Anti-depressants are a much-too-commonly taken drug, prescribed by doctors to many people in our population for a variety of issues not exclusive to the diagnosis “depression”. Their prevalence is not only common, but the numbers of people taking them are on the rise. I hear about children and adults I know, or someone else I […]
Category: Toxin Alert!
What you are putting in, on, and around your body may be harming your health!
There are sources from all over that seem to want to bad-mouth and discredit the importance of eating sustainable, organic food. It seems perplexing as to why anyone would want to do this, but some of the biggest motivators against the sustainable food movement are big, powerful corporations selling toxic foods that don’t want this […]
You may have seen labeling on food products which read “no added MSG” or simply “no MSG”? If so, you should know that many of these foods likely contain MSG anyway. This is because food companies have changed the wording on their products to other names you may not recognize, and are still including this […]
Before the clock runs out on this month’s breast cancer and GMO awareness, I’d like to point out some facts that may not be obvious to some consumers. No doubt you’ve seen the pink ribbons all over food labels in the grocery store or on fast food products like KFC. These labels are easy to […]
On November 6th in the state of CA, voters will be able to choose whether mandatory labeling should be instituted on products containing genetically-modified (GM) foods. Transparency in our food system is something we haven’t had in many decades. Big agricultural and chemical companies have seen to it that consumers are kept in the dark […]
Yesterday as I was driving home from taking my son to school, a report on NPR about the issues with the rising cost of feeding commercial cattle in today’s wavering economic market made my blood boil. What I heard made me realize the issues we are having with GMOs in our food supply are compounding […]
Are you an insomniac? Do you toss and turn and wake up in the middle of the night? And no matter how hard you try, you can’t get back to sleep…only to feel as though you’ve been hit by a truck when the alarm goes off and it’s time to start your day? In our […]
So you’ve transitioned away from processed foods and started eating healthier. That’s great! You’re becoming more mindful of organic – maybe you’re buying more fruits and vegetables, and maybe even meat, poultry, and dairy products from sustainable sources. Or, maybe you’ve made an effort to eliminate toxic vegetable oils and other artificial fats like margarine, […]
As heartbreaking as this subject is, I feel very strongly about discussing this topic as a way to prevent more damage to children’s health in the future. Unfortunately, recalls of infant formula and related products, and sickness and deaths from babies consuming them are nothing new. Today, news reports are showing the recall of Simply […]
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 […]