Learn the Language of Health, Happiness and Prosperity…for you and the Planet


The ABCs of Food is dedicated to all those people who want to live a healthier and happier life. The expression “You are what you eat” is so true, and I hope to show you some simple tips to allow you to live healthier and happier, by eating quality food every day.
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(B) Bees are important for agriculture and we need to protect them. Now scientists realize their role is far more important than fertilizer for successful crop production so let’s find alternatives to the toxic insecticides we are currently using which are killing them off in large numbers…

Bees can be more important than fertilizer — ScienceDaily.

It Takes How Much Water to Grow an Almond?! | Mother Jones.

(D) Drought- California’s drought gets me thinking about the need to diversity food production instead of focusing on location specific monocropping…With the lack of water and steep production loss, we need to start including more drought resistant crops in the rotation as well and ensure that perennial crops that plants for biodiversity and soil management.


(W) Wild food doesn’t have to be so wild anymore with more and more urban centres rethinking the role of foraging and edible plants�.read on for more insights.

Gathering wild food in the city: Rethinking the role of foraging in urban ecosystem planning, management — ScienceDaily.

Is Monsanto Giving Up on GMOs? | Mother Jones.

(G) Can the big tech food company Monsanto be giving up on GMOs? Maybe the evidence of the plants requiring more chemicals and pesticides, more water, being less hardy and resistant, having fewer nutrients and actually not leading to a sustained yield increase have finally convinced them to change the plan! Plus countless countries are rejecting GMOs based on health concerns and skyrocketing allergies so this may be good news indeed!


How Grazing Cows Can Save the Planet.

( C ) Cows have been given a bad rap for the methane they um produce particularly with the unnatural corn and soy diet they are fed in the CAFOs. Below is a great article about all the advantages of pasture raised cows and other animals for the soil and environment. It seems to be a win win- with better quality meat, healthier soil and happier animals. A good article.

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