A small part of my cried when I read the headlines about processed meats like sausages, hot dogs and bacon being linked to cancer. I’m of Polish and Norwegian decent and I love a good sausage with sauerkraut. And yes, like anyone who has a pulse, I love bacon. While it’s no surprise that these […]
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New science shows three things can disrupt healthy gut flora: artificial sweeteners, antibiotics and processed foods. Find out what the latest research says and what you can do to maintain a healthy internal microbiome!
One of the best ways to maintain a healthy diet, your weight, save money and avoid processed food is to cook simple meals. I have found a few tricks to add extra vegetables in my diet and wanted to share them with you! Add fresh spinach to leftovers before putting in the microwave I reheat leftovers […]
As we’ve explored in Part I and II of this series, our federal laws on chemical food additives are deeply flawed and broken. Major loopholes have allowed for food manufacturers to use whatever additives they want, with little public information or transparency regarding safety. Clearly we have a lot of work to do in the […]
Last week I wrote about a major federal loophole that has allowed unsafe chemical additives into the food we eat each and every day. The “generally recognized as safe” (GRAS) loophole, lets food companies use chemical additives on to the market and into our tummies. You can read more about the laughable “approval” process food companies […]
What is the process for approving the ingredients that go into the food we eat? I have been asking myself that question for years but to be honest, I’ve only have nibbled at the edges. Recently however I’ve wanted to delve deeper and find some answers. Why are there questionable or harmful ingredients in our […]
We know it’s best to eat fresh foods — there are less preservatives, no added salt, sugar orcrazy chemical additives. But what happens when the packaging of our seemingly healthy food contains unexpected and unregulated toxic chemicals? Regardless if you buy organic or conventional food, toxic chemicals in food packaging don’t discriminate. Here’s a rundown […]