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My Christmas gift to my spark friends - 12 minutes about happiness

Thursday, December 25, 2014      8 comments

I just listened to this talk for the first time and found it a very good message for Christmas: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
fLJsdqxnZb0 Birgit... Read more

A different form of alternative health care - a beacon of hope?

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      7 comments

I just heard a report about this website on NPR (National Public Radio) which can be found on their website. It is about crowdmed.com which is a very different way of diagnosing difficult medical problems that people have tried to get help for w... Read more

The local food movement - please help it survive!

Tuesday, December 16, 2014      3 comments

I don't often get very political, but this one affects our only source of truly quality food other than home-grown: action.fooddemocracynow.
org/sign/stand_up_for_the_
local_food_movement_and_or
ganics_final_comment/?t=2&Read more

Why buying organic is not the answer, buying local is!

Sunday, December 14, 2014      11 comments

The short answer is this: there is too little oversight by the government to make sure that organic standards are followed by the "organic" factory farms. Buy from local producers where you can visit the farm whenever possible. Here is a li... Read more

Calorie-focused thinking - can it be harmful?

Wednesday, December 03, 2014      10 comments

I will let you judge for yourself after reading this journal article: journals.cambridge.org/i
mages/fileUpload/documents
/PHN2014-007802_1.pdf I thought the table on page 4 (fig.2) was a great summary of the dis... Read more

LDL your new best friend - could this be?

Friday, November 28, 2014      7 comments

Yes, you read that right. There is very good scientific evidence that LDL cholesterol is not only not a problem but is actually helpful for good health. This is a link to Dr. Perlmutter's blog, the author of "Grain Brain". His blog links to... Read more

Glyphosate in Organics

Wednesday, November 05, 2014      7 comments

I just found this article today and thought it was worth passing on to as many people as possible: healthimpactnews.com/201
4/alert-certified-organic-
food-grown-in-u-s-found-co
ntaminated-with-glyphosate-herbicide/ Read more

Should you take L-Carnitine?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014      6 comments

Here is a good article about it: www.drperlmutter.com/re-
energize-carnitine/?hvid=5
MHjLS&utm_source=newslette
r&utm_medium=email&utm_con
tent=Carnitine%20energize&
utm_campaign=Carnitine%20e
nergize&utm_source=Dr... Read more

Is gluten-free a fad?

Wednesday, August 13, 2014      4 comments

I wanted to share this short video which clarifies some rumors that had started spreading on the internet: digestionsessions.com/is
-gluten-free-a-fad/ Birgit... Read more

Purslane - a wild food that could feed the world

Thursday, July 24, 2014      14 comments

Purslane is considered a weed in the United States by most people. But it is also considered a culinary delight by more and more people and it is eaten in many countries around the world. It has a lot of great nutrients and it grows in almost a... Read more

Free summit - growing your own food

Monday, July 07, 2014      7 comments

It starts today and all you have to do is sign up and look at the videos every day. growfoodsummit.com/ Birgit... Read more

Toxic apples?

Thursday, May 01, 2014      9 comments

I eat apples very rarely because of the high sugar levels but at least make sure they are always organic. Here is another reason: www.slate.com/articles/v
ideo/video/2014/04/u_s_app
les_banned_in_europe_does_
diphenylamin... Read more

A great whale story

Thursday, May 01, 2014      3 comments

I found this video on youtube and wanted to share it. www.youtube.com/watch?v=
tcXU7G6zhjU ... Read more

This could prevent GMO labeling forever - please spread the word

Monday, April 28, 2014      6 comments

Regardless how exactly we feel about GMO's right now, if this bill passes we won't be able to change our minds later. action.fooddemocracynow.
org/sign/stop_Monsanto_and
_Big_Foods_secret_plan_to_
kill_GMO_labeling/?t=4&refRead more

First World Problems - This will solve all of yours :)

Sunday, April 27, 2014      10 comments

I went to my trusty source of great web info for this one, my teenage daughter: www.youtube.com/watch?v=
vN2WzQzxuoA I do think it's worth a serious discussion, given the PROBLEMS so many of us deal with on a daily ... Read more


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