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My Radio Interview With Lisa Davis From It’s Your Health

In this day of computers, television, and Internet, it’s nice to know that radio broadcasts are still around. We have so many different ways of communication than just 30 years ago when I was a child. With the advent of other new technologies like chatting on Facebook, posts on Twitter, e-mail, and text messaging on […]

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What Are Traditional Foods?

You may hear the term traditional foods and wonder, “what exactly does that mean?” When you think about traditional foods, do you think about hunter-gatherers of long ago? They did everything by hand and from scratch. Or do you think about the pioneers living out on the prairie or edge of the forest who began […]

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Sustainable Farming – Is It Practical and Can It Feed Us All?

I’ve had many conversations with a variety of people about the subject of sustainable farming and whether or not it is feasible on a large scale to switch over from conventional farming methods to non-petroleum, non-chemical methods, and eliminate the practice of concentrated animal feeding operations and factory farms. Whether the idea of sustainable farming […]

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Deciphering Egg and Poultry Labels

If you are still buying eggs and poultry from the grocery store, you will see a variety of terms regarding the type of eggs and meat you’ll be buying – “organic”, “free-range”, or “cage-free”. You should know that most of these are just marketing terms that are there to sell the product. There are a […]

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Locavore's Shopping Tour – Local Farms, Local Food

As all good supporters of local agriculture should, I have relationships with a number of great local farmers whom I trust and believe are using sound farming practices. The backbone of our sustainable food system is local, sustainable farms, so I wanted to showcase some of the great food growers and farms around my local […]

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Reducing Your Child’s Risk of Autism And Other Disorders: Conception, Pregnancy, And The Newborn Infant, Part I

Having children is one of the things in your life that will alter your future more than anything you will ever do. Although it is filled with uncertainty and a great deal of trial and error, most everyone you ask will say their lives are transformed for the better because of the decision  to have […]

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Local Restaurant Review – Jenny's Lunch Line

Yesterday was my birthday (I turned 41; I’m proud about my age!), and what better way to spend it than going with your family to a local restaurant that serves healthy, local food? One of my new favorites is a little lunchtime establishment called Jenny’s Lunch Line in the heart of downtown Boise, in the […]

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Current Events in Real Food and Sustainablity – What’s Going On?

I’d like to share some important and interesting destinations I’ve recently visited on the Internet relating to real food and food politics – of course, two subjects I am keenly interested in spreading around to my readers. Here we go! The school lunch saga continues on. In this report on the New York Daily News […]

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Can You Afford Not To Eat Healthy?

Many of the posts I write on this web site are devoted to the subject of eating real food and eating healthy. But I feel like the point of moving from supporting a conventional farming system that pumps out massed produced, nutritionally empty foods to a healthy, more sustainable one simply cannot be pressed enough. […]

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The Importance of Soil Diversity to Health and The Environment

The soil where we grow food is a critical foundation of our food system and ultimately, our health. Because the food system affects our health so profoundly, it is critical to make certain of the bio-diversity of the soil in which our food is grown. The same is not only true for vegetables, fruits, legumes, […]