Coconut Oil: Why My Family Eats It and Other Saturated Fats, Our Favorite Coconut Oil Brand, and a BOGO Sale!

June 16, 2012

Coconut oil is a staple in our real food-eating household, and, first-off, I want to share a link to a buy one get one free (BOGO) sale on my preferred brand/variety of coconut oil with my readers! When Tropical Traditions does a BOGO special on their Gold Label Extra Virgin Coconut Oil my household stocks up!  Right now [...]

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If You Eat GMO Foods, or Use Roundup, Please Stop! Here is Why, and Here Are the Safer Alternatives My Family Has Chosen!

June 2, 2012

A Must Read Article on GMOs and Roundup I just read an excellent piece on the blog Real Food Forager.  I consider this article a must-read.  The author is a D.C. who has extensively studied nutrition, both in school and afterwards.  The article gives a concise history of the GMO crop movement, reinforces what I wrote about [...]

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Monsanto Threatens to Sue Vermont Over Bill to Label Genetically Modified Foods: Vermonters Stand Strong For Their Right to Know What They Are Eating

April 13, 2012

The Vermont Right to Know Genetically Modified Food Act (H.722):  Vermonters Want to Know What is in the Food Their Money Buys The Vermont Right to Know Genetically Modified Food Act (H.722) would require the labeling of genetically modified food products sold in the state of Vermont.  If passed, Vermont would be the first state to require labeling of [...]

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Do We Really Need to Worry So Much About Toxins?

March 4, 2012

A Comparison to Our Ancestors Here is a comment I often hear when I express my concerns regarding the barrage of toxins we currently face in our daily lives and the measures I take to avoid them:  ”It is a wonder our ancestors survived.”  The implication being that if the world were so full of toxins, then our [...]

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“The World According to Monsanto,” and Why I Say “No!” to Dangerous GMOs

February 19, 2012

I highly recommend the documentary, The World According to Monsanto, for all who would like to know more about the genetically modified organisms (GMOs) in our food supply and the bio-tech giant behind them:  Monsanto [if WordPress had an "insert devil face" function, I would use it right here].   You can view this documentary for free online here.  [...]

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Film Review: “Fat, Sick & Nearly Dead”

February 18, 2012

My husband and I viewed the documentary Fat, Sick, & Nearly Dead last night. As the title implies, it is the story of a man who has not taken good care of himself. As a result of sustaining years of abuse, his body did what so many of our bodies are doing and screamed, “Enough!” [...]

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Rice, with a Side of . . . Arsenic?

February 17, 2012

Yesterday, I woke up to an internet news story about organic baby formulas containing arsenic.  Fifteen hours of research later, this is what I have to tell you about the situation.  My brand-new blog is not necessarily ready for public viewing, and I honestly cannot even operate WordPress well at this point.  As far as [...]

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Non-Toxic Knowledge Arriving Frequently

February 16, 2012

Welcome to   I will be adding new content in many categories in the coming days.  Thank you for stopping by.  Please come back soon.

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