DATE: CATEGORY: Food Safety

Who is a Natural Chef?

People bring therapeutic cooking into their lives for many reasons. Whether you or a loved one experience a sudden illness that makes you think twice about what you eat or you just notice more and more stories coming out about the health benefits of certain foods, there seems to be something to the notion of … Read More

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Supporting Small Farms

The U.S. Food & Drug Administration is considering The Food Safety Modernization Act, which would require farms earning under a certain amount of revenue to pay higher regulation fees, is up for review. The government is asking the public to review the sections of the act and share their opinion. Here’s the link to the … Read More

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Curious about what’s really in the food in your supermarket aisles?

Curious about what’s really in the food in your supermarket aisles? Tune in to Dr. Michael Smith’s Healthy Talk show today at 12:00pm PST on RadioMD.com as he and Bauman College Graduate Mira Dessy let us know how to navigate our supermarket’s shelves of packaged foods to find the food that is actually healthy for us. They also will let … Read More

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Cutting Open a Coconut

The first time I saw a coconut being cracked open, I was in Nicaragua with my parents and little brother, visiting my relatives. Only 10 years old at the time, I watched a young man hold a coconut in his bare hand while striking it with a machete with the other hand. I cringed at … Read More

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From Yuck to Yum!

Here is a fascinating article written by a local writer. It speaks to the nutrition behind school lunches, or rather, the lack there of.  Not one to focus on the negative, writer Erica Gross asks schools in Santa Clara and Santa Cruz Counties how they  increased nutrition and variety in school lunches while keeping the … Read More

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Stop Monsanto’s Sneak Attack on Organic & Non-GMO Farmers

Below is a call to action to Stop Monsanto’s Sneak Attack on Organic & Non-GMO Farmers! Tell Congress to Strike Sec. 733 from Agriculture Appropriations Bill A vote on an amendment offered by Rep. Peter DeFazio (D-OR) to strike Monsanto’s rider from the appropriations bill was expected this week, but will likely be delayed until … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Food Safety

Tips for Choosing a Healthful Sunscreen

1. “Physical” sunscreens are the safest choices because they rely on minerals to deflect the sun’s rays, unlike chemical sunscreens that use ingredients to absorb UV rays and which have been linked to allergies and endocrine disruption. 2. These sunscreens rely on two safe and effective minerals, zinc oxide and titanium dioxide. 3. Chose a mineral sunscreen … Read More

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5 Ways to Clean Out your Cupboard

If you have recently begun one of our programs or are otherwise just getting started with an Eating For Health™ lifestyle, you are learning that many of those foods you previously believed to be healthful actually contain some pretty harmful ingredients. The prospect of weeding through your cupboard may be a little overwhelming, but doing … Read More

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DATE: CATEGORY: Food Freedom

Identifying Quality Beef & Other Proteins

Proteins are a vital part of our diets. Without protein we can not properly build muscles, ligaments, tendons, hair and nails, enzymes, blood, hormones, or immune cells.  Protein regulates growth, repair and even movement within our bodies. When considering protein in our diets it is important to first identify the proper amount of protein that … Read More

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