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Earth Day Sensibility

On this Earth Day weekend, everyone is sharpening their recycling skills and seeking words of wisdom for living a greener life. Hopefully the habits people think about today carry on throughout the remainder of our days, and not just at this time of year where you can find many written topics, books, articles, and related […]

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Can The Government Be Trusted To Fix The Safety Of Our Food?

The safety infrastructure for food in this country is failing. It’s regulated by about a dozen federal agencies implementing about 35 laws. You would think that with that much oversight and checking, something would be working right. The public is most certainly aware of the problem, as is evident by regular media coverage of the […]

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Support Max Kane – Raw Milk Issues and Our Rights To Clean Food!

Please take a moment and watch the following video (from December of 2009), detailing the deposition of Max Kane in Wisconsin, and then read the information regarding the Max Kane case in Viroqua, WI. The state government has requested he surrender information about the identities of the farmers selling the raw milk in the region […]

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Organic Is Only Part Of The Story…

We hear a lot about organic this and organic that…but I think the most confusing thing is that a lot of people believe just because something is organic, it must be healthy… Right? It’s true that to be assured you are getting something that is at least 95 percent organic or better, you should look […]

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Nina Planck Talks Candidly About Industrial Food

There is a lot of conversation taking place about how our food affects our health. That’s because our overall health profile is critical – as a culture, we continue to experience rising numbers of heart disease, obesity, cancer, diabetes, autism, osteoporosis, many auto-immune disorders, food allergies and intolerances. Despite diets prescribing low-fat eating, meal plans, […]

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Shepherd’s Pie For Dinner

The one-pot meal is something I love preparing because I think somehow it makes me feel as though I’m doing less work. My affinity for these kinds of meals has caused me to get more and more creative about dinnertime solutions for our family. Unfortunately, I am known for waiting until the last minute to […]

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The Amazing Compost Pile Behind My House

Compost piles are truly amazing; they are a perfect example of the circle of life. You dump a bunch of organic material into a dedicated spot, keep adding to it, turn it now and then, give it air, sunshine, and a bit of moisture if it gets too dry…and within a year or so you […]

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Guest Post: Kathryne Pirtle on Celiac Disease, Nutrient-Dense and Traditional Foods, and Dr. Weston A. Price

I am very pleased to have as a guest today Kathryne Pirtle, a professional musician who struggled for years with debilitating health issues. She suffered conditions experienced by millions and millions of people – celiac disease, acid reflux, and chronic inflammation just to name a few. I’d like to extend my sincere thanks to Kathy […]

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Eating Healthy While On The Go! Helpful Hints

Travel seasons are picking up with spring break and vacation weekends approaching like Memorial Day and summer break. When you are traveling and on the move, it can be challenging to eat healthy. But there are plenty of good options for choosing healthy food when you are on the go. Many people eat food from […]

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Jamie’s Chicken Nuggets…and, What’s Wrong With Fat?

I love Jamie Oliver and what he’s doing for the children of America. In my opinion, he’s one of the biggest heroes of our time. Having said that, I also believe there is room for some improvement. What’s really wrong with the chicken nugget demonstration? On Jamie’s second episode of Food Revolution, he is seen […]