Tag Archives: Whole Foods

Eating quality whole foods is the ideal diet

July 23, 2013

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by Stan Kalson —  When choosing foods for your family, whole foods are your best value. A carrot grown with chemical fertilizers and sprayed with pesticides is just not the same as a short, fat, ugly-looking, pesticide-free carrot grown with natural compost. Scientific research has proven that pesticides and other petroleum-based chemicals may be dangerous […]

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Pre-pregnancy cleansing

June 16, 2013

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by Dr. Adrienne Stewart  —  Preventative medicine has lifelong benefits. The earlier you invest in your health, the greater the returns you can expect throughout life. Imagine the benefits of a healthy lifestyle as a young child or even before you were born. That is why preconception care can be very healing, not only for […]

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Sorting fact from “fishy”

September 14, 2012

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by Lynn O’Neill —  If you have read about the health benefits of fish (high in omega-3s and protein, low in fat) but your mind is still roiling about which fish are safe to eat and which are properly eco-harvested, you may think there is something very “fishy” and confusing about the fish world — […]

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Toxic store register receipts

March 1, 2012

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Where are you most likely to encounter BPA (bisphenol A)? Water bottles? No. Think cash register receipts. Thermal paper receipts are coated with BPA to get the ink from the receipt printer to develop on the paper. The problem is that BPA does not stay on the receipt; instead, it is absorbed by anyone handling […]

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Where did all the farmers’ markets go?

February 23, 2012

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by Bob McClendon —  Every summer, as the temperature starts to rise and we begin to wind down at the farmers’ markets, we get the same question: “Why don’t you sell during the summer?” This is a good question and is asked by many. In recent years, farmers’ markets have become very popular all across […]

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