Food production already dropping globally due to heat, extreme storms, flooding and other climate crisis effects

Lester R. Brown, a well-known author and advocate of dealing with the increase in carbon dioxide discusses the adverse effects of increasing temperatures, particularly on corn production in all but his most recent books. I found the details fascinating and downright scary. For each one degree Celsius increase above optimal temperature ranges, corn crop production … Continue reading Food production already dropping globally due to heat, extreme storms, flooding and other climate crisis effects

This sure Looks like the seventh extinction of life

The category of news stories that is scaring me is the death by starvation of more and more marine-dependent life -- from puffins to whales to orca. The conditions for the chain of life to thrive are disappearing. In some cases, as for puffins, the food source has simply disappeared because the ice providing it … Continue reading This sure Looks like the seventh extinction of life

Midwest facing disaster for this year’s entire corn crop due to rain and flooding

Please click thru to the article for some unbelievable graphics about how rain and floods are making it literally impossible to plant this year's Midwest corn crop. Since corn is one of our top food crops, this should alarm everyone. I'm leaving the article in its messy state as the maps by themselves, even with … Continue reading Midwest facing disaster for this year’s entire corn crop due to rain and flooding

If you’re trying to lose weight, avoid these proteins

The body doesn't react the same to all proteins. https://www.popsugar.com/fitness/Worst-Forms-Protein-45104512? Worst Forms of Protein If You're Trying to Lose Weight, You Should Avoid These 6 Proteins June 19, 2019by HAJAR LARBAH 951 Shares View In Slideshow  Image Source: Flickr user Mike Mozart If you live an active lifestyle, you know just how important having an adequate amount of protein … Continue reading If you’re trying to lose weight, avoid these proteins

Red flags when eating out

https://www.buzzfeed.com/stephenlaconte/chefs-share-restaurant-red-flags Chefs Are Revealing All The Red Flags You Should Look Out For In Restaurants And It's Mildly Horrifying "If a restaurant has a HUGE menu...it's all frozen." Posted on May 21, 2019, at 4:32 p.m. Stephen LaConte BuzzFeed Staff Yesterday, a Reddit thread asked chefs a slightly terrifying question: "What red flags should people look out for when they … Continue reading Red flags when eating out

Ditching processed foods for cooking from scratch not exactly easy

Processed foods didn't gain their popularity from tasting better. They provided more time (and sometimes lower costs) in the newly standard two-income household. Cooking from scratch doesn't always, but generally does, take more time than opening a box, a jar, or the freezer. So how do we move to healthier food? https://www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2019/05/24/725470305/opinion-why-ditching-processed-foods-wont-be-easy-the-barriers-to-cooking-from-s OPINION: Why Ditching … Continue reading Ditching processed foods for cooking from scratch not exactly easy

Comparing methods of intermittent fasting

Periodic fasting offers benefits in both losing weight and maintaining the loss. Sometimes tho, the terminology can be opaque. Here are the three main approaches to including fasting in your food control program. https://www.nextavenue.org/intermittent-fasting/ Comparing 3 Methods of Intermittent Fasting Research shows they can help some people lose weight and stay healthy By Karen AspMay 23, … Continue reading Comparing methods of intermittent fasting