When I can’t buy cage-free, locally-raised eggs, I find myself staring at my grocery store’s egg shelves, trying to decipher those cryptic egg carton labels. Learn what they really mean.
Are Froot Loops healthy because they’re “made with whole grains”? Is a 100-calorie bag of cookies good for you? We’re bombarded with food labels and ads designed to mislead.
Hmmm. A new “low-calorie” drink has hit the market: Air or Alcohol Inspired Refresher.
There’s a lot of controversy surrounding GMOs in Kashi products right now, and I wanted to talk about it a bit here and see what you guys think.
Whole Foods confirmed via email that that Skinny Girl cocktails ‘did not meet their quality standards’ so they had to stop selling it. The offending ingredient, which is not listed on the bottles because there is no ingredient list at all, turns out to be Sodium Benzoate.
I’m a big fan of Kickstarter, the crowd funding platform for creative endeavors. So, when I was helping my friends at Toast Wine Lounge in Oakland, CA run their Kickstarter [ … ]
Who doesn’t like food? Especially fancy food. Lot’s of people do as judged by the crowds filling the aisles and booths of the Moscone Center for the 35th Winter Fancy [ … ]
Aloe Vera Plant (courtesy www.keetsa.com) Aloe. The phrase “aloe vera” brings up the image of something soft and commercials that incessantly interrupt TV shows. While aloe is an ingredient many [ … ]
This post is an anti-climactic one. It talks about what a herb that was thought so far to have a certain effect, does not actually have that effect. While not [ … ]
Are you going to Scarborough Fair? Parsley, sage, rosemary, and thyme -Simon and Garfunkel’s “Scarborough Fair” And mint. (www.pintosbeans.wordpress.com) An ace natural pain-killer for headaches,stomach pain,fever and flu, the Brazilian [ … ]
(Image courtesy of www.sporeflections.wordpress.com) Can you imagine anything worse than being somewhere in public and realizing your breath is loaded with a smell so pungent that it’s offending everyone in [ … ]
(Images courtesy of www.braquiplan.com & www.britannica.com) Revered in India as “holy” this golden-yellow colored powder is worth its weight in gold, that too nutritionally, but not monetarily. Any guesses what [ … ]
It is estimated that 3 to 7 percent of American children suffer form Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). That adds up to over 2 million kids, one in every class [ … ]