Posts Tagged ‘vegetarian’

Gotham Greens: America’s First Commercial Rooftop Greenhouse Farm On Whole Foods Store

A neighborhood in Brooklyn, New York, is now benefiting from a revolutionary partnership in urban agriculture — a 20,000-square-foot rooftop greenhouse built on a Whole Foods supermarket. The partnering farmers are from a company called Gotham Greens, and together they are growing high-quality, pesticide-free produce year-round for their customers.  Gotham Greens says the new facility…

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Food Grown on Rooftops in Montreal, Canada Feeds Thousands of People

In 2011, a company from Montreal, Quebec, Canada grew their very first vegetables from the world’s first commercial rooftop greenhouse.  Today, they feed 2,000 people with fresh vegetables harvested locally, and on the exact same day.  For most people rooftops are an ignored space, but not for CEO Mohamed Hage.  He created Lufa Farms with…

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Build a $300 Underground Greenhouse for Year-Round Gardening

Growers in colder climates need new technologies to extend the growing season so that local food can be supplied to people in any region of the globe. Underground greenhouses to the rescue! Greenhouses are typically expensive to construct, and heat throughout the winter. A more affordable and efficient alternative to glass greenhouses is the walipini…

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Turmeric Cancer Treatment: Your Complete Guide

“Curcumin acts against transcription factors, which are like a master switch. Transcription factors regulate all the genes needed for tumors to form. When we turn them off, we shut down some genes that are involved in the growth and invasion of cancer cells.” – Bharat Aggarwal Turmeric is an orange-colored Indian spice that has been…

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A Raw Carrot a Day Keeps the Toxins Away

Root vegetables such as carrots protect themselves from bacteria and fungus in the soil by creating their own antifungal and germicidal agents.  Raw carrots are a medicinal, healing food because the long carrot fibers attach to Endotoxins, bacteria and estrogens (that have been detoxed by the liver) and are removed through the colon in your…

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The Effects of Endotoxin in the Human Body

The human digestive system can digest many foods, but there are some foods that it cannot digest.  A cow eat’s grass because it has rumen designed to digest cellulose, whereas a human cannot digest cellulose.  The question is what happens inside our bodies when we eat cellulose? When we eat poorly digestible foods, they sit…

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The Damaging Effects of Unsaturated Fats

Unsaturated fats are one of the most toxic and damaging components of a modern diet, and the list of harmful effects from the consumption of unsaturated fats is vast. In the words of Dr. Ray Peat: “Saturated fats, and the polyunsaturated fats synthesized by plants, have very different effects on many important physiological processes.  In…

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8 Ways Society is Feminizing the Human Male

“We’re on the fast track to extinction. In the past 50 years, sperm counts in men have dropped 50 percent, while the average man’s testosterone and sperm count has plummeted 20 percent in just the last 20 years.” – Ori Hofmekler Through years of research into health and nutrition, I’ve noticed that there exists a…

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The Amazing Health Benefits of Grassfed Beef

Consumers have been led to believe that meat is meat. In other words, no matter what an animal is fed, the nutritional value of its products remains the same. This is not true. An animal’s diet can have a profound influence on the nutrient content of its products. The difference between grainfed and grassfed animal…

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Why Baby Carrots Are Killing You

What could I possibly have against these cute little “healthy” snacks that can be found in school lunchboxes across America? It’s back to school time and baby carrots are one snack to keep out of your child’s lunch. It may shock you that baby carrots do not come out of the ground that way. There…

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