Informative Articles

Below are numerous articles that I come across on a variety of topics that I find to be informative and valuable related to:

Humanity/Environment/Animals

I am continuously adding to this page 🙂


HUMANITY

HUMANITY HEALTH

BEING VEGAN:

On being vegan in the military:

http://www.livevegan.org/index.php/meatout-mondays/item/being-vegan-in-the-military#.U1lCu_FGVPM


FOOD:

A list of 41 “powerhouse fruits and vegetables” ranked by the amounts of 17 critical nutrients they contain:

http://foodmatters.tv/articles-1/you-ll-never-guess-what-veggie-just-beat-kale

The Dirty Dozen:

Several fruit and veggies have a high pesticide residue – they are called “The Dirty Dozen” listed in the link below. These are important to buy organic.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/HEALTH/06/01/dirty.dozen.produce.pesticide/index.html

Sugar:

http://www.everydayhealth.com/columns/my-health-story/year-of-no-sugar-one-family-grand-adventure/

Agave:

http://wellnessmama.com/2457/is-agave-healthy/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=is-agave-healthy

Eggs:

http://nutritionfacts.org/video/who-says-eggs-arent-healthy-or-safe/

Protein:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/natural-health/why-everyone-needs-to-quit-worrying-about-protein/

Canola oil:

http://www.naturalnews.com/043948_canola_oil_hidden_health_dangers_food_bar.html

http://www.healthy-holistic-living.com/avoid-canola-oil.html

GMO’s:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/robyn-o/nine-dirty-little-secrets_b_4808630.html?ncid=edlinkusaolp00000009

Ghee:

http://www.mindbodygreen.com/0-12191/why-everyone-should-get-to-know-ghee.html

Rice:

http://www.consumerreports.org/cro/magazine/2012/11/arsenic-in-your-food/index.htm

Soy Myths:

http://freefromharm.org/health-nutrition/vegan-doctor-addresses-soy-myths-and-misinformation/

Vitamins:

http://www.sunwarrior.com/news/natural-vs-synthetic-vitamins/

Magnesium Stearate:

http://www.naturalnews.com/046293_magnesium_stearate_health_supplements_harmful_additives.html?utm_content=bufferb87a7&utm_medium=social&utm_source=facebook.com&utm_campaign=buffer

Superfoods:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/tim-ferriss/10-uncommon-superfoods-fr_b_3361978.html

http://metro.co.uk/2013/02/19/top-10-superfoods-3503569/

Spirulina

http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/health-benefits-of-spirulina/

Coconut Oil:

http://healthimpactnews.com/2011/80-uses-for-coconut-oil/

MSG – Monosodium Glutamate

http://blogs.naturalnews.com/monosodium-glutamate-msg-silent-killer-hiding-food/

Baking Soda:

http://www.1millionwomen.com.au/2014/08/28/1-product-10-uses-bicarb-soda/


HERBS:

Cilantro:

http://www.globalhealingcenter.com/natural-health/health-benefits-of-cilantro/

Parsley:

http://www.care2.com/greenliving/7-surprising-health-benefits-of-parsley.html#ixzz2VvdKWy7S

Turmeric:

http://www.healthdiaries.com/eatthis/20-health-benefits-of-turmeric.html
http://www.huffingtonpost.com/andrew-weil-md/turmeric-health-have-a-happy-new-year_b_798328.html

Oregano Oil:

http://www.healingnaturallybybee.com/articles/anti6.php
http://www.homeremediesweb.com/oil_of_oregano_health_benefits.php

SPICES:

http://villagegreennetwork.com/5-must-medicinal-spices/


 KIDS HEALTH/FOOD CHOICES:

https://www.drfuhrman.com/library/childrens_longevity.aspx

 


ALCOHOL:

Beerhttp://villagegreennetwork.com/8-beers-stop-drinking-immediately/


FOOD ALLERGIES:

http://complete-health-and-happiness.com/grandparents-didnt-food-allergiesbut/


BABY FORMULA:

http://villagegreennetwork.com/homemade-baby-formula-2/


UNDER THE WEATHER TIPS:

Mix a  tablespoon of turmeric powder and a tablespoon of raw honey into a paste. You can eat off the spoon while sipping boiled water. Do this as often as you like throughout the day. Then make fresh grated ginger tea separately and drink as often as possible. This is meant to work wonders! – Courtesy of Tiffany Ragain, from the wisdom of Ayurveda. Thank you!


SUNSCREEN:

http://www.collective-evolution.com/2014/04/18/avoid-the-toxic-sunscreen-try-coconut-oil-instead/


TEETH:

http://gerson.org/gerpress/dental-guidelines/

http://www.realfarmacy.com/97-of-terminal-cancer-patients-previously-had-this-dental-procedure/

Flouride:

http://www.naturalnews.com/fluoride.html

http://villagegreennetwork.com/top-10-dangers-of-flouride/

Making your own natural toothpaste:

http://www.keeperofthehome.org/2012/04/rethinking-oral-health-care-a-homemade-toothpaste-recipe-for-tooth-remineralization.html

Oil Pulling:

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2011/09/coconut-oil-pulling-detox/

http://www.jonbarron.org/article/oil-pulling-detoxing


BEAUTY:

http://www.lifesanity.com/the-anti-aging-avocado-honey-facial/

BEAUTY PRODUCTS:

