“Swallow This” by Joanna Blythman – book review

Well-researched and clearly written, this book describes food additives and how they used to trick consumers of packaged and processed food into believing that industrial kitchens and food production is liked a scaled up version of home cooking. Among others, artificial sweeteners, flavorings, and colorings are used to create a taste that fools their customers.

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Learning to Garden

Learning to Garden With about forty-five square meters of raw, unused land for a garden and a desire to grow my own food, I found a local company,, who will supply me with containers of recycled plastic and their know-how. The goal is to compost the fruit and vegetable scraps and to grow spinach,

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Corporate prospects in Brussels for conferences and health coaching services include: Proximus Sibelgaz Engie ING BNP Paribas Fortis KBC Axa Ageas (formerly Fortis insurance) BNY Mellon Sofina IBM Siemens SAP Volkswagen (1200) Toyota (113) Umicore Solvay Deloitte Touche KPMG EY PWC Accenture Colruyt UCB Trends may have information about local companies, their personnel managers, and

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Meeting – jitsi

Online videoconferences A free jitsi account accepts 25 active users per month. Overage charge is $1/month. Recording costs .01 per minute plus tax. An upgraded account can accept up to 300 active users per months cost $99 per month. It may be easier to use than zoom, but costs more after the free version. Scheduling

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Recipes Most of these recipes are quick, easy, nourishing, and inexpensive. For me, cooking at home is the best way to save money and to enjoy healthy, nutrititous meals. These recipes use common ingredients, foods, herbs, and spices that are widely available. Using the same basic recipe, you can vary the ingredients and spices to

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Miso soup

Miso soup is fermented soybean that is a traditional food in Japan. If you have no time or interest to ferment the soybean, then miso paste is available. Miso can also be made from chickpeas, brown rice, barley, adzuki beans, leeks, and others. Good-quality, pasteurized miso paste and little or no heat to the paste

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Borscht is red beet soup that is a traditional dish found in eastern Europe and Russia, where the winters can be long and cold. The beets are a vegetable source of iron. There are many variations of the recipe, but they all include a beet, an onion, horseradish, and water. Red beet soup with horseradish

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Fitness studios

Fitness studios Local Brussels prospects for collaboration and promotion of health coaching services include Basic-Fit (results), Aspria, and others. The following is a list of local fitness centers in Brussels, according to The Bulletin. Aspria Spa and health club with three sites in Brussels. Families are welcome. Basic Fit No-frills gym with dozens of locations

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“The Contagion Myth” by Tom Cowan MD and Sally Fallon Morell – book review

Dr. Cowan MD questions the germ theory of disease, including the conventional explanations of infections and what are believed to be contagious diseases. He defends the idea that such afflictions result from too much exposure and an accumulation of environmental toxins in the air, water, and food in the body. Chronic disease or even a

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Raw chocolate

Raw chocolate This is a quick, easy recipe to make your own home-made raw chocolate. You can add your own ingredients to flavor the chocolate. Raw cacao powder is made from ground cacao beans. Depending on the soil where it was grown, the farmer’ s practices, and the processing, raw cacao powder can have abundant

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For sailing (or hiking)

Recipes for sailing (or hiking) You cannot satisfy everybody. On a boat, at close quarters, if the sleeping quarters and the eating and cleaning arrangements are harmonious, then harmony tends to prevail. With this in mind, I suggest preparing meals according to the ABO blood type. If this idea is new to you, it may

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Brownies This is a paleo recipe, suitable for blood type O and all blood types. Almond flour can be a healthy substitute for wheat flour. This recipe can use chocolate powder or carob. Unlike chocolate, carob has no caffeine nor theobromine, but it does have calcium and other nutrients. Carob adds a sweet taste vaguely

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