Monthly Archives: January 2008

Vegetarian / Vegan Nutrition for Teenagers

More and more teenagers are choosing not to eat meat, poultry or fish. They are becoming vegetarians or vegansTeenage vegetarians are often faced with pressures — pressures from parents concerned about their health, and pressures from within to continue on the path they have chosen. Photo above is Julie Hasson’s recipe for Quinoa Burgers.

When Soy Annoys: Vegetarian Food Allergies

Going vegetarian in college did not exactly bring me the surge in health and vitality that I’d expected. Far from it: my sinuses clogged, thoughts grew fuzzy, skin broke out, and periodically I developed the worst stomach pain ever!We’re talking writhing on the floor, Sigourney-Weaver-in-Alien style pain. After a few weeks of “trying veg,” I […]

Who Put The Genes In My Beans?

The purposeful genetic engineering and modification of our food supply has resulted in a plethora of questions and valid concerns regarding the safety of our food supply. Many of these issues directly relate to the power of food manufacturers and growers and their unchecked ability to distribute GE modified foods without adequate testing.

Expect the Unexpected When You’re Expecting

A Hilarious Look at the Trials and Tribulations of Pregnancy * By Nava Atlas (writing as Eunice Glick, Mindee Glick Garcia, and Bonnie Glick Macginnis)

Why Water is the Key to Detoxifying Your Body

Water is, quite literally, the river on which our good health flows. Water carries nutrients to our cells, aids digestion by forming stomach secretions, flushes our bodies of wastes, and keeps our kidneys healthy.It keeps our moisture-rich organs (our skin, eyes, mouth, and nose) functioning well, it lubricates and cushions our joints, and it regulates […]