Kick Starting Your Metabolism into High Gear

Kick Start Your Metabolism Shared with Us By Green Health Spot  After eating way too much I thought I would write down a few tips to kick start your metabolism so that you can stay slim this Summer and weather the assault of sweets, snacks and parties.  Many of us use the excuse of hot…

Buying Healthy Bread

How to Buy Healthy Bread Not all loaves are created equal. Here’s what you need to know BY Rachel Dowd PHOTOGRAPHY BY Mike Lorrig Kate Hahn loves bread so much that on occasion her boyfriend has kept quiet after buying a loaf just to be sure there would be enough for lunch the next day….

Help the Campaign to Force Genetically Modified Food Labeling

Help the Campaign to Force GM Food Labeling California ballot initiative would require disclosure of genetically modified/engineered ingredients on the labels of foods sold there by Craig Weatherby The biggest problem with genetic modification of food crops isn’t the technology.   Gene splicing changes a plant’s genome much less than the crude methods used to…

Synthetic Pesticides and how they effect you

Synthetic pesticides Synthetic pesticides are man-made chemicals that are used in agriculture to kill insects and pests that would otherwise destroy agriculture crops. The main classes consist of organochlorines, organophosphates, carbamates, and pyrethroids. Exposure to pesticides can cause acute (short term) or chronic (long term) effects on animals and humans, especially in the reproductive, endocrine,…