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Scientists Track The Carbon Footprint Of The Foods We Eat

Scientists Track The Carbon Footprint Of The Foods We Eat

Fruits, grains, and vegetables had the smallest carbon footprints, followed by nuts and beans. Among animal proteins, chicken, pork, and fish offer the greenest options, while lamb and beef are the least eco-friendly. New research suggests altering our eating habits for the good of the environment.  IQed is not only superior nutrition, but it's also eco-friendly!

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Researchers Debunk Five Second Rule

Researchers Debunk Five Second Rule

Many of us have heard someone grab food that dropped to the floor shouting, "Five second rule!" moments before shoving that food into their mouths.  Most of us already knew that rule was never official, however now it's official in the most thorough debunking yet!   

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Whey Protein Or Vegan Protein Or...

Whey Protein Or Vegan Protein Or...

We all know protein is essential to us for good health,  For various reasons ranging from poor food choices, busy and hectic work schedules, trying to limit animal proteins that are rich in saturated fats, picky eating, some children and adults  do not get enough protein from their regular meals. To maintain muscle building and prevent breakdown, the evidence has shown that even sedentary individuals require protein daily.  A solution has been convenient protein powders to boost daily intake. The big question is do you choose whey or a vegan (soy, rice, pea, hemp, sachi/savi seed etc.) protein? 

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Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 1

Organic Food And Heavy Metals Part 1

Heavy metals are now being found in USDA certified organic foods, superfoods, vitamins, herbs and dietary supplements at alarming levels. Neither the USDA nor the FDA have set any limits on heavy metals in foods and organic foodsThe implications of this fact cannot be overlooked. The human body naturally contains trace amounts of heavy metals, but when they accumulate faster than the body can excrete them, several serious health problems can follow, including cardiovascular and neurological disorders as well as kidney and liver damage. 

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