CRAZY ABOUT BANANAS

By Jessie Szalay, Live Science Contributor | October 25, 2017 09:33pm ET Bananas are one of the world’s most appealing fruits. Global banana exports reached about 18 million tons in 2015, according to the United Nations. About half of them went to the United States and the European market. In the United States, each person eats 11.4 lbs.Continue reading “CRAZY ABOUT BANANAS”

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Oregano Replaces Need For Antibiotics…VIDEO – Oregano Water Recipe

…at least in chickens. The people over at Perdue Chicken Farms put oregano in their chickens’ water to eliminate the need for antibiotics. Supposedly oregano contains antioxidants that keep the chickens from getting infections, which is the reason for the antibiotics in the first place. In another advertisement, Perdue claims that rosemary and thyme helpContinue reading “Oregano Replaces Need For Antibiotics…VIDEO – Oregano Water Recipe”

Organic versus Conventional: Which has More Nutrients? 

  Written By Michael Greger M.D. FACLM on April 13th, 2017 Are organic foods safer and healthier than conventional alternatives? Those are two separate questions. Some consumers are interested in getting more nutrients; others are more concerned about getting fewer pesticides. Let’s do nutrition first. As seen in my video, Are Organic Foods More Nutritious?, hundreds of studies haveContinue reading “Organic versus Conventional: Which has More Nutrients? “