Campaign for Safe Cosmetics:

http://wwwsafecosmetics.org

The Environmental Working Group’s Skin Deep Database:

http://www.ewg.org/skindeep/


RECIPES:

Amazing Khichadi:

http://www.elephantjournal.com/2013/03/whats-so-amazing-about-khichadi/

Vegan lemon balls:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/plant-based-recipes/raw-vegan-lemon-meltaway-balls/

25 Vegan recipes Italian:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-recipe/vegan-italian-recipes-that-will-blow-your-mind-25/25

Vegan Nutella:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/vegan-food/how-to-make-vegan-nutella-spread/

Vegan Casserole:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/plant-based-recipes/butternut-squash-portobello-and-spinach-casserole-with-vegan-sausage/

Choc Fudge:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/plant-based-recipes/healthy-chocolate-avocado-fudge/

Vegan Cheese:

http://www.buzzfeed.com/leonoraepstein/vegan-cheeses-that-will-make-you-forget-about-the-real-th

Grainfree bread recipes:

http://villagegreennetwork.com/6-grain-free-paleo-bread-recipes/


VACCINES:

http://gianelloni.wordpress.com/2014/05/12/lioness-arising-9-robin-maiocca/

http://www.rodalenews.com/brain-damage-children?cm_mmc=Facebook-_-Rodale-_-Content-Family-_-BrainDamageinChildren

http://www.livingwhole.org/a-response-to-anti-vaxxers-are-stupid-and-contagious/

http://www.huffingtonpost.ca/lawrence-solomon/vaccine-skeptics_b_4548510.html

Autism:

http://gaia-health.com/gaia-blog/2013-02-26/how-i-gave-my-son-autism/


HUMANITY INSPIRATION:

Habits of Confident people:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/susie-moore/habits-confident-people_b_4876364.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063


 PARENTING:

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/the-next-family/11-things-only-parents-of-boys-understand_b_5755682.html?ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/lauren-cormier/the-day-my-son-gave-up-on_b_5701432.html

 


ENVIRONMENT

EcoWatch is a leading news website reporting on environmental news, green living and sustainable business. Many informative articles here:

http://www.ecowatch.com

OCEANS:

How human activity has heavily affected 41 percent of the world’s ocean-covered area:

http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/23155918/

Ted Danson speaks in support of our oceans:

http://www.ecorazzi.com/2008/02/15/ted-danson-calls-ocean-stewardship-a-moral-and-economic-obligation/

PARKS in Kenya:

http://www.environmentalaction.net/aa_kenya.htm

RESOURCES for schools:

http://www.ashdenawards.org/schools

 


ANIMALS

FACTORY FARM ANIMALS:

How do we know when something is humane:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/how-do-we-know-when-something-is-humane/

What farm animals are fed:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/what-does-your-meat-eat-5-scary-things-farm-animals-are-fed/

Condition of Cows before slaughter:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/what-cows-look-like-before-theyre-slaughtered-for-meat-video/

Lives of Factory Farm Animals:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/facts-about-the-lives-of-factory-farmed-animals/

Factory farming v. Alternative Farming:

http://freefromharm.org/animal-products-and-ethics/factory-farming-alternative-farming/

Is the meat you eat worth this:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/02/20/opinion/kristof-is-that-sausage-worth-this.html?_r=2

A trip to a Stockyard:

http://www.ourhenhouse.org/2014/03/seeing-things-differently-reflections-on-my-recent-trip-to-a-stockyard/

Factory meat cruel and bad for us:

http://www.cnn.com/2014/03/14/opinion/velez-mitchell-animal-cruelty/index.html?hpt=hp_bn7

The Unhealthy Meat Market:

http://www.nytimes.com/2014/03/13/opinion/kristof-the-unhealthy-meat-market.html?hp&rref=opinion&_r=1

Eggs:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/major-problems-with-backyard-eggs/


PIGLET’S miracle rescue:

http://freefromharm.org/animal-cruelty-investigation/rescued-piglet-video-will-make-cry/


DOLPHINS:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/news/new-romanian-law-proposal-to-recognize-dolphins-as-non-human-persons/

http://www.takepart.com/article/2012/10/22/heartbreaking-images-dolphins-lying-drained-aquarium-tank-routine-says-ric-o?cmpid=tp-internal-taboola

http://www.takepart.com/photos/declaration-rights-cetaceans/dolphin%20rights%20intro%20size


ELEPHANTS:

https://www.thedodo.com/elephants-are-warning-each-oth-456132202.html


DAIRY/MEAT INDUSTRY

http://gentleworld.org/milk-cartons-and-missing-children/

http://www.petalatino.com/en/blog/18-images-big-dairy-doesnt-want-see/

http://www.theghostsinourmachine.com/dairy/


LABELS:

Meaning of labels:

http://awellfedworld.org/humanefacts

Egg Labels:

http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/confinement_farm/facts/guide_egg_labels.html

Meat and Dairy labels:

http://www.humanesociety.org/issues/confinement_farm/facts/meat_dairy_labels.html


MILK:

Pasteurized milk re raw milk:

http://www.naturalnews.com/Infographic-Raw-Milk.html


LEATHER:

http://www.onegreenplanet.org/animalsandnature/why-leather-is-disgusting-and-cruel/


 

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