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14 Proven Ways to Get Kids to Eat More Vegetables

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. It’s the age-old battle of trying to get youngsters to do more with their vegetables than just push them around on their plates. While the crunchy and colorful foods may be abundant in nutrients and minerals essential for every person’s well-being, kids especially seem to lack the motivation to consume […]

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Organic urban gardening for beginners

By: Sophie McAdam, True Activist. Being self sufficient in a small space is much easier (and enjoyable) than you might think. Here are our top tips for anyone thinking of growing their own produce this spring. A few years ago, I knew nothing about gardening. It seemed like a useful but time-consuming hobby: too much […]

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5 Things We Were Always Told Not To Consume

By: Marco Torres, Prevent Disease. The list of government recommendations on healthy and unhealthy foods over the last several decades have been as reliable as trying to pick the right numbers on a lottery ticket. There are numerous examples of foods we were told not to consume, but are now at the top of grocery lists […]

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The Treat That Prevents Alzheimer’s

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Health advocates have been aware for a long time now that food has integral importance in fueling and aiding the body in healing itself. Given an abundant amount of vitamins, minerals, essential fatty acids, and amino acids (the building blocks of protein) – all of which can be easily found […]

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Scientists Find That The Human Body Kills Spontaneous Cancers Daily

By: April McCarthy, Prevent Disease. It takes no more than 100 seconds for the body’s immune cells to identify and kill a cancer cell. Immune cells undergo ‘spontaneous’ changes on a daily basis that could lead to cancers if not for the diligent surveillance of our immune system, Melbourne scientists have found. A research team from the […]

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If You Needed A Better Reason To Start Cooking More Meals At Home, Here’s One For You

Something that’s important to note is that there are thousands of families in the U.S. that don’t have locational and/or financial access to fresh produce and other groceries in their neighborhoods. We’ve got a LOT of work to do here in order to truly begin to reform our food system. Credits: Melissa Gilkey via Upworthy

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Healthy, Plant-Based Chocolate Zucchini Muffins

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. Being aware of one’s food choices is just as important as being up-to-date with the latest political issues. Unfortunately the majority of the world is unaware of just how important one’s food choices are. Consuming high-nutrient, unprocessed fare has the ability to assist the body in naturally healing itself, but […]

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This Chinese Herb (+ Iron) Kills Cancer Cells in 16 Hours

By: Amanda Froelich, True Activist. 150 years ago Cancer was almost non-existent, but with the inclusion of processed foods, low-quality meat and dairy, and refined sugars into the standard diet, disease and sickness sprung up in the body, and quickly became a human epidemic. To this day, most mainstream medical doctors and pharmaceutical companies dispel […]

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