New year brings new breastfeeding civil rights protections to New Jersey working women

Source: Press Of Atlantic City The new year began with a win for working women in New Jersey as new and strengthened protections for breastfeeding mothers were signed into law: it would be a violation for a working woman to be fired or discriminated against for taking that time...

Woo Alert: “Raw Water,” the latest pseudo-scientific craze

Sources: The Young Turks; Proponents of drinking unfiltered, untreated, and expensive β€œraw” water that comes straight out of the ground claim that its health benefits include naturally occurring minerals and microbes. But the reality of inadequately treated water...

Boosting Testosterone Naturally

Source: Positive Health;; WiseGeek; What do broccoli, cauliflower, Brussels sprouts, kale, cabbage, and bok choy have in common? They’re all members of the cruciferous, or cabbage, family of vegetables. And they all contain...

Cherry Valley Cooperative Farm integrates nature, community farming into ecological-sensitive entity

The Cherry Valley Cooperative Farm is approximately a year old. Its creators were fortunate to find a potential owner who was interested in supporting their plan to create a community-based food hub supplying both local restaurants and residents with fresh, local food – but also...

Health Benefits of Hominy Grits and Oatmeal

Source: BlackDoctor.Org Grits are made of hominy β€” small, ground chips of dried corn and considered a classic southern food. The texture resembles a loose polenta; both regular and instant-type grits are available, and common preparation includes water or milk. You can eat them...

Alternatives to Cow’s Milk

Source: Asbury Park Press Studies show that cow’s milk’s spot on the kitchen table is diminishing. In fact, the average American is drinking nearly a third less milk than they did in 1975, down from about 247 pounds of milk a per year to just 154 pounds by 2016,...