Early Puberty in Girls
    January 18, 2012
    Early Puberty in Girls

    Question: My 8 yr old daughter is showing signs of premature onset of pubery; she has adult-grade underarm odor, blemishes, headaches, and a few hairs under her arms. I have researched out the possibl…

    Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the Busy Moms
    January 9, 2012
    Healthy Breakfast Ideas for the Busy Moms

    Busy moms need to start their days on the right foot, loaded up with all the right types of foods!  Here are a few grab-and-go ideas to get you running with a full tank! (more…)…

    What You Don’t Know: You Can Afford Well-Raised Meat
    December 27, 2011
    What You Don’t Know: You Can Afford Well-Raised Meat

    One of my absolute favorite things from The Butcher’s Guide To Well-Raised Meat is where we explain how to afford well-raised meat. So many people lament it can’t be done. I disagree. Here’s how…

    Three Strikes You're Out: The Attack on Organic Food and Why It's Wrong
    December 9, 2011
    Three Strikes You’re Out: The Attack on Organic Food and Why It’s Wrong

    News flash: the chairman of the board of one of the largest food companies in the world—whose tripling in profits from 2009 to nearly $43 billion in 2010 was generating from selling mainly processed…

    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 3, 2 &1
    August 26, 2011
    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 3, 2 &1

    We’re down to the final 3 reasons to buy organic foods for your family. It’s striking what science has shown about the difference organic food can make to the nutritional quality of food. It’s n…

    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 5 & 4
    August 25, 2011
    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 5 & 4

    In my opinion keeping unnecessary hormones and antibiotics out of our food system is of vital importance. And while many people think the jury is still out on GMO foods, I suggest minimizing or avoidi…

    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 7 & 6
    August 24, 2011
    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 7 & 6

    As a parent, I am vitally concerned with the quality of food my grandchildren will have available. Read reason 7 and 6 below and see if you agree that buying organic makes sense. Dr. Greene (more&hell…

    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 10, 9, & 8
    August 23, 2011
    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 10, 9, & 8

    This week we’re counting down the top 12 reasons to dip into your pocketbook and buy organic food. Yesterday we discussed the importance to farmworkers and rural neighbors. Today we’ll continue on…

    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 12 & 11
    August 22, 2011
    Top 12 Reasons to Go Organic – Number 12 & 11

    People often ask if organic is really that much better. It often costs more – sometimes much more. In today’s economy buying organic and feeling a family on a budget can take a lot of planning and…

    The Real Expense of Food
    July 18, 2011
    The Real Expense of Food

    Many people complain about the price of organic food. An organic apple costs considerably more than its conventional counterpart at a supermarket. But here's what is expensive about conventional apple…

    Dangers of GMOs
    June 16, 2011
    Dangers of GMOs

    The FDA and others in the food industry claim that genetically modified (GM) foods are safe, properly tested, and necessary to keep the world well fed. The American Academy of Environmental Medicine i…

    GMOs Place Organic Crops at Risk
    June 15, 2011
    GMOs Place Organic Crops at Risk

    Whenever I can I buy organic. Part of the reason being-organic foods, by definition, can't contain genetically modified organisms (GMOs). But genetically modified corn, soy and other crops have become…

    GMO Labeling Isn't Required in the US. Does That Bother You?
    June 14, 2011
    GMO Labeling Isn’t Required in the US. Does That Bother You?

    It bothers me. We have the right to know what’s going into our food-don’t we? Yet In the US the FDA doesn’t require the labeling of GMOs in food ingredient lists. If we take a look at our friend…

    What Are GMOs?
    June 13, 2011
    What Are GMOs?

    Think about what you’ve eaten this week. If you’ve eaten any processed foods that weren’t certified organic (guilty!) then they probably contained Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs). Today ov…

    The Organic Movement Report
    May 25, 2011
    The Organic Movement Report

    The Washington Post released a report today titled, The Organic Movement. The Post looked at current research, and interviewed organic farmers and other organic leaders for their insights. I was asked…

    Make Gardening a Family Activity
    May 13, 2011
    Make Gardening a Family Activity

    Parents often use their kids as an excuse as to why they can’t grow their own food. To that I’ll ask, “Why not include the kids and make it a family experience?” (more…)…

    Space Is Not an Excuse to Not Be Growing Your Own Food
    May 12, 2011
    Space Is Not an Excuse to Not Be Growing Your Own Food

    The excuse that I hear all the time from people when it comes to growing their own food is that they don’t have the space. They will follow that up with because they have so little space that it’s…

    Get Your Container Garden Started Today
    May 11, 2011
    Get Your Container Garden Started Today

    In the Spring of 2009, I was living in New York City. That was when I first started growing my own food. I didn't have much space, but still managed to grow something. (more…)…

    Three Social Reasons You Should Grow Your Own Food
    May 10, 2011
    Three Social Reasons You Should Grow Your Own Food

    You’ve been given some simple reasons to grow your own, now I’ll share some social reasons why growing your own food is important. We are fortunate enough to live in times that food is abundant an…

    Three Simple Reasons You Should Grow Your Own Food
    May 9, 2011
    Three Simple Reasons You Should Grow Your Own Food

    People often ask me why they should grow their own food when they can just go to the grocery store and get whatever they want. Their days are already busy enough and they don’t want to waste their t…