Food Blog Additional Posts
Many feel, after numerous studies have revealed high levels of arsenic in rice, that it is time for the government to set a limit.
Save space, harvest both tomatoes and potatoes from one plant!
New study shows stomach inflammation as well as uterus enlargement in GM-fed pigs.
Our federal dollars are being used to keep the American populace unhealthy and fat. Even though we seem to have a crisis on our hands, the U.S. government, corn lobbyists, trade associations and the Big Six (Monsanto, BASF, Bayer, Dow, DuPont and Syngenta) keep oiling the corn machine that was started in the mid-70s...a machine that needs to be reassessed.
Sixteen year old publishes scientific study showing fruit flies live longer and are more fertile if fed organic food versus conventional.
What to do with that overripe watermelon, the half eaten banana, the bruised peach.
Organic (and some Natural) food brands owned by big corporations. And which and how much those large brands are donating to fight GMO labeling.
The definition of a whole food, is a natural food that has not been processed or has been refined as little as possible. Unfortunately, ultra-pasteurized, homogenized, grain-fed cow's milk is no longer a whole food. It is highly manipulated.
A breakdown of monies spent on food and the cost of food during the last thirty years.
World Hunger Map and population growth.
Clara Cannucciari - Learn how to make simple yet delicious dishes while listening to stories from the Great Depression.
Currently, unapproved use and abuse of antibiotics for food-intended animals is common practice. Sources say, close to 80 percent of all antibiotics sold in the U.S. are being fed or injected into cattle, pigs and poultry on industrial factory farms.
If you have the time, seems like a fun way to create healthy meals with your kids. Or, in the doldrums? Create a packed lunch just for yourself!
Nowadays whole milk is required to have a set 3.25 percent milkfat. Well, cows do not give milk at a set 3.25 percent milkfat... Learn how we get our milk so standardized. Also of interest are MPCs. Milk Protein Concentrate is de-fatted, ultra-pasteurizated, ultrahomogenized, ultrafiltrated (UF), unregulated, powdered skimmed milk. Many manufacturers are using MPCs in their dairy products instead of real milk. Why? Because MPCs are a cheap and easy way to add a filling, stable protein into a product. Although MPCs do add protein, it is a very processed form. Are MPC's hurtful to the local food movement? Yes, as this dried, spoil resistant product takes less to transport than the fresh liquid milk, companies are choosing this processed powder over fresh milk.
Eating 'less' meat and dairy is the best way to reduce emissions. But know that, less dense cheeses produce fewer greenhouse gases since they take less milk to produce. Cottage cheese, ricotta, cream cheese, part-skim or fresh mozzarella, gouda, feta, muenster and non-fat yogurt are all more earth-friendly choices, especially if organic.
A new study published in the New England Journal of Medicine has found a correlation between certain foods and weight gain. And a new study out of North Carolina says the average American now eats 570 more calories a day than in 1977...
There are so many different sugars now...one can barely keep up...here's a list of all the added sugars...
Best Veggie Burgers
15 million pounds of eight synthetic food dyes are put into our foods each year....the FDA is finally taking notice....
Whatever you call it: bioengineered, transgenically engineered, genetically manipulated, genetically engineered and genetically modified. We don't know its long term affects.