Category Archives: Food

  • Farmer Says 61,000 Chickens Euthanized as Egg Sales Drop

    Farmer Says 61,000 Chickens Euthanized as Egg Sales Drop

    A sharp drop in demand for eggs has one Minnesota farmer seeing 61,000 of his chickens euthanized amid the nation’s coronavirus lockdown. Kerry Mergen, a contract egg farmer near Albany, Minn., got word on a Wednesday the chickens in his barn would be euthanized. A crew showed up the next ...
  • Sysco switches to selling frozen food amid hotel, restaurant closings

    Sysco switches to selling frozen food amid hotel, restaurant closings

    As restaurants, hotels, schools and other big institutions get shuttered by the coronavirus, the food wholesalers that supply them are cooking up fresh tactics to survive. Sysco, the nation’s biggest food distributor, recently told customers it’s temporarily giving up selling fresh meat and ...
  • Covid-19 Prepping Is a Boon to Kraft Heinz and Other Packaged-Foods Stocks

    Covid-19 Prepping Is a Boon to Kraft Heinz and Other Packaged-Foods Stocks

    Supermarket shelves are emptying of soup, cereal, snacks, and peanut butter, benefitting hard-hit stocks including Campbell Soup and Conagra. Locked-down consumers are stockpiling groceries in the Covid-19 pandemic, and that’s giving a welcome sales boost to food packagers like Campbell ...
  • 5 Best Foods for a Survivalist’s Home Garden

    5 Best Foods for a Survivalist’s Home Garden

    During times like these, with the coronavirus panic closing borders shutting down the world economy, it’s not a bad idea to plan a small garden to supplement your calories and become more self-sufficient. The task of achieving full self-sufficiency is very difficult without a lot of land, ...
  • Can These Chinese Herbs Be Effective Treatments for COVID-19?

    Can These Chinese Herbs Be Effective Treatments for COVID-19?

    While many people are blaming the Chinese government for the uncontained spread of the coronavirus, we can also look to China for some possible methods of alleviating its symptoms. For centuries Traditional Chinese Medicine, or TCM, has used many different herbs to treat infectious disease. Can ...
  • Shocking Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

    Shocking Health Benefits of Apple Cider Vinegar

    I am sure you have heard the old adage, “an apple a day, keeps the doctor away,” current research seems to suggest that if that “apple” is in the form of apple cider vinegar, it can do even more for your health! While modern scientific research is finally providing evidence of the many health ...
  • Can Your Favorite Brew Add Years to Your Life?

    Can Your Favorite Brew Add Years to Your Life?

    I have to admit that I find an ice cold brew on a warm summer’s day one of life’s simple pleasures. So of course I was thrilled when I found out that beer not only can add a little life to your years, but could actually add some years to your life! A new study […]
  • The Surprising Health Benefits of Jalapenos

    The Surprising Health Benefits of Jalapenos

    I love spicy food. I am particularly fond of Mexican food, and anything and everything with Jalapeno peppers. So, I was very happy to find out that these spicy little gems, also pack a powerful health punch! So, with all due respect to my wife — move over kale, there’s a new superfood in ...
  • Thanksgiving Traditions : How They Really Began

    Thanksgiving Traditions : How They Really Began

    We Americans love our holiday traditions. Decorated trees on Christmas, egg hunts on Easter, and fireworks on July 4th all hold a special place in our hearts and our memories. How about Thanksgiving? Let’s look at some of the more enjoyable traditions of our turkey holiday. Food, of course, is ...
  • The Life-Threatening Dangers of Belly Fat

    The Life-Threatening Dangers of Belly Fat

    I’m pretty sure every American knows that having too much body fat is not a good thing. What many people don’t know, though, is that not all fat is created equal. The kind of fat a person has, and where it is located on the body, can have different effects on that person’s health. Most […]