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Big Name Brands Go non-GMO – Can We Trust Them?

Send to Kindle The organic section at your local grocery store might be getting a little bigger these days. You may even notice recognizable brands proudly proclaiming their products are “non-GMO,” “gluten free” or “USDA organic.” So is the tide turning in the food industry? Or is this just another marketing ploy? Could it simply […]

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GMO Twitter Chat with The Refusers and Garden of Life

Send to Kindle What’s the deal with GMOs? The Refusers say we have a right to know. Focused on music, education and activism, members of the rock group The Refusers, under the leadership of guitarist and lead singer Michael Belkin, have cemented themselves as advocates for vaccine choice. Now they’re stepping up to GMOs. On […]

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What Changes in Food Labeling May Mean For You

Send to Kindle You may have heard on the news recently that there are changes coming to nutritional labels. The changes are still pending but this article from CNN says: If approved, the new labels would place a bigger emphasis on total calories, added sugars and certain nutrients such as Vitamin D and potassium. The article […]

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5 Quality Protein Bars to Choose

Send to Kindle You’ve probably been there…it’s about 10:00 am and you’re hungry. You want a healthy snack so you reach for a protein bar or a granola bar thinking it is a nutritious choice. But do you really know what’s in your protein bar? Excellent Marketing Protein bars are healthy, right? They’ll help you […]

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How Detox Helps You Lose Weight

Your body uses fat to protect itself from toxins. The more toxins you accumulate, the more fat you have. Carrie Louise Daenell, ND wrote a great article, featured on the American Association of Naturopathic Physicans website, explaining how toxins make you fat. When you carry toxins—excess stress hormone and inflammation—your body seeks to […]

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The Dirty Dozen Plus Two

You’ve probably heard of the Environmental Working Group’s (EWG) Dirty Dozen™ and Clean 15™ guide for buying produce. The Dirty Dozen are fruits and vegetables that have the highest amount of pesticide residues. The clean 15 are those fruits and veggies that have the lowest amount of pesticides. (In case you are unsure, farmers use […]

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