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Traditional Mexican Recipes Fight the Good Fight
In a clay pot, Araceli Márquez mixes tiny Mexican freshwater fish known as charales with herbs and a sauce made of chili pepper, green tomatoes and prickly pear cactus fruit, preparing adish calledmixmole. “I learned how to cook by asking people and experimenting,” the 55-year-old divorced mother of two told IPS. “The ingredients are natural, […] (Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health)
Source: IPS Inter Press Service - Health - May 27, 2016 Category: Global & Universal Authors: Emilio Godoy Tags: Active Citizens Civil Society Cooperatives Development & Aid Economy & Trade Editors' Choice Environment Food & Agriculture Global Governance Green Economy Headlines Health IPS UN: Inside the Glasshouse Labour Latin America & t Source Type: news

Orange County project is a bellwether for California Coastal Commission's future
The land — the largest private undeveloped coastal parcel in Southern California — is dotted with rusting oil pipes, abandoned wells and groaning pump jacks that continue to pull crude from the earth. But nature hasn't let go. Patches of prickly pear cactus, grasslands, scrub-coated arroyos and... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 7, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Bettina Boxall Source Type: news

How the California Coastal Commission pressured scientists to change opinions on major project
The land — the largest private undeveloped coastal parcel in Southern California — is dotted with rusting oil pipes, abandoned wells and groaning pump jacks that continue to pull crude from the earth. But nature hasn't let go. Patches of prickly pear cactus, grasslands, scrub-coated arroyos and... (Source: Los Angeles Times - Science)
Source: Los Angeles Times - Science - May 7, 2016 Category: Science Authors: Bettina Boxall Source Type: news

Does prickly pear cactus have health benefits?
(Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist)
Source: MayoClinic.com - Ask a Specialist - October 16, 2015 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Sap-sucking insects may combat Kenyan cactus plague
A trial shows cochineal bug can control invasive prickly pear cactus in East Africa, without harming other plants. (Source: SciDev.Net)
Source: SciDev.Net - May 18, 2015 Category: Global & Universal Source Type: news

Cocktail concoctions that may have you drinking to your health
Vodka infused with acai. Sangria loaded with Mediterranean blood orange and pomegranate. Cosmopolitans concocted with prickly pear cactus and aloe. Fresh juniper and lavender blended into organic gin made on a 70-acre biodynamic farm in Colorado. (Source: L.A. Times - Health)
Source: L.A. Times - Health - December 27, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Is Prickly Pear Cactus Effective for Hangover?Is Prickly Pear Cactus Effective for Hangover?
Oh, my aching head! Can this herbal remedy prevent hangover? Please tell me, but quietly... Medscape Pharmacists (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 11, 2014 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Ask the Expert Source Type: news