We have written at length about high fructose corn syrup (HFCS) and its dangers, but I have just learned about another reason to avoid it. Your digestive health. This lesson came from my friend, who I will just call R. to protect his privacy.
R. never gave much thought to the food he consumed, and regularly [...]
Our latest recipe contest, the Non-Industrial Meatloaf Challenge, is a contest that challenges contestants to come up with a winning meatloaf recipe that doesn’t include common, industrial, food supply poisons like; high fructose corn syrup (HFCS), monosodium glutamate (MSG), or soybean oil.*
This is a difficult challenge as typical meatloaf recipes include ingredients like ketchup, which [...]
Today U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama is rolling out her program to combat childhood obesity through her “Let’s Move” program. Concurrently, Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack is spearheading a campaign to reduce junk food in schools and get more kids eating school lunches and breakfasts.
Intentions are good but solutions probably won’t be
While I applaud the concern and [...]
An article in the October 3, 2009 NewYork Times, tells a heart breaking story of a 22 year old woman, Stephanie Smith, a children’s dance instructor, who’s life has been irreparably shattered because she ate a hamburger patty that was contaminated with a virulent strain of E. Coli bacteria.
Most likely paralyzed for life, Stephanie Smith [...]
We’re currently seeing another massive food recall, this time tainted peanut butter, used in numerous items from snack crackers to dog treats, contains salmonella so countless products are being recalled.
You can minimize your risk of and exposure to food borne illnesses by following our Pro -ProTM eating program.
The Pro - ProTM program is the 2nd principle [...]
Well, the honeymoon is over for my hope for change! With president elect Obama’s choice for Secretary of Agriculture it’s back to business as usual. And I do mean business as usual (as in agribusiness)! I try not to get too political on this blog or my web site, but in this instance I can [...]
The cruel treatment of those poor old dairy cows makes me sick and makes me cry!
We just saw the biggest recall of beef ever in the United states and it’s enough to make anyone sick to their stomach. I watched the You-Tube video of the plant workers pushing those old dairy cows with a fork [...]