When To Choose Organic

After evidence has recently mounted that pesticides commonly used in our food supply (namely fruits and vegetables) are linked to attention deficit disorder (ADD) in children, there has been quite a buzz about which foods are highest in pesticides, and when it’s smart to choose organic over conventionally grown. I went to the Environmental Working […]

Nanotechnology – really?!

This article my dad sent over to me was rather disturbing…and solidifies my resolve to grow my own veggies and herbs and BUY LOCAL in any way that I can. This also highlights the need to cut back on buying processed albeit “convenience” foods, that may not be so convenient to our health after all. […]

It’s World Pistachio Day

I have been doing some work with Paramount Farms, which is the largest grower of Pistachios in the U.S. Today is “World Pistachio Day” so celebrate it by enjoying these fabulous nuts – and their great nutrition profile (great source of cholesterol-lowering phytosterols, lowest calorie nut (get 49 nuts in a 1-ounce serving!, great source […]

Wash Those Bagged Greens Before Consuming!


New Guidelines on Organic Meat and Dairy

Finally getting tougher on guidelines, and a win for animals!http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/35371926/ns/health-diet_and_nutrition/