Posts Tagged Nutrition

Organic? What does that mean?

It is easy to think you are making a good decision when you opt for natural or organic foods.  The food industry has really capitalized on these terms.  Here is an easy way to see what you are getting in the store. USDA Organic   Means that the

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You've probably heard the health conscious mantra popularized by Michael Pollan: "If you can't pronounce it, you shouldn't be eating it."

It has come to my attention that the FDA is allowing chemicals to be present in foods labeled ‘organic.’   Please print the letter below, and send it to The Cornucopia Institute. http://www.cornucopia.org/breaking-scandal-the-organic-watergate/ Until next time, Polly   Dear USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack and NOSB Chairman Barry Flamm,

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Bug juice, anyone????

Strawberry is not my favorite flavor, being a chocolate girl myself.  However, should I want to buy, say a Strawberries & Crème Frappuccino from Starbucks, I certainly would assume that the pink coloring and the strawberry flavoring were from strawberries.  Now, I would hope that the berries

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The Birds and the Bees… who knew?

The Birds and the Bees… who knew? We all know there are super nutrients, but one that has caught my attention recently is Bee Pollen.  Bee pollen is a natural antibiotic, which is very effective against E. Coli poisoning, Salmonella and other bacteria.  It is also known

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