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Dr. Oz: Organic is “Elitist” & “not much difference” Between Grassfed & Feedlot Beef

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 […]

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Questions to Ask Your Farmer – Know What’s in Your Food!

Knowing how your food is raised is extremely important. It can mean the difference between food that is clean and safe and food that is contaminated with toxins and other harmful substances. Because there are so many toxins in the environment, we can’t possibly know where they all come from. There are toxins in the […]

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Real Food Money Saving Tips: Chicken Thighs and Drumsticks for Stock

Want to make chicken stock but don’t think you can afford good quality chicken? Buy chicken thighs (bone-in) and drumsticks. These pieces are quite inexpensive. Conventional health tells us to avoid dark and red meat. So over the last few decades, meat producers in the U.S. have put a premium on white meat – which is […]

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A Visit To Green Pasture Products, Home Of Fermented Cod Liver Oil

What happens when you have a whirlwind trip to the heart of Nebraska farmland for the weekend? A lot, actually. On August 6th, 2010, my family and I flew to Grand Island, Nebraska to be picked up by David Wetzel, owner and CEO of Green Pasture Products, manufacturer of fermented cod liver oil. Our trip […]

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12 Smart Ways to Go Sustainable In the New Year

Have you been thinking about going sustainable and reducing waste? Well, what are you waiting for? There are many ways to do it. From changing foods in your diet to exchanging items you commonly use every day in your home or place of business, there are endless ways to make your living environments less toxic […]

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3 Tips for Eating Organic On A Budget

This topic is near and dear to my heart, for all those who feel defeated when they contemplate going sustainable or organic and believe they just can’t afford it (especially in this economy). There are many ways to achieve a goal, and I believe anything you really want to do begins with the earnest desire […]

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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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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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The Egg Recall and Why Local Isn't Necessarily Better

I’ve already written about food recalls a number of times, but the point about finding sustainable food is one that I find must be revisited often…because there are so many misconceptions going around about why simply avoiding one brand over another is not enough. And I’ll also tell you why it’s really important to know […]

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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 […]