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10 Ways to Kiss Processed Foods Goodbye and Get More Nutrition in Your Diet

  We all need more nutrition in our diets – especially if you eat a lot of processed foods. Processed foods are full of chemicals, preservatives, dyes, fake fats, and other harmful ingredients. And, packaged foods tend to have less nutrients due to the way they are produced, leaving you feeling hungry and unsatisfied soon […]

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Right to Know Rally & Rebuttal to ID Senator Mike Crapo re: Labeling GMO Foods

On Wednesday, July 18th in downtown Boise, ID, in front of Senator Mike Crapo’s office, citizens gathered for a rally organized by GMO-Free Idaho to protest the fact that our senators are not hearing our concerns about ¬†mandatory labeling for GMO foods in our state. The photos in this post are all from the rally. […]

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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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4 Ways to Avoid GMOs in the Foods You Buy

The extreme conditions in our food supply today call for the application of conscientious awareness and purchasing habits on behalf of the consumer public. Avoiding GMOs is not necessarily easy, but to ensure good health and a clean environment, it’s an absolutely necessity. Given what’s at stake with regard to current contamination issues of the […]

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16 Ways to Avoid Flu and Colds this Holiday Season & Through the Winter Months

Winter is here, and if you get sick a lot this time of year, there are many natural ways you can improve your body’s ability to stay healthy – especially with the foods you eat and lifestyle you maintain. Many people believe that hand-washing is one of the best ways to keep illnesses away. In […]

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How to Make a Difference in Your Child’s Health with Real Food

Do you spend time reinforcing good health habits with your child? There are a variety of messages sent to children from many sources about health. Many of these messages contain false information, so it is important to help your child understand the reasons why. Food manufacturers, for example, label foods¬†they sell as “healthy”, “natural“, “trans […]

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The 10 Most Unhealthy “Health” Foods Marketed to Kids: Babble’s List

Do your kids eat pre-packaged, processed foods? If so, they may not be getting the nutrition they need to support their growth and development. Babble posted a fantastic article last week about the 10 most unhealthy “health” foods for kids. I’m elated to see mainstream web sites telling the truth about these products. Parents need […]

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Don’t Miss the Weston A. Price Conference 2011 in Dallas, TX!

If you have never attended the Weston A. Price Wise Traditions Conference and you care about sustainable food and farming, this is one event you should NOT miss! And, it’s happening very soon in Dallas, TX November 11-13, 2011. Last year was my first year attending, and I count it as one of the best […]

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Why Our Family Chooses Raw Over Pasteurized Milk

If you are still wondering about raw milk, now’s the time to give it a try! It is one of the most complete, healthy foods you can consume and provides many critical nutrients we are missing in our modern diets. Our family has been drinking it for 4 years and it’s been one of the […]

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Deceptions in the Food Industry:”All Natural”

In the first post in this series, Deceptions in the Food Industry: Low-Fat Foods, I talked about the pervasiveness of processed, low-fat foods in our food supply, misconceptions about how low-fat foods are healthy, and the dishonesty of labeling about these foods. Today I’ll discuss the “all natural” label on processed, packaged foods and how […]