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Thursday, 22 March


Low-Carbohydrate Stuffed Mushrooms "IndyWatch Feed Food"

I love stuffed mushrooms. This past Thanksgiving I had an old high school friend coming for the meal who was on a very restricted-carbohydrate diet. So I got to thinking about how I could make them without the crackers. Having a garden has taught me how to be creative with whats available. This dish turned out really well.


  • 10 large crimini mushrooms, plus one small mushroom
  • 4 Tablespoons butter
  • 1 stick organic celery
  • 1 medium to large organic onion
  • unrefined sea salt
  • garlic powder


  1. Wash the mushrooms and dry them with a paper towel. Cut off the ends of the stems and discard. Remove the rest of the stems and put aside. Take off the white film around where the stems were to make room for lots of stuffing. Place the large mushrooms in a baking pan.
  2. Preheat the oven to 425 degrees.
  3. Dice the onion and put it in a frying pan with 2 T butter and a generous dash of salt and garlic powder. Cook for 5-7 minutes until soft.
  4. Dice the stems and the remaining mushroom and add them to the onions with another 2 T butter. Cook until soft, again 5-7 minutes.
  5. Dice the celery. Turn off the heat under the frying pan and add the celery.
  6. Mix together well. Stuff the mushrooms. Cook in the oven for 15 to 20 minutes until the mushrooms look soft.
  7. Place on a serving platter but allow them to cool for a few minutes before serving. This recipe can be doubled or tripled for more people.

The post Low-Carbohydrate Stuffed Mushrooms appeared first on The Weston A. Price Foundation.


There's Perhaps An 80% Chance That Your Bloating Woes Aren't Related To Gluten "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Are you scared of gluten?

Are you avoiding it because gluten containing foods leave you feeling bloated or otherwise unwell?

It's probably not the gluten.

Adding to a growing pile of evidence that it's not the gluten that's causing your symptoms (no one's doubting the symptoms, it's more a matter of figuring out where they're coming from) is this recently published, albeit small, study highlighting a randomized, double-blind placebo-controlled challenge of twenty patients without celiac disease or wheat allergy who were suspected of having non-celiac gluten sensitivity (NCGS), and who had all experienced relief from their symptoms following a gluten-free diet.

Every one of the study's participants went through four separate periods of double-blinded challenges - two with gluten, and two without, in random order. They were asked to consume two muffins per day which did or did not contain 11g of gluten for 4 days followed by a 3 day washout all the while continuing to eat their otherwise gluten free diet. They simultaneously tracked their gastrointestinal symptoms and were asked their thoughts as to whether they were consuming gluten containing muffins or not during each treatment. All subjects diets were also analyzed after the fact for their FODMAP content.

Looking at the participants self-reported symptoms scores, they were worst after the challenge with the placebo (gluten-free) muffins - significantly so even - with a p value of 0.012. Of the 20 subjects, only 20% (4) correctly identified the two periods they received gluten containing muffins. Of course 4 people of 20 correctly identifying which muffins contained gluten may well occur simply by chance and consequently conclusions can't be drawn on their basis.

All this to say, taking those 4 as real data points, this study suggests that 80% of people with unexplained food-related discomfort aren't reacting to gluten, and though people's bloating, flatulence, abdominal pain, fatigue, and other symptoms, are real, what's causing them is not yet clear....


Neglecting Our Health Can Cause Deeper Grievance; Its High Time We Take Care "IndyWatch Feed Food"

We rush every day to maintain a lifestyle in which we can fulfill our desires and work hard towards achieving our goals. But while we spend a huge amount of time in pulling off our financial statement in a balanced way, we keep neglecting our overall health for long. That, in turn, causes chronic illness


Fashion Tips For Pregnant Women "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Finding the perfect outfit to wear while you are pregnant is not easy. Your regular clothes can become too tight for comfort. The pair of jeans you like no longer fit above your hips and your tops hang funnily on your belly and are too tight for your liking. Finding something nice and fashionable for

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Wednesday, 21 March


Can Food-Focused Medicine Cure Food-Related Disease? "IndyWatch Feed Food"

March 21, 2018
Organic Consumers Association
Julie Wilson

So-called modern food, produced through industrialized, chemical-intensive farming practices, is causing a host of chronic, hard-to-diagnose and hard-to-treat health problems in children and adults, say Michelle Perro, MD and Vincanne Adams, PhD, authors of Whats Making Our Children Sick? 

The book explores the impact chronic exposure to toxins in our foodpesticides, hormones and antibioticsis having on children, many of whom suffer from myriad health problems that are often linked to an impaired gut and overtaxed immune system.

The book also explores the power of ecomedicinemedicine that focuses on clean, healthy food.

Children who primarily depend on a Western diet, consisting of pro...


Ajitsuke Tamago (Ramen Eggs) "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Ajitsuke Tamago (Ramen Eggs)
An important component of a good bowl of ramen is the ramen egg, aka ajitsuke tamago, which is a marinated boiled egg. The eggs are boiled until somewhere between a soft boil and a hard boil where the whites are set and the yolks are partially set, custard like, rather than runny or hard. To get this amazing custard like textured yolk you boil the eggs for 6-7 minutes and then plunge them into a cold water bath to stop the cooking process. The eggs are peeled after cooling and then they are marinated in a salty and sweet mixture of soy sauce, sake, mirin and sugar until they have absorbed the flavour and turned a light to dark brown colour. Once ready these ajitsuke tamago are perfect in a steaming bowl of ramen or for breakfast, lunch, a snack, in a salad, etc. Given how easy it is to make these eggs, you'll want to have a few on hand in the fridge all the time!

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A Simple Spring Cleaning Checklist "IndyWatch Feed Food"

As the earth awakens from its long winter nap, so do our homes. Its a great time to clean out clutter and clean out the dust that gathered from a long season spent inside. Get the home ready to wake up with this simple cleaning checklist. Simple Cleaning Supplies Whether you do a supremely deep []

The post A Simple Spring Cleaning Checklist appeared first on Homespun Seasonal Living.


Soak Chia Seeds to Supercharge Your Metabolism "IndyWatch Feed Food"

Soaked chia seeds provide a multitude of health benefits, including supercharging your metabolism, says Geary Andrew.

Good things come in small packages the same is true of chia seeds which are extremely good and power packed with nutrients and minerals. Chia seeds have gained in popularity in recent years due to the many health benefits that can be gained by eating them on a regular basis. These seeds can easily be incorporated into your diet by doing things like mixing them into your yogurt at breakfast, adding them to a post-workout smoothie. Read more

Tuesday, 20 March


What do you get out of the deal? "IndyWatch Feed Food"

March 19, 2018
Organic Consumers Association
Ronnie Cummins

Water sustains all. - Thales of Miletus (c. 624 - 546 B.C.), philosopher, mathematician, astronomer

Water. Without it, there would be no food.

Yet food productionthat is, todays industrial food production systemis degrading this essential natural resource faster than any other industry, depriving you of your right to clean water.


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