Cultured meat?” Just a trendy-sounding name for lab-concocted, genetically-mutated cancer food

We’ve seen it all with this fake meat frenzy. We’ve seen nasty, pink, jiggling meat stuff being grown in beakers at the laboratories from stem cells. Fake meat that bleeds is supposed to be appealing to people trying to substitute literally anything for their carnivorous habit that’s slowly robbing their health. The little lab freaks … Continue reading “Cultured meat?” Just a trendy-sounding name for lab-concocted, genetically-mutated cancer food

Bacteriocin-producing bacteria present in commercial foodstuffs

In this study, researchers at Bannari Amman Institute of Technology in India investigated the prevalence of bacteriocin-producing, food spoilage- and bovine mastitis-causing bacteria in commercial foodstuff. Their findings were published in the International Journal of Green Pharmacy. A total of 389 commercial food samples were selected for the study, including meat products, fish products, milk and dairy products, … Continue reading Bacteriocin-producing bacteria present in commercial foodstuffs

Fatty fish free of environmental pollutants helps prevent Type 2 diabetes: Study

A study published in the Journal of Nutrition shows that fatty fish free of environmental pollutants may reduce the risk of Type 2 diabetes. Researchers based in Sweden and Finland assessed the diet of study participants using a novel technique called mass spectrometry-based metabolomics. This allowed them to investigate the effects of fatty fish independent of compounding factors … Continue reading Fatty fish free of environmental pollutants helps prevent Type 2 diabetes: Study

Food supply 101: Unusual sources of food when SHTF

When SHTF, you must be willing to make sacrifices if you want to survive. And while preppers spend most of their time anticipating the inevitable, plans don’t always work out. If you run out of food supply in a post-SHTF world, don’t panic. You can keep your energy up by looking for unusual food sources … Continue reading Food supply 101: Unusual sources of food when SHTF

3 Morning smoothies that can give you a healthy energy boost to start the day

Fruits and vegetables are essential to a balanced diet. Even if you’re always in a hurry to beat the rush hour in the morning, you can still start your day with an energy-boosting breakfast that contains a variety of superfoods. All you need to do is whip up a simple yet tasty smoothie using nutritious ingredients like kale, blueberries, … Continue reading 3 Morning smoothies that can give you a healthy energy boost to start the day

Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits in buckets

Putting that green thumb to good use is easier said than done if there is no outdoor space for a garden in the first place–or so people think. Little to no access to an outdoor area shouldn’t rule out the idea of starting a garden. Megan Falk, a gardening enthusiast and an editorial assistant at Shape magazine, explains that … Continue reading Shake up your indoor gardening by planting these 8 fruits in buckets

How safe are urban gardening crops?

As more people learn about their benefits, urban gardens have increased in number across the United States. However, there are several issues surrounding food production in urban areas, like soil contamination, that are thought to pose risks to human health. In a recent breakthrough, a team of researchers from the Universidad Politecnica de Madrid (UPM) in Spain conducted a probabilistic risk assessment … Continue reading How safe are urban gardening crops?

Battle of the melons: What are the differences between cantaloupes and honeydews?

Melons are fruits typically enjoyed during the summer months because of their water and sugar content. A slice of this juicy fruit, whether it’s cantaloupe, watermelon or honeydew, means relief on a hot day. No matter what kind of melon you eat, it is prudent to include them alongside other fruits in one’s diet. Melons contain … Continue reading Battle of the melons: What are the differences between cantaloupes and honeydews?

10 Best herbs to plant on your kitchen windowsill

Despite its health and economical benefits, gardening might be neither practical nor doable for most people in cities and urban neighborhoods. These places just offer little to no space for green gardens – or so people think. Lack of outdoor space shouldn’t rule out a garden, at least not in the traditional sense. Old plant … Continue reading 10 Best herbs to plant on your kitchen windowsill