Insect

Is That Bug Spray Worth Your Health?

…natural ways to keep insects from coming into your home. One such alternative is sprinkling cayenne pepper around the edge of the house to repel ants. Nontoxic pesticides made from natural oils, such as clove and orange oil, are also available. Neem is another option. It works as an insect repellent and pesticide…

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In Search Of Quality Protein? Try Cricket

…of these. The more interesting ones, to me anyway, have been insects. Various crickets, ants, larvae, and grasshoppers seem to be the most common insects consumed. And typically, most are quite tasty and can be very nutritious. Insects are a good source of protein and omega-3 fatty acids. (But I honestly…

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The Truth About the Lyme Disease Epidemic

…affecting our milk supply). Take preventive measures while outside. If you do intend to spend time outdoors, it would be wise to use a DEET-free insect repellent such as Shoo-Bug on your clothes. After spending time outside, check your body and your children’s meticulously for ticks. They are the…

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Why You Should Eat More Garlic

…happens to have some of the most significant health benefits. It's garlic. Here are some of the properties associated with garlic: * Insecticidal — insect killing * Antibacterial — eliminating bacterial growth * Antifungal — eliminating fungal growth * Hypoglycemic — lowering blood sugar levels…

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Could Tap Water Contribute to Prostate Cancer?

…is resulting in earlier puberty in girls and most likely a drop in fertility in men. I believe many of the pesticides that were developed to kill insects by specifically destroying their nervous system, are contributing to the unexplained increase in so many neurological diseases like Alzheimer’s,…

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Will the Egg Controversy Ever End?

…greatest bang for your buck when it comes to nutrition. Keep in mind, the most nutritious eggs come from free-ranging chickens that are able to consume insects, grass, and other natural items. So opt for those, rather than eggs from caged chickens that get fed commercial feeds. I, for one, will continue to…

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