Categories
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 […]

Categories
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 […]

Categories
Activism Green Living Healthy Meat Kids & Family Real Food Toxin Alert!

The Grassfed Meat Challenge: Busting Myths About Meat

Are you a meat eater or a vegetarian? This post is intended to be a challenge for all those who may have harbored the belief that meat is unhealthy to eat, for those who have limited their consumption of meat throughout their lives, or anyone who has never eaten real, grassfed meat from healthy animals […]

Categories
Green Living Healthy Living Real Food

Are You Getting Enough Omega 3s in Your Diet?

As pervasive as consumer habits are in eating a processed diet, many individuals in developed countries do not receive adequate amounts of this essential fatty acid from healthy sources. Populations eating processed foods have a tendency to consume an overabundance of Omega 6s from empty foods lacking in real nutritional content. Some of these foods […]

Categories
Activism Healthy Living Kids & Family Real Food

11 Healthy and Nutrient-Dense Foods At-A-Glance

The USDA, My Plate (formerly known as the Food Pyramid), and many other mainstream sources of health commonly direct consumers to consume more fruits and vegetables every day. It’s true – fruits and vegetables are important, but what’s not widely understood is the importance of animal foods and other healthy fats for sources of important […]

Categories
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 […]