Category Archives: Food

  • Study: Light Drinking May Protect Cognitive Functioning

    Study: Light Drinking May Protect Cognitive Functioning

    When someone is looking to lead a healthier lifestyle, one of the first recommendations made by doctors and nutritionists alike is to stop drinking alcohol. After all, alcohol kills brain cells, right? Well, a new study is sure to delight and validate drinkers the world over. Researchers from ...
  • Controversial Herbicide Harming Honeybees?

    Controversial Herbicide Harming Honeybees?

    Recent court cases have focused on the possible effects of glyphosate, found in Monsanto’s Roundup, on humans. But researchers are now investigating whether this commonly used herbicide could also be having adverse effects on the health and behavior of honeybees. Is one of the world’s most ...
  • 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 ...