Being a vegetarian, “Turkey Day” isn’t a big deal for me. Therefore, it snuck up on me and I’m sorry I haven’t posted this sooner. Like most holidays Thanksgiving can be a mine field if you are trying to make healthy dietary choices. So, I want to share some information and strategies to help you… Read More Yes Virginia You Can Enjoy a GMO Free Thanksgiving
Today I continue my look at the ways GMOs find their way into dairy products by focusing on what is put into dairy animals themselves that makes its way into the milk they produce. According to a study done in Spain and published in the Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry, May 11, 2011 a… Read More Got Milk? Know What’s in It? (Part 2)
Sadly it is very difficult to identify the overall nutritional value of milk products in your market. While most of the GMO attention focuses on the produce aisle, the dairy aisle is by no means immune to GMO tampering. Dairy is an important part of most diets in the U.S. Other associated health risks aside,… Read More Got Milk? Know What’s In It?
Anyone who is trying to eat healthy and make responsible choices for their family can easily see if fresh, local and organic food is available at any farmers market they visit by talking to the farmers and asking a few questions. With so many choices and distractions at a market making choices can be a… Read More Is the Produce at your Farmers Market Local and Organic? Ask These 5 Questions to Find Out.
It’s Memorial Day Weekend, a time for barbeques, picnics, and celebrating the beginning of summer with friends and family. Everyone wants to relax and have fun, not worry about the safety of everything you’re eating. This can be challenging when attending picnics and parties at the homes of, shall we say less aware people. I… Read More Keep Unwanted GMOs Away From Your Holiday Picnic