Tag Archives: additives

Kids Eating Wood

Would you stop your kids from eating wood? Why? It’s full of natural fiber isn’t it? I’m sure you’ll agree, there’s just some things that are not meant to be eaten. Before you pat yourself on the back for keeping your kids from munching on wood, they’re probably ingesting it on a daily basis. Even […]

What’s Added, Removed & Left in Processed Food

Processed food has been changed to one degree or another. There is an inherent problem with any processed food. Food purchased in jars, cans, packets, boxes and bottles have been altered from the way it was provided by nature. Fresh food is the most nutritious. Processed food is the least and sometimes even injurious. There […]

What’s in the Food, When You Eat Out?

I recently had lunch with my daughter. We ate at the Souper Salad restaurant near her office. The salad and soup (and now potato) bar approach is family-friendly, because it’s usually not expensive, each person chooses what they like to eat, and the best part is it’s all you can eat. It’d been a while […]

Food Hype: Natural or Organic

Is there really a difference?  Food manufactures want us to believe we’re purchasing a healthy product, even if we’re not. They do everything they can to convince us that their processed food is in some way nutritious. Today, 90 percent of the foods in our grocery stores are processed with over 3,000 chemicals. Learning what’s in the […]

A ‘S.A.D.’ Diet

Thirty years ago, I was like most moms, I didn’t have clue as to what was in the food I was purchasing. Our family ate the Standard American Diet, which is S.A.D. My journey to whole foods began when Jenny, my third daughter, was diagnosed as hyperactive. Her pediatrician wanted to write a prescription at […]