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Fortified and Processed Foods: Are Label Claims About Nutrition True?

Pick up a box of cereal or a loaf of bread from the grocery store, and you are likely to read a number of claims on the label about the nutritional content of the product. In theory, these nutrients may be present in these foods. But are those nutrients naturally-occurring and are they something that […]

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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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Activism Green Living Kids & Family Real Food

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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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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What’s The Truth About Cottonseed Oil?

Cottonseed oil: a seemingly harmless substance that you may be eating every day of your life. It is found in a variety of processed foods. It is so cheap, in fact that it costs producers next to nothing to manufacture. Why? Because cottonseed oil is nothing more than a by-product of industrial waste produced during […]

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Healthy Living

Grocery Store Wars – May The Force – And Sustainability – Be With You!

This video adeptly uses the Star Wars mythology to illustrate the state of our food system. What can YOU do to combat the resistance? Buy sustainable Buy local Buy organic Avoid processed, packaged, genetically-modified foods Eat traditional foods Eat whole foods How well do you know your food? Find out! Whole and healthy meat…does it […]

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What Do Farms And Antibiotic Drugs Have In Common?

Did you know that eighty percent of antibiotic use in the U.S. goes to farm livestock to help them grow quickly and prevent disease? The use of antibiotics in humans for everything from strep to staph infections to the common cold has become proliferate in modern society. It is not uncommon for a person to […]

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How Well Do You Know Your Food? Find Out!

Food has become a complicated subject in modern times, and is now associated with political uprising and even causes heated debates among many different groups of people and organizations, including the left and the right political affiliations. Unfortunately, you can be chastised for your beliefs about food, even to the point that your own family […]