31 cities’ tap water has cancer-causing hexavalent chromium, study says

Article from Yahoo News. Written by Brett Michael Dykes The Environmental Working Group released a report Monday indicating that millions of Americans are regularly drinking hexavalent chromium, made famous in the film “Erin Brockovich” as a carcinogen, through their tap water. The group — whose study was first reported in a story Sunday by the Washington Post’s Lyndsey Layton — tested water from 35 U.S. cities and found that samples from 31 cities contained hexavalent Read more…

Success Story: Arthritis, Leg Pain, Bursitis, High Blood Pressure

I have had pain issues for some years. The first I remember is the arthritis in my feet. I’ve had that pain for probably 15 years or so. The doctors showed me the x-rays of the calcium buildup on the bones in my feet and explained there is really nothing to be done except pain and anti-inflammatory medication. Four years ago, our 13-year-old 65 lb. black lab was unable to use her hind legs. We Read more…

Hummus

Ingredients: 2 cups cooked garbanzo beans 1/4 cups tahini or sesame meal 1 clove garlic (minced) 6-8 TBSP lemon juice Dash of hot pepper 1 TBSP olive oil (optional) Sea Salt to taste Directions: Mash or puree garbanzos with the rest of the ingredients.  Spread on plate and garnish with parsley and a drizzle of olive oil.  Serve as a dip with pita bread.

Winter Sunshine Soup

1 cup yellow split peas, soaked 2 qt. of water 1 five-inch piece of kombu, soaked 1 onion, chopped 2 carrots, sliced 1 cup winter squash, diced 1/2 cup parsley, chopped pinch of sea salt miso to taste Directions: Place the peas and kombu in a large soup pot with the water. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat and simmer for 30 minutes. Add the onions, carrots, squash, and salt to the pot (and any Read more…

Curry’s Rockin’ Chai Tea Recipe!

This is a recipe to be modified to suit your taste. First, buy the following ingredients from the Outpost store (or other health food store): 4 TBSP Green Cardamom Pods, crushed 1 tsp whole cloves 10-15 2″ cinnamon sticks 1 tsp black pepper corns 6 quarter-sized pieces fresh ginger root 4-6 cups milk alternative (almond milk) 2 black tea bags (optional) Optional: few drops stevia extract as sweetener (stevia can also be bought in a Read more…