How to Make Moringa Powder

Jodi making moringa power from fresh leaves in Costa Rica

If you’re not familiar with moringa, it’s referred to as the “miracle tree” because of its wide range of nutritional, medicinal, and purifying properties. It’s also called a “superfood” because of its awesome potential to improve health and eliminate hunger around the world. It has high amounts of protein, and is significant source…

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Dandelions – Don’t Spray Them, Saute Them!

picture of tasty edible dandelions

While many people treat it like an invasive weed and do everything they can to eradicate it, the dandelion is one of the healthiest and most versatile wild plants you’ll find in your backyard.  The leaves are vitamin rich, containing generous amounts of vitamins A, C and K.  Everything, from…

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Free Range Eggs vs. Regular Eggs – A Scam?

real free range hens grazing in pasture, eating bugs and enjoying the sun

There’s a common perception today that eggs from free range hens are more nutritious than eggs from factory farmed, caged hens. The trendy terms, “free range”, “organic” and “cage free” became popular over the last 10 years and still command respect in the supermarket as healthy options. The cage-born eggs…

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How “Grow Your Own” Could Save The Human Race

industrial farm

Why Grow Your Own Food? Simply put, the less dependent you are on a system you don’t control, the more stable you are should trouble arise. Also, if you control your own food production, you manage exactly what goes into your food system.  This, in turn may help you and your family’s…

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Purslane – A Nutrient Dense Weed With High Omega 3

Purslane looks like a weed but it's tasty and full of vitamins and omega-3 fatty acids

Chances are, if you live in the city, you’ve seen this little plant growing in crevasses of sidewalks and roads.  If you have a garden, you’ve likely pulled it, tossed it, lit it on fire, sprayed it with herbicide, chopped it with a shovel, or put it in the compost.…

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Social Skeptic #3 – Detox Your Lungs With Juice

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Turmeric and Ginger Juice Removes Toxins From Lungs Here’s another ‘winner’ from the bowels of Facebook’s growing detox, cleanse, juicing crowd. This amazing drink supposedly cleanses and detoxes the lungs of smokers.  Over 1500 Facebookers liked this post and 3000 people shared it. I can’t imagine what the actual view count is, but,…

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