From “Can food affect your mood?” to “High-Iron Foods You Haven’t Heard Of,” here is today’s harvest from the greenest and healthiest of the Internet:
Can food affect your mood?
OK, every body knows about chocolate as a mood enhancer… but how about all other edible pick-me-ups? For example, protein from egg white, which is the best source, keeps blood sugar stable for sustained energy. The more energy you have, the better your mood. Period.
How to Grow Food Indoors in Winter
There’s nothing quite like being able to pick fresh vegetables and herbs from your garden to cook with, but that really isn’t much of an option when it’s -10 degrees and snowing outside, is it?
Well, it can be. As long as you have some potting soil, containers, and a spot in your home that gets at least six hours of direct sunlight, you’d be surprised what you can grow indoors over the winter months.
Delicious Food Is Not An Indulgence—It’s a Way to Solve Our Ecological Crises
It soon dawned on this daughter of Cow Town that, while animal foods come in a few shapes and flavors, the world of plant food is almost endless: Think of green, red, yellow veggies. Root foods—from yams to purple potatoes. Legumes, including peas, beans, lentils, each with jillions of varieties. Fruits, from the bright, giant watermelon to the dark, delicate fig.
Why Is There So Little Independent Peer Reviewed GMO Research?
In a case before the U.S. Supreme Court this month, advocates for academic researchers are urging the justices to reverse a patent-infringement decision that has given the Monsanto Company broad authority to restrict scientists’ study of genetically modified seeds.
High-Iron Foods You Haven’t Heard of
Iron is an essential mineral that helps transfer oxygen throughout your body, and if there isn’t enough iron, your body will be lacking healthy red blood cells to transfer oxygen.
Healthy Recipe Bonus: Strawberry Citrus Jam
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