Category: Nutrition

How to Choose the Healthiest Yogurt

The yogurt aisle is perhaps the most confusing aisle of the grocery store. With so many options, each offering something that supposedly makes it superior, you could spend all your precious shopping time just reading yogurt labels. I’m here to provide some guidance. While yogurt selection of course boils down to personal preference, some are definitely healthier and more high quality

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9 Ways to Make Organic Food More Affordable

6. Use meat as an “accent” ingredient. That is really good advice. Our modernized, industrialized agricultural system often furnishes consumers with meat that contains excessive omega-6 arachidonic acid. Moreover, meat is often deficient in the the omega-3 family of fatty acids. Excerpt from a British Medical Journal editorial entitled “The importance of a balanced ω-6

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12 Sustainable Food Companies to Support Now

James Burkholder, Organic Dairy Farmer for Organic Valley, with his children Thinking about climate change and environmental destruction can be downright overwhelming. Seems like everyday we’re hearing bad news: environmental agencies being de-funded, more natural disasters due to rising temperatures, and impending doom about where our planet is headed. Before you run away and hide, I have

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6 Easy Ways to Become a Better Cook

Eating at home regularly is good for our health, budget and family relationships. But in order to eat at home, you have to know how to make a few things. And while this sounds easy, it’s intimidating for many of us who don’t feel confident in the kitchen. I often hear chefs tell non-chefs to

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