Protein Who really needs it?

muscle01 Protein Who really needs it?

It seems everywhere a vegetarian, vegan, or raw foodist goes today they’re hit with the big question “Where do you get your protein”. This question usually, at some point, jams the opposing into a corner where they are hit with the cynical golden gloves of life, eventually tapping out and leaving behind only a red muddled stain which is then pointed out by the burly meat eater hell bent on proving a point they never really understand themselves. So what does this mean? It means it’s time to stand up, let go of the ropes and get trained.

I want to first start with an article below which provides a “scientific look” at what’s necessary in respect to human protein intake as expressed by the World Health Organization. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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The Hidden Hazards of Microwave Cooking

microwave modern The Hidden Hazards of Microwave Cooking
By: Dr George J Georgiou, Ph.D.

THE RUSSIANS BANNED MICROWAVE OVENS After the World War II, the Russians also experimented with microwave ovens. From 1957 up to recently, their research has been carried out mainly at the Institute of Radio Technology at Klinsk, Byelorussia. According to US researcher William Kopp, who gathered much of the results of Russian and German research – and was apparently prosecuted for doing so (J. Nat. Sci, 1998; 1:42-3) – the following effects were observed by Russian forensic teams: Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Will Africa Become The Bio Fuel Continent?

biodieselafrica palmoil Will Africa Become The Bio Fuel Continent?
Over at autobloggreen, Dane writes ” Crude palm oil (CPO), used extensively as a biodiesel feedstock in South East Asia, has seen its popularity go through the roof over the last few years as Europe’s mandatory biodiesel targets have seen global demand boom. Despite the environmental concerns over large scale rainforest destruction to make way for ever more oil palm plantations, the price of CPO has been low enough that economic demand has not waned.

In the same time that crude oil prices have fallen 24 percent from last year’s record of $78.40 per barrel to $60 per barrel, CPO prices have risen by an even greater degree, a massive 35 percent. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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GM Pushing The Volt for 2010 Production

volt5 GM Pushing The Volt for 2010 Production

GM thinks it can correct its ev problems by 2010 by bringing to market the Volt concept it showed off this year.

We need to transition to vehicles that have little or no fossil fuels, Robert Lutz, GM’s vice chairman of product development, told the Globe and Mail’s editorial board. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Can GM Correct It’s Mistake and Bring Back an EV

gm volt1 Can GM Correct Its Mistake and Bring Back an EV
Who exhumed the electric car? Nobody, not just yet. To kick off 2007, General Motors has unveiled the Chevy Volt concept car at this year’s North American Auto Show in Detroit. You know this; if not, take your pick of articles. While not exactly admitting the error of its ways when it repoed the last few outstanding publicly owned EV-1s two years ago, the sputtering Detroit giant has seemingly seen the light. Seemingly. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Cribs For The Modern “G” Baby & Parents

babycribs01 Cribs For The Modern G Baby & Parents
As loving modern “G” parents, we want the best for our children. Than may include enabling them to look back at their baby photos and think, did  I have a sweet setup or what.  And of course you don’t want anything toxic getting near your babies skin or mouth, so no voc paints and glues are a must.  Which brings us to this “G” hip little company called ducduc, which covers all those bases and more.

I am only shows a glimps of what they offer, but you will get the idea. The modern dylan crib converts first to a toddler bed and then to a modernist daybed. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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The Risom Sustainable Lounge

risomloungechair The Risom Sustainable Lounge

Everyone knows to create a beautiful “G” modern home, you need to really keep the furniture simple, clean and pure in form. But that is just the beginning, to really be a “G” product it must have the green factor, things like being non toxic, fair labor and made from sustainable materials. The 1941 classic Risom Lounge by Danish designer Jens Risom and manufactured by Knoll is a great example. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Streep Cardboard Benches

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The Card Board Bench by A4ADesign, Honeycombed-board is made of recycled paper and water-based glue, and can itself be recycled. During the production phase, all unused pieces are collected and reintroduced into the manufacturing process. The honeycomb is one of the most compression-resistant structures in nature, and can support up to 400000 N/mq pressure. That is why such extraordinarily light materials can resist such strenuous conditions.

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Composting in Style

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Leavitt Goodman Architects
is showing the Vermicondo Worm Composter, which looks way better than it sounds, featuring a “back-painted acrylic worm composter unit, stainless steel base and hinges, roofing membrane, potting soil and planting.”.

According to Levitt, the “grab your wheatgrass, make a shake and go” crowd is not keen on cutesy. For that matter, they probably aren’t too keen on worms, but worms that come in their own chic highrises just might have a chance. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Elizabeth Hurley Loves Her Organic Farm

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(via zeenews.com) British beauty Elizabeth Hurley loves her organic farm so much, that she just can’t stop gushing about it. Hurley owns a 400-acre farm in Gloucestershire, England, and insists that getting it was the best thing she had ever done. “It`s the best thing I`ve ever done,” Contactmusic quoted him, as saying. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Oprah Wants You To Watch BBC Documentary Planet Earth

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Today on Oprah, Oprah Winfrey urged her audience to watch Planet Earth with their families. On hand today were the show’s producers Alastair Fothergill and Jonny Keeling who have spent the last 5 years putting the 11-part series together for the Discovery Channel and BBC.

Filmed in more than 200 countries on all 7 continents, the series gives viewers an up-close look into the animal kingdom. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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Organic Clothing in Lauren Bush’s Future

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Lauren Bush, the niece of the very un-green Mr. Bush has taken on the very “G” cause to “Feed the Children of the World” by being an ambassador for the United Nations World Food Program. Lauren is working on an organic concept of lifestyle branding for which she will be the spokeswoman—and likely the face. Her name, however, won’t appear on any labels, and there certainly won’t be any “Lauren Bushâ€? shop-in-shops at the local Macy’s or Bloomingdales. Continue Reading / Additional Photos / Videos

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