If you are looking to add some powerhouse nutrition, be sure to consider lentils. Lentils are legumes, and when compared with other dried beans, they are easy and quick to prepare since they do not require presoaking. However, they offer ...Read More »
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The Delicious Edible Weed That Doesn’t Get Bitter, Is Packed With Vitamins, And Grows EVERYWHERE
Vegetables In 1950 Were More Nutritious. Seriously.
Most potatoes we eat today have 100 percent less vitamin A than potatoes did in the 1950s. One hundred percent. That may sound unbelievable, but it doesn’t end there. An analysis of nutritional records done by Canada’s national newspaper found ...Read More »
3 Survival Uses For Bones, Straight From The Native Americans
People living in a self-reliant or survival situation must be resourceful. That seems obvious, but it is worth remembering. This point is constantly reinforced when you watch someone on a survival show learn about living a more natural existence. As ...Read More »
Everything You’ve Heard About Drinking Whole Milk Is Wrong
Skim. Low fat. Two percent. One percent. What type of milk do you choose for your family? If you are like most Americans, you steer clear of whole milk, believing that it contains too much fat and calories. Since ...Read More »
How To Feed Your Goats During Winter Without Going Broke
The nutritional needs of goats will increase dramatically over the next several months, and addressing these needs is paramount for a successful kidding season. But meeting a herd’s nutritional requirements during the winter months can quickly break the bank if ...Read More »
Stockpiling 101: Which Foods REALLY Have The Longest Shelf Life?
Any thoughts about stockpiling foods in the event of a catastrophic emergency are dominated by two simple words: Shelf life. Some foods lose their nutritional value over time; others can become rancid or even dangerous if microbial or fungal growth ...Read More »
How To Grow An Edible Indoor Garden In Just 10 Days
Microgreens are essentially immature plants, such as greens, lettuce and herbs, that are harvested when they are about an inch in height after about 10 days to three weeks of sprouting. Just about any lettuce, green or herb can be ...Read More »
Federal Government Set To ‘Ban’ Meat?
Critics say Uncle Sam’s dietary guidelines are based on politics rather than nutrition – and that argument soon could be strengthened. That’s because the US Department of Agriculture (USDA) is considering telling Americans to eat no meat in an effort ...Read More »
First Lady’s Lunch Program Leaving Kids Hungry And Wasting Millions
School districts around the country are losing money because kids are rejecting Michelle Obama’s healthy school lunches – and those that do buy the lunches are tossing full lunches into the trash can. One million kids have dropped out of ...Read More »