How They Hide the Truth

At Monsanto, a “Cover Up” isn’t something a woman wears at the beach. This story is from Organic Consumers Assn. and reprinted in its entirety. It’s a great example of how Monsanto, Dow, and others of the same ilk are able to hide the truth about their products. Who Smells a Rat? What do you […]

Mark Winne in San Antonio June 12th

Often called, “The father of food policy councils,” author and organizer Mark Winne will be holding a workshop on the opening day of the San Antonio Food Conference, June 12th, at TriPoint, located at 3233 N. St. Mary’s St., San Antonio. From his website: From 1979 to 2003, Mark Winne was the Executive Director of […]

The Weakest Link

We’ve all heard the age old adage, “A chain is only as strong as its weakest link.” It goes back at least as far as the American Revolutionary period and I’m sure I heard it a dozen times in grade school. It’s a saying with many applications, but the one that interests me most at […]

Soy for your Heart’s Sake

Reprinted from Shaklee Health WiseSoy for Heart’s Sake Posted: 21 Feb 2013 04:24 PM PST Shaklee Health Wise February is American Heart Month, the time of the year at Shaklee that we like to dedicate to raising awareness about heart disease and the importance of heart health. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, cardiovascular […]

Santa needs a Health Counselor!

Christmas means it’s time to break out “It’s a Wonderful Life” and “Miracle on 34th Street” among other old classics. I’ll probably get to “Sound of Music” and “Wizard of Oz” before the weekend is over. While watching Edmund Gwenn portray ‘Kris Kringle’ in, “Miracle on 34th Street,” it came to me that he wasn’t […]

Healthy, Wealthy, and Wise

That just about covers it all doesn’t it? Can you think of any of your aspirations that don’t fall into one of those three categories?  Before I went any further with this article idea, I thought over all the things I’d like to do today, this coming week, my coming year, and where I’d like […]

Eating Organic is Worth It!

The Swedish organic grocery company, “Coop,” had this short video made to show what one family did by switching to organic. If you’re already ‘organic’ then please share with a doubter.

Summer Time

“Summer time, and the burning is easy.” Okay, my apologies to DuBose Heyward and Ira Gershwin for that one. And for those that have never enjoyed a live performance of, “Porgy and Bess,” and have no idea what I’m talking about, you have my sympathy. The point is that school is out, summer is here, […]

New Hope for Childhood Obesity

School nutrition, wellness program improves eating habits, lowers BMI Date: April 27, 2014 Source: Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology (FASEB) Can we fight childhood obesity by telling kids to eat more, not less? Researchers behind a new comprehensive school nutrition and wellness program say you get further by offering kids a carrot — […]