Healthy Food/Drink

“Will organic farmers slew the Giant? Help needed!”

On March 31, 2012, a judge in the Southern District Court of New York will decide whether a class action lawsuit — Organic Seed Growers & Trade Association (OSGATA) et al.vs.Monsanto — representing some 300,000 organic farmers against biotech giant Monsanto can proceed to trial. Will you help set farming on a safer healthier soil? […]

“New Discovery Shakes the Foundation of Cancer Research”

By Dr. Mercola  October 15 2011 Two widely cited, published cancer research studies contain fabricated data, will be retracted The Mayo Clinic concluded that data about harnessing the immune system to fight cancer had been fabricated, resulting in the retraction of 17 papers in nine research journals Cancer research in the United States needs to […]

“Protect family -read bar codes”

I am going to watch those bar codes a LOT more now… I am busy reading the ingredients.. Boy.. shopping is a full time job!!! ALWAYS READ THE LABELS ON THE FOODS YOU BUY–NO MATTER WHAT THE FRONT OF THE BOX OR PACKAGE TURN IT OVER AND READ THE BACK—CAREFULLY! With all the food and […]

“Organic ketchup rules”

Their is an art and science to creating a great tasting full bodied organic ketchup. Burgers and hot dogs, brats and grilled chicken and steaks for some need ketchup. The Stir launched How to Cook a Wiener & Eat It blind taste test of 10 ketchup brands to determine which ones had superior tomato flavor […]

“Step up to the new Food Plate?”

The old question What’s on your plate has taken on new meaning today with the unveiling of the new Food Plate image that will replace the food pyramid. Government (USDA) hopes that Americans who found  following the dietary guidelines of the food pyramid challenging will step up to the plate and eat healthier now. It’s […]

“Fighting for quality school eats”

Concerned about the obesity of our children, the battle starts here, in their school’s cafeteria. If you’ve been wondering where Season 2 of the Food Revolution had gone on ABC do not fear the show is taking a short break following the recent positive events in the Food Revolution in L.A . Looking forward to […]

“Mercury contamination in kids”

If women are pregnant, want to be pregnant or are nursing eating more than one or two servings a week of canned tuna, especially albacore tuna could be harmful to their health according to the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Tuna fish and other seafoods are packed with great nutrients such as omega-3’s, […]

“Go Mediterranean avoid plus girth”

Adherence to the healthy Mediterranean dietary patterns are key factors for avoiding the natural long-term yearly weight gain occurring during adulthood and with advancing age. These are the findings of a research study after following 10,000 Spanish university graduates for six years. The average age of the students were 38 years The study found the […]

“Stop colds this season?”

Avoid the severity of a cold this season by living and enjoys exercise, good food, nice friends, and keeping hydrated.

“How to curb the decline in endangered sealife”

Knowing how fish are raised and caught is the first step in sustainable buying. Look for these key descriptive terms on the label: Trolling: Baited fishing lines pulled behind a boat; little or no bycatch of unwanted fish.
Pole-caught: Single fishing line attached to a pole; little or no bycatch. Purse seining: Large wall of netting […]