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by Caroline on Jan 1st 2011

Just when you thought you were safe eating organic now have yet another challenge to face.  Our “friends” at Monsanto are up to some pretty ugly tricks. They along with the FDA are putting a neurotoxin called Neotame in even organic foods without labeling...

by Caroline on Oct 5th 2010

When you see me at the store I am usually scouring the produce in the organic isle at Whole Foods or Central Market. I know that  my body doesn’t need any extra chemicals and pesticides. I think that the majority of people feel that organic veggies and fruits...

by Caroline on Jul 17th 2010

Many shoppers looking for healthier foods are familiar with Horizon milk and other “organic” products. Horizon food is a division of Dean Food’s. Marketors  know the advertising claims, “natural”, “organic” or “healthy” are all- important catch...

by Caroline on Jun 6th 2010

I was cruising through Costco isles the other day and had tasted Morning Star’s Black Bean Burgers before and absolutely love them. Now before you head on down to the store and purchase these tasty quick burgers that sounds healthy it may not be that healthy....

by Caroline on May 20th 2010

As a elementary student I remember those Friday’s that were hot dog day. I always dreaded them because I was of those minority of kids that hated hot dogs. So I would say no meat just chili and onions. Of course I got it on wonderful nutritious white bun,...

by Caroline on May 18th 2010

Meet MSG’s little-known brother Recent massive snack recalls are turning attention to HVP, a “substitute” for MSG that’s basically the same thing By Sara Breselor This week has seen a rash of foods recalled due to possible contamination...

by Caroline on Apr 11th 2010

Yikes, I am one of the people who like to go to Costco and pick up some Earth Bound organic spinach of field greens and just drop then in the salad bowel. After reading an article on the safety of these triple washed greens it made me think twice about throwing...

by Caroline on Mar 15th 2010

While I think healthful habits are important for long term health I certainly do not like people legislating my health habits. Did you hear that New York’s Nazi style state politicians are banning salt in restaurant food preparation? A New York politician by...

by Caroline on Mar 14th 2010

In last week’s post I talked about the dangers of GMO or genetically modified foods in our diet. Unfortunately it is not easy to avoid these foods in the US and Canada simply because unlike other industrialized nations, GMO’s don’t have to be...

by Caroline on Mar 4th 2010

I honestly do not know why more Americans are not protesting about Genetically modified foods. Only now are millions of Americans waking up to the fact that an approximately seventy-five percent of our processed foods contain some form of genetically modified (GM)...

by Caroline on Mar 3rd 2010

Years ago back in the olden days I was on a quest to start eating healthy because of my own health issues at the ripe old age of 25. At the time my children didn’t feel as enthusiastic about my health quest as I did. In fact I got a lot of  complaints which...

by Caroline on Mar 2nd 2010

I was just telling someone the other day that I really think that is more challenging to be healthy than my mother’s generation.  One of the  obvious reason of course is that my mother’s generation did not have the processed food that was introduced...

by Caroline on Feb 15th 2010

While I am definitely not an animal rights activist I do care how my food is grown, how the animals are treated and what nutrients it has when it reaches my table. Growing up in the 50’s I witnessed the dramatic change in our family’s food. Our food changed...

by Caroline on Dec 28th 2009

Beware of the Milk You Drink. Most consumers head to the grocery store to pick up milk for their family but are unaware of the controversial growth hormone found in the majority of milk products. Find out what the mainstream media is not telling you about milk. Recombinant...