Category Archives: Food

Holiday Eating Bad for Human ‘Food Clock’:Reset It

 If the l excess of holiday eating sends your system into butter-slathered, brandy-soaked overload, you are not alone: People who are jet-lagged, people who work graveyard shifts and plain-old late-night snackers know just how you feel. All these activities upset … Continue reading

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Ley Farming or Alternate Husbandry:An Ecofriendly System

Ley farming is an agricultural system where the field is alternately seeded for grain and left fallow. Another name for the method is “alternate husbandry”. In ley farming, the field is alternately used for grain or other cash crops for … Continue reading

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Farming Systems:Indian Scenario

  Agriculture, also called farming or husbandry, is the cultivation of animals, plants, fungi, and other life forms for food, fiber, biofuel and other products used to sustain life.It is increase of Biomass. Main Types of Farming: 1. Commerical Farming … Continue reading

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Feeding 9 billion people is possible with sustainable farming

An international team of scientists has proposed a five-point plan for feeding the world while protecting the planet.he research concludes that “feeding the nine billion people anticipated to live on Earth in 2050 without exhausting the Earth’s natural resources is … Continue reading

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Need of Healthy Organic Food Network

Guest Post by Derek Singleton Most of us would eat better if we could afford to. I know I would. Even though I’m a proponent of organic farms, grocers and food, I tend to lose my organic appetite when I … Continue reading

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Asian Rice Production may Slow Down due to Higher Temperatures

Production of rice — the world’s most important crop for ensuring food security and addressing poverty — will be thwarted as temperatures increase in rice-growing areas with continued climate change, according to a new study by an international team of … Continue reading

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Australia Hauls Japan into International Court Over Whaling

Australia will initiate legal action in the International Court of Justice in The Hague against Japan’s so-called “scientific” whaling in the Southern Ocean, three Rudd government ministers announced . read here

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Phytochemicals In Plant-based Foods Could Reduce your Fat

Eating more plant-based foods, which are rich in substances called phytochemicals, seems to prevent oxidative stress in the body, a process associated with obesity and the onset of disease, according to findings published online in  Journal of Human Nutrition and … Continue reading

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