One of the many food products I waste too often is bread. I’ll buy a baguette and use half of it, leaving the remains until they’re too hard to chew. I’ll bake fresh bread and let a third of it get soft and stale (which really annoys me). Even a store-bought loaf of bread often languishes in the bread box until it’s far past its sell-by date. This frustrates me, because I love bread!
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I love to cook, and I love to eat — but like so many others I’d kept myself ignorant about where my food comes from and how its story affects my health, the economy, and the environment. So over the past year, I’ve been on a mission to learn more about my food.
Two days ago The Walt Disney Company announced their plans to introduce new standards for food advertising on programming targeting kids and families.
Coffee and energy drinks are great for a quick boost, but did you know that magnesium deficiency is a common cause of low energy?
Superheroes–humans with powers beyond what any ordinary man or woman possesses–have the weight of the world on their shoulders. Surely they have an extensive fitness regimen to keep them in tip top shape but what do our favorite men of might eat that gives them the fuel they need to keep the world safe?
Since we’ll be meeting a slew of crime fighting hunks this summer, let’s break down what these comic book kings most likely feast on for overall health and fitness!
It’s apparent that all of the Monsanto endeavors I chose to highlight here rode the same wave of public opinion. In regards to nuclear weapons, DDT, PCBs, Agent Orange and aspartame the talking point was that each was beneficial in some way to America/Americans. It wasn’t until time (life’s best teacher) taught us that these were all highly toxic and deadly endeavors with the same two outcomes. People got sick/died and Monsanto got rich.
I am confident that GMOs will (eventually) follow suit.
What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with good sustainable food and wine? Check out these events near you.What better way to celebrate Earth Day than with good sustainable food and wine? Check out these events near you.
It’s time to get ready for baseball season, and that means one thing for sure: food! Unfortunately, ballpark food is often the unhealthiest of all, yet so hard to resist. Here are tips to enjoy the games while staying healthy.
Heirloom seeds offer small links to our past that can feed us today. Their proven track record can help us grow safer, better tasting, chemical-free fruits and vegetables while we’re trying to be self-sufficient and a friend to Mother Nature.
ABC News posted a story this week about an additive in ground beef called ‘pink slime,’ as originally reported in The Daily and then Huffington Post. The scandal is that pink slime, or ammoniated beef trimmings, is wildly prevalent in school cafeterias.
With so many incredible historic locations and delicious places to dine on vegan, gluten free and overall healthy food, I just had to return for a second post about eating vegan in Memphis.
Memphis: the birthplace of rock n’ roll, home to Elvis and famed Beale Street. This music city right on the banks of the Mississippi River is known for it’s bbq, but I was beyond delighted with incredible food that abounded for a little ol’ vegan. The city is rich with history and boasts some famous folks but now, it’s quickly becoming a hub for great special diet culinary finds!
The obsession with eating healthy has a name: orthorexia nervosa. Quite simply, orthorexia has been elevated to eating disorder status due to one’s fixation on food, where an overwhelming amount of mental attention is spent thinking about and restricting access to certain foods.