By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmed.info | Photo by William Ismael The world's most extensively researched spice continues to prove itself capable of remarkable therapeutic properties, with the latest study showing it may compensate for one of the plant-based diet's most heavily debated shortcomings: DHA omega-3 fatty acid deficiency. Why Turmeric May Boost Vegetarian Brain's Omega-3 (DHA) Levels, NIH Research Reveals A fascinating new study on the golden-hued polyphenol found in turmeric root known as curcumin reveals a new mechanism by which this extensively studied phytocompound may alleviate cognitive disorders, especially in vegetarians and vegans. In the National Institutes of Health funded study titled,...

Forty to fifty percent of all food ready for harvest in the United States never gets eaten. Over a billion dollars is spent each year in the US disposing of food waste. The average family in the US wastes up to $2,000 annually on food that never gets eaten. Don't let that be you! Here are some creative tips for making fresh food last longer. Infographic produced by Pounds To Pocket

By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmed.info | Original image from Beet Man In an era where clever marketing has transformed exotic berries, tubers and plant extracts from geographically distant regions into "super foods," ostensibly better (and that much more expensive!) than culinary standards found at your local supermarket, e.g. garlic, onion, and kale, we should be reminded that the true nutritional super heroes are too busy performing anonymous feats of healing to garnish that kind of attention. Which leads us to beets. Anything we can eat that bleeds as red and readily as the beet deserves our immediate respect.  In fact, this...

By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmed.info Though Mother Nature's formulas are proprietary, she does not grant patents ~ Sayer Ji Some of the most powerful medicines on the planet are masquerading around as foods and spices. While they do not lend themselves to being patented, nor will multi-billion dollar human clinical trials ever be funded to prove them efficacious, they have been used since time immemorial to both nourish our bodies, and to prevent and treat disease.  So valued were these in ancient times that they were worth their weight in gold, and entire civilizations either rose to great power or...

This adorable girl loves her cow-friend! Watch her explain to her mom how the cow got in the house, and tell her mom, "we're gonna have to stop eating beef!" Whatever you think about beef... this video is precious.

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By Sayer Ji • Originally posted on Greenmed.info | Photo by William Ismael The world's most extensively researched spice continues to prove itself capable of remarkable therapeutic properties,...