Posts Tagged ‘Nutrients’

Will Work for Sugar: Mycorrhizae Dramatically Increases Plant Growth and Yields

Mycorrhizae are a soil fungi which symbiotically colonize plant roots, increasing their root system several hundred to several thousand times.  By extending their fungal root systems deeper into the soil, they dramatically enhance a plant’s ability to absorb water and other nutrients. In exchange for sugar from plant leaves, mycorrhizae transport nutrients and water to…

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Why Did Russia Ban the Microwave Oven?

In Russia, microwave ovens were banned in 1976 because of their negative health consequences as many studies were conducted on their use. Germans are credited with inventing the first microwave-cooking device to provide mobile food support to their troops during their invasion of the Soviet Union in World War II. These first microwave ovens were…

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The Benefits of Nutrient Dense Fish Roe

Salmon roe, picture above, is a nutrient dense food for all of us – before conception, while pregnant, while nursing and yes, for babies who are eating solids … and then we may continue to be nourished by them long after we are of child baring age!   One of our mothers wrote, “My baby loves…

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The Incredible, Edible Egg Yolk

“Egg consumption has been held up as one of the important factors we need to avoid in terms of reducing our risk of heart disease. Most intelligent lay people I’ve talked to believe that there have been at least a handful of studies that showed people who ate more eggs had higher risks of heart…

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