This article from Mother Jones is so fascinating- if a little bit high in the ick factor. Yes, fecal transplantation means just what it sounds like… transplanting someone’s excrement into some other persons gastrointestinal system. The main goal is to share microbes and bacteria that flourish within a healthy gut. A poop transfusion can help […]
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Learn what’s really in a Lean Cuisine boxed meal: starches, gums, processed oils, sugar and very few healthful ingredients. Is this considered real food…?
We’re all aware of the health benefits of oatmeal: it’s a whole grain which is full of vitamins and minerals, high in fiber, and it binds and removes cholesterol from your bloodstream. My Italian heritage has everyone in my family concerned about that last bit… everyone’s cholesterol is on the high side, including mine. Twenty […]
Yesterday we told you about the October Unprocessed challenge, and how we here at Important Media are going to be sharing recipes and insights for a whole month of clean eats. If this sounds interesting to you, but you are not quite sure WHAT processed foods are, WHY we should eliminate them from our diet, […]
Here is a cute visual aid to follow up on yesterday’s post about how to eat a delicious, healthy, and nutritionally-balanced vegan diet. This cute infographic come to us from Rhythm Superfoods. To address the question of, “But where do you get your ________ (protein, iron, calcium, flavor) from?” Now you have a picture to […]
Let’s cover the basics of plant-based nutrition and remind folks that it’s possible (and delicious) to thrive on a plant-based diet.
SUGAR is a major culprit in a majority of diseases and health problems facing this country.
I should begin by confessing that I love coconut oil, though it was a slow attraction. I had a jar in the pantry for months before I really started using it; I was encouraged by a visiting ladyfriend who used it for everything (cooking and topically). After tasting her coconut oil roasted veggies and seeing […]
Organic Authority has a list of the world’s best nutrient dense foods! And guess what- it’s all plant-based foods! And we have recipes for all of them! Spirulina: a blue green algae that is a great source of minerals and protein. It can be blended into smoothies, dressings, or used in these homemade Larabars. Kale: […]
Sugar is a hard habit to break, and here is some of our trials while learning to live without sugar.
After struggling for many years with recurring yeast infections, I’ve tried nearly every natural remedy out there. Here is a comprehensive review of the many natural yeast infection cures available.
Celebrate the work and lives of women this week on The Important Media Network! This week has designated to celebrate women all across our brilliant network- check out all of the woman-focused posts here on Ecolocalizer. For today’s post, I wanted to share a project of a most fabulous vegan blogger- Gena of Choosing Raw. […]