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Green Living Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food

Get Your Sunshine While You Still Can…Prevent Flus and Colds!

Vitamin D deficiency is an epidemic problem in the modern world. In 2010, a large study published in the Journal of Clinical Endocrinology and Metabolism revealed that 59 percent of the population is vitamin D deficient. Almost 25 percent of the test subjects had extremely low levels of this critical hormone. Source (Department of Medicine, Section of Endocrinology, Nutrition, and Diabetes. […]

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Stanford Study on Organics: Manipulating Consumers into Buying GMO Products

This last week news reports have flooded the print, online, and on-air worlds from various outlets about the recent study conducted at Stanford University on the nutritional content of organic versus conventional food. The study was “an extensive examination of four decades of research” comparing organic and conventional foods which found that on average, fruits and […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Kids & Family Real Food

Turn Leftovers into Nourishing School Lunches in Minutes!

School has started again for many families, whether your children attend public or private school, or you are in a family fortunate enough to home school. And with school days comes school lunch staring us in the face again with that age-old question: “What on earth will I feed my child today?” Finding nourishing, appealing, […]

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Healthy Living Healthy Meat Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

In ‘n Out Burger Cancels Contract with Plant Found Processing Downer Cattle

This week the news has been splattered with reports about downer cattle discovered at Central Valley Meat Co. in Hanford, California, a processing plant which supplies up to 30% of the meat used by fast-food chain In ‘n Out Burger, and also to the U.S. school lunch and emergency food programs.  This establishment, known by its slogan […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Raw Dairy Real Food

Why Organic Milk Falls Short on Nutrition

Many people have switched to buying organic milk because the awareness of how dangerous conventional milk is due to hormones, antibiotics, and GMOs used in the production of milk is increasing rapidly in health and food communities. But did you know that organic milk can still come from feedlots and undesirable environments, just like conventional […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

Deceptions in the Food Industry: Baked versus Fried

In this continuing series of Deceptions in the Food Industry, I want to address yet another fallacy the food industry uses to make us think a product they sell is healthy – baked versus fried on labels. I know a lot of people who eat real food would never touch a bag of the above […]

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Activism Healthy Living Kids & Family

Wakefield Upheld: Italian Court Gives Case to Family of MMR-Vaccine Injured Child

It seems the “fraudulent” findings of Dr. Andrew Wakefield’s work are being proven once again in a court of law to solidify the very real connection between autism and vaccines. An Italian court has ruled that Valentino Bocca’s autism symptoms were in fact linked to the MMR injection he received when he was 15 months […]

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Food Revolution Day – What Is Your Role in Spreading the Word About Sustainable Food?

Today is chef Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution Day, and I just want to highlight the importance of creating your own Food Revolution where you live by making an effort to be aware of how the choices you make in the food you eat impacts your children’s health, your own health, and that of your community. […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry: Omega 3s

In this edition of Deceptions in the Food Industry, I’m tackling Omega 3s. If you shop at the grocery store, you know there are thousands of products proclaiming their Omega 3 value, from cereals, crackers, chips, breads, bagels, and pretzels to fish and krill oil, flax and other seed oils, to vitamins and powders. The […]

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Healthy Living Kids & Family Raw Dairy Real Food

Commercial Baby Formula Kills Infant – Isn’t Your Child Worth More Than This?

This week Wal-Mart announced that baby formula was being pulled from the shelf  because it was consumed by a newborn infant which developed a fatal infection and died. When a person dies from eating a commercial product, it’s certainly a terrible tragedy. But especially a child; not only because of the loss, but because the death could […]