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Savoury Squash Soup Recipe

Ingredients: 

2 large acorn or 1 butternut squash
1 large spanish or any yellow onion, roughly chopped
1 clove of garlic, finely chopped
3 cups of vegetable broth
Sea salt, to taste (optional)

Directions:

Cut squash into halves and place skin side down in a casserole dish. Cover with foil and bake at 375 degrees Farenheit, or until tender. After it cools enough for you to handle, scoop out the flesh.

In a fair sized pot, boil onions and garlic in vegetable broth until tender. Add the cooked squash and sea salt. Blend all ingredients with a hand held blender or in a conventional blender if you like a smooth, creamy soup.

Serves four.

 

Must See TV?

According to market research company A.C. Nielson, Americans watch an average of almost four hours of television per day. What are the consequences of spending so much time in front of the television?

Most studies concerning the effects of TV watching focus on television’s impact on children. However, the ways in which television affect us in childhood stay with us as we grow into adulthood. For example, researchers at the University of Otago in New Zealand found a clear link between watching more than two hours of TV per day in childhood and smoking, being overweight, and being physically unfit in adulthood. Read more »

 

Cold Korean Noodles with Sesame Dressing Recipe

Dressing Ingredients:

1/4 cup vegetable broth
3 tablespoons unpasteurized honey
2 tablespoons organic tahini
1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon naturally brewed soy sauce or tamari
1 teaspoon minced garlic

Salad Ingredients: Read more »

 

Potential Dangers Of Regular Cell Phone Use

Here are some points* that all cell phone users need to be aware of:

  • The risk of death from brain cancer is higher for cell phone users who hold their cell phones against their heads compared to those who keep their cell phones away from their heads.
  • Using a cell phone for six years or more is associated with a fifty percent increase in risk of developing an acoustic neuroma, a benign tumour of a nerve that lies close to the ear and is within close range of the radiation that comes from a cell phone's antenna.
Read more »

 

Are You Damaging Your Kidneys Without Knowing It?

Before we look at some of the most common ways in which you might be damaging your kidneys, here are a few of the many reasons why having healthy kidneys is absolutely essential to your overall health:

  1. Your kidneys produce a hormone called erythropoietin that has the important responsibility of stimulating your bone marrow to produce red blood cells.

 

Antibiotic Use By Infants Can Lead To Dental Health Problems

On the heels of last week's article on why antibiotics are not good for the common cold or acne, this week saw the publication of an important study that links antibiotic use to dental health problems. Read more »

 

Egg Salad with Artichokes Recipe

Ingredients:

5 soft-boiled organic eggs, peeled and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 can of artichoke hearts, drained and chopped into bite-size pieces
1 small tomato, chopped
1/2 avocado, chopped
1 small green onion, chopped
House Dressing, to taste

Directions: Read more »

 

Tomato Omelette Recipe

Ingredients:

2 organic eggs
1 fresh field tomato, chopped
1/2 avocado, sliced
Few leaves of fresh basil, torn into pieces
2 tablespoons of extra virgin olive oil
Sea salt, to taste

Directions:

Warm olive oil in pan using low to medium heat.

Use fork to whisk eggs in medium-sized bowl and mix in tomatoes, fresh basil, and sea salt to taste.

Pour eggs, tomatoes, and fresh fresh basil mixture into pan, covering the pan evenly.

Check the underside of the eggs with a flat spatula after a minute to be sure that eggs are not browning. If they are browning, flip it upside down.

When eggs are cooked through, fold in half and serve with avocado slices on the side.

Enjoy this filling and delicious tomato omelette!

 

How to Reduce Your Risk of Developing Pancreatic Cancer

According to a study in the Journal of the National Cancer Instittute, regular intake of red meat, pork, and processed meats can significantly increase your risk of developing pancreatic cancer. Read more »

 
 
 

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