If you have ever said, “My health was great until ______. Ever since then, it seems like it is one thing after another”, then you have experienced the wholism of holistic health. It used to be that we intuitively knew that sick was just sick and health was more than the ability to make it . . . → Read More: The Wholism of Holistic
My personal experience with a local farmer is purchasing cheese, cream, eggs and yogurt directly from the farmer. I would call in each week by Tuesday and met the Farmer on Thursday for the pick-up. My husband still gets a kick out of the back alley drop points! I loved the freshness, quality and price . . . → Read More: Community Supported Agriculture (CSA)
Occasionally, I will experience a growing apprehension over this adventure I have chosen. I usually comes after a week that has just spiraled out of control due to life circumstances or a new challenge that has proven particularly difficult to tackle. This fall has been a series of these… good week, tough week, good week, . . . → Read More: Do Not Get Discouraged
Can you really eat a full nine servings of fruits (4 servings) and vegetables (5 servings) for only a few dollars per day? YES!
If you did, would that make you healthier? MOST LIKELY!
Marion Nestle, in her book, What to Eat, debunks the myth that cost can truly be the leading factor in why . . . → Read More: Cost of Eating Healthy
I am sitting outside on a beautiful sunny day shedding more than a few tears over a woman, my age, who has advanced pancreatic cancer. Mid-forties, four small children, husband. I don’t even really know her. She is the wife of a my husband’s college friend and we have not even seen him since our . . . → Read More: Cancer Tears
If you view value as more good stuff (nutrient dense) without the bad stuff (pesticides, hormones & concerns about genetic modification) then organic is certainly worth it. Marion Nestle explores other issues around the organic label in her book, What to Eat. She addresses many questions and I thought a summary might be in order.
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