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Why Fasting Boosts Brain Power – Mark Mattson

Mark Mattson is the current Chief of the Laboratory of Neurosciences at the National Institute on Aging. He is also a professor of Neuroscience at The Johns Hopkins University. Mattson is one of the foremost researchers in the area of cellular and molecular mechanisms underlying neurodegenerative disorders such as Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and amyotrophic lateral sclerosis.

“Fasting is a challenge to your brain and your brain reacts to that challenge of not having food, by activating adaptive stress-response pathways that help your brain cope with stress and resist disease.”

Rudolf II as Vertumnus – by Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Rudolf II as Vertumnus – by Giuseppe Arcimboldo

Just wanted to share this incredible painting of a head made of fruits and vegetables by the remarkable 16th century painter, Guiseppe Arcimboldo... From Wikipedia: Giuseppe Arcimboldo (1526 or 1527 – July 11, 1593) was an Italian painter best known for creating imaginative portrait hea ...

The Great Canadian Cosmetic Conspiracy

The Great Canadian Cosmetic Conspiracy

This morning I got to the courthouse late and missed what Gordon Watson had to say. Judge Wong wrapped it all up saying that it was a lot of information which he needed to spend some time looking over and that he had a fair amount of other work as well and that his judgement may not come for qui ...

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

Do we really need industrial agriculture to feed the world?

For more information, Sources & Citations, and database of the research sources used: www.foodmyths.org Facebook: www.facebook.com/FoodMythBusters Twitter: www.twitter.com/FoodMythBusters Join the conversation on Twitter by using #FoodMyths How can we feed the world—today and tomorrow? ...

Fermenting Your Way to Radical Good Health

Fermenting Your Way to Radical Good Health

Join Kimberly Hartke at Eternal Abundance 8pm on Oct 18th to learn all about how the lost art of fermentation can revolutionize your health. ...

The Latest Food Safety “Solution” – Pasteurize Everything

The Latest Food Safety “Solution” – Pasteurize Everything

My mother has been on a diet of microwaved food for the past 15 years or so. It isn't that the food is bad food to begin with. She has lovely meals made up for her with food bought from her local farmers markets. But when she comes home at night she use to heat it up in the microwave for dinner- ...

Killing Diversity – the Pasteurization of Cultures

Killing Diversity – the Pasteurization of Cultures

Killing Diversity -- the Homogenization and Pastuerization of Cultures Over the weekend we were invited to a lovely dinner party with an eclectic assortment of people. I immediately found myself deep in conversation with a lovely lady from Greece who told me of her favorite technique for maki ...

Urban Roots – Rise of Urban Farming in Detroit

Urban Roots – Rise of Urban Farming in Detroit

What a great documentary! It is so amazing to see all the footage of Detroit and the urban farms scattered among the decomposing buildings. This is a really inspiring movement. Get involved. More info at www.urbanrootsamerica.com Produced by Leila Conners (The 11th Hour) and Mathew Sc ...

Open Letter to Global Cowshare Community

Open Letter to Global Cowshare Community

Hella Delicious is extending the use of this website to cowshare and food co-op members all over the world to be used as a community resource. The avatar hellaD was created in 2007 as a global representative for pure and unadulterated foods--including milk--and to support diverse traditional foo ...