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Healthy Living Real Food

Can You Become Deficient In Omega 6s?

In life, balance is important. People often talk about everything in moderation. The trouble is, “everything in moderation” often includes a barrage of unhealthy items in our meals and for snacks. What people end up eating, then, is still not much that is healthy and a LOT that isn’t. One example I can think of […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

Do Restaurants Serve Healthy Oils?

When you go out to eat and read the dinner menu, do you think about cooking oils used by the restaurant where you are eating your food? Many people don’t, but the reality is, most of the oils used by restaurants, unless otherwise noted, are highly-processed, industrially-produced, genetically modified, rancid vegetable oils that are unhealthy […]

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Green Living Healthy Living

Fluoride In The Water – Does It Really Help Prevent Cavities?

Do you use fluoride toothpaste or drink tap water with fluoride in it? Does your dentist recommend fluoride treatments for your children when they have dental checkups? These common practices are what many people do and accept as a method of “preventative” dental care. Ever since I was a child, the concept of having fluoride […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Real Food Recipes

East Ender-Stew With Chicken And Sausage

                        We live in the historic northeast-end of our city, which means our neighborhood is filled with old houses and possesses a rich ambiance of the past. Our house is approximately 90 years old and we’ve spent the last 7 years of ownership remodeling […]

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Healthy Living Real Food

Is Best Foods Mayonnaise Healthier Than It Used To Be?

You may have seen recent television and magazine advertisements for Best Foods “real” olive oil mayonnaise, claiming its health benefits due to its Omega 3 content. Best Foods has started by changing the labeling on their mayonnaise to read “Real”, along with the assertion in their ads that their mayonnaise is made with “real” food. […]

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Real Food Recipes

Steak Enchiladas With Homemade Red Sauce

It’s no secret that I love Mexican food, and I’m always excited about preparing traditional dishes with whole foods and real ingredients because most restaurants don’t use them. In this recipe, you get all of the amazing flavor of your favorite enchiladas from the restaurant, without any of the unhealthy attributes of restaurant food. You […]

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Activism Real Food

Is The Threat Of Codex Alimentarius Real Or A Hoax?

Are you interested in protecting the future of your health freedoms and ability to obtain healthy food for your family? Frequently in the news we hear reports about the NAIS (National Animal Identification System), genetically-modified organisms, and many other food-related issues. Do not doubt it: the future of our ability to procure real, healthy food […]

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Activism Green Living

ACTION NOW! USDA Ready To Approve Widespread, Risky Field Trial Of GE Trees

This e-mail arrived in my inbox this week, and it is an urgent call to action regarding genetically-engineered organisms. For those of you who are not familiar with the dangers of using genetically-modified organisms, here is a short list (source, Safe-Food.org): Imprecise Technology—A genetic engineer moves genes from one organism to another. A gene can […